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Postal address:20 Myasnitskaya ul., Moscow, 101000, Russia
Workplace:Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago, (more information at EDIRC)
Faculty of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics, (more information at EDIRC)
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE), Handelshögskolan i Stockholm (Stockholm School of Economics), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2018

  1. Economic Transition and the Rise of Alternative Institutions: Political Connections in Putin's Russia
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The Economics of Transition (2018)
  2. Financial Restrictions and Competitive Balance in Sports Leagues
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
  3. Media Freedom in the Shadow of a Coup
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
  4. Rebel Capacity, Intelligence Gathering, and the Timing of Combat Operations
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads

2017

  1. Banks as Tanks: A Continuous-Time Model of Financial Clearing
    Papers, arXiv.org Downloads

2016

  1. Political Economy of Redistribution
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (2017)
  2. Social Media and Corruption
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2018)
  3. Social Mobility and Stability of Democracy: Re-evaluating De Tocqueville
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2016) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2018)

2014

  1. Incumbency Advantage in Non-Democracies
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2014) Downloads View citations (3)

2013

  1. A Political Theory of Populism
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine Downloads View citations (39)
    Also in Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine (2011) Downloads View citations (4)
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine (2011) Downloads View citations (23)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (9)
    2010 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics (2010) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2013)
  2. Endogenous Property Rights
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Political Economy in a Changing World
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in 2013 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics (2013)
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine (2013) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2015)
  4. Structural or Cyclical? Unemployment in Latvia Since the 2008-09 Financial Crisis
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
  5. Technological Foundations of Political Instability
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
  6. Winning by Losing: Incentive Incompatibility in Multiple Qualifiers
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (9)

2012

  1. Do Political Blogs Matter? Corruption in State-Controlled Companies, Blog Postings, and DDoS Attacks
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (4)

2011

  1. Incumbency Advantage in Nondemocratic Elections
    2011 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads

2010

  1. Businessman Candidates
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (12)
    Also in Working Papers, Center for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) (2006) Downloads View citations (8)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (1)
    Econometric Society 2004 North American Summer Meetings, Econometric Society (2004) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in American Journal of Political Science (2010)

2009

  1. Development Based on Commodity Revenues?
    Sciences Po publications, Sciences Po Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Political Selection and Persistence of Bad Governments
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2010)

2008

  1. Budget Uncertainty and Faculty Contracts: A Dynamic Framework for Comparative Analysis
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Center for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) (2007) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in VOPROSY ECONOMIKI (2008)
  2. Determinants of Expropriation in the Oil Sector: A Theory and Evidence from Panel Data
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in Working Papers, Center for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) (2007) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization (2011)
  3. Dictators and Oligarchs: A Dynamic Theory of Contested Property Rights
    2008 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, Center for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) (2007) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2009)
  4. Dynamics and Stability of Constitutions, Coalitions and Clubs
    2008 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics View citations (5)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2008) Downloads View citations (39)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2012)
  5. Government Control of the Media
    Working Papers, Center for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2014)

2007

  1. Are Russian Commercial Courts Biased? Evidence from a Bankruptcy Law Transplant
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (30)
    Also in Working Papers, Center for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) (2007) Downloads View citations (46)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2007)

2006

  1. Are Russian Commercial Courts Biased? Evidence from a Natural Bankruptcy Experiment
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in PSE Working Papers, HAL (2006) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Coalition Formation in Political Games
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers, Center for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) (2006) Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Collusive market sharing and corruption in procurement
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (12)
    Also in PSE Working Papers, HAL (2005) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economics & Management Strategy (2006)
  4. Dictators, Repression and the Median Citizen: An “Eliminations Model” of Stalin’s Terror (Data from the NKVD Archives)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Working Papers, Center for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) (2006) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2011)
  5. Market Sharing in Procurement
    Post-Print, HAL
  6. Media Freedom, Bureaucratic Incentives and the Resource Curse
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in CEDI Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Economic Development and Institutions(CEDI), Brunel University (2006) Downloads View citations (18)
    Working Papers, Center for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) (2006) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in VOPROSY ECONOMIKI (2007)

2005

  1. A Theory of Brinkmanship, Conflicts, and Commitments
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization (2008)
  2. Dictators and Their Viziers: Agency Problems in Dictatorships
    Economics Working Papers, Institute for Advanced Study, School of Social Science Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan (2005) Downloads View citations (7)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2004) Downloads View citations (10)
    Working Papers, Center for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) (2004) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2011)
  3. Is Political Risk Company-Specific? The Market Side of the Yukos Affair
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (21)
  4. Passive Creditors
    Working Papers, Center for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in Working Papers of Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ghent University, Belgium, Ghent University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (2003) Downloads View citations (1)
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan (2005) Downloads View citations (6)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2004) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in International Finance (2005)
  5. The Killing Game: Reputation and Knowledge in Non-Democratic Succession
    Economics Working Papers, Institute for Advanced Study, School of Social Science Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2005) Downloads View citations (11)
  6. The Killing Game: Reputation and Knowledge in Politics of Succession
    Game Theory and Information, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
  7. The Variable Value Environment: Auctions and Actions
    Working Papers, Center for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) Downloads
    Also in Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (2001) Downloads View citations (7)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2002) Downloads

2004

  1. Businessman Candidates: Special-Interest Politics in Weakly Institutionalized Environments
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2004) Downloads View citations (7)

2003

  1. Capture of Bankruptcy: Theory and Russian Evidence
    Working Papers, Center for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Corruption and Collusion in Procurement Tenders
    Working Papers, Center for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economics & Management Strategy (2006)
  3. Provincial Protectionism
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2010)
  4. Why the Rich May Favor Poor Protection of Property Rights
    Working Papers, Center for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) Downloads View citations (147)
    Also in William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan (2002) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2003)

2002

  1. Information Revelation and Efficiency in Auctions
    Working Papers, Center for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR) Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2002) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2004)

2001

  1. Inequality, Property Rights, and Economic Growth in Transition Economies: Theory and Russian Evidence
    EERC Working Paper Series, EERC Research Network, Russia and CIS Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. Capture of Bankruptcy: Theory and Evidence from Russia
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (22)
  2. Private Protection of Property Rights, Inequality, and Economic Growth in Transition Economies
    Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers, Econometric Society Downloads View citations (1)

1999

  1. Inequality, Property Rights Protection, and Economic Growth in Transition Economies: Theory and Russian Evidence
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (8)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Economic growth: Nobel prize in economic sciences 2018 and the lessons for Russia
    VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, 2019, 1

2018

  1. Economic transition and the rise of alternative institutions: Political connections in Putin's Russia
    The Economics of Transition, 2018, 26, (4), 615-648 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2018)
  2. Social Media and Corruption
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2018, 10, (1), 150-74 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  3. Social Mobility and Stability of Democracy: Reevaluating De Tocqueville
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2018, 133, (2), 1041-1105 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  4. Winning by Losing
    Journal of Sports Economics, 2018, 19, (8), 1122-1146 Downloads View citations (3)

2017

  1. Basics of contract theory
    VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, 2017, 1
  2. Political Economy of Redistribution
    Econometrica, 2017, 85, 851-870 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2015

  1. Political Economy in a Changing World
    Journal of Political Economy, 2015, 123, (5), 1038 - 1086 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. The killing game: A theory of non-democratic succession
    Research in Economics, 2015, 69, (3), 398-411 Downloads View citations (3)

2014

  1. Financial Markets Efficiency (Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics 2013)
    VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, 2014, 1
  2. Government control of the media
    Journal of Public Economics, 2014, 118, (C), 163-171 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2013

  1. A Political Theory of Populism
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2013, 128, (2), 771-805 Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. The end of economic transition
    The Economics of Transition, 2013, 21, (1), 1-10 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Two-Sided Markets: Theory and Applications
    VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, 2013, 1

2012

  1. Dynamics and Stability of Constitutions, Coalitions, and Clubs
    American Economic Review, 2012, 102, (4), 1446-76 Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Efficient investment in a dynamic auction environment
    Games and Economic Behavior, 2012, 75, (1), 104-119 Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. DICTATORS AND THEIR VIZIERS: ENDOGENIZING THE LOYALTY–COMPETENCE TRADE‐OFF
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2011, 9, (5), 903-930 Downloads View citations (54)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Determinants of Nationalization in the Oil Sector: A Theory and Evidence from Panel Data
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2011, 27, (2), 301-323 Downloads View citations (49)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. Rational dictators and the killing of innocents: Data from Stalin's archives
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2011, 39, (1), 34-42 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2010

  1. Businessman Candidates
    American Journal of Political Science, 2010, 54, (3), 718-736 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Economics of Development Based on Commodity Revenues
    VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, 2010, 3 View citations (2)
  3. Political Selection and Persistence of Bad Governments
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2010, 125, (4), 1511-1575 Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  4. Provincial protectionism
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2010, 38, (2), 111-122 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2009

  1. A Political Economy Model of a Research University
    VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, 2009, 7
  2. Dictators and oligarchs: A dynamic theory of contested property rights
    Journal of Public Economics, 2009, 93, (1-2), 1-13 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. Do Juntas Lead to Personal Rule?
    American Economic Review, 2009, 99, (2), 298-303 Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Why Resource-poor Dictators Allow Freer Media: A Theory and Evidence from Panel Data
    American Political Science Review, 2009, 103, (04), 645-668 Downloads View citations (61)

2008

  1. A Theory of Brinkmanship, Conflicts, and Commitments
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2008, 24, (1), 163-183 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Budget Uncertainty and Faculty Contracts: A Dynamic Framework for Comparative Analysis
    VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, 2008, 12
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. Coalition Formation in Non-Democracies
    Review of Economic Studies, 2008, 75, (4), 987-1009 Downloads View citations (47)
  4. Economics of the Resource Curse
    VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, 2008, 4 View citations (7)
  5. Theory of Mechanism Design
    VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, 2008, 1 View citations (1)

2007

  1. Are Russian commercial courts biased? Evidence from a bankruptcy law transplant
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2007, 35, (2), 254-277 Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Media Freedom, Bureaucratic Incentives, and the Resource Curse
    VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, 2007, 4 View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2006

  1. Collusive Market Sharing and Corruption in Procurement
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2006, 15, (4), 883-908 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
    Working Paper (2006)

2005

  1. Institutional Theory of Endless Redistribution
    VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, 2005, 7 View citations (1)
  2. Passive Creditors
    International Finance, 2005, 8, (1), 57-86 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  3. The Economics and Politics of Russian Bankruptcies
    Problems of Economic Transition, 2005, 47, (11), 70-94 Downloads
    Also in VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, 2004, 4 (2004)

2004

  1. Information revelation and efficiency in auctions
    Economics Letters, 2004, 83, (3), 277-284 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2003

  1. Why the rich may favor poor protection of property rights
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2003, 31, (4), 715-731 Downloads View citations (174)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

Chapters

2013

  1. Russia in 2012: the challenge of reforming the economy without a political reform
    Chapter 8 in A New Model for Balanced Growth and Convergence, 2013, pp 113-121 Downloads
 
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