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  1. Benson, B.L., 1997. "Endogenous Morality," Working Papers 1997_09_01, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  2. Benson, B.L. & Mast, B.D. & Rasmussen, D.W., 1997. "Deterring Drunk Driving Fatalities: An Economics of Crime Perspective," Working Papers 1997_03_01, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  3. Benson, B., 1997. "To Arbitrate or to Litigate: That is the Question," Working Papers 1997_04_02, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  4. Benson, B.L., 1997. "Market Alternatives for Crime Control: Entrepreneurial Responses to Government Failure," Working Papers 1997_06_01, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  5. Benson, B.L., 1997. "Arbitration in the Shadow of the Law," Working Papers 1997_03_02, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  6. Benson, B.L. & Rasmussen, D.W., 1996. "The Economist's Role In Rationalizing Drug Policy," Working Papers 1996_10_01, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  7. Benson, B.L., 1996. "7500: Arbitration," Working Papers 1996_07_02, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  8. Benson, B.L., 1996. "The Evolution of Commercial Law," Working Papers 1996_09_04, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  9. Benson, B.L., 1996. "The Law Merchant," Working Papers 1996_09_03, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  10. Benson, B.L., 1993. "Third Thoughts on Contracting Out," Working Papers 1993_07_01, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  11. Benson, B.L., 1993. "The Impetus for Recognizing Private Poverty and Adopting Ethical Behavior in a Market Economy: Natural Law, Government Law, or Evolving Self- Interest," Working Papers 1993_04_02, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  12. Benson, B.L., 1993. "Toxic Torts by Government," Working Papers 1993_04_03, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  13. Rasmussen, D.W. & Benson, B.L. & Mast, B.D., 1993. "Enterpreneurial Policy and Drug Enforcement Policy," Working Papers 1993_07_05, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  14. Benson, B.L. & Faminow, M.D. & Marquis, M.H. & Sauer, D.G., 1992. "The Impact of Provincial Marketing Boards on Pricing Dynamics in the North American Slaughter Hog Market," Working Papers 1992_12_2, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  15. Benson, B.L. & Kim, I. & Rasmussen, D.W., 1992. "Estimating Deterrence Effects: A Public Choice Perspective on the Economics of Crime Literature," Working Papers 1992_12_01, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  16. Benson, B.L. & Faminow, M.D. & Marquis, M.H. & Sauer, D.G., 1992. "A Multivariate Time Series Approach to Market Delineation and Pricing Dynamics in Spacial Competition," Working Papers 1992_12_3, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  17. Benson, B.L., 1991. "Customary law as a Social Contract Internatioanl Commercial Law," Working Papers 1991_04_10, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  18. Benson, B.L., 1991. "Lack of Cooperation in law Enforcement: Public Good Free Riding or Common pool Under-Investment?," Working Papers 1991_03_9, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  19. Benson, B.L., 1991. "Do we Want the production of Prison Services to be more "Efficient"?," Working Papers 1991_06_06, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  1. Brian Meehan & Bruce L. Benson, 2017. "Does private security affect crime?: a test using state regulations as instruments," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 49(48), pages 4911-4924, October.
  2. Bruce L. Benson, 2015. "Regulation As a Barrier to Market Provision and to Innovation: The Case of Toll Roads and Steam Carriages in England," Journal of Private Enterprise, The Association of Private Enterprise Education, vol. 30(Spring 20), pages 61-87.
  3. Brian Meehan & Bruce Benson, 2015. "The occupations of regulators influence occupational regulation: evidence from the US private security industry," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 162(1), pages 97-117, January.
  4. Benson, Bruce L. & Siddiqui, Zafar R., 2014. "Pashtunwali—Law for the lawless, defense for the stateless," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 37(C), pages 108-120.
  5. Bruce Benson, 2010. "Peter T. Leeson: The invisible hook: the hidden economics of pirates," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 145(3), pages 589-592, December.
  6. Bruce L. Benson, 2009. "Economic Dissociative Identity Disorder: The Math Gamer, the Anti-Policy Econometrician and the Narrative Political Economist," Econ Journal Watch, Econ Journal Watch, vol. 6(3), pages 364-373, September.
  7. Zimmerman, Paul R. & Benson, Bruce L., 2007. "Alcohol and rape: An "economics-of-crime" perspective," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 27(4), pages 442-473, December.
  8. Bruce L. Benson, 2007. "Private Policing And Private Roads: A Coasian Approach To Drunk-Driving Policy," Economic Affairs, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 27(4), pages 30-38, December.
  9. Bruce Benson, 2006. "Contractual nullification of economically-detrimental state-made laws," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer;Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, vol. 19(2), pages 149-187, June.
  10. Bruce L. Benson, 2004. "Property rights: Cooperation, conflict, and law, edited by Anderson, T. L. and McChesney, F. S. Princeton NJ, and Oxford, UK: Princeton University Press, 2003, x+398 pp., USD 29.95 (paper)," Managerial and Decision Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 25(8), pages 552-554.
  11. Bruce L. Benson, 2004. "Opportunities Forgone : The Unmeasurable Costs of Regulation," Journal of Private Enterprise, The Association of Private Enterprise Education, vol. 19(Spring 20), pages 1-25.
  12. Benson, Bruce L & Rasmussen, David W & Zimmerman, Paul R, 2003. "Implicit Taxes Collected by State Liquor Monopolies," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 115(3-4), pages 313-331, June.
  13. Benson, Bruce L, 2002. "Regulatory Disequilibrium and Inefficiency: The Case of Interstate Trucking," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer;Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, vol. 15(2-3), pages 229-255, June.
  14. Benson, Bruce L & Mast, Brent D, 2001. "Privately Produced General Deterrence," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 44(2), pages 725-746, October.
  15. Bruce Benson, 2001. "Roger E. Meiners and Andrew P. Morriss (Eds), The Common Law and the Environment: Rethinking the Statutory Basis for Modern Environmental Law," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 107(1), pages 189-194, April.
  16. Mast, Brent D & Benson, Bruce L & Rasmussen, David W, 2000. "Entrepreneurial Police and Drug Enforcement Policy," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 104(3-4), pages 285-308, September.
  17. Benson Bruce L., 2000. "Jurisdictional Choice in International Trade: Implications for Lex Cybernatoria," Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines, De Gruyter, vol. 10(1), pages 1-32, March.
  18. Bruce Benson & Brent Mast & David Rasmussen, 2000. "Can police deter drunk driving?," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(3), pages 357-366.
  19. Bruce L. Benson, 2000. "Private Sources of Trust and Recourse : Prerequisites for the Successful Emergence of Markets in Cyberspace," Journal of Private Enterprise, The Association of Private Enterprise Education, vol. 16(Fall 2000), pages 69-92.
  20. Benson, Bruce L, 1999. "An Economic Theory of the Evolution of Governance and the Emergence of the State," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer;Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, vol. 12(2), pages 131-160, November.
  21. Bruce L. Benson, 1999. "Polycentric Law Versus Monopolized Law : Implications from International Trade for the Potential Success of Emerging Markets," Journal of Private Enterprise, The Association of Private Enterprise Education, vol. 15(Fall 1999), pages 36-66.
  22. Benson, Bruce L. & Rasmussen, David W. & Mast, Brent D., 1999. "Deterring drunk driving fatalities: an economics of crime perspective1," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 19(2), pages 205-225, June.
  23. Bruce Benson, 1999. "To Arbitrate or To Litigate: That Is the Question," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 8(2), pages 91-151, September.
  24. Brent D. Mast & Bruce L. Benson & David W. Rasmussen, 1999. "Beer Taxation and Alcohol-Related Traffic Fatalities," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 66(2), pages 214-249, October.
  25. Benson, Bruce L. & Rasmussen, David W. & Kim, Iljoong, 1998. "Deterrence and Public Policy: Trade-Offs in the Allocation of Police Resources," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 18(1), pages 77-100, March.
  26. Bruce L. Benson, 1998. "Economic Freedom and the Evolution of Law," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 18(2), pages 209-232, Fall.
  27. Bruce Benson, 1997. "David Boaz (1997) Libertarianism: A Primer," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 8(4), pages 353-354, December.
  28. Benson, Bruce L, 1995. "An Exploration of the Impact of Modern Arbitration Statutes on the Development of Arbitration in the United States," Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Oxford University Press, vol. 11(2), pages 479-501, October.
  29. Bruce L. Benson & Merle D. Faminow & Milton H. Marquis & Douglas G. Sauer, 1995. "Delineating Spatial Markets Using Multivariate Time Series," The Review of Regional Studies, Southern Regional Science Association, vol. 25(3), pages 247-270, Winter.
  30. Benson, Bruce L & Rasmussen, David W & Sollars, David L, 1995. "Police Bureaucracies, Their Incentives, and the War on Drugs," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 83(1-2), pages 21-45, April.
  31. Bruce Benson, 1994. "Emerging from the Hobbesian jungle: Might takes and makes rights," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 5(2), pages 129-158, March.
  32. Benson, Bruce L, 1994. "Are Public Goods Really Common Pools? Considerations of the Evolution of Policing and Highways in England," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 32(2), pages 249-271, April.
  33. David L. Sollars & Bruce L. Benson & David W. Rasmussen, 1994. "Drug Enforcement and the Deterrence of Property Crime Among Local Jurisdictions," Public Finance Review, , vol. 22(1), pages 22-45, January.
  34. Bruce L. Benson & Merle D. Faminow & Milton H. Marquis & Douglas G. Sauer, 1994. "Intra-National Effects of a Countervailing Duty on the United States/Canadian Hog Market," Review of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 16(2), pages 187-201.
  35. Benson, Bruce L, 1993. "The Impetus for Recognizing Private Property and Adopting Ethical Behavior in a Market Economy: Natural Law, Government Law, or Evolving Self-Interest," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer;Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, vol. 6(2), pages 43-80.
  36. David W. Rasmussen & Bruce L. Benson & David L. Sollars, 1993. "Spatial Competition In Illicit Drug Markets: The Consequences Of Increased Drug Law Enforcement," The Review of Regional Studies, Southern Regional Science Association, vol. 23(3), pages 219-236, Winter.
  37. Bruce Benson, 1992. "Customary law as a social contract: International commercial law," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 3(1), pages 1-27, December.
  38. Benson Bruce L., 1992. "The Development Of Criminal Law Ans Its Enforcement: Public Interest Or Political Transfers?," Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines, De Gruyter, vol. 3(1), pages 1-30, March.
  39. Bruce L. Benson & David W. Rasmussen, 1991. "Relationship Between Illicit Drug Enforcement Policy And Property Crimes," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 9(4), pages 106-115, October.
  40. Merle D. Faminow & Bruce L. Benson, 1990. "Integration of Spatial Markets," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 72(1), pages 49-62.
  41. Bruce L. Benson, 1990. "Interstate Tax Competition, Incentives to Collude, and Federal Influences," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 10(1), pages 75-90, Spring/Su.
  42. Benson, Bruce L & Greenhut, Melvin L & Norman, George, 1990. "On the Basing-Point System: Reply," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 80(4), pages 963-967, September.
  43. Benson, Bruce L & Greenhut, Melvin L & Norman, George, 1990. "On the Basing-Point System," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 80(3), pages 584-588, June.
  44. Benson, Bruce L. & Cosimano, Thomas F., 1989. "Spatial competition with free entry, Chamberlinian tangencies, and social efficiency: A reevaluation," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 26(1), pages 84-89, July.
  45. Bruce Benson, 1989. "Further thoughts on rent-seeking, bureaucratic output, and the price of complements," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 63(3), pages 279-281, December.
  46. Bruce L. Benson & M. D. Faminow, 1988. "Location Choice and Urban Growth in a Rent-Seeking Society," Public Finance Review, , vol. 16(2), pages 158-177, April.
  47. Bruce L. Benson, 1988. "An Institutional Explanation for Corruption of Criminal Justice Officials," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 8(1), pages 139-163, Spring/Su.
  48. Benson, Bruce L. & Faminow, M. D., 1988. "The impact of experience on prices and profits in experimental duopoly markets," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 9(4), pages 345-365, June.
  49. Bruce Benson & Jean Mitchell, 1988. "Rent seekers who demand government production: Bureaucratic output and the price of complements," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 56(1), pages 3-16, January.
  50. Benson, Bruce L., 1988. "Corruption in law enforcement: one consequence of "The tragedy of the commons" arising with public allocation processes," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 8(1), pages 73-84, June.
  51. Merle D. Faminow & Bruce L. Benson, 1987. "Price Reporting in Experimental Markets," Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, Canadian Agricultural Economics Society/Societe canadienne d'agroeconomie, vol. 35(2), pages 357-371, 07.
  52. Bruce L. Benson & M. L. Greenhut, 1987. "Interest Groups and the Antitrust Paradox," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 6(3), pages 801-817, Winter.
  53. Benson, Bruce L. & Hartigan, James C., 1987. "Tariffs and location specific income redistribution," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 17(2), pages 223-243.
  54. Benson, Bruce L & Faminow, M D, 1986. "The Incentives to Organize and Demand Regulation: Two Ends against the Middle," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 24(3), pages 473-484, July.
  55. Bruce L. Benson & M. D. Faminow, 1986. "Regulatory Transfers in Canadian/American Agriculture: The Case of Supply Management," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 6(1), pages 271-294, Spring/Su.
  56. Benson, Bruce L & Johnson, Ronald N, 1986. "The Lagged Impact of State and Local Taxes on Economic Activity and Political Behavior," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 24(3), pages 389-401, July.
  57. Benson, Bruce L, 1985. "Free Market Congestion Tolls: A Correction [Spatial Price Theory and an Efficient Congestion Toll Established by the Free Market]," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 23(2), pages 361-362, April.
  58. Bruce L. Benson & Merle D. Faminow, 1985. "An Alternative View of Pricing in Retail Food Markets," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 67(2), pages 296-306.
  59. Benson, Bruce L. & Hartigan, James C., 1984. "An explanation of intra-industry trade in identical commodities," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 2(2), pages 85-97, June.
  60. Benson, Bruce L., 1984. "The level of average production cost chosen by a multiplant spatial monopolist," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 14(1), pages 37-44, February.
  61. M.D. Faminow & Bruce L. Benson, 1984. "Rent Seeking and Supply Management in Canadian Agriculture," Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, Canadian Agricultural Economics Society/Societe canadienne d'agroeconomie, vol. 32(3), pages 548-558, November.
  62. Benson, Bruce L, 1984. "Spatial Price Theory and an Efficient Congestion Toll Established by the Free Market," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 22(2), pages 244-252, April.
  63. Benson, Bruce L, 1984. "On the Ability of Spatial Competitors to Price Discriminate," Journal of Industrial Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 33(2), pages 251-255, December.
  64. Benson, Bruce L., 1984. "Spatial competition with free entry, Chamberlinian tangencies, and social efficiency," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(3), pages 270-286, May.
  65. Benson, Bruce L. & Hartigan, James C., 1983. "Tariffs which lower price in the restricting country : An analysis of spatial markets," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(1-2), pages 117-133, August.
  66. Bruce Benson, 1983. "Logrolling and high demand committee review," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 41(3), pages 427-434, January.
  67. Benson, Bruce L, 1980. "Loschian Competition under Alternative Demand Conditions," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 70(5), pages 1098-1105, December.
  1. Bruce L. Benson, 2011. "The Law Merchant’s Story: How Romantic is it?," Chapters,in: Law, Economics and Evolutionary Theory, chapter 3 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. Bruce L. Benson & Paul R. Zimmerman, 2010. "Conclusion," Chapters,in: Handbook on the Economics of Crime, chapter 20 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  3. Bruce L. Benson, 2010. "The Allocation of Police," Chapters,in: Handbook on the Economics of Crime, chapter 8 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  4. Mark Thornton & Bruce L. Benson & Simon W. Bowmaker, 2005. "Economics of drug liberalization," Chapters,in: Economics Uncut, chapter 3 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  5. Bruce L. Benson & Simon W. Bowmaker, 2005. "Economics of crime," Chapters,in: Economics Uncut, chapter 4 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  6. Bruce L. Benson & Fred S. McChesney, 2004. "Corruption," Chapters,in: The Elgar Companion to the Economics of Property Rights, chapter 15 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  7. Bruce L. Benson, 2001. "Law and economics," Chapters,in: The Elgar Companion to Public Choice, chapter 26 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  8. Bruce L. Benson, 1994. "Legal philosophy," Chapters,in: The Elgar Companion to Austrian Economics, chapter 39 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  1. Bruce L. Benson & Paul R. Zimmerman (ed.), 2010. "Handbook on the Economics of Crime," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 13180.
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