ennio e. piano

research

journal articles

Rouanet, Louis, and Piano, Ennio E. (2020). Filling the ranks. European Review of Economic History, forthcoming.

Piano, Ennio E. (2020). Desertion as theft. Journal of Institutional Economics, 16(2), 169-183. .

Piano, Ennio E., and Carson, Trey. (2020). Scalp-taking. Rationality and Society, 32(1), 40–66.

Boettke, P. J., & Piano, E. E. (2019). Capital, Calculation, and Coordination. Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology 37, 9-24.

Piano, Ennio E. (2019). State capacity and public choice: A critical survey. Public Choice, 178(1-2), 289-309.

Murtazashvili, I., & Piano, E. E. (2019). More Boon Than Bane How the US Reaped the Rewards and Avoided the Costs of the Shale Boom. The Independent Review , 24(27), 249-272.

Lucas, D. S., Fuller, C. S., Piano, E. E., & Coyne, C. J. (2018). Visions of entrepreneurship policy. Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, 7(4), 336-356.

Fuller, Caleb, Lucas, David S., and Piano, Ennio E. (2018). Rooking the state. International Review of Law and Economics, 55, 12-20.

Piano, Ennio E., and Rouanet, L. (2018). "Economic calculation and the organization of markets." Review of Austrian Economics, forthcoming.

Murtazashvili, I., and Piano, Ennio E. (2018) "Governance of Shale Gas Development: Insights from the Bloomington School of Institutional Analysis." Review of Austrian Economics, forthcoming.

Piano, E. E. (2018). Outlaw and economics: Biker gangs and club goods. Rationality and Society, 30(3), 350-376.

Piano, Ennio E. (2017). Free riders: The economics and organization of outlaw motorcycle gangs. Public Choice, 171, 283–301.

Boettke, Peter J. and Piano, Ennio E. (2016). Baumol’s productive and unproductive entrepreneurship after 25 years. Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, 5, 130–144.

other publications

Candela, Rosolino, and Piano, Ennio E. (2019). The art and science of economic explanation. Journal of Institutional Economics, forthcoming.

Boettke, Peter J., Palagashvili, Liya, and Piano, Ennio E. (2017). Federalism and police: An applied theory of fiscal attention. Arizona State Law Journal, 49, 907-933 .

Palagashvili, Liya, Piano, Ennio E., and Skarbek, David. (2017). The rise and fall of institutions. Elements in Austrian Economics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

books

Murtazashvili, Ilia, and Piano, Ennio E. (2018). The political economy of fracking: Private property, polycentricity, and the shale revolution. New York: Routledge.

working papers

Piano, Ennio E., and Salter, Alexander W. "The fundamental Coase of development: Property rights foundations of the effective state." Revise and resubmit, Journal of Institutional Economics.

Leeson, Peter T., and Piano, Ennio E. "Mercenaries." Under review.

Piano, Ennio E. "Coase goes to war: Contract choice on the battlefield." Revise and resubmit, Revue d'Economie Politique.

Piano, Ennio, E. "Rational chef theory." Revise and resubmit, Journal of Cultural Economics.

Rouanet, Louis, and Piano, Ennio E. "Drafting the Great Army: Optimal conscription in Napoleonic France" (SSRN working paper). Under review.

Fuller, Caleb, and Piano, Ennio E. "Organizing the barbershop."

Piano, Ennio E. "Economic explanations"

work in progress

The two blades of the market: The organization of the barbering industry (with Caleb Fuller)

The economics of high-end restaurants (with Paola Suarez)

The economics of desertion (with Louis Rouanet)

Brand-ownership and task allocation when creativity matters

teaching

spring 2020

Econ 2410: Principles of Macroeconomics

Econ 2420: Principles of Microeconomics

Econ 3500: The Economics of the Past

fall 2019

Econ 2410: Principles of Macroeconomics

Econ 2420: Principles of Microeconomics

spring 2018

Econ 309: Economic Problems of Public Policy

Econ 365: Topics in Economic History

fall 2017

Econ 365: Topics in Economic History

Econ 340: Introduction to Mathematical Economics

Last update: April 2020

I'm an Assistant Professor of Economics at Middle Tennessee State University and a faculty member at the Political Economy Research Institute. I study the organization of incentives in a variety of historical contexts, from 19th century armies to contemporary motorcycle gangs.

vitae

Ennio.Piano@MTSU.Edu