Justin M. Ross

Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs

Assistant Professor

1315 East Tenth Street

Bloomington, IN 47405

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

30

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Local Government Property Tax Amnesty Programs: Structures and Themes

Public Finance and Management 12(2), pp. 146-173, 2012., Indiana University-Bloomington: School of Public & Environmental Affairs Research Paper No. 2012-02-01
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2012
Justin M. Ross
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs
Downloads 171 (69,690)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Property Taxes, Tax Amnesty, Tax Evasion, Tax Administration, Tax Law

2.

Assessor Incentives and Property Assessment

Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 77, No. 3, pp. 776-794, 2011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2011
Justin M. Ross
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs
Downloads 160 (146,167)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Property Tax Assessment, Assessor Type, Sales Ratio

3.

Strategic Tax Planning for State Tax Amnesties: Evidence from Eligibility Period Restrictions

Forthcoming in Public Finance Review., Indiana University School of Public & Environmental Affairs Research Paper No. 2011-04-04
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2012
Justin M. Ross and Neal Buckwalter
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs and Grand Valley State University
Downloads 120 (118,296)

Abstract:

Amnesty, Tax Planning, Tax delinquency

School District Income Taxes: New Revenue or a Property Tax Substitute?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 May 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2012
Justin M. Ross
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs
Downloads 118 (194,917)

Abstract:

School District Income Taxes, Property Taxes, Tax Mimicry

School District Income Taxes: New Revenue or a Property Tax Substitute?

Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 33, Issue 2, pp. 19-40, 2013
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Jun 2013
Justin M. Ross and Phuong Nguyen-Hoang
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs and University of Iowa - School of Urban & Regional Planning & Public Policy Center
Downloads 1 (564,477)

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5.

Fiscal Illusion from Property Reassessment? An Empirical Test of the Residual View

National Tax Journal, Forthcoming, Indiana University, Bloomington: School of Public & Environmental Affairs Research Paper No. 2011-12-01
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2012
Justin M. Ross and Wenli Yan
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs and University of Kentucky - James W. Martin School of Public Policy and Administration
Downloads 115 (169,796)

Abstract:

Property Assessment, Property tax rates, fiscal illusion, median voter theory

6.

What Should Policy Makers Know When Economists Say 'Market' Failure?

Georgetown Public Policy Review, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 27-32, 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 Dec 2010
Justin M. Ross
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs
Downloads 100 (199,133)

Abstract:

Market Failure, Property Rights

7.

State Revenue Forecasts and Political Acceptance: The Value of Consensus Forecasting in the Budget Process

Indiana University, Bloomington School of Public & Environmental Affairs Research Paper No. 2013-04-01
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2013
John L. Mikesell and Justin M. Ross
Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs
Downloads 99 (176,890)

Abstract:

Revenue Forecasting, State Budget Process

8.

Does State Spending on Mental Health Lower Suicide Rates?

Journal of Socio-Economics, Forthcoming, Indiana University School of Public & Environmental Affairs Research Paper No. 2011-10-01
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2011
Justin M. Ross, Pavel A. Yakovlev and Fatima Carson
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Duquesne University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 98 (200,428)

Abstract:

Suicide mortality, Mental health, Public spending

Inconsistency in Welfare Inferences from Distance Variables in Hedonic Regressions

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2011
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Texas Tech University - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics and Greenfield Advisors
Downloads 86 (243,314)

Abstract:

Hedonic, distance, sensitivity analysis

Inconsistency in Welfare Inferences from Distance Variables in Hedonic Regressions

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 43, No. 3, 2011
Posted: 11 Aug 2011
Justin M. Ross, Michael C. Farmer and Clifford Lipscomb
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Texas Tech University - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics and Valdosta State University

Abstract:

Hedonic, Distance, Sensitivity analysis

10.

Frictions in Polycentric Administration with Non-Congruent Borders: Evidence from Ohio School District Class Sizes

Forthcoming, Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory, Indiana University, Bloomington: School of Public & Environmental Affairs Research Paper No. 2012-01-01
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2012
Justin M. Ross, Joshua C. Hall and William G. Resh
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs, West Virginia University and University of Southern California
Downloads 76 (241,330)

Abstract:

congruency, public education, polycentrism

11.

New Empirical Estimates of Rent Seeking: An Update of Sobel and Garrett (2002)

Journal of Public Finance and Public Choice, Forthcoming, Indiana University-Bloomington: School of Public & Environmental Affairs Research Paper Series no. 2011-03-01
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2011
Joshua C. Hall and Justin M. Ross
West Virginia University and Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs
Downloads 75 (236,214)

Abstract:

rent seeking, interest groups, astroturfing

12.

Interjurisdictional Determinants of Property Assessment Regressivity

Land Economics, Forthcoming, Indiana University School of Public & Enironmental Affairs Research Paper No. 2010-12-04
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2011
Justin M. Ross
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs
Downloads 69 (252,391)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Property Tax Assessment, Price Related Differential, Vertical Equity

Indiana's Property Tax Caps: Old Idea, New Approach, and Surprising Incentives

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Jan 2014
Justin M. Ross and Madeline Dinges
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs and Indiana University - School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Downloads 66 (284,875)

Abstract:

fiscal federalism, property tax limits, local government finance

Indiana's Property Tax Caps: Old Idea, New Approach, and Surprising Incentives

Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 35, Issue 4, pp. 18-41, 2015
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Dec 2015
Justin M. Ross, Madeline Farrell and Lang Kate Yang
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Indiana University - School of Public and Environmental Affairs and Indiana University - School of Public and Environmental Affairs
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14.

Could Bob Solow Have Replaced Pythagoras? An Alternate Universe Where Economists Solve the Problem of Right-Triangles

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 18 Feb 2012
Justin M. Ross and Denvil Duncan
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs and Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
Downloads 55 (288,513)

Abstract:

Economic Imperialism, Satire

Are Surveys of Experts Unbiased? Evidence from College Football Rankings

Contemporary Economic Policy, Forthcoming, Indiana University-Bloomington: School of Public & Environmental Affairs Research Paper Series No. 2011-04-01
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2011
Justin M. Ross, Sarah E. Larson and Chad Wall
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
Downloads 52 (321,681)

Abstract:

College Football, Bias, Expert Judgment, Crowd Wisdom

Are Surveys of Experts Unbiased? Evidence from College Football Rankings

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 30, Issue 4, pp. 502-522, 2012
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Justin M. Ross, Sarah E. Larson and Chad Wall
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
Downloads 1 (564,477)

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16.

The Public Financing of America's Largest Cities: An Autopsy of City Financial Records in the Wake of the Great Recession

Indiana University, Bloomington School of Public & Environmental Affairs Research Paper No. 2013-03-01
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2013
Justin M. Ross, Wenli Yan and Craig L. Johnson
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs, University of Kentucky - James W. Martin School of Public Policy and Administration and Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
Downloads 41 (279,291)

Abstract:

city public finance, fiscal stress, Great Recession, property taxes, Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports

17.
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Property Taxes and Polycentricity

The Annual Proceedings of the Wealth and Well Being of Nations, 2011-2012, Indiana University, Bloomington School of Public & Environmental Affairs Research Paper No. 2012-11-02
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2012
Justin M. Ross and Daniel J. Hummel
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs and Florida Atlantic University School of Public Administration
Downloads 24 (430,692)

Abstract:

Property Taxes and Polycentricity

The Annual Proceedings of the Wealth and Well-Being of Nations: Volume IV (2012), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Oct 2012
Justin M. Ross and Daniel J. Hummel
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs and Florida Atlantic University School of Public Administration
Downloads 16 (476,386)

Abstract:

Property Taxes, Democracy, Fiscal Federalism

18.

Are Community-Nuisance Fiscal Zoning Arrangements Undermined by State Property Tax Reforms? Evidence from Nuclear Power Plants and School Finance Equalization

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Apr 2012
Justin M. Ross
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs
Downloads 40 (337,328)

Abstract:

Fiscal Zoning, Property Tax Reform, Environmental Justice

19.

Tiebout Competition, Yardstick Competition, and Tax Instrument Choice: Evidence from Ohio School Districts

Public Finance Review, Vol. 38, No. 6, pp. 710-737, 2010
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2011
Joshua C. Hall and Justin M. Ross
West Virginia University and Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs
Downloads 39 (308,474)
Citation 4

Abstract:

interjurisdictional competition, tax structure, education finance

20.

Robustness and Vulnerability of Community Irrigation Systems: The Case of the Taos Valley Acequias

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol. 61, No. 3, pp. 254-66, 2011, School of Public & Environmental Affairs Research Paper No. 2010-12-02
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2013
Michael Cox and Justin M. Ross
Indiana University Bloomington - Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis and Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs
Downloads 38 (334,292)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Common-pool resources, Social-ecological systems, Acequias, Irrigation, Robustness, Spatial analysis

21.

The Labor Incidence of Capital Taxation: New Evidence from the Retail Sales Taxation of Manufacturing Machinery and Equipment

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2017
John L. Mikesell and Justin M. Ross
Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs
Downloads 36 (279,291)

Abstract:

capital tax, sales tax, tax incidence

22.

A Theoretical Model of the Distribution of Teacher Attention under Benchmark Testing

Economics Bulletin, Vol. 9, No. 29, pp. 1-8, 2008
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2011
Justin M. Ross
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs
Downloads 32 (367,181)

Abstract:

Education, Teacher Incentives, Standardized Testing

23.

The Income Tax Responsiveness of the Rich: Evidence from Free Agent Major League Baseball All-Stars

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 639-648, October 2007
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Nov 2007
Justin M. Ross and Robert R. Dunn
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs and West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics
Downloads 14 (469,371)

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24.

A Socioeconomic Analysis of Property Assessment Uniformity: Empirical Evidence on the Role of Policy

Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 33, Issue 1, pp. 49-75, 2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Mar 2013
Justin M. Ross
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs
Downloads 1 (527,845)

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25.

The Impact of State Taxes on Pass-Through Businesses: Evidence from the 2012 Kansas Income Tax Reform

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Apr 2017
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA), U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Tax Analysis (OTA) and Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs
Downloads 0 (22,779)

Abstract:

Taxable Income Elasticity, Pass-Through Income, Business Taxation, State Income Taxation, Kansas

26.

Do Local Governments Site Nuisance Activities Along Borders? An Empirical Strategy Applied to Wind Turbines

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Dec 2016
Justin M. Ross and Sanya Carley
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs and Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Downloads 0 (453,873)

Abstract:

Nuisance Siting, Fiscal Zoning, Wind Farms, Political boundaries, Local Governments

27.

Unfunded Mandates and Fiscal Structure: Empirical Evidence from a Synthetic Control Model

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2016
Justin M. Ross
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs
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Abstract:

Fiscal Federalism, Mandates, Intergovernmental Revenues, Public Budgeting

28.

Fiscal Zoning and Fiscal Externalities

Indiana University, Bloomington School of Public & Environmental Affairs Research Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Aug 2016
Justin M. Ross
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs
Downloads 0 (408,304)

Abstract:

Fiscal Zoning, Conterminous Borders, Property Taxation, Education Finance

29.

The Public Financing of America's Largest Cities: A Study of City Financial Records in the Wake of the Great Recession

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 55, Issue 1, pp. 113-138, 2015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Jan 2015
Justin M. Ross, Wenli Yan and Craig L. Johnson
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs, University of Kentucky - James W. Martin School of Public Policy and Administration and Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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30.

Revealed Preference for Relative Status: Evidence from the Housing Market

Posted: 30 Mar 2009
Justin M. Ross and Susane Leguizamon
Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs and West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics

Abstract:

Happiness, social welfare, revealed preferences, spatial econometrics, housing market