Michael D. Farren

George Mason University - Mercatus Center

Research Fellow

3434 Washington Blvd., 4th Floor

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

http://mercatus.org/michael-farren

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

9

DOWNLOADS

449

SSRN CITATIONS

0

CROSSREF CITATIONS

1

Scholarly Papers (9)

1.

Rethinking Taxi Regulations: The Case for Fundamental Reform

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Sep 2016
Michael D. Farren, Christopher Koopman and Matthew D. Mitchell
George Mason University - Mercatus Center, Utah State University - Center for Growth and Opportunity and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 164 (226,497)
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taxis, sharing economy, regulation, regulatory capture, asymmetric information, transactions costs, platform markets

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With Amazon HQ2, the Losers Are the Winners: Why Economic Development Subsidies Hurt More than They Help

Mercatus Special Study, November 2018
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Feb 2020
Michael D. Farren and Anne Philpot
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 77 (385,625)

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Amazon HQ2, economic development, subsidies

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The Economics of a Targeted Economic Development Subsidy

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 09 Jan 2020
George Mason University - Mercatus Center, George Mason University - Mercatus Center, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University, Department of Economics, Students
Downloads 68 (412,913)

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targeted economic development subsidies, economic development, regional growth, job growth, incentives, subsidies, rent-seeking

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Local Governments Run Amok? A Guide for State Officials Considering Local Preemption

In Cline, Brandon N., Russel Sobel, and Claudia Williamson (Eds). Promoting Prosperity in Mississippi (pp. 159-173). Miss. State University: Institute for Market Studies, ISBN: 978-1-7320353-0-0, 2018
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Mar 2018
Adam Millsap and Michael D. Farren
Charles Koch Institute and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 51 (474,128)

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Intergovernmental relations, Wage regulation, Rent control, Transportation safety regulations, Zoning

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Federal Pandemic Relief Could End the Interstate Economic Development Arms Race

Mercatus Working Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jun 2020
Michael D. Farren and John Mozena
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Center for Economic Accountability
Downloads 27 (593,268)

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economic development, public finance, subsidies, tax benefits, state government, local government, expenditures, government bailouts, federalism, intergovernmental relations, intergovernmental grants, institutions and growth, covid-19, pandemic, public health, health policy

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Ridesharing vs. Taxis: Rethinking Regulations to Allow for Innovation

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Jun 2020
Michael D. Farren, Christopher Koopman and Matthew D. Mitchell
George Mason University - Mercatus Center, Utah State University - Center for Growth and Opportunity and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 23 (619,811)

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taxis, sharing economy, regulation, regulatory capture, asymmetric information, transactions costs, platform markets

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Government Failure in the Farm Bill

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 23 Jun 2020
Michael D. Farren and Gregory Fitton
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 21 (633,845)

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Farm Bill, farm subsidies, agriculture, subsidies, rent, business subsidies, corporate welfare

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An Interstate Compact to End the Economic Development Subsidy Arms Race

Mercatus Research Series
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Jul 2020
Michael D. Farren and Matthew D. Mitchell
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 13 (692,558)

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economic development, economic growth, public finance, subsidies, subsidy in kind, tax benefits, state government, local government, expenditures, intergovernmental relations, institutions and growth, regional development

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Drilling Booms and Housing Shortages: Is the Market Nimble Enough to Replace Government Intervention?

NARDeP Policy Brief (2014)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 11 Mar 2020
Michael D. Farren
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 5 (755,493)

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unconventional resources, shale, housing, boom, shortage