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Working Papers

2017

  1. Interpreting Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads
  2. Utilitarianism, Voting And The Redistribution Of Income
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads

2016

  1. A Utilitarian Measure Of Economic Growth
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads View citations (2)

2014

  1. How High Might The Revenue-maximizing Tax Rate Be?
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads View citations (3)

2013

  1. Two Sources Of Bias In Estimating The Peak Of The Laffer Curve
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. An Alternative Explanation Of The Chance Of Casting A Pivotal Vote
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Rationality and Society (2014)
  2. Campaign Advertising, Redistribution And The Gap Between Incomes Of Rich And Poor
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads
  3. Three Stories About The Chance Of Casting A Pivotal Vote
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads
  4. What Exactly Is A Duty To Vote ?
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads
  5. Why The Legal System Is Not Necessarily Less Efficient Than The Income Tax In Redistributing Income
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads

2010

  1. Bargaining And Voting
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Public Choice (2012)
  2. Three Papers On Bargaining
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads

2009

  1. Bargaining Unexplained
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Public Choice (2012)

2007

  1. The Reform Of Equalization Payments
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Canadian Public Policy (2007)

2006

  1. Should The Samuelson Rule Be Modified To Account For The Marginal Cost Of Public Funds?
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Comments On "the Optimal Supply Of Public Goods And The Distortionary Cost Of Taxation"
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The Distributive Implications Of Patents On Indivisible Goods
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads

2003

  1. Testing The Citizen-candidate Model
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads View citations (1)

2002

  1. The Marginal Cost Of Public Funds Is The Ratio Of Mean Income To Median Income
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Public Finance Review (2006)

2001

  1. Majority Rule
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine Downloads
  2. Mysterious Bargaining
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads

1999

  1. Personal Goods, Efficiency And The Law
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in European Journal of Political Economy (2001)

1998

  1. Public Provision Of Indivisible Private Goods In Short Supply
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Public Finance Review (2002)
  2. The Colour Of The Judge's Eyes: Efficiency As A Criterion For The Legislature And For The Courts
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University
    See also Journal Article in Public Choice (2001)
  3. The Justification Of Private Property
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University

1993

  1. Education as a Deterrent to Crime
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Canadian Journal of Economics (1997)
  2. The Interests of English Canada
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Canadian Public Policy (1995)

1990

  1. The Birth of the Liberal Society
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads
  2. The Significance of the Probabilistic Voting Theorem
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Canadian Journal of Economics (1994)

1989

  1. Six Models of Advertising Welfare
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University

1987

  1. Intensity of Preference Under Representative Government
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University
  2. The Rise and Fall of the Public Sector in the Estimation of the Economists
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University

1986

  1. Tax Evasion and the Marginal Cost of Public Funds
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University View citations (59)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Inquiry (1986)
  2. The Distribution of Income in a Despotic Society
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Public Choice (1987)
  3. The Dynastic Cycle and the Stationary State
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1989)

1983

  1. Production and Predation: The Sources of Inefficiency
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University
  2. Production and Predation: The Welfare Economics of Theft
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University

1982

  1. The Benefits and Cost of Firm-Specific Investment Grants: A Study of Five Federal Programs
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University View citations (1)
  2. The Private Cost of Public Funds: Variations on Themes by Browning, Atkinson and Stern
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University View citations (3)

1979

  1. How Should the Redistributive Power of the State be Divided Between Federal and Provincial Governments?
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University
    See also Journal Article in Canadian Public Policy (1980)

1976

  1. The Economics of Tax Incentives to Encourage Investment, with Special Reference to Malaysia
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University
  2. The Welfare Economics of the Socialization of Commodities
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1977)

1975

  1. The Problem of Equity
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University

1974

  1. Consumer Surplus, Real Income and Cardinal Utility
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University

1973

  1. The Measurement of Economic Growth
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University View citations (79)
  2. The Suitability of the Divisia Index for the Measurement of Economic Aggregates
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University
    See also Journal Article in Review of Income and Wealth (1974)

1972

  1. The Concept of Real Income
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University

1970

  1. Demand Theory and Empirical Demand Curves
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads

1969

  1. The Meaning and Measurement of Aggregate Technical Change
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads
  2. The Price of Capital and the Real Rate of Interest
    Working Paper, Economics Department, Queen's University Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Economic Papers (1971)

Journal Articles

2014

  1. An alternative explanation of the chance of casting a pivotal vote
    Rationality and Society, 2014, 26, (1), 105-138 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2012

  1. Bargaining and voting
    Public Choice, 2012, 151, (3), 739-755 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Bargaining unexplained
    Public Choice, 2012, 151, (1), 23-41 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. Property rights, the social contract and the requirements for democratic government: reflections on The Calculus of Consent
    Public Choice, 2012, 152, (3), 371-380 Downloads

2007

  1. The Reform of Equalization Payments
    Canadian Public Policy, 2007, 33, (3), 337-366 View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2006

  1. The Marginal Cost of Public Funds Is the Ratio of Mean Income to Median Income
    Public Finance Review, 2006, 34, (6), 687-711 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2005

  1. Assessing the citizen – candidate model
    Public Choice, 2005, 125, (1), 43-65 Downloads View citations (3)

2002

  1. Public Provision of Indivisible Private Goods in Short Supply
    Public Finance Review, 2002, 30, (5), 385-415 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (1998)

2001

  1. Personal goods, efficiency and the law
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2001, 17, (4), 673-703 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  2. The Colour of the Judge's Eyes: Efficiency as a Criterion for the Legislature and for the Courts
    Public Choice, 2001, 107, (3-4), 333-57 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1998

  1. The Coase theorem is tautological, incoherent or wrong
    Economics Letters, 1998, 61, (1), 3-11 Downloads View citations (34)

1997

  1. Education as a Deterrent to Crime
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1997, 30, (2), 367-84 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

1996

  1. Rawls, rules and objectives: A critique of the two principles of justice
    Constitutional Political Economy, 1996, 7, (2), 103-126 Downloads

1995

  1. A Reply
    Canadian Public Policy, 1995, 21, (1), 94-106
  2. The Interests of English Canada
    Canadian Public Policy, 1995, 21, (1), 72-84 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (1993)
  3. Victimization, Rent-Seeking and Just Compensation
    Public Choice, 1995, 83, (1-2), 1-20 View citations (1)

1994

  1. INCOME AND THE HAMILTONIAN1
    Review of Income and Wealth, 1994, 40, (2), 123-141 Downloads
  2. The Significance of the Probabilistic Voting Theorem
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1994, 27, (2), 433-45 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1991

  1. Economic interests and institutions: Daniel W. Bromley, (Basil Blackwell, Cambridge, MA, 1989), pp. vii + 265, $49.95
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1991, 15, (1), 164-166 Downloads View citations (1)

1989

  1. The Dynastic Cycle and the Stationary State
    American Economic Review, 1989, 79, (5), 1031-44 Downloads View citations (55)
    See also Working Paper (1986)

1987

  1. The distribution of income in a despotic society
    Public Choice, 1987, 54, (3), 261-276 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (1986)
  2. Theft as a Paradigm for Departures from Efficiency
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1987, 39, (2), 235-52 Downloads View citations (26)

1986

  1. Police, Punishment, and Public Goods
    Public Finance = Finances publiques, 1986, 41, (1), 96-115 View citations (2)
  2. Tax Evasion and the Marginal Cost of Public Funds
    Economic Inquiry, 1986, 24, (4), 563-86 View citations (57)
    See also Working Paper (1986)

1984

  1. An Instructive Derivation of the Expression for the Marginal Cost of Public Funds
    Public Finance = Finances publiques, 1984, 39, (3), 406-11 View citations (8)
  2. An elephantine theory of depressions
    Journal of Macroeconomics, 1984, 6, (4), 477-480 Downloads

1980

  1. A Reply [How Should the Redistributive Power of the State be Divided between Federal and Provincial Governments?]
    Canadian Public Policy, 1980, 6, (4), 667-669 View citations (1)
  2. How Should the Redistributive Power of the State be Divided between Federal and Provincial Governments?
    Canadian Public Policy, 1980, 6, (1), 16-29 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (1979)
  3. The Welfare Basis of Real Income Comparisons: A Comment
    Journal of Economic Literature, 1980, 18, (4), 1544-47 Downloads View citations (1)

1978

  1. The English Response to the Prospect of the Separation of Quebec
    Canadian Public Policy, 1978, 4, (1), 57-70 Downloads

1977

  1. Public Property and the Effects of Migration upon Other Residents of the Migrants' Countries of Origin and Destination
    Journal of Political Economy, 1977, 85, (5), 1001-20 Downloads View citations (31)
  2. The economics of tax incentives to encourage investment in less developed countries
    Journal of Development Economics, 1977, 4, (2), 119-148 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The welfare economics of the socialization of commodities
    Journal of Public Economics, 1977, 8, (2), 151-168 Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Working Paper (1976)

1976

  1. THE MEASUREMENT OF REAL INCOME
    Review of Income and Wealth, 1976, 22, (4), 305-329 Downloads View citations (1)

1975

  1. Some Questions About the Regional Development Incentives Act
    Canadian Public Policy, 1975, 1, (4), 557-575 Downloads View citations (5)

1974

  1. THE SUITABILITY OF THE DIVISIA INDEX FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF ECONOMIC AGGREGATES
    Review of Income and Wealth, 1974, 20, (3), 273-288 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (1973)

1971

  1. The Price of Capital and the Real Rate of Interest
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1971, 23, (1), 1-18 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (1969)

1970

  1. The Effects of Distribution Cost on Elasticities of Demand and Supply
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1970, 3, (3), 432-47 Downloads

1969

  1. On the Social Rate of Discount: Comment
    American Economic Review, 1969, 59, (5), 925-29 Downloads View citations (8)

1965

  1. THE DERIVATION OF DEMAND CURVES FROM INDIFFERENCE CURVES
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1965, 17, (1), 24-46 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Traditional Capital Theory
    Review of Economic Studies, 1965, 32, (2), 169-186 Downloads

1961

  1. THE DEBT‐EQUITY RATIO
    Journal of Finance, 1961, 16, (1), 103-104 Downloads

Books

1994

  1. NationAl accounting and economic theory: The Collected Papers of Dan Usher, vol Two volume set
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads View citations (1)

1980

  1. The Measurement of Capital
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (66)

Edited books

1980

  1. The Measurement of Capital
    National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press View citations (194)

Chapters

1980

  1. Introduction to "The Measurement of Capital"
    A chapter in The Measurement of Capital, 1980, pp 1-22 Downloads View citations (4)

1976

  1. Measuring Real Consumption from Quantity Data, Canada 1935-1968
    A chapter in Household Production and Consumption, 1976, pp 585-647 Downloads

1973

  1. An Imputation to the Measure of Economic Growth for Changes in Life Expectancy
    A chapter in The Measurement of Economic and Social Performance, 1973, pp 193-232 Downloads View citations (54)
 
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