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2017
w24175 Ugo Troiano
Do Taxes Increase Economic Inequality? A Comparative Study Based on the State Personal Income Tax
w24158 Paul W. Rhode
James M. Snyder
Jr.
Koleman Strumpf

The Arsenal of Democracy: Production and Politics During WWII
w24153 Ugo Troiano
Intergovernmental Cooperation and Tax Enforcement
w24137 Thomas Fujiwara
Carlos Sanz

Norms in Bargaining: Evidence from Government Formation in Spain
w24130 Yiran Chen
Hanming Fang

Inferring the Ideological Affiliations of Political Committees via Financial Contributions Networks
w24123 Felix Bierbrauer
Aleh Tsyvinski
Nicolas D. Werquin

Taxes and Turnout
w24115 Daron Acemoglu
Giuseppe De Feo
Giacomo De Luca

Weak States: Causes and Consequences of the Sicilian Mafia
w24088 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Spatial Patterns of Development: A Meso Approach
w24066 Murat Iyigun
Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian

The Long-run Effects of Agricultural Productivity on Conflict, 1400-1900
w24052 Yang Jiao
Shang-Jin Wei

Intrinsic Openness and Endogenous Institutional Quality
w24046 Daron Acemoglu
Ali Makhdoumi
Azarakhsh Malekian
Asuman Ozdaglar

Fast and Slow Learning From Reviews
w24032 Monica Martinez-Bravo
Gerard Padró I Miquel
Nancy Qian
Yang Yao

The Rise and Fall of Local Elections in China: Theory and Empirical Evidence on the Autocrat's Trade-off
w24029 Tarek A. Hassan
Stephan Hollander
Laurence van Lent
Ahmed Tahoun

Firm-Level Political Risk: Measurement and Effects
w24009 Melissa Dell
Benjamin A. Olken

The Development Effects of the Extractive Colonial Economy: The Dutch Cultivation System in Java
w24003 Alberto Abadie
Susan Athey
Guido W. Imbens
Jeffrey Wooldridge

When Should You Adjust Standard Errors for Clustering?
w23997 Samuel Bazzi
Martin Fiszbein
Mesay Gebresilasse

Frontier Culture: The Roots and Persistence of "Rugged Individualism" in the United States
w23994 Amine Ouazad
Romain Rancière

City Equilibrium with Borrowing Constraints: Structural Estimation and General Equilibrium Effects
w23978 Maria Paula Gerardino
Stephan Litschig
Dina Pomeranz

Can Audits Backfire? Evidence from Public Procurement in Chile
w23954 Jonathan Chapman
Mark Dean
Pietro Ortoleva
Erik Snowberg
Colin Camerer

Willingness to Pay and Willingness to Accept are Probably Less Correlated Than You Think
w23944 Daniel Treisman
Democracy by mistake
w23943 Armin Falk
Anke Becker
Thomas Dohmen
Benjamin Enke
David B. Huffman
Uwe Sunde

Global Evidence on Economic Preferences
w23942 Alessandro Dovis
Rishabh Kirpalani

Fiscal Rules, Bailouts, and Reputation in Federal Governments
w23940 Graham Beattie
Ruben Durante
Brian Knight
Ananya Sen

Advertising Spending and Media Bias: Evidence from News Coverage of Car Safety Recalls
w23937 T. Terry Cheung
Theodore Palivos
Ping Wang
Yin-Chi Wang
Chong K. Yip

Dynamic Trade, Endogenous Institutions and the Colonization of Hong Kong: A Staged Development Framework
w23936 Raphaël Franck
Stelios Michalopoulos

Emigration during the French Revolution: Consequences in the Short and Longue Durée
w23934 Davide Cantoni
Jeremiah Dittmar
Noam Yuchtman

Religious Competition and Reallocation: The Political Economy of Secularization in the Protestant Reformation
w23932 Barry Eichengreen
Michael R. Haines
Matthew S. Jaremski
David Leblang

Populists at the Polls: Economic Factors in the 1896 Presidential Election
w23919 Marina Halac
Pierre Yared

Fiscal Rules and Discretion under Self-Enforcement
w23907 Raymond Fisman
Keith Gladstone
Ilyana Kuziemko
Suresh Naidu

Do Americans Want to Tax Capital? Evidence from Online Surveys
w23904 Eoin McGuirk
Nathaniel Hilger
Nicholas Miller

No Kin In The Game: Moral Hazard and War in the U.S. Congress
w23898 Laurent Bouton
Benjamin G. Ogden

Group-based Voting in Multicandidate Elections
w23867 Abhijit Banerjee
Sylvain Chassang
Sergio Montero
Erik Snowberg

A Theory of Experimenters
w23838 Karthik Muralidharan
Paul Niehaus
Sandip Sukhtankar

General Equilibrium Effects of (Improving) Public Employment Programs: Experimental Evidence from India
w23805 Annette Alstadsæter
Niels Johannesen
Gabriel Zucman

Who Owns the Wealth in Tax Havens? Macro Evidence and Implications for Global Inequality
w23785 Francesco D’Acunto
Marcel Prokopczuk
Michael Weber

Historical Antisemitism, Ethnic Specialization, and Financial Development
w23772 Annette Alstadsæter
Niels Johannesen
Gabriel Zucman

Tax Evasion and Inequality
w23761 John F. Helliwell
Lara B. Aknin
Hugh Shiplett
Haifang Huang
Shun Wang

Social Capital and Prosocial Behaviour as Sources of Well-Being
w23746 Marek Jarociński
Bartosz Maćkowiak

Monetary-Fiscal Interactions and the Euro Area's Malaise
w23718 Amy Finkelstein
Neale Mahoney
Matthew J. Notowidigdo

What Does (Formal) Health Insurance Do, and For Whom?
w23712 Filip Novokmet
Thomas Piketty
Gabriel Zucman

From Soviets to Oligarchs: Inequality and Property in Russia, 1905-2016
w23702 Marcella Alsan
The Gendered Spillover Effect of Young Children's Health on Human Capital: Evidence from Turkey
w23697 Rafael Di Tella
Lucia Freira
Ramiro H. Gálvez
Ernesto Schargrodsky
Diego Shalom
Mariano Sigman

Crime and Violence: Desensitization in Victims to Watching Criminal Events
w23691 Werner Troesken
Randall Walsh

Collective Action, White Flight, and the Origins of Formal Segregation Laws
w23686 Edward L. Glaeser
Giacomo A.M. Ponzetto

The Political Economy of Transportation Investment
w23683 Edward L. Glaeser
Giacomo A.M. Ponzetto

Fundamental Errors in the Voting Booth
w23678 Panle Jia Barwick
Shengmao Cao
Shanjun Li

Local Protectionism, Market Structure, and Social Welfare: China's Automobile Market
w23674 Levon Barseghyan
Stephen Coate

On the Dynamics of Community Development
w23659 Andres Drenik
Ricardo Perez-Truglia

Sympathy for the Diligent and the Demand for Workfare
w23657 Daron Acemoglu
James A. Robinson

The Emergence of Weak, Despotic and Inclusive States
w23635 Paola Giuliano
Gender: An Historical Perspective
w23617 Paola Giuliano
Nathan Nunn

Understanding Cultural Persistence and Change
w23615 Nicolas L. Bottan
Ricardo Perez-Truglia

Choosing Your Pond: Location Choices and Relative Income
w23613 Duha T. Altindag
Elif S. Filiz
Erdal Tekin

Does It Matter How and How Much Politicians are Paid?
w23606 Charles Angelucci
Simone Meraglia
Nico Voigtländer

How Merchant Towns Shaped Parliaments: From the Norman Conquest of England to the Great Reform Act
w23598 Zhuo Chen
Zhiguo He
Chun Liu

The Financing of Local Government in China: Stimulus Loan Wanes and Shadow Banking Waxes
w23589 Gustavo J. Bobonis
Paul Gertler
Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
Simeon Nichter

Vulnerability and Clientelism
w23578 Tom Krebs
Pravin Krishna
William F. Maloney

Income Mobility, Income Risk and Welfare
w23559 Dani Rodrik
Populism and the Economics of Globalization
w23508 Eric Avis
Claudio Ferraz
Frederico Finan
Carlos Varjão

Money and Politics: The Effects of Campaign Spending Limits on Political Competition and Incumbency Advantage
w23499 Benjamin Enke
Kinship, Cooperation, and the Evolution of Moral Systems
w23490 Leonardo Bursztyn
Davide Cantoni
Patricia Funk
Noam Yuchtman

Polls, the Press, and Political Participation: The Effects of Anticipated Election Closeness on Voter Turnout
w23475 Francesco Trebbi
Eric Weese
Austin L. Wright
Andrew Shaver

Insurgent Learning
w23441 Gerard Roland
David Y. Yang

China's Lost Generation: Changes in Beliefs and their Intergenerational Transmission
w23435 Alberto Alesina
Bryony Reich
Alessandro Riboni

Nation-Building, Nationalism and Wars
w23415 Leonardo Bursztyn
Georgy Egorov
Stefano Fiorin

From Extreme to Mainstream: How Social Norms Unravel
w23411 Elif C. Arbatli
Steven J. Davis
Arata Ito
Naoko Miake

Policy Uncertainty In Japan
w23383 Pia M. Basurto
Pascaline Dupas
Jonathan Robinson

Decentralization and Efficiency of Subsidy Targeting: Evidence from Chiefs in Rural Malawi
w23375 Alberto Bisin
Thierry Verdier

On the Joint Evolution of Culture and Institutions
w23356 Jeffrey R. Brown
Jiekun Huang

All the President's Friends: Political Access and Firm Value
w23350 Michael Carlos Best
Jonas Hjort
David Szakonyi

Individuals and Organizations as Sources of State Effectiveness
w23337 Oeindrila Dube
S.P. Harish

Queens
w23325 Alberto Alesina
Guido Tabellini
Francesco Trebbi

Is Europe an Optimal Political Area?
w23322 Daron Acemoglu
Leopoldo Fergusson
Simon Johnson

Population and Civil War
w23301 Oded Galor
Marc Klemp

Roots of Autocracy
w23289 Sandra Sequeira
Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian

Migrants and the Making of America: The Short- and Long-Run Effects of Immigration during the Age of Mass Migration
w23282 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna

What do Editors Maximize? Evidence from Four Leading Economics Journals
w23278 Enrico Spolaore
Romain Wacziarg

The Political Economy of Heterogeneity and Conflict
w23276 Matthew Gentzkow
Bryan T. Kelly
Matt Taddy

Text as Data
w23258 Levi Boxell
Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro

Is the Internet Causing Political Polarization? Evidence from Demographics
w23255 John R. Graham
Campbell R. Harvey
Jillian Popadak
Shivaram Rajgopal

Corporate Culture: Evidence from the Field
w23247 Mitchell Hoffman
Stephen V. Burks

Training Contracts, Employee Turnover, and the Returns from Firm-sponsored General Training
w23209 Christian Dippel
Robert Gold
Stephan Heblich
Rodrigo Pinto

Instrumental Variables and Causal Mechanisms: Unpacking The Effect of Trade on Workers and Voters
w23208 Melissa Dell
Nathaniel Lane
Pablo Querubin

The Historical State, Local Collective Action, and Economic Development in Vietnam
w23207 Nathan Nunn
Raul Sanchez de la Sierra

Why Being Wrong can be Right: Magical Warfare Technologies and the Persistence of False Beliefs
w23201 Matthew E. Kahn
Is Local Public Sector Rent Extraction Higher in Progressive Cities or High Amenity Cities?
w23198 Camilo García-Jimeno
Pinar Yildirim

Matching Pennies on the Campaign Trail: An Empirical Study of Senate Elections and Media Coverage
w23196 Jacob Moscona
Nathan Nunn
James A. Robinson

Keeping It in the Family: Lineage Organization and the Scope of Trust in Sub-Saharan Africa
w23194 Markus K. Brunnermeier
Michael Sockin
Wei Xiong

China's Gradualistic Economic Approach and Financial Markets
w23190 Jonathan Eyer
Matthew E. Kahn

Prolonging Coal's Sunset: The Causes and Consequences of Local Protectionism for a Declining Polluting Industry
w23184 Lubos Pastor
Pietro Veronesi

Political Cycles and Stock Returns
w23156 Roger E.A. Farmer
The End of Alchemy: A Review Essay
w23152 Alexander Wagner
Richard J. Zeckhauser
Alexandre Ziegler

Company Stock Reactions to the 2016 Election Shock: Trump, Taxes and Trade
w23130 Raymond Fisman
Jing Shi
Yongxiang Wang
Rong Xu

Social Ties and Favoritism in Chinese Science
w23120 Ernesto Dal Bó
Frederico Finan
Olle Folke
Torsten Persson
Johanna Rickne

Who Becomes a Politician?
w23111 Daniel J. Benjamin
Kristen Cooper
Ori Heffetz
Miles S. Kimball

Challenges in Constructing a Survey-Based Well-Being Index
w23110 Davide Cantoni
David Y. Yang
Noam Yuchtman
Y. Jane Zhang

Are Protests Games of Strategic Complements or Substitutes? Experimental Evidence from Hong Kong's Democracy Movement
w23109 Roger E.A. Farmer
Post Keynesian Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Theory
w23098 Raymond Fisman
Yongxiang Wang

The Distortionary Effects of Incentives in Government: Evidence from China's "Death Ceiling" Program
w23089 Hunt Allcott
Matthew Gentzkow

Social Media and Fake News in the 2016 Election
w23071 Alan Gerber
Mitchell Hoffman
John Morgan
Collin Raymond

One in a Million: Field Experiments on Perceived Closeness of the Election and Voter Turnout
w23070 David A. Keiser
Joseph S. Shapiro

Consequences of the Clean Water Act and the Demand for Water Quality
w23056 Eoin McGuirk
Marshall Burke

The Economic Origins of Conflict in Africa
w23041 Mara Faccio
Luigi Zingales

Political Determinants of Competition in the Mobile Telecommunication Industry
w23033 Murat Iyigun
Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian

Winter is Coming: The Long-Run Effects of Climate Change on Conflict, 1400-1900
w23027 Alberto Alesina
Stefanie Stantcheva
Edoardo Teso

Intergenerational Mobility and Support for Redistribution
w23020 Leonardo Bursztyn
Georgy Egorov
Robert Jensen

Cool to be Smart or Smart to be Cool? Understanding Peer Pressure in Education
2016
w23013 Leonardo Bursztyn
Robert Jensen

Social Image and Economic Behavior in the Field: Identifying, Understanding and Shaping Social Pressure
w23010 Gur Aminadav
Elias Papaioannou

Corporate Control around the World
w22996 Brian G. Knight
Nathan M. Schiff

The Out-of-State Tuition Distortion
w22992 Philipp Ager
Leonardo Bursztyn
Hans-Joachim Voth

Killer Incentives: Status Competition and Pilot Performance during World War II
w22975 Rafael Di Tella
Julio J. Rotemberg

Populism and the Return of the "Paranoid Style": Some Evidence and a Simple Model of Demand for Incompetence as Insurance against Elite Betrayal
w22968 Marco Battaglini
Bård Harstad

The Political Economy of Weak Treaties
w22949 Horacio A. Larreguy
John Marshall
James M. Snyder
Jr.

Leveling the Playing Field: How Campaign Advertising Can Help Non-Dominant Parties
w22936 Marina Halac
Pierre Yared

Commitment vs. Flexibility with Costly Verification
w22934 Rafael Di Tella
Juan Dubra
Alejandro Luis Lagomarsino

Meet the Oligarchs: Business Legitimacy, State Capacity and Taxation
w22916 Ernesto Dal Bó
Pedro Dal Bó
Erik Eyster

The Demand for Bad Policy when Voters Underappreciate Equilibrium Effects
w22882 Paolo Sodini
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh
Roine Vestman
Ulf von Lilienfeld-Toal

Identifying the Benefits from Home Ownership: A Swedish Experiment
w22860 Edward L. Glaeser
Bryce Millett Steinberg

Transforming Cities: Does Urbanization Promote Democratic Change?
w22823 David Albouy
Kristian Behrens
Frédéric Robert-Nicoud
Nathan Seegert

The Optimal Distribution of Population across Cities
w22821 David P. Baron
Renee Bowen
Salvatore Nunnari

Durable Coalitions and Communication: Public versus Private Negotiations
w22818 Joanna Lahey
Ryan Beasley

Technical Aspects of Correspondence Studies
w22808 Martin R. West
Ludger Woessmann
Philipp Lergetporer
Katharina Werner

How Information Affects Support for Education Spending: Evidence from Survey Experiments in Germany and the United States
w22806 Matthieu Chavaz
Andrew K. Rose

Political Borders and Bank Lending in Post-Crisis America
w22795 Kent D. Daniel
Robert B. Litterman
Gernot Wagner

Applying Asset Pricing Theory to Calibrate the Price of Climate Risk
w22779 Mara P. Squicciarini
Nico Voigtländer

Knowledge Elites and Modernization: Evidence from Revolutionary France
w22777 Jean-Paul Carvalho
Christian Dippel

Elite Identity and Political Accountability: A Tale of Ten Islands
w22775 Patrick Francois
Francesco Trebbi
Kairong Xiao

Factions in Nondemocracies: Theory and Evidence from the Chinese Communist Party
w22772 T. Renee Bowen
George Georgiadis
Nicolas S. Lambert

Collective Choice in Dynamic Public Good Provision
w22759 Marina Agranov
Thomas R. Palfrey

The Effects of Income Mobility and Tax Persistence on Income Redistribution and Inequality
w22756 Nathan Canen
Francesco Trebbi

Endogenous Network Formation in Congress
w22740 Steven J. Davis
An Index of Global Economic Policy Uncertainty
w22739 Marco Battaglini
Eleonora Patacchini

Influencing Connected Legislators
w22705 Marina Azzimonti
The Politics of FDI Expropriation
w22701 Edward L. Glaeser
Giacomo A.M. Ponzetto
Andrei Shleifer

Securing Property Rights
w22653 Filipe Campante
David Yanagizawa-Drott

Long-Range Growth: Economic Development in the Global Network of Air Links
w22650 Kaiji Chen
Haoyu Gao
Patrick Higgins
Daniel F. Waggoner
and Tao Zha

Impacts of Monetary Stimulus on Credit Allocation and the Macroeconomy: Evidence from China
w22637 David Autor
David Dorn
Gordon Hanson
Kaveh Majlesi

Importing Political Polarization? The Electoral Consequences of Rising Trade Exposure
w22621 Francis DiTraglia
Camilo García-Jimeno

A Framework for Eliciting, Incorporating, and Disciplining Identification Beliefs in Linear Models
w22617 Daron Acemoglu
Leopoldo Fergusson
James A. Robinson
Dario Romero
Juan F. Vargas

The Perils of High-Powered Incentives: Evidence from Colombia's False Positives
w22602 Debraj Ray ⓡ
Arthur Robson

Certified Random: A New Order for Co-Authorship
w22601 John F. Helliwell
Aneta Bonikowska
Hugh Shiplett

Migration as a Test of the Happiness Set Point Hypothesis: Evidence from Immigration to Canada
w22571 Mitchell Hoffman
Elizabeth Lyons

A Time to Make Laws and a Time to Fundraise? On the Relation between Salaries and Time Use for State Politicians
w22570 Laurent Bouton
Alessandro Lizzeri
Nicola Persico

The Political Economy of Debt and Entitlements
w22541 David Figlio
Paola Giuliano
Umut Özek
Paola Sapienza

Long-Term Orientation and Educational Performance
w22526 Daniel B. Jones
Randall Walsh

How Do Voters Matter? Evidence from US Congressional Redistricting
w22524 Antony Millner
Geoffrey Heal

Collective Intertemporal Choice: the Possibility of Time Consistency
w22488 Stefano Gagliarducci
M. Daniele Paserman

Gender Differences in Cooperative Environments? Evidence from the U.S. Congress
w22465 Rasmus Landersø
James J. Heckman

The Scandinavian Fantasy: The Sources of Intergenerational Mobility in Denmark and the U.S.
w22457 T. Renee Bowen
Ying Chen
Hülya K. Eraslan
Jan Zápal

Efficiency of Flexible Budgetary Institutions
w22450 John F. Helliwell
Haifang Huang
Shun Wang

New Evidence on Trust and Well-being
w22443 Eric Avis
Claudio Ferraz
Frederico Finan

Do Government Audits Reduce Corruption? Estimating the Impacts of Exposing Corrupt Politicians
w22423 Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro
Matt Taddy

Measuring Group Differences in High-Dimensional Choices: Method and Application to Congressional Speech
w22421 Niko Jaakkola
Daniel Spiro
Arthur A. van Benthem

Finders, Keepers?
w22406 Marco Battaglini
Salvatore Nunnari
Thomas R. Palfrey

The Political Economy of Public Debt: A Laboratory Study
w22399 Roland G. Fryer
Jr

An Empirical Analysis of Racial Differences in Police Use of Force
w22395 Melissa Dell
Pablo Querubin

Nation Building Through Foreign Intervention: Evidence from Discontinuities in Military Strategies
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

Selection and Incentive Effects of Elections: 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 Meritocracy: Screening Bureaucrats 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

Inequality of Subjective Well-Being as a Comprehensive Measure of 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 in Credit Card Debt Repayment: Evidence from a Field Experiment
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
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Games and Resources
w18514 Marika Cabral
Caroline Hoxby

The Hated Property Tax: Salience, Tax Rates, and Tax Revolts
w18512 Alberto F. Alesina
Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Ethnic Inequality
w18509 Jeffrey V. Butler
Paola Giuliano
Luigi Guiso

Trust and Cheating
w18500 Shawn Kantor
Price V. Fishback
John Joseph Wallis

Did the New Deal Solidify the 1932 Democratic Realignment?
w18460 Jeffrey Butler
Paola Giuliano
Luigi Guiso

Trust, Values and False Consensus
w18441 Daron Acemoglu
James A. Robinson
Thierry Verdier

Can't We All Be More Like Scandinavians? Asymmetric Growth and Institutions in an Interdependent World
w18438 Stelios Michalopoulos
Alireza Naghavi
Giovanni Prarolo

Trade and Geography in the Origins and Spread of Islam
w18425 Patrick Francois
Ilia Rainer
Francesco Trebbi

How Is Power Shared In Africa?
w18424 Ilia Rainer
Francesco Trebbi

New Tools for the Analysis of Political Power in Africa
w18423 Alberto F. Alesina
Silvia Ardagna

The design of fiscal adjustments
w18375 Eli Berman
Joseph Felter
Ethan Kapstein
Erin Troland

Predation, Taxation, Investment, and Violence: Evidence from the Philippines
w18368 Katherine Casey
Rachel Glennerster
Edward Miguel

Healing the Wounds: Learning from Sierra Leone's Post-war Institutional Reforms
w18355 Claire S.H. Lim
James M. Snyder
Jr.

Elections and the Quality of Public Officials: Evidence from U.S. State Courts
w18354 Laurence Ales
Pricila Maziero
Pierre Yared

A Theory of Political and Economic Cycles
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
w18320 Tom Vogl
Race and the Politics of Close Elections
w18313 Leopoldo Fergusson
James A. Robinson
Ragnar Torvik
Juan F. Vargas

The Need for Enemies
w18306 Richard Schmalensee
Robert Stavins

The SO2 Allowance Trading System: The Ironic History of a Grand Policy Experiment
w18291 Lauren Cohen
Karl B. Diether
Christopher Malloy

Legislating Stock Prices
w18275 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

National Institutions and Subnational Development in Africa
w18268 Alberto Chong
Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes
Andrei Shleifer

Letter Grading Government Efficiency
w18257 Daron Acemoglu
Alexander Wolitzky

Cycles of Distrust: An Economic Model
w18234 Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro
Michael Sinkinson

Competition and Ideological Diversity: Historical Evidence from US Newspapers
w18224 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Pre-colonial Ethnic Institutions and Contemporary African Development
w18177 Daron Acemoglu
Camilo García-Jimeno
James A. Robinson

Finding Eldorado: Slavery and Long-run Development in Colombia
w18164 Matthew Gentzkow
Nathan Petek
Jesse M. Shapiro
Michael Sinkinson

Do Newspapers Serve the State? Incumbent Party Influence on the US Press, 1869-1928
w18162 William Easterly
Ross Levine

The European Origins of Economic Development
w18156 Ernesto Dal Bó
Frederico Finan
Martín Rossi

Strengthening State Capabilities: The Role of Financial Incentives in the Call to Public Service
w18150 Claudio Ferraz
Frederico Finan
Diana B. Moreira

Corrupting Learning: Evidence from Missing Federal Education Funds in Brazil
w18140 Matthew Ranson
Robert N. Stavins

Post-Durban Climate Policy Architecture Based on Linkage of Cap-and-Trade Systems
w18130 Enrico Spolaore
Romain Wacziarg

How Deep Are the Roots of Economic Development?
w18129 Suresh Naidu
Suffrage, Schooling, and Sorting in the Post-Bellum U.S. South
w18119 Juan Botero
Alejandro Ponce
Andrei Shleifer

Education and the Quality of Government
w18117 Paola Giuliano
Prachi Mishra
Antonio Spilimbergo

Democracy and Reforms: Evidence from a New Dataset
w18112 Edward L. Glaeser
The Political Risks of Fighting Market Failures: Subversion, Populism and the Government Sponsored Enterprises
w18101 Monica Martinez-Bravo
Gerard Padró i Miquel
Nancy Qian
Yang Yao

Elections in China
w18095 Raymond Fisman
Florian Schulz
Vikrant Vig

Private Returns to Public Office
w18076 Patrick Hummel
Brian Knight

Sequential or Simultaneous Elections? A Welfare Analysis
w18049 Philippe Aghion
Torsten Persson
Dorothee Rouzet

Education and Military Rivalry
w17979 Davide Cantoni
Noam Yuchtman

Medieval Universities, Legal Institutions, and the Commercial Revolution
w17968 Abhijit Banerjee
Sendhil Mullainathan
Rema Hanna

Corruption
w17926 Marco Battaglini
Salvatore Nunnari
Thomas Palfrey

The Free Rider Problem: a Dynamic Analysis
w17912 Abhijit Banerjee
Raghabendra Chattopadhyay
Esther Duflo
Daniel Keniston
Nina Singh

Improving Police Performance in Rajasthan, India: Experimental Evidence on Incentives, Managerial Autonomy and Training
w17895 Bruce Ian Carlin
Florian Ederer

Search Fatigue
w17869 Nathan Nunn
Culture and the Historical Process
w17847 Alessandra Casella
Thomas Palfrey
Sébastien Turban

Vote Trading With and Without Party Leaders
w17845 Gabriel Chan
Robert Stavins
Robert Stowe
Richard Sweeney

The SO2 Allowance Trading System and the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990: Reflections on Twenty Years of Policy Innovation
w17833 Francesco Caselli
Thomas E. Cunningham
Massimo Morelli
Inés Moreno de Barreda

Signalling, Incumbency Advantage, and Optimal Reelection Thresholds
w17831 Atif R. Mian
Amir Sufi
Francesco Trebbi

Resolving Debt Overhang: Political Constraints in the Aftermath of Financial Crises
w17810 Levent Celik
Bilgehan Karabay
John McLaren

When is it Optimal to Delegate: The Theory of Fast-track Authority
w17799 Robert P. Inman
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

Understanding the Democratic Transition in South Africa
w17794 Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian

Aiding Conflict: The Impact of U.S. Food Aid on Civil War
w17790 Kyle Handley
Nuno Limão

Trade and Investment under Policy Uncertainty: Theory and Firm Evidence
w17776 Elizabeth U. Cascio
Ebonya L. Washington

Valuing the Vote: The Redistribution of Voting Rights and State Funds Following the Voting Rights Act of 1965
w17770 Jason M. DeBacker
Bradley T. Heim
Anh Tran

Importing Corruption Culture from Overseas: Evidence from Corporate Tax Evasion in the United States
w17754 Wolfgang Keller
Ben Li
Carol H. Shiue

Shanghai's Trade, China's Growth: Continuity, Recovery, and Change since the Opium War
w17736 Sumit Agarwal
David Lucca
Amit Seru
Francesco Trebbi

Inconsistent Regulators: Evidence From Banking
w17731 Serguey Braguinsky
Sergey V. Mityakov

Foreign Corporations and the Culture of Transparency: Evidence from Russian Administrative Data
w17726 Raymond Fisman
Nikolaj A. Harmon
Emir Kamenica
Inger Munk

Labor Supply of Politicians
2011
w17701 William R. Kerr
Income Inequality and Social Preferences for Redistribution and Compensation Differentials
w17682 Charles Goodhart
Global Macroeconomic and Financial Supervision: Where Next?
w17679 Alberto Chong
Ana L. De La O
Dean Karlan
Leonard Wantchekon

Looking Beyond the Incumbent: The Effects of Exposing Corruption on Electoral Outcomes
w17673 Alan S. Gerber
Gregory A. Huber
David Doherty
Conor M. Dowling
Seth J. Hill

Do Perceptions of Ballot Secrecy Influence Turnout? Results from a Field Experiment
w17672 Matthias Doepke
Michèle Tertilt
Alessandra Voena

The Economics and Politics of Women's Rights
w17671 Fernando Ferreira
Joseph Gyourko

Does Gender Matter for Political Leadership? The Case of U.S. Mayors
w17655 Alberto F. Alesina
Dorian Carloni
Giampaolo Lecce

The Electoral Consequences of Large Fiscal Adjustments
w17634 Pablo Querubin
James M. Snyder
Jr.

The Control of Politicians in Normal Times and Times of Crisis: Wealth Accumulation by U.S. Congressmen, 1850-1880
w17620 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

The Long-Run Effects of the Scramble for Africa
w17601 Francesco Caselli
Andrea Tesei

Resource Windfalls, Political Regimes, and Political Stability
w17591 Eric A. Hanushek
Susanne Link
Ludger Woessmann

Does School Autonomy Make Sense Everywhere? Panel Estimates from PISA
w17577 William R. Kerr
William F. Lincoln
Prachi Mishra

The Dynamics of Firm Lobbying
w17572 Ruben Durante
Giovanna Labartino
Roberto Perotti

Academic Dynasties: Decentralization and Familism in the Italian Academia
w17571 Roberto Perotti
The "Austerity Myth": Gain Without Pain?
w17562 Marco Battaglini
Stephen Coate

Fiscal Policy and Unemployment
w17527 Yann Algan
Pierre Cahuc
Andrei Shleifer

Teaching Practices and Social Capital
w17518 Todd A. Gormley
Simon Johnson
Changyong Rhee

Ending "Too Big To Fail": Government Promises vs. Investor Perceptions
w17469 Brian G. Knight
State Gun Policy and Cross-State Externalities: Evidence from Crime Gun Tracing
w17464 Lubos Pastor
Pietro Veronesi

Political Uncertainty and Risk Premia
w17436 Matthew Gentzkow
Emir Kamenica

Competition in Persuasion
w17432 Fabrice Murtin
Romain Wacziarg

The Democratic Transition
w17431 Gilles St. Paul
Toward a Political Economy of Macroeconomic Thinking
w17417 Robin Burgess
Matthew Hansen
Benjamin A. Olken
Peter Potapov
Stefanie Sieber

The Political Economy of Deforestation in the Tropics
w17411 Frederico Finan
Laura A. Schechter

Vote-Buying and Reciprocity
w17409 Bård Harstad
The Market for Conservation and Other Hostages
w17398 Benjamin A. Olken
Rohini Pande

Corruption in Developing Countries
w17397 Marco Faravelli
Randall Walsh

Smooth Politicians and Paternalistic Voters: A Theory of Large Elections
w17395 Chris Edmond
Information Manipulation, Coordination, and Regime Change
w17386 Stephen P. Holland
Jonathan E. Hughes
Christopher R. Knittel
Nathan C. Parker

Some Inconvenient Truths About Climate Change Policy: The Distributional Impacts of Transportation Policies
w17384 Hanming Fang
Dmitry A. Shapiro
Arthur Zillante

An Experimental Study of Alternative Campaign Finance Systems: Donations, Elections and Policy Choices
w17314 Nico Voigtländer
Hans-Joachim Voth

How the West 'Invented' Fertility Restriction
w17306 Daron Acemoglu
Georgy Egorov
Konstantin Sonin

A Political Theory of Populism
w17293 Daron Acemoglu
James A. Robinson
Ragnar Torvik

Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances?
w17271 Enrico Spolaore
Romain Wacziarg

Long-Term Barriers to the International Diffusion of Innovations
w17270 Kerwin Kofi Charles
Melvin Stephens Jr.

Employment, Wages and Voter Turnout
w17266 Raghuram G. Rajan
Rodney Ramcharan

Constituencies and Legislation: The Fight over the McFadden Act of 1927
w17263 Riccardo Puglisi
James M. Snyder
Jr.

The Balanced U.S. Press
w17262 Levent Celik
Bilgehan Karabay
John McLaren

Trade Policy Making in a Model of Legislative Bargaining
w17234 Ilyana Kuziemko
Ryan W. Buell
Taly Reich
Michael I. Norton

"Last-place Aversion": Evidence and Redistributive Implications
w17230 Ruediger Bachmann
Jinhui Bai

Public Consumption Over the Business Cycle
w17206 Steven C.A. Pincus
James A. Robinson

What Really Happened During the Glorious Revolution?
w17184 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Divide and Rule or the Rule of the Divided? Evidence from Africa
w17171 John M. de Figueiredo
Committee Jurisdiction, Congressional Behavior and Policy Outcomes
w17158 Nicola Gennaioli
Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes
Andrei Shleifer

Human Capital and Regional Development
w17145 Stephen Coate
Property Taxation, Zoning, and Efficiency: A Dynamic Analysis
w17132 Daniel Treisman
Income, Democracy, and the Cunning of Reason
w17113 Nico Voigtlaender
Hans-Joachim Voth

Persecution Perpetuated: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Semitic Violence in Nazi Germany
w17106 James A. Robinson
Ragnar Torvik

Institutional Comparative Statics
w17099 Ebonya L. Washington
Do Majority Black Districts Limit Blacks' Representation? The Case of the 1990 Redistricting
w17098 Alberto F. Alesina
Paola Giuliano
Nathan Nunn

On the Origins of Gender Roles: Women and the Plough
w17066 Daron Acemoglu
Matthew O. Jackson

History, Expectations, and Leadership in the Evolution of Social Norms
w17080 Athanasios Orphanides
John Williams

Monetary Policy Mistakes and the Evolution of Inflation Expectations
w17076 Deniz Igan
Prachi Mishra
Thierry Tressel

A Fistful of Dollars: Lobbying and the Financial Crisis
w17062 Jens Ludwig
Jeffrey R. Kling
Sendhil Mullainathan

Mechanism Experiments and Policy Evaluations
w17051 Suresh Naidu
Noam Yuchtman

Coercive Contract Enforcement: Law and the Labor Market in 19th Century Industrial Britain
w17047 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna
Ulrike Malmendier

The Role of Theory in Field Experiments
w16989 Stefano DellaVigna
Ruben Enikolopov
Vera Mironova
Maria Petrova
Ekaterina Zhuravskaya

Cross-border media and nationalism: Evidence from Serbian radio in Croatia
w17015 Kent Smetters
Walter E. Theseira

A Matter of Trust: Understanding Worldwide Public Pension Conversions
w17012 Katherine Casey
Rachel Glennerster
Edward Miguel

Reshaping Institutions: Evidence on Aid Impacts Using a Pre-Analysis Plan
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"
w16952 Arindrajit Dube
Ethan Kaplan
Suresh Naidu

Coups, Corporations, and Classified Information
w16949 Erik Snowberg
Justin Wolfers
Eric Zitzewitz

How Prediction Markets Can Save Event Studies
w16948 Monica Martinez-Bravo
Gerard Padró i Miquel
Nancy Qian
Yang Yao

Do Local Elections in Non-Democracies Increase Accountability? Evidence from Rural China
w16939 Willa Friedman
Michael Kremer
Edward Miguel
Rebecca Thornton

Education as Liberation?
w16891 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Trust in Public Institutions over the Business Cycle
w16838 Daniel Treisman
The Geography of Fear
w16835 Eric J. Brunner
Stephen L. Ross
Ebonya L. Washington

Does Less Income Mean Less Representation?
w16832 Jess Benhabib
Alejandro Corvalan
Mark M. Spiegel

Reestablishing the Income-Democracy Nexus
w16821 Rafael La Porta
Andrei Shleifer

The Unofficial Economy in Africa
w16787 Santiago Carbo-Valverde
Edward J. Kane
Francisco Rodriguez-Fernandez

Safety-Net Benefits Conferred on Difficult-to-Fail-and-Unwind Banks in the US and EU Before and During the Great Recession
w16765 Marianne Bertrand
Matilde Bombardini
Francesco Trebbi

Is It Whom You Know or What You Know? An Empirical Assessment of the Lobbying Process
w16756 Lee J. Alston
Krister Andersson

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Forest Protection: The Transaction Costs of REDD
w16737 Hans B. Christensen
Luzi Hail
Christian Leuz

Capital-Market Effects of Securities Regulation: Prior Conditions, Implementation, and Enforcement
w16735 Pablo T. Spiller
Transaction Cost Regulation
w16722 Lance Lochner
Non-Production Benefits of Education: Crime, Health, and Good Citizenship
w16718 Alberto Alesina
Paola Giuliano
Nathan Nunn

Fertility and the Plough
w16693 Barry K. Goodwin
Ashok K. Mishra
François Ortalo-Magné

The Buck Stops Where? The Distribution of Agricultural Subsidies
w16682 Daron Acemoglu
Mikhail Golosov
Aleh Tsyvinski
Pierre Yared

A Dynamic Theory of Resource Wars
w16667 Allan Drazen
Ethan Ilzetzki

Kosher Pork
2010
w16645 Rafael Di Tella
Ricardo Pérez-Truglia

Conveniently Upset: Avoiding Altruism by Distorting Beliefs About Others
w16637 Michael McBride
Gary Richardson

Stopping Suicide Attacks: Optimal Strategies and Unintended Consequences
w16635 Alain de Janvry
Frederico Finan
Elisabeth Sadoulet

Local Electoral Incentives and Decentralized Program Performance
w16621 Rafael Di Tella
Juan Dubra

Peronist Beliefs and Interventionist Policies
w16610 Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian

The Determinants of Food Aid Provisions to Africa and the Developing World
w16597 William Easterly
Ariell Reshef

African Export Successes: Surprises, Stylized Facts, and Explanations
w16572 Hendrik Wolff
Howard Chong
Maximilian Auffhammer

Classification, Detection and Consequences of Data Error: Evidence from the Human Development Index
w16550 Wolfgang Keller
Ben Li
Carol H. Shiue

China's Foreign Trade: Perspectives From the Past 150 Years
w16542 C. Simon Fan
Chen Lin
Daniel Treisman

Embezzlement Versus Bribery
w16530 B. Douglas Bernheim
Navin Kartik

Candidates, Character, and Corruption
w16512 Alberto Bisin
Thierry Verdier

The Economics of Cultural Transmission and Socialization
w16509 Aimee Chin
Nishith Prakash

The Redistributive Effects of Political Reservation for Minorities: Evidence from India
w16493 Efraim Benmelech
Claude Berrebi
Esteban Klor

Counter-Suicide-Terrorism: Evidence from House Demolitions
w16475 David A. Jaeger
Esteban F. Klor
Sami H. Miaari
M. Daniele Paserman

Can Militants Use Violence to Win Public Support? Evidence from the Second Intifada
w16465 Alberto Bisin
Eleonora Patacchini
Thierry Verdier
Yves Zenou

Bend It Like Beckham: Ethnic Identity and Integration
w16461 Edward Miguel
Shanker Satyanath

Understanding Transitory Rainfall Shocks, Economic Growth and Civil Conflict
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
w16442 Alicia H. Munnell
Jean-Pierre Aubry
Laura Quinby

Public Pension Funding in Practice
w16441 Daniel W. Sacks
Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Subjective Well-Being, Income, Economic Development and Growth
w16440 Marshall Burke
John Dykema
David Lobell
Edward Miguel
Shanker Satyanath

Climate and Civil War: Is the Relationship Robust?
w16437 Lauren Cohen
Christopher Malloy

Friends in High Places
w16415 Lara B. Aknin
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh
Elizabeth W. Dunn
John F. Helliwell
Robert Biswas-Diener
Imelda Kemeza
Paul Nyende
Claire E. Ashton-James
Michael I. Norton

Prosocial Spending and Well-Being: Cross-Cultural Evidence for a Psychological Universal
w16413 Alberto F. Alesina
Francesco Passarelli

Regulation Versus Taxation
w16368 Yuriy Gorodnichenko
Gerard Roland

Culture, Institutions and the Wealth of Nations
w16361 Xin Meng
Nancy Qian
Pierre Yared

The Institutional Causes of China's Great Famine, 1959-61
w16356 John M. de Figueiredo
Chang Ho Ji
Thad Kousser

Financing Direct Democracy: Revisiting the Research on Campaign Spending and Citizen Initiatives
w16351 Atif Mian
Amir Sufi

The Effects of Fiscal Stimulus: Evidence from the 2009 'Cash for Clunkers' Program
w16320 Efraim Benmelech
Claude Berrebi
Esteban F. Klor

Economic Conditions and the Quality of Suicide Terrorism
w16315 Alessandra Casella
Aniol Llorente-Saguer
Thomas R. Palfrey

Competitive Equilibrium in Markets for Votes
w16299 Leah Platt Boustan
Fernando Ferreira
Hernan Winkler
Eric Zolt

Income Inequality and Local Government in the United States, 1970-2000
w16277 Raquel Fernández
Does Culture Matter?
w16241 Matthew E. Kahn
Matthew J. Kotchen

Environmental Concern and the Business Cycle: The Chilling Effect of Recession
w16224 Assaf Razin
Efraim Sadka

Fiscal and Migration Competition
w16207 Charles F. Manski
Policy Analysis with Incredible Certitude
w16196 Rachel Glennerster
Edward Miguel
Alexander Rothenberg

Collective Action in Diverse Sierra Leone Communities
w16160 Henry S. Farber
Rational Choice and Voter Turnout: Evidence from Union Representation Elections
w16152 Luke N. Condra
Joseph H. Felter
Radha K. Iyengar
Jacob N. Shapiro

The Effect of Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan and Iraq
w16128 Lubos Pastor
Pietro Veronesi

Uncertainty about Government Policy and Stock Prices
w16119 Bård Harstad
Buy coal? Deposit markets prevent carbon leakage
w16107 Atif Mian
Amir Sufi
Francesco Trebbi

The Political Economy of the Subprime Mortgage Credit Expansion
w16086 Robert P. Inman
States in Fiscal Distress
w16083 Daron Acemoglu
Tarek A. Hassan
James A. Robinson

Social Structure and Development: A Legacy of the Holocaust in Russia
w16025 John F. Helliwell
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh

How Much is Social Capital Worth?
w16018 Benjamin Feigenberg
Erica M. Field
Rohini Pande

Building Social Capital Through MicroFinance
w15981 Daniel Berger
William Easterly
Nathan Nunn
Shanker Satyanath

Commercial Imperialism? Political Influence and Trade During the Cold War
w15980 Vivi Alatas
Abhijit Banerjee
Rema Hanna
Benjamin A. Olken
Julia Tobias

Targeting the Poor: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia
w15944 Daron Acemoglu
Theory, General Equilibrium and Political Economy in Development Economics
w15958 Daron Acemoglu
Gino Gancia
Fabrizio Zilibotti

Competing Engines of Growth: Innovation and Standardization
w15925 Daniel J. Benjamin
James J. Choi
Geoffrey W. Fisher

Religious Identity and Economic Behavior
w15916 Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro

Ideological Segregation Online and Offline
w15911 John F. Helliwell
Shun Wang

Trust and Well-being
w15887 John F. Helliwell
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh

Measuring and Understanding Subjective Well-Being
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
w15856 Alberto F. Alesina
Andrea Stella

The Politics of Monetary Policy
w15845 Luigi Guiso
Paola Sapienza
Luigi Zingales

Civic Capital as the Missing Link
w15839 Lauren Cohen
Joshua D. Coval
Christopher Malloy

Do Powerful Politicians Cause Corporate Downsizing?
w15819 Daniel Treisman
"Loans for Shares" Revisited
w15776 Karla Hoff
Joseph E. Stiglitz

Equilibrium Fictions: A Cognitive Approach to Societal Rigidity
w15771 Lee J. Alston
Bernardo Mueller

Property Rights, Land Conflict and Tenancy in Brazil
w15748 Gerard Padró i Miquel
Pierre Yared

The Political Economy of Indirect Control
w15738 Nancy Qian
David Yanagizawa-Drott

Government Distortion in Independently Owned Media: Evidence from U.S. Cold War News Coverage of Human Rights
w15713 Brian G. Knight
Nathan Schiff

Spatial Competition and Cross-border Shopping: Evidence from State Lotteries
w15705 Fernanda Brollo
Tommaso Nannicini
Roberto Perotti
Guido Tabellini

The Political Resource Curse
w15700 Xiaobo Lü
Kenneth F. Scheve
Matthew J. Slaughter

Envy, Altruism, and the International Distribution of Trade Protection
w15697 Daniel Bogart
Gary Richardson

Property Rights and Parliament in Industrializing Britain
w15694 Daron Acemoglu
Pierre Yared

Political Limits to Globalization
w15693 Daron Acemoglu
Institutions, Factor Prices and Taxation: Virtues of Strong States?
w15667 Daniel Treisman
Oil and Democracy in Russia
w15651 Andrei Shleifer
Efficient Regulation
w15643 Alexander Whalley
Elected Versus Appointed Policymakers: Evidence from City Treasurers
w15640 Anne Case
Christina Paxson

The Long Reach of Childhood Health and Circumstance: Evidence from the Whitehall II Study
2009
w15602 Rafael Di Tella
Ernesto Schargrodsky

Criminal Recidivism after Prison and Electronic Monitoring
w15587 Alberto F. Alesina
Guido Cozzi
Noemi Mantovan

The Evolution of Ideology, Fairness and Redistribution
w15578 Daron Acemoglu
James A. Robinson
Rafael Santos

The Monopoly of Violence: Evidence from Colombia
w15560 Enrico Spolaore
National Borders, Conflict and Peace
w15559 Ernesto Dal Bó
Pedro Dal Bó

"Do the Right Thing:" The Effects of Moral Suasion on Cooperation
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
w15544 Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro
Michael Sinkinson

The Effect of Newspaper Entry and Exit on Electoral Politics
w15540 Emir Kamenica
Matthew Gentzkow

Bayesian Persuasion
w15475 Alan M. Taylor
The Global 1970s and the Echo of the Great Depression
w15465 Efraim Benmelech
Claude Berrebi
Esteban F. Klor

The Economic Cost of Harboring Terrorism
w15448 Laura Alfaro
Anusha Chari

India Transformed? Insights from the Firm Level 1988-2005
w15438 Alberto F. Alesina
Silvia Ardagna

Large Changes in Fiscal Policy: Taxes Versus Spending
w15417 Francesco Giavazzi
Fabio Schiantarelli
Michel Serafinelli

Culture, Policies and Labor Market Outcomes
w15415 Alberto F. Alesina
Paola Giuliano

Family Ties and Political Participation
w15403 Charles Calomiris
Banking Crises and the Rules of the Game
w15402 Rafael Di Tella
Ignacio Franceschelli

Government Advertising and Media Coverage of Corruption Scandals
w15400 Daron Acemoglu
Mikhail Golosov
Aleh Tsyvinski

Power Fluctuations and Political Economy
w15397 Robert E. Baldwin
U.S. Trade Policy Since 1934: An Uneven Path Toward Greater Trade Liberalization
w15378 Daron Acemoglu
Davide Ticchi
Andrea Vindigni

Persistence of Civil Wars
w15368 Adi Brender
Allan Drazen

Do Leaders Affect Government Spending Priorities?
w15365 Alan S. Gerber
Gregory A. Huber
Ebonya Washington

Party Affiliation, Partisanship, and Political Beliefs: A Field Experiment
w15360 Klaus Desmet
Ignacio Ortuño-Ortín
Romain Wacziarg

The Political Economy of Ethnolinguistic Cleavages
w15355 Raquel Fernández
Women's Rights and Development
w15344 Jeffrey Butler
Paola Giuliano
Luigi Guiso

The Right Amount of Trust
w15321 Paola Giuliano
Antonio Spilimbergo

Growing Up in a Recession: Beliefs and the Macroeconomy
w15319 Diego A. Comin
Bart Hobijn

The CHAT Dataset
w15264 Lee J. Alston
Edwyna Harris
Bernardo Mueller

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Informal Taxation
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Romain Wacziarg

War and Relatedness
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State Capacity, Conflict and Development
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Rodney Ramcharan

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Empirics of Strategic Interdependence: The Case of the Racial Tipping Point
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Marcelo Olarreaga

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Daniel Ortega
Francisco Rodriguez

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Davide Cantoni
Simon Johnson
James A. Robinson

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Paola Giuliano

Preferences for Redistribution
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Edward Miguel

Civil War
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Ragnar Torvik

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Government Transfers and Political Support
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Gerard Padró i Miquel

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Endogenous Presidentialism
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Alberto F. Motta

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Media Coverage of Political Scandals
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Juan Dubra
Robert MacCulloch

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Ernesto Schargrodsky

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Silvia Ardagna
Vincenzo Galasso

The Euro and Structural Reforms
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Amir Sufi
Francesco Trebbi

The Political Economy of the U.S. Mortgage Default Crisis
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Chun-Fang Chiang

Media Bias and Influence: Evidence from Newspaper Endorsements
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Estate Acts, 1600 to 1830: A New Source for British History
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Luigi Zingales

Media versus Special Interests
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Landed Interests and Financial Underdevelopment in the United States
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Mark Rosenzweig

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Luigi Zingales

Long Term Persistence
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Monica Singhal

Culture, Context, and the Taste for Redistribution
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Paolo Emilio Mistrulli

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Powerful Women: Does Exposure Reduce Bias?
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Richard T. Holden

Ambiguity and Extremism in Elections
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Foreign Influence and Welfare
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Pablo Querubin
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Sami H. Miaari
M. Daniele Paserman

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Brian J. McCabe

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Women's Liberation: What's in It for Men?
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Davide Ticchi
Andrea Vindigni

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Dividend Taxation and Intertemporal Tax Arbitrage
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Jonathan Monten

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Political Entry, Public Policies, and the Economy
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A Long Term Perspective on the Euro
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Federalism's Values and the Value of Federalism
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Paola Sapienza
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Social Capital as Good Culture
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Investor Protection and Interest Group Politics
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Francesco Trebbi

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Nathan Schiff

Momentum and Social Learning in Presidential Primaries
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Robert MacCulloch

Happiness, Contentment and Other Emotions for Central Banks
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Firouz Gahvari

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Courtney LaFountain

Still the Economy, Stupid: Economic Voting in the 2004 Presidential Election
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Joseph Gyourko

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Measuring the Compactness of Political Districting Plans
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The Smuggling of Art, and the Art of Smuggling: Uncovering the Illicit Trade in Cultural Property and Antiques
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Testing Limits to Policy Reversal: Evidence from Indian Privatizations
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Aggregate Demand and Supply
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Riccardo Puglisi
James M. Snyder
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Partisan Bias in Economic News: Evidence on the Agenda-Setting Behavior of U.S. Newspapers
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Eliana La Ferrara

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The Curious Dawn of American Public Schools
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Simon Johnson
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Matthias Doepke

To Segregate or to Integrate: Education Politics and Democracy
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Michael Kremer
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Howard J. Shatz

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Pablo Querubín
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Alberto Alesina
Francesco Trebbi

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Happiness Adaptation to Income and to Status in an Individual Panel
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Party Influence in Congress and the Economy
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Davide Ticchi
Andrea Vindigni

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Political Competitiveness
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Sergio Urzua
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Edwin C.-L. Lai

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Silvia Ardagna
Francesco Trebbi

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Guido Tabellini

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Ebonya Washington

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Allan Drazen

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Bryce A. Ward

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Douglas O. Staiger
Jeffrey M. Weinstein

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Nichola Fuchs Schuendeln

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Stephen Coate

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Torsten Persson
Daniel Sturm

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Enrico Moretti

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Politics and Economics in Weak and Strong States
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