Edward J. Lopez

Western Carolina University

Professor of Economics and BB&T Distinguished Professor of Capitalism

College of Business

Forsyth 224C

Cullowhee, NC 28723

United States

http://www.edwardjlopez.com

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Pass a Law, Any Law, Fast! State Legislative Responses to the Kelo Backlash

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2008
Edward J. Lopez, R. Todd Jewell and Noel D. Campbell
Western Carolina University, Texas State University, San Marcos - Department of Finance and Economics and University of Central Arkansas
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Citation 4

Abstract:

eminent domain, state legislation, property rights, Kelo v. City of New London, limited dependent variables, duration analysis

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The Problem with the Holdout Problem

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Mar 2013
Edward J. Lopez and J. R. Clark
Western Carolina University and University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
Downloads 136 (174,267)
Citation 1

Abstract:

holdouts, eminent domain, takings, market failure, government failure, Kelo

The Problem with the Holdout Problem

Review of Law and Economics, Volume 9, Issue 2 (Sep 2013)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2014
Edward J. Lopez and J. R. Clark
Western Carolina University and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
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Citation 1

Abstract:

holdouts, eminent domain, takings, market failure, government failure

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Is Political Ideology Endogenous? Evidence from the Business Cycle

University of North Texas Working Paper No. 00-05
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Feb 2001
Edward J. Lopez and Carlos D. Ramirez
Western Carolina University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 133 (170,790)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Legislator Ideology, Political Party Ideology, Legislator Voting

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The Political Economy of Congressional Term Limits

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Mar 1998
Edward J. Lopez
Western Carolina University
Downloads 131 (172,746)
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5.

Paying Teachers for Advanced Degrees: Evidence on Student Performance from Georgia

The Journal of Private Enterprise, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Jun 2008
Noel D. Campbell and Edward J. Lopez
University of Central Arkansas and Western Carolina University
Downloads 101 (210,013)

Abstract:

teacher pay, student performance, cost benefit analysis

6.

Who Will Deregulate the Deregulators?

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Feb 2008
Edward J. Lopez
Western Carolina University
Downloads 88 (227,976)

Abstract:

deregulation, natural monopoly, entrerepeurship, institutions, institutional change

7.

Divided We Vote

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2010
Peter Calcagno and Edward J. Lopez
College of Charleston - Department of Economics and Finance and Western Carolina University
Downloads 71 (260,146)

Abstract:

divided government, limited government, midterm cycles, split ticket voting, American states

8.

Kelo and its Discontents: The Worst (or Best?) Thing to Happen to Property Rights

The Independent Review, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp.397-416, Winter 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Jun 2010
Edward J. Lopez and Sasha M. Totah
Western Carolina University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Citation 1

Abstract:

property rights, takings, eminent domain, kelo

Property Takings in Developed Versus Developing Countries: Economics, Politics, and the Limits of the Holdout Problem

THE ANNUAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE WEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF NATIONS, p. 109, Emily Chamlee-Wright, ed., Beloit College, 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Oct 2011
Edward J. Lopez
Western Carolina University
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Abstract:

property taking, institutional difference, holdout problem

Property Takings in Developed Versus Developing Countries: Economics, Politics, and the Limits of the Holdout Problem

The Annual Proceedings of The Wealth and Well-Being of Nations
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Jun 2010
Edward J. Lopez
Western Carolina University
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Third-Degree Price Discrimination: Apology Not Necessary

Atlantic Economic Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Aug 2010
Edward J. Lopez and David J. Molina
Western Carolina University and University of North Texas
Downloads 50 (313,967)

Abstract:

price discrimination, third-degree, consumer surplus, monopoly regulation

11.

Mr. Smith and the Economy: The Influence of Economic Conditions on Individual Legislator Voting

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Dec 2007
Edward J. Lopez and Carlos D. Ramirez
Western Carolina University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 42 (325,391)
Citation 1

Abstract:

legislator voting, political polarization, macroeconomic aspect of political economy

12.

The Lost Republic? A Review of Lawrence Lessig's Republic, Lost

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Nov 2016
Edward J. Lopez
Western Carolina University
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Abstract:

Corruption, Campaign Finance, Congress

13.

Introduction to the Public Choice Society at 50 Years Symposium

Public Choice, Vol. 163, No. 1-2, 2015
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Oct 2016
Edward J. Lopez
Western Carolina University
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Abstract:

Public Choice Society, Virginia Political Economy, Experimental Economics, Bloomington Political Economy, Social Choice

14.

Informal Norms Trump Formal Constraints: The Evolution of Fiscal Policy Institutions in the United States

The Journal of Institutional Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
Peter Calcagno and Edward J. Lopez
College of Charleston - Department of Economics and Finance and Western Carolina University
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Abstract:

Deficits, Fiscal Norms, Institutions, Informal Institutions

15.

Term Limits: Causes and Consequences

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Posted: 22 Oct 2001
Edward J. Lopez
Western Carolina University

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16.

Congressional Voting on Term Limits

Forthcoming in Public Choice
Posted: 05 Apr 2001
Edward J. Lopez
Western Carolina University

Abstract:

Term limits, legislator voting, vote switching

17.

Price Theory, Vote Scores, and Campaign Expenditures: Signaling or Ideology?

George Mason University Working Paper 98.06
Posted: 24 Apr 1998
Edward J. Lopez and Noel D. Campbell
Western Carolina University and University of Central Arkansas

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