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Details about Kostadis J. Papaioannou

Workplace:Department of International Development, London School of Economics (LSE), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers


  1. Historical Legacies and African Development
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads


  1. Rainfall Patterns and Human Settlement in Tropical Africa and Asia Compared. Did African Farmers Face Greater Insecurity?
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Resource endowments and agricultural commercialization in colonial Africa: Did labour seasonality and food security drive Uganda’s cotton revolution?
    Working Papers, European Historical Economics Society (EHES) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Weather shocks and agricultural commercialization in colonial tropical Africa: did cash crops alleviate social distress?
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2017)


  1. Climate shocks, cash crops and resilience: Evidence from colonial tropical Africa
    Working Papers, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History Downloads View citations (2)


    African Economic History Working Paper, African Economic History Network View citations (7)


  1. The Dictator Effect: How Long Years in Office Affects Economic Development in Africa and the Near East
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles


  1. Does FDI increase productivity? The role of regulation in upstream industries
    The World Economy, 2019, 42, (4), 1012-1031 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. On the time to ruin for a dependent delayed capital injection risk model
    Applied Mathematics and Computation, 2019, 352, (C), 119-135 Downloads


  1. Resources and Governance in Sierra Leone’s Civil War
    Journal of Development Studies, 2017, 53, (2), 278-294 Downloads
  2. Weather Shocks and Agricultural Commercialization in Colonial Tropical Africa: Did Cash Crops Alleviate Social Distress?
    World Development, 2017, 94, (C), 346-365 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  3. “Hunger makes a thief of any man”: Poverty and crime in British colonial Asia
    European Review of Economic History, 2017, 21, (1), 1-28 Downloads View citations (4)


  1. Political instability and discontinuity in Nigeria: The pre-colonial past and public goods provision under colonial and post-colonial political orders
    Economics of Peace and Security Journal, 2015, 10, (1), 40-53 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. The dictator effect: how long years in office affect economic development
    Journal of Institutional Economics, 2015, 11, (1), 111-139 Downloads View citations (5)
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