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Working Papers

2020

  1. A Machine-Learning History of English Caselaw and Legal Ideas Prior to the Industrial Revolution I: Generating and Interpreting the Estimates
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Institutional Economics (2021)
  2. A Machine-Learning History of English Caselaw and Legal Ideas Prior to the Industrial Revolution II: Applications
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Institutional Economics (2021)

2018

  1. Mapping the landscape of transactions: the governance of business relations in Latin America
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2017

  1. Toward Understanding 17th Century English Culture: A Structural Topic Model of Francis Bacon's Ideas
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2019)

2015

  1. Doing the survey two-step: the effects of reticence on estimates of corruption in two-stage survey questions
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Chapter (2018)

2013

  1. Misunderestimating corruption
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2016)

2010

  1. Does respondent reticence affect the results of corruption surveys ? evidence from the world bank enterprise survey for Nigeria
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Chapter (2011)
  2. Measuring Transaction Costs Using Survey Data on Sales Agreements
    Electronic Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Economics Downloads

2009

  1. Design and Evolution in Institutional Development: The Insignificance of the English Bill of Rights
    Electronic Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2017)

2008

  1. Caveat venditor: The conditional effect of relationship-specific investment on contractual behavior
    Electronic Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization (2017)
  2. Fostering Civil Society to Build Institutions: Why and When
    Electronic Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Economics Downloads

2007

  1. Spatial Spillovers in the Development of Institutions
    Electronic Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2013)

2006

  1. Institutions and Transition
    Electronic Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The Role of Law in China's Economic Development
    Electronic Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)

2005

  1. Allocating Law-Making Powers: Self-Regulation vs. Government Regulation
    Electronic Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2007)
  2. Identifying Reticent Respondents: Assessing the Quality of Survey Data on Corruption and Values
    Electronic Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (2009)

2004

  1. Lawyers and Politicians: The Impact of Organized Legal Professions on Institutional Reforms
    Electronic Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Constitutional Political Economy (2006)

2003

  1. Firms Facing New Institutions: Transactional Governance in Romania
    Electronic Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2003)
  2. Institutions and Firms in Transition Economies
    Electronic Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Chapter (2008)
  3. The Relative Levels and the Character of Institutional Development in Transition Economies
    Electronic Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Which mechanisms support the fulfillment of sales agreements? Asking decision-makers in firm
    Electronic Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2003)

2002

  1. Enterprise Restructuring in Transition: A Quantitative Survey
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (559)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Literature (2002)

1998

  1. Law, Relationship, and Private Enforcement: Transactional Strategies of Russian Enterprise
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Electronic Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Economics (1998) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article in Europe-Asia Studies (2000)
  2. Which Enterprises (Believe They) Have Soft Budgets? Evidence on the Effects of Ownership and Decentralization in Mongolia
    Electronic Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2000)

1997

  1. End of the Tunnel? The Effects of Financial Stabilization in Russia
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Which Enterprises (Believe They) Have Soft budgets after Mass Privatization? Evidence from Mongolia
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Downloads View citations (3)

Journal Articles

2021

  1. A machine-learning history of English caselaw and legal ideas prior to the Industrial Revolution I: generating and interpreting the estimates
    Journal of Institutional Economics, 2021, 17, (1), 1-19 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2020)
  2. A machine-learning history of English caselaw and legal ideas prior to the Industrial Revolution II: applications
    Journal of Institutional Economics, 2021, 17, (2), 201-216 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2020)
  3. Characterizing a legal–intellectual culture: Bacon, Coke, and seventeenth-century England
    Cliometrica, 2021, 15, (1), 43-88 Downloads
    Also in Cliometrica, Journal of Historical Economics and Econometric History, 2021, 15, (1), 43–88 (2021) Downloads

2019

  1. Memories of colonial law: The inheritance of human capital and the location of joint ventures in early-reform China
    China Economic Review, 2019, 58, (C) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Toward understanding 17th century English culture: A structural topic model of Francis Bacon's ideas
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2019, 47, (1), 111-135 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2017

  1. Caveat Venditor: The Conditional Effect of Relationship-Specific Investment on Contractual Behavior
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2017, 33, (1), 105-138 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Design and evolution in institutional development: The insignificance of the English Bill of Rights
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2017, 45, (1), 36-55 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2016

  1. A Darwinian theory of institutional evolution two centuries before Darwin?
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2016, 131, (PA), 346-372 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Misunderestimating Corruption
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2016, 98, (3), 455-466 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2015

  1. Revisiting the emergence of the rule of law in Russia
    Global Crime, 2015, 16, (1), 19-33 Downloads

2013

  1. Spatial spillovers in the development of institutions
    Journal of Development Economics, 2013, 101, (C), 297-315 Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2011

  1. The Way We Were: Reflections on the Comparative History of Comparative Economics
    Comparative Economic Studies, 2011, 53, (4), 489-505 Downloads View citations (3)

2009

  1. Fostering civil society to build institutions Why and when1
    The Economics of Transition, 2009, 17, (1), 1-41 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Identifying Reticent Respondents: Assessing the Quality of Survey Data on Corruption and Values
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2009, 57, (2), 387-411 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2007

  1. Allocating lawmaking powers: Self-regulation vs government regulation
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2007, 35, (3), 520-545 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2006

  1. Lawyers and politicians: the impact of organized legal professions on institutional reforms
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2006, 17, (4), 251-276 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2003

  1. Firms facing new institutions: transactional governance in Romania
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2003, 31, (4), 695-714 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. Glamour and value in the land of Chingis Khan
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2003, 31, (1), 34-57 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Which mechanisms support the fulfillment of sales agreements?: Asking decision-makers in firms
    Economics Letters, 2003, 78, (1), 49-54 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2002

  1. Enterprise Restructuring in Transition: A Quantitative Survey
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2002, 40, (3), 739-792 Downloads View citations (564)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2000

  1. Competition and Privatization Amidst Weak Institutions: Evidence from Mongolia
    Economic Inquiry, 2000, 38, (4), 527-49 View citations (35)
  2. Law, Relationships and Private Enforcement: Transactional Strategies of Russian Enterprises
    Europe-Asia Studies, 2000, 52, (4), 627-656 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  3. Which Enterprises (Believe They) Have Soft Budgets? Evidence on the Effects of Ownership and Decentralization in Mongolia
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2000, 28, (2), 219-246 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1999

  1. Ownership, exit and voice after mass privatization
    The Economics of Transition, 1999, 7, (1), 215-243 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. The relationship between economic growth and the speed of liberalization during transition
    Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 1999, 3, (2), 121-137 Downloads View citations (67)

1996

  1. How Far Has the Transition Progressed?
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1996, 10, (2), 25-44 Downloads View citations (44)
  2. The Culture of Policy-Making in the Transition from Socialism: Price Policy in Mongolia
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1996, 45, (1), 175-94 Downloads View citations (7)

1995

  1. The Transition According to Cambridge, Mass
    Journal of Economic Literature, 1995, 33, (1), 164-178 Downloads View citations (35)

1994

  1. Playing Political Economy
    International Journal of Political Economy, 1994, 24, (1), 34-51 Downloads

1993

  1. When Privatization Should Be Delayed: The Effect of Communist Legacies on Organizational and Institutional Reforms
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1993, 17, (2), 385-406 Downloads View citations (20)

1992

  1. Evolutionary and Radical Approaches to Economic Reform
    Economic Change and Restructuring, 1992, 25, (1), 79-95 View citations (28)

1991

  1. A methodology for testing comparative economic theories: Theory and application to East-West environmental policies
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1991, 15, (4), 582-601 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Can Neoclassical Economics Underpin the Reform of Centrally Planned Economies?
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1991, 5, (4), 59-76 Downloads View citations (31)
  3. Industry Characteristics and Interest Group Formation: An Empirical Study
    Public Choice, 1991, 70, (1), 21-40 View citations (12)
  4. Public choice and the transformation of socialism
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1991, 15, (2), 203-210 Downloads
  5. Symposium on Economic Transition in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1991, 5, (4), 3-9 Downloads View citations (2)
  6. The Effect of (the Absence of) Multinationals' Foreign Direct Investment on the Level of Eastern European Trade
    Economic Change and Restructuring, 1991, 24, (3), 151-60 View citations (1)
  7. The devolution of centrally planned economies
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1991, 15, (2), 239-265 Downloads View citations (12)

1990

  1. A model of electroral competition with interest groups
    Economics Letters, 1990, 32, (4), 307-311 Downloads View citations (16)
  2. Electoral Politics, Interest Groups, and the Size of Government
    Economic Inquiry, 1990, 28, (4), 682-705 View citations (41)
  3. Result-oriented and process-oriented evaluations of indicative planning
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1990, 14, (4), 555-559 Downloads

1988

  1. How to Haggle and to Stay Firm: Barter as Hidden Price Discriminatio n
    Economic Inquiry, 1988, 26, (3), 449-59 View citations (5)

1987

  1. Rivalry and Central Planning: The Socialist Calculation Debate Reconsidered. By Don Lavoie (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1985. 192p. $34.50)
    American Political Science Review, 1987, 81, (1), 337-338 Downloads

1986

  1. A note on variables and observations in factor analysis
    Journal of Development Economics, 1986, 21, (2), 319-325 Downloads
  2. Interest groups and the size of government
    Public Choice, 1986, 48, (2), 125-145 Downloads View citations (67)

1985

  1. The size of public employment: An empirical study
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1985, 9, (4), 424-437 Downloads View citations (2)

1984

  1. An examination of the factors affecting the formation of interest groups in OECD countries
    Public Choice, 1984, 43, (2), 151-171 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Incentives and income under market socialism
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1984, 8, (3), 261-276 Downloads
  3. The Applicability of information-revealing incentive schemes in economic organizations
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1984, 8, (3), 277-289 Downloads

1983

  1. Did the theory of market socialism answer the challenge of Ludwig von Mises? A reinterpretation of the socialist controversy
    History of Political Economy, 1983, 15, (1), 92-105 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. The Economics of Sharing: A Transactions Costs Analysis of Contractual Choice in Farming
    Bell Journal of Economics, 1983, 14, (1), 283-293 Downloads View citations (10)

1982

  1. Comparative growth and comparative advantage: Tests of the effects of interest group behavior on foreign trade patterns
    Public Choice, 1982, 38, (1), 35-53 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Product Quality, Market Signaling and the Development of East-West Trade
    Economic Inquiry, 1982, 20, (4), 589-603 View citations (3)

1981

  1. An evaluation of the success of the hungarian economic reform: An analysis using international-trade data
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1981, 5, (4), 352-366 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Endogenous Technological Change and Optimal Growth
    Eastern Economic Journal, 1981, 7, (2), 97-109 Downloads
  3. Limitations on the use of information-revealing incentive schemes in economic organizations
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1981, 5, (3), 251-271 Downloads
  4. The Microeconomic Efficiency Argument for Socialism Revisited
    Journal of Economic Issues, 1981, 15, (1), 211-219 Downloads

1980

  1. Optimal Growth Models as Economic Planning Tools
    Economic Change and Restructuring, 1980, 16, (2), 92-101

1979

  1. Planning and coordination of economic policy in market economies
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1979, 3, (2), 145-166 Downloads
  2. Representation of Choice in Long-Term Planning
    The American Economist, 1979, 23, (2), 24-30 Downloads
  3. The Performance of Multiperiod Managerial Incentive Schemes
    American Economic Review, 1979, 69, (5), 934-40 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The problem of equity in determining managerial rewards in public enterprises: A comment on A. Bergson, "Managerial risks and rewards in public enterprises"
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1979, 3, (4), 407-415 Downloads

1977

  1. Non-Price Rationing of Intermediate Goods in Centrally Planned Economies: A Comment
    Econometrica, 1977, 45, (1), 175-81 Downloads View citations (1)

Books

2008

  1. The Institutional Economics of Foreign Aid
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (12)
    Also in Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press (2002) View citations (88)

Chapters

2018

  1. Doing the Survey Two-Step: The Effects of Reticence on Estimates of Corruption in Two-Stage Survey Questions
    Palgrave Macmillan
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2011

  1. Does Respondent Reticence Affect the Results of Corruption Surveys? Evidence from the World Bank Enterprise Survey for Nigeria
    Chapter 15 in International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption, Volume Two, 2011 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2008

  1. Institutions and Firms in Transition Economies
    Springer
    Also in Springer (2005)

    See also Working Paper (2003)
 
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