Andrew T. Young

Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business

Professor of Economics

Lubbock, TX 79409

United States

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Scholarly Papers (86)

Sigma Convergence Versus Beta Convergence: Evidence from U.S. County-Level Data

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-4
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Sep 2003
Andrew T. Young, Matthew John Higgins and Daniel Levy
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business, University of Utah - Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,007 (42,406)
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sigma-convergence, beta-convergence, Solow growth model, balanced growth, speed of convergence, US county-level data, income distribution, Gini coefficient, income equality

Sigma Convergence versus Beta Convergence: Evidence from U.S. County-Level Data

Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Forthcoming
Posted: 15 Apr 2007
Andrew T. Young, Matthew John Higgins and Daniel Levy
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business, University of Utah - Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics

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sigma-convergence, beta-convergence, Solow growth model, speed of convergence, balanced growth, U.S. county-level data, income distribution, Gini coefficient, income equality

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Polycentric Sovereignty: The Medieval Constitution, Governance Quality, and the Wealth of Nations

Social Science Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2018
Alexander William Salter and Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 545 (96,541)
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Estates system, medieval Europe, political property rights, polycentricity, residual claimancy, sovereignty

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Austrian Business Cycle Theory: A Modern Appraisal

Oxford Handbook of Austrian Economics, 2012
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Aug 2013
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 499 (107,614)
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Austrian business cycle, Federal Reserve, GSEs, financial crisis, housing market, structure of production, structure of consumption, risk structure

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Explicit Evidence on an Implicit Contract

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 4-05, Bar Ilan Univ. Pub Law Working Paper No. 8-05
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2012
Andrew T. Young and Daniel Levy
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 481 (112,428)
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Implicit Contract, Explicit Contract, Invisible Handshake, Customer Market, Long-Term Relationship, Price Rigidity, Coca-Cola, Nickel Coke

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Foreign Aid, Institutional Quality, and Growth

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 May 2012 Last Revised: 22 May 2014
Andrew T. Young and Kathleen M. Sheehan
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Texas Tech University - Free Market Institute
Downloads 473 (114,585)
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foreign aid, institutional quality, economic growth, political institutions, economic institutions, economic development

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Religion: Productive or Unproductive?

Journal of Institutional Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2013
Travis Wiseman and Andrew T. Young
Mississippi State University - Department of Finance and Economics and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 471 (115,188)
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productive entrepreneurship, unproductive entrepreneurship, rent-seeking, religion, U.S. states

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The Political Economy of Feudalism in Medieval Europe

Constitutional Political Economy (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 418 (132,563)
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Political and Economic Liberty; Medieval Western Europe; Polycentric Sovereignty; Constitutional Bargaining; Feudalism

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What Does It Take for a Roving Bandit to Settle Down? Theory and an Illustrative History of the Visigoths

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 May 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 413 (134,393)
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collective action problems, governance institutions, state emergence, roving versus stationary bandits, Visigoths, Roman Empire, ancient economic history, nation building

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One of the Things We Know that Ain't so: Is U.S. Labor's Share Relatively Stable?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jan 2005
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 412 (134,748)
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Labor's share, factor shares, income distribution, great ratio, balanced growth, economic growth, unbalanced growth

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Labor's Shares - Aggregate and Industry: Accounting for Both in a Model of Unbalanced Growth with Induced Innovation

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Feb 2006
Hernando Zuleta and Andrew T. Young
Universidad del Rosario and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 411 (135,103)
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Labor's Share, Factor Shares, Development, Biased Technical Change, Capital Intensity

Female Brain Drains and Women's Rights Gaps: A Gravity Model Analysis of Bilateral Migration Flows

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2014
Maryam Naghsh Nejad and Andrew T. Young
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 282 (201,886)
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female brain drain, high-skilled female migration, bilateral migration flows, women’s rights, institutional quality, gravity models

Female Brain Drains and Women's Rights Gaps: A Gravity Model Analysis of Bilateral Migration Flows

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8067
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Apr 2014
Maryam Naghsh Nejad and Andrew T. Young
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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female brain drain, high skilled female migration, bilateral migration flows, women's rights, institutional quality, gravity models

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The Carolingians, the Church, & the Medieval Constitution

The Social Science Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2018
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 372 (151,228)
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medieval economic history, comparative economic development, medieval constitution, state capacity, political property rights, polycentric governance

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A Government-Sponsored Crisis: How Fannie and Freddie Caused the Recession

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 May 2010
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 360 (156,811)
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Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, GSEs, commercial banking system, financial crisis

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Did Technology Transfer More Rapidly East-West than North-South?

European Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2019
Jamie Bologna Pavlik and Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 344 (164,738)
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continental orientation, technological diffusion, deep roots, economic development, spatial econometrics

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Growth and Convergence Across the U.S.: Evidence from County-Level Data

Review of Economics and Statistics, 2006
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Oct 2005
Matthew John Higgins, Daniel Levy and Andrew T. Young
University of Utah - Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy, Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 307 (185,767)
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Economic Growth, Conditional Convergence, County-Level Data

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The Time Structure of Production in the US, 2002-2009

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 May 2011
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 306 (186,457)
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Austrian business cycle theory, input-output analysis, time structure of production, capital structure, roundabout methods of production

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From Caesar to Tacitus: Changes in Early Germanic Governance Circa 50 BC-50 AD

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2015
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 264 (217,014)
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non-government governance, self-governance, economics of clubs, constitutional exchange, antiquity, early Germanic peoples, the Roman Empire, political economy, Julius Caesar, Tacitus, ancient economic history

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Would a Free Banking System Stabilize NGDP Growth?

Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 01 May 2018
Alexander William Salter and Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 257 (222,881)
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Central banking, free banking, inflation, monetary constitution, nominal income targeting

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Capitalism and Labor Shares: A Cross-Country Panel Study

European Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2013
Andrew T. Young and Robert Lawson
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business
Downloads 256 (223,762)
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labor share, income shares, economic freedom, political economy, democracy, capitalism, institutions, distribution of income

Federal, State, and Local Governments: Evaluating Their Separate Roles in Us Growth

Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 07-4, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-5, Bar Ilan Univ. Pub Law Working Paper No. 06-8
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Dec 2006
Matthew John Higgins, Andrew T. Young and Daniel Levy
University of Utah - Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy, Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 151 (361,449)
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Economic Growth, Federal Government, State Government, Local Government, Fiscal Federalism, Oates' Decentralization Theorem, County-Level Data

Federal, State, and Local Governments: Evaluating Their Separate Roles in US Growth

Public Choice, Forthcoming, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 9-42
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Jan 2009
Matthew John Higgins, Andrew T. Young and Daniel Levy
University of Utah - Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy, Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Economic Growth, Federal Government, State Government, Local Government, County-Level Data, Metro and Non-Metro Counties, Income Distribution, Equity

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The Elasticity of Elasticity of Substitution Estimates: Is Anything Robust?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Sep 2007
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 243 (235,534)
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Elasticity of Substitution, Factor Shares, Labor's Share, Biased Technical Change

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How the City Air Made Us Free: The Self-Governing Medieval City and the Bourgeoisie Revaluation

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2017
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 240 (238,421)
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Great Enrichment, constitutions, institutions, medieval city, Bourgeois Revaluation, polycentric sovereignty

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How Global Is Globalization?

Journal of Regional Analysis & Policy 2018, 48(3): 83-93
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2018
Jac C. Heckelman and Andrew T. Young
Wake Forest University - Department of Economics and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 237 (241,392)
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globalization, institutions, sigma convergence, stochastic convergence, panel unit root tests

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Labor's Share of the Business Cycle: Do Biased Technology Shocks Cause Business Cycles?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Nov 2004
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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Biased technological change, business cycles, growth accounting, macroeconomics, real business cycle theory, labor's share, factor shares

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Economic Freedom, Entrepreneurship, & Income Levels: Some US State-Level Empirics

American Journal of Entrepreneurship, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2013
Travis Wiseman and Andrew T. Young
Mississippi State University - Department of Finance and Economics and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 226 (252,609)
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productive entrepreneurship, unproductive entrepreneurship, rent-seeking, economic growth, US states

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Globalization and the Decline in Labor Shares: Exploring the Relationship Beyond Trade and Financial Flows

European Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2017
Andrew T. Young and Maria Tackett
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Gonzaga University
Downloads 225 (253,613)
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labor share, capital share, globalization, functional distribution of income

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A Rising Tide that Lifts All Boats: An Analysis of Economic Freedom and Inequality using Matching Methods

Free Market Institute Research Paper No. 4083350
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 19 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2022
Justin T Callais and Andrew T. Young
University of Louisiana at Lafayette - Department of Economics and Finance and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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economic freedom, income deciles, inequality, matching methods, causal inference, institutional economics

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Heterogeneous Convergence

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-2
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Andrew T. Young, Matthew John Higgins and Daniel Levy
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business, University of Utah - Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 158 (348,000)
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Economic Growth, Conditional Convergence, County Level Data, Heterogeneity

Heterogeneous Convergence

Economics Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 Apr 2013
Andrew T. Young, Matthew John Higgins and Daniel Levy
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business, University of Utah - Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 64 (651,121)
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Economic Growth, Conditional Convergence, Heterogeneity, U.S. County Level Data

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Medieval Representative Assemblies: Collective Action and Antecedents of Limited Government

Constitutional Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2018
Alexander William Salter and Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 219 (260,102)
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medieval economic history, comparative economic development, medieval constitution, polycentric governance, political property rights, representative assemblies

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Crises and Government: Some Empirical Evidence

Contemporary Economic Policy (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 22 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2015
Jamie Bologna Pavlik and Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 214 (265,840)
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sovereign debt crises, banking crises, currency crises, inflation crises, institutional quality, size of government, ratchet effect

The Direct and Indirect Effects of Small Business Administration Lending on Growth: Evidence from U.S. County-Level Data

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Sep 2014
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business, University of Utah - Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy, Texas Tech University, College of Human Sciences, Department of Personal Financial Planning, Students and Mercer University - Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics
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Small Business Administration, guaranteed loans, economic growth, income growth, entrepreneurship, US counties, spatial econometrics, spillovers

The Direct and Indirect Effects of Small Business Administration Lending on Growth: Evidence from U.S. County-Level Data

NBER Working Paper No. w20543
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2023
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business, University of Utah - Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy, Texas Tech University, College of Human Sciences, Department of Personal Financial Planning, Students and Mercer University - Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics
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Does Rigidity Matter? Constitutional Entrenchment and Growth

European Journal of Law and Economics (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2021
Justin T Callais and Andrew T. Young
University of Louisiana at Lafayette - Department of Economics and Finance and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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constitutions; entrenchment; constitutional rigidity; constitutional amendments; political economy; matching methods; economic growth; economic development

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Costly Discrimination and Ethnic Conflict: The Case of the Liberian Civil Wars

Free Market Institute Research Paper No. 4038881, Journal of Private Enterprise (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2023
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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ethnic conflict, Liberia, political economy

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Do Unions Increase Labor Shares? Evidence from US Industry-Level Data

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2015
Andrew T. Young and Hernando Zuleta
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Universidad del Rosario
Downloads 192 (293,431)
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labor share, capital share, trade unions, labor unions, income distribution, labor market institutions, labor demand

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Tax-Spend or Fiscal Illusion? Allowing for Asymmetric Revenue Effects in Expenditure Error-Correction Models

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Apr 2008
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 190 (296,206)
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tax-spend, fiscal illusion, starve the beast, budget deficit, time series, Granger causality, cointegration, error-correction

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The Consequences of the US DOJ's Antitrust Activities: A Macroeconomic Perspective

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Sep 2007
Andrew T. Young and William F. Shughart
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Huntsman School of Business
Downloads 186 (301,836)
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Antitrust, Real Business Cycles, Technology Shocks, Markup Shocks, Aggregate Fluctuations

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US Elasticities of Substitution and Factor-Augmentation at the Industry Level

Macroeconomic Dynamics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2012
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 180 (310,807)
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elasticity of substitution, factor-augmenting technical change, labor-augmenting technical change, capital-augmenting technical change, corporate taxation, industry-level studies

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Did Leaving the Gold Standard Tame the Business Cycle' Evidence from NBER Reference Dates & Real GNP

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 May 2007
Andrew T. Young and Shaoyin Du
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
Downloads 179 (312,341)
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business cycle durations, growth cycles, macroeconomic stability, monetary policy, gold standard, real business cycle theory, postwar stabilization

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When Roving Bandits Settle Down: Club Theory and the Emergence of Government

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Jun 2018
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 177 (315,413)
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Club Theory, Government Formation, Collective Action, Roving and Stationary Bandits, Visigoths, Roman Empire

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Globalization, Institutions, and Income Convergence

Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jan 2017
Kaitlyn Harger, Andrew T. Young and Joshua C. Hall
West Virginia University, Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and West Virginia University
Downloads 175 (318,667)

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Globalization, Institutions, Income Convergence

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Changing Perceptions of Maturity Mismatch in the US Banking System: Evidence from Equity Markets

Southern Economic Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2013
Andrew T. Young, Travis Wiseman and Thomas L. Hogan
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business, Mississippi State University - Department of Finance and Economics and American Institute for Economic Research
Downloads 173 (321,853)
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maturity mismatch, effective maturity, commercial banks, mortgages, mortgage-backed securities

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Retail Prices During a Change in Monetary Regimes: Evidence from Sears, Roebuck Catalogs, 1938-1951

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Apr 2005
Andrew T. Young and Alexander K. Blue
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Emory University
Downloads 173 (321,853)
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Sticky prices, price rigidity, Bretton Woods, inflation, economic history

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It’s a Small World After All: Internet Access and Institutional Quality

Contemporary Economic Policy (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2014
Kathleen M. Sheehan and Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Free Market Institute and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 168 (330,183)
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institutional quality, economic freedom, emotional contagion, Internet access

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Golden Rules of Wages

Documento CEDE No. 2013-42
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2013
Andrew T. Young and Hernando Zuleta
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
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labor share, capital share, factor shares, trade unions, bargaining power, organized labor, political economy

Golden Rules for Wages

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2013
Andrew T. Young and Hernando Zuleta
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Universidad del Rosario
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labor share, capital share, factor shares, trade unions, bargaining power, organized labor, political economy

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Re-Measuring Labor's Share

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Sep 2010
Hernando Zuleta and Andrew T. Young
Universidad del Rosario and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 87 (544,128)

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labor's share, factor shares, development, biased technical change, capital intensity, human capital

Re-Measuring Labor's Share

Documentos de Trabajo, Facultad de Economía, Universidad del Rosario, No. 36
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Hernando Zuleta and Andrew T. Young
Universidad del Rosario and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 64 (651,121)
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Labor's Share, Factor Shares, Development, Biased Technical Change, Capital Intensity

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The Legacy of Representation in Medieval Europe for Incomes and Institutions Today

Southern Economic Journal (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2021
Jamie Bologna Pavlik and Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 150 (363,145)
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representative assemblies, political economy, medieval, institutions, property rights, rule of law, growth and development

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Hospitalitas: Barbarian Settlements and Constitutional Foundations of Medieval Europe

A. T. Young (2017), 'Hospitalitas: Barbarian Settlements and Constitutional Foundations of Medieval Europe', Journal of Institutional Economics, forthcoming.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2017
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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constitutional political economy, polycentric sovereignty, shareholder states, collective action problems, governance institutions, state emergence

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Religion and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: Unbundling Religious Institutions

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Aug 2013
Amanda Mandzik and Andrew T. Young
West Virginia University - College of Business and Economics and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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HIV, AIDS, religion, institutions, religious institutions, sub-Saharan Africa

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Is Foreign Aid a Pure Public Good for Donor Country Citizens?

Constitutional Political Economy, 2015, 26(4): 421-433.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Travis Wiseman and Andrew T. Young
Mississippi State University - Department of Finance and Economics and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 146 (371,238)
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public economics, public goods, non-rivalrous goods, foreign aid, development assistance, expressive voting, warm-glow, median voter theory, impure altruism

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A Spatial Analysis of Incomes and Institutional Quality: Evidence from US Metropolitan Areas

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Mar 2014
Texas Tech University - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Texas Tech University, College of Human Sciences, Department of Personal Financial Planning, Students and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 145 (373,215)
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institutional quality, economic freedom, income levels, income growth, spatial dependence, spillovers

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Labor Shares in a Model of Induced Innovation

Documentos de Trabajo, Facultad de Economía, Universidad del Rosario, No. 10
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2012
Hernando Zuleta and Andrew T. Young
Universidad del Rosario and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 144 (375,299)
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Labor's Share, Factor Shares, Development, Biased Technical Change, Capital Intensity

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What Constitutes a Constitutional Amendment Culture?

European Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2020
Danko Tarabar and Andrew T. Young
Winthrop University and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 142 (379,436)
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constitutions, constitutional amendments, constitutional rigidity, constitutional design, culture, Hofstede indices

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The Causal Effects of Rule of Law and Property Rights on Fiscal Capacity

European Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2021
Kevin B. Grier, Robin Grier and Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University - Free Market Institute and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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fiscal capacity, state capacity, property rights, rule of law, credible commitments, matching methodologies

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Sorting out the Aid-Corruption Nexus

Journal of Institutional Economics (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2021
Jamie Bologna Pavlik and Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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foreign aid, official development assistance, ODA, corruption, institutional quality, economic development, matching methods

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Do Longer Constitutions Corrupt?

Free Market Institute Research Paper No. 3925236, European Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 20 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2022
Jamie Bologna Pavlik, Israt Jahan and Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 129 (409,027)
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Constitutions, constitutional amendments, constitutional length, corruption

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Recovery and Reinvestment Act Spending at the State Level: Keynesian Stimulus or Distributive Politics?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Sep 2010
Andrew T. Young and Russell S. Sobel
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and The Citadel - School of Business
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Fiscal Stimulus, Fiscal Policy, Political Economy, Public Choice, Congressional

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Federal, State, and Local Governments: Do Any of Them Promote Growth?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Oct 2007
Matthew John Higgins, Andrew T. Young and Daniel Levy
University of Utah - Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy, Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Economic Growth, Federal Government, State Government, Local Government, and County-Level Data

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Globalization and Income Convergence

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
Kaitlyn Harger and Andrew T. Young
West Virginia University and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Downloads 122 (426,436)

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globalization, institutions, income convergence

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The Internet, Emotional Contagion, and Foreign Aid

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jul 2013
Kathleen M. Sheehan and Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Free Market Institute and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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foreign aid, emotional contagion, Internet use, public economics, public goods

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Black Populations and Economic Growth: An Extreme Bounds Analysis of Mississippi County-Level Data

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-06
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Jan 2007
Andrew T. Young, Matthew John Higgins and Daniel Levy
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business, University of Utah - Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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racial inequalities, Black populations, Solow growth model, speed of convergence, U.S. county-level data, Extreme Bounds Analysis, regional studies

61.

A Theory of Self-Enforcing Monetary Constitutions With Reference to the Suffolk System, 1825–1858

AIER Sound Money Project Working Paper No. 2018-14, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 May 2018 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2018
Alexander William Salter and Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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Free Banking, Monetary Constitution, Political Property Rights, Polycentricity, Sovereignty, Suffolk System

62.

Medieval European Traditions in Representation and State Capacity Today

Economics of Governance (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 11 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2020
Jamie Bologna Pavlik and Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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Representative Assemblies, State Capacity, Political Economy, Medieval Europe, Institutions, Property Rights, Rule of Law, Growth and Development

63.

Does Constitutional Entrenchment Matter for Economic Freedom?

Contemporary Economic Policy (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2021
Justin T Callais and Andrew T. Young
University of Louisiana at Lafayette - Department of Economics and Finance and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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constitutions; entrenchment; constitutional rigidity; political economy; institution; economic freedom

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The Spatial Impact of Peers in the Workforce: A Spatial Econometric Approach with an Application to Major League Baseball

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Amanda Mandzik, Donald J. Lacombe and Andrew T. Young
West Virginia University - College of Business and Economics, Texas Tech University, College of Human Sciences, Department of Personal Financial Planning, Students and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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baseball, spatial econometric models, shirking, labor effort, peer effects

65.

Does Aid Cause Changes in Economic Freedom?

Free Market Institute Research Paper No. 3950832
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 02 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2022
Jamie Bologna Pavlik, Benjamin Powell and Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Texas Tech University - Free Market Institute and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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foreign aid, economic freedom

Want Freedom, Will Travel: Emigrant Self-Selection According to Institutional Quality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9309
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Maryam Naghsh Nejad and Andrew T. Young
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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emigration, institutions, democracy, economic freedom, brain drain

Want Freedom, Will Travel: Emigrant Self-Selection According to Institutional Quality

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Jun 2016
Maryam Naghsh Nejad and Andrew T. Young
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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emigration, institutions, democracy, economic freedom, brain drain

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Robust Correlates of County-Level Growth in the U.S.

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-16
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 May 2007
Matthew John Higgins, Andrew T. Young and Daniel Levy
University of Utah - Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy, Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Economic Growth, Conditional Convergence, Extreme Bounds Analysis, County-Level Data

Robust Correlates of County-Level Growth in the U.S.

Applied Economics Letters, 2010, vol 17, no 3, pp. 293-296, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-19, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 07-22
Posted: 16 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Matthew John Higgins, Andrew T. Young and Daniel Levy
University of Utah - Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy, Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics

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Economic Growth, Conditional Convergence, Extreme Bounds Analysis, County-Level Data

68.

The Peace of God

Rationality and Society (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2021
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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Medieval Economic History, Comparative Economic Development, Medieval Constitution, Political Property Rights, Polycentric Governance, Peace of God, Sovereignty

69.

Carolingians at the Doorstep? The Maturing Limited Access Order of Early Medieval Europe

International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2020
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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medieval economic history, comparative economic development, medieval constitution, state capacity, political property rights, polycentric governance

70.

Explicit Evidence of an Implicit Contract

Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Aug 2013
Andrew T. Young and Daniel Levy
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Implicit Contract, Explicit Contract, Invisible Handshake, Customer Market, Long-Term Relationship, Price Rigidity, Sticky Prices, Price Adjustment, Quality Rigidity, Quality Adjustment, Nickel Coke, Coca-Cola, Secret Formula, Real Thing

71.

Historical Representative Assembly Experiences and Constitutionalism Today

Free Market Institute Research Paper No. 4391878, Comparative Economic Studies (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Mar 2023 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2023
Jamie Bologna Pavlik and Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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constitutional economics, constitutionalism, representative assemblies, medieval and Early Modern, limited government

72.

Promise, Trust and Betrayal: Costs of Breaching an Implicit Contract

Southern Economic Journal (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2020
Daniel Levy and Andrew T. Young
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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Implicit Contract, Cost of Breaching a Contract, Cost of Breaking a Contract, Invisible Handshake, Customer Market, Long-Term Relationship, Price Rigidity, Sticky Prices, Nickel Coke, Coca-Cola, Secret Formula

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Policing the Chain Gang: Panel Cointegration Analysis of the Stability of the Suffolk System, 1825-1858

Journal of Macroeconomics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 13 May 2013
Andrew T. Young and John A. Dove
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Troy University -- Department of Economics, Finance, & RMI
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American Free Banking, Suffolk System, Panel Data, Cointegration

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Consent or Coordination? Assemblies in Early Medieval Europe

International Review of Law and Economics, Forthcoming, Free Market Institute Research Paper No. 3977844
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2022
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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representative assemblies, constitutions, coordination devices, medieval Europe, political economy

75.

What is a Classical Liberal Constitution?

Independent Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Sep 2020
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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Classical Liberalism, Institutions, Economic Freedom, Constitutional Economics, Political Economy

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Can Foreign Aid Motivate Institutional Reform? An Evaluation of the HIPC Initiative

Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Apr 2017
Minh Tam Schlosky and Andrew T. Young
Sewanee: The University of the South and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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HIPC Initiative, debt relief, foreign aid, conditionality, economic freedom, institutional quality, political economy

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The Limits of Generality for Constitutional Design

Free Market Institute Research Paper No. 4218173, Journal of Institutional Economics (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2023
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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generality principle; generality norm; non-discriminatory politics; constitutional political economy, constitutional drift, constitutional design

78.

Why in the World are We All Keynesians Again? The Flimsy Case for Stimulus Spending

Cato Institute Policy Analysis No. 721, February 14, 2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Mar 2013
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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fiscal stimulus, spending multiplier, Economic Stimulus Act of 2009, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Obama ARRA, federal spending, US government spending, Keynesian model

79.

Revolutionary Constitutions: Are They Revolutionary in Terms of Constitutional Design?

Free Market Institute Research Paper No. 4360242
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Feb 2023
Justin T Callais and Andrew T. Young
University of Louisiana at Lafayette - Department of Economics and Finance and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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revolutions, constitutions, political economy, matching methods, democracy

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US State Constitutional Entrenchment and Default in the Nineteenth Century

Journal of Institutional Economics (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2019
John A. Dove and Andrew T. Young
Troy University -- Department of Economics, Finance, & RMI and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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Default, Debt, Fiscal Crisis, Constitutions, Credible Commitment, Entrenchment

81.

How Austrians Can Contribute to Constitutional Political Economy (and Why They Should)

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Sep 2019
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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constitutional political economy, constitutional drift, Austrian economics, political catallaxy, robust political economy

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Tax-Spend or Fiscal Illusion?

Cato Journal, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 May 2013
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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U.S. Federal Revenues and Expenditures, U.S. Federal Budgetary Disequilibrium

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Evidence of Induced Innovation in US Sectoral Capital’s Shares

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Mar 2010
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business, Universidad del Rosario and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Induced Innovation, Biased Technical Change, Capital’s Share, Labor’s Share, Elasticity of Substitution

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Revolutionary Constitutional Compliance

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Nov 2023
Jamie Bologna Pavlik, Justin T Callais and Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette - Department of Economics and Finance and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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constitutional compliance, revolutions, revolutionary constitutions, constitutional political economy, constitutionalism, limited government, matching methods

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Public Participation and Constitutional Compliance

Free Market Institute Research Paper No. 4644359
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 28 Nov 2023
Jamie Bologna Pavlik and Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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Constitution-making, public participation, Constitutional compliance, matching methods

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Polycentric Sovereignty in Medieval Western Europe: Incentives for Liberty and Information to Follow Through

Forthcoming, Young, A. T. 'Polycentric Sovereignty in Medieval Western Europe: Incentives for Liberty and Information to Follow Through.' Oxford Handbook of Private Enterprise (Edward Stringham, ed.). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Jan 2024
Andrew T. Young
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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market-preserving federalism; information problems; polycentric sovereignty