Research (Updated June 2017)

I have many research interests including small business survival, economic consequences of natural disasters, economic effects of demographic changes, monetary economic history, economic forecasting, and much more. Here is a recent copy of my full CV (updated June 2017).

Works in progress

“Credit Sales and Repayment Methods in Colonial New England,” (with Jeremy Schwartz). paper Tables_1 Tables_2

Publications

“Assessing the impacts of transactions costs and rapid growth on local government service provision and delivery arrangement choices in North Dakota,” Journal of Rural Studies 53 (2017), pp. 14-25. (with Dana Harsell, Robert Wood, and Andy Hultquist)

“Agglomeration Economies and Business Startups on Native American Tribal Areas,” Journal of Applied Economics & Policy, Forthcoming (with Christopher S. Decker)

“Another Curriculum Requirement? Quantitative Reasoning in Economics: Some First Steps,” American Journal of Business Education 6(3): 339-346, 2013 (with Patrick B. O’Neill)

“The Impact of Military Forts on Agricultural Investments on the Great Plains in 1880,” Historical Methods, 44(3): 139-148, 2011 (with Christopher S. Decker)

“Shipping Accidents on the Great Lakes,” Eastern Economic Journal, 37(Fall): 450-469, 2011 (with Christopher S. Decker and William Corcoran).

“Political Orientations and Behavior of Public Employees,” Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory, 19(4): 709-730, 2009 (with Jason Jensen and Paul Sum)

“Teaching Bank Runs Through Films,” American Journal of Business Education 2(6):7–10, 2009

“Work-related Accidents and the Level of Market Competition: An Analysis of Worker Injury Rates at U.S. Steel Corporation, 1907–1939,” Economic Inquiry 46(3): 438–453, 2008 (with Christopher S. Decker)

“The Impact of Disasters on Small Business Disaster Planning: a Case Study,” Disasters 31(4):508–515, 2007

“The Railroad’s Impact on Land Values in the Upper Great Plains,” Historical Methods 40(1): 28–38, 2007 (with Christopher S. Decker)

“Duration of Book Credit in Colonial New England,” Historical Methods 38(4): 168–177, 2005

“Credit and the Economy of Colonial America”. Eh.net Encyclopedia of Economic History. 2002 (Available at http://eh.net/encyclopedia/article/flynn.colonialcredit)

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