Peter T. Leeson

George Mason University - Department of Economics

4400 University Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States

http://www.peterleeson.com

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Liberalism, Socialism, and Robust Political Economy

Journal of Markets and Morality, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 99-111, Spring 2004
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2012
Peter J. Boettke and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Robust, Political Economy, Austrian Economics, Classical Liberalism, Hayek, Mises

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Was Mises Right?

Review of Social Economy, Vol. 64, No. 2, June 2006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2012
Peter J. Boettke and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 402 (70,801)
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Ludwig von Mises, economic methodology, apriorism

Was Mises Right?

Review of Social Economy, Forthcoming
Posted: 08 Feb 2006
Peter T. Leeson and Peter J. Boettke
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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The New Comparative Political Economy

Review of Austrian Economics, Vol. 18, 2005
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2010
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and The Catholic University of America (CUA) - Busch School of Business
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Comparative economics, culture, economic development, institutions

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Presumptions in Political Economy: Alternative Approaches for Assessing the Economic Role of the State

The Economic Role of the State, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-17
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2015
Peter J. Boettke and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Political Economy, Laissez-faire, Market Failure, Government Failure, presumption of anarchy

The Evolution of Economics: Where We are and How We Got Here

Long Term View, Vol. 7 No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2012
Peter J. Boettke, Peter T. Leeson and Daniel J. Smith
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and Middle Tennessee State University - Department of Economics and Finance
Downloads 312 (94,898)
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Evolution of Economics, Economic Methodology, History of Economic Thought

The Evolution of Economics: Where We are and How We Got Here

Long Term View, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2008
Posted: 21 Aug 2009
Peter J. Boettke, Peter T. Leeson and Daniel J. Smith
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and Middle Tennessee State University - Department of Economics and Finance

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Contra-Whig History of Economic Ideas and the Problem of the Endogenous Past

Cambridge Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Peter J. Boettke, Peter T. Leeson and Christopher J. Coyne
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 306 (97,431)
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Whig theory, endogenous past, extended present

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The Austrian School of Economics, 1950-2000

THE BLACKWELL COMPANION TO HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT, Jeff Biddle, John Davis, Warren Samuels, eds., Oxford, UK: Basil Blackwell Publishers, 2002
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Peter T. Leeson and Peter J. Boettke
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 300 (99,514)
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Quasimarket Failure

Public Choice, Vol. 149, pp. 209-224, 2011, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-36
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2012
Peter J. Boettke, Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 298 (100,245)
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Private provision, public goods

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Institutional Stickiness and the New Development Economics

American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol. 67, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2010
Peter J. Boettke, Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 282 (106,427)
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Hayek vs. The Neoclassicists: Lessons from the Socialist Calculation Debate

ELGAR COMPANION TO HAYEKIAN ECONOMICS, Norman Barry, ed., Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jan 2010
Christopher J. Coyne, Peter T. Leeson and Peter J. Boettke
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 276 (108,894)
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High Priests and Lowly Philosophers: The Battle for the Soul of Economics

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 3, 2006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2010
Peter J. Boettke, Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 259 (116,387)
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Economic Philosophy, Economic History, What should economists do?

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Introduction: 'The Economic Role of the State'

Peter J. Boettke and Peter T. Leeson, eds. The Economic Role of the State. Northhampton: Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. xi-xxv, 2015
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Sep 2015
Peter J. Boettke and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 240 (125,807)
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political-economic presumption, economic role of the state, market failure, government failure

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The Continuing Relevance of F.A. Hayek’s Political Economy

Advances in Austrian Economics, Vol. 11, 2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Oct 2010
Peter J. Boettke, Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 210 (143,261)
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Comparative Historical Political Economy

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2015
Peter J. Boettke, Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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competitiveness, comparative political economy, institutions

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Two-Tiered Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 252-259, 2009
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 May 2006 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2010
Peter T. Leeson and Peter J. Boettke
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 191 (156,467)
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An ‘Austrian’ Perspective on Public Choice

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PUBLIC CHOICE, Charles Rowley, ed., Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2010
Peter T. Leeson and Peter J. Boettke
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 189 (157,967)
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Is Government Inevitable? Comment on Holcombe's Analysis

Independent Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 543-549, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Sep 2010
Peter T. Leeson and Edward Peter Stringham
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Trinity College
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Hayek, Arrow, and the Problems of Democratic Decision-Making

Journal of Public Finance and Public Choice, Vol. 20, 2002
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2012
Peter J. Boettke and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Social Choice, Austrian Economics

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The Impact of FEMA Reorganization: Implications for Policy

Mercatus Policy Series, Policy Comment No. 24
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2009
Christopher J. Coyne, Peter T. Leeson and Russell S. Sobel
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and The Citadel - School of Business
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FEMA, Department of Homeland Security, disaster relief

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Saving Government Failure Theory from Itself: Recasting Political Economy from an Austrian Perspective

Constitutional Political Economy, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 127-143, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 May 2006 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2010
Peter J. Boettke, Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Still Impossible after All These Years: Reply to Caplan

Critical Review, Vol. 17, Autumn 2005
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2012
Peter J. Boettke and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Socialism, economic calculation

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Man as Machine: The Plight of 20th Century Economics

Annals of the Society for the History of Economic Thought, , Vol. 43, pp. 1-10, June 2003
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2012
Peter J. Boettke, Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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A14, B20, B52, B53

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Public Choice and Socialism

Encyclopedia of Public Choice, Charles Rowley, ed., pp. 439-444, Boston, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Peter T. Leeson and Peter J. Boettke
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Billionaires

Industrial and Corporate Change, Forthcoming, IFN Working Paper No. 893, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-52
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 May 2012 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Tino Sanandaji and Peter T. Leeson
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Billionaires, Entrepreneurship, Self-employment, Institutions

Billionaires

Posted: 25 Jan 2012
Tino Sanandaji and Peter T. Leeson
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Citation 1

Wife Sales

Review of Behavioral Economics, 2014, 1: 349-379
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Dec 2015
Peter J. Boettke, Peter T. Leeson and Jayme S. Lemke
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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Wife Sales, Coasean bargains, property rights

Wife Sales

Posted: 08 Jun 2011
Peter T. Leeson, Peter J. Boettke and Jayme S. Lemke
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and Mercatus Center at George Mason University

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The Impact of FEMA on U.S. Corruption: Implications for Policy

Mercatus Policy Comment No. 8
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Feb 2009
Peter T. Leeson and Russell S. Sobel
George Mason University - Department of Economics and The Citadel - School of Business
Downloads 109 (246,838)
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Hurricane Katrina, FEMA, disaster relief, corruption

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The Many Faces of the Market

Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2004
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2012
Peter J. Boettke, Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 108 (248,437)
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Markets, institutional environments, entrepreneurial activity, evolving institutions

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Does the Market Self-Correct? Asymmetrical Adjustment and the Structure of Economic Error

Review of Political Economy, Vol 18, No. 1, pp. 79-90, January 2006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2010
Peter T. Leeson, Christopher J. Coyne and Peter J. Boettke
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Imperfect information, equilibration, entrepreneurship

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What Can Aid Do?

Cato Journal, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 07 May 2013
David Skarbek and Peter T. Leeson
Brown University - Department of Political Science and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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US foreign aid, foreign assistance effectiveness, economic development in Africa

What Can Aid Do?

Cato Journal, 2009
Posted: 20 Aug 2009
David Skarbek and Peter T. Leeson
Brown University - Department of Political Science and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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The Costs of Conflict

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-33
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Sep 2011
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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conflict, anarchy, experimental economics, political economy

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Earw(h)ig: I Can't Hear You Because Your Ideas are Old

Cambridge Journal of Economics, 2013, vol. 38, pp. 531-544
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Dec 2015
Peter J. Boettke, Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Extended present, Whig and contra-Whig theories of the history of ideas

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Converting Social Conflict: Focal Points and the Evolution of Cooperation

Review of Austrian Economics, Vol. 19, No. 2/3, pp. 137-147, 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2010
Peter T. Leeson, Christopher J. Coyne and Peter J. Boettke
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Focal points, Robustness, Cooperation, Conflict

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Introduction: The Economist as System Builder: Ludwig Von Mises and the Architect of Economic Science and Political Economy

Boettke, Peter J. and Leeson, Peter T., eds. 2006. The Legacy of Ludwig von Mises Volume 1: Theory. Northampton: Edward Elgar, pp. xi-xx.
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Jun 2015
Peter J. Boettke and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Ludwig von Mises, political economy, praxeology

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Celestial Anarchy

Cato Journal, Vol. 34, No. 3, 2014
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2015
Alexander William Salter and Peter T. Leeson
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Anarchy, Law Merchant, Outer Space Treaty, private governance, property rights, self-enforcing exchange, sovereignty, space commerce, space law

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Takings

Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 327-338, 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2012
Peter J. Boettke, Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Entrepreneurship, Market Process, Eminent Domain

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The Continuing Relevance of F.A. Hayek's Political Economy

Advances in Austrian Economics, Vol. 11, pp. 79-98, 2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2012
Peter J. Boettke, Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 45 (400,717)

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Hayek, Political Economy

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Wisdom, Alterability, and Social Rules

Managerial and Decision Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2012
Peter T. Leeson and Christopher J. Coyne
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 41 (415,341)
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Alterability, Legislation, Norms, Private Rules, Wisdom of Crowds

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The Costs of Conflict

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 97, 2014
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2014
Johnson & Wales University, George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 39 (423,037)
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conflict, anarchy, experimental economics, political economy

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Is the Transition to the Market Too Important to Be Left to the Market?

Economic Affairs, Vol. 23, 2003
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2012
Peter J. Boettke and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 36 (435,264)
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B53, P21, P31

Read All About it! Understanding the Role of Media in Economic Development

Kyklos, Vol. 57, 2004
Posted: 14 Dec 2005
Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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What Aid Can't Do: Reply to Ranis

Cato Journal, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 20 Apr 2013
David Skarbek and Peter T. Leeson
Brown University - Department of Political Science and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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foreign aid effectiveness, international aid grants, global poverty

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Witch Trials

The Economic Journal, Vol. 128, Issue 613, pp. 2066-2105, 2018
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Aug 2018
Peter T. Leeson and Jacob Russ
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University
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Media as a Mechanism of Institutional Change and Reinforcement

Kyklos, Vol. 62, Issue 1, pp. 1-14, February 2009
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Media as a Mechanism of Institutional Change and Reinforcement

Kyklos, 2009, 62(1): 1-14.
Posted: 28 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2009
Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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The Amplification Effect: Foreign Aid's Impact on Political Institutions

Kyklos, Vol. 66, Issue 2, pp. 208-228, 2013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Apr 2013
Nabamita Dutta, Peter T. Leeson and Claudia R. Williamson
University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, George Mason University - Department of Economics and Mississippi State University
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Human Sacrifice

Posted: 13 Nov 2012
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Hooligans

Review d'Economie Politique, Forthcoming
Posted: 25 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2012
Peter T. Leeson, Daniel J. Smith and Nicholas A. Snow
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Middle Tennessee State University - Department of Economics and Finance and Wabash College - Economics

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Sassywood

Journal of Comparative Economics, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-24
Posted: 25 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 14 May 2012
Peter T. Leeson and Christopher J. Coyne
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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An Austrian Inquiry into the Wealth of Nations

Journal of Economics and Finance Education, Forthcoming
Posted: 25 Nov 2011
Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Oracles

Posted: 23 Aug 2011
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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God Damn: The Law and Economics of Monastic Malediction

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Forthcoming
Posted: 18 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2012
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Animal Trials

Posted: 25 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2011
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Think Tanks

Journal of Comparative Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 14 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2013
Peter T. Leeson, Matt E. Ryan and Claudia R. Williamson
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Duquesne University - Department of Economics and Quantitative Sciences and Mississippi State University

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The Brewer, the Baker, and the Monopoly Maker

Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, Forthcoming
Posted: 14 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2015
Diana Weinert Thomas and Peter T. Leeson
Creighton University and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Hate Groups and Hate Crime

International Review of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 14 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2011
Matt E. Ryan and Peter T. Leeson
Duquesne University - Department of Economics and Quantitative Sciences and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Polycentrism and Gargantua

Posted: 04 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2012
Peter J. Boettke, Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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education, gargantua, polycentrism

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Government, Clubs, and Constitutions

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Posted: 30 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2011
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Gypsies

Posted: 30 Jul 2010
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Pirates

Review of Austrian Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 30 Jul 2010
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Rationality, Pirates, and the Law: A Retrospective

American University Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 5, 2010
Posted: 30 Jul 2010
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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What Aid Can't Do: Reply to Ranis

Cato Journal, Forthcoming
Posted: 30 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2011
David Skarbek and Peter T. Leeson
Brown University - Department of Political Science and George Mason 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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Opportunism and Organization Under the Black Flag

Organizational Dynamics, forthcoming
Posted: 29 Jul 2010
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Trial by Battle

The Journal of Legal Analysis, 2011
Posted: 26 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2011
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Ordeals

Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 11 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2011
Peter T. Leeson
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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We're All Austrians Now: Janos Kornai and the Austrian School of Economics

Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Vol. 26(A), 2008
Posted: 21 Aug 2009
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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The Calculus of Piratical Consent: The Myth of the Myth of Social Contract

Public Choice, Vol. 139, Nos. 3-4, 2009
Posted: 21 Aug 2009
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Anarchy and Development: An Application of the Theory of Second Best

Law and Development Review, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2009
Posted: 21 Aug 2009
Peter T. Leeson and Claudia R. Williamson
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Mississippi State University

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Two Cheers for Capitalism?

Society, Vol. 47, No. 3, pp. 227-233
Posted: 21 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2010
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Was Privateering Plunder Efficient?

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-10
Posted: 21 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 29 Feb 2012
Peter T. Leeson and Alex Nowrasteh
George Mason University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Organizing Crime

Supreme Court Economic Review, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-09
Posted: 21 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 29 Feb 2012
Peter T. Leeson and Douglas B. Rogers
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Escaping Poverty: Foreign Aid, Private Property, and Economic Development

Journal of Private Enterprise, Vol. 23, No. 2, 2008
Posted: 20 Aug 2009
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Criminal Constitutions

Global Crime, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 279-298, 2010
Posted: 20 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2010
Peter T. Leeson and David Skarbek
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Political Science

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The Political Economy of FEMA: Did Reorganization Matter?

Journal of Public Finance and Public Choice, Vol. 17, Nos. 2-3, pp. 49-65, 2007
Posted: 28 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2009
Russell S. Sobel, Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
The Citadel - School of Business, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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How Important is State Enforcement For Trade?

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 61-89, 2008
Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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F10, F53, F55

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The Invisible Hook: The Law and Economics of Pirate Tolerance

New York University Journal of Law and Liberty, Forthcoming
Posted: 23 May 2008 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2009
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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77.

Media Freedom, Political Knowledge, and Participation

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Forthcoming
Posted: 02 Apr 2008
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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78.

The Political, Economic, and Social Aspects of Katrina

Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 74, No. 2, 2007
Posted: 21 Jan 2008
Beloit College - Department of Economics and Management, George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of Southern California - Sol Price School of Public Policy, George Mason University - Department of Economics and The Citadel - School of Business

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79.

Land Grab: Takings, the Market Process, and Regime Uncertainty

PROPERTY WRONGS: THE LAW AND ECONOMICS OF TAKINGS, Bruce L. Benson, ed., New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Posted: 16 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2010
Peter J. Boettke, Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Eminent Domain, Takings, Entrepreneurship, Regime Uncertainty

80.

The Democratic Domino Theory: An Empirical Investigation

American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 53, No. 3, 2009
Posted: 23 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2009
Peter T. Leeson and Andrea M. Dean
George Mason University - Department of Economics and West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics

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81.

Media as a Mechanism of Institutional Change

Posted: 05 Jul 2007
Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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82.

Rational Choice, Round Robin, and Rebellion: An Institutional Solution to the Problems of Revolution

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 73, No. 3, 2010
Posted: 03 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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83.

Pirational Choice: The Economics of Infamous Pirate Practices

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Posted: 05 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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84.

The Amplification Effect: Foreign Aid's Impact on Political Institutions

Posted: 31 May 2007 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2012
Nabamita Dutta, Peter T. Leeson and Claudia R. Williamson
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, George Mason University - Department of Economics and Mississippi State University

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An-arrgh-chy: The Law and Economics of Pirate Organization

Posted: 02 May 2007
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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An-arrgh-chy: The Law and Economics of Pirate Organization

Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 Dec 2007
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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86.

Race, Politics, and Punishment

European Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2011
Posted: 30 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2011
Peter T. Leeson and Russell S. Sobel
George Mason University - Department of Economics and The Citadel - School of Business

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87.

Anarchy, Monopoly, and Predation

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 163, No. 3, 2007
Posted: 10 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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88.

The Use of Knowledge in Natural Disaster Relief Management

Independent Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 12 Oct 2006
Russell S. Sobel and Peter T. Leeson
The Citadel - School of Business and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Coordination Without Command: Stretching the Scope of Spontaneous Order

Public Choice, Vol. 135, No. 1-2, 2008
Posted: 01 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Coordination without Command: Stretching the Scope of Spontaneous Order

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 Dec 2007
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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90.

Comparing the Spread of Capitalism and Democracy

Economics Letters, Forthcoming
Posted: 29 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2011
Peter T. Leeson, Russell S. Sobel and Andrea M. Dean
George Mason University - Department of Economics, The Citadel - School of Business and West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics

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91.
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Weathering Corruption

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 51, No. 4, 2008
Posted: 22 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Peter T. Leeson and Russell S. Sobel
George Mason University - Department of Economics and The Citadel - School of Business

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Weathering Corruption

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 51, 2008
Posted: 26 Aug 2007
Peter T. Leeson and Russell S. Sobel
George Mason University - Department of Economics and The Citadel - School of Business

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92.

The Laws of Lawlessness

Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 06 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2009
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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93.

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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94.

Comparing Apples: Normalcy, Russia, and the Remaining Post-Socialist World

Post-Soviet Affairs, Forthcoming
Posted: 02 Mar 2006
Peter T. Leeson and William N. Trumbull
George Mason University - Department of Economics and West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics

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95.

One More Time with Feeling: The Law Merchant, Arbitration, and International Trade

Indian Journal of Economics and Business, Forthcoming
Posted: 02 Mar 2006
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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96.

Costly Price Discrimination

Economics Letters, Vol. 93, No. 1, 2008
Posted: 02 Mar 2006
Peter T. Leeson and Russell S. Sobel
George Mason University - Department of Economics and The Citadel - School of Business

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97.

Chicken Soup for the Out-of-Step Scholar's Soul

American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Forthcoming
Posted: 01 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2012
Gene Callahan and Peter T. Leeson
SUNY Purchase College and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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98.

Social Cooperation and the Apparent Tension between Personal and Impersonal Exchange

Ama-Gi, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 Feb 2006
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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99.

Is Government Inevitable?

Independent Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 08 Feb 2006
Peter T. Leeson and Edward Stringham
George Mason University - Department of Economics and San Jose State University

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100.

Better Off Stateless: Somalia Before and after Government Collapse

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 35, No. 4, 2007
Posted: 03 Feb 2006
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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101.

The Reformers' Dilemma: Media, Policy Ownership and Reform

European Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 03 Feb 2006
Peter T. Leeson and Christopher J. Coyne
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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102.

How Do Rulers Choose? Dual Domains of Discretion in Political Decision Making

Journal of Economic Issues, Forthcoming
Posted: 03 Feb 2006
Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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103.

Robust Political Economy

Review of Austrian Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 23 Jan 2006
Peter T. Leeson and Bob Subrick
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University

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104.

Does Globalization Require Global Government?

Indian Journal of Economics and Business, Forthcoming
Posted: 29 Dec 2005
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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105.

Government's Response to Hurricane Katrina: A Public Choice Analysis

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Posted: 29 Dec 2005
Russell S. Sobel and Peter T. Leeson
The Citadel - School of Business and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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106.

Contracts Without Government

Journal of Private Enterprise, Vol. 18, 2003
Posted: 14 Dec 2005
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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107.

Who's to Protect Cyberspace?

Journal of Law, Economics and Policy, Forthcoming
Posted: 12 Dec 2005
Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Cyber security, self-enforcement

108.

Government Intervention and the Structure of Social Capital

Review of Austrian Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 12 Dec 2005
Hampden-Sydney College, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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109.

Balkanization and Assimilation: Examining the Effects of State-Created Homogeneity

Review of Social Economy, Forthcoming
Posted: 12 Dec 2005
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Social heterogeneity, balkanization, assimilation, self-enforcement

110.

Endogenizing Fractionalization

Journal of Institutional Economics, Vol. 1, 2005
Posted: 12 Dec 2005
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Fractionalization, Africa, institutions

111.

Self-Enforcing Arrangements in African Political Economy

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 57, 2005
Posted: 12 Dec 2005
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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112.

Trading with Bandits

Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 12 Dec 2005
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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113.

How Important is State Enforcement for Trade?

American Law and Economics Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 12 Dec 2005
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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114.

Ignorant and Apathetic: The Effect of Media Freedom on Political Knowledge and Participation

Posted: 12 Dec 2005
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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115.

Efficient Anarchy

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Posted: 12 Dec 2005
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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116.

Social Distance and Self-Enforcing Exchange

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2008
Posted: 12 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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117.

The Plight of Underdeveloped Countries

Cato Journal, Forthcoming
Posted: 12 Dec 2005
Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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118.

The Economics of Computer Hacking

Journal of Law, Economics and Policy, Forthcoming
Posted: 07 Dec 2005
Peter T. Leeson and Christopher J. Coyne
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Computer hacking

119.

Manipulating the Media

Institutions and Economic Development, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2005
Posted: 07 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2011
Peter T. Leeson and Christopher J. Coyne
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Media, development

120.

How Much Benevolence is Benevolent Enough?

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Posted: 07 Dec 2005
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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121.

Cooperation and Conflict: Evidence on Self-Enforcing Arrangements and Heterogeneous Groups

American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Forthcoming
Posted: 07 Dec 2005
Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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Social heterogeneity, self-enforcement, signaling

Other Papers (2)

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1.

Prenups

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2014
Peter T. Leeson and Joshua Pierson
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Stanford University, School of Law, Students
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2.

Sacerdotes Supremos Y Filósofos Humildes: La Batalla Por El Alma De La Economía

Revista de Economia y Derecho (Journal of Law and Economics), No. 10, 2006
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Oct 2010
Peter J. Boettke, Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Economic Philosophy, Economic History, What should economists do?