Thomas A. Garrett

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division

411 Locust St

Saint Louis, MO 63011

United States

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Scholarly Papers (27)

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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Creating a Policy Environment for Entrepreneurs

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2005-064B
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Nov 2005
Thomas A. Garrett and Howard J. Wall
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and Lindenwood University - Center for Economics and the Environment
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entrepreneurship, government policy

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Does Government Spending Really Crowd Out Charitable Contributions? New Time Series Evidence

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2007-012A
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Mar 2007
Thomas A. Garrett and Russell M. Rhine
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and St. Mary's College of Maryland - Department of Economics
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Government Spending, Charity, Altruism, Crowding Out

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Economic Freedom and Employment Growth in U.S. States

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2010-006A
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Mar 2010
Thomas A. Garrett and Russell M. Rhine
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and St. Mary's College of Maryland - Department of Economics
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Economic Freedom, Employment, Development

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Why People Choose Negative Expected Return Assets - an Empirical Examination of a Utility Theoretic Explanation

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Mar 2006
Nalinaksha Bhattacharyya and Thomas A. Garrett
University of Alaska Anchorage and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division
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Lotteries, Skewness, Negative Expected Return Assets

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Spatial Dependence in Models of State Fiscal Policy Convergence

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2006-001B
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Jan 2006
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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convergence, state fiscal policy, fiscal policy dependence, spatial econometrics

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Inter-Temporal Differences in the Income Elasticity of Demand for Lottery Tickets

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2007-042C
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Oct 2007
Thomas A. Garrett and Cletus C. Coughlin
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division
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state lotteries, tax incidence, regressivity, income elasticity

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Institutions and Government Growth: A Comparison of the 1890s and the 1930s

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2008-020B
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2009
Thomas A. Garrett, Andrew F Kozak and Russell M. Rhine
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division, Saint Mary's College of Maryland (Deceased) and St. Mary's College of Maryland - Department of Economics
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Government Growth, Great Depression

Income and Lottery Sales: Transfers Trump Income from Work and Wealth

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2008-004C
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
Cletus C. Coughlin and Thomas A. Garrett
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division
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State lottery, consumption, propensity to consume, income

Income and Lottery Sales: Transfers Trump Income from Work and Wealth

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 May 2008
Cletus C. Coughlin and Thomas A. Garrett
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division
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State lottery, consumption, propensity to consume, income

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The Revenue Performance of Casinos after a Smoking Ban: The Case of Illinois

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2010
Thomas A. Garrett and Michael R. Pakko
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and Arkansas Economic Development Institute
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Gaming, Gambling, Smoking, Casinos

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Does Government Spending Influence Charitable Contributions or Vice Versa?

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2007-012B
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Oct 2007
Thomas A. Garrett and Russell M. Rhine
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and St. Mary's College of Maryland - Department of Economics
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Government Spending, Charity, Altruism, Crowding Out

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Evaluating State Tax Revenue Variability: A Portfolio Approach

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2006-008A
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Feb 2006
Thomas A. Garrett
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division
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state revenue, variability, portfolio, taxes

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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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City Business Cycles and Crime

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2008-026B
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2009
Thomas A. Garrett and Lesli S. Ott
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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Crime, Business Cycles, Deterrence, City

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Government Growth and Private Contributions to Charity

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2007-012E
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 May 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2009
Thomas A. Garrett and Russell M. Rhine
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and St. Mary's College of Maryland - Department of Economics
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Government Spending, Charity, Altruism, Crowding Out

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Why Did Income Growth Vary Across States During the Great Depression?

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2005-013B
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Jul 2005
Thomas A. Garrett and David C. Wheelock
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division
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Great Depression, per capita income, New Deal, spatial econometrics

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A Closer Look at the Tax Incidence of Instant Lottery Games: An Analysis by Price Point

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Apr 2011
Thomas A. Garrett
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division
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state lotteries, local prices, tax incidence, regressivity

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Personal-Bankruptcy Cycles

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2010-010A
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Mar 2010
Thomas A. Garrett and Howard J. Wall
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and Lindenwood University - Center for Economics and the Environment
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Personal Bankruptcy, Recessions

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War and Pestilence as Labor Market Shocks: Manufacturing Wage Growth 1914-1919

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2006-018A
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Apr 2006
Thomas A. Garrett
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division
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Influenza Pandemic, World War I, Wages, Manufacturing, Labor Supply

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Crime and Arrests: Deterrence or Resource Reallocation?

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2010-011A
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 Mar 2010
Thomas A. Garrett and Lesli S. Ott
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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Crime, Arrests, Deterrence, City

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War and Pestilence as Labor Market Shocks: U.S. Manufacturing Wage Growth 1914-1919

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2006-018
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Oct 2007
Thomas A. Garrett
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division
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Influenza Pandemic, World War I, Wages, Manufacturing, Labor Supply

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Local Price Variation and the Tax Incidence of State Lotteries

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2010-035B
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2011
Thomas A. Garrett and Natalia Kolesnikova
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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State Lotteries, Local Prices, Tax Incidence, Regressivity

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War and Pestilence as Labor Market Shocks: U.S. Manufacturing Wage Growth 1914–1919

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 47, Issue 4, pp. 711-725, October 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Oct 2009
Thomas A. Garrett
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division
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The (Aggregate) Demand for State‐Lottery Tickets: What Have We Really Learned?

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 34, Issue 3, pp. 475-482, 2016
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 May 2016
Thomas A. Garrett
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division
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The Behavior of Casino Gaming Revenue Over the Business Cycle Considering Alternative Measures of “Income”

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 37, Issue 2, pp. 274-296, 2019
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Feb 2019
Thomas A. Garrett and Mark W. Nichols
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and University of Nevada, Reno
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The Political Economy of FEMA Disaster Payments

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 469-509, July 2003
Posted: 16 May 2007
Thomas A. Garrett and Russell S. Sobel
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division and The Citadel - School of Business

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FEMA, government failure, election year, private diaster relief, Red Cross

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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