Miscellaneous Articles

“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.