Bradley K. Hobbs

Florida Gulf Coast University

BB&T Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise

10501 FGCU Blvd. South

Ft. Myers, FL 33965-6565

United States

http://itech.fgcu.edu/faculty/bhobbs/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (9)

1.

IQ and the Economic Growth of U.S. States

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-26
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Jun 2011
Garett Jones, Rik W. Hafer and Bradley K. Hobbs
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Plaster School of Business and Florida Gulf Coast University
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Local Government Finance and Entrepreneurial Activity in U.S. Metropolitan Areas

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Nov 2008
Dean Stansel, Stephan Gohmann and Bradley K. Hobbs
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom, University of Louisville - College of Business - Department of Economics and Florida Gulf Coast University
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entrepreneurial activity, economic growth, economic freedom, local government, metropolitan areas

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Nursing Home Quality, Chain Affiliation, Profit Status and Performance

Journal of Real Estate Research Vol. 25, No. 1, 2003
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2007
Randy Anderson, H. Weeks, Bradley K. Hobbs and James R. Webb
Prudential Real Estate Investors, Florida Gulf Coast University - Department of Accounting, Finance & Business Law, Florida Gulf Coast University and Cleveland State University
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nursing home, quality of care, profit status, chain affiliation

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Local Governments and Economic Freedom: A Test of the Leviathan Hypothesis

Mercatus Research Paper 2017
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Sep 2017
Adam Millsap, Bradley K. Hobbs and Dean Stansel
Florida State University - Department of Economics, Florida Gulf Coast University and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business
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federalism, local taxation, decentralization, regional migration, economic freedom

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Testing Murphy, Shleifer and Vishny

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Mar 2014
Stephan Gohmann, Myra J. McCrickard and Bradley K. Hobbs
University of Louisville - College of Business - Department of Economics, Bellarmine University - W. Fielding Rubel School for Business and Florida Gulf Coast University
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Economic freedom, Growth, entrepreneurship

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Protectionism and Property Rights: Coasian Bargaining and Debt‐For‐Nature Swaps

Economic Affairs, Vol. 32, Issue 2, pp. 68-73, 2012
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Jun 2012
Bradley K. Hobbs
Florida Gulf Coast University
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Economic Freedom and Service Industry Growth in the United States

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 32, Issue 5, pp. 855-874, September 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Aug 2008
Stephan Gohmann, Bradley K. Hobbs and Myra J. McCrickard
University of Louisville - College of Business - Department of Economics, Florida Gulf Coast University and Bellarmine University - W. Fielding Rubel School for Business
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The Future of Free Enterprise Leadership in Academe: a Survey

The Journal of Private Enterprise, Vol. XXVII, No. 2, Spring 2012, pp. 121-143
Posted: 20 Mar 2016
J. R. Clark, Bradley K. Hobbs and Ashley Harrison
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Florida Gulf Coast University and Center for Economic Education

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Free enterprise, entrepreneurship, chair, professorship

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Actualizing Caplan – Teaching and the Pessimistic Bias

Posted: 07 Oct 2010
Bradley K. Hobbs
Florida Gulf Coast University

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Economic progress, standard of living, historical living standards