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Working Papers

2018

  1. Reforming Fiscal Institutions in Resource-Rich Arab Economies: Policy Proposals
    Globalization Institute Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Downloads

2017

  1. Oil, Volatility and Institutions: Cross-Country Evidence From Major Oil Producers
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge (2015) Downloads View citations (14)
    Globalization Institute Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (2017) Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. Socio-Political Attitudes Across the World: to What Extent are they Affected by One's Religion, it's Importance, Majority Status and Relative Income
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads

2014

  1. The Varying State of Central Asian Intra- and Extra-Regional Trade
    2nd International Conference on Energy, Regional Integration and Socio-Economic Development, EcoMod Downloads

2012

  1. Detecting Corruption and Evaluating Programs to Control It: Some Lessons for MENA
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads
    See also Chapter (2014)
  2. The Dynamics of the Regulation of Labor in Developing and Developed Countries since 1960
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Downloads View citations (23)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2012) Downloads View citations (23)

2011

  1. Firm Productivity, Organizational Choice and Global Value Chain
    Working Papers, Orkestra - Basque Institute of Competitiveness Downloads View citations (5)

2010

  1. A Quiz on the Net Benefits of Trade Creation and Trade Diversion in the QIZs of Jordan and Egypt
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (3)

2006

  1. Crises, What Crises?
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2006) Downloads
  2. Does Economic Uncertainty Affect the Decision to Bear Children? Evidence from East and West Germany
    CEDI Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Economic Development and Institutions(CEDI), Brunel University Downloads
    Also in William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan (2005) Downloads View citations (2)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2005) Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Pulls, Pushes and Entitlement Failures in Labor Markets: Does the State of Development Matter?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in CEDI Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Economic Development and Institutions(CEDI), Brunel University (2006) Downloads View citations (3)

2005

  1. Voluntary Contributions to Informal Activities Producing Public Goods: Can These be Induced by Government and Other Formal Sector Agents?: Some Evidence from Indonesian Posyandus
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (1)

2003

  1. Foreign Expansion by Italian Manufacturing Firms in the Nineties: an Ordered Probit Analysis
    Industrial Organization, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Industrial Organization (2003)

2002

  1. Are Endowments Fate?
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (23)
  2. Does Economic Uncertainty Have an Impact on Decisions to Bear Children? Evidence from Eastern Germany
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in MPIDR Working Papers, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany (2002) Downloads View citations (9)

2001

  1. Explaining Trade Shortfalls in the MENA Region
    Middle East and North Africa, EcoMod Downloads
  2. Investment and Instability
    Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2000) Downloads View citations (1)
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan (2000) Downloads
  3. WHO IS AFRAID OF POLITICAL INSTABILITY?
    Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    Also in William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan (2000) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2002)

1998

  1. Fence Laws vs. Herd Laws: A Nineteenth Century Kansas Paradox
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics
    See also Journal Article in Land Economics (2000)

1996

  1. Some Implications for the Grassroots of Local Variation in Environmental Conditions: Evidence from Sudan and the United States
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics

1995

  1. A Proposal for Breaking the Policy Gridlock over Grazing and Other Uses of Public Lands
    Working Papers, Southern California - Department of Economics
  2. Aid, Non-Traded Goods and the Transfer Paradox in Small Countries
    Working Papers, Southern California - Department of Economics View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1999)
  3. Capital Flows to and From the United States: Past Trends and the Future Prospects
    Working Papers, Southern California - Department of Economics
  4. Export Promotion Policies: Transaction Costs and Export Channel Choices in Egypt
    Working Papers, Southern California - Department of Economics View citations (1)
  5. Old Age Security and the Roles of Children, Education, Savings and Pensions: Some Findings from Rural Cost-Rica
    Working Papers, Southern California - Department of Economics
  6. Relative Price Variability, Inflation Rate Uncertainty and Postwar Investment of the United States
    Working Papers, Southern California - Department of Economics
  7. The Local Variability of Rainfall and Tribal Institutions: The Case of Sudan
    Working Papers, Southern California - Department of Economics
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (1999)
  8. Transaction Costs and Export Channel Evaluations by Korean SMEs
    Working Papers, Southern California - Department of Economics

1994

  1. Breaking the Policy Gridlock on Grazing Fees and Other Public Land Use Disputes
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics
  2. Technical and marketing support systems for successful small and medium-size enterprises in four countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Republic of Korea's small and medium size enterprises and their support systems
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

1993

  1. Institutional Arrangements in Cattle-Raising Activities in the Nineteenth Century American West and their Explanation
    Working Papers, Southern California - Department of Economics View citations (1)
  2. The Role of Barter Trade in Promoting Non-Traditional Exports: A Note on the Egyptian Experience
    Working Papers, Southern California - Department of Economics

1992

  1. Between State, Markets and Households: A Neoinstitutional Analysis of Local Organizations and Institutions
    Working Papers, Southern California - Department of Economics
    See also Journal Article in World Development (1993)
  2. Countertrade as Trade Creation and Trade Diversion: Theory and Case Study Illustration
    Working Papers, Southern California - Department of Economics
  3. From Import Substitution to Outward-Orientation: Some Institutional and Political Economy Conditions for Reform
    Working Papers, Southern California - Department of Economics
  4. Tribes, Chiefs and Transhumance: A Comparative Institutional Analysis
    Working Papers, Southern California - Department of Economics
    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (1993)
  5. What Explains the Trend Reversal in the Size Distribution of Korean Manufacturing Establishments?
    Working Papers, Southern California - Department of Economics
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (1996)

1990

  1. Old age support and fertility
    ILO Working Papers, International Labour Organization Downloads

1988

  1. BAHRAIN'S PEARLING INDUSTRY: HOW IT WAS, WHY IT WAS THAT WAY, AND ITS IMPLICATIONS
    Working Papers, Southern California - Department of Economics
  2. COLLECTIVE ACTION IN TUNISIA'S PRODUCER ORGANIZATIONS: SOME VARIATIONS ON THE OLSONIAN THEME
    Working Papers, Southern California - Department of Economics

Journal Articles

2015

  1. OIL CURSE AND INSTITUTIONAL CHANGES: WHICH INSTITUTIONS ARE MOST VULNERABLE TO THE CURSE AND UNDER WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES?
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2015, 33, (2), 229-249 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Under-provision of private training by MENA firms: what to Do about It?
    IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2015, 4, (1), 1-29 Downloads

2013

  1. ?The Productivity of Italian Industrial Suppliers (1998-2006). Does Participation in Global Value Chains Matter'
    Revue d'économie industrielle, 2013, n° 144, (4), 85-112 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Oil prices and life satisfaction: asymmetries between oil exporting and oil importing countries
    Applied Economics, 2013, 45, (33), 4603-4628 Downloads View citations (3)

2012

  1. Book Review: Timothy Besley and Rajshri Jayaraman, eds. Institutional Microeconomics of Development. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010. Pp. x+250. $35.00 (paper)
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2012, 60, (2), 437 - 440 Downloads
  2. Institutions and the sources of innovation: the determinants and effects of international R%D collaboration
    International Journal of Public Policy, 2012, 8, (4/5/6), 230-250 Downloads View citations (2)

2011

  1. Institutions and development: generalizations that endanger progress
    Journal of Institutional Economics, 2011, 7, (4), 561-565 Downloads
  2. Lobbying or Information Provision
    Eastern European Economics, 2011, 49, (2), 30-63 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Off-farm labor supply and labor markets in rapidly changing circumstances: Bulgaria during transition
    Economic Systems, 2011, 35, (3), 378-389 Downloads View citations (5)
  4. Real options and demographic decisions: empirical evidence from East and West Germany
    Applied Economics, 2011, 43, (21), 2739-2749 Downloads View citations (21)

2010

  1. Are factor endowments fate?*
    Revista de Historia Económica / Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History, 2010, 28, (1), 45-82 Downloads View citations (23)
  2. Crises, What Crises? New Evidence on the Relative Roles of Political and Economic Crises in Begetting Reforms
    Journal of Development Studies, 2010, 46, (10), 1670-1691 Downloads View citations (21)

2009

  1. ALTERNATIVE STRATEGIES FOR FIRMS IN OPPRESSIVE AND CORRUPT STATES: INFORMALITY OR FORMALITY VIA BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS?
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2009, 27, (4), 423-439 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Small Firms and Formality: The Influence of Judicial Efficiency and Regulation Costs
    Review of Industrial Organization, 2009, 34, (4), 349-371 Downloads

2008

  1. Associations versus registration as alternative strategies of small firms
    Small Business Economics, 2008, 31, (2), 147-161 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Book Review
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2008, 56, (2), 477-480 Downloads

2006

  1. MANAGERIAL AUTONOMY, CONTRACTUAL INCENTIVES AND PRODUCTIVITY IN A TRANSITION ECONOMY: SOME EVIDENCE FROM CHINA'S TOWN AND VILLAGE ENTERPRISES
    Pacific Economic Review, 2006, 11, (3), 341-361 Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Contractual Mix Between Cash and Kind Wages of Casual Workers in an Agrarian Economy
    Review of Development Economics, 2004, 8, (4), 521-540 Downloads
  2. Is Natural Resource Wealth Compatible with Good Governance?
    Review of Middle East Economics and Finance, 2004, 2, (3), 1-33 Downloads View citations (3)

2003

  1. Foreign Expansion by Italian Manufacturing Firms in the Nineties: an Ordered Probit Analysis
    Review of Industrial Organization, 2003, 23, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (34)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. Public Lands and Political Meaning: Ranchers, the Government, and the Property between Them. By Karen R. Merrill. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. Pp. xix, 274. $50.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 2003, 63, (1), 282-283 Downloads

2002

  1. Small and Medium Enterprises in Korea: Achievements, Constraints and Policy Issues
    Small Business Economics, 2002, 18, (1-3), 85-119 Downloads View citations (18)
  2. The three E's--efficiency, equity, and environmental protection--in search of "win-win-win" policies: A CGE analysis of India
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 2002, 24, (1), 19-50 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Who is afraid of political instability?
    Journal of Development Economics, 2002, 67, (1), 157-172 Downloads View citations (65)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2001

  1. Tunisia's Lending Program to SMEs: Anatomy of an Institutional Failure?
    Small Business Economics, 2001, 17, (4), 293-308 Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. Fence Laws vs. Herd Laws: A Nineteenth-Century Kansas Paradox
    Land Economics, 2000, 76, (4), 518-533 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1999

  1. Aid, Nontraded Goods, and the Transfer Paradox in Small Countries
    American Economic Review, 1999, 89, (3), 431-449 Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  2. Development Performance and the Institutions of Governance: Evidence from East Asia and Latin America
    World Development, 1999, 27, (3), 439-452 Downloads View citations (26)
  3. FACTOR ENDOWMENTS, TRADE LIBERALIZATION, AND THE FUTURE OF APEC TRADE PATTERNS
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 1999, 17, (4), 517-529 Downloads
  4. The local variability of rainfall and tribal institutions: the case of Sudan
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1999, 39, (3), 263-291 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1998

  1. Common Property Rights as an Endogenous Response to Risk
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1998, 80, (3), 651-657 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Host Country Reforms and FDI Inflows: How Much Difference do they Make?
    World Development, 1998, 26, (7), 1299-1314 Downloads View citations (197)
  3. Instituciones y crecimiento: ¿puede el capital humano ser un vínculo?
    Revista CEPAL, 1998 Downloads
  4. Institutions and growth: can human capital be a link?
    Revista CEPAL, 1998 Downloads View citations (17)
  5. Long-term growth in Tunisia: C. Morrison and B. Talbi, eds. (OECD, Paris, 1996, pp. 141)
    Journal of Development Economics, 1998, 55, (2), 519-525 Downloads
  6. Shares versus Residual Claimant Contracts: The Case of Chinese TVEs
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1998, 26, (2), 317-337 Downloads View citations (17)

1997

  1. TRANSACTION COSTS AND EXPORT CHANNELS OF SMALL AND MEDIUM‐SIZED ENTERPRISES: THE CASE OF KOREA
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 1997, 15, (1), 104-120 Downloads View citations (3)

1996

  1. Micro-Enterprises and the institutional framework in developing countries: Christian Morrisson, Henri-Bernard Solignac Lecomte and Xavier Oudin, (OECD Development Centre, Paris, 1994), pp. 251, $30, 55DM or 140FF
    Journal of Development Economics, 1996, 49, (2), 399-403 Downloads
  2. TRANSACTION COST IMPAIRMENTS TO INTERNATIONAL TRADE: LESSONS FROM EGYPT
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 1996, 14, (2), 1-14 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. WELFARE ACROSS THE GENERATIONS
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 1996, 14, (1), 1-21 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. What explains the trend reversal in the size distribution of Korean manufacturing establishments?
    Journal of Development Economics, 1996, 48, (2), 225-251 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (1992)

1994

  1. COUNTERTRADE AS TRADE CREATION AND TRADE DIVERSION
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 1994, 12, (1), 1-11 Downloads

1993

  1. Between state, markets and households: A neoinstitutional analysis of local organizations and institutions
    World Development, 1993, 21, (4), 623-632 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (1992)
  2. Tribes, Chiefs, and Transhumance: A Comparative Institutional Analysis
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1993, 42, (1), 87-113 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (1992)

1992

  1. Development of financial markets and the size distribution of manufacturing establishments: International comparisons
    World Development, 1992, 20, (10), 1489-1499 Downloads View citations (10)

1989

  1. Industrialization and growth: A comparative study:, New York: Oxford University Press, 1986. x + 387 pp., index, $29.95
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1989, 13, (4), 591-596 Downloads
  2. The New Institutional Economics and its applicability to development
    World Development, 1989, 17, (9), 1333-1347 Downloads View citations (58)
  3. The efficiency of the mesta: A parable
    Explorations in Economic History, 1989, 26, (3), 261-284 Downloads View citations (4)

1987

  1. The relationship between the rate of inflation and its unpredictability in high inflation Latin American countries
    World Development, 1987, 15, (2), 291-293 Downloads View citations (3)

1986

  1. A Confirmation of the Relation between Inflation and Relative Price Variability
    Journal of Political Economy, 1986, 94, (4), 895-99 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Adversary activities and per capita income growth
    World Development, 1986, 14, (12), 1457-1461 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Agricultural Tenancy in the Presence of Transaction Costs
    Land Economics, 1986, 62, (2), 145-158 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Inflation and Relative Price Variability Once Again
    Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, 1986, 8, (4), 607-613 Downloads

1985

  1. Agricultural Development and Land Tenancy in a Peasant Economy: Comment
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1985, 67, (3), 688-690 Downloads View citations (1)

1984

  1. Price instability and inflation: The Latin American case
    World Development, 1984, 12, (7), 755-758 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Tenancy Choice in a Competitive Framework with Transactions Costs
    Journal of Political Economy, 1984, 92, (6), 1121-33 Downloads View citations (29)

1983

  1. An Alternative
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1983, 31, (2), 385-96 Downloads
  2. Foreign aid in the form of commodity transfers that increase the income gap between rich and poor countries: The Chichilnisky theorems revisited
    Journal of Development Economics, 1983, 13, (1-2), 213-216 Downloads
  3. More on the Causes of Instability in Export Earnings
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1983, 45, (4), 379-83
  4. Old Age Pensions and Fertility in Rural Areas of Less Developed Countries: Some Evidence from Mexico
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1983, 31, (4), 809-29 Downloads View citations (4)

1982

  1. Morphology of growth: The effects of country size, structural characteristics and linkages
    Journal of Development Economics, 1982, 10, (3), 279-295 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Phillips Curves in Developing Countries: The Latin American Case
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1982, 30, (2), 321-34 Downloads View citations (8)

1979

  1. A model of inflation and expectations in Latin America
    Journal of Development Economics, 1979, 6, (3), 431-446 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. What has orthodox development economics learned from recent experience?
    World Development, 1979, 7, (6), 541-554 Downloads View citations (1)

1976

  1. In Defense of a Test of the Linkage Hypothesis
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1976, 90, (2), 334-343 Downloads View citations (6)

1975

  1. THE SELECTION OF INDUSTRIES FOR REGIONAL COORDINATION AMONG DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
    Journal of Common Market Studies, 1975, 14, (2), 198-212 Downloads

1973

  1. A Balanced-Growth Version of the Linkage Hypothesis: A Test
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1973, 87, (2), 157-171 Downloads View citations (23)
  2. Exchange-Rate Movements and Economic Development in the Late Nineteenth Century
    Journal of Political Economy, 1973, 81, (5), 1110-35 Downloads View citations (10)

1970

  1. Linear Programming Models for National Planning: Demonstration of a Testing Procedure
    Econometrica, 1970, 38, (6), 831-55 Downloads View citations (5)

1969

  1. Economies as an Antitrust Defense: Comment
    American Economic Review, 1969, 59, (5), 947-53 Downloads View citations (5)

1967

  1. Methodology in Economics: Some Implications of Pessimism and Some Suggested Alternatives
    The American Economist, 1967, 11, (2), 49-55 Downloads

Chapters

2014

  1. DETECTING CORRUPTION AND EVALUATING PROGRAMS TO CONTROL IT: SOME LESSONS FOR MENA
    Chapter 7 in UNDERSTANDING THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF THE ARAB UPRISINGS, 2014, pp 131-163 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Does MENA trade too little, both within the region and with other regions? If so, why, and if not, why not?
    Chapter 2 in The Economic and Political Aftermath of the Arab Spring, 2014, pp 35-78 Downloads

1995

  1. Institutions and economic development
    Chapter 38 in Handbook of Development Economics, 1995, vol. 3, Part 1, pp 2301-2370 Downloads View citations (51)

1975

  1. Policy-Oriented Macroeconometric Models for Development and Planning
    A chapter in Annals of Economic and Social Measurement, Volume 4, number 4, 1975, pp 509-529 Downloads View citations (2)
 
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