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Working Papers

Working Papers are research articles that have been submitted to the Institute or written by our Fellows, but have not yet been published or peer reviewed. The Institute maintains this index of working papers in order to help disseminate, discuss, and improve important ideas. Authors welcome informed comments. If you would like to submit your paper for possible inclusion please email the paper’s abstract to the Institute’s research director, William F. Shughart.

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Date Title Author(s)
4/3/2001 Public Health and the Placebo: The Legacy of the 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act Russell S. Sobel
4/2/2001 Political Systems, Economics of Organization, and the Information Revolution (The Supply Side of Public Choice) Jean-Jacques Rosa
4/1/2001 Financial Integration over Three Centuries James R. Lothian
3/2/2001 Do Parties Benefit from Electoral Manipulation? Marek M. Kaminski
3/1/2001 Constitutional Design and Economic Freedom Xavier de Vanssay
Zane Spindler
6/1/2000 Public Versus Private Initiative in Arctic Exploration Jonathan M. Karpoff
4/1/2000 Conflicts of Interest in the Hollywood Film Industry Darren Filson
Thomas E. Borcherding
2/1/2000 What Larry Doesn’t Get David G. Post
1/3/2000 Democracy, Spontaneous Order and Peace Gus diZerega
1/2/2000 Settlement and the Decline of Private Prosecution in Thirteenth-Century England Daniel Klerman
1/1/2000 Islands in a Sea of Obligation: Limits on the Duty To Rescue David J. Schmidtz
12/7/1999 Cooption and Repression in the Soviet Union Dmitriy Gershenson
Herschel I. Grossman
12/6/1999 Freedom of Speech, Cyberspace, Harassment Law, and the Clinton Administration Eugene Volokh
12/5/1999 An Introduction to Economics as a Moral Science James E. Alvey
12/4/1999 Freedom of Speech, Information Privacy, and the Troubling Implications of a Right to Stop People from Speaking About You Eugene Volokh
12/3/1999 The State: Agent or Proprietor? Herschel I. Grossman
12/2/1999 New Anti-Merger Theories Edward J. López
12/1/1999 The Statute that Time Forgot Paul G. Cassell
11/1/1999 The Anomaly of Off-Label Drug Prescriptions Alexander T. Tabarrok
10/7/1999 Effects of Criminal Procedure on Crime Rates Raymond A. Atkins
Paul H. Rubin
10/6/1999 Litigation versus Legislation Christopher Curran
John F. Curran
Paul H. Rubin
10/5/1999 Rational Irrationality and the Microfoundations of Political Failure Bryan Caplan
10/4/1999 Standing Tiebout on His Head Bryan Caplan
10/3/1999 When Is Two Better than One? Bryan Caplan
10/2/1999 The Logic of Collective Belief Bryan Caplan
10/1/1999 Has Leviathan Been Bound? Bryan Caplan
9/2/1999 Runaway Judges? Selection Effects and the Jury Alexander T. Tabarrok
Eric A. Helland
9/1/1999 The Effect of Electoral Institutions on Tort Awards Alexander T. Tabarrok
Eric A. Helland

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