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June 2014Informality and Development
with Andrei Shleifer: w20205

Published: Rafael La Porta & Andrei Shleifer, 2014. "Informality and Development," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 28(3), pages 109-26, Summer. citation courtesy of

April 2013Growth in Regions
with Nicola Gennaioli, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Andrei Shleifer: w18937
August 2012Letter Grading Government Efficiency
with Alberto Chong, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer: w18268

Published: Alberto Chong & Rafael La Porta & Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes & Andrei Shleifer, 2014. "Letter Grading Government Efficiency," Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Association, vol. 12(2), pages 277-299, 04. citation courtesy of

June 2011Human Capital and Regional Development
with Nicola Gennaioli, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer: w17158

Published: Nicola Gennaioli & Rafael La Porta & Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes & Andrei Shleifer, 2013. "Human Capital and Regional Development," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 128(1), pages 105-164. citation courtesy of

February 2011The Unofficial Economy in Africa
with Andrei Shleifer: w16821

Forthcoming: The Unofficial Economy in Africa, Rafael La Porta, Andrei Shleifer. in African Successes: Government and Institutions, Edwards, Johnson, and Weil. 2014

February 2009Disclosure by Politicians
with Simeon Djankov, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer: w14703

Published: Simeon Djankov & Rafael La Porta & Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes & Andrei Shleifer, 2010. "Disclosure by Politicians," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 2(2), pages 179-209, April. citation courtesy of

December 2008The Unofficial Economy and Economic Development
with Andrei Shleifer: w14520

Published: Rafael La Porta & Andrei Shleifer, 2008. "The Unofficial Economy and Economic Development," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 39(2 (Fall)), pages 275-363. citation courtesy of

February 2008The Divergence of Legal Procedures
with Aron Balas, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer: w13809

Published: Aron Balas & Rafael La Porta & Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes & Andrei Shleifer, 2009. "The Divergence of Legal Procedures," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 1(2), pages 138-62, August. citation courtesy of

November 2007The Economic Consequences of Legal Origins
with Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer: w13608

Published: Rafael La Porta & Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes & Andrei Shleifer, 2008. "The Economic Consequences of Legal Origins," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 46(2), pages 285-332, June. citation courtesy of

December 2005The Law and Economics of Self-Dealing
with Simeon Djankov, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer: w11883

Published: Djankov, Simeon & La Porta, Rafael & Lopez-de-Silanes, Florencio & Shleifer, Andrei, 2008. "The law and economics of self-dealing," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 88(3), pages 430-465, June. citation courtesy of

June 2004Do Institutions Cause Growth?
with Edward L. Glaeser, Florencio Lopez-de-Silane, Andrei Shleifer: w10568

Published: Glaeser, Edward L., Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes and Andrei Shleifer. "Do Institutions Cause Growth?," Journal of Economic Growth, 2004, v9(3,Sep), 271-303. citation courtesy of

August 2003What Works in Securities Law?
with Florencio Lopez-de-Silane, Andrei Shleifer: w9882

Published: Rafael Porta & Florencio Lopez-De-Silanes & Andrei Shleifer, 2006. "What Works in Securities Laws?," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 61(1), pages 1-32, 02. citation courtesy of

June 2003Judicial Checks and Balances
with Florencio Lopez-de-Silane, Cristian Pop-Eleches, Andrei Shleifer: w9775

Published: Rafael La Porta & Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes & Cristian Pop-Eleches & Andrei Shleifer, 2004. "Judicial Checks and Balances," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 112(2), pages 445-470, April. citation courtesy of

The Regulation of Labor
with Simeon Djankov, Florencio Lopez-de-Silane, Andrei Shleifer, Juan Botero: w9756

Published: Juan Botero & Simeon Djankov & Rafael Porta & Florencio C. Lopez-De-Silanes, 2004. "The Regulation of Labor," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 119(4), pages 1339-1382, November. citation courtesy of

April 2003The New Comparative Economics
with Simeon Djankov, Edward L. Glaeser, Florencio Lopez-de-Silane, Andrei Shleifer: w9608

Published: Djankov, Simeon, Edward Glaeser, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes and Andrei Shleifer. "The New Comparative Economics," Journal of Comparative Economics, 2003, v31(4,Dec), 595-619. citation courtesy of

April 2002Courts: the Lex Mundi Project
with Simeon Djankov, Florencio Lopez-de-Silane, Andrei Shleifer: w8890

Published: Djankov, S., R. La Porta, F. Lopez-de-Silanes, and A. Shleifer. “Courts." Quarterly Journal of Economics, May 2003.

March 2002Related Lending
with Florencio Lopez-de-Silane, Guillermo Zamarripa: w8848

Published: La Porta, Rafael, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes and Guillermo Zamarripa. "Related Lending," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2003, v118(1,Feb), 231-268. citation courtesy of

January 2002The Guarantees of Freedom
with Florencio Lopez-de-Silane, Cristian Pop-Eleches, Andrei Shleifer: w8759
September 2000The Regulation of Entry
with Simeon Djankov, Florencio LopezdeSilanes, Andrei Shleifer: w7892

Published: Simeon Djankov & Rafael La Porta & Florencio Lopez-De-Silanes & Andrei Shleifer, 2002. "The Regulation Of Entry," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 117(1), pages 1-37, February. citation courtesy of

March 2000Government Ownership of Banks
with Florencio Lopezde-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer: w7620

Published: Rafael La Porta & Florencio Lopez-De-Silanes & Andrei Shleifer, 2002. "Government Ownership of Banks," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 57(1), pages 265-301, 02. citation courtesy of

February 2000Tunnelling
with Simon Johnson, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer: w7523

Published: American Economic Review, Vol. 90, no. 2 (May 2000): 22-27 citation courtesy of

December 1999Investor Protection: Origins, Consequences, and Reform
with Florencio Lopez-deSilanes, Andrei Shleifer, Robert W. Vishny: w7428

Published: (Published as "Investor Protection and Corporate Governance) Journal of Financial Economics (October 2000).

October 1999Investor Protection and Corporate Valuation
with Florencio Lopez-deSilanes, Andrei Shleifer, Robert W. Vishny: w7403

Published: Rafael La porta & Florencio Lopez-De-Silanes & Andrei Shleifer & Robert Vishny, 2002. "Investor Protection and Corporate Valuation," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 57(3), pages 1147-1170, 06. citation courtesy of

September 1998The Quality of Goverment
with Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer, Robert Vishny: w6727

Published: Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 15, no. 1 (April 1999): 222-279 citation courtesy of

June 1998Agency Problems and Dividend Policies Around the World
with Florencio Lopez-de-Silane, Andrei Shleifer, Robert Vishny: w6594

Published: Journal of Finance, Vol. 55, no. 1 (February 2000): 1-34. citation courtesy of

Corporate Ownership Around the World
with Florencio Lopez-de-Silane, Andrei Shleifer: w6625

Published: Journal of Finance, Vol. 54, no. 2 (1999): 471-517. citation courtesy of

November 1997A New Bankruptcy Procedure that Uses Multiple Auctions
with Oliver Hart, Florencio Lopez-de-Silane, John Moore: w6278

Published: European Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, Vol. 41, nos. 3-5(April 1997): 461-473. citation courtesy of

October 1997The Benefits of Privatization: Evidence from Mexico
with Florencio Lopez-de-Silane: w6215

Published: Quarterly Journal of Economics (November 1999): 1193-1242. citation courtesy of

January 1997Legal Determinants of External Finance
with Florencio Lopez-de-Silane, Andrei Shleifer, Robert W. Vishny: w5879

Published: Journal of Finance, Vol. 52, no. 3 (1997): 1131-1150. citation courtesy of

December 1996Trust in Large Organizations
with Florencio Lopez-de-Silane, Andrei Shleifer, Robert W. Vishny: w5864

Published: American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, May 1997. citation courtesy of

July 1996Law and Finance
with Florencio Lopez-de-Silane, Andrei Shleifer, Robert W. Vishny: w5661

Published: Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 106, no. 6 (1998): 1113-1155. citation courtesy of

October 1995Good News for Value Stocks: Further Evidence on Market Efficiency
with Josef Lakonishok, Andrei Shleifer, Robert Vishny: w5311

Published: Journal of Finance, Vol. 52, no. 2 (June 1997): 859-873. citation courtesy of

December 1993What Moves the Discount on Country Equity Funds?
with Gikas A. Hardouvelis, Thierry A. Wizman: w4571

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