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Volume 46, issue 3, 2018

Happiness convergence in transition countries pp. 683-707 Downloads
Sergei Guriev and Nikita Melnikov
Communism as the unhappy coming pp. 708-721 Downloads
Simeon Djankov and Elena Nikolova
Temporary employment, work quality, and job satisfaction pp. 722-735 Downloads
Mariya Aleksynska
Does past unemployment experience explain the transition happiness gap? pp. 736-753 Downloads
Edward Norton, Olena Nizalova and Irina Murtazashvili
Self-employment, financial development, and well-being: Evidence from China, Russia, and Ukraine pp. 754-769 Downloads
Tho Pham, Oleksandr Talavera and Mao Zhang
Migrants’ well-being during the global financial crisis: Economic and social predictors pp. 770-787 Downloads
Alexander Danzer and Barbara Dietz
War and well-being in transition: Evidence from two natural experiments pp. 788-799 Downloads
Gunes Gokmen and Evgeny Yakovlev
Job market outcomes for IDPs: The case of Georgia pp. 800-820 Downloads
Karine Torosyan, Norberto Pignatti and Maksym Obrizan
Drinking under communism: Why do alcohol consumption habits in Eastern Europe differ from the west in the long-run? pp. 821-837 Downloads
Gintarė Mališauskaite and Alexander Klein
Informal employment relationships and the labor market: Is there segmentation in Ukraine? pp. 838-857 Downloads
Hartmut Lehmann and Norberto Pignatti
Adolescents’ (un)happiness in transition pp. 858-873 Downloads
Tom Coupe and Maksym Obrizan
Math, girls and socialism pp. 874-888 Downloads
Quentin Lippmann and Claudia Senik

Volume 46, issue 2, 2018

Does crime deter South Africans from self-employment? pp. 413-435 Downloads
Katharina Grabrucker and Michael Grimm
Applying for social programs in India: Roles of local politics and caste networks in affirmative action pp. 436-456 Downloads
Véronique Gille
National culture and the configuration of public pensions pp. 457-479 Downloads
Rivera-Rozo, J.A. (Jairo), García-Huitrón, M.E. (Manuel), Steenbeek, O.W. (Onno) and (Fieke) van der Lecq, S.G.
Child labor and the minimum wage: Evidence from India pp. 480-494 Downloads
Nidhiya Menon and Yana van der Meulen Rodgers
Estimating the value of political connections in China: Evidence from sudden deaths of politically connected independent directors pp. 495-514 Downloads
Lei Cheng
Manufacturing growth and local employment multipliers in China pp. 515-543 Downloads
Ting Wang and Areendam Chanda
Chinese import competition, crime, and government transfers in US pp. 544-567 Downloads
Yi Che, Xun Xu and Yan Zhang
The psychological effects of academic labeling: The case of class tracks pp. 568-581 Downloads
Qiang Feng and Xiaojun Wang
Migrant peers in the classroom: Is the academic performance of local students negatively affected? pp. 582-597 Downloads
Feng Hu
The impact of institutional volatility on financial volatility in transition economies pp. 598-615 Downloads
Christopher Hartwell
Culture, legal heritage and the regulation of labor pp. 616-633 Downloads
James B. Ang and Per Fredriksson
Income comparisons and attitudes towards foreigners - Evidence from a natural experiment pp. 634-655 Downloads
Walter Hyll and Lutz Schneider
Arab spring protests and women's labor market outcomes: Evidence from the Egyptian revolution pp. 656-682 Downloads
El-Mallakh, Nelly, Mathilde Maurel and Biagio Speciale

Volume 46, issue 1, 2018

Religiosity versus rationality: Depositor behavior in Islamic and conventional banks pp. 1-19 Downloads
Ahmet Aysan, Mustafa Disli, Meryem Duygun and Huseyin Ozturk
State and religion over time pp. 20-34 Downloads
Metin Cosgel, Matthew Histen, Thomas J. Miceli and Sadullah Yıldırım
Credit policies, macroeconomic stability and welfare: The case of China pp. 35-52 Downloads
Raoul Minetti and Tao Peng
The health implications of social pensions: Evidence from China's new rural pension scheme pp. 53-77 Downloads
Lingguo Cheng, Hong Liu, Ye Zhang and Zhong Zhao
The new goods margin in new markets pp. 78-93 Downloads
Sang-Wook Cho and Julian Diaz
Non-cooperative and cooperative policy reforms under uncertainty and spillovers pp. 94-102 Downloads
Carsten Hefeker and Michael Neugart
Trade liberalization and markups: Micro evidence from China pp. 103-130 Downloads
Haichao Fan, Xiang Gao, Yao Li and Tuan Anh Luong
Lame ducks and divided government: How voters control the unaccountable pp. 131-144 Downloads
Mark Schelker
Fertility, household structure, and parental labor supply: Evidence from China pp. 145-156 Downloads
Rufei Guo, Hongbin Li, Junjian Yi and Junsen Zhang
The golden hello and political transitions pp. 157-173 Downloads
Toke S. Aidt, Facundo Albornoz and Martin Gassebner
The role of institutions in finance curse: Evidence from international data pp. 174-191 Downloads
Siong Hook Law, Ali Kutan and N.A.M. Naseem
Total factor productivity convergence in German states since reunification: Evidence and explanations pp. 192-211 Downloads
Michael Burda and Battista Severgnini
Housing investment in urban China pp. 212-247 Downloads
Yujin Cao, Jidong Chen and Qinghua Zhang
Lineage-based heterogeneity and cooperative behavior in rural China pp. 248-269 Downloads
Quqiong He, Ying Pan and Sudipta Sarangi
Does non-employment based health insurance promote entrepreneurship? Evidence from a policy experiment in China pp. 270-283 Downloads
Lulu Liu and Yuting Zhang
Private enforcement, corruption, and antitrust design pp. 284-307 Downloads
Peter Grajzl and Andrzej Baniak
Why East Germany did not become a new Mezzogiorno pp. 308-325 Downloads
Andrea Boltho, Wendy Carlin and Pasquale Scaramozzino
Informality, public employment and employment protection in developing countries pp. 326-348 Downloads
Shaimaa Yassin and Francois Langot
Can television bring down a dictator? Evidence from Chile’s “No” campaign pp. 349-361 Downloads
Felipe González and Mounu Prem
The autocratic roots of social distrust pp. 362-380 Downloads
Xu Xu and Xin Jin
Labor reallocation and demographics pp. 381-412 Downloads
Joanna Tyrowicz and Lucas van der Velde

Volume 45, issue 4, 2017

Machiavellian experimentation pp. 685-711 Downloads
Yinxi Xie and Yang Xie
Partisan politics: The empirical evidence from OECD panel studies pp. 712-750 Downloads
Niklas Potrafke
Does dividend tax impede competition for corporate charters? pp. 751-772 Downloads
Tat-kei Lai and Travis Ng
Vote buying and campaign promises pp. 773-792 Downloads
Philip Keefer and Razvan Vlaicu
Did foreign banks stay committed to emerging Europe during recent financial crises? pp. 793-808 Downloads
John P. Bonin and Dana Louie
Inter-industry relatedness and industrial-policy efficiency: Evidence from China’s export processing zones pp. 809-826 Downloads
Zhao Chen, Sandra Poncet and Ruixiang Xiong
Does forced solidarity hamper investment in small and micro enterprises? pp. 827-846 Downloads
Michael Grimm, Renate Hartwig and Jann Lay
How close is Asia already to being a trade bloc? pp. 847-864 Downloads
Chunding Li and John Whalley
Do Institutions Affect Social Preferences? Evidence from Divided Korea pp. 865-888 Downloads
Byung-Yeon Kim, Syngjoo Choi, Jungmin Lee, Sokbae Lee and Kyunghui Choi
The size of political jurisdictions: A model with some evidence from a fascist consolidation pp. 889-909 Downloads
Monica Andini, Alberto Dalmazzo and Guido de Blasio
Politics of religiously motivated lending: An empirical analysis of aid allocation by the Islamic Development Bank pp. 910-929 Downloads
Diego Hernandez and Krishna Chaitanya Vadlamannati
Determinants of governmental redistribution: Income distribution, development levels, and the role of perceptions pp. 930-962 Downloads
Klaus Gründler and Sebastian Köllner
Does Communist party membership pay? Estimating the economic returns to party membership in the labor market in China pp. 963-983 Downloads
Joanne McLaughlin

Volume 45, issue 3, 2017

Misled and mis-sold: financial misbehaviour in retail banks? pp. 429-444 Downloads
Renuka Sane and Monika Halan
Markups and exporting behavior of foreign affiliates pp. 445-455 Downloads
Hongyong Zhang and Lianming Zhu
Culture, democracy, and market reforms: Evidence from transition countries pp. 456-480 Downloads
Danko Tarabar
To root or not to root? The economics of jailbreak pp. 481-497 Downloads
Hong Chao, Chun-Yu Ho, Tin Cheuk Leung and Travis Ng
How does anti-corruption affect corporate innovation? Evidence from recent anti-corruption efforts in China pp. 498-519 Downloads
Gang Xu and Go Yano
Are environmentally responsible firms less vulnerable when investing abroad? The role of reputation pp. 520-543 Downloads
Remi Bazillier, Sophie Hatte and Julien Vauday
Education on the cheap: The long-run effects of a free compulsory education reform in rural china pp. 544-562 Downloads
Yun Xiao, Li Li and Liqiu Zhao
The role of constitutions on poverty: A cross-national investigation pp. 563-581 Downloads
Lanse Minkler and Nishith Prakash
Political cycles in public expenditure: butter vs guns pp. 582-604 Downloads
Vincenzo Bove, Georgios Efthyvoulou and Antonio Navas
Sometimes, winners lose: Economic disparity and indigenization in Kazakhstan pp. 605-621 Downloads
Ira Gang and Achim Schmillen
Regional development and national identity in sub-Saharan Africa pp. 622-643 Downloads
Pelle Ahlerup, Thushyanthan Baskaran and Arne Bigsten
Trust and delegation: Theory and evidence pp. 644-657 Downloads
Nurullah Gur and Christian Bjørnskov
Left behind but doing good? Civic engagement in two post-socialist countries pp. 658-684 Downloads
Milena Nikolova, Monica Roman and Klaus Zimmermann

Volume 45, issue 2, 2017

Changes to Our Editorial Board pp. v-v Downloads
Ruben Enikolopov, Timur Kuran and Hongbin Li
Foreword for the symposium in honour of Gary Becker pp. 217-218 Downloads
Mark Rosenzweig and Junsen Zhang
Family size, birth order, and tests of the quantity–quality model pp. 219-224 Downloads
Rufei Guo, Junjian Yi and Junsen Zhang
Love, money, and parental goods: Does parental matchmaking matter? pp. 224-245 Downloads
Fali Huang, Ginger Zhe Jin and Lixin Xu
Does population control lead to better child quality? Evidence from China’s one-child policy enforcement pp. 246-260 Downloads
Bingjing Li and Hongliang Zhang
Parental preferences, production technologies, and provision for progeny pp. 261-270 Downloads
Maoliang Ye and Junjian Yi
Family linkages, social interactions, and investment in human capital: A theoretical analysis pp. 271-286 Downloads
Qing Wang and Xiangrong Yu
Does the one-child policy improve children's human capital in urban China? A regression discontinuity design pp. 287-303 Downloads
Xuezheng Qin, Castiel Chen Zhuang and Rudai Yang
Long run trends in unemployment and labor force participation in urban China pp. 304-324 Downloads
Shuaizhang Feng, Yingyao Hu and Robert Moffitt
Demographic responses to a political transformation: Evidence of women’s empowerment from Nepal pp. 325-343 Downloads
Jayash Paudel and Pedro de Araujo
The impact of fiscal and political decentralization on local public investment in Indonesia pp. 344-365 Downloads
Krisztina Kis-Katos and Bambang Suharnoko Sjahrir
Resource discovery and the politics of fiscal decentralization pp. 366-382 Downloads
Sambit Bhattacharyya, Louis Conradie and Rabah Arezki
Fiscal decentralisation, local institutions and public good provision: evidence from Indonesia pp. 383-409 Downloads
Sarmistha Pal and Zaki Wahhaj
Political repression in autocratic regimes pp. 410-428 Downloads
Vincenzo Bove, Jean-Philippe Platteau and Petros Sekeris

Volume 45, issue 1, 2017

The clan and the corporation: Sustaining cooperation in China and Europe pp. 1-35 Downloads
Avner Greif and Guido Tabellini
Design and evolution in institutional development: The insignificance of the English Bill of Rights pp. 36-55 Downloads
Peter Murrell
Corruption for sales pp. 56-66 Downloads
Mathieu Couttenier and Farid Toubal
Political philosophy, executive constraint and electoral rules pp. 67-88 Downloads
Timothy Yu-Cheong Yeung
Governments in the market for corporate control: Evidence from M&A deals involving state-owned enterprises pp. 89-109 Downloads
Chiara D. Del Bo, Matteo Ferraris and Massimo Florio
Government decentralization as a commitment in non-democracies pp. 110-118 Downloads
Mark Gradstein
Westward movement of new polluting firms in China: Pollution reduction mandates and location choice pp. 119-138 Downloads
Haoyi Wu, Huanxiu Guo, Bing Zhang and Maoliang Bu
What deters labor-owned firm creation? Evidence from Italian manufacturing sectors pp. 139-153 Downloads
Filippo Belloc
Political uncertainty and household savings pp. 154-170 Downloads
Rolf Aaberge, Kai Liu and Yu Zhu
Strategies and public propositions in games of institutional change: Comparative historical cases pp. 171-187 Downloads
Masahiko Aoki
Legal institutionalism: Capitalism and the constitutive role of lawAuthor-Name: Deakin, Simon pp. 188-200 Downloads
David Gindis, Geoffrey Hodgson, Kainan Huang and Katharina Pistor
Institutions and economic change pp. 213-215 Downloads
Francesca Gagliardi
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