Public Choice, Constitutional Economics, Money and Banking, Regulatory Policy, Law and Economics
Slade Mendenhall is a third-year doctoral student pursuing research at the intersection of public choice economics, regulatory policy, and money and banking. His dissertation research focuses on financial regulations enacted during and after the Great Recession and the effects of those regulations on competition in the financial services industry. His other research interests include the political economy of war and defense, autocratic political systems, and non-market decision making.
Before coming to GMU, he worked in political risk research, campaign politics, and the Georgia State Capitol. He was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia.
Presidential Scholar - 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018