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The Economics of Law Enforcement and Crime

Not as I Do: Hypocrisy Aversion and Optimal Punishment of Common Offenses
Current Working Paper, (with Greg DeAngelo and Bryan McCannon)

The Minimum Wage, EITC, and Criminal Recidivism
Current Working Paper, (with Amanda Agan)

A Proposal to End Regressive Taxation Through Law Enforcement
POLICY PROPOSAL 2019-06 The Hamilton Project, The Brookings Institute, 2019

To Serve and Collect: The Fiscal and Racial Determinants of Law Enforcement
Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming (with Thomas Stratmann and Alex Tabarrok)

Determinants of Traffic Citations: Political Economy at Any Speed 
American Economic Review, 2009 (with Thomas Stratmann)

More Tickets, Fewer Accidents: How Cash-Strapped Towns make for Safer Roads
Journal of Law and Economics, 2011 (with Thomas Stratmann) 

The Determinants of Federal and State Enforcement of Workplace Safety Regulations: OSHA Inspections 1993-2010
Journal of Regulatory Economics, (2014), Volume 45, Issue 1, Pages 1- 33 (lead article, with Juergen Jung)

Club Goods and Religion 

Embezzlement, Whistleblowing, and Organizational Structure
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2018 (with Siyu Wang)

Endogenous Group Formation through Unproductive Costs
Review of Economic Studies, 2013, (lead article, with Jason Aimone, Laurence Iannaccone, and Jared Rubin)

The Evolution of Power and the Divergence of Cooperative Norms
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2016  (with Paul Smaldino) 

Emergent Extremism in a Multi-Agent Model of Religious Clubs
Economic Inquiry, 2012

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