NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth: Economic Development


2014
w20630 Kala Krishna
Lena Sheveleva

Wheat or Strawberries? Intermediated Trade with Limited Contracting.

w20605 Catia Batista
Dan Silverman
Dean Yang

Directed Giving: Evidence from an Inter-Household Transfer Experiment

w20600 Lori Beaman
Dean Karlan
Bram Thuysbaert

Saving for a (not so) Rainy Day: A Randomized Evaluation of Savings Groups in Mali

w20598 Marshall Burke
Solomon M. Hsiang
Edward Miguel

Climate and Conflict

w20587 Yael V. Hochberg
Carlos J. Serrano
Rosemarie H. Ziedonis

Patent Collateral, Investor Commitment, and the Market for Venture Lending

w20522 Kate Ambler
Diego Aycinena
Dean Yang

Remittance Responses to Temporary Discounts: A Field Experiment among Central American Migrants

w20521 Richard B. Freeman
Immigration, International Collaboration, and Innovation: Science and Technology Policy in the Global Economy

w20513 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

On the Ethnic Origins of African Development Chiefs and Pre-colonial Political Centralization

w20504 Alberto Alesina
Caterina Gennaioli
Stefania Lovo

Public Goods and Ethnic Diversity: Evidence from Deforestation in Indonesia

w19942 Leslie A. Martin
Shanthi Nataraj
Ann Harrison

In with the Big, Out with the Small: Removing Small-Scale Reservations in India

w20482 Iqbal Dhaliwal
Rema Hanna

Deal with the Devil: The Successes and Limitations of Bureaucratic Reform in India

w20477 Abhijit Banerjee
Esther Duflo
Richard Hornbeck

(Measured) Profit is Not Welfare: Evidence from an Experiment on Bundling Microcredit and Insurance

w20475 Sebastian Edwards
Alvaro Garcia Marin

Constitutional Rights and Education: An International Comparative Study

w20474 Oded Galor
Marc Klemp

The Biocultural Origins of Human Capital Formation

w20467 Richard Hornbeck
Daniel Keniston

Creative Destruction: Barriers to Urban Growth and the Great Boston Fire of 1872

w20465 Michael R. Carter
Rachid Laajaj
Dean Yang

Subsidies and the Persistence of Technology Adoption: Field Experimental Evidence from Mozambique

w20463 Andrés Moya
Michael Carter

Violence and the Formation of Hopelessness and Pessimistic Prospects of Upward Mobility in Colombia

w20458 Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Monica Singhal

Tax Morale

w20455 Brian McCaig
Nina Pavcnik

Export Markets and Labor Allocation in a Low-income Country

w20448 Jenna Nobles
Elizabeth Frankenberg
Duncan Thomas

The Effects of Mortality on Fertility: Population Dynamics after a Natural Disaster

w20443 Stacey H. Chen
Yen-Chien Chen
Jin-Tan Liu

The Impact of Family Composition on Educational Achievement

w20438 Oded Galor
Ömer Özak

The Agricultural Origins of Time Preference

w20429 Xiao Yu Wang
Where Do They Come From, Where Do They Go? Endogenous Insurance and Informal Relationships

w20422 Abhijit Banerjee
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Esther Duflo
Matthew O. Jackson

Gossip: Identifying Central Individuals in a Social Network

w20412 Nancy Qian
Making Progress on Foreign Aid

w20404 Hugo A. Hopenhayn
On the Measure of Distortions

w20388 Suresh Naidu
Yaw Nyarko
Shing-Yi Wang

Worker Mobility in a Global Labor Market: Evidence from the United Arab Emirates

w20387 Lori Beaman
Dean Karlan
Bram Thuysbaert
Christopher Udry

Self-Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali

w20383 Rachel Heath
A. Mushfiq Mobarak

Manufacturing Growth and the Lives of Bangladeshi Women

w20380 Seema Jayachandran
The Roots of Gender Inequality in Developing Countries

w20379 John Komlos
Has Creative Destruction Become More Destructive?

w20357 Raluca E. Dragusanu
Daniele Giovannucci
Nathan Nunn

The Economics of Fair Trade

w20354 Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt
Stephen J. Redding
Daniel M. Sturm
Nikolaus Wolf

The Economics of Density: Evidence from the Berlin Wall

w20352 Solomon M. Hsiang
Amir S. Jina

The Causal Effect of Environmental Catastrophe on Long-Run Economic Growth: Evidence From 6,700 Cyclones

w20344 Sean Lewis-Faupel
Yusuf Neggers
Benjamin A. Olken
Rohini Pande

Can Electronic Procurement Improve Infrastructure Provision? Evidence From Public Works in India and Indonesia

w20340 Joel M. David
Hugo A. Hopenhayn
Venky Venkateswaran

Information, Misallocation and Aggregate Productivity

w20327 Kenneth Lee
Eric Brewer
Carson Christiano
Francis Meyo
Edward Miguel
Matthew Podolsky
Javier Rosa
Catherine Wolfram

Barriers to Electrification for "Under Grid" Households in Rural Kenya

w20317 Hanming Fang
Quanlin Gu
Li-An Zhou

The Gradients of Power: Evidence from the Chinese Housing Market

w20309 Emily Breza
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Horacio Larreguy

Social Structure and Institutional Design: Evidence from a Lab Experiment in the Field

w20304 Orazio Attanasio
Britta Augsburg

Holy Cows or Cash Cows?

w20302 David I. Levine
Dean Yang

The Impact of Rainfall on Rice Output in Indonesia

w20299 Karthik Muralidharan
Jishnu Das
Alaka Holla
Aakash Mohpal

The Fiscal Cost of Weak Governance: Evidence from Teacher Absence in India

w20272 Seema Jayachandran
Fertility Decline and Missing Women

w20262 Kate Ambler
Diego Aycinena
Dean Yang

Channeling Remittances to Education: A Field Experiment Among Migrants from El Salvador

w20261 Santosh Anagol
Thomas Fujiwara

The Runner-Up Effect

w20259 Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Cynthia Kinnan
Horacio Larreguy

Social Networks as Contract Enforcement: Evidence from a Lab Experiment in the Field

w20244 Angus Deaton
Bettina Aten

Trying to Understand the PPPs in ICP2011: Why are the Results so Different?

w20239 Felipe Kast
Dina Pomeranz

Saving More to Borrow Less: Experimental Evidence from Access to Formal Savings Accounts in Chile

w20219 Mara P. Squicciarini
Nico Voigtländer

Human Capital and Industrialization: Evidence from the Age of Enlightenment

w20218 Günther Fink
B. Kelsey Jack
Felix Masiye

Seasonal Credit Constraints and Agricultural Labor Supply: Evidence from Zambia

w20217 Pablo Fajgelbaum
Stephen J. Redding

External Integration, Structural Transformation and Economic Development: Evidence from Argentina 1870-1914

w20214 Matthias Doepke
Fabrizio Zilibotti

Parenting with Style: Altruism and Paternalism in Intergenerational Preference Transmission

w20205 Rafael La Porta
Andrei Shleifer

Informality and Development

w20188 Dani Rodrik
An African Growth Miracle?

w20177 Bernard Harris
Roderick Floud
Sok Chul Hong

Food for Thought: Comparing Estimates of Food Availability in England and Wales, 1700-1914

w20172 Gharad Bryan
Shyamal Chowdhury
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak

Under-investment in a Profitable Technology: The Case of Seasonal Migration in Bangladesh

w20170 Greg Fischer
Dean Karlan
Margaret McConnell
Pia Raffler

To Charge or Not to Charge: Evidence from a Health Products Experiment in Uganda

w20144 Bruno Crépon
Florencia Devoto
Esther Duflo
William Pariente

Estimating the Impact of Microcredit on Those Who Take It Up: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Morocco

w20143 Paulo Bastos
Joana Silva
Eric Verhoogen

Export Destinations and Input Prices

w20139 Ariel BenYishay
A. Mushfiq Mobarak

Social Learning and Communication

w20135 Julian C. Jamison
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Financial Education and Access to Savings Accounts: Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from Ugandan Youth Clubs

w20129 Massimo Morelli
Dominic Rohner

Resource Concentration and Civil Wars

w20121 Murillo Campello
Rafael Perez Ribas
Yan Wang

Is the Stock Market Just a Side Show? Evidence from a Structural Reform

w20107 Peter Temin
Economic History and Economic Development: New Economic History in Retrospect and Prospect

w20091 Daniel Bennett
Wesley Yin

The Market for High-Quality Medicine

w20077 Margaret S. McMillan
Kenneth Harttgen

What is driving the 'African Growth Miracle'?

w20064 Daron Acemoglu
Simon Johnson

Disease and Development: A Reply to Bloom, Canning, and Fink

w20057 Mark Rosenzweig
Junsen Zhang

Co-residence, Life-Cycle Savings and Inter-generational Support in Urban China

w20050 Abhijit Banerjee
Xin Meng
Tommaso Porzio
Nancy Qian

Aggregate Fertility and Household Savings: A General Equilibrium Analysis using Micro Data

w20047 Dean Karlan
Daniel H. Wood

The Effect of Effectiveness: Donor Response to Aid Effectiveness in a Direct Mail Fundraising Experiment

w20024 Nava Ashraf
Diego Aycinena
Claudia Martinez
Dean Yang

Savings in Transnational Households: A Field Experiment among Migrants from El Salvador

w20004 Daron Acemoglu
Suresh Naidu
Pascual Restrepo
James A. Robinson

Democracy Does Cause Growth

w19978 Garance Genicot
Siwan Anderson

Suicide and Property Rights in India

w19977 Hunt Allcott
Allan Collard-Wexler
Stephen D. O'Connell

How Do Electricity Shortages Affect Productivity? Evidence from India

w19976 Garance Genicot
Debraj Ray

Aspirations and Inequality

w19966 Chang-Tai Hsieh
Benjamin A. Olken

The Missing "Missing Middle"

w19949 Eli Berman
Michael J. Callen
Clark Gibson
James D. Long

Election Fairness and Government Legitimacy in Afghanistan

w19934 Anusha Chari
Peter Blair Henry

Learning From the Doers: Developing Country Lessons for Advanced Economy Growth

w19933 Daron Acemoglu
Francisco Gallego
James A. Robinson

Institutions, Human Capital and Development

w19929 Amar Hamoudi
Duncan Thomas

Endogenous Co-residence and Program Incidence: South Africa's Old Age Pension

w19924 Alan M. Taylor
The Argentina Paradox: Microexplanations and Macropuzzles

w19923 Rajeev H. Dehejia
Arvind Panagariya

Trade Liberalization in Manufacturing and Accelerated Growth in Services in India

w19895 Robert J. Gordon
The Demise of U.S. Economic Growth: Restatement, Rebuttal, and Reflections

w19893 Emi Nakamura
Jón Steinsson
Miao Liu

Are Chinese Growth and Inflation Too Smooth? Evidence from Engel Curves

w19888 Matthias Doepke
Michèle Tertilt

Does Female Empowerment Promote Economic Development?

w19868 Ejaz Ghani
William R. Kerr
Stephen D. O'Connell

Political Reservations and Women's Entrepreneurship in India

w19863 Dean Karlan
Leigh L. Linden

Loose Knots: Strong versus Weak Commitments to Save for Education in Uganda

w19849 Rajshri Jayaraman
Debraj Ray
Francis de Vericourt

Productivity Response to a Contract Change

w19848 Abhijit Banerjee
Esther Duflo

Under the Thumb of History? Political Institutions and the Scope for Action

w19840 Anusha Chari
Peter Blair Henry

Two Tales of Adjustment: East Asian Lessons for European Growth

w19831 Maxim Pinkovskiy
Xavier Sala-i-Martin

Lights, Camera,... Income!: Estimating Poverty Using National Accounts, Survey Means, and Lights

w19827 Manuela Angelucci
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Microcredit Impacts: Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

w19825 Raymond P. Guiteras
B. Kelsey Jack

Incentives, Selection and Productivity in Labor Markets: Evidence from Rural Malawi

w19811 Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
Mark Rosenzweig

Risk, Insurance and Wages in General Equilibrium

w19808 Mark R. Rosenzweig
Christopher Udry

Rainfall Forecasts, Weather and Wages over the Agricultural Production Cycle

w19805 Ganesh Seshan
Dean Yang

Motivating Migrants: A Field Experiment on Financial Decision-Making in Transnational Households

w19804 Daniel M. Hungerman
Public Goods, Hidden Income, and Tax Evasion: Some Nonstandard Results from the Warm-Glow Model

w19802 Alan Fernihough
Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke

Coal and the European Industrial Revolution

w19786 Geert Bekaert
Campbell R. Harvey
Christian T. Lundblad
Stephan Siegel

Political Risk Spreads


2013
w19756 Taryn Dinkelman
Mitigating Long-run Health Effects of Drought: Evidence from South Africa

w19746 Daron Acemoglu
Suresh Naidu
Pascual Restrepo
James A. Robinson

Democracy, Redistribution and Inequality

w19743 Carl Kitchens
Price Fishback

Flip the Switch: The Spatial Impact of the Rural Electrification Administration 1935-1940

w19740 Gabriela Calderon
Jesse M. Cunha
Giacomo De Giorgi

Business Literacy and Development: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Rural Mexico

w19738 Krislert Samphantharak
Robert Townsend

Risk and Return in Village Economies

w19733 Lakshmi Iyer
Xin Meng
Nancy Qian
Xiaoxue Zhao

Economic Transition and Private-Sector Labor Demand: Evidence from Urban China

w19708 Viral V. Acharya
Zhaoxia Xu

Financial Dependence and Innovation: The Case of Public versus Private Firms

w19702 Sarah A. Janzen
Michael R. Carter

After the Drought: The Impact of Microinsurance on Consumption Smoothing and Asset Protection

w19696 Dean Karlan
Adam Osman
Jonathan Zinman

Follow the Money: Methods for Identifying Consumption and Investment Responses to a Liquidity Shock

w19667 Fernando E. Alvarez
Francisco J. Buera
Robert E. Lucas
Jr.

Idea Flows, Economic Growth, and Trade

w19662 David Dollar
Benjamin F. Jones

China: An Institutional View of an Unusual Macroeconomy

w19661 Carol H. Shiue
Human Capital and Fertility in Chinese Clans Before Modern Growth

w19649 Rema Hanna
Shing-Yi Wang

Dishonesty and Selection into Public Service

w19648 Shenggen Fan
Ravi Kanbur
Shang-Jin Wei
Xiaobo Zhang

The Economics of China: Successes and Challenges

w19646 Dean Karlan
Bram Thuysbaert

Targeting ultra-poor households in Honduras and Peru

w19628 Douglas Gollin
David Lagakos
Michael E. Waugh

The Agricultural Productivity Gap

w19618 Benjamin Moll
Robert M. Townsend
Victor Zhorin

Financial Obstacles and Inter-Regional Flow of Funds

w19617 Alexander Karaivanov
Robert M. Townsend

Dynamic Financial Constraints: Distinguishing Mechanism Design from Exogenously Incomplete Regimes

w19616 Brian McCaig
Nina Pavcnik

Moving out of Agriculture: Structural Change in Vietnam

w19603 Emilio Depetris-Chauvin
David N. Weil

Malaria and Early African Development: Evidence from the Sickle Cell Trait

w19602 Prashant Bharadwaj
Leah K. Lakdawala
Nicholas Li

Perverse Consequences of Well Intentioned Regulation: Evidence from India's Child Labor Ban

w19534 Lisa Cameron
Manisha Shah

Risk-Taking Behavior in the Wake of Natural Disasters

w19525 Ajay Agrawal
John Horton
Nicola Lacetera
Elizabeth Lyons

Digitization and the Contract Labor Market: A Research Agenda

w19512 Gordon C. McCord
Jeffrey D. Sachs

Development, Structure, and Transformation: Some Evidence on Comparative Economic Growth

w19494 Gianmarco León
Edward Miguel

Transportation Choices and the Value of Statistical Life

w19440 Karthik Muralidharan
Venkatesh Sundararaman

Contract Teachers: Experimental Evidence from India

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

Does Economic Growth Reduce Corruption? Theory and Evidence from Vietnam

w19437 Santosh Anagol
Alvin Etang
Dean Karlan

Continued Existence of Cows Disproves Central Tenets of Capitalism?

w19427 Shing-Yi Wang
Property Rights and Intra-Household Bargaining

w19426 Michael Greenstone
B. Kelsey Jack

Envirodevonomics: A Research Agenda for a Young Field

w19441 Karthik Muralidharan
Venkatesh Sundararaman

The Aggregate Effect of School Choice: Evidence from a Two-stage Experiment in India

w19402 Lucie Gadenne
Monica Singhal

Decentralization in Developing Economies

w19398 Robin Burgess
Remi Jedwab
Edward Miguel
Ameet Morjaria
Gerard Padró i Miquel

The Value of Democracy: Evidence from Road Building in Kenya

w19385 Todd Kumler
Eric Verhoogen
Judith A. Frías

Enlisting Employees in Improving Payroll-Tax Compliance: Evidence from Mexico

w19380 Ross Levine
Yona Rubinstein

Liberty for More: Finance and Educational Opportunities

w19372 Francisco J. Buera
Joseph P. Kaboski
Min Qiang Zhao

The Rise of Services: the Role of Skills, Scale, and Female Labor Supply

w19361 Enrico Spolaore
Romain Wacziarg

Long-Term Barriers to Economic Development

w19357 Ava Cas
Elizabeth Frankenberg
Wayan Suriastini
Duncan Thomas

The Impact of Parental Death on Child Well-being: Evidence from the Indian Ocean Tsunami

w19348 Hoyt Bleakley
Joseph P. Ferrie

Shocking Behavior : Random Wealth in Antebellum Georgia and Human Capital Across Generations

w19341 Karthik Muralidharan
Ketki Sheth

Bridging Education Gender Gaps in Developing Countries: The Role of Female Teachers

w19334 Mark Rosenzweig
Christopher R. Udry

Forecasting Profitability

w19305 Karthik Muralidharan
Nishith Prakash

Cycling to School: Increasing Secondary School Enrollment for Girls in India

w19312 Jennifer M. Meredith
Jonathan Robinson
Sarah Walker
Bruce Wydick

Keeping the Doctor Away: Experimental Evidence on Investment in Preventative Health Products

w19279 Eric V. Edmonds
Maheshwor Shrestha

You Get What You Pay For: Schooling Incentives and Child Labor

w19266 Eli Berman
Joseph Felter
Ethan Kapstein
Erin Troland

Predation, Taxation, Investment and Violence: Evidence from the Philippines

w19259 Esther Duflo
Michael Greenstone
Rohini Pande
Nicholas Ryan

Truth-telling by Third-party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experimental Evidence from India

w19227 Najy Benhassine
Florencia Devoto
Esther Duflo
Pascaline Dupas
Victor Pouliquen

Turning a Shove into a Nudge? A "Labeled Cash Transfer" for Education

w19213 Dave Donaldson
Richard Hornbeck

Railroads and American Economic Growth: A "Market Access" Approach

w19203 Saumitra Jha
"Unfinished Business": Ethnic Complementarities and the Political Contagion of Peace and Conflict in Gujarat

w19199 Dina Pomeranz
No Taxation without Information: Deterrence and Self-Enforcement in the Value Added Tax

w19197 Kaivan Munshi
Mark Rosenzweig

Networks, Commitment, and Competence: Caste in Indian Local Politics

w19196 David Atkin
The Caloric Costs of Culture: Evidence from Indian Migrants

w19195 Kathy Baylis
Yazhen Gong
Shun Wang

Bridging vs. Bonding Social Capital and the Management of Common Pool Resources

w19191 Annamaria Conti
Jerry Thursby
Marie C. Thursby

Patents as Signals for Startup Financing

w19185 Paul Gertler
James Heckman
Rodrigo Pinto
Arianna Zanolini
Christel Vermeersch
Susan Walker
Susan M. Chang
Sally Grantham-McGregor

Labor Market Returns to Early Childhood Stimulation: a 20-year Followup to an Experimental Intervention in Jamaica

w19181 Treb Allen
Costas Arkolakis

Trade and the Topography of the Spatial Economy

w19175 Hoyt Bleakley
Joseph P. Ferrie

Up from Poverty? The 1832 Cherokee Land Lottery and the Long-run Distribution of Wealth

w19160 Xi Zhu
John Whalley
Xiliang Zhao

Intergenerational Transfer, Human Capital and Long-term Growth in China under the One Child Policy

w19127 Vivi Alatas
Abhijit Banerjee
Rema Hanna
Benjamin A. Olken
Ririn Purnamasari
Matthew Wai-Poi

Ordeal Mechanisms In Targeting: Theory And Evidence From A Field Experiment In Indonesia

w19146 Rajnish Mehra
Asset Pricing Implications of Macroeconomic Interventions An Application to Climate Policy

w19141 Matthias Doepke
Fabrizio Zilibotti

Culture, Entrepreneurship, and Growth

w19140 Manisha Shah
Bryce Millett Steinberg

Drought of Opportunities: Contemporaneous and Long Term Impacts of Rainfall Shocks on Human Capital

w19128 Tom Vogl
Differential Fertility, Human Capital, and Development

w19119 Manuela Angelucci
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Win Some Lose Some? Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

w19107 Julian C. Jamison
Dean Karlan
Pia Raffler

Mixed Method Evaluation of a Passive mHealth Sexual Information Texting Service in Uganda

w19106 Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Long-Run Price Elasticities of Demand for Credit: Evidence from a Countrywide Field Experiment in Mexico

w19090 Anirban Mitra
Debraj Ray

Implications of an Economic Theory of Conflict: Hindu-Muslim Violence in India

w19077 James J. Heckman
Lakshmi K. Raut

Intergenerational Long Term Effects of Preschool - Structural Estimates from a Discrete Dynamic Programming Model

w19046 Paul Gertler
Christel Vermeersch

Using Performance Incentives to Improve Medical Care Productivity and Health Outcomes

w18950 Esther Duflo
Abhijit Banerjee
Rachel Glennerster
Cynthia G. Kinnan

The Miracle of Microfinance? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation

w19017 Randall Morck
Bernard Yeung
Wayne Yu

R-squared and the Economy

w19010 Diego A. Comin
Martí Mestieri Ferrer

If Technology Has Arrived Everywhere, Why has Income Diverged?

w19004 Randall Morck
M. Deniz Yavuz
Bernard Yeung

State-controlled Banks and the Effectiveness of Monetary Policy

w18992 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Subjective Well-Being and Income: Is There Any Evidence of Satiation?

w18971 Peter Boone
Ila Fazzio
Kameshwari Jandhyala
Chitra Jayanty
Gangadhar Jayanty
Simon Johnson
Vimala Ramachandrin
Filipa Silva
Zhaoguo Zhan

The Surprisingly Dire Situation of Children's Education in Rural West Africa: Results from the CREO Study in Guinea-Bissau (Comprehensive Review of Education Outcomes)

w18970 Brian Greaney
Joseph P. Kaboski
Eva Van Leemput

Can Self-Help Groups Really Be "Self-Help"?

w18964 Grant Miller
A. Mushfiq Mobarak

Gender Differences in Preferences, Intra-Household Externalities, and Low Demand for Improved Cookstoves

w18946 Martin Čihák
Asli Demirgüč-Kunt
Erik Feyen
Ross Levine

Financial Development in 205 Economies, 1960 to 2010

w18932 Grant Miller
Kimberly Singer Babiarz

Pay-for-Performance Incentives in Low- and Middle-Income Country Health Programs

w18920 Christian Fons-Rosen
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan
Bent E. Sørensen
Carolina Villegas-Sanchez
Vadym Volosovych

Quantifying Productivity Gains from Foreign Investment

w18915 Tomás Rau
Loreto Reyes
Sergio S. Urzúa

The Long-term Effects of Early Lead Exposure: Evidence from a case of Environmental Negligence

w18911 Qingyuan Du
Shang-Jin Wei

A Theory of the Competitive Saving Motive

w18861 Carlo Cafiero
What do we Really Know about Food Security?

w18847 Li Gan
Manuel A. Hernandez
Yanyan Liu

Group Lending with Heterogeneous Types

w18833 Debopam Bhattacharya
Pascaline Dupas
Shin Kanaya

Estimating the Impact of Means-tested Subsidies under Treatment Externalities with Application to Anti-Malarial Bednets

w18824 Philippe Aghion
Ufuk Akcigit
Peter Howitt

What Do We Learn From Schumpeterian Growth Theory?

w18808 Wolfgang Keller
Carol H. Shiue

The Link Between Fundamentals and Proximate Factors in Development

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

w18776 Alberto Chong
Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
Dean Karlan
Martin Valdivia

Effectiveness and Spillovers of Online Sex Education: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Colombian Public Schools

w18778 Lori A. Beaman
Dean Karlan
Bram Thuysbaert
Christopher R. Udry

Profitability of Fertilizer: Experimental Evidence from Female Rice Farmers in Mali

w18674 Eli Berman
Joseph Felter
Jacob N. Shapiro
Erin Troland

Modest, Secure and Informed: Successful Development in Conflict Zones

w18765 Quamrul Ashraf
Stelios Michalopoulos

Climatic Fluctuations and the Diffusion of Agriculture

w18742 B. Douglas Bernheim
Debraj Ray
Sevin Yeltekin

Poverty and Self-Control

w18738 Quamrul Ashraf
Oded Galor

Genetic Diversity and the Origins of Cultural Fragmentation

w18736 Resul Cesur
Erdal Tekin
Aydogan Ulker

Air Pollution and Infant Mortality: Evidence from the Expansion of Natural Gas Infrastructure

w18720 Ajay K. Agrawal
Nicola Lacetera
Elizabeth Lyons

Does Information Help or Hinder Job Applicants from Less Developed Countries in Online Markets?

w18715 Guy Michaels
Ferdinand Rauch
Stephen J. Redding

Task Specialization in U.S. Cities from 1880-2000

w18703 Nuno Limão
Giovanni Maggi

Uncertainty and Trade Agreements

w18699 Alberto Alesina
Johann Harnoss
Hillel Rapoport

Birthplace Diversity and Economic Prosperity

w18691 Daron Acemoglu
Tristan Reed
James A. Robinson

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

w18683 Ann E. Harrison
Justin Yifu Lin
L. Colin Xu

Explaining Africa's (Dis)advantage

w18679 Lena Edlund
Chulhee Lee

Son Preference, Sex Selection and Economic Development: The Case of South Korea


2012
w18657 François Gourio
Nicolas A. Roys

Size-Dependent Regulations, Firm Size Distribution, and Reallocation

w18650 Laura Alfaro
Anusha Chari

Deregulation, Misallocation, and Size: Evidence from India

w18602 David Lagakos
Benjamin Moll
Tommaso Porzio
Nancy Qian
Todd Schoellman

Experience Matters: Human Capital and Development Accounting

w18596 Philippe Aghion
Antoine Dechezleprêtre
David Hemous
Ralf Martin
John Van Reenen

Carbon Taxes, Path Dependency and Directed Technical Change: Evidence from the Auto Industry

w18588 Lee J. Alston
Marcus Melo
Bernardo Mueller
Carlos Pereira

Changing Social Contracts: Beliefs and Dissipative Inclusion in Brazil

w18581 James J. Heckman
Rodrigo Pinto
Peter A. Savelyev

Understanding the Mechanisms through Which an Influential Early Childhood Program Boosted Adult Outcomes

w18561 Kalina Manova
Zhihong Yu

Firms and Credit Constraints along the Global Value Chain: Processing Trade in China

w18556 Geert Bekaert
Alexander Popov

On the Link Between the Volatility and Skewness of Growth

w18550 Simon Gilchrist
Jae W. Sim
Egon Zakrajšek

Missallocation and Financial Frictions: Some Direct Evidence From the Dispersion in Borrowing Costs

w18539 Victor A.B. Davies
Sylvain Dessy

The Political Economy of Government Revenues in Post-Conflict Resource-Rich Africa: Liberia and Sierra Leone

w18538 Britta Augsburg
Ralph De Haas
Heike Harmgart
Costas Meghir

The Impacts of Microcredit: Evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina

w18524 Ejaz Ghani
Arti Grover Goswami
William R. Kerr

Highway to Success: The Impact of the Golden Quadrilateral Project for the Location and Performance of Indian Manufacturing

w18512 Alberto F. Alesina
Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Ethnic Inequality

w18470 Alessandra Fogli
Laura Veldkamp

Germs, Social Networks and Growth

w18464 Prashant Bharadwaj
Giacomo De Giorgi
David Hansen
Christopher Neilson

The Gender Gap in Mathematics: Evidence from Low- and Middle-Income Countries

w18463 Dean Karlan
Robert Darko Osei
Isaac Osei-Akoto
Christopher Udry

Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints

w18461 Jakob Madsen
Health, Human Capital Formation and Knowledge Production: Two Centuries of International Evidence

w18454 Alberto Martin
Jaume Ventura

Financial Reforms and Capital Flows: Insights from General Equilibrium

w18438 Stelios Michalopoulos
Alireza Naghavi
Giovanni Prarolo

Trade and Geography in the Origins and Spread of Islam

w18416 Richard Hornbeck
Pinar Keskin

Does Agriculture Generate Local Economic Spillovers? Short-run and Long-run Evidence from the Ogallala Aquifer

w18405 Charles R. Hulten
Janet X. Hao

The Role Of Intangible Capital in the Transformation and Growth of the Chinese Economy

w18383 Steven Nafziger
Peter H. Lindert

Russian Inequality on the Eve of Revolution

w18378 James Habyarimana
William Jack

State vs Consumer Regulation: An Evaluation of Two Road Safety Interventions in Kenya

w18375 Eli Berman
Joseph Felter
Ethan Kapstein
Erin Troland

Predation, Economic Activity and Violence: Evidence from the Philippines

w18373 Hunt Allcott
Site Selection Bias in Program Evaluation

w18371 Janet Currie
Tom Vogl

Early-Life Health and Adult Circumstance in Developing Countries

w18351 Vivi Alatas
Abhijit Banerjee
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Rema Hanna
Benjamin A. Olken

Network Structure and the Aggregation of Information: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia

w18349 Eva O. Arceo-Gomez
Rema Hanna
Paulina Oliva

Does the Effect of Pollution on Infant Mortality Differ Between Developing and Developed Countries? Evidence from Mexico City

w18347 Costas Meghir
Renata Narita
Jean-Marc Robin

Wages and Informality in Developing Countries

w18333 Edward L. Glaeser
Sari Pekkala Kerr
William R. Kerr

Entrepreneurship and Urban Growth: An Empirical Assessment with Historical Mines

w18325 Dean Karlan
Ryan Knight
Christopher Udry

Hoping to Win, Expected to Lose: Theory and Lessons on Micro Enterprise Development

w18319 Tom Vogl
Marriage Institutions and Sibling Competition: Evidence from South Asia

w18318 Tom Vogl
Height, Skills, and Labor Market Outcomes in Mexico

w18296 Richard Hornbeck
Suresh Naidu

When the Levee Breaks: Black Migration and Economic Development in the American South

w18289 Janvier D. Nkurunziza
Léonce Ndikumana
Prime Nyamoya

The Financial Sector in Burundi

w18278 Bruce A. Blonigen
Anca D. Cristea

Airports and Urban Growth: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Policy Experiment

w18275 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

National Institutions and Subnational Development in Africa

w18266 David Atkin
Endogenous Skill Acquisition and Export Manufacturing in Mexico

w18249 Mercedes Delgado
Christian Ketels
Michael E. Porter
Scott Stern

The Determinants of National Competitiveness

w18207 Laura Alfaro
Maggie X. Chen

Selection, Reallocation, and Spillover: Identifying the Sources of Gains from Multinational Production

w18193 Francesc Ortega
Giovanni Peri

The Effect of Trade and Migration on Income

w18189 Hai Fang
Karen N. Eggleston
John A. Rizzo
Scott Rozelle
Richard J. Zeckhauser

The Returns to Education in China: Evidence from the 1986 Compulsory Education Law

w18183 Evan Borkum
Fang He
Leigh L. Linden

The Effects of School Libraries on Language Skills: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in India

w18177 Daron Acemoglu
Camilo García-Jimeno
James A. Robinson

Finding Eldorado: Slavery and Long-run Development in Colombia

w18162 William Easterly
Ross Levine

The European Origins of Economic Development

w18139 Daniel Berkowitz
Mark Hoekstra
Koen Schoors

Does Finance Cause Growth? Evidence from the Origins of Banking in Russia

w18130 Enrico Spolaore
Romain Wacziarg

How Deep Are the Roots of Economic Development?

w18118 Emilie Caldeira
Martial Foucault
Grégoire Rota-Graziosi

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

w18115 Harounan Kazianga
Dan Levy
Leigh L. Linden
Matt Sloan

The Effects of "Girl-Friendly" Schools: Evidence from the BRIGHT School Construction Program in Burkina Faso

w18100 James J. Heckman
Junjian Yi

Human Capital, Economic Growth, and Inequality in China

w18091 Jess Benhabib
Jesse Perla
Christopher Tonetti

Catch-up and Fall-back through Innovation and Imitation

w18080 Edward Kutsoati
Randall Morck

Family Ties, Inheritance Rights, and Successful Poverty Alleviation: Evidence from Ghana

w18079 Emin M. Dinlersoz
Jeremy Greenwood

The Rise and Fall of Unions in the U.S.

w18065 Xavier Giné
Jessica Goldberg
Dan Silverman
Dean Yang

Revising Commitments: Field Evidence on the Adjustment of Prior Choices

w18049 Philippe Aghion
Torsten Persson
Dorothee Rouzet

Education and Military Rivalry

w18039 Dana Burde
Leigh L. Linden

The Effect of Village-Based Schools: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Afghanistan

w18033 Rema Hanna
Esther Duflo
Michael Greenstone

Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves

w18030 Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan
Bent E. Sorensen

Misallocation, Property Rights, and Access to Finance: Evidence from Within and Across Africa

w18019 Suresh De Mel
David McKenzie
Christopher Woodruff

The demand for, and consequences of, formalization among informal firms in Sri Lanka

w18004 Asli Demirguc-Kunt
Erik Feyen
Ross Levine

The Evolving Importance of Banks and Securities Markets

w17994 Daron Acemoglu
The World our Grandchildren Will Inherit: The Rights Revolution and Beyond

w17992 Ejaz Ghani
Arti Grover Goswami
William R. Kerr

Is India's Manufacturing Sector Moving Away From Cities?

w17979 Davide Cantoni
Noam Yuchtman

Medieval Universities, Legal Institutions, and the Commercial Revolution

w17968 Abhijit Banerjee
Sendhil Mullainathan
Rema Hanna

Corruption

w17952 Dean Karlan
Melanie Morten
Jonathan Zinman

A Personal Touch: Text Messaging for Loan Repayment

w17943 Jessica Cohen
Pascaline Dupas
Simone G. Schaner

Price Subsidies, Diagnostic Tests, and Targeting of Malaria Treatment: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial

w17939 Esther Duflo
Pascaline Dupas
Michael Kremer

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

w17905 Francisco J. Buera
Joseph P. Kaboski
Yongseok Shin

The Macroeconomics of Microfinance

w17897 Abhijit Banerjee
Esther Duflo
Nancy Qian

On the Road: Access to Transportation Infrastructure and Economic Growth in China

w17883 Gharad T. Bryan
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Referrals: Peer Screening and Enforcement in a Consumer Credit Field Experiment

w17852 Latika Chaudhary
Aldo Musacchio
Steven Nafziger
Se Yan

Big BRICs, Weak Foundations: The Beginning of Public Elementary Education in Brazil, Russia, India, and China

w17851 Pascaline Dupas
Sarah Green
Anthony Keats
Jonathan Robinson

Challenges in Banking the Rural Poor: Evidence from Kenya's Western Province

w17820 Daron Acemoglu
David Autor

What Does Human Capital Do? A Review of Goldin and Katz's The Race between Education and Technology

w17819 Pol Antràs
Davin Chor
Thibault Fally
Russell Hillberry

Measuring the Upstreamness of Production and Trade Flows

w17801 Jeremy D. Foltz
Ursula T. Aldana
Paul Laris

The Sahel's Silent Maize Revolution: Analyzing Maize Productivity in Mali at the Farm-level

w17785 Richard Akresh
Damien de Walque
Harounan Kazianga

Alternative Cash Transfer Delivery Mechanisms: Impacts on Routine Preventative Health Clinic Visits in Burkina Faso

w17747 Catherine Wolfram
Orie Shelef
Paul J. Gertler

How Will Energy Demand Develop in the Developing World?

w17743 Abhijit Banerjee
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Esther Duflo
Matthew O. Jackson

The Diffusion of Microfinance

w17735 Jeremy Greenwood
Nezih Guner
Georgi Kocharkov
Cezar Santos

Technology and the Changing Family: A Unified Model of Marriage, Divorce, Educational Attainment and Married Female Labor-Force Participation


2011
w17718 Margaret S. McMillan
William A. Masters
Harounan Kazianga

Rural Demography, Public Services and Land Rights in Africa: A Village-Level Analysis in Burkina Faso

w17702 Esther Duflo
Women's Empowerment and Economic Development

w17700 Timothy J. Kehoe
Felipe Meza

Catch-up Growth Followed by Stagnation: Mexico, 1950-2010

w17692 Joshua Aizenman
Sebastian Edwards
Daniel Riera-Crichton

Adjustment patterns to commodity terms of trade shocks: the role of exchange rate and international reserves policies

w17672 Matthias Doepke
Michèle Tertilt
Alessandra Voena

The Economics and Politics of Women's Rights

w17656 Francesco Caselli
Antonio Ciccone

The Contribution of Schooling in Development Accounting: Results from a Nonparametric Upper Bound

w17640 Quamrul Ashraf
Oded Galor

Cultural Diversity, Geographical Isolation, and the Origin of the Wealth of Nations

w17620 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

The Long-Run Effects of the Scramble for Africa

w17603 Nuno Limao
Kamal Saggi

Size Inequality, Coordination Externalities and International Trade Agreements

w17596 Ejaz Ghani
William R. Kerr
Stephen D. O'Connell

Local Industrial Structures and Female Entrepreneurship in India

w17591 Eric A. Hanushek
Susanne Link
Ludger Woessmann

Does School Autonomy Make Sense Everywhere? Panel Estimates from PISA

w17554 Paul W. Glewwe
Eric A. Hanushek
Sarah D. Humpage
Renato Ravina

School Resources and Educational Outcomes in Developing Countries: A Review of the Literature from 1990 to 2010

w17546 Dani Rodrik
Unconditional Convergence

w17524 Amit K. Khandelwal
Peter K. Schott
Shang-Jin Wei

Trade Liberalization and Embedded Institutional Reform: Evidence from Chinese Exporters

w17514 Ejaz Ghani
William R. Kerr
Stephen D. O'Connell

Spatial Determinants of Entrepreneurship in India

w17512 Jonathan Chiu
Cesaire Meh
Randall Wright

Innovation and Growth with Financial, and other, Frictions

w17495 Robert E. Lucas
Jr.
Benjamin Moll

Knowledge Growth and the Allocation of Time

w17493 Andrew Atkeson
Ariel T. Burstein

Aggregate Implications of Innovation Policy

w17487 Benjamin F. Jones
The Human Capital Stock: A Generalized Approach

w17475 Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

List Randomization for Sensitive Behavior: An Application for Measuring Use of Loan Proceeds

w17456 Jesse M. Cunha
Giacomo De Giorgi
Seema Jayachandran

The Price Effects of Cash Versus In-Kind Transfers

w17449 Xavier Giné
Jessica Goldberg
Dean Yang

Credit Market Consequences of Improved Personal Identification: Field Experimental Evidence from Malawi

w17411 Frederico Finan
Laura A. Schechter

Vote-Buying and Reciprocity

w17398 Benjamin A. Olken
Rohini Pande

Corruption in Developing Countries

w17396 Laura Alfaro
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan
Vadym Volosovych

Sovereigns, Upstream Capital Flows, and Global Imbalances

w17383 Kabir Malik
Maureen Cropper
Alexander Limonov
Anoop Singh

Estimating the Impact of Restructuring on Electricity Generation Efficiency: The Case of the Indian Thermal Power Sector

w17377 Quamrul H. Ashraf
David N. Weil
Joshua Wilde

The Effect of Interventions to Reduce Fertility on Economic Growth

w17314 Nico Voigtländer
Hans-Joachim Voth

How the West 'Invented' Fertility Restriction

w17297 Radha Iyengar
Jonathan Monten
Matthew Hanson

Building Peace: The Impact of Aid on the Labor Market for Insurgents

w17293 Daron Acemoglu
James A. Robinson
Ragnar Torvik

Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances?

w17265 Serguey Braguinsky
Lee G. Branstetter
Andre Regateiro

The Incredible Shrinking Portuguese Firm

w17255 Pascaline Dupas
Jonathan Robinson

Why Don't the Poor Save More? Evidence from Health Savings Experiments

w17249 Tamara Hafner
David Popp

China and India as Suppliers of Affordable Medicines to Developing Countries

w17245 Avraham Ebenstein
Jian Zhang
Margaret S. McMillan
Kevin Chen

Chemical Fertilizer and Migration in China

w17216 Quamrul Ashraf
Oded Galor

The "Out of Africa" Hypothesis, Human Genetic Diversity, and Comparative Economic Development

w17215 Joshua L. Rosenbloom
Thomas J. Weiss

Economic Growth in the Mid Atlantic Region: Conjectural Estimates for 1720 to 1800

w17210 Michael Greenstone
Rema Hanna

Environmental Regulations, Air and Water Pollution, and Infant Mortality in India

w17207 Marcel Fafchamps
David McKenzie
Simon R. Quinn
Christopher Woodruff

When is capital enough to get female microenterprises growing? Evidence from a randomized experiment in Ghana

w17186 Konrad B. Burchardi
Tarek Alexander Hassan

The Economic Impact of Social Ties: Evidence from German Reunification

w17185 Ama Baafra Abeberese
Todd J. Kumler
Leigh L. Linden

Improving Reading Skills by Encouraging Children to Read in School: A Randomized Evaluation of the Sa Aklat Sisikat Reading Program in the Philippines

w17184 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Divide and Rule or the Rule of the Divided? Evidence from Africa

w17174 Patricia M. Danzon
Andrew W. Mulcahy
Adrian K. Towse

Pharmaceutical Pricing in Emerging Markets: Effects of Income, Competition and Procurement

w17165 Richard Akresh
Eric V. Edmonds

Residential Rivalry and Constraints on the Availability of Child Labor

w17158 Nicola Gennaioli
Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes
Andrei Shleifer

Human Capital and Regional Development

w17143 Margaret S. McMillan
Dani Rodrik

Globalization, Structural Change and Productivity Growth

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

w17129 Isaac Mbiti
David N. Weil

Mobile Banking: The Impact of M-Pesa in Kenya

w17092 Marshall Burke
John Dykema
David Lobell
Edward Miguel
Shanker Satyanath

Incorporating Climate Uncertainty into Estimates of Climate Change Impacts, with Applications to U.S. and African Agriculture

w17075 Oded Galor
Stelios Michalopoulos

Evolution and the Growth Process: Natural Selection of Entrepreneurial Traits

w17069 Guido Cataife
Charles J. Courtemanche

Income-Based Disparities in Health Care Utilization under Universal Coverage in Brazil

w17058 Oded Galor
Inequality, Human Capital Formation and the Process of Development

w17057 Oded Galor
The Demographic Transition: Causes and Consequences

w17020 Ximena Cadena
Antoinette Schoar

Remembering to Pay? Reminders vs. Financial Incentives for Loan Payments

w16966 Daron Acemoglu
Simon Johnson
James A. Robinson

Hither Thou Shalt Come, But No Further: Reply to "The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation: Comment"

w16947 Alejandro Artopoulos
Daniel Friel
Juan Carlos Hallak

Lifting the Domestic Veil: The Challenges of Exporting Differentiated Goods Across the Development Divide

w16939 Willa Friedman
Michael Kremer
Edward Miguel
Rebecca Thornton

Education as Liberation?

w16933 Florencia Devoto
Esther Duflo
Pascaline Dupas
William Pariente
Vincent Pons

Happiness on Tap: Piped Water Adoption in Urban Morocco

w16923 Laura Bottazzi
Marco Da Rin
Thomas F. Hellmann

The Importance of Trust for Investment: Evidence from Venture Capital

w16919 Barry Eichengreen
Donghyun Park
Kwanho Shin

When Fast Growing Economies Slow Down: International Evidence and Implications for China

w16912 J. William Ambrosini
Karin Mayr
Giovanni Peri
Dragos Radu

The Selection of Migrants and Returnees: Evidence from Romania and Implications

w16901 James A. Levinsohn
Zoë McLaren
Olive Shisana
Khangelani Zuma

HIV Status and Labor Market Participation in South Africa

w16895 Barbara M. Fraumeni
Human Capital Accounts: Choice of Rates and Construction of Volume Indices

w16878 James B. Davies
Xiaojun Shi
John Whalley

The Possibilities For Global Poverty Reduction Using Revenues From Global Carbon Pricing

w16870 Randall Morck
Finance and Governance in Developing Economies

w16830 Jishnu Das
Stefan Dercon
James Habyarimana
Pramila Krishnan
Karthik Muralidharan
Venkatesh Sundararaman

School Inputs, Household Substitution, and Test Scores

w16834 John Sutton
Daniel Trefler

Deductions from the Export Basket: Capabilities, Wealth and Trade

w16832 Jess Benhabib
Alejandro Corvalan
Mark M. Spiegel

Reestablishing the Income-Democracy Nexus

w16821 Rafael La Porta
Andrei Shleifer

The Unofficial Economy in Africa

w16809 Jeffrey G. Williamson
Industrial Catching Up in the Poor Periphery 1870-1975

w16800 Shang-Jin Wei
Xiaobo Zhang

Sex Ratios, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Growth in the People's Republic of China

w16757 Barry Eichengreen
Poonam Gupta

The Service Sector as India's Road to Economic Growth

w16756 Lee J. Alston
Krister Andersson

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Forest Protection: The Transaction Costs of REDD

w16742 Charles I. Jones
Misallocation, Economic Growth, and Input-Output Economics

w16721 William Jack
Tavneet Suri

Mobile Money: The Economics of M-PESA

w16718 Alberto Alesina
Paola Giuliano
Nathan Nunn

Fertility and the Plough

w16705 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Günther Fink

Implications of Population Aging for Economic Growth

w16696 Pierre-André Chiappori
Krislert Samphantharak
Sam Schulhofer-Wohl
Robert M. Townsend

Heterogeneity and Risk Sharing in Village Economies

w16694 Roger H. Gordon
Wei Li

Provincial and Local Governments in China: Fiscal Institutions and Government Behavior

w16682 Daron Acemoglu
Mikhail Golosov
Aleh Tsyvinski
Pierre Yared

A Dynamic Theory of Resource Wars

w16661 Murray Leibbrandt
James Levinsohn

Fifteen Years On: Household Incomes in South Africa

w16658 Nicholas Bloom
Benn Eifert
Aprajit Mahajan
David McKenzie
John Roberts

Does Management Matter? Evidence from India


2010
w16640 Fernando A. Broner
Jaume Ventura

Rethinking the Effects of Financial Liberalization

w16635 Alain de Janvry
Frederico Finan
Elisabeth Sadoulet

Local Electoral Incentives and Decentralized Program Performance

w16610 Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian

The Determinants of Food Aid Provisions to Africa and the Developing World

w16599 Kenneth J. Arrow
Partha Dasgupta
Lawrence H. Goulder
Kevin J. Mumford
Kirsten Oleson

Sustainability and the Measurement of Wealth

w16597 William Easterly
Ariell Reshef

African Export Successes: Surprises, Stylized Facts, and Explanations

w16596 Larry E. Jones
Alice Schoonbroodt

Baby Busts and Baby Booms: The Fertility Response to Shocks in Dynastic Models

w16594 Joshua Graff Zivin
Maria Damon
Harsha Thirumurthy

Health Shocks and Natural Resource Management: Evidence from Western Kenya

w16592 John Whalley
Xiliang Zhao

The Contribution of Human Capital to China's Economic Growth

w16569 Jeffrey A. Frankel
Mauritius: African Success Story

w16555 Robert T. Jensen
Nolan H. Miller

A Revealed Preference Approach to Measuring Hunger and Undernutrition

w16554 Javier Arias
Oliver Azuara
Pedro Bernal
James J. Heckman
Cajeme Villarreal

Policies To Promote Growth and Economic Efficiency in Mexico

w16552 Jorge Braga de Macedo
Luís Brites Pereira

Cape Verde and Mozambique as Development Successes in West and Southern Africa

w16551 Dongwoo Yoo
Richard H. Steckel

Property Rights and Financial Development: The Legacy of Japanese Colonial Institutions

w16550 Wolfgang Keller
Ben Li
Carol H. Shiue

China's Foreign Trade: Perspectives From the Past 150 Years

w16528 Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan
Herman Kamil
Carolina Villegas-Sanchez

What Hinders Investment in the Aftermath of Financial Crises: Insolvent Firms or Illiquid Banks?

w16494 Alan L. Olmstead
Paul W. Rhode

Productivity Growth and the Regional Dynamics of Antebellum Southern Development

w16487 Dave Donaldson
Railroads of the Raj: Estimating the Impact of Transportation Infrastructure

w16481 Steven Block
The Decline and Rise of Agricultural Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa Since 1961

w16462 Panicos O. Demetriades
Peter L. Rousseau

Government, Openness and Finance: Past and Present

w16449 Pamela Jakiela
Edward Miguel
Vera L. te Velde

You've Earned It: Combining Field and Lab Experiments to Estimate the Impact of Human Capital on Social Preferences

w16441 Daniel W. Sacks
Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Subjective Well-Being, Income, Economic Development and Growth

w16400 Francisco J. Buera
Yongseok Shin

Financial Frictions and the Persistence of History: A Quantitative Exploration

w16379 Diego A. Comin
Martí Mestieri

An Intensive Exploration of Technology Diffusion

w16378 Diego A. Comin
Bart Hobijn

Technology Diffusion and Postwar Growth

w16375 Erika Färnstrand Damsgaard
Per Krusell

The World Distribution of Productivity: Country TFP Choice in a Nelson-Phelps Economy

w16368 Yuriy Gorodnichenko
Gerard Roland

Culture, Institutions and the Wealth of Nations

w16352 Charles I. Jones
Peter J. Klenow

Beyond GDP? Welfare across Countries and Time

w16343 Sylvain Chassang
Gerard Padro i Miquel
Erik Snowberg

Selective Trials: A Principal-Agent Approach to Randomized Controlled Experiments

w16340 Vikas Mehrotra
Randall Morck
Jungwook Shim
Yupana Wiwattanakantang

Must Love Kill the Family Firm?

w16323 Bronwyn H. Hall
Christian Helmers

The role of patent protection in (clean/green) technology transfer

w16320 Efraim Benmelech
Claude Berrebi
Esteban F. Klor

Economic Conditions and the Quality of Suicide Terrorism

w16293 Richard B. Freeman
Stephen Machin
Martina Viarengo

Variation in Educational Outcomes and Policies across Countries and of Schools within Countries

w16288 Keith Head
Ran Jing
Deborah L. Swenson

From Beijing to Bentonville: Do Multinational Retailers Link Markets?

w16277 Raquel Fernández
Does Culture Matter?

w16196 Rachel Glennerster
Edward Miguel
Alexander Rothenberg

Collective Action in Diverse Sierra Leone Communities

w16195 Ernesto Aguayo-Tellez
Jim Airola
Chinhui Juhn

Did Trade Liberalization Help Women? The Case of Mexico in the 1990s

w16167 Ashish Arora
Surendra K. Bagde

Human capital and the Indian software industry

w16141 Oliver Falck
Christina Guenther
Stephan Heblich
William R. Kerr

From Russia with Love: The Impact of Relocated Firms on Incumbent Survival

w16126 Roberto Chang
Constantino Hevia
Norman Loayza

Privatization and Nationalization Cycles

w16125 Jeffrey A. Frankel
Monetary Policy in Emerging Markets: A Survey

w16115 Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan
Belgi Turan

HIV and Fertility Revisited

w16102 Robert T. Jensen
Nolan H. Miller

Do Consumer Price Subsidies Really Improve Nutrition?

w16096 Matias Busso
Jesse Gregory
Patrick M. Kline

Assessing the Incidence and Efficiency of a Prominent Place Based Policy

w16088 Ryan D. Edwards
Trends in World Inequality in Life Span Since 1970

w16083 Daron Acemoglu
Tarek A. Hassan
James A. Robinson

Social Structure and Development: A Legacy of the Holocaust in Russia

w16021 Robert T. Jensen
Economic Opportunities and Gender Differences in Human Capital: Experimental Evidence for India

w16018 Benjamin Feigenberg
Erica M. Field
Rohini Pande

Building Social Capital Through MicroFinance

w16001 Mary Hallward-Driemeier
Gita Khun-Jush
Lant Pritchett

Deals versus Rules: Policy Implementation Uncertainty and Why Firms Hate It

w15994 Duha Tore Altindag
Naci H. Mocan

Joblessness and Perceptions about the Effectiveness of Democracy

w15980 Vivi Alatas
Abhijit Banerjee
Rema Hanna
Benjamin A. Olken
Julia Tobias

Targeting the Poor: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia

w15973 Abhijit Banerjee
Sendhil Mullainathan

The Shape of Temptation: Implications for the Economic Lives of the Poor

w15960 Jenny C. Aker
Michael W. Klein
Stephen A. O'Connell
Muzhe Yang

Borders, Ethnicity and Trade

w15949 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann

The Economics of International Differences in Educational Achievement

w15944 Daron Acemoglu
Theory, General Equilibrium and Political Economy in Development Economics

w15902 Robert J. Barro
Jong-Wha Lee

A New Data Set of Educational Attainment in the World, 1950-2010

w15900 Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan
Bent Sørensen
Vadym Volosovych

Deep Financial Integration and Volatility

w15893 Jeremy Greenwood
Juan M. Sanchez
Cheng Wang

Quantifying the Impact of Financial Development on Economic Development

w15891 Angus S. Deaton
Understanding the mechanisms of economic development

w15886 Hai Fang
Karen N. Eggleston
John A. Rizzo
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Jobs and Kids: Female Employment and Fertility in Rural China

w15884 Randall Morck
Fan Yang

The Shanxi Banks

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

w15863 Douglas Gollin
Richard Rogerson

Agriculture, Roads, and Economic Development in Uganda

w15836 Jeffrey A. Frankel
The Natural Resource Curse: A Survey

w15792 Yuriy Gorodnichenko
Monika Schnitzer

Financial constraints and innovation: Why poor countries don't catch up

w15771 Lee J. Alston
Bernardo Mueller

Property Rights, Land Conflict and Tenancy in Brazil

w15781 Deliana Kostova
Hana Ross
Evan Blecher
Sara Markowitz

Prices and Cigarette Demand: Evidence from Youth Tobacco Use in Developing Countries

w15775 Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Maxim Pinkovskiy

African Poverty is Falling...Much Faster than You Think!

w15755 Paul M. Romer
Which Parts of Globalization Matter for Catch-up Growth?

w15751 Pol Antràs
Arnaud Costinot

Intermediation and Economic Integration

w15750 Pol Antràs
Arnaud Costinot

Intermediated Trade

w15710 Kris James Mitchener
David C. Wheelock

Does the Structure of Banking Markets Affect Economic Growth? Evidence from U.S. State Banking Markets

w15697 Daniel Bogart
Gary Richardson

Property Rights and Parliament in Industrializing Britain

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

w15680 Jeffrey G. Williamson
Latin American Growth-Inequality Trade-Offs: The Impact of Insurgence and Independence

w15677 Jesús Fernández-Villaverde
Jeremy Greenwood
Nezih Guner

From Shame to Game in One Hundred Years: An Economic Model of the Rise in Premarital Sex and its De-Stigmatization

w15671 Yuyu Chen
Ginger Zhe Jin
Yang Yue

Peer Migration in China

w15647 Virgiliu Midrigan
Daniel Yi Xu

Finance and Misallocation: Evidence from Plant-level Data


2009
w15598 Petra Moser
Alessandra Voena

Compulsory Licensing - Evidence from the Trading with the Enemy Act

w15575 Randall Morck
M. Deniz Yavuz
Bernard Yeung

Banking System Control, Capital Allocation, and Economy Performance

w15550 Francesco Caselli
Guy Michaels

Do Oil Windfalls Improve Living Standards? Evidence from Brazil

w15547 Eli Berman
Michael Callen
Joseph H. Felter
Jacob N. Shapiro

Do Working Men Rebel? Insurgency and Unemployment in Iraq and the Philippines

w15508 James B. Davies
Susanna Sandström
Anthony B. Shorrocks
Edward N. Wolff

The Level and Distribution of Global Household Wealth

w15491 Peter H. Lindert
Revealing Failures in the History of School Finance

w15477 Alejandrina Salcedo
Todd Schoellman
Michèle Tertilt

Families as Roommates: Changes in U.S. Household Size from 1850 to 2000

w15465 Efraim Benmelech
Claude Berrebi
Esteban F. Klor

The Economic Cost of Harboring Terrorism

w15456 Grant Miller
Diana M. Pinto
Marcos Vera-Hernández

Risk Protection, Service Use, and Health Outcomes Under Colombia's Health Insurance Program for the Poor

w15455 Simon Johnson
William Larson
Chris Papageorgiou
Arvind Subramanian

Is Newer Better? Penn World Table Revisions and Their Impact on Growth Estimates

w15448 Laura Alfaro
Anusha Chari

India Transformed? Insights from the Firm Level 1988-2005

w15437 Ajay K. Agrawal
Iain M. Cockburn
Carlos Rosell

Not Invented Here? Innovation in Company Towns

w15433 Maxim Pinkovskiy
Xavier Sala-i-Martin

Parametric Estimations of the World Distribution of Income

w15416 Berthold Herrendorf
Richard Rogerson
Ákos Valentinyi

Two Perspectives on Preferences and Structural Transformation

w15408 Anthony B. Atkinson
Thomas Piketty
Emmanuel Saez

Top Incomes in the Long Run of History

w15396 Hongbin Cai
Yuyu Chen
Hanming Fang
Li-An Zhou

Microinsurance, Trust and Economic Development: Evidence from a Randomized Natural Field Experiment

w15386 Ian Ayres
Sophie Raseman
Alice Shih

Evidence from Two Large Field Experiments that Peer Comparison Feedback Can Reduce Residential Energy Usage

w15356 Stelios Michalopoulos
Luc Laeven
Ross Levine

Financial Innovation and Endogenous Growth

w15355 Raquel Fernández
Women's Rights and Development

w15349 Klaus Desmet
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

Spatial Development

w15346 Tavneet Suri
Selection and Comparative Advantage in Technology Adoption

w15344 Jeffrey Butler
Paola Giuliano
Luigi Guiso

The Right Amount of Trust

w15323 Karthik Muralidharan
Venkatesh Sundararaman

Teacher Performance Pay: Experimental Evidence from India

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

w15304 Sharon Belenzon
Tomer Berkovitz
Patrick Bolton

Intracompany Governance and Innovation

w15280 Michael Kremer
Jessica Leino
Edward Miguel
Alix Peterson Zwane

Spring Cleaning: Rural Water Impacts, Valuation and Property Rights Institutions

w15275 Asli Demirguc-Kunt
Ross Levine

Finance and Inequality: Theory and Evidence

w15268 Francisco J. Buera
Yongseok Shin

Productivity Growth and Capital Flows: The Dynamics of Reforms

w15221 Benjamin A. Olken
Monica Singhal

Informal Taxation

w15210 Patrick Bajari
Jeremy T. Fox
Kyoo il Kim
Stephen P. Ryan

A Simple Nonparametric Estimator for the Distribution of Random Coefficients

w15209 Lee J. Alston
Andrés A. Gallo

Electoral Fraud, the Rise of Peron and Demise of Checks and Balances in Argentina

w15087 Orazio Attanasio
Katja Kaufmann

Educational Choices, Subjective Expectations, and Credit Constraints

w15157 Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian

The Potato's Contribution to Population and Urbanization: Evidence from an Historical Experiment

w15155 Daron Acemoglu
Melissa Dell

Productivity Differences Between and Within Countries

w15152 Loren Brandt
Johannes Van Biesebroeck
Yifan Zhang

Creative Accounting or Creative Destruction? Firm-level Productivity Growth in Chinese Manufacturing

w15131 Esther Duflo
Michael Kremer
Jonathan Robinson

Nudging Farmers to Use Fertilizer: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Kenya

w15094 Charles I. Jones
Paul M. Romer

The New Kaldor Facts: Ideas, Institutions, Population, and Human Capital

w15088 Timothy J. Besley
Torsten Persson

State Capacity, Conflict and Development

w15083 Raghuram G. Rajan
Rodney Ramcharan

Land and Credit: A Study of the Political Economy of Banking in the United States in the Early 20th Century

w15080 Yuriy Gorodnichenko
Klara Sabirianova Peter
Dmitriy Stolyarov

Inequality and Volatility Moderation in Russia: Evidence from Micro-Level Panel Data on Consumption and Income

w15069 William Easterly
Empirics of Strategic Interdependence: The Case of the Racial Tipping Point

w15050 Matthias Doepke
Fabrizio Zilibotti

Do International Labor Standards Contribute to the Persistence of the Child Labor Problem?

w15041 Seema Jayachandran
Ilyana Kuziemko

Why Do Mothers Breastfeed Girls Less Than Boys? Evidence and Implications for Child Health in India

w15028 Farley Grubb
Land Policy: Founding Choices and Outcomes, 1781-1802

w15000 Anne Case
Christina Paxson

The Impact of the AIDS Pandemic on Health Services in Africa: Evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys

w14998 Anne Case
Alicia Menendez

Requiescat in Pace? The Consequences of High Priced Funerals in South Africa

w14973 Nancy Qian
Quantity-Quality and the One Child Policy:The Only-Child Disadvantage in School Enrollment in Rural China

w14968 Barry Eichengreen
Poonam Gupta

The Two Waves of Service Sector Growth

w14958 Abhijit Banerjee
Esther Duflo
Maitreesh Ghatak
Jeanne Lafortune

Marry for What: Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India

w14949 Manuela Angelucci
Giacomo De Giorgi
Marcos A. Rangel
Imran Rasul

Family Networks and School Enrolment: Evidence from a Randomized Social Experiment

w14942 Gary D. Libecap
Dean Lueck

The Demarcation of Land and the Role of Coordinating Institutions

w14937 Claudio Ferraz
Frederico Finan

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

w14918 Nathan Nunn
Diego Puga

Ruggedness: The Blessing of Bad Geography in Africa

w14917 Xin Meng
Nancy Qian

The Long Term Consequences of Famine on Survivors: Evidence from a Unique Natural Experiment using China's Great Famine

w14914 Francisco J. Buera
Joseph Kaboski
Yongseok Shin

Finance and Development: A Tale of Two Sectors

w14887 Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan
Elias Papaioannou
José Luis Peydró

Financial Regulation, Financial Globalization and the Synchronization of Economic Activity

w14850 Kaivan Munshi
Mark Rosenzweig

Why is Mobility in India so Low? Social Insurance, Inequality, and Growth

w14822 Francisco J. Buera
Joseph P. Kaboski

The Rise of the Service Economy

w14801 Christopher Blattman
Edward Miguel

Civil War

w14785 Timothy J. Hatton
Jeffrey G. Williamson

Vanishing Third World Emigrants?

w14783 Nathan Nunn
Leonard Wantchekon

The Slave Trade and the Origins of Mistrust in Africa

w14766 Jeffrey G. Williamson
History without Evidence: Latin American Inequality since 1491

w14748 David S. Jacks
Kevin H. O'Rourke
Jeffrey G. Williamson

Commodity Price Volatility and World Market Integration since 1700

w14720 John F. Helliwell
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh
Anthony Harris
Haifang Huang

International Evidence on the Social Context of Well-Being

w14707 Pascaline Dupas
Do Teenagers Respond to HIV Risk Information? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya

w14702 Marco Manacorda
Edward Miguel
Andrea Vigorito

Government Transfers and Political Support

w14693 Pascaline Dupas
Jonathan Robinson

Savings Constraints and Microenterprise Development: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya

w14690 Angus S. Deaton
Instruments of development: Randomization in the tropics, and the search for the elusive keys to economic development

w14640 Jeremy Atack
Fred Bateman
Michael Haines
Robert A. Margo

Did Railroads Induce or Follow Economic Growth? Urbanization and Population Growth in the American Midwest, 1850-60

w14638 William D. Nordhaus
The Perils of the Learning Model For Modeling Endogenous Technological Change

w14637 Angus Deaton
Jane Fortson
Robert Tortora

Life (evaluation), HIV/AIDS, and Death in Africa

w14633 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann

Do Better Schools Lead to More Growth? Cognitive Skills, Economic Outcomes, and Causation


2008
w14606 Eli Berman
Jacob N. Shapiro
Joseph H. Felter

Can Hearts and Minds Be Bought? The Economics of Counterinsurgency in Iraq

w14585 Timothy J. Besley
Torsten Persson

The Incidence of Civil War: Theory and Evidence

w14553 Harald Uhlig
The Slow Decline of East Germany

w14546 Marcos Chamon
Eswar Prasad

Why are Saving Rates of Urban Households in China Rising?

w14537 Chiaki Moriguchi
Top Wage Incomes in Japan, 1951-2005

w14536 Richard H. Steckel
Heights and Human Welfare: Recent Developments and New Directions

w14520 Rafael La Porta
Andrei Shleifer

The Unofficial Economy and Economic Development

w14507 John F. Helliwell
Life Satisfaction and Quality of Development

w14481 Yuriy Gorodnichenko
Jan Svejnar
Katherine Terrell

Globalization and innovation in emerging markets

w14475 Esther Duflo
Pascaline Dupas
Michael Kremer

Peer Effects, Teacher Incentives, and the Impact of Tracking: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Kenya

w14469 Bryan S. Graham
James Powell

Identification and Estimation of 'Irregular' Correlated Random Coefficient Models

w14467 Abhijit V. Banerjee
Esther Duflo

The Experimental Approach to Development Economics

w14456 Anne Case
Anu Garrib
Alicia Menendez
Analia Olgiati

Paying the Piper: The High Cost of Funerals in South Africa

w14426 David von Below
Torsten Persson

Uncertainty, Climate Change and the Global Economy

w14418 Maurice Kugler
Eric Verhoogen

The Quality-Complementarity Hypothesis: Theory and Evidence from Colombia

w14363 William Easterly
Can the West Save Africa?

w14347 Raghuram G. Rajan
Rodney Ramcharan

Landed Interests and Financial Underdevelopment in the United States

w14311 Abhijit Banerjee
Rukmini Banerji
Esther Duflo
Rachel Glennerster
Stuti Khemani

Pitfalls of Participatory Programs: Evidence From a Randomized Evaluation in Education in India

w14335 Kaivan Munshi
Mark Rosenzweig

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

w14278 Luigi Guiso
Paola Sapienza
Luigi Zingales

Long Term Persistence

w14248 Chinhui Juhn
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan
Belgi Turan

HIV and Fertility in Africa: First Evidence from Population Based Surveys

w14198 Lori A. Beaman
Raghabendra Chattopadhyay
Esther Duflo
Rohini Pande
Petia Topalova

Powerful Women: Does Exposure Reduce Bias?

w14157 Anupam Jena
Casey Mulligan
Tomas J. Philipson
Eric Sun

The Value of Life in General Equilibrium

w14138 Benjamin F. Jones
The Knowledge Trap: Human Capital and Development Reconsidered

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

w14132 Melissa Dell
Benjamin F. Jones
Benjamin A. Olken

Climate Change and Economic Growth: Evidence from the Last Half Century

w14130 David Y. Albouy
The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Investigation of the Settler Mortality Data

w14116 Eric Bond
James R. Tybout
Hâle Utar

Credit Rationing, Risk Aversion and Industrial Evolution in Developing Countries

w14109 Robert Koopman
Zhi Wang
Shang-Jin Wei

How Much of Chinese Exports is Really Made In China? Assessing Domestic Value-Added When Processing Trade is Pervasive

w14107 Dan Bogart
Gary Richardson

Making Property Productive: Reorganizing Rights to Real and Equitable Estates in Britain, 1660 to 1830

w14093 Ryan D. Edwards
The Cost of Uncertain Life Span

w14090 Kris J. Mitchener
Mari Ohnuki

Institutions, Competition, and Capital Market Integration in Japan

w14131 Naci H. Mocan
Vengeance

w14060 Laura Alfaro
Andrew Charlton
Fabio Kanczuk

Plant-Size Distribution and Cross-Country Income Differences

w14050 Dani Rodrik
Second-Best Institutions

w14045 James E. Anderson
Does Trade Foster Contract Enforcement?

w14039 Karin Mayr
Giovanni Peri

Return Migration as a Channel of Brain Gain

w14031 Sharon L. Maccini
Dean Yang

Under the Weather: Health, Schooling, and Economic Consequences of Early-Life Rainfall

w14011 Seema Jayachandran
Air Quality and Early-Life Mortality: Evidence from Indonesia's Wildfires

w13999 Pedro Dal Bó
Andrew Foster
Louis Putterman

Institutions and Behavior: Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Democracy

w13992 William Easterly
Shanker Satyanath
Daniel Berger

Superpower Interventions and their Consequences for Democracy: An Empirical Inquiry

w13958 Jikun Huang
Yu Liu
Will Martin
Scott Rozelle

Agricultural Trade Reform and Rural Prosperity: Lessons from China

w13947 Seema Jayachandran
Adriana Lleras-Muney

Life Expectancy and Human Capital Investments: Evidence From Maternal Mortality Declines

w13930 Gary Richardson
Brand Names Before the Industrial Revolution

w13905 Raj Arunachalam
Trevon Logan

Is There Dowry Inflation in South Asia?

w13838 Erica M. Field
Omar Robles
Máximo Torero

The Cognitive Link Between Geography and Development: Iodine Deficiency and Schooling Attainment in Tanzania

w13834 Charles I. Jones
Intermediate Goods, Weak Links, and Superstars: A Theory of Economic Development

w13828 Tanika Chakraborty
Sukkoo Kim

Caste, Kinship and Sex Ratios in India

w13771 Zhi Wang
Shang-Jin Wei

What Accounts for the Rising Sophistication of China's Exports?

w13769 J. Vernon Henderson
Anthony Venables

The Dynamics of City Formation

w13725 Eli Berman
David D. Laitin

Religion, Terrorism and Public Goods: Testing the Club Model

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

w13686 Jan Eeckhout
Boyan Jovanovic

Occupational Choice and Development

w13683 Abhijit V. Banerjee
Esther Duflo

Aging and Death under a Dollar a Day

w13680 Larry E. Jones
Alice Schoonbroodt

Complements versus Substitutes and Trends in Fertility Choice in Dynastic Models

w13581 John Whalley
Li Wang

Evaluating the Impure Chinese VAT Relative to a Pure Form in a Simple Monetary Trade Model with an Endogenous Trade Surplus

w13552 Robert C. Feenstra
Chang Hong

China's Exports and Employment

w13550 Branko Milanovic
Peter H. Lindert
Jeffrey G. Williamson

Measuring Ancient Inequality

w13547 Lynne G. Zucker
Michael R. Darby

Star Scientists, Innovation and Regional and National Immigration

w13545 Joana Naritomi
Rodrigo R. Soares
Juliano J. Assunção

Rent Seeking and the Unveiling of 'De Facto' Institutions: Development and Colonial Heritage within Brazil

w13533 Ernesto F. L. Amaral
Daniel S. Hamermesh
Joseph E. Potter
Eduardo L.G. Rios-Neto

Demographic Change and the Structure of Wages: A Demand-Theoretic Analysis for Brazil

w13515 Ellen McGrattan
Edward C. Prescott

Openness, Technology Capital, and Development

w13498 Sandra G. Sosa-Rubi
Omar Galarraga
Jeffrey E. Harris

Heterogeneous Impact of the "Seguro Popular" Program on the Utilization of Obstetrical Services in Mexico, 2001-2006: A Multinomial Probit Model with a Discrete Endogenous Variable

w13470 Lee Branstetter
C. Fritz Foley

Facts and Fallacies about U.S. FDI in China

w13469 Charles R. Hulten
Anders Isaksson

Why Development Levels Differ: The Sources of Differential Economic Growth in a Panel of High and Low Income Countries

w13454 Hans-Werner Sinn
Public Policies against Global Warming

w13453 Hans-Werner Sinn
Pareto Optimality in the Extraction of Fossil Fuels and the Greenhouse Effect: A Note

w13446 Raymond Fisman
Shang-Jin Wei

The Smuggling of Art, and the Art of Smuggling: Uncovering the Illicit Trade in Cultural Property and Antiques

w13442 Cally Ardington
Anne Case
Victoria Hosegood

Labor Supply Responses to Large Social Transfers: Longitudinal Evidence from South Africa

w13435 Joseph P.H. Fan
Randall Morck
Lixin Colin Xu
Bernard Yeung

Institutions and Foreign Investment: China versus the World

w13405 Thomas Philippon
Why Has the U.S. Financial Sector Grown so Much? The Role of Corporate Finance.

w13400 Pierre-Richard Agénor
Joshua Aizenman

Aid Volatility and Poverty Traps

w13367 Nathan Nunn
The Long-Term Effects of Africa's Slave Trades

w13355 Stefano DellaVigna
Eliana La Ferrara

Detecting Illegal Arms Trade

w13334 Daron Acemoglu
Simon Johnson
James A. Robinson
Pierre Yared

Reevaluating the Modernization Hypothesis

w13319 David de la Croix
Matthias Doepke

To Segregate or to Integrate: Education Politics and Democracy

w13317 Angus Deaton
Income, Aging, Health and Wellbeing Around the World: Evidence from the Gallup World Poll

w13306 Johannes Van Biesebroeck
Wage and Productivity Premiums in Sub-Saharan Africa

w13305 Robert Jensen
Emily Oster

The Power of TV: Cable Television and Women's Status in India

w13303 Miguel Urquiola
Eric Verhoogen

Class Size and Sorting in Market Equilibrium: Theory and Evidence

w13300 Paul Glewwe
Michael Kremer
Sylvie Moulin

Many Children Left Behind? Textbooks and Test Scores in Kenya

w13299 Thorsten Beck
Ross Levine
Alexey Levkov

Big Bad Banks? The Impact of U.S. Branch Deregulation on Income Distribution

w13290 Chang-Tai Hsieh
Peter J. Klenow

Misallocation and Manufacturing TFP in China and India

w13286 Robert E. Lucas
Jr.

Trade and the Diffusion of the Industrial Revolution

w13243 Robert T. Jensen
Nolan H. Miller

Giffen Behavior: Theory and Evidence

w13222 Garth Frazer
Johannes Van Biesebroeck

Trade Growth under the African Growth and Opportunity Act

w13209 Kiminori Matsuyama
Aggregate Implications of Credit Market Imperfections

w13208 Daron Acemoglu
María Angélica Bautista
Pablo Querubín
James A. Robinson

Economic and Political Inequality in Development: The Case of Cundinamarca, Colombia

w13171 Randall Morck
Masao Nakamura

Business Groups and the Big Push: Meiji Japan's Mass Privatization and Subsequent Growth

w13150 Torsten Persson
Guido Tabellini

The Growth Effect of Democracy: Is It Heterogenous and How Can It Be Estimated?

w13145 Benjamin A. Olken
Patrick Barron

The Simple Economics of Extortion: Evidence from Trucking in Aceh

w13120 Simon Johnson
Jonathan D. Ostry
Arvind Subramanian

The Prospects for Sustained Growth in Africa: Benchmarking the Constraints

w13118 Laura Alfaro
Andrew Charlton

International Financial Integration and Entrepreneurial Firm Activity

w13104 Jeremy Greenwood
Juan M. Sanchez
Cheng Wang

Financing Development: The Role of Information Costs

w13103 David Dollar
Shang-Jin Wei

Das (Wasted) Kapital: Firm Ownership and Investment Efficiency in China

w13100 Jeffrey A. Frankel
Shang-Jin Wei

Assessing China's Exchange Rate Regime

w13087 Rodrigo R. Soares
Health and the Evolution of Welfare across Brazilian Municipalities

w13084 Joshua Aizenman
Mark Spiegel

Takeoffs

w13081 Veronica Cacdac Warnock
Francis E. Warnock

Markets and Housing Finance

w13070 Una Okonkwo Osili
Bridget Terry Long

Does Female Schooling Reduce Fertility? Evidence from Nigeria

w13065 Kaivan Munshi
From Farming to International Business: The Social Auspices of Entrepreneurship in a Growing Economy

w13049 Emily Oster
HIV and Sexual Behavior Change: Why Not Africa?

w13034 Jennifer Hunt
Bribery in Health Care in Peru and Uganda

w13028 Timothy Besley
Torsten Persson

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

w13018 Diego Restuccia
Richard Rogerson

Policy Distortions and Aggregate Productivity with Heterogeneous Plants

w12966 Carlos Bozzoli
Angus S. Deaton
Climent Quintana-Domeque

Child Mortality, Income and Adult Height

w12943 Barry Bosworth
Susan M. Collins

Accounting for Growth: Comparing China and India

w12926 Eric V. Edmonds
Child Labor

w12917 Matthias Doepke
Fabrizio Zilibotti

Occupational Choice and the Spirit of Capitalism

w12914 David Hummels
Volodymyr Lugovskyy
Alexandre Skiba

The Trade Reducing Effects of Market Power in International Shipping

w12911 Abhijit Banerjee
Lakshmi Iyer
Rohini Somanathan

Public Action for Public Goods

w12895 Abhijit Banerjee
Esther Duflo
Gilles Postel-Vinay
Timothy M. Watts

Long Run Health Impacts of Income Shocks: Wine and Phylloxera in 19th Century France

w12872 James R. Markusen
Natalia Trofimenko

Teaching Locals New Tricks: Foreign Experts as a Channel of Knowledge Transfers

w12869 Isaac Ehrlich
Jinyoung Kim

Has Social Security Influenced Family Formation and Fertility in OECD Countries? An Economic and Econometric Analysis

w12851 Efraim Benmelech
Tobias J. Moskowitz

The Political Economy of Financial Regulation: Evidence from U.S. State Usury Laws in the 19th Century

w12833 Francesco Caselli
Nicola Gennaioli

Economics and Politics of Alternative Institutional Reforms

w12832 Eric A. Hanushek
Ludger Woessmann

The Role of School Improvement in Economic Development

w12818 Raymond Fisman
Peter Moustakerski
Shang-Jin Wei

Outsourcing Tariff Evasion: A New Explanation for Entrepot Trade


2006
w12795 Douglass C North
John Joseph Wallis
Barry R. Weingast

A Conceptual Framework for Interpreting Recorded Human History

w12794 Dean Yang
Coping with Disaster: The Impact of Hurricanes on International Financial Flows, 1970-2002

w12779 John Whalley
Ximing Yue

Rural Income Volatility and Inequality in China

w12755 Chong-En Bai
Chang-Tai Hsieh
Yingyi Qian

The Return to Capital in China

w12743 Emily Oster
Does Increased Access Increase Equality? Gender and Child Health Investments in India

w12737 Eric A. Hanushek
Victor Lavy
Kohtaro Hitomi

Do Students Care about School Quality? Determinants of Dropout Behavior in Developing Countries

w12735 Angus Deaton
Global Patterns of Income and Health: Facts, Interpretations, and Policies

w12700 Cyrus C. M. Mody
Instruments of Commerce and Knowledge: Probe Microscopy, 1980-2000

w12698 Peter Blair Henry
Capital Account Liberalization: Theory, Evidence, and Speculation

w12689 Joshua S. Graff Zivin
Harsha Thirumurthy
Markus Goldstein

AIDS Treatment and Intrahousehold Resource Allocations: Children's Nutrition and Schooling in Kenya

w12686 Li Gan
Lixin Colin Xu
Yang Yao

Health Shocks, Village Elections, and Long-Term Income: Evidence from Rural China

w12613 Shilpi Kapur
Sukkoo Kim

British Colonial Institutions and Economic Development in India

w12610 Robert H. Bates
John H. Coatsworth
Jeffrey G. Williamson

Lost Decades: Lessons from Post-Independence Latin America for Today's Africa

w12594 Ching-Yi Chung
Gary Richardson

Deposit Insurance and the Composition of Bank Suspensions in Developing Economies: Lessons from the State Deposit Insurance Experiments of the 1920S

w12576 James E. Anderson
Commercial Policy in a Predatory World

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

w12567 Claustre Bajona
Timothy J. Kehoe

Trade, Growth, and Convergence in a Dynamic Heckscher-Ohlin Model

w12566 Claustre Bajona
Timothy J. Kehoe

Demographics in Dynamic Heckscher-Ohlin Models: Overlapping Generations Versus Infinitely Lived Consumers

w12565 Dani Rodrik
Understanding South Africa's Economic Puzzles

w12552 John D. Burger
Francis E. Warnock

Local Currency Bond Markets

w12548 John D. Burger
Francis E. Warnock

Foreign Participation in Local Currency Bond Markets

w12546 James Feyrer
Bruce Sacerdote

Colonialism and Modern Income -- Islands as Natural Experiments

w12525 Alexander Dyck
Natalya Volchkova
Luigi Zingales

The Corporate Governance Role of the Media: Evidence from Russia

w12490 Jennifer Hunt
How Corruption Hits People When They Are Down

w12418 James A. Levinsohn
Taryn Dinkelman
Rolang Majelantle

When Knowledge is not Enough: HIV/AIDS Information and Risky Behavior in Botswana

w12411 Tatyana Chesnokova
Kala Krishna

Skill Acquisition, Credit Constraints, and Trade

w12396 Dean Yang
Why Do Migrants Return to Poor Countries? Evidence From Philippine Migrants%u2019 Responses to Exchange Rate Shocks

w12394 Kathy Fogel
Randall Morck
Bernard Yeung

Big Business Stability and Economic Growth: Is What's Good for General Motors Good for America?

w12373 Lee Branstetter
Nicholas Lardy

China's Embrace of Globalization

w12347 Ann Harrison
Globalization and Poverty

w12325 Dean Yang
International Migration, Remittances, and Household Investment: Evidence from Philippine Migrants' Exchange Rate Shocks

w12314 Diego Comin
Bart Hobiijn

An Exploration of Technology Diffusion

w12252 Ana Carla A. Costa
Joao M.P. De Mello

Judicial Risk and Credit Market Performance: Micro Evidence from Brazilian Payroll Loans

w12238 Rachel M. McCleary
Robert J. Barro

U.S.-Based Private Voluntary Organizations: Religious and Secular PVOs Engaged in International Relief & Development

w12229 Sebastian Edwards
Monetary Unions, External Shocks and Economic Performance: A Latin American Perspective

w12181 Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan
AIDS, "Reversal" of the Demographic Transition and Economic Development: Evidence from Africa

w12175 Torsten Persson
Guido Tabellini

Democratic Capital: The Nexus of Political and Economic Change

w12153 Enrico Spolaore
Romain Wacziarg

The Diffusion of Development

w12154 Sebastian Edwards
The U.S. Current Account Deficit: Gradual Correction or Abrupt Adjustment?

w12110 J. Vernon Henderson
Ari Kuncoro

"Sick of Local Government Corruption? Vote Islamic"

w12104 Chang-Tai Hsieh
Jonathan A. Parker

Taxes and Growth in a Financially Underdeveloped Country: Evidence from the Chilean Investment Boom

w12093 Raghuram G. Rajan
Competitive Rent Preservation, Reform Paralysis, and the Persistence of Underdevelopment

w12081 Fumio Hayashi
Edward C. Prescott

The Depressing Effect of Agricultural Institutions on the Prewar Japanese Economy

w12045 Peter C. Mancall
Joshua Rosenbloom
Thomas Weiss

Exports and Slow Economic Growth in the Lower South Region, 1720-1800

w12030 Laurent E. Calvet
John Y. Campbell
Paolo Sodini

Down or Out: Assessing the Welfare Costs of Household Investment Mistakes

w12023 Kalpana Kochhar
Utsav Kumar
Raghuram Rajan
Arvind Subramanian

India's Patterns of Development: What Happened, What Follows

w12005 Joshua Angrist
Aimee Chin
Ricardo Godoy

Is Spanish-Only Schooling Responsible for the Puerto Rican Language Gap?

w11993 Torsten Persson
Guido Tabellini

Democracy and Development: The Devil in the Details

w11963 David M. Cutler
Angus S. Deaton
Adriana Lleras-Muney

The Determinants of Mortality

w11940 Daron Acemoglu
Modeling Inefficient Institutions


2005
w11904 Abhijit Banerjee
Shawn Cole
Esther Duflo
Leigh Linden

Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments in India

w11901 Laura Alfaro
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan
Vadym Volosovych

Why Doesn't Capital Flow from Rich to Poor Countries? An Empirical Investigation

w11891 Frederic Mishkin
Is Financial Globalization Beneficial?

w11871 Harsha Thirumurthy
Joshua Graff-Zivin
Markus Goldstein

The Economic Impact of AIDS Treatment: Labor Supply in Western Kenya

w11866 Timothy J. Hatton
Jeffrey G. Williamson

A Dual Policy Paradox: Why Have Trade and Immigration Policies Always Differed in Labor-Scarce Economies

w11804 Irene Brambilla
Guido Porto

Market Structure, Outgrower contracs and Farm Output. Evidence from Cotton Reforms in Zambia

w11774 Bee Yan Aw
Mark J. Roberts
Tor Winston

The Complementary Role of Exports and R&D Investments as Sources of Productivity Growth

w11711 Esther Duflo
Rohini Pande

Dams

w11704 Grant Miller
Contraception as Development? New Evidence from Family Planning in Colombia

w11696 Laura Alfaro
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan
Vadym Volosovych

Capital Flows in a Globalized World: The Role of Policies and Institutions

w11669 Sebastian Edwards
The End of Large Current Account Deficits, 1970-2002: Are There Lessons for the United States?

w11661 Roger Gordon
Wei Li

Puzzling Tax Structures in Developing Countries: A Comparison of Two Alternative Explanations

w11656 Marcela Eslava
John Haltiwanger
Adriana Kugler
Maurice Kugler

Factor Adjustments After Deregulation: Panel Evidence from Colombian Plants

w11629 Jeremy Greenwood
Guillaume Vandenbroucke

Hours Worked: Long-Run Trends

w11620 Peter Lorentzen
John McMillan
Romain Wacziarg

Death and Development

w11592 Hongbin Cai
Hanming Fang
Lixin Colin Xu

Eat, Drink, Firms and Government: An Investigation of Corruption from Entertainment and Travel Costs of Chinese Firms

w11590 Isaac Ehrlich
Jinyoung Kim

Endogenous Fertility, Mortality and Economic Growth: Can a Malthusian Framework Account for the Conflicting Historical Trends in Population?

w11560 Midori Wakabayashi
Charles Yuji Horioka

Borrowing Constraints and Consumption Behavior in Japan

w11551 Francesco Caselli
James Feyrer

The Marginal Product of Capital

w11541 Sebastian Edwards
Is the U.S. Current Account Deficit Sustainable? And If Not, How Costly is Adjustment Likely To Be?

w11528 Benjamin F. Jones
Benjamin A. Olken

The Anatomy of Start-Stop Growth

w11498 Thorsten Beck
Asli Demirguc-Kunt
Ross Levine

Bank Supervision and Corruption in Lending

w11484 Timothy Besley
Torsten Persson
Daniel Sturm

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

w11482 Joshua L. Rosenbloom
Gregory W. Stutes

Reexamining the Distribution of Wealth in 1870

w11455 David N. Weil
Accounting for the Effect of Health on Economic Growth

w11451 Paul Beaudry
Patrick Francois

Managerial Skill Acquisition and the Theory of Economic Development

w11428 Susan M. Richter
J. Edward Taylor
Antonio Naude

Impacts of Policy Reforms on Labor Migration From Rural Mexico to the United States

w11384 Murray Leibbrandt
James Levinsohn
Justin McCrary

Incomes in South Africa Since the Fall of Apartheid

w11349 Philippe Aghion
George-Marios Angeletos
Abhijit Banerjee
Kalina Manova

Volatility and Growth: Credit Constraints and Productivity-Enhancing Investment

w11317 Matias Iaryczower
Pablo Spiller
Mariano Tommasi

Judicial Lobbying: The Politics of Labor Law Constitutional Interpretation

w11288 Ernst R. Berndt
Rachel Glennerster
Michael R. Kremer
Jean Lee
Ruth Levine
Georg Weizsacker
Heidi Williams

Advanced Purchase Commitments for a Malaria Vaccine: Estimating Costs and Effectiveness

w11267 Roger Gordon
Wei Li

Tax Structure in Developing Countries: Many Puzzles and a Possible Explanation

w11235 Daron Acemoglu
Constitutions, Politics and Economics: A Review Essay on Persson and Tabellini's "The Economic Effect of Constitutions"

w11224 Thorsten Beck
Asli Demirguc-Kunt
Ross Levine

SMEs, Growth, and Poverty

w11219 Joshua D. Angrist
Adriana Kugler

Rural Windfall or a New Resource Curse? Coca, Income, and Civil Conflict in Colombia

w11205 Daron Acemoglu
Simon Johnson
James Robinson
Pierre Yared

Income and Democracy

w11204 Daron Acemoglu
Simon Johnson
James A. Robinson
Pierre Yared

From Education to Democracy?

w11146 Michele Boldrin
Mariacristina De Nardi
Larry E. Jones

Fertility and Social Security

w11125 Robert W. Fogel
RECONSIDERING EXPECTATIONS OF ECONOMIC GROWTH AFTER

w11121 Isaac Ehrlich
Jinyoung Kim

Social Security, Demographic Trends, and Economic Growth: Theory and Evidence from the International Experience

w11048 James Levinsohn
Margaret McMillan

Does Food Aid Harm the Poor? Household Evidence from Ethiopia

w11045 Francesco Caselli
Silvana Tenreyro

Is Poland the Next Spain?


2004
w11009 Peter J. Klenow
Andres Rodriguez-Clare

Externalities and Growth

w11008 Harold L. Cole
Lee E. Ohanian
Alvaro Riascos
James A. Schmitz
Jr.

Latin America in the Rearview Mirror

w10991 Alwyn Young
The Gift of the Dying: The Tragedy of AIDS and the Welfare of Future African Generations

w10990 Geert Bekaert
Campbell R. Harvey
Christian Lundblad
Stephan Siegel

Global Growth Opportunities and Market Integration

w10983 Thorsten Beck
Asli Demirguc-Kunt
Luc Laeven
Ross Levine

Finance, Firm Size, and Growth

w10980 Kathleen Beegle
Rajeev Dehejia
Roberta Gatti

Why Should We Care About Child Labor? The Education, Labor Market, and Health Consequences of Child Labor

w10979 Thorsten Beck
Asli Demirguc-Kunt
Ross Levine

Finance, Inequality, and Poverty: Cross-Country Evidence

w10971 Michael Kremer
Edward Miguel
Rebecca Thornton

Incentives to Learn

w10965 Stanley Engerman
Kenneth L. Sokoloff

Digging the Dirt at Public Expense: Governance in the Building of the Erie Canal and Other Public Works

w10929 Raymond Fisman
Virginia Sarria-Allende

Regulation of Entry and the Distortion of Industrial Organization

w10903 Craig Burnside
Domenico Fanizza

Hiccups for HIPCs?

w10899 Kala Krishna
Cesar A. Perez

Unbalanced Growth

w10890 Isaac Ehrlich
Jinyoung Kim

The Evolution of Income and Fertility Inequalities over the Course of Economic Development: A Human Capital Perspective

w10849 Maurice Obstfeld
Globalization, Macroeconomic Performance, and the Exchange Rates of Emerging Economies

w10828 Francesco Caselli
Accounting for Cross-Country Income Differences

w10802 Maryann Feldman
Roger Martin

Jurisdictional Advantage

w10793 Jeremy Greenwood
Gokce Uysal

New Goods and the Transition to a New Economy

w10791 Matthew Gentzkow
Edward L. Glaeser
Claudia Goldin

The Rise of the Fourth Estate: How Newspapers Became Informative and Why It Mattered

w10778 Carol H. Shiue
Wolfgang Keller

Markets in China and Europe on the Eve of the Industrial Revolution

w10775 Edward L. Glaeser
Claudia Goldin

Corruption and Reform: An Introduction

w10772 Jeremy Greenwood
Nezih Guner

Marriage and Divorce since World War II: Analyzing the Role of Technological Progress on the Formation of Households

w10752 Robert W. Fogel
High Performing Asian Economies

w10733 Diego Comin
Bart Hobijn

Neoclassical Growth and the Adoption of Technologies

w10692 Randall Morck
Daniel Wolfenzon
Bernard Yeung

Corporate Governance, Economic Entrenchment and Growth

w10657 Francesco Giavazzi
Guido Tabellini

Economic and Political Liberalizations

w10568 Edward L. Glaeser
Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silane
Andrei Shleifer

Do Institutions Cause Growth?

w10510 Jennifer Hunt
Trust and Bribery: The Role of the Quid Pro Quo and the Link with Crime

w10498 Esther Duflo
Christopher Udry

Intrahousehold Resource Allocation in Cote d'Ivoire: Social Norms, Separate Accounts and Consumption Choices

w10485 Steven N. Durlauf
Marcel Fafchamps

Social Capital

w10455 Murat Iyigun
Dani Rodrik

On the Efficacy of Reforms: Policy Tinkering, Institutional Change, and Entrepreneurship

w10438 Robert J. Barro
Rachel M. McCleary

Which Countries Have State Religions?

w10367 Marcela Eslava
John Haltiwanger
Adriana Kugler
Maurice Kugler

The Effect of Structural Reforms on Productivity and Profitability Enhancing Reallocation: Evidence from Colombia

w10300 Wolfgang Keller
Carol H. Shiue

Market Integration and Economic Development: A Long-run Comparison

w10236 Raymond Fisman
Inessa Love

Financial Development and Growth in the Short and Long Run

w10208 Chin Hee Hahn
Exporting and Performance of Plants: Evidence from Korean Manufacturing


2003
w10147 Robert Barro
Rachel M. McCleary

International Determinants of Religiosity

w10136 Daron Acemoglu
James A. Robinson
Thierry Verdier

Kleptocracy and Divide-and-Rule: A Model of Personal Rule

w10077 Mauricio Cardenas
Raquel Bernal

Determinants of Labor Demand in Colombia: 1976-1996

w10064 Peter Blair Henry
Peter Lombard Lorentzen

Domestic Capital Market Reform and Access to Global Finance: Making Markets Work

w10050 Dani Rodrik
Growth Strategies

w10037 Daron Acemoglu
The Form of Property Rights: Oligarchic vs. Democratic Societies

w10020 Johannes Van Biesebroeck
Exporting Raises Productivity in Sub-Saharan African Manufacturing Plants

w9865 Elsa V. Artadi
Xavier Sala-i-Martin

The Economic Tragedy of the XXth Century: Growth in Africa

w9822 Angus Deaton
Measuring Poverty in a Growing World (or Measuring Growth in a Poor World)

w9804 Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Arvind Subramanian

Addressing the Natural Resource Curse: An Illustration from Nigeria

w9775 Rafael LaPorta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silane
Cristian Pop-Eleches
Andrei Shleifer

Judicial Checks and Balances

w9701 Chang-Tai Hsieh
Peter J. Klenow

Relative Prices and Relative Prosperity

w9682 Robert J. Barro
Rachel McCleary

Religion and Economic Growth

w9621 Tetsushi Sonobe
Keijiro Otsuka

Productivity Effects of TVE Privatization: The Case Study of Garment and Metal Casting Enterprises in the Greater Yangtze River Region

w9490 Jeffrey D. Sachs
Institutions Don't Rule: Direct Effects of Geography on Per Capita Income

w9489 Magnus Blomstrom
Ari Kokko

The Economics of Foreign Direct Investment Incentives

w9417 Robert E. Lipsey
Fredrik Sjoholm

Foreign Firms and Indonesian Manufacturing Wages: An Analysis With Panel Data


2002
w9378 Daron Acemoglu
Simon Johnson
James Robinson

The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change and Economic Growth

w9305 Dani Rodrik
Arvind Subramanian
Francesco Trebbi

Institutions Rule: The Primacy of Institutions over Geography and Integration in Economic Development

w9134 Sharun Mukand
Dani Rodrik

In Search of the Holy Grail: Policy Convergence, Experimentation, and Economic Performance

w9124 Daron Acemoglu
Simon Johnson
James Robinson
Yunyong Thaicharoen

Institutional Causes, Macroeconomic Symptoms: Volatility, Crises and Growth

w9117 Margaret McMillan
Dani Rodrik
Karen Horn Welch

When Economic Reform Goes Wrong: Cashews in Mozambique

w9106 William Easterly
Ross Levine

Tropics, Germs, and Crops: How Endowments Influence Economic Development

w9086 Kala Krishna
Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay
Cemile Yavas

Trade with Labor Market Distortions and Heterogeneous Labor: Why Trade Can Hurt

w9082 Thorsten Beck
Ross Levine

Stock Markets, Banks, and Growth: Panel Evidence

w8995 Kala Krishna
Cemile Yavas

When Does Trade Hurt? Market, Transition and Developing Economies

w8931 Robert J. Barro
Rachel M. McCleary

Religion and Political Economy in an International Panel

w8897 Sylvie Demurger
Jeffrey D. Sachs
Wing Thye Woo
Shuming Bao
Gene Chang
Andrew Mellinger

Geography, Economic Policy, and Regional Development in China

w8894 Mary Hallward-Driemeier
Giuseppe Iarossi
Kenneth L. Sokoloff

Exports and Manufacturing Productivity in East Asia: A Comparative Analysis with Firm-Level Data

w8714 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Jaypee Sevilla

The Wealth of Nations: Fundamental Forces Versus Poverty Traps

w8710 Esther Duflo
The Medium Run Effects of Educational Expansion: Evidence from a Large School Construction Program in Indonesia

w8707 Chun-Chung Au
Vernon Henderson

How Migration Restrictions Limit Agglomeration and Productivity in China


2001
w8611 Shang-Jin Wei
Yi Wu

Globalization and Inequality: Evidence from Within China

w8460 Daron Acemoglu
Simon Johnson
James A. Robinson

Reversal of Fortune: Geography and Institutions in the Making of the Modern World Income Distribution

w8330 Robert J. Barro
Economic Growth in East Asia Before and After the Financial Crisis

w8299 Robert E. Lipsey
Fredrik Sjoholm

Foreign Direct Investment and Wages in Indonesian Manufacturing

w8245 Geert Bekaert
Campbell R. Harvey
Christian Lundblad

Does Financial Liberalization Spur Growth?

w8178 Raghuram G. Rajan
Luigi Zingales

The Great Reversals: The Politics of Financial Development in the 20th Century

w8119 Jeffrey D. Sachs
Tropical Underdevelopment

w8114 John W. McArthur
Jeffrey D. Sachs

Institutions and Geography: Comment on Acemoglu, Johnson and Robinson (2000)


2000
w8061 Esther Duflo
Grandmothers and Granddaughters: Old Age Pension and Intra-household Allocation in South Africa

w7998 Andrew B. Bernard
Meghan R. Busse

Who Wins the Olympic Games: Economic Development and Medal Totals

w7911 Robert J. Barro
Jong-Wha Lee

International Data on Educational Attainment Updates and Implications

w7771 Daron Acemoglu
Simon Johnson
James A. Robinson

The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation

w7711 William Harbaugh
Arik Levinson
David Wilson

Reexamining the Empirical Evidence for an Environmental Kuznets Curve

w7642 Dan Ben-David
Ayal Kimhi

Trade and the Rate of Income Convergence

w7563 Luigi Guiso
Paola Sapienza
Luigi Zingales

The Role of Social Capital in Financial Development

w7544 Daron Acemoglu
Labor- and Capital- Augmenting Technical Change

w7540 Dani Rodrik
Institutions for High-Quality Growth: What They are and How to Acquire Them

w7530 Michael Kremer
Daniel Chen

Income-distribution Dynamics with Endogenous Fertility

w7503 J. Vernon Henderson
The Effects of Urban Concentration on Economic Growth

w7468 Boyan Jovanovic
Growth Theory


1999
w7441 Charles R. Hulten
Sylaja Srinivasan

Indian Manufacturing Industry: Elephant or Tiger? New Evidence on the Asian Miracle

w7401 Anne Case
I-Fen Lin
Sara McLanahan

How Hungry is the Selfish Gene?

w7399 Anne Case
Motohiro Yogo

Does School Quality Matter? Returns to Education and the Characteristics of Schools in South Africa

w6729 Takatoshi Ito
Eiji Ogawa
Yuri Nagataki Sasaki

How Did the Dollar Peg Fail in Asia?

w7224 Matthew Higgins
Jeffrey G. Williamson

Explaining Inequality the World Round: Cohort Size, Kuznets Curves, andOpenness

w7093 Daniel Kaufmann
Shang-Jin Wei

Does "Grease Money" Speed Up the Wheels of Commerce?

w7018 Daron Acemoglu
Patterns of Skill Premia

w6930 Martin Feldstein
Public Policies and Private Saving in Mexico

w6879 Daron Acemoglu
Fabrizio Zilbotti

Productivity Differences


1998
w6858 Gary D. Hansen
Edward C. Prescott

Malthus to Solow

w6849 John Luke Gallup
Jeffrey D. Sachs
Andrew D. Mellinger

Geography and Economic Development

w6816 Magnus Blomstrom
Fredrik Sjoholm

Technology Transfer and Spillovers? Does Local Participation with Multinationals Matter?

w6811 Oded Galor
David N. Weil

Population, Technology, and Growth: From the Malthusian Regime to the Demographic Transition and Beyond

w6558 Bee Yan Aw
Sukkyun Chung
Mark J. Roberts

Productivity and the Decision to Export: Micro Evidence from Taiwan and South Korea

w6498 Aaron Tornell
Philip R. Lane

Voracity and Growth


1997
w6271 Edward Glaeser
Learning in Cities

w6268 David E. Bloom
Jeffrey G. Williamson

Demographic Transitions and Economic Miracles in Emerging Asia

w6266 Dan Ben-David
David H. Papell

Slowdowns and Meltdowns: Postwar Growth Evidence from 74 Countries

w6235 Bee Yan Aw
Xiaomin Chen
Mark J. Roberts

Firm-level Evidence on Productivity Differentials, Turnover, and Exports in Taiwanese Manufacturing

w6202 Yusheng Peng
Lynne G. Zucker
Michael R. Darby

Chinese Rural Industrial Productivity and Urban Spillovers

w6178 Olivia S. Mitchell
James F. Moore

Retirement Wealth Accumulation and Decumulation: New Developments and Outstanding Opportunities

w6159 Piyabha Kongsamut
Sergio Rebelo
Danyang Xie

Beyond Balanced Growth

w6093 Donald R. Davis
David E. Weinstein

Economic Geography and Reginal Production Structure: An Empirical Investigation

w6076 Donald R. Davis
The Home Market, Trade, and Industrial Structure

w6035 Paul Gertler
Jonathan Gruber

Insuring Consumption Against Illness

w6026 John Shea
Does Parents' Money Matter?


1996
w5863 John F. Helliwell
Do Borders Matter for Social Capital? Economic Growth and Civic Culture in U.S. States and Canadian Provinces

w5732 Jeffrey A. Frankel
David Romer
Teresa Cyrus

Trade and Growth in East Asian Countries: Cause and Effect?

w5697 Kiminori Matsuyama
Why Are There Rich and Poor Countries? Symmetry-Breaking in the World Economy

w5693 Donald R. Davis
Trade Liberalization and Income Distribution

w5658 Roland Benabou
Inequality and Growth

w5562 Jess Gaspar
Edward Glaeser

Information Technology and the Future of Cities


1995
w5148 David E. Bloom
Ajay S. Mahal

Does the AIDS Epidemic Really Threaten Economic Growth?

w5057 Eduardo Borensztein
Jose De Gregorio
Jong-Wha Lee

How Does Foreign Direct Investment Affect Economic Growth?

w5049 Jonathan Eaton
Samuel Kortum

Trade in Ideas: Patenting and Productivity in the OECD


1994
w4931 Jonathan Eaton
Samuel Kortum

International Patenting and Technology Diffusion

h0060 Alan M. Taylor
Three Phases of Argentine Economic Growth

w4744 Gordon H. Hanson
Localization Economies, Vertical Organization and Trade

w4736 Philippe Aghion
Olivier Jean Blanchard

On the Speed of Transition Central Europe

w4659 James E. Rauch
Balanced and Unbalanced Growth


1993
w4565 Stanley Fischer
The Role of Macroeconomic Factors in Growth

w4484 Kiminori Matsuyama
Takaaki Takahashi

Self-Defeating Regional Concentration

w4452 Paul M. Romer
New Goods, Old Theory, and the Welfare Costs of Trade Restrictions

w4363 Antonio Ciccone
Kiminori Matsuyama

Start-Up Costs and Pecuniary Externalities as Barriers to Economic Development


1992
w4007 Ishac Diwan
Dani Rodrik

Debt Reduction, Adjustment Lending, and Burden Sharing

w3951 Kathryn M. Dominguez
The Role of International Organizations in the Bretton Woods System

w3947 Dani Rodrik
The Rush to Free Trade in the Developing World: Why So Late? Why Now? Will it Last?


1991
w3758 James E. Rauch
Economic Development, Urban Underemployment, and Income Inequality

w3727 Shantayanan Devarajan
Dani Rodrik

Do the Benefits of Fixed Exchange Rates Outweigh Their Costs? The Franc Zone in Africa


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