Does Constitutional Entrenchment Matter for Economic Freedom? (forthcoming). Contemporary Economic Policy. (with Andrew Young)

Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler? The Persistent Effect French Civil Law Has on Corruption, Institutions, and Incomes in Louisiana. 2021. Journal of Institutional Economics, 17(4), 663-680.

Institutional Quality and Development: On the Role of Informality. 2021. Journal of Developing Areas, 55(3), 343-363. (with Israt Jahan and Jamie Bologna Pavlik)

Ideologies, Institutions, and Interests: Why Economic Ideas Don’t Compete on a Level Playing Field. 2020. Independent Review, 25(1), 63-78. (with Alex Salter)

A Theory of Self-Governance: De Facto Constitutions as Filters. 2019. Journal of Public Finance and Public Choice, 34(2), 127-147. (with Alex Salter)


Economic Freedom Promotes Upward Income Mobility. 2021. In Gwartney, Lawson, Hall, and Murphy, Economic Freedom of the World: 2021 Annual Report, Vancouver: The Fraser Institute, 189-210. (with Vincent Geloso)


Does Rigidity Matter? Constitutional Entrenchment and Growth. (with Andrew Young) (Revise and Resubmit)

Did the Policies in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Lead to Higher Development and Social Compliance? A Synthetic Control Analysis. (with Linan Peng) (Revise and Resubmit)

Free to Grow? A Matching Methods Analysis of Economic Reform in the United States.

The Political Economy of Lighthouses in Antebellum America (with Vincent Geloso)

Air Ball? A Synthetic Control Analysis of an NBA Franchise’s Impact on Income and Employment

The Impact of Place-Based Policy: Evidence from a Multiple Synthetic Control Analysis of the Northeastern Revitalization Program in China. (with Linan Peng)


Available Upon Request:

Callais, Justin T. and Vincent Geloso. Intergenerational Income Mobility and Economic Freedom as Positive Liberty.

Callais, Justin T. Freedom Worth Dying For? Economic Freedom and Homicide

Callais, Justin T. Does Entrepreneurship Drive Development? A US State Synthetic Analysis.

Callais, Justin T. The Effects of Endured Constitutions on Incomes in the Contemporary Era.

Callais, Justin T. and Adam Martin. The Political and Economic Consequences of Putin.

Currently Unavailable:

Callais, Justin T., Caskey, Greg., and Linan Peng. Repression and International Trade: An Analysis of Chinese Trade with Islamic Countries.

Callais, Justin T. and Adam Martin. Russia: A Normal Petrocracy.

Callais, Justin T. and Kevin Grier. Do No Harm? A Causal Analysis of the Impact of Foreign Aid on Governance Quality and Corruption.

Harris, Colin and Justin T. Callais. Digital Piracy: Penalties and Deterrence.

Mkrtchian, Gor and Justin T. Callais. Court Packing.