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Publications of Thomas J. Nechyba    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:


  1. T. Nechyba, Microeconomics (working title) (2009 (expected publication)), Southwest/Thompson
  2. T. Nechyba, D. Older-Aguilar and Patrick McEwan, The Effect of Family and Community Resources on Education Outcomes (1999), New Zealand Government, Ministry of Education

Book Reviews

  1. Richard Lynn and Tatu Vanhanen, IQ and the Wealth of Nations, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. XLII (2004), pp. 220-21
  2. Alan Auerbach and Martin Feldstein, eds., Handbook of Public Economics: Vol. 3, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. XLI (2003), pp. 1299-1301
  3. George R. Zodrow, State Sales and Income Taxes: An Economic Analysis, Journal of Regional Science (2001)
  4. Helen Ladd, Local Government Tax and Land Use Policies in the United States: Understanding the Links, Regional Science and Urban Economics, vol. 29 (1999), pp. 547-52

Journal Articles

  1. Nechyba, TJ, What should students learn in intermediate microeconomics? To think conceptually from the fundamentals of the discipline, The Journal of Economic Education, vol. 50 no. 3 (July, 2019), pp. 261-264 [doi]
  2. Nechyba, TJ, Tiebout sorting and competition, International Encyclopedia of Education (2010), pp. 388-393, Elsevier [doi]  [abs]
  3. Nechyba, TJ, Chapter 22 Income and Peer Quality Sorting in Public and Private Schools, in Handbook of the Economics of Education, vol. 2 (December, 2006), pp. 1327-1368, Elsevier, ISSN 1574-0692, ISBN 9780444528193 [doi]  [abs]
  4. Nechyba, TJ, Income and Peer Quality Sorting in Public and Private Schools, in Handbook of the Economics of Education, Elsevier/North Holland., edited by Hanushek, E; Welch, F, vol. 2 (November, 2006), pp. 1327-1368, ISBN 978-0-444-52819-3  [abs]
  5. Nechyba, TJ, Alternative education finance strategies no. Mar (2006), pp. 7-27
  6. Nechyba, TJ, School Finance, School Choice and Residential Segregation, Cesifo Economic Studies (2005), [Keynote Lecture at 2004 CES Public Sector Economics Conference]
  7. Nechyba, T, Comment: Land taxation in New York City: A general equilibrium analysis, City Taxes, City Spending: Essays in Honor of Dick Netzer (December, 2004), pp. 95-100, Edward Elgar Publishing [doi]
  8. Nechyba, TJ, School Competition and School Quality in the U.S., Cesifo Dice Report Journal of Institutional Comparison, vol. 4 (December, 2004), pp. 3-8
  9. Nechyba, TJ; Walsh, RP, Urban sprawl, The Journal of Economic Perspectives : a Journal of the American Economic Association, vol. 18 no. 4 (Fall, 2004), pp. 177-200, American Economic Association, ISSN 0895-3309 [doi]
  10. Nechyba, TJ, IQ and the wealth of nations., Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 42 no. 1 (March, 2004), pp. 220-221, AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC
  11. Epple, D; Nechyba, T, Chapter 55 Fiscal decentralization, in Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics, vol. 4 (January, 2004), pp. 2423-2480, Elsevier, ISSN 1574-0080, ISBN 9780444509673 [doi]  [abs]
  12. Nechyba, TJ, Handbook of public economics, volume 3., Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 41 no. 4 (December, 2003), pp. 1301-1303, AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC
  13. Nechyba, T, Public School Finance and Urban School Policy: General Versus Partial Equilibrium Analysis, Brookings Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs (Fall, 2003), pp. 139-170
  14. Nechyba, TJ, Centralization, fiscal federalism, and private school attendance, International Economic Review, vol. 44 no. 1 (February, 2003), pp. 179-204, WILEY [doi]  [abs]
  15. Nechyba, T, School finance, spatial income segregation, and the nature of communities, Journal of Urban Economics, vol. 54 no. 1 (January, 2003), pp. 61-88, Elsevier BV [doi]  [abs]
  16. Nechyba, TJ, What can be (and what has been) learned from general equilibrium simulation models of school finance?, National Tax Journal, vol. 56 no. 2 (January, 2003), pp. 387-414, National Tax Association, ISSN 0028-0283 [repository], [doi]  [abs]
  17. Nechyba, TJ, Social approval, values, and AFDC: A reexamination of the illegitimacy debate, Journal of Political Economy, vol. 109 no. 3 (January, 2001), pp. 637-672, University of Chicago Press [repository], [doi]  [abs]
  18. Nechyba, TJ, Social welfare and individual responsibility, Economics and Philosophy, vol. 16 no. 2 (October, 2000), pp. 361-368, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS
  19. Nechyba, TJ, Mobility, targeting, and private-school vouchers, American Economic Review, vol. 90 no. 1 (January, 2000), pp. 130-146, American Economic Association [repository], [doi]  [abs]
  20. Nechyba, TJ, School finance induced migration and stratification patterns: The impact of private school vouchers, Journal of Public Economic Theory, vol. 1 no. 1 (December, 1999), pp. 5-50, WILEY [doi]  [abs]
  21. Nechyba, TJ, A Model of Multiple Districts and Private Schools: the Role of Mobility, Targeting, and Private School Vouchers (July, 1999), NBER working paper #7239
  22. Nechyba, TJ; Strauss, RP, Community choice and local public services: A discrete choice approach, Regional Science and Urban Economics, vol. 28 no. 1 (January, 1998), pp. 51-73, Elsevier BV [doi]  [abs]
  23. Nechyba, TJ, Competitive governments: An economic theory of politics and public finance - Breton,A, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 35 no. 4 (December, 1997), pp. 2062-2064, AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC
  24. Nechyba, TJ, Local property and state income taxes: The role of interjurisdictional competition and collusion, Journal of Political Economy, vol. 105 no. 2 (January, 1997), pp. 351-384, University of Chicago Press, ISSN 0022-3808 [repository], [doi]  [abs]
  25. Nechyba, TJ, Existence of equilibrium and stratification in local and hierarchical Tiebout economies with property taxes and voting, Economic Theory, vol. 10 no. 2 (January, 1997), pp. 277-304, Springer Nature [doi]  [abs]
  26. Nechyba, TJ, Public School Finance in a General Equilibrium Tiebout World: Equalization Programs, Peer Effects and Private School Vouchers (June, 1996), NBER working paper #5642
  27. Nechyba, T, Fiscal Federalism and Local Public Finance: A Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Framework, International Tax and Public Finance, vol. 3 no. 2 (January, 1996), pp. 215-231, Springer Nature America, Inc [doi]  [abs]
  28. Nechyba, T, A computable general equilibrium model of intergovernmental aid, Journal of Public Economics, vol. 62 no. 3 (January, 1996), pp. 363-397, Elsevier BV [doi]  [abs]
  29. T. Nechyba, Fiscal Federalims and Local Public Finance: A General Equilibrium Approach with Voting, Proceedings of the 86th Annual Conference of the National Tax Association (1995), pp. 136-141
  30. Nechyba, TJ, The Southern wage gap, human capital and the quality of education, Southern Economic Journal, vol. 57 no. 2 (January, 1990), pp. 308-322, JSTOR [doi]  [abs]

Chapters in Books

  1. Nechyba, TJ, Mobilizing the Private Sector in the United States: A Theoretical Overview, edited by Chakrabarti, R; Peterson, PE, School Choice International: Exploring Public Private Partnerships (January, 2009), pp. 47-69, M I T PRESS, ISBN 978-0-262-03376-3
  2. T.J. Nechyba, Tiebout Sorting and School Choice, in International Encyclopedia of Education, edited by Brewer, Dominic and Patrick McEwan (forthcoming), Elsevier
  3. T.J. Nechyba, The Social Context of Vouchers, in Handbook of Research on School Choice (forthcoming), Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
  4. T.J. Nechyba, Public and Private School Competition Under U.S. Fiscal Federalism, in Land Policy in Fiscal Decentralization, edited by Ingram, Greg and Yu-Hung Hong (forthcoming)
  5. T.J. Nechyba, Mobilizing the Private Sector for Public Education: A Theoretical Overview, in School Choice International, edited by P. Peterson and H. Patrinos (2007)
  6. Nechyba, TJ, The efficiency and equity of Tiebout in the United States: Taxes, services, and property values, in Land Policies and their Outcomes, edited by Ingram, GK; Hong, YH, Land Policies and Their Outcomes (January, 2007), pp. 68-89, LINCOLN INST LAND POLICY, ISBN 978-1-55844-172-9
  7. J.L. Vigdor and T.J. Nechyba, Peer Effects in North Carolina Public Schools, in Schools and the Equal Opportunity Problem, edited by P. Peterson and L. Woessmann (2007), pp. 73-102, MIT Press
  8. T.J. Nechyba, Mobility, Targeting and Private School Vouchers, in The Economics of Schooling and School Quality, The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics (Mark Blaug, ed.), edited by Eric Hanushek (2004), Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd ([Reprinted from 2000 American Economic Review article].)
  9. D. Epple and T. Nechyba, Fiscal Decentralization, in Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics: Volume 4, edited by V. Henderson and J. Thisse (2004), North Holland
  10. Nechyba, TJ, Prospects for Achieving Equity or Adequacy in Education: The Limits of State Aid in General Equilibrium, in Helping Children Left Behind, edited by Yinger, J, Helping Children Left Behind: State Aid and the Pursuit of Educational Equity (Fall, 2004), pp. 111-143, M I T PRESS, ISBN 978-0-262-25404-5
  11. T.J. Nechyba and J.L. Vigdor, Peer Effects in North Carolina Public Schools (2004)
  12. T. Nechyba, The Benefit View and the New View: Where do we stand 25 years into the debate?, in Property Taxation and Local Public Finance, edited by Wallace Oates (2002), pp. 113-21, Lincoln Institute Press: Cambridge, MA
  13. Nechyba, TJ, The benefit view and the new view - Where do we stand, twenty-five years into the debate?, edited by Oates, WE, Property Taxation and Local Government Finance (January, 2001), pp. 113-121, LINCOLN INST LAND POLICY, ISBN 1-55844-144-1
  14. T. Nechyba with Thomas MaCurdy, How Does a Community's Demographic Composition Alter Its Fiscal Burdens?, in Demographic Change and Fiscal Policy, edited by A. Auerbach and R. Lee (2001), pp. 101-148, Cambridge University Press
  15. M. Heise and T. Nechyba, School Finance Reform: Introducing the Choice Factor, in City Schools: Lessons from New York (2000), John Hopkins University Press
  16. Nechyba, TJ, Replacing capital taxes with land taxes: Efficiency and distributional implications with an application to the United States economy, edited by Netzer, D, Land Value Taxation (January, 1998), pp. 183-204, LINCOLN INST LAND POLICY, ISBN 1-55844-133-6
  17. Nechyba, TJ, Public school finance and vouchers in a general equilibrium Tiebout world, 90th Annual Conference on Taxation, Proceedings (January, 1998), pp. 119-125, National Tax Association
  18. T. MaCurdy and T. Nechyba and J. Battacharaya, An Economic Framework for Assessing the Fiscal Impact of Immigration, in The Immigration Debate: Studies on the Economic, Demographic and Fiscal Effects of Immigration, edited by J. Smith and B. Edmonston (1998), National Academy Press
  19. T. Nechyba, Replacing Capital Taxes with Land Taxes: Efficiency and Distributional Implications with an Application to the US, in Land Value Taxation: Can It and Will It Work Today, edited by D. Netzer (1998), Lincoln Institute Press
  20. T. Nechyba, Computable General Equilibrium in Local Public Finance and Fiscal Federalism: Applications to Local Taxation, Intergovernmental Aid and Educational Vouchers, in Fiscal Aspects of Evolving Federations, edited by D. Wildasin (1997), Cambridge University Press (pp 168-193.)
  21. R. McKinnon and T. Nechyba, Tax Competition in Federal Systems: Political Accountability and Financial Constraints, in The New Federalism: Can the States be Trusted, edited by J. Ferejohn and B. Weingast (1997), Hoover Institution Press (pp. 3-61.)
  22. Nechyba, TJ, Fiscal federalism and local public finance: A general equilibrium approach with voting, edited by Stocker, FD, 1994 Proceedings of the Eighty Seventh Annual Conference on Taxation (January, 1995), pp. 136-141, NATL TAX ASSOC-TAX INST AMER


  1. T. Nechyba, "Comment" on "Non-Fiscal Residential Zoning", in The Tiebout Model at Fifty: Essays in Public Economics in Honor of Wallace Oates, edited by W. Fischel (2006), Lincoln Institute Press: Cambridge, MA
  2. T. Nechyba, "Comment" on "Land Taxation in New York City: A General Equilibrium Analysis", in Urban Issues and Public Finance: Essays in Honor of Dick Netzer, edited by A. Schwartz (2004), pp. 95-100, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
  3. T. Nechyba, "Comment" on "Immigrant Children and New York City Schools: Segregation and Its Consequences", Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs (2002), pp. 208-211
  4. Nechyba, TJ, Prospects for Land Rent Taxes in State and Local Tax Reforms (2002), Lincoln Institute Working Paper  [abs]
  5. Nechyba, TJ, Introducing School Choice into Multi-District Public School Systems, in The Economics of School Choice, edited by Caroline Hoxby (2002), University of Chicago Press  [abs]
  6. Nechyba, TJ, The Economics of Education: Vouchers and Peer Group Effects (1998)  [abs]
  7. T.J. Nechyba, "Block Grants, Matching Grants and the 'Flypaper Effect': The Role of Local and State/National Tax Bases" (1994)

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