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David B Skarbek


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Main research topics :

  • Economic Institutions and Performance
  • Norms. Customs, and Culture

Representative publications : please login to update it

Covenants without the Sword? Comparing Prison Self-Governance Globally American Political Science Review 110(4) 2016: 845-862. 

The Social Order of the Underworld: How Prison Gangs Govern the American Penal System. Oxford University Press, 2014.

Governance and Prison Gangs American Political Science Review 105(4) 2011: 702-716.

Putting the "Con" into Constitutions: The Economics of Prison Gangs  The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization 26(2) 2010: 183-211. 

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