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Working Papers

2021

  1. Participatory Theater Empowers Women: Evidence from India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2019

  1. The Third Function of Law Is to Transform Cultural Categories
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

2018

  1. The making of behavioral development economics
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)

2017

  1. The whys of social exclusion: insights from behavioral economics
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article The Whys of Social Exclusion: Insights from Behavioral Economics, The World Bank Research Observer, World Bank (2018) Downloads View citations (7) (2018)

2016

  1. Can the culture of honor lead to inefficient conventions ? experimental evidence from India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Caste system
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  3. Striving for balance in economics: towards a theory of the social determination of behavior
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (64)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article Striving for balance in economics: Towards a theory of the social determination of behavior, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier (2016) Downloads View citations (63) (2016)

2015

  1. "Small miracles"-- behavioral insights to improve development policy: World Development Report 2015
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Chapter “Small Miracles” — Behavioral Insights to Improve Development Policy: The World Development Report 2015, International Economic Association Series, Palgrave Macmillan (2016) (2016)
  2. Behavioral economics and social exclusion: can interventions overcome prejudice ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Chapter Behavioral Economics and Social Exclusion: Can Interventions Overcome Prejudice?, International Economic Association Series, Palgrave Macmillan (2016) (2016)

2012

  1. Making up people -- the effect of identity on preferences and performance in a modernizing society
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2011

  1. Tastes, Castes, and Culture: The Influence of Society on Preferences
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (84)
    Also in ECON - Working Papers, Department of Economics - University of Zurich (2011) Downloads View citations (84)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2011) Downloads View citations (80)

2010

  1. Caste and punishment: the legacy of caste culture in norm enforcement
    IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2009) Downloads View citations (3)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article Caste and Punishment: the Legacy of Caste Culture in Norm Enforcement, Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society (2011) Downloads View citations (83) (2011)
  2. Dysfunctional finance: positive shocks and negative outcomes
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article Dysfunctional Finance: Positive Shocks and Negative Outcomes, Journal of Globalization and Development, De Gruyter (2010) Downloads (2010)
  3. Equilibrium Fictions: A Cognitive Approach to Societal Rigidity
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (32)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2010) Downloads View citations (25)

    See also Journal Article Equilibrium Fictions: A Cognitive Approach to Societal Rigidity, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2010) Downloads View citations (31) (2010)

2008

  1. Exiting a lawless state
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article Exiting a Lawless State, Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society (2008) Downloads View citations (7) (2008)
  2. Joseph E. Stiglitz
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (33)
  3. Political Alternation as a Restraint on Investing in Influence: Evidence from the Post-Communist Transition
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2008) Downloads View citations (9)
  4. Spite and development
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (74)
    See also Journal Article Spite and Development, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2008) Downloads View citations (82) (2008)

2007

  1. What Can Economists Explain by Taking into Account People’s Perceptions of Fairness: Punishing Cheats, Bargaining Impasse, and Self-Perpetuating Inequalities
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads

2005

  1. The Creation of the Rule of Law and the Legitimacy of Property Rights: The Political and Economic Consequences of a Corrupt Privatization
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (20)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2005) Downloads View citations (20)
  2. The kin system as a poverty trap?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (47)

2004

  1. Belief systems and durable inequalities: an experimental investigation of Indian caste
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (52)
  2. Homeownership, community interactions, and segregation
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article Homeownership, Community Interactions, and Segregation, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2005) Downloads View citations (31) (2005)
  3. The transition from communism: a diagrammatic exposition of obstacles to the demand for the rule of law
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)

2002

  1. After the Big Bang? Obstacles to the Emergence of the Rule of Law in Post-Communist Societies
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (25)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2002) Downloads View citations (42)

    See also Journal Article After the Big Bang? Obstacles to the Emergence of the Rule of Law in Post-Communist Societies, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2004) Downloads View citations (163) (2004)

2000

  1. Home Ownership, Local Interactions and Segregation
    Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers, Econometric Society Downloads View citations (1)

1994

  1. Non-Leaky Buckets: Optimal Redistributive Taxation and Agency Costs
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Journal Article Non-leaky buckets: Optimal redistributive taxation and agency costs, Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier (1995) Downloads View citations (38) (1995)

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Cultural impediments to learning to cooperate: An experimental study of high- and low-caste men in rural India
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2018, 115, (45), 11385-11392 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. The Whys of Social Exclusion: Insights from Behavioral Economics
    The World Bank Research Observer, 2018, 33, (1), 1-33 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper The whys of social exclusion: insights from behavioral economics, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2017) Downloads View citations (2) (2017)

2016

  1. Striving for balance in economics: Towards a theory of the social determination of behavior
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2016, 126, (PB), 25-57 Downloads View citations (63)
    See also Working Paper Striving for balance in economics: towards a theory of the social determination of behavior, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2016) Downloads View citations (64) (2016)

2014

  1. Making up people—The effect of identity on performance in a modernizing society
    Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 106, (C), 118-131 Downloads View citations (54)

2011

  1. Caste and Punishment: the Legacy of Caste Culture in Norm Enforcement
    Economic Journal, 2011, 121, (556), F449-F475 Downloads View citations (83)
    See also Working Paper Caste and punishment: the legacy of caste culture in norm enforcement, IEW - Working Papers (2010) Downloads (2010)
  2. Introduction: Tastes, Castes and Culture: the Influence of Society on Preferences
    Economic Journal, 2011, 121, (556), F396-F412 Downloads View citations (117)

2010

  1. Dysfunctional Finance: Positive Shocks and Negative Outcomes
    Journal of Globalization and Development, 2010, 1, (1), 1-24 Downloads
    See also Working Paper Dysfunctional finance: positive shocks and negative outcomes, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2010) Downloads (2010)
  2. Equilibrium Fictions: A Cognitive Approach to Societal Rigidity
    American Economic Review, 2010, 100, (2), 141-46 Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Working Paper Equilibrium Fictions: A Cognitive Approach to Societal Rigidity, NBER Working Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (32) (2010)
  3. TURNOVER IN POWER AS A RESTRAINT ON INVESTING IN INFLUENCE: EVIDENCE FROM THE POSTCOMMUNIST TRANSITION
    Economics and Politics, 2010, 22, (3), 329-361 Downloads View citations (3)

2008

  1. Exiting a Lawless State
    Economic Journal, 2008, 118, (531), 1474-1497 Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Economic Journal, 2008, 118, (531), 1474-1497 (2008) View citations (9)

    See also Working Paper Exiting a lawless state, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2008) Downloads View citations (9) (2008)
  2. Spite and Development
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (2), 494-99 Downloads View citations (82)
    See also Working Paper Spite and development, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2008) Downloads View citations (74) (2008)

2006

  1. Discrimination, Social Identity, and Durable Inequalities
    American Economic Review, 2006, 96, (2), 206-211 Downloads View citations (168)

2005

  1. Homeownership, Community Interactions, and Segregation
    American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (4), 1167-1189 Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Working Paper Homeownership, community interactions, and segregation, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2004) Downloads View citations (7) (2004)
  2. Opportunity is not everything
    The Economics of Transition, 2005, 13, (3), 445-472 Downloads View citations (12)

2004

  1. After the Big Bang? Obstacles to the Emergence of the Rule of Law in Post-Communist Societies
    American Economic Review, 2004, 94, (3), 753-763 Downloads View citations (163)
    See also Working Paper After the Big Bang? Obstacles to the Emergence of the Rule of Law in Post-Communist Societies, NBER Working Papers (2002) Downloads View citations (25) (2002)

2003

  1. Le processus de transition dans les économies post-communistes: vers une économie politique des droits de propriété
    Revue d’économie du développement, 2003, 11, (2), 91-109 Downloads
  2. Paths of Institutional Development: A View from Economic History
    The World Bank Research Observer, 2003, 18, (2), 205-226 View citations (21)

1998

  1. Moneylenders and bankers: price-increasing subsidies in a monopolistically competitive market
    Journal of Development Economics, 1998, 55, (2), 485-518 Downloads View citations (82)
    Also in Journal of Development Economics, 1997, 52, (2), 429-462 (1997) Downloads View citations (80)

1997

  1. Bayesian learning in an infant industry model
    Journal of International Economics, 1997, 43, (3-4), 409-436 Downloads View citations (23)

1996

  1. Local suppliers of credit in the Third World, 1750-1960: Gareth Austin and Kaoru Sugihara, eds., (The Macmillan Press, London and St. Martin's Press, New York, 1993), ISBN 0-333-52320-2 (The Macmillan Press), ISBN 0-312-08559-1 (St. Martin's Press), pp. 318, $65.00
    Journal of Development Economics, 1996, 49, (2), 403-407 Downloads
  2. Market Failures and the Distribution of Wealth: A Perspective from the Economics of Information
    Politics & Society, 1996, 24, (4), 411-432 Downloads View citations (10)

1995

  1. Non-leaky buckets: Optimal redistributive taxation and agency costs
    Journal of Public Economics, 1995, 58, (3), 365-390 Downloads View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper Non-Leaky Buckets: Optimal Redistributive Taxation and Agency Costs, NBER Working Papers (1994) Downloads View citations (16) (1994)

1994

  1. A reexamination of the neoclassical trade model under uncertainty
    Journal of International Economics, 1994, 36, (1-2), 1-27 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. The second theorem of the second best
    Journal of Public Economics, 1994, 54, (2), 223-242 Downloads View citations (24)

1991

  1. Introduction: Agricultural Taxation and Land Rights Systems
    The World Bank Economic Review, 1991, 5, (1), 85-91 View citations (2)
  2. Land Taxes, Output Taxes, and Sharecropping: Was Henry George Right?
    The World Bank Economic Review, 1991, 5, (1), 93-111 View citations (15)

1990

  1. Imperfect Information and Rural Credit Markets--Puzzles and Policy Perspectives
    The World Bank Economic Review, 1990, 4, (3), 235-50 View citations (182)

Chapters

2016

  1. Behavioral Economics and Social Exclusion: Can Interventions Overcome Prejudice?
    Palgrave Macmillan
    See also Working Paper Behavioral economics and social exclusion: can interventions overcome prejudice ?, The World Bank (2015) Downloads View citations (4) (2015)
  2. “Small Miracles” — Behavioral Insights to Improve Development Policy: The World Development Report 2015
    Palgrave Macmillan
    See also Working Paper "Small miracles"-- behavioral insights to improve development policy: World Development Report 2015, The World Bank (2015) Downloads View citations (4) (2015)
 
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