Tate Fegley

Tate Fegley

Post-Doctoral Associate

Center for Governance and Markets, University of Pittsburgh

Email: tatefegley [at] protonmail.com

I study political economy with a focus on law and criminal justice institutions. My work has appeared in economics and criminal justice journals including Public Choice and Policing: An International Journal of Strategies and Management.



Fegley, Tate. Institutional Incentives and Community Policing. Journal of Institutional Economics.

Fegley, Tate and K.F. Israel. The Disutility of Labor. Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, 23(2), 171-179.

Fegley, Tate. (2020) Police Unions and Officer Privileges. The Independent Re­view, 25(2), 1-22.

Leeson, Peter T., M. Scott King and Tate Fegley (2019). Regulating Quack Medicine. Public Choice, 182(2), 1-14.

Fegley, Tate and Lisa Growette Bostaph (2018). Is Bigger Better? An Analysis of Economies of Scale and Market Power in Police Departments. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strate­gies and Management, 41(5), 578-592.

Fegley, Tate (2015). Land Of The Free, Home Of The Imprisoned: A Comparison Of Incarceration Rates Among The U.S. And Other Industrialized Nations. Political Dialogues: Journal of Political Theory. 19. 21-32.


Fegley, Tate. Policing and Economic Calculation.

Dominiak, Lukasz and Tate Fegley. Should Libertarians Reject the Title Transfer Theory of Contracts?


Spring 2021

Senior Capstone (Syllabus)

Spring 2019

International Economics (Syllabus) (Evaluations)

Fall 2018

International Economic Policy (Syllabus) (Evaluations)