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Journal of Comparative Economics

1977 - 2017

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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 N. 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 F. 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

Volume 44, issue 4, 2016

Social constraints and women's education: Evidence from Afghanistan under radical religious rule pp. 821-841 Downloads
Abdul G. Noury and Biagio Speciale
Prospects for a re-acceleration of economic growth in the PRC pp. 842-853 Downloads
Justin Yifu Lin, Guanghua Wan and Peter Morgan
Wage-setting institutions and corporate governance pp. 854-883 Downloads
Matthew Dimick and Neel Rao
A fire sale without fire: An explanation of labor-intensive FDI in China pp. 884-901 Downloads
Yasheng Huang, Yue Ma, Zhi Yang and Yifan Zhang
Judicial quality and regional firm performance: The case of Indian states pp. 902-918 Downloads
Pavel Chakraborty
Evaluating the performance of means-tested benefits in Bulgaria pp. 919-935 Downloads
Iva Tasseva
The determinants of dealership structure: Empirical analysis of the Chinese auto market pp. 961-981 Downloads
Junji Xiao and Heng Ju
On the optimal social contract: Agency costs of self-government pp. 982-1001 Downloads
Sang-Hyun Kim
The effects of remittances on support for democracy in Africa: Are remittances a curse or a blessing? pp. 1002-1022 Downloads
Maty Konte
Political structure as a legacy of indirect colonial rule: Bargaining between national governments and rural elites in Africa pp. 1023-1039 Downloads
Nobuhiro Mizuno
Development and inefficient regulation under the threat of revolution pp. 1040-1054 Downloads
Michael T. Dorsch, Karl Dunz and Paul Maarek
Culture and the regulation of entry pp. 1055-1083 Downloads
Lewis S. Davis and Claudia Williamson
Economic agents in transition: Firm owners and households pp. 1084-1085 Downloads
Guest Editors Byung-Yeon Kim and Ali M. Kutan
Technology transfer and spillovers from FDI in transition economies: A meta-analysis pp. 1086-1114 Downloads
Ichiro Iwasaki and Masahiro Tokunaga
Social networks and migration decisions: The influence of peer effects in rural households in Central Asia pp. 1115-1131 Downloads
Masato Hiwatari
Corporate governance following mass privatization pp. 1132-1144 Downloads
Josef Brada

Volume 44, issue 3, 2016

Religious identity and the provision of public goods: Evidence from the Indian Princely States pp. 461-483 Downloads
Latika Chaudhary and Jared Rubin
Political frictions and public policy outcomes pp. 484-495 Downloads
Daryna Grechyna
Women, medieval commerce, and the education gender gap pp. 496-521 Downloads
Graziella Bertocchi and Monica Bozzano
Diversity and trust: The role of shared values pp. 522-540 Downloads
Sjoerd Beugelsdijk and Mariko Klasing
Language, culture and institutions: Evidence from a new linguistic dataset pp. 541-561 Downloads
Lewis S. Davis and Farangis Abdurazokzoda
Jewish emancipation and schism: Economic development and religious change pp. 562-584 Downloads
Jean-Paul Carvalho and Mark Koyama
The impact of domestic regulations on international trade in services: Evidence from firm-level data pp. 585-607 Downloads
Matthieu Crozet, Emmanuel Milet and Daniel Mirza
From one to many central plans: Drug advertising inspections and intra-national protectionism in China pp. 608-622 Downloads
Markus Eberhardt, Zheng Wang and Zhihong Yu
The retirement consumption puzzle revisited: Evidence from the mandatory retirement policy in China pp. 623-637 Downloads
Hongbin Li, Xinzheng Shi and Binzhen Wu
Lower coverage but stronger unions? Institutional changes and union wage premia in Central Europe pp. 638-656 Downloads
Iga Magda, David Marsden and Simone Moriconi
The effect of informal employment and corruption on income levels in Brazil pp. 657-695 Downloads
Jamie Bologna
Selection of public servants into politics pp. 696-719 Downloads
Thomas Braendle and Alois Stutzer
How much should we trust life satisfaction data? Evidence from the Life in Transition Survey pp. 720-731 Downloads
Elena Nikolova and Peter Sanfey
Bank ownership structure, lending corruption and the regulatory environment pp. 732-751 Downloads
Thierno Barry, Laetitia Lepetit and Frank Strobel
Should we care about the uncertainty around measures of political-economic development? pp. 752-763 Downloads
Rodolphe Desbordes and Gary Koop
How did household indebtedness hamper consumption during the recession? Evidence from micro data pp. 764-786 Downloads
Merike Kukk
An investigation into the credibility of currency board arrangements in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Bulgaria pp. 787-799 Downloads
Selena Begović, Nick Adnett and Geoff Pugh
The long-term effects of civil conflicts on education, earnings, and fertility: Evidence from Cambodia pp. 800-820 Downloads
Asadul Islam, Chandarany Ouch, Russell Smyth and Liang Wang

Volume 44, issue 2, 2016

Human capital, employment protection and growth in Europe pp. 213-230 Downloads
Maurizio Conti and Giovanni Sulis
The trade reducing effects of restrictions on liner shippingAuthor-Name: Bertho, Fabien pp. 231-242 Downloads
Ingo Borchert and Aaditya Mattoo
Creative accounting and electoral motives: Evidence from OECD countries pp. 243-257 Downloads
Markus Reischmann
Workplace democracy and job flows pp. 258-271 Downloads
Guillermo Alves, Gabriel Burdín and Andrés Dean
Pyramidal group structure and bank risk in Thailand pp. 272-288 Downloads
Pramuan Bunkanwanicha, Jyoti Gupta and Yupana Wiwattanakantang
Important laws governing China's macro-economy pp. 289-294 Downloads
Gregory C Chow
Between the hammer and the anvil: The impact of economic sanctions and oil prices on Russia’s ruble pp. 295-308 Downloads
Christian Dreger, Konstantin Kholodilin, Dirk Ulbricht and Jarko Fidrmuc
Your development or mine? Effects of donor–recipient cultural differences on the aid-growth nexus pp. 309-325 Downloads
Anna Minasyan
WTO accession, foreign bank entry, and the productivity of Chinese manufacturing firms pp. 326-342 Downloads
Tat-kei Lai, Zhenjie Qian and Luhang Wang
How large is the local fiscal multiplier? Evidence from Chinese counties pp. 343-352 Downloads
Qingwang Guo, Chang Liu and Guangrong Ma
The allocation of entrepreneurial efforts in a rent-seeking society: Evidence from China pp. 353-371 Downloads
Zhiqiang Dong, Xiahai Wei and Yongjing Zhang
Political transition and bank performance: How important was the Arab Spring? pp. 372-382 Downloads
Saibal Ghosh
Can state language policies distort students’ demand for education? pp. 383-399 Downloads
Alexander Muravyev and Oleksandr Talavera
Checks and balances outside the government: an introduction to the symposium pp. 400-403 Downloads
Eric Brousseau and Jérome Sgard
Inside and outside: The modernized hierarchy that runs China pp. 404-415 Downloads
Barry Naughton
Endogenous legal traditions and economic outcomes pp. 416-433 Downloads
Carmine Guerriero
Information sharing and the volume of private credit in transition: Evidence from Ukrainian bank-level panel dataAuthor-Name: Grajzl, Peter pp. 434-449 Downloads
Nataliia Laptieva
Courts at work: Bankruptcy statutes, majority rule and private contracting in England (17th–18th century) pp. 450-460 Downloads
Jérôme Sgard

Volume 44, issue 1, 2016

Trading hard hats for combat helmets: The economics of rebellion in eastern Ukraine pp. 1-15 Downloads
Yuri Zhukov
Tweeting identity? Ukrainian, Russian, and #Euromaidan pp. 16-40 Downloads
Megan MacDuffee Metzger, Richard Bonneau, Jonathan Nagler and Joshua A. Tucker
Resource misallocation and manufacturing productivity: The case of Ukraine pp. 41-55 Downloads
Mykola Ryzhenkov
The motherhood wage penalty in times of transition pp. 56-75 Downloads
Olena Nizalova, Tamara Sliusarenko and Solomiya Shpak
Security of property rights and transition in land use pp. 76-91 Downloads
Denys Nizalov, Suzanne Thornsbury, Scott Loveridge, Mollie Woods and Olha Zadorozhna
The Great Recession and social preferences: Evidence from Ukraine pp. 92-107 Downloads
Ralph De Haas, Milena Djourelova and Elena Nikolova
The happiness gap in Eastern Europe pp. 108-124 Downloads
Simeon Djankov, Elena Nikolova and Jan Zilinsky
Education-job mismatch in Ukraine: Too many people with tertiary education or too many jobs for low-skilled? pp. 125-147 Downloads
Olga Kupets
The evolution of firm-level distributions for Ukrainian manufacturing firms pp. 148-162 Downloads
Kim Huynh, David Jacho-Chávez, Oleksiy Kryvtsov, Oleksandr Shepotylo and Volodymyr Vakhitov
Violent conflict and online segregation: An analysis of social network communication across Ukraine's regions pp. 163-181 Downloads
Dinissa Duvanova, Alexander Nikolaev, Alex Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy and Alexander Semenov
Time-varying individual risk attitudes over the Great Recession: A comparison of Germany and Ukraine pp. 182-200 Downloads
Thomas Dohmen, Hartmut Lehmann and Norberto Pignatti
Violence and political outcomes in Ukraine—Evidence from Sloviansk and Kramatorsk pp. 201-212 Downloads
Tom Coupé and Maksym Obrizan
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