Nick Cowen

School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln

New York University School of Law

Fellow

40 Washington Square South

New York, NY 10012-1099

United States

http://www.law.nyu.edu/

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Markets for Rules: The Promise and Peril of Blockchain Distributed Governance

Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2019
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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Hayek, Buchanan, blockchain, cryptocurrency, bitcoin, private governance, new institutional economics

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Hayek Versus Trump: The Radical Right’s Road to Serfdom

Polity, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Mar 2019
Aris Trantidis and Nick Cowen
University of Lincoln (UK) - School of Social Sciences and School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
Downloads 143 (240,642)
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Hayek, Road to Serfdom, state intervention, mixed economy, protectionism, rule of law, Radical Right, welfare state, economic freedom and democracy

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Randomized Controlled Trials: How Can We Know 'What Works'?

Critical Review 29(3) (2017)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2018
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln, Independent, Independent and Durham University
Downloads 138 (247,724)
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Behavioral Economics; Evidence-Based Policy; Meta-Analysis; Nudge; Nudging; Systematic Review; Education Policy

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Street-Level Theories of Change: Adapting the Medical Model of Evidence-Based Practice for Policing

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Feb 2019
Nick Cowen and Nancy Cartwright
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln and Durham University
Downloads 95 (322,984)
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Evidence-Based Policy, Evidence-Based Policing, Evidence-Based Medicine, EBM+, Causality, Mechanisms, Causal Mechanisms, Induction, INUS Conditions, Medical Model, Policing, Theory of Change, Pragmatic Trials, Randomized Controlled Trials, RCT, Realist Synthesis

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Basic Economic Liberties: John Rawls and Adam Smith Reconciled

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Jun 2020
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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liberalism, markets, Rawls, Adam Smith, moral powers, economic liberty

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Sex Work and Online Platforms: What Should Regulation Do?

Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Jan 2021
Nick Cowen and Rachela Colosi
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln and University of Lincoln
Downloads 69 (392,938)

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Sex Work, Transaction Costs, Online Platforms, FOSTA-SESTA, Feminism, Common Carriers

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Ostrom, Floods and Mismatched Property Rights

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2020
Nick Cowen and Charles Delmotte
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln and NYU School of Law
Downloads 64 (405,536)
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commons, ostrom, James Buchanan, public choice, mismatched property, environmental goods, climate change, floods

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Robust Against Whom?

Advances in Austrian Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 May 2018
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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robust political economy, public choice, tuism, altruism, deviance, delusion, perverse preferences

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The Mirage of Mark-to-Market: Distributive Justice and Alternatives to Capital Taxation

Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2019
Charles Delmotte and Nick Cowen
NYU School of Law and School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
Downloads 58 (425,874)
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wealth inequality, capital taxation, tax base, distributive justice, market economy

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The Powers and Limits of a National School Voucher System: The Case of Sweden

School Choice Around the World
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Sep 2019
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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School choice, Sweden, Friedman, school vouchers, educational freedom, Sweden, social policy

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For Whom Does ‘What Works’ Work? The Political Economy of Evidence-based Education

Educational Research and Evaluation: An International Journal on Theory and Practice (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Feb 2019
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
Downloads 47 (467,189)
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Evidence-Based Policy, Randomized Controlled Trials, Tullock, Education Theory, Pedagogy, Public Education, Bureaucracy

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Hayek’s Appreciative Theory and Social Justice

Cosmos + Taxis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Sep 2019
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
Downloads 46 (471,379)

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Hayek, epistemic institutionalism, social justice, distributive justice, rule of law, appreciative theory, markets, Rawls

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Millian Liberalism and Extreme Pornography

Cowen, N. (2015), Millian Liberalism and Extreme Pornography. American Journal of Political Science. doi: 10.1111/ajps.12238
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Dec 2015
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
Downloads 45 (475,609)
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liberalism, feminism, pornography, sexuality, censorship, privacy, free expression, queer theory

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Alternatives to Custody: Evidence from Police Force Areas in England and Wales

The British Journal of Criminology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Nov 2018
University of Birmingham, University of Birmingham - Department of Economics, Fifth Third Bank - Asset Management Division and School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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criminology, criminal justice, deterrence, community sentencing, panel data, prisons, police, sentencing, fixed-effects models, British criminal justice, incarceration, non-custodial sentences, criminal law and economics, criminogenic

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Why Be Robust? The Contribution of Market Process Theory to the Robust Political Economy Research Program

Interdisciplinary Studies of the Market Order: New Applications of Market Process Theory, edited by Peter Boettke, Christopher J. Coyne, and Virgil Storr. London: Rowman and Littlefield International Ltd, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2019
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
Downloads 40 (497,509)
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robust political economy, political theory methods, realism, Rawls, liberalism, market process, public choice

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Mill's Radical End of Laissez-Faire: A Review Essay of the Political Economy of Progress: John Stuart Mill and Modern Radicalism

Review of Austrian Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 May 2017 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2018
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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The political economy of progress: John Stuart Mill and modern radicalism, Mill, Marx, Radical political economy, Co-operatives, Laissez-faire, Utilitarianism, Bentham, Rawls, Meade

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Tolerating Extreme Speech

Free Speech (working title for book)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Jun 2020
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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Free speech, freedom of expression, hate speech, extremism, tolerance, liberalism, John Stuart Mill, violence, far right politics, islamism, karl popper

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Soft Interventionism: A Hayekian Compromise With Libertarian Paternalism

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Feb 2021
Nick Cowen and Aris Trantidis
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln and University of Lincoln (UK) - School of Social Sciences
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nudge, libertarian paternalism, Hayek, market process, Austrian economics, autonomy, classical liberalism

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Introduction: Symposium on Robust Political Economy

Nick Cowen (2016) Introduction: Symposium on Robust Political Economy, Critical Review, 28:3-4, 420-439, DOI: 10.1080/08913811.2016.1264158
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 May 2017
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln
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epistemic challenge, Hayek, incentive problem, knowledge problem, Mark Pennington, Robust Political Economy

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Hayek: Postatomic Liberal

Critics of Enlightenment Rationalism (edited by Gene Callahan and Kenneth McIntyre), Palgrave, 2019
Posted: 19 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2019
Nick Cowen
School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln

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anti-rationalism, enlightenment, epistemic challenge, Hayek, atomism, sensory order, rule of law, spontaneous order, subjectivity