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