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Workplace:Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario, (more information at EDIRC)
Political Economy Research Group (PERG), Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2013

  1. The Dictatorship of the Popes
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Kyklos (2013)
  2. The Logic of the North Korean Dictatorship
    NEPS Working Papers, Network of European Peace Scientists Downloads

2012

  1. Theocracy is just another Form of Dictatorship: Theory and Evidence from the Papal Regimes
    Economics Working Paper Archive (University of Rennes 1 & University of Caen), Center for Research in Economics and Management (CREM), University of Rennes 1, University of Caen and CNRS Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. The Economics of Transparency in Politics
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (2)

2006

  1. Extremism, Suicide Terror, and Authoritarism
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads View citations (13)

2004

  1. Rational extremism: the calculus of discontent
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads

2003

  1. Rational Foundations of Democratic Politics
    Post-Print, HAL
  2. The Canadian Dictatorship
    University of Western Ontario, Economic Policy Research Institute Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Economic Policy Research Institute Downloads

2002

  1. Political Extremism and Rationality
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (4)

2001

  1. Tax Evasion and Trust
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (11)

2000

  1. Competition and Structure: The Political Economy of Collective Decisions
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (1)

1999

  1. Slobodan Milosevic and the Fire of Nationalism
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in World Economics (2002)

1998

  1. Privatization, the Market for Corporate Control, and Capital Flight from Russia
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads

1997

  1. Understanding Democracy: Economic and Political Perspectives
    Post-Print, HAL

1995

  1. Nationalism and Rationality
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (2)

1993

  1. Preferences and Democracy
    Post-Print, HAL
  2. Social Efficiency Models of Wages and Efficiency Wages
    Working Papers, Queen's at Kingston - School of Policy Studies

1991

  1. The Competitive State
    Post-Print, HAL

1978

  1. A Theory of Development Controls in a "Small" City
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Central Bank Laws and Monetary Policies: A Preliminary Investigation
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (25)
  3. Unanticipated Money, Output, and Prices in the Small Economy
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads

1977

  1. On Azariadis: 'Implicit Contract and Underemployment Equilibria' - A Criticial Re-examination
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Adam Smith and the Buddha
    Rationality and Society, 2019, 31, (1), 3-39 Downloads

2018

  1. An economic theory of a hybrid (competitive authoritarian or illiberal) regime
    Public Choice, 2018, 177, (3), 217-233 Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. North Korea as a Military Dictatorship
    Peace Economics, Peace Science, and Public Policy, 2013, 19, (3), 459-471 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The Dictatorship of the Popes
    Kyklos, 2013, 66, (3), 365-377 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2012

  1. Autocracy and coups d’etat
    Public Choice, 2012, 152, (1), 115-130 Downloads View citations (13)

2006

  1. Extremism, suicide terror, and authoritarianism
    Public Choice, 2006, 128, (1), 169-195 Downloads View citations (21)

2004

  1. The Rationale of Revolutions
    Homo Oeconomicus, 2004, 21, 171-196

2002

  1. Slobodan Milosevic and the Fire of Nationalism
    World Economics, 2002, 3, (3), 1-26 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

2001

  1. How to understand, and deal with dictatorship: an economist's view
    Economics of Governance, 2001, 3, (1), 35-58 View citations (20)
    Also in Economics of Governance, 2001, 2, (1), 35-58 (2001) View citations (14)

1995

  1. The political economy of inaction
    Journal of Public Economics, 1995, 56, (3), 329-353 Downloads View citations (35)

1993

  1. The decline of organizations and the rise of administrators: Parkinson's Law in theory and practice
    Journal of Public Economics, 1993, 51, (3), 309-327 Downloads View citations (3)

1992

  1. Freedom of speech vs. efficient regulation in markets for ideas
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1992, 17, (2), 217-239 Downloads View citations (2)

1990

  1. The Tinpot and the Totalitarian: An Economic Theory of Dictatorship
    American Political Science Review, 1990, 84, (3), 849-872 Downloads View citations (91)

1988

  1. The modern corporation: Profits, power, growth and performance: Dennis C. Mueller (University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1986) pp. xxii + 327, $32.50
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1988, 9, (4), 419-422 Downloads

1987

  1. Competitive federalism and bureaucratic power
    European Journal of Political Economy, 1987, 3, (1-2), 9-31 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Foreword
    European Journal of Political Economy, 1987, 3, (1-2), 7-8 Downloads
  3. The Market for Corporate Control and the Market for Political Control
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 1987, 3, (2), 435-48 View citations (6)

1986

  1. Organizational Structure and Productivity
    American Economic Review, 1986, 76, (3), 530-38 Downloads View citations (20)
  2. The Bureaucracy of Murder Revisited
    Journal of Political Economy, 1986, 94, (5), 905-26 Downloads View citations (11)

1983

  1. Taxing Altruism
    Economic Inquiry, 1983, 21, (2), 255-70 View citations (1)

1982

  1. The Optimal Level of Bureaucratization within a Firm
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1982, 15, (4), 649-68 Downloads View citations (1)

1981

  1. It pays to do good, but not to do more good than it pays: A note on the survival of altruism
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1981, 2, (3), 201-213 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Reply to Hirshleifer
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1981, 2, (4), 389-390 Downloads

1978

  1. A Theory of 'Moral' Suasion
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1978, 11, (2), 210-19 Downloads View citations (8)

1975

  1. The Equilibrium Size of a Budget-maximizing Bureau: A Note on Niskanen's Theory of Bureaucracy
    Journal of Political Economy, 1975, 83, (1), 195-207 Downloads View citations (44)

Books

2012

  1. Rational Extremism
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press
    Also in Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press (2006) View citations (13)

2008

  1. The Logic of Bureaucratic Conduct
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press

2000

  1. The Political Economy of Dictatorship
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (27)
    Also in Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press (1998) View citations (213)

Edited books

2010

  1. Nationalism and Rationality
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press
  2. Political Extremism and Rationality
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press
  3. Rational Foundations of Democratic Politics
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press

2008

  1. Competition and Structure
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press
  2. Understanding Democracy
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press

2002

  1. Political Extremism and Rationality
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (3)

2000

  1. Competition and Structure
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (1)

1997

  1. Understanding Democracy
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press

1996

  1. Nationalism and Rationality
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press
 
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