Alexander Fink

University of Leipzig

Grimmaische Str. 12

Leipzig, 04109

http://www.alexander-fink.com

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Scholarly Papers (17)

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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
George Mason University - Department of EconomicsMercatus Center at George Mason University, University of Leipzig and Middle Tennessee State University - Department of Economics and Finance
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citations, SSCI, Nobel Prize in economics, mainstream, mainline

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Institutions First

Journal of Institutional Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2011
Peter J. Boettke, Peter J. Boettke and Alexander Fink
George Mason University - Department of EconomicsMercatus Center at George Mason University and University of Leipzig
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Institutions, Economic Development, Property Rights

Institutions First

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-09
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Feb 2011
Peter J. Boettke, Peter J. Boettke and Alexander Fink
George Mason University - Department of EconomicsMercatus Center at George Mason University and University of Leipzig
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Bandit Heroes: Social, Mythical or Rational?

The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2010
Nicholas Adam Curott and Alexander Fink
Ball State University - Department of Economics and University of Leipzig
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Bandits, Economics of Crime, Dispersed Benefits and Concentrated Costs, Predatory Theory of Government

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The Hanseatic League and the Concept of Functional Overlapping Competing Jurisdictions

Kyklos, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2012
Alexander Fink
University of Leipzig
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FOCJ, Hanseatic League, Middle Ages, self-enforcing institutions, polycentric federal structures

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Norms in Sports Contests: The Tour De France

Journal of Sport Management 26(1): 43-52, 2012
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2012
Alexander Fink and Daniel J. Smith
University of Leipzig and Middle Tennessee State University - Department of Economics and Finance
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contest theory, sports contests, norms, Tour de France, rules

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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
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Under What Conditions May Social Contracts Arise? Evidence from the Hanseatic League

Constitutional Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2010
Alexander Fink
University of Leipzig
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social contracts, constitutions, Hanseatic League, trading posts, Kontor

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Political Entrepreneurship and the Formation of Special Districts

European Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2010
Alexander Fink and Richard E. Wagner
University of Leipzig and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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special districts, political entrepreneurship, public enterprise, public-private interaction, enterprise-based public finance, constitutional political economy

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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
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Fukushima, nuclear accident, hedonic prices, housing, updating

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Free Banking as an Evolving System: The Case of Switzerland Reconsidered

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 19 May 2011
Alexander Fink
University of Leipzig
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free banking, Switzerland, evolution, clearing arrangements

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Governance Without a State? Policies and Politics in Areas of Limited Statehood Meets Positive Political Economy of Anarchy: A Review Essay

Review of Austrian Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2012
Alexander Fink
University of Leipzig
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Anarchy, Areas of limited statehood, Self-governance, State building

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When Do Rulers Delegate Powers to Jurisdictions? The Independence of Medieval European Cities

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Jan 2012
Alexander Fink
University of Leipzig
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autonomous cities, Middle Ages, city institutions, self-government

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The Effects of Party Campaign Spending Under Proportional Representation: Evidence from Germany

European Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2012
Alexander Fink
University of Leipzig
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Proportional representation, campaign spending, election contest model, Germany

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Kidnap Insurance and Its Impact on Kidnapping Outcomes

ICER Working Paper No. 13/2012
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2012
Alexander Fink and Mark Pingle
University of Leipzig and University of Nevada, Reno - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics
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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
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The value of international political connections: Evidence from Trump's 2016 surprise election

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2020
Alexander Fink and Jörg Stahl
University of Leipzig and Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics
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international political connections, campaign contributions, event study, U.S. presidential elections 2016

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The Rise of Commerce and the Road to Prosperity: The Results of Private Enterprise in the Late Middle Ages and Renaissance Italy

Book chapter in Stringham, Edward's (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Private Enterprise, Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Dec 2023
Gabriel Benzecry, Alexander Fink and Daniel J. Smith
Northwood University, University of Leipzig and Middle Tennessee State University - Department of Economics and Finance
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Capitalism, Hanseatic League, Medieval Spain, Renaissance Italy