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Working Papers

2019

  1. Deaths and Disappearances in the Pinochet Regime: A New Dataset
    SocArXiv, Center for Open Science Downloads

2009

  1. Anarchy, Groups, and Conflict: An Experiment on the Emergence of Protective Associations
    Working Papers, Chapman University, Economic Science Institute Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Social Choice and Welfare (2012)

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Peter T. Leeson: WTF?! An Economic Tour of the Weird
    Public Choice, 2018, 174, (1), 209-211 Downloads

2016

  1. Covenants without the Sword? Comparing Prison Self-Governance Globally
    American Political Science Review, 2016, 110, (4), 845-862 Downloads View citations (4)

2015

  1. Criminal rituals
    Global Crime, 2015, 16, (4), 288-305 Downloads

2014

  1. Amy E. Lerman, The modern prison paradox: Politics, punishment, and social community
    Public Choice, 2014, 161, (3), 537-539 Downloads
  2. Outlaws of the Atlantic: Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail. By Marcus Rediker. Boston: Beacon Press. 2014. Pp. ix, 223. $26.95, cloth
    The Journal of Economic History, 2014, 74, (4), 1238-1239 Downloads
  3. Prison Gangs and the Community Responsibility System
    Review of Behavioral Economics, 2014, 1, (3), 223-243 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Prisonomics: Lessons from America's Mass Incarceration
    Economic Affairs, 2014, 34, (3), 411-421 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Why didn’t slaves revolt more often during the Middle Passage?
    Rationality and Society, 2014, 26, (2), 236-262 Downloads

2013

  1. The governance institutions of a drug trafficking organization
    Public Choice, 2013, 156, (1), 95-103 Downloads View citations (4)

2012

  1. Anarchy, groups, and conflict: an experiment on the emergence of protective associations
    Social Choice and Welfare, 2012, 38, (2), 325-353 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Federico Varese: Mafias on the move: how organized crime conquers new territories
    Public Choice, 2012, 151, (1), 405-407 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Prison gangs, norms, and organizations
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2012, 82, (1), 96-109 Downloads View citations (28)
  4. Sweatshops, Opportunity Costs, and Non-Monetary Compensation: Evidence from El Salvador
    American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 2012, 71, (3), 539-561 Downloads View citations (4)

2011

  1. Governance and Prison Gangs
    American Political Science Review, 2011, 105, (4), 702-716 Downloads View citations (42)
  2. What Aid Can't Do: Reply to Ranis
    Cato Journal, 2011, 31, (1), 83-86 Downloads

2010

  1. Criminal constitutions
    Global Crime, 2010, 11, (3), 279-297 Downloads View citations (29)
  2. Putting the "Con" into Constitutions: The Economics of Prison Gangs
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2010, 26, (2), 183-211 Downloads View citations (34)

2009

  1. Alertness, local knowledge, and Johnny Appleseed
    The Review of Austrian Economics, 2009, 22, (4), 415-424 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. F. A. Hayek’s influence on Nobel Prize winners
    The Review of Austrian Economics, 2009, 22, (1), 109-112 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. What Can Aid Do?
    Cato Journal, 2009, 29, (3), 391-397 Downloads View citations (9)

2008

  1. Occupational Licensing and Asymmetric Information: Post-Hurricane Evidence from Florida
    Cato Journal, 2008, 28, (1), 73-82 Downloads View citations (6)

2006

  1. Sweatshops and Third World Living Standards: Are the Jobs Worth the Sweat?
    Journal of Labor Research, 2006, 27, (2), 263-274 Downloads View citations (15)

Books

2017

  1. The Decline and Rise of Institutions
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (2)

Chapters

2017

  1. Self-governance, property rights, and illicit commerce
    Chapter 8 in Research Handbook on Austrian Law and Economics, 2017, pp 178-191 Downloads

2010

  1. Restricting Reconstruction: Occupational Licensing and Natural Disasters
    Chapter 5 in The Political Economy of Hurricane Katrina and Community Rebound, 2010 Downloads View citations (1)
 
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