Bryan C. McCannon

Illinois Wesleyan University

P.O. Box 2900

Bloomington, IL 61702-2900

United States

http://sites.google.com/site/bryancmccannon

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Scholarly Papers (61)

1.

Using Game Theory and the Bible to Build Critical Thinking Skills

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Sep 2005
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
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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
Illinois Wesleyan University, Saint Bonaventure University and Saint Bonaventure University
Downloads 363 (152,077)

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incentives, NFL, quarterback, salary

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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 Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 283 (198,126)
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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), Illinois Wesleyan University and Università degli Studi di Sassari
Downloads 252 (222,599)
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crime, kidnapping, ransom, Sardinia, survival analysis

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Contracts and Trust

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Feb 2016
Bryan C. McCannon, Colleen Tokar Asaad and Mark Wilson
Illinois Wesleyan University, Baldwin Wallace University and Saint Bonaventure University
Downloads 98 (493,357)
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Contracts and Trust

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Jul 2015
Bryan C. McCannon, Colleen Tokar Asaad and Mark Wilson
Illinois Wesleyan University, Baldwin Wallace University and Saint Bonaventure University
Downloads 83 (549,473)

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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, Illinois Wesleyan University and Saint Bonaventure University
Downloads 59 (665,933)

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contract, experiment, risk, social preference, trust

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Alaska's Plea Bargaining Ban

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Feb 2021
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 237 (236,385)

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Alaska, plea bargaining, regulation, sentence bargaining

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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
Illinois Wesleyan University and Saint Bonaventure University
Downloads 214 (260,405)

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asymmetric information, bargaining, experts, final offer, negotiation, Pawn Stars

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Prosecutor Elections, Mistakes, and Appeals

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Jul 2012
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 205 (270,981)

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appeal, election, prosecutor

The Right to Counsel: Criminal Prosecution in 19th Century London

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2023
Bryan C. McCannon and Zachary Porreca
Illinois Wesleyan University and Bocconi University
Downloads 147 (366,157)
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defense counsel, Latent Dirichlet Allocation, Old Bailey, prosecution, right to counsel, text analysis

The Right to Counsel: Criminal Prosecution in 19th Century London

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Jul 2023
Zachary Porreca and Bryan C. McCannon
Bocconi University and Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 23 (941,285)

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defense counsel, Latent Dirichlet Allocation, Old Bailey, prosecution, right to counsel, text analysis

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Bargaining in the Shadow of the Trial? Deaths of Law Enforcement Officials and the Plea Bargaining Process

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2019
Daniel Bonneau and Bryan C. McCannon
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 162 (333,835)
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death, jury trial, law enforcement official, plea bargaining, plea discount, sentencing

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Gender Identity and Access to Higher Education

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Sep 2023
I. Maupin and Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - Department of Economics and Illinois Wesleyan University
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admissions; audit study; discrimination, gender, higher education, machine learning, neopronouns, pronouns, Random Forest

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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
Illinois Wesleyan University and Saint Bonaventure University
Downloads 136 (384,493)

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experiment, field study, free riding, microfinance, public goods, social norms, social preferences, Uganda

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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
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 135 (386,772)

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Law enforcement, less-violent technology, strategic offsetting behavior

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Athletics and Admissions: The Impact of the Penn State Football Scandal on Student Quality

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Jan 2020
Candon Johnson and Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - Department of Economics and Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 134 (389,046)

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admissions, football, higher education, scandal, synthetic control

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Role of Personality Style on Bargaining Outcomes

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 May 2013
Bryan C. McCannon and John Stevens
Illinois Wesleyan University and Saint Bonaventure University
Downloads 132 (393,588)

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bargaining, equilibrium selection, experiment, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, personality style

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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
Illinois Wesleyan University and Saint Bonaventure University
Downloads 125 (410,556)
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finance education, investment game, reciprocity, social preferences, trust

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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
Illinois Wesleyan University and Saint Bonaventure University
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economics education, experiment, free ride, Public Goods Game, social preferences

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Three Golden Balls: Pawn Shops and Crime

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Jun 2022
Bryan C. McCannon, Zachary Porreca and Zachary Rodriguez
Illinois Wesleyan University, Bocconi University and Union College - Department of Economics
Downloads 124 (413,033)

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Covid-19; essential business; Georgian London; Old Bailey; pawnbroker; pawn shop; property crime

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The Economic Costs of Conflict: Ukraine, 2014-20

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Jun 2022
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 120 (423,105)

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conflict; Synthetic Control Method; Ukraine; war

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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, Illinois Wesleyan University and Università degli Studi di Sassari
Downloads 118 (428,527)
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arbitration, bargaining, contract dispute, Italy, settlement

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Debundling Accountability: Prosecutor and Public Defender Elections in Florida

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jun 2018
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 109 (454,671)

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election, plea bargaining, prosecutor, public defender, trials

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Social Norms and Cooperation

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Feb 2016
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 109 (454,671)

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cooperation, norm compliance, Prisoner's Dilemma, psychological game theory, social norm

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
Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University and Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 73 (598,137)
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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
Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University and Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 35 (831,753)
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Do Governors Lead or Follow? Timing of Stay-at-Home Orders

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 96 (496,248)
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Coronavirus, Google Trends, Governor, Responsiveness, Stay-at-Home Orders

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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 Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 96 (496,248)
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plea bargaining, prosecutor evaluation, retention, signaling

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Consolidation of Prosecutor Offices

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Feb 2016
Bryan C. McCannon and Claudio Detotto
Illinois Wesleyan University and Università di Corsica (Laboratoire LISA - UMR 6240 CNRS)
Downloads 95 (499,683)
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crime, Data Envelopment Analysis, district attorney, efficiency, jurisdiction, Propensity Score Matching, prosecution

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Blaming The Ref: Understanding the Effect of Unexpected Emotional Cues on Family Violence

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Oct 2020
Old Dominion University - Economics, West Virginia University - Department of Economics, Illinois Wesleyan University and Union College - Department of Economics
Downloads 94 (503,030)
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Domestic violence, job performance, emotional cues

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Ranked Choice Voting in Mayoral Elections

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 May 2022
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 93 (510,028)
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candidate entry, deficit, mayoral election, municipal finance, public finance, ranked choice voting, synthetic control method, turnout

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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
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 92 (510,028)

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compliance, enforcement, law, repeat offenses

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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 Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 86 (531,964)
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case backlog, elections, prosecutor

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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), Illinois Wesleyan University and Università degli Studi di Sassari
Downloads 85 (535,685)
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crime, Italy, kidnapping, marginal deterrence, murder

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Readability and Research Impact

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Mar 2019
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 84 (539,593)

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Citations, Impact, Linsear Write, Readability

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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
Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University and Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 84 (539,593)
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Differentiating between First Offenses and Repeat Offenses

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Dec 2005
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 82 (547,488)
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experimentation, overdeterrence, regulation, repeat offenses, underdeterrence

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Stay-at-Home Orders Were Issued Earlier in Economically Unfree States

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 May 2020
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 80 (555,637)
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Coronavirus, economic freedom, Economic Freedom of North America, Freedom of the 50 States, liberty, Stay-at-Home orders

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Wine Descriptions Provide Information: A Text Analysis

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Mar 2019
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 80 (555,637)
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Experience Good, Hedonic Price, Latent Dirichlet Allocation, Text Analysis, Topic Modeling, Wine

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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), Illinois Wesleyan University and Università degli Studi di Sassari
Downloads 79 (559,703)
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crime, kidnapping, ransom, Sardinia, survival analysis

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A Game-Theoretic Analysis of Baad

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 29 Feb 2012
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 77 (567,883)

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baad, criminal justice, institutional economics

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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
Illinois Wesleyan University and Saint Bonaventure University
Downloads 76 (572,249)

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HIV/AIDS, orphan, pro-social behavior, public good, social capital, social norm, Uganda

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Finance Education and Social Preferences: Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Dec 2013
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 75 (576,502)

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experiment, finance education, free ride, public goods game, social preference

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Shill Bidding and Trust

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Jan 2018
Bryan C. McCannon and Eduardo Minuci
Illinois Wesleyan University and North Carolina A&T State University
Downloads 74 (580,905)
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auction; experiment; pro-sociality; revenue equivalence; shill bidding; trust

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The Impact of California's Zero Dollar Bail Policy on Crime

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Sep 2023
Justin Heflin and Bryan C. McCannon
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics and Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 73 (585,302)

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bail, Covid-19, crime, jail

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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
Illinois Wesleyan University and University of Birmingham - Department of Economics
Downloads 73 (585,302)

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plea bargaining, prosecutor evaluation, signaling

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

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 69 (603,647)

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Classical Athens, Condorcet Jury Theorem, jury decisionmaking, optimal group size

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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
Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University and Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 64 (627,771)

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bargaining, bluff, contagion, deception, experiment, strategic information transmission, truthtelling

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Can the Majority Lose the Election?

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Jul 2007
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 64 (627,771)

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Downsian competition, endogenous candidates, minority winning, platform selection, plurality voting

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Replacement Referees and NFL Betting Markets

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Feb 2013
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 60 (648,299)

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betting markets, efficiency, gambling, over-under, replacement referees, spread

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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
Illinois Wesleyan University and Saint Bonaventure University
Downloads 60 (648,299)

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Dictator Game, economic freedom, experiment, market failure, trust, Trust Game, reciprocation, social preference

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Do Elections Encourage Public Actors to be More Responsive?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Dec 2020
Bryan C. McCannon and Corey Williams
Illinois Wesleyan University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 58 (658,995)

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election, email, fi eld experiment, prosecutor, responsiveness, survey

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Measuring a Contract's Breadth: A Text Analysis

Mercatus Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Mar 2021
Joshua C. Hall, Bryan C. McCannon and Yang Zhou
West Virginia University, Illinois Wesleyan University and University of North Texas - Department of Economics
Downloads 54 (681,443)

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contracts, Latent Dirichlet Allocation, schools, teachers, text analysis, topic modeling, union

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Selective Memory

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 May 2013
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 51 (699,035)

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bounded recall, Hawk-Dove game, reinforcement learning, selective memory

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Experience Goods and Risk Preferences

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Dec 2012
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 51 (699,035)
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cigar, experience good, expert opinion, prospect theory, risk preferences

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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
Illinois Wesleyan University and West Virginia University - Department of Economics
Downloads 48 (717,884)

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prosecutor, election, challenge

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Informational Value of Challenging an Incumbent Prosecutor

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Jan 2018
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 41 (764,776)

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election, incumbent, prosecutor, salary, voting

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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
Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University and Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 39 (779,193)

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Chicago Boys: Economic Liberalization and the Chilean Economy

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Feb 2024
Bryan C. McCannon and Bira Zhahadai
Illinois Wesleyan University and Illinois Wesleyan University
Downloads 26 (884,674)

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Chicago Boys, Chile, Neoliberal reforms, Synthetic Control Method

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Does Starting a Division III College Football Program Benefit the Institution?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Apr 2024
Bryan C. McCannon
Illinois Wesleyan University
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NCAA Division III, endowment, enrollment, football, gender, higher education

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AACSB Accreditation and Student Demand

Posted: 18 May 2022 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2023
Marisa Cameron, Bryan C. McCannon and Kat Starr
West Virginia University - Department of Economics, Illinois Wesleyan University and West Virginia University - Department of Economics
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AACSB; accreditation; applications; business education; enrollment; higher education; Synthetic Control Method

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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
Illinois Wesleyan University

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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
Illinois Wesleyan University

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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
Illinois Wesleyan University

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