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The Economic Theory of Clubs
Clubs, whether one speaks of the Girl Guides, the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, a homeowners’ association, or the Republican Party, are private organizations whose members collectivelyExpand
Intellectual Collaboration
Intellectual collaboration in science includes formal coauthorship as well as presentation of papers at workshops, seminars, and professional meetings and informal commentary from colleagues, journalExpand
An Economic Analysis of the Protestant Reformation
This paper seeks to explain the initial successes and failures of Protestantism on economic grounds. It argues that the medieval Roman Catholic Church, through doctrinal manipulation, the exclusionExpand
Crime on the Court
This paper addresses the question, What happens to the arrest rate when the number of law enforcers increases? One implication of the analysis is that arrest statistics are a poor instrumentalExpand
Sacred Trust: The Medieval Church as an Economic Firm
The Church dominated society in the Middle Ages and functioned as a quasi-government, providing public and private goods. This book is the first to examine specific institutions in the Church in theExpand
The National Collegiate Athletic Association: A Study in Cartel Behavior
Intercollegiate sports is an enterprise that annually grosses over $1 billion in income. Some schools may receive more than $20 million from athletic programs, perhaps as much as $10 million simplyExpand
Congressional Influence and Patterns of New Deal Spending, 1933-1939
T HE growth of the federal government in the United States in the twentieth century has been the subject of a spate of studies in recent years, each offering different positive interpretations ofExpand