Below you may find selected research articles from Economics faculty in the Argyros School of Business and Economics.

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Submissions from 2011

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Reading, Writing, and Religion: Institutions and Human Capital Formation, Latika Chaudhary and Jared Rubin

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Radio Spectrum and the Disruptive Clarity of Ronald Coase, Thomas W. Hazlett, David P. Porter, and Vernon L. Smith

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Sweet Diversity: Colonial Goods and the Welfare Gains from Trade after 1492, Jonathan Hersh and Hans-Joachim Voth

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Non-Partisan ‘Get-Out-the-Vote’ Efforts and Policy Outcomes, Dan Kovenock and Brian Roberson

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Accommodation or Deterrence in the Face of Commercial Piracy: The Impact of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Protections, Yuanzhu Lu and Sougata Poddar

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Are Capitalists Happier?, Ronald D. Rotunda, Vernon L. Smith, and Bart J. Wilson

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Institutions, Religion, and the Rise of Europe Vis-à-Vis the Middle East: A Long-Run Reversal of Fortunes, Jared Rubin

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Institutions, the Rise of Commerce and the Persistence of Laws: Interest Restrictions in Islam and Christianity, Jared Rubin

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Review of Deirdre McCloskey, Bourgeois Dignity: Why Economics Can't Explain the Modern World, Jared Rubin

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Disequilibrium in the Housing Market, Vernon L. Smith

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Insolvency, Policy, and Economic Stress, Vernon L. Smith

Submissions from 2010

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Multi-player Bargaining with Endogenous Capacity, Gabriele Camera and Cemil Selcuk

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Team Formation and Self‐serving Biases, Brice Corgnet

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Mon Equipe et Moi, Brice Corgnet, Angela Sutan, and Róbert F. Vesztag

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Bolla Immobiliare una Costante Nelle Grandi Crisi, Steven D. Gjerstad and Vernon L. Smith

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Why We’re in for a Long, Hard Economic Slog, Steven D. Gjerstad and Vernon L. Smith

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Did I Do That? Group Positioning and Asymmetry in Attributional Bias, Brian Gunia and Brice Corgnet

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Discovering Economics in the Classroom with Experimental Economics and the Scottish Enlightenment, Taylor Jaworski, S. Christian Smith, and Bart J. Wilson

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Asymmetric Conflicts with Endogenous Dimensionality, Dan Kovenock, Michael J. Mauboussin, and Brian Roberson

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Product Innovation and Stability of Collusion, Sougata Poddar and Bibhas Saha

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Bills of Exchange, Interest Bans, and Impersonal Exchange in Islam and Christianity, Jared Rubin

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Housing, Depressions and Credit Collapses, Vernon L. Smith

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Please, No More Government Spending!, Vernon L. Smith

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What Ben Bernanke May Be Thinking, Vernon L. Smith

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An Experimental Analysis Of the Demand For Payday Loans, Bart J. Wilson, David W. Findlay, James W. Meehan Jr., Charissa P. Wellford, and Karl Schurter

Submissions from 2009

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A Correspondence-Theoretic Approach to Dynamic Optimization, C. D. Aliprantis and Gabriele Camera

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Monetary Equilibrium and the Differentiability of the Value Function, C. D. Aliprantis, Gabriele Camera, and F. Ruscitti

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Public Spending on Education and the Incentives for Student Achievement, William Blankenau and Gabriele Camera

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Financial Sophistication and the Distribution of the Welfare Cost of Inflation, P. Boel and Gabriele Camera

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Cooperation Among Strangers Under the Shadow of the Future, Gabriele Camera and M. Casari

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Price Dispersion with Directed Search, Gabriele Camera and Cemil Selcuk

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Exchange and Specialisation as a Discovery Process, Sean Crockett, Vernon L. Smith, and Bart J. Wilson

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Review of Frances Dinkelspiel's Towers of Gold: How One Jewish Immigrant Named Isaias Hellman Created California, Lynne Doti

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From Bubble to Depression?: Why the Housing Crash Ruined the Financial System but the Dot-com Crash Did Not, Steven D. Gjerstad and Vernon L. Smith

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Competition for FDI with Vintage Investment and Agglomeration Advantages, Kai A. Konrad and Dan Kovenock

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The Alliance Formation Puzzle and Capacity Constraints, Kai A. Konrad and Dan Kovenock

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Social Insurance, Commitment, and the Origin of Law: Interest Bans in Early Christianity, Jared Rubin

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Justice and Fairness In the Dictator Game, Karl Schurter and Bart J. Wilson

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Governing the Commons, Vernon L. Smith

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The ABC Dilemma of Health Reform, Vernon L. Smith

Submissions from 2008

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Interior Optima and the Inada Conditions, C. D. Aliprantis, Gabriele Camera, and F. Ruscitti

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Another Example of a Credit System that Coexists with Money, Gabriele Camera and Yiting Li

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How Many Scanned Books on the Web?, Paul A. David and Jared Rubin

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Restricting Access to Books on the Internet: Some Unanticipated Effects of US Copyright Legislation, Paul A. David and Jared Rubin

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Strategic Buyers, Horizontal Mergers and Synergies: An Experimental Investigation, Douglas D. Davis and Bart J. Wilson

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Experimental Gasoline Markets, Cary A. Deck and Bart J. Wilson

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Don’t Let Google Freeze the Airwaves, Thomas W. Hazlett and Vernon L. Smith

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Thar She Blows: Can Bubbles Be Rekindled with Experienced Subjects?, Reshmaan N. Hussam, David P. Porter, and Vernon L. Smith

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Economics Works! Experiments in High School Classrooms, Stephen L. Jackstadt, Paul Johnson, and Bart J. Wilson

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Historical Property Rights, Sociality, and the Emergence of Impersonal Exchange in Long-Distance Trade, Erik O. Kimbrough, Vernon L. Smith, and Bart J. Wilson

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Electoral poaching and party identification, Dan Kovenock and Brian Roberson

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Review of M. Umer Chapra, Muslim Civilization: The Causes of Decline and the Need for Reform, Jared Rubin

Submissions from 2007

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Bilateral Matching with Latin Squares, C. D. Aliprantis

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Anonymous Markets and Monetary Trading, C. D. Aliprantis, Gabriele Camera, and D. Puzzello

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A Random Matching Theory, C. D. Aliprantis, Gabriele Camera, and D. Puzzello

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Contagion Equilibria in a Monetary Model, C. D. Aliprantis, Gabriele Camera, and D. Puzzello

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Money, Credit, and Banking, Aleksander Berentsen, Gabriele Camera, and Christopher Waller

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Trading Horizons and the Value of Money, Gabriele Camera and Filip Vesely

Submissions from 2006

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Matching and Anonymity, C. D. Aliprantis, Gabriele Camera, and D. Puzzello

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A Simple Economic Theory of Skill Accumulation and Schooling Decisions, William Blankenau and Gabriele Camera

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Efficient Monetary Allocations and the Illiquidity of Bonds, P. Boel and Gabriele Camera

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On Market Activity and the Value of Money, Gabriele Camera and Filip Vesely

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Music Product as a Durable Good and Online Piracy, Sougata Poddar

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FCC Spectrum Auction Design: A 12-year Experiment, David P. Porter and Vernon L. Smith

Submissions from 2005

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Comparative Analysis of Litigation Systems: An Auction‐Theoretic Approach, Michael R. Baye, Dan Kovenock, and Casper G. de Vries

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The Distribution of Money Balances and the Nonneutrality of Money, Aleksander Berentsen, Gabriele Camera, and Christopher Waller

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Distributional Aspects of the Divisibility of Money: An Example, Gabriele Camera

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Auction Markets for Evaluations, Cary Deck and Bart J. Wilson

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Free Riding in Noncooperative Entry Deterrence with Differentiated Products, Dan Kovenock and Suddhasatwa Roy

Submissions from 2004

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The Distribution of Money and Prices in an Equilibrium with Lotteries, Aleksander Berentsen, Gabriele Camera, and Christopher Waller

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Currency Competition in a Fundamental Model of Money, Gabriele Camera, Ben Craig, and Christopher Waller

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Trade Mechanism Selection in Markets with Frictions, Gabriele Camera and Alain Delacroix

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On Patent Licensing in Spatial Competition, Sougata Poddar and Uday Bhanu Sinha

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Buy Me Out, Vernon L. Smith

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Human Nature: An Economic Perspective, Vernon L. Smith

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Markets, Capital Markets and Globalization, Vernon L. Smith

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Economics at the Pump, Bart J. Wilson and Cary Deck

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Full Serve, No Choice, Bart J. Wilson and Thomas Firey

Submissions from 2003

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Rate-of-Return Dominance and Efficiency in an Experimental Economy, Gabriele Camera, Charles Noussair, and Steven Tucker

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Can Monetizing Trade Lower Welfare? An Example, Gabriele Camera, Robert R. Reed, and Christopher Waller

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Jack of All Trades or Master of One? Specialization, Trade and Money, Gabriele Camera, Robert R. Reed, and Christopher Waller

International Monetary Trade and the Law of One Price, Gabriele Camera and Johannes Winkler

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RJVs in Product Innovation and Cartel Stability, Luca Lambertini, Sougata Poddar, and Dan Sasaki

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Excess Capacity: A Note, Sougata Poddar

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The Iraqi People’s Fund, Vernon L. Smith

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Demand, Not Supply, Vernon L. Smith and Lynne Kiesling

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Socket to California, Vernon L. Smith and Lynne Kiesling

Submissions from 2002

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Research Joint Ventures, Product Differentiation, and Price Collusion, Luca Lambertini, Sougata Poddar, and Dan Sasaki

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Mechanisms for Addressing Third-Party Impacts Resulting From Voluntary Water Transfers, James J. Murphy, Ariel Dinar, Richard E. Howitt, Erin Mastrangelo, Stephen J. Rassenti, and Vernon L. Smith

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Using Experiments to Inform the Privatization/Deregulation Movement in Electricity, Stephen J. Rassenti, Vernon L. Smith, and Bart J. Wilson

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Demand-Side Bidding Will Reduce the Level and Volatility of Electricity Price, Vernon L. Smith

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A Comparison of Auctions and Multilateral Negotiations, Charles J. Thomas and Bart J. Wilson

Submissions from 2001

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Dirty Money, Gabriele Camera

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Search, Dealers, and the Terms of Trade, Gabriele Camera

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Turning Off the Lights, Stephen J. Rassenti, Vernon L. Smith, and Bart J. Wilson

Submissions from 2000

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Money, Search and Costly Matchmaking, Gabriele Camera

Submissions from 1999

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How and Why to Privatize Federal Lands, Terry L. Anderson, Vernon L. Smith, and Emily Simmons

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Money and Price Dispersion, Gabriele Camera and Dean Corbae

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Reflections on Human Action After Fifty Years, Vernon L. Smith

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Turning on the Lights: Deregulating the Market for Electricity, Vernon L. Smith and Stephen J. Rassenti