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Homepage:http://BaselineScenario.com
Phone:617-253-8412
Postal address:Sloan School of Management MIT
Workplace:National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), (more information at EDIRC)
Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), (more information at EDIRC)
Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics (IIE), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2014

  1. Disease and Development: A Reply to Bloom, Canning, and Fink
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2013

  1. The Surprisingly Dire Situation of Children's Education in Rural West Africa: Results from the CREO Study in Guinea-Bissau (Comprehensive Review of Education Outcomes)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. The Value of Connections in Turbulent Times: Evidence from the United States
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2012

  1. The European Crisis Deepens
    Policy Briefs, Peterson Institute for International Economics Downloads
  2. The doomsday cycle turns: who's next?
    CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads

2011

  1. Ending "Too Big To Fail": Government Promises vs. Investor Perceptions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Europe on the Brink
    Policy Briefs, Peterson Institute for International Economics Downloads
  3. Hither Thou Shalt Come, But No Further: Reply to "The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation: Comment"
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2010

  1. In brief: The future of finance
    CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads
  2. The Doomsday Cycle
    CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. Is Newer Better? Penn World Table Revisions and Their Impact on Growth Estimates
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (29)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (35)
  2. Is Newer Better? Penn World Table Revisions and the Growth Literature
    2009 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads View citations (6)
  3. The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (21)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2011)

2008

  1. Mixing Family With Business: A Study of Thai Business Groups and the Families Behind Them
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Economics (2008)
  2. When Does Policy Reform Work? The Case of Central Bank Independence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Journal Article in Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (2008)

2007

  1. Reevaluating the Modernization Hypothesis
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (23)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2007) Downloads View citations (20)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (2009)
  2. The Prospects for Sustained Growth in Africa
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (42)
  3. The Prospects for Sustained Growth in Africa: Benchmarking the Constraints
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (38)

2006

  1. Disease and Development: The Effect of Life Expectancy on Economic Growth
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2007)
  2. Malaysian Capital Controls
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (15)

2005

  1. Determinants of Vertical Integration: Finance, Contracts, and Regulation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (24)
  2. From Education to Democracy?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (68)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2005)
  3. Income and Democracy
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (46)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (61)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2008)

2004

  1. INSTITUTIONS AS THE FUNDAMENTAL CAUSE OF LONG-RUN GROWTH
    DOCUMENTOS CEDE, UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES-CEDE Downloads View citations (129)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2004) Downloads View citations (186)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2004) Downloads View citations (159)

2003

  1. Propping and Tunneling
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (70)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2003)
  2. The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutioanl Change and Economic Growth
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2003) Downloads View citations (30)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2002) Downloads View citations (47)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2005)
  3. Unbundling Institutions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (91)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2005)
  4. Why Do Firms Hide? Bribes and Unofficial Activity after Communism
    Public Economics, EconWPA Downloads View citations (20)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (1999) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2000)

2002

  1. An African Success Story: Botswana
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (56)
  2. Institutional Causes, Macroeconomic Symptoms: Volatility, Crises and Growth
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (43)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2002) Downloads View citations (58)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (2003)
  3. Property Rights and Finance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (198)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2002)

2001

  1. Courts and Relational Contracts
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law, Economics and Organization (2002)
  2. Cronyism and Capital Controls: Evidence from Malaysia
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Economics (2003)
  3. Large-Scale Synchrony, Global Interdependence and Contagion
    Departmental Working Papers, Rutgers University, Department of Economics Downloads
  4. Reversal of Fortune: Geography and Institutions in the Making of the Modern World Income Distribution
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (69)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2002)

2000

  1. The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (122)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2001)
  2. Tunnelling
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)
    Also in Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (1999) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2000)

1999

  1. Coase v. the Coasians
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research View citations (5)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1999) Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Contract Enforcement in Transition
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (1999) Downloads View citations (26)
  3. Corporate Governance in the Asian Financial Crisis
    Departmental Working Papers, Rutgers University, Department of Economics View citations (8)
    Also in William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan (1999) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Economics (2000)
  4. Corruption, public finances, and the unofficial economy
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (20)
  5. Dodging the Grabbing Hand: The Determinants of Unofficial Activity in 69
    Departmental Working Papers, Rutgers University, Department of Economics View citations (16)
  6. Property Rights, Finance, and Entrepreneurship
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads View citations (26)
  7. Propping and Looting when Investor Protection is Weak
    Departmental Working Papers, Rutgers University, Department of Economics

1997

  1. Politics and Entrepreneurship in Transition Economies
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Social Networks in Transition
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Downloads View citations (3)

1991

  1. Property Rights and Economic Reform in Uzbekistan
    Research Paper, World Institute for Development Economics Research
  2. Spontaneous Privatization in the Soviet Union. How, Why and for Whom?
    Research Paper, World Institute for Development Economics Research

Undated

  1. The Emergence of Correlations in Studies of Global Economic Inter-dependence and Contagion
    Claremont Colleges Working Papers, Claremont Colleges Downloads

Journal Articles

2012

  1. The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation: Reply
    American Economic Review, 2012, 102, (6), 3077-3110 Downloads View citations (8)

2011

  1. The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution
    American Economic Review, 2011, 101, (7), 3286-3307 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2010

  1. Prospects for Sustained Growth in Africa: Benchmarking the Constraints
    IMF Staff Papers, 2010, 57, (1), 119-171 Downloads View citations (15)

2009

  1. Determinants of Vertical Integration: Financial Development and Contracting Costs
    Journal of Finance, 2009, 64, (3), 1251-1290 Downloads View citations (31)
  2. Reevaluating the modernization hypothesis
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2009, 56, (8), 1043-1058 Downloads View citations (48)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2008

  1. Income and Democracy
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (3), 808-42 Downloads View citations (198)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Mixing family with business: A study of Thai business groups and the families behind them
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2008, 88, (3), 466-498 Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. Two Comments on "Governance Indicators: Where Are We, Where Should We Be Going?" by Daniel Kaufmann and Aart Kraay-super-1
    World Bank Research Observer, 2008, 23, (1), 31-36 Downloads
  4. When Does POlicy Reform Work? The Case of Central Bank Independence
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2008, 39, (1 (Spring)), 351-429 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2007

  1. Disease and Development: The Effect of Life Expectancy on Economic Growth
    Journal of Political Economy, 2007, 115, (6), 925-985 Downloads View citations (144)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2005

  1. From Education to Democracy?
    American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (2), 44-49 Downloads View citations (93)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Los orígenes coloniales del desarrollo comparativo: una investigación empírica
    Revista de Economía Institucional, 2005, 7, (13), 17-67 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change, and Economic Growth
    American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (3), 546-579 Downloads View citations (83)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  4. Unbundling Institutions
    Journal of Political Economy, 2005, 113, (5), 949-995 Downloads View citations (356)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2003

  1. Corporate Financing and Goverance in Japan: The Road to the Future: by Takeo Hoshi and Anil Kashyap, MIT Press, 2002
    Journal of International Economics, 2003, 60, (2), 501-503 Downloads
  2. Cronyism and capital controls: evidence from Malaysia
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2003, 67, (2), 351-382 Downloads View citations (155)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  3. Disease and Development in Historical Perspective
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2003, 1, (2-3), 397-405 Downloads View citations (25)
  4. Institutional causes, macroeconomic symptoms: volatility, crises and growth
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2003, 50, (1), 49-123 Downloads View citations (365)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  5. Propping and tunneling
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2003, 31, (4), 732-750 Downloads View citations (68)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  6. The emergence of temporal correlations in a study of global economic interdependence
    Quantitative Finance, 2003, 3, (4), 296-305 Downloads

2002

  1. Coase and the Reform of Securities Markets
    International Economic Journal, 2002, 16, (1), 1-19 Downloads
    Also in Conference Series ; [Proceedings], 2000, 44, (Jun), 187-221 (2000) Downloads
  2. Courts and Relational Contracts
    Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 2002, 18, (1), 221-277 View citations (111)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  3. Property Rights and Finance
    American Economic Review, 2002, 92, (5), 1335-1356 Downloads View citations (164)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  4. Reversal Of Fortune: Geography And Institutions In The Making Of The Modern World Income Distribution
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2002, 117, (4), 1231-1294 Downloads View citations (625)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2001

  1. Coase Versus The Coasians
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2001, 116, (3), 853-899 Downloads View citations (121)
  2. Escaping the Under-Reform Trap
    IMF Staff Papers, 2001, 48, (4), 5 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. SESSION 1A: RACIAL INEQUALITY AND ECONOMIC PROGRESS
    The Journal of Economic History, 2001, 61, (02), 517-517 Downloads
  4. The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation
    American Economic Review, 2001, 91, (5), 1369-1401 Downloads View citations (1764)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2000

  1. COASE AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN LATIN AMERICA
    Abante, 2000, 2, (2), 113-131 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Corporate governance in the Asian financial crisis
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2000, 58, (1-2), 141-186 Downloads View citations (252)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  3. Dodging the grabbing hand: the determinants of unofficial activity in 69 countries
    Journal of Public Economics, 2000, 76, (3), 459-493 Downloads View citations (276)
  4. Entrepreneurs and the Ordering of Institutional Reform: Poland, Slovakia, Romania, Russia and Ukraine Compared
    The Economics of Transition, 2000, 8, (1), 1-36 Downloads View citations (54)
  5. Tunneling
    American Economic Review, 2000, 90, (2), 22-27 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  6. Why do firms hide? Bribes and unofficial activity after communism
    Journal of Public Economics, 2000, 76, (3), 495-520 Downloads View citations (98)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

1998

  1. Olivier Blanchard, The Economics of Post-Communist Transition
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1998, 26, (3), 610-611 Downloads
  2. Regulatory Discretion and the Unofficial Economy
    American Economic Review, 1998, 88, (2), 387-92 Downloads View citations (176)

1997

  1. Dynamic Monotonicity and Comparative Statics for Real Options
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1997, 75, (1), 104-121 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. On Reform Intensity under Uncertainty
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1997, 25, (3), 297-321 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The Unofficial Economy in Transition
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1997, 28, (2), 159-240 Downloads View citations (175)

1996

  1. Complementarities and the managerial challenges of state enterprise restructuring: evidence from two shipyards
    The Economics of Transition, 1996, 4, (1), 31-42 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Complementarities in economic reform
    The Economics of Transition, 1996, 4, (2), 319-329 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. How to Stabilize: Lessons from Post -communist Countries
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1996, 27, (1), 217-314 Downloads View citations (90)
  4. Privatizing Russia
    Comparative Economic Studies, 1996, 38, (2-3), 147-149 Downloads

1994

  1. Private Sector Development in Poland: Shock Therapy and Starting Over&ast
    Comparative Economic Studies, 1994, 36, (4), 173-183 Downloads

1991

  1. Did Socialism Fail in Poland&quest
    Comparative Economic Studies, 1991, 33, (3), 127-151 Downloads

Edited books

1989

  1. The Collected Papers of Franco Modigliani, Volume 4: Monetary Theory and Stabilization Policies, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press

Chapters

2014

  1. The Surprisingly Dire Situation of Children's Education in Rural West Africa
    A chapter in African Successes: Human Capital, 2014 Downloads

2012

  1. Is Financial Innovation Good For The Economy?
    A chapter in Innovation Policy and the Economy, Volume 12, 2012, pp 1-15 Downloads

2009

  1. Comment on "When Does Improving Health Raise GDP?"
    A chapter in NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2008, Volume 23, 2009, pp 221-225 Downloads

2007

  1. Malaysian Capital Controls: Macroeconomics and Institutions
    A chapter in Capital Controls and Capital Flows in Emerging Economies: Policies, Practices and Consequences, 2007, pp 529-574 Downloads View citations (5)

2005

  1. Institutions as a Fundamental Cause of Long-Run Growth
    Chapter 06 in Handbook of Economic Growth, 2005, vol. 1, Part A, pp 385-472 Downloads View citations (214)

2004

  1. Institutions, Volatility, and Crises
    A chapter in Growth and Productivity in East Asia, NBER-East Asia Seminar on Economics, Volume 13, 2004, pp 71-108 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Privatization and Corporate Governance
    A chapter in Governance, Regulation, and Privatization in the Asia-Pacific Region, NBER East Asia Seminar on Economics, Volume 12, 2004, pp 13-34 Downloads View citations (4)

1994

  1. Private Business in Eastern Europe
    A chapter in The Transition in Eastern Europe, Volume 2: Restructuring, 1994, pp 245-292 Downloads View citations (2)
 
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