Robert L. Sexton

Pepperdine University - Economics Department

24255 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu, CA 90263

United States

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

Demand and Supply Curves: Rotations Versus Shifts

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 29 Apr 2003
Philip E. Graves and Robert L. Sexton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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Overurbanization and its Relation to Economic Growth for Less Developed Countries

Economic Forum, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 95-100, Summer 1979
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 03 Aug 2011
Philip E. Graves and Robert L. Sexton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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economic growth, urbanization, over-urbanization, net externalities of city size

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The Short- and Long-Run Marginal Cost Curve: A Pedagogical Note

Journal of Economic Education, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 34-37, Winter 1993
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2010
Robert L. Sexton, Philip E. Graves and Dwight Lee
Pepperdine University - Economics Department, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics
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Short run marginal cost curve, Long run marginal cost curve, economic education

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Cross-Price Elasticity and Income Elasticity of Demand: Are Your Students Confused?

The American Economist, Vol. 54, No. 2, pp. 107-110, Fall, 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 Mar 2010
Philip E. Graves and Robert L. Sexton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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Cross-Price Elasticity, Income Elasticity of Demand, Economic Education

The Educational Choice Anomaly for Principles Students: Using Ordinary Supply and Demand Rather than Indifference Curves

Journal of Economic Education, Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 1-5, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 29 May 2011
Philip E. Graves, Robert L. Sexton and Lauren Calimeris
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Pepperdine University - Economics Department and St. John Fisher College
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educational choice, dropouts, subsidized education

The Educational Choice Anomaly for Principles Students: Using Ordinary Supply and Demand Rather than Indifference Curves

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 11 Jan 2010
Philip E. Graves and Robert L. Sexton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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Educational choice, “drop-outs,” subsidized education

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Using Short Movie and Television Clips in the Economics Principles Class

Journal of Economic Education, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2010
Robert L. Sexton
Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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economic education, teaching

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Slavery, Amenities, and Factor Price Equalization: A Note on Migration and Freedom

Explorations in Economic History, Vol. 20, p. 156, 1983
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Sep 2010
Philip E. Graves, Robert L. Sexton and Richard K. Vedder
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Pepperdine University - Economics Department and Ohio University - Department of Economics
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Slavery, amenities, factor price equalization, black migration, emancipation

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Development, Mobility and Slavery: Real Income and Spatial Equilibrium in the Postbellum South

American Economist, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 36-39, Spring 1986
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Aug 2011
Philip E. Graves and Robert L. Sexton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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slavery, migration, amenity compensation, spatial factor price equalization

9.

Regional Choice and Economic History

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Aug 2012
Robert L. Sexton
Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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regional economic history, regional economic growth

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Demonstrating Their Freedom: The Post-Emancipation Migration of Black Americans

Research in Economic History, Vol. 10, pp. 213-239, 1986
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Ohio University - Department of Economics, Ohio University, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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migration, black migration, mobility, economic incentives to move, regional affinity

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The Peculiar Immobility: Regional Affinity and the Postbellum Black Migrant

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Jan 2012
Philip E. Graves, Robert L. Sexton and Richard K. Vedder
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Pepperdine University - Economics Department and Ohio University - Department of Economics
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black migration, migration, amenities, wage convergence, amenities

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Intertemporal Choice, Hostile Takeovers and the Principal-Agent Problem: Corporate Managers Versus Political Agents

Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies, Vol. 17, No. 2, Summer 1992
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Aug 2011
Dwight Lee and Robert L. Sexton
University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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The Effects of Alternative Regional Delineations on Historical Interpretation

Economic Forum, Volume XII, Winter 1981-1982
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 Aug 2012
Robert L. Sexton
Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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regional economic history, regional economic growth, antebellum manufacturing

14.

Speed Variance, Enforcement, and the Optimal Speed Limit

Economics Letters, Vol. 42, pp. 237-243, 1993
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Aug 2011
Philip E. Graves, Dwight Lee and Robert L. Sexton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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highway speeds, highway speed variance, public policy, optimal speed limits, statute enforcement

15.

Hedonic Wage Equations for Higher Education Faculty

Economics of Education Review, Vol. 21, No. 5, pp. 491-496, 2002
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Dec 2009
Philip E. Graves, James Marchand and Robert L. Sexton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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Educational economics, Salary wage differentials, wage hedonics

16.

On Mandatory Deposits, Fines, and the Control of Litter

Natural Resources Journal, Vol. 28, No. 4, p. 837, 1988
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Sep 2010
Dwight Lee, Philip E. Graves and Robert L. Sexton
University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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litter, environmental fines, environmental deposits, mandatory deposits, control of litter

17.

Monopoly Supply

Atlantic Economic Journal, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 32-37
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2010
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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Monopoly, Supply, Monopoly supply

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Incorporating Inventories into Supply and Demand Analysis

Atlantic Economic Journal, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 41-45, 1992
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 29 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2010
Robert L. Sexton, Robert Clower, Philip E. Graves and Dwight Lee
Pepperdine University - Economics Department, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics
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Inventories, Supply, Demand

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Amenities and Fringe Benefits: Omitted Variable Bias

The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol. 58, No. 3, pp. 399-404, July, 1999
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Jul 2009
Philip E. Graves, Robert L. Sexton and Michelle M. Arthur
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Pepperdine University - Economics Department and Purdue University - Department of Management
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Amenities and the Labor Earnings Function

Journal of Labor Research Vol. 29, No. 3, 1999
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2010
Philip E. Graves, Michelle M. Arthur and Robert L. Sexton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Purdue University - Department of Management and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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amenities, returns to education, labor earnings function

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Statutes Versus Enforcement: The Case of the Optimal Speed Limit

American Economic Review, Vol. 79, No. 4, pp. 932-936, September 1989
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2010
Philip E. Graves, Dwight Lee and Robert L. Sexton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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Statutes, Enforcement, Law and Economics, Speed limits, Crime

22.

Slope Versus Elasticity and the Burden of Taxation

Journal of Economic Education, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 229-232, Summer 1996
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2010
Philip E. Graves, Robert L. Sexton and Dwight Lee
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Pepperdine University - Economics Department and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics
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Slope, elasticity, burden of taxation

23.

Productive Complements: Too Often Neglected in the Principles Course?

Forthcoming in Journal of Economic and Finance Education (in press).
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Dec 2013
Gary M. Galles, Philip E. Graves and Robert L. Sexton
Pepperdine University, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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production complements, economic education, principles of economics

24.

A Note on Monitoring Costs and Voter Fraud

Forthcoming in The American Economist
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Dec 2013
Philip E. Graves, Robert L. Sexton and Gary M. Galles
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Pepperdine University - Economics Department and Pepperdine University
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election fraud, voting, monitoring costs, sanctions, voter fraud

25.

A Multi-Disciplinary Interpretation of Migration: Amenity Capitalization in Both Land and Labor Markets

Annals of Regional Science, Vol. 18, No. 2, 1984
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Aug 2011
Philip E. Graves, Robert L. Sexton and Thomas Andrew Knapp
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Pepperdine University - Economics Department and Pennsylvania State University
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migration, amenities, rent compensation, wage compensation, regional growth, regional decline

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New Entry and the Rate of Return to Education: The Case of Registered Nurses

Atlantic Economic Journal, Vol. 33, pp. 325-336, 2005
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Aug 2011
Surrey M. Walton, Philip E. Graves and Robert L. Sexton
University of Illinois at Chicago - College of Pharmacy, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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nursing, labor markets, wage incentives, health care policy

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Diseconomies of School District Size

The Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies, Vol. 20, No. 2, Summer 1995
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 04 Aug 2011
Gary M. Galles and Robert L. Sexton
Pepperdine University and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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Restricting Taxation: The Impact of Proposition 13 on California Tax and Expenditure Trends

The Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies Vol. 21, No. 1, Spring 1995
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Aug 2011
Gary M. Galles, James E. Long and Robert L. Sexton
Pepperdine University, Auburn University - Department of Economics and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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An Alternative Tale of Two Tax Jurisdictions: A Reply

American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol. 58, No. 3, July 1999
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 29 Dec 2009
Gary M. Galles and Robert L. Sexton
Pepperdine University and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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Political Power and Curbing the Growth in U.S. Government Spending

Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 421-429, Winter 1996
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Aug 2011
Dwight Lee and Robert L. Sexton
University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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economic freedom, economic growth, political power, government spending

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Computing the Extent of Circumvention of Proposition 13: A Response

American Economic Journal of Economics and Sociology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Dec 2009
Gary M. Galles and Robert L. Sexton
Pepperdine University and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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Union Myopia and the Taxation of Capital

Journal of Social, Political & Economic Studies, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 299-315, Fall 1995
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Aug 2011
Dwight Lee, Robert L. Sexton and Philip E. Graves
University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics, Pepperdine University - Economics Department and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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unions, wages, taxation, capital formation, international competitiveness, incentives

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Controlling the Abandonment of Automobiles: Mandatory Deposits vs. Fines

Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 31, No. 1, 1992
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 Aug 2011
Dwight Lee, Philip E. Graves and Robert L. Sexton
University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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littering, abandoned automobiles, pubic policy, solid waste disposal, deposits versus fines

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A Pollution Control Approach to Analysis of the Balanced Budget Amendment

American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol. 47, No. 4, October 1988
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Aug 2011
Dwight Lee and Robert L. Sexton
University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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A Note on Interfirm Implications of Wages and Status

Journal of Labor Research, Vol. 8, No. 2, Spring 1987
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Aug 2011
Philip E. Graves, Dwight Lee and Robert L. Sexton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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wages, labor market, status