"Do business cycle peaks predict election calls in Canada?" European Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 29, No. 1 (March 2013), 102-118 with Marcel Voia.
"Do departures from democratic accountability compromise the stability of public finances? Keynesianism, central banking, and minority governments in the Canadian system of party government, 1867-2009" Constitutional Political Economy Vol. 23, No.3 (May 2012), 213-243 with Stan Winer and Bernie Grofman.
"What are the significant determinants of entrepreneurship?" International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small BusinessVol. 17, No. 4 (November 2012): 415-450, with Marcel Voia.
"The inflationary effects of stochastic resource revenues in resource rich developing economies with undeveloped financial markets" Applied Economics, Vol. 44, No.29 (2012): 3831-3840, with Hossein Kavand.
"Quantifying Non-tariff trade barriers:What difference did the post 9/11 Security Arrangements make to Canadian Cross-Border Shopping?" Canadian Public Policy, Vol. 36, No. 4, (December 2010), 487-501.
"Does the expectation or realization of a Federal Election precipate Canadian output growth?" Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 44, No. 1, (February 2011), 107-132, with Marcel Voia.
"What determines the length of a typical Canadian Parliamentary Government?" Canadian Journal of Political Science, Vol.42, No. 4, (December 2009), 881-910, with Marcel Voia.
"Studying the Role of Political Competition in the evolution of Government Size over long horizons" Public Choice, Vol. 137, Nos.1-2, (October 2008), 369-401, with Soo-Bin Park and Stan Winer.
"Searching for Keynesianism" European Journal of Political Economy, Vol.24, No. 2, (June 2008), 294-316, with Stan Winer.
"Electoral politics and monetary policy: does the Bank of Canada contribute to a political cycle?" Public Choice, Vol.135, No.3-4, (June 2008), 449-468.
"Just how much bigger is government in Canada: A comparative analysis of the size and structure of the public sectors in Canada and the United States, 1929-2003" Canadian Public Policy, Vol. 33, No. 2, (June 2007), 173-206, with Stan Winer.
"School Size and Youth Violence" Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization , Vol.65, No.2, (February 2008), 318-333, with Ambrose Leung.
"On Hayek's Denationalisation of Money, Free Banking, and Inflation Targeting" European Journal of the Histroy of Economic Thought Vol. 13, No. 2, (Summer 2006), 213-31 with Jack Galbraith.
"Matching Candidates with Academic Teams: A Case for Academic
Tenure" International Review of Law and Economics ,
Vol.25, No. 2 (June 2005), 290-310, with Michael McKee.
WORK IN PROGRESS
"Fixed versus Flexible Election Dates"
"Fiscal Policy" Chapter 16 of the Elgar Companion to Public Choice, 2nd Edition,Edward Elgar pp. 260-283.
"Government Size and Economic Performance with particular application to New Zealand"