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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Political Economy


2015
w20989 Klaus Desmet
Ignacio Ortuño-Ortín
Romain Wacziarg

Culture, Ethnicity and Diversity

w20977 Alberto F. Alesina
Ugo Troiano
Traviss Cassidy

Old and Young Politicians

w20958 Christian Dippel
Avner Greif
Daniel Trefler

The Rents From Trade and Coercive Institutions: Removing the Sugar Coating

w20945 B. Zorina Khan
‘To Have and Have Not’: Are Rich Litigious Plaintiffs Favored in Court?

w20944 B. Zorina Khan
The Impact of War on Resource Allocation: 'Creative Destruction' and the American Civil War

w20923 Abhijit Banerjee
Rema Hanna
Jordan C. Kyle
Benjamin A. Olken
Sudarno Sumarto

The Power of Transparency: Information, Identification Cards and Food Subsidy Programs in Indonesia

w20885 Sara Lowes
Nathan Nunn
James A. Robinson
Jonathan Weigel

Understanding Ethnic Identity in Africa: Evidence from the Implicit Association Test (IAT)

w20859 Christopher Costello
Corbett Grainger

Property Rights, Regulatory Capture, and Exploitation of Natural Resources

w20828 Emily Nix
Nancy Qian

The Fluidity of Race: “Passing” in the United States, 1880-1940

w20827 Alberto Alesina
Omar Barbiero
Carlo Favero
Francesco Giavazzi
Matteo Paradisi

Austerity in 2009-2013


2014
w20798 Gregory J. Martin
Ali Yurukoglu

Bias in Cable News: Real Effects and Polarization

w20766 Daron Acemoglu
James A. Robinson

The Rise and Decline of General Laws of Capitalism

w20751 Raphael Corbi
Elias Papaioannou
Paolo Surico

Federal Transfer Multipliers. Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Brazil

w20705 Antony Millner
Geoffrey Heal

Resolving Intertemporal Conflicts: Economics vs Politics

w20697 Horacio A. Larreguy
John Marshall
James M. Snyder
Jr.

Revealing Malfeasance: How Local Media Facilitates Electoral Sanctioning of Mayors in Mexico

w20686 John F. Helliwell
Haifang Huang
Shawn Grover
Shun Wang

Empirical Linkages between Good Government and National Well-being

w20681 Yosh Halberstam
Brian Knight

Homophily, Group Size, and the Diffusion of Political Information in Social Networks: Evidence from Twitter

w20669 Attila Ambrus
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Matt Elliott

Social Investments, Informal Risk Sharing, and Inequality

w20665 Daron Acemoglu
Tarek A. Hassan
Ahmed Tahoun

The Power of the Street: Evidence from Egypt's Arab Spring

w20661 Stefano DellaVigna
Johannes Hermle

Does Conflict of Interest Lead to Biased Coverage? Evidence from Movie Reviews

w20643 Stephen Coate
Optimal Fiscal Limits

w20636 Douglas A. Irwin
Adam Smith's "Tolerable Administration of Justice" and the Wealth of Nations

w20633 Mikhail Golosov
Luigi Iovino

Social Insurance, Information Revelation, and Lack of Commitment

w20632 Davide Debortoli
Ricardo Nunes
Pierre Yared

Optimal Government Debt Maturity

w20601 Fabian Kindermann
Dirk Krueger

High Marginal Tax Rates on the Top 1%? Lessons from a Life Cycle Model with Idiosyncratic Income Risk

w20598 Marshall Burke
Solomon M. Hsiang
Edward Miguel

Climate and Conflict

w20570 Alberto Alesina
Matteo Paradisi

Political Budget Cycles: Evidence from Italian Cities

w20557 Naci Mocan
Luiza Pogorelova

Compulsory Schooling Laws and Formation of Beliefs: Education, Religion and Superstition

w20552 Chris Bidner
Patrick Francois
Francesco Trebbi

A Theory of Minimalist Democracy

w20536 Joseph Gyourko
Raven Molloy

Regulation and Housing Supply

w20519 Georgy Egorov
Konstantin Sonin

Incumbency Advantage in Non-Democracies

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

w20503 Matthew E. Kahn
Randall Walsh

Cities and the Environment

w20461 Alessandra Casella
Sébastien Turban
Gregory J. Wawro

Storable Votes and Judicial Nominations in the U.S. Senate

w20451 Helios Herrera
Massimo Morelli
Salvatore Nunnari

Turnout Across Democracies

w20417 Laurent Bouton
Aniol Llorente-Saguer
Frédéric Malherbe

Get Rid of Unanimity: The Superiority of Majority Rule with Veto Power

w20412 Nancy Qian
Making Progress on Foreign Aid

w20403 Leonardo Bursztyn
Davide Cantoni

A Tear in the Iron Curtain: The Impact of Western Television on Consumption Behavior

w20384 Byungkyu Lee
Dalton Conley

Does the Gender of Offspring Affect Parental Political Orientation?

w20369 Daron Acemoglu
Matthew O. Jackson

Social Norms and the Enforcement of Laws

w20357 Raluca E. Dragusanu
Daniele Giovannucci
Nathan Nunn

The Economics of Fair Trade

w20346 Helios Herrera
Guillermo Ordoñez
Christoph Trebesch

Political Booms, Financial Crises

w20315 Sylvain Chassang
Gerard Padró i Miquel

Corruption, Intimidation, and Whistle-blowing: a Theory of Inference from Unverifiable Reports

w20311 Brian G. Knight
An Econometric Evaluation of Competing Explanations for The Midterm Gap

w20309 Emily Breza
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Horacio Larreguy

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

w20301 Philippe Aghion
Matthew Jackson

Inducing Leaders to Take Risky Decisions: Dismissal, Tenure, and Term Limits

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

w20258 Stephen Chaudoin
Zachary Peskowitz
Christopher Stanton

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

w20253 Laurent Bouton
Paola Conconi
Francisco Pino
Maurizio Zanardi

Guns and Votes

w20251 Raquel Fernández
Joyce Cheng Wong

Free to Leave? A Welfare Analysis of Divorce Regimes

w20241 David Lucca
Amit Seru
Francesco Trebbi

The Revolving Door and Worker Flows in Banking Regulation

w20213 Oeindrila Dube
Suresh Naidu

Bases, Bullets and Ballots: the Effect of U.S. Military Aid on Political Conflict in Colombia

w20216 Patrick Francois
Ilia Rainer
Francesco Trebbi

The Dictator's Inner Circle

w20174 Francesco Giavazzi
Ivan Petkov
Fabio Schiantarelli

Culture: Persistence and Evolution

w20153 Leonardo Bursztyn
Michael Callen
Bruno Ferman
Syed Ali Hasanain
Noam Yuchtman

A Revealed Preference Approach to the Elicitation of Political Attitudes: Experimental Evidence on Anti-Americanism in Pakistan

w20150 Nico Voigtlaender
Hans-Joachim Voth

Highway to Hitler

w20146 Raymond Fisman
Pamela Jakiela
Shachar Kariv

How Did Distributional Preferences Change During the Great Recession?

w20145 Raymond Fisman
Pamela Jakiela
Shachar Kariv

The Distributional Preferences of Americans

w20133 Stefano Giglio
Matteo Maggiori
Johannes Stroebel

Very Long-Run Discount Rates

w20129 Massimo Morelli
Dominic Rohner

Resource Concentration and Civil Wars

w20125 Alexander L. Brown
Joanna N. Lahey

Small Victories: Creating Intrinsic Motivation in Savings and Debt Reduction

w20112 Davide Cantoni
Yuyu Chen
David Y. Yang
Noam Yuchtman
Y. Jane Zhang

Curriculum and Ideology

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

w20106 Pedro Bordalo
Nicola Gennaioli
Andrei Shleifer

Stereotypes

w20090 Raymond Fisman
Yongxiang Wang

Corruption in Chinese Privatizations

w20089 Raymond Fisman
Yasushi Hamao
Yongxiang Wang

Nationalism and Economic Exchange: Evidence from Shocks to Sino-Japanese Relations

w20082 Andrew Beath
Fotini Christia
Georgy Egorov
Ruben Enikolopov

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

w20059 Naci H. Mocan
Christian Raschke

Economic Well-being and Anti-Semitic, Xenophobic, and Racist Attitudes in Germany

w20047 Dean Karlan
Daniel H. Wood

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

w20043 Florian Scheuer
Alexander Wolitzky

Capital Taxation under Political Constraints

w20023 Ran Abramitzky
Isabelle Sin

Book Translations as Idea Flows: The Effects of the Collapse of Communism on the Diffusion of Knowledge

w20011 B. Douglas Bernheim
S. Nageeb Ali
Xiaochen Fan

Predictability and Power in Legislative Bargaining

w20004 Daron Acemoglu
Suresh Naidu
Pascual Restrepo
James A. Robinson

Democracy Does Cause Growth

w19999 Karthik Muralidharan
Paul Niehaus
Sandip Sukhtankar

Building State Capacity: Evidence from Biometric Smartcards in India

w19971 James J. Heckman
John Eric Humphries
Greg Veramendi
Sergio S. Urzua

Education, Health and Wages

w19965 Matthew J. Holian
Matthew E. Kahn

Household Demand for Low Carbon Public Policies: Evidence from California

w19964 Shanjun Li
Matthew E. Kahn
Jerry Nickelsburg

Public Transit Bus Procurement: The Role of Energy Prices, Regulation and Federal Subsidies

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

Election Fairness and Government Legitimacy in Afghanistan

w19918 Marina Agranov
Thomas R. Palfrey

Equilibrium Tax Rates and Income Redistribution: A Laboratory Study

w19925 James J. Heckman
Stefano Mosso

The Economics of Human Development and Social Mobility

w19899 Jonathan Heathcote
Kjetil Storesletten
Giovanni L. Violante

Optimal Tax Progressivity: An Analytical Framework

w19880 Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro
Daniel F. Stone

Media Bias in the Marketplace: Theory

w19869 Raquel Fernández
Joyce C. Wong

Divorce Risk, Wages, and Working Wives: A Quantitative Life-Cycle Analysis of Female Labor Force Participation

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

Political Reservations and Women's Entrepreneurship in India

w19855 John F. Helliwell
Shun Wang
Jinwen Xu

How Durable are Social Norms? Immigrant Trust and Generosity in 132 Countries

w19848 Abhijit Banerjee
Esther Duflo

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

w19832 Stefano DellaVigna
John A. List
Ulrike Malmendier
Gautam Rao

Voting to Tell Others

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

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

w19813 Daron Acemoglu
Camilo García-Jimeno
James A. Robinson

State Capacity and Economic Development: A Network Approach

w19812 Bryan Kelly
Lubos Pastor
Pietro Veronesi

The Price of Political Uncertainty: Theory and Evidence from the Option Market

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

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

Political Risk Spreads


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