Publications

Books:

Ending Poverty: Changing Behavior, Guaranteeing Income and Transforming Government, (Lanham MD: Roman & Littlefield Publishers, 2008).

Negotiating the Global Commons: The Design of Economically Efficient International Environmental Institutions (Ph.D. Thesis, George Washington University, 1995).

Articles:

“Why the Consumer Welfare Standard Should Remain the Bedrock of Antitrust Law,” (Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, October 2018).

How Induced Innovation Lowers the Cost of a Carbon Tax,” (Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, June 2018).

 How to Ensure that America’s Life-Sciences Sector Remains Globally Competitive (Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, March 2018).

Growing the Future: State Efforts to Advance the Life Sciences,” (Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, February 2018).

“The EUs Misguided Tax War on U.S. Companies,” International Tax Review, November 2017.

“Why Expanding the R&D Tax Credit is Key to Successful Corporate Tax Reform,” (Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, July 2017) with Robert D. Atkinson.

“How Regulatory Reform Can Advance Automation in the Freight Transportation Sector,” (Information Technology and Innovation Foundation June 2017).

“The Myth of Data Monopoly: Why Antitrust Concerns About Data are Overblown,” Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, March 2017.

“Five Must-Haves (and Five Nice-to-Haves) for Pro-Growth Corporate Tax Reform,” Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, February 2017.

“Why Small Business Should Not Get a Veto Over Corporate Tax Reform,” (Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, November 2016).

“Why America Still Needs Tax Reform (And Why There Are Faint Glimmers of Hope,” Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, September 2016.

“Minnesota’s Economy: Mediocre Performance Threatens the State’s Future,” Minneapolis: Center of the American Experiment, August 2016.

“Why It’s Time to Disrupt Higher Education by Separating Learning From Credentialing,” Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, August 2016, with Daniel Castro and Robert D. Atkinson.

“States of Insolvency: What Happens When (If) A State Runs Out of Money, The Legal and Economic Issues Surrounding State Fiscal Imbalances” Municipal Finance Journal, vol. 36(4) , Winter 2016.

“Three Paths to Update Labor Law for the Gig Economy,” Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, April 2016.

“Congress Needs to Pass Tax Extenders that Encourage Investment and Jobs,” (Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, October 2015).

“Why Internet Platforms Don’t Need Special Regulation,” (Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, October 2015).

“Reforming Regulation to Drive International Competitiveness,” (Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, March 2015).

 “Healthy Funding: Ensuring a Growing and Predictable Budget for the National Institutes of Health,” with Robert D. Atkinson, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and United for Medical Research, February 2015.

“The Data-Driven Economy,” in The Future of the Data-Driven Economy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, October 2014.

 “Why Geoblocking can Increase Consumer Welfare and Improve Income Inequality,” Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, May 2014.

“Assessing U.S. Tax Reform in an Age of Global Competition,” Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, March 2014.

“The Demand Side of Innovation” The International Economy, Fall 2013.

Managing the Helium Reserve: Auctions are the Best Way to Manage Scarce Resources, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, September 22, 2013.

An Economic Analysis of the Proposed Expansion of Gaming in Maryland, Maryland Public Policy Institute, October 9, 2012.

“The Sources and Uses of U.S. Science Funding,” The New Atlantis, Summer 2012.

“Fixing American Health Care,” The New Atlantis, Fall 2008.

“Nanotechnology: Breaking Through the Next Big Frontier of Knowledge,” Indiana Business Review, Summer 2007.

Nanotechnology: The Future is Coming Sooner Than You Think, Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, March 2007 reprinted in The Yearbook of Nanotechnology in Society: Presenting Futures.

Enabling the Future: Communications Law Should Anticipate Future Trends, Avoid Stalemates Over Issues that Will Soon Become Moot, Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, May 2006.

 Convergence in the Communications Industry: Three Fronts and What they Mean for Congress, Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, December 2005.

The Transition to Digital Television: Setting a Hard Date Benefits Society, Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, October 2005.

“The Economic Impacts of U.S. Tort Law.” Chapter 11 in I Pay, You Pay, We all Pay: How the Growing Tort Crisis Undermines the U.S. Economy and the American System of Justice, edited by Fred Stocker, Manufacturers Alliance/MAPI, Inc., 2003.

“Broadening Value Added to Include “Solutions,” Customized Products and Related Services,” Chapter 5 in U.S. Manufacturing: the Engine for Growth in a Global Economy, edited by Thomas J. Duesterberg and Ernest H. Preeg, Praeger Publishers, 2003.

“Recovery Delayed: Why we are Still Waiting for the Economy to Snap Back,” Manufacturing Today, January/February 2003.

“What Happened?” Cover Story, US Business Review, December 2001.

 “A Better Way to Regulate: What Government Can Learn from the Market,” Policy Review, October-November, 2001.

The Impact of Information Technology on Manufacturing, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., Institute for Technological Advancement, September 19, 2001, ITA-114e.

The Presidential Debate on Tax Cuts, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., May 2000, PR-147.

Management as a Balancing Act, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., February 2000, PR-145.

Occupational Safety and Health: At-Home Workplace: Secretary of Labor Withdraws Controversial Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Letter on At-Home Workplaces; Employers With Telecommuters Still Face Serious Issues, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., January 7, 2000, LAR-430.

 Encryption: Export Controls Harm American Companies While Failing to Achieve Their Objectives, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., June 15, 1999, LAR-421.

 Global Warming: Should Companies Get Credit for Acting Early? Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., April 2, 1999, PR-143.

 Global Warming: Reconciling the Threat of Potential Warming With the Need for Economic Growth, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., 1998.

 Social Security and Medicare: A Review of the 1998 Trustees’ Reports and Recent Budget Projections, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., June 17, 1998, LAR-409.

The Case for Privatizing Social Security: Managing the Transition and Implications for Industry, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., December 1997, PR-142.

An Overview of Social Security Reform Proposals, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., August 15, 1997, LAR-396.

Adjusting The Consumer Price Index to Better Measure the Cost of Living: Implications for Entitlements, Taxes and Economic Growth. Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., January 22, 1997, ER-394.

Bottom-up Government: A Theory and Preliminary Model of More Accountable Government, December 1996, available from the author.

 Social Security and Medicare, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., August 23, 1996, LAR-375.

Economic Growth and Environmental Quality: Is There a Trade-Off? Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., April 12, 1996, PR-138.

 Toward a Balanced Budget by 2002: Progress and Promise, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., August 17, 1995, PR-136.

Pension Reform: Pension Benefits Guaranty Corporation Issues Final Rule on Disclosure of Pension Underfunding to Participants, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., July 13, 1995, LAR-339.

United States v. Lopez: Recent Supreme Court Decision Signals an Intention to Limit Congress’ Powers Under the Commerce Clause, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., June 22, 1995, LAR-337.

Regulatory Reform, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., March 30, 1995, LAR-328.

Regulatory Reform, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., March 3, 1995, LAR-325.

The Republican Majority—What It Could Mean for Industry, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., January 1995, PR-131.

The Federal Budget Deficit, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., July 28, 1994, EL-160.

Pension Reform: New Legislation Likely for Defined Benefit Programs, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., July 15, 1994, LAR-307.

Is the Budget Deficit Still a Problem? Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., April 1994, PR-129.

The North American Free Trade Agreement: The NAFTA Debate: Generating More and Better Jobs or Protecting Existing Jobs? Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., October 29, 1993, ER-284.

The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993: Will it Reduce the Deficit? Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, Washington D.C., August 1993, PR-125.

Managing Risk: The Safety and Soundness of Government-Sponsored Enterprises, a Status Report, House Committee on the Budget, Republican Staff, U.S. House of Representatives, March 20, 1992.

Accrual Accounting and the President’s Budget, House Committee on the Budget, Republican Staff, U.S. House of Representatives, Vol. II, No. 3, February 18, 1992.

“An Introduction to U.S. Agricultural Programs.” with Jon Viser, In Agricultural Policies in a New Decade, edited by Kristen Allen, Resources for the Future, National Center for Food and Agricultural Policy, Washington D.C., 1990.

“Generic Commodity Certificates: How They Affect Markets and the Federal Budget.” Choices, Third Quarter, 1987.

“A Reexamination of Professional and Popular Thought on Assistance for Economic Development: 1949-1952.” The Journal of Developing Areas, 20(April):297-326 (1986).

Federal Antitrust Policy and the U.S. Food System, with Winston Grant, Dale Dahl, and Leon Geyer, Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Minnesota, N.C. Project 117, Monograph No. 3, February, 1985.

 

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