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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business

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Michael D Makowsky

Associate Professor


Office: Powers School of Business
Phone:
Email: MDMAKOW@clemson.edu
Personal Website: https://www.michaelmakowsky.com

 


 Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Economics
    George Mason University 2008
  • BA Economics and Biology
    University of Virginia 1999

Profile

Michael Makowsky is associate professor in the John E. Walker Department of Economics at Clemson University. His research focuses on law enforcement, crime, political economy, and the role of club goods in decision-making. Dr. Makowsky has published studies in the American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Human Resources, and the Journal of Law & Economics. He has written extensively on the consequences of, and policy-solutions to, revenue-motivated law enforcement.

Research Interests

  • Law and regulatory enforcement; crime; club goods; social contagion; economics of religion
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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business
Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business | 343 Chandler L. Burns Hall, Clemson, S.C. 29634