Nathan Goodman is a senior research fellow and senior fellow at the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.
Previously, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Economics at New York University, where he was affiliated with the Program on the Foundations of the Market Economy. He earned his PhD in economics from George Mason University, where he was a PhD fellow with the Mercatus Center and a Graduate Fellow with the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.
His research broadly focuses on political economy, public choice, market process economics, New Institutional Economics, and defense economics. He analyzes how alternative institutional arrangements shape the provision of security. He is especially interested in border militarization and the political economy of immigration policy.