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Homepage:http://mason.gmu.edu/~atabarro/
Workplace:Economics Department, George Mason University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2021

  1. Could Vaccine Dose Stretching Reduce COVID-19 Deaths?
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2021) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Early Refund Bonuses Increase Successful Crowdfunding
    Purdue University Economics Working Papers, Purdue University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article Early refund bonuses increase successful crowdfunding, Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier (2021) Downloads View citations (8) (2021)
  3. Preparing for a Pandemic: Accelerating Vaccine Availability
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Working Papers, Becker Friedman Institute for Research In Economics (2021) Downloads View citations (8)
    Research Papers, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business (2021) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article Preparing for a Pandemic: Accelerating Vaccine Availability, AEA Papers and Proceedings, American Economic Association (2021) Downloads View citations (5) (2021)
  4. Testing Fractional doses of COVID-19 Vaccines
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2021) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Testing fractional doses of COVID-19 vaccines, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2022) Downloads (2022)

2003

  1. Do Off-Label Drug Practices Argue Against FDA Efficacy Requirements? Testing an Argument by Structured Conversations with Experts
    Ratio Working Papers, The Ratio Institute Downloads

2002

  1. The Effect of Electoral Institutions on Tort Awards
    Berkeley Olin Program in Law & Economics, Working Paper Series, Berkeley Olin Program in Law & Economics Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article The Effect of Electoral Institutions on Tort Awards, American Law and Economics Review, American Law and Economics Association (2002) View citations (11) (2002)

Undated

  1. Using Terror Alert Levels to Estimate the Effect of Police on Crime
    American Law & Economics Association Annual Meetings, American Law & Economics Association Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article Using Terror Alert Levels to Estimate the Effect of Police on Crime, Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press (2005) Downloads View citations (158) (2005)

Journal Articles

2023

  1. Building networks: Investigating the quid pro quo between local politicians & developers
    Journal of Development Economics, 2023, 164, (C) Downloads

2022

  1. Covid in the nursing homes: the US experience
    (The US Bought Rapid Covid-19 Tests to Help Control the Virus. Now Many Are Unused)
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2022, 38, (4), 887-911 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Is it possible to prepare for a pandemic?
    (Preparing for a Pandemic: Accelerating Vaccine Availability)
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2022, 38, (4), 851-875 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Testing fractional doses of COVID-19 vaccines
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2022, 119, (8), e2116932119 Downloads
    See also Working Paper Testing Fractional doses of COVID-19 Vaccines, NBER Working Papers (2021) Downloads (2021)
  4. Vaccines and the Covid-19 pandemic: lessons from failure and success
    (Many Say They’re Confused About Whether, When to Get Second Booster)
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2022, 38, (4), 719-741 Downloads View citations (1)

2021

  1. Early refund bonuses increase successful crowdfunding
    Games and Economic Behavior, 2021, 129, (C), 78-95 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper Early Refund Bonuses Increase Successful Crowdfunding, Purdue University Economics Working Papers (2021) Downloads View citations (9) (2021)
  2. Preparing for a Pandemic: Accelerating Vaccine Availability
    AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2021, 111, 331-35 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper Preparing for a Pandemic: Accelerating Vaccine Availability, NBER Working Papers (2021) Downloads View citations (8) (2021)
  3. Simple rules for the developing world
    European Journal of Law and Economics, 2021, 52, (2), 341-362 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Too slow for the urban march: Litigations and the real estate market in Mumbai, India
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2021, 123, (C) Downloads View citations (3)

2020

  1. Janek Wasserman: The Marginal Revolutionaries: how Austrian economists fought the war of ideas
    Business Economics, 2020, 55, (3), 166-168 Downloads

2019

  1. To Serve and Collect: The Fiscal and Racial Determinants of Law Enforcement
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2019, 48, (1), 189 - 216 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Why Are the Prices So Damn High? Health, Education, and the Baumol Effect
    Annals of Computational Economics, 2019 Downloads View citations (4)

2018

  1. Is regulation to blame for the decline in American entrepreneurship?
    Economic Policy, 2018, 33, (93), 5-44 Downloads View citations (38)

2017

  1. Occupational licensing causes a wage premium: Evidence from a natural experiment in Colorado’s funeral services industry
    International Review of Law and Economics, 2017, 50, (C), 50-59 Downloads View citations (8)

2016

  1. A Skeptical View of the National Science Foundation's Role in Economic Research
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2016, 30, (3), 235-48 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Lessons from the Economics of Crime: What Reduces Offending?, by P. J. Cook, S. Machin, O. Marie and G. Mastrobuoni (eds) ( The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2013 ), pp. 240
    The Economic Record, 2016, 92, (298), 501-503 Downloads

2015

  1. James Buchanan as Intellectual Entrepreneur
    Journal of Private Enterprise, 2015, 30, (Summer 2015), 111-115 Downloads
  2. Public choice perspectives on intellectual property
    Public Choice, 2015, 163, (1), 129-151 Downloads View citations (9)

2014

  1. Firearms and suicides in US states
    International Review of Law and Economics, 2014, 37, (C), 180-188 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Ill-Conceived, Even If Competently Administered: Software Patents, Litigation, and Innovation—A Comment on Graham and Vishnubhakat
    Econ Journal Watch, 2014, 11, (1), 37-45 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The Industrial Organization of Online Education
    American Economic Review, 2014, 104, (5), 519-22 Downloads View citations (11)
  4. Thomas Piketty's terrifying vision. A review essay of Thomas Piketty, "Capital in the Twenty-First Century", transl. by Arthur Goldhammer, Cambridge (MA), Belknap-Harvard University Press, 2014, pp. 696
    History of Economic Ideas, 2014, 22, (2), 155-162 Downloads

2013

  1. PRIVATE EDUCATION IN INDIA: A NOVEL TEST OF CREAM SKIMMING
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2013, 31, (1), 1-12 Downloads View citations (4)

2012

  1. Product Liability and Moral Hazard: Evidence from General Aviation
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2012, 55, (3), 593 - 630 Downloads View citations (3)

2010

  1. Reviews: Boulevard of Broken Dreams: Why Public Efforts to Boost Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Have Failed – and What to Do About It
    The Economic Record, 2010, 86, (274), 458-459 Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. Measuring Criminal Spillovers: Evidence from Three Strikes
    Review of Law & Economics, 2009, 5, (1), 251-268 Downloads View citations (3)

2008

  1. Do Off‐Label Drug Practices Argue Against FDA Efficacy Requirements? A Critical Analysis of Physicians' Argumentation for Initial Efficacy Requirements
    American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 2008, 67, (5), 743-775 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The hot-toy problem
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2008, 67, (2), 512-516 Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. Does Three Strikes Deter?: A Nonparametric Estimation
    Journal of Human Resources, 2007, 42, (2) Downloads View citations (77)

2005

  1. Data Watch: Tort-uring the Data
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2005, 19, (2), 207-220 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Using Terror Alert Levels to Estimate the Effect of Police on Crime
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2005, 48, (1), 267-79 Downloads View citations (158)
    See also Working Paper Using Terror Alert Levels to Estimate the Effect of Police on Crime, American Law & Economics Association Annual Meetings Downloads View citations (4)

2004

  1. How to Get Real About Organs
    Econ Journal Watch, 2004, 1, (1), 11-18 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Reply to Byrne and Thompson
    Econ Journal Watch, 2004, 1, (1), 26-28 Downloads
  3. The Fugitive: Evidence on Public versus Private Law Enforcement from Bail Jumping
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2004, 47, (1), 93-122 Downloads View citations (14)
  4. Using Placebo Laws to Test "More Guns, Less Crime"
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2004, 4, (1), 1-9 Downloads View citations (16)

2003

  1. Race, Poverty, and American Tort Awards: Evidence from Three Data Sets
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2003, 32, (1), 27-58 Downloads View citations (3)

2002

  1. Patent Theory versus Patent Law
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2002, 1, (1), 1-26 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. The Effect of Electoral Institutions on Tort Awards
    American Law and Economics Review, 2002, 4, (2), 341-370 View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper The Effect of Electoral Institutions on Tort Awards, Berkeley Olin Program in Law & Economics, Working Paper Series (2002) Downloads View citations (11) (2002)

2001

  1. President Perot or Fundamentals of Voting Theory Illustrated with the 1992 Election
    Public Choice, 2001, 106, (3-4), 275-97 Downloads View citations (6)

2000

  1. An Economic Theory of Avant‐Garde and Popular Art, or High and Low Culture
    Southern Economic Journal, 2000, 67, (2), 232-253 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Believe in Pascal's Wager? Have I Got a Deal for You!
    Theory and Decision, 2000, 48, (2), 123-128 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Runaway Judges? Selection Effects and the Jury
    The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2000, 16, (2), 306-33 View citations (11)

1999

  1. Book Review
    International Review of Economics & Finance, 1999, 8, (4), 479-481 Downloads
  2. Court Politics: The Political Economy of Tort Awards
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1999, 42, (1), 157-88 Downloads View citations (38)
  3. Would the Borda Count Have Avoided the Civil War?
    Journal of Theoretical Politics, 1999, 11, (2), 261-288 Downloads View citations (7)

1998

  1. The Private Provision of Public Goods via Dominant Assurance Contracts
    Public Choice, 1998, 96, (3-4), 345-62 Downloads View citations (32)
  2. V. A. Ginsburgh and P.-M. Menger (eds.), Economics of the Arts: Selected Essays
    Journal of Cultural Economics, 1998, 22, (4), 285-287 Downloads
  3. Who Benefits from Progress?
    Kyklos, 1998, 51, (3), 379-397 Downloads View citations (1)

1997

  1. A simple model of crime waves, riots, and revolutions
    Atlantic Economic Journal, 1997, 25, (3), 274-288 Downloads View citations (5)

1996

  1. Genetic testing and human welfare: reply to Hall
    Journal of Health Economics, 1996, 15, (3), 381-384 Downloads View citations (1)

1995

  1. Good Grapes and Bad Lobsters: Applying the Alchian and Allen Theorem
    Economic Inquiry, 1995, 33, (2), 253-56 View citations (18)
  2. Irrelevance Propositions are Irrelevant
    Kyklos, 1995, 48, (3), 409-417 Downloads

1994

  1. A Survey, Critique, and New Defense of Term Limits
    Cato Journal, 1994, 14, (2), 333-350 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Genetic testing: An economic and contractarian analysis
    Journal of Health Economics, 1994, 13, (1), 75-91 Downloads View citations (45)

Edited books

2002

  1. The Entrepreneurial Economist: Bright Ideas from the Dismal Science
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (2)

Chapters

2022

  1. William Baumol and the Cost Disease
    A chapter in Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology: Including a Symposium on the Work of William J. Baumol: Heterodox Inspirations and Neoclassical Models, 2022, vol. 40B, pp 11-26 Downloads

2014

  1. Lessons from Gurgaon, India’s private city
    Chapter 10 in Cities and Private Planning, 2014, pp 199-231 Downloads

2010

  1. Police, Prisons, and Punishment: The Empirical Evidence on Crime Deterrence
    Chapter 6 in Handbook on the Economics of Crime, 2010 Downloads
  2. The Measure of Vice and Sin: A Review of the Uses, Limitations and Implications of Crime Data
    Chapter 3 in Handbook on the Economics of Crime, 2010 Downloads View citations (3)
 
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