Ilia Murtazashvili

University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

Pittsburgh, PA 15260-0001

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

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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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 165 (206,998)
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Contract Theory of the State, Predatory Theory of the State, Private Property Rights, Political Institutions, Political Constraints, Anarchy, Self-Governance

3.

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

4.

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
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Contract theory of the state, Predatory theory of the state, Political institutions, Polycentricity, Spontaneous order, Self-governance, Foreign aid, Afghanistan

5.

Can Governments Deal with Pandemics?

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Aug 2020
Vincent Geloso and Ilia Murtazashvili
Bates College and University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
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Public health, political economy, smallpox, COVID-19, institutions, economic history

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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 94 (315,251)
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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

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2019
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
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blockchain, knowledge commons, blockchain governance

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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
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Governance, Private Governance, Block-Chain, Cryptocurrencies, Block-Chain Law, Cryptocurrency Law, Institutional Economics, Polycentricity

9.

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

10.

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

11.

Pandemics, Economic Freedom, and Institutional Trade-Offs

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Oct 2020
Vincent Geloso and Ilia Murtazashvili
Bates College and University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
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COVID, Economic History, Pandemic, Smallpox, Typhoid Fever, Economic Freedom

12.

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
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State-building, Political Institutions, Political Decentralization, Property Rights, Self-Governance

13.

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 chronic uncertainty of American Indian property rights

Number of pages: 36
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
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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.

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
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Legal titling, Institutions, Private property, Polycentric governance, Political constraints, Self-governance

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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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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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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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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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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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