Tag: Mercatus Center

A History Of The Mercatus Center

A Closer Look at One of Mason’s Policy Think Tanks BY JALEN REID, STAFF WRITER The Mercatus Center, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization located on Mason’s campus in Arlington, Virginia, is a think tank affiliated with the economics department at Mason. According…

Mason’s Mercatus Center Uses Private Email Server

Journalists attempt to use FOIA to uncover Mercatus emails on private servers BY JALEN REID, STAFF WRITER According to recent reports from The Intercept, the Mercatus Center, Mason’s policy think tank, uses a private email server inaccessible to Mason personnel….

Mercatus fellow charts new media in data-driven reporting

This story was originally published in the Feb. 15 issue of Fourth Estate. Mason’s Mercatus Center recently launched a website for numbers-driven reporting. Mercatus fellow Brent Skorup created the website, Media Metrics, which went live Jan. 25. The site displays…