Gregory Besharov

Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group

Professor

Box 90097

208 Social Sciences

Durham, NC 27708-0097

United States

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Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

The Outbreak of the Cost Disease: Baumol and Bowen's Case for Public Support of the Arts

Duke Economics Working Paper No. 03-06
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Dec 2003
Gregory Besharov
Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group
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economics of the arts, cost disease, public support of the arts

2.

Reconsidering the Experimental Evidence for Quasi-Hyperbolic Discounting

Duke Department of Economics Working Paper No. 03-03
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Jun 2003
Gregory Besharov and Bentley Coffey
Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group and Independent
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hyperbolic discounting, quasi-hyperbolic preferences

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Second-Best Considerations in Correcting Cognitive Biases

Duke University, Economics Working Paper No. 01-08
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 May 2003
Gregory Besharov
Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group
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second best, cognitive bias

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Why Not Lump-Sum Taxation?

Duke Economics Working Paper No. 03-20
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Sep 2003
Gregory Besharov
Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group
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common agency, lobbying, lump-sum taxation, discretion

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Three Questions About the Economics of Relative Position: A Response to Frank and Sunstein

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Oct 2001
Gregory Besharov
Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group
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Influence Costs in the Provision of Local Public Goods

Duke University, Economics Working Paper No. 01-02
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 May 2003
Gregory Besharov
Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group
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federalism, local public goods, influence costs

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Seeking Lobbying Rents

Duke University Economics Working Paper No. 02-34
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Jul 2003
Gregory Besharov
Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group
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rent-seeking, lobbying, menu auction

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Inefficient Local Regulation of Local Externalities

Duke University, Economics Working Paper No. 02-32
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Jul 2003
Gregory Besharov and Ari Zweiman
Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group and John A. Levin & Co.
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local externality, federalism, subsidiarity, environmental regulation

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A New Role for Horizontal Equity

Duke University Economics Working Paper No. 03-18
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Aug 2003
Gregory Besharov
Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group
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horizontal equity, taxation

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Constitutional Incompleteness and Influence Costs in Policy Formation

Duke Economics Working Paper No. 04-01
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Jan 2004
Gregory Besharov
Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group
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influence costs, common agency, constitutional incompleteness