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Homepage:http://www.colorado.edu/ibs/EB/alston/
Workplace:Department of Economics, Indiana University, (more information at EDIRC)
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2013

  1. Payment for Environmental Services: Hypotheses and Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Annual Review of Resource Economics (2013)

2012

  1. Changing Social Contracts: Beliefs and Dissipative Inclusion in Brazil
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2013)

2011

  1. DE FACTO AND DE JURE PROPERTY RIGHTS:LAND SETTLEMENT AND LAND CONFLICT ON THE BRAZILIAN FRONTIER IN THE 19THCENTURY
    Anais do XXXVIII Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 38th Brazilian Economics Meeting], ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics] Downloads
  2. Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Forest Protection: The Transaction Costs of REDD
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)

2010

  1. Interest Groups, Information Manipulation in the Media, and Public Policy: The Case of the Landless Peasants Movement in Brazil
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Property Rights, Land Conflict and Tenancy in Brazil
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)

2009

  1. De Facto and De Jure Property Rights: Land Settlement and Land Conflict on the Australian, Brazilian and U.S. Frontiers
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University (2009) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Electoral Fraud, the Rise of Peron and Demise of Checks and Balances in Argentina
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Explorations in Economic History (2010)

2008

  1. Coercion, Culture and Debt Contracts: The Henequen Industry in Yucatan, Mexico, 1870-1915
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. The Choices Governors Make: The Roles of Checks and Balances and Political Competition
    Anais do XXXVI Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 36th Brazilian Economics Meeting], ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics] Downloads

2007

  1. LEGAL RESERVE REQUIREMENTS IN BRAZILIAN FORESTS: PATH DEPENDENT EVOLUTION OF DE FACTO LEGISLATION
    Anais do XXXV Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 35th Brazilian Economics Meeting], ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics] Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Economia (2007)

2006

  1. Political Institutions, Policymaking Processes and Policy Outcomes in Brazil
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads View citations (6)

2005

  1. How Interest Groups with Limited Resources can Influence Political Outcomes: Information Control and the Landless Peasant Movement in Brazil
    ICER Working Papers, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Pork for Policy: Executive and Legislative Exchange in Brazil
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law, Economics and Organization (2006)
  3. Time on the Ladder: Career Mobility in Agriculture, 1890-1938
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2005)
  4. Who Should Govern Congress? Access to Power and the Salary Grab of 1873
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic History (2006)

2001

  1. Coalitional Stability and the Gains From Trade Between the Executive and the Legislature in Brazil
    Anais do XXIX Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 29th Brazilian Economics Meeting], ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics] Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. Evolution and Revolution in the Argentine Banking System under Convertibility: The Roles of Crises and Path Dependence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Social Reformers and Regulation: The Prohibition of Cigarettes in the U.S. and Canada
    NBER Historical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

1996

  1. The Determinants and Impact of Property Rights: Land Titles on the Brazilian Frontier
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (52)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law, Economics and Organization (1996)

1992

  1. Wages and the Intensity of Labor Effort: Efficiency Wages Versus Compensating Payments
    The A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management, The A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management. University of California Riverside
    Also in Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College (1990) View citations (3)

Undated

  1. Did U.S. Agricultural Policy Lock Farmers into Wheat? The Capitalization of Farm Policies into Land Prices in the U.S and Canada
    Claremont Colleges Working Papers, Claremont Colleges Downloads

Journal Articles

2013

  1. Changing social contracts: Beliefs and dissipative inclusion in Brazil
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2013, 41, (1), 48-65 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Payment for Environmental Services: Hypotheses and Evidence
    Annual Review of Resource Economics, 2013, 5, (1), 139-159 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2012

  1. The Development of Property Rights on Frontiers: Endowments, Norms, and Politics
    The Journal of Economic History, 2012, 72, (03), 741-770 Downloads View citations (2)

2011

  1. Brazilian Development: This Time for Real?
    CESifo Forum, 2011, 12, (1), 37-46 Downloads View citations (3)

2010

  1. Electoral fraud, the rise of Peron and demise of checks and balances in Argentina
    Explorations in Economic History, 2010, 47, (2), 179-197 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2009

  1. Coercion, Culture, and Contracts: Labor and Debt on Henequen Haciendas in Yucatán, Mexico, 1870–1915
    The Journal of Economic History, 2009, 69, (01), 104-137 Downloads View citations (2)

2007

  1. Legal Reserve Requirements in Brazilian Forests: Path Dependent Evolution of De Facto Legislation
    Economia, 2007, 8, (4), 25_53 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2006

  1. Pork for Policy: Executive and Legislative Exchange in Brazil
    Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 2006, 22, (1), 87-114 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Who Should Govern Congress? Access to Power and the Salary Grab of 1873
    The Journal of Economic History, 2006, 66, (03), 674-706 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2005

  1. Time on the Ladder: Career Mobility in Agriculture, 1890 1938
    The Journal of Economic History, 2005, 65, (04), 1058-1081 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2003

  1. Access to land, rural poverty and public action: Edited by Alain de Janvry, Gustavo Gordillo, Jean-Philippe Platteau, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. pp. xiii, 451
    Journal of Development Economics, 2003, 70, (1), 235-238 Downloads

2002

  1. Social reformers and regulation: the prohibition of cigarettes in the United States and Canada
    Explorations in Economic History, 2002, 39, (4), 425-445 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The Political Economy of Bank Reform in Argentina Under Convertibility
    Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 2002, 5, (1), 1-16 Downloads View citations (6)

2001

  1. Competition and the Compensation of Sharecroppers by Race: A View from Plantations in the Early Twentieth Century
    Explorations in Economic History, 2001, 38, (1), 181-194 Downloads View citations (2)

2000

  1. Land Reform Policies, the Sources of Violent Conflict, and Implications for Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2000, 39, (2), 162-188 Downloads View citations (38)

1999

  1. A model of rural conflict: violence and land reform policy in Brazil
    Environment and Development Economics, 1999, 4, (02), 135-160 Downloads View citations (19)

1998

  1. Advances in economics and econometrics: theory and applications. Seventh World Congress. Volume 2. Edited by David M. Kreps and Kenneth F. Wallis. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Pp. ix, 356. $59.95, cloth; $19.95, paper
    The Journal of Economic History, 1998, 58, (04), 1175-1176 Downloads
  2. General and Miscellaneous On the Search for Well-Being. By Henry J. Bruton. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1997. Pp. x, 227. $37.50, cloth
    The Journal of Economic History, 1998, 58, (03), 914-916 Downloads

1997

  1. Agricultural Chutes and Ladders: New Estimates of Sharecroppers and “True Tenants” in the South, 1900–1920
    The Journal of Economic History, 1997, 57, (02), 464-475 Downloads View citations (4)

1996

  1. Institutions in Economics: The old and new institutionalism, by Malcolm Rutherford. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, New York and Melbourne, 1994. Pp. xi, 225. $54.95. ISBN 0-521-45189-2
    Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 1996, 18, (01), 154-156 Downloads
  2. The Determinants and Impact of Property Rights: Land Titles on the Brazilian Frontier
    Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 1996, 12, (1), 25-61 View citations (64)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1995

  1. The economics of rural organization: Theory, practice and policy: Karla Hoff, Avishay Braverman, and Joseph E. Stiglitz, eds., (Oxford University Press, New York, 1993)
    Journal of Development Economics, 1995, 47, (2), 502-504 Downloads View citations (1)

1994

  1. Land, property rights and privatization in Brazil
    The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 1994, 34, (Supplement 1), 261-280 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Why Do Banks Fail? Evidence from the 1920s
    Explorations in Economic History, 1994, 31, (4), 409-431 Downloads View citations (26)

1993

  1. Paternalism in Agricultural Labor Contracts in the U.S. South: Implications for the Growth of the Welfare State
    American Economic Review, 1993, 83, (4), 852-76 Downloads View citations (18)

1992

  1. Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance: Douglass C. North, (Cambridge University Press, New York, 1990) pp. viii+152, hardcover $32.50, paper $10.95
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1992, 18, (1), 142-144 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Technological choice and the organization of work in capitalist firms
    Economic History Review, 1992, 45, (2), 330-349 Downloads View citations (5)

1991

  1. Contracting for Property Rights. By Gary D. Libecap. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990. Pp. ix, 132. $39.50
    The Journal of Economic History, 1991, 51, (02), 517-518 Downloads
  2. The Earnings Gap Between Agricultural and Manufacturing Laborers, 1925–1941
    The Journal of Economic History, 1991, 51, (01), 83-99 Downloads View citations (7)

1990

  1. The Material Basis of the Postbellum Tenant Plantation: Historical Archaeology in the South Carolina Piedmont. By Charles E. Orser Jr, Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 1988. Pp. xvii, 322. $35.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 1990, 50, (01), 219-220 Downloads

1989

  1. Resource coordination and transaction costs: A framework for analyzing the firm/market boundary
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1989, 11, (2), 191-212 Downloads View citations (2)

1987

  1. Farm Failures and Government Intervention: A Case Study of the 1930' s
    American Economic Review, 1987, 77, (4), 724-30 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. The economic institutions of capitalism: Firms markets, relational contracting: Oliver E. Williamson, (The Free Press, New York, 1985) pp. xiv + 450, $25.00
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1987, 8, (2), 316-318 Downloads

1985

  1. Cotton Fields No More: Southern Agriculture 1865–1980. By Gilbert C. Fite. Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky, 1984. Pp. xiii, 273. $28.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 1985, 45, (04), 1003-1005 Downloads
  2. Labor Costs, Paternalism, and Loyalty in Southern Agriculture: A Constraint on the Growth of the Welfare State
    The Journal of Economic History, 1985, 45, (01), 95-117 Downloads View citations (1)

1984

  1. Farm Foreclosure Moratorium Legislation: A Lesson from the Past
    American Economic Review, 1984, 74, (3), 445-57 Downloads View citations (37)
  2. Tenancy Choice in a Competitive Framework with Transactions Costs
    Journal of Political Economy, 1984, 92, (6), 1121-33 Downloads View citations (19)

1983

  1. Farm Foreclosures in the United States During the Interwar Period
    The Journal of Economic History, 1983, 43, (04), 885-903 Downloads View citations (23)
  2. Good and Faithful Labor: From Slavery to Sharecropping in the Natchez District, 1860–1890. By Ronald L. F. Davis. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1982. Pp. xx, 225. $25.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 1983, 43, (02), 531-532 Downloads

1982

  1. Contractual Mix in Southern Agriculture since the Civil War: Facts, Hypotheses, and Tests
    The Journal of Economic History, 1982, 42, (02), 327-353 Downloads View citations (20)

1981

  1. Tenure choice in Southern agriculture, 1930-1960
    Explorations in Economic History, 1981, 18, (3), 211-232 Downloads View citations (4)

1979

  1. Costs of Contracting and the Decline of Tenancy in the South, 1930–1960
    The Journal of Economic History, 1979, 39, (01), 324-326 Downloads
 
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