Thomas K. Duncan

Radford University - Department of Economics

Assistant Professor of Economics

P.O. Box 6952

Radford, VA 24142

United States

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Scholarly Papers (11)

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The Cuban Experiment: A 50+ Year Embargo as a Failed Means of Promoting Economic and Political Development

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 May 2016
Tyler Francis and Thomas K. Duncan
Clemson University and Radford University - Department of Economics
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International Trade, Cuba, Economic Development, Transition Economies

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The Overlooked Costs of the Permanent War Economy: A Market Process Approach

The Review of Austrian Economics, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-51
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2012
Christopher J. Coyne and Thomas K. Duncan
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Radford University - Department of Economics
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War Economy, National Defense, Economic Calculation, Interventionism

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The Revolving Door and the Entrenchment of the Permanent War Economy

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-20
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 27 May 2015
Thomas K. Duncan and Christopher J. Coyne
Radford University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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lobbying, military-industrial complex, national defense, revolving door, permanent war economy

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The Political Economy of Foreign Intervention

eds. Boettke, Peter J. and Christopher J. Coyne, Oxford Handbook of Austrian Economics, Forthcoming., GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-21
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2015
Thomas K. Duncan and Christopher J. Coyne
Radford University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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central planning, foreign intervention, human reason, rational constructivism, top-down authority

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The Origins of the Permanent War Economy

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2015
Thomas K. Duncan and Christopher J. Coyne
Radford University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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War Economy, National Defense, Military Keynesianism, Interventionism

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Competition for Antitrust: The National Civic Federation and the Founding of the FTC

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-16
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2015
Peter J. Boettke, Thomas K. Duncan and Nicholas A. Snow
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Radford University - Department of Economics and Wabash College - Economics
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Regulatory Capture, National Civic Federation, Federal Trade Commission, Regulation, Interventionism

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The Unproductive Protective State: The U.S. Defense Sector as a Fiscal Commons

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-06
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2018
Christopher J. Coyne and Thomas K. Duncan
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Radford University - Department of Economics
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common pool resource, defense, defense budget, defense sector, Elinor Ostrom, fiscal commons, James Buchanan, protective state, productive state, unproductive state

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Blown Away: Bombs, Networks and Ethnocentrism

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 May 2017 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2017
William Tilson, Thomas K. Duncan and Daniel Farhat
Radford University - Department of Economics, Radford University - Department of Economics and Radford University - Department of Economics
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National Security, Terrorism, Foreign Intervention, Conflict

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Using Disney As a Pedagogical Approach

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Nov 2018
Kylie Knudsen and Thomas K. Duncan
Radford University and Radford University - Department of Economics
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Disney; active learning approach; episodic memories; principles of economics

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Potential Pitfalls in Private Aid: A Cautionary Note for Non-Governmental Assistance

in Nabamita Dutta and Claudia R. Williamson (eds.), Lessons on Foreign Aid and Economic Development: Micro and Macro Perspectives, Palgrave Macmillan, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2018
Thomas K. Duncan
Radford University - Department of Economics
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private development assistance, foreign aid, non-government organizations, humanitarian action, economic development

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An Agent-based Model of Ethnocentrism and the Unintended Consequences of Violence

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Nov 2018
William Tilson, Thomas K. Duncan and Daniel Farhat
Radford University - Department of Economics, Radford University - Department of Economics and Radford University - Department of Economics
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violence, ethnocentrism, agent-based modeling