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David B. Skarbek
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David Skarbek is Lecturer in the Department of Political Economy at King's College in London, England. He received his Ph.D. in Economics at George Mason University and his Bachelors of Science at San Jose State University, and he has been the Searle Visiting Assistant Professor in the Political Science Department at Duke University. His research has appeared in numerous journals, including the Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Journal of Labor Research, and the Independent Review. He is recipient of the Don Lavoie Memorial Award, the Kirzner Award, and the James F. Willis Award for Excellence in Economics. His research focuses on applied microeconomics, political economy, and new institutional economics.

Independent Review Articles
Self-Governance in San Pedro Prison Spring 2010
Commentary
It’s Time to Get Rid of FEMA September 12, 2011
Don’t Get into a Lather over Sweatshops August 2, 2005
Third World Work in the Apparel Industry: No Sweat? June 7, 2005
Working Papers
Sweatshops and Third World Living Standards: Are the Jobs Worth the Sweat? September 27, 2004



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