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First Name: Donald
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Last Name: Wittman
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RePEc Short-ID: pwi131

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Homepage: http://wittman.blogspot.com/
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Economics Department
University of California-Santa Cruz (UCSC)
Location: Santa Cruz, California (United States)
Homepage: http://econ.ucsc.edu/
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Phone: (831) 459-2743
Fax: (831) 459-5077
Postal: Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Handle: RePEc:edi:ecucsus (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Wittman, Donald, 2012. "Strategic Behavior and Organizational Structure in Religions," Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series qt0r38m12v, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz.
  2. Wittman, Donald, 2005. "Is Status Quo Bias Consistent With Downward Sloping Demand?," Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series qt2rk9t2ck, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz.
  3. Wittman, Donald, 2005. "Candidate Quality, Pressure Group Endorsements, And The Nature Of Political Advertising," Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series qt2tw043ff, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz.
  4. Wittman, Donald, 2005. "The Organization Of Family Interactions: Minimizing Transaction Costs And Strategic Behavior," Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series qt9xg179zp, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz.
  5. Wittman, Donald, 2005. "Voting on Income Redistribution: How a Little Bit of Altruism Creates Transitivity," Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series qt6x11511s, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz.
  6. Wittman, Donald, 2005. "Pressure Groups And Political Advertising: How Uninformed Voters Can Use Strategic Rules Of Thumb," Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series qt7t32483f, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz.
  7. Daniel Friedman & Donald Wittman, 2003. "Litigation with Symmetric Bargaining and Two-Sided Incomplete Information," CESifo Working Paper Series 1001, CESifo Group Munich.
  8. Brams, Steven J. & Wittman, DOnald, 1980. "Nonmyoptic Equilibria," Working Papers 80-10, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University.

Articles

  1. Donald Wittman, 2009. "How Pressure Groups Activate Voters and Move Candidates Closer to the Median," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 119(540), pages 1324-1343, October.
  2. Donald Wittman, 2008. "Is Status Quo Bias Consistent With Downward-Sloping Demand?," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 46(2), pages 283-288, 04.
  3. Donald Wittman, 2008. "Targeted political advertising and strategic behavior by uninformed voters," Economics of Governance, Springer, vol. 9(1), pages 87-100, January.
  4. Daniel Friedman & Donald Wittman, 2007. "Litigation with Symmetric Bargaining and Two-Sided Incomplete Information," Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Oxford University Press, vol. 23(1), pages 98-126, April.
  5. Wittman, Donald, 2007. "Candidate quality, pressure group endorsements and the nature of political advertising," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 23(2), pages 360-378, June.
  6. Donald Wittman, 2005. "Reply to Caplan: On the Methodology of Testing for Voter Irrationality," Econ Journal Watch, Econ Journal Watch, vol. 2(1), pages 22-31, April.
  7. Donald Wittman, 2005. "The Internal Organization of the Family: Economic Analysis and Psychological Advice," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 58(1), pages 121-144, 02.
  8. Donald Wittman, 2005. "Valence characteristics, costly policy and the median-crossing property: A diagrammatic exposition," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 124(3), pages 365-382, September.
  9. Donald Wittman, 2005. "Second Reply to Caplan: The Power and the Glory of the Median Voter," Econ Journal Watch, Econ Journal Watch, vol. 2(2), pages 186-195, August.
  10. Donald A. Wittman (ed.), 2004. "Book Reviews," De Economist, Springer, vol. 152(1), pages 133-145, 03.
    • 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.
  11. Donald Wittman, 2003. "Lay Juries, Professional Arbitrators, and the Arbitrator Selection Hypothesis," American Law and Economics Review, Oxford University Press, vol. 5(1), pages 61-93.
  12. Nirvikar Singh & Donald Wittman, 2001. "original papers : Implementation with partial verification," Review of Economic Design, Springer, vol. 6(1), pages 63-84.
  13. Nirvikar Singh & Donald Wittman, 2001. "Contests where there is variation in the marginal productivity of effort," Economic Theory, Springer, vol. 18(3), pages 711-744.
  14. Wittman, Donald, et al, 1997. "Learning Liability Rules," The Journal of Legal Studies, University of Chicago Press, vol. 26(1), pages 145-64, January.
  15. Friedman, Daniel & Wittman, Donald, 1995. "Why voters vote for incumbents but against incumbency: A rational choice explanation," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 57(1), pages 67-83, May.
  16. Wittman, Donald, 1993. "Nash equilibrium vs. maximin : A comparative game statics analysis," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 9(4), pages 559-565, November.
  17. Wittman, Donald, 1991. "Nations and States: Mergers and Acquisitions; Dissolutions and Divorce," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 81(2), pages 126-29, May.
  18. Wittman, Donald, 1989. "Why Democracies Produce Efficient Results," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 97(6), pages 1395-1424, December.
  19. Nirvikar Singh & Donald Wittman, 1988. "Economic Contests with Incomplete Information and Optimal Contest Design," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 34(4), pages 528-540, April.
  20. Wittman, Donald, 1988. "Dispute Resolution, Bargaining, and the Selection of Cases for Trial: A Study of the Generation of Biased and Unbiased Data," The Journal of Legal Studies, University of Chicago Press, vol. 17(2), pages 313-52, June.
  21. Donald Wittman, 1986. "Final-Offer Arbitration," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 32(12), pages 1551-1561, December.
  22. Wittman, Donald, 1986. "The Price of Negligence under Differing Liability Rules," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 29(1), pages 151-63, April.
  23. Wittman, Donald, 1985. "Should compensation be based on costs or benefits?," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 5(2), pages 173-185, December.
  24. Wittman, Donald, 1985. "Pigovian taxes which work in the small-number case," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 12(2), pages 144-154, June.
  25. Wittman, Donald, 1985. "Counter-intuitive results in game theory," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 1(1), pages 77-89.
  26. Donald Wittman, 1984. "Liability for Harm or Restitution for Benefit?," The Journal of Legal Studies, University of Chicago Press, vol. 13(1), pages 57-80, January.
  27. Wittman, Donald, 1983. "The Peak Income Hypothesis: An Econometric Reinvestigation," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 65(2), pages 358-60, May.
  28. Wittman, Donald, 1982. "Efficient Rules in Highway Safety and Sports Activity," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 72(1), pages 78-90, March.
  29. White, Michelle J & Wittman, Donald, 1982. "Pollution Taxes and Optimal Spatial Location," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 49(195), pages 297-311, August.
  30. Wittman, Donald, 1977. "Candidates with policy preferences: A dynamic model," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 14(1), pages 180-189, February.
  31. Wittman, Donald, 1975. "Determinants of Participation in Presidential Elections: Comment," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 18(3), pages 735-41, December.
  32. Donald Wittman, 1974. "Two Views of Procedure," The Journal of Legal Studies, University of Chicago Press, vol. 3(1), pages 249-256, January.

Books

  1. Weingast, Barry R. & Wittman, Donald, 2008. "The Oxford Handbook of Political Economy," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199548477, September.
  2. Wittman,Donald, 2006. "Economic Foundations of Law and Organization," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521685245.
  3. Wittman, Donald A., 1997. "The Myth of Democratic Failure," University of Chicago Press Economics Books, University of Chicago Press, edition 1, number 9780226904238, August.

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1 paper by this author was announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2004-05-02. Author is listed

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