Bart J. Wilson

Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy

Professor of Economics and Law

One University Drive

Orange, CA 92866

United States

http://www1.chapman.edu/~bjwilson/

Chapman University - Economic Science Institute (ESI)

Professor, Economics and Law

One University Drive

Orange, CA 92866

United States

Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law

Professor of Economics and Law

One University Drive

Orange, CA 92866-1099

United States

http://www1.chapman.edu/~bjwilson/

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

An Experimental Analysis of the Demand for Payday Loans

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2010
Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy, Colby College, Colby College, Independent and University of Virginia
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Payday Loans, Experimental Economics

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The Meaning of Property in Things

'The Property Species: Mine, Yours, and the Human Mind,' Oxford University Press, 2020. Available here: https://www.amazon.com/Property-Species-Mine-Yours-Human/dp/0190936797.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2020
Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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property, chattels, semantics, cognition of property, property rights, experimental economics

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Building a Market: From Personal to Impersonal Exchange

Free Enterprise: Values in Action Conference Series, 2005-2006, MORAL MARKETS: THE CRITICAL ROLE OF VALUES IN THE ECONOMY, Paul J. Zak, ed., Princeton University Press, 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Sep 2006
Erik O. Kimbrough, Vernon L. Smith and Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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The Welfare Effects of Civil Forfeiture

Review of Behavioral Economics, 4(2), September 2017, pp. 153-179. doi: 10.1561/105.00000063
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2018
Michael Preciado and Bart J. Wilson
Snell & Wilmer LLP and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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civil asset forfeiture, experimental economics

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The Clash of Aristocratic and Bourgeois Virtues in 'The Wire'

In 'Teaching 'The Wire:' Frameworks, Theories and Strategies for the Classroom,' Tia Gaynor and Jocelyn Taliaferro (Eds.), Mcfarland & Co, 2016
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 08 May 2017
Gus Gradinger and Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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inner city, underdevelopment, virtue ethics, The Wire

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Historical Property Rights, Sociality, and the Emergence of Impersonal Exchange in Long-Distance Trade

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Sep 2006
Erik O. Kimbrough, Vernon L. Smith and Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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personal exchange, impersonal exchange, long-distance trade, experimental economics

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Humankind in Civilization's Extended Order: A Tragedy, The First Part

Supreme Court Economic Review, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 08 May 2017
Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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biological anthropology, envy, evolutionary moral rules, exchange

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Language and Cooperation in Hominin Scavenging

Evolution and Human Behavior 38(3), 376-396, 2017.
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 08 May 2017
Bart J. Wilson and Samuel Harris
Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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language, cooperation, scavenging, experimental economics

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Experimental Gasoline Markets

FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 263
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Oct 2003
Cary A. Deck and Bart J. Wilson
University of Alabama - Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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gasoline industry, zone pricing, vertical integration, asymmetric price adjustment, experimental economics

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Equilibrium Play in Voluntary Ultimatum Games: Beneficence Cannot Be Extorted

Games and Economic Behavior, 109, May 2018, pp. 452-464.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2018
Vernon L. Smith and Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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ultimatum games, voluntary play, Adam Smith, experimental economics

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A Theory of Sociality, Morality, and Monsters: Adam Smith and Mary Shelley

Adam Smith Review 13, Spring 2021
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2020
Chapman University, Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy, Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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Adam Smith, Mary Shelley, Fellow-Feeling, Sociality, Monster, Frankenstein, Moral Sentiments

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Exchange and Specialization as a Discovery Process

The Economic Journal, Vol. 119, pp. 1162-1188, 2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2019
Sean Crockett, Vernon L. Smith and Bart J. Wilson
City University of New York, Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business - Department of Economics and Finance, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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specialization, exchange and production economies, experimental economics

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'Sentiments,' Conduct, and Trust in the Laboratory

Forthcoming, Social Philosophy and Policy 34, 2017
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 08 May 2017
Vernon L. Smith and Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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Adam Smith, experimental economics, trust, conduct, beneficence, justice

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Economics at the Pump

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 May 2004
Cary A. Deck and Bart J. Wilson
University of Alabama - Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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Gas prices, gasoline prices, price gouging, anti-gouging, regulation, market manipulation, price changes, gasoline markets, price asymmetries, lags, market allocations

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The Meaning of 'Deceive' in Experimental Economic Science

The Oxford Handbook of Professional Economic Ethics, George DeMartino and Deirdre McCloskey (eds.), Oxford University Press, 2015, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 May 2015
Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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experimental economics, deception

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How We Think About Economics

Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 83, No. 3, 2017
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 May 2017
Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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Vernon Smith, experimental economics, methodology

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No Mere Tautology: The Division of Labor is Limited by the Division of Labor

Oxford Economic Papers, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2019
Andrew Smyth and Bart J. Wilson
Marquette University - Department of Economics and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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growth theory, theory of the firm, experimental economics, specialization, increasing returns, transaction costs

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Commerce Unbound: A Modern Promethean Story

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 08 May 2017
Jan Osborn, Bart J. Wilson and Gus Gradinger
Chapman University, Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy and Chapman University
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Bourgeois Ethics, Commerce, Prometheus Unbound, Percy Shelley

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On 'Private Governance'

Review of Austrian Economics, 2017
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 08 May 2017
Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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private governance, legal centralism, anarchism, morality

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Promoting Experimental Economics in the Classroom

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Mar 2007
Stephen Jackstadt, Paul R. Johnson and Bart J. Wilson
University of Alaska Anchorage - Center for Economic Education, University of Alaska Anchorage - Department of Economics and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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An Experimental Analysis of the Effects of Automated Mitigation Procedures on Investment and Prices in Wholesale Electricity Markets

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Jun 2005
L. Lynne Kiesling and Bart J. Wilson
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Engineering and Public Policy and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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electric power markets, automated mitigation procedures, investment

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The Ecological and Civil Mainsprings of Property: An Experimental Economic History of Whalers’ Rules of Capture

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Mar 2010
Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy, Queen's University, University of Virginia and Marquette University - Department of Economics
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property rights, endogenous rules, whaling, experimental economics

Horizontal Product Differentiation in Auctions and Multilateral Negotiations

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2012
Charles J. Thomas and Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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voluntary exchange, multilateral negotiations, auctions, product differentiation

Horizontal Product Differentiation in Auctions and Multilateral Negotiations

Economica, Vol. 81, Issue 324, pp. 768-787, 2014
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Sep 2014
Charles J. Thomas and Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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A Simple, Ecologically Rational Rule for Settling Found Property Disputes

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 178, October 2020, 660-671.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2020
Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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property, property rights, lost property, experimental economics

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What Did Adam Smith Mean? The Semantics of the Opening Key Principles in the 'Wealth of Nations'

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Jun 2020
Bart J. Wilson and Gian Marco Farese
Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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Adam Smith, Wealth of Nations, Natural Semantic Metalanguage, principles of economics

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Tracking Customer Search to Price Discriminate

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 280-295, April 2006
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Jun 2006
Cary A. Deck and Bart J. Wilson
University of Alabama - Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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Verifiable Offers and the Relationship between Auctions and Multilateral Negotiations

Economic Journal, Vol. 115, No. 506, pp. 1016-1031, October 2005
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Dec 2005
Charles J. Thomas and Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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A Universally Translatable Explication of Adam Smith’s Famous Proposition on 'The Extent of the Market'

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Sep 2020
Bart J. Wilson and Gian Marco Farese
Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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Adam Smith, division of labor, the market, lexical semantics, natural semantic metalanguage

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Market Power and Price Movements Over the Business Cycle

Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 53, No. 2, pp. 145-174, June 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Jun 2005
Bart J. Wilson and Stanley S. Reynolds
Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy and University of Arizona - Department of Economics
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The Bourgeois Virtues in 'Deadwood': Challenging American Ideology

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Sep 2020
Chapman University, Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy, Chapman University, Chapman University and Chapman University
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bourgeois virtues, commerce, Deadwood, David Milch, ideology

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Exchange and Specialisation as a Discovery Process

The Economic Journal, Vol. 119, Issue 539, pp. 1162-1188, July 2009
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Jun 2009
Vernon L. Smith and Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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Fixed Revenue Auctions: Theory and Behavior

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 46, No. 3, pp. 342-354, July 2008
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Sep 2008
Cary A. Deck and Bart J. Wilson
University of Alabama - Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
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War of Attrition: Evidence from a Laboratory Experiment on Market Exit

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 51, Issue 4, pp. 2018-2027, 2013
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 Aug 2013
Ryan Oprea, Bart J. Wilson and Arthur Zillante
University of California, Santa Cruz, Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy and George Mason University
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Risk and the Evolution of Human Exchange

Proceedings of the Royal Society, doi: 10.1098/rspb.2011.2614
Posted: 27 Apr 2012
University of New Mexico - Program in Interdisciplinary, Center for the Study of Human Nature - CSUF, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy

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cooperation, exchange, hunter–gatherers, risk, evolution

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An Experiment on Protecting Intellectual Property

Gruter Institute Squaw Valley Conference: Law, Institutions & Human Behavior, 2011
Posted: 24 May 2011
Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy

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A Comparative Approach to Coordination: How Apes, Monkeys and Humans Respond to an Assurance Game with Equivalent Procedures

Gruter Institute Squaw Valley Conference: Law, Institutions & Human Behavior, 2011
Posted: 24 May 2011
Sarah F. Brosnan and Bart J. Wilson
Georgia State University and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy

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Contra Private Fairness

Posted: 31 May 2007 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2009
Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy

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semantics of economics, rhetoric of economics, fairness

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A Comparison of Auctions and Multilateral Negotiations

Posted: 11 Feb 2002
Charles J. Thomas and Bart J. Wilson
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy

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Firm-Specific Cost Savings and Market Power

Posted: 10 Oct 2000
Douglas D. Davis and Bart J. Wilson
Virginia Commonwealth University - School of Business - Department of Economics and Chapman University - Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy

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