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First Name: Jac
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Last Name: Heckelman
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RePEc Short-ID: phe41

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Homepage: http://www.wfu.edu/~heckeljc/jac.htm
Postal Address: Wake Forest University 110 Carswell Hall PO Box 7505 Winston Salem, NC 27109
Phone: 336-758-5923

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Department of Economics
Wake Forest University
Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina (United States)
Homepage: http://www.wfu.edu/academics/economics/
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Phone: (336) 758-5334
Fax: (336) 758-6028
Postal: Box 7505, Winston-Salem, NC 27109
Handle: RePEc:edi:dewfuus (more details at EDIRC)

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  1. Economic Growth and Change of African Countries

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Working papers

  1. Andreas Freytag & Jac C. Heckelman, 2011. "Has assistance from USAID been successful in promoting and sustaining democracy? Evidence from the transition economies of Eastern Europe and Eurasia," Jena Economic Research Papers 2011-017, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Max-Planck-Institute of Economics.
  2. Heckelman, Jac C. & Knack, Stephen & Rogers, F. Halsey, 2011. "Crossing the threshold : an analysis of IBRD graduation policy," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5531, The World Bank.
  3. Jac, Heckelman, 2009. "The connection between democratic freedoms and growth in transition economies," MPRA Paper 21533, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. Heckelman, Jac C. & Powell, Benjamin, 2008. "Corruption and the Institutional Environment for Growth," Working Papers 2008-6, Suffolk University, Department of Economics.
  5. Heckelman, Jac & Knack, Stephen, 2005. "Foreign aid and market-liberalizing reform," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3557, The World Bank.

    RePEc:slu:wpaper:2012-01 is not listed on IDEAS
    RePEc:slu:wpaper:2012-02 is not listed on IDEAS
    RePEc:slu:wpaper:2008-01 is not listed on IDEAS
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    RePEc:slu:wpaper:2012-03 is not listed on IDEAS
    RePEc:slu:wpaper:2007-03 is not listed on IDEAS
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Articles

  1. Heckelman, Jac C. & Dougherty, Keith L., 2013. "A Spatial Analysis of Delegate Voting at the Constitutional Convention," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 73(02), pages 407-444, June.
  2. Heckelman, Jac C., 2013. "Cross–country convergence of financial reforms," European Economic Letters, European Economics Letters Group, vol. 2(1), pages 20-23.
  3. Jac C. Heckelman & Bonnie Wilson, 2013. "Institutions, Lobbying, and Economic Performance," Economics and Politics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 25(3), pages 360-386, November.
  4. Jac Heckelman & Sandeep Mazumder, 2013. "Are we there yet? On the convergence of financial reforms," Economics of Governance, Springer, vol. 14(4), pages 385-409, November.
  5. Jac C. Heckelman, 2013. "Income convergence among U.S. states: crosssectional and time series evidence," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 46(3), pages 1085-1109, August.
  6. Jac C. Heckelman & Frederick H. Chen, 2013. "Strategy Proof Scoring Rule Lotteries for Multiple Winners," Journal of Public Economic Theory, Association for Public Economic Theory, vol. 15(1), pages 103-123, 02.
  7. Stephen Knack & F. Rogers & Jac Heckelman, 2012. "Crossing the threshold: A positive analysis of IBRD graduation policy," The Review of International Organizations, Springer, vol. 7(2), pages 145-176, June.
  8. Andreas Freytag & Jac C. Heckelman, 2012. "Has Assistance from USAID been Successful for Democratization? Evidence from the Transition Economies of Eastern Europe and Eurasia," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 168(4), pages 636-657, December.
  9. Dennis Coates & Jac Heckelman & Bonnie Wilson, 2011. "Special-interest groups and growth," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 147(3), pages 439-457, June.
  10. Jac C. Heckelman, 2010. "Aid and Democratization in the Transition Economies," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 63(4), pages 558-579, November.
  11. Jac C. Heckelman & Keith L. Dougherty, 2010. "Personalty interests at the Constitutional Convention: new tests of the Beard thesis," Cliometrica, Journal of Historical Economics and Econometric History, Association Française de Cliométrie (AFC), vol. 4(2), pages 207-228, June.
  12. Jac C. Heckelman, 2010. "The Connection between Democratic Freedoms and Growth in Transition Economies," Applied Economics Quarterly (formerly: Konjunkturpolitik), Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, vol. 56(2), pages 121-146.
  13. Jac C Heckelman & Benjamin Powell, 2010. "Corruption and the Institutional Environment for Growth," Comparative Economic Studies, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 52(3), pages 351-378, September.
  14. Jac Heckelman, 2010. "Relationships among democratic freedoms in the former Soviet Republics: a causality analysis," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 21(1), pages 80-96, March.
  15. Coates, Dennis & Heckelman, Jac C. & Wilson, Bonnie, 2010. "The political economy of investment: Sclerotic effects from interest groups," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 26(2), pages 208-221, June.
  16. Jac C. Heckelman & Keith L. Dougherty, 2010. "Majority Rule versus Supermajority Rules: Their Effects on Narrow and Broad Taxes," Public Finance Review, , vol. 38(6), pages 738-761, November.
  17. Jac C. Heckelman & Stephen Knack, 2009. "Aid, Economic Freedom, And Growth," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 27(1), pages 46-53, 01.
  18. Jac C Heckelman & John H Wood, 2008. "Joint Determination of Regulations by the Regulator and the Regulated: Commercial Bank Reserve Requirements, 1875–1979," Eastern Economic Journal, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 34(2), pages 158-171, Spring.
  19. Jac C. Heckelman & Stephen Knack, 2008. "Foreign Aid and Market-Liberalizing Reform," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 75(299), pages 524-548, 08.
  20. Heckelman, Jac C., 2008. "Convergence of Voter Turnout Rates in U.S. Presidential Elections," The Review of Regional Studies, Southern Regional Science Association, vol. 38(2), pages 251-69.
  21. Keith Dougherty & Jac Heckelman, 2008. "Voting on slavery at the Constitutional Convention," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 136(3), pages 293-313, September.
  22. Jac C. Heckelman & Andrew J. Yates, 2008. "Senate Elections With Independent Candidates," Journal of Theoretical Politics, , vol. 20(1), pages 31-46, January.
  23. Heckelman, Jac C. & Dougherty, Keith L., 2007. "An Economic Interpretation of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 Revisited," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 67(04), pages 829-848, December.
  24. Dennis Coates & Jac Heckelman & Bonnie Wilson, 2007. "Determinants of interest group formation," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 133(3), pages 377-391, December.
  25. Bonnie Wilson & Jac Heckelman & Dennis Coates, 2007. "Special-Interest Groups and Volatility," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 15(18), pages 1-13.
  26. Jac Heckelman & John Dinan, 2007. "Voting on voting with the feet: a cross-county analysis of the Tennessee popular referenda to secede from the union," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 18(2), pages 83-97, June.
  27. Jac C. Heckelman, 2007. "Explaining the Rain: The Rise and Decline of Nations after 25 Years," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 74(1), pages 18-33, July.
  28. Heckelman, Jac C., 2006. "To Form a More Perfect Union: A New Economic Interpretation of the United States Constitution. By Robert A. McGuire. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. xii, 395. $19.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 66(01), pages 255-257, March.
  29. Dinan, John & Heckelman, Jac C., 2005. "The anti-tobacco movement in the Progressive Era: A case study of direct democracy in Oregon," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 42(4), pages 529-546, October.
  30. Frederick Chen & Jac Heckelman, 2005. "Winning probabilities in a pairwise lottery system with three alternatives," Economic Theory, Springer, vol. 26(3), pages 607-617, October.
  31. Jac C. Heckelman & John H. Wood, 2005. "Political Monetary Cycles Under Alternative Institutions: The Independent Treasury And The Federal Reserve," Economics and Politics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 17(3), pages 331-350, November.
  32. Jac C. Heckelman, 2005. "Proxies for Economic Freedom: A Critique of the Hanson Critique," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 72(2), pages 492–501, October.
  33. Hakan Berument & Jac C. Heckelman, 2005. "Fractionalization Effect and Government Financing," The International Journal of Applied Economics, Department of General Business, Southeastern Louisiana University, vol. 2(1), pages 37-49, March.
  34. Heckelman, Jac C. & Stroup, Michael D., 2005. "A comparison of aggregation methods for measures of economic freedom," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 21(4), pages 953-966, December.
  35. Jac C. Heckelman, 2004. "Randall G. Holcombe, From Liberty to Democracy: The Transformation of American Government," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 119(1_2), pages 255-258, 04.
  36. Jac C. Heckelman, 2004. "A Spatial Model of U.S. Senate Elections," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 118(1_2), pages 87-103, 01.
  37. Jac C. Heckelman, 2003. "Probabilistic Borda rule voting," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer, vol. 21(3), pages 455-468, December.
  38. Coates, Dennis & Heckelman, Jac C, 2003. " Interest Groups and Investment: A Further Test of the Olson Hypothesis," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 117(3-4), pages 333-40, December.
  39. Jac C. Heckelman & Andrew J. Yates, 2003. "And a Hockey Game Broke Out: Crime and Punishment in the NHL," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 41(4), pages 705-712, October.
  40. Jac C. Heckelman, 2002. "Variable Rational Partisan Business Cycles: theory and some evidence," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 35(3), pages 568-585, August.
  41. Heckelman, Jac C & Stroup, Michael D, 2002. "Which Economic Freedoms Contribute to Growth? Reply," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 55(3), pages 417-220.
  42. Jac C. Heckelman & Andrew J. Yates, 2002. "Incumbency preservation through electoral legislation: The case of the secret ballot," Economics of Governance, Springer, vol. 3(1), pages 47-57, 03.
  43. Heckelman, Jac C, 2002. " Electoral Uncertainty and the Macroeconomy: The Evidence from Canada," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 113(1-2), pages 179-89, October.
  44. Jac C. Heckelman, 2002. "On the Measurement of Comparative Economic Freedom across Nations," International Journal of Business and Economics, College of Business, and College of Finance, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan, vol. 1(3), pages 251-261, December.
  45. Yates, Andrew J. & Heckelman, Jac C., 2001. "Rent-setting in multiple winner rent-seeking contests," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 17(4), pages 835-852, November.
  46. Heckelman, Jac C., 2001. "Partisan Business Cycles under Variable Election Dates," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 23(2), pages 261-275, April.
  47. Michael D. Stroup & Jac C. Heckelman, 2001. "Size Of The Military Sector And Economic Growth: A Panel Data Analysis Of Africa And Latin America," Journal of Applied Economics, Universidad del CEMA, vol. 0, pages 329-360, November.
  48. Heckelman, Jac C., 2001. "Reply to a comment on sequential elections and overlapping terms: voting for US senate," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 46(4), pages 441-444, December.
  49. Heckelman, Jac C., 2000. "Sequential elections and overlapping terms: voting for US Senate," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 42(1), pages 97-108, May.
  50. Jac C. Heckelman, 2000. "Economic Freedom and Economic Growth: A Short-run Causal Investigation," Journal of Applied Economics, Universidad del CEMA, vol. 0, pages 71-91, May.
  51. Heckelman, Jac C & Stroup, Michael D, 2000. "Which Economic Freedoms Contribute to Growth?," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 53(4), pages 527-44.
  52. Heckelman, Jac C, 2000. " Consistent Estimates of the Impact of Special Interest Groups on Economic Growth," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 104(3-4), pages 319-27, September.
  53. Heckelman, Jac C., 1999. "Opening the West: Federal Internal Improvements Before 1860. By Laurence J. Malone. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998. Pp. xvi, 155. $59.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 59(02), pages 554-555, June.
  54. J. C. Heckelman, 1998. "Employment and Gubernatorial Elections during the Gilded Age," Economics and Politics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 10(3), pages 297-309, November.
  55. Jac Heckelman, 1998. "Financing divided and unified partisan governments," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 5(12), pages 789-791.
  56. Heckelman, Jac C. & Wallis, John Joseph, 1997. "Railroads and Property Taxes," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 34(1), pages 77-99, January.
  57. Heckelman, Jac & Whaples, Robert, 1996. "Political business cycles before the Great Depression," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 51(2), pages 247-251, May.
  58. Heckelman, J C, 1995. " The Effect of the Secret Ballot on Voter Turnout Rates," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 82(1-2), pages 107-24, January.

NEP Fields

8 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (2) 2007-09-02 2008-08-14. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (1) 2007-09-02
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (2) 2005-12-14 2008-08-31. Author is listed
  4. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2007-09-02
  5. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (4) 2007-09-02 2007-09-02 2008-08-14 2008-08-31. Author is listed
  6. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (1) 2011-04-09

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