Joshua C. Hall

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV 26506

United States

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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
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Planning, economic progress, economic development, entrepreneurship

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

Economic Affairs, Vol. 30, Issue 1, pp. 48-54, March 2010
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Mar 2010
Art Carden and Joshua C. Hall
Brock School of Business, Samford University and West Virginia University
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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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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
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congruency, public education, polycentrism

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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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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 Kenyon College
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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
Mercatus Center, George Mason University and West Virginia University
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return on capital, EFW index,

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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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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 Kenyon College
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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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The Articles of Confederation Show the Need for Direct Taxation? It Just Ain't So!

Economic Affairs, Vol. 29, Issue 3, pp. 93-94, September 2009
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Scott Alex Beaulier, Joshua C. Hall and Ben VanMetre
Mercer University, West Virginia University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Four Propositions About International Labour Standards

Economic Affairs, Vol. 29, Issue 4, pp. 78-79, December 2009
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 24 Nov 2009
Art Carden and Joshua C. Hall
Brock School of Business, Samford University and West Virginia University
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High Cotton: Why the USA Should Not Provide Subsidies to Cotton Farmers

Economic Affairs, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 65-66, June 2008
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 06 Jun 2008
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Mercer University and West Virginia University
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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 R. 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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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 Economics, West Virginia University and Texas Tech University - Free Market Institute
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Religious Freedom; Regulation; Democracy

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Jack Soper: A Pioneer in Economic Education

Posted: 13 Mar 2016
J. R. Clark, Joshua C. Hall and Ashley S. 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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Economic Freedom of the World: An Accounting of the Literature

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 32, Issue 1, pp. 1-19, 2014
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Nov 2013
Joshua C. Hall and Robert A. Lawson
West Virginia University and Capital University - Department of Economics
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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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