Nick Cowen

School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

Individualism, Economic Freedom, and Charitable Giving

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2022
affiliation not provided to SSRN, The Citadel, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln, University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh and Tashkent State University of Economics
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Philanthropy, Culture, Individualism, Institutions, Classical Liberalism

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Sex Work and Online Platforms: What Should Regulation Do?

Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Jan 2021
Nick Cowen and Rachela Colosi
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln and University of Lincoln
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Sex Work, Transaction Costs, Online Platforms, FOSTA-SESTA, Feminism, Common Carriers

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Markets for Rules: The Promise and Peril of Blockchain Distributed Governance

Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2019
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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Hayek, Buchanan, blockchain, cryptocurrency, bitcoin, private governance, new institutional economics

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Basic Economic Liberties: John Rawls and Adam Smith Reconciled

The Independent Review, 2021, Vol 26, No. 2, 263–285
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2022
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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liberalism, markets, Rawls, Adam Smith, moral powers, economic liberty

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Disagreement about Evidence-Based Policy

Routledge Handbook of The Philosophy of Disagreement edited by Maria Baghramian, J. Adam Carter and Richard Rowland
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Jul 2022
Nick Cowen and Nancy Cartwright
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln and Durham University
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evidence-based policy, induction, what works, internal validity, external validity

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Street-Level Theories of Change: Adapting the Medical Model of Evidence-Based Practice for Policing

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Feb 2019
Nick Cowen and Nancy Cartwright
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln and Durham University
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Evidence-Based Policy, Evidence-Based Policing, Evidence-Based Medicine, EBM+, Causality, Mechanisms, Causal Mechanisms, Induction, INUS Conditions, Medical Model, Policing, Theory of Change, Pragmatic Trials, Randomized Controlled Trials, RCT, Realist Synthesis

7.

Sexual and Gender Identity Work on Social Media

Sociology Compass
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Jan 2023
Rachela Colosi, Nick Cowen and Megan Todd
University of Lincoln, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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gender, sexuality, identity, social media, Goffman, Hochschild

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The Powers and Limits of a National School Voucher System: The Case of Sweden

School Choice Around the World
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Sep 2019
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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School choice, Sweden, Friedman, school vouchers, educational freedom, Sweden, social policy

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Capital, Ideology, and the Liberal Order

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 21-28
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2021
Nick Cowen and Vincent Geloso
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Piketty, wealth inequality, consumption inequality, measuring inequality, classical liberalism, Austrian economics, knowledge problem, participatory socialism, private-property markets

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Hayek Versus Trump: The Radical Right’s Road to Serfdom

Polity, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Mar 2019
Aris Trantidis and Nick Cowen
University of Lincoln (UK) - School of Social Sciences and School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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Hayek, Road to Serfdom, state intervention, mixed economy, protectionism, rule of law, Radical Right, welfare state, economic freedom and democracy

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Randomized Controlled Trials: How Can We Know 'What Works'?

Critical Review 29(3) (2017)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2018
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln, Independent, Independent and Durham University
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Behavioral Economics; Evidence-Based Policy; Meta-Analysis; Nudge; Nudging; Systematic Review; Education Policy

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Neoliberal Social Justice and Taxation

Forthcoming, Social Philosophy and Policy, 2022
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2021
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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realism, wealth inequality, wealth tax, knowledge problem, incentive problem, comparative analysis

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Classical Deterrence Theory Revisited: An Empirical Analysis of Police Force Areas in England and Wales

European Journal of Criminology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
University of Birmingham, University of Birmingham - Department of Economics, Fifth Third Bank - Asset Management Division and School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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deterrence, certainty, severity, celerity, sentencing, detection

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Ostrom, Floods and Mismatched Property Rights

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2020
Nick Cowen and Charles Delmotte
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln and Michigan State University College of Law
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commons, ostrom, James Buchanan, public choice, mismatched property, environmental goods, climate change, floods

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Economic Freedom and Social Justice

In: Handbook of Research on Economic Freedom (ed. N. Berggren). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Jul 2023
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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distributive justice, classical liberalism, egalitarianism, utilitarianism, constitutional political economy, Rawls

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Hayek’s Appreciative Theory and Social Justice

Cosmos + Taxis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Sep 2019
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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Hayek, epistemic institutionalism, social justice, distributive justice, rule of law, appreciative theory, markets, Rawls

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Mill's Radical End of Laissez-Faire: A Review Essay of the Political Economy of Progress: John Stuart Mill and Modern Radicalism

Review of Austrian Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 May 2017 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2018
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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The political economy of progress: John Stuart Mill and modern radicalism, Mill, Marx, Radical political economy, Co-operatives, Laissez-faire, Utilitarianism, Bentham, Rawls, Meade

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The Mirage of Mark-to-Market: Distributive Justice and Alternatives to Capital Taxation

Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2019
Charles Delmotte and Nick Cowen
Michigan State University College of Law and School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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wealth inequality, capital taxation, tax base, distributive justice, market economy

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Robust Against Whom?

Advances in Austrian Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 May 2018
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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robust political economy, public choice, tuism, altruism, deviance, delusion, perverse preferences

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The Articulate State

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Aug 2022
Nick Cowen and Eric S. Schliesser
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln and University of Amsterdam
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COVID-19, panademics, polycentric orders, federalism, executive government, local government, knowledge problem

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Introduction: Symposium on Escaping Paternalism: Rationality, Behavioral Economics and Public Policy by Mario J. Rizzo and Glen Whitman

Cowen, Nick & Malte Dold, Introduction: Symposium on Escaping Paternalism: Rationality, Behavioral Economics and Public Policy by Mario J. Rizzo and Glen Whitman, Review of Behavioral Economics
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 31 Aug 2021
Nick Cowen and Malte F. Dold
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln and Pomona College - Department of Economics
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paternalism, behavioral economics, nudge, biases, heuristics, public policy

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For Whom Does ‘What Works’ Work? The Political Economy of Evidence-based Education

Educational Research and Evaluation: An International Journal on Theory and Practice (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Feb 2019
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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Evidence-Based Policy, Randomized Controlled Trials, Tullock, Education Theory, Pedagogy, Public Education, Bureaucracy

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Soft Interventionism: A Hayekian Compromise With Libertarian Paternalism

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Feb 2021
Nick Cowen and Aris Trantidis
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln and University of Lincoln (UK) - School of Social Sciences
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nudge, libertarian paternalism, Hayek, market process, Austrian economics, autonomy, classical liberalism

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Millian Liberalism and Extreme Pornography

Cowen, N. (2015), Millian Liberalism and Extreme Pornography. American Journal of Political Science. doi: 10.1111/ajps.12238
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Dec 2015
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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liberalism, feminism, pornography, sexuality, censorship, privacy, free expression, queer theory

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School Choice around the World and the Lessons We Can Learn

Institute of Economic Affairs
Number of pages: 203 Posted: 03 Jun 2021
Newcastle University, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln, Cato Institute, University of Newcastle - School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Tallinn University (TLU), Estonian Business School, University of Buckingham, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and West London Free School
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education, education policy, schooling, school choice, schools, comparative analysis, government policy

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Alternatives to Custody: Evidence from Police Force Areas in England and Wales

The British Journal of Criminology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Nov 2018
University of Birmingham, University of Birmingham - Department of Economics, Fifth Third Bank - Asset Management Division and School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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criminology, criminal justice, deterrence, community sentencing, panel data, prisons, police, sentencing, fixed-effects models, British criminal justice, incarceration, non-custodial sentences, criminal law and economics, criminogenic

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Rescuing Rawls from Rawls

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2021
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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Rawls, market economy, desert, basic structure, institutions, equality

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Tolerating Extreme Speech

Free Speech (working title for book)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Jun 2020
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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Free speech, freedom of expression, hate speech, extremism, tolerance, liberalism, John Stuart Mill, violence, far right politics, islamism, karl popper

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Why Be Robust? The Contribution of Market Process Theory to the Robust Political Economy Research Program

Interdisciplinary Studies of the Market Order: New Applications of Market Process Theory, edited by Peter Boettke, Christopher J. Coyne, and Virgil Storr. London: Rowman and Littlefield International Ltd, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2019
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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robust political economy, political theory methods, realism, Rawls, liberalism, market process, public choice

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Market Participation, Self-Respect, and Risk Tolerance

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Mar 2023
Carlo Ludovico Cordasco and Nick Cowen
Oxford Brookes University - Business School and School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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Economic Liberty, Democratic Citizenship, Risk, Uncertainty, Cooperation, Distributive Justice

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Novel Externalities

Cowen, Nick and Eric Schliesser, 'Novel externalities', Public Choice (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 May 2023
Nick Cowen and Eric S. Schliesser
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln and University of Amsterdam
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Externality, Lippmann, Ostrom, Public Health, Pandemics, Epistemic Choice

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Introduction: Symposium on Robust Political Economy

Nick Cowen (2016) Introduction: Symposium on Robust Political Economy, Critical Review, 28:3-4, 420-439, DOI: 10.1080/08913811.2016.1264158
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 May 2017
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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epistemic challenge, Hayek, incentive problem, knowledge problem, Mark Pennington, Robust Political Economy

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Hayek: Postatomic Liberal

Critics of Enlightenment Rationalism (edited by Gene Callahan and Kenneth McIntyre), Palgrave, 2019
Posted: 19 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2019
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln

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anti-rationalism, enlightenment, epistemic challenge, Hayek, atomism, sensory order, rule of law, spontaneous order, subjectivity