David Skarbek

King's College London

Lecturer

Strand Campus

London, WC2R 2LS

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

13

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251

CITATIONS
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3

Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Alertness, Local Knowledge, and Johnny Appleseed

Review of Austrian Economics, Vol. 22, No. 7, 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Jul 2011
David Skarbek
King's College London
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Abstract:

Property Rights Entrepreneurship, Alertness, Local Knowledge

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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
King's College London and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (356,653)
Citation 3

Abstract:

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
King's College London and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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3.

Polycentrism and Prison Gangs

The Annual Proceedings of the Wealth and Well-Being of Nations, 2011-2012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Nov 2012
David Skarbek and Andrew Marcum
King's College London and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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4.

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
King's College London and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 7 (456,268)

Abstract:

foreign aid effectiveness, international aid grants, global poverty

5.

Covenants without the Sword? Comparing Prison Self-Governance Globally

American Political Science Review, 110(4) 2016: 845-862.
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2017
David Skarbek
King's College London
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Abstract:

Political Order, Governance, Extralegal Governance, Conflict Processes, Prison Social Order, Self-Enforcing Exchange, Gangs, Crime

6.

Prison Gangs, Norms, and Organizations

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 82, No. 1, 2012
Posted: 10 Feb 2013
David Skarbek
King's College London

Abstract:

political economy, governance, prison, crime, gangs

7.

Governance and Prison Gangs

American Political Science Review, Vol. 105, No. 4, pp. 702-716, 2011
Posted: 06 Jan 2013
David Skarbek
King's College London

Abstract:

political economy, governance, prison, crime, gangs

8.

F. A. Hayek’s Influence on Nobel Prize Winners

Review of Austrian Economics, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2009
Posted: 23 Jul 2011
David Skarbek
King's College London

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9.

Market Failure and Natural Disasters: A Reexamination of Anti-Gouging Laws

Public Contract Law Journal, Vol. 37, No. 4, 2008
Posted: 23 Jul 2011
David Skarbek
King's College London

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10.

Occupational Licensing and Asymmetric Information: Post-Hurricane Evidence from Florida

Cato Journal, Vol. 28, No. 1, 2008
Posted: 23 Jul 2011
David Skarbek
King's College London

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11.

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
King's College London and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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12.

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 King's College London

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13.

Putting the 'Con' into Constitutions: The Economics of Prison Gangs

Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Vol. 26, No. 2, 2010
Posted: 19 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2011
David Skarbek
King's College London

Abstract:

Constitutions, Governance, Internal Predation, Prison Gangs