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Political Economy


2016
w22368 Antonio Ciccone
Elias Papaioannou

Estimating Cross-Industry Cross-Country Interaction Models Using Benchmark Industry Characteristics

w22350 Massimo Anelli
Giovanni Peri

Does Emigration Delay Political Change? Evidence from Italy during the Great Recession

w22340 Michael Callen
Saad Gulzar
Syed Ali Hasanain
Yasir Khan

The Political Economy of Public Sector Absence: Experimental Evidence from Pakistan

w22336 Marina Azzimonti
Does Partisan Conflict Deter FDI Inflows to the US?

w22319 Dirk Krueger
Kurt Mitman
Fabrizio Perri

Macroeconomics and Household Heterogeneity

w22312 Michal Bauer
Christopher Blattman
Julie Chytilová
Joseph Henrich
Edward Miguel
Tamar Mitts

Can War Foster Cooperation?

w22284 Alp Simsek
Muhamet Yildiz

Durability, Deadline, and Election Effects in Bargaining

w22250 Daron Acemoglu
James A. Robinson
Ragnar Torvik

The Political Agenda Effect and State Centralization

w22231 Alessandra Casella
Jean Francois Laslier
Antonin Macé

Democracy for Polarized Committees: The Tale of Blotto's Lieutenants

w22221 Mitchell Hoffman
Gianmarco León
María Lombardi

Compulsory Voting, Turnout, and Government Spending: Evidence from Austria

w22211 John Komlos
Growth of income and welfare in the U.S, 1979-2011

w22203 S. Nageeb Ali
Roland Bénabou

Image Versus Information: Changing Societal Norms and Optimal Privacy

w22190 Efraim Benmelech
Esteban F. Klor

What Explains the Flow of Foreign Fighters to ISIS?

w22174 Daron Acemoglu
Georgy Egorov
Konstantin Sonin

Social Mobility and Stability of Democracy: Re-evaluating De Tocqueville

w22167 Abhijit Banerjee
Sylvain Chassang
Erik Snowberg

Decision Theoretic Approaches to Experiment Design and External Validity

w22144 Lee J. Alston
Marcus André Melo
Bernardo Mueller
Carlos Pereira

A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Critical Transitions

w22117 Suresh Naidu
Noam Yuchtman

Labor Market Institutions in the Gilded Age of American Economic History

w22093 Alberto Alesina
Salvatore Piccolo
Paolo Pinotti

Organized Crime, Violence, and Politics

w22088 Rhiannon Jerch
Matthew E. Kahn
Shanjun Li

Efficient Local Government Service Provision: The Role of Privatization and Public Sector Unions

w22071 Elliott Ash
W. Bentley MacLeod

The Performance of Elected Officials: Evidence from State Supreme Courts

w22055 Brian Knight
Ana Tribin

The Limits of Propaganda: Evidence from Chavez's Venezuela

w22027 Maxim Boycko
Robert J. Shiller

Popular Attitudes towards Markets and Democracy: Russia and United States Compared 25 Years Later

w22019 James Andreoni
Michael Callen
Yasir Khan
Karrar Jaffar
Charles Sprenger

Using Preference Estimates to Customize Incentives: An Application to Polio Vaccination Drives in Pakistan

w21988 Lee Alston
Bernardo Mueller

Economic Backwardness and Catching Up: Brazilian Agriculture, 1964–2014

w21960 Shamena Anwar
Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson

A Jury of Her Peers: The Impact of the First Female Jurors on Criminal Convictions

w21963 Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato
Xiao Yu Wang
Shuang Zhang

The Limits of Political Meritocracy: Screening Mayors in China Under Imperfect Verifiability

w21948 Alessandro Dovis
Mikhail Golosov
Ali Shourideh

Political Economy of Sovereign Debt: A Theory of Cycles of Populism and Austerity

w21943 Laurent Bouton
Aniol Llorente-Saguer
Frédéric Malherbe

Unanimous Rules in the Laboratory

w21941 Anna Maria Mayda
Giovanni Peri
Walter Steingress

Immigration to the U.S.: A problem for the Republicans or the Democrats?

w21909 Alexander Ljungqvist
Lars Persson
Joacim Tåg

Private Equity's Unintended Dark Side: On the Economic Consequences of Excessive Delistings

w21907 Stelios Michalopoulos
Louis Putterman
David N. Weil

The Influence of Ancestral Lifeways on Individual Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

w21901 Alberto Alesina
Benedetta Brioschi
Eliana La Ferrara

Violence Against Women: A Cross-cultural Analysis for Africa

w21900 Leonard Goff
John F. Helliwell
Guy Mayraz

The Welfare Costs of Well-being Inequality

w21899 J. Bradford Jensen
Dennis P. Quinn
Stephen Weymouth

Winners and Losers in International Trade: The Effects on U.S. Presidential Voting

w21859 Frederico Finan
Maurizio Mazzocco

Electoral Incentives and the Allocation of Public Funds

w21847 Konrad B. Burchardi
Thomas Chaney
Tarek A. Hassan

Migrants, Ancestors, and Investments


2015
w21837 Abhijit Banerjee
Rema Hanna
Jordan C. Kyle
Benjamin A. Olken
Sudarno Sumarto

Contracting out the Last-Mile of Service Delivery: Subsidized Food Distribution in Indonesia

w21829 Ernesto Dal Bó
Pablo Hernández
Sebastián Mazzuca

The Paradox of Civilization: Pre-Institutional Sources of Security and Prosperity

w21821 Alberto Alesina
Andrea Passalacqua

The Political Economy of Government Debt

w21812 Christian Dippel
Stephan Heblich
Robert Gold

Globalization and Its (Dis-)Content: Trade Shocks and Voting Behavior

w21799 George J. Hall
Thomas J. Sargent

A History of U.S. Debt Limits

w21798 Sara Lowes
Nathan Nunn
James A. Robinson
Jonathan Weigel

The Evolution of Culture and Institutions: Evidence from the Kuba Kingdom

w21789 Viktar Fedaseyeu
Erik Gilje
Philip E. Strahan

Voter Preferences and Political Change: Evidence from Shale Booms

w21778 Edward L. Glaeser
Scott Duke Kominers
Michael Luca
Nikhil Naik

Big Data and Big Cities: The Promises and Limitations of Improved Measures of Urban Life

w21739 Francesco Trebbi
Kairong Xiao

Regulation and Market Liquidity

w21720 Kaivan Munshi
Mark Rosenzweig

Insiders and Outsiders: Local Ethnic Politics and Public Goods Provision

w21715 Lars Ivar Oppedal Berge
Kjetil Bjorvatn
Simon Galle
Edward Miguel
Daniel N. Posner
Bertil Tungodden
Kelly Zhang

How Strong are Ethnic Preferences?

w21712 Natasha Chichilnisky-Heal
Geoffrey Heal

Host-MNC Relations in Resource-Rich Countries

w21703 Ilyana Kuziemko
Ebonya Washington

Why did the Democrats Lose the South? Bringing New Data to an Old Debate

w21660 Marco Battaglini
Levon Barseghyan

Political Economy of Debt and Growth

w21645 Alessandra Casella
Thomas Palfrey

Trading Votes for Votes. A Decentralized Matching Algorithm

w21633 Scott R. Baker
Nicholas Bloom
Steven J. Davis

Measuring Economic Policy Uncertainty

w21611 Leonardo Bursztyn
Stefano Fiorin
Daniel Gottlieb
Martin Kanz

Moral Incentives: Experimental Evidence from Repayments of an Islamic Credit Card

w21540 Sharun Mukand
Dani Rodrik

The Political Economy of Liberal Democracy

w21529 Vivekinan Ashok
Ilyana Kuziemko
Ebonya Washington

Support for Redistribution in an Age of Rising Inequality: New Stylized Facts and Some Tentative Explanations

w21517 Ben Gillen
Erik Snowberg
Leeat Yariv

Experimenting with Measurement Error: Techniques with Applications to the Caltech Cohort Study

w21507 Jamal Ibrahim Haidar
Takeo Hoshi

Implementing Structural Reforms in Abenomics: How to Reduce the Cost of Doing Business in Japan

w21506 Stelios Michalopoulos
Alireza Naghavi
Giovanni Prarolo

Islam, Inequality and Pre-Industrial Comparative Development

w21492 Marina Halac
Pierre Yared

Fiscal Rules and Discretion in a World Economy

w21457 Daron Acemoglu
Alexander Wolitzky

Sustaining Cooperation: Community Enforcement vs. Specialized Enforcement

w21438 Duha T. Altindag
Naci Mocan

Mobile Politicians: Opportunistic Career Moves and Moral Hazard

w21434 Raymond P. Guiteras
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak

Does Development Aid Undermine Political Accountability? Leader and Constituent Responses to a Large-Scale Intervention

w21422 Elliott Ash
Massimo Morelli
Richard Van Weelden

Elections and Divisiveness: Theory and Evidence

w21397 Anton Cheremukhin
Mikhail Golosov
Sergei Guriev
Aleh Tsyvinski

The Economy of People’s Republic of China from 1953

w21378 Siqi Zheng
Weizeng Sun
Jianfeng Wu
Matthew E. Kahn

The Birth of Edge Cities in China: Measuring the Spillover Effects of Industrial Parks

w21375 B. Zorina Khan
Inventing Prizes: A Historical Perspective on Innovation Awards and Technology Policy

w21373 Mark Dincecco
Ugo Troiano

Broadening the State: Policy Responses to the Introduction of the Income Tax

w21371 Filipe Campante
David Yanagizawa-Drott

The Intergenerational Transmission of War

w21360 Stefano DellaVigna
Eliana La Ferrara

Economic and Social Impacts of the Media

w21324 Rebecca Dizon-Ross
Pascaline Dupas
Jonathan Robinson

Governance and the Effectiveness of Public Health Subsidies

w21316 Atif Mian
Amir Sufi
Nasim Khoshkhou

Government Economic Policy, Sentiments, and Consumption

w21297 Naci H. Mocan
Luiza Pogorelova

Why Work More? The Impact of Taxes, and Culture of Leisure on Labor Supply in Europe

w21289 Christopher Blattman
Jeannie Annan

Can Employment Reduce Lawlessness and Rebellion? A Field Experiment with High-Risk Men in a Fragile State

w21273 Marina Azzimonti
Partisan Conflict and Private Investment

w21267 Andrew W. Lo
The Gordon Gekko Effect: The Role of Culture in the Financial Industry

w21266 Raymond Fisman
Yongxiang Wang

The Mortality Cost of Political Connections

w21265 Georgy Egorov
Single-Issue Campaigns and Multidimensional Politics

w21261 Fernando Ferreira
Joseph Gyourko

A New Look at the U.S. Foreclosure Crisis: Panel Data Evidence of Prime and Subprime Borrowers from 1997 to 2012

w21259 James B. Bushnell
Stephen P. Holland
Jonathan E. Hughes
Christopher R. Knittel

Strategic Policy Choice in State-Level Regulation: The EPA's Clean Power Plan

w21258 Robert C. Merton
Richard T. Thakor

Customers and Investors: A Framework for Understanding Financial Institutions

w21254 Jacob T. Levy
Corps Intermédiaires, Civil Society, and the Art of Association

w21250 Enrico Spolaore
The Political Economy of European Integration

w21242 Enrico Spolaore
Romain Wacziarg

Ancestry, Language and Culture

w21231 Stephen Calabrese
Dennis Epple
Richard Romano

Majority Choice of Tax Systems in Single- and Multi-Jurisdictional Economies

w21228 Nicola Fuchs-Schuendeln
Tarek Alexander Hassan

Natural Experiments in Macroeconomics

w21208 Matthew E. Kahn
Kyle Barron

The Political Economy of State and Local Investment in Pre-K Programs

w21205 James A. Robinson
Ragnar Torvik
Thierry Verdier

The Political Economy of Public Income Volatility: With an Application to the Resource Curse

w21202 Francesco Trebbi
Eric Weese

Insurgency and Small Wars: Estimation of Unobserved Coalition Structures

w21198 Yuriy Gorodnichenko
Bohdan Kukharskyy
Gerard Roland

Culture and Global Sourcing

w21193 Jeanet Bentzen
Jacob Gerner Hariri
James A. Robinson

The Indigenous Roots of Representative Democracy

w21192 Joseph E. Stiglitz
New Theoretical Perspectives on the Distribution of Income and Wealth among Individuals: Part IV: Land and Credit

w21191 Joseph E. Stiglitz
New Theoretical Perspectives on the Distribution of Income and Wealth among Individuals: Part III: Life Cycle Savings vs. Inherited Savings

w21190 Joseph E. Stiglitz
New Theoretical Perspectives on the Distribution of Income and Wealth among Individuals: Part II: Equilibrium Wealth Distributions

w21189 Joseph E. Stiglitz
New Theoretical Perspectives on the Distribution of Income and Wealth among Individuals: Part I. The Wealth Residual

w21185 Lorenzo Casaburi
Ugo Troiano

Ghost-House Busters: The Electoral Response to a Large Anti Tax Evasion Program

w21180 Michael Callen
Saad Gulzar
Ali Hasanain
Yasir Khan
Arman Rezaee

Personalities and Public Sector Performance: Evidence from a Health Experiment in Pakistan

w21174 Vladimir Gimpelson
Daniel Treisman

Misperceiving Inequality

w21151 S. Borağan Aruoba
Allan Drazen
Razvan Vlaicu

A Structural Model of Electoral Accountability

w21145 Shamena Anwar
Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson

Politics in the Courtroom: Political Ideology and Jury Decision Making

w21136 Sergei Guriev
Daniel Treisman

How Modern Dictators Survive: An Informational Theory of the New Authoritarianism

w21117 Yuriy Gorodnichenko
Gerard Roland

Culture, Institutions and Democratization

w21105 Roland Bénabou
Davide Ticchi
Andrea Vindigni

Forbidden Fruits: The Political Economy of Science, Religion, and Growth

w21079 Cemal Eren Arbatli
Quamrul H. Ashraf
Oded Galor

The Nature of Conflict

w21077 Alberto Alesina
Francesco Passarelli

Loss Aversion in Politics

w21062 Magnus Carlsson
Gordon B. Dahl
Dan-Olof Rooth

Do Politicians Change Public Attitudes?

w21058 Gerard Padró i Miquel
Nancy Qian
Yiqing Xu
Yang Yao

Making Democracy Work: Culture, Social Capital and Elections in China

w21009 Jimmy Charité
Raymond Fisman
Ilyana Kuziemko

Reference Points and Redistributive Preferences: Experimental Evidence

w21007 Erik Hurst
Benjamin J. Keys
Amit Seru
Joseph S. Vavra

Regional Redistribution Through the U.S. Mortgage Market

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

w20848 Manuel Adelino
Antoinette Schoar
Felipe Severino

Loan Originations and Defaults in the Mortgage Crisis: The Role of the Middle Class

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


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