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Education
Ph.D. - 1974, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
M.A. - 1972, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
B.S. - 1970, Virginia Commonwealth University

Sample Publications

2013: "The Problem with the Holdout Problem," Review of Law & Economics, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 151-167 J.R. Clark, Edward J. Lopez.

2013: "A Presidential Tribute to James M. Buchanan," Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 80, No. 4, pp. 905-911, J.R. Clark, Dwight R. Lee.

2013: "Battling the Forces of Darkness: How Can Economic Freedom Be Effectively Taught in the Pre-College Curriculum?" The Journal of Private Enterprise,  Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 87-100, J.R. Clark, Ashley S. Harrison, Mark C. Schug.

2013: "An Extension of the Tiebout Hypothesis of Voting with One's Feet," Applied Economics, Vol. 45, No. 32, pp. 4575-4583, J.R. Clark, Richard J. Cebula.

2013: "The Impact of Economic Freedom on Per Capita Real GDP: A Study of OECD Nations," The Journal of Regional Analysis & Policy, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 34-41, J.R. Clark, Richard J. Cebula, Franklin G. Mixon, Jr.

2013: "Sweatshop Working Conditions and Employee Welfare: Say It Ain't Sew," Comparative Economic Studies, Vol. 55, No. 2, pp. 343-357, J.R. Clark, Benjamin Powell.

2013: "Market Failures, Government Solutions, and Moral Perceptions," Cato Journal, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 287-297, J.R. Clark, Dwight R. Lee.

2012: "An Economic Analysis of the Effects of Fair-Trade with Rumination on the Popularity of Economists," Journal of Public Finance and Public Choice, Vol. 28, No. 2-3, 2010 (published 2012), pp. 39-52, J.R. Clark, Dwight R. Lee.

2012: "Beyond Kelly Green Golf Shoes: Evaluating the Demand for Scholarship of Fee-Market and Mainstream Economists," The American Journal of Economics & Sociology, Vol. 71, No. 5, pp. 1143-1280. J. R. Clark, Jennifer Miller-Wilford, Edward Peter Stringham.

2012: "Lessons from the Experience of OEDC Nations on Macroeconomic Growth and Economic Freedom, 2004-2008." International Review of Economics, Vol. 59, No. 3, pp. 231-243. J.R. Clark, Richard J. Cebula.

2012: "Just Wait Until It's Free," The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty, Vol. 62, No. 6, pp. 11-16. J. R. Clark, Dwight R. Lee.

2012: " The Future of Free Enterprise Leadership in Academe: A Survey," The Journal of Private Enterprise, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 121-143. J.R. Clark, Ashley S. Harrison, and Bradley K. Hobbs.

2012: " All We Know That May Be So in Economic Education," Social Studies Research and Practice, Vol. 7, No. 1, J.R. Clark, Mark C. Schug, Ashley S. Harrison.

2011: "Migration, Economic Freedom, and Personal Freedom: An Empirical Analysis," The Journal of Private Enterprise, Vol. 27, No. 1, Fall 2011, pp. 43-62, with Cebula, Richard J.

2011: "Market Failure Isn't Full Story," Investor's Business Daily, December 8, 2011, Vol. 28, No. 169, p. A13, with Lee, Dwight R.

2011: "Shrinking Leviathan: Can the Interaction Between Interests and Ideology Slice Both Ways?" The Independent Review, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 221-36, with Lee, Dwight R.

2011: “The Impact of Economic Growth, Tax Policy and Economic Freedom on Income Inequality,” Economic Freedom: Causes and Consequences, 2011 Nova Science Publishers: New York. pp. 121-7. Edited by Joshua C. Hall and Robert A. Lawson. Co-authored with Lawson, Robert A.

2011: “The Current Status of Free Enterprise Chairs and Professorships in Academe,” The Journal of Private Enterprise, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 15-46, with Harrison, Ashley  S. and Hobbs, Bradley K.

2011: “Morality of Markets: Classroom and Conscience,” Teaching Economics in Troubled Times: Theory and Practice for Secondary Social Studies, 2011 Routledge: New York. pp. 79-94.  Edited by Mark C. Schug and William C. Wood.  Co-authored with Schug, Mark C.

2011: "Markets and Morality," Cato Journal, Volume No. 31, Issue No. 1, pp.  1-25, with Dwight R. Lee. Discipline Based Research

2010: "Internalizing Externalities Through Private Zoning: The Case of Walt Disney Company's Celebration, Florida,"Journal of Regional Analysis & Policy, Volume No. 40, Issue No. 2, pp. 96-103, with Edward P. Stringham and Jennifer K. Miller. Discipline Based Research

2010: “Examining the Hayek-Friedman Hypothesis on Economic and Political Freedom,” Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Volume No. 74, pp. 230-239, with Robert A. Lawson. Discipline

2009: “Suppressing Liberty, Censoring Information, Wasting Resources, and Calling It Good for the Environment,”Social Philosophy and Policy, Volume No. 26, Issue No. 2, pp. 272-295, with Dwight R. Lee. Discipline

2009: “Recent Trends and New Evidence in Economics and Finance Education,”  Journal of Economics and Finance Education, Volume No. 8, Issue No. 1, pp. 1-10, with Mark C. Schug and Ashley S. Harrison

2009: “Are High School Economics Teachers the Same as Other Social Studies Teachers: The Results of a National Survey,” Social Education, Volume No. 73, Issue No. 2, pp. 71-75, with Mark C. Schug and David A.  Dieterle.

2008: “Censoring and Destroying Information in the Information Age,” The Cato Journal, Volume No. 28, Issue No. 3 pp. 421-434, with Dwight R. Lee.

2008: “The Impact of Economic Growth, Tax Policy and Economic Freedom on Income Inequality,” The Journal of Private Enterprise, Volume No. XXIV, Issue No. 1, pp. 23-30, with Robert A. Lawson. Discipline Based Research

2008: “Making Social Security More Harmful,” The Freeman, Volume No. 58, Issue No. 8, pp. 19-20, with Dwight R. Lee. Discipline Based Research

2008: “Are Regulations the Answer for Emerging Stock Markets? Evidence from the Czech Republic and Poland,” Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Volume No. 48, Issue No. 3, pp. 541-566, with Edward Stringham and Peter Boettke. Discipline Based Research

2008: “Government Transfers and Inequality: An Anatomy of Political Failure,” Journal of Public Finance and Management, Volume No. 8, Issue No. 2, pp. 265-301, with Dwight R. Lee. Discipline Based Research

2007: “Economic Freedom, Entrepreneurship, Migration, and Economic Growth,” The Clarion Business and Economic Review, Volume No. 6, Issue No. 2, pp. 10-23, with Dennis Pearson. Discipline Based Research

2007: “To Whom Does Wealth Belong? An Economic Perspective,” Journal of Lutheran Ethics, Volume No. 7, Issue No. 9, with Robert A. Lawson. Discipline Based Research

2007: “Freedom, Barriers to Entry, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Progress,” Review of Austrian Economics, Volume No. 20, Issue No. 4, pp. 221-226, with Russell S. Sobel and Dwight R. Lee. Discipline Based Research

2006: “Response to Kurt Rothschild's Remarks on the Clark, Tullock, and Levy Article,” Atlantic Economic Journal, Volume No. 34, Issue No. 4, p. 495, with Gordon Tullock. Discipline Based Research

2006: “The Poverty of Politics: How Income Redistribution Hurts the Poor,” Atlantic Economic Journal, Volume No. 34, Issue No. 1, pp. 47-62, with Gordon Tullock and Leon S. Levy. Discipline Based Research

2006: “The Politics of Poverty and the Poverty of Politics,” The Journal of Private Enterprise, Volume No. XXII, Issue No. 1, pp. 84-106, with Dwight R. Lee. Discipline Based Research

2006: "Workers Should Want to Pay More for Social Security," Economic Inquiry, Vol. 44 #4, October 2006, pp. 753-758 with Lee, Dwight R.

2006: "The Poverty of Politics: How Income Redistribution Hurts the Poor," Atlantic Economic Journal, Vol. 34 #1, March 2006, pp. 47-62, with Tullock, Gordon and Levy, Leon S. *"Reply to Kurt Rothschild," Atlantic Economic Journal, Vol. 34 #4, December 2006, pp. 495-496 with Tullock, Gordon.

2006: "Expressive Voting: How Special Interest Enlist Their Victims as Political Allies," Beyond Conventional Economics. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc. pp 17-32. Edited by Guiseppe Eusepi and Alan Hamlin. With Lee, Dwight R.

2006: "Freedom, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Progress," The Journal of Entrepreneurship, Vol. 15, No.1 Jan.-June 2006, pp. 1-17 with Lee, Dwight R.

2005: "Economic Freedom of the World, 2002," The Independent Review, Vol. IX, No. 4, Spring 2005, with Lawson, Robert and Gwartney, James. 

2005: "Leadership, Prisoners' Dilemmas, and Politics," Cato Journal, Vol. 25 #2, Spring/Summer 2005, pp. 379-397, with Lee, Dwight R.

2005: "The Increasing Difficulty of Reversing Government Growth," The Journal of Public Finance and Public Choice, Rome, Italy, 2003-2/3, pp. 153 - 156, actual publication date, May 2005, with Lee, Dwight R.

2004: "The Laffer Curve for Amnesty," The Journal of Private Enterprise, Vol. XX, No. 1, Fall 2004, pp. 9 - 29, with Hutchinson, Bruce. 

2004: "Global Warming and Its Dangers," The Independent Review, Vol. VIII, No. 4, Spring 2004, with Lee, Dwight R.

2003: "Trust in Government as a Constitutional Consequence," The Journal of Private Enterprise. Vol. 18, No. 2, Spring 2003, pp. 1 - 21, with Lee, Dwight R.

2003: "Regulating Government," The Encyclopedia of Public Choice. Norwell, Massachuseets: Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp 482 - 484. Edited by Charles K. Rowley and Friedrich Schneider. With Lee, Dwight R.

2002: "The Nobel Lie: An Argument for Constitutional Constraints," Methods and Morals in Constitutional Economics: Essays in Honor of James M. Buchanan. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. pp. 196 - 212. Edited by Geoffrey Brennan, Hartmut Kliemt, and Robert Tollison. With Lee, Dwight R.

2001: "Is Trust in Government Compatible with Trustworthy Government," The Elgar Companion to PUBLIC CHOICE. Northhampton, Massachuseets: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, pp. 479 - 493. Edited by William F. Shughart II and Laura Razzolini. With Lee, Dwight R.

2001: "Economics for the Heart and the Head," The International Journal of Social Education. Vol. 16, Spring/Summer 2001, pp. 45-54, with Schug, Mark.

2001: "The Optimal Trust in Government," Eastern Economic Journal. Vol. 27, No. 1, Winter 2001, pp. 19-34, with Lee, Dwight R.

Professional Activities and Memberships
American Economic Association
Southern Economic Association 1979-present, Secretary/Treasurer, 2005-present
Midwest Economic Association
Eastern Economic Association, Board Of Directors, 1980, Executive Committee and Editorial Board, 1980, Finance Committee and Editorial Board, 1980, Finance Committee, 1981
Western Economic Association Chairman, Selection Committee: Distinguished Teaching Award, 1980, 1981
Association of Private Enterprise Education, 1980-present, Board of Directors, 1989, Secretary/Treasurer, 1990 - present, Vice President, 1991, President, 1992
Mont Pélerin Society, 1996 - present, Board of Directors 2006-2012, Vice President 2010-2012
The Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, Board of Trustees, 1999 to present
The Palmer R. Chitester Fund, Board of Directors, 1990
The William B. Cockroft Foundation, Board of Directors, 1992
The Southern Business and Economic Journal, Editorial Review Board
Journal of Economic Education, Editorial Review Board
The Journal of Private Enterprise, Managing Editor
Southern Economic Journal, Managing Editor
Journal of Economics and Finance Education, Co-Editor of Economics, 2009 to present

Honors and Awards
John Templeton Prize

Best Article published in The Journal of Private Enterprise (2005)

Distinguished Scholar Award, The Association of Private Enterprise Education (1992)

Kent-Aronoff Distinguished Service Award, The Association of Private Enterprise Education (1993)

Outstanding Research Award, University of Tennessee at Martin (1991)

Freedoms Foundation Leavey Awards Jury (1992)

 

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