Morris Altman

University of Dundee

Professor of Behavioural and Institutional Economics & Co-operatives, Dean and Head, University of Dundee School of Business

Nethergate

Dundee, DD1 4HN

United Kingdom

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Behavioral Economics, Economic Theory and Public Policy

Number of pages: 96 Posted: 27 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2009
Morris Altman
University of Dundee
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behavioral economics, economic psychology, assumptions, heurstics, rationality, theory, x-efficiency, fairness, behavioral finance, prospect theory, fast and frugal, ecological rationality

Behavioral Economics, Economic Theory and Public Policy

Australasian Journal of Economic Education, p. 50, 2008
Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Behavioural Economics, Public Policy, Theory, Modelling assumptions, Consumer behaviour

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Why Do People Overwork? Over-Supply of Hours of Labor, Labor Market Forces and Adaptive Preferences

THE LONG WORK HOURS CULTURE: CAUSES, CONSEQUENCES AND CHOICES, Ronald Burke, Cary Cooper, eds., pp.61-83, Emerald Group Publishing, 2008
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2009
Lonnie Golden and Morris Altman
Pennsylvania State University - Abington College and University of Dundee
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hours of work, labor supply, overwork, working time, workaholism, overemployment

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Flexible Work Scheduling as an Innovation: A Behavioral Economic Approach

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 May 2007
Lonnie Golden and Morris Altman
Pennsylvania State University - Abington College and University of Dundee
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Hours of Work, Flexible Work Schedules, Labor Flexibility, Behavioral Economics

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Insights from Behavioral Economics on How Labor Markets Work

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2014
Morris Altman
University of Dundee
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Behavioral economics, bounded rationality, efficiency wages, effort discretion, errors and biases, fairness, information asymmetries, target income approach, involuntary employment

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Hours of Individual Labor Supply Models: Adding Breadth

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 May 2007 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2008
Lonnie Golden and Morris Altman
Pennsylvania State University - Abington College and University of Dundee
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hours of work, labor supply, overwork

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Cooperative Organizations as an Engine of Equitable Rural Economic Development

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Oct 2014
Morris Altman
University of Dundee
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Cooperation, Cooperatives, Economics of Scale and Scope, Fairness, Transaction Costs, Cooperative Principles, X-Efficiency, Dynamic Efficiency, Income Equality

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Is There a Cooperative Advantage? Experimental Evidence on Economic and Social Variables as Determinants of Demand

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 May 2015 Last Revised: 14 May 2015
Morris Altman
University of Dundee
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cooperatives, warm glow, demand, survey experiments, identity, social cohesion

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methodology, statistical significance, correlation analysis, causality, behavioural economics, mental models

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Understanding Flexible Work Scheduling: A Behavioral Economic Approach

RESEARCH IN THE SOCIOLOGY OF WORK: WORKPLACE TEMPORALITIES, Beth Rubin, ed., Vol. 17, pp. 313-341, 2007
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2015
Morris Altman and Lonnie Golden
University of Dundee and Pennsylvania State University - Abington College
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Flexible work, Firms, Sectors, Costs, Innovation, Policy incentives

A Theory of Population Growth When Women Really Count

Kyklos, Vol. 52, Issue 1, pp. 27-43, 2007
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Feb 2011
Morris Altman
University of Dundee
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A Theory of Population Growth When Women Really Count

Kyklos, Vol. 52, pp. 27-43, 1999
Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Population growth, Women, Demographic change, Children, Family size, Prices, Income

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Smart Thinking, Lockdown and COVID-19: Implications for Public Policy

Journal of Behavioral Economics for Policy, 2020
Posted: 26 May 2020
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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COVID-19, Bounded Rationality, Herding, Poor Heuristics, Lockdown, Public Policy

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Co-ops, Measuring co-op economy, Value added, Employment, New Zealand

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Chapter 3: Behavioral Economics, Thinking Processes, Decision-Making, and Investment Behavior

Investor Behavior: The Psychology of Financial Planning and Investing. H. Kent Baker and Victor Ricciardi, editors, 43-61. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 10 May 2014
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Behavioral economics, traditional economics, thinking processes, heuristics, trust, investment behavior, behavioral finance, behavioural finance, behavioural economics

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financial literacy, behavioral economics, labels, errors and biases, rational inefficiency, bounded rationality, nudging, paternalism, capabilities

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Freedom to Choose and Choice X-Inefficiencies: Human and Consumer Rights, and Positive and Normative Implications of Choice Behavior

Review of Social Economy, Vol. 68, pp. 395-411
Posted: 29 Feb 2012
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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preference formation, choice x-inefficiencies, caoabilities, optimal preferences, behavioral economics

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History and Theory of Cooperatives

INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CIVIL SOCIETY, Helmut Anheier, Stefan Toepler, eds., Springer, 2009
Posted: 26 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Cooperatives, Inefficiency, Organisational types, History, Market failures, Welfare, Socioeconomics

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A Behavioral Theory of the State

ALTERNATIVE THEORIES OF THE STATE, S. Pressman, ed., Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 164-190, 2006
Posted: 26 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Economic change, Efficiency, Incentive structure, Bargaining power, Labor rights, Governance

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Labour Productivity in Late Nineteenth Century Quebec and Ontario Manufacturing: Explaining Ontario's Advantage

American Journal of Canadian Studies, Vol. 25, pp. 219-249, 1995
Posted: 26 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Labor productivity, Quebec, Interregional differentials, Manufacturing, Ontario, Wages

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A Critical Appraisal of Corporate Bigness and the Transactions Cost Economizing Paradigm

HANDBOOK ON BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS 2A, Roger Frantz, ed., JBI Press, pp. 217-232, 1990
Posted: 26 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Williamson, Corporation, Transaction Costs, Economic of Scale, Integration, X-efficiency

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Maddison's Analysis of Growth and Development

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Philip O'Hara, ed., Routledge, pp. 681-684, 2000
Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Maddison, Growth, Economic development, Time series, Cross-section

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Over-Supply of Labor: Behavioral Economic Roots of Labor Supply, Overwork and Overemployment

Global Business & Economics Review, 2002
Posted: 24 Jan 2010
Lonnie Golden and Morris Altman
Pennsylvania State University - Abington College and University of Dundee

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Labour supply, Income, Time, Wage rates, Work hours, Market failure, Overemployment

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Canada in the International Economy from an Historical Perspective

The Association for Canadian Studies Bulletin, pp. 22, 28, Spring 1995
Posted: 24 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Canada, National debt, Tax rates, GDP, Wheat boom, Historical perspective, International Economy

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Interfirm, Interregional, and International Differences in Labor Productivity: Variations in the Levels of 'X-Inefficiency' as a Function of Differential Labor Costs

STUDIES IN ECONOMIC RATIONALITY: XEFFICIENCY EXAMINED AND EXTOLLED, Mark Perlman, Klaus Weiermair, eds., University of Michigan Press, pp. 323-350, 1990
Posted: 24 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Firm, Regional, Capital-labour ratio, Productivity, Human capital, Leibenstein, X-inefficiency

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The Economy of Colonial America: The Debate Over Real Per Capita Income Estimates

Histoire sociale/Social History, pp. 337-342, 1988
Posted: 24 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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America, Income per capita, Real Income, Wealth, Gallman, Growth rates

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Quantitative Aspects of Canadian Growth and Development, 1850-1926

CANADA: CONFEDERATION TO PRESENT, Rod Macleod, ed., Chinook Multimedia, 2008
Posted: 24 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Growth, Development, Economic History, Confederation, Canada

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Quebec’s Place in Confederation

CANADA: CONFEDERATION TO PRESENT, Rod Macleod, ed., Chinook Multimedia, 2008
Posted: 24 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Quebec, Confederation, Federal government, Development, Empirical study, Wheat boom

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Prospect Theory

BEHAVIORAL FINANCE, Kevin Baker, John Nofsinger, eds., Wiley Publishing, Forthcoming
Posted: 22 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Prospect theory, Choice behaviour, Uncertainty, Financial Markets, Decision Making, Rationality

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The Efficiency and Employment Enhancing Effects of Social Welfare

LAW AND ECONOMICS: ALTERNATIVE ECONOMIC APPROACHES TO LEGAL AND REGULATORY ISSUES, Margaret Oppenheimer, Nicholas Mercuro, eds., M.E. Sharpe, Inc., pp. 257-285, 2005
Posted: 22 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Efficiency, Employment, Social Welfare, Labour supply, Costs, Policy implications, Incomes

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Alternative Economic Approaches to Analyzing Hours of Work Regulation and Reform

LAW AND ECONOMICS: ALTERNATIVE ECONOMIC APPROACHES TO LEGAL AND REGULATORY ISSUES, Margaret Oppenheimer, Nicholas Mercuro, eds., M.E. Sharpe, Inc., pp. 286-307, 2005
Posted: 22 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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United States, Work regulation, Reform, Work Hours, Labour supply, Overwork

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Convergence

READER'S GUIDE TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES, Jonathan Michie, ed., Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, pp. 290-291, 2001
Posted: 22 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Convergence, International trade, Free trade, Competition, Social capacity, Technology

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Behavioural Economics

READER'S GUIDE TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES, Jonathan Michie, ed., Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 2001
Posted: 22 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Behavioural economics, Individual choice theory, X-efficiency, Leibenstein, Wages

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Staple Theory of Economic Growth

READER'S GUIDE TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES, Jonathan Michie, ed., Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 2001
Posted: 22 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Staple theory, Growth, Development, Natural resources, Manufacturing sector, Trade

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High Path to Economic Growth and Development

Challenge: The Magazine of Economic Affairs, Vol. 41, pp. 91-104, 1998
Posted: 22 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Growth, Economic development, GDP, Convergence, Factor mobility, Technological change, Wages

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X-Efficiency

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Phillip O'Hara, ed., Routlege Publishing, pp. 1271-1273, 2000
Posted: 22 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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X-efficiency, Leibenstein, Productivity, Organisational structure, Culture, Wages, Working conditions

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Social Capacity and Convergence

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Phillip O'Hara, ed., Routledge Publishing, pp. 1033-1035, 2000
Posted: 22 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Social capacity, Convergence, GDP per capita, Long run, Trade, Factor mobility, Growth, Infrastructure

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Williamson's Analysis of the Corporation

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Phillip O'Hara, ed., Routledge Publishing, pp. 1251-1254, 2000
Posted: 22 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Williamson, Corporation, Firm, Market environment, Prices, Transaction costs, X-inefficiency

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Free Trade and Protectionism

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Phillip O'Hara, ed., Routledge Publishing, pp. 372-375, 2000
Posted: 22 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Free trade, Welfare, Comparative advantage, Commodities, Protectionism, Tariffs, GDP, Growth

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Labour Market and Market Power

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Phillip O'Hara, ed., Routledge Publishing, pp. 643-645, 2000
Posted: 22 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Labour market, Wages, Work conditions, Bargaining, Demand, Supply, X-efficiency, Legislation

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Railways as an Engine of Economic Growth? Who Benefited from the Canadian Railway Boom, 1870-1910?

Histoire Sociale/Social History, pp. 269-281, 1989
Posted: 22 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Canada, Railways, Quebec, Growth, Canadian Railyway boom, Fogel

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Seigniorial Tenure in New France, 1688-1739: An Essay on Income Distribution and Retarded Economic Development

Historical Reflections/Réflexions Historiques, Vol. 10, pp. 335-375, 1983
Posted: 22 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Seigniorage, New France, Income Distribution, Economic Development, Bargaining, Trade, Agriculture

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A Review of ‘The Record of Global Economic Development’, by Eric L. Jones

EH.NET BOOK REVIEW, March, 2003
Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Book review, Global Economic Development, Economic history, Growth

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A Review of: ‘Human Firm: A Socio-Economic Analysis of Behavior and Potential in a New Economic Age’ by John Tomer

Review of Social Economy, Vol. 61, pp. 24-128, 2003
Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Socio-economic failure, Organizational capital, Productivity, Workers

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Economic Growth, ‘Globalisation’ and Labour Power

Global Business and Economics Review, Vol. 9, pp. 297-318, 2007
Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Growth, Globalisation, Labour power, International Trade, Welfare, Efficiency, Labour markets, Market forces

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A Behavioral-Institutional Model of Endogenous Growth and Induced Technical Change

Journal of Economic Issues, p. 40, 2009
Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Technological Change, Input prices, Labour price, Efficiency, Growth rates

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Towards a Theory of Induced Institutional Change: Power, Labor Markets, and Institutional Change

ALTERNATIVE INSTITUTIONAL STRUCTURES, Nicholas Mercuro, Sandra S. Batie (eds.), pp. 300-329, London: Routledge, 2008
Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Institutional change, Efficiency, Inefficiency, Labor market, Competitive market, Property rights, X-efficiency

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Behavioral Economics

INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES, 2ND EDITION, Vol. 9 William A. Darity, ed., Detroit: Macmillan Reference, 2007
Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Behavioral economics, Economic agent, Human behavior, Rationality, Constraints

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Effort Discretion and Economic Agency and Behavioral Economics: Transforming Economic Theory and Public Policy

RESAISSANCE IN BEHAVIOURAL ECONOMICS HARVEY LEIBENSTEIN'S IMPACT OF CONTEMPORARY ECONOMIC ANALYSIS, Roger Frantz, ed., New York: Routledge, 2007
Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Leibenstein, Firm, Efficiency wage, X-efficiency, Incentives, Full employment, Human agents

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Behavioral Economics, Rational Inefficiencies, Fuzzy Sets, and Public Policy

Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. 39, pp. 683-706, 2001
Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Rationality, Inefficiency, Public policy, Fuzzy sets, Optimality, Production

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Protection Costs

History of World Trade since 1450, John J. McCusker, ed., New York: Gale/Macmillan, 2005
Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Protection costs, Tariffs, Embargoes, State revenue, Development

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Economic Growth and Business Cycle Variability: 1870-1986

Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Vol. 17, pp. 561-577, 1992
Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Growth, Business Cycles, Variability, Kuznets-Schumpeter, Trade-off

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The Evolution of Plant Size in Canadian Manufacturing, 1870-1910

Canadian Historical Review, Vol. 75, pp. 557-585, 1994
Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Plant size, Manufacturing, Canada, 1870-1910, Labour history, Wheat boom, Labour productivity

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The Economics of Exogenous Increases in Wage Rates in a Behavioral/X - Efficiency Model of the Firm

Review of Social Economy, Vol. 50, pp. 163-192, 1992
Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Real wage, Employment, Labour market, Minimum wage legislation, X-efficiency

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Economic Growth, Economic Structure, and Real Gross Domestic Product in Early Canada, 1695-1739: Estimates and Analysis

William and Mary Quarterly, 3rd series, Vol. 45, pp. 684-711, 1988
Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Growth, Structure, Canada, Real GDP, Estimates, Analysis, Fur trade

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What a Difference an Assumption Makes: Effort Discretion, Economic Theory, and Public Policy

HANDBOOK OF CONTEMPORARY BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS: FOUNDATIONS AND DEVELOPMENTS, Morris Altman, ed., pp. 125-164, Armonk, New York, 2006
Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Efficiency Wage, X-efficiency, Behavioral economics, Effort discretion, Production function, Akerlof, Leibenstein

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Introduction: Handbook of Contemporary Behavioral Economics: Foundations and Developments

Handbook of Contemporary Behavioral Economics: Foundations and Developments, Morris Altman, ed., Vol. XV-XXII, Armonk, New York, 2006
Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Handbook, Behavioral economics, Perspectives, Decision making, Gender, Taxation, Ethics

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Staples and Staple Theory

History of World Trade since 1450, John J. McCusker, ed., New York: Gale/Macmillan, 2005
Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Staple theory, Natural resources, Canada, GDP, Production, Supply-side

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A Revisionist View of the Economic Implications of Child Labor Regulations

Forum for Social Economics, Vol. 30, pp. 1-23, 2001
Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Child labour, Regulation, Competitiveness, Productivity differential, Income

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Opportunity cost, GDP, Profits, Costs, Environmental controls, Regulation, Competitiveness

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Gender Pay Inequality and Occupational Change in Canada, 1900-1930

Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 25, 1996
Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Canada, Gender, Pay inequality, Occupational structure

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A Behavioral Theory of Economic Welfare and Economic Justice: A Smithian Alternative to Pareto Optimality

International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 27, pp. 1098-1131, 2000
Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
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Economic welfare, Justice, Pareto optimality, Smithian Alternative, Adam Smith

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New Estimates of Hours of Work and Real Income from the 1880s to 1930: Long Run Trends and Workers’ Preferences

The Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 45, pp. 353-372, 1999
Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Work hours, Real income, Trends, Preferences, Workers, Canada

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The Methodology of Economics and the Survivor Principle Revisited and Revised: Some Welfare and Public Policy Implications of Modeling the Economic Agent

Review of Social Economics, Vol. 57, pp. 427-449, 1999
Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Methodology, Survivor Principle, Welfare, Public Policy, Economic Agents, Friedman

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A Behavioral Model of Path Dependency: The Economics of Profitable Inefficiency and Market Failure

Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 29, 2000
Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Behavioural Economics, Efficiency wage theory, Equilibrium, Economic agents

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Culture, Human Agency, and Economic Theory: Culture as a Determinant of Material Welfare

Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 30, 2001
Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Culture, Material Welfare, Growth, Development, Cultural factors

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Labor Rights and Labor Power and Welfare Maximization in a Market Economy: Revising the Conventional Wisdom

International Journal of Social Economics , Vol. 27, pp. 1252-1269, 2000
Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Labour rights, Welfare, Market economy, Efficiency, Labour standards, Working conditions

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Economic Growth and Income Equality: Implications of a Behavioral Model of Economic Growth for Public Policy

Canadian Public Policy, Vol. 24, pp. S87-S118, 2003
Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Firm, Growth, Efficiency, Technology, Technical Change, Wages

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Economic Theory, Public Policy and the Challenge of Innovative Work Practices

Economic and Industrial Democracy: An International Journal, Vol. 23, pp. 271-290, 2002
Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Economic Theory, Public Policy, Innovation, Work Practices, Human Resources, Firms, Market forces

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Gender, Human Capabilities and Culture within the Household Economy: Different Path to Socio-Economic Well-Being?

International Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 31, pp. 325-364, 2004
Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Gender, Culture, Household, Socio-Economy, Income distribution, Poplation, New York, Public Policy

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Staple Theory and Export-Led Growth: Constructing Differential Growth

Australian Economic History Review, Vol. 43, pp. 230-255, 2003
Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Staple theory, Exports, Growth, Resources

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Canada, Feminization, Gender, Pay inequality, Labour market

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Workers Cooperatives as an Alternative Competitive Organizational Form

Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory and Labor-Managed Firms, Vol. 9, pp. 213-235, 2006
Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Cooperatives, Organizational form, Corporate governance, Firms, Production, Costs

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Opening-Up the Objective Function: Choice Behavior and Economic and Non-Economic Variables – Core and Marginal Altruism

Economics Bulletin, Vol. 4, No. 33, pp. 1- 11, 2006
Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Choice behaviour, Altruism, Variables, Utility maximisation, Self-sacrifice

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Why Unemployment Insurance Might Not Only Good for the Soul, it Might Also be Good for the Economy

Review for Social Economy, Vol. 62, pp. 517-541, 2004
Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Unemployment, Insurance, Rate of Unemployment, Competitiveness, Efficiency

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Statistical Significance, Path Dependency, and the Culture of Journal Publication

Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 33, 2004
Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Statistical Significance, Inefficient practice, Journals, Competition, Market failure, Policy, Parameters

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The Economics of Ethics Revisited and Importance of Economics: A Response to the Critics

Journal of Economic Psychology, Vol. 26, pp. 774-778, 2005
Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Response, Ethics, Altruism, Moral behaviour, Competitive markets

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Reconciling Altruistic, Moralistic, and Ethical Behavior with the Rational Economic Agent and Competitive Markets

Journal of Economic Psychology, Vol. 26, pp. 732-757, 2005
Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Altruism, Morals, Market forces, Economic agents, Ethical behaviour, Public policy

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Revised Real GNP Estimates and Canadian Economic Development

The Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 455-473, 1992
Posted: 16 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Canada, GNP, Price indexes, Output, Wheat boom, Economic development

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Labor Market Discrimination, Pay Inequality, and Effort Variability: An Alternative to the Neoclassical Model

Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 21, pp. 157-169, 1995
Posted: 15 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Effort variability, Labour compensation, Wages, Labour market, Inequality, Pay differentials

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Human Agency as a Determinant of Material Welfare

Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 22, 1993
Posted: 15 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Economic agents, Material welfare, Effort, Production, Technical change

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Resource Endowments and Location Theory in Economic History: A Case Study of Quebec and Ontario at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Journal of Economic History, Vol. 46, pp. 999-1009, 1986
Posted: 14 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Resource Endowments, Quebec, Ontario, Economic History, Coal, Iron Ore, Resource Cost hypothesis

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A Revision of Canadian Economic Growth, 1870-1910: A Critique of the Gradualist Approach

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 20, pp. 86-113, 1987
Posted: 14 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Output, Growth, Manufacturing, Price indices, Wheat boom

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Economic Development with High Wages: An Historical Perspective

Explorations in Economic History, Vol. 25, 1988
Posted: 14 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Wages, Manufacturing, Employment growth, Quebec, Ontario, Labour inputs, Productivity

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The Volatility of Business Cycles in Developed Market Economies, 1870-1986: Revisions and Conjectures

Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 18, pp. 259-275, 1992
Posted: 14 Jan 2010
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Volatility, Depression, Canada, Business Cycle, GNP series, United States, Dampening

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Involuntary Unemployment, Macroeconomic Policy, and a Behavioral Model of the Firm: Why High Real Wages Need Not Cause High Unemployment

Research In Economics, Vol. 60, pp. 97-111, 2006
Posted: 25 May 2008
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Unemployment, X-efficiency theory, Efficiency wages, Demand management, Behavioral economics, Keynesian economics

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The Nobel Prize in Behavioral and Experimental Economics: A Contextual and Critical Appraisal of the Contributions of Daniel Kahneman and Vernon Smith

Review of Political Economy, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2004
Posted: 23 May 2008
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Nobel prize, behavioral, experimental, Smith, Kahneman, rationality, heuristics, biases

86.

Human Agency and Free Will: Choice and Determinism in Economics

International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 33, No. 10, pp. 677-697, 2006
Posted: 23 May 2008
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Free will, Individual behaviour, Choice efficiency, True preferences, Welfare, Economic theory

87.

How Much Economic Freedom is Necessary for Economic Growth? Theory and Evidence

Economics Bulletin, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 1-20
Posted: 23 May 2008
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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New institutional economics, growth, economic freedom, private property rights, labor rights, government, governance, corruption, threshold effects, statistical analyses

88.

A Behavioral Model of Labor Supply: Casting Some Light Into the Black Box of Income-Leisure Choice

Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 33, pp. 199-219, 2001
Posted: 19 May 2008
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Labor supply, Preferences, Target income, Leisure preference, hierarchy of needs

89.

The Ethical Economy and Competitive Markets: Reconciling Altruistic, Moralistic, and Ethical Behavior with the Rational Economic Agent and Competitive Markets

Journal of Economic Psychology, Vol. 26, pp. 732-757, 2005
Posted: 19 May 2008
Morris Altman
University of Dundee

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Altruism, Ethics, Behavioral Economics, Rationality, Demand