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First Name: Gary
Middle Name: D.
Last Name: Libecap
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Working papers

  1. Gary D. Libecap, 2013. "Addressing Global Environmental Externalities: Transaction Costs Considerations," NBER Working Papers 19501, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. R. Quentin Grafton & Clay Landry & Gary D. Libecap & Sam McGlennon & Robert O'Brien, 2010. "An Integrated Assessment of Water Markets: Australia, Chile, China, South Africa and the USA," NBER Working Papers 16203, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Terry L. Anderson & Ragnar Arnason & Gary D. Libecap, 2010. "Efficiency Advantages of Grandfathering in Rights-Based Fisheries Management," NBER Working Papers 16519, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. R. Quentin Grafton & Clay Landry & Gary D. Libecap & Robert J. O'Brien, 2010. "Water Markets: Australia's Murray-Darling Basin and the US Southwest," NBER Working Papers 15797, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Gary D. Libecap, 2010. "Institutional Path Dependence in Climate Adaptation: Coman's “Some Unsettled Problems of Irrigation”," NBER Working Papers 16324, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Lee J. Alston & Gary D. Libecap & Bernardo Mueller, 2010. "Interest Groups, Information Manipulation in the Media, and Public Policy: The Case of the Landless Peasants Movement in Brazil," NBER Working Papers 15865, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Gary D. Libecap & Dean Lueck & Trevor O'Grady, 2010. "Large Scale Institutional Changes: Land Demarcation Within the British Empire," NBER Working Papers 15820, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Gary D. Libecap & Dean Lueck, 2009. "The Demarcation of Land and the Role of Coordinating Institutions," NBER Working Papers 14942, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  9. Zeynep K. Hansen & Gary D. Libecap & Scott E. Lowe, 2009. "Climate Variability and Water Infrastructure: Historical Experience in the Western United States," NBER Working Papers 15558, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  10. R. Quentin Grafton & Clay Landry & Gary D. Libecap & R.J. (Bob) O’Brien, 2009. "Water Markets and Scarcity: Australia’s Murray Darling Basin and the US Southwest," Environmental Economics Research Hub Research Reports 0947, Environmental Economics Research Hub, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University.
  11. Jedidiah Brewer & Robert Glennon & Alan Ker & Gary D. Libecap, 2007. "Water Markets in the West: Prices, Trading, and Contractual Forms," NBER Working Papers 13002, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. Gary D. Libecap, 2007. "Open-Access Losses and Delay in the Assignment of Property Rights," NBER Working Papers 13642, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  13. Gary D. Libecap, 2006. "The Assignment of Property Rights on the Western Frontier: Lessons for Contemporary Environmental and Resource Policy," NBER Working Papers 12598, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  14. Gary D. Libecap, 2005. "Chinatown: Transaction Costs in Water Rights Exchanges. The Owens Valley Transfer to Los Angeles," ICER Working Papers 16-2005, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.
  15. Lee J. Alston & Gary D. Libecap & Bernardo Mueller, 2005. "How Interest Groups with Limited Resources can Influence Political Outcomes: Information Control and the Landless Peasant Movement in Brazil," ICER Working Papers 15-2005, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.
  16. Gary D. Libecap, 2004. "Transaction Costs: Valuation Disputes, Bi-Lateral Monopoly Bargaining and Third-Party Effects in Water Rights Exchanges. The Owens Valley Transfer to Los Angeles," NBER Working Papers 10801, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  17. Marc T. Law & Gary D. Libecap, 2004. "The Determinants of Progressive Era Reform: The Pure Food and Drugs Act of 1906," NBER Working Papers 10984, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  18. Gary D. Libecap, 2003. "State Regulation of Open-Access, Common-Pool Resources," ICER Working Papers 19-2003, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.
  19. Zeynep K. Hansen & Gary D. Libecap, 2003. "Small Farms, Externalities, and the Dust Bowl of the 1930's," NBER Working Papers 10055, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  20. Gary D. Libecap & Marc T. Law, 2003. "Corruption and Reform? The Emergence of the 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act and the 1906 Meat Inspection Act," ICER Working Papers 20-2003, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.
  21. Gary D. Libecap & James L. Smith, 2002. "The economic evolution of petroleum property rights in the United States," ICER Working Papers 25-2002, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.
  22. Gary D. Libecap & Zeynep Kocabiyik Hansen, 2001. ""Rain Follows the Plow" and Dryfarming Doctrine: The Climate Information Problem and Homestead Failure in the Upper Great Plains, 1890-1925," ICER Working Papers 03-2002, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.
  23. Gary Libecap & James L. Smith, 2001. "Political constraints on government cartelization: the case of oil production regulation in Texas and Saudi Arabia," ICER Working Papers 16-2001, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.
  24. Gary Libecap & James L. Smith, 2001. "The economic evolution of petroleum property rights in the United States: a test of the Demsetz hypothesis," ICER Working Papers 14-2001, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.
  25. Ronald N. Johnson & Gary D. Libecap, 2001. "Transactions Costs and Coalition Stability under Majority Rule," ICER Working Papers 04-2002, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.
  26. Gary D. Libecap & James L. Smith, 1999. "The Self-Enforcing Provisions of Oil and Gas Unit Operating Agreements: Theory and Evidence," NBER Working Papers 7142, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  27. Gary D. Libecap, 1997. "The Great Depression and the Regulating State: Federal Government Regulation of Agriculture: 1884-1970," NBER Working Papers 5986, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  28. Lee J. Alston & Gary D. Libecap & Robert Schneider, 1996. "The Determinants and Impact of Property Rights: Land Titles on the Brazilian Frontier," NBER Working Papers 5405, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  29. Gary D. Libecap, 1991. "The Rise of the Chicago Packers and the Origins of Meat Inspection and Antitrust," NBER Historical Working Papers 0029, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Articles

  1. Jedidiah Brewer & Robert Glennon & Alan Ker & Gary Libecap, 2008. "2006 Presidential Address Water Markets In The West: Prices, Trading, And Contractual Forms," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 46(2), pages 91-112, 04.
  2. Libecap, Gary D., 2007. "The Assignment of Property Rights on the Western Frontier: Lessons for Contemporary Environmental and Resource Policy," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 67(02), pages 257-291, June.
  3. Hansen, Zeynep K. & Libecap, Gary D., 2004. "The allocation of property rights to land: US land policy and farm failure in the northern great plains," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 41(2), pages 103-129, April.
  4. Zeynep K. Hansen & Gary D. Libecap, 2004. "Small Farms, Externalities, and the Dust Bowl of the 1930s," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 112(3), pages 665-694, June.
  5. Libecap, Gary D., 2004. "A History of Public Sector Pensions in the United States. By Robert L. Clark, Lee A Craig, and Jack W. Wilson. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003. Pp. ix, 259. $49.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 64(01), pages 267-268, March.
  6. Ronald N. Johnson & Gary D. Libecap, 2003. "Transaction Costs and Coalition Stability under Majority Rule," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 41(2), pages 193-207, April.
  7. Libecap, Gary D., 2003. "Redefining Efficiency: Pollution Concerns, Regulatory Mechanisms, and Technological Change in the U.S. Petroleum Industry. By Hugh S. Gorman. Series on Technology and the Environment. Series Editors, ," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 63(01), pages 294-295, March.
  8. Libecap, Gary D & Smith, James L, 2002. "The Economic Evolution of Petroleum Property Rights in the United States," The Journal of Legal Studies, University of Chicago Press, vol. 31(2), pages S589-608, June.
  9. Libecap, Gary D., 2002. "Oil in Texas: The Gusher Age, 1895 1945. By Diana Davids Olien and Roger M. Olien. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2002. Pp. xi, 307. $39.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 62(02), pages 621-622, June.
  10. Libecap, Gary D. & Hansen, Zeynep Kocabiyik, 2002. "And Dryfarming Doctrine: The Climate Information Problem And Homestead Failure In The Upper Great Plains, 1890 1925," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 62(01), pages 86-120, March.
  11. Ronald N. Johnson & Gary D. Libecap, 2001. "Information distortion and competitive remedies in government transfer programs: The case of ethanol," Economics of Governance, Springer, vol. 2(2), pages 101-134, 07.
  12. Alston, Lee J. & Libecap, Gary D. & Mueller, Bernardo, 2000. "Land Reform Policies, the Sources of Violent Conflict, and Implications for Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 39(2), pages 162-188, March.
  13. Alexander, Barbara & Libecap, Gary D., 2000. "The Effect of Cost Heterogeneity in the Success and Failure of the New Deal's Agricultural and Industrial Programs," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 37(4), pages 370-400, October.
  14. Libecap, Gary D & Smith, James L, 1999. "The Self-Enforcing Provisions of Oil and Gas Unit Operating Agreements: Theory and Evidence," Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Oxford University Press, vol. 15(2), pages 526-48, July.
  15. Alston, Lee J & Libecap, Gary D & Schneider, Robert, 1996. "The Determinants and Impact of Property Rights: Land Titles on the Brazilian Frontier," Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Oxford University Press, vol. 12(1), pages 25-61, April.
  16. Hoffman, Elizabeth & Libecap, Gary D, 1995. "The Failure of Government-Sponsored Cartels and Development of Federal Farm Policy," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 33(3), pages 365-82, July.
  17. Mueller, Bernardo & Alston, Lee & Libecap, Gary D. & Schneider, Robert, 1994. "Land, property rights and privatization in Brazil," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 34(Supplemen), pages 261-280.
  18. Johnson Ronald N. & Libecap Gary D., 1994. "Patronage to Merit and Control of the Federal Government Labor Force," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 91-119, January.
  19. Libecap, Gary D, 1992. "The Rise of the Chicago Packers and the Origins of Meat Inspection and Antitrust," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 30(2), pages 242-62, April.
  20. Libecap, Gary D., 1992. "Economic analysis of property rights : Yoram Barzel, (Cambridge University Press, New York, 1989) pp xi+122, $2995, cloth, $1095, paper," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 18(1), pages 147-149, June.
  21. Libecap, Gary D., 1991. "The lever of riches: Technological creativity and economic progress : , New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1990. ix + 328 pp., index, $24.95," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(4), pages 742-744, December.
  22. Johnson, Ronald N & Libecap, Gary D, 1991. " Public Sector Employee Voter Participation and Salaries," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 68(1-3), pages 137-50, January.
  23. Libecap, Gary D., 1990. "Non-renewable resources extraction programs and markets : , Chur, Switzerland: Harwood Academic Publishers, 1989. ix + 147 pp. $48.00," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 14(2), pages 345-346, June.
  24. Johnson, Ronald N & Libecap, Gary D, 1989. "Bureaucratic Rules, Supervisor Behavior, and the Effect on Salaries in the Federal Government," Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Oxford University Press, vol. 5(1), pages 53-82, Spring.
  25. Johnson, Ronald N & Libecap, Gary D, 1989. "Agency Growth, Salaries and the Protected Bureaucrat," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 27(3), pages 431-51, July.
  26. Wiggins, Steven N & Libecap, Gary D, 1987. "Firm Heterogeneities and Cartelization Efforts in Domestic Crude Oil," Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Oxford University Press, vol. 3(1), pages 1-25, Spring.
  27. Libecap, Gary D., 1986. "Property rights in economic history: Implications for research," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 23(3), pages 227-252, July.
  28. Wiggins, Steven N & Libecap, Gary D, 1985. "Oil Field Unitization: Contractual Failure in the Presence of Imperfect Information," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 75(3), pages 368-85, June.
  29. Libecap, Gary D & Wiggins, Steven N, 1985. "The Influence of Private Contractual Failure on Regulation: The Case of Oil Field Unitization," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 93(4), pages 690-714, August.
  30. Libecap, Gary D & Wiggins, Steven N, 1984. "Contractual Responses to the Common Pool: Prorationing of Crude Oil Production," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 74(1), pages 87-98, March.
  31. Libecap, Gary D. & Alter, George, 1982. "Agricultural productivity, partible inheritance, and the demographic response to rural poverty: An examination of the Spanish southwest," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 19(2), pages 184-200, April.
  32. Johnson, Ronald N & Libecap, Gary D, 1982. "Contracting Problems and Regulation: The Case of the Fishery," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 72(5), pages 1005-22, December.
  33. Johnson, Ronald N. & Libecap, Gary D., 1980. "Efficient markets and great lakes timber: A conservation issue reexamined," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 17(4), pages 372-385, October.
  34. Libecap, Gary D & Johnson, Ronald N, 1980. "Legislating Commons: The Navajo Tribal Council and the Navajo Range," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 18(1), pages 69-86, January.

Chapters

  1. Zeynep K. Hansen & Gary D. Libecap & Scott E. Lowe, 2011. "Climate Variability and Water Infrastructure: Historical Experience in the Western United States," NBER Chapters, in: The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present, pages 253-280 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Gary D. Libecap & Richard H. Steckel, 2011. "Climate Change: Adaptations in Historical Perspective," NBER Chapters, in: The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present, pages 1-22 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Marc Law & Gary D. Libecap, 2006. "The Determinants of Progressive Era Reform. The Pure Food and Drugs Act of 1906," NBER Chapters, in: Corruption and Reform: Lessons from America's Economic History, pages 319-342 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Gary D. Libecap, 1998. "The Great Depression and the Regulating State: Federal Government Regulation of Agriculture, 1884-1970," NBER Chapters, in: The Defining Moment: The Great Depression and the American Economy in the Twentieth Century, pages 181-224 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Ronald N. Johnson & Gary D. Libecap, 1994. "Index," NBER Chapters, in: The Federal Civil Service System and The Problem of Bureaucracy, pages 223-230 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Ronald N. Johnson & Gary D. Libecap, 1994. "The Continuing Political Conflict over Control of Federal Employees and the Requirement for Further Institutional Change," NBER Chapters, in: The Federal Civil Service System and The Problem of Bureaucracy, pages 48-75 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Claudia Goldin & Gary D. Libecap, 1994. "Introduction to "The Regulated Economy: A Historical Approach to Political Economy"," NBER Chapters, in: The Regulated Economy: A Historical Approach to Political Economy, pages 1-12 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Ronald N. Johnson & Gary D. Libecap, 1994. "Appendix C: Appendix to Chapter 5," NBER Chapters, in: The Federal Civil Service System and The Problem of Bureaucracy, pages 198-202 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  9. Ronald N. Johnson & Gary D. Libecap, 1994. "Explaining the Success of Federal Employees as an Interest Group," NBER Chapters, in: The Federal Civil Service System and The Problem of Bureaucracy, pages 126-153 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  10. Ronald N. Johnson & Gary D. Libecap, 1994. "The "Problem of Bureaucracy"," NBER Chapters, in: The Federal Civil Service System and The Problem of Bureaucracy, pages 1-11 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Ronald N. Johnson & Gary D. Libecap, 1994. "References," NBER Chapters, in: The Federal Civil Service System and The Problem of Bureaucracy, pages 205-222 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. Elizabeth Hoffman & Gary D. Libecap, 1994. "Political Bargaining and Cartelization in the New Deal: Orange Marketing Orders," NBER Chapters, in: The Regulated Economy: A Historical Approach to Political Economy, pages 189-222 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  13. Ronald N. Johnson & Gary D. Libecap, 1994. "The Rise of Federal Employees as an Interest Group: The Early Years," NBER Chapters, in: The Federal Civil Service System and The Problem of Bureaucracy, pages 76-95 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  14. Ronald N. Johnson & Gary D. Libecap, 1994. "Appendix D: Appendix to Chapter 6," NBER Chapters, in: The Federal Civil Service System and The Problem of Bureaucracy, pages 202-204 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  15. Ronald N. Johnson & Gary D. Libecap, 1994. "Appendix B: Appendix to Chapter 3," NBER Chapters, in: The Federal Civil Service System and The Problem of Bureaucracy, pages 196-197 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  16. Ronald N. Johnson & Gary D. Libecap, 1994. "Appendix A: Appendix to Chapter 2," NBER Chapters, in: The Federal Civil Service System and The Problem of Bureaucracy, pages 189-196 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  17. Ronald N. Johnson & Gary D. Libecap, 1994. "The Economics and Politics of Institutional Change in the Political Arena," NBER Chapters, in: The Federal Civil Service System and The Problem of Bureaucracy, pages 177-188 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  18. Ronald N. Johnson & Gary D. Libecap, 1994. "The Maturation of Federal Employees as an Interest Group," NBER Chapters, in: The Federal Civil Service System and The Problem of Bureaucracy, pages 96-125 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  19. Ronald N. Johnson & Gary D. Libecap, 1994. "The Implications of a Protected Bureaucracy," NBER Chapters, in: The Federal Civil Service System and The Problem of Bureaucracy, pages 154-176 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  20. Ronald N. Johnson & Gary D. Libecap, 1994. "Replacing Political Patronage with Merit: The Roles of the President and the Congress in the Origins of the Federal Civil Service System," NBER Chapters, in: The Federal Civil Service System and The Problem of Bureaucracy, pages 12-47 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Books

  1. Gary D. Libecap & Richard H. Steckel, 2011. "The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number libe10-1, October.
  2. Ronald N. Johnson & Gary D. Libecap, 1994. "The Federal Civil Service System and The Problem of Bureaucracy," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number john94-1, October.
  3. Claudia Goldin & Gary D. Libecap, 1994. "The Regulated Economy: A Historical Approach to Political Economy," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number gold94-1, October.

NEP Fields

16 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (6) 2000-07-03 2005-07-25 2006-11-04 2007-04-09 2009-12-11 2013-10-11. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (2) 2010-04-11 2013-10-11
  3. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2004-12-20
  4. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (3) 1999-06-08 2006-11-04 2013-10-11
  5. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (8) 1999-06-08 2000-07-03 2006-11-04 2007-04-09 2007-12-01 2009-12-11 2010-04-17 2013-10-11. Author is listed
  6. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2004-12-20
  7. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (1) 1999-06-08
  8. NEP-IPR: Intellectual Property Rights (1) 2007-12-01
  9. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (2) 1999-06-08 2007-04-09
  10. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 1999-06-08
  11. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (2) 2005-07-25 2010-04-11
  12. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2004-12-20
  13. NEP-RES: Resource Economics (4) 2003-07-13 2004-09-30 2005-07-25 2010-11-13. Author is listed
  14. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2005-07-25

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