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Workplace:School of Business Administration, The Citadel, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2014

  1. Has the War between the Rent Seekers Escalated?
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Cato Journal (2016)

2010

  1. Adam Smith: Managerial Insights from the Father of Economics
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads
  2. Cointegrating Institutions: The Time-Series Properties of Country Institutional Measures
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law and Economics (2011)
  3. Does Cultural Diversity Increase The Rate Of Entrepreneurship?
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Austrian Economics (2010)
  4. Does Fiscal Decentralization Constrain Leviathan? Evidence from Local Property Tax Competition
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads
  5. Institutions, Capital, and Growth
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Journal Article in Southern Economic Journal (2010)
  6. Recovery and Reinvestment Act Spending at the State Level: Keynesian Stimulus or Distributive Politics?
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Public Choice (2013)

2009

  1. Beyond Borders: Is Media Freedom Contagious?
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Kyklos (2010)
  2. Does a Free Press Nurture Entrepreneurship?
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads
  3. Seniority and Anti-competitive Restrictions on the Legislative Common Pool: Tenure’s Impact on the Overall Production of Legislation and the Concentration of Political Benefits
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Public Choice (2012)
  4. The Political Economy of FEMA: Did Reorganization Matter?
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads View citations (7)
  5. Youth Gangs as Pseudo-Governments: Implications for Violent Crime
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in Southern Economic Journal (2009)

2006

  1. Contagious Capitalism
    (Contagious Capitalism)
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Has Wal-Mart Buried Mom and Pop?: The Impact of Wal-Mart on Self Employment and Small Establishments in the United States
    (Has Wal-Mart Buried Mom and Pop?: The Impact of Wal-Mart on Self Employment and Small Establishments in the United States)
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Inquiry (2008)
  3. Income Inequality and Economic Freedom in the U.S. States
    (Income Inequality and Economic Freedom in the U.S. States)
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Public Choice (2008)
  4. Testing Baumol: Institutional Quality and the Productivity of Entrepreneurship
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Business Venturing (2008)
  5. The Use of Knowledge in Natural Disaster Relief Management
    (The Use of Knowledge in Natural Disaster Relief Management)
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Chapter (2010)
  6. Weathering Corruption
    (Weathering Corruption)
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, West Virginia University Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law and Economics (2008)

2002

  1. 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)
  2. 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)

1993

  1. Empirical Evidence on the Publicness of State Legislative Activities
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, Florida State University
    See also Journal Article in Public Choice (1995)
  2. Exchange Rate Evidence on the Effectiveness of U.N. Policy
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, Florida State University

1992

  1. Are the De Facto Members of GATT Free Riders?
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, Florida State University
  2. Cyclical Variability in State Government Revenues
    Working Papers, Department of Economics, Florida State University View citations (2)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. HOW EFFECTIVE ARE EXPERT TV HOSTS AT SAVING FAILING BUSINESSES?
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2019, 37, (1), 9-24 Downloads

2018

  1. Entrepreneurship and human capital: The role of financial development
    International Review of Economics & Finance, 2018, 57, (C), 319-332 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The use of knowledge in technology entrepreneurship: A theoretical foundation
    The Review of Austrian Economics, 2018, 31, (2), 195-207 Downloads

2017

  1. The rise and decline of nations: the dynamic properties of institutional reform
    Journal of Institutional Economics, 2017, 13, (03), 549-574 Downloads View citations (1)

2016

  1. Analyzing the Effectiveness of State Regulatory Review
    Public Finance Review, 2016, 44, (4), 446-477 Downloads
  2. Does corruption ever help entrepreneurship?
    Small Business Economics, 2016, 47, (1), 179-199 Downloads View citations (13)
  3. Foreign aid’s impact on domestic business climates - an empirical analysis with SSA and MENA countries
    Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, 2016, 5, (3), 365-382 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Has the War between the Rent Seekers Escalated?
    Cato Journal, 2016, 36, (1), 47-53 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2014

  1. Do intergovernmental grants create ratchets in state and local taxes?
    Public Choice, 2014, 158, (1), 167-187 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Regulatory costs on entrepreneurship and establishment employment size
    Small Business Economics, 2014, 42, (3), 541-559 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. The elephant in the room: why some states are refusing to expand Medicaid
    Applied Economics Letters, 2014, 21, (17), 1226-1229 Downloads

2013

  1. Does fiscal decentralization result in a better business climate?
    Applied Economics Letters, 2013, 20, (1), 84-91 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Chapter (2014)
  2. Entrepreneurship and political risk
    Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, 2013, 2, (2), 130-143 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Recovery and Reinvestment Act spending at the state level: Keynesian stimulus or distributive politics?
    Public Choice, 2013, 155, (3), 449-468 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2012

  1. Comparing the spread of capitalism and democracy
    Economics Letters, 2012, 114, (1), 139-141 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Seniority and anti-competitive restrictions on the legislative common pool: tenure’s impact on the overall production of legislation and the concentration of political benefits
    Public Choice, 2012, 153, (1), 171-190 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2011

  1. Cointegrating Institutions: The Time-Series Properties of Country Institutional Measures
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2011, 54, (1), 111 - 134 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Does fiscal decentralization constrain Leviathan? New evidence from local property tax competition
    Public Choice, 2011, 149, (1), 5-30 Downloads View citations (11)

2010

  1. Beyond Borders: Is Media Freedom Contagious?
    Kyklos, 2010, 63, (1), 133-143 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Does cultural diversity increase the rate of entrepreneurship?
    The Review of Austrian Economics, 2010, 23, (3), 269-286 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  3. Institutions, Capital, and Growth
    Southern Economic Journal, 2010, 77, (2), 385-405 Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  4. Occupational safety and profit maximization: Friends or foes?
    Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), 2010, 39, (3), 429-435 Downloads View citations (5)
  5. The non-productive entrepreneurial process
    The Review of Austrian Economics, 2010, 23, (4), 333-346 Downloads View citations (16)

2009

  1. Youth Gangs as Pseudo-Governments Implications for Violent Crime
    Southern Economic Journal, 2009, 75, (4), 996-1018 View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2008

  1. Costly price discrimination
    Economics Letters, 2008, 99, (1), 206-208 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Does school choice increase the rate of youth entrepreneurship?
    Economics of Education Review, 2008, 27, (4), 429-438 Downloads View citations (10)
  3. HAS WAL-MART BURIED MOM AND POP?: THE IMPACT OF WAL-MART ON SELF-EMPLOYMENT AND SMALL ESTABLISHMENTS IN THE UNITED STATES
    Economic Inquiry, 2008, 46, (4), 676-695 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  4. Income inequality and economic freedom in the U.S. states
    Public Choice, 2008, 134, (3), 329-346 Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  5. Testing Baumol: Institutional quality and the productivity of entrepreneurship
    Journal of Business Venturing, 2008, 23, (6), 641-655 Downloads View citations (124)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  6. Weathering Corruption
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2008, 51, (4), 667-681 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2007

  1. Automobile Safety Regulation and the Incentive to Drive Recklessly: Evidence from NASCAR
    Southern Economic Journal, 2007, 74, (1), 71-84 View citations (19)
  2. Can You Hear Me in The Back? Improving Large Section Instruction Using Walkie-Talkies
    Journal of Private Enterprise, 2007, 23, (Fall 2007), 159-166 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Freedom, barriers to entry, entrepreneurship, and economic progress
    The Review of Austrian Economics, 2007, 20, (4), 221-236 Downloads View citations (32)
  4. The Effect of Judicial Selection Processes on Judicial Quality: The Role of Partisan Politics
    Cato Journal, 2007, 27, (1), 69-82 Downloads View citations (5)
  5. The Political, Economic, and Social Aspects of Katrina
    Southern Economic Journal, 2007, 74, (2), 363-376 View citations (20)

2006

  1. Does a Less Active Central Bank Lead to Greater Economic Stability? Evidence from the European Monetary Union
    Cato Journal, 2006, 26, (1), 49-70 Downloads
  2. Government's response to Hurricane Katrina: A public choice analysis
    Public Choice, 2006, 127, (1), 55-73 Downloads View citations (62)
  3. State budget stabilization fund adoption: Preparing for the next recession or circumventing fiscal constraints?
    Public Choice, 2006, 126, (1), 177-199 Downloads View citations (8)
  4. The emergence of entrepreneurial economics, by Vinig, T. And Van Der Voort, R. (eds.). Research on Technological Innovation, Management, and Policy, Vol. 9, Elsevier: Amsterdam, 2005, xvi +232 pp., GBP 66.00, USD 105.00, EUR 95.00 (cloth)
    Managerial and Decision Economics, 2006, 27, (5), 396-399 Downloads
  5. Venture capital, entrepreneurship, and public policy, edited by Kanniainen, V. and Keuschnigg, C. CESifo Seminar Series, by Sinn, H.-W. MIT Press: Cambridge and London, 2005, xviii+293 pp., USD 40.00 (cloth)
    Managerial and Decision Economics, 2006, 27, (5), 392-394 Downloads

2005

  1. Entrepreneurship in Post-Socialist Economies
    Journal of Private Enterprise, 2005, 21, (Fall 2005), 8-28 Downloads View citations (33)
  2. PUBLIC POLICY, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, AND ECONOMIC FREEDOM
    Cato Journal, 2005, 25, (3), 595-616 Downloads View citations (57)

2004

  1. Expressive Voting and Government Redistribution: Testing Tullock's `Charity of the Uncharitable'
    Public Choice, 2004, 119, (1_2), 143-159 Downloads View citations (19)
  2. Gert Tinggaard Svendsen, The Political Economy of the European Union: Institutions, Policy, and Economic Growth
    Public Choice, 2004, 120, (3_4), 465-468 Downloads
  3. 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)
  4. The Last 30 Years of Public Choice: An Analysis of Author and Institution Rankings
    Public Choice, 2004, 120, (3_4), 331-352 Downloads View citations (2)

2003

  1. An examination of the empirical derivatives of the favourite-longshot bias in racetrack betting
    Applied Economics, 2003, 35, (4), 371-385 Downloads View citations (15)
  2. The Political Economy of FEMA Disaster Payments
    Economic Inquiry, 2003, 41, (3), 496-509 Downloads View citations (73)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2002

  1. Defending the Articles of Confederation: A Reply to Dougherty
    Public Choice, 2002, 113, (3-4), 287-99 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. On the Measurement of Rent Seeking and Its Social Opportunity Cost
    Public Choice, 2002, 112, (1-2), 115-36 Downloads View citations (29)

2001

  1. A Public Choice Explanation for the Budget Surplus: Comment
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2001, 15, (4), 219-221 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Public Policy Toward Pecuniary Externalities
    Public Finance Review, 2001, 29, (4), 304-325 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. The Unanimous Voting Rule Is Not the Political Equivalent to Market Exchange
    Public Choice, 2001, 106, (3-4), 233-42 Downloads View citations (7)

2000

  1. Consumption Externalities and Economic Welfare
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2000, 26, (2), 157-170 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Diagrammatic Approach to Capacity-Constrained Price Discrimination
    Southern Economic Journal, 2000, 66, (4), 1001-1008 View citations (2)

1999

  1. Gamblers favor skewness, not risk: Further evidence from United States' lottery games
    Economics Letters, 1999, 63, (1), 85-90 Downloads View citations (77)
  2. In Defense of the Articles of Confederation and the Contribution Mechanism as a Means of Government Finance: A General Comment on the Literature
    Public Choice, 1999, 99, (3-4), 347-56 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Theory and Evidence on the Political Economy of the Minimum Wage
    Journal of Political Economy, 1999, 107, (4), 761-785 Downloads View citations (44)

1998

  1. Exchange Rate Evidence on the Effectiveness of United Nations Policy
    Public Choice, 1998, 95, (1-2), 1-25 Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Public Choice, 1998, 95, (1), 1-25 (1998) Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Michelle R. Garfinkel and Stergios Skaperdas (Eds.), The political economy of conflict and appropriation
    Public Choice, 1998, 95, (1), 210-213 Downloads
  3. The Political Costs of Tax Increases and Expenditure Reductions: Evidence from State Legislative Turnover
    Public Choice, 1998, 96, (1-2), 61-79 Downloads View citations (8)

1997

  1. Taxation and Product Quality: New Evidence from Generic Cigarettes
    Journal of Political Economy, 1997, 105, (4), 880-87 Downloads View citations (26)
  2. The Distinction Between True and Induced Free Riders: an Application to Gatt de Facto Membership
    Public Finance Review, 1997, 25, (4), 366-392 Downloads

1996

  1. Measuring the Growth and Variability of Tax Bases Over the Business Cycle
    National Tax Journal, 1996, 49, (4), 535-52 Downloads View citations (30)
  2. The Stability of International Coalitions in United Nations Voting from 1946 to 1973
    Public Choice, 1996, 86, (1-2), 17-34 View citations (4)
  3. Vibert's European union: A United Nations or a United States?
    Constitutional Political Economy, 1996, 7, (4), 309-316 Downloads

1995

  1. Empirical Evidence on the Publicness of State Legislative Activities
    Public Choice, 1995, 83, (1-2), 47-58 View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

1994

  1. The League of Nations covenant and the United Nations charter: An analysis of two international constitutions
    Constitutional Political Economy, 1994, 5, (2), 173-192 Downloads View citations (1)

Chapters

2017

  1. Entrepreneurial creative destruction and legal federalism
    Chapter 7 in The Law and Economics of Federalism, 2017, pp 214-237 Downloads

2014

  1. Does fiscal decentralization result in a better business climate?
    Chapter 9 in Entrepreneurial Action, Public Policy, and Economic Outcomes, 2014, pp 151-176 Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics Letters (2013)

2013

  1. The politics of elections and congressional oversight
    Chapter 13 in The Elgar Companion to Public Choice, Second Edition, 2013, pp 217-232 Downloads

2010

  1. The Use of Knowledge in Natural Disaster Relief Management
    Chapter 3 in The Political Economy of Hurricane Katrina and Community Rebound, 2010 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
 
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