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Homepage:http://mba.tuck.dartmouth.edu/pages/faculty/rafael.laporta/
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Postal address:210 Tuck Hall Hanover, NH 03755
Workplace:National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), (more information at EDIRC)
Economics Department, Brown University, (more information at EDIRC)
Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2017

  1. Diagnostic Expectations and Stock Returns
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2014

  1. Informality and Development
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (144)
    Also in Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar Downloads
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (144)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2014)
  2. Letter Grading Government Efficiency
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (19)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2012) Downloads View citations (3)
    Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2014)

2013

  1. Growth in Regions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Growth (2014)

2012

  1. Human capital and regional development
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (54)
    Also in Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar Downloads
    Working Papers, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (2011) Downloads View citations (8)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (12)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2013)

2011

  1. The Unofficial Economy in Africa
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Chapter (2014)

2009

  1. Disclosure by Politicians
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2010)
  2. The Divergence of Legal Procedures
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2008) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2009)

2008

  1. The Economic Consequences of Legal Origins
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (725)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2007) Downloads View citations (19)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Literature (2008)
  2. The Law and Economics of Self-dealing
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (688)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (57)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Economics (2008)
  3. The Unofficial Economy and Economic Development
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (129)
    See also Journal Article in Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (2008)

2006

  1. Related Lending
    Yale School of Management Working Papers, Yale School of Management Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2002) Downloads View citations (22)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2003)
  2. What Works in Securities Laws?
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (499)
    Also in Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar Downloads
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2003) Downloads View citations (52)

2004

  1. Do Institutions Cause Growth?
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1116)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2004) Downloads View citations (1060)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Growth (2004)
  2. Judicial Checks and Balances
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (172)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2003) Downloads View citations (31)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2004)

2003

  1. Courts: The Lex Mundi Project
    Yale School of Management Working Papers, Yale School of Management Downloads View citations (125)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2002) Downloads View citations (32)
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (2002) Downloads View citations (28)
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics (2003) Downloads View citations (42)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2002) Downloads View citations (37)
  2. The New Comparative Economics
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (281)
    Also in Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics (2003) Downloads View citations (290)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2003) Downloads View citations (279)
    Yale School of Management Working Papers, Yale School of Management (2003) Downloads View citations (255)
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (2003) Downloads View citations (280)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2003)
  3. The Regulation of Labor
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (119)
    Also in Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2004)

2002

  1. The Guarantees of Freedom
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (2002) Downloads View citations (17)
    Yale School of Management Working Papers, Yale School of Management (2002) Downloads View citations (8)

2001

  1. Government Ownership of Banks
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2000) Downloads View citations (47)
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (2000) Downloads View citations (50)
  2. Investor Protection and Corporate Governance
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar Downloads
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics (2000) Downloads View citations (1231)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Economics (2000)
  3. The Regulation of Entry
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (19)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2000) Downloads View citations (109)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2001) Downloads View citations (17)
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (2000) Downloads View citations (35)
    Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar Downloads
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2001) Downloads View citations (44)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2002)

2000

  1. Tunnelling
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (1999) Downloads View citations (5)

1999

  1. Investor Protection and Corporate Valuation
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research Downloads View citations (38)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1999) Downloads View citations (63)
  2. Investor Protection: Origins, Consequences, Reform
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research Downloads View citations (33)
  3. Investor Protection: Origins, Consequences, and Reform
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (27)

1998

  1. Agency Problems and Dividend Policies Around the World
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research View citations (12)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1998) Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Corporate Ownership Around the World
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research View citations (62)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1998) Downloads View citations (67)
  3. Law and Finance
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3756)
    Also in Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar Downloads
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (1996) View citations (60)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1996) Downloads View citations (104)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1998)
  4. The Quality of Goverment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization (1999)

1997

  1. A New Bankruptcy Procedure that Uses Multiple Auctions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (1997)
  2. Legal Determinants of External Finance
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research View citations (2496)
    Also in Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar Downloads
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1997) Downloads View citations (2497)
    CRSP working papers, Center for Research in Security Prices, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago View citations (39)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Finance (1997)
  3. The Benefits of Privatization: Evidence from Mexico
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1997) Downloads View citations (37)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1999)
  4. Which Countries Give Investors the Best Protection?
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads

1996

  1. A New Bankruptcy Procedure that Uses Multiple Auctions - (Now published in 'European Economics Review', vol.41(3/5), 1997, pp.461-473.)
    STICERD - Theoretical Economics Paper Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE
  2. Trust in Large Organizations
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (61)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1997)

1995

  1. Good News for Value Stocks: Further Evidence on Market Efficiency
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Finance (1997)

1993

  1. What Moves the Discount on Country Equity Funds?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Research Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of New York (1993) View citations (16)

    See also Chapter (1994)

Undated

  1. Courts
    Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2003)

Journal Articles

2014

  1. Growth in regions
    Journal of Economic Growth, 2014, 19, (3), 259-309 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Informality and Development
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2014, 28, (3), 109-26 Downloads View citations (144)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  3. LETTER GRADING GOVERNMENT EFFICIENCY
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2014, 12, (2), 277-299 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2013

  1. Human Capital and Regional Development
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2013, 128, (1), 105-164 Downloads View citations (158)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2010

  1. Disclosure by Politicians
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2010, 2, (2), 179-209 Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2009

  1. The Divergence of Legal Procedures
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2009, 1, (2), 138-62 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2008

  1. The Economic Consequences of Legal Origins
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2008, 46, (2), 285-332 Downloads View citations (728)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. The Unofficial Economy and Economic Development
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2008, 39, (2 (Fall)), 275-363 Downloads View citations (126)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. The law and economics of self-dealing
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2008, 88, (3), 430-465 Downloads View citations (694)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2004

  1. Do Institutions Cause Growth?
    Journal of Economic Growth, 2004, 9, (3), 271-303 Downloads View citations (1069)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. Judicial Checks and Balances
    Journal of Political Economy, 2004, 112, (2), 445-470 Downloads View citations (161)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  3. La protección del inversionista y la administración corporativa
    El Trimestre Económico, 2004, LXXI (3), (283), 497-532
  4. The Regulation of Labor
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2004, 119, (4), 1339-1382 Downloads View citations (546)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2003

  1. Courts
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2003, 118, (2), 453-517 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper
  2. Judicial Reform
    World Bank Research Observer, 2003, 18, (1), 61-88 View citations (2)
  3. Related Lending
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2003, 118, (1), 231-268 Downloads View citations (116)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  4. The new comparative economics
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2003, 31, (4), 595-619 Downloads View citations (280)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2002

  1. The Regulation of Entry
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2002, 117, (1), 1-37 Downloads View citations (1057)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2000

  1. Investor protection and corporate governance
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2000, 58, (1-2), 3-27 Downloads View citations (1239)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

1999

  1. The Benefits of Privatization: Evidence from Mexico
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1999, 114, (4), 1193-1242 Downloads View citations (193)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
  2. The Quality of Government
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 1999, 15, (1), 222-79 View citations (1826)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1998

  1. Law and Finance
    Journal of Political Economy, 1998, 106, (6), 1113-1155 Downloads View citations (3726)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1997

  1. A new bankruptcy procedure that uses multiple auctions
    European Economic Review, 1997, 41, (3-5), 461-473 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
  2. Good News for Value Stocks: Further Evidence on Market Efficiency
    Journal of Finance, 1997, 52, (2), 859-74 Downloads View citations (144)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  3. Legal Determinants of External Finance
    Journal of Finance, 1997, 52, (3), 1131-50 Downloads View citations (2485)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
  4. Trust in Large Organizations
    American Economic Review, 1997, 87, (2), 333-38 Downloads View citations (594)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1996

  1. Expectations and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns
    Journal of Finance, 1996, 51, (5), 1715-42 Downloads View citations (98)

Chapters

2014

  1. The Unofficial Economy in Africa
    A chapter in African Successes, Volume I: Government and Institutions, 2014, pp 261-306 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2013

  1. Law and Finance After a Decade of Research
    Elsevier Downloads

1994

  1. What Moves the Discount on Country Equity Funds?
    A chapter in The Internationalization of Equity Markets, 1994, pp 345-403 Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
 
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