Economics at your fingertips  

Journal of Comparative Economics

1977 - 2023

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

From Elsevier
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Catherine Liu ().

Access Statistics for this journal.
Track citations for all items by RSS feed
Is something missing from the series or not right? See the RePEc data check for the archive and series.

Volume 51, issue 3, 2023

Historical roots of political extremism: The effects of Nazi occupation of Italy pp. 723-743 Downloads
Nicola Fontana, Tommaso Nannicini and Guido Tabellini
A rising tide that lifts all boats: An analysis of economic freedom and inequality using matching methods pp. 744-777 Downloads
Justin T. Callais and Andrew T. Young
Catholics, Protestants and Muslims: Similar work ethics, different social and political ethics pp. 778-815 Downloads
Miguel Abellán
Topography, borders, and trade across Europe pp. 816-832 Downloads
Richard Frensch, Jarko Fidrmuc and Michael Rindler
Rethinking fiscal rules pp. 833-857 Downloads
Luis Carranza-Ugarte, Julián Díaz-Saavedra and Jose Enrique Galdon-Sanchez
Is property driving income distribution? – An analysis of the linkage between income and wealth in Finland, France and Spain pp. 858-879 Downloads
Ilja Kristian Kavonius and Veli-Matti Törmälehto
Maternity support and child health: Unintended gendered effects pp. 880-898 Downloads
Aishwarya Kekre and Kanika Mahajan
Staying on top: Political cycles in private bank lending pp. 899-917 Downloads
Zuzana Fungáčová, Koen Schoors, Laura Solanko and Laurent Weill
Political economy of real exchange rate levels pp. 918-940 Downloads
Esra Nur Ugurlu and Arslan Razmi
Effects of public sector wages on corruption: Wage inequality matters pp. 941-959 Downloads
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Michael Lokshin and Vladimir Kolchin
Demilitarization and economic growth: Empirical evidence in support of a peace dividend pp. 960-988 Downloads
Anthony A. Mayberry
Past exposure to macroeconomic shocks and populist attitudes in Europe pp. 989-1010 Downloads
Despina Gavresi and Anastasia Litina
Did raising doing business scores boost GDP? pp. 1011-1030 Downloads
Tamanna Adhikari and Karl Whelan
Firms’ access to finance in resource-based countries and the financial resource curse pp. 1031-1047 Downloads
Olivier Damette, Sandrine Kablan and Clément Mathonnat
Societal diversity, group identities and their implications for tax morale pp. 1048-1067 Downloads
Fabian ten Kate, Mariko J. Klasing and Petros Milionis
The impact of educated leaders on economic development: Evidence from India pp. 1068-1093 Downloads
Chandan Jain, Shagun Kashyap, Rahul Lahoti and Soham Sahoo

Volume 51, issue 2, 2023

State formation and market integration: Germany, 1780–1830 pp. 403-421 Downloads
Hakon Albers and Ulrich Pfister
The effects of South Korean Protestantism on human capital and female empowerment, 1930–2010 pp. 422-438 Downloads
Yutaro Izumi, Sangyoon Park and Hyunjoo Yang
When the message hurts: The unintended impacts of nudges on saving pp. 439-456 Downloads
Alin Marius Andrieş and Sarah Walker
Leaping into the dark: A model of policy gambles pp. 457-476 Downloads
Kartik Anand, Prasanna Gai and Philipp J. König
Rebundling Institutions: How property rights and contracting institutions combine for growth pp. 477-500 Downloads
Katja Kalkschmied
The effects of discriminatory protections on cross-border mergers and acquisitions pp. 501-523 Downloads
Haoyuan Ding, Haichao Fan, Chang Li and Larry D. Qiu
Dark side of environmental regulation: Wage inequality cost pp. 524-544 Downloads
Yun Liu, Yifei Zhang, Yuxin Yang and Xin Chen
Do wages grow with experience? Deciphering the Russian puzzle pp. 545-563 Downloads
Eugenia Chernina and Vladimir Gimpelson
Do non-cognitive skills matter for alcohol consumption? Evidence from Russia pp. 564-576 Downloads
Ksenia Rozhkova, Sergey Roshchin and Yana Roshchina
Labor market hardships and preferences for public sector employment and employers: Evidence from Russia pp. 577-591 Downloads
Olivia Jin and William Pyle
Wage and Employment Impact of Minimum Wage: Evidence from Lithuania pp. 592-609 Downloads
Jose Garcia-Louzao and Linas Tarasonis
Foreign direct investment and industrial agglomeration: Evidence from China pp. 610-639 Downloads
Wen-Tai Hsu, Yi Lu, Xuan Luo and Lianming Zhu
Street-level responsiveness of city governments in China, Germany, and the United States pp. 640-652 Downloads
Ekkehard Köhler, John G. Matsusaka and Yanhui Wu
Youth responses to political populism: Education abroad as a step toward emigration pp. 653-673 Downloads
Murat Demirci
Intangible capital, the labour share and national ‘growth regimes’ pp. 674-695 Downloads
Aida Garcia-Lazaro and Nick Pearce
The effects of TV content on entrepreneurship: Evidence from German unification pp. 696-721 Downloads
Viktor Slavtchev and Michael Wyrwich

Volume 51, issue 1, 2023

Legacies of Vietnam's imperial examinations, 1075–1919: More investment in education and better educational outcomes pp. 2-14 Downloads
Tien Vu and Hiroyuki Yamada
Political survival, local accountability, and long-term development: Evidence from an authoritarian country pp. 15-40 Downloads
Hanming Fang, Linke Hou, Mingxing Liu, Lixin Colin Xu and Pengfei Zhang
Institutional-cultural coherence and economic development: The case of the Spanish regions pp. 41-89 Downloads
David Soto-Oñate and Gustavo Torrens
Immigrant religious practices and criminality: The case of Ramadan pp. 90-104 Downloads
Carlo Birkholz and David Gomtsyan
The motherhood penalty in China: Magnitudes, trends, and the role of grandparenting pp. 105-132 Downloads
Lingsheng Meng, Yunbin Zhang and Ben Zou
The roots of female emancipation: Initializing role of Cool Water pp. 133-159 Downloads
Manuel Santos Silva, Amy C. Alexander, Stephan Klasen and Christian Welzel
The gender education gap in developing countries: Roles of income shocks and culture pp. 160-180 Downloads
Sylvain Dessy, Luca Tiberti and David Zoundi
Access to local citizenship and internal migration in a developing country: Evidence from a Hukou reform in China pp. 181-215 Downloads
Zhangfeng Jin and Junsen Zhang
The effects of EU-funded enterprise grants on firms and workers pp. 216-234 Downloads
Balazs Murakozy and Álmos Telegdy
Melting pot or salad bowl: Cultural effects on industrial similarity during trade liberalization pp. 235-258 Downloads
Yang Jiao, Leilei Shen and Yuyun Liu
Perception of political instability in election periods: Evidence from African firms pp. 259-276 Downloads
Antoine Cazals and Florian Leon
Informal institution meets child development: Clan culture and child labor in China pp. 277-294 Downloads
Can Tang and Zhong Zhao
Beyond climate and conflict relationships: New evidence from a Copula-based analysis on an historical perspective pp. 295-323 Downloads
Olivier Damette and Stéphane Goutte
Ballot structure and political selection. Evidence from changes in electoral rules pp. 324-347 Downloads
Erasmo Papagni, Anna Laura Baraldi and Maria Rosaria Alfano
Effects of corruption on foreign direct investment: Evidence from Swedish multinational enterprises pp. 348-371 Downloads
Susanna Thede and Patrik Karpaty
Minimum wage spike and income underreporting: A back-of-the-envelope-wage analysis pp. 372-402 Downloads
Nicolas Gavoille and Anna Zasova

Volume 50, issue 4, 2022

The wise, the politician, and the strongman: Types of national leaders and quality of governance pp. 849-895 Downloads
Julieta Peveri
Roman roads to prosperity: Persistence and non-persistence of public infrastructure pp. 896-916 Downloads
Carl-Johan Dalgaard, Nicolai Kaarsen, Ola Olsson and Pablo Selaya
The impact of foreign direct investment on innovation: Evidence from patent filings and citations in China pp. 917-945 Downloads
Yongmin Chen, Haiwei Jiang, Yousha Liang and Shiyuan Pan
The origins of political institutions and property rights pp. 946-968 Downloads
Giacomo Benati, Carmine Guerriero and Federico Zaina
Pre-colonial ethnic institutions and party politics in Africa pp. 969-980 Downloads
Francesco Amodio, Giorgio Chiovelli and Dylan Munson
Mass protests, security-elite defection, and revolution pp. 981-996 Downloads
Thomas Apolte
Firms, kinship networks, and economic growth in the Kyrgyz Republic pp. 997-1018 Downloads
Paul Castañeda Dower, Theodore P. Gerber and Shlomo Weber
The trade-off between risk and incentives in fiscal federalism: Evidence from China pp. 1019-1035 Downloads
Bingyang Lyu, Guangrong Ma and Jingnan Zhan
Measuring human capital in middle income countries pp. 1036-1067 Downloads
Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Iván Torre
Your misfortune is also mine: Land expropriation, property rights insecurity, and household behaviors in rural China pp. 1068-1086 Downloads
Mingda Cheng, Julan Du, Chunhui Ye and Qi Zhang
Political economy of cross-border income shifting: A protection racket approach pp. 1087-1102 Downloads
Maxim Ananyev
Does competition cause government decentralization? The case of state-owned enterprises pp. 1103-1122 Downloads
Dongmin Kong, Gaowen Kong, Shasha Liu and Ling Zhu

Volume 50, issue 3, 2022

Sleeping with the enemy: The perils of having the government on(the)board pp. 641-651 Downloads
Santiago Barraza, Martín Rossi and Christian Ruzzier
Crony capitalism, the party-state, and the political boundaries of corruption pp. 652-667 Downloads
Weijia Li, Gérard Roland and Yang Xie
Foreign investment regulation and firm productivity: Granular evidence from Indonesia pp. 668-687 Downloads
Robert Genthner and Krisztina Kis-Katos
How does stock liquidity affect corporate tax noncompliance? Evidence from China✰ pp. 688-712 Downloads
E. Han Kim, Yao Lu, Xinzheng Shi and Dengjin Zheng
The timing of first marriage and subsequent life outcomes: Evidence from a natural experiment pp. 713-731 Downloads
Yi Chen and Yi Zhao
Trade shocks, industrial growth, and electrification in early 20th-century China pp. 732-749 Downloads
Shiyu Bo, Ting Chen and Cong Liu
IMF conditionality, export structure and economic complexity:The ineffectiveness of structural adjustment programs pp. 750-767 Downloads
Firat Demir
Pandemic knowledge and regulation effectiveness: Evidence from COVID-19 pp. 768-783 Downloads
Luisa Loiacono, Riccardo Puglisi, Leonzio Rizzo and Riccardo Secomandi
Phasing out: Routine tasks and retirement pp. 784-803 Downloads
Lucas van der Velde
On the optimal size of a joint savings association pp. 804-814 Downloads
Oded Stark, Wiktor Budzinski, Marcin Jakubek and Grzegorz Kosiorowski
The East-West German gap in revenue productivity:Just a tale of output prices? pp. 815-831 Downloads
Matthias Mertens and Steffen Mueller
Does the early bird catch the worm? The effect of school starting age on educational attainment and labor market outcomes: Evidence from Chinese urban twins data pp. 832-848 Downloads
Xu Li, Xuyan Lou and Junsen Zhang

Volume 50, issue 2, 2022

Corruption and growth: Historical evidence, 1790–2010 pp. 321-349 Downloads
Luca J. Uberti
Political instability and households’ investment behavior: Evidence from Burkina Faso pp. 350-368 Downloads
Nicolas Büttner, Michael Grimm and Sidiki Soubeiga
The competence-loyalty tradeoff in China's political selection pp. 369-393 Downloads
Zhaoguang Wang, Yang Yao and Junni Zhang
The long-term effects of Protestant activities in China pp. 394-414 Downloads
Yuyu Chen, Hui Wang and Se Yan
Stuck outside the single market; Evidence from firms in central and eastern Europe pp. 415-434 Downloads
Wessel Vermeulen
Bribes vs. taxes: Market structure and incentives pp. 435-453 Downloads
Francesco Amodio, Jieun Choi, Giacomo De Giorgi and Aminur Rahman
The role of firms in the gender wage gap pp. 454-473 Downloads
Jaan Masso, Jaanika Meriküll and Priit Vahter
Preventing Islamic radicalization: Experimental evidence on anti-social behavior pp. 474-485 Downloads
Pedro Vicente and Inês Vilela
The joint effects of financial development and the business environment on firm growth: Evidence from Vietnam pp. 486-506 Downloads
Rouven E. Haschka, Helmut Herwartz, Philipp Struthmann, Viet Tuan Tran and Yabibal M. Walle
The effects of elections on macroprudential policy pp. 507-533 Downloads
Can Sever and Emekcan Yücel
Reducing tariff evasion: The role of trade facilitation pp. 534-554 Downloads
Cosimo Beverelli and Rohit Ticku
Fiscal adjustment in a panel of countries 1870–2016 pp. 555-568 Downloads
Veronika Akhmadieva
The impact of health insurance on job location choice: Evidence from rural China pp. 569-583 Downloads
Yijie Wang, Julie Shi, Yi Yao and Wenkai Sun
Fertility and maternal labor supply: Evidence from the new two-child policies in urban China pp. 584-598 Downloads
Xiaoyu Wu
Risk sharing and industrial specialization in China pp. 599-626 Downloads
Julan Du, Qing He and Ce Zhang
Does the introduction of stock exchange markets boost economic growth in African countries? pp. 627-640 Downloads
Antonio Afonso and Max Reimers

Volume 50, issue 1, 2022

Θ The cultural transmission of trust norms: Evidence from a lab in the field on a natural experiment pp. 1-19 Downloads
Elira Karaja and Jared Rubin
Capitalist systems and income inequality pp. 20-32 Downloads
Marco Ranaldi and Branko Milanovic
Ancestry and international trade pp. 33-51 Downloads
Irene Fensore, Stefan Legge and Lukas Schmid
Wage and unemployment: Evidence from online job vacancy data pp. 52-70 Downloads
Oleksandr Faryna, Tho Pham, Oleksandr Talavera and Andriy Tsapin
Corporate governance and investment-cash flow sensitivity: Evidence from Russian unlisted firms pp. 71-100 Downloads
Carsten Sprenger and Olga Lazareva
Sexual exploitation of trafficked children: Survey evidence from child sex workers in Bangladesh pp. 101-117 Downloads
Masahiro Shoji and Kenmei Tsubota
Current expenditure upswings in good times and public investment downswings in bad times? New evidence from developing countries pp. 118-134 Downloads
Martin Ardanaz and Alejandro Izquierdo
Export pricing and exchange rate expectations under uncertainty pp. 135-152 Downloads
Andrea Fracasso, Angelo Secchi and Chiara Tomasi
Less debt, more schooling? Evidence from cross-country micro data pp. 153-173 Downloads
Marin Ferry, Marine de Talancé and Miguel Niño-Zarazúa
Road to productivity: Effects of roads on total factor productivity in Indian manufacturing pp. 174-195 Downloads
Subham Kailthya and Uma Kambhampati
How local leaders matter: Inter-provincial leadership transfers and land transactions in China pp. 196-220 Downloads
Yue Li, Xiang Shao, Zhigang Tao and Hongjie Yuan
Authoritarian transparency: China's missing cases in court disclosure pp. 221-239 Downloads
Zhuang Liu, T.J. Wong, Yang Yi and Tianyu Zhang
Shutdown policies and conflict worldwide pp. 240-255 Downloads
Nicolas Berman, Mathieu Couttenier, Nathalie Monnet and Rohit Ticku
Ethnic identities, public spending and political regimes pp. 256-279 Downloads
Sugata Ghosh and Anirban Mitra
The moderating role of culture on the benefits of economic freedom: Cross-country analysis pp. 280-292 Downloads
Johan Graafland and Eelke de Jong
The welfare effects of FDI: A quantitative analysis pp. 293-320 Downloads
Balázs Zélity
Page updated 2023-09-26