Bob Ekelund’s interests in economics have included a number of areas of study. Economic history, the history of economic thought and analysis, applied microanalytic studies of particular markets, the economics of regulation and, recently, the economics of religion and art. He is the author or co-author of more than 200 articles, pamphlets and reviews and 30 books on these topics, alone and with co-authors. Mercantilism as a Rent-Seeking Society (with Robert Tollison), Economic Origins of Roman Christianity (with Robert Tollison), Secret Origins of Modern Microeconomic Theory (with Robert Hebert), Marketplace of Christianity (with Robert Hebert and Robert Tollison), and The Agora of American Art (with John D. Jackson and Robert Tollison) are among the works published or forthcoming. His works have been translated into eight languages.