Christopher Koopman

Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Research Fellow, Project for the Study of American Capitalism

3434 Washington Blvd., 4th Floor

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

12

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

The Sharing Economy and Consumer Protection Regulation: The Case for Policy Change

The Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship & the Law, Vol. 8 Iss 2, 2015, Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2018
Christopher Koopman, Matthew D. Mitchell and Adam D. Thierer
Mercatus Center at George Mason University, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 4,069 (2,174)
Citation 33

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sharing economy, collaborative economy, peer-production economy, peer-to-peer economy, ride-sharing, asymmetric information, lemons, Akerlof, Internet innovation, online innovation, rent-seeking, e-commerce, Uber, Airbnb

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How the Internet, the Sharing Economy, and Reputational Feedback Mechanisms Solve the 'Lemons Problem'

University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 3, 2016, Mercatus Research Paper, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 May 2015 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2018
Adam D. Thierer, Christopher Koopman, Anne Hobson and Chris Kuiper
George Mason University - Mercatus Center, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Independent
Downloads 1,040 (20,587)
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sharing economy, collaborative economy, asymmetric information, lemons problem, Akerlof, online innovation, regulation, inefficiency, reputation feedback, markets, network, public interest, regulatory capture, rent-seeking, e-commerce, ride sharing

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The Sharing Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 May 2015 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2015
Christopher Koopman, Matthew D. Mitchell and Adam D. Thierer
Mercatus Center at George Mason University, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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Citation 15

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sharing economy, collaborative economy, asymmetric information, lemons problem, Akerlof, online innovation, regulation, inefficiency, reputation feedback, markets, network, public interest, regulatory capture, rent-seeking, e-commerce, ride sharing

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The Changing of the Guard: The Political Economy of Administrative Bloat in American Higher Education

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-12
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Mar 2017
Todd J. Zywicki and Christopher Koopman
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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Academic Bureaucracy, Administrative Bloat, Higher Education, Non-Profit, University Governance

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Bottling Up Innovation in Craft Brewing: A Review of the Current Barriers and Challenges

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Oct 2014
Matthew D. Mitchell and Christopher Koopman
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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Brewing, Barriers, Entry, Beer, Regulations, Innovation

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Rethinking Taxi Regulations: The Case for Fundamental Reform

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Sep 2016
Michael Farren, Christopher Koopman and Matthew D. Mitchell
Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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taxis, sharing economy, regulation, regulatory capture, asymmetric information, transactions costs, platform markets

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The FCC's Transaction Reviews and First Amendment Risks

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 39, No. 3, 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Jul 2016
Brent Skorup and Christopher Koopman
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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FCC, merger review, transaction review, telecommunications, net neutrality, programming, media, new media, public choice, First Amendment, regulation, constitutional law

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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 Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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Defining Common Carriers: Flight Sharing, the Faa, and the Future of Aviation

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Jul 2018
Christopher Koopman and Eli Dourado
Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Independent
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How Lame are Lame Ducks?

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Oct 2014
Christopher Koopman, Matthew D. Mitchell and Emily Washington
Mercatus Center at George Mason University, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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Lame Duck, Congress, Legislators, Vote, Election, Special Interest

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How Fcc Transaction Reviews Threaten Rule of Law and the First Amendment

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Jul 2018
Brent Skorup and Christopher Koopman
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Downloads 12 (574,890)
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Pope Francis and the Economy: Evangelii Gaudium, New Institutional Economics, and the Search for Consistency Across Disciplines

Posted: 24 Sep 2015
Eileen Norcross and Christopher Koopman
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Mercatus Center at George Mason University

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New Institutional Economics, Argentina, Pope Francis, Evangelii gaudium, crony capitalism, Catholic Social Teaching