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Workplace:Department of Economics, Wake Forest University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2015

  1. Fractionalization, Rent Seeking, and Economic Freedom
    Working Papers, Saint Louis University, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Interest Groups, Democracy, and Policy Volatility
    Working Papers, Saint Louis University, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Contemporary Economic Policy (2016)

2014

  1. How Global is Globalization?
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads

2013

  1. Interest Groups and the "Rise and Decline" of Growth
    Working Papers, Saint Louis University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Southern Economic Journal (2014)

2012

  1. Institutions, Lobbying, and Economic Performance
    Working Papers, Saint Louis University, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics and Politics (2013)

2011

  1. Crossing the threshold: an analysis of IBRD graduation policy
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Has assistance from USAID been successful in promoting and sustaining democracy? Evidence from the transition economies of Eastern Europe and Eurasia
    Jena Economic Research Papers, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena Downloads

2010

  1. The Political Economy of Investment: Sclerotic Effects from Interest Groups
    Working Papers, Saint Louis University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in European Journal of Political Economy (2010)

2009

  1. Democracy and Volatility: Do Special-Interest Groups Matter?
    Working Papers, Saint Louis University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (5)
  2. The connection between democratic freedoms and growth in transition economies
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics Quarterly (formerly: Konjunkturpolitik) (2010)

2008

  1. Corruption and the Institutional Environment for Growth
    Working Papers, Suffolk University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Comparative Economic Studies (2010)

2007

  1. Determinants of Interest Group Formation
    Working Papers, Saint Louis University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in Public Choice (2007)
  2. Special-Interest Groups and Volatility
    Working Papers, Saint Louis University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Economics Bulletin (2007)

2005

  1. Foreign aid and market-liberalizing reform
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Journal Article in Economica (2008)

Undated

  1. Special-Interest Groups and Growth
    Working Papers, Saint Louis University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Public Choice (2011)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. The growth-maximizing level of regulation: Evidence from a panel of international data
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2019, 59, (C), 354-368 Downloads

2018

  1. Fractionalization and Economic Freedom
    Public Finance Review, 2018, 46, (2), 158-176 Downloads View citations (2)

2017

  1. Tullock on the organization of scientific inquiry
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2017, 28, (1), 1-17 Downloads

2016

  1. A note on majority rule and neutrality with an application to state votes at the Constitutional Convention of 1787
    Public Choice, 2016, 167, (3), 245-255 Downloads
  2. INTEREST GROUPS, DEMOCRACY, AND POLICY VOLATILITY
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2016, 34, (2), 223-233 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  3. State bloc versus individual delegate voting at the constitutional convention: Did it make a difference?
    Southern Economic Journal, 2016, 82, (3), 781-800 Downloads View citations (2)

2015

  1. Guest editor’s introduction to the symposium on the 50th anniversary of Olson’s Logic of Collective Action
    Public Choice, 2015, 164, (3), 191-193 Downloads

2014

  1. Interest Groups and the “Rise and Decline” of Growth
    Southern Economic Journal, 2014, 81, (2), 435-456 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Support for Repealing Prohibition: An Analysis of State-Wide Referenda on Ratifying the 21st Amendment
    Social Science Quarterly, 2014, 95, (3), 636-651 Downloads

2013

  1. A Spatial Analysis of Delegate Voting at the Constitutional Convention
    The Journal of Economic History, 2013, 73, (2), 407-444 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Are we there yet? On the convergence of financial reforms
    Economics of Governance, 2013, 14, (4), 385-409 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Cross–country convergence of financial reforms
    European Economic Letters, 2013, 2, (1), 20-23 Downloads
  4. Empirical Evidence Regarding Regional Political Convergence in the United States
    Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy, 2013, 43, (2) Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Income convergence among U.S. states: crosssectional and time series evidence
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2013, 46, (3), 1085-1109 Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, 2013, 46, (3), 1085-1109 (2013) Downloads
  6. Institutions, Lobbying, and Economic Performance
    Economics and Politics, 2013, 25, (3), 360-386 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  7. Strategy Proof Scoring Rule Lotteries for Multiple Winners
    Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2013, 15, (1), 103-123 Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Crossing the threshold: A positive analysis of IBRD graduation policy
    The Review of International Organizations, 2012, 7, (2), 145-176 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Has Assistance from USAID been Successful for Democratization? Evidence from the Transition Economies of Eastern Europe and Eurasia
    Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 2012, 168, (4), 636-657 Downloads View citations (2)

2011

  1. Special-interest groups and growth
    Public Choice, 2011, 147, (3), 439-457 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper

2010

  1. Aid and Democratization in the Transition Economies
    Kyklos, 2010, 63, (4), 558-579 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Corruption and the Institutional Environment for Growth
    Comparative Economic Studies, 2010, 52, (3), 351-378 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. Personalty interests at the Constitutional Convention: new tests of the Beard thesis
    Cliometrica, Journal of Historical Economics and Econometric History, 2010, 4, (2), 207-228 Downloads
  4. Relationships among democratic freedoms in the former Soviet Republics: a causality analysis
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2010, 21, (1), 80-96 Downloads
  5. The Connection between Democratic Freedoms and Growth in Transition Economies
    Applied Economics Quarterly (formerly: Konjunkturpolitik), 2010, 56, (2), 121-146 View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  6. The political economy of investment: Sclerotic effects from interest groups
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2010, 26, (2), 208-221 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2009

  1. AID, ECONOMIC FREEDOM, AND GROWTH
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2009, 27, (1), 46-53 Downloads View citations (17)

2008

  1. Convergence of Voter Turnout Rates in U.S. Presidential Elections
    The Review of Regional Studies, 2008, 38, (2), 251-69 Downloads
  2. Foreign Aid and Market‐Liberalizing Reform
    Economica, 2008, 75, (299), 524-548 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  3. Joint Determination of Regulations by the Regulator and the Regulated: Commercial Bank Reserve Requirements, 1875–1979
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2008, 34, (2), 158-171 Downloads
  4. Senate Elections With Independent Candidates
    Journal of Theoretical Politics, 2008, 20, (1), 31-46 Downloads
  5. Voting on slavery at the Constitutional Convention
    Public Choice, 2008, 136, (3), 293-313 Downloads View citations (5)

2007

  1. An Economic Interpretation of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 Revisited
    The Journal of Economic History, 2007, 67, (4), 829-848 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Determinants of interest group formation
    Public Choice, 2007, 133, (3), 377-391 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. Explaining the Rain: The Rise and Decline of Nations after 25 Years
    Southern Economic Journal, 2007, 74, (1), 18-33 View citations (12)
  4. Special-Interest Groups and Volatility
    Economics Bulletin, 2007, 15, (18), 1-13 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  5. Voting on voting with the feet: a cross-county analysis of the Tennessee popular referenda to secede from the union
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2007, 18, (2), 83-97 Downloads

2006

  1. A Pivotal Voter from a Pivotal State: Roger Sherman at the Constitutional Convention
    American Political Science Review, 2006, 100, (2), 297-302 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. To Form a More Perfect Union: A New Economic Interpretation of the United States Constitution. By Robert A. McGuire. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. xii, 395. $19.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 2006, 66, (1), 255-257 Downloads

2005

  1. A comparison of aggregation methods for measures of economic freedom
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2005, 21, (4), 953-966 Downloads View citations (34)
  2. Fractionalization Effect and Government Financing
    The International Journal of Applied Economics, 2005, 2, (1), 37-49 Downloads
  3. POLITICAL MONETARY CYCLES UNDER ALTERNATIVE INSTITUTIONS: THE INDEPENDENT TREASURY AND THE FEDERAL RESERVE
    Economics and Politics, 2005, 17, (3), 331-350 Downloads View citations (5)
  4. Proxies for Economic Freedom: A Critique of the Hanson Critique
    Southern Economic Journal, 2005, 72, (2), 492–501 View citations (7)
  5. Public Choice Economics: Where is there Consensus?
    The American Economist, 2005, 49, (1), 66-78 Downloads View citations (7)
  6. The anti-tobacco movement in the Progressive Era: A case study of direct democracy in Oregon
    Explorations in Economic History, 2005, 42, (4), 529-546 Downloads View citations (4)
  7. Winning probabilities in a pairwise lottery system with three alternatives
    Economic Theory, 2005, 26, (3), 607-617 Downloads

2004

  1. A Spatial Model of U.S. Senate Elections
    Public Choice, 2004, 118, (1_2), 87-103 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Randall G. Holcombe, From Liberty to Democracy: The Transformation of American Government
    Public Choice, 2004, 119, (1_2), 255-258 Downloads

2003

  1. And a Hockey Game Broke Out: Crime and Punishment in the NHL
    Economic Inquiry, 2003, 41, (4), 705-712 Downloads
  2. Interest Groups and Investment: A Further Test of the Olson Hypothesis
    Public Choice, 2003, 117, (3-4), 333-40 Downloads View citations (20)
  3. Probabilistic Borda rule voting
    Social Choice and Welfare, 2003, 21, (3), 455-468 Downloads View citations (4)

2002

  1. Electoral Uncertainty and the Macroeconomy: The Evidence from Canada
    Public Choice, 2002, 113, (1-2), 179-89 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Incumbency preservation through electoral legislation: The case of the secret ballot
    Economics of Governance, 2002, 3, (1), 47-57 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. On the Measurement of Comparative Economic Freedom across Nations
    International Journal of Business and Economics, 2002, 1, (3), 251-261 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Variable Rational Partisan Business Cycles: theory and some evidence
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2002, 35, (3), 568-585 Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, 2002, 35, (3), 568-585 (2002) Downloads
  5. Which Economic Freedoms Contribute to Growth? Reply
    Kyklos, 2002, 55, (3), 417-420 Downloads

2001

  1. Partisan Business Cycles under Variable Election Dates
    Journal of Macroeconomics, 2001, 23, (2), 261-275 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Rent-setting in multiple winner rent-seeking contests
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2001, 17, (4), 835-852 Downloads View citations (15)
  3. Reply to a comment on sequential elections and overlapping terms: voting for US senate
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2001, 46, (4), 441-444 Downloads
  4. SIZE OF THE MILITARY SECTOR AND ECONOMIC GROWTH: A PANEL DATA ANALYSIS OF AFRICA AND LATIN AMERICA
    Journal of Applied Economics, 2001, 4, 329-360 Downloads View citations (37)

2000

  1. Consistent Estimates of the Impact of Special Interest Groups on Economic Growth
    Public Choice, 2000, 104, (3-4), 319-27 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Economic Freedom and Economic Growth: A Short-run Causal Investigation
    Journal of Applied Economics, 2000, 3, 71-91 Downloads View citations (80)
  3. Sequential elections and overlapping terms: voting for US Senate
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2000, 42, (1), 97-108 Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Whcich Economic Freedoms Contribute to Growth?
    Kyklos, 2000, 53, (4), 527-544 Downloads

1999

  1. Opening the West: Federal Internal Improvements Before 1860. By Laurence J. Malone. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998. Pp. xvi, 155. $59.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1999, 59, (2), 554-555 Downloads

1998

  1. Employment and Gubernatorial Elections during the Gilded Age
    Economics and Politics, 1998, 10, (3), 297-309 Downloads
  2. Financing divided and unified partisan governments
    Applied Economics Letters, 1998, 5, (12), 789-791 Downloads

1997

  1. Railroads and Property Taxes
    Explorations in Economic History, 1997, 34, (1), 77-99 Downloads View citations (7)

1996

  1. Political business cycles before the Great Depression
    Economics Letters, 1996, 51, (2), 247-251 Downloads View citations (3)

1995

  1. The Effect of the Secret Ballot on Voter Turnout Rates
    Public Choice, 1995, 82, (1-2), 107-24 View citations (11)

Edited books

2015

  1. Handbook of Social Choice and Voting
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads View citations (2)

Chapters

2015

  1. Introduction: issues in social choice and voting
    Chapter 1 in Handbook of Social Choice and Voting, 2015, pp 1-12 Downloads
  2. Properties and paradoxes of common voting rules
    Chapter 15 in Handbook of Social Choice and Voting, 2015, pp 263-283 Downloads View citations (1)
 
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