Calvin Blackwell

College of Charleston - School of Business

Department of Economics

66 George Street

Charleston, SC 29424

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Minecraft Economics: A Study of Wealth Inequality in a Virtual World

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Jun 2018
Calvin Blackwell and Jack Carroll
College of Charleston - School of Business and Clemson University
Downloads 671 (47,406)
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Inequality, Wealth, Gini Coefficient, Virtual Economy, Minecraft

Audit Selection and Firm Compliance with a Broad-Based Sales Tax

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 06-42
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Apr 2006
James Alm, Calvin Blackwell and Michael McKee
Tulane University, College of Charleston - School of Business and Appalachian State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 250 (148,693)
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Audit Selection and Firm Compliance with a Broad-Based Sales Tax

Posted: 24 Sep 2004
James Alm, Calvin Blackwell and Michael McKee
Tulane University, College of Charleston - School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Nudges in the Restroom: How Hand-Washing Can Be Impacted by Environmental Cues

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Oct 2017
Calvin Blackwell, Daniela Goya-Tocchetto and Zachary Sturman
College of Charleston - School of Business, College of Charleston - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt Law & Economics Program
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Hand-Washing, Behavioral Economics, Public Health

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Combatting the Joy of Destruction with Pro-Social Behavior

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Jun 2016
Calvin Blackwell and Zachary Diamond
College of Charleston - School of Business and College of Charleston
Downloads 106 (306,505)
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Joy of Destruction, Pro-Social Behavior, Oxytocin, Hug

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Wealth Inequality and CEO Compensation

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Apr 2015
College of Charleston - School of Business, University of Mary Washington, College of Charleston - Department of Economics and College of Charleston
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Inequality, CEO compensation, Power law distribution, Pareto distribution

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Beach Re-Nourishment and Property Value Growth: The Case of Folly Beach, South Carolina

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Feb 2011
Calvin Blackwell, Susannah Sheldon and David Lansbury
College of Charleston - School of Business, South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium and Metropolitan Commercial Valuations
Downloads 67 (403,681)

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Beach Re-Nourishment, Repeat Sales, Natural Experiment

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Using a Simple Contest to Illustrate Mechanism Design

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Jun 2010
Calvin Blackwell
College of Charleston - School of Business
Downloads 66 (406,916)

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Classroom experiment, contest, mechanism design

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Power Laws in Real Estate Prices? Some Evidence

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 May 2016
Calvin Blackwell
College of Charleston - School of Business
Downloads 59 (430,396)

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Real Estate, Power law, Pareto distribution, Complexity

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Alchian and Allen Visit the IRS: Costly Audits and Taxpayer Compliance

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 Feb 2012
Calvin Blackwell and Michael McKee
College of Charleston - School of Business and Appalachian State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 58 (434,007)

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tax evasion, tax compliance, experiment, audit, audit cost

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Beyond Critical Thinking: Student Learning Through Critical Action in an Undergraduate Environmental Economics Course

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Nov 2011
Calvin Blackwell and Gordon Dehler
College of Charleston - School of Business and College of Charleston - Department of Management and Entrepreneurship
Downloads 55 (444,983)

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critical pedagogy, critical action, critical thinking, economics education, environmental economics

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Power Laws, CEO Compensation and Inequality

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 Aug 2014
College of Charleston - School of Business, University of Mary Washington, College of Charleston - Department of Economics and College of Charleston
Downloads 51 (459,974)

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Inequality, CEO compensation, Power law distribution, Pareto distribution

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Do Changes in Wealth Inequality Help Explain CEO Compensation Inequality? A Study Using the Pareto Distribution

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Sep 2012
Calvin Blackwell, Rachel Graefe-Anderson and Dyanne Vaught
College of Charleston - School of Business, University of Mary Washington and College of Charleston
Downloads 48 (472,001)

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CEO, Pareto Distribution, Power Law, Forbes 400, Inequality

13.

Who Gets Duped? The Impact of Economics and Finance Education on Skepticism in an Investment Task

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Jun 2020
College of Charleston - School of Business, College of Charleston, College of Charleston, College of Charleston, affiliation not provided to SSRN and College of Charleston
Downloads 45 (488,961)

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Skepticism, Education, Fraud

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Investigating Power Laws in Hurricane Damages

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Calvin Blackwell
College of Charleston - School of Business
Downloads 43 (493,351)
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hurricane, power law, Pareto distribution, natural hazard

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An Improved In-Class Bargaining Demonstration

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Nov 2011
Calvin Blackwell
College of Charleston - School of Business
Downloads 39 (511,523)

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classroom experiment, bargaining

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Party-Crashers or Wallflowers: Costly Voting in Elections with Differing Primary Types

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 Feb 2014
Calvin Blackwell and Peter Calcagno
College of Charleston - School of Business and College of Charleston - Department of Economics and Finance
Downloads 34 (536,261)
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Experimental Applications, Primary Types, Instrumental Voting, Voting

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Reviews

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Dec 2002
University of Hartford - Barney School of Business, University of Linz, University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Hohenheim - Institute of Household and Consumer Economics, Yale University - Yale Center for International and Area Studies, National Bank of Belgium, Leland G. Neuberg, College of Charleston - School of Business, Rheinisch-Westfalisches Institut fur Wirtschaftsforschung, Essen (Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research), University of Twente, University of Bern - Institute for Organization and Human Resource, Ilmenau University of Technology, University of Basel - Center of Economics and Business Administration (WWZ), Rheinisch-Westfalisches Institut fur Wirtschaftsforschung, Essen (Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research), Independent, Institute for Employment Research (IAB), University of Messina, University of Fribourg - Faculty of Economics and Social Science, Rheinisch-Westfalisches Institut fur Wirtschaftsforschung, Essen (Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research), European Commission and University of Kassel - Economics
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Power Laws and Bubbles in Oil Prices

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Oct 2017
David Seamans and Calvin Blackwell
affiliation not provided to SSRN and College of Charleston - School of Business
Downloads 27 (575,503)

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Power law, Pareto Distribution, Oil

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Reviews - Besprechungen - Comptes Rendus

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Jul 2003
WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, College of Charleston - School of Business, University of Fribourg - Faculty of Economics and Social Science, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, CREMA, Central European University - IRES Department, University of Twente, Walter Eucken Institut, University of Haifa, Independent, Panjab University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Delhi - Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), University of Innsbruck - Department of Public Finance, Tilburg University, CentER, European Commission, Justus Liebig Universität Giessen and Canara Bank
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Results from a Simple Prediction Contest

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Dec 2010
Calvin Blackwell
College of Charleston - School of Business
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prediction contest, prediction market, information aggregation, forecasting

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A Quasi‐Experimental Test of the Marginal Trader Hypothesis

Posted: 22 Oct 2011
Calvin Blackwell
College of Charleston - School of Business

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A Quasi-Experimental Test of the Marginal Trader Hypothesis

Posted: 11 Jan 2011
Calvin Blackwell
College of Charleston - School of Business

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Marginal Trader Hypothesis, prediction market, electronic market, experiment, election prediction, experimental asset market, prediction contest