Research/CV

Research Interests

I work on economic growth and inequality, institutions, development, conflict, and finance.

Publications

For information on published or accepted papers please see my cv, REPEC Page, or Google Scholar .

My recently published papers include:

More on the Impact of Economic Freedom on the Black-White Income Gap (with Gary Hoover and Dan Giedeman). Public Finance Review, Forthcoming. Paper

A Note on Economic Freedom and Political Ideology (with Ji Gu, Gary Hoover and Dan Giedeman). Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 24(13), 928-931, 2017. Paper

Military Spending and Growth: The Role of Institutions (with Bryan Paterson). Defence and Peace Economics,Vol. 27(3), 301-322, 2016. Paper

The Impact of Economic Freedom on the Black/White Income Gap (with Gary Hoover and Daniel Giedeman). American Economic Review, Vol. 105 (5) P&P,587-92,2015. Paper

Economic Freedom and Social Capital. (with Art Carden and Jeremy Jackson).Applied Economics, Vol. 47(54), 5853-5867, 2015. Paper

To receive a copy of any of my pre-2015 publications, send an email to rcompton@wustl.edu or visit my Researchgate page.

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