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Journal of Comparative Economics

1977 - 2020

Current editor(s): D. Berkowitz and G. Roland

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Volume 48, issue 1, 2020

Austerity and anarchy: Budget cuts and social unrest in Europe, 1919–2008 pp. 1-19 Downloads
Jacopo Ponticelli and Hans-Joachim Voth
Farewell to the God of Plague: Estimating the effects of China's Universal Salt Iodization on educational outcomes pp. 20-36 Downloads
Qingyang Huang, Chang Liu and Li-An Zhou
Educated dictators attract more foreign direct investment pp. 37-55 Downloads
Abel François, Sophie Panel and Laurent Weill
Local financial development and constraints on domestic private-firm exports: Evidence from city commercial banks in China pp. 56-75 Downloads
Zhao Chen, Sandra Poncet and Ruixiang Xiong
Historical legacies in savings: Evidence from Romania pp. 76-99 Downloads
Sarah Walker
Clans, entrepreneurship, and development of the private sector in China pp. 100-123 Downloads
Chuanchuan Zhang
Corruption and re-election: how much can politicians steal before getting punished? pp. 124-143 Downloads
Vuk Vuković
The impact of non-cognitive skills and risk preferences on rural-to-urban migration in Ukraine pp. 144-162 Downloads
Sinem H. Ayhan, Kseniia Gatskova and Hartmut Lehmann
The PRC's long-run growth through the lens of the export-led growth model pp. 163-181 Downloads
Jesus Felipe and Matteo Lanzafame
A model of tournament incentives with corruption pp. 182-197 Downloads
Bin Wang and Yu Zheng
How fast does product market reform pay off? New evidence from non-manufacturing industry deregulation in advanced economies pp. 198-217 Downloads
Romain Bouis, Romain Duval and Johannes Eugster
Estimating returns to education in urban China: Evidence from a natural experiment in schooling reform pp. 218-233 Downloads
Yi Chen, Sheng Jiang and Li-An Zhou

Volume 47, issue 4, 2019

The great divergence in South Africa: Population and wealth dynamics over two centuries pp. 759-773 Downloads
Dieter von Fintel and Johan Fourie
Droughts, conflict, and the African slave trade pp. 774-791 Downloads
Levi Boxell
Power and publications in Chinese academia pp. 792-805 Downloads
Ruixue Jia, Huihua Nie and Wei Xiao
Importing under trade policy uncertainty: Evidence from China pp. 806-826 Downloads
Michele Imbruno
Terrain ruggedness and limits of political repression: Evidence from China’s Great Leap Forward and Famine (1959-61) pp. 827-852 Downloads
Elizabeth Gooch
Regional distribution and dynamics of human capital in China 1985–2014 pp. 853-866 Downloads
Barbara M. Fraumeni, Junzi He, Haizheng Li and Qinyi Liu
The economic contribution of the “C” in ICT: Evidence from OECD countries pp. 867-880 Downloads
Peter Goodridge, Jonathan Haskel and Harald Edquist
Economy through a lens: Distortions of policy coverage in UK national newspapers pp. 881-906 Downloads
James Bowden, Andrzej Kwiatkowski and Dooruj Rambaccussing
Explaining the standard errors of corruption perception indices pp. 907-920 Downloads
Guangjun Qu, Bob Slagter, Kevin Sylwester and Kyle Doiron
Endogenous (in)formal institutions pp. 921-945 Downloads
Serra Boranbay and Carmine Guerriero
Long-term impact of trade liberalization on human capital formation pp. 946-961 Downloads
Jie Li, Yi Lu, Hong Song and Huihua Xie
Land rights, rental markets and the post-socialist cityscape pp. 962-974 Downloads
Paul Castañeda Dower and William Pyle

Volume 47, issue 3, 2019

British colonialism and democracy: Divergent inheritances and diminishing legacies pp. 487-503 Downloads
Alexander Lee and Jack Paine
Party hacks and true believers: The effect of party affiliation on political preferences pp. 504-524 Downloads
Eric Gould and Esteban Klor
Preaching democracy: The second Vatican council and the third wave pp. 525-540 Downloads
Thomas Barnebeck Andersen and Peter Jensen
Earthquakes and terrorism: The long lasting effect of seismic shocks pp. 541-561 Downloads
José G. Montalvo and Marta Reynal-Querol
Horizontal vs. vertical transmission of fertility preferences pp. 562-578 Downloads
Andrea Di Miceli
Economic transition and private-sector labor: Evidence from urban China pp. 579-600 Downloads
Lakshmi Iyer, Xin Meng, Nancy Qian and Xiaoxue Zhao
Foreign aid preferences and perceptions in donor countries pp. 601-617 Downloads
Daniel Kaufmann, Eoin F. McGuirk and Pedro Vicente
Taxes and culture of leisure: Impact on labor supply in Europe pp. 618-639 Downloads
Naci Mocan
Trade liberalization and Firms’ export performance in China: Theory and evidence pp. 640-668 Downloads
Haichao Fan, Edwin L.-C. Lai and (Steffan) Qi, Han
Mother's education and child development: Evidence from the compulsory school reform in China pp. 669-692 Downloads
Ying Cui, Hong Liu and Liqiu Zhao
From central planning towards a market economy: The role of ownership and competition in Vietnamese firms’ productivity pp. 693-716 Downloads
Manh-Duc Le, Fabio Pieri and Enrico Zaninotto
New evidence on income and the geographical distribution of imports: The case of audiovisuals pp. 717-734 Downloads
Maria Masood
Does development aid increase military expenditure? pp. 735-757 Downloads
Sarah Langlotz and Niklas Potrafke

Volume 47, issue 2, 2019

The colonial origins of fiscal capacity: Evidence from patronage governors pp. 263-276 Downloads
Guo Xu
The Paradox of Power: Principal-agent problems and administrative capacity in Imperial China (and other absolutist regimes) pp. 277-294 Downloads
Debin Ma and Jared Rubin
The quality-access tradeoff in decentralizing public services: Evidence from education in the OECD and Spain pp. 295-316 Downloads
Susana Cordeiro Guerra and Carlos Xabel Lastra-Anadón
Do successful worker-managed firms degenerate? pp. 317-329 Downloads
Andrés Dean
Missing poor and income mobility pp. 330-366 Downloads
Mathieu Lefebvre, Pierre Pestieau and Gregory Ponthiere
Chinese competition and product variety of Indian firms pp. 367-395 Downloads
Pavel Chakraborty and Michael Henry
Government reactions to private substitutes for public goods: Remittances and the crowding-out of public finance pp. 396-415 Downloads
Christian Ambrosius
Family migration in China: Do migrant children affect parental settlement intention? pp. 416-428 Downloads
Chunchao Wang, Chenglei Zhang, Jinlan Ni, Haifeng Zhang and Junsen Zhang
Cultural determinants of human capital accumulation: Evidence from the European Social Survey pp. 429-440 Downloads
André van Hoorn
Exchange rate uncertainty and firm-level investment: Finding the Hartman–Abel effect pp. 441-457 Downloads
Guangzhong Li, Jie Li and Yangru Wu
Are infant/toddler developmental delays a problem across rural China? pp. 458-469 Downloads
Lei Wang, Wilson Liang, Siqi Zhang, Laura Jonsson, Mengjie Li, Cordelia Yu, Yonglei Sun, Qingrui Ma, Yu Bai, Cody Abbey, Renfu Luo, Ai Yue and Scott Rozelle
Corporate tax policy and heterogeneous firm innovation: Evidence from a developing country pp. 470-486 Downloads
Yuchen Shao and Chengrui Xiao

Volume 47, issue 1, 2019

Testing legal origins theory within France: Customary laws versus Roman code pp. 1-30 Downloads
David le Bris
National levels of corruption and foreign direct investment pp. 31-49 Downloads
Josef Brada, Zdenek Drabek, Jose Mendez and M. Fabricio Perez
Adjusting the size of nations: Empirical determinants of separatism and the Soviet breakup pp. 50-64 Downloads
Marvin Suesse
Rebellions, Technical Change, and the Early Development of Political Institutions in Latin America pp. 65-89 Downloads
Alvaro Aguirre
Ex-ante labor market effects of compulsory military service pp. 90-110 Downloads
Huzeyfe Torun
Toward understanding 17th century English culture: A structural topic model of Francis Bacon's ideas pp. 111-135 Downloads
Peter Grajzl and Peter Murrell
How history matters for student performance. lessons from the Partitions of Poland pp. 136-175 Downloads
Paweł Bukowski
Do dictatorships redistribute more? pp. 176-195 Downloads
Pantelis Kammas and Vassilis Sarantides
The minority ethic: Rethinking religious denominations, minority status, and educational achievement across the globe pp. 196-214 Downloads
Pierre-Guillaume Méon and Ilan Tojerow
Electoral cycles in perceived corruption: International empirical evidence pp. 215-224 Downloads
Niklas Potrafke
Does the recognition of indigenous territories impact household economic situations? Evidence from western Panama pp. 225-237 Downloads
Gabriel Fuentes Cordoba
Sorting, school performance and quality: Evidence from China pp. 238-261 Downloads
Yang Song
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