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Michael Makowsky Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Makowsky, M. D. (2012). Emergent Extremism in a Multi-Agent Model of Religious Clubs , 50(2), 327-347. doi:10.1111/j.1465-7295.2009.00262.x
  2. Makowsky, M. D. (2011). A theory of liberal churches. Mathematical Social Sciences, 61(1), 41-51. doi:
  3. Makowsky, M. D. (2011). Religion, clubs, and emergent social divides. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 80(1), 74-87. doi:
  4. Makowsky, M. D., & Stratmann, T. (2009). Political economy at any speed: What determines traffic citations? The American Economic Review, 99(1), 509-527.
  5. Makowsky, M. D., & Wagner, R. E. (2009). From scholarly idea to budgetary institution: The emergence of cost-benefit analysis doi:
  6. Iannaccone, L.R., & Makowsky, M. D. (2007). Accidental atheists? agent-based explanations for the persistence of religious regionalism. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 46(1), 1-16.
  7. Levy, David M. and Makowsky, Michael D., Innovation, Price Dispersion, and Emergent Increasing Returns to Scale (August 9, 2007).
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  8. Makowsky, Michael (2006). ‘An Agent-Based Model of Mortality Shocks, Intergenerational Effects and Urban Crime’. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 9(2)7

Working Papers

  1. The Determinants of Federal and State Enforcement of Workplace Safety Regulations: OSHA Inspections 1993-2010 (with Juergen Jung)  Journal of Regulatory Economics, Forthcoming
  2. Increasing Returns to Scale, Price Dispersion, and the Distribution of Returns to Innovation (with David Levy) Macroeconomic Dynamics, Forthcoming
  3. Endogenous Group Formation through Unproductive Costs (with Jason Aimone, Laurence Iannaccone, and Jared Rubin)  Review of Economic Studies, Forthcoming
  4. Political Costs and Fiscal Benefits: The Political Economy of Residential Property Value Assessment under Proposition 2 1/2 (with Shane Sanders) Economics Letters, Forthcoming
  5. More Tickets, Fewer Accidents: How Cash-Strapped Towns make for Safer Roads (with Thomas Stratmann) Journal of Law and Economics, November 2011 Volume 54, Issue 4