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Postal address:Department of Economics Holman Hall University of Mississippi University, MS 38677
Workplace:Department of Economics, University of Mississippi, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2011

  1. A closer look at the tax incidence of instant lottery games: an analysis by price point
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

2010

  1. Crime and arrests: deterrence or resource reallocation?
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics Letters (2011)
  2. Economic freedom and employment growth in U.S. states
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Review (2011)
  3. Local price variation and the tax incidence of state lotteries
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads
  4. Personal-bankruptcy cycles
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (2010) Downloads
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2010) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Macroeconomic Dynamics (2014)

2009

  1. Casino revenue and the Illinois smoking ban
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads

2008

  1. City business cycles and crime
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Income and lottery sales: transfers trump income from work and wealth
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Institutions and government growth: a comparison of the 1890s and the 1930s
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Review (2010)

2007

  1. Does government spending really crowd out charitable contributions? new time series evidence
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads
  2. Inter-temporal differences in the income elasticity of demand for lottery tickets
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in National Tax Journal (2009)
  3. Red ink in the rearview mirror: local fiscal conditions and the issuance of traffic tickets
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law and Economics (2009)

2006

  1. Creating a policy environment for entrepreneurs
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Cato Journal (2006)
  2. Evaluating state tax revenue variability: a portfolio approach
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics Letters (2009)
  3. Spatial dependence in models of state fiscal policy convergence
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Public Finance Review (2007)
  4. War and pestilence as labor market shocks: manufacturing wage growth 1914-1919
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economic Inquiry (2009)
  5. Why did income growth vary across states during the Great Depression?
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2006)
  6. Why people choose negative expected return assets - an empirical examination of a utility theoretic explanation
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics (2008)

2005

  1. A spatial analysis of state banking regulation
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Papers in Regional Science (2005)
  2. Do casinos export bankruptcy?
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics) (2008)
  3. Regional disparities in the spatial correlation of state income growth
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads

2004

  1. Does consumer sentiment predict regional consumption?
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Review (2005)
  2. Political allocation of U.S. agriculture disaster payments in the 1990s
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in International Review of Law and Economics (2006)
  3. Spatial probit and the geographic patterns of state lotteries
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads View citations (6)

2003

  1. Inefficient education spending in public school districts: a case for consolidation
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Contemporary Economic Policy (2004)
  2. Input Inefficiency in Commercial Banks: A Normalized Quadratic Input Distance Approach
    2003 Regional Committee NCT-194, October 6-7, 2003; Kansas City, Missouri, Regional Research Committee NC-1014: Agricultural and Rural Finance Markets in Transition Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (2003) Downloads View citations (6)
  3. State government finances: World War II to the current crisis
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Review (2004)

2002

  1. Aggregated vs. disaggregated data in regression analysis: implications for inference
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads View citations (4)
  2. State lottery revenue: the importance of game characteristics
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Public Finance Review (2004)
  3. The political economy of FEMA disaster payments
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Inquiry (2003)

Journal Articles

2015

  1. Local Price Variation and the Income Elasticity of Demand for Lottery Tickets
    Public Finance Review, 2015, 43, (6), 717-738 Downloads

2014

  1. PERSONAL-BANKRUPTCY CYCLES
    Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2014, 18, (7), 1488-1507 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2012

  1. The Distributional Burden of Instant Lottery Ticket Expenditures
    Public Finance Review, 2012, 40, (6), 767-788 Downloads

2011

  1. A Federal Reserve System conference on research in applied microeconomics
    Review, 2011, 93, (Nov), 455-462 Downloads
  2. Crime and arrests: deterrence or resource reallocation?
    Applied Economics Letters, 2011, 18, (12), 1171-1175 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  3. Economic freedom and employment growth in U.S. states
    Review, 2011, 93, (Jan), 1-18 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  4. Income mobility
    Economic Synopses, 2011 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. State balanced-budget and debt rules
    Economic Synopses, 2011 Downloads

2010

  1. Editor's introduction
    Regional Economic Development, 2010, (Oct), 1-3 Downloads
  2. Government growth and private contributions to charity
    Public Choice, 2010, 143, (1), 103-120 Downloads View citations (10)
  3. Institutions and government growth: a comparison of the 1890s and the 1930s
    Review, 2010, 92, (Mar), 109-120 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  4. U.S. income inequality: it’s not so bad
    Inside the Vault, 2010, (Spring) Downloads
    Also in The Regional Economist, 2008, (Oct), 4-5 (2008) Downloads

2009

  1. Annual revision of metro jobs data shows little change from earlier reports
    The Regional Economist, 2009, (Apr), 24-25 Downloads
  2. Disallowances and overcapitalization in the U.S. electric utility industry
    Review, 2009, 91, (Jan), 23-32 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Editor's introduction
    Regional Economic Development, 2009, (Apr), 1-2
  4. Evaluating state tax revenue variability: a portfolio approach
    Applied Economics Letters, 2009, 16, (3), 243-246 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  5. Income and Lottery Sales
    Public Finance Review, 2009, 37, (4), 447-469 Downloads
  6. Inter–Temporal Differences in the Income Elasticity of Demand for Lottery Tickets
    National Tax Journal, 2009, 62, (1), 77-99 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  7. No ifs, ands or butts: Illinois casinos lost revenue after smoking banned
    The Regional Economist, 2009, (Jul), 14-15 Downloads
  8. Recession takes toll on Eighth District tax collections
    The Regional Economist, 2009, (Oct), 19-20 Downloads
  9. Red Ink in the Rearview Mirror: Local Fiscal Conditions and the Issuance of Traffic Tickets
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2009, 52, (1), 71-90 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  10. WAR AND PESTILENCE AS LABOR MARKET SHOCKS: U.S. MANUFACTURING WAGE GROWTH 1914–1919
    Economic Inquiry, 2009, 47, (4), 711-725 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2008

  1. Do casinos export bankruptcy?
    Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), 2008, 37, (4), 1481-1494 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Pandemic economics: the 1918 influenza and its modern-day implications
    Review, 2008, 90, (Mar), 74-94 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Why people choose negative expected return assets - an empirical examination of a utility theoretic explanation
    Applied Economics, 2008, 40, (1), 27-34 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2007

  1. Bird flu pandemic: history warns of economic pain, though some might gain
    The Regional Economist, 2007, (Oct), 10-11 Downloads
  2. Regional disparities in the spatial correlation of state income growth, 1977–2002
    The Annals of Regional Science, 2007, 41, (3), 601-618 Downloads View citations (34)
  3. Spatial Dependence in Models of State Fiscal Policy Convergence
    Public Finance Review, 2007, 35, (3), 361-384 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  4. The rise in personal bankruptcies: the Eighth Federal Reserve District and beyond
    Review, 2007, 89, (Jan), 15-38 Downloads View citations (4)
  5. The taking of prosperity? Kelo vs. New London and the economics of eminent domain
    The Regional Economist, 2007, (Jan), 4-9 Downloads View citations (3)

2006

  1. Creating a Policy Environment for Entrepreneurs
    Cato Journal, 2006, 26, (3), 525-552 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Editor's introduction
    Regional Economic Development, 2006, (Oct), 77 Downloads
  3. Job cuts in manufacturing, transportation slow recovery
    The Regional Economist, 2006, (Jan), 16 Downloads
  4. On the size and growth of government
    Review, 2006, 88, (Jan), 13-30 Downloads View citations (3)
  5. Political allocation of US agriculture disaster payments in the 1990s
    International Review of Law and Economics, 2006, 26, (2), 143-161 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  6. Stop paying more for less: ways to boost productivity in higher education
    The Regional Economist, 2006, (Jan), 4-9 Downloads View citations (1)
  7. The geography, economics, and politics of lottery adoption
    Review, 2006, 88, (May), 165-180 Downloads View citations (7)
  8. Uneven city job trends weigh on Kentucky's recovery
    The Regional Economist, 2006, (Jul), 17-17 Downloads
  9. Why Did Income Growth Vary Across States During the Great Depression?
    The Journal of Economic History, 2006, 66, (2), 456-466 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2005

  1. A spatial analysis of state banking regulation*
    Papers in Regional Science, 2005, 84, (4), 575-595 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Does consumer sentiment predict regional consumption?
    Review, 2005, 87, (Mar), 123-135 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  3. Neighboring cities show job trends that are far apart
    The Regional Economist, 2005, (Jul), 17 Downloads
  4. Social security versus private retirement accounts: a historical analysis
    Review, 2005, 87, (Mar), 103-121 Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Up, up and away: personal bankruptcies soar!
    The Regional Economist, 2005, (Oct), 10-11 Downloads

2004

  1. Casino gaming and local employment trends
    Review, 2004, 86, (Jan), 9-22 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Inefficient Education Spending in Public School Districts: A Case for Consolidation?
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2004, 22, (2), 270-280 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  3. Light rail: boon or boondoggle?
    The Regional Economist, 2004, (Jul), 12-13 Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Public officials and job creation
    National Economic Trends, 2004, (Sep) Downloads
  5. Saving for a rainy day?
    National Economic Trends, 2004, (Apr) Downloads
  6. State Lottery Revenue: The Importance of Game Characteristics
    Public Finance Review, 2004, 32, (3), 313-330 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  7. State government finances: World War II to the current crises
    Review, 2004, 86, (Mar), 9-25 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2003

  1. Aggregated versus disaggregated data in regression analysis: implications for inference
    Economics Letters, 2003, 81, (1), 61-65 Downloads View citations (26)
  2. In the rubble of disasters, politicians find economic incentives
    The Regional Economist, 2003, (Jul), 10-11 Downloads
  3. State budget crises: cause and effect
    National Economic Trends, 2003, (Nov) Downloads
  4. Taxing electronic commerce: boon or boondoggle?
    National Economic Trends, 2003, (Jan) Downloads
  5. The Political Economy of FEMA Disaster Payments
    Economic Inquiry, 2003, 41, (3), 496-509 Downloads View citations (79)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2002

  1. On the Measurement of Rent Seeking and Its Social Opportunity Cost
    Public Choice, 2002, 112, (1-2), 115-36 Downloads View citations (33)
  2. The revenue impacts of cross-border lottery shopping in the presence of spatial autocorrelation
    Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2002, 32, (4), 501-519 Downloads View citations (42)

2001

  1. An International Comparison and Analysis of Lotteries and the Distribution of Lottery Expenditures
    International Review of Applied Economics, 2001, 15, (2), 213-227 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Economies of Scale and Inefficiency in County Extension Councils: A Case for Consolidation?
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2001, 83, (4), 811-825 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. The Leviathan Lottery? Testing the Revenue Maximization Objective of State Lotteries as Evidence for Leviathan
    Public Choice, 2001, 109, (1-2), 101-17 Downloads View citations (5)

1999

  1. A Test of Shirking under Legislative and Citizen Vote: The Case of State Lottery Adoption
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1999, 42, (1), 189-208 Downloads View citations (25)
  2. Gamblers favor skewness, not risk: Further evidence from United States' lottery games
    Economics Letters, 1999, 63, (1), 85-90 Downloads View citations (85)

1997

  1. Taxation and Product Quality: New Evidence from Generic Cigarettes
    Journal of Political Economy, 1997, 105, (4), 880-87 Downloads View citations (31)

Books

2000

  1. An Introduction to State and Local Public Finance
    Wholbk, Regional Research Institute, West Virginia University Downloads View citations (2)
 
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