Michael D. Makowsky

Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics

Assistant Professor

Clemson, SC 29634

United States

http://michaelmakowsky.com

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Political Economy at Any Speed: What Determines Traffic Citations?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2009
Michael D. Makowsky and Thomas Stratmann
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 1,451 (8,931)
Citation 4

Abstract:

speeding, traffic fines, local public finance, vote maximizing, revenue maximizing

2.

Education, Intelligence, and Attitude Extremity

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2012
Michael D. Makowsky and Stephen Miller
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and Johnson Center for Political Economy, Troy University
Downloads 602 (33,829)

Abstract:

Public Opinion, Voter Cognition, Attitude Extremity, Voter Education

3.

More Tickets, Fewer Accidents: How Cash-Strapped Towns Make for Safer Roads

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Michael D. Makowsky and Thomas Stratmann
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 399 (56,591)
Citation 2

Abstract:

traffic accidents, safety, law enforcement, simultaneity

4.

Accidental Atheists? Agent-Based Explanations for the Persistence of Religious Regionalism

Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Feb 2007
Laurence R. Iannaccone and Michael D. Makowsky
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics
Downloads 352 (62,748)
Citation 3

Abstract:

religious regionalism, micro-macro, rational choice, emergent phenomena, social simulation, multi-agent models, agent-based models, NetLogo

5.

Identifying the Relationship between Length of Hospital Stay and the Probability of Readmission

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 07 May 2017
Michael D. Makowsky and Eili Y Klein
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and Center for Advanced Modeling in the Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences, Department of Emergency Medicine
Downloads 148 (93,557)

Abstract:

Length of Stay, Patient Readmission, Endogeneity, Medicare, Hospital Crowding, Instrumental Variables

6.

An Agent‐Based Model of Centralized Institutions, Social Network Technology, and Revolution

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2014
Michael D. Makowsky and Jared Rubin
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
Downloads 124 (180,449)

Abstract:

preference falsification, revolution, protest, network technology, agent-based model

7.

Emergent Extremism in a Multi-Agent Model of Religious Clubs

Economic Inquiry, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2010
Michael D. Makowsky
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics
Downloads 124 (178,284)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Extremism, Religion, Sacrifice and Stigma, Terrorism, Multi-Agent Computational Model

Politics, Unemployment, and the Enforcement of Immigration Law

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Mar 2012
Michael D. Makowsky and Thomas Stratmann
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 57 (311,808)

Abstract:

Immigration, regulation, enforcement, congressional oversight, vote maximization

Politics, Unemployment, and the Enforcement of Immigration Law

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-16
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Apr 2012
Michael D. Makowsky and Thomas Stratmann
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 19 (465,342)

Abstract:

Politics, Unemployment, and the Enforcement of Immigration Law

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3792
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Apr 2012
Michael D. Makowsky and Thomas Stratmann
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 15 (488,335)

Abstract:

immigration, enforcement, political economy

9.

Innovation, Price Dispersion, and Emergent Increasing Returns to Scale

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Aug 2007
David M. Levy and Michael D. Makowsky
George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice and Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics
Downloads 85 (231,170)
Citation 2

Abstract:

innovation, increasing returns to scale, price dispersion, search

10.

The Determinants of Federal and State Enforcement of Workplace Safety Regulations: OSHA Inspections 1990-2010

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2013
Michael D. Makowsky and Juergen Jung
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and Towson University - Department of Economics
Downloads 81 (221,809)

Abstract:

regulation, enforcement, occupational safety, institutional differences

11.

The Evolution of Power and the Divergence of Cooperative Norms

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2015
Michael D. Makowsky and Paul E. Smaldino
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and University of California, Davis
Downloads 79 (157,204)

Abstract:

multilevel selection, institutions, cultural evolution, conflict, agent-based modeling, leadership

12.

Endogenous Group Formation via Unproductive Costs

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2010
Baylor University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics, Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
Downloads 73 (253,925)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Endogenous Group Formation, Laboratory Experiment, Free Riding, Public Goods Game, Voluntary Contribution Mechanism, Sacrifice, Unproductive Costs

13.

Increasing Returns to Scale, Price Dispersion, and the Distribution of Returns to Innovation

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2013
Michael D. Makowsky and David M. Levy
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice
Downloads 70 (261,743)

Abstract:

Patents, Endogenous Growth, Increasing Returns to Scale, Price Dispersion, Search, Heterogeneous Agents

14.

Religion, Clubs, and Emergent Social Divides

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 07 May 2010
Michael D. Makowsky
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics
Downloads 67 (274,307)

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15.

Embezzlement, Whistleblowing, and Organizational Architecture: An Experimental Investigation

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-59
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2015
Michael D. Makowsky and Siyu Wang
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and George Mason University
Downloads 60 (135,200)

Abstract:

embezzlement, corruption, laboratory experiment, hierarchy, leadership

16.

Political Costs and Fiscal Benefits: The Political Economy of Residential Property Value Assessment

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Aug 2010
Michael D. Makowsky and Shane Sanders
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and Nicholls State University - Department of Finance and Economics
Downloads 58 (299,813)

Abstract:

Property Taxes, Local Public Finance, Property Appraisal

17.

Playing with Other People’s Money: Contributions to Public Goods by Trustees

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Sep 2012
Michael D. Makowsky, Wafa Hakim Orman and Sandra J. Peart
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, University of Alabama in Huntsville - College of Business Administration and University of Richmond - Jepson School of Leadership Studies
Downloads 30 (354,880)

Abstract:

Laboratory Experiment, Free Riding, Public Goods Game, Voluntary Contribution Mechanism, Trustees

18.

A Theory of Liberal Churches

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Feb 2010
Michael D. Makowsky
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics
Downloads 25 (391,516)
Citation 4

Abstract:

19.

Emergent Extremism in a Multi‐Agent Model of Religious Clubs

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 50, Issue 2, pp. 327-347, 2012
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Michael D. Makowsky
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics
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Citation 2

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20.

To Serve and Collect: The Fiscal and Racial Determinants of Law Enforcement

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-17
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2017
Michael D. Makowsky, Thomas Stratmann and Alexander T. Tabarrok
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (232,864)

Abstract:

Law Enforcement, Crime, Political Economy, Local Public Finance, Race