Bryan C. McCannon

West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics

Assistant Professor

P.O. Box 6025

Morgantown, WV 26506

United States

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1.

Using Game Theory and the Bible to Build Critical Thinking Skills

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Sep 2005
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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The Effect of the Election of Prosecutors on Criminal Trials

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2011
Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay and Bryan C. McCannon
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics and West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
Downloads 195 (143,532)
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elections, prosecutor, trials

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Understanding Ransom Kidnapping and its Duration

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Jul 2012
Claudio Detotto, Bryan C. McCannon and Marco Vannini
Università di Corsica (Laboratoire LISA - UMR 6240 CNRS), West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics and Università degli Studi di Sassari
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crime, kidnapping, ransom, Sardinia, survival analysis

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Pawn Stars: Putting Theories of Negotiation to the Test

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Jun 2012
Bryan C. McCannon and John Stevens
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics and Saint Bonaventure University
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asymmetric information, bargaining, experts, final offer, negotiation, Pawn Stars

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The Disincentive of Salary Increases: Evidence from NFL Quarterback Performances

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Dec 2012
Bryan C. McCannon, Kevin O’Laughlin and Zachary Scott
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics, Saint Bonaventure University and Saint Bonaventure University
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incentives, NFL, quarterback, salary

Prosecutor Elections, Mistakes, and Appeals

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Jul 2012
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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appeal, election, prosecutor

Prosecutor Elections, Mistakes, and Appeals

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 10, Issue 4, pp. 696-714, 2013
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Oct 2013
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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Contracts and Trust

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Feb 2016
Bryan C. McCannon, Colleen Tokar Asaad and Mark Wilson
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics, Baldwin Wallace University and Saint Bonaventure University
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Contracts and Trust

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Jul 2015
Bryan C. McCannon, Colleen Tokar Asaad and Mark Wilson
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics, Baldwin Wallace University and Saint Bonaventure University
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contract, experiment, risk, social preference, trust

Contracts and Trust

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
Colleen Tokar Asaad, Bryan C. McCannon and Mark Wilson
Baldwin Wallace University, West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics and Saint Bonaventure University
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contract, experiment, risk, social preference, trust

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Born for Finance? Experimental Evidence of the Impact of Finance Education

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Feb 2013
Bryan C. McCannon and Jeffery H. Peterson
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics and Saint Bonaventure University
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finance education, investment game, reciprocity, social preferences, trust

9.

Role of Personality Style on Bargaining Outcomes

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 May 2013
Bryan C. McCannon and John Stevens
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics and Saint Bonaventure University
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bargaining, equilibrium selection, experiment, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, personality style

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Bargaining in the Shadow of Arbitration

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 May 2013 Last Revised: 10 May 2014
Riccardo Marselli, Bryan C. McCannon and Marco Vannini
Parthenope Universiy, West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics and Università degli Studi di Sassari
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arbitration, bargaining, contract dispute, Italy, settlement

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Compliance, Repeat Offenses, and Strategic Enforcement

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2011
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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compliance, enforcement, law, repeat offenses

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Does an Economics Education Affect Behavior? Evidence from a Public Goods Experiment

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Feb 2013
Bryan C. McCannon and Jeffery H. Peterson
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics and Saint Bonaventure University
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economics education, experiment, free ride, Public Goods Game, social preferences

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Do Less-Violent Technologies Result in Less Violence? A Theoretical Investigation Applied to the Use of Tasers by Law Enforcement

Economics Discussion Paper No. 2009-36
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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Law enforcement, less-violent technology, strategic offsetting behavior

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The Impact of Microfinance on Pro-Social Behaviors: Experimental Evidence of Public Goods Contributions in Uganda

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 Feb 2016
Bryan C. McCannon and Zachary Rodriguez
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics and Saint Bonaventure University
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experiment, field study, free riding, microfinance, public goods, social norms, social preferences, Uganda

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Social Norms and Cooperation

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Feb 2016
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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cooperation, norm compliance, Prisoner's Dilemma, psychological game theory, social norm

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Differentiating between First Offenses and Repeat Offenses

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Dec 2005
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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experimentation, overdeterrence, regulation, repeat offenses, underdeterrence

Jury Size in Classical Athens: An Application of the Condorcet Jury Theorem

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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Classical Athens, Condorcet Jury Theorem, jury decisionmaking, optimal group size

Jury Size in Classical Athens: An Application of the Condorcet Jury Theorem

Kyklos, Vol. 64, Issue 1, pp. 106-121, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Jan 2011
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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Prosecutorial Retention: Signaling by Trial

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Oct 2010
Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay and Bryan C. McCannon
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics and West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
Downloads 47 (370,341)
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plea bargaining, prosecutor evaluation, retention, signaling

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Understanding Ransom Kidnapping and Its Duration

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2012
Claudio Detotto, Bryan C. McCannon and Marco Vannini
Università di Corsica (Laboratoire LISA - UMR 6240 CNRS), West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics and Università degli Studi di Sassari
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crime, kidnapping, ransom, Sardinia, survival analysis

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Finance Education and Social Preferences: Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Dec 2013
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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experiment, finance education, free ride, public goods game, social preference

21.

Public Outcry and Police Behavior

The BE Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 2015
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2015
Gregory J. DeAngelo and Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - Department of Economics and West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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Can the Majority Lose the Election?

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Jul 2007
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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Downsian competition, endogenous candidates, minority winning, platform selection, plurality voting

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A Game-Theoretic Analysis of Baad

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 29 Feb 2012
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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baad, criminal justice, institutional economics

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Re-Election Concerns and the Failure of Plea Bargaining

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Bryan C. McCannon and Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics and University of Birmingham - Department of Economics
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plea bargaining, prosecutor evaluation, signaling

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Consolidation of Prosecutor Offices

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Feb 2016
Bryan C. McCannon and Claudio Detotto
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics and Università di Corsica (Laboratoire LISA - UMR 6240 CNRS)
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crime, Data Envelopment Analysis, district attorney, efficiency, jurisdiction, Propensity Score Matching, prosecution

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Evidence of Marginal Deterrence: Kidnapping and Murder in Italy

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
Claudio Detotto, Bryan C. McCannon and Marco Vannini
Università di Corsica (Laboratoire LISA - UMR 6240 CNRS), West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics and Università degli Studi di Sassari
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crime, Italy, kidnapping, marginal deterrence, murder

Using Appellate Decisions to Evaluate the Impact of Judicial Elections

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 May 2017
Gregory J. DeAngelo and Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - Department of Economics and West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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appeal, career, criminal conviction, election, judge, prosecutor

Using Appellate Decisions to Evaluate the Impact of Judicial Elections

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Gregory J. DeAngelo and Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - Department of Economics and West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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Selective Memory

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 May 2013
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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bounded recall, Hawk-Dove game, reinforcement learning, selective memory

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Trust, Reciprocity, and a Preference for Economic Freedom: Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2013
Bryan C. McCannon and Jeffery H. Peterson
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics and Saint Bonaventure University
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Dictator Game, economic freedom, experiment, market failure, trust, Trust Game, reciprocation, social preference

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Taking on the Boss: Informative Contests in Prosecutor Elections

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 May 2017
Bryan C. McCannon and Joylynn Pruitt
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics and West Virginia University - Department of Economics
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prosecutor, election, challenge

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Excessive Labor Raiding

Economica, Vol. 75, Issue 297, pp. 140-147, February 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 Dec 2007
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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Replacement Referees and NFL Betting Markets

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Feb 2013
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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betting markets, efficiency, gambling, over-under, replacement referees, spread

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Experience Goods and Risk Preferences

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Dec 2012
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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cigar, experience good, expert opinion, prospect theory, risk preferences

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Shill Bidding and Trust

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Jan 2018
Bryan C. McCannon and Eduardo Minuci
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics and West Virginia University - Department of Economics
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auction; experiment; pro-sociality; revenue equivalence; shill bidding; trust

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Changes in the Scope of the Law: The Effect of Skill and Reputation on Law Enforcement

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Jul 2014
Gregory J. DeAngelo and Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - Department of Economics and West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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Debundling Accountability: Prosecutor and Public Defender Elections in Florida

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jun 2018
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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election, plea bargaining, prosecutor, public defender, trials

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Queuing Up for Justice: Prosecutor Elections and Case Backlogs

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Jan 2018
Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay and Bryan C. McCannon
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics and West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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case backlog, elections, prosecutor

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Honest Abe or Doc Holliday? Bluffing in Bargaining

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Jan 2018
Gregory J. DeAngelo and Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - Department of Economics and West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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bargaining, bluff, contagion, deception, experiment, strategic information transmission, truthtelling

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Informational Value of Challenging an Incumbent Prosecutor

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Jan 2018
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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election, incumbent, prosecutor, salary, voting

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A Lasting Effect of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic: Orphans and Pro-Social Behavior

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Jan 2018
Bryan C. McCannon and Zachary Rodriguez
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics and Saint Bonaventure University
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HIV/AIDS, orphan, pro-social behavior, public good, social capital, social norm, Uganda

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Strategic Offsetting Behavior: Evidence from National Collegiate Athletic Association Men's Basketball

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 29, Issue 4, pp. 550-563, 2011
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Sep 2011
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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Differentiating between First and Repeat Offenses

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 27, Issue 1, pp. 76-85, January 2009
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Jan 2009
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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Leadership and Motivation for Public Goods Contributions

Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 65, Issue 1, pp. 68-96, 2018
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Jan 2018
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
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Consumer Mistakes in Bertrand Games

International Game Theory Review, Vol. 11, Issue 1, pp. 41-51, 2009
Posted: 28 Oct 2009
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics

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Bertrand game, Bertrand Paradox, consumer mistakes, Diamond Paradox, price dispersion

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Homicide Trials in Classical Athens

Posted: 24 Sep 2008
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics

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Classical Athens, exile, homicide, jury decisionmaking, sanction

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The Trial of Socrates

Posted: 23 Sep 2008
Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics

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crime, deterrence, jury decisionmaking, median juror, sanction, Socrates