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Department of Economics
Florida State University
Location: Tallahassee, Florida (United States)
Homepage: http://www.fsu.edu/~economic/
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Phone: 850-644-5001
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Works

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Working papers

  1. Holcombe, R.G., 1998. "Constitutional Theory and the Constitutional History of Colonial America," Working Papers 1998_03_01, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  2. Holcombe, R.G., 1998. "Tax Policy from Public Choice Perspective," Working Papers 1998_03_02, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  3. Holcombe, R.G. & Sobel, R.S., 1993. "Empirical Evidence on the Publicness of State Legislative Activities," Working Papers 1993_05_03, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  4. Sobel, R.S. & Holcombe, R.G., 1992. "Cyclical Variability in State Government Revenues," Working Papers 1992_06_7, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  5. Stroup, M.D. & Holcombe, R.G., 1992. "The Role of Federal Funding on the Demand for State and Local Government Spending," Working Papers 1992_09_6, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  6. Holcombe, R.G. & Mills, J.A., 1992. "Politics and Deficit Finance," Working Papers 1992_03_1, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  7. Holcombe, R.G. & Marquis, M.H., 1992. "Could the FED Have Prevented the Great Depression?," Working Papers 1992_10_1, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  8. Holcombe, R.G., 1992. "The Origins of the Health care Crisis," Working Papers 1992_04_3, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  9. Holcombe, R.G. & Stroup, M.D., 1992. "Federal Funding and the Cartelization of the State Governments," Working Papers 1992_10_4, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  10. Holcombe, R.G., 1991. "The Economic Theory of Rights," Working Papers 1991_02_6, Department of Economics, Florida State University.

Articles

  1. Randall Holcombe, 2013. "Lawrence H. White: The clash of economic ideas: the great policy debates and experiments of the last hundred years," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 156(3), pages 757-759, September.
  2. Randall Holcombe & Christopher Boudreaux, 2013. "Institutional quality and the tenure of autocrats," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 156(3), pages 409-421, September.
  3. Holcombe, Randall G., 2013. "South Korea's economic future: Industrial policy, or economic democracy?," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 88(C), pages 3-13.
  4. Randall Holcombe, 2012. "John Meadowcroft: James M. Buchanan," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 151(1), pages 399-401, April.
  5. Holcombe, Randall G. & Rodet, Cortney S., 2012. "Rule of law and the size of government," Journal of Institutional Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 8(01), pages 49-69, March.
  6. Randall Holcombe, 2012. "Roger D. Congleton: Perfecting parliament: constitutional reform, liberalism, and the rise of Western democracy," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 150(1), pages 387-389, January.
  7. Randall Holcombe, 2011. "Pluralism and heterodoxy in economic methodology," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer, vol. 24(1), pages 57-65, March.
  8. Randall Holcombe & DeEdgra Williams, 2011. "The cartelization of local governments," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 149(1), pages 65-74, October.
  9. Randall Holcombe, 2011. "Public choice in a local government setting," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 149(1), pages 1-3, October.
  10. Randall Holcombe, 2011. "Francesco Forte: Principles of public economics: a public choice approach," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 148(1), pages 265-267, July.
  11. Hernan Acuna & Randall G. Holcombe, 2010. "The Effect of Changes in the Tax Structure on the Reported Income of High-Income Individuals," Public Finance Review, , vol. 38(3), pages 321-345, May.
  12. Randall Holcombe, 2010. "Douglass C. North, John Joseph Wallis, and Barry R. Weingast: Violence and Social Orders: A Conceptual Framework for Interpreting Recorded Human History," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 144(1), pages 389-392, July.
  13. Holcombe, Randall G. & Williams, DeEdgra W., 2010. "Urban Sprawl and Transportation Externalities," The Review of Regional Studies, Southern Regional Science Association, vol. 40(3), pages 257-272.
  14. Randall G. Holcombe and James D. Gwartney, 2010. "Unions, Economic Freedom, and Growth," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 30(1), pages 1-22, Winter.
  15. Randall Holcombe & Dmitry Ryvkin, 2010. "Policy errors in executive and legislative decision-making," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 144(1), pages 37-51, July.
  16. Randall Holcombe, 2010. "Roger D. Congleton, Arye L. Hillman, Kai A. Konrad (eds.): 40 years of research on rent seeking 1 and 2," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 142(1), pages 255-256, January.
  17. Randall Holcombe, 2009. "Magnus Henrekson and Robin Douhan: The political economy of entrepreneurship, 2 vols," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 138(1), pages 255-256, January.
  18. Randall Holcombe, 2009. "Principles and politics: Like oil and water," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer, vol. 22(2), pages 151-157, June.
  19. Randall Holcombe, 2009. "Wilfried Ver Eecke. Ethical Dimensions of the Economy: Making Use of Hegel and the Concepts of Public and Merit Goods," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 138(3), pages 493-494, March.
  20. Randall Holcombe, 2009. "A reformulation of the foundations of welfare economics," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer, vol. 22(3), pages 209-224, September.
  21. Randall Holcombe, 2009. "The behavioral foundations of Austrian economics," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer, vol. 22(4), pages 301-313, December.
  22. Randall Holcombe, 2009. "The social sub-optimality of competitive elections: comment," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 138(1), pages 217-219, January.
  23. Randall Holcombe, 2009. "Andreas Bergh and Rolf Höijer, eds., Institutional Competition," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 138(3), pages 491-492, March.
  24. Randall G. Holcombe & DeEdgra W. Williams, 2008. "The Impact of Population Density on Municipal Government Expenditures," Public Finance Review, , vol. 36(3), pages 359-373, May.
  25. Randall Holcombe, 2008. "Why does government produce national defense?," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 137(1), pages 11-19, October.
  26. Randall Holcombe, 2008. "Advancing economic analysis beyond the equilibrium framework," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer, vol. 21(4), pages 225-249, December.
  27. Randall Holcombe & Lawrence Kenny, 2008. "Does restricting choice in referenda enable governments to spend more?," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 136(1), pages 87-101, July.
  28. Randall Holcombe, 2007. "Barry G. Weingast and Donald A. Wittman (Eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Political Economy," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 133(1), pages 257-258, October.
  29. Randall Holcombe, 2007. "Nicolaus Tideman: Collective decisions and voting: The potential for public choice," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 133(3), pages 495-495, December.
  30. Randall Holcombe, 2007. "David F. Prindle, The Paradox of Democratic Capitalism: Politics and Economics in American Thought. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006. USD 49.95 (cloth)," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 131(3), pages 501-503, June.
  31. Randall Holcombe & Lawrence Kenny, 2007. "Evidence on voter preferences from unrestricted choice referendums," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 131(1), pages 197-215, April.
  32. James D . Gwartney & Randall G . Holcombe & Robert A . Lawson, 2006. "Institutions and the Impact of Investment on Growth," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 59(2), pages 255-273, 05.
  33. Randall Holcombe, 2006. "Autocratic, Democratic, and Optimal Government: Fiscal Choices and Economic Outcomes," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 129(3), pages 507-510, December.
  34. Randall Holcombe, 2006. "Does the invisible hand hold or lead? Market adjustment in an entrepreneurial economy," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer, vol. 19(2), pages 189-201, June.
  35. Lutfi Erden & Randall G. Holcombe, 2006. "The Linkage Between Public and Private Investment: A Co-integration Analysis of a Panel of Developing Countries," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 32(3), pages 479-492, Summer.
  36. Lutfi Erden & Randall G. Holcombe, 2005. "The Effects of Public Investment on Private Investment in Developing Economies," Public Finance Review, , vol. 33(5), pages 575-602, September.
  37. Randall Holcombe, 2005. "Government growth in the twenty-first century," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 124(1), pages 95-114, July.
  38. Randall G. Holcombe & Donald J. Lacombe, 2004. "Using Matched Border Counties for Policy Analysis: The Effects of Entitlement Programs on Female-Headed Households and Female Labor-Force Participation," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 30(3), pages 411-425, Summer.
  39. Randall G. Holcombe, 2004. "The National Research Council Ranking of Research Universities: Its Impact on Research in Economics," Econ Journal Watch, Econ Journal Watch, vol. 1(3), pages 498-514, December.
  40. Randall G. Holcombe, 2004. "Omar Azfar and Charles A. Cadwell (Eds.), Market-Augmenting Government: The Institutional Foundations for Prosperity; Stephen Knack (Ed.), Democracy, Governance, and Growth," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 119(3_4), pages 473-476, 06.
  41. Randall G. Holcombe, 2004. "Arye L. Hillman, Public Finance and Public Policy: Responsibilities and Limitations of Government," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 120(3_4), pages 468-471, 09.
  42. James D. Gwartney & Randall G. Holcombe & Robert A. Lawson, 2004. "Economic Freedom, Institutional Quality,and Cross-Country Differences in Income and Growth," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 24(3), pages 205-233, Fall.
  43. Randall G. Holcombe, 2004. "National Income Accounting and Public Policy," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer, vol. 17(4), pages 387-405, December.
  44. Randall G. Holcombe & Donald J. Lacombe, 2004. "Factors Underlying the Growth of Local Government in the 19th Century United States," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 120(3_4), pages 359-377, 09.
  45. Randall G. Holcombe, 2004. "The New Urbanism Versus the Market Process," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer, vol. 17(2_3), pages 285-300, 06.
  46. Randall G. Holcombe & Donald J. Lacombe, 2004. "The Effect of State Income Taxation on Per Capita Income Growth," Public Finance Review, , vol. 32(3), pages 292-312, May.
  47. Randall G. Holcombe, 2004. "Holcombe's Comment on "Echoes"," American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 63(5), pages 1131-1138, November.
  48. Holcombe, Randall G, 2003. " The Origins of Entrepreneurial Opportunities," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer, vol. 16(1), pages 25-43, March.
  49. Holcombe, Randall G, 2003. " The Size and Significance of the Pareto Set in Spatial Voting Models," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 116(1-2), pages 19-29, July.
  50. Randall G. Holcombe, 2002. "The Ramsey Rule Reconsidered," Public Finance Review, , vol. 30(6), pages 562-578, November.
  51. Holcombe, Randall G, 2002. " Political Entrepreneurship and the Democratic Allocation of Economic Resources," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer, vol. 15(2-3), pages 143-59, June.
  52. Sobel, Russell S & Holcombe, Randall G, 2001. " The Unanimous Voting Rule Is Not the Political Equivalent to Market Exchange," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 106(3-4), pages 233-42, March.
  53. Holcombe, Randall G. & Lacombe, Donald J., 2001. "The Growth Of Local Government In The United States From 1820 To 1870," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 61(01), pages 184-189, March.
  54. Randall G. Holcombe & Russell S. Sobel, 2001. "Public Policy Toward Pecuniary Externalities," Public Finance Review, , vol. 29(4), pages 304-325, July.
  55. Randall G. Holcombe & Russell S. Sobel, 2000. "Consumption Externalities and Economic Welfare," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 26(2), pages 157-170, Spring.
  56. Steven B. Caudill & Randall G. Holcombe, 1999. "Specification Search and Levels of Significance in Econometric Models," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 25(3), pages 289-300, Summer.
  57. Holcombe, Randall G, 1999. " Veterans Interests and the Transition to Government Growth: 1870-1915," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 99(3-4), pages 311-26, June.
  58. Holcombe, Randall G, 1999. " Equilibrium versus the Invisible Hand," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer, vol. 12(2), pages 227-43, November.
  59. James D. Gwartney & Robert A. Lawson & Randall G. Holcombe, 1999. "Economic Freedom and the Environment for Economic Growth," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 155(4), pages 643-, December.
  60. Holcombe, Randall G., 1998. "Tax Policy From a Public Choice Perspective," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association, vol. 51(n. 2), pages 359-71, June Cita.
  61. James Gwartney & Randal Holcombe & Robert Lawson, 1998. "The Scope of Government and the Wealth of Nations," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 18(2), pages 163-190, Fall.
  62. R. G. Holcombe & D. J. Lacombe, 1998. "Interests Versus Ideology in the Ratification of the 16th and 17th Amendments," Economics and Politics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 10(2), pages 143-160, 07.
  63. Holcombe, Randall G, 1997. " A Theory of the Theory of Public Goods," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer, vol. 10(1), pages 1-22.
  64. Sobel, Russell S. & Holcombe, Randall G., 1996. "Measuring the Growth and Variability of Tax Bases over the Business Cycle," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association, vol. 49(4), pages 535-52, December .
  65. Randall G. Holcombe, 1996. "The Growth of the Federal Government in the 1920s," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 16(2), pages 175-199, Fall.
  66. Randall Holcombe, 1996. "Vibert's vision: Constitutional theory in search of a constitution," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 7(4), pages 281-291, December.
  67. Holcombe, Randall G & Sobel, Russell S, 1996. " The Stability of International Coalitions in United Nations Voting from 1946 to 1973," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 86(1-2), pages 17-34, January.
  68. Randall G. Holcombe & Jeffrey A. Mills, 1995. "Politics and Deficit Finance," Public Finance Review, , vol. 23(4), pages 448-466, October.
  69. Holcombe, Randall G & Sobel, Russell S, 1995. " Empirical Evidence on the Publicness of State Legislative Activities," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 83(1-2), pages 47-58, April.
  70. Randall G. Holcombe & Jeffrey A. Mills, 1994. "Is Revenue-Neutral Tax Reform Revenue Neutral?," Public Finance Review, , vol. 22(1), pages 65-85, January.
  71. Randall G. Holcombe, 1993. "Are There Ratchets in the Growth of Federal Government Spending?," Public Finance Review, , vol. 21(1), pages 33-47, January.
  72. Brinig, Margaret F & Holcombe, Randall G & Schwartzstein, Linda, 1993. " The Regulation of Lobbyists," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 77(2), pages 377-84, October.
  73. Randall Holcombe, 1991. "Constitutions as constraints: A case study of three american constitutions," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 2(3), pages 303-328, September.
  74. Holcombe, Randall G & Parker, Glenn R, 1991. " Committees in Legislatures: A Property Rights Perspective," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 70(1), pages 11-20, April.
  75. Randall G. Holcombe, 1990. "Book Review: Explorations into Constitutional Economics," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 9(3), pages 743-746, Winter.
  76. Randall G. Holcombe, 1990. "Growth Management in Florida: Lessons for the National Economy," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 10(1), pages 109-125, Spring/Su.
  77. Donald J. Boudreaux & Randall G. Holcombe, 1989. "Government By Contract," Public Finance Review, , vol. 17(3), pages 264-280, July.
  78. Randall Holcombe, 1989. "Non-optimal unanimous agreement under majority rule: Reply," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 62(1), pages 89-92, July.
  79. Randall Holcombe, 1989. "Book review," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 63(3), pages 299-300, December.
    • Mark Toma & G. Choate & William Mitchell & Michael Munger & Randall Holcombe & Donald Wittman, 1989. "Book reviews," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 62(1), pages 93-100, July.
  80. Randall Holcombe, 1989. "A note on seniority and political competition," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 61(3), pages 285-288, June.
  81. Randall Holcombe, 1989. "The median voter model in public choice theory," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 61(2), pages 115-125, May.
  82. Randall Holcombe & P. Hill & Randy Simmons, 1989. "Reviews," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 60(2), pages 193-199, February.
  83. Randall G. Holcombe & Lora P. Holcombe, 1984. "The Return To the Federal Government From Investment in Higher Education," Public Finance Review, , vol. 12(3), pages 365-371, July.
  84. Holcombe, Randall G, 1983. "Applied Fairness Theory: Comment," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 73(5), pages 1153-56, December.
  85. Holcombe, Randall G & Jackson, John D & Zardkoohi, Asghar, 1982. "The National Debt Controversy: A Reply," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 35(4), pages 713-18.
  86. Holcombe, Randall G & Jackson, John D & Zardkoohi, Asghar, 1981. "The National Debt Controversy," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 34(2), pages 186-202.
  87. Crain, W. Mark & Deaton, Thomas H. & Holcombe, Randall G. & Tollison, Robert D., 1981. "Rational choice and the taxation of sin : Reply," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(2), pages 261-263, October.
  88. Holcombe, Randall G. & Meiners, Roger E., 1981. "The contractual alternative to patents," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 1(2), pages 227-231, December.
  89. Randall G. Holcombe & Roger E. Meiners, 1980. "Corrective Taxes and Auctions of Rights in the Control of Externalities," Public Finance Review, , vol. 8(3), pages 345-349, July.
  90. Holcombe, Randall G, 1980. "An Empirical Test of the Median Voter Model," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 18(2), pages 260-74, April.
  91. Randall G. Holcombe & Paul C. Taylor, 1980. "Tax Referenda and the Voluntary Exchange Model of Taxation: a Suggested Implementation," Public Finance Review, , vol. 8(1), pages 107-114, January.
  92. Crain, Mark & Deaton, Thomas & Holcombe, Randall & Tollison, Robert, 1977. "Rational choice and the taxation of sin," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 8(2), pages 239-245, October.

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