Miscellaneous Articles

The Apotheosis of the Rentier: How Napoleonic War Finance Kickstarted the Industrial Revolution." Forthcoming Cato Journal.

"The Uselessness of Useful Research and the Usefulness of Useless Research.” (M. Learmonth, A. Lockett and K. Dowd) British Journal of Management, Vol. 23, 2012, pp. 33-44.

“Qualitative Dimensions in Finance and Risk Management Research.”  Pp. 507-521 in C. G. Humphrey and W. J. Lee (eds) The Real Life Guide to Accounting Research: A Behind-the-Scenes View of Using Qualitative Research Methods.  Elsevier: Amsterdam. 2004.

“The Optimal Extraction of a Privately Owned Renewable Resource.” (D. Chappell and K. Dowd) The Mathematical Scientist, Vol. 27, No. 2, December 2002, pages 75-79.

“The Optimal Monopolistic Extraction of a Durable Natural Resource.” (D. Chappell and K. Dowd) Greek Economic Review, Vol. 21, No. 1 (Spring 2001), pages 53-61.

“Participation in Civil Society.” Pp. 31-43 in D. Campbell and N. D. Lewis (eds), Promoting Participation: Law or Politics? London and Sydney: Cavendish Publishing Limited, 1999.

“How the Irish Constitution Review Group Would Weaken Property Rights.”  Reflections, Summer 1998, No. 2, pp. 1-6. Edmund Burke Institute: Dublin.

“The ‘Battle of the Systems’: A Comment on Tilly.” Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 154, No. 1, March 1998, pp. 39-43

“Anarchy, Warfare and Social Order: Comment on Hirshleifer.” Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 105, No. 3, June 1997, pp. 648-651. 

“Costly Verification and Banking.”  Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 48, October 1996, pp. 601-17. 

No Problem! An Economic Perspective on Smoking.  Report prepared for FOREST, London, March 1993, 12 pp.

“Optimal Financial Contracts.”  Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 44, October 1992, pp. 672-693.

“The Myths of Anti-Smoking.” Economic Affairs, 11, No. 4, June 1991, pp. 22-24. [Abridged and translated as “E se li lasciassimo fumare?” In Mondo Economico, 18th January 1992, pp. 60-61.]

The Case Against Industrial Policy.” Libertarian Alliance Economic Notes, No. 33, London: Libertarian Alliance, September 1990.

“Richard Stone.” In B. S. Katz (ed.) Nobel Laureates in Economic Science: A Bibliographical Dictionary, New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1989, pp. 294-304.

Equality in Employment.”  Libertarian Alliance Legal Notes, No. 3, London: Libertarian Alliance, l988

“Private Property Against Economic Centralism.” Economic Affairs, Vol. 7, No. 3, February-March 1987, pp. 25-28.

“The Capital Funding of Ontario Universities: What Should be Done?” In Ontario Universities: Access, Operations, and Funding, Ontario Economic Council, 1985, pp. 345-361.

“Federal-Provincial Fiscal Relations: Some Background.” (K. Dowd and A. Sayeed) In Ottawa and the Provinces, Vol. 2, Ontario Economic Council, 1985, pp. 253-275.

“Towards a Theory of Equalization Payments.” (T. J. Courchene and K. Dowd) Printed as Chapter 5 of T. J. Courchene’s Equalization Payments: Past, Present and Future, Ontario Economic Council, 1984, pp. 81-131.