John V. Nye

George Mason University - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics and Bastiat Chair in Political Economy

4400 University Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States

National Research University Higher School of Economics

Myasnitskaya street, 20

Moscow, Moscow 119017

Russia

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Did the Soviets Collude? A Statistical Analysis of Championship Chess 1940-64

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2014
Charles C. Moul and John V. Nye
Miami University of Ohio - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 654 (25,745)

Abstract:

Tournaments, Collusion, Chess

2.

Tax Britannica: Nineteenth Century Tariffs And British National Income

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Sep 2001
Sami F. Dakhlia and John V. Nye
ESCE - International Business School and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 336 (64,483)

Abstract:

Britain, optimal tariff, free trade, protectionism, Corn Laws, Trade Restrictiveness Index, simulations, computable general equilibrium

What Determines Trust? Human Capital vs. Social Institutions: Evidence from Manila and Moscow

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-54
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Nov 2012
George Mason University - Department of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics, University of the Philippines, Diliman - School of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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What Determines Trust? Human Capital vs. Social Institutions: Evidence from Manila and Moscow

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 18/EC/2012
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Nov 2012
George Mason University - Department of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics, University of the Philippines, Diliman - School of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and National Research University Higher School of Economics
Downloads 153 (159,966)

Abstract:

trust, education, human capital, institutions

Do Black Mayors Improve Black Employment Outcomes? Evidence from Large U.S. Cities

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 10-11
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
John V. Nye, Ilia Rainer and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 154 (159,050)
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Abstract:

Do Black Mayors Improve Black Employment Outcomes? Evidence from Large U.S. Cities

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
John V. Nye, Ilia Rainer and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 129 (184,246)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Race, Ethnicity, Discrimination, Employment, Urban Politics

5.

Taking Institutions Seriously: Rethinking the Political Economy of Development in the Philippines

Asian Development Review, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 1-21, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Jun 2011
John V. Nye
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 212 (80,018)

Abstract:

political economy, institutional development

6.

The Pigou Problem

Regulation, Vol. 31, No. 2, Summer 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Aug 2008
John V. Nye
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 196 (62,517)

Abstract:

Pigovian tax, Pigou, taxation, tax, externalities, externality, transfers, regulation, global warming, pollution, gasoline, coase,

7.

Big Five Personality Traits and Academic Performance in Russian Universities

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 10/PSY/2013
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 May 2013
George Mason University - Department of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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Abstract:

personality traits, academic success, psychology of education, Big Five, academic performance measurement

8.

Human Capital in the Creation of Social Capital: Evidence from Diplomatic Parking Tickets

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-27
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Jun 2011
Garett Jones and John V. Nye
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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9.

Does Political Competition Matter for Public Goods Provision? - Evidence from Russian Regions

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-55
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2012
John V. Nye and Olga Vasilyeva
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Amur State University
Downloads 115 (169,086)

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10.

Two Wrongs Make a Right: The Market for Illegal Goods in the Presence of Corruption

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-01
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Feb 2011
Desiree Desierto and John V. Nye
University of the Philippines, Diliman - School of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 115 (187,020)

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11.

Establishing a New Order: The Growth of the State and the Decline of Witch Trials in France

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-43
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Oct 2011
Noel D. Johnson, Mark Koyama and John V. Nye
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 96 (197,926)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Economic History, Fiscal Capacity, France, Witchcraft, Legal Capacity

12.

The Demand for Unfair Gambles: Why Illegal Lotteries Persist

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-21
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 May 2011
University of the Philippines, Diliman - School of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and Ateneo De Manila University
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13.

The Causal Effect of Market Participation on Trust: An Experimental Investigation Using Randomized Control

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-38
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2013
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics, Trinity University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 73 (237,608)
Citation 1

Abstract:

trust, markets, institutions, belief, priming

14.

From Internal Taxes to National Regulation: Evidence from a French Wine Tax Reform at the turn of the Twentieth Century

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 10-21
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2013
Raphael Franck, Noel D. Johnson and John V. Nye
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 66 (263,630)

Abstract:

Regulation, State and Local Taxation, Markets

15.

2D:4D Asymmetry and Academic Perfomance: Evidence from Moscow and Manila

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 01/EDU/2012, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-17
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 31 May 2012
National Research University Higher School of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of the Philippines, Diliman - School of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 39 (338,692)

Abstract:

academic performance, university admissions, 2d:4d ratio

16.

2D:4D and Life Outcomes: Evidence from the Russian RLMS Survey

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 78/EC/2014
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Nov 2014
George Mason University - Department of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics and National Research University Higher School of Economics
Downloads 38 (287,609)

Abstract:

Prenatal testosterone, 2D:4D, level of education, occupations, lifetime outcomes

17.

Raising Dragons

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-18
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2015
John V. Nye and Melanie Meng Xue
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Brown University
Downloads 32 (248,169)

Abstract:

Economic Development, Culture, Fertility, China

18.

The Effects of Prenatal Testosterone on Adult Wages: Evidence from Russian RLMS Data and Measured 2D:4D Digit Ratios

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 71/EC/2014
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2014
George Mason University - Department of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics and National Research University Higher School of Economics
Downloads 32 (241,012)

Abstract:

Adult wages, Prenatal Testosterone, Female earnings

19.

The Scholarly Benefits of Physical Fitness

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2013
Sergey V. Popov and John V. Nye
Queens University Management School and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 29 (368,427)

Abstract:

GPA, BMI, communication, education

20.

Why Do Elites Permit Reform?

THE ANNUAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE WEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF NATIONS, p. 53, Emily Chamlee-Wright, ed., Beloit College, 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 Oct 2011
John V. Nye
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 26 (383,314)

Abstract:

elites, social reform

21.

Does Education or Underlying Human Capital Explain Liberal Economic Attitudes?

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 40/EC/2013
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Nov 2013
John V. Nye and Sergiy Polyachenko
George Mason University - Department of Economics and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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Abstract:

Non-cognitive abilities, human capital, IV, trust, market liberal preferences, Russia

22.

2D:4D and Lifetime Educational Outcomes: Evidence from the Russian RLMS Survey

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 145/EC/2016
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2017
George Mason University - Department of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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Abstract:

2D:4D, prenatal testosterone, education, RLMS, Russia

23.

Does Higher Education Contribute to a Change in Attitudes to Government Price Control in Russia?

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 146/EC/2016, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-40
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2017
George Mason University - Department of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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Abstract:

market economy, values, education, Russia, attitudes, RLMS

24.

Does Fortune Favor Dragons?

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 78, Nos. 1-2, 2011
Posted: 04 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2012
Noel D. Johnson and John V. Nye
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Family Planning, Human Capital, Superstition, Preference Formation

25.

Permanent and Transitory Shocks in Real Output: Estimates from Nineteenth Century and Postwar Economies

Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Vol. 30, No. 2 (May 1998)
Posted: 17 Feb 1998
John W. Keating and John V. Nye
Washington University in St. Louis and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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