Miscellaneous Other Publications




Baker, Matthew J., Metin Coşgel, and Thomas J. Miceli. “Debtors’ Prisons in America: An Economic Analysis,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2012, 84: 216-28. [Working Paper]

Coşgel, Metin M., Haggay Etkes, and Thomas J. Miceli, “Private Law Enforcement, Fine Sharing, and Tax Collection: Theory and Historical Evidence,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2011: 546-52. [Working Paper]

Coşgel, Metin M. and Thomas J. Miceli, “Tax Collection in History,” Public Finance Review, 2009, 37(4): 399-420. [Working Paper]

Coşgel, Metin M., “Property Rights in Land: Communal Control,” The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History. Joel Mokyr, ed., 2003.

Coşgel, Metin M.  and Thomas J. Miceli , “Job Rotation: Cost, Benefits, and Stylized Facts,”  Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, June 1999, 155(2): 301-20. [Working Paper]

Langlois, Richard N. and Metin M. Coşgel,  “The Organization of Consumption,” in Marina Bianchi, ed., The Active Consumer: Novelty and Surprise in Consumer Choice, New York : Routledge, 1998, pp. 107-21. [Working Paper]

Coşgel, Metin M., “Consumption Institutions,” Review of Social Economy, Summer 1997, 55(2): 153-71. [Working Paper]

Coşgel, Metin M., John E. Murray, and Thomas J. Miceli , “Organization and Distributional Equality in a Network of Communes: The Shakers,” American Journal of Economics and Sociology,April 1997, 56(2): 129-44.

Coşgel, Metin M., “Metaphors, Stories, and the Entrepreneur in Economics,” History of Political Economy, Spring 1996, 28(1): 57-76.

Miceli, Thomas J. and Metin M. Coşgel, “Reputation and Judicial Decision Making,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Spring 1994, 23(1): 31-51. [Reprinted in Alain Marciano, ed., Law and Economics: A Reader, London and New York: Taylor and Francis, Routledge, 2009, pp. 268-86. Also reprinted in Lee Epstein, ed. The Economics of Judicial Behaviour] [Working Paper]

Langlois, Richard N. and Metin M. Coşgel,  “Frank Knight on Risk, Uncertainty, and the Firm: A New Interpretation,” Economic Inquiry, July 1993, 31: 456-65. [Working Paper]

Coşgel, Metin M., “Risk Sharing in Medieval Agriculture,” Journal of European Economic History, Spring 1992, 21(1): 99-110.

Coşgel, Metin M., “Scattering and Contracts in Medieval Agriculture: Challenges Ahead,” Journal of Economic History, Sept. 1990, 50(3): 663-68.



Coşgel, Metin M., “Conversations between Anthropologists and Economists,” in Stephen Gudeman, ed. Economic Persuasions, Studies in Rhetoric and Culture Series, Volume 4, Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, 2009. [Working Paper]

Coşgel, Metin M., “The Socioeconomics of Consumption: Solutions to the Problems of Interest, Knowledge, and Identity,” in John B. Davis, Wilfred Dolfsma, Elizabeth Oughton, and Jane Wheelock, eds. The Elgar Handbook of Socio-Economics, 2008. [Working Paper]

Coşgel, Metin M., “The Power of the Rhetorical Perspective: A Reply to Fontaine,” History of Political Economy, Summer 1998, 30(2): 285-87.

Coşgel, Metin M., “Metaphors, Stories, and the Entrepreneur in Economics,” History of Political Economy, Spring 1996, 28(1): 57-76.

Coşgel, Metin M. “Audience Effects in Consumption,” Economics and Philosophy, 1994, 10(1): 19-30.

Coşgel, Metin M., “Rhetoric in the Economy: Consumption and Audience,” Journal of Socio-Economics, Winter 1992, 21(4): 363-77. [Working Paper]



Review of A History of Ottoman Economic Thought: Developments before the Nineteenth Century by Fatih Ermiş,” EH.NET Book Review, December, 2014.

“Review of The Long Divergence: How Islamic Law Held Back the Middle East by Timur Kuran,” Journal of Economic History, 2011, 71(4): 1114-16.

“Review of East Meets West: Banking, Commerce and Investment in the Ottoman Empire, edited by Philip L. Cottrell, Monica Pohle Fraser and Iain L. Fraser, EH.NET Book Review, December 2008.

“Review of Money, Land, and Trade: An Economic History of the Muslim Mediterranean, edited by Nelly Hanna,” EH.NET Book Review, August 2003.

“Review of Calvinists Incorporated by Anne K. Knowles,” EH.NET Book Review, March, 1998.

“Review of Economics as Literature by Willie Henderson,” History of Economic Ideas, 1998, 6(2): 164-166.

“Review of Social Limits to Economic Theory by Jon Mulberg,” Journal of Economic Literature, 1996, 34(4): 1948-1950.

“Review of Family, Church, and Market by Royden K. Loewen,” Journal of Economic History,  1994, 54(2): 487-488.

“Review of America ‘s Utopian Experiments by Brian J. L. Berry,” Communal Societies, 1993, 13: 136-7.