Director of Graduate Students, Research Fellow and Professor of Economics
Andrew Young is the director of graduate students and a research fellow at the Free Market Institute.
He is also a professor of economics in the Jerry S. Rawls College of Business Administration
at Texas Tech University.
Prof. Young is a co-editor of Contemporary Economic Policy and an associate editor of Southern Economic Journal. He earned his B.A. in economics from the College of the Holy Cross and his Ph.D.
in economics from Emory University. Prior to joining Texas Tech University, he taught
economics at West Virginia University, University of Mississippi and Emory University.
Prof. Young is the author of more than 60 scholarly articles and book chapters. His
primary fields of research are constitutional political economy, institutional economics,
and economic development. His recent research focuses on the political economy of
late antiquity and medieval Europe.
For more information about Prof. Young, please visit www.AndrewTYoung.com or his Social Science Research Network (SSRN) page: Andrew T. Young.
Young, A. T. (Forthcoming). Consent or Coordination? Assemblies in Early Medieval
Europe. International Review of Law and Economics, 72: 106096.
Grier, R. Young, A. T., & Grier, K. (2022). The Causal Effects of Rule of Law and
Property Rights on Fiscal Capacity. European Journal of Political Economy, 74: 102169.
Bologna Pavlik, J. & Youg, A. T. (2022). Sorting out the Aid-Corruption Nexus. Journal of Institutional Economics, 18(4): 637-653.
Bologna Pavlik, J., Powell, B., & Young, A. T. (2022). Does Aid Cause Changes in Economic
Freedom? Southern Economic Journal, 89(1): 90-111.
Acevedo, R., Mora, J., & Young, A. T. (2022). The Government Spending Multiplier in
Latin American Countries: Does the Institutional Environment Matter? Journal of Financial Economic Policy, 14(4): 476-490.
Young, A. T. (2022). The Peace of God. Rationality & Society, 34(1): 28-55.
Callais, J. T. & Young, A. T. (2022). Does Rigidity Matter? Constitutional Entrenchment
and Growth. European Journal of Law and Economics, 53(1): 27-62.
Callais, J. T. & Young, A. T. (2021). Does Constitutional Entrenchment Matter for
Economic Freedom? Contemporary Economic Policy, 39(4): 808-830.
Bologna Pavlik, J. & Young, A. T. (2021). The Legacy of Representation in Medieval
Europe for Incomes and Institutions Today. Southern Economic Journal, 88(1): 414-448.
Dove, J. A. & Young, A. T. (2021). What is a Classical Liberal Constitution? Independent Review, 26(3).
Higgins, M. J., Lacombe, D., Sell, B., & Young, A. T. (2021). Evaluating the Effects
of Small Business Administration Lending on Growth. Small Business Economics, 57(1): 23-45.
Young, A. T. (2021). Carolingians at the Doorstep? The Maturing Limited Access Order
of Early Medieval Europe. International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society, 34(1): 1-19.
Young, A. T. (2021). The Political Economy of Feudalism in Medieval Europe. Constitutional Political Economy, 32(1): 127-143.
Tarabar, D. & Young, A. T. (2021). What Constitutes a Constitutional Amendment Culture?
European Journal of Political Economy.
Levy, D. & Young, A. T. (2021). Promise, Trust, and Betrayal: Costs of Breaching an
Implicit Contract. Southern Economic Journal, 87(3): 1031-1051.
Callais, J. T. & Young, A. T. (Working Paper). Who Benefits When a Country Becomes
More Economically Free? (Does Anybody Lose?).
Bologna Pavlik, J., Powell, B., & Young, A. T. (Working Paper). Does Aid Cause Changes
in Economic Freedom?
Bologna Pavlik, J., Jahan, I. & Young, A. T. (Working Paper). Do Longer Constitutions
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