Art Carden

Brock School of Business, Samford University

Assistant Professor of Economics

800 Lakeshore Drive

Birmingham, AL 35229

United States

http://www.artcarden.com

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

Supersizing Supercenters? The Impact of Wal-Mart Supercenters on Body Mass Index and Obesity

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
Charles Courtemanche and Art Carden
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics and Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 2,149 (4,219)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Walmart, Wal-Mart, warehouse clubs, obesity, body weight, body mass index

2.

Economic Calculation in the Environmentalist Commonwealth

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 May 2009
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 519 (37,504)

Abstract:

Environmental Economics, Calculation, Sustainable Development, Recycling, Price Mechanism, Private Property

3.

How to be a Great Conference Participant

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Jan 2009
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
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4.

Shock and Awe: Institutional Change, Neoliberalism, and Disaster Capitalism

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 20 May 2009
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 449 (45,622)
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5.

When is Corruption a Substitute for Economic Freedom?

Law and Development Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 May 2008 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2010
Art Carden and Lisa L. Verdon
Brock School of Business, Samford University and College of Wooster
Downloads 430 (42,839)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Corruption, Economic Freedom, Economic Growth

6.

Human Rights and Economic Liberalization

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2010
Art Carden and Robert A. Lawson
Brock School of Business, Samford University and Auburn University - Department of Finance
Downloads 322 (66,585)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Economic Freedom, Human Rights, Institutions, Chile, Torture

7.

Does Wal-Mart Reduce Social Capital?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2007
Brock School of Business, Samford University, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics and Washington University in Saint Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 267 (84,057)
Citation 7

Abstract:

social capital, Wal-Mart, Walmart, social

8.

Time Under Authoritarian Rule and Economic Growth

CORI Working Paper No. 2007-02
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Sep 2007
Art Carden and Harvey S. James Jr.
Brock School of Business, Samford University and University of Missouri
Downloads 250 (92,166)

Abstract:

authoritarianism, autocracy, institutions, development

9.

Revenue and Regulation: Lessons for E.U. Leaders from the Roman Empire to the Modern Era

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Jan 2009
Alexandar D. Tokarev and Art Carden
The King's College and Brock School of Business, Samford University
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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
Downloads 224 (105,751)
Citation 3

Abstract:

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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11.

Can't Buy Me Growth: On Foreign Aid and Economic Change

Journal of Private Enterprise, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 105-123
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2010
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 212 (104,370)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Economic Growth, Foreign Aid, Institutions, Property Rights

12.

Wal-Mart and Values: Painting the Town Red?

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2009
Brock School of Business, Samford University, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics and Washington University in Saint Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 211 (107,636)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Wal-Mart, values, retail, social capital

13.

Economic Progress and Entrepreneurial Innovation: Case Studies from Memphis

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2010
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 208 (107,636)

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, Memphis, error, profit, loss, maladjustment

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Citation 4

Wal-Mart, Leisure, and Culture

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Jun 2008
Art Carden and Charles Courtemanche
Brock School of Business, Samford University and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics
Downloads 206 (115,047)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Wal-Mart, Leisure, and Culture

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 27, Issue 4, pp. 450-461, October 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Oct 2009
Art Carden and Charles Courtemanche
Brock School of Business, Samford University and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics
Downloads 1 (544,505)
Citation 4

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Competing with Costco and Sam's Club: Warehouse Club Entry and Grocery Prices

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Mar 2011
Charles Courtemanche and Art Carden
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics and Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 183 (128,865)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Wal-Mart, Walmart, Costco, Sam’s Club, Warehouse Clubs, Grocery Prices, Competition, Retail

Competing with Costco and Sam's Club: Warehouse Club Entry and Grocery Prices

NBER Working Paper No. w17220
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Jul 2011
Charles Courtemanche and Art Carden
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics and Brock School of Business, Samford University
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16.

Review of Paul Heyne, 'Are Economists Basically Immoral?'

Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 May 2009
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 186 (123,887)

Abstract:

economics, ethics, religion, Christianity

17.

A Pile of Krusty Burgers Embiggens the Fattest Man: Obesity, Incentives, and Unintended Consequences in 'King Size Homer'

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Apr 2010
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 173 (130,280)

Abstract:

Simpsons, Obesity, Economics

18.

Review of Nelson Lichtenstein, Ed. 'Wal-Mart: The Face of Twenty-First-Century Capitalism'

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 May 2009
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 161 (128,975)

Abstract:

Wal-Mart, Walmart, entrepreneurship, social economics

19.

The Black Market and the Silver Screen: Economics in the Third Man

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Jun 2008
Mike Hammock and Art Carden
Middle Tennessee State University - Department of Economics and Finance and Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 152 (148,555)

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20.

Slavery, Violence, and Law in the Nineteenth-Century South

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Dec 2008
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 148 (151,044)
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21.

Review of Benjamin Powell, Ed, 'Making Poor Nations Rich'

Review of Austrian Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 May 2008
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 145 (156,365)

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Citation 4

Inputs and Institutions as Conservative Elements

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 145 (158,480)
Citation 4

Abstract:

institutions, US South, racism, lynching

Inputs and Institutions as Conservative Elements

Review of Austrian Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 01 Dec 2007
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University

Abstract:

institutions, US South, racism, lynching

23.

A Note on Profit, Loss, and Social Responsibility

New Perspectives on Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 Apr 2009
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 99 (201,208)
Citation 1

Abstract:

profit, loss, social responsibility

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The Truthiness Hurts

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Jun 2008
Art Carden and Mike Hammock
Brock School of Business, Samford University and Middle Tennessee State University - Department of Economics and Finance
Downloads 95 (218,390)

Abstract:

Rational Irrationality, Environmental Economics, Public Choice

The Truthiness Hurts

Economic Affairs, Vol. 30, Issue 2, pp. 71-76, June 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Jun 2010
Art Carden and Mike Hammock
Brock School of Business, Samford University and Middle Tennessee State University - Department of Economics and Finance
Downloads 2 (535,031)

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25.

Beliefs, Bias, and Regime Uncertainty after Hurricane Katrina

International Journal of Social Economic, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 May 2008
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 96 (213,967)
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26.

Review of Randall Holcombe, 'Entrepreneurship and Economic Progress'

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 May 2009
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 90 (197,166)

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, economic progress, growth, Austrian economics

27.

Profit and Production

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2008
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 89 (216,982)
Citation 1

Abstract:

profits, losses, entrepreneurs

28.

Sound and Fury: Rhetoric and Rebound after Katrina

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 May 2008
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 75 (249,272)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Katrina, disaster, weather, rhetoric, political economy

29.

Review of Bill Hybels, 'Holy Discontent'

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 71 (251,215)

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30.

Review of David M. Primo, 'Rules and Restraint: Government Spending and the Design of Institutions'

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 26 May 2009
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 56 (283,458)

Abstract:

mechanism design, institutions, rules

31.

Review of Jennifer Burns,'Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right'

Economic Affairs (Institute for Economic Affairs), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 05 Jan 2010
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 34 (338,595)

Abstract:

intellectual history, Ayn Rand, Objectivism, libertarianism, conservatism

32.

Ex Ante and Ex Post: What does Rod Stewart Really Know Now?

Business and Society Review, Vol. 111, No. 4, pp. 427-440, December 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Nov 2006
Loyola University New Orleans - Joseph A. Butt, S.J. College of Business, Brock School of Business, Samford University and Ludwig von Mises Institute - Economics
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The Economics of 'Certaine Lewd and Ill-Disposed Persons': Comment on Leeson

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Nov 2009
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 11 (445,901)

Abstract:

Austrian Economics, New Institutional Economics, pirates, trade, organization, rent-seeking

34.

Disastrous Anti-Economics and the Economics of Disasters

Economic Affairs, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 81-84, June 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 Jun 2010
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 3 (503,823)

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35.

Time Under Autocratic Rule and Economic Growth

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 31, Issue 1, pp. 44-61, 2013
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Jan 2013
Art Carden and Harvey S. James Jr.
Brock School of Business, Samford University and University of Missouri
Downloads 2 (509,350)

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36.

Capitalism, Socialism and Calculation

Economic Affairs, Vol. 31, Issue 3, pp. 41-45, 2011
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 08 Oct 2011
Brent Butgereit and Art Carden
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 2 (509,350)

Abstract:

Capitalism, socialism, Smith, Hayek, Marx, culture

37.

Are Economists ‘Market Fundamentalists’?

Economic Affairs, Vol. 29, Issue 4, pp. 92-93, December 2009
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 24 Nov 2009
Art Carden and Mike Hammock
Brock School of Business, Samford University and Middle Tennessee State University - Department of Economics and Finance
Downloads 2 (509,350)

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38.

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
Downloads 1 (517,376)

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39.

The Southern Economy

Posted: 01 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2011
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University

Abstract:

South, slavery, institutions, development, economic history

Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 172    Citations: 0
1.

Review of Josh Waitzkin, "The Art of Learning"

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 10 Jul 2008
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 99

Abstract:

Learning

2.

Review of Richard Land, 'The Divided States of America?'

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 Jul 2008
Art Carden
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 61

Abstract:

religion, foreign affairs, conservatism, liberalism