Taylor's research interests include 20th century economic history in the United States, particularly the Great Depression and World War II, and how these historical episodes relate to cartel, labor, and public choice theory. Journals in which his work has appeared include: The Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Economic History, Public Choice, Economica, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, American Economic Review (Papers and Proceedings), Southern Economic Journal, Journal of Industrial Economics, Explorations in Economic History among others. He has published editorials in Forbes, Wall Street Journal, USAToday, and the Detroit News, and has testified the findings of his research before Congress.
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Publications & Presentations
“The Impact of China's Fiscal and Monetary Policy Responses to the Great Recession: An Analysis of Firm-Level Chinese Data.” (with Wenjun Xue and Hakan Yilmazkuday). The Journal of International Money and Finance 101 March (2020): 1- 20.
“The Long Run Effect of Geographically Staggered Legalizations: Was there a First-Adopter Advantage for States that Legalized Beer More Quickly in 1933?” (with Eline Poelmans and Samuel Raisanen) Essays in Economic and Business History 37 (2019): 106-119.
“Keynesbiscuit, Marketariat, and the Fool in the Shower: Metaphors for Teaching Policy Lags in Macroeconomics Principles.” (with Jerry L. Taylor) Journal of Economics and Finance Education 16 (2017): 12-18.
“Comparisons of Weekly Hours over the Past Century and the Importance of Work-Sharing Policies in the 1930s” (with Todd C. Neumann and Price Fishback. American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 103 (May 2013): 105-110.
“Product Characteristics and the Effectiveness of Dow’s Countermeasure for Predatory Pricing” (with Mona Moldoveanu and Jerry L. Taylor) International Journal of the Economics of Business (February 2013): 1-14. Awarded Best Paper in IJEB for 2013.
“The Welfare Impact Of Collusion Under Various Industry Characteristics: A Panel Examination Of Efficient Cartel Theory" The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: Vol. 10: Iss. 1 (Contributions), Article 97 (2010).
“Did New Deal and World War II Public Capital Investments Facilitate a 'Big Push' in the American South?” (with Fred Bateman and Jamie Ros) Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics 165 (2009): 307 - 341.
Credentials, Certifications & Awards
- Ph.D., University of Georgia
- B.S., Ohio University