April 28, 2017

Dan D'Amico and Audrey Redford Interviewed on Free to Exchange

Benjamin Powell

Professor of Economics, Texas Tech University

Daniel D'Amico

Lecturer of Economics, Brown University

Audrey Redford

Assistant Professor of Economics, Western Carolina University

In this episode, Mercatus PhD alums Ben Powell and Daniel D'Amico speak about D'Amico's research examining the trends underlying the increase in incarceration rates in the United States over the last 40 years. Ben Powell also speaks with Mercatus Adam Smith alum Audrey Redford about the economics of drug prohibition and its applications to the War on Drugs in the United States.

The Free Market Institute (FMI), in conjunction with KTTZ-TV, produces Free to Exchange, an interview-based television program that focuses on both historical and contemporary economic and public policy issues.