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+ - Jordan Adamson

Adamson, Jordan (2017). (Dissertation) The Economics of Political Violence

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+ - Keith Hankins

Gaus, Jerry and Keith Hankins (2017). Searching for the Ideal: The Fundamental Diversity Dilemma. In K. Vallier and M. Weber (Eds.), Political Utopias (pp. 175-201). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Hankins, Keith (2016). Adam Smith's Intriguing Solution to the Problem of Moral Luck. Ethics, 126 (3): 711 - 746.

Hankins, Keith and John Thrasher (2015). When Justice Demands Inequality. Journal of Moral Philosophy, 12 (2): 172 – 194.

Hankins, Keith (2015). (Dissertation) Embracing Moral Luck:  Accidents, Apologies, and the Foundations of Social Cooperation.

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+ - Erik Kimbrough

Hajikhameneh, Aidin and Erik O. Kimbrough (Forthcoming). Individualism, Collectivism and Trade. Experimental Economics.

Kimbrough, Erik O., Nikolaus Robalino and Arthur J. Robson (2017). Applying 'Theory of Mind': Theory and Experiments. Games and Economic Behavior, 106: 209-226. doi:10.1016/j.geb.2017.10.008

Deck, Cary A. and Erik O. Kimbrough (2017). Experimenting with Contests for Experimentation. Southern Economic Journal, 84(2): 391-406.

Kimbrough, Erik O. and Alexander Vostroknutov (2016). Norms Make Preferences Social. Journal of the European Economic Association, 14(3): 608-638.

Jaworski, Taylor A. and Erik O. Kimbrough (2016). Bubbles, Crashes and Endogenous Uncertainty in Linked Asset and Product Markets. International Economic Review, 57(1): 155-176.

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+ - Jan Osborn

Osborn, Jan, Bart J. Wilson and Gus P. Gradinger (2017). Commerce Unbound: A Modern Promethean Story. Annual Proceedings of the Wealth and Well-being of Nations, 9: 57-72. https://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2859643

Osborn, Jan, Bart J. Wilson and Bradley R. Sherwood (2015). Conduct in Narrativized Trust Games. Southern Economic Journal, 81(3): 562-597.

Osoborn, Jan (2015). Community Colleges and First-Generation Students: Academic Discourse in the Writing ClassroomNew York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. 

+ - Vernon Smith

Smith, Vernon L. (2016). Adam Smith and Experimental Economics: Sentiments to Wealth. In R. Hanley (Ed.), Adam Smith: His Life, Thought, and Legacy (pp. 262-280). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Smith, Vernon (2015). Discovery Processes, Science, and 'Knowledge-how:' Competition as a Discovery Procedure in the Laboratory. The Review of Austrian Economics, 28(3): 237-245.

Smith, Vernon (2015). Adam Smith: Homo Socialis, Yes; Social Preferences, No; Reciprocity Was to Be Explained. Review of Behavioral Economics, 2(1-2): 183-193. 

Smith, Vernon (2015). Conduct, Rules and the Origins of Institutions. Journal of Institutional Economics, 11(3): 481-483. 

Smith, Vernon L. (2008). Rationality in Economics: Constructivist and Ecological Forms. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

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+ - John Thrasher

Thrasher, John (2016). The Ethics of Legislative Vote Trading. Political Studies, 64(3): 614-629.

Thrasher, John and Kevin Vallier (2015). The Fragility of Consensus: Public Reason, Stability, and Diversity. The European Journal of Philosophy, 23(4): 933-954.

Thrasher, John (2015). Adam Smith and the Social Contract. The Adam Smith Review, 8: 195-216.

Thrasher, John (2014). Uniqueness and Symmetry in Bargaining Theories of Justice. Philosophical Studies, 167(3): 683-699.

Thrasher, John (2013). Reconciling Justice and Pleasure in Epicurean Contractarianism. Ethical Theory & Moral Practice, 16(2): 423-436.

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+ - Bas van der Vossen

Tesón, Fernando and Bas van der Vossen (2017). Debating Humanitarian Intervention: Should We Try to Save Strangers? New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Brennan, Jason, Bas van der Vossen, and David Schmidtz (Eds.). (2018). The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism. New York, NY: Routledge Press.

Van der Vossen, Bas (2016). Uncertain Rights Against Defense. Social Philosophy and Policy, 32: 129-145.

Van der Vossen, Bas (2016). Self-Determination and Moral Variation. In F. Tesón (Ed.), The Theory of Self-Determination (ASIL Studies in International Legal Theory, pp. 13-31). Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CBO9781316340639.002

Van der Vossen, Bas (2015). Imposing Duties and Original Appropriation. Journal of Political Philosophy, 23: 64-85.

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+ - Fabian Wendt

Wendt, Fabian (2017). Compromise and the Value of Widely Accepted Laws. In C. Rostbøll and T. Scavenius (Eds.), Compromise and Disagreement in Contemporary Political Theory (pp. 50-62). London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Wendt, Fabian (2017). The Sufficiency Proviso. In J. Brennan, B. van der Vossen, and D. Schmidtz (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism (pp. 169-183). London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Wendt, Fabian (Forthcoming). Strukturelle Gerechtigkeit und das Lockesche Proviso. In B. Knoll (Ed.), Der Minimalstaat: Zum Staatsverständnis von Robert Nozick. Baden-Baden, Germany: Nomos.

Wendt, Fabian (Forthcoming). Key Concepts in Political Theory: Authority. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Polity Press.

Wendt, Fabian (Forthcoming). Rescuing Public Justification from Public Reason Liberalism. In Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy (Vol. 5).

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+ - Bart Wilson

Smith, Vernon L. and Bart J. Wilson (2017). Sentiments, Conduct, and Trust in the Laboratory. Social Philosophy and Policy, 34(1): 25-55.

Wilson, Bart J. and Samuel R. Harris (2017). Language and Cooperation in Hominin Scavenging. Evolution and Human Behavior, 38(3): 376-396.

Wilson, Bart J. (2015). Humankind in Civilization's Extended Order: A Tragedy, The First Part. Supreme Court Economic Review, 23(1): 35-58.

Wilson, Bart J., Taylor Jaworski, Karl Schurter, and Andrew Smyth (2012). The Ecological and Civil Mainsprings of Property: An Experimental Economic History of Whalers’ Rules of Capture. Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 28(4): 617-656.

Crockett, Sean, Vernon L. Smith, and Bart J. Wilson (2009). Exchange and Specialisation as a Discovery Process. Economic Journal, 119 (539): 1162-1188.

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