Bryan Caplan

George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States

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The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies

Cato Institute Policy Analysis Series No. 594
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jul 2007
Bryan Caplan
George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice
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brian caplan, democracy, socially harmful policies, special interests, voter ignorance, irrational voters, government scope, form of government, majority rule, markets

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Mises, Bastiat, Public Opinion, and Public Choice: What's Wrong with Democracy?

Review of Political Economy, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 79-105, January 2005
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2010
Bryan Caplan and Edward Peter Stringham
George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice and Trinity College
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Systematically Biased Beliefs About Political Influence: Evidence from the Perceptions of Political Influence on Policy Outcomes Survey

PS: Political Science & Politics, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-24, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 13-09
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2013
George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice, University of Canterbury - Economics and Finance, Le Moyne College - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Achen, Bartels, beliefs, budget, Congress, Cutler, economy, education, failure, Federal Reserve Board, federalism, government, ignorance, informed, lay versus expert opinion, peace, policies, politics, polls, president, prosperity, responsibility attribution, results, safety, success, voter bias

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A Search-Theoretic Critique of Georgism

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2015
Zachary Gochenour and Bryan Caplan
James Madison University - Economics Program and George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice
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Henry George, search theory, property rights, natural resources, regime uncertainty

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Privatizing the Adjudication of Disputes

Theoretical Inquiries in Law, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 503-528, 2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Sep 2010
Bryan Caplan and Edward Peter Stringham
George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice and Trinity College
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Networks, Law, and the Paradox of Cooperation

Review of Austrian Economics, Vol. 16, No. 4, p. 309, 2003
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Sep 2010
Bryan Caplan and Edward Peter Stringham
George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice and Trinity College
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Networks, Anarcho-Capitalism, Collusion

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Why Should We Restrict Immigration?

Cato Journal, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Apr 2013
Bryan Caplan
George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice
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U.S. immigration policy critique, immigrants and jobs, free immigration, work visas, legal immigration, green cards, immigration restrictions, migrants to the United States

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Behavioral Economics and Perverse Effects of the Welfare State

Kyklos, Vol. 60, No. 4, pp. 485-507, November 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Oct 2007
Scott Alex Beaulier and Bryan Caplan
Mercer University and George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice
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Systematically Biased Beliefs About Economics: Robust Evidence of Judgemental Anomalies from the Survey of Americans and Economists on the Economy

The Economic Journal, Vol. 112, pp. 433-458, 2002
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Mar 2003
Bryan Caplan
George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice
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The Endowment Effect and First Party Enforcement of Rights: Evidence from the Black Market

GMU Working Paper in Economics Forthcoming
Posted: 28 Aug 2017
Eric Hammer and Bryan Caplan
George Mason University, Department of Economics, Students and George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice

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property rights; endowment effect; black markets

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Sociotropes, Systematic Bias, and Political Failure: Reflections on the Survey of Americans and Economists on the Economy

Social Science Quarterly, Vol. 83, No. 2, pp. 416-435, June 2002
Posted: 23 Apr 2005
Bryan Caplan
George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice

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Sociotropic voting, systematic bias, political failure

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What Makes People Think Like Economists? Evidence on Economic Cognition from the Survey of Americans and Economists on the Economy

J of Law & Economics, Vol. 44, No. 2, Pt. 1, October 2001
Posted: 30 Sep 2001
Bryan Caplan
George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice

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