Michael A. Nelson

University of Akron - Department of Economics

Akron, OH 44325

United States

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1.

Causes of Corruption: History, Geography, and Government

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 6/2008
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Jun 2008
Rajeev K. Goel and Michael A. Nelson
Illinois State University - Department of Economics and University of Akron - Department of Economics
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corruption, bribery, government size, government scope, rent-seeking, history, geography

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Effectiveness of Whistleblower Laws in Combating Corruption

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 9/2013
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 May 2013
Rajeev K. Goel and Michael A. Nelson
Illinois State University - Department of Economics and University of Akron - Department of Economics
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corruption, whistleblowers, law enforcement, Internet, United States

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Assessment of the Undergraduate Economics Major: A National Survey

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Apr 2009
Steven C. Myers, Michael A. Nelson and Richard W. Stratton
University of Akron - Department of Economics, University of Akron - Department of Economics and University of Akron - Department of Economics
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Robust Determinants of the Shadow Economy: An International Comparison

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5873
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 May 2016
Rajeev K. Goel and Michael A. Nelson
Illinois State University - Department of Economics and University of Akron - Department of Economics
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shadow economy, robustness analysis, modeling uncertainty, entry barriers, development, taxes

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Weathering the Perfect Storm or Thriving in a New Environment: Assessing a Proficiency Based Economics Major

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Steven C. Myers, Michael A. Nelson and Richard W. Stratton
University of Akron - Department of Economics, University of Akron - Department of Economics and University of Akron - Department of Economics
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Government Decentralization and International Government Performance

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Aug 2016
Rajeev K. Goel, Ummad Mazhar, Michael A. Nelson and Rati Ram
Illinois State University - Department of Economics, Shaheed Zulkar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, University of Akron - Department of Economics and Illinois State University - Department of Economics
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fiscal decentralization, administrative decentralization, federalism, aggregate decentralization, government, tax administration, business permits

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Economic Freedom Versus Political Freedom: Cross-Country Influences on Corruption

Australian Economic Papers, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 121-133, June 2005
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Jun 2005
Rajeev K. Goel and Michael A. Nelson
Illinois State University - Department of Economics and University of Akron - Department of Economics
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Using Excise Taxes to Finance State Government: Do Neighboring State Taxation Policy and Cross-Border Markets Matter?

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 42, pp. 731-752, 2002
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Feb 2003
Michael A. Nelson
University of Akron - Department of Economics
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The Effectiveness of Anti-Smoking Legislation: A Review

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 325-355, July 2006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Jun 2006
Rajeev K. Goel and Michael A. Nelson
Illinois State University - Department of Economics and University of Akron - Department of Economics
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Corruption Beyond the Glass Ceiling: Do Women Entrepreneurs Perceive Corruption Differently?

CESifo Working Paper No. 7606
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Apr 2019
Rajeev K. Goel and Michael A. Nelson
Illinois State University - Department of Economics and University of Akron - Department of Economics
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corruption perceptions, entrepreneurship, gender, managers, owners

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The Political Economy of Motor-Fuel Taxation

The Energy Journal, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 43-59, 1999
Posted: 30 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2016
Rajeev K. Goel and Michael A. Nelson
Illinois State University - Department of Economics and University of Akron - Department of Economics

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Corruption and Government Size: A Disaggregated Analysis

Public Choice, Vol. 97, No. 1-2, p. 107, 1998
Posted: 29 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2016
Rajeev K. Goel and Michael A. Nelson
Illinois State University - Department of Economics and University of Akron - Department of Economics

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Whistleblower Laws and Exposed Corruption in the United States

Applied Economics, Vol. 46, No. 20, pp. 2331-2341, 2014
Posted: 26 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Rajeev K. Goel and Michael A. Nelson
Illinois State University - Department of Economics and University of Akron - Department of Economics

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Cigarette Demand and Effectiveness of U.S. Smoking Control Policies: State-Level Evidence for More than Half a Century

Empirical Economics, Vol. 42, No. 3, pp.1079-1095, 2012
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Rajeev K. Goel and Michael A. Nelson
Illinois State University - Department of Economics and University of Akron - Department of Economics

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Shadow Economy and International Software Piracy

Applied Financial Economics, Vol. 22, No. 23, pp.1951-1959, 2012
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Rajeev K. Goel and Michael A. Nelson
Illinois State University - Department of Economics and University of Akron - Department of Economics

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Measures of Corruption and Determinants of US Corruption

Economics of Governance, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 155-176, 2011
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Rajeev K. Goel and Michael A. Nelson
Illinois State University - Department of Economics and University of Akron - Department of Economics

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Smoking Prevalence and Antismoking Regulations in Transition Countries

Transition Studies Review, vol. 13 no. 1 pp. 231-248, 2006
Posted: 18 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Jelena Budak, Rajeev K. Goel and Michael A. Nelson
Institute of Economics, Zagreb, Illinois State University - Department of Economics and University of Akron - Department of Economics

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cigarette, transition country, smoking prevalence, smoking restriction

Government Fragmentation versus Fiscal Decentralization and Corruption

Public Choice, 2011, 148(3): 471-490
Posted: 03 Oct 2014
Rajeev K. Goel and Michael A. Nelson
Illinois State University - Department of Economics and University of Akron - Department of Economics

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Corruption; Fiscal decentralization; Local government fragmentation; Special-purpose government; General-purpose government

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Decentralization of the Size and Scope of Local Governments and Corruption

Working Papers CEB from Universite Libre de Bruxelles, No 10-031
Posted: 30 Sep 2014
Rajeev K. Goel and Michael A. Nelson
Illinois State University - Department of Economics and University of Akron - Department of Economics

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Corruption; Fiscal decentralization; Local government fragmentation; Special-purpose government; General-purpose government