Donald Wittman

University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics

217, Social Sciences 1 1156 High St.

Santa Cruz, CA 95064

United States

http://www2.ucsc.edu/people/wittman/index.html

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Lay Juries Versus Professional Arbitrators and the Arbitrator Selection Hypothesis

UCSC Department of Economics Working Paper No. 462
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Dec 2000
Donald Wittman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
Downloads 179 (129,834)

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Litigation with Symmetric Bargaining and Two-Sided Incomplete Information

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1001; UC Santa Cruz Economics Working Paper No. 546
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Aug 2003
Daniel Friedman and Donald Wittman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
Downloads 108 (191,946)
Citation 5

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3.

The Organization of Family Interactions: Minimizing Transaction Costs and Strategic Behavior

UC Santa Cruz Economics Working Paper No. 588
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Feb 2005
Donald Wittman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
Downloads 103 (200,886)

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internal organization of the family, transaction cost, psychology,

4.

A Valence Model of Elections and The Median-Crossing Property:A Diagrammatic Exposition

U of California, Economics Working Paper No. 499
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 Oct 2001
Donald Wittman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
Downloads 95 (218,091)

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valence, median-crossing property, candidates, transitivity

5.

Pressure Groups and Political Advertising: How Uninformed Voters Can Use Strategic Rules of Thumb

UC Santa Cruz Economics Working Paper No. 589
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Feb 2005
Donald Wittman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
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Citation 4

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Candidates, pressure groups, elections, uninformed voters

6.

Contests Where There Is Variation In The Marginal Productivity Of Effort

UC Santa Cruz Economics Working Paper No. 466
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Feb 2001
Donald Wittman and Nirvikar Singh
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
Downloads 75 (254,203)
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Is Status Quo Bias Consistent with Downward Sloping Demand?

UC Santa Cruz Economics Working Paper No. 590
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Feb 2005
Donald Wittman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
Downloads 64 (280,948)

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Status quo bias

Is Status Quo Bias Consistent with Downward-Sloping Demand?

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 46, Issue 2, pp. 283-288, April 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Apr 2008
Donald Wittman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
Downloads 4 (528,685)

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Candidate Quality, Pressure Group Endorsements, and the Nature of Political Advertising

UC Santa Cruz Economics Working Paper No. 587
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Feb 2005
Donald Wittman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
Downloads 61 (266,519)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Candidates, pressure groups, elections, uninformed voters

9.

Voting on Income Redistribution: How a Little Bit of Altruism Creates Transitivity

UC Santa Cruz Economics Working Paper No. 586
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Feb 2005
Donald Wittman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
Downloads 36 (345,858)

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political income redistribution, altruism, transitivity

10.

The Internal Organization of the Family: Economic Analysis and Psychological Advice

Kyklos, Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 121-144, February 2005
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Mar 2005
Donald Wittman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
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11.

How Pressure Groups Activate Voters and Move Candidates Closer to the Median

The Economic Journal, Vol. 119, Issue 540, pp. 1324-1343, October 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Donald Wittman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
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12.

The Oxford Handbook of Polictical Economy

THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Barry R. Weingast, Donald Wittman, eds., Oxford University Press, September 2006
Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Barry R. Weingast and Donald Wittman
Stanford University, Department of Political Science and University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics

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13.

Litigation with Symmetric Bargaining and Two-Sided Incomplete Information

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 98-126, 2007
Posted: 17 Jun 2008
Donald Wittman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics

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14.

Implementation with Partial Verification

UC Santa Cruz Economics Working Paper No. 465
Posted: 08 Feb 2001
Donald Wittman and Nirvikar Singh
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Implementation, Partial Verification, Mechanism Design, Revelation Principle

15.

The Wealth and Size of Nations

UC Santa Cruz Economics Working Paper No. 459
Posted: 09 Jan 2001
Donald Wittman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics

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