Alex Tabarrok Interviewed on Freakonomics Radio: The Economics of Bounty Hunting
Independent Institute Research Director Alex Tabarrok is interviewed by Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics Radio in “To Catch a Fugitive,” on the enormous advantages of private bounty hunting over government police enforcement of bail jumping.
Download audio file (20:14 minutes)
Here also is a transcript of the interview.
Please also see the following books from Dr. Tabarrok:
Judge and Jury: American Tort Law on Trial, authored with Eric Helland
Changing the Guard: Private Prisons and the Control of Crime
Entrepreneurial Economics: Bright Ideas from the Dismal Science
The Voluntary City: Choice, Community, and Civil Society, edited with David Beito and Peter Gordon
Here also are key related articles by him:
“The Bounty Hunter’s Pursuit of Justice” (Wilson Quarterly, January 2011)
“The Rise, Fall, and Rise Again of Privateers” (The Independent Review, Spring 2007)