Honors and Awards:
- Executive Editorial Committee: Social Science History, 2006-2012
- Editorial Board, Explorations in Economic History, 1993-2003
- Editorial Board, Journal of Economic History, 1990-94
- Invited Participant, Research and Policy Roundtable on Land Use and Growth in the West, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy/Sonoran Institute Joint Venture, Scottsdale, AZ, Feb. 28-Mar. 1, 2007
- MSP Research Support Fund Grants, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2012
- Flex Grants for Teaching/Faculty Development, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2019, 2017, 2015, 2013
- Research Grant, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2001
- Faculty Research Grant, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1986
- Arthur H. Cole Grant-in-Aid, Economic History Association, 1983
"Who Pays, Who Benefits, Who Decides? Urban Infrastructure in Nineteenth-Century Chicago and Twentieth-Century Phoenix," Social Science History, vol. 39, issue 3 (Fall 2015), 453-482.
"Introduction: Public and Private Provision of Urban Public Goods," Social Science History, vol. 39, issue 3 (Fall 2015), 361-369.
"Border Wars: Tax Revenues, Annexation, and Urban Growth in Phoenix," International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, vol. 36, issue 4 (July 2012), 831-59.
"Taxes, Incentives, and Fiscal Policy Choices," in Land Use: Challenges and Choices for the 21st Century, ed. Patricia Gober (Phoenix: Arizona Town Hall, 2007), pp. 87-98, 130-31.
"Capitalism," in Dictionary of American History, 3rd ed., vol. 2, Cabeza to Demography, ed. Stanley I. Kutler (New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 2003), pp. 41-47.
"Leapfrogging, Urban Sprawl, and Growth Management: Phoenix, 1950-2000," American Journal of Economics and Sociology, vol. 60, no. 1 (Jan. 2001), 245-83.
"Structural Changes: Regional and Urban," in The Cambridge Economic History of the United States, vol. 3, The Twentieth Century, eds. Stanley L. Engerman and Robert E. Gallman (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000), pp. 93-190.