NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

NBER Papers in JEL Code O5: Economywide Country Studies

2017
w23214 Julio J. Elias
Nicola Lacetera
Mario Macis
Paola Salardi

Economic Development and the Regulation of Morally Contentious Activities
w23128 Diego Restuccia
Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis

Land Misallocation and Productivity
w23101 Benjamin Faber
Thibault Fally

Firm Heterogeneity in Consumption Baskets: Evidence from Home and Store Scanner Data
w23077 Daron Acemoglu
Pascual Restrepo

Secular Stagnation? The Effect of Aging on Economic Growth in the Age of Automation
w23050 Juan Saavedra
Emma Näslund-Hadley
Mariana Alfonso

Targeted Remedial Education: Experimental Evidence from Peru
w23021 Xinshen Diao
Kenneth Harttgen
Margaret McMillan

The Changing Structure of Africa's Economies
2016
w22953 Daniel Garcia-Macia
Chang-Tai Hsieh
Peter J. Klenow

How Destructive is Innovation?
w22906 Haizheng Li
Junzi He
Qinyi Liu
Barbara M. Fraumeni
Xiang Zheng

Regional Distribution and Dynamics of Human Capital in China 1985-2014: Education, Urbanization, and Aging of the Population
w22889 Xinshen Diao
Josaphat Kweka
Margaret McMillan

Economic Transformation in Africa from the Bottom Up: Evidence from Tanzania
w22854 Shang-Jin Wei
Zhuan Xie
Xiaobo Zhang

From "Made in China" to "Innovated in China": Necessity, Prospect, and Challenges
w22865 Randall Morck
Masao Nakamura

Japan's Ultimately Unaccursed Natural Resources-Financed Industrialization
w22555 Canyon Bosler
Mary C. Daly
John G. Fernald
Bart Hobijn

The Outlook for U.S. Labor-Quality Growth
w22443 Eric Avis
Claudio Ferraz
Frederico Finan

Do Government Audits Reduce Corruption? Estimating the Impacts of Exposing Corrupt Politicians
w22450 John F. Helliwell
Haifang Huang
Shun Wang

New Evidence on Trust and Well-being
w22417 Nava Ashraf
Natalie Bau
Nathan Nunn
Alessandra Voena

Bride Price and Female Education
w22417 Nava Ashraf
Natalie Bau
Nathan Nunn
Alessandra Voena

Bride Price and Female Education
w22190 Efraim Benmelech
Esteban F. Klor

What Explains the Flow of Foreign Fighters to ISIS?
w22190 Efraim Benmelech
Esteban F. Klor

What Explains the Flow of Foreign Fighters to ISIS?
w22158 Melanie Morten
Jaqueline Oliveira

Paving the Way to Development: Costly Migration and Labor Market Integration
w22095 Jorge Guzman
Scott Stern

The State of American Entrepreneurship: New Estimates of the Quantity and Quality of Entrepreneurship for 15 US States, 1988-2014
w22027 Maxim Boycko
Robert J. Shiller

Popular Attitudes towards Markets and Democracy: Russia and United States Compared 25 Years Later
w22046 Gino Gancia
Giacomo A.M. Ponzetto
Jaume Ventura

Globalization and Political Structure
w22049 Taryn Dinkelman
Martine Mariotti

The Long Run Effects of Labor Migration on Human Capital Formation in Communities of Origin
w21963 Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato
Xiao Yu Wang
Shuang Zhang

The Limits of Meritocracy: Screening Bureaucrats Under Imperfect Verifiability
w21849 Eli Berman
Mitch Downey
Joseph Felter

Expanding Governance as Development: Evidence on Child Nutrition in the Philippines
2015
w21734 Charles Yuji Horioka
Akiko Terada-Hagiwara
Takaaki Nomoto

Explaining Foreign Holdings of Asia's Debt Securities: The Feldstein-Horioka Paradox Revisited
w21697 Shari Eli
Nicholas Li

Caloric Requirements and Food Consumption Patterns of the Poor
w21657 Keting Shen
Jing Wang
John Whalley

Measuring Changes in the Bilateral Technology Gaps between China, India and the U.S. 1979 - 2008
w21607 Adriana Kugler
Maurice Kugler
Juan Saavedra
Luis Omar Herrera Prada

Long-term Direct and Spillover Effects of Job Training: Experimental Evidence from Colombia
w21608 Daron Acemoglu
Murat Ucer

The Ups and Downs of Turkish Growth, 2002-2015: Political Dynamics, the European Union and the Institutional Slide
w21595 Diego A. Comin
Danial Lashkari
Martí Mestieri

Structural Change with Long-run Income and Price Effects
w21572 Qian Lu
John Wallis

Banks, Politics, and Political Parties: From Partisan Banking to Open Access in Early Massachusetts
w21507 Jamal Ibrahim Haidar
Takeo Hoshi

Implementing Structural Reforms in Abenomics: How to Reduce the Cost of Doing Business in Japan
w21460 Shuaizhang Feng
Yingyao Hu
Robert Moffitt

Long Run Trends in Unemployment and Labor Force Participation in China
w21228 Nicola Fuchs-Schuendeln
Tarek Alexander Hassan

Natural Experiments in Macroeconomics
w21242 Enrico Spolaore
Romain Wacziarg

Ancestry, Language and Culture
w21213 Ewout Frankema
Jeffrey Williamson
Pieter Woltjer

An Economic Rationale for the African Scramble: The Commercial Transition and the Commodity Price Boom of 1845-1885
w21029 Brian McCaig
Margaret S. McMillan
Iñigo Verduzco-Gallo
Keith Jefferis

Stuck in the Middle? Structural Change and Productivity Growth in Botswana
w21029 Brian McCaig
Margaret S. McMillan
Iñigo Verduzco-Gallo
Keith Jefferis

Stuck in the Middle? Structural Change and Productivity Growth in Botswana
w21036 Seema Jayachandran
Rohini Pande

Why Are Indian Children So Short?
w21018 Xinshen Diao
Margaret McMillan

Toward an Understanding of Economic Growth in Africa: A Re-Interpretation of the Lewis Model
w20986 Thomas Joseph
Yaw Nyarko
Shing-Yi Wang

Asymmetric Information and Remittances: Evidence from Matched Administrative Data
w20965 Orazio Attanasio
Sarah Cattan
Emla Fitzsimons
Costas Meghir
Marta Rubio-Codina

Estimating the Production Function for Human Capital: Results from a Randomized Control Trial in Colombia
w20957 Jennifer N. Carpenter
Fangzhou Lu
Robert F. Whitelaw

The Real Value of China's Stock Market
w20944 B. Zorina Khan
The Impact of War on Resource Allocation: 'Creative Destruction' and the American Civil War
w20917 Joshua Aizenman
Yothin Jinjarak
Donghyun Park

Financial Development and Output Growth in Developing Asia and Latin America: A Comparative Sectoral Analysis
w20885 Sara Lowes
Nathan Nunn
James A. Robinson
Jonathan Weigel

Understanding Ethnic Identity in Africa: Evidence from the Implicit Association Test (IAT)
w20821 Era Dabla-Norris
Yan Ji
Robert M. Townsend
D. Filiz Unsal

Distinguishing Constraints on Financial Inclusion and Their Impact on GDP, TFP, and Inequality
2014
w20658 Peter Temin
The Cambridge History of "Capitalism"
w20665 Daron Acemoglu
Tarek A. Hassan
Ahmed Tahoun

The Power of the Street: Evidence from Egypt's Arab Spring
w20621 Lorenz Kueng
Mu-Jeung Yang
Bryan Hong

Sources of Firm Life-Cycle Dynamics: Differentiating Size vs. Age Effects
w20573 Lant Pritchett
Lawrence H. Summers

Asiaphoria Meets Regression to the Mean
w20493 Joseph E. Stiglitz
Leaders and Followers: Perspectives on the Nordic Model and the Economics of Innovation
w20493 Joseph E. Stiglitz
Leaders and Followers: Perspectives on the Nordic Model and the Economics of Innovation
w20388 Suresh Naidu
Yaw Nyarko
Shing-Yi Wang

Worker Mobility in a Global Labor Market: Evidence from the United Arab Emirates
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
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
w20304 Orazio Attanasio
Britta Augsburg

Holy Cows or Cash Cows?
w20213 Oeindrila Dube
Suresh Naidu

Bases, Bullets and Ballots: the Effect of U.S. Military Aid on Political Conflict in Colombia
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
w20050 Abhijit Banerjee
Xin Meng
Tommaso Porzio
Nancy Qian

Aggregate Fertility and Household Savings: A General Equilibrium Analysis using Micro Data
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
w19924 Alan M. Taylor
The Argentina Paradox: Microexplanations and Macropuzzles
w19924 Alan M. Taylor
The Argentina Paradox: Microexplanations and Macropuzzles
w19840 Anusha Chari
Peter Blair Henry

Two Tales of Adjustment: East Asian Lessons for European Growth
w19861 Peter H. Lindert
Jeffrey G. Williamson

American Colonial Incomes, 1650-1774
2013
w19688 Charles Y. Horioka
Akiko Terada-Hagiwara

Corporate Cash Holding in Asia
w19657 William R. Kerr
Heterogeneous Technology Diffusion and Ricardian Trade Patterns
w19616 Brian McCaig
Nina Pavcnik

Moving out of Agriculture: Structural Change in Vietnam
w19596 Charles Y. Horioka
Takaaki Nomoto
Akiko Terada-Hagiwara

Why Has Japan's Massive Government Debt Not Wreaked Havoc (Yet)?
w19474 Alberto Cavallo
Eduardo Cavallo
Roberto Rigobon

Prices and Supply Disruptions during Natural Disasters
w19398 Robin Burgess
Remi Jedwab
Edward Miguel
Ameet Morjaria
Gerard Padró i Miquel

The Value of Democracy: Evidence from Road Building in Kenya
w19361 Enrico Spolaore
Romain Wacziarg

Long-Term Barriers to Economic Development
w19344 Silvia Prina
Heather Royer

The Importance of Parental Knowledge and Social Norms: Evidence from Weight Report Cards in Mexico
w19288 Ricardo Reis
The Portuguese Slump and Crash and the Euro Crisis
w19160 Xi Zhu
John Whalley
Xiliang Zhao

Intergenerational Transfer, Human Capital and Long-term Growth in China under the One Child Policy
w19090 Anirban Mitra
Debraj Ray

Implications of an Economic Theory of Conflict: Hindu-Muslim Violence in India
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)
w18953 Jeremy Greenwood
Philipp Kircher
Cezar Santos
Michèle Tertilt

An Equilibrium Model of the African HIV/AIDS Epidemic
w18966 Alberto Alesina
Paola Giuliano

Family Ties
w18733 James R. Barth
Gerard Caprio
Jr.
Ross Levine

Bank Regulation and Supervision in 180 Countries from 1999 to 2011
w18738 Quamrul Ashraf
Oded Galor

Genetic Diversity and the Origins of Cultural Fragmentation
2012
w18602 David Lagakos
Benjamin Moll
Tommaso Porzio
Nancy Qian
Todd Schoellman

Experience Matters: Human Capital and Development Accounting
w18566 Leander Heldring
James A. Robinson

Colonialism and Economic Development in Africa
w18417 Felipe Kast
Stephan Meier
Dina Pomeranz

Under-Savers Anonymous: Evidence on Self-Help Groups and Peer Pressure as a Savings Commitment Device
w18424 Ilia Rainer
Francesco Trebbi

New Tools for the Analysis of Political Power in Africa
w18425 Patrick Francois
Ilia Rainer
Francesco Trebbi

How Is Power Shared In Africa?
w18405 Charles R. Hulten
Janet X. Hao

The Role Of Intangible Capital in the Transformation and Growth of the Chinese Economy
w18396 Peter H. Lindert
Jeffrey G. Williamson

American Incomes 1774-1860
w18287 Takeo Hoshi
Takatoshi Ito

Defying Gravity: How Long Will Japanese Government Bond Prices Remain High?
w18289 Janvier D. Nkurunziza
Léonce Ndikumana
Prime Nyamoya

The Financial Sector in Burundi
w18249 Mercedes Delgado
Christian Ketels
Michael E. Porter
Scott Stern

The Determinants of National Competitiveness
w18177 Daron Acemoglu
Camilo García-Jimeno
James A. Robinson

Finding Eldorado: Slavery and Long-run Development in Colombia
w18130 Enrico Spolaore
Romain Wacziarg

How Deep Are the Roots of Economic Development?
w18130 Enrico Spolaore
Romain Wacziarg

How Deep Are the Roots of Economic Development?
w18117 Paola Giuliano
Prachi Mishra
Antonio Spilimbergo

Democracy and Reforms: Evidence from a New Dataset
w18080 Edward Kutsoati
Randall Morck

Family Ties, Inheritance Rights, and Successful Poverty Alleviation: Evidence from Ghana
w18013 Franklin Allen
Elena Carletti
Robert Cull
Jun Qian
Lemma Senbet
Patricio Valenzuela

Resolving the African Financial Development Gap: Cross-Country Comparisons and a Within-Country Study of Kenya
w18006 Orley C. Ashenfelter
Comparing Real Wages
w17948 Russell Cooper
Guan Gong
Ping Yan

Costly Labor Adjustment: Effects of China's Employment Regulations
w17828 Franklin Allen
Jun "QJ" Qian
Chenying Zhang
Mengxin Zhao

China's Financial System: Opportunities and Challenges
w17788 Yin-Wong Cheung
Michael P. Dooley
Vladyslav Sushko

Investment and Growth in Rich and Poor Countries
w17764 Sebastian Edwards
Is Tanzania a Success Story? A Long Term Analysis
2011
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
w17700 Timothy J. Kehoe
Felipe Meza

Catch-up Growth Followed by Stagnation: Mexico, 1950-2010
w17544 Aaron Weisbrod
John Whalley

The Contribution of Chinese FDI to Africa's Pre Crisis Growth Surge
w17432 Fabrice Murtin
Romain Wacziarg

The Democratic Transition
w17373 Amil Petrin
Jagadeesh Sivadasan

Estimating Lost Output from Allocative Inefficiency, with an Application to Chile and Firing Costs
w17336 C. Fritz Foley
William R. Kerr

Ethnic Innovation and U.S. Multinational Firm Activity
w17271 Enrico Spolaore
Romain Wacziarg

Long-Term Barriers to the International Diffusion of Innovations
w17265 Serguey Braguinsky
Lee G. Branstetter
Andre Regateiro

The Incredible Shrinking Portuguese Firm
w17216 Quamrul Ashraf
Oded Galor

The "Out of Africa" Hypothesis, Human Genetic Diversity, and Comparative Economic Development
w17211 Peter H. Lindert
Jeffrey G. Williamson

American Incomes before and after the Revolution
w17184 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Divide and Rule or the Rule of the Divided? Evidence from Africa
w17186 Konrad B. Burchardi
Tarek Alexander Hassan

The Economic Impact of Social Ties: Evidence from German Reunification
w16945 Jeffrey A. Frankel
A Solution to Fiscal Procyclicality: The Structural Budget Institutions Pioneered by Chile
w16895 Barbara M. Fraumeni
Human Capital Accounts: Choice of Rates and Construction of Volume Indices
w16813 Yaw Nyarko
The Returns to the Brain Drain and Brain Circulation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Some Computations Using Data from Ghana
w16771 Dennis Tao Yang
Junsen Zhang
Shaojie Zhou

Why Are Saving Rates so High in China?
w16757 Barry Eichengreen
Poonam Gupta

The Service Sector as India's Road to Economic Growth
w16721 William Jack
Tavneet Suri

Mobile Money: The Economics of M-PESA
w16713 William T. Allen
Han Shen

Assessing China's Top-Down Securities Markets
w16713 William T. Allen
Han Shen

Assessing China's Top-Down Securities Markets
w16694 Roger H. Gordon
Wei Li

Provincial and Local Governments in China: Fiscal Institutions and Government Behavior
2010
w16594 Joshua Graff Zivin
Maria Damon
Harsha Thirumurthy

Health Shocks and Natural Resource Management: Evidence from Western Kenya
w16599 Kenneth J. Arrow
Partha Dasgupta
Lawrence H. Goulder
Kevin J. Mumford
Kirsten Oleson

Sustainability and the Measurement of Wealth
w16569 Jeffrey A. Frankel
Mauritius: African Success Story
w16577 Jonathan A. Parker
Annette Vissing-Jorgensen

The Increase in Income Cyclicality of High-Income Households and its Relation to the Rise in Top Income Shares
w16520 Renaud Bourlès
Gilbert Cette
Jimmy Lopez
Jacques Mairesse
Giuseppe Nicoletti

Do Product Market Regulations in Upstream Sectors Curb Productivity Growth? Panel Data Evidence for OECD Countries
w16493 Efraim Benmelech
Claude Berrebi
Esteban Klor

Counter-Suicide-Terrorism: Evidence from House Demolitions
w16461 Edward Miguel
Shanker Satyanath

Understanding Transitory Rainfall Shocks, Economic Growth and Civil Conflict
w16440 Marshall Burke
John Dykema
David Lobell
Edward Miguel
Shanker Satyanath

Climate and Civil War: Is the Relationship Robust?
w16400 Francisco J. Buera
Yongseok Shin

Financial Frictions and the Persistence of History: A Quantitative Exploration
w16195 Ernesto Aguayo-Tellez
Jim Airola
Chinhui Juhn

Did Trade Liberalization Help Women? The Case of Mexico in the 1990s
w16196 Rachel Glennerster
Edward Miguel
Alexander Rothenberg

Collective Action in Diverse Sierra Leone Communities
w16167 Ashish Arora
Surendra K. Bagde

Human capital and the Indian software industry
w16171 Marcella M. Alsan
David M. Cutler

Why did HIV decline in Uganda?
w16152 Luke N. Condra
Joseph H. Felter
Radha K. Iyengar
Jacob N. Shapiro

The Effect of Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan and Iraq
w15911 John F. Helliwell
Shun Wang

Trust and Well-being
w15888 Etsuro Shioji
Taisuke Uchino

Pass-Through of Oil Prices to Japanese Domestic Prices
w15857 Jacques Mairesse
Pierre Mohnen

Using Innovations Surveys for Econometric Analysis
w15771 Lee J. Alston
Bernardo Mueller

Property Rights, Land Conflict and Tenancy in Brazil
w15775 Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Maxim Pinkovskiy

African Poverty is Falling...Much Faster than You Think!
w15721 Robert W. Fogel
Further Comments on The Impact of the Asian Miracle on the Theory of Economic Growth
w15697 Daniel Bogart
Gary Richardson

Property Rights and Parliament in Industrializing Britain
w15680 Jeffrey G. Williamson
Latin American Growth-Inequality Trade-Offs: The Impact of Insurgence and Independence
2009
w15627 Ant Bozkaya
William R. Kerr

Labor Regulations and European Private Equity
w15577 Gilbert Cette
Yusuf Kocoglu
Jacques Mairesse

Productivity Growth and Levels in France, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States in the Twentieth Century
w15547 Eli Berman
Michael Callen
Joseph H. Felter
Jacob N. Shapiro

Do Working Men Rebel? Insurgency and Unemployment in Iraq and the Philippines
w15474 James Feyrer
The US Productivity Slowdown, the Baby Boom, and Management Quality
w15490 Eric J. Bartelsman
John C. Haltiwanger
Stefano Scarpetta

Cross-Country Differences in Productivity: The Role of Allocation and Selection
w15465 Efraim Benmelech
Claude Berrebi
Esteban F. Klor

The Economic Cost of Harboring Terrorism
w15360 Klaus Desmet
Ignacio Ortuño-Ortín
Romain Wacziarg

The Political Economy of Ethnolinguistic Cleavages
w15305 Jeffrey G. Williamson
Five Centuries of Latin American Inequality
w15209 Lee J. Alston
Andrés A. Gallo

Electoral Fraud, the Rise of Peron and Demise of Checks and Balances in Argentina
w15190 Sebastian Edwards
FORTY YEARS OF LATIN AMERICA'S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: From the Alliance for Progress to the Washington Consensus
w15171 Sebastian Edwards
Latin America's Decline: A Long Historical View
w15067 Hongbin Cai
J. Vernon Henderson
Qinghua Zhang

China's Land Market Auctions: Evidence of Corruption
w15000 Anne Case
Christina Paxson

The Impact of the AIDS Pandemic on Health Services in Africa: Evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys
w14967 Robert W. Fogel
The Impact of the Asian Miracle on the Theory of Economic Growth
w14820 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Günther Fink
Jocelyn E. Finlay

The Cost of Low Fertility in Europe
w14694 Sambit Bhattacharyya
Jeffrey G. Williamson

Commodity Price Shocks and the Australian Economy since Federation
w14644 Thomas Philippon
Ariell Reshef

Wages and Human Capital in the U.S. Financial Industry: 1909-2006
2008
w14606 Eli Berman
Jacob N. Shapiro
Joseph H. Felter

Can Hearts and Minds Be Bought? The Economics of Counterinsurgency in Iraq
w14595 Francisco J. Buera
Alexander Monge-Naranjo
Giorgio E. Primiceri

Learning the Wealth of Nations
w14363 William Easterly
Can the West Save Africa?
w14178 Ana M. Fernandes
Ariel Pakes

Factor Utilization in Indian Manufacturing: A Look at the World Bank Investment Climate Surveys Data
w14130 David Y. Albouy
The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Investigation of the Settler Mortality Data
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
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
w14024 Hany Besada
Yang Wang
John Whalley

China's Growing Economic Activity in Africa
w14024 Hany Besada
Yang Wang
John Whalley

China's Growing Economic Activity in Africa
w14008 Frank R. Lichtenberg
Have Newer Cardiovascular Drugs Reduced Hospitalization? Evidence From Longitudinal Country-Level Data on 20 OECD Countries, 1995-2003
w14008 Frank R. Lichtenberg
Have Newer Cardiovascular Drugs Reduced Hospitalization? Evidence From Longitudinal Country-Level Data on 20 OECD Countries, 1995-2003
w14008 Frank R. Lichtenberg
Have Newer Cardiovascular Drugs Reduced Hospitalization? Evidence From Longitudinal Country-Level Data on 20 OECD Countries, 1995-2003
w14009 Frank R. Lichtenberg
Gautier Duflos

Pharmaceutical innovation and the longevity of Australians: a first look
w13968 Edward Miguel
Sebastián M. Saiegh
Shanker Satyanath

National Cultures and Soccer Violence
w13936 Atif Mian
Amir Sufi

The Consequences of Mortgage Credit Expansion: Evidence from the 2007 Mortgage Default Crisis
w13959 Gustavo Crespi
Chiara Criscuolo
Jonathan E. Haskel
Matthew Slaughter

Productivity Growth, Knowledge Flows, and Spillovers
w13930 Gary Richardson
Brand Names Before the Industrial Revolution
w13914 Susan Perkins
Randall Morck
Bernard Yeung

Innocents Abroad: The Hazards of International Joint Ventures with Pyramidal Group Firms
w13852 Lee Alston
Shannan Mattiace
Tomas Nonnenmacher

Coercion, Culture and Debt Contracts: The Henequen Industry in Yucatan, Mexico, 1870-1915
w13836 Farley Grubb
Testing for the Economic Impact of the U.S. Constitution: Purchasing Power Parity across the Colonies versus across the States, 1748-1811
w13838 Erica M. Field
Omar Robles
Máximo Torero

The Cognitive Link Between Geography and Development: Iodine Deficiency and Schooling Attainment in Tanzania
2007
w13631 Susana Iranzo
Giovanni Peri

Migration and Trade in a World of Technological Differences: Theory with an Application to Eastern-Western European Integration
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
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
w13435 Joseph P.H. Fan
Randall Morck
Lixin Colin Xu
Bernard Yeung

Institutions and Foreign Investment: China versus the World
w13317 Angus Deaton
Income, Aging, Health and Wellbeing Around the World: Evidence from the Gallup World Poll
w13290 Chang-Tai Hsieh
Peter J. Klenow

Misallocation and Manufacturing TFP in China and India
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
w13120 Simon Johnson
Jonathan D. Ostry
Arvind Subramanian

The Prospects for Sustained Growth in Africa: Benchmarking the Constraints
w13109 Timothy Guinnane
Ron Harris
Naomi R. Lamoreaux
Jean-Laurent Rosenthal

Putting the Corporation in its Place
w13084 Joshua Aizenman
Mark Spiegel

Takeoffs
w13085 Nicholas Bloom
Raffaella Sadun
John Van Reenen

Americans Do I.T. Better: US Multinationals and the Productivity Miracle
w13087 Rodrigo R. Soares
Health and the Evolution of Welfare across Brazilian Municipalities
w13011 Hyunbae Chun
Jung-Wook Kim
Randall Morck
Bernard Yeung

Creative Destruction and Firm-Specific Performance Heterogeneity
2006
w12779 John Whalley
Ximing Yue

Rural Income Volatility and Inequality in China
w12768 Steven J. Davis
Magnus Henrekson

Economic Performance and Work Activity in Sweden after the Crisis of the Early 1990s
w12755 Chong-En Bai
Chang-Tai Hsieh
Yingyi Qian

The Return to Capital in China
w12677 Diego A. Comin
Bart Hobijn
Emilie Rovito

World Technology Usage Lags
w12610 Robert H. Bates
John H. Coatsworth
Jeffrey G. Williamson

Lost Decades: Lessons from Post-Independence Latin America for Today's Africa
w12610 Robert H. Bates
John H. Coatsworth
Jeffrey G. Williamson

Lost Decades: Lessons from Post-Independence Latin America for Today's Africa
w12573 Gerard Padro i Miquel
The Control of Politicians in Divided Societies: The Politics of Fear
w12551 Jianhuai Shi
Are Currency Appreciations Contractionary in China?
w12517 Jean-Marie Baland
James A. Robinson

Land and Power: Theory and Evidence from Chile
w12373 Lee Branstetter
Nicholas Lardy

China's Embrace of Globalization
w12191 Andrew K. Rose
Size Really Doesn't Matter: In Search of a National Scale Effect
w12129 Ricardo J. Caballero
Takeo Hoshi
Anil K. Kashyap

Zombie Lending and Depressed Restructuring in Japan
w12153 Enrico Spolaore
Romain Wacziarg

The Diffusion of Development
w12104 Chang-Tai Hsieh
Jonathan A. Parker

Taxes and Growth in a Financially Underdeveloped Country: Evidence from the Chilean Investment Boom
w12023 Kalpana Kochhar
Utsav Kumar
Raghuram Rajan
Arvind Subramanian

India's Patterns of Development: What Happened, What Follows
w11954 Edward Miguel
Gerard Roland

The Long Run Impact of Bombing Vietnam
w11925 Andrew Leigh
Justin Wolfers

Happiness and the Human Development Index: Australia is Not a Paradox
w11928 Diego Comin
Bart Hobijn
Emilie Rovito

Five Facts You Need to Know About Technology Diffusion
2005
w11801 Dale W. Jorgenson
Kazuyuki Motohashi

Information Technology and the Japanese Economy
w11749 Fumio Hayashi
Koji Nomura

Can IT be Japan's Savior?
w11679 Steven J. Davis
Luis Rivera-Batiz

The Climate for Business Development and Employment Growth in Puerto Rico
w11384 Murray Leibbrandt
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