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Economics Department
Queen's University
Location: Kingston, Canada
Homepage: http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/
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Phone: (613) 533-2250
Fax: (613) 533-6668
Postal: Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6
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Works

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Working papers

  1. Dan Usher, 2013. "Two Sources of Bias in Estimating the Peak of the Laffer Curve," Working Papers 1320, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  2. Dan Usher, 2011. "Campaign Advertising, Redistribution and the Gap between Incomes of Rich and Poor," Working Papers 1279, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  3. Dan Usher, 2011. "Three Stories about the Chance of Casting a Pivotal Vote," Working Papers 1265, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  4. Dan Usher, 2011. "What Exactly Is A Duty to Vote ?," Working Papers 1266, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  5. Dan Usher, 2011. "Why the Legal System is Not Necessarily Less Efficient than the Income Tax In Redistributing Income," Working Papers 1210, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  6. Dan Usher, 2011. "An Alternative Explanation of the Chance of Casting a Pivotal Vote," Working Papers 1238, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  7. Dan Usher, 2010. "Three Papers on Bargaining," Working Papers 1239, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  8. Dan Usher, 2010. "Bargaining and Voting," Working Papers 1245, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  9. Dan Usher, 2009. "Bargaining Unexplained," Working Papers 1208, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  10. Dan Usher, 2007. "The Reform of Equalization Payments," Working Papers 1121, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  11. Dan Usher, 2006. "Should the Samuelson Rule Be Modified to Account for the Marginal Cost of Public Funds?," Working Papers 1065, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  12. Dan Usher, 2004. "Comments on "The Optimal Supply of Public Goods and the Distortionary Cost of Taxation"," Working Papers 1020, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  13. Dan Usher, 2004. "The Distributive Implications of Patents on Indivisible Goods," Working Papers 1018, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  14. Dan Usher, 2003. "Testing the Citizen-Candidate Model," Working Papers 1013, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  15. Dan Usher, 2002. "The Marginal Cost of Public Funds is the Ratio of Mean Income to median Income," Working Papers 1011, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  16. Dan Usher, 2001. "Mysterious Bargaining," Working Papers 1001, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  17. Dan Usher, 2001. "Majority Rule," Levine's Working Paper Archive 563824000000000045, David K. Levine.
  18. Dan Usher, 1999. "Personal Goods, Efficiency and the Law," Working Papers 985, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  19. Dan Usher, 1998. "The Justification of Private Property," Working Papers 970, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  20. Dan Usher, 1998. "Public Provision of Indivisible Private Goods in Short Supply," Working Papers 977, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  21. Dan Usher, 1998. "The Colour of the Judge's Eyes: Efficiency as a Criterion for the Legislature and for the Courts," Working Papers 969, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  22. Dan Usher, 1993. "Education as a Deterrent to Crime," Working Papers 870, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  23. Dan Usher, 1993. "The Interests of English Canada," Working Papers 889, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  24. Dan Usher, 1990. "The Significance of the Probabilistic Voting Theorem," Working Papers 785, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  25. Dan Usher, 1990. "The Birth of the Liberal Society," Working Papers 770, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  26. Dan Usher, 1989. "Six Models of Advertising Welfare," Working Papers 756, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  27. Dan Usher, 1987. "Intensity of Preference Under Representative Government," Working Papers 686, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  28. Dan Usher, 1987. "The Rise and Fall of the Public Sector in the Estimation of the Economists," Working Papers 685, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  29. Dan Usher, 1986. "Tax Evasion and the Marginal Cost of Public Funds," Working Papers 637, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  30. Dan Usher, 1986. "The Dynastic Cycle and the Stationary State," Working Papers 671, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  31. Dan Usher & Merwan Engineer, 1986. "The Distribution of Income in a Despotic Society," Working Papers 653, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  32. Dan Usher, 1983. "Production and Predation: The Welfare Economics of Theft," Working Papers 535, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  33. Dan Usher, 1983. "Production and Predation: The Sources of Inefficiency," Working Papers 534, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  34. Dan Usher, 1982. "The Benefits and Cost of Firm-Specific Investment Grants: A Study of Five Federal Programs," Working Papers 511, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  35. Dan Usher, 1982. "The Private Cost of Public Funds: Variations on Themes by Browning, Atkinson and Stern," Working Papers 481, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  36. Dan Usher, 1979. "How Should the Redistributive Power of the State be Divided Between Federal and Provincial Governments?," Working Papers 328, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  37. Dan Usher, 1976. "The Welfare Economics of the Socialization of Commodities," Working Papers 218, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  38. Dan Usher, 1976. "The Economics of Tax Incentives to Encourage Investment, with Special Reference to Malaysia," Working Papers 219, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  39. Dan Usher, 1975. "The Problem of Equity," Working Papers 181, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  40. Dan Usher, 1974. "Consumer Surplus, Real Income and Cardinal Utility," Working Papers 146, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  41. Dan Usher, 1973. "The Suitability of the Divisia Index for the Measurement of Economic Aggregates," Working Papers 109, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  42. Dan Usher, 1973. "The Measurement of Economic Growth," Working Papers 145, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  43. Dan Usher, 1972. "The Concept of Real Income," Working Papers 99, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  44. Dan Usher, 1970. "Demand Theory and Empirical Demand Curves," Working Papers 23, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  45. Dan Usher, 1969. "The Price of Capital and the Real Rate of Interest," Working Papers 15, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
  46. Dan Usher, 1969. "The Meaning and Measurement of Aggregate Technical Change," Working Papers 12, Queen's University, Department of Economics.

Articles

  1. Dan Usher, 2012. "Bargaining unexplained," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 151(1), pages 23-41, April.
  2. Dan Usher, 2012. "Property rights, the social contract and the requirements for democratic government: reflections on The Calculus of Consent," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 152(3), pages 371-380, September.
  3. Dan Usher, 2012. "Bargaining and voting," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 151(3), pages 739-755, June.
  4. Dan Usher, 2007. "The Reform of Equalization Payments," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 33(3), pages 337-366, September.
  5. Dan Usher, 2006. "The Marginal Cost of Public Funds Is the Ratio of Mean Income to Median Income," Public Finance Review, , vol. 34(6), pages 687-711, November.
  6. Dan Usher, 2005. "Assessing the citizen – candidate model," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 125(1), pages 43-65, July.
  7. Dan Usher, 2002. "Public Provision of Indivisible Private Goods in Short Supply," Public Finance Review, , vol. 30(5), pages 385-415, September.
  8. Usher, Dan, 2001. "Personal goods, efficiency and the law," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 17(4), pages 673-703, November.
  9. Usher, Dan, 2001. " The Colour of the Judge's Eyes: Efficiency as a Criterion for the Legislature and for the Courts," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 107(3-4), pages 333-57, June.
  10. Usher, Dan, 1998. "The Coase theorem is tautological, incoherent or wrong," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 61(1), pages 3-11, October.
  11. Dan Usher, 1997. "Education as a Deterrent to Crime," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 30(2), pages 367-84, May.
  12. Dan Usher, 1996. "Rawls, rules and objectives: A critique of the two principles of justice," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 7(2), pages 103-126, June.
  13. Dan Usher, 1995. "A Reply," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 21(1), pages 94-106, March.
  14. Dan Usher, 1995. "The Interests of English Canada," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 21(1), pages 72-84, March.
  15. Usher, Dan, 1995. " Victimization, Rent-Seeking and Just Compensation," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 83(1-2), pages 1-20, April.
  16. Dan Usher, 1994. "The Significance of the Probabilistic Voting Theorem," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 27(2), pages 433-45, May.
  17. Usher, Dan, 1994. "Income and the Hamiltonian," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 40(2), pages 123-41, June.
  18. Usher, Dan, 1991. "Economic interests and institutions : Daniel W. Bromley, (Basil Blackwell, Cambridge, MA, 1989), pp. vii + 265, $49.95," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 15(1), pages 164-166, January.
  19. Usher, Dan, 1989. "The Dynastic Cycle and the Stationary State," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 79(5), pages 1031-44, December.
  20. Usher, D, 1987. "Theft as a Paradigm for Departures from Efficiency," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 39(2), pages 235-52, June.
  21. Usher, Dan, 1986. "Tax Evasion and the Marginal Cost of Public Funds," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 24(4), pages 563-86, October.
  22. Usher, Dan, 1986. "Police, Punishment, and Public Goods," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 41(1), pages 96-115.
  23. Usher, Dan, 1984. "An elephantine theory of depressions," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 6(4), pages 477-480.
  24. Usher, Dan, 1984. "An Instructive Derivation of the Expression for the Marginal Cost of Public Funds," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 39(3), pages 406-11.
  25. Dan Usher, 1980. "A Reply [How Should the Redistributive Power of the State be Divided between Federal and Provincial Governments?]," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 6(4), pages 667-669, Autumn.
  26. Usher, Dan, 1980. "The Welfare Basis of Real Income Comparisons: A Comment," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 18(4), pages 1544-47, December.
  27. Dan Usher, 1980. "How Should the Redistributive Power of the State be Divided between Federal and Provincial Governments?," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 6(1), pages 16-29, Winter.
  28. Dan Usher, 1978. "The English Response to the Prospect of the Separation of Quebec," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 4(1), pages 57-70, Winter.
  29. Usher, Dan, 1977. "Public Property and the Effects of Migration upon Other Residents of the Migrants' Countries of Origin and Destination," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 85(5), pages 1001-20, October.
  30. Usher, Dan, 1977. "The welfare economics of the socialization of commodities," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 8(2), pages 151-168, October.
  31. Usher, Dan, 1977. "The economics of tax incentives to encourage investment in less developed countries," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 4(2), pages 119-148, June.
  32. Usher, Dan, 1976. "The Measurement of Real Income," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 22(4), pages 305-29, December.
  33. Dan Usher, 1975. "Some Questions About the Regional Development Incentives Act," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 1(4), pages 557-575, Autumn.
  34. Usher, D, 1974. "The Suitability of the Divisia Index for the Measurement of Economic Aggregates," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 20(3), pages 273-88, September.
  35. Usher, Dan, 1971. "The Price of Capital and the Real Rate of Interest," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 23(1), pages 1-18, March.
  36. Dan Usher, 1970. "The Effects of Distribution Cost on Elasticities of Demand and Supply," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 3(3), pages 432-47, August.
  37. Usher, Dan, 1969. "Income as a Measure of Productivity: A Reply," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 36(143), pages 317-20, August.
  38. Usher, Dan, 1969. "On the Social Rate of Discount: Comment," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 59(5), pages 925-29, December.
  39. Dan Usher, 1961. "The Debt‐Equity Ratio," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 16(1), pages 103-104, 03.

Chapters

  1. Dan Usher, 1980. "Introduction to "The Measurement of Capital"," NBER Chapters, in: The Measurement of Capital, pages 1-22 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Dan Usher, 1976. "Measuring Real Consumption from Quantity Data, Canada 1935-1968," NBER Chapters, in: Household Production and Consumption, pages 585-647 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Dan Usher, 1973. "An Imputation to the Measure of Economic Growth for Changes in Life Expectancy," NBER Chapters, in: The Measurement of Economic and Social Performance, pages 193-232 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Books

  1. Dan Usher, 1980. "The Measurement of Capital," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number ushe80-1, October.
  2. Usher, Dan (ed.), 1980. "The Measurement of Capital," National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press, edition 0, number 9780226843001.

NEP Fields

12 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (5) 2010-05-29 2010-05-29 2010-11-06 2011-05-07 2011-05-07. Author is listed
  2. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2009-08-16
  3. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (3) 2009-08-16 2010-05-29 2010-11-06. Author is listed
  4. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (2) 2010-11-06 2011-05-07
  5. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (1) 2013-12-15
  6. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2010-05-29
  7. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2009-08-22
  8. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2013-12-15
  9. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2011-05-07
  10. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (5) 2006-02-05 2006-05-13 2007-02-24 2009-08-22 2013-12-15. Author is listed
  11. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2009-08-22
  12. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (4) 2010-05-29 2010-11-06 2011-05-07 2011-05-07. Author is listed
  13. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2013-12-15
  14. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2009-08-22
  15. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (2) 2006-02-05 2006-02-05
  16. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2007-02-24

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