J. R. Clark

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Probasco Chair of Free Enterprise

Department of Economics

Suite 313 Fletcher Hall

Chattanooga, TN 37403-2598

United States

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Scholarly Papers (58)

1.

The Impact of Economic Growth, Tax Policy and Economic Freedom on Income Inequality

The Journal of Private Enterprise, Fall 2008
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Feb 2015
J. R. Clark and Robert A. Lawson
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Auburn University - Department of Finance
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Taxation, Economic growth, Economic freedom, Income distribution

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Examining the Hayek-Friedman Hypothesis on Economic and Political Freedom

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2010
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Jan 2015
Robert A. Lawson and J. R. Clark
Auburn University - Department of Finance and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
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Economic Freedom, Political Freedom, Hayek, Milton Friedman

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

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Does Immigration Impact Economic Freedom?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Oct 2014
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business, Cato Institute - Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Texas Tech University - Free Market Institute and Southern Methodist University (SMU)
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Economic Freedom, Immigration, Institutions

Does Immigration Impact Institutions?

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2015
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Strategy & Entrepreneurship Department, Cato Institute - Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Texas Tech University - Free Market Institute and Southern Methodist University (SMU)
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Economic Freedom, Immigration, Institutions

Does Mass Immigration Destroy Institutions? 1990s Israel as a Natural Experiment

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Nov 2016
Benjamin Powell, J. R. Clark and Alex Nowrasteh
Texas Tech University - Free Market Institute, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Cato Institute - Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
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Economic Freedom, Immigration, Institutions

Does Mass Immigration Destroy Institutions? 1990s Israel As a Natural Experiment

Cato Institute Working Paper No. 41
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Feb 2017
Benjamin Powell, J. R. Clark and Alex Nowrasteh
Texas Tech University - Free Market Institute, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Cato Institute - Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
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Soviet Union, Israel, Economic Institutions, Mass Migration, Refugees, Immigration

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Markets and Morality

Cato Journal, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Feb 2015
J. R. Clark and Dwight R. Lee
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom
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Trust and the Growth of Government

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Dec 2013
John E. Garen and J. R. Clark
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
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growth of government, trust and cooperation, rent seeking

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Freedom, Barriers to Entry, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Progress

Review of Austrian Economics, Vol. 20, No. 4, 2007
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Mar 2016
J. R. Clark, Dwight Lee and Russell S. Sobel
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics and The Citadel - School of Business
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Entrepreneurship, Creative destruction, Economic freedom, Barriers to entry

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The Poverty of Politics: How Income Redistribution Hurts the Poor

The Atlantic Economic Journal, 2006
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Mar 2015
J. R. Clark, Gordon Tullock and Leon Levy
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, University of Arizona and AT&T (Deceased)
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The Growth of Government, Trust in Government, and Evidence on Their Coevolution

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Apr 2018
Steven Gordon, John E. Garen and J. R. Clark
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
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trust, growth of government

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Leadership, Prisoners' Dilemmas, and Politics

Cato Journal, Vol. 25, Spring/Summer 2005
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Jun 2015
J. R. Clark and Dwight Lee
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics
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Global Warming and its Dangers

The Independent Review, Volume 8, No. 4, Spring 2004
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Apr 2015
J. R. Clark and Dwight R. Lee
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom
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The Politics of Poverty and the Poverty of Politics

The Journal of Private Enterprise, 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Mar 2015
J. R. Clark and Dwight R. Lee
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom
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The Optimal Trust in Government

Eastern Economic Journal, 2001
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Jan 2015
J. R. Clark and Dwight Lee
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics
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The Political Economy of Dissonance

Public Choice, No. 82, 1995
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Jun 2015
Sweet Briar College, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and University of Tennessee, Martin - Department of Economics
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Shrinking Leviathan: Can the Interaction between Interests and Ideology Slice Both Ways?

The Independent Review, 2011
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Mar 2016
J. R. Clark and Dwight R. Lee
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom
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Shrinking Leviathan: Can the Interaction between Interests and Ideology Slice Both Ways?

The Independent Review, 2011
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 28 May 2016
J. R. Clark and Dwight R. Lee
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom
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Are Regulations the Answer for Emerging Stock Markets? Evidence from the Czech Republic and Poland

Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance (2007)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Jan 2015
San Jose State University, George Mason University - Department of Economics and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
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Emerging stock market, Tunneling, Capital market

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Economic Freedom of the World, 2002

The Independent Review, 2005
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Apr 2015
Florida State University - Department of Economics, Capital University - Department of Economics and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
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Tax Reform as a Discovery Process

Excerpt from Adam J. Hoffer and Todd Nesbit, eds., For Your Own Good: Taxes, Paternalism, and Fiscal Discrimination in the Twenty-First Century. Arlington, VA: Mercatus Center at George Mason University, 2018.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 May 2018
J. R. Clark and Dwight R. Lee
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom
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tax subsidies, taxation, tax policy, Tiebout taxation

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Freedom, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Progress

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Jun 2015
J. R. Clark and Dwight Lee
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics
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Workers Should Want to Pay More for Social Security

Economic Inquiry, 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Apr 2015
J. R. Clark and Dwight R. Lee
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom
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Workers Should Want to Pay More for Social Security

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 44, No. 4, pp. 753-758, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
J. R. Clark and Dwight Lee
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics

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Suppressing Liberty, Censoring Information, Wasting Resources, and Calling It Good for the Environment

Social Philosophy & Policy, 2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Jan 2015
J. R. Clark and Dwight R. Lee
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom
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Immigrant Ethnic Composition and the Adoption of Women's Suffrage in the United States

"Immigrant Ethnic Composition and the Adpoption of Women's Suffrage in the United States," in Public Choice Analyses of American Economic History, edited by Joshua Hall and Marcus Witcher, Chapter 8, pp. 167-178, with Wong, Crystal, and Hall, Joshua. August 13, 2018
Posted: 11 Dec 2018
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, West Virginia University and National Tsing Hua University - Department of Economics

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Regulatory Burden and Business Dynamics: A Preliminary Analysis

Posted: 10 Dec 2018
J. R. Clark and Todd Nesbit
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics

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Regulation, Regulatory Capture, Job Creation, Job Destruction

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The Brennan-Lomasky Test of Expressive Voting: When Impressive Probability Differences Are Meaningless

Posted: 10 Dec 2018
J. R. Clark and Dwight R. Lee
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom

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expressive voting, instrumental voting, voter turnout, rational voter apathy, rational ignorance, confirmation bias

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The Crucial Role of Financial Intermediaries for Facilitating Trade Among Strangers

Posted: 10 Dec 2018
J. R. Clark and Edward Peter Stringham
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Trinity College

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Innovation, Fraud Prevention, Payment Processing, Credit Cards, Predictive Analytics, Blockchain, Smart Contracts

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The Relative Value of AER P&P Economic Education Papers

Journal of Economics and Finance Education, Vol. 16, Fall 2017, No. 3, pp.11-19
Posted: 06 Jun 2018
J. R. Clark, Joshua C. Hall and Ashley Harrison
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, West Virginia University and Center for Economic Education

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economic education, citation analysis

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Can Behavioral Economists Improve Economic Rationality?

Public Choice, Vol. 174, No. 1-2, 2017
Posted: 06 Jun 2018
Dwight R. Lee and J. R. Clark
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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Behavioral economics, Confirmation bias, Endowment effects, Loss aversion, Shortsightedness, Identifiably-victim effect, Underweighting opportunity costs

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Understanding Bitcoin: Money, Asset, or Bubble?

Social Education, Vol. 82, No. 2, March/April 2018
Posted: 03 Jun 2018
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Independent and James Madison University

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Econ 101 Morality: The Amiable, the Mundane and the Market

Econ Journal Watch, Volume 14(1), January 2017, pp. 507-533
Posted: 07 Aug 2017
J. R. Clark and Dwight R. Lee
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom

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Morality, markets, invisible hand, cooperation

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The Economics of Brexit

Social Education, Vol. 81, No. 2, pp. 84-87
Posted: 07 Aug 2017
Independent, Center for Economic Education and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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The Use of Knowledge in Technology Entrepreneurship: A Theoretical Foundation

Review of Austrian Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 07 Aug 2017
Russell S. Sobel and J. R. Clark
The Citadel - School of Business and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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Entrepreneurship, Technology venturing, Embodied knowledge, Local knowledge, Truthful revelation, Reputational information and technology, Spontaneous order, Network effects, Path-dependence

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Taxation in the Liberal Tradition

Review of Austrian Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Robert Lawson and J. R. Clark
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Strategy & Entrepreneurship Department and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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Taxation, Classical Liberalism, Public Goods, Externalities, Austrian Economics

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Interest Group Activity and Government Growth: A Causality Analysis

Posted: 14 Oct 2016
Russell S. Sobel and J. R. Clark
The Citadel - School of Business and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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Economic Freedom and Real Income

Posted: 19 Sep 2016
Maggie C. Foley and J. R. Clark
Jacksonville University (Florida) and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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Higher Costs Appeal to Voters

Public Choice, Vol. 167, No. 1, 2016
Posted: 27 Jun 2016
J. R. Clark and Dwight Lee
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics

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Expressive voting, rational voter ignorance, rational voter apathy, Baptists, bootleggers, rent seeking

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The Impact of Higher Quality Government Regulation of Business and Greater Economic Freedom on Living Standards: Evidence from OECD Nations

Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, Vol. 5 Iss: 1, pp.82 - 94
Posted: 25 May 2016
Armstrong Atlantic State University, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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Entrepreneurial opportunity, Economic freedom, Regulatory policy

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All We Know that May Be So in Economic Education

Social Studies Research and Practice, Vol. 7, No. 1, Spring 2012
Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Ashley Harrison, Mark Schug and J. R. Clark
Center for Economic Education, Independent and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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Curriculum, curriculum standards, economic education, financial education, NAEP, research, teacher preparation

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Is Bitcoin the Money of the Future?

Social Education, Vol. 79, No. 2, March/April 2015
Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Center for Economic Education, Independent and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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Recent Trends and New Evidence in Economics and Finance Education

Journal of Economics and Finance Education, Vol. 8, No. 1, Summer 2009
Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Ashley Harrison, Mark Schug and J. R. Clark
Center for Economic Education, Independent and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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The Impact of Higher Quality Government Regulation of Business and Greater Economic Freedom on the Growth and Level of Living Standards: Evidence from OECD Nations

Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, 2016, Vol. 5 (1), pp. 82-94
Posted: 16 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 23 May 2016
Armstrong Atlantic State University, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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Quality of public corporate regulation; quality regulation of firms; economic freedom; living standards

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Will the Economy Pick the Next President?

Social Education, Vol. 80, Vol 2, March/April 2016
Posted: 16 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 28 May 2016
Independent, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Center for Economic Education

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Higher Costs Appeal to Voters: Implications of Expressive Voting

Posted: 14 Apr 2016
J. R. Clark and Dwight Lee
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics

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Expressive voting, rational voter ignorance, rational voter apathy, Baptist, bootleggers, rent seeking

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The Future of Free Enterprise Leadership in Academe: a Survey

The Journal of Private Enterprise, Vol. XXVII, No. 2, Spring 2012, pp. 121-143
Posted: 20 Mar 2016
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Florida Gulf Coast University and Center for Economic Education

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Free enterprise, entrepreneurship, chair, professorship

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Lessons from the Experience of OECD Nations on Macroeconomic Growth and Economic Freedom, 2004-2008

International Review of Economics, Vol. 59, Issue 3, pp. 231 - 243
Posted: 20 Mar 2016
J. R. Clark and Richard J. Cebula
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Armstrong Atlantic State University

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Economic freedom, percentage real per capita GDP growth, public policy

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Battling the Forces of Darkness: How Can Economic Freedom Be Effectively Taught in the Pre-College Curriculum?

The Journal of Private Enterprise, Vol. XXIX, No.1, Fall 2013, pp. 87-100
Posted: 20 Mar 2016
J. R. Clark and Ashley Harrison
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Center for Economic Education

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Economic education, pedagogy

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The Effects of Economic Freedom, Regulatory Quality, and Taxation on the Level of Per Capita Real Income: a Preliminary Analysis for OECD Nations and Non-G8 OECD Nations

Applied Economics, Vol. 46, No. 31, 2014
Posted: 14 Mar 2016
J. R. Clark and Richard J. Cebula
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Armstrong Atlantic State University

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Jack Soper: A Pioneer in Economic Education

Posted: 13 Mar 2016
J. R. Clark, Joshua C. Hall and Ashley Harrison
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, West Virginia University and Center for Economic Education

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economic education, private enterprise, education production

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Dangling at the Abyss: How Deadweight Costs and Political Attitudes May Prevent (or Induce) Collapse

Posted: 13 Mar 2016
J. R. Clark and John E. Garen
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics

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economic collapse, political equilibrium, welfare costs

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Overcoming Barriers to Entry in an Established Industry: Tesla Motors

Posted: 11 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 28 May 2016
San Jose State University, University of Arizona and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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innovation, barriers to entry, electric cars, entrepreneurship, Silicon Valley, case study, environmental protection, environmental policy

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A Presidential Tribute to James M. Buchanan: In Appreciation of the Man, His Work, and His Example

Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 80, No. 4, 2014
Posted: 10 Apr 2015
J. R. Clark and Dwight R. Lee
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom

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Government Transfers and Inequality: An Anatomy of Political Failure

Journal of Public Finance and Management, 2008
Posted: 30 Jan 2015
J. R. Clark and Dwight Lee
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics

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Market Failures, Government Solutions, and Moral Perceptions

Cato Journal, Vol. 33, No. 2, Spring/Summer 2013
Posted: 21 Dec 2014
J. R. Clark and Dwight R. Lee
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom

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Beyond Kelly Green Golf Shoes: Evaluating the Demand for Scholarship of Free-Market and Mainstream Economists

The American Journal of Economics & Sociology, Sociology, Volume 71, Issue 5, pages 1169–1184, November 2012
Posted: 13 Nov 2014
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Trinity College and University of Arizona

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An Economic Analysis of the Effects of Fair-Trade with Rumination on the Popularity of Economists

Journal of Public Finance and Public Choice (2012)
Posted: 12 Nov 2014
J. R. Clark and Dwight R. Lee
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom

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fair trade, labor, rent-seeking

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Sweatshop Working Conditions and Employee Welfare: Say it Ain't Sew

Comparative Economics Studies, Volume 55, Issue 2 (June 2013)
Posted: 12 Nov 2014
J. R. Clark and Benjamin Powell
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Texas Tech University - Free Market Institute

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Sweatshops, Working Conditions, Compensating Differentials

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An Extension of the Tiebout Hypothesis of Voting with One's Feet: The Medicaid Magnet Hypothesis

Applied Economics, Vol. 45, No. 32, 2013
Posted: 12 Nov 2014
J. R. Clark and Richard J. Cebula
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Armstrong Atlantic State University

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Migration, Tiebout Hypothesis, Medicaid, Medicaid Magnet Hypothesis

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Preference Formation, Choice Sets, and the Creative Destruction of Preferences

The Journal of Ayn Rand Studies, Vol. 14, No. 1, July 2014
Posted: 12 Nov 2014
Russell S. Sobel and J. R. Clark
The Citadel - School of Business and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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