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1.

Adam Smith's 1759 Rebuke of the Slave Trade

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 19-06
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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2.

Productive Specialization, Peaceful Cooperation, and the Problem of the Predatory State: Lessons From Comparative Historical Political Economy

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2019
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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3.

Pandemics, Places, and Populations: Evidence from the Black Death

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 19-04
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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4.

Administration Versus Politics in Theories of Democratic Budgeting

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 19-03
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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5.

Inequality within a System of Entangled Political Economy: Reflections on Mikayla Novak’S Disentanglement of Fact and Value

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 19-02
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Emergence and Entanglement in a Theory of Political Economy

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 19-01
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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7.

The Effect of the Federal Reserve’s Securities Holdings on Longer-term Interest Rates

GMU Working Paper in Economics
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Jan 2019
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George Mason University, Federal Reserve Board - International Financial Transactions and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Division of Monetary Affairs
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8.

SOMA's Unrealized Loss: What Does it Mean?

GMU Working Paper in Economics
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Jan 2019
Working Paper Series
George Mason University, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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9.

American Democracy and the Problem of Fiscal Deficits

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-41
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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10.

Economic Theory and 'The Social Question;' Some Dialectics Regarding the Work-Dependency Relationship

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-40
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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11.

James M. Buchanan and the Corrupting Quality of Public Indebtedness

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-42
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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12.

Seigniorage, (Hyper)Inflation and Money Demand in Venezuela in the XXI Century: A First Estimation Attempt

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-39
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University, Department of Economics
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13.

Crowdfunding Defense

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-37
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
Independent
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14.

Give Us a Little Social Credit: To Design or to Discover Personal Ratings in the Era of Big Data

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-35
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University, Department of Economics and George Mason University, Department of Economics
Downloads 75
15.

The Historical Legacy of (Pre?)Colonial Indigenous Settlements in Mexico

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-38
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University
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16.

Do Image Spillovers Deter Rule Breaking?

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-32
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE) and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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17.

A Coasean Approach to Cost-Benefit Analysis

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 18-45
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2019
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - School of Law
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18.

The Austrian School of Economics: A View from London

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-33
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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19.

A Functional Approach to Revealed Preference

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-31
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
KU Leuven - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science (ICES)
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20.

The Entitlement Effect in the Ultimatum Game– Does it Even Exist?

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-30, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 21 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Do Image Spillovers Deter Rule Breaking?

GATE LYON SAINT-ETIENNE, WP 1819 – September 2018 ,
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
Université de Lyon - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique Lyon Saint-Etienne (GATE), University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE) and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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22.

The Entitlement Effect in the Ultimatum Game - Does It Even Exist?

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1756
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 28 Sep 2018
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George Mason University and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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23.

Sounding the Alarm: The Political Economy of Whistleblowing in the U.S. Security State

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-29
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and University of Tampa
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24.

Optimal Exploration

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-25
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and George Mason University - Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science (ICES)
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25.

Non-Violent Action

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-28
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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26.

Arrogance and Humility in the Governance of Human Interaction: A Reflection on Roger Koppl's Expert Failure

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-24
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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27.

Game Theory as Social Theory: Finding Spontaneous Order

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-23
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University, Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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28.

Emergence, Equilibrium, and Agent-Based Modeling: Updating James Buchanan’s Democratic Political Economy

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-22
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University, Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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29.

Monetary and Fiscal History of Peru 1960-2010: Radical Policy Experiments, Inflation and Stabilization

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-21
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 31 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science (ICES) and Central Reserve Bank of Peru

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30.

State-Provided Defense as Non-Comprehensive Planning

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-27
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics and University of Tampa
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31.

Cronyism: Necessary for the Minimal, Protective State

The Independent Review: A Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-26
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2018
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics and University of Tampa
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32.

Governance within a System of Entangled Political Economy

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-20
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Jul 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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33.

Social Preferences and Social Curiosity

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-19
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science (ICES) and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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34.

On Jordan Peterson, Postmodernism, and PoMo-Bashing

Society, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-15
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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35.

Studying the Robustness of the Triadic Trust Design with Mechanical Turk Subjects

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-16
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2018
Working Paper Series
Concordia College, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Psychology
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36.

James Buchanan and the Properly Trained Economist

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-17
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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37.

The State, Toleration, and Religious Freedom

Advances in the Economics of Religion, Edited by Iyer, Rubin and Carvalho. Palgrave, 2018, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-18
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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38.

Mere-Liberty in David Hume

Forthcoming, A Companion to David Hume (Universidad Francisco Marroquin), GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-14
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics and New York University - Department of Economics
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39.

Political Competition and Rule-Based Financing in the Municipal Bond Market

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-13
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 May 2018 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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40.

Regulation Costs and Private-Sector Know-How Spillovers of Public-Private Partnerships

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-11
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Is the Market Wage the Just Wage? A Reassessment of Factor Pricing and Distributive Justice

Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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42.

Effects of Major League Baseball on Economic Development in the Dominican Republic

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-05
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University, Students
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43.

Das Milton Friedman Problem?: A Reassessment of Friedman's Contributions to Economic Methodology

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-08, In Julio H. Cole, ed. UFM Companion to Milton Friedman. Guatemala City: Universidad Francisco Marroquín, Forthcoming,
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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44.

The Institutional Justice of the Market Process: Entrepreneurship, Increasing Returns, and Income Distribution.

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-07
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2018
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George Mason University - Department of Economics, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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45.

The Man within the Breast, the Supreme Impartial Spectator, and Other Impartial Spectators in Adam Smith's The Theory of Moral Sentiments

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-04, Forthcoming in: History of European Ideas
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2018
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George Mason University - Department of Economics, New York University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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46.

The Unproductive Protective State: The U.S. Defense Sector as a Fiscal Commons

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-06
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Radford University - Department of Economics
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47.

Gene Sharp: The 'Clausewitz of Nonviolent Warfare'

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-10
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2018
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George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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48.

War and Human Rights Abuses in the United States

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-12
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics and University of Tampa
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49.

Privacy and Trade Secret Law Applied to Drones – An Economic Analysis

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-36
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University, Department of Economics, Students
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50.

Stigler on the Science of Economics: A Tale of Two Knights

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 18-34
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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