Thomas Stratmann

George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy

4400 University Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States

George Mason University - Mercatus Center

Senior Research Fellow

3434 Washington Blvd., 4th Floor

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

http://www.mercatus.org/scholars/thomas-stratmann

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (82)

1.

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
Jonah B. Gelbach, Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 2,403 (11,289)
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BMI, fat, diet, health, wild cluster bootstrap, fat tax

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Political Economy at Any Speed: What Determines Traffic Citations?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2009
Michael D. Makowsky and Thomas Stratmann
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 1,806 (17,766)
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speeding, traffic fines, local public finance, vote maximizing, revenue maximizing

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Exchange-Traded Funds, Fails-to-Deliver, and Market Volatility

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-59
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 01 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Thomas Stratmann and John W. Welborn
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and Dartmouth College
Downloads 1,190 (33,222)
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exchange-traded funds, short selling, fails-to-deliver, volatility

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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
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 1,168 (34,107)
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Malpractice, Tort Reform, Infant Mortality, Defensive Medicine, Physicians

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Plurality Rule, Proportional Representation, and the German Bundestag: How Incentives to Pork-Barrel Differ Across Electoral Systems

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Feb 2002
Thomas Stratmann and Martin Baur
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and University of Vienna - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,145 (35,091)
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Mobile Phones and Crime Deterrence: An Underappreciated Link

Research Handbook on the Economics of Criminal Law, Alon Harel and Keith N. Hylton, eds., August, 2012, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-33
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Jonathan Klick, John MacDonald and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, University of Pennsylvania and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 1,104 (36,938)
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crime, cell phones

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, FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 05-26, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2010
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 1,098 (36,642)
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Gonorrhea, Pregnancy, STD, Teenagers, Sex, Abortion, Illegitimacy, Birth Rates

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

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 2-21, 2008
Posted: 23 Jun 2008
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy

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To Serve and Collect: The Fiscal and Racial Determinants of Law Enforcement

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-17
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2018
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 961 (45,014)
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Law Enforcement, Crime, Political Economy, Local Public Finance, Race

Campaign Finance: A Review and an Assessment of the State of the Literature

Forthcoming, Oxford Handbook of Public Choice , GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 17-15
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 729 (64,578)
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Campaign Finance, PAC contributions

Campaign Finance: A Review and an Assessment of the State of the Literature

Oxford Handbook of Public Choice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2017
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 120 (426,271)
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campaign expenditures, campaign contributions, campaign finance laws, Political Action Committees

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How Are Small Banks Faring Under Dodd-Frank?

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-49
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 03 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2018
Hester Peirce, Ian Robinson and Thomas Stratmann
affiliation not provided to SSRN, The Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 701 (68,816)
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banking, bank regulation, Dodd-Frank, community banks, FDIC, Federal Reserve, OCC, firm size, market structure, mortgages, policy, small banks, standardization

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The Economic Effects of Democratic Participation

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Feb 2002
Dennis C. Mueller and Thomas Stratmann
University of Vienna - Center for Business Studies - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 655 (75,110)
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Adverse vs. Advantageous Selection in Life Insurance Markets

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Dec 2012
David Hedengren and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 653 (75,412)
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adverse selection, advantageous selection, propitious selection, life insurance

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Plurality Rule vs. Proportional Representation. How Much of a Difference Do Electoral Rules Make? Evidence from Germany

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Oct 2000
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 591 (85,473)
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More Tickets, Fewer Accidents: How Cash-Strapped Towns Make for Safer Roads

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Michael D. Makowsky and Thomas Stratmann
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 541 (95,535)
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traffic accidents, safety, law enforcement, simultaneity

Divided Interests: The Increasing Detrimental Fractionation of Indian Land Ownership

Unlocking the Wealth of Indian Nations, Edited by Terry L. Anderson, Lanham: Lexington Books, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2016
Jacob Russ and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 412 (131,060)
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Indian land ownership, ownership fractionation, Indian reservations

Creeping Normalcy: Fractionation of Indian Land Ownership

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4607
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Feb 2014
Jacob Russ and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 113 (446,251)
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Indian land ownership, ownership fractionation, Indian reservations

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Informed Short Selling, Fails-to-Deliver, and Abnormal Returns

Journal of Empirical Finance, Volume 38, Part A, September 2016, Pages 81-102, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-30
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2016
Thomas Stratmann and John W. Welborn
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and Dartmouth College
Downloads 500 (105,338)
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abnormal returns; fail-to-deliver; Fama-French; event study; short selling

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Diabetes Treatments and Moral Hazard

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 50, p. 519, 2007, FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 05-21, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 159
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2010
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 468 (113,961)
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Insurance, Mandates, Obesity, Offsetting Behavior

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The Options Market Maker Exception to SEC Regulation SHO

Journal of Financial Markets, Volume 16, Issue 2, May 2013, Pages 195–226
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Thomas Stratmann and John W. Welborn
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and Dartmouth College
Downloads 458 (116,896)
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short selling, settlement failure, stock lending, rules

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The Effect of Abortion Legalization on the Incidence of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 02-11
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Apr 2002
Thomas Stratmann and Jonathan Klick
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Downloads 412 (132,345)

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Do Black Mayors Improve Black Employment Outcomes? Evidence from Large U.S. Cities

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 10-11
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
John V. Nye, Ilia Rainer and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 225 (248,307)
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Do Black Mayors Improve Black Employment Outcomes? Evidence from Large U.S. Cities

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
John V. Nye, Ilia Rainer and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 167 (326,077)
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Race, Ethnicity, Discrimination, Employment, Urban Politics

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The Relationship between Economic Freedom and Poverty Rates: Cross Country Evidence

Doran, C., & Stratmann, T. (2020). The Relationship between Economic Freedom and Poverty Rates: Cross-Country Evidence. Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 176(4), 686–707., GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 21-27
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2021
Colin Doran and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 376 (146,729)
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poverty, freedom, government, trade

Barriers to Entry in the Healthcare Markets: Winners and Losers from Certificate-of-Need Laws

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Oct 2017
Thomas Stratmann and Matthew Baker
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and George Mason University
Downloads 316 (175,864)

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barriers to entry, certificate-of-need laws, medical imaging services, health care, healthcare, Medicare, regulation

Barriers to Entry in the Healthcare Markets: Winners and Losers from Certificate-of-Need Laws

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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Fiscal Policy and Financial Markets

IMF Working Paper No. 06/16
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Bernardin Akitoby and Thomas Stratmann
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 353 (157,299)
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Fiscal policy, sovereign risk, spreads, bond markets, emerging markets

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Does Shareholder Proxy Access Damage Share Value in Small Publicly Traded Companies?

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 6, June 2012, pp. 1431-1468, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 11-47, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-53
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Thomas Stratmann and J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School
Downloads 338 (164,852)
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Argawal, Bebchuk, Berle, Business Roundtable, Coates, Cohn, D.C. Circuit, Decker, Gillan, Grundfest, Hartzell, Kahan, Larcker, Means, Ormazabal, Rock, Romano, S&P 1500, Securities and Exchange Commission, SharkWatch50 List, Subramanian, Taylor, Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010

The Efficacy of Political Advertising: A Voter Participation Field Experiment with Multiple Robo Calls and Controls for Selection Effects

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6195
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 21 Dec 2016
Daniel Kling and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University, Department of Economics, Students and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 183 (300,649)

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political advertising, voter turnout, selection effects, field experiment

The Efficacy of Political Advertising: A Voter Participation Field Experiment with Multiple Robo Calls and Controls for Selection Effects

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-31
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2017
Daniel Kling and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University, Department of Economics, Students and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 152 (353,519)
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Field experiment, political advertising, voter turnout, selection effects

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Can Special Interests Buy Congressional Votes? Evidence from Financial Services Legislation

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Mar 2002
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 306 (183,174)
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Campaign finance, campaign contributions, legislatures

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Offsetting Behavior in the Workplace

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 03-19
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Apr 2003
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 298 (188,440)
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OSHA, Safety, Labor Regulation, Offsetting Behavior

Balanced Budget Rules and Fiscal Outcomes: Evidence from Historical Constitutions

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-16
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 May 2016
Zareh Asatryan, César Castellón and Thomas Stratmann
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Clemson University and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 161 (336,718)
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Economic effects of constitutions, fiscal rules, historical public finances, sovereign debt crises

Balanced Budget Rules and Fiscal Outcomes: Evidence from Historical Constitutions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5893
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Jun 2016
Zareh Asatryan, César Castellón and Thomas Stratmann
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Clemson University and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 72 (600,150)
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economic effects of constitutions, fiscal rules, historical public finances, sovereign debt crises

Balanced Budget Rules and Fiscal Outcomes: Evidence from Historical Constitutions

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 16-034
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Apr 2016
Zareh Asatryan, César Castellón and Thomas Stratmann
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Clemson University and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 64 (640,646)
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Economic effects of constitutions, fiscal rules, historical public finances, sovereign debt crises

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The Dog that Didn't Bark: What Item Nonresponse Shows about Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Ability

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Dec 2012
David Hedengren and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 290 (193,889)
Citation 12

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Item nonresponse, non-cognitive ability, cognitive ability

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Competition Policy for Elections: Do Campaign Contribution Limits Matter?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Jul 2001
Thomas Stratmann and Francisco Javier Aparicio
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and CIDE
Downloads 282 (199,539)
Citation 10

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Campaign Finance, Elections

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The Effect of Abortion Liberalization on Sexual Behavior: International Evidence

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-23, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-20
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Jonathan Klick, Sven Neelsen and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 276 (203,967)
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abortion, sex, STD, sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy

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Do Spa Visits Improve Health: Evidence from German Micro Data

FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 05-13, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 124
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Sep 2004
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 269 (209,287)

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alternative medicine, insurance, hospitalization, medical expenditures

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How Prices Matter in Politics: Returns to Campaign Advertising

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Jun 2007
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 265 (212,445)
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campaign finance, elections, campaign advertising, television advertising

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How Sensitive are Seniors to the Price of Prescription Drugs?

FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 05-17, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 161
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Jul 2005
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 254 (221,492)
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Insurance, Moral Hazard, Medicare, Price Elasticity

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Entry Regulation and Rural Health Care: Certificate-of-Need Laws, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, and Community Hospitals

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Thomas Stratmann and Christopher Koopman
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and Utah State University - Center for Growth and Opportunity
Downloads 253 (222,402)
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Institutionalized Bailouts and Fiscal Policy: The Consequences of Soft Budget Constraints

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2827
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Oct 2009
Alexander Fink and Thomas Stratmann
University of Leipzig and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 251 (224,202)

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Deception and Political Participation: Theory and Laboratory Evidence

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-27
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 26 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Daniel Houser, Sandra Ludwig and Thomas Stratmann
Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science, Ulm University and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 251 (224,202)
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voter information, turnout, participation in elections, campaign finance, deceptive advertising

Effects of Prenatal and Early Life Malnutrition: Evidence from the Greek Famine

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2994
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Apr 2010
Sven Neelsen and Thomas Stratmann
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 150 (357,247)
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famine, health, regression discontinuity, Greece

Effects of Prenatal and Early Life Malnutrition: Evidence from the Greek Famine

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 10-09
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2014
Sven Neelsen and Thomas Stratmann
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 99 (491,559)
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Certificate-of-Need Laws and Hospital Quality

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Jul 2018
Thomas Stratmann and David Wille
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and George Mason University
Downloads 246 (228,649)
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The Effects of Earmarks on the Likelihood of Reelection

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 10-16
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 May 2010 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 238 (236,167)
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Missing Sticks: Property Institutions and Income Dissipation in Indian Country

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-22
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2015
Jacob Russ and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 206 (270,677)
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American Indians, fractionation, land rights, property rights, institutions

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The Effect of Public Financing on the Competitiveness of Elections

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 May 2009
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 204 (273,085)
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Public Financing, Elections, campaign contributions, campaign expenditures

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Subsidizing Addiction: Do State Health Insurance Mandates Increase Alcohol Consumption?

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 35, p. 175, 2006
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2010
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 204 (273,085)
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Rational Addiction, Alcohol, Mental Health, Insurance, Parity

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Tainted Money? Contribution Limits and the Effectiveness of Campaign Spending

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Nov 2003
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 197 (281,843)
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U.S. Housing Prices and the Fukushima Nuclear Accident: To Update, or Not to Update, that is the Question

ICER Working Paper No. 4/2013
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Apr 2013
Alexander Fink and Thomas Stratmann
University of Leipzig and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 194 (285,797)
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Fukushima, nuclear accident, hedonic prices, housing, updating

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Do National Cancer Screening Guidelines Reduce Mortality?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2014
Adam Leive and Thomas Stratmann
University of Virginia - Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 189 (292,656)

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cancer mortality, cancer screening, difference in differences

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Do Low Contribution Limits Insulate Incumbents from Competition?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 May 2009
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 185 (298,114)

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campaign finance limits, elections

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Do Certificate-of-Need Laws Increase Indigent Care?

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Jul 2018
Thomas Stratmann and Jacob Russ
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and George Mason University
Downloads 182 (302,554)
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Politics, Unemployment, and the Enforcement of Immigration Law

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Mar 2012
Michael D. Makowsky and Thomas Stratmann
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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Immigration, regulation, enforcement, congressional oversight, vote maximization

Politics, Unemployment, and the Enforcement of Immigration Law

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-16
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Apr 2012
Michael D. Makowsky and Thomas Stratmann
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 50 (723,324)
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Politics, Unemployment, and the Enforcement of Immigration Law

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3792
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Apr 2012
Michael D. Makowsky and Thomas Stratmann
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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immigration, enforcement, political economy

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Contribution Limits and the Effectiveness of Campaign Spending

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Jun 2006
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 168 (324,544)
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campaign finance regulation, elections, advertising

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A Reservation Economic Freedom Index

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Jul 2023
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 163 (333,109)

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Dial 911 for Murder: The Impact of Emergency Response Time on Homicides

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6140
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Nov 2016
Thomas Stratmann and David Chandler Thomas
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and Ball State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 159 (340,183)
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homicides, aggravated assault, response times, value of time, 9-1-1

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Electoral Competition and Low Contribution Limits

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 May 2009 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2019
Kahlil Williams, Thomas Stratmann and Ciara Torres-Spelliscy
New York University (NYU) - Brennan Center for Justice, George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and Stetson University College of Law
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contribution limits, public financing, electoral competition, incumbency, challengers, Randall v. Sorrell, Supreme Court

Early-Life Famine Exposure and Later-Life Outcomes: Evidence from Survivors of the Greek Famine

EARLY-LIFE FAMINE AND ADULT HEALTH, Alexander Vaiserman, ed., Nova Science Publishers, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Apr 2012
Sven Neelsen and Thomas Stratmann
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 82 (555,391)
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Famine, Early-Life Health, Long-Run Effects, Greece, Barker's Hypothesis

Early-Life Famine Exposure and Later-Life Outcomes: Evidence from Survivors of the Greek Famine

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-02
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Feb 2012
Sven Neelsen and Thomas Stratmann
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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Selling Favors in the Lab: Experiments on Campaign Finance Reform

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1727
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Apr 2006
Daniel Houser and Thomas Stratmann
Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 132 (394,955)

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voting, campaign finance, experiments, special interests

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Long-Run Effects of Prenatal Influenza-Exposure: Evidence from Switzerland

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-24
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Jun 2011
Sven Neelsen and Thomas Stratmann
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 131 (397,361)
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Subnational Health Spending and Soft Budget Constraints in OECD Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 10/147
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Thomas Stratmann, Ernesto Crivelli and Adam Leive
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Virginia - Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy
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Are Certificate-of-Need Laws Barriers to Entry? How They Affect Access to Mri, Ct, and Pet Scans

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 120 (424,536)
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Institutionalized Bailouts and Fiscal Policy: Consequences of Soft Budget Constraints

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 09-01
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Alexander Fink and Thomas Stratmann
University of Leipzig and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 119 (427,199)
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The Value of Institutions for Financial Markets: Evidence from Emerging Markets

IMF Working Paper No. 09/27
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Thomas Stratmann and Bernardin Akitoby
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
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Capital markets, Financial sector, Political economy, Governance, Social policy, Emerging markets, Cross country analysis, Economic models

The Value of Institutions for Financial Markets: Evidence from Emerging Markets

Posted: 08 Dec 2008
Bernardin Akitoby and Thomas Stratmann
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy

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fiscal policy, sovereign risk, spreads, institutions, emerging markets

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Turned Off or Turned Out? Campaign Advertising, Information, and Voting

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Jul 2008
Daniel Houser, Rebecca Morton and Thomas Stratmann
Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science, New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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voter information, turnout, participation in elections, campaign finance, campaign expenditures

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A Tragedy of the Anticommons: Local Option Taxation and Cell Phone Tax Bills

Public Choice, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-60
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2015
Matthew D. Mitchell and Thomas Stratmann
Fraser Institute and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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anticommons, fiscal federalism, overlapping tax jurisdictions, vertical externalities

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Examining Certificate-of-Need Laws in the Context of the Rural Health Crisis

Mercatus Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Aug 2020
Thomas Stratmann and Matthew Baker
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and George Mason University
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Medicare, health outcomes, certificate of need, rural health, healthcare

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The Effect of Interest Group Pressure on Favorable Regulatory Decisions: The Case of Certificate-of-Need Laws

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Oct 2017
Thomas Stratmann and Steven Monaghan
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and Independent
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rent-seeking, lobbying, regulation, public health, health regulation, campaign finance, non-market strategies, healthcare

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Altruistic Punishment in Elections

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4945
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Sep 2014
Jason Anthony Aimone, Luigi Butera and Thomas Stratmann
Baylor University - Department of Economics, Copenhagen Business School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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voting, elections, altruistic punishment

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How Close is Fundraising in Contested Elections in States with Low Contribution Limits?

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 May 2009
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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campaign finance, contribution limits, campaign contributions

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Political Contribution Caps and Lobby Formation: Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w10928
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2022
Allan Drazen, Nuno Limão and Thomas Stratmann
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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Wireless Taxes and Fees: A Tragedy of the Anticommons

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Oct 2014
Matthew D. Mitchell and Thomas Stratmann
Fraser Institute and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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Public Choice, Tragedy of the Anticommons, Rent-Seeking, Tax, Mobile Service

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The Political Economy of Sales Taxes and Sales Tax Exemptions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5016
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Nov 2014
Andreea Militaru and Thomas Stratmann
Independent and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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Raising the Bar: ICU Beds and Certificates of Need

Mercatus Special Edition Policy Brief
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 May 2020
Matthew D. Mitchell, Thomas Stratmann and James B. Bailey
Fraser Institute, George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and Providence College Department of Economics
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healthcare, coronavirus, coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, public health, economics, quarantine, economy, economic crisis, certificate of need laws, hospital beds, hospital resources

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Does Political Ambiguity Pay? Corporate Campaign Contributions and the Rewards to Legislator Reputation

NBER Working Paper No. w7475
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2022
Randall Kroszner and Thomas Stratmann
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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Does Expanding Tribal Jurisdiction Improve Tribal Economies: Lessons from Arizona

Law & Economics Center at George Mason University Scalia Law School Research Paper Series No. 22-044
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Jul 2022 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2023
Adam Crepelle and Thomas Stratmann
Independent and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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A Survey of Sales Tax Exemptions in the States: Understanding Sales Taxes and Sales Tax Exemptions

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Andreea Militaru and Thomas Stratmann
Independent and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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Presidential Particularism: Distributing Funds between Alternative Objectives and Strategies

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Jul 2018
Thomas Stratmann and Joshua Wojnilower
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF
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How Does Liability Affect Prices? Railroad Sparks and Timber

Doran, C., & Stratmann, T. (2021). How Does Liability Affect Prices? Railroad Sparks and Timber. International Review of Law and Economics, 66., GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 21-26
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2021
Colin Doran and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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How are Small Banks Faring Under Dodd-Frank?

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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The Effects of Neighboring Parties on the Value of Rights: Evidence from Timber Harvests

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 21-25, Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 88, Issue 2
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 27 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2021
Colin Doran and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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Property Rights, Economic Rents, Resource Use, Public Lands

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Hospital Entry Improves Quality: Evidence from Common Medical Conditions

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Dec 2023
Matthew Baker and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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hospital, quality, entry, mortality, competition

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Does Expanding Tribal Jurisdiction Improve Tribal Economies: Lessons from Arizona

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Feb 2024
Adam Crepelle and Thomas Stratmann
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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Federal Indian Law; Economic Development; Law and Economics; Tribal Courts; Violence Against Women Act

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The Effect of Abortion Legalization on Sexual Behavior: Evidence from Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 32, p. 407, June 2003
Posted: 17 Nov 2003
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy

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Abortion, Sex, Sexual Behavior, STD, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, Disease, Moral Hazard, Roe v. Wade

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Can Special Interest Buy Congressional Votes? Evidence from Financial Services Legislation

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 45, No 2, Part 1
Posted: 17 Apr 2002
Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy

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Interest Group Competition and the Organization of Congress: Theory and Evidence from Financial Services Political Action Committees

Posted: 01 Jul 1998
Randall Kroszner and Thomas Stratmann
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy

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