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Economics and Environmental Sciences, Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, University of California-Santa Barbara (UCSB), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2018

  1. Douglass C. North: Transaction Costs, Property Rights, and Economic Outcomes
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Federal Lands, Opportunity Costs, and Bureaucratic Management
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. Property Rights to Frontier Land and Minerals: US Exceptionalism
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  4. The Critical Role of Markets in Climate Change Adaptation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2017

  1. How Transaction Costs Obstruct Collective Action: Evidence from California’s Groundwater
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2016

  1. An Illiquid Market in the Desert: Estimating the Cost of Water Trade Restrictions in Northern Chile
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Coasean Bargaining to Address Environmental Externalities
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Collective Action by Contract: Prior Appropriation and the Development of Irrigation in the Western United States
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2013

  1. Addressing Global Environmental Externalities: Transaction Costs Considerations
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)

2010

  1. An Integrated Assessment of Water Markets: Australia, Chile, China, South Africa and the USA
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Efficiency Advantages of Grandfathering in Rights-Based Fisheries Management
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. Institutional Path Dependence in Climate Adaptation: Coman's "Some Unsettled Problems of Irrigation"
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  4. Interest Groups, Information Manipulation in the Media, and Public Policy: The Case of the Landless Peasants Movement in Brazil
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
  5. Large Scale Institutional Changes: Land Demarcation Within the British Empire
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  6. Water Markets: Australia's Murray-Darling Basin and the US Southwest
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2009

  1. Climate Variability and Water Infrastructure: Historical Experience in the Western United States
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Chapter (2011)
  2. The Demarcation of Land and the Role of Coordinating Institutions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Water Markets and Scarcity: Australia’s Murray Darling Basin and the US Southwest
    Environmental Economics Research Hub Research Reports, Environmental Economics Research Hub, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. Open-Access Losses and Delay in the Assignment of Property Rights
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Water Markets in the West: Prices, Trading, and Contractual Forms
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (18)

2006

  1. The Assignment of Property Rights on the Western Frontier: Lessons for Contemporary Environmental and Resource Policy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2007)

2005

  1. Chinatown: Transaction Costs in Water Rights Exchanges. The Owens Valley Transfer to Los Angeles
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads View citations (3)
  2. How Interest Groups with Limited Resources can Influence Political Outcomes: Information Control and the Landless Peasant Movement in Brazil
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. The Determinants of Progressive Era Reform: The Pure Food and Drugs Act of 1906
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Chapter (2006)
  2. Transaction Costs: Valuation Disputes, Bi-Lateral Monopoly Bargaining and Third-Party Effects in Water Rights Exchanges. The Owens Valley Transfer to Los Angeles
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2003

  1. Corruption and Reform? The Emergence of the 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act and the 1906 Meat Inspection Act
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads
  2. Small Farms, Externalities, and the Dust Bowl of the 1930's
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2004)
  3. State Regulation of Open-Access, Common-Pool Resources
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads

2002

  1. The economic evolution of petroleum property rights in the United States
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Legal Studies (2002)

2001

  1. "Rain Follows the Plow" and Dryfarming Doctrine: The Climate Information Problem and Homestead Failure in the Upper Great Plains, 1890-1925
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2000) Downloads
  2. Political constraints on government cartelization: the case of oil production regulation in Texas and Saudi Arabia
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads
  3. The economic evolution of petroleum property rights in the United States: a test of the Demsetz hypothesis
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads
  4. Transactions Costs and Coalition Stability under Majority Rule
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economic Inquiry (2003)

1999

  1. The Self-Enforcing Provisions of Oil and Gas Unit Operating Agreements: Theory and Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization (1999)

1997

  1. The Great Depression and the Regulating State: Federal Government Regulation of Agriculture: 1884-1970
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Chapter (1998)

1996

  1. The Determinants and Impact of Property Rights: Land Titles on the Brazilian Frontier
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (101)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization (1996)

1991

  1. The Rise of the Chicago Packers and the Origins of Meat Inspection and Antitrust
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Inquiry (1992)

Journal Articles

2008

  1. 2006 PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS WATER MARKETS IN THE WEST: PRICES, TRADING, AND CONTRACTUAL FORMS
    Economic Inquiry, 2008, 46, (2), 91-112 Downloads View citations (19)

2007

  1. The Assignment of Property Rights on the Western Frontier: Lessons for Contemporary Environmental and Resource Policy
    The Journal of Economic History, 2007, 67, (02), 257-291 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2004

  1. A History of Public Sector Pensions in the United States. By Robert L. Clark, Lee A Craig, and Jack W. Wilson. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003. Pp. ix, 259. $49.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 2004, 64, (01), 267-268 Downloads
  2. Small Farms, Externalities, and the Dust Bowl of the 1930s
    Journal of Political Economy, 2004, 112, (3), 665-694 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  3. The allocation of property rights to land: US land policy and farm failure in the northern great plains
    Explorations in Economic History, 2004, 41, (2), 103-129 Downloads View citations (7)

2003

  1. Redefining Efficiency: Pollution Concerns, Regulatory Mechanisms, and Technological Change in the U.S. Petroleum Industry. By Hugh S. Gorman. Series on Technology and the Environment. Series Editors, Jeffrey Stine, and Joel Tarr. Akron, OH: University of Akron Press, 2001. Pp. xv, 451. $49.95, cloth; $39.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 2003, 63, (01), 294-295 Downloads
  2. Transaction Costs and Coalition Stability under Majority Rule
    Economic Inquiry, 2003, 41, (2), 193-207 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2002

  1. AND DRYFARMING DOCTRINE: THE CLIMATE INFORMATION PROBLEM AND HOMESTEAD FAILURE IN THE UPPER GREAT PLAINS, 1890 1925
    The Journal of Economic History, 2002, 62, (01), 86-120 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Oil in Texas: The Gusher Age, 1895 1945. By Diana Davids Olien and Roger M. Olien. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2002. Pp. xi, 307. $39.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 2002, 62, (02), 621-622 Downloads
  3. The Economic Evolution of Petroleum Property Rights in the United States
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2002, 31, (2), S589-608 View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2001

  1. Information distortion and competitive remedies in government transfer programs: The case of ethanol
    Economics of Governance, 2001, 2, (2), 101-134 View citations (11)

2000

  1. Land Reform Policies, the Sources of Violent Conflict, and Implications for Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2000, 39, (2), 162-188 Downloads View citations (71)
  2. The Effect of Cost Heterogeneity in the Success and Failure of the New Deal's Agricultural and Industrial Programs
    Explorations in Economic History, 2000, 37, (4), 370-400 Downloads View citations (5)

1999

  1. The Self-Enforcing Provisions of Oil and Gas Unit Operating Agreements: Theory and Evidence
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 1999, 15, (2), 526-48 View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1996

  1. The Determinants and Impact of Property Rights: Land Titles on the Brazilian Frontier
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 1996, 12, (1), 25-61 View citations (113)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1995

  1. The Failure of Government-Sponsored Cartels and Development of Federal Farm Policy
    Economic Inquiry, 1995, 33, (3), 365-82

1994

  1. Land, property rights and privatization in Brazil
    The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 1994, 34, (Supplement 1), 261-280 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Patronage to Merit and Control of the Federal Government Labor Force
    Explorations in Economic History, 1994, 31, (1), 91-119 Downloads View citations (2)

1992

  1. Economic analysis of property rights: Yoram Barzel, (Cambridge University Press, New York, 1989) pp xi+122, $2995, cloth, $1095, paper
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1992, 18, (1), 147-149 Downloads
  2. The Rise of the Chicago Packers and the Origins of Meat Inspection and Antitrust
    Economic Inquiry, 1992, 30, (2), 242-62 View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1991

  1. Public Sector Employee Voter Participation and Salaries
    Public Choice, 1991, 68, (1-3), 137-50 View citations (3)
  2. The lever of riches: Technological creativity and economic progress:, New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1990. ix + 328 pp., index, $24.95
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1991, 15, (4), 742-744 Downloads

1990

  1. Non-renewable resources extraction programs and markets:, Chur, Switzerland: Harwood Academic Publishers, 1989. ix + 147 pp. $48.00
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1990, 14, (2), 345-346 Downloads

1989

  1. Agency Growth, Salaries and the Protected Bureaucrat
    Economic Inquiry, 1989, 27, (3), 431-51 View citations (4)
  2. Bureaucratic Rules, Supervisor Behavior, and the Effect on Salaries in the Federal Government
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 1989, 5, (1), 53-82 View citations (7)

1987

  1. Firm Heterogeneities and Cartelization Efforts in Domestic Crude Oil
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 1987, 3, (1), 1-25 View citations (10)

1986

  1. Property rights in economic history: Implications for research
    Explorations in Economic History, 1986, 23, (3), 227-252 Downloads View citations (18)

1985

  1. Oil Field Unitization: Contractual Failure in the Presence of Imperfect Information
    American Economic Review, 1985, 75, (3), 368-85 Downloads View citations (53)
  2. The Influence of Private Contractual Failure on Regulation: The Case of Oil Field Unitization
    Journal of Political Economy, 1985, 93, (4), 690-714 Downloads View citations (47)

1984

  1. Contractual Responses to the Common Pool: Prorationing of Crude Oil Production
    American Economic Review, 1984, 74, (1), 87-98 Downloads View citations (53)

1982

  1. Agricultural productivity, partible inheritance, and the demographic response to rural poverty: An examination of the Spanish southwest
    Explorations in Economic History, 1982, 19, (2), 184-200 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Contracting Problems and Regulation: The Case of the Fishery
    American Economic Review, 1982, 72, (5), 1005-22 Downloads View citations (110)

1980

  1. Efficient markets and great lakes timber: A conservation issue reexamined
    Explorations in Economic History, 1980, 17, (4), 372-385 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Legislating Commons: The Navajo Tribal Council and the Navajo Range
    Economic Inquiry, 1980, 18, (1), 69-86

Books

2011

  1. The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (3)

1994

  1. The Federal Civil Service System and the Problem of Bureaucracy
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (15)
  2. The Regulated Economy: A Historical Approach to Political Economy
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (20)

Chapters

2011

  1. Climate Change: Adaptations in Historical Perspective
    A chapter in The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present, 2011, pp 1-22 Downloads
  2. Climate Variability and Water Infrastructure: Historical Experience in the Western United States
    A chapter in The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present, 2011, pp 253-280 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2006

  1. The Determinants of Progressive Era Reform. The Pure Food and Drugs Act of 1906
    A chapter in Corruption and Reform: Lessons from America's Economic History, 2006, pp 319-342 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

1998

  1. The Great Depression and the Regulating State: Federal Government Regulation of Agriculture, 1884-1970
    A chapter in The Defining Moment: The Great Depression and the American Economy in the Twentieth Century, 1998, pp 181-224 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (1997)

1994

  1. Appendix A: Appendix to Chapter 2
    A chapter in The Federal Civil Service System and the Problem of Bureaucracy, 1994, pp 189-196 Downloads
    Also in A chapter in The Federal Civil Service System and the Problem of Bureaucracy, 1994, pp 202-204 (1994) Downloads
    A chapter in The Federal Civil Service System and the Problem of Bureaucracy, 1994, pp 196-197 (1994) Downloads
    A chapter in The Federal Civil Service System and the Problem of Bureaucracy, 1994, pp 198-202 (1994) Downloads
  2. Explaining the Success of Federal Employees as an Interest Group
    A chapter in The Federal Civil Service System and the Problem of Bureaucracy, 1994, pp 126-153 Downloads
  3. Index
    A chapter in The Federal Civil Service System and the Problem of Bureaucracy, 1994, pp 223-230 Downloads
  4. Introduction to "The Regulated Economy: A Historical Approach to Political Economy"
    A chapter in The Regulated Economy: A Historical Approach to Political Economy, 1994, pp 1-12 Downloads View citations (13)
  5. Political Bargaining and Cartelization in the New Deal: Orange Marketing Orders
    A chapter in The Regulated Economy: A Historical Approach to Political Economy, 1994, pp 189-222 Downloads View citations (3)
  6. References
    A chapter in The Federal Civil Service System and the Problem of Bureaucracy, 1994, pp 205-222 Downloads
  7. Replacing Political Patronage with Merit: The Roles of the President and the Congress in the Origins of the Federal Civil Service System
    A chapter in The Federal Civil Service System and the Problem of Bureaucracy, 1994, pp 12-47 Downloads
  8. The "Problem of Bureaucracy"
    A chapter in The Federal Civil Service System and the Problem of Bureaucracy, 1994, pp 1-11 Downloads
  9. The Continuing Political Conflict over Control of Federal Employees and the Requirement for Further Institutional Change
    A chapter in The Federal Civil Service System and the Problem of Bureaucracy, 1994, pp 48-75 Downloads
  10. The Economics and Politics of Institutional Change in the Political Arena
    A chapter in The Federal Civil Service System and the Problem of Bureaucracy, 1994, pp 177-188 Downloads
  11. The Implications of a Protected Bureaucracy
    A chapter in The Federal Civil Service System and the Problem of Bureaucracy, 1994, pp 154-176 Downloads
  12. The Maturation of Federal Employees as an Interest Group
    A chapter in The Federal Civil Service System and the Problem of Bureaucracy, 1994, pp 96-125 Downloads
  13. The Rise of Federal Employees as an Interest Group: The Early Years
    A chapter in The Federal Civil Service System and the Problem of Bureaucracy, 1994, pp 76-95 Downloads
 
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