Articles, Chapters, Books

Journal Publications

  • Davies, A., 2016. Review of Going for Broke: Deficits, Debt, and the Entitlement Crisis. The Independent Review, 20(4): 622-625.
  • Davies, A., J.R. Harrigan, and M. Teague, 2015. Equality, liberty, prosperity. Social Philosophy and Policy, 31(2): 180-203.
  • Davies, A., 2014. Regulation and Productivity. Mercatus Research.
  • Yakovlev, P. and A. Davies, 2014. How does the estate tax affect the number of firms?Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, 3:1
  • Davies, A., 2013. Unintended Consequences of Raising the Minimum Wage. Mercatus Research.
  • Davies, A. and D. Bowen, 2012. Tax gimmicks. Mercatus Research.
  • O’Malley, K., A. Davies, and T.W. Cline, 2010. Do psychological cues alter our discount function? North American Journal of Psychology, 12(3): 469-480.
  • de Rugy, V. and A. Davies, 2009. Midnight regulations and the Cinderella effectJournal of Socioeconomics, 38: 886-890.
  • Marlin, M. and A. Davies, 2009. The value of a minor’s lost social security benefits. Journal of Legal Economics, 16(1): 17-28.
  • Davies, A., 2009. Human development and the optimal size of governmentJournal of Socioeconomics, 38(2): 326-330.
  • Davies, A. and G. Quinlivan, 2006. A panel data analysis of the impact of trade on human developmentJournal of Socioeconomics, 35(5): 868-876.
  • Davies, A., 2006. A framework for decomposing shocks and measuring volatilities derived from multi-dimensional panel data of survey forecasts. International Journal of Forecasting, 22(2): 373-393.
  • Davies, A. and T. Cline, 2005. A consumer behavior approach to modeling monopolistic competition. Journal of Economic Psychology, 26(6): 797-826.
  • Davies, A., 2005. Review of The Political Economy of the Voluntary Sector. Journal of Markets and Morality, 7(2): 587-589.
  • Davies, A., 2004. Computational intermediation and the evolution of computation as a commodityApplied Economics. 36(11): 1131-1142.
  • Davies, A., 2004. The role of religion in the economy. International Journal on World Peace, 21(2): 37-42.
  • Davies, A., 2004.The economics and morality of caring for the poor. Religion and Liberty. Sept/Oct, 10-11.
  • Davies, A., 2003.Ethical development and the social impact of globalization. International Journal on World Peace. 20(2): 39-66.
  • Grewal, R., T. Cline, and A. Davies, 2003. Early-entrant advantage, word-of-mouth communication, brand similarity, and the consumer decision-making process. Journal of Consumer Psychology, 13(3): 187-197. Recipient of the Young Contributors Award for Best Paper Published in 2003.
  • Reed, E., J.J. Yu, A. Davies, J. Gannon, and S. Armentrout, 2003. Clear cell tumors have higher mRNA levels of ERCC1 and XPB than other histological types of epithelial ovarian cancer. Clinical Cancer Research, 9(November): 5299-5305.
  • Davies, A. and K. Lahiri, 1995. A new framework for testing rationality and measuring aggregate shocks using panel data. Journal of Econometrics, 68(1), 205-227.
  • Books and Chapters

    • Davies, A., forthcoming. Economics and Society. In Catholic Perspectives on Economics, eds. J. Larrivee and A. Canadas. Rowman and Littlefield.
    • LeBar, M., A. Davies, and D. Schmidtz (eds.), 2015. Equality and Public Policy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    • Davies, A., 2012. Complementary approaches. In Theory and Practice in the Austrian School, ed. J. Kuznicki. Cato Institute.

    Policy Briefs, White Papers, and Working Papers

  • Davies, A., 2014. Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors, Docket ID: WHD-2014-0001. Public Interest Comment.Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division.
  • Davies, A., 2014. Why Family Businesses Matter, Competitive Enterprise Institute.
  • Davies, A., 2012. Good and Bad Destruction: Buggy Whips and Broken Windows, We The People, State Policy Network.
  • Davies, A., B. Yandle, D. Thieme, and R. Sarvis, 2012. The U.S. Experience with Fiscal Stimulus: A Historical and Statistical Analysis of U.S. Fiscal Stimulus Activity, 1953-2011. Mercatus Center Working Paper, no. 12-12 (April).
  • Davies, A. and J. Pulito, 2011. Tax Rates and Migration. Mercatus Center Working Paper, no. 11-31 (August).
  • Davies, A., 2011. A Review of Studies on Liquor Control and Consumption. Commonwealth Foundation Policy Brief.
  • Davies, A., 2010. The Cost of Compromise: Impact of the 2011-2012 Estate Tax. American Family Business Foundation Policy Brief.
  • Davies, A. and J. Pulito, 2010. Binge Thinking: A Look at the Social Impact of State Liquor Controls. Mercatus Center Working Paper, no. 10-70 (November).
  • Valchev, R. and A. Davies, 2009. Transparency, performance, and agency budgets: a rational expectations modeling approach. Research Program on Forecasting Working Paper, 2009-04 (December).
  • Davies, A. and P. Yakovlev, 2009. Myths and realities surrounding the estate tax. American Family Business Foundation Policy Brief.
  • Pulito, J. and A. Davies, 2009. Government run liquor stores: the social impact of privatization. Commonwealth Foundation Policy Brief, 21(03): 1-16.
  • Yakovlev, P. and A. Davies, 2009. Pennsylvania’s flawed film tax credit: what the ERA study won’t tell you. Commonwealth Foundation Policy Brief, 21(2): 1-8.
  • Cline, T.W., D.P. Mertens, N.S. Vowels, and A. Davies, 2009. Ingratiation for Sustainable Competitive Advantage.
  • Mertens, D.P., T.W. Cline, N.S. Vowels, and A. Davies, 2009. All Ingratiation is not Equal: A Two Dimensional Model of Consumer Ingratiation.
  • Davies, A., 2008. Exhaustive regression: an exploration of regression-based data mining techniques using super computation. Research Program on Forecasting Working Paper, 2008-08 (August).
  • Valchev, R. and A. Davies, 2008. Do federal matching funds inhibit state growth? Mercatus Center Working Paper, 08-30 (August).
  • Davies, A. and V. de Rugy, 2008. Midnight regulations: an update. Mercatus Center Working Paper, 08-06 (March).
  • Manchester, P., M. Marlin, and A. Davies, 2007. Implications of foreign investment patterns for federal, state, and local bond financing. Mercatus Center Working Paper, October.
  • Davies, A., 2001. An exhaustive regression analysis of clinical data. Parabon Computation White Paper.
  • Davies, A., 2001. Analysis of rates of return in the banking sector using exhaustive regression. Parabon Computation White Paper.
  • Davies, A., 2001. The economics and technology of internet computing. Yale University Research Discussion Paper.
  • Published Proceedings

  • Grewal, R., T. Cline, and A. Davies, 2000. Complex product market characteristics and their impact on the consumer choice process: Toward a general framework for modeling consumer choice. Proceedings of the Winter Educator’s Conference. American Marketing Association.
  • Cline, T. and A. Davies, 1999. The influence of word-of-mouth communications on consumers’ attitudes toward later entrant brands. Proceedings of the Conference on Consumer Psychology. American Psychological Association.
  • Davies, A. and K. Lahiri, 1993. A new framework for analyzing shocks to inventories and other macroeconomic variables using ASA-NBER data.Proceedings of the International Society for Inventory Research. American Economic Association.
  • Teaching Economics

  • Davies, A., 1996. Microeconomics. West Virginia Wesleyan College.
  • Davies, A., 1995. EcoSim: An innovative tool for teaching economics. Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, 9(3): 21-23.
  • Davies, A., 1994. EcoSim Computer Simulation.  West Virginia Wesleyan College.