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First Name: Russell
Middle Name: S.
Last Name: Sobel
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School of Business Administration
The Citadel
Location: Charleston, South Carolina (United States)
Homepage: http://www.citadel.edu/root/csba
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Works

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Working papers

  1. Russell S. Sobel & Andrew Young, 2010. "Recovery and Reinvestment Act Spending at the State Level: Keynesian Stimulus or Distributive Politics?," Working Papers 10-17, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  2. Russell S. Sobel & Nabamita Dutta & Sanjukta Roy, 2010. "Does Cultural Diversity Increase The Rate Of Entrepreneurship?," Working Papers 10-12, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  3. George Crowley & Russell S. Sobel, 2010. "Adam Smith: Managerial Insights from the Father of Economics," Working Papers 10-13, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  4. Russell S. Sobel & Christopher J. Coyne, 2010. "Cointegrating Institutions: The Time-Series Properties of Country Institutional Measures," Working Papers 10-14, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  5. Joshua C. Hall & Russell S. Sobel & George R. Crowley, 2010. "Institutions, Capital, and Growth," Working Papers 10-15, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  6. George R. Crowley & Russell S. Sobel, 2010. "Does Fiscal Decentralization Constrain Leviathan? Evidence from Local Property Tax Competition," Working Papers 10-16, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  7. Russell S. Sobel & Brian J. Osoba, 2009. "Youth Gangs as Pseudo-Governments: Implications for Violent Crime," Working Papers 09-09, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  8. Russell S. Sobel & Christopher Coyne & Peter Leeson, 2009. "The Political Economy of FEMA: Did Reorganization Matter?," Working Papers 09-10, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  9. Russell S. Sobel & Matt Ryan, 2009. "Seniority and Anti-competitive Restrictions on the Legislative Common Pool: Tenure’s Impact on the Overall Production of Legislation and the Concentration of Political Benefits," Working Papers 09-11, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  10. Nabamita Dutta & Sanjukta Roy & Russell S. Sobel, 2009. "Does a Free Press Nurture Entrepreneurship?," Working Papers 09-12, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  11. Russell S. Sobel & Nabamita Dutta & Sanjukta Roy, 2009. "Beyond Borders: Is Media Freedom Contagious?," Working Papers 09-08, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  12. Russell S. Sobel, 2006. "Testing Baumol: Institutional Quality and the Productivity of Entrepreneurship," Working Papers 06-06 Classification-, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  13. Peter T. Leeson & Russell S. Sobel, 2006. "Weathering Corruption," Working Papers 06-07 Classification-, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  14. Nathan J. Ashby & Russell S. Sobel, 2006. "Income Inequality and Economic Freedom in the U.S. States," Working Papers 06-08 Classification-, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  15. Russell S. Sobel & Andrea M. Dean, 2006. "Has Wal-Mart Buried Mom and Pop?: The Impact of Wal-Mart on Self Employment and Small Establishments in the United States," Working Papers 06-05 Classification- JEL, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  16. Peter T. Leeson & Russell S. Sobel, 2006. "Contagious Capitalism," Working Papers 06-04 Classification-, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  17. Russell S. Sobel & Peter T. Leeson, 2006. "The Use of Knowledge in Natural Disaster Relief Management," Working Papers 06-09 Classification-, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  18. Thomas A. Garrett & Russell S. Sobel, 2002. "The political economy of FEMA disaster payments," Working Papers 2002-012, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
  19. Thomas A. Garrett & Russell S. Sobel, 2002. "State lottery revenue: the importance of game characteristics," Working Papers 2002-011, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
  20. 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.
  21. Sobel, A.S., 1993. "Exchange Rate Evidence on the Effectiveness of U.N. Policy," Working Papers 1993_08_03, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  22. Sobel, R.S., 1992. "Are the De Facto Members of GATT Free Riders?," Working Papers 1992_11_2, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  23. Sobel, R.S. & Holcombe, R.G., 1992. "Cyclical Variability in State Government Revenues," Working Papers 1992_06_7, Department of Economics, Florida State University.

Articles

  1. Russell Sobel & George Crowley, 2014. "Do intergovernmental grants create ratchets in state and local taxes?," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 158(1), pages 167-187, January.
  2. Peter Calcagno & Russell Sobel, 2014. "Regulatory costs on entrepreneurship and establishment employment size," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 42(3), pages 541-559, March.
  3. Andrew Young & Russell Sobel, 2013. "Recovery and Reinvestment Act spending at the state level: Keynesian stimulus or distributive politics?," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 155(3), pages 449-468, June.
  4. Russell S. Sobel & Nabamita Dutta & Sanjukta Roy, 2013. "Does fiscal decentralization result in a better business climate?," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 20(1), pages 84-91, January.
  5. Russell Sobel & Matt Ryan, 2012. "Seniority and anti-competitive restrictions on the legislative common pool: tenure’s impact on the overall production of legislation and the concentration of political benefits," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 153(1), pages 171-190, October.
  6. Leeson, Peter T. & Sobel, Russell S. & Dean, Andrea M., 2012. "Comparing the spread of capitalism and democracy," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 114(1), pages 139-141.
  7. Russell S. Sobel & Christopher J. Coyne, 2011. "Cointegrating Institutions: The Time-Series Properties of Country Institutional Measures," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 54(1), pages 111 - 134.
  8. George Crowley & Russell Sobel, 2011. "Does fiscal decentralization constrain Leviathan? New evidence from local property tax competition," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 149(1), pages 5-30, October.
  9. Yakovlev, Pavel & Sobel, Russell S., 2010. "Occupational safety and profit maximization: Friends or foes?," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 39(3), pages 429-435, June.
  10. Russell Sobel & Nabamita Dutta & Sanjukta Roy, 2010. "Does cultural diversity increase the rate of entrepreneurship?," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer, vol. 23(3), pages 269-286, September.
  11. Christopher Coyne & Russell Sobel & John Dove, 2010. "The non-productive entrepreneurial process," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer, vol. 23(4), pages 333-346, December.
  12. Joshua C. Hall & Russell S. Sobel & George R. Crowley, 2010. "Institutions, Capital, and Growth," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 77(2), pages 385-405, October.
  13. Russell S. Sobel & Nabamita Dutta & Sanjukta Roy, 2010. "Beyond Borders: Is Media Freedom Contagious?," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 63(1), pages 133-143, 02.
  14. Russell S. Sobel & Brian J. Osoba, 2009. "Youth Gangs as Pseudo-Governments Implications for Violent Crime," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 75(4), pages 996-1018, April.
  15. Sobel, Russell S., 2008. "Testing Baumol: Institutional quality and the productivity of entrepreneurship," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, vol. 23(6), pages 641-655, November.
  16. Sobel, Russell S. & King, Kerry A., 2008. "Does school choice increase the rate of youth entrepreneurship?," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 27(4), pages 429-438, August.
  17. Peter T. Leeson & Russell S. Sobel, 2008. "Weathering Corruption," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 51(4), pages 667-681, November.
  18. Russell S. Sobel & Andrea M Dean, 2008. "Has Wal-Mart Buried Mom And Pop?: The Impact Of Wal-Mart On Self-Employment And Small Establishments In The United States," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 46(4), pages 676-695, October.
  19. Leeson, Peter T. & Sobel, Russell S., 2008. "Costly price discrimination," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 99(1), pages 206-208, April.
  20. Nathan Ashby & Russell Sobel, 2008. "Income inequality and economic freedom in the U.S. states," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 134(3), pages 329-346, March.
  21. Peter Boettke & Emily Chamlee-Wright & Peter Gordon & Sanford Ikeda & Peter T. Leeson & Russell Sobel, 2007. "The Political, Economic, and Social Aspects of Katrina," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 74(2), pages 363-376, October.
  22. Russell S. Sobel & Joshua C. Hall, 2007. "The Effect of Judicial Selection Processes on Judicial Quality: The Role of Partisan Politics," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 27(1), pages 69-82, Winter.
  23. Russell S. Sobel & Todd M. Nesbit, 2007. "Automobile Safety Regulation and the Incentive to Drive Recklessly: Evidence from NASCAR," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 74(1), pages 71-84, July.
  24. Russell S. Sobel & Joshua C. Hall, 2007. "Can You Hear Me in The Back? Improving Large Section Instruction Using Walkie-Talkies," Journal of Private Enterprise, The Association of Private Enterprise Education, vol. 23(Fall 2007), pages 159-166.
  25. Russell Sobel & J. Clark & Dwight Lee, 2007. "Freedom, barriers to entry, entrepreneurship, and economic progress," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer, vol. 20(4), pages 221-236, December.
  26. Elham Mafi-Kreft & Russell S. Sobel, 2006. "Does a Less Active Central Bank Lead to Greater Economic Stability? Evidence from the European Monetary Union," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 26(1), pages 49-70, Winter.
  27. Russell S. Sobel, 2006. "The emergence of entrepreneurial economics, by Vinig, T. And Van Der Voort, R. (eds.). Research on Technological Innovation, Management, and Policy, Vol. 9, Elsevier: Amsterdam, 2005, xvi +232 pp," Managerial and Decision Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 27(5), pages 396-399.
  28. Russell Sobel & Peter Leeson, 2006. "Government's response to Hurricane Katrina: A public choice analysis," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 127(1), pages 55-73, April.
  29. Russell S. Sobel, 2006. "Venture capital, entrepreneurship, and public policy, edited by Kanniainen, V. and Keuschnigg, C. CESifo Seminar Series, by Sinn, H.-W. MIT Press: Cambridge and London, 2005, xviii+293 pp., USD 4," Managerial and Decision Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 27(5), pages 392-394.
  30. Gary Wagner & Russell Sobel, 2006. "State budget stabilization fund adoption: Preparing for the next recession or circumventing fiscal constraints?," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 126(1), pages 177-199, January.
  31. Steven F. Kreft & Russell S. Sobel, 2005. "Public Policy, Entrepreneurship, And Economic Freedom," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 25(3), pages 595-616, Fall.
  32. Tomi Ovaska & Russell S. Sobel, 2005. "Entrepreneurship in Post-Socialist Economies," Journal of Private Enterprise, The Association of Private Enterprise Education, vol. 21(Fall 2005), pages 8-28.
  33. Russell S. Sobel, 2004. "Gert Tinggaard Svendsen, The Political Economy of the European Union: Institutions, Policy, and Economic Growth," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 120(3_4), pages 465-468, 09.
  34. Russell S. Sobel & Gary A. Wagner, 2004. "Expressive Voting and Government Redistribution: Testing Tullock's `Charity of the Uncharitable'," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 119(1_2), pages 143-159, 04.
  35. Thomas A. Garrett & Russell S. Sobel, 2004. "State Lottery Revenue: The Importance of Game Characteristics," Public Finance Review, , vol. 32(3), pages 313-330, May.
  36. Russell S. Sobel & Jennis J. Taylor, 2004. "The Last 30 Years of Public Choice: An Analysis of Author and Institution Rankings," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 120(3_4), pages 331-352, 09.
  37. Thomas A. Garrett & Russell S. Sobel, 2003. "The Political Economy of FEMA Disaster Payments," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 41(3), pages 496-509, July.
  38. Russell Sobel & S. Travis Raines, 2003. "An examination of the empirical derivatives of the favourite-longshot bias in racetrack betting," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 35(4), pages 371-385.
  39. Sobel, Russell S & Garrett, Thomas A, 2002. " On the Measurement of Rent Seeking and Its Social Opportunity Cost," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 112(1-2), pages 115-36, July.
  40. Sobel, Russell S, 2002. " Defending the Articles of Confederation: A Reply to Dougherty," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 113(3-4), pages 287-99, December.
  41. 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.
  42. Russell S. Sobel, 2001. "A Public Choice Explanation for the Budget Surplus: Comment," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 15(4), pages 219-221, Fall.
  43. Randall G. Holcombe & Russell S. Sobel, 2001. "Public Policy Toward Pecuniary Externalities," Public Finance Review, , vol. 29(4), pages 304-325, July.
  44. 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.
  45. William S. Reece & Russell S. Sobel, 2000. "Diagrammatic Approach to Capacity-Constrained Price Discrimination," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 66(4), pages 1001-1008, April.
  46. Russell S. Sobel, 1999. "Theory and Evidence on the Political Economy of the Minimum Wage," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 107(4), pages 761-785, August.
  47. Garrett, Thomas A. & Sobel, Russell S., 1999. "Gamblers favor skewness, not risk: Further evidence from United States' lottery games," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 63(1), pages 85-90, April.
  48. Sobel, Russell S, 1999. " In Defense of the Articles of Confederation and the Contribution Mechanism as a Means of Government Finance: A General Comment on the Literature," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 99(3-4), pages 347-56, June.
  49. Sobel, Russell S, 1998. " Exchange Rate Evidence on the Effectiveness of United Nations Policy," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 95(1-2), pages 1-25, April.
  50. Russell Sobel, 1998. "Michelle R. Garfinkel and Stergios Skaperdas (Eds.), The political economy of conflict and appropriation," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 95(1), pages 210-213, April.
  51. Sobel, Russell S, 1998. " The Political Costs of Tax Increases and Expenditure Reductions: Evidence from State Legislative Turnover," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 96(1-2), pages 61-79, July.
  52. Sobel, Russell S & Garrett, Thomas A, 1997. "Taxation and Product Quality: New Evidence from Generic Cigarettes," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 105(4), pages 880-87, August.
  53. Russell S. Sobel, 1997. "The Distinction Between True and Induced Free Riders: an Application to Gatt de Facto Membership," Public Finance Review, , vol. 25(4), pages 366-392, July.
  54. Russell Sobel, 1996. "Vibert's European union: A United Nations or a United States?," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 7(4), pages 309-316, December.
  55. 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.
  56. 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.
  57. 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.
  58. Russell Sobel, 1994. "The League of Nations covenant and the United Nations charter: An analysis of two international constitutions," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 5(2), pages 173-192, March.

NEP Fields

17 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2006-10-14
  2. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (1) 2010-10-02
  3. NEP-CUL: Cultural Economics (2) 2009-12-19 2010-10-02
  4. NEP-DEV: Development (2) 2006-10-14 2010-10-02
  5. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (4) 2006-10-14 2006-10-14 2009-12-19 2010-10-02
  6. NEP-FDG: Financial Development & Growth (1) 2010-10-02
  7. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (1) 2010-10-02
  8. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2010-10-02
  9. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2010-10-02
  10. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (2) 2010-10-02 2010-10-02
  11. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (1) 2010-10-02
  12. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (2) 2010-10-02 2010-10-02
  13. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (2) 2006-10-14 2010-10-02
  14. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2002-10-18
  15. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2006-10-14
  16. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (1) 2009-12-19
  17. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2006-10-14
  18. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (2) 2010-10-02 2010-10-02
  19. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2010-10-02

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