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Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
–M. McBride, 2001, “Relative-income Effects on Subjective Well-being in the Cross-section,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 45: 251-278
–E. Bienenstock, M. McBride, 2004, “Explication of the Cultural Transmission Model,” American Sociological Review 69: 138-143
–M. McBride, 2005, “Crises, Reforms, and Regime Persistence in sub-Saharan Africa,” European Journal of Political Economy 21: 688-707
–M. McBride, 2006, “Imperfect Monitoring in Communication Networks,” Journal of Economic Theory 126: 97-119
–M. McBride, 2006, “Discrete Public Goods under Threshold Uncertainty,” Journal of Public Economics 90: 1181-1199
–M. McBride, 2006, “Limited Observation in Mutual Consent Networks,” Advances in Theoretical Economics 6(1): Article 3
–M. McBride, 2007, “Club Mormon: Free-riders, Monitoring, and Exclusion in the LDS Church,”  Rationality and Society 19: 395-424
–M. McBride, 2008, “Position Specific Information in Social Networks: Are You Connected?” Mathematical Social Sciences 56: 283-295
–M. McBride, 2008, “Religious Pluralism and Religious Participation: A Game Theoretic Analysis,” American Journal of Sociology 114: 77-108
–M. McBride, 2010, “Religious Market Competition in a Richer World,” Economica 77: 148-171
–G. Richardson, M. McBride, 2009, “Religion, Longevity, and Cooperation: The Case of the Craft Guild,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 71: 172-186
–M. McBride, 2010, “Threshold Uncertainty in Discrete Public Goods: An Experimental Study,” Economics of Governance, 11: 77-99
–M. McBride, 2010, “Money, Happiness, and Aspirations: An Experimental Study,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 74: 262-276
–M. McBride, G. Milante, S. Skaperdas, 2011, “Peace and War with Endogenous State Capacity,” Journal of Conflict Resolution 55: 446-468 (Reprinted as “Powersharing and Conflict in Competition for Resources,” in P. Oxhorn, ed., 2012, Peace and Development Research Report, Institute for the Study of International Development, McGill University)
–M. McBride, G. Richardson, 2012, “Stopping Suicide Attacks: Optimal Strategies and Unintended Consequences,” Defence and Peace Economics 23: 413-429
–M. Garfinkel, M. McBride, S. Skaperdas, 2012, “Governance and Norms as Determinants of Arming,” Revue d’économie politique 122: 197-212
–S. Carter, M. McBride, 2013, “Experienced Utility versus Decision Utility: Putting the ‘S’ in Satisfaction,” Journal of Socio-Economics 42: 13-23
–M. D’Orsogna, R. Kendall, M. McBride, M. Short, 2013, “Criminal Defectors Lead to the Emergence of Cooperation in an Experimental, Adversarial Game,” PLOS ONE 8: e61458
–M. McBride, M. Caldara, 2013, “The Efficacy of Tables versus Graphs in Disrupting Dark Networks: An Experimental Study,” Social Networks 35: 406-422
–M. McBride, D. Hewitt, 2013, “The Enemy You Can’t See: An Investigation of the Disruption of Dark Networks,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 93: 32-50
–M. McBride, S. Skaperdas, 2014, “Conflict, Settlement, and the Shadow of the Future,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 105: 75-89
–M. McBride, 2015, “Why Churches Need Free-riders: Religious Capital Formation and Religious Group Survival,” Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics 58: 77-87
–G. Ridinger, M. McBride, 2015, “Money Affects Theory of Mind Differently by Gender,” PLOS ONE 10: e0143973
–M. McBride, R. Kendall, M. Short, M. D’Orsogna, 2016, “Crime, Punishment, and Evolution in an Adversarial Game,” European Journal of Applied Mathematics 27: 317-337
–G. Ridinger, R. John, M. McBride, N. Scurich, 2016, “Attacker Deterrence and Perceived Risk in a Stackelberg Security Game,” Risk Analysis 36: 1666-1681
–M. McBride, 2016, “A Rational Choice Theory of Religious Authority,” Rationality and Society 28: 410-438
–A. Berentsen, M. McBride, G. Rocheteau, 2017, “Limelight on Dark Markets: Theory and Experimental Evidence on Liquidity and Information,” Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 75: 70-90
–M. Caldara, M. McBride, M. McCarter, R. Sheremeta, 2017, “A Study of Triggers of Conflict and Emotional Reactions,” Games 8
–J. Gravel, B. Allison, J. West-Fagan, M. McBride, G. Tita, 2018, “Birds of a Feather Fight Together: Status-enhancing Violence, Social Distance and the Emergence of Ethnically Homogenous Gangs,” Journal of Quantitative Criminology 34: 189-219
–M. McBride, S. Skaperdas, P. Tsai, 2018, “Why Go to Court? Bargaining Failure under the Shadow of Trial with Complete Information,” European Journal of Political Economy
–T. Chen, M. McBride, M. Short, 2019, “Dynamics of Religious Group Growth and Survival,” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 58: 67-92

Peer-reviewed Book Chapters
–M. McBride, S. Skaperdas, 2007, “Explaining Conflict in Low-income Countries: Incomplete Contracting in the Shadow of the Future,” Ch. 6, pp. 141-161, in M. Gradstein, K. Konrad, eds., Institutions and Norms in Economic Development, MIT Press
–M. McBride, G. Richardson, 2012, “Religion, Conflict, and Cooperation,” in M. Garfinkel, S. Skaperdas, eds., Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Peace and Conflict, Oxford University Press
–M. McBride, 2015, “Financing,” in R. Segal, K. von Stuckrad, eds., Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, Brill Publishers
–M. McBride, 2016, “Authority in Mormonism: A Rational Choice Analysis,” in P. Mason, ed., Directions for Mormon Studies in the Twenty-first Century, University of Utah Press
–N. Bandelj, T. Boston, J. Elyachar, J. Kim, M. McBride, Z. Tufail, J. Weatherall, 2017, “Morals and Emotions of Money,” in N. Bandelj, F. Wherry, V. Zelizer, eds., Money Talks, Princeton University Press
–G. Ridinger, M. McBride, forthcoming, “Reciprocity in Games with Unknown Types,” in M. Capra, R. Croson, M. Rigdon, T. Rosenblatt, eds., Handbook of Experimental Game Theory, Edward Elgar Publishing
–M. McBride, forthcoming, “Spatial Models of Religious Market Competition: A Critical Assessment,” in J.P. Carvalho, S. Iyer, J. Rubin, eds., Advances in the Economics of Religion, International Economics Association Series, Palgrave Macmillan

Conference Proceedings
–S.Y. Kong, A. Mahmassani, D. Brownstone, M. McBride, 2017, “An Experimental Study of Route Choice and Incident Management Using a Real-time 2D Driving Simulator with Variable Message Signs,” Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers, 17-06727

Technical Reports
–D. Brownstone, M. McBride, S.Y. Kong, A. Mahmassani, 2016, “Experimental Studies for Traffic Incident Management,” California Department of Transportation, Technical Report CA16-2804

Book Reviews
–M. McBride, 2010, Review of Eli Berman, Radical, Religious, and Violent: The New Economics of Terrorism, in Journal of Economics and Statistics, 230: 356
–M. McBride, 2010, Review of Eli Berman, Radical, Religious, and Violent: The New Economics of Terrorism, in Journal for the Scientific Study of Religions, 49: 575-576
–M. McBride, 2011, Review of Larry Witham, Marketplace of the Gods: How Economics Explains Religion, 50: 216-217, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion
–M. McBride, 2012, Review of Robert I. Rotberg, Transformative Political Leadership: Making a Difference in the Developing World, in Public Choice, 153: 503-505
–M. McBride, 2013, Review of Nick Powdthavee, The Happiness Equation: The Surprising Economics of Our Most Valuable Asset, in Journal of Socio-Economics 45: 112
–M. McBride, 2017, Review of Torkel Brekke, Faithonomics: Religion and the Free Market, in Sociology of Religion 78: 238-239