NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Ragnar Torvik

Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Department of Economics
N-7491 Trondheim
Norway

E-Mail: ragnar.torvik@svt.ntnu.no

NBER Working Papers and Publications

May 2016The Political Agenda Effect and State Centralization
with Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson: w22250
May 2015The Political Economy of Public Income Volatility: With an Application to the Resource Curse
with James A. Robinson, Thierry Verdier: w21205

Published: Robinson, James A. & Torvik, Ragnar & Verdier, Thierry, 2017. "The political economy of public income volatility: With an application to the resource curse," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 145(C), pages 243-252. citation courtesy of

August 2012The Need for Enemies
with Leopoldo Fergusson, James A. Robinson, Juan F. Vargas: w18313

Published: Leopoldo Fergusson & James A. Robinson & Ragnar Torvik & Juan F. Vargas, 2016. "The Need for Enemies," The Economic Journal, vol 126(593), pages 1018-1054. citation courtesy of

August 2011Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances?
with Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson: w17293

Published: Daron Acemoglu & James A. Robinson & Ragnar Torvik, 2013. "Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances?," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 80(3), pages 845-875. citation courtesy of

June 2011Institutional Comparative Statics
with James A. Robinson: w17106

Published: “Instituti onal Comparative Statics” (2013) ( joint with Ragnar Torvik, University of Trondheim) Daron Acemoglu, Manuel Arellano and Eddie Dekel eds. Advances in Economics and Econometrics : Tenth World Congress, Volume II, Applied Economics , New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 97 - 134.

March 2009The Real Swing Voter's Curse
with James A. Robinson: w14799

Published: James A. Robinson & Ragnar Torvik, 2009. "The Real Swing Voter's Curse," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 99(2), pages 310-15, May. citation courtesy of

December 2008Endogenous Presidentialism
with James A. Robinson: w14603

Published: James A. Robinson & Ragnar Torvik, 2016. "ENDOGENOUS PRESIDENTIALISM," Journal of the European Economic Association, vol 14(4), pages 907-942. citation courtesy of

December 2006When is Democracy an Equilibrium?: Theory and Evidence from Colombia's "La Violencia"
with Mario Chacon, James A. Robinson: w12789

Published: Mario Chacón & James A. Robinson & Ragnar Torvik, 2011. "When is Democracy an Equilibrium? Theory and Evidence from Colombia's La Violencia," Journal of Conflict Resolution, Peace Science Society (International), vol. 55(3), pages 366-396, June.

April 2006A Political Economy Theory of the Soft Budget Constraint
with James A. Robinson: w12133

Published: Robinson, James A. & Torvik, Ragnar, 2009. "A political economy theory of the soft budget constraint," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 53(7), pages 786-798, October. citation courtesy of

 
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