Hugo M. Mialon

Emory University - Department of Economics

Associate Professor

1602 Fishburne Drive

Atlanta, GA 30322

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

37

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

‘A Diamond is Forever’ and Other Fairy Tales: The Relationship between Wedding Expenses and Marriage Duration

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Sep 2014
Andrew M. Francis and Hugo M. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

wedding expenses, engagement ring, marriage duration, divorce

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What is a Barrier to Entry?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2010
Yahoo! Research Labs, Emory University - Department of Economics and Competition Economics LLC
Downloads 1,024 (9,473)
Citation 22

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Private v. Public Antitrust Enforcement: A Strategic Analysis

Journal of Public Economics, Forthcoming, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-20, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 06-4
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2012
R. Preston McAfee, Hugo M. Mialon and Sue H. Mialon
Yahoo! Research Labs, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University
Downloads 1,023 (14,988)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Private and Public Enforcement, Antitrust Laws, Strategic Abuse, Free-riding, Information Revelation, Social Welfare

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Citation 2

Do Sunk Costs Matter?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Jul 2007
R. Preston McAfee, Hugo M. Mialon and Sue H. Mialon
Yahoo! Research Labs, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University
Downloads 431 (53,876)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Sunk Costs, Rationality, Information, Reputation, Constraints

Do Sunk Costs Matter?

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 48, Issue 2, pp. 323-336, April 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Mar 2010
R. Preston McAfee, Hugo M. Mialon and Sue H. Mialon
Yahoo! Research Labs, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University
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Price Discrimination and Market Power

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Sep 2004
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, Yahoo! Research Labs, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University
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Citation 1

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Citation 1

The Economics of The Bill of Rights

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-15
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Jun 2007
Hugo M. Mialon and Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 296 (83,687)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Economics, law, government, crime, freedom, speech, press, guns, privacy, silence, jury, punishment

The Economics of the Bill of Rights

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 1-60, 2008
Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Hugo M. Mialon and Paul H. Rubin
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics

Abstract:

K00, K10, K40, H00, H10, H11

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Private Antitrust Litigation: Procompetitive or Anticompetitive?

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-18
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Aug 2005
R. Preston McAfee, Hugo M. Mialon and Sue H. Mialon
Yahoo! Research Labs, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University
Downloads 295 (81,608)
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The Effects of the Fourth Amendment: A Strategic Model of Crime and Search

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-15, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 06-03
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Jul 2005
Hugo M. Mialon and Sue H. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University
Downloads 264 (61,332)

Abstract:

Fourth amendment, crime, search, accountability

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The Economics of Faking Ecstasy

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2010
Hugo M. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 253 (99,352)

Abstract:

Economics, Ecstasy, Faking, Signaling, Love, Age, Education

The Economics of Faking Ecstasy

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 50, Issue 1, pp. 277-285, 2012
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Jan 2012
Hugo M. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics
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The Impact of Juvenile Transfer Laws on Juvenile Crime

Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 10-103, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-63
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 May 2010 Last Revised: 29 May 2012
Jacob Cohn and Hugo M. Mialon
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 244 (89,556)

Abstract:

Transfer Laws, Juvenile Crime, Adult Court, Criminal Human Capital, Deterrence

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Does Large Price Discrimination Imply Great Market Power?

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-19
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Aug 2005
R. Preston McAfee, Hugo M. Mialon and Sue H. Mialon
Yahoo! Research Labs, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University
Downloads 217 (112,105)

Abstract:

Price discrimination, Market power, Coefficient of variation, Antitrust

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Downloads 216 (117,209)
Citation 5

An Economic Theory of the Fifth Amendment

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 36, No. 4, Winter 2005, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-07, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 06-2
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Jan 2006
Hugo M. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 129 (185,165)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Fifth Amendment, Right to Silence, Mandatory Disclosure, Efficiency

An Economic Theory of the Fifth Amendment

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Sep 2004
Hugo M. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 87 (245,887)
Citation 5

Abstract:

right to silence, due process, efficiency

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The Impact of Gun Laws: A Model of Crime and Self-Defense

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-6
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Jan 2005
Hugo M. Mialon and Thomas Wiseman
Emory University - Department of Economics and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics
Downloads 207 (107,850)
Citation 1

Abstract:

gun control, Second Amendment, deterrence

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Violence Against Women, Social Learning, and Deterrence

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Oct 2004
Hugo M. Mialon and Sue H. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University
Downloads 166 (143,549)

Abstract:

Violence, Learning, Deterrence

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In Sickness and in Health: Same-Sex Marriage Bans and Sexually Transmitted Infections

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-97
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 29 May 2012
Andrew M. Francis, Hugo M. Mialon and Handie Peng
Emory University - Department of Economics, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 158 (141,395)

Abstract:

Same-Sex Marriage Laws, Social Tolerance, Risky Sex

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The Economics of the Fourth Amendment: Crime, Search, and Anti-Utopia

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Sep 2004
Hugo M. Mialon and Sue H. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University
Downloads 157 (149,650)

Abstract:

Crime and Punishment, Game Theory, Search, Fourth Amendment

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Citation 2

The Optimal Penalty for Sexually Transmitting HIV

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-29
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Feb 2008
Andrew M. Francis and Hugo M. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 152 (161,664)
Citation 2

Abstract:

HIV testing, safe sex, risky sex, signaling, exposure to risk, HIV transmission, knowing and unknowing transmission, punishment, social efficiency

The Optimal Penalty for Sexually Transmitting Hiv

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp. 388-423, 2008
Posted: 31 Dec 2008
Andrew M. Francis and Hugo M. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics

Abstract:

I18, K14, D8

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The Business of American Democracy: Citizens United, Independent Spending, and Elections

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2016
Tilman Klumpp, Hugo M. Mialon and Michael A. Williams
University of Alberta, Department of Economics, Emory University - Department of Economics and Competition Economics LLC
Downloads 141 (118,342)

Abstract:

Citizens United, independent expenditures, business, labor unions, parties, elections, campaign finance, direct contributions, candidate entry, democracy

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Torture in Counterterrorism: Agency Incentives and Slippery Slopes

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2012
Emory University - Department of Economics, Emory University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 137 (161,462)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Terrorism, Torture, Law, Agency, Deskilling, Commitment, Complementarity, Enforcement, Slippery Slope

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An Econometric Study of Rape Victim Silence: Competition, Selection, and Deterrence

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Oct 2004
Hugo M. Mialon and Sue H. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University
Downloads 133 (167,155)

Abstract:

Rape, Silence, Competition, Selection, Deterrence

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Judicial Hierarchies and the Rule-Individual Tradeoff

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-5
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Dec 2004
Hugo M. Mialon, Paul H. Rubin and Joel L. Schrag
Emory University - Department of Economics, Emory University - Department of Economics and Bureau of Economics - Federal Trade Commission
Downloads 120 (186,862)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Judicial Hierarchies, Trials and Appeals, Ex post and Ex ante Efficiency

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Tolerance and HIV

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-37
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 29 May 2012
Andrew M. Francis and Hugo M. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 118 (174,903)
Citation 1

Abstract:

HIV, risky sex, tolerance, gay marriage bans

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Multi-Activity Contests

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-14
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2012
Maria N. Arbatskaya and Hugo M. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 115 (183,423)
Citation 4

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Multi-Armed Contests, Axiomatization, Rent Dissipation, Discriminatory Power, Comparative Advantage, Pareto Improvement, Prisoners' Dilemma

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Go Figure: The Strategy of Nonliteral Speech

Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 10-135, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-87
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2014
Hugo M. Mialon and Sue H. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University
Downloads 109 (200,196)
Citation 1

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Literal Speech, Figurative Speech, Terseness, Irony, Bribery, Law

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On Hatred

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-120, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-183
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2012
Tilman Klumpp and Hugo M. Mialon
University of Alberta, Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 74 (271,809)

Abstract:

Hate, conflict, (non)violence, (counter)terrorism, hate crime

On Hatred

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Jan 2012
Tilman Klumpp and Hugo M. Mialon
University of Alberta, Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 33 (394,312)

Abstract:

Hate, conflict, (non)violence, (counter)terrorism, hate crime

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The Effects of the Standard for Search Warrants

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-23
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 29 May 2012
Hugo M. Mialon and Sue H. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University
Downloads 93 (200,196)

Abstract:

Crime, Police, Evidence, Search, Law, Effort, Efficiency.

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Dynamic Multi-Activity Contests

Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 10-120, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-79
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Jul 2010
Maria N. Arbatskaya and Hugo M. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 59 (284,388)
Citation 3

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Dynamic Multi-Activity Contests, Long Run, Short Run, Contest Success Function, Complementarity, Commitment, Rent Dissipation

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Leveling the Playing Field? The Role of Public Campaign Funding in Elections

American Law and Economics Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Mar 2015
Tilman Klumpp, Hugo M. Mialon and Michael A. Williams
University of Alberta, Department of Economics, Emory University - Department of Economics and Competition Economics LLC
Downloads 47 (308,770)

Abstract:

Campaign finance, public options, clean election programs, matching funds, trigger funds, First Amendment, U.S. Supreme Court

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Crystal Clear? The Relationship between Methamphetamine Use and Sexually Transmitted Infections

Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2014
Hugo M. Mialon, Erik Nesson and Michael Samuel
Emory University - Department of Economics, Ball State University - Department of Economics and California Department of Public Health - STD Control Branch
Downloads 46 (322,582)

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Supply Shock, Ephedrine, Methamphetamine, Syphilis, Risky Sexual Behavior, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Sexually Transmitted Infections, STD, STI

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Sinful Indulgences, Soft Substitutes, and Self-Control

Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 12, No. 12, pp. 719-722, October 2005
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 Apr 2006
Sue H. Mialon and Hugo M. Mialon
Emory University and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 44 (325,494)
Citation 1

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Harmful Goods, Less-Harmful Substitutes, Self-Control

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What's in a Title? Predictors of the Productivity of Publications

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Jul 2015
Hugo M. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2 (516,638)

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Dynamic Multi‐Activity Contests

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 114, Issue 2, pp. 520-538, 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 May 2012
Maria N. Arbatskaya and Hugo M. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1 (537,118)
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Commitment, complementarity, contest success function, rent dissipation

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The Impact of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act on Competitiveness, Bribery, and Investment

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Jul 2017
Maria N. Arbatskaya and Hugo M. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (401,669)

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Corruption, Bribery, Competitiveness, Investment, Absolute Advantage, International Cooperation

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Do Pimples Pay? Acne, Human Capital, and the Labor Market

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 May 2017
Hugo M. Mialon and Erik Nesson
Emory University - Department of Economics and Ball State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (247,591)

Abstract:

Acne, grades, educational attainment, wages

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The Voting Rights of Ex-Felons and Election Outcomes in the United States

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Mar 2017
Tilman Klumpp, Hugo M. Mialon and Michael A. Williams
University of Alberta, Department of Economics, Emory University - Department of Economics and Competition Economics LLC
Downloads 0 (99,852)

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Cell Phones and the Risk of Brain Cancer Mortality: A Twenty-Five Year Cross-Country Analysis

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2016
Hugo M. Mialon and Erik Nesson
Emory University - Department of Economics and Ball State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (185,685)

Abstract:

Mobile phones, cell phones, brain tumor, brain cancer

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The Effects of the Fourth Amendment: An Economic Analysis

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 22-44, 2008
Posted: 24 Jun 2008
Hugo M. Mialon and Sue H. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University

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