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Workplace:Department of Economics, College of Business and Economics, West Virginia University, (more information at EDIRC)
Center for the Study of Public Choice (CSPC), Economics Department, George Mason University, (more information at EDIRC)
Economics Department, George Mason University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2015

  1. Constitutional Bargaining, Eminent Domain, and the Quality of Contemporary African Institutions: A Test of the Incremental Reform Hypothesis
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads
  2. On the Evolution of Organizational Governance: Divided Governance and Survival in the Long Run
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads
  3. On the Political Economy of Privacy: Information Sharing between Friends and Foes
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads
  4. The Logic of Collective Action and Beyond
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads View citations (6)

2014

  1. A Test of the Unraveling Hypothesis: Constitutional Bargaining and the Quality of African Institutions
    CEI Working Paper Series, Center for Economic Institutions, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. On the Inevitability of Divided Government and Improbability of a Complete Separation of Powers
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Constitutional Political Economy (2013)
  2. The Contractarian Constitutional Political Economy of James Buchanan
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Constitutional Political Economy (2014)

2011

  1. Coping with unpleasant surprises in a complex world: Is rational choice possible in a world with positive information costs?
    CIW Discussion Papers, University of Münster, Center for Interdisciplinary Economics (CIW) Downloads

2010

  1. On the Evolution of Organizational Government
    Papers on Economics and Evolution, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography Downloads

2007

  1. Democracy in America: Labor Mobility, Ideology, and Constitutional Reform
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge Downloads

1995

  1. Return to Rio: Agency problems and the political economy of environmental treaties
    Discussion Papers, Series II, University of Konstanz, Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 178 "Internationalization of the Economy" Downloads

Journal Articles

2020

  1. Ethics and good governance
    Public Choice, 2020, 184, (3), 379-398 Downloads
  2. Governance by true believers: supreme duties with and without totalitarianism
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2020, 31, (1), 111-141 Downloads
  3. On the stability of U.S. politics: post-sample forecasts and refinements of the Congleton–Shughart models of Social Security and Medicare benefit levels
    Public Choice, 2020, 183, (1), 101-132 Downloads
  4. The institutions of international treaty organizations as evidence for social contract theory
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2020, 63, (C) Downloads View citations (1)

2019

  1. A test of the institutionally-induced equilibrium hypothesis: on the limited fiscal impact of two celebrity governors
    Economics of Governance, 2019, 20, (2), 103-128 Downloads
  2. On the emergence of a classic work: a short history of the impact of Gordon Tullock’s Welfare Costs of Tariffs, Monopolies, and Theft
    Public Choice, 2019, 181, (1), 5-12 Downloads

2018

  1. A short history of constitutional liberalism in America
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2018, 29, (2), 137-170 Downloads
  2. Constitutional bargaining and the quality of contemporary African institutions: a test of the incremental reform hypothesis
    Journal of Institutional Economics, 2018, 14, (2), 233-258 Downloads
  3. Intellectual foundations of public choice, the forest from the trees
    Public Choice, 2018, 175, (3), 229-244 Downloads View citations (4)
  4. On the codetermination of tax-financed medical R&D and healthcare expenditures: Models and evidence
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2018, 54, (C), 175-188 Downloads View citations (1)

2017

  1. Robert D. Tollison and the economics of politics
    Public Choice, 2017, 171, (1), 23-28 Downloads
  2. The Electoral Politics and the Evolution of Complex Healthcare Systems
    Kyklos, 2017, 70, (4), 483-510 Downloads View citations (5)

2016

  1. Gordon Tullock’s implicit analytical history of government
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2016, 27, (2), 179-193 Downloads

2015

  1. Thanks to Gordon Tullock
    Public Choice, 2015, 162, (3), 229-233 Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. The contractarian constitutional political economy of James Buchanan
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2014, 25, (1), 39-67 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2013

  1. Is it all about competence? The human capital of U.S. presidents and economic performance
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2013, 24, (2), 108-124 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. On the editorial transition
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2013, 24, (1), 1-1 Downloads
  3. On the inevitability of divided government and improbability of a complete separation of powers
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2013, 24, (3), 177-198 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2012

  1. Growing up with The Calculus of Consent
    Public Choice, 2012, 152, (3), 273-278 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. On the political economy and limits of crisis insurance: the case of the 2008–11 bailouts
    Public Choice, 2012, 150, (3), 399-423 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The constitutional political economy of Gordon Tullock
    Public Choice, 2012, 152, (1), 131-146 Downloads View citations (4)

2011

  1. Why local governments do not maximize profits: on the value added by the representative institutions of town and city governance
    Public Choice, 2011, 149, (1), 187-207 Downloads View citations (6)

2010

  1. Dennis C. Mueller: Reason, religion, and liberal democracy
    Public Choice, 2010, 145, (3), 585-587 Downloads
  2. The rise of the modern welfare state, ideology, institutions and income security: analysis and evidence
    Public Choice, 2010, 144, (3), 535-555 Downloads View citations (15)
  3. Thoughts on Daniel Shapiro's “Is the welfare state justified?”
    The Review of Austrian Economics, 2010, 23, (1), 103-105 Downloads

2009

  1. Efficient mercantilism? Revenue-maximizing monopoly policies as Ramsey taxation
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2009, 25, (1), 102-114 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. On the political economy of the financial crisis and bailout of 2008–2009
    Public Choice, 2009, 140, (3), 287-317 Downloads View citations (15)

2008

  1. America’s neglected debt to the Dutch, an institutional perspective
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2008, 19, (1), 35-59 Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. Elinor Ostrom, Understanding Institutional Diversity
    Public Choice, 2007, 132, (3), 509-511 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. From royal to parliamentary rule without revolution: The economics of constitutional exchange within divided governments
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2007, 23, (2), 261-284 Downloads View citations (31)
  3. Informational limits to democratic public policy: The jury theorem, yardstick competition, and ignorance
    Public Choice, 2007, 132, (3), 333-352 Downloads View citations (21)
  4. Nicolaus Tideman: Collective decisions and voting: The potential for public choice
    Public Choice, 2007, 133, (3), 499-501 Downloads
  5. On the Feasibility of a Liberal Welfare State: Agency and Exit Costs in Income Security Clubs
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2007, 18, (3), 145-159 Downloads View citations (6)

2006

  1. International Public Goods and Agency Problems in Treaty Organizations
    The Review of International Organizations, 2006, 1, (4), 319-336 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The story of Katrina: New Orleans and the political economy of catastrophe
    Public Choice, 2006, 127, (1), 5-30 Downloads View citations (35)

2004

  1. Economic Development and Democracy. Does Industrialization Lead to Universal Suffrage?
    Homo Oeconomicus, 2004, 21, 283-314 View citations (6)
  2. Mutual Advantages of Coercion and Exit within Private Clubs and Treaty Organizations: Towards a Logic of Voluntary Association
    Rivista di Politica Economica, 2004, 94, (4), 49-78 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The Political Economy of Gordon Tullock
    Public Choice, 2004, 121, (1), 213-238 Downloads View citations (19)

2003

  1. A Theory of Menu Federalism: Decentralization by Political Agreement
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2003, 14, (3), 167-190 Downloads View citations (19)

2002

  1. Risk-Averse Taxpayers and the Allocation of Tax Enforcement Effort: Law Enforcement or Leviathan? Some Empirical Evidence
    Public Finance Review, 2002, 30, (5), 456-476 Downloads
  2. The Dark Side of the Force: Economic Foundations of Conflict Theory, by Hirshleifer, J. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001, 366 pp., USD 90|GBP 60 (cloth); USD 29.95|GBP 20.95 (paper)
    Managerial and Decision Economics, 2002, 23, (3), 145-147 Downloads

2001

  1. Help, harm or avoid? On the personal advantage of dispositions to cooperate and punish in multilateral PD games with exit
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2001, 44, (2), 145-167 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. In Defense of Ignorance: On the Significance of a Neglected Form of Incomplete Information
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2001, 27, (4), 391-407 Downloads
  3. On the Durability of King and Council: The Continuum Between Dictatorship and Democracy
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2001, 12, (3), 193-215 Downloads View citations (13)
  4. Rational Ignorance, Rational Voter Expectations, and Public Policy: A Discrete Informational Foundation for Fiscal Illusion
    Public Choice, 2001, 107, (1), 35-64 Downloads View citations (20)
    Also in Public Choice, 2001, 107, (1-2), 35-64 (2001) Downloads View citations (16)

1999

  1. The stability inducing propensities of very unstable coalitions: avoiding the downward spiral of majoritarian rent-seeking
    European Journal of Political Economy, 1999, 15, (2), 193-205 Downloads View citations (4)

1998

  1. Voter Discernment and Candidate Entry in Pluralitarian Election
    Public Choice, 1998, 95, (3-4), 287-305 Downloads View citations (1)

1997

  1. Political Efficiency and Equal Protection of the Law
    Kyklos, 1997, 50, (4), 485-505 Downloads View citations (5)

1996

  1. On the rationality of mutually immiserating coercion
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1996, 30, (1), 133-136 Downloads View citations (1)

1995

  1. On the Political Economy of State Highway Expenditures: Some Evidence of the Relative Performance of Alternative Public Choice Models
    Public Choice, 1995, 84, (1-2), 1-24 View citations (25)

1994

  1. The Incumbency Dilemma and Rent Extraction by Legislators
    Public Choice, 1994, 79, (1-2), 47-60 View citations (15)

1992

  1. Political Deadlocks and Distributional Information: The Value of the Veil
    Public Choice, 1992, 73, (1), 1-19 View citations (4)
  2. Political Institutions and Pollution Control
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1992, 74, (3), 412-21 Downloads View citations (150)
  3. Rationality, Morality, and Exit
    American Political Science Review, 1992, 86, (2), 418-431 Downloads View citations (27)

1991

  1. Ideological conviction and persuasion in the rent-seeking society
    Journal of Public Economics, 1991, 44, (1), 65-86 Downloads View citations (19)
  2. Information, Special Interests, and Single-Issue Voting
    Public Choice, 1991, 69, (1), 39-49 View citations (4)
  3. The economic role of a work ethic
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1991, 15, (3), 365-385 Downloads View citations (8)

1990

  1. The Growth of Social Security: Electoral Push or Political Pull?
    Economic Inquiry, 1990, 28, (1), 109-32 View citations (31)

1989

  1. Campaign finances and political platforms: The economics of political controversy
    Public Choice, 1989, 62, (2), 101-118 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Efficient status seeking: Externalities, and the evolution of status games
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1989, 11, (2), 175-190 Downloads View citations (43)
  3. Monitoring Rent-Seeking Managers: Advantages of Diffuse Ownership
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1989, 22, (3), 662-72 Downloads View citations (2)

1988

  1. An Overview of the Contractarian Public Finance of James Buchanan
    Public Finance Review, 1988, 16, (2), 131-157 Downloads
  2. Evaluating rent-seeking losses: Do the welfare gains of lobbyists count?
    Public Choice, 1988, 56, (2), 181-184 Downloads View citations (6)

1986

  1. Rent-seeking aspects of political advertising
    Public Choice, 1986, 49, (3), 249-263 Downloads View citations (21)

1984

  1. Committees and rent-seeking effort
    Journal of Public Economics, 1984, 25, (1-2), 197-209 Downloads View citations (30)

1983

  1. Non-global social contracts: A note on inefficient social institutions
    Public Choice, 1983, 41, (3), 441-448 Downloads

1982

  1. A model of asymmetric bureaucratic inertia and bias
    Public Choice, 1982, 39, (3), 421-425 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Economic Conditions and National Elections, Post-Sample Forecasts of the Kramer Equations
    American Political Science Review, 1982, 76, (4), 873-875 Downloads View citations (3)

1979

  1. Proportional and progressive income taxation with utility-maximizing governments
    Public Choice, 1979, 34, (2), 217-230 Downloads View citations (3)

Books

2011

  1. Perfecting Parliament
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (14)
    Also in Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press (2011) View citations (14)

Edited books

2015

  1. Companion to the Political Economy of Rent Seeking
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads View citations (30)

2006

  1. Democratic Constitutional Design and Public Policy: Analysis and Evidence, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (9)

1995

  1. THE ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF RENT SEEKING
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads View citations (4)

Chapters

2013

  1. Early Spanish liberalism and constitutional political economy: the Cádiz Constitution of 1812
    Chapter 4 in Constitutional Economics and Public Institutions, 2013, pp 47-67 Downloads
  2. Public choice and the modern welfare state
    Chapter 22 in The Elgar Companion to Public Choice, Second Edition, 2013, pp 362-381 Downloads View citations (5)

2007

  1. Informational Limits to Public Policy: Ignorance and the Jury Theorem
    Chapter 12 in Public Choice and the Challenges of Democracy, 2007 Downloads

2006

  1. Asymmetric Federalism and the Political Economy of Decentralization
    Chapter 5 in Handbook of Fiscal Federalism, 2006 Downloads View citations (3)

2001

  1. The politics of government growth
    Chapter 22 in The Elgar Companion to Public Choice, 2001 Downloads

Editor

  1. Constitutional Political Economy
    Springer
 
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