Ilia Murtazashvili

University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

Pittsburgh, PA 15260-0001

United States

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Is Blockchain the Next Step in the Evolution Chain of [Market] Intermediaries?

TPRC47: The 47th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy 2019
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2020
University of Pittsburgh - School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh - School of Information Sciences, Students, University of Pittsburgh - School of Computing and Information, University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh - School of Law, Baylor University, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh
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Blockchain, Market Intermediaries, Middleperson Theory

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Individualism, Economic Freedom, and Charitable Giving

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2022
affiliation not provided to SSRN, The Citadel, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln, University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Philanthropy, Culture, Individualism, Institutions, Classical Liberalism

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The Politics of Land Property Rights

Forthcoming, Journal of Institutional Economics (2019)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Jun 2019
Meina Cai, Ilia Murtazashvili and Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 231 (184,767)
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Contract Theory of the State, Predatory Theory of the State, Private Property Rights, Political Institutions, Political Constraints, Anarchy, Self-Governance

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Can Governments Deal with Pandemics?

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 21-33
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2021
Vincent Geloso and Ilia Murtazashvili
George Mason University - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 216 (196,929)
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Public health, political economy, smallpox, COVID-19, institutions, economic history

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The Predatory State and Coercive Assimilation: The Case of the Uyghurs in Xinjiang

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2022
Gregory W. Caskey and Ilia Murtazashvili
The Citadel and University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
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China, Xinjiang, Predatory Theory of the State, Uyghurs, Repression, Assimilation, Wealth-destroying states

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COVID-19, Indian Reservations, and Self-Determination

Mercatus COVID-19 Response Policy Brief Series
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 31 Jul 2020
Adam Crepelle and Ilia Murtazashvili
Southern University Law Center and University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 190 (221,277)
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Navajo Nation, Indian reservations, CARES Act, Native Americans, American Indians, tribal lands, federal policy, COVID-19, coronavirus, coronavirus pandemic

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Ostrom Amongst the Machines: Blockchain as a Knowledge Commons

Cosmos + Taxis 10: 3+4
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2022
University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh - School of Information Sciences, Students, University of Pittsburgh - School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh - School of Law, University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - School of Computing and Information
Downloads 165 (249,538)
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blockchain, knowledge commons, blockchain governance

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Pandemics, Economic Freedom, and Institutional Trade-Offs

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Oct 2020
Vincent Geloso and Ilia Murtazashvili
George Mason University - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 156 (261,585)
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COVID, Economic History, Pandemic, Smallpox, Typhoid Fever, Economic Freedom

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Can Permissionless Blockchains Avoid Governance and the Law?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Oct 2020
Eric Alston, Wilson Law, Ilia Murtazashvili and Martin B. H. Weiss
Finance Division, University of Colorado Boulder, Baylor University, University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and University of Pittsburgh - School of Computing and Information
Downloads 153 (265,626)
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Governance, Private Governance, Block-Chain, Cryptocurrencies, Block-Chain Law, Cryptocurrency Law, Institutional Economics, Polycentricity

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Blockchain Governance for Technologists

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 Nov 2019
University of Pittsburgh - School of Computing and Information, University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh - School of Information Sciences and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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blockchain, governance, institutional economics, common pool resource

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Blockchain Networks as Constitutional and Competitive Polycentric Orders

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2021
Eric Alston, Wilson Law, Ilia Murtazashvili and Martin B. H. Weiss
Finance Division, University of Colorado Boulder, Baylor University, University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and University of Pittsburgh - School of Computing and Information
Downloads 140 (285,035)
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Blockchain, Bitcoin, Governance, Cryptocurrency, Polycentricity, Constitutional governance, Competitive governance, Institutional analysis, Digital currency, Organizations

12.

Wealth-Destroying States

Forthcoming, Public Choice
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 May 2019
Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili and Ilia Murtazashvili
University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 132 (298,164)
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Contract theory of the state, Predatory theory of the state, Political institutions, Polycentricity, Spontaneous order, Self-governance, Foreign aid, Afghanistan

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On the Coexistence of Disparate Spectrum Users: A Property Rights Mismatch Approach

TPRC49: The 49th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Aug 2021
Prashant Krishnamurthy, Ilia Murtazashvili and Martin B. H. Weiss
University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and University of Pittsburgh - School of Computing and Information
Downloads 94 (376,759)
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radio spectrum, property rights, rights mismatch

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The Chronic Uncertainty of American Indian Property Rights

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Feb 2021
Eric Alston, Adam Crepelle, Wilson Law and Ilia Murtazashvili
Finance Division, University of Colorado Boulder, Southern University Law Center, Baylor University and University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 79 (418,152)
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property rights, American Indians, privatization, institutions, governance, economic uncertainty, economic history, regulatory uncertainty, property institutions, American history, Native American, Native American history

15.

Individualism and Governance of the Commons

Forthcoming, Public Choice
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Oct 2019
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Individualism, Collectivism, Private property rights, Tragedy of the commons, Self-governance, Deforestation

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Economic Perspectives on the Governance of Blockchains

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Oct 2021
Ilia Murtazashvili and Martin B. H. Weiss
University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and University of Pittsburgh - School of Computing and Information
Downloads 69 (450,350)

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blockchain, governance

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What Are the Lessons of the American Frontier for the Developing World?

Forthcoming, APSA Comparative Politics Newsletter
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 May 2019
Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili and Ilia Murtazashvili
University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
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property rights, self-governance, legal titling, customary governance, U.S. frontier, Afghanistan

18.

The Political Economy of State-Building

Forthcoming, Journal of Public Finance and Public Choice
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Sep 2019
Ilia Murtazashvili and Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili
University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 60 (483,055)
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State-building, Political Institutions, Political Decentralization, Property Rights, Self-Governance

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More Boon than Bane

Murtazashvili, Ilia, and Piano, Ennio E. (2018). More boon than bane. The Independent Review, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Jan 2019
Ilia Murtazashvili and Ennio Emanuele Piano
University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and Middle Tennessee State University
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Fracking, Political Economy, Resource Curse

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The Political Economy of Legal Titling

Forthcoming, Review of Austrian Economics
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Apr 2019
Ilia Murtazashvili and Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili
University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 36 (593,747)
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Legal titling, Institutions, Private property, Polycentric governance, Political constraints, Self-governance

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Government by Code? Blockchain Applications to Public Sector Governance

Frontiers in Blockchain, Vol. 5, Art. 869665, p. 1, June 2022, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-2022
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Jul 2022
University of Pittsburgh - School of Information Sciences, Students, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Pittsburgh - School of Information Sciences, Saint Olaf College - Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh, Baylor University, University of Pittsburgh - School of Law, University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, Kyiv School of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Pittsburgh - School of Computing and Information
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polycentricity, public sector governance, legal institutions, public procurement, blockchains

22.

The Wealth and Poverty of Self-Governing Communities

Advances in Austrian Economics, Editors Daniel J. D’Amico and Adam G. Martin, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Oct 2020
Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili and Ilia Murtazashvili
University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
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Polycentric Governance in the US Amateur-Radio Community: Unassigned Spectrum and Promoting Open Innovation

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Aug 2022
University of Pittsburgh - School of Information Sciences, Students, University of Pittsburgh - School of Information Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, GSPIA and University of Pittsburgh - School of Computing and Information
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Polycentric governance, telecommunication policy & regulation, common pool resources, amateur radio, FCC

24.

Blockchain Networks as Knowledge Commons

International Journal of the Commons, Vol. 16, p. 108, 2022 , U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-21
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Jul 2022
University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh - School of Computing and Information and University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Blockchain, blockchain governance, Governing Knowledge Commons, polycentricity, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency

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Can the Design of Electoral Institutions Improve Perceptions of Democracy in Fragile States? Evidence from Afghanistan

Journal of Global Security Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 18 Apr 2019
University of Amsterdam, University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and University of Pittsburgh
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Electoral institutions, Voting, Democratic state-building, Survey experiment, Taliban, Afghanistan

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Bottom-Up State-Building

Bottom-up Responses to Crises, S. Haeffele (ed.) and V. H. Storr (ed.), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Oct 2020
Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili and Ilia Murtazashvili
University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
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Governance of Shale Gas Development: Insights From the Bloomington School of Institutional Analysis

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Jul 2018
Ilia Murtazashvili and Ennio Emanuele Piano
University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and Middle Tennessee State University
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Ideology, Health, and Race: Evidence from Municipalities

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Aug 2022
Kelly Hyde, Ilia Murtazashvili, Jane E. Ruseski and Yang Zhou
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, West Virginia University and University of North Texas - Department of Economics
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Political ideology; institutions; health disparities

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Spectrum Rights in Outer Space: Interference Management for Mega-constellations

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Aug 2022
Northwestern University, University of Pittsburgh - School of Information Sciences, Students, Northwestern University, Clemson University, Northwestern University, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Colorado and University of Pittsburgh - School of Computing and Information
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Satellite, NGSO, FCC, Megaconstellation, Policy

30.

When Is Top-Down State-Building Appropriate?

Forthcoming, Government Responses to Crisis, S. Haeffele and V. H. Storr (eds)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Oct 2020
Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili and Ilia Murtazashvili
University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
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Spectrum Sovereignty on Tribal Lands: Assessing the DIGITAL Reservations Act

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Aug 2022
Darrah Blackwater, Ilia Murtazashvili and Martin B. H. Weiss
Independent, University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and University of Pittsburgh - School of Computing and Information
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spectrum sovereignty, tribal lands, DIGITAL Reservations Act, polycentricity

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Coercion

Number of pages: 19
Art Carden, John Meadowcroft and Ilia Murtazashvili
Brock School of Business, Samford University, King's College London and University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
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coercion, violence, public choice, government, violence trap