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Postal address:476 Uris Hall Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853 USA
Workplace:Department of Economics, Cornell University, (more information at EDIRC)
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Working Papers

2013

  1. Evaluating Durable Public Good Provision using Housing Prices
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2011

  1. Fiscal Policy and Unemployment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Property Taxation, Zoning, and Efficiency: A Dynamic Analysis
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. On the Case for a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (20)

2009

  1. Government Form and Public Spending: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Municipalities
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2011)
  2. Pet Overpopulation: An Economic Analysis
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Brown University, Department of Economics (2009) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (2010)

2008

  1. Fiscal Policy over the Real Business Cycle: A Positive Theory
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)
  2. Starving the Leviathan: a dynamic analysis of Balanced Budget Rules
    2008 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics

2007

  1. A Dynamic Theory of Public Spending, Taxation and Debt
    2007 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics View citations (1)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science (2007) Downloads View citations (3)
    Levine's Bibliography, UCLA Department of Economics (2006) Downloads View citations (6)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads View citations (13)
    NajEcon Working Paper Reviews, www.najecon.org (2006) Downloads View citations (3)
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics (2007) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2008)
  2. Socially Optimal Districting: A Theoretical and Empirical Exploration
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2007)
  3. Starving the Leviathan: a Dynamic Analysis of Fiscal Constitutions
    2007 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics

2006

  1. Socially Optimal Districting: An Empirical Investigation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2005

  1. Inefficiency in Legislative Policy-Making: A Dynamic Analysis
    Papers, Princeton University, Research Program in Political Economy Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (9)
    2005 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics (2005) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2007)
  2. Socially Optimal Districting
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2004

  1. Pareto Efficient Income Taxation with Stochastic Abilities
    2004 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2003) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2008)
  2. The Performance of the Pivotal-Voter Model in Small-Scale Elections: Evidence from Texas Liquor Referenda
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)
  3. The Pivotal Voter Model: Evidence from Texas Liquor Referenda
    Econometric Society 2004 North American Summer Meetings, Econometric Society

2003

  1. Market Provision of Broadcasting: A Welfare Analysis
    Virginia Economics Online Papers, University of Virginia, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Studies (2005)
  2. Power-hungry Candidates, Policy Favors, and Pareto Improving Campaign Finance Policy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2002

  1. Voter Turnout: Theory and Evidence from Texas Liquor Referenda
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)

2001

  1. Issue Unbundling via Citizens' initiatives
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2000) Downloads View citations (24)

    See also Journal Article in Quarterly Journal of Political Science (2008)
  2. Political Competition with Campaign Contributions and Informative Advertising
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2004)

2000

  1. Centralized versus Decentralized Provision of Local Public Goods: a Political Economy Analysis
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (22)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1999) Downloads View citations (36)
  2. Elected Versus Appointed Regulators: Theory And Evidence
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2000) Downloads View citations (18)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2003)
  3. Market Provision of Public Goods: The Case of Broadcasting
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (34)

1999

  1. An Efficiency Approach to the Evaluation of Policy Changes
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2000)
  2. The Public Critique of Welfare Economics: An Exploration
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

1993

  1. Understanding the Worhouse Test: Information and poor Relief in Nineteenth-Century England
    Working Papers, Yale - Economic Growth Center View citations (3)

1992

  1. On the Allocative Performance of Rotating Savings and Credit Associations
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies
    Also in Boston University - Institute for Economic Development, Boston University, Institute for Economic Development (1992)
  2. Robin-Hooding Rents: Exploiting the Pecuniary Effects of In-Kind Programs
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. The Economics of Rotating Savings and Credit Associations
    Boston University - Institute for Economic Development, Boston University, Institute for Economic Development View citations (2)
    Also in Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics (1990) View citations (1)
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies (1992) View citations (7)
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies (1990)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1993)
  4. Will Affirmative Action Policies Eliminate Negative Stereotypes?
    Working Papers, Boston University - Department of Economics
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1993)

1991

  1. Group Lending, Repayment Incentives And Social Collateral
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (1995)
  2. The Design Of Income Maintenance Programs
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - John M. Olin Program View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Studies (1995)
  3. Workfare vs. Welfare: Incentive Arguments For Work Requirements In Poverty Allevation Programs
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - John M. Olin Program View citations (3)
    Also in The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS), University of Warwick, Department of Economics (1989) Downloads View citations (9)

1990

  1. UNDERSTANDING WELFARE STIGMA: TAXPAYER RESENTMENT AND STATISTICAL DISCRIMINATION
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Discussion Paper View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1992)

1989

  1. PUBLIC PROVISION OF PRIVATE GOODS AND THE REDISTRIBUTION OF INCOME
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Discussion Paper View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1991)
  2. Reciprocity Without Commitment: Characterization and Performance of Informal Risk-Sharing Arrangements
    Working Papers, Warwick - Development Economics Research Centre View citations (10)

1988

  1. Public Utility Pricing and Capacity Choice Under Risk: A Rational Expectations Approach
    Discussion Papers, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Regulatory Economics (1989)

1987

  1. Cash Versus Direct Food Relief
    Discussion Papers, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (1989)

1986

  1. Should Food Aid Be Given Away or Sold During a Famine?
    Discussion Papers, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science Downloads View citations (1)

Undated

  1. An Economic Model of Representative Democracy
    Penn CARESS Working Papers, Penn Economics Department Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CARESS Working Papres, University of Pennsylvania Center for Analytic Research and Economics in the Social Sciences Downloads View citations (15)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1997)
  2. Efficient Policy Choice in a Representative Democracy: A Dynamic Analysis
    Penn CARESS Working Papers, Penn Economics Department Downloads
    Also in CARESS Working Papres, University of Pennsylvania Center for Analytic Research and Economics in the Social Sciences Downloads
  3. Policy Persistence
    Penn CARESS Working Papers, Penn Economics Department Downloads
    Also in CARESS Working Papres, University of Pennsylvania Center for Analytic Research and Economics in the Social Sciences Downloads View citations (1)
    CARESS Working Papres, University of Pennsylvania Center for Analytic Research and Economics in the Social Sciences Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1999)

Journal Articles

2011

  1. Government Form and Public Spending: Theory and Evidence from US Municipalities
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2011, 3, (3), 82-112 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2010

  1. Pet Overpopulation: An Economic Analysis
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2010, 10, (1), 1-59 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2008

  1. A Dynamic Theory of Public Spending, Taxation, and Debt
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (1), 201-36 Downloads View citations (91)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Issue Unbundling via Citizens' Initiatives
    Quarterly Journal of Political Science, 2008, 3, (4), 379-397 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  3. Pareto efficient income taxation with stochastic abilities
    Journal of Public Economics, 2008, 92, (3-4), 844-868 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  4. The Political Economy of Fiscal Policy
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2008, 6, (2-3), 367-380 Downloads
  5. The performance of pivotal-voter models in small-scale elections: Evidence from Texas liquor referenda
    Journal of Public Economics, 2008, 92, (3-4), 582-596 Downloads View citations (18)

2007

  1. Inefficiency in Legislative Policymaking: A Dynamic Analysis
    American Economic Review, 2007, 97, (1), 118-149 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Socially Optimal Districting: A Theoretical and Empirical Exploration
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2007, 122, (4), 1409-1471 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2005

  1. Market Provision of Broadcasting: A Welfare Analysis
    Review of Economic Studies, 2005, 72, (4), 947-972 Downloads View citations (99)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2004

  1. A Group Rule–Utilitarian Approach to Voter Turnout: Theory and Evidence
    American Economic Review, 2004, 94, (5), 1476-1504 Downloads View citations (90)
  2. Pareto-Improving Campaign Finance Policy
    American Economic Review, 2004, 94, (3), 628-655 Downloads View citations (51)
  3. Political Competition with Campaign Contributions and Informative Advertising
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2004, 2, (5), 772-804 Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2003

  1. Centralized versus decentralized provision of local public goods: a political economy approach
    Journal of Public Economics, 2003, 87, (12), 2611-2637 Downloads View citations (174)
  2. Elected Versus Appointed Regulators: Theory and Evidence
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2003, 1, (5), 1176-1206 Downloads View citations (94)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  3. On the Public Choice Critique of Welfare Economics
    Public Choice, 2003, 114, (3-4), 253-73 Downloads View citations (5)

2001

  1. Lobbying and Welfare in a Representative Democracy
    Review of Economic Studies, 2001, 68, (1), 67-82 View citations (62)

2000

  1. An Efficiency Approach to the Evaluation of Policy Changes
    Economic Journal, 2000, 110, (463), 437-55 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1999

  1. Policy Persistence
    American Economic Review, 1999, 89, (5), 1327-1336 Downloads View citations (84)
    See also Working Paper

1998

  1. Sources of Inefficiency in a Representative Democracy: A Dynamic Analysis
    American Economic Review, 1998, 88, (1), 139-56 Downloads View citations (142)

1997

  1. An Economic Model of Representative Democracy
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1997, 112, (1), 85-114 View citations (489)
    See also Working Paper

1995

  1. Altruism, the Samaritan's Dilemma, and Government Transfer Policy
    American Economic Review, 1995, 85, (1), 46-57 Downloads View citations (79)
  2. Group lending, repayment incentives and social collateral
    Journal of Development Economics, 1995, 46, (1), 1-18 Downloads View citations (220)
    See also Working Paper (1991)
  3. On the Form of Transfers in Special Interests
    Journal of Political Economy, 1995, 103, (6), 1210-35 Downloads View citations (91)
  4. The Design of Income Maintenance Programmes
    Review of Economic Studies, 1995, 62, (2), 187-221 Downloads View citations (46)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1994

  1. Pecuniary redistribution through in-kind programs
    Journal of Public Economics, 1994, 55, (1), 19-40 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Rotating Savings and Credit Associations, Credit Markets and Efficiency
    Review of Economic Studies, 1994, 61, (4), 701-19 Downloads View citations (27)

1993

  1. Antidiscrimination Enforcement and the Problem of Patronization
    American Economic Review, 1993, 83, (2), 92-98 Downloads View citations (18)
  2. Reciprocity without commitment: Characterization and performance of informal insurance arrangements
    Journal of Development Economics, 1993, 40, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (163)
  3. The Economics of Rotating Savings and Credit Associations
    American Economic Review, 1993, 83, (4), 792-810 Downloads View citations (83)
    See also Working Paper (1992)
  4. Will Affirmative-Action Policies Eliminate Negative Stereotypes?
    American Economic Review, 1993, 83, (5), 1220-40 Downloads View citations (207)
    See also Working Paper (1992)

1992

  1. Labor Market Discrimination, Imperfect Information and Self Employment
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1992, 44, (2), 272-88 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Understanding welfare stigma: Taxpayer resentment and statistical discrimination
    Journal of Public Economics, 1992, 48, (2), 165-183 Downloads View citations (76)
    See also Working Paper (1990)
  3. Workfare versus Welfare Incentive Arguments for Work Requirements in Poverty-Alleviation Programs
    American Economic Review, 1992, 82, (1), 249-61 Downloads View citations (104)

1991

  1. Public Provision of Private Goods and the Redistribution of Income
    American Economic Review, 1991, 81, (4), 979-84 Downloads View citations (161)
    See also Working Paper (1989)

1990

  1. Preventing famine: Policies and prospects for Africa: Donald Curtis, Michael Hubbard and Andrew Shepherd (with contributions from Edward Clay, Hugh and Catherine Goyder, Barbara Harriss, Richard Morgan and Camilla Toulmin) (Routledge, New York, 1988) pp. xi+250
    Journal of Development Economics, 1990, 32, (1), 227-230 Downloads

1989

  1. Cash versus direct food relief
    Journal of Development Economics, 1989, 30, (2), 199-224 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (1987)
  2. Public Utility Pricing and Capacity Choice under Risk: A Rational Expectations Approach
    Journal of Regulatory Economics, 1989, 1, (4), 305-17 View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (1988)
 
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