Journal Publications


Davies, A., J.R. Harrigan, and M. Teague, forthcoming. Equality, liberty, prosperity. Social Philosophy and Policy.


LeBar, M. and A. Davies (eds.), forthcoming. Equality and Public Policy. Cambridge University Press.


Davies, A., 2014. Regulation and Productivity. Mercatus Research.


Valchev, R. and A. Davies. Do federal matching funds inhibit state growth? Under review.


Pulito, J. and A. Davies. State control of alcohol sales as a means of reducing traffic fatalities: a panel analysis. Under review.


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.


Davies, A., K. Lahiri, and X. Sheng, 2011. Analyzing three-dimensional panel data of forecasts. In Oxford Handbook on Economic Forecasting, eds. M.P. Clements and D.F. Hendry. Oxford University Press, 473-495.


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 effect. Journal 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 government. Journal of Socioeconomics, 38(2): 326-330.


Davies, A. and G. Quinlivan, 2006. A panel data analysis of the impact of trade on human development. Journal 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 commodity. Applied Economics. 36(11): 1131-1142.


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, 1999. Re-examining the rational expectations hypothesis using panel data on multi-period forecasts. In Analysis of Panels and Limited Dependent Variable Models, eds. C. Hsiao, K. Lahiri, L. Lee, and M.H. Pesaran, 226-254. Cambridge University Press.


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.



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.



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.



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.