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1.

Statement on Prediction Markets

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Related Publication No. 07-11
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 May 2007
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Yale University - School of Management, University of South Florida - College of Business, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Dartmouth College, Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Oxford, Smith School, George Mason University, Princeton University, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Chicago Law School, Stanford University, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business - Department of Economics, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business - Department of Economics, Bocconi University - Department of Economics, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Maryland, Yale University - Cowles Foundation, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, Independent, Harvard Law School, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Organizational Behavior & Industrial Relations Group, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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2.

Can Bitcoin Become a Major Currency?

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-17
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
Kenyon College and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,711
3.

Law & Neuroeconomics

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 04-07
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
George Mason University School of Law, George Mason University - Department of Economics and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
Downloads 1,816
4.

Cheap Donuts and Expensive Broccoli: The Effect of Relative Prices on Obesity

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 1,741
5.

Neuroeconomics and Rationality

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 05-13
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Jun 2005
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University School of Law and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,600
6.

Political Economy at Any Speed: What Determines Traffic Citations?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2009
Working Paper Series
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 1,508
7.

An Economic and Rational Choice Approach to the Autism Spectrum and Human Neurodiversity

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-58
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,366
8.

On the Political Economy of the Financial Crisis and Bailout of 2008

Public Choice, Vol. 140, No. 3-4, 2009
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2011
Accepted Paper Series
West Virginia University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,352
9.

Notes on the Financial Crisis and Bailout of 2008

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2009
Working Paper Series
West Virginia University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,225
10.

Is Corruption in China 'Out of Control'? A Comparison with the U.S. In Historical Perspective

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-60
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,179
11.

Lessons from Gurgaon, India's Private City

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-32
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
Department of Economics, SUNY Purchase College and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,119
12.

Medical Malpractice Reform and Physicians in High-Risk Specialties

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 36, p. S121, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 1,026
13.

Hayek and Contemporary Macroeconomics

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-05
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 984
14.

Is Regulation to Blame for the Decline in American Entrepreneurship?

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-11
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 984
15.

Abortion Access and Risky Sex Among Teens: Parental Involvement Laws and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Vol. 24, No. 1, p. 2, 2008, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 175, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 05-26
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy

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Downloads 981
16.

Jewish Persecutions and Weather Shocks: 1100-1800

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 13-06
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Dearborn, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 971
17.

The Joys of Yiddish and Economics

The Independent Review, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 17-08
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 960
18.

Financial Bubbles: Excess Cash, Momentum, and Incomplete Information

Journal of Psychology and Financial Markets, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 80-99, 2001
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Feb 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Mathematics, Chapman University - Department of Business and Economics and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
Downloads 908
19.

Cultural Trends as Seen in Ngrams: Karl Polanyi with a Hayekian Twist

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 13-10
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2013
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 850
20.

The Modern Impact of Precolonial Centralization in Africa

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Finance and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Downloads 820
21.

The Market for Cryptocurrencies

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-45
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Dec 2014
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 756
22.

The Brain and the Law

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 04-33
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Aug 2004
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University School of Law and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 742
23.

The Wireless Craze, The Unlimited Bandwidth Myth, The Spectrum Auction Faux Pas, and the Punchline to Ronald Coase's "Big Joke": An Essay on Airwave Allocation Policy

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 01-2
Number of pages: 210 Posted: 11 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
Clemson University
Downloads 736
24.

Economists' Statement on U.S. Broadband Policy

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 06-06-01
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department, Institute for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, University of Texas at Austin - Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, University of Oxford, Smith School, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Clemson University, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy, Stanford University, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Georgetown University, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information, Technology Policy Institute, Kansas State University - Department of Economics and Institute for Business Innovation
Downloads 734
25.

Overreaction, Momentum, Liquidity, and Price Bubbles in Laboratory and Field Asset Markets

Journal of Psychology and Financial Markets, No. 1, pp. 24-48, 2000
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Mathematics, Chapman University - Department of Business and Economics and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
Downloads 723
26.

Henry Hazlitt as an Intellectual Middleman of 'Orthodox Economics'

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-22
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics and State University of New York (SUNY) - Purchase College, Department of Economics
Downloads 700
27.

The Failed Appropriation of F. A. Hayek by Formalist Economics

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 11 May 2014
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 699
28.

A Behavioral Approach to the Political and Economic Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

The Journal of Socio-Economics 41 (2012) 753– 756, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-07,
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 691
29.

The Impact of Nobel Prize Winners in Economics: Mainline vs. Mainstream

American Journal of Economics and Sociology 71(5): 1219-1249, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-43
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of Leipzig and Troy University
Downloads 685
30.

The Militarization of U.S. Domestic Policing

The Independent Review: A Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-50
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Tampa and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 675
31.

Error is Obvious, Coordination is the Puzzle

HAYEK AND BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS, Roger Frantz, Robert Leeson, eds., Palgrave-MacMillan, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-23
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Startup Cities Institute and Texas Tech University - Free Market Institute
Downloads 664
32.

The Tasks of Economics Education

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 10-25
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 660
33.

Shedding Tiers for a la Carte? An Economic Analysis of Cable TV Pricing

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 06-05
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Clemson University
Downloads 619
34.

The History of a Tradition: Austrian Economics from 1871 to 2016

Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-18
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 10 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and Florida Southern College
Downloads 604
35.

The Social Responsibility of Economists

The Oxford Handbook of Professional Economic Ethics, George DeMartino and Dierdre McCloskey, eds., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 13-20
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 593
36.

Geopolitics and Asia's Little Divergence: A Comparative Analysis of State Building in China and Japan after 1850

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-54
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Hitotsubashi University - Institute of Economic Research and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
Downloads 569
37.

Free Banking in History and Theory

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-07
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 May 2014
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 542
38.

Teaching Economics, Appreciating Spontaneous Order, and Economics as a Public Science

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 10-24
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 541
39.

Is the Only Form of ʻReasonable Regulationʼ Self Regulation?: Lessons from Lin Ostrom on Regulating the Commons and Cultivating Citizens

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 10-05
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 524
40.

DOS Kapital: Has Antitrust Action Against Microsoft Created Value in the Computer Industry?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Jul 1998
Working Paper Series
University of Kansas - Finance Area and Clemson University
Downloads 520
41.

Behavioral Welfare Economics, Libertarian Paternalism, and the Nudge Agenda

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-29, GMU School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 15-14
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 06 May 2015
Working Paper Series
Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University
Downloads 514
42.

Three Frank Questions to Discipline Your Theorizing

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-44
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 514
43.

The Foundations of Experimental Economics and Applications to Behavioral Finance: The Contributions of Nobel Laureate Vernon Smith

Journal of Behavioral Finance, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 3-6, 2003
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 15 Apr 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Mathematics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Chapman University - Department of Business and Economics
Downloads 513
44.

Fearing Freedom: The Intellectual and Spiritual Challenge to Liberalism

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 13-13
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 May 2013
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 510
45.

Labor Economics from an Austrian Perspective

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-41
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Kenyon College
Downloads 506
46.

Liberalism, Socialism, and Robust Political Economy

Journal of Markets and Morality, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 99-111, Spring 2004
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 489
47.

Do Speculative Stocks Lower Prices and Increase Volatility of Value Stocks?

The Journal of Psychology & Financial Markets, Vol. 3, 2002
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Jun 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Mathematics, The Institute of Behavioral Finance, Chapman University - Department of Business and Economics and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
Downloads 485
48.

Spectrum Allocation in Latin America: An Economic Analysis

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 06-44
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Sep 2006
Working Paper Series
Clemson University and Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria
Downloads 479
49.

Talk Is Cheap: The Existence Value Fallacy

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 06 Apr 1999
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Texas at Arlington
Downloads 472
50.

An Anarchist’s Reflection on the Political Economy of Everyday Life

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-03
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 14 May 2012
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 466