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  1. Russell S. Sobel & Joshua C. Hall, 2014. "Has the War between the Rent Seekers Escalated?," Working Papers 14-33, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  2. Joshua C. Hall & Russell S. Sobel & George R. Crowley, 2010. "Institutions, Capital, and Growth," Working Papers 10-15, 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. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Nabamita Dutta & Sanjukta Roy & Russell S. Sobel, 2009. "Does a Free Press Nurture Entrepreneurship?," Working Papers 09-12, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  10. 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.
  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 & 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.
  13. Russell S. Sobel, 2006. "Testing Baumol: Institutional Quality and the Productivity of Entrepreneurship," Working Papers 06-06 Classification-, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  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. Peter T. Leeson & Russell S. Sobel, 2006. "Weathering Corruption," Working Papers 06-07 Classification-, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
  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. Thomas A. Garrett & Russell S. Sobel, 2002. "The political economy of FEMA disaster payments," Working Papers 2002-012, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
  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. 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.
  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.
  24. Sobel, R.S., 1992. "Are the De Facto Members of GATT Free Riders?," Working Papers 1992_11_2, Department of Economics, Florida State University.
  1. Russell S. Sobel & John A. Dove, 2016. "Analyzing the Effectiveness of State Regulatory Review," Public Finance Review, SAGE Publishing, vol. 44(4), pages 446-477, July.
  2. Nabamita Dutta & Russell Sobel, 2016. "Does corruption ever help entrepreneurship?," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 47(1), pages 179-199, June.
  3. Russell S. Sobel & Joshua Hall, 2016. "Has the War between the Rent Seekers Escalated?," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 36(1), pages 47-53, Winter.
  4. Russell S. Sobel, 2014. "The elephant in the room: why some states are refusing to expand Medicaid," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 21(17), pages 1226-1229, November.
  5. Peter Calcagno & Russell Sobel, 2014. "Regulatory costs on entrepreneurship and establishment employment size," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 42(3), pages 541-559, March.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. Christopher Coyne & Russell Sobel & John Dove, 2010. "The non-productive entrepreneurial process," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer;Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, vol. 23(4), pages 333-346, December.
  16. Russell Sobel & Nabamita Dutta & Sanjukta Roy, 2010. "Does cultural diversity increase the rate of entrepreneurship?," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer;Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, vol. 23(3), pages 269-286, September.
  17. Russell S. Sobel & Nabamita Dutta & Sanjukta Roy, 2010. "Beyond Borders: Is Media Freedom Contagious?," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 63(1), pages 133-143, 02.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  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. 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.
  22. Leeson, Peter T. & Sobel, Russell S., 2008. "Costly price discrimination," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 99(1), pages 206-208, April.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. Russell Sobel & J. Clark & Dwight Lee, 2007. "Freedom, barriers to entry, entrepreneurship, and economic progress," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer;Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, vol. 20(4), pages 221-236, December.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. Thomas A. Garrett & Russell S. Sobel, 2004. "State Lottery Revenue: The Importance of Game Characteristics," Public Finance Review, SAGE Publishing, vol. 32(3), pages 313-330, May.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. Sobel, Russell S, 2002. "Defending the Articles of Confederation: A Reply to Dougherty," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 113(3-4), pages 287-99, December.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. Randall G. Holcombe & Russell S. Sobel, 2001. "Public Policy Toward Pecuniary Externalities," Public Finance Review, SAGE Publishing, vol. 29(4), pages 304-325, July.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. 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.
  53. 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.
  54. 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.
  55. 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.
  56. Russell S. Sobel, 1997. "The Distinction Between True and Induced Free Riders: an Application to Gatt de Facto Membership," Public Finance Review, SAGE Publishing, vol. 25(4), pages 366-392, July.
  57. 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.
  58. 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.
  59. 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.
  60. 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.
  61. 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.
  62. 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.
  1. Russell S. Sobel & Nabamita Dutta & Sanjukta Roy, 2014. "Does fiscal decentralization result in a better business climate?," Chapters, in: Entrepreneurial Action, Public Policy, and Economic Outcomes, chapter 9, pages 151-176 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. Russell S. Sobel & Adam Pellillo, 2013. "The politics of elections and congressional oversight," Chapters, in: The Elgar Companion to Public Choice, Second Edition, chapter 13, pages 217-232 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  3. Russell S. Sobel & Peter T. Leeson, 2010. "The Use of Knowledge in Natural Disaster Relief Management," Chapters, in: The Political Economy of Hurricane Katrina and Community Rebound, chapter 3 Edward Elgar Publishing.
NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 18 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (4) 2006-10-14 2006-10-14 2009-12-19 2010-10-02
  2. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (3) 2006-10-14 2010-10-02 2015-01-14
  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-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (2) 2010-10-02 2010-10-02
  6. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (2) 2010-10-02 2010-10-02
  7. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (2) 2010-10-02 2010-10-02
  8. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2006-10-14
  9. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (1) 2010-10-02
  10. NEP-FDG: Financial Development & Growth (1) 2010-10-02
  11. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (1) 2010-10-02
  12. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2010-10-02
  13. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2010-10-02
  14. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (1) 2010-10-02
  15. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2002-10-18
  16. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2006-10-14
  17. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (1) 2009-12-19
  18. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2006-10-14
  19. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2010-10-02
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