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A consistency framework for macroeconomic analysis 2 2 12 375 6 9 60 946
Africa's Growth Tragedy: Policies and Ethnic Divisions 0 0 0 3 5 19 70 4,388
Africa's growth tragedy: a retrospective, 1960-89 0 1 8 1,235 0 1 11 2,828
African Export Successes: Surprises, Stylized Facts, and Explanations 0 0 4 124 1 2 17 294
Artificial States 0 0 7 211 0 2 15 529
Artificial States 0 0 2 142 0 3 11 570
Artificial States 0 0 9 165 3 6 42 505
Can institutions resolve ethnic conflict ? 1 2 3 800 1 3 13 2,389
Can the West Save Africa? 4 4 10 438 9 12 40 1,160
Commercial Imperialism? Political Influence and Trade During the Cold War 0 0 4 73 1 2 33 343
Commercial Imperialism? Political Influence and Trade during the Cold War 0 0 5 112 0 1 11 49
Development, Democracy and Mass Killings 0 0 1 98 0 0 4 260
Development, Democracy, and Mass Killings 1 1 4 212 2 3 10 516
Economic stagnation, fixed factors, and policy thresholds 0 2 3 121 0 3 13 904
Empirics of Strategic Interdependence: The Case of the Racial Tipping Point 1 2 5 65 1 3 9 215
Explaining miracles: growth regressions meet the Gang of Four 1 1 1 171 1 1 4 892
Financial sector policy in Thailand: a macroeconomic perspective 0 0 1 118 0 0 7 967
Financing the storm: macroeconomic crisis in Russia, 1992-93 0 0 2 198 0 1 13 1,006
Fiscal Policy and Economic Growth: An Empirical Investigation 1 4 26 1,704 7 18 77 4,100
Fiscal Policy and Economic Growth: An Empirical Investigation 9 15 61 5,607 20 48 196 16,915
Fiscal adjustment and deficit financing during the debt crisis 1 2 8 185 3 5 13 482
Fractionalization 0 2 8 243 3 6 36 780
Fractionalization 2 2 6 978 6 8 29 2,849
Fractionalization 0 0 6 177 0 3 21 547
Fractionalization 0 1 14 58 1 3 26 245
Fractionalization 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 23
Good Policy or Good Luck? Country Growth Performance and Temporary Shocks 2 5 19 1,549 3 13 48 3,744
Growth implosions, debt explosions, and my Aunt Marilyn: do growth slowdowns cause public debt crises? 1 1 5 448 2 5 15 1,190
Has Latin America's post-reform growth been disappointing? 0 0 7 450 0 0 16 1,147
How Did Latin America’s Infrastructure Fare in the era of Macroeconomic Crises? 0 0 2 305 0 0 7 651
How Do National Policies Affect Long-Run Growth? A Research Agenda 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 581
How did highly indebted poor countries become highly indebted?: reviewing two decades of debt relief 0 0 2 1,255 2 3 10 4,090
How do national policies affect long-run growth?: a research agenda 0 0 1 239 0 0 4 731
How much do distortions affect growth? 3 4 31 729 4 6 47 1,752
How much fiscal adjustment is enough? The case of Colombia 0 1 2 19 1 2 4 71
Inflation Crises and Long-Run Growth 1 2 10 959 2 9 58 2,513
Inflation and the poor 4 9 43 1,138 5 19 82 2,744
Inflation crises and long-run growth 0 1 3 943 0 2 18 2,645
Inflation's Children: Tales of Crises that Beget Reforms 0 0 0 94 0 0 2 720
Infrastructure Compression and Public Sector Solvency in Latin America 0 2 4 310 2 5 16 758
Institutions: top down or bottom up? 0 1 10 120 4 7 30 257
Is investment in Africa too low or too high: macro and micro evidence 0 0 4 589 1 3 21 1,892
It's Not Factor Accumulation: Stylized Facts and Growth Models 4 4 23 1,950 7 12 99 4,625
Life during growth: international evidence on quality of life and per capita income 0 0 8 525 0 0 13 2,737
Low Investment is Not the Constraint on African Development 0 0 8 336 0 3 18 731
Marginal income tax rates and economic growth in developing countries 0 0 14 568 0 3 36 2,773
Modeling the macroeconomic requirements of policy reforms 0 0 1 62 1 1 3 323
Money demand and seignorage - maximizing inflation 0 1 4 405 0 1 17 2,259
National Policies and Economic Growth: A Reappraisal 4 6 21 497 5 10 37 955
New Data, New Doubts: Revisiting "Aid, Policies, and Growth" 2 2 9 985 2 5 32 2,052
New Data, New doubts: A Comment on Burnside and Dollar's "Aid, Policies, and Growth" (2000) 2 5 24 1,097 3 12 50 2,756
On"good"politicians and"bad"policies - social cohesion, institutions, and growth 0 1 3 615 1 2 6 1,899
Policy Distortions, Size of Government, and Growth 0 0 0 139 1 3 7 560
Policy determinants of growth: survey of theory and evidence 0 0 4 162 0 1 9 329
Policy distortions, size of government, and growth 0 0 0 95 1 1 8 237
Policy, Technology Adoption and Growth 0 1 1 324 0 2 8 1,093
Policy, Technology Adoption, and Growth 0 0 3 534 0 3 16 1,268
Public Goods and Ethnic Divisions 1 3 9 496 7 13 47 1,948
Public Goods and Ethnic Divisions 1 1 6 35 3 3 25 226
Public goods and ethnic divisions 0 1 6 944 2 11 48 3,663
Redistributive Public Employment 0 0 1 214 1 1 6 879
Redistributive Public Employment 1 2 2 13 3 4 9 72
Reliving the '50s: The Big Push, Poverty Traps, and Takeoffs in Economic Development 0 1 7 575 0 1 19 1,884
Rhetoric versus reality: the best and worst of aid agency practices 2 3 20 194 3 9 66 648
Service as a major source of growth in Russia and other former Soviet states 0 0 0 42 0 1 4 219
Small states, small problems? 0 0 6 553 0 2 83 2,550
Social Cohesion, Institutions, and Growth 0 2 42 852 4 16 132 1,716
Superpower Interventions and their Consequences for Democracy: An Empirical Inquiry 0 0 0 75 5 9 29 277
The Effect of IMF and World Bank Programmes on Poverty 2 3 18 67 3 5 33 140
The Effect of IMF and World Bank Programmes on Poverty 1 1 3 120 1 1 12 225
The European Origins of Economic Development 4 6 36 429 8 15 122 1,014
The European origins of economic development 2 3 11 120 2 3 31 267
The Lamentable Return of the Big Push in Economic Development 0 0 5 277 0 0 17 482
The Soviet Economic Decline: Historical and Republican Data 0 1 5 478 0 1 8 1,202
The Soviet economic decline: historical and republican data 0 0 5 378 1 4 20 1,233
The Surprising Instability of Export Specializations 0 1 21 21 1 4 32 32
The Wild Ride of the Ruble 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 638
The effect of International Monetary Fund and World Bank programs on poverty 2 2 16 632 5 12 92 2,100
The ghost of financing gap: how the Harrod-Domar growth model still haunts development economics 2 3 112 2,022 7 20 239 7,938
The macroeconomics of public sector deficits: a synthesis 1 4 12 262 4 14 41 1,293
The macroeconomics of the public sector deficit: the case of Colombia 0 1 6 64 0 1 10 560
The power of exports 0 2 2 222 0 2 6 337
The search for the key: aid, investment, and policies in Africa 0 1 5 692 1 4 15 1,796
Tropics, Germs, and Crops: How Endowments Influence Economic Development 2 2 9 1,502 7 12 55 4,009
Tropics, Germs, and Crops: How Endowments Influence Economic Development 0 1 3 313 5 11 43 997
Walking up the down escalator: public investment and fiscal stability 0 0 1 244 1 3 11 755
Was the Wealth of Nations Determined in 1000 B.C.? 1 1 2 240 4 5 14 414
Was the Wealth of Nations Determined in 1000 B.C.? 2 2 6 375 4 4 19 1,029
What did Structural Adjustment Adjust? The Association of Policies and Growth with Repeated IMF and World Bank Adjustment Loans 4 8 26 459 6 13 45 1,903
When is fiscal adjustment an illusion? 1 3 17 683 2 8 36 1,918
the middle class consensus and economic development 0 2 9 852 1 4 41 4,344
Total Working Papers 75 147 905 45,500 208 511 2,946 143,493


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ARTIFICIAL STATES 1 2 19 80 2 5 35 276
Africa's Growth Tragedy: Policies and Ethnic Divisions 5 6 32 57 13 27 116 4,878
Aid, Policies, and Growth: Comment 2 5 21 682 5 11 48 1,407
An identity crisis? Examining IMF financial programming 0 0 2 253 0 0 3 512
Are aid agencies improving? 0 0 1 101 1 2 13 287
Can Foreign Aid Buy Growth? 3 4 9 600 4 7 23 1,752
Can Institutions Resolve Ethnic Conflict? 0 2 4 8 0 4 17 761
Can the West Save Africa? 1 2 8 144 2 7 31 612
Comment on: "Latin America in the rear view mirror" 0 0 0 35 0 0 2 159
Comment évaluer les besoins d'aide ? Réponse: ne posez pas la question 0 0 1 13 0 0 2 53
Commercial Imperialism? Political Influence and Trade during the Cold War 3 3 14 90 10 14 79 610
Development, democracy, and mass killings 0 0 1 87 0 1 6 265
Do Crises Induce Reform? Simple Empirical Tests of Conventional Wisdom 0 0 2 128 0 1 7 591
Do superpower interventions have short and long term consequences for democracy? 0 0 2 14 1 2 15 110
Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy 0 0 2 146 1 1 6 359
Economic stagnation, fixed factors, and policy thresholds 0 2 2 76 1 4 13 222
Empirics of Strategic Interdependence: The Case of the Racial Tipping Point 0 0 3 44 0 0 8 213
Financing the storm: macroeconomic crisis in Russia 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 20
Fiscal Deficits and Macroeconomic Performance in Developing Countries 0 0 0 1 3 3 6 607
Fiscal policy and economic growth: An empirical investigation 8 20 57 1,672 32 74 225 4,245
Fractionalization 6 15 98 2,066 17 49 310 6,018
Globalization, Inequality, and Development: The Big Picture 0 1 5 137 0 2 14 659
Good policy or good luck?: Country growth performance and temporary shocks 5 8 58 880 10 24 135 2,298
Growth Implosions and Debt Explosions: Do Growth Slowdowns Cause Public Debt Crises? 0 0 7 221 0 3 14 566
Has Latin America's post-reform growth been disappointing? 2 2 6 174 2 4 19 443
How Did Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Become Heavily Indebted? Reviewing Two Decades of Debt Relief 0 0 3 518 4 7 30 1,163
How Much does Policy Affect Growth? 1 1 3 42 1 1 6 87
How much do distortions affect growth? 0 0 6 288 0 0 15 581
How the Millennium Development Goals are Unfair to Africa 2 3 6 364 8 13 38 1,083
In Search of the Holy Grail 0 0 1 80 0 0 3 251
Inequality does cause underdevelopment: Insights from a new instrument 11 27 116 1,122 30 63 492 2,645
Inflation and growth: in search of a stable relationship 0 0 1 13 0 0 2 41
Inflation and growth: in search of a stable relationship 0 0 4 223 3 3 23 541
Inflation and the Poor 0 0 0 0 8 21 105 2,211
Inflation crises and long-run growth 2 2 10 380 7 17 65 1,135
Inflation's Children: Tales of Crises That Beget Reforms 1 1 1 44 2 2 5 424
Institutions: Top Down or Bottom Up? 1 1 1 241 3 6 25 629
LA MACROECONOMÍA DEL DÉFICIT DEL SECTOR PÚBLICO EL CASO DE COLOMBIA 0 0 0 47 0 0 1 536
La macroeconomía del déficit del sector público: el caso de Colombia 2 2 6 12 6 11 32 53
Life during Growth 0 1 7 185 1 4 16 563
Low Investment Is Not the Constraint on African Development 0 0 1 1 0 1 15 284
Marginal income tax rates and economic growth in developing countries 0 1 5 330 2 5 19 954
Money Demand and Seigniorage-Maximizing Inflation 0 0 0 267 0 1 6 994
NAFTA and Convergence in North America: High Expectations, Big Events, Little Time 0 0 6 34 2 2 20 170
Planners versus Searchers in Foreign Aid 0 0 0 0 3 5 23 181
Planners vs. Searchers in African Agricultural Aid 3 3 3 31 4 5 11 173
Public Goods and Ethnic Divisions 3 3 8 1,040 10 12 35 3,782
Redistributive Public Employment 0 1 3 102 4 6 24 428
Reliving the 1950s: the big push, poverty traps, and takeoffs in economic development 1 1 2 417 4 5 34 2,483
Reply to Brendan Beare 0 0 0 10 1 1 4 97
Response to reviewers on “The Tyranny of Experts” 0 1 2 6 1 2 9 23
Rhetoric versus Reality: The Best and Worst of Aid Agency Practices 0 0 2 39 2 2 11 155
SESSION 2A: VALUES AND ECONOMIC GROWTH 0 0 0 21 0 0 0 86
SOCIAL COHESION, INSTITUTIONS, AND GROWTH 0 1 8 223 0 3 21 506
Small States, Small Problems? Income, Growth, and Volatility in Small States 0 1 15 228 3 5 40 636
The Economic of the Government Budget Constraint 0 0 0 6 2 4 14 1,605
The European origins of economic development 3 9 68 75 12 28 200 230
The Impact of Globalization on Rural Poverty 1 1 2 147 1 2 6 554
The Lost Decades: Developing Countries' Stagnation in Spite of Policy Reform 1980-1998 1 3 10 396 1 6 28 920
The Middle Class Consensus and Economic Development 1 2 10 570 3 9 47 1,952
The Search for the Key: Aid, Investment and Policies in Africa 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 607
The Soviet Economic Decline 0 0 0 2 0 4 26 1,054
The Wild Ride of the Ruble 0 0 0 35 1 3 10 276
The cartel of good intentions: The problem of bureaucracy in foreign aid 0 1 37 420 5 20 142 1,450
The ghost of financing gap: testing the growth model used in the international financial institutions 0 2 8 418 0 3 22 949
Tropics, germs, and crops: how endowments influence economic development 6 17 64 1,274 17 50 230 3,545
Troubles with the Neighbours: Africa's Problem, Africa's Opportunity 0 0 0 0 1 2 7 1,105
Un modelo sobre requisitos macroeconómicos para adelantar reformas de política 1 1 2 6 1 1 2 37
Un modelo sobre requisitos macroeconómicos para adelantar reformas de política 0 0 1 2 0 1 2 10
Un modelo sobre requisitos macroeconómicos para adelantar reformas de política 0 0 0 1 1 1 6 27
Walking up the Down Escalator: Public Investment and Fiscal Stability 0 0 2 53 0 0 6 186
Was Development Assistance a Mistake? 0 2 7 291 8 11 43 921
Was the Wealth of Nations Determined in 1000 BC? 4 4 22 248 11 16 105 861
What did structural adjustment adjust?: The association of policies and growth with repeated IMF and World Bank adjustment loans 2 5 7 298 7 15 26 762
When is fiscal adjustment an illusion? 0 0 2 99 0 0 10 316
Where Does the Money Go? Best and Worst Practices in Foreign Aid 0 0 2 36 0 0 11 503
Total Journal Articles 82 169 818 18,398 284 624 3,226 68,688


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Development Economics through the Decades 0 0 6 60 1 2 19 138
The Elusive Quest for Growth: Economists' Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics 0 0 0 0 16 29 87 808
The Limits of Stabilization: Infrastructure, Public Deficits, and Growth in Latin America 0 1 4 13 0 1 14 55
The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill And So Little Good 0 0 0 0 9 13 40 315
Total Books 0 1 10 73 26 45 160 1,316


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African Export Successes: Surprises, Stylized Facts, and Explanations 0 0 6 18 1 3 11 83
Explaining Miracles: Growth Regressions Meet the Gang of Four 0 1 4 49 0 2 26 215
Fiscal Policy, Debt Crises, and Economic Growth 0 0 1 5 2 2 8 19
Globalization, Poverty, and All That: Factor Endowment versus Productivity Views 1 2 3 139 2 3 7 361
IMF and World Bank Structural Adjustment Programs and Poverty 0 0 1 108 1 1 9 370
It´s Not Factor Accumulation: Stylized Facts and Growth Models 0 0 6 137 0 1 24 400
National Policies and Economic Growth: A Reappraisal 6 16 55 769 18 52 159 2,280
The Role of Growth Slowdowns and Forecast Errors in Public Debt Crises 2 3 5 37 3 4 8 96
Total Chapters 9 22 81 1,262 27 68 252 3,824


Statistics updated 2017-10-05