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Dogs of War: The founding contractors

WASHINGTON, July 7 (UPI) -- While many commentators acknowledge that private military and security contractors are not mercenaries, some of them still contend that their use, both qualitatively and quantitatively, is a new phenomenon, something that emerged full blown from free market apostles like Ronald Reagan, George Bush (senior and junior) and Bill Clinton.
DAVID ISENBERG

Think tanks wrap-up II

WASHINGTON, May 22 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. T

British think tank: Examine biopolicy

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Despite the lack of a conclusive link between individual action and specific human genes as well as fears about negative impacts, a new study from a British think tank says research into behavioral genetics must be allowed to flourish because of the poten
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI Think Tank Correspondent

Think Tanks Wrap-up

WASHINGTON, June 25 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks.

Think Tanks Wrap-up

WASHINGTON, April 30 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks.

Don't Muzzle Judges, Say Experts

WASHINGTON, March 19 (UPI) -- Policy analysts from across the political spectrum presented an unusual consensus at a debate sponsored by the Cato Institute last week. They were arguing the m
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI Think Tank Correspondent

New ideas needed at FDA

OAKLAND, Calif., March 7 (UPI) -- The Food and Drug Administration has been without a head since President Bush's inauguration last year. In choosing a new FDA chief, the White House and Congres
DANIEL B. KLEIN and ALEXANDER TABARROK

UPI's Capital Comment for Jan. 9, 2002

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- News notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press Interna
By United Press International
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Alexander Taghi Tabarrok (born 1966) is a Canadian-American economist and co-author, with Tyler Cowen, of the popular economics blog Marginal Revolution

Both Cowen and Tabarrok are professors at Virginia's George Mason University and fellows with the school's Mercatus Center. In addition, Tabarrok is director of research for the Oakland, California based think tank the Independent Institute. He is the son of the late world-known Mechanical Engineering professor, Dr. Behrooz (Bez) Tabarrok.

His doctoral studies were done at George Mason University where he received his Ph.D. in 1994.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Alexander Tabarrok."
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