NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Political Economy Archive


2012
w18641 Ned Augenblick
Jesse M. Cunha
Ernesto Dal Bó
Justin M. Rao

The Economics of Faith: Using an Apocalyptic Prophecy to Elicit Religious Beliefs in the Field

w18633 Gerard Padro i Miquel
Nancy Qian
Yang Yao

Social Fragmentation, Public Goods and Elections: Evidence from China

w18612 Daniel B. Jones
Werner Troesken
Randall Walsh

A Poll Tax by any Other Name: The Political Economy of Disenfranchisement

w18595 Daron Acemoglu
Gino Gancia
Fabrizio Zilibotti

Offshoring and Directed Technical Change

w18588 Lee J. Alston
Marcus Melo
Bernardo Mueller
Carlos Pereira

Changing Social Contracts: Beliefs and Dissipative Inclusion in Brazil

w18585 Marco Battaglini
Bård Harstad

Participation and Duration of Environmental Agreements

w18584 Wojciech Kopczuk
Taxation of Intergenerational Transfers and Wealth

w18573 Alessandra Casella
Sébastien Turban

Democracy Undone. Systematic Minority Advantage in Competitive Vote Markets

w18545 Marina Halac
Pierre Yared

Fiscal Rules and Discretion under Persistent Shocks

w18539 Victor A.B. Davies
Sylvain Dessy

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

w18519 Bård Harstad
Matti Liski

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, Economic Activity 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: Hysteresis, 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

De Facto and De Jure Property Rights: Land Settlement and Land Conflict on the Australian, Brazilian and U.S. Frontiers

w15302 Daron Acemoglu
Mikhail Golosov
Aleh Tsyvinski

Political Economy of Ramsey Taxation

w15298 Stefano DellaVigna
Matthew Gentzkow

Persuasion: Empirical Evidence

w15279 Frederick Schauer
Richard Zeckhauser

The Trouble with Cases

w15275 Asli Demirguc-Kunt
Ross Levine

Finance and Inequality: Theory and Evidence

w15230 Daron Acemoglu
Georgy Egorov
Konstantin Sonin

Political Selection and Persistence of Bad Governments

w15224 David Albouy
Partisan Representation in Congress and the Geographic Distribution of Federal Funds

w15221 Benjamin A. Olken
Monica Singhal

Informal Taxation

w15209 Lee J. Alston
Andrés A. Gallo

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

w15201 Rafael Di Tella
Juan Dubra

Anger and Regulation

w15172 Charles F. Manski
WHEN CONSENSUS CHOICE DOMINATES INDIVIDUALISM: Jensen's Inequality and Collective Decisions under Uncertainty

w15157 Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian

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

w15155 Daron Acemoglu
Melissa Dell

Productivity Differences Between and Within Countries

w15140 Marc T. Law
Zeynep K. Hansen

Medical Licensing Board Characteristics and Physician Discipline: An Empirical Analysis

w15139 Bruce Ian Carlin
Simon Gervais
Gustavo Manso

When Does Libertarian Paternalism Work?

w15127 Isaías N. Chaves
Leopoldo Fergusson
James A. Robinson

He Who Counts Elects: Determinants of Fraud in the 1922 Colombian Presidential Election

w15095 Enrico Spolaore
Romain Wacziarg

War and Relatedness

w15088 Timothy J. Besley
Torsten Persson

State Capacity, Conflict and Development

w15083 Raghuram G. Rajan
Rodney Ramcharan

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

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

w15064 Christina M. Fong
Erzo F.P. Luttmer

Do Race and Fairness Matter in Generosity? Evidence from a Nationally Representative Charity Experiment

w15050 Matthias Doepke
Fabrizio Zilibotti

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

w15053 John M. de Figueiredo
Integrated Political Strategy

w14963 Michael I. Cragg
Matthew E. Kahn

Carbon Geography: The Political Economy of Congressional Support for Legislation Intended to Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Production

w14953 Kishore Gawande
Pravin Krishna
Marcelo Olarreaga

What Governments Maximize and Why: The View from Trade

w14937 Claudio Ferraz
Frederico Finan

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

w14923 Chang-Tai Hsieh
Edward Miguel
Daniel Ortega
Francisco Rodriguez

The Price of Political Opposition: Evidence from Venezuela's Maisanta

w14918 Nathan Nunn
Diego Puga

Ruggedness: The Blessing of Bad Geography in Africa

w14906 Claudio Ferraz
Frederico Finan

Motivating Politicians: The Impacts of Monetary Incentives on Quality and Performance

w14899 Nathan Nunn
The Importance of History for Economic Development

w14893 Stefano Gagliarducci
M. Daniele Paserman

Gender Interactions within Hierarchies: Evidence from the Political Arena

w14857 Stephen Coate
Brian Knight

Government Form and Public Spending: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Municipalities

w14831 Daron Acemoglu
Davide Cantoni
Simon Johnson
James A. Robinson

The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution

w14825 Alberto F. Alesina
Paola Giuliano

Preferences for Redistribution

w14801 Christopher Blattman
Edward Miguel

Civil War

w14799 James A. Robinson
Ragnar Torvik

The Real Swing Voter's Curse

w14771 Matilde Bombardini
Francesco Trebbi

Competition and Political Organization: Together or Alone in Lobbying for Trade Policy?

w14762 Ruben Durante
Brian Knight

Partisan Control, Media Bias, and Viewer Responses: Evidence from Berlusconi's Italy

w14703 Simeon Djankov
Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes
Andrei Shleifer

Disclosure by Politicians

w14702 Marco Manacorda
Edward Miguel
Andrea Vigorito

Government Transfers and Political Support

w14648 Philippe Aghion
Yann Algan
Pierre Cahuc
Andrei Shleifer

Regulation and Distrust


2008
w14628 John William Hatfield
Gerard Padró i Miquel

A Political Economy Theory of Partial Decentralization

w14606 Eli Berman
Jacob N. Shapiro
Joseph H. Felter

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

w14604 Peter Blair Henry
Conrad Miller

Institutions vs. Policies: A Tale of Two Islands

w14603 James A. Robinson
Ragnar Torvik

Endogenous Presidentialism

w14580 Loretti I. Dobrescu
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Alberto F. Motta

Why Aren't Developed Countries Saving?

w14598 Riccardo Puglisi
James M. Snyder
Jr.

Media Coverage of Political Scandals

w14585 Timothy J. Besley
Torsten Persson

The Incidence of Civil War: Theory and Evidence

w14584 Tommaso Monacelli
Roberto Perotti

Fiscal Policy, Wealth Effects, and Markups

w14579 Robert P. Inman
The Flypaper Effect

w14556 Rafael Di Tella
Juan Dubra
Robert MacCulloch

A Resource Belief-Curse? Oil and Individualism

w14511 Ernesto Dal Bó
Martín Rossi

Term Length and Political Performance

w14508 Ernesto Dal Bó
Marko Terviö

Self-Esteem, Moral Capital, and Wrongdoing

w14487 Alessandra Casella
Storable Votes and Agenda Order Control. Theory and Experiments

w14483 Rafael Di Tella
Sebastian Galiani
Ernesto Schargrodsky

Reality versus Propaganda in the Formation of Beliefs about Privatization

w14479 Alberto Alesina
Silvia Ardagna
Vincenzo Galasso

The Euro and Structural Reforms

w14468 Atif Mian
Amir Sufi
Francesco Trebbi

The Political Economy of the U.S. Mortgage Default Crisis

w14445 Brian G. Knight
Chun-Fang Chiang

Media Bias and Influence: Evidence from Newspaper Endorsements

w14393 Dan Bogart
Gary Richardson

Estate Acts, 1600 to 1830: A New Source for British History

w14363 William Easterly
Can the West Save Africa?

w14360 Alexander Dyck
David Moss
Luigi Zingales

Media versus Special Interests

w14347 Raghuram G. Rajan
Rodney Ramcharan

Landed Interests and Financial Underdevelopment in the United States

w14335 Kaivan Munshi
Mark Rosenzweig

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

w14302 Julio J. Rotemberg
Attitude-Dependent Altruism, Turnout and Voting

w14278 Luigi Guiso
Paola Sapienza
Luigi Zingales

Long Term Persistence

w14268 Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Monica Singhal

Culture, Context, and the Taste for Redistribution

w14239 Daron Acemoglu
Georgy Egorov
Konstantin Sonin

Dynamics and Stability of Constitutions, Coalitions, and Clubs

w14206 Alan Gerber
Daniel Kessler
Marc Meredith

The Persuasive Effects of Direct Mail: A Regression Discontinuity Approach

w14202 Alberto F. Alesina
Francesca Lotti
Paolo Emilio Mistrulli

Do Women Pay More for Credit? Evidence from Italy

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

Powerful Women: Does Exposure Reduce Bias?

w14143 Alberto F. Alesina
Richard T. Holden

Ambiguity and Extremism in Elections

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

w14129 Pol Antràs
Gerard Padró i Miquel

Foreign Influence and Welfare

w14123 Benjamin A. Olken
Direct Democracy and Local Public Goods: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia

w14107 Dan Bogart
Gary Richardson

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

w14103 Alessandra Casella
Shuky Ehrenberg
Andrew Gelman
Jie Shen

Protecting Minorities in Binary Elections: A Test of Storable Votes Using Field Data

w14091 Eric J. Brunner
Stephen L. Ross
Ebonya L. Washington

Economics and Ideology: Causal Evidence of the Impact of Economic Conditions on Support for Redistribution and Other Ballot Proposals

w14050 Dani Rodrik
Second-Best Institutions

w14047 Marco Battaglini
Stephen Coate

Fiscal Policy over the Real Business Cycle: A Positive Theory

w14033 Daron Acemoglu
Simon Johnson
Pablo Querubin
James A. Robinson

When Does Policy Reform Work? The Case of Central Bank Independence

w13999 Pedro Dal Bó
Andrew Foster
Louis Putterman

Institutions and Behavior: Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Democracy

w13995 David Y. Albouy
The Unequal Geographic Burden of Federal Taxation

w13992 William Easterly
Shanker Satyanath
Daniel Berger

Superpower Interventions and their Consequences for Democracy: An Empirical Inquiry

w13968 Edward Miguel
Sebastián M. Saiegh
Shanker Satyanath

National Cultures and Soccer Violence

w13964 Sylvain Chassang
Gerard Padro i Miquel

Conflict and Deterrence under Strategic Risk

w13956 David A. Jaeger
Esteban F. Klor
Sami H. Miaari
M. Daniele Paserman

The Struggle for Palestinian Hearts and Minds: Violence and Public Opinion in the Second Intifada

w13945 Dalton Conley
Brian J. McCabe

Bribery or Just Desserts? Evidence on the Influence of Congressional Voting Patterns on PAC Contributions from Exogenous Variation in the Sex Mix of Legislator Offspring

w13919 Matthias Doepke
Michèle Tertilt

Women's Liberation: What's in It for Men?

w13915 Daron Acemoglu
Davide Ticchi
Andrea Vindigni

A Theory of Military Dictatorships

w13907 Roland Bénabou
Ideology

w13878 James M. Snyder
Jr.
David Strömberg

Press Coverage and Political Accountability

w13858 Anton Korinek
Joseph E. Stiglitz

Dividend Taxation and Intertemporal Tax Arbitrage

w13839 Radha Iyengar
Jonathan Monten

Is There an "Emboldenment" Effect? Evidence from the Insurgency in Iraq

w13830 Casey B. Mulligan
Kevin K. Tsui

Political Entry, Public Policies, and the Economy

w13815 Michael D. Bordo
Harold James

A Long Term Perspective on the Euro

w13809 Aron Balas
Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes
Andrei Shleifer

The Divergence of Legal Procedures

w13779 Ricardo J. Caballero
Pierre Yared

Inflating the Beast: Political Incentives Under Uncertainty

w13774 Charles Calomiris
Raymond Fisman
Yongxiang Wang

Profiting from Government Stakes in a Command Economy: Evidence from Chinese Asset Sales

w13757 Gary Richardson
Dan Bogart

Institutional Adaptability and Economic Development: The Property Rights Revolution in Britain, 1700 to 1830

w13735 Robert P. Inman
Federalism's Values and the Value of Federalism

w13733 Robert P. Inman
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

Federal Institutions and the Democratic Transition: Learning from South Africa


2007
w13712 Luigi Guiso
Paola Sapienza
Luigi Zingales

Social Capital as Good Culture

w13702 Lucian A. Bebchuk
Zvika Neeman

Investor Protection and Interest Group Politics

w13672 Matilde Bombardini
Francesco Trebbi

Votes or Money? Theory and Evidence from the US Congress.

w13637 Brian Knight
Nathan Schiff

Momentum and Social Learning in Presidential Primaries

w13622 Rafael Di Tella
Robert MacCulloch

Happiness, Contentment and Other Emotions for Central Banks

w13606 Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat
Ebonya L. Washington

Segregation and Black Political Efficacy

w13593 Edward J. Kane
Incentive Conflict In Central-Bank Responses to Sectoral Turmoil in Financial Hub Countries

w13562 Aaron Edlin
Andrew Gelman
Noah Kaplan

Voting as a Rational Choice: Why and How People Vote to Improve the Well-Being of Others

w13557 Janet Currie
Firouz Gahvari

Transfers in Cash and In Kind: Theory Meets the Data

w13549 Jeffrey S. DeSimone
Courtney LaFountain

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

w13535 Fernando Ferreira
Joseph Gyourko

Do Political Parties Matter? Evidence from U.S. Cities

w13359 Howard C. Kunreuther
Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan

Evaluating The Effectiveness of Terrorism Risk Financing Solutions

w13457 Adi Brender
Allan Drazen

Why is Economic Policy Different in New Democracies? Affecting Attitudes About Democracy

w13456 Roland G. Fryer
Jr
Richard T. Holden

Measuring the Compactness of Political Districting Plans

w13446 Raymond Fisman
Shang-Jin Wei

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

w13431 Sukkoo Kim
Institutions and U.S. Regional Development: A Study of Massachusetts and Virginia

w13427 Siddhartha G. Dastidar
Raymond Fisman
Tarun Khanna

Testing Limits to Policy Reversal: Evidence from Indian Privatizations

w13420 Stefano DellaVigna
Psychology and Economics: Evidence from the Field

w13406 Roger E. A. Farmer
Aggregate Demand and Supply

w13393 Barry Eichengreen
The Breakup of the Euro Area

w13378 Valentino Larcinese
Riccardo Puglisi
James M. Snyder
Jr.

Partisan Bias in Economic News: Evidence on the Agenda-Setting Behavior of U.S. Newspapers

w13355 Stefano DellaVigna
Eliana La Ferrara

Detecting Illegal Arms Trade

w13335 Sun Go
Peter H. Lindert

The Curious Dawn of American Public Schools

w13334 Daron Acemoglu
Simon Johnson
James A. Robinson
Pierre Yared

Reevaluating the Modernization Hypothesis

w13321 Pablo T. Spiller
Rafael Gely

Strategic Judicial Decision Making

w13319 David de la Croix
Matthias Doepke

To Segregate or to Integrate: Education Politics and Democracy

w13300 Paul Glewwe
Michael Kremer
Sylvie Moulin

Many Children Left Behind? Textbooks and Test Scores in Kenya

w13258 Orley Ashenfelter
Stephen Ciccarella
Howard J. Shatz

French Wine and the U.S. Boycott of 2003: Does Politics Really Affect Commerce?

w13223 Sung Won Kang
Hugh Rockoff

After Johnny Came Marching Home: The Political Economy of Veterans' Benefits in the Nineteenth Century

w13219 Christina M. Fong
Erzo F.P. Luttmer

What Determines Giving to Hurricane Katrina Victims? Experimental Evidence on Income, Race, and Fairness

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

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

w13180 Philippe Aghion
Alberto Alesina
Francesco Trebbi

Democracy, Technology, and Growth

w13164 Rafael Di Tella
Robert MacCulloch

Why Doesn't Capitalism Flow to Poor Countries?

w13163 Rafael Di Tella
Federico Weinschelbaum

Choosing Agents and Monitoring Consumption: A Note on Wealth as a Corruption-Controlling Device

w13159 Rafael Di Tella
John Haisken-De New
Robert MacCulloch

Happiness Adaptation to Income and to Status in an Individual Panel

w13150 Torsten Persson
Guido Tabellini

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

w13145 Benjamin A. Olken
Patrick Barron

The Simple Economics of Extortion: Evidence from Trucking in Aceh

w13122 Ernesto Dal Bó
Pedro Dal Bó
Jason Snyder

Political Dynasties

w13120 Simon Johnson
Jonathan D. Ostry
Arvind Subramanian

The Prospects for Sustained Growth in Africa: Benchmarking the Constraints

w13106 Frank Levy
Peter Temin

Inequality and Institutions in 20th Century America

w13102 Benjamin F. Jones
Benjamin A. Olken

Hit or Miss? The Effect of Assassinations on Institutions and War

w13051 Alberto Alesina
Paola Giuliano

The Power of the Family

w13031 Edward L. Glaeser
Bruce Sacerdote

Aggregation Reversals and the Social Formation of Beliefs

w13028 Timothy Besley
Torsten Persson

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

w13008 Nicola Persico
José Carlos Rodríguez-Pueblita
Dan Silverman

Factions and Political Competition

w12952 Yael V. Hochberg
Paola Sapienza
Annette Vissing-Jorgensen

A Lobbying Approach to Evaluating the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

w12922 Arianna Degan
Antonio Merlo

Do Voters Vote Sincerely?

w12921 Andrea Mattozzi
Antonio Merlo

Political Careers or Career Politicians?

w12920 Andrea Mattozzi
Antonio Merlo

Mediocracy

w12910 Efraim Benmelech
Claude Berrebi

Attack Assignments in Terror Organizations and The Productivity of Suicide Bombers

w12871 Jess Benhabib
Boyan Jovanovic

Optimal Migration: A World Perspective

w12859 Francisco J. Gomes
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Luis M. Viceira

The Excess Burden of Government Indecision

w12833 Francesco Caselli
Nicola Gennaioli

Economics and Politics of Alternative Institutional Reforms

w12818 Raymond Fisman
Peter Moustakerski
Shang-Jin Wei

Outsourcing Tariff Evasion: A New Explanation for Entrepot Trade


2006
w12789 Mario Chacon
James A. Robinson
Ragnar Torvik

When is Democracy an Equilibrium?: Theory and Evidence from Colombia's "La Violencia"

w12751 Erik Snowberg
Justin Wolfers
Eric Zitzewitz

Party Influence in Congress and the Economy

w12749 Daron Acemoglu
Georgy Egorov
Konstantin Sonin

Coalition Formation in Political Games

w12748 Daron Acemoglu
Davide Ticchi
Andrea Vindigni

Emergence and Persistence of Inefficient States

w12738 Edward L. Glaeser
The Political Economy of Warfare

w12709 Kelly Shue
Erzo F. P. Luttmer

Who Misvotes? The Effect of Differential Cognition Costs on Election Outcomes

w12707 Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro

What Drives Media Slant? Evidence from U.S. Daily Newspapers

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

w12660 Daniel J. Benjamin
Jesse M. Shapiro

Thin-Slice Forecasts of Gubernatorial Elections

w12653 Casey B. Mulligan
Kevin K. Tsui

Political Competitiveness

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

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

w12588 Richard B. Freeman
Optimal Inequality/Optimal Incentives: Evidence from a Tournament

w12574 James J. Heckman
Sergio Urzua
Edward J. Vytlacil

Understanding Instrumental Variables in Models with Essential Heterogeneity

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

w12561 Benjamin A. Olken
Do Television and Radio Destroy Social Capital? Evidence from Indonesian Villages

w12553 Jeffrey G. Williamson
Inequality and Schooling Responses to Globalization Forces: Lessons from History

w12526 E. Han Kim
Adair Morse
Luigi Zingales

What Has Mattered to Economics Since 1970

w12517 Jean-Marie Baland
James A. Robinson

Land and Power: Theory and Evidence from Chile

w12448 Roberto Chang
Electoral Uncertainty and the Volatility of International Capital Flows

w12428 Benjamin A. Olken
Corruption Perceptions vs. Corruption Reality

w12423 Gene M. Grossman
Edwin C.-L. Lai

Parallel Imports and Price Controls

w12398 N. Gregory Mankiw
Phillip Swagel

The Politics and Economics of Offshore Outsourcing

w12371 Jacob L. Vigdor
Fifty Million Voters Can't Be Wrong: Economic Self-Interest and Redistributive Politics

w12332 Gene M. Grossman
Elhanan Helpman

Separation of Powers and the Budget Process

w12328 Alberto Alesina
William Easterly
Janina Matuszeski

Artificial States

w12317 Felix Oberholzer-Gee
Joel Waldfogel

Media Markets and Localism: Does Local News en Español Boost Hispanic Voter Turnout?

w12313 Stephen Coate
Brian Knight

Socially Optimal Districting: An Empirical Investigation

w12306 Richard B. Freeman
Searching for the EU Social Dialogue Model

w12224 Daron Acemoglu
Michael Golosov
Aleh Tsyvinski

Markets Versus Governments: Political Economy of Mechanisms

w12190 Allan Drazen
Marcela Eslava

Pork Barrel Cycles

w12169 Stefano DellaVigna
Ethan Kaplan

The Fox News Effect: Media Bias and Voting

w12135 John B. Shoven
Sita N. Slavov

Political Risk Versus Market Risk in Social Security

w12133 James A. Robinson
Ragnar Torvik

A Political Economy Theory of the Soft Budget Constraint

w12128 Edward Glaeser
Giacomo Ponzetto
Andrei Shleifer

Why Does Democracy Need Education?

w12112 Amy Finkelstein
James Poterba

Testing for Asymmetric Information Using 'Unused Observables' in Insurance Markets: Evidence from the U.K. Annuity Market

w12110 J. Vernon Henderson
Ari Kuncoro

"Sick of Local Government Corruption? Vote Islamic"

w12100 Marco Battaglini
Stephen Coate

A Dynamic Theory of Public Spending, Taxation and Debt

w12099 Sebastián Mazzuca
James A. Robinson

Political Conflict and Power-sharing in the Origins of Modern Colombia

w12073 Erik Snowberg
Justin Wolfers
Eric Zitzewitz

Partisan Impacts on the Economy: Evidence from Prediction Markets and Close Elections

w12053 Andrew Leigh
Justin Wolfers

Competing Approaches to Forecasting Elections: Economic Models, Opinion Polling and Prediction Markets

w12049 Alberto Alesina
Silvia Ardagna
Francesco Trebbi

Who Adjusts and When? On the Political Economy of Reforms

w11993 Torsten Persson
Guido Tabellini

Democracy and Development: The Devil in the Details

w11988 John F. Helliwell
Haifang Huang

How's Your Government? International Evidence Linking Good Government and Well-Being

w11940 Daron Acemoglu
Modeling Inefficient Institutions

w11927 Zeynep Hansen
Marc T. Law

The Political Economy of "Truth-in-Advertising" Regulation During the Progressive Era

w11924 Ebonya Washington
Female Socialization: How Daughters Affect Their Legislator Fathers' Voting on Women's Issues

w11915 Ebonya Washington
How Black Candidates Affect Voter Turnout

w11910 Sendhil Mullainathan
Ebonya Washington

Sticking with Your Vote: Cognitive Dissonance and Voting


2005
w11862 Adi Brender
Allan Drazen

How Do Budget Deficits and Economic Growth Affect Reelection Prospects? Evidence from a Large Cross-Section of Countries

w11857 Edward L. Glaeser
Bryce A. Ward

Myths and Realities of American Political Geography

w11794 Justine S. Hastings
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger
Jeffrey M. Weinstein

The Effect of Randomized School Admissions on Voter Participation

w11779 Roberto Chang
Financial Crises and Political Crises

w11700 Alberto Alesina
Nichola Fuchs Schuendeln

Good bye Lenin (or not?): The Effect of Communism on People's Preferences

w11600 Alberto Alesina
Guido Tabellini

Why is Fiscal Policy Often Procyclical?

w11570 Raquel Fernández
Gilat Levy

Diversity and Redistribution

w11531 Alberto Alesina
Guido Tabellini

Why Do Politicians Delegate?

w11495 Marco Battaglini
Stephen Coate

Inefficiency in Legislative Policy-Making: A Dynamic Analysis

w11484 Timothy Besley
Torsten Persson
Daniel Sturm

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

w11476 Lars Peter Hansen
John Heaton
Nan Li

Consumption Strikes Back?: Measuring Long-Run Risk

w11462 Stephen Coate
Brian Knight

Socially Optimal Districting

w11399 Alberto Alesina
George-Marios Angeletos

Corruption, Inequality and Fairness

w11397 John Joseph Wallis
Barry R. Weingast

Equilibrium Impotence: Why the States and Not the American National Government Financed Economic Development in the Antebellum Era

w11396 Gene M. Grossman
Elhanan Helpman

Party Discipline and Pork Barrel Politics

w11375 Alessandra Casella
Andrew Gelman

A Simple Scheme to Improve the Efficiency of Referenda

w11309 David Card
Enrico Moretti

Does Voting Technology Affect Election Outcomes? Touch-screen Voting and the 2004 Presidential Election

w11275 Daron Acemoglu
Politics and Economics in Weak and Strong States

w11273 Lee J. Alston
Bernardo Mueller

Pork for Policy: Executive and Legislative Exchange in Brazil

w11249 Martin Feldstein
The Euro and the Stability Pact

w11236 Philippe Aghion
Alberto Alesina
Francesco Trebbi

Choosing Electoral Rules: Theory and Evidence from US Cities

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

w11208 Roland Benabou
Jean Tirole

Belief in a Just World and Redistributive Politics

w11205 Daron Acemoglu
Simon Johnson
James Robinson
Pierre Yared

Income and Democracy

w11204 Daron Acemoglu
Simon Johnson
James A. Robinson
Pierre Yared

From Education to Democracy?

w11117 J. Ernesto Lopez-Cordova
Christopher M. Meissner

The Globalization of Trade and Democracy, 1870-2000

w11085 Allan Drazen
Marcela Eslava

Electoral Manipulation via Expenditure Composition: Theory and Evidence


2004
w11014 Gene M. Grossman
Elhanan Helpman

A Protectionist Bias in Majoritarian Politics

w10928 Allan Drazen
Nuno Limão
Thomas Stratman

Political Contribution Caps and Lobby Formation: Theory and Evidence

w10927 Allan Drazen
Peter Isard

Can Public Discussion Enhance Program Ownership?


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