Gary A. Wagner

University of Louisiana-Lafayette

Acadiana Business Economist Endowed Chair

LA

United States

University of Louisiana-Lafayette

Lafayette, LA 70504

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

11

DOWNLOADS

503

SSRN CITATIONS

3

CROSSREF CITATIONS

5

Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

Are Traffic Tickets Countercyclical?

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2006-048A
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Aug 2006
Thomas A. Garrett and Gary A. Wagner
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and University of Louisiana-Lafayette
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traffic tickets, revenue smoothing, local governments

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Regional Disparities in the Spatial Correlation of State Income Growth

FRB of St Louis Working Paper No. 2005-061A
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Nov 2005
Thomas A. Garrett, Gary A. Wagner and David C. Wheelock
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division, University of Louisiana-Lafayette and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division
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economic growth, per capita income, spatial econometrics

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Is the Light Rail 'Tide' Lifting Property Values? Evidence from Hampton Roads, Virginia

FRB of Cleveland Working Paper No. 16-26
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Gary A. Wagner, Tim Komarek and Julia Martin
University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Valdosta State University and Old Dominion University
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light rail transit, housing market, difference-in-difference

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Campaigning for Retirement: State Teacher Union Campaign Contributions and Pension Generosity

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2019
Gary A. Wagner and Erick M. Elder
University of Louisiana-Lafayette and University of Arkansas at Little Rock - College of Business Administration
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pensions, pension generosity, public sector unions, campaign contributions, teachers

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Patent Intensity and Concentration: The Effect of Institutional Quality on MSA Patent Activity

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 May 2019
Gary A. Wagner and Jamie Bologna Pavlik
University of Louisiana-Lafayette and Texas Tech University - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
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patents, innovation, institutions, economic freedom

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Local Fiscal Adjustments from Depopulation: Evidence from the Post-Cold War Defense Contraction

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Jun 2019
Timothy M. Komarek and Gary A. Wagner
Old Dominion University and University of Louisiana-Lafayette
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local government, fiscal policy, defense

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Can Public Pensions Fulfill Their Promises? An Examination of Pennsylvania’S Two Largest Public Pensions

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Jul 2018
Erick M. Elder and Gary A. Wagner
University of Arkansas at Little Rock - College of Business Administration and University of Louisiana-Lafayette
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Revenue Diversification in Arkansas Cities: The Budgetary and Tax Effort Impacts

Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 28, Issue 3, pp. 68-82, Fall 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Aug 2008
Meagan M. Jordan and Gary A. Wagner
Old Dominion University and University of Louisiana-Lafayette
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Political Effects on Pension Underfunding

Economics & Politics, Vol. 27, Issue 1, pp. 1-27, 2015
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Feb 2015
Erick M. Elder and Gary A. Wagner
University of Arkansas at Little Rock - College of Business Administration and University of Louisiana-Lafayette
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Red Ink in the Rearview Mirror: Local Fiscal Conditions and the Issuance of Traffic Tickets

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2006-048B
Posted: 29 Nov 2006
Thomas A. Garrett and Gary A. Wagner
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and University of Louisiana-Lafayette

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traffic tickets, public safety, political interest, law enforcement

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Cyclical Variability in State Government Revenue: Can Tax Reform Reduce it?

State Tax Notes, Vol. 29, No. 8, August 25, 2003
Posted: 22 Aug 2003
Russell S. Sobel and Gary A. Wagner
The Citadel - School of Business and University of Louisiana-Lafayette

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