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Journal of Comparative Economics

1977 - 2022

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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
Martín 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

Volume 49, issue 4, 2021

Persuasive propaganda during the 2015 Argentine Ballotage pp. 885-900 Downloads
Rafael Di Tella, Sebastian Galiani and Ernesto Schargrodsky
Post-materialism and economic growth: Cultural backlash, 1981–2019 pp. 901-917 Downloads
Kyriaki I. Kafka and Pantelis Kostis
Labor market dynamics in urban China and the role of the state sector pp. 918-932 Downloads
Shuaizhang Feng and Naijia Guo
Political hierarchy and urban primacy: Evidence from China pp. 933-946 Downloads
Shiyu Bo and Chao Cheng
Defective democracy and the political budget cycle pp. 947-961 Downloads
Dongwon Lee and Sujin Min
Distressed acquisitions: Evidence from European emerging markets pp. 962-990 Downloads
Ichiro Iwasaki, Evžen Kočenda and Yoshisada Shida
Can bribery buy health? Evidence from post-communist countries pp. 991-1007 Downloads
Astghik Mavisakalyan, Vladimir Otrachshenko and Olga Popova
Exchange rate disconnect and financial constraints —evidence from Chinese firms pp. 1008-1019 Downloads
Yuan Xu and Yuwei Guo
Political salaries, electoral selection and the incumbency advantage: Evidence from a wage reform pp. 1020-1047 Downloads
Ján Palguta and Filip Pertold
Contractual frictions and margins of trade pp. 1048-1067 Downloads
Théophile T. Azomahou, Hibret Maemir and Hassen Wako
Non-commercial goals and financial performance of state-owned enterprises – some evidence from the electricity sector in the EU countries pp. 1068-1087 Downloads
Piotr Matuszak and Bartosz Kabaciński
Enfranchising non-citizens: What drives natives’ willingness to share power? pp. 1088-1108 Downloads
Anna Maria Koukal, Patricia Schafer and Reiner Eichenberger

Volume 49, issue 3, 2021

Rules versus norms: How formal and informal institutions shape judicial sentencing cycles pp. 645-659 Downloads
Christian Dippel and Mikhail Poyker
The origins of agricultural inheritance traditions pp. 660-674 Downloads
Thilo R. Huning and Fabian Wahl
The intergenerational transmission of historical conflicts: An application to China’s trade pp. 675-692 Downloads
Difei Ouyang and Weidi Yuan
Informal pay gaps in good and bad times: Evidence from Russia pp. 693-714 Downloads
Olivier Bargain, Audrey Etienne and Blaise Melly
School entry age and educational attainment in developing countries: Evidence from China's compulsory education law pp. 715-732 Downloads
Jiaying Chen and Albert Park
The legacy of state socialism on attitudes toward immigration pp. 733-750 Downloads
Martin Lange
The influence of colonialism on Africa's welfare: An anthropometric study pp. 751-775 Downloads
Joerg Baten and Laura Maravall
The long-term effects of the slave trade on political violence in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 776-800 Downloads
Yu Zhang, Zhicheng Phil Xu and Shahriar Kibriya
The puzzling politics of R&D: Signaling competence through risky projects pp. 801-818 Downloads
Natalia Lamberova
Gender discrimination in China: Experimental evidence from the job market for college graduates pp. 819-835 Downloads
Jian Zhang, Songqing Jin, Tao Li and Haigang Wang
The dynamics of institution building: State aids, the European commission, and the court of justice of the European Union pp. 836-859 Downloads
Amanda M. Alves, Eric Brousseau and Timothy Yu-Cheong Yeung
Convergence, divergence, or multiple steady states? New evidence on the institutional development within the European Union pp. 860-884 Downloads
Linda Glawe and Helmut Wagner

Volume 49, issue 2, 2021

Trust in government in times of crisis: A quasi-experiment during the two world wars✰ pp. 277-289 Downloads
Ahmed Skali, David Stadelmann and Benno Torgler
Markups and income inequality: Causal links, 1975-2011 pp. 290-312 Downloads
Minsoo Han and Ju Hyun Pyun
The political transfer problem: How cross-border financial windfalls affect democracy and civil war pp. 313-339 Downloads
Faisal Z. Ahmed, Daniel Schwab and Eric Werker
Democratic transitions can attract foreign direct investment: Effect, trajectories, and the role of political risk pp. 340-357 Downloads
Jean Lacroix, Pierre-Guillaume Méon and Khalid Sekkat
The changing composition of academic majors and wage dynamics: Beyond mean returns pp. 358-381 Downloads
Natalia Kyui and Natalia Radchenko
Unveiling the effects of a headscarf ban: Evidence from municipal jobs in Turkey pp. 382-404 Downloads
Gozde Corekcioglu
The unintended harms of infrastructure: Opium and road construction in Afghanistan pp. 405-424 Downloads
Evan Wigton-Jones
The gender gap in competitive chess across countries: Commanding queens in command economies pp. 425-441 Downloads
Maryam Dilmaghani
Touch thee not: Group conflict, caste power and untouchability in rural India pp. 442-466 Downloads
Indraneel Dasgupta and Sarmistha Pal
The great Chinese inequality turnaround pp. 467-482 Downloads
Ravi Kanbur, Yue Wang and Xiaobo Zhang
The effects of trade, aid, and investment on China's image in Latin America pp. 483-498 Downloads
Vera Z. Eichenauer, Andreas Fuchs and Lutz Brückner
Firms and wage inequality in Central and Eastern Europe pp. 499-552 Downloads
Iga Magda, Jan Gromadzki and Simone Moriconi
The effect of regulating political connections: Evidence from China's board of directors ban pp. 553-578 Downloads
Jijian Fan
Learning from processing trade: Firm evidence from China pp. 579-602 Downloads
Xue Bai, Shengjie Hong and Yaqi Wang
Voter turnout and intergenerational redistribution pp. 603-626 Downloads
Michael Klien, Mickael Melki and Andrew Pickering
Coups, regime transitions, and institutional consequences pp. 627-643 Downloads
Daniel L. Bennett, Christian Bjørnskov and Stephan F. Gohmann

Volume 49, issue 1, 2021

The politics of experimentation: Political competition and randomized controlled trials pp. 1-21 Downloads
Cristina Corduneanu-Huci, Michael T. Dorsch and Paul Maarek
Political elites and hometown favoritism in famine-stricken China pp. 22-37 Downloads
James Kai-sing Kung and Titi Zhou
The power of social mobilisation: The impact of monitoring the 2015 presidential elections in Poland pp. 38-58 Downloads
Jan Fałkowski and Przemysław J. Kurek
The Washington consensus works: Causal effects of reform, 1970-2015 pp. 59-72 Downloads
Kevin B. Grier and Robin M. Grier
Government ideology and economic freedom pp. 73-91 Downloads
Vitor Castro and Rodrigo Martins
Riding out of a financial crisis: The joint effect of trust and corporate ownership pp. 92-109 Downloads
Mario Daniele Amore and Mircea Epure
Outsiders, insiders and interventions in the housing market pp. 110-134 Downloads
Xiaokuai Shao and Alexander White
The varying shadow of China's banking system pp. 135-146 Downloads
Xiaodong Zhu
Marriage traditions and investment in education: The case of bride kidnapping pp. 147-163 Downloads
Dana Bazarkulova and Janice Compton
Growth, mobility and social progress pp. 164-182 Downloads
Dirk Van de gaer and Flaviana Palmisano
The effects of labor regulation on firms and exports: Evidence from Indian apparel manufacturing pp. 183-200 Downloads
Rana Hasan, Aashish Mehta and Asha Sundaram
Has globalization shrunk manufacturing labor share in transition economies? pp. 201-211 Downloads
Marjan Petreski
Does foreign technology transfer spur domestic innovation? Evidence from the high-speed rail sector in China pp. 212-229 Downloads
Yatang Lin, Yu Qin and Zhuan Xie
More federal legislators lead to more resources for their constituencies: Evidence from exogenous differences in seat allocations pp. 230-243 Downloads
Marco Frank and David Stadelmann
Which sanctions matter? analysis of the EU/russian sanctions of 2014 pp. 244-257 Downloads
Matěj Bělín and Jan Hanousek
The causal effects of parents’ schooling on children's schooling in urban China pp. 258-276 Downloads
Yuan Hu, Jere Behrman and Junsen Zhang
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