Journal Articles 

(Graduate student co-authors are in bold.)

Bologna Pavlik, J., Grier, R. M., Grier, K. B. (forthcoming). Two birds with one stone: Reducing corruption raises national income. Social Science Quarterly.

Jahan, I., Bologna Pavlik, J., Young, A.T.  (2023). Do Longer Constitutions Corrupt? European Journal of Political Economy 77, 102319.

Bologna Pavlik, J. Zhou, Z. (2023). Are Historic Districts A Backdoor for Segregation? Yes and No. Contemporary Economic Policy 41(3), 415-434. 

Callais, J., Bologna Pavlik, J. (2022). Does Economic Freedom Lighten the Blow? Evidence from the Great Recession in the United States. Economics of Governance

Bologna Pavlik, J., Powell, B., Young, A.T.  (2022). Does Aid Cause Changes in Economic Freedom? Southern Economic Journal 89(1), 90-111.

Bologna Pavlik, J., Tackett M.  (2022).  The Effect of Presidential Particularism on Income: A County Level Analysis. Public Finance Review 50(2), 135-168.

Bologna Pavlik, J. Young, A.T.  (2022). Sorting out the Aid-Corruption Nexus. Journal of Institutional Economics 18(4), 637-653.

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Adisa, A. Farmer, M., Bologna Pavlik, J. (2022). The Effect of the Mahathir Regime on the Malaysian Economy. Economics of Transition and Institutional Change 31(1), 97-114.

Bologna Pavlik, J., Young, A. T. (2021). The Legacy of Representation in Medieval Europe for Incomes and Institutions Today. Southern Economic Journal 88(1), 414-448.

Geloso, V., Bologna Pavlik J.  (2021). The Cuban Revolution and Infant Mortality: A Synthetic Control Approach. Explorations in Economic History 80, 101376.

Callais, J. T., Jahan, I., Bologna Pavlik, J. (2021).  Does the Informal Sector Ever Help? An Analysis of the Relationship between Development, Informality, and Formal Institutions. Journal of Developing Areas 55(3), 343-363

Geloso, V. Bologna Pavlik, J. (2021). Economic Freedom and the Economic Consequences of the 1918 Pandemic. Contemporary Economic Policy 39(2), 255-263.

Jahan, I., Bologna Pavlik, J., Williams, R. B. (2020). Is the Devil in the Shadow? The Effect of Institutional Quality on Income. Review of Development Economics 24(4), 1463-1483.

Wagner, G.A., Bologna Pavlik, J. (2020).  Patent Intensity and Concentration: The Effect of Institutional Quality on MSA Patent Activity.  Papers in Regional Science 99, 857 - 898. 

Hall, J. C., Ross, A., Bologna Pavlik J. (2020). Laissez Faire Economic Policy in a World Where Gender Income Gaps Exist: Helping or Hurting? Journal of Economics, Race,  and Policy 3, 144 –158.

Bologna Pavlik, J., Young, A. T. (2020). Medieval European Traditions in Representation Foundations of State Capacity Today.  Economics of Governance 21, 133 – 186

Bologna Pavlik, J., Young, A. T. (2019).  Did Technology Transfer More Rapidly East-West than North-South?  European Economic Review 119, 216-235.

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Liu, B., Hudson, D., Bologna Pavlik, J. Farmer, M. (2018). The Impacts of an Ethanol Plant Placement on Cotton Acreage in the Texas High Plains. Journal of Agribusiness 36, 65 - 88.

Bologna Pavlik, J., Padilla, E. L., Powell, B. (2019). Cultural Baggage: Do Immigrants Import Corruption? Southern Economic Journal 85(4), 1243 - 1261.

Bologna Pavlik, J. (2018). Corruption: The Good, the Bad, and the Uncertain. Review of Development Economics 22(1), 311 - 332. 

Bologna Pavlik, J. (2017). Political Influence and Its Relation to the Federal Prosecution of Public Corruption. Constitutional Political Economy 28(4), 346 - 372.

Bologna Pavlik, J. (2017). Contagious Corruption, Informal Employment, and Income: Evidence from Brazilian Municipalities.The Annals of Regional Science 58(1), 67 - 118.

Bologna, J. (2017). Corruption, Product Market Competition, and Institutional Quality: Empirical Evidence from the US States. Economic Inquiry 55(1), 137 - 159.

Bologna, J. (2016). The Effect of Informal Employment and Corruption on Income Levels in Brazil. Journal of Comparative Economics 44(3), 657 - 695.

Young, A. T., Bologna, J. (2016). Crises and Government: Some Empirical Evidence. Contemporary Economic Policy 34(2), 234 -239. 

Bologna, J., Young, A. T., Lacombe, D. J. (2016). A Spatial Analysis of Incomes and Institutional Quality: Evidence from US Metropolitan Areas. Journal of Institutional Economics 12(1), 191 - 216.

Bologna, J., Ross, A. (2015). Corruption and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Brazilian Municipalities. Public Choice 165(1), 59 - 77.

Online Appendix

Bologna, J. (2015). A Spatial Analysis of Entrepreneurship and Institutional Quality: Evidence from U.S. Metropolitan Areas. Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy 44 (2), 109 - 131.

Bologna, J. (2014). Is the Internet an Effective Mechanism for Reducing Corruption Experience? Evidence from a Cross-Section of Countries. Applied Economics Letters 21 (10),  687 - 691.

Book Chapters

Bologna, J., Stansel, D. (2015). Sub-national Indices of Economic Freedom. In Richard J. Cebula, Joshua C. Hall, Franklin G. Mixon, and James E. Payne (Ed.), Economic Behavior, Economic Freedom, and Entrepreneurship (pp. 51 - 63). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. 

Bologna, J., Hall, J. C. (2014) Economic Freedom Research: Some Comments and Suggestions. In Joshua C. Hall (Ed.), Economic Freedom and Economic Education, Ideas and Influence of James Gwartney (pp. 123 - 135). Volume VI in The Annual Proceedings of the Wealth and Well-Being of Nations. Beloit: Beloit College Press. 

Book Reviews

Bologna Pavlik, J. (2017). Review of Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, “The Quest for Good Governance: How Societies Develop Control of Corruption,” Independent Review, 22(2).