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Homepage:https://policystudies.lafayette.edu/people/w-mark-crain/
Postal address:William E. Simon Professor of Political Economy Chair, Policy Studies 112 Simon Center Lafayette College Easton, PA 18042
Workplace:Department of Economics, Lafayette College, (more information at EDIRC)

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Journal Articles

2017

  1. Robert’s Rules for a knowledge-creating society
    Public Choice, 2017, 171, (1), 29-32 Downloads

2015

  1. A mean-variance approach to forecasting with the consumer confidence index
    Applied Economics, 2015, 47, (23), 2430-2444 Downloads View citations (6)

2010

  1. Determinants of publication productivity: an empirical analysis
    Public Choice, 2010, 142, (3), 265-277 Downloads

2006

  1. Terrorized economies
    Public Choice, 2006, 128, (1), 317-349 Downloads View citations (32)

2005

  1. Legislative district configurations and fiscal policy in American States
    Public Choice, 2005, 125, (3), 385-407 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. W. Mark Crain, Volatile states: Institutions, policy, and the performance of American state economies. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2003. xiv +166 pages. USD 49.50/GBP 31.00 (cloth)
    Public Choice, 2005, 123, (1), 249-251 Downloads

2004

  1. Effects of Term Limits on Fiscal Performance: Evidence from Democratic Nations
    Public Choice, 2004, 119, (1_2), 73-90 Downloads View citations (40)
  2. The impact of performance-based budgeting on state fiscal performance
    Economics of Governance, 2004, 5, (2), 167-186 Downloads View citations (8)

2002

  1. Bicameral Legislatures and Fiscal Policy
    Southern Economic Journal, 2002, 68, (3), 646-659 View citations (15)
  2. Consumer Choice and the Popular Music Industry: A Test of the Superstar Theory
    Empirica, 2002, 29, (1), 1-9 Downloads View citations (22)
  3. Sources of inefficiency in representative democracy: Evidence on public investments across nations
    Economics of Governance, 2002, 3, (2), 171-181 Downloads

2001

  1. Legislative organization and government spending: cross-country evidence
    Journal of Public Economics, 2001, 82, (3), 309-325 Downloads View citations (78)
  2. The Constitutionality of Race-Conscious Redistricting: An Empirical Analysis
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2001, 30, (1), 193-221 Downloads View citations (2)

1999

  1. Districts, Diversity, and Fiscal Biases: Evidence from the American States
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1999, 42, (2), 675-98 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Economic Growth Regressions for the American States: A Sensitivity Analysis
    Economic Inquiry, 1999, 37, (2), 242-57 View citations (41)

1998

  1. Fiscal consequences of budget baselines
    Journal of Public Economics, 1998, 67, (3), 421-436 Downloads View citations (9)

1997

  1. Committee Characteristics and Re-election Margins: An Empirical Investigation of the US House
    Public Choice, 1997, 93, (3-4), 271-85 Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Public Choice, 1997, 93, (3), 271-285 (1997) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Economics and the architecture of popular music
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1997, 32, (2), 185-205 Downloads View citations (5)

1995

  1. Legislative Organization of Fiscal Policy
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1995, 38, (2), 311-33 Downloads View citations (20)
  2. THE RIGHT VERSUS THE OBLIGATION TO VOTE: REJOINDER TO YERET, AND O'TOOLE AND STROBL*
    Economics and Politics, 1995, 7, (3), 281-287 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The Politics of Infrastructure
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1995, 38, (1), 1-17 Downloads View citations (37)

1994

  1. Legislative Committees as Loyalty-Generating Institutions
    Public Choice, 1994, 81, (3-4), 195-221 View citations (6)

1993

  1. THE RIGHT VERSUS THE OBLIGATION TO VOTE: EFFECTS ON CROSS‐COUNTRY GOVERNMENT GROWTH*
    Economics and Politics, 1993, 5, (1), 43-51 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. The Probability of Being President
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1993, 75, (4), 683-89 Downloads View citations (9)
  3. Time inconsistency and fiscal policy: Empirical analysis of U.S. States, 1969-89
    Journal of Public Economics, 1993, 51, (2), 153-159 Downloads View citations (26)

1991

  1. The Price of Influence in an Interest-Group Economy
    Rationality and Society, 1991, 3, (4), 437-449 Downloads

1988

  1. Laissez-faire in campaign finance
    Public Choice, 1988, 56, (3), 201-212 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Televised legislatures: Political information technology and public choice: W. Mark Crain and Brian L. Goff, (Kluwer, Boston, 1988)
    Information Economics and Policy, 1988, 3, (4), 394-395 Downloads

1987

  1. Voting and not voting at the same time
    Public Choice, 1987, 53, (3), 221-229 Downloads View citations (12)

1986

  1. Final Voting in Legislatures
    American Economic Review, 1986, 76, (4), 833-41 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Televising Legislatures: An Economic Analysis
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1986, 29, (2), 405-21 Downloads View citations (2)

1985

  1. Legislator specialization and the size of government
    Public Choice, 1985, 46, (3), 311-315 Downloads View citations (2)

1984

  1. The convergence of satisficing to marginalism: An empirical test
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1984, 5, (3-4), 375-385 Downloads View citations (1)

1981

  1. Rational choice and the taxation of sin: Reply
    Journal of Public Economics, 1981, 16, (2), 261-263 Downloads

1980

  1. The Exchange Value of Nonpecuniary Benefits
    Economic Inquiry, 1980, 18, (4), 692-700
  2. X-Inefficiency and Nonpecuniary Rewards in a Rent-Seeking Society: A Neglected Issue in the Property Rights Theory of the Firm
    American Economic Review, 1980, 70, (4), 784-92 Downloads View citations (1)

1979

  1. Toenote to a Footnote
    Economic Inquiry, 1979, 17, (2), 307-09 View citations (2)

1978

  1. A Test of the Property-Rights Theory of the Firm: Water Utilities in the United States
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1978, 21, (2), 395-408 Downloads View citations (42)
  2. Macroeconomic Determinants of the Vote in Presidential Elections
    Public Finance Review, 1978, 6, (4), 427-438 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. ON THE SUFFICIENT CONDITIONS FOR WEALTH‐MAXIMIZING CONDUCT
    Kyklos, 1978, 31, (3), 500-503 Downloads
  4. The Coase Theorem and Quasi-Rents: Correcting the Record
    Public Finance Review, 1978, 6, (2), 259-262 Downloads View citations (1)

1977

  1. A note on political participation as consumption behavior
    Public Choice, 1977, 32, (1), 131-135 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. AN EMPIRICAL ESTIMATE OF THE INCOME ELASTICITY OF POLITICAL PARTICIPATION
    Kyklos, 1977, 30, (1), 122-125 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Attenuated Property Rights and the Market for Governors
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1977, 20, (1), 205-11 Downloads View citations (18)
  4. Legislators as Taxicabs: On the Value of Seats in the U.S. House of Representatives
    Economic Inquiry, 1977, 15, (2), 298-302 View citations (6)
  5. On the Structure and Stability of Political Markets
    Journal of Political Economy, 1977, 85, (4), 829-42 Downloads View citations (12)
  6. Rational choice and the taxation of sin
    Journal of Public Economics, 1977, 8, (2), 239-245 Downloads View citations (2)

1976

  1. Campaign Expenditures and Political Competition
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1976, 19, (1), 177-88 Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Chadwick and Demsetz on Competition and Regulation
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1976, 19, (1), 149-62 Downloads View citations (11)
  3. Entropy and Corrective Taxes
    The American Economist, 1976, 20, (1), 22-25 Downloads
  4. State budget sizes and the marginal productivity of governors
    Public Choice, 1976, 27, (1), 91-96 Downloads View citations (2)
  5. The Private Provision of Public Goods: A Note on the Demsetz Model
    Public Finance Review, 1976, 4, (1), 45-55 Downloads View citations (1)

1975

  1. Information and voting: An empirical note
    Public Choice, 1975, 24, (1), 43-49 Downloads View citations (11)

Chapters

2013

  1. Legislatures
    Chapter 9 in The Elgar Companion to Public Choice, Second Edition, 2013, pp 143-152 Downloads View citations (8)

2001

  1. Institutions, durability, and the value of political transactions
    Chapter 8 in The Elgar Companion to Public Choice, 2001 Downloads View citations (5)
 
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