Joshua C. Hall

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV 26506

United States

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Why are Some Places Rich While Others are Poor? The Institutional Necessity of Economic Freedom

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Jul 2009
Art Carden and Joshua C. Hall
Brock School of Business, Samford University and West Virginia University
Downloads 306 (183,549)
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Planning, economic progress, economic development, entrepreneurship

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Was Adam Smith Right about Religious Competition?

Forum for Social Economics, Forthcoming, West Virginia University, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 15-47 , GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-33
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2016
George Mason University - Department of EconomicsMercatus Center at George Mason University, West Virginia University and Texas Tech University - Free Market Institute
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Religious Freedom; Regulation; Democracy

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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
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Globalization, Institutions, Income Convergence

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Teaching the Economic Way of Thinking Through Op-Eds

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 May 2013
Joshua C. Hall and Marta Podemska-Mikluch
West Virginia University and Gustavus Adolphus College
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Engagement, Op-ed, Principles of Economics, Teaching

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New Empirical Estimates of Rent Seeking: An Update of Sobel and Garrett (2002)

Journal of Public Finance and Public Choice, Forthcoming, Indiana University-Bloomington: School of Public & Environmental Affairs Research Paper Series no. 2011-03-01
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2011
Joshua C. Hall and Justin M. Ross
West Virginia University and Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs
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rent seeking, interest groups, astroturfing

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Frictions in Polycentric Administration with Non-Congruent Borders: Evidence from Ohio School District Class Sizes

Forthcoming, Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory, Indiana University, Bloomington: School of Public & Environmental Affairs Research Paper No. 2012-01-01
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2012
Justin M. Ross, Joshua C. Hall and William G. Resh
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs, West Virginia University and University of Southern California- Sol Price School of Public Policy
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congruency, public education, polycentrism

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Economic Freedom is Negative Liberty: A Comment on Legum (2007) and Stanford (2007)

Real-World Economics Review, Vol. 3, No. 47, pp. 261-262, October 2008
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 20 Jan 2010
Robert A. Lawson, Joshua C. Hall and William J. Luther
Auburn University - Department of Finance, West Virginia University and Florida Atlantic University
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Economic Freedom, Economic Growth, Institutions

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How Friendly to Entrepreneurs are 'Business Friendly' Policies? Some Preliminary Results

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Jun 2011
Ben VanMetre and Joshua C. Hall
affiliation not provided to SSRN and West Virginia University
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entrepreneurship, United States, KIEA, indices for business climate

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Tiebout Competition, Yardstick Competition, and Tax Instrument Choice: Evidence from Ohio School Districts

Public Finance Review, Vol. 38, No. 6, pp. 710-737, 2010
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2011
Joshua C. Hall and Justin M. Ross
West Virginia University and Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs
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interjurisdictional competition, tax structure, education finance

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Ireland

BOOMS AND BUSTS: AN ENCYLOPDIA OF ECONOMIC HISTORY FROM TULIPMANIA OF THE 1630s TO THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS OF THE 21st CENTURY, pp. 418-421, James Ciment, ed., Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2010
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 20 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2011
Joshua C. Hall and William J. Luther
West Virginia University and Florida Atlantic University
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Economic Growth, Institutions, Ireland

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Property Rights and the Return to Capital

THE ANNUAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE WEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF NATIONS, p. 81, Emily Chamlee-Wright, ed., Beloit College, 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Oct 2011
Benjamin J. VanMetre and Joshua C. Hall
Independent and West Virginia University
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return on capital, EFW index,

12.

In Loco Parentis: A Paternalism Ranking of the States

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: 25 Posted: 07 May 2018
Russell S. Sobel and Joshua C. Hall
The Citadel - School of Business and West Virginia University
Downloads 63 (633,856)

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paternalism, statism, taxation, tax policy, ranking, behavioral economics, California, New York, Wyoming, New Jersey, sin taxes

13.

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

14.

International Flows of People and Institutional Change

European Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 58, 2019
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 May 2020
Imran Arif and Joshua C. Hall
Appalachian State University and West Virginia University
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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
J. R. Clark, Joshua C. Hall and Ho-Po Crystal Wong
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, West Virginia University and National Tsing Hua University - Department of Economics

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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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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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The Unimportance of Spending: How Fractionalization Affects School Performance

International Advances in Economic Research, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2010
Posted: 29 Jul 2010
Joshua C. Hall and Peter T. Leeson
West Virginia University and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Racial Fractionalization and School Performance

American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 Aug 2009
Joshua C. Hall and Peter T. Leeson
West Virginia University and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Good for the Goose, Bad for the Gander: International Labor Standards and Comparative Development

Journal of Labor Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 17 May 2006
Peter T. Leeson and Joshua C. Hall
George Mason University - Department of Economics and West Virginia University

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