John E. Garen

University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics

Department of Economics

Lexington, KY 40506

United States

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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The Theory of the Firm, Independent Contractors, and Some Law and Economics of Employment

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Aug 1999
John E. Garen
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
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Do More Open Economies Have Bigger Governments? Another Look

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Oct 2001
John E. Garen and Kathleen Trask
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
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trade and government, size of government, open economy, government intervention

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Residual Income Claimancy, Monitoring, and the R&D Firm: Theory with Application to Biotechs

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Oct 2001
John E. Garen and Koyin Chang
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and Ming-Chuan University
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monitoring, residual income claimancy, R&D, biotechs, incentives and organizations

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Analyzing Schools as Firms: What Do the Economics of Organizations and Principal-Agent Theory Say About School Governance and Teacher Pay?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Jan 2014
John E. Garen
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
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teacher pay, incentive systems, school governance

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Educational Test Scores, Education Spending, and Productivity in Public Education: National Trends and Evidence Across States and Over Time, 1990 – 2015

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Apr 2018
John E. Garen and Rex Bray
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and Harvard Law School
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education spending, education test scores

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Trust and the Growth of Government

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Dec 2013
John E. Garen and J. R. Clark
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
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growth of government, trust and cooperation, rent seeking

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The Growth of Government, Trust in Government, and Evidence on Their Coevolution

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Apr 2018
Steven Gordon, John E. Garen and J. R. Clark
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
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trust, growth of government

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Some Basics of Capitalism and Socialism and Implications for Human Liberty, Morality, and Fairness

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Nov 2020
John E. Garen
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
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capitalism, socialism, liberty, fairness

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The Allocation and Exchange of Property Rights as a Way to Understand Comparative Economics Systems and Managerial Economics

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Nov 2019
John E. Garen
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
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property rights, comparative systems, managerial economics

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The Federal-Private Wage Differential: How Has It Evolved?

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Apr 2019
Sun-Ki Choi and John E. Garen
St. Lawrence University and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
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wage differential, public-private, federal wage system, compensation

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Some Thoughts on Controlling Federal Spending

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
John E. Garen
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
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federal spending, entitlements

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Facts and Trends Regarding Performance and Funding of K-12 in Kentucky

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
John E. Garen
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
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K-12 schools, schools, funding, performance

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Smoke-Free Laws and Employee Turnover

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 26, Issue 3, pp. 351-359, July 2008
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 10 Jul 2008
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Kentucky - Department of Economics, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Dangling at the Abyss: How Deadweight Costs and Political Attitudes May Prevent (or Induce) Collapse

Posted: 13 Mar 2016
J. R. Clark and John E. Garen
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics

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economic collapse, political equilibrium, welfare costs

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Competition, Contractibility, and the Market for Donors to Nonprofits

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 215-246, 2008
Posted: 23 Jun 2008
Tulane University, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and Samford University - Brock School of Business

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Competition, Contractibility, and the Market for Donors to Non-Profits

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 24, No. 1, 2008
Posted: 30 Mar 2008
Tulane University, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and Samford University - Brock School of Business

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Nonprofit Organizations, Contractibility, Competition

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Why Do IPO Firms Conduct Primary Seasoned Equity Offerings?

Posted: 19 May 2003
Maretno A. Harjoto and John E. Garen
Pepperdine University - Pepperdine Graziadio Business School (PGBS) and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics

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Pensions, Non-Discrimination Policies and the Employment of Older Workers

QUARTERLY REVIEW OF ECONOMICS AND FINANCE
Posted: 02 Oct 1996
John E. Garen, Mark Berger and Frank Scott
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and University of Kentucky

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