Reports and lightly reviewed articles

  1. "Political influence efforts in the US through campaign contributions and lobbying expenditures: An index approach," 2021, AEI report. Joint with Vincent Smith and Benjamin Goren. Link to the AEI report. Coverage: The Hagstrom Report, Politico

  2. "Hungry children, well-fed shipping companies," 2021, The Milken Institute Review. Joint with Stephanie Mercier and Vincent Smith, April 26. Links to the Milken Institute Review Article and the AEI version.  

  3. "The cost of cargo preference for international food aid programs," 2020, AEI Economic Perspectives. Joint with Stephanie Mercier and Vincent Smith. Link to the AEI report. Coverage: Strategy Bridge, RealClearDefense

  4. "The Jones Act in historical context," 2020, AEI Economic Perspectives. Joint with Vincent Smith. Link to the AEI report. Coverage: RealClearMarkets, United Nations.

  5. "The Jones Act does not add to our nations defenses," 2019, AEI report. Joint with Vincent Smith. Link to the AEI report. Coverage: Cato, Casey Mulligan

  6. "The labor market effects of right-to-work laws, 2010-2014," 2017, Open Journal of Social Science. Joint with Michael O'Herron, Matthew Floyd, Aiden McLaughlin, and Paul Sommers (UCSD, '76). Link to the article

Articles and blogs

  1. "Trading a Jones Act waiver for improved access to UK markets," 2020, AEIdeas Blog, June. Joint with Vincent Smith. Link to the blog.

  2. "California ports and the Jones Act," 2020, AEIdeas Blog, April. Joint with Vincent Smith. Link to the blog.

  3. "Oil and the Jones Act," 2020, AEIdeas Blog, April. Joint with Vincent Smith. Link to the blog.

  4. "The costs of cargo preference for food aid country by country," 2020, AEIdeas Blog, March. Joint with Vincent Smith. Link to the blog.

  5. "Opulence vs. security," 2019, AEIdeas Blog, December. Joint with Vincent Smith. Link to the blog

  6. "To lower residential energy costs 'waive' goodbye to the Jones Act," 2019, AEIdeas Blog, September. Joint with Vincent Smith. Link to the blog. Coverage: The Washington Examiner

  7. "The Jones Act is a lose-lose for Puerto Rico and US LNG," 2019, AEIdeas Blog, July. Joint with Vincent Smith. Link to the blog. Coverage: The Washington Examiner

  8. "The Jones Act undercuts aid to Puerto Rico," 2019, AEIdeas Blog, June. Joint with Vincent Smith. Link to the blog. Coverage: New York Post.

  9. "Trump's 'Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy' should include Jones Act repeal," 2018, AEIdeas Blog, December. Joint with Vincent Smith. Link to the blog