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March 2014Democracy Does Cause Growth
with Daron Acemoglu, Suresh Naidu, Pascual Restrepo: w20004
February 2014Institutions, Human Capital and Development
with Daron Acemoglu, Francisco A. Gallego: w19933
January 2014State Capacity and Economic Development: A Network Approach
with Daron Acemoglu, Camilo García-Jimeno: w19813
December 2013Democracy, Redistribution and Inequality
with Daron Acemoglu, Suresh Naidu, Pascual Restrepo: w19746
November 2013Reinventing the Wheel: The Economic Benefits of Wheeled Transportation in Early British Colonial West Africa
with Isaías N. Chaves, Stanley L. Engerman: w19673
March 2013Economics versus Politics: Pitfalls of Policy Advice
with Daron Acemoglu: w18921
February 2013Political Centralization in Pre-Colonial Africa
with Philip Osafo-Kwaako: w18770
January 2013Chiefs: Elite Control of Civil Society and Economic Development in Sierra Leone
with Daron Acemoglu, Tristan Reed: w18691
November 2012Colonialism and Economic Development in Africa
with Leander Heldring: w18566
October 2012Can't We All Be More Like Scandinavians? Asymmetric Growth and Institutions in an Interdependent World
with Daron Acemoglu, Thierry Verdier: w18441
August 2012The Need for Enemies
with Leopoldo Fergusson, Ragnar Torvik, Juan F. Vargas: w18313
June 2012Finding Eldorado: Slavery and Long-run Development in Colombia
with Daron Acemoglu, Camilo García-Jimeno: w18177
August 2011Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances?
with Daron Acemoglu, Ragnar Torvik: w17293
July 2011What Really Happened During the Glorious Revolution?
with Steven C.A. Pincus: w17206
June 2011Institutional Comparative Statics
with Ragnar Torvik: w17106
April 2011Hither Thou Shalt Come, But No Further: Reply to "The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation: Comment"
with Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson: w16966
June 2010Social Structure and Development: A Legacy of the Holocaust in Russia
with Daron Acemoglu, Tarek A. Hassan: w16083
December 2009The Monopoly of Violence: Evidence from Colombia
with Daron Acemoglu, Rafael Santos: w15578
July 2009He Who Counts Elects: Determinants of Fraud in the 1922 Colombian Presidential Election
with Isaías N. Chaves, Leopoldo Fergusson: w15127
April 2009The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution
with Daron Acemoglu, Davide Cantoni, Simon Johnson: w14831
March 2009The Real Swing Voter's Curse
with Ragnar Torvik: w14799
The Myth of the Frontier
with Camilo García-Jimeno: w14774
December 2008Endogenous Presidentialism
with Ragnar Torvik: w14603
May 2008When Does Policy Reform Work? The Case of Central Bank Independence
with Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, Pablo Querubin: w14033
August 2007Reevaluating the Modernization Hypothesis
with Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, Pierre Yared: w13334
June 2007Economic and Political Inequality in Development: The Case of Cundinamarca, Colombia
with Daron Acemoglu, María Angélica Bautista, Pablo Querubín: w13208
December 2006When is Democracy an Equilibrium?: Theory and Evidence from Colombia's "La Violencia"
with Mario Chacon, Ragnar Torvik: w12789
September 2006Land and Power: Theory and Evidence from Chile
with Jean-Marie Baland: w12517
April 2006A Political Economy Theory of the Soft Budget Constraint
with Ragnar Torvik: w12133
March 2006Political Conflict and Power-sharing in the Origins of Modern Colombia
with Sebastián Mazzuca: w12099
Persistence of Power, Elites and Institutions
with Daron Acemoglu: w12108
March 2005From Education to Democracy?
with Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, Pierre Yared: w11204
Income and Democracy
with Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, Pierre Yared: w11205
May 2004Institutions as the Fundamental Cause of Long-Run Growth
with Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson: w10481
December 2003Kleptocracy and Divide-and-Rule: A Model of Personal Rule
with Daron Acemoglu, Thierry Verdier: w10136
December 2002The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change and Economic Growth
with Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson: w9378
August 2002Institutional Causes, Macroeconomic Symptoms: Volatility, Crises and Growth
with Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, Yunyong Thaicharoen: w9124
March 2002Economic Backwardness in Political Perspective
with Daron Acemoglu: w8831
September 2001Reversal of Fortune: Geography and Institutions in the Making of the Modern World Income Distribution
with Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson: w8460
June 2000The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation
with Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson: w7771
July 1985Bargaining Unit, Union, Industry, and Locational Correlates of Union Support in Certification and Decertification
with William T. Dickens, Douglas R. Wholey: w1671

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