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June 2012The European Origins of Economic Development
with Ross Levine: w18162
December 2010African Export Successes: Surprises, Stylized Facts, and Explanations
with Ariell Reshef: w16597

Forthcoming: African Export Successes: Surprises, Stylized Facts, and Explanations, William Easterly, Ariell Reshef. in African Successes: Modernization and Development, Edwards, Johnson, and Weil. 2014

May 2010Commercial Imperialism? Political Influence and Trade During the Cold War
with Daniel Berger, Nathan Nunn, Shanker Satyanath: w15981

Published: Daniel Berger & William Easterly & Nathan Nunn & Shanker Satyanath, 2013. "Commercial Imperialism? Political Influence and Trade during the Cold War," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 103(2), pages 863-96, April.

June 2009Empirics of Strategic Interdependence: The Case of the Racial Tipping Point
w15069

Published: William Easterly, 2009. "Empirics of Strategic Interdependence: The Case of the Racial Tipping Point," The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, Berkeley Electronic Press, vol. 9(1).

September 2008Can the West Save Africa?
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Published: William Easterly, 2009. "Can the West Save Africa?," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 47(2), pages 373-447, June.

May 2008Superpower Interventions and their Consequences for Democracy: An Empirical Inquiry
with Shanker Satyanath, Daniel Berger: w13992
October 2006Was the Wealth of Nations Determined in 1000 B.C.?
with Diego Comin, Erick Gong: w12657

Published: Diego Comin & William Easterly & Erick Gong, 2010. "Was the Wealth of Nations Determined in 1000 BC?," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 2(3), pages 65-97, July.

June 2006Artificial States
with Alberto Alesina, Janina Matuszeski: w12328

Published: Alberto Alesina & William Easterly & Janina Matuszeski, 2011. "Artificial States," Journal of the European Economic Association, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 9(2), pages 246-277, 04.

July 2003New Data, New doubts: A Comment on Burnside and Dollar's "Aid, Policies, and Growth" (2000)
with Ross Levine, David Roodman: w9846

Published: Easterly, William, R. Levine and D. Roodman. “New data, new doubts: A Comment on Burnside and Dollar’s 'Aid, Policies, and Growth' (2000)." American Economic Review 94, 3 (June 2004): 774-780.

January 2003Fractionalization
with Alberto Alesina, Arnaud Devleeschauwer, Sergio Kurlat, Romain Wacziarg: w9411

Published: Alesina, Alberto, et al, 2003. " Fractionalization," Journal of Economic Growth, Springer, vol. 8(2), pages 155-94, June.

August 2002Tropics, Germs, and Crops: How Endowments Influence Economic Development
with Ross Levine: w9106

Published: Easterly, William & Levine, Ross, 2003. "Tropics, germs, and crops: how endowments influence economic development," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 50(1), pages 3-39, January.

October 1998Redistributive Public Employment
with Alberto Alesina, Reza Baqir: w6746

Published: Alesina, Alberto, Reza Baqir and William Easterly. "Redistributive Public Employment," Journal of Urban Economics, 2000, v48(2,Sep), 219-241.

April 1997Public Goods and Ethnic Divisions
with Alberto Alesina, Reza Baqir: w6009

Published: Alberto Alesina & Reza Baqir & William Easterly, 1999. "Public Goods And Ethnic Divisions," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 114(4), pages 1243-1284, November.

February 1996Inflation's Children: Tales of Crises that Beget Reforms
with Michael Bruno: w5452

Published: American Economic Review, Vol. 86, no. 2 (May 1996): 213-217.

August 1995Inflation Crises and Long-Run Growth
with Michael Bruno: w5209

Published: Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 41, no. 1 (February 1998): 3-26.

May 1994The Soviet Economic Decline: Historical and Republican Data
with Stanley Fischer: w4735

Published: Easterly, William & Fischer, Stanley, 1995. "The Soviet Economic Decline," World Bank Economic Review, Oxford University Press, vol. 9(3), pages 341-71, September.

March 1994Policy, Technology Adoption, and Growth
with Robert King, Ross Levine, Sergio Rebelo: w4681

Published: Economic Growth and the Structure of Long Term Development, Luigi L. Pasinetti and Robert M. Solow, eds. St. Martin's Press, 1994.

October 1993Fiscal Policy and Economic Growth: An Empirical Investigation
with Sergio Rebelo: w4499

Published: Easterly, William & Rebelo, Sergio. "Fiscal policy and economic growth: An empirical investigation," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 32(3), pages 417-458, December 1993

September 1993Good Policy or Good Luck? Country Growth Performance and Temporary Shocks
with Michael Kremer, Lant Pritchett, Lawrence H. Summers: w4474

Published: Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 32 (1993).

December 1989Policy Distortions, Size of Government, and Growth
w3214

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