Peter Calcagno

College of Charleston - Department of Economics and Finance

Associate Professor of Economics

66 George Street

Charleston, SC 29424

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

11

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Scholarly Papers (11)

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An Institutional Analysis of Voter Turnout: The Role of Primary Type and the Expressive and Instrumental Voting Hypotheses

Constitutional Political Economy, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 94-110, June 2008
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2011
Peter Calcagno and Christopher Westley
College of Charleston - Department of Economics and Finance and Florida Gulf Coast University
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voting, median voter, primaries, shirking, expressive voting, instrumental voting

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Divided We Vote

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2010
Peter Calcagno and Edward J. Lopez
College of Charleston - Department of Economics and Finance and Western Carolina University
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divided government, limited government, midterm cycles, split ticket voting, American states

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Informal Norms Trump Formal Constraints: The Evolution of Fiscal Policy Institutions in the United States

The Journal of Institutional Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
Peter Calcagno and Edward J. Lopez
College of Charleston - Department of Economics and Finance and Western Carolina University
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Deficits, Fiscal Norms, Institutions, Informal Institutions

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Targeted Economic Incentives: An Analysis of State Fiscal Policy and Regulatory Conditions

Mercatus Working Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2018
Peter Calcagno and Frank L Hefner
College of Charleston - Department of Economics and Finance and College of Charleston - Department of Economics
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State Economic Incentives, State Taxes, Targeted Incentives, State Economic Development, State Fiscal Policy

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Economic Development Tax Incentives: A Review of the Perverse, Ineffective, and Unintended Consequences

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: 22 Posted: 04 May 2018
Peter Calcagno and Frank L Hefner
College of Charleston - Department of Economics and Finance and College of Charleston - Department of Economics
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taxation, tax policy, government favoritism, cronyism, tax incentives

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Party-Crashers or Wallflowers: Costly Voting in Elections with Differing Primary Types

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 Feb 2014
Calvin Blackwell and Peter Calcagno
College of Charleston - School of Business and College of Charleston - Department of Economics and Finance
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Experimental Applications, Primary Types, Instrumental Voting, Voting

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Primary Election Systems and Candidate Deviation

Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 365-376, Summer 2004
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Sep 2011
Christopher Westley, Peter Calcagno and Richard Ault
Florida Gulf Coast University, College of Charleston - Department of Economics and Finance and Auburn University
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Public Choice, Voting Models, Ideology

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Incumbent Spending and Gubernatorial Elections: An Investigation of Primary Type and Candidate Deviation

Journal of Public Finance and Public Choice, Vol. 23, Nos. 1-2, pp. 3-18, 2005
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2011
Christopher Westley and Peter Calcagno
Florida Gulf Coast University and College of Charleston - Department of Economics and Finance
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voting models, campaign spending, public choice

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The Evolution of Federal Budget Rules and the Effects on Fiscal Policy: How Informal Norms Have Trumped Formal Constraints

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Peter Calcagno
College of Charleston - Department of Economics and Finance
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How Effective are Expert TV Hosts at Saving Failing Businesses?

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 37, Issue 1, pp. 9-24, 2019
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Nov 2018
The Citadel - School of Business, College of Charleston, College of Charleston and College of Charleston - Department of Economics and Finance
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Does Fiscal Decentralization Affect Infrastructure Quality? An Examination of U.S. States

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 36, Issue 2, pp. 410-422, 2018
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Feb 2018
Monica Escaleras and Peter Calcagno
Florida Atlantic University - Department of Economics and College of Charleston - Department of Economics and Finance
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