Matthew D. Mitchell

George Mason University - Mercatus Center

Research Fellow

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

The Sharing Economy and Consumer Protection Regulation: The Case for Policy Change

The Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship & the Law, Vol. 8 Iss 2, 2015
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2015
Christopher Koopman, Matthew D. Mitchell and Adam D. Thierer
George Mason University - Mercatus Center, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 429 (2,965)

Abstract:

sharing economy, collaborative economy, peer-production economy, peer-to-peer economy, ride-sharing, asymmetric information, lemons, Akerlof, Internet innovation, online innovation, rent-seeking, e-commerce, Uber, Airbnb

2.

The Sharing Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 May 2015 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2015
Christopher Koopman, Matthew D. Mitchell and Adam D. Thierer
George Mason University - Mercatus Center, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 154 (38,863)

Abstract:

sharing economy, collaborative economy, asymmetric information, lemons problem, Akerlof, online innovation, regulation, inefficiency, reputation feedback, markets, network, public interest, regulatory capture, rent-seeking, e-commerce, ride sharing

3.

Supreme Court Justices and Supreme Court Nominations: Do Nomination Battles Affect the Decisions of Sitting Justices?

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 May 2007
Matthew D. Mitchell
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 94 (215,388)

Abstract:

supreme court, strategy, separation of powers, president, senate, ideological shirking

4.

The Pathology of Privilege: The Economic Consequences of Government Favoritism

Mercatus Research, July 2012
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2014
Matthew D. Mitchell
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 55 (222,955)

Abstract:

crony capitalism, rent seeking, privilege, unproductive entrepreneurship

5.

Bottling Up Innovation in Craft Brewing: A Review of the Current Barriers and Challenges

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Oct 2014
Matthew D. Mitchell and Christopher Koopman
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 53 (209,734)

Abstract:

Brewing, Barriers, Entry, Beer, Regulations, Innovation

6.

State Budget Gaps and State Budget Growth: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

George Mason University – Mercatus Center Working Paper No. 10-42,
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 31 Mar 2011
Matthew D. Mitchell
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 41 (343,125)

Abstract:

State Budget Gaps, State Spending

7.

Ending Farm Subsidies: Unplowed Common Ground

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Oct 2014
Matthew D. Mitchell
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 34 (336,883)

Abstract:

Farm Bill, Farm, Subsidies, Food Stamps, Distribution, Income

8.

A Tragedy of the Anticommons: Local Option Taxation and Cell Phone Tax Bills

Public Choice, Forthcoming, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-60
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2015
Matthew D. Mitchell and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 28 (310,821)

Abstract:

anticommons, fiscal federalism, overlapping tax jurisdictions, vertical externalities

9.

T.E.L. It Like It Is: Do State Tax and Expenditure Limits Actually Limit Spending?

George Mason University – Mercatus Center Working Paper No. 10-71,
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Mar 2011
Matthew D. Mitchell
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 23 (385,629)

Abstract:

Tax and Expenditure Limits, State Spending, Institutions

10.

What Went Wrong with the Bush Tax Cuts

Mercatus Research, November 2012
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2014
Matthew D. Mitchell and Andrea M. Castillo
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 22 (402,980)

Abstract:

tax cuts, fiscal policy

11.

A Balanced Budget Amendment: What Can We Learn From State Experience?

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Oct 2014
Matthew D. Mitchell
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 21 (385,629)

Abstract:

Balanced Budget Requirement, Constitution, State, Federal, Fiscal, Growth

12.

Economic Freedom and Economic Privilege

Heritage Foundation's 2013 Index of Economic Freedom
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Oct 2014
Matthew D. Mitchell
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 16 (402,980)

Abstract:

Economic Freedom, Privilege, Regulation, Subsidies, Bailout, Monopoly

13.

Would More Infrastructure Spending Stimulate the Economy?

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Oct 2014
Matthew D. Mitchell and Veronique de Rugy
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 10 (453,252)

Abstract:

Stimulus, Growth, Spending, Infrastructure, Economy, Deficit

14.

Wireless Taxes and Fees: A Tragedy of the Anticommons

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Oct 2014
Matthew D. Mitchell and Thomas Stratmann
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 7 (389,807)

Abstract:

Public Choice, Tragedy of the Anticommons, Rent-Seeking, Tax, Mobile Service

15.

In the Long Run, We Are All Crowded Out

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Oct 2014
Matthew D. Mitchell and Jakina Rian Debnam
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University
Downloads 6 (489,083)

Abstract:

Crowding Out, Government Spending, Stimulus, Public Works

16.

How Lame are Lame Ducks?

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Oct 2014
Christopher Koopman, Matthew D. Mitchell and Emily Washington
George Mason University - Mercatus Center, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 5 (432,669)

Abstract:

Lame Duck, Congress, Legislators, Vote, Election, Special Interest

17.

What Can Government Do to Create Jobs?

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Oct 2014
Matthew D. Mitchell
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 4 (507,741)

Abstract:

Unemployment, Employment, Growth, Recovery, Government, Intervention

18.

Institutions and State Spending: An Overview

The Independent Review, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 35-49, Summer 2012
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Oct 2014
Matthew D. Mitchell and Nicholas Tuszynski
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 4 (498,636)

Abstract:

Fiscal Policy, Budget, Spending, State, Statutes, Constitutions

19.

State Spending Restraint: An Analysis of the Path Not Taken

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Oct 2014
Matthew D. Mitchell
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 2 (503,260)
Citation 1

Abstract:

State, Spending, Budget, Restraint, Growth

20.

Spending Restraint in Florida

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Oct 2014
Matthew D. Mitchell and Tate Watkins
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Downloads 1 (520,944)

Abstract:

Florida, Budget, Spending, Restraint, Fiscal, Balanced, Budget, Growth

21.

Do Certificate-of-Need Laws Limit Spending?

Mercatus Working Paper, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, September 2016
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Nov 2016
Matthew D. Mitchell
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 0 (417,405)

Abstract:

Economics of Regulation, Certificate of Need, Supply Constraints, Regulatory Capture, Special Interests, Rent-Seeking

22.

Rethinking Taxi Regulations: The Case for Fundamental Reform

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Sep 2016
Michael D Farren, Christopher Koopman and Matthew D. Mitchell
George Mason University - Mercatus Center, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 0 (295,290)

Abstract:

taxis, sharing economy, regulation, regulatory capture, asymmetric information, transactions costs, platform markets

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 25    Citations: 0
1.

Luigi Zingales, a Capitalism for the People: Recapturing the Lost Genius of American Prosperity

Review of Austrian Economics, Vol. 26, No. 3, February 2013
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Oct 2014
Matthew D. Mitchell
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 2

Abstract:

Luigi, Zingales, American, Capitalism, Prosperity, Loan, Guarantee, Credit, Bailout, Federal, Government, Special Interest, Monopoly