John A. Dove

Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy

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Troy, AL 36082

United States

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The Economic Consequences of Pension Underfunding: Evidence from the Retirement Systems of Alabama

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2018
Daniel J. Smith and John A. Dove
Middle Tennessee State University - Department of Economics and Finance and Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy
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Public Pensions, Pension Underfunding, Transparency, Economically Targeted Investments, Defined Benefit, Defined Contribution

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The Impact of Public Pension Board of Trustee Composition on State Bond Ratings

Economics of Governance, 19(1) 2018: 51-73.
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 16 May 2019
John A. Dove, Courtney Collins and Daniel J. Smith
Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy, Rhodes College and Middle Tennessee State University - Department of Economics and Finance
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Unfunded Liabilities, Public Pensions, Pension Governance, Board of Directors, Bond Ratings, Public Finance, Corporate Governance

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The Effect of Judicial Independence on Entrepreneurship in the US States

Economic Systems, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 20 May 2015
John A. Dove
Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy
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Entrepreneurship, Judicial Independence, Legal Institutions, Legal Quality, Economic Growth

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Financial Markets, Fiscal Constraints, and Municipal Debt: Lessons and Evidence from the Panic of 1873

Journal of Institutional Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Jul 2013
John A. Dove
Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy
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fiscal federalism, fiscal institutions, municipal debt, default

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Local Government Type and Municipal Bond Ratings: What's the Relationship?

Applied Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2016
John A. Dove
Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy
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City managers, city mayors, bond ratings, public administration, local government

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Judicial Independence and Economic Freedom in the US States

Applied Economics Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 May 2015
John A. Dove
Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy
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Judicial Independence, Economic Freedom, Credible Commitments, Judicial Selection

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Credible Commitments and Constitutional Constraints: State Debt Repudiation and Default in 19th Century America

Constitutional Political Economy, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2014
John A. Dove
Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy
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Sovereign Debt, Default, Credible Commitments, Constitutional Constraints

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Policing the Chain Gang: Panel Cointegration Analysis of the Stability of the Suffolk System, 1825-1858

Journal of Macroeconomics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 13 May 2013
Andrew T. Young and John A. Dove
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy
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American Free Banking, Suffolk System, Panel Data, Cointegration

Judicial Independence and US State Bond Ratings: An Empirical Investigation

Forthcoming at Public Budgeting & Finance
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2016
John A. Dove
Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy
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Judicial Independence, Sovereign Debt, Default, Bond Ratings, Contract Enforcement

Judicial Independence and US State Bond Ratings: An Empirical Investigation

Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 37, Issue 3, pp. 24-46, 2017
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Sep 2017
John A. Dove
Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy
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Do Fiscal Constraints Prevent Default? Historical Evidence from U.S. Municipalities

Economics of Governance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2015
John A. Dove
Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy
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Default, Sovereign Debt, Fiscal Constraints, Panic of 1893, Credible Commitments

It's Easier to Contract Than to Pay: Judicial Independence and U.S. Municipal Default in the 19th Century

Journal of Comparative Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 May 2017 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
John A. Dove
Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy
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Judicial Independence, Default, State and Local Public Finance, Judicial Selection, Courts, Credible Commitment

It's Easier to Contract than to Pay: Judicial Independence and U.S. Municipal Default in the 19th Century

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 01 May 2017
John A. Dove
Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy
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Judicial Independence, Default, State and Local Public Finance, Judicial Selection, Courts, Credible Commitment

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Some Additional Evidence on the Interplay between Corruption, Tax Policy, and Firm Entry Using US States

Applied Economics Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Dec 2016
John A. Dove
Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy
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Entrepreneurship, Corruption, Tax Policy, Firm Entry, Business Formation

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Property Tax Limits, Balanced Budget Rules, and Line-Item Vetoes: A Long-Run View

Forthcoming, Eastern Economic Journal
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Feb 2016
John A. Dove
Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy
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Tax and Expenditure Limits, Balanced Budget Rules, Line-Item Veto

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US State Tort Liability Reform and Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Sep 2018
John A. Dove and Laura Dove
Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy and Troy University
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Entrepreneurship, Tort Reform, Liability, Kauffman, Economic Growth

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US State Constitutional Entrenchment and Default in the Nineteenth Century

Journal of Institutional Economics (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2019
John A. Dove and Andrew T. Young
Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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Default, Debt, Fiscal Crisis, Constitutions, Credible Commitment, Entrenchment

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Is There a Tradeoff between Economic Development Incentives and Economic Freedom?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Apr 2018
John A. Dove and Daniel Sutter
Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy and Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy
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economic development incentives, economic freedom, subsidies, tax incentives

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Is There a Relationship between TELs and Default? Evidence from US Municipalities

Papers in Regional Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2018
John A. Dove
Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy
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Sovereign Debt, Default, Tax and Expenditure Limits, State and Local Public Finance

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Alabama at the Crossroads: An Economic Guide to a Fiscally Sustainable Future

MERCATUS RESEARCH
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
John A. Dove and Daniel J. Smith
Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy and Middle Tennessee State University - Department of Economics and Finance
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Voter Preferences, Institutions, and Economic Freedom

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 35, Issue 1, pp. 76-92, 2017
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Nov 2016
George R. Crowley, John A. Dove and Daniel Sutter
Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy, Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy and Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy
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