Recent Submissions

  • The Elementary Education Act of 1870: Landmark or Transition 

    Mitch, David (Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 2019-04-11)
    The Education Act of 1870 was only one of several factors contributing to the onset of universal schooling and literacy in England. Much of the growth of state involvement in the provision of elementary schooling occurred ...
  • Are Public Sector Workers in Developing Countries Overpaid? Evidence from a New Global Data Set 

    Gindling, T. H.; Hasnain, Zahid; Newhouse, David Locke; Shi, Rong (Elsevier Inc., 2019-02-25)
    This paper examines the public sector wage premium using nationally representative household surveys from 91 countries. The public sector generally pays a wage premium compared to all private sector salaried employees, but ...
  • The Contributions of Robert Fogel to Cliometrics 

    Mitch, David (Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, 2018-10-27)
    Robert Fogel was one of the earliest and most forceful advocates for the use of quantitative methods and economic theory in the study of economic history and long-term economic change. He demonstrated through his work on ...
  • Should Antitrust Go Beyond “Antitrust”? 

    Brennan, Timothy J. (Sage, 2018)
    Numerous observers, from all sides of the political spectrum, have proposed alternatives to economic efficiency as objectives for antitrust enforcement and decisions. A list includes fairness, inequality, labor share of ...