NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Microeconomics: Analysis of Collective Decision-Making


2014
w20261 Santosh Anagol
Thomas Fujiwara

The Runner-Up Effect

w20258 Stephen Chaudoin
Zachary Peskowitz
Christopher Stanton

Beyond Zeroes and Ones: The Intensity and Dynamics of Civil Conflict

w20253 Laurent Bouton
Paola Conconi
Francisco Pino
Maurizio Zanardi

Guns and Votes

w20129 Massimo Morelli
Dominic Rohner

Resource Concentration and Civil Wars

w20109 Steve Cicala
When Does Regulation Distort Costs? Lessons from Fuel Procurement in U.S. Electricity Generation

w20092 Daron Acemoglu
Isaías N. Chaves
Philip Osafo-Kwaako
James A. Robinson

Indirect Rule and State Weakness in Africa: Sierra Leone in Comparative Perspective

w20090 Raymond Fisman
Yongxiang Wang

Corruption in Chinese Privatizations

w20082 Andrew Beath
Fotini Christia
Georgy Egorov
Ruben Enikolopov

Electoral Rules and the Quality of Politicians: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan

w20011 B. Douglas Bernheim
S. Nageeb Ali
Xiaochen Fan

Predictability and Power in Legislative Bargaining

w19999 Karthik Muralidharan
Paul Niehaus
Sandip Sukhtankar

Payments Infrastructure and the Performance of Public Programs: Evidence from Biometric Smartcards in India

w19995 Sebastian Galiani
Ivan Torre
Gustavo Torrens

Fiscal Federalism and Legislative Malapportionment: Causal Evidence from Independent but Related Natural Experiments

w19918 Marina Agranov
Thomas R. Palfrey

Equilibrium Tax Rates and Income Redistribution: A Laboratory Study

w19943 Sebastian Galiani
Gustavo Torrens
Maria Lucia Yanguas

The Political Coase Theorem: Experimental Evidence

w19826 Scott R. Baker
Nicholas Bloom
Brandice Canes-Wrone
Steven J. Davis
Jonathan A. Rodden

Why Has U.S. Policy Uncertainty Risen Since 1960?

w19807 Jesse M. Shapiro
Special Interests and the Media: Theory and an Application to Climate Change


2013
w19766 Stefano DellaVigna
Ruben Durante
Brian Knight
Eliana La Ferrara

Market-based Lobbying: Evidence from Advertising Spending in Italy

w19737 Georgy Egorov
Bård Harstad

Private Politics and Public Regulation

w19734 Daniel Diermeier
Georgy Egorov
Konstantin Sonin

Endogenous Property Rights

w19721 Thomas Fujiwara
Kyle C. Meng
Tom Vogl

Estimating Habit Formation in Voting

w19601 Steven Callander
Bård Harstad

Experimentation in Federal Systems

w19498 John Morrow
Michael Carter

Left, Right, Left: Income, Learning and Political Dynamics

w19483 Jie Bai
Seema Jayachandran
Edmund J. Malesky
Benjamin A. Olken

Does Economic Growth Reduce Corruption? Theory and Evidence from Vietnam

w19468 Bruce A. Blonigen
Jacob McGrew

Task Routineness and Trade Policy Preferences

w19340 Patrick Hummel
Richard Holden

Optimal Primaries

w19321 Sebastian Galiani
Gustavo Torrens

Autocracy, Democracy and Trade Policy

w19250 Pietro Ortoleva
Erik Snowberg

Overconfidence in Political Behavior

w19221 David K. Levine
Salvatore Modica

Conflict, Evolution, Hegemony, and the Power of the State

w19219 Diego Comin
Johannes Rode

From Green Users to Green Voters

w19158 Daron Acemoglu
Georgy Egorov
Konstantin Sonin

Political Economy in a Changing World

w19029 Filipe R. Campante
Ruben Durante
Francesco Sobbrio

Politics 2.0: The Multifaceted Effect of Broadband Internet on Political Participation

w19028 Filipe R. Campante
Quoc-Anh Do
Bernardo V. Guimaraes

Isolated Capital Cities and Misgovernance: Theory and Evidence

w19027 Filipe R. Campante
Quoc-Anh Do

Isolated Capital Cities, Accountability and Corruption: Evidence from US States

w18899 Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde
Luis Garicano
Tano Santos

Political Credit Cycles: The Case of the Euro Zone

w18865 Ilyana Kuziemko
Michael I. Norton
Emmanuel Saez
Stefanie Stantcheva

How Elastic Are Preferences for Redistribution? Evidence from Randomized Survey Experiments

w18827 Allison Shertzer
Immigrant Group Size and Political Mobilization: Evidence from European Migration to the United States

w18798 Vivi Alatas
Abhijit Banerjee
Rema Hanna
Benjamin A. Olken
Ririn Purnamasari
Matthew Wai-Poi

Does Elite Capture Matter? Local Elites and Targeted Welfare Programs in Indonesia

w18691 Daron Acemoglu
Tristan Reed
James A. Robinson

Chiefs: Elite Control of Civil Society and Economic Development in Sierra Leone


2012
w18636 Marian W. Moszoro
Pablo T. Spiller

Third-Party Opportunism and the Nature of Public Contracts

w18573 Alessandra Casella
Sébastien Turban

Democracy Undone. Systematic Minority Advantage in Competitive Vote Markets

w18543 Ulrike Malmendier
Klaus Schmidt

You Owe Me

w18355 Claire S.H. Lim
James M. Snyder
Jr.

Elections and the Quality of Public Officials: Evidence from U.S. State Courts

w18320 Tom Vogl
Race and the Politics of Close Elections

w18313 Leopoldo Fergusson
James A. Robinson
Ragnar Torvik
Juan F. Vargas

The Need for Enemies

w18257 Daron Acemoglu
Alexander Wolitzky

Cycles of Distrust: An Economic Model

w18164 Matthew Gentzkow
Nathan Petek
Jesse M. Shapiro
Michael Sinkinson

Do Newspapers Serve the State? Incumbent Party Influence on the US Press, 1869-1928

w18150 Claudio Ferraz
Frederico Finan
Diana B. Moreira

Corrupting Learning: Evidence from Missing Federal Education Funds in Brazil

w18126 Emilie Caldeira
Martial Foucault
Grégoire Rota-Graziosi

Decentralisation in Africa and the Nature of Local Governments' Competition: Evidence from Benin

w18119 Juan Botero
Alejandro Ponce
Andrei Shleifer

Education and the Quality of Government

w18118 Emilie Caldeira
Martial Foucault
Grégoire Rota-Graziosi

Does Decentralization Facilitate Access to Poverty-Related Services? Evidence from Benin

w18095 Raymond Fisman
Florian Schulz
Vikrant Vig

Private Returns to Public Office

w18076 Patrick Hummel
Brian Knight

Sequential or Simultaneous Elections? A Welfare Analysis

w18049 Philippe Aghion
Torsten Persson
Dorothee Rouzet

Education and Military Rivalry

w17999 Bernhard Ganglmair
Emanuele Tarantino

Patent Disclosure in Standard Setting

w17986 Dennis N. Epple
Richard Romano

On The Political Economy Of Educational Vouchers

w17939 Esther Duflo
Pascaline Dupas
Michael Kremer

School Governance, Teacher Incentives, and Pupil-Teacher Ratios: Experimental Evidence from Kenyan Primary Schools

w17926 Marco Battaglini
Salvatore Nunnari
Thomas Palfrey

The Free Rider Problem: a Dynamic Analysis

w17847 Alessandra Casella
Thomas Palfrey
Sébastien Turban

Vote Trading With and Without Party Leaders

w17833 Francesco Caselli
Thomas E. Cunningham
Massimo Morelli
Inés Moreno de Barreda

Signalling, Incumbency Advantage, and Optimal Reelection Thresholds

w17810 Levent Celik
Bilgehan Karabay
John McLaren

When is it Optimal to Delegate: The Theory of Fast-track Authority

w17799 Robert P. Inman
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

Understanding the Democratic Transition in South Africa

w17794 Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian

Aiding Conflict: The Impact of U.S. Food Aid on Civil War

w17776 Elizabeth U. Cascio
Ebonya L. Washington

Valuing the Vote: The Redistribution of Voting Rights and State Funds Following the Voting Rights Act of 1965

w17770 Jason M. DeBacker
Bradley T. Heim
Anh Tran

Importing Corruption Culture from Overseas: Evidence from Corporate Tax Evasion in the United States

w17732 Eric Zitzewitz
Does Transparency Reduce Favoritism and Corruption? Evidence from the Reform of Figure Skating Judging

w17726 Raymond Fisman
Nikolaj A. Harmon
Emir Kamenica
Inger Munk

Labor Supply of Politicians


2011
w17701 William R. Kerr
Income Inequality and Social Preferences for Redistribution and Compensation Differentials

w17634 Pablo Querubin
James M. Snyder
Jr.

The Control of Politicians in Normal Times and Times of Crisis: Wealth Accumulation by U.S. Congressmen, 1850-1880

w17628 Matthew Kotchen
Matthew Potoski

Conflicts of Interest Distort Public Evaluations: Evidence from the Top 25 Ballots of NCAA Football Coaches

w17577 William R. Kerr
William F. Lincoln
Prachi Mishra

The Dynamics of Firm Lobbying

w17572 Ruben Durante
Giovanna Labartino
Roberto Perotti

Academic Dynasties: Decentralization and Familism in the Italian Academia

w17417 Robin Burgess
Matthew Hansen
Benjamin A. Olken
Peter Potapov
Stefanie Sieber

The Political Economy of Deforestation in the Tropics

w17409 Bård Harstad
The Market for Conservation and Other Hostages

w17398 Benjamin A. Olken
Rohini Pande

Corruption in Developing Countries

w17397 Marco Faravelli
Randall Walsh

Smooth Politicians and Paternalistic Voters: A Theory of Large Elections

w17395 Chris Edmond
Information Manipulation, Coordination, and Regime Change

w17384 Hanming Fang
Dmitry A. Shapiro
Arthur Zillante

An Experimental Study of Alternative Campaign Finance Systems: Donations, Elections and Policy Choices

w17324 Judd B. Kessler
Alvin E. Roth

Organ Allocation Policy and the Decision to Donate

w17306 Daron Acemoglu
Georgy Egorov
Konstantin Sonin

A Political Theory of Populism

w17270 Kerwin Kofi Charles
Melvin Stephens Jr.

Employment, Wages and Voter Turnout

w17263 Riccardo Puglisi
James M. Snyder
Jr.

The Balanced U.S. Press

w17262 Levent Celik
Bilgehan Karabay
John McLaren

Trade Policy Making in a Model of Legislative Bargaining

w17234 Ilyana Kuziemko
Ryan W. Buell
Taly Reich
Michael I. Norton

"Last-place Aversion": Evidence and Redistributive Implications

w17206 Steven C.A. Pincus
James A. Robinson

What Really Happened During the Glorious Revolution?

w17132 Daniel Treisman
Income, Democracy, and the Cunning of Reason

w17106 James A. Robinson
Ragnar Torvik

Institutional Comparative Statics

w17099 Ebonya L. Washington
Do Majority Black Districts Limit Blacks’ Representation? The Case of the 1990 Redistricting

w17066 Daron Acemoglu
Matthew O. Jackson

History, Expectations, and Leadership in the Evolution of Social Norms

w17033 James Andreoni
Laura K. Gee

Gun For Hire: Does Delegated Enforcement Crowd out Peer Punishment in Giving to Public Goods?

w17032 James Andreoni
Laura K. Gee

The Hired Gun Mechanism

w16949 Erik Snowberg
Justin Wolfers
Eric Zitzewitz

How Prediction Markets Can Save Event Studies

w16891 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Trust in Public Institutions over the Business Cycle

w16835 Eric J. Brunner
Stephen L. Ross
Ebonya L. Washington

Does Less Income Mean Less Representation?

w16765 Marianne Bertrand
Matilde Bombardini
Francesco Trebbi

Is It Whom You Know or What You Know? An Empirical Assessment of the Lobbying Process

w16735 Pablo T. Spiller
Transaction Cost Regulation

w16667 Allan Drazen
Ethan Ilzetzki

Kosher Pork


2010
w16635 Alain de Janvry
Frederico Finan
Elisabeth Sadoulet

Local Electoral Incentives and Decentralized Program Performance

w16632 Rohan Pitchford
Mark L. J. Wright

Holdouts in Sovereign Debt Restructuring: A Theory of Negotiation in a Weak Contractual Environment

w16627 Klaas van 't Veld
Matthew J. Kotchen

Green Clubs

w16603 Mireille Jacobson
Heather Royer

Aftershocks: The Impact of Clinic Violence on Abortion Services

w16530 B. Douglas Bernheim
Navin Kartik

Candidates, Character, and Corruption

w16475 David A. Jaeger
Esteban F. Klor
Sami H. Miaari
M. Daniele Paserman

Can Militants Use Violence to Win Public Support? Evidence from the Second Intifada

w16473 Lee G. Branstetter
Francisco Lima
Lowell J. Taylor
Ana Venâncio

Do Entry Regulations Deter Entrepreneurship and Job Creation? Evidence from Recent Reforms in Portugal

w16413 Alberto F. Alesina
Francesco Passarelli

Regulation Versus Taxation

w16315 Alessandra Casella
Aniol Llorente-Saguer
Thomas R. Palfrey

Competitive Equilibrium in Markets for Votes

w16193 Mohamad Al-Ississ
Nolan H. Miller

What Does Health Reform Mean for the Healthcare Industry? Evidence from the Massachusetts Special Senate Election

w16160 Henry S. Farber
Rational Choice and Voter Turnout: Evidence from Union Representation Elections

w16107 Atif Mian
Amir Sufi
Francesco Trebbi

The Political Economy of the Subprime Mortgage Credit Expansion

w16009 Isaac Ehrlich
Tetsuya Saito

Taxing Guns vs. Taxing Crime: An Application of the “Market for Offenses Model”

w15967 Astrid Dannenberg
Andreas Lange
Bodo Sturm

On the Formation of Coalitions to Provide Public Goods - Experimental Evidence from the Lab

w15925 Daniel J. Benjamin
James J. Choi
Geoffrey W. Fisher

Religious Identity and Economic Behavior

w15865 Lee J. Alston
Gary D. Libecap
Bernardo Mueller

Interest Groups, Information Manipulation in the Media, and Public Policy: The Case of the Landless Peasants Movement in Brazil

w15719 Attila Ambrus
Markus Mobius
Adam Szeidl

Consumption Risk-sharing in Social Networks

w15705 Fernanda Brollo
Tommaso Nannicini
Roberto Perotti
Guido Tabellini

The Political Resource Curse

w15693 Daron Acemoglu
Institutions, Factor Prices and Taxation: Virtues of Strong States?

w15643 Alexander Whalley
Elected Versus Appointed Policymakers: Evidence from City Treasurers


2009
w15581 Daron Acemoglu
Alexander Wolitzky

The Economics of Labor Coercion

w15578 Daron Acemoglu
James A. Robinson
Rafael Santos

The Monopoly of Violence: Evidence from Colombia

w15560 Enrico Spolaore
National Borders, Conflict and Peace

w15544 Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro
Michael Sinkinson

The Effect of Newspaper Entry and Exit on Electoral Politics

w15368 Adi Brender
Allan Drazen

Do Leaders Affect Government Spending Priorities?

w15365 Alan S. Gerber
Gregory A. Huber
Ebonya Washington

Party Affiliation, Partisanship, and Political Beliefs: A Field Experiment

w15264 Lee J. Alston
Edwyna Harris
Bernardo Mueller

De Facto and De Jure Property Rights: Land Settlement and Land Conflict on the Australian, Brazilian and U.S. Frontiers

w15230 Daron Acemoglu
Georgy Egorov
Konstantin Sonin

Political Selection and Persistence of Bad Governments

w15172 Charles F. Manski
WHEN CONSENSUS CHOICE DOMINATES INDIVIDUALISM: Jensen's Inequality and Collective Decisions under Uncertainty

w15051 Randall Morck
Generalized Agency Problems

w14953 Kishore Gawande
Pravin Krishna
Marcelo Olarreaga

What Governments Maximize and Why: The View from Trade

w14937 Claudio Ferraz
Frederico Finan

Electoral Accountability and Corruption: Evidence from the Audits of Local Governments

w14906 Claudio Ferraz
Frederico Finan

Motivating Politicians: The Impacts of Monetary Incentives on Quality and Performance

w14857 Stephen Coate
Brian Knight

Government Form and Public Spending: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Municipalities

w14771 Matilde Bombardini
Francesco Trebbi

Competition and Political Organization: Together or Alone in Lobbying for Trade Policy?

w14762 Ruben Durante
Brian Knight

Partisan Control, Media Bias, and Viewer Responses: Evidence from Berlusconi's Italy

w14702 Marco Manacorda
Edward Miguel
Andrea Vigorito

Government Transfers and Political Support

w14655 Nuno Limão
Patricia Tovar

Policy Choice: Theory and Evidence from Commitment via International Trade Agreements


2008
w14627 Bruce Blonigen
New Evidence on the Formation of Trade Policy Preferences

w14628 John William Hatfield
Gerard Padró i Miquel

A Political Economy Theory of Partial Decentralization

w14598 Riccardo Puglisi
James M. Snyder
Jr.

Media Coverage of Political Scandals

w14585 Timothy J. Besley
Torsten Persson

The Incidence of Civil War: Theory and Evidence

w14487 Alessandra Casella
Storable Votes and Agenda Order Control. Theory and Experiments

w14468 Atif Mian
Amir Sufi
Francesco Trebbi

The Political Economy of the U.S. Mortgage Default Crisis

w14445 Brian G. Knight
Chun-Fang Chiang

Media Bias and Influence: Evidence from Newspaper Endorsements

w14339 Patrick Bolton
Markus K. Brunnermeier
Laura Veldkamp

Leadership, Coordination and Mission-Driven Management

w14335 Kaivan Munshi
Mark Rosenzweig

The Efficacy of Parochial Politics: Caste, Commitment, and Competence in Indian Local Governments

w14302 Julio J. Rotemberg
Attitude-Dependent Altruism, Turnout and Voting

onb08-15 Kent Smetters
Walter Theseira

A Matter of Trust: Understanding Worldwide Public Pension Conversions

w14288 Alan J. Auerbach
Federal Budget Rules: The US Experience

w14268 Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Monica Singhal

Culture, Context, and the Taste for Redistribution

w14239 Daron Acemoglu
Georgy Egorov
Konstantin Sonin

Dynamics and Stability of Constitutions, Coalitions, and Clubs

w14206 Alan Gerber
Daniel Kessler
Marc Meredith

The Persuasive Effects of Direct Mail: A Regression Discontinuity Approach

w14136 Leo Feler
J. Vernon Henderson

Exclusionary Policies in Urban Development, How under-servicing of migrant households affects the growth and composition of Brazilian cities

w14129 Pol Antràs
Gerard Padró i Miquel

Foreign Influence and Welfare

w14123 Benjamin A. Olken
Direct Democracy and Local Public Goods: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia

w14103 Alessandra Casella
Shuky Ehrenberg
Andrew Gelman
Jie Shen

Protecting Minorities in Binary Elections: A Test of Storable Votes Using Field Data

w14091 Eric J. Brunner
Stephen L. Ross
Ebonya L. Washington

Economics and Ideology: Causal Evidence of the Impact of Economic Conditions on Support for Redistribution and Other Ballot Proposals

w14067 Giovanni Maggi
Robert W. Staiger

On the Role and Design of Dispute Settlement Procedures in International Trade Agreements

w14047 Marco Battaglini
Stephen Coate

Fiscal Policy over the Real Business Cycle: A Positive Theory

w13999 Pedro Dal Bó
Andrew Foster
Louis Putterman

Institutions and Behavior: Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Democracy

w13964 Sylvain Chassang
Gerard Padro i Miquel

Conflict and Deterrence under Strategic Risk

w13956 David A. Jaeger
Esteban F. Klor
Sami H. Miaari
M. Daniele Paserman

The Struggle for Palestinian Hearts and Minds: Violence and Public Opinion in the Second Intifada

w13907 Roland Bénabou
Ideology

w13899 Susumu Imai
Hajime Katayama
Kala Krishna

Is Protection Really for Sale? A Survey and Directions for Future Research

w13878 James M. Snyder
Jr.
David Strömberg

Press Coverage and Political Accountability

w13719 Yuriy Gorodnichenko
Jorge Martinez-Vazquez
Klara Sabirianova Peter

Myth and Reality of Flat Tax Reform: Micro Estimates of Tax Evasion Response and Welfare Effects in Russia


2007
w13702 Lucian A. Bebchuk
Zvika Neeman

Investor Protection and Interest Group Politics

w13672 Matilde Bombardini
Francesco Trebbi

Votes or Money? Theory and Evidence from the US Congress.

w13637 Brian Knight
Nathan Schiff

Momentum and Social Learning in Presidential Primaries

w13606 Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat
Ebonya L. Washington

Segregation and Black Political Efficacy

w13596 Trevon D. Logan
Whoa, Nellie! Empirical Tests of College Football's Conventional Wisdom

w13457 Adi Brender
Allan Drazen

Why is Economic Policy Different in New Democracies? Affecting Attitudes About Democracy

w13378 Valentino Larcinese
Riccardo Puglisi
James M. Snyder
Jr.

Partisan Bias in Economic News: Evidence on the Agenda-Setting Behavior of U.S. Newspapers

w13350 Jonathan Levin
Steven Tadelis

Contracting for Government Services: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Cities

w13293 Derek Neal
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Left Behind By Design: Proficiency Counts and Test-Based Accountability

w13145 Benjamin A. Olken
Patrick Barron

The Simple Economics of Extortion: Evidence from Trucking in Aceh

w13122 Ernesto Dal Bó
Pedro Dal Bó
Jason Snyder

Political Dynasties

w13102 Benjamin F. Jones
Benjamin A. Olken

Hit or Miss? The Effect of Assassinations on Institutions and War

w13028 Timothy Besley
Torsten Persson

The Origins of State Capacity: Property Rights, Taxation, and Politics

w13008 Nicola Persico
José Carlos Rodríguez-Pueblita
Dan Silverman

Factions and Political Competition

w12922 Arianna Degan
Antonio Merlo

Do Voters Vote Sincerely?

w12921 Andrea Mattozzi
Antonio Merlo

Political Careers or Career Politicians?

w12920 Andrea Mattozzi
Antonio Merlo

Mediocracy


2006
w12789 Mario Chacon
James A. Robinson
Ragnar Torvik

When is Democracy an Equilibrium?: Theory and Evidence from Colombia's "La Violencia"

w12751 Erik Snowberg
Justin Wolfers
Eric Zitzewitz

Party Influence in Congress and the Economy

w12749 Daron Acemoglu
Georgy Egorov
Konstantin Sonin

Coalition Formation in Political Games

w12709 Kelly Shue
Erzo F. P. Luttmer

Who Misvotes? The Effect of Differential Cognition Costs on Election Outcomes

w12707 Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro

What Drives Media Slant? Evidence from U.S. Daily Newspapers

w12660 Daniel J. Benjamin
Jesse M. Shapiro

Thin-Slice Forecasts of Gubernatorial Elections

w12573 Gerard Padro i Miquel
The Control of Politicians in Divided Societies: The Politics of Fear

w12517 Jean-Marie Baland
James A. Robinson

Land and Power: Theory and Evidence from Chile

w12428 Benjamin A. Olken
Corruption Perceptions vs. Corruption Reality

w12371 Jacob L. Vigdor
Fifty Million Voters Can't Be Wrong: Economic Self-Interest and Redistributive Politics

w12338 Dean Karlan
John A. List

Does Price Matter in Charitable Giving? Evidence From a Large-Scale Natural Field Experiment

w12332 Gene M. Grossman
Elhanan Helpman

Separation of Powers and the Budget Process

w12317 Felix Oberholzer-Gee
Joel Waldfogel

Media Markets and Localism: Does Local News en Español Boost Hispanic Voter Turnout?

w12313 Stephen Coate
Brian Knight

Socially Optimal Districting: An Empirical Investigation

w12312 Raymond Fisman
Edward Miguel

Cultures of Corruption: Evidence From Diplomatic Parking Tickets

w12258 Susumu Imai
Hajime Katayama
Kala Krishna

Protection for Sale or Surge Protection?

w12190 Allan Drazen
Marcela Eslava

Pork Barrel Cycles

w12175 Torsten Persson
Guido Tabellini

Democratic Capital: The Nexus of Political and Economic Change

w12128 Edward Glaeser
Giacomo Ponzetto
Andrei Shleifer

Why Does Democracy Need Education?

w12099 Sebastián Mazzuca
James A. Robinson

Political Conflict and Power-sharing in the Origins of Modern Colombia

w12073 Erik Snowberg
Justin Wolfers
Eric Zitzewitz

Partisan Impacts on the Economy: Evidence from Prediction Markets and Close Elections

w12060 Justin Wolfers
Eric Zitzewitz

Five Open Questions About Prediction Markets

w12053 Andrew Leigh
Justin Wolfers

Competing Approaches to Forecasting Elections: Economic Models, Opinion Polling and Prediction Markets

w12037 Monica Singhal
Special Interest Groups and the Allocation of Public Funds

w11924 Ebonya Washington
Female Socialization: How Daughters Affect Their Legislator Fathers' Voting on Women's Issues


2005
w11908 Lee J. Alston
Jeffery A. Jenkins
Tomas Nonnenmacher

Who Should Govern Congress? Access to Power and the Salary Grab of 1873

w11862 Adi Brender
Allan Drazen

How Do Budget Deficits and Economic Growth Affect Reelection Prospects? Evidence from a Large Cross-Section of Countries

w11794 Justine S. Hastings
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger
Jeffrey M. Weinstein

The Effect of Randomized School Admissions on Voter Participation

w11779 Roberto Chang
Financial Crises and Political Crises

w11753 Benjamin A. Olken
Monitoring Corruption: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia

w11741 Guenter Franke
Jan Pieter Krahnen

Default Risk Sharing Between Banks and Markets: The Contribution of Collateralized Debt Obligations

w11740 Eli Berman
David Laitin

Hard Targets: Theory and Evidence on Suicide Attacks

w11716 Giovanni Maggi
Andres Rodriguez-Clare

A Political-Economy Theory of Trade Agreements

w11679 Steven J. Davis
Luis Rivera-Batiz

The Climate for Business Development and Employment Growth in Puerto Rico

w11675 Charles F. Manski
Fractional Treatment Rules for Social Diversification of Indivisible Private Risks

w11674 Alessandra Casella
Thomas Palfrey
Raymond Riezman

Minorities and Storable Votes

w11570 Raquel Fernández
Gilat Levy

Diversity and Redistribution

w11565 Reuven Glick
Alan M. Taylor

Collateral Damage: Trade Disruption and the Economic Impact of War

w11495 Marco Battaglini
Stephen Coate

Inefficiency in Legislative Policy-Making: A Dynamic Analysis

w11484 Timothy Besley
Torsten Persson
Daniel Sturm

Political Competition and Economic Performance: Theory and Evidence from the United States

w11462 Stephen Coate
Brian Knight

Socially Optimal Districting

w11396 Gene M. Grossman
Elhanan Helpman

Party Discipline and Pork Barrel Politics

w11371 Kishore Gawande
Pravin Krishna
Marcelo Olarreaga

Lobbying Competition Over Trade Policy

w11273 Lee J. Alston
Bernardo Mueller

Pork for Policy: Executive and Legislative Exchange in Brazil

w11208 Roland Benabou
Jean Tirole

Belief in a Just World and Redistributive Politics

w11141 Herschel I. Grossman
Daniel Mejia

The War Against Drug Producers

w11085 Allan Drazen
Marcela Eslava

Electoral Manipulation via Expenditure Composition: Theory and Evidence


2004
w11017 George-Marios Angeletos
Christian Hellwig
Alessandro Pavan

Information Dynamics and Equilibrium Multiplicity in Global Games of Regime Change

w11014 Gene M. Grossman
Elhanan Helpman

A Protectionist Bias in Majoritarian Politics

w10928 Allan Drazen
Nuno Limão
Thomas Stratman

Political Contribution Caps and Lobby Formation: Theory and Evidence

w10927 Allan Drazen
Peter Isard

Can Public Discussion Enhance Program Ownership?

w10859 Alberto Abadie
Poverty, Political Freedom, and the Roots of Terrorism

w10835 Edward L. Glaeser
Giacomo A. M. Ponzetto
Jesse M. Shapiro

Strategic Extremism: Why Republicans and Democrats Divide on Religious Values

w10797 Stephen Coate
Michael Conlin
Andrea Moro

The Performance of the Pivotal-Voter Model in Small-Scale Elections: Evidence from Texas Liquor Referenda

w10787 Alan S. Blinder
Alan B. Krueger

What Does the Public Know about Economic Policy, and How Does It Know It?

w10674 J. Vernon Henderson
Ari Kuncoro

Corruption in Indonesia

w10664 Josh Lerner
Jean Tirole

A Model of Forum Shopping, with Special Reference to Standard Setting Organizations

w10609 John A. List
Daniel M. Sturm

How Elections Matter: Theory and Evidence from Environmental Policy

w10601 Herschel I. Grossman
Peace and War in Territorial Disputes

w10558 Casey Mulligan
Andrei Shleifer

Conscription as Regulation

w10539 Adi Brender
Allan Drazen

Political Budget Cycles in New versus Established Democracies

w10530 Brian Knight
Bargaining in Legislatures: An Empirical Investigation

w10504 Justin Wolfers
Eric Zitzewitz

Prediction Markets

w10439 James E. Anderson
Maurizio Zanardi

Political Pressure Deflection

w10385 Brian Knight
Legislative Representation, Bargaining Power, and the Distribution of Federal Funds: Evidence from the U.S. Senate

w10375 Allan Drazen
Nuno Limão

Government Gains from Self-Restraint: A Bargaining Theory of Inefficient Redistribution

w10333 Brian Knight
Are Policy Platforms Capitalized into Equity Prices? Evidence from the Bush/Gore 2000 Presidential Election

w10248 Kevin Murphy
Andrei Shleifer

Persuasion in Politics

w10205 Kishore Gawande
Pravin Krishna
Michael J. Robbins

Foreign Lobbies and US Trade Policy


2003
w10180 Herschel I. Grossman
Choosing Between Peace and War

w10176 Torsten Persson
Gerard Roland
Guido Tabellini

How Do Electoral Rules Shape Party Structures, Government Coalitions, and Economic Policies?

w10170 Torsten Persson
Consequences of Constitutions

w10102 Giovanni Maggi
Massimo Morelli

Self Enforcing Voting in International Organizations

w9794 Herschel I. Grossman
Distributional Disputes and Civil Conflict

w9793 Herschel I. Grossman
". . . and six hundred thousand men were dead."

w9792 Christopher Meissner
Committee Structure and the Success of Connected Lending in Nineteenth Century New England Banks

w9691 Casey B. Mulligan
Xavier Sala-i-Martin

Social Security, Retirement, and the Single-Mindedness of the Electorate

w9635 Herschel I. Grossman
"Fifty-four Forty or Fight!"

w9601 Stephen Coate
Power-hungry Candidates, Policy Favors, and Pareto Improving Campaign Finance Policy

w9502 Alberto Alesina
George-Marios Angeletos

Fairness and Redistribution: U.S. versus Europe

w9478 Raghuram Rajan
Luigi Zingales

The Emergence of Strong Property Rights: Speculation from history


2002
w9334 Eckhard Janeba
Guttorm Schjelderup

Why Europe Should Love Tax Competition - and the U.S. Even More So

w9189 Alessandra Casella
Storable Votes

w8981 John M. de Figueiredo
Rui J.P. de Figueiredo

The Allocation of Resources by Interest Groups: Lobbying, Litigation and Administrative Regulation

w8973 B. Douglas Bernheim
Antonio Rangel
Luis Rayo

Democratic Policy Making with Real-Time Agenda Setting: Part 1

w8942 Edward L. Glaeser
Andrei Shleifer

The Curley Effect

w8903 Price V. Fishback
Shawn Kantor
John Joseph Wallis

Can the New Deal's Three R's Be Rehabilitated? A Program-by-Program, County-by-County Analysis

w8733 Herschel I. Grossman
Constitution or Conflict?

w8720 Stephen Coate
Michael Conlin

Voter Turnout: Theory and Evidence from Texas Liquor Referenda


2001
w8693 Stephen Coate
Political Competition with Campaign Contributions and Informative Advertising

w8594 Kenneth A. Carow
Edward J. Kane

Event-Study Evidence of the Value of Relaxing Longstanding Regulatory Restraints on Banks, 1970-2000

w8590 Casey B. Mulligan
Charles G. Hunter

The Empirical Frequency of a Pivotal Vote

w8478 Alberto Abadie
Javier Gardeazabal

The Economic Costs of Conflict: A Case-Control Study for the Basque Country

w8441 David S. Lee
The Electoral Advantage to Incumbency and Voters' Valuation of Politicians' Experience: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis of Elections to the U.S...

w8435 Daniel S. Hamermesh
Peter Schmidt

"Hall of Fame" Voting: The Econometric Society

w8394 John P. Conley
Antonio Rangel

Intergenerational Fiscal Constitutions: How to Protect Future Generations Using Land Taxes and Federalism

w8254 Eckhard Janeba
Global Corporations and Local Politics: A Theory of Voter Backlash

w8252 Felix Oberholzer-Gee
Joel Waldfogel

Electoral Acceleration: The Effect of Minority Population on Minority Voter Turnout

w8214 Torsten Persson
Do Political Institutions Shape Economic Policy?

w8154 Torsten Persson
Guido Tabellini
Francesco Trebbi

Electoral Rules and Corruption

t0268 Estelle Cantillon
A Graphical Analysis of Some Basic Results in Social Choice

w8109 Herschel I. Grossman
Juan Mendoza

Annexation or Conquest? The Economics of Empire Building


2000
w7946 Paul W. Rhode
Koleman S. Strumpf

A Historical Test of the Tiebout Hypothesis: Local Heterogeneity from 1850 to 1990

w7897 Herschel I. Grossman
The Creation of Effective Property Rights

w7805 Glenn Ellison
Evolving Standards for Academic Publishing: A q-r Theory

w7802 Dennis Epple
Richard Romano

Collective Choice and Voluntary Provision of Public Goods

w7679 Casey B. Mulligan
Induced Retirement, Social Security, and the Pyramid Mirage

w7582 Randall S. Kroszner
Philip E. Strahan

Obstacles to Optimal Policy: The Interplay of Politics and Economics in Shaping Bank Supervision and Regulation Reforms

w7475 Randall S. Kroszner
Thomas Stratmann

Does Political Ambiguity Pay? Corporate Campaign Contributions and the Rewards to Legislator Reputation


1999
w7447 Simon Johnson
Andrei Shleifer

Coase v. the Coasians

w7342 David C. King
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Congressional Vote Options

w7244 Roger H. Gordon
John D. Wilson

Tax Structure and Government Behavior: Implications for Tax Policy

w7216 Edward L. Glaeser
David Laibson
Jose A. Scheinkman
Christine L. Soutter

What is Social Capital? The Determinants of Trust and Trustworthiness

w7119 Casey B. Mulligan
Xavier Sala-i-Martin

Social Security in Theory and Practice (II): Efficiency Theories, Narrative Theories, and Implications for Reform

w7118 Casey B. Mulligan
Xavier Sala-i-Martin

Social Security in Theory and Practice (I): Facts and Political Theories

w7117 Casey B. Mulligan
Xavier Sala-i-Martin

Gerontocracy, Retirement, and Social Security

w7097 Torsten Persson
Guido Tabellini

Political Economics and Public Finance


1998
w6848 Torsten Persson
Guido Tabellini

The Size and Scope of Government: Comparative Politics with Rational Politicians

w6795 Roland Benabou
Efe A. Ok

Social Mobility and the Demand for Redistribution: The POUM Hypothesis

w6711 Giovanni Maggi
Andres Rodriguez-Clare

Import Peneteration and the Politics of Trade Protection

w6637 Randall S. Kroszner
Philip E. Strahan

What Drives Deregulation? Economics and Politics of the Relaxation of Bank Branching Restrictions

w6589 Elhanan Helpman
Torsten Persson

Lobbying and Legislative Bargaining

w6403 Herschel I. Grossman
Minseong Kim

Human Capital and Predation: A Positive Theory of Educational Policy

w6376 Robert E. Baldwin
Christopher S. Magee

Is Trade Policy for Sale? Congressional Voting on Recent Trade Bills


1997
w6301 Herschel I. Grossman
Minseong Kim

Predation, Efficiency, and Inequality

w6289 Herschel I. Grossman
"Make Us a King": Anarchy, Predation, and the State

w6261 Daniel P. Kessler
Anne Morrison Piehl

The Role of Discretion in the Criminal Justice System

w6223 James E. Anderson
Douglas Marcouiller

Trade and Security,I: Anarchy

w6117 David Romer
Misconceptions and Political Outcomes

w6112 Douglas A. Irwin
Randall S. Kroszner

Interests, Institutions, and Ideology in the Republican Conversion to Trade Liberalization, 1934-1945


1996
w5854 James E. Anderson
Effective Protection Redux

w5838 Robert P. Inman
Do Balanced Budget Rules Work? U.S. Experience and Possible Lessons for the EMU

w5785 James J. Heckman
James M. Snyder
Jr.

Linear Probability Models of the Demand for Attributes with an Empirical Application to Estimating the Preferences of Legislators

w5510 Douglas A. Irwin
Randall S. Kroszner

Log-Rolling and Economic Interests in the Passage of the Smoot-Hawley Tariff

w5447 Gene M. Grossman
Elhanan Helpman

Intergenerational Redistribution with Short-Lived Governments


1995
w5196 James E. Rauch
Choosing a Dictator: Bureaucracy and Welfare in Less Developed Polities


1994
w4973 James E. Rauch
Bureaucracy, Infrastructure, and Economic Growth: Evidence from U.S. Cities During the Progressive Era

w4877 Gene Grossman
Elhanan Helpman

Electoral Competition and Special Interest Politics

w4773 Daniel S. Hamermesh
Policy Transferability and Hysteresis: Daily and Weekly Hours in the BRD and the US

w4721 Steven D. Levitt
James M. Poterba

Congressional Distributive Politics and State Economic Performance


1993
w4606 S. Lael Brainard
Thierry Verdier

The Political Economy of Declining Industries: Senescent Industry Collapse Revisited

w4575 Timothy Besley
Anne Case

Does Electoral Accountability Affect Economic Policy Choices? Evidence from Gubernatorial Term Limits

w4280 Gene M. Grossman
Elhanan Helpman

Trade Wars and Trade Talks


1991
w3851 Giuseppe Bertola
Factor Shares and Savings in Endogenous Growth


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