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1.

The Economics of a Targeted Economic Development Subsidy

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 09 Jan 2020
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George Mason University - Mercatus Center, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University, Department of Economics, Students
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2.

Restoring the Promise of Federal Reserve Governance

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Jan 2020
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University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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3.

Higher Education and the School-Work Mismatch in an Evolving Labor Market

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Mercatus Center - George Mason University
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4.

The ACA’s Medicaid Expansion: A Review of Ineligible Enrollees and Improper Payments

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Jan 2020
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Independent and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
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5.

Smart Cities, Dumb Infrastructure: Policy-Induced Competition in Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Systems

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Nov 2019
Working Paper Series
Texas A&M University - Mays Innovation Research Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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6.

Private Policies and Public Power: When Banks Act as Regulators within a Regime of Privilege

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 15 Nov 2019
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center

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7.

Executive Incentives, Import Restrictions, and Competition: Empirical Analysis of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Nov 2019
Working Paper Series
Mississippi State University
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8.

The Law and Economics of Consumer Debt Collection and its Regulation

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Nov 2019
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affiliation not provided to SSRN
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9.

Private Policies and Public Power: When Banks Act as Regulators within a Regime of Privilege

13 NYU Journal of Law & Liberty 66 (2020), Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 11 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2020
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George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center

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10.

California Zoning: Housing Construction and a New Ranking of Local Land Use Regulation

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Oct 2019
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George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University, Department of Economics, Students
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11.

Inclusionary Zoning and Housing Market Outcomes

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Oct 2019
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George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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12.

Facts, Fears, and Functionality of NGDP Level Targeting: A Guide to a Popular Framework for Monetary Policy

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Oct 2019
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Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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13.

Consumer Perceptions of Financial Advisory Titles and Implications for Title Regulation

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Oct 2019
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University of Southern Maine - Department of Finance and Accounting
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14.

Regulatory Review Time and Pharmaceutical R&D

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Aug 2019
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Princeton University - Center for Health and Wellbeing, Creighton University - Department of Economics, Gediz University and Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics
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15.

Thinking Apolitically about Gerrymandering

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Aug 2019
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Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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16.

Commodity Money, Free Banking, and Nominal Income Targeting

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Aug 2019
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University of Mississippi
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17.

The Erosion of Publisher Liability in American Law, Section 230, and the Future of Online Curation

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Jul 2019
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George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Mercatus Center

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18.

The Mighty Waves of Regulatory Reform: Regulatory Budgets and the Future of Cost-Benefit Analysis

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Jul 2019
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George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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19.

Performance Standards vs. Design Standards: Facilitating a Shift toward Best Practices

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Jul 2019
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Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Washington University - GW Regulatory Studies Center
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20.

Rules vs. Discretion Revisited: A Proposal to Make the Strategy of Monetary Policy Transparent

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Jul 2019
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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21.

RegData: Australia

Mercatus Research Paper
Posted: 16 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2019
Working Paper Series
Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy and RMIT University
22.

Why Are the Prices So Damn High?

Why Are the Prices So Damn High? (2019); ISBN-13: 978-1-942951-55-1 , Mercatus Research Paper , Claremont McKenna College Robert Day School of Economics and Finance Research Paper No. 3392666
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 23 May 2019
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Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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23.

Florida's Fiscal Policy: Responsible Budgeting in a Growing State

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 07 May 2019
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Florida State University - Department of Economics
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24.

Healthcare Openness and Access Project: Mapping the Frontier for the Next Generation of American Healthcare, June 2018 Update

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 03 May 2019
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University of California, Riverside, Dartmouth College - Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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25.

Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall: The Danger of Imposing 'Reciprocal' Tariff Rates

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 May 2019
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Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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26.

Averting the Multiemployer Pension Solvency Crisis

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 May 2019
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Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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27.

Adverse Consequences of the Binding Constitutional Interest Rate Cap in the State of Arkansas

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 May 2019
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Southern University and Mississippi State University - Department of Finance and Economics
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28.

Do Minimum-Lot-Size Regulations Limit Housing Supply in Texas?

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 May 2019 Last Revised: 07 May 2019
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Independent and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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29.

Ranking the States by Fiscal Condition

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 180 Posted: 01 May 2019
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University, Department of Economics, Students
Downloads 37
30.

How Do Small-Dollar, Nonbank Loans Work?

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 01 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Mississippi State University - Department of Finance and Economics
Downloads 22
31.

Can Blockchain Technology Facilitate International Trade?

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 01 May 2019
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Independent
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32.

New Evidence on Debt as an Obstacle for US Economic Growth

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Apr 2019
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North Carolina State University - Department of Economics, Xiamen University - Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE) and North Carolina State University - Department of Economics
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33.

A Culture of Favoritism: Corporate Privilege and Beliefs About Markets and Government

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 28 Mar 2019
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George Mason University - Mercatus Center, Independent and Independent
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34.

Technological Innovation and Economic Growth: A Brief Report on the Evidence

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Mar 2019
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George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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35.

Giving Competition in Medical Care and Health Insurance a Chance

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
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University of Pennsylvania - Health Care Systems Department
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36.

Housing Supply in the 2010s

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Feb 2019
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George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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37.

Money Demand and Seignorage Maximization before the End of the Zimbabwean Dollar

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2019
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George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Monash University
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38.

The Informational Efficiency of Cross-Listed Securities and the Quality of Institutions

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2019
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Utah State University - Huntsman School of Business and Utah State University - Huntsman School of Business
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39.

Income Inequality in the United States

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2019
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Western Carolina University and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
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40.

Monetary Regimes, Money Supply, and the US Business Cycle since 1959

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 08 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2019
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Stellenbosch University
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41.

Applying XBRL to US State and Local Government Audited Financial Reports

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2019
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Public Sector Credit Solutions and University of South Florida - College of Business Administration
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42.

The Appropriate Measure of the Social Discount Rate and Its Role in the Analysis of Policies with Long-Run Consequences

Mercatus Research Paper, December 2018
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Dec 2018
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University of Western Ontario
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43.

The Social Rate of Time Preference and the Social Discount Rate

Mercatus Research Paper, December 2018
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2019
Working Paper Series
Simon Fraser University (SFU) and Simon Fraser University
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44.

The Unsettled Matter of Discounting the Future

Mercatus Research Paper, December 2018
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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45.

Hemp in the United States: A Case Study of Regulatory Path Dependency

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics and Institute for Economic Inquiry at Heider College of Business
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46.

Auctioning Airspace

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Mercatus Center

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47.

Prairie Prosperity: An Economic Guide for the State of North Dakota

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 27 Nov 2018
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North Dakota State University - NDSU Center for the Study of Public Choice and Private Enterprise, North Dakota State University - Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, North Dakota State University - NDSU Center for the Study of Public Choice and Private Enterprise and NDSU Center for the Study of Public Choice and Private Enterprise
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48.

The Great Divorce: The FED’s Move to a Floor System and the Implications for Bank Portfolios

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2019
Working Paper Series
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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Leading the Way with a US-UK Free Trade Agreement

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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50.

Does Land Development Pay for Itself? A Critique of Cost-of-Community-Service Studies

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
San Jose State University - Department of Economics and San Jose State University - Department of Economics
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