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A Model of Child Labor 0 0 0 0 0 3 37 1,365
A Model of Child Labor 0 0 0 1 22 67 427 3,695
A Political Economy Theory of the Soft Budget Constraint 0 0 0 98 0 1 6 221
A Political Economy Theory of the Soft Budget Constraint 0 1 1 117 0 1 5 681
A Political Economy Theory of the Soft Budget Constraint 0 0 2 176 0 0 7 632
A Theory of Political Transitions 1 2 6 541 1 5 40 1,438
A Theory of Political Transitions 0 0 0 26 2 5 24 2,386
An African Success Story: Botswana 7 10 107 2,439 18 36 238 9,126
Are Endowments Fate? 0 0 1 286 1 2 11 627
Bargaining Unit, Union, Industry, and Locational Correlates of Union Support in Certification and Decertification 0 0 0 63 0 0 2 640
Botswana as a Role Model for Country Success 0 0 2 137 1 2 9 302
Can't We All Be More Like Scandinavians? Asymmetric Growth and Institutions in an Interdependent World 2 6 36 288 8 21 142 949
Can't We All Be More Like Scandinavians? Asymmetric Growth and Institutions in an Interdependent World 0 0 5 82 0 2 24 179
Chiefs: Elite Control of Civil Society and Economic Development in Sierra Leone 1 1 3 201 3 3 13 215
Colombia: ¿Otros cien años de Soledad? 0 0 1 38 0 1 6 47
Colonialism and Economic Development in Africa 16 30 204 1,255 45 125 853 4,698
Colonialism and development in Africa 0 0 0 0 3 5 97 192
Democracy Does Cause Growth 12 22 136 829 35 72 437 1,950
Democracy, Redistribution and Inequality 2 9 56 401 14 39 204 761
Democratization or Repression? 0 0 0 18 0 2 11 603
Democratization or Repression? 0 0 2 112 0 1 14 466
Economic Backwardness in Political Perspective 0 1 5 451 0 2 17 1,961
Economic Backwardness in Political Perspective 0 0 1 170 1 2 16 712
Economic and Political Inequality in Development: The Case of Cundinamarca, Colombia 0 0 9 249 1 4 30 1,018
Economics versus Politics: Pitfalls of Policy Advice 2 2 14 213 5 8 56 533
Elites and Institutional Persistence 1 1 3 114 2 3 9 152
Endogenous Presidentialism 0 0 0 57 0 0 2 156
Finding Eldorado: Slavery and Long-run Development in Colombia 0 1 11 260 2 3 28 375
From Education to Democracy? 0 0 9 502 2 3 26 1,308
Governance and Development 1 3 14 117 1 4 28 292
He Who Counts Elects: Determinants of Fraud in the 1922 Colombian Presidential Election 0 0 1 67 2 4 8 171
Hither Thou Shalt Come, But No Further: Reply to "The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation: Comment" 0 1 9 162 2 7 30 423
How Institutions Change Over Time 2 4 24 102 12 19 89 489
INSTITUTIONS AS THE FUNDAMENTAL CAUSE OF LONG-RUN GROWTH 2 12 43 401 7 25 83 865
Income and Democracy 2 2 19 645 5 10 50 1,536
Income and Democracy 0 0 12 352 1 4 53 1,165
Indirect Rule and State Weakness in Africa: Sierra Leone in Comparative Perspective 0 2 13 68 0 3 29 130
Inefficient Redistribution 0 0 7 343 2 6 43 1,011
Institutional Causes, Macroeconomic Symptoms: Volatility, Crises and Growth 0 1 1 303 0 5 23 1,082
Institutional Causes, Macroeconomic Symptoms: Volatility, Crises and Growth 1 4 11 599 3 8 33 1,684
Institutional Comparative Statics 0 0 0 104 0 1 7 147
Institutions as the Fundamental Cause of Long-Run Growth 1 3 46 577 6 12 85 1,337
Institutions as the Fundamental Cause of Long-Run Growth 3 6 55 1,833 9 24 185 4,574
Institutions, Human Capital and Development 0 1 25 492 1 4 62 507
Institutions, Human Capital and Development 0 2 16 31 0 5 24 57
Institutions, Human Capital and Development 3 7 56 578 16 34 138 916
Keeping It in the Family: Lineage Organization and the Scope of Trust in Sub-Saharan Africa 0 2 31 31 2 5 15 15
Kleptocracy and Divide-and-Rule: A Model of Personal Rule 1 3 4 347 1 3 19 1,018
Kleptocracy and Divide-and-Rule: A Model of Personal Rule 0 1 3 264 1 7 37 1,215
Land Reform and the Political Organization of Agriculture 0 0 1 23 1 2 7 103
Land Reform and the Political Organization of Agriculture 0 0 2 238 1 1 4 902
Land and Power 0 0 3 205 0 3 9 999
Land and Power: Theory and Evidence 0 0 0 6 0 0 1 33
Land and Power: Theory and Evidence from Chile 0 0 1 196 0 3 13 708
Long-Term Consequences of Population Growth: Technological Change, Natural Resources, and the Environment 0 0 0 1 0 0 11 3,154
Monks, Gents and Industrialists: The Long-Run Impact of the Dissolution of the English Monasteries 0 3 18 103 0 5 40 78
Monks, Gents and Industrialists: The Long-Run Impact of the Dissolution of the English Monasteries 0 0 0 39 0 3 51 174
Online Appendix: Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? Extensions and Robustness 0 0 2 39 1 1 6 95
Persistence of Power, Elites and Institutions 0 2 2 187 2 5 13 555
Persistence of Power, Elites and Institutions 1 1 14 555 4 10 33 1,327
Politcal Foundations of the Resource Curse 0 0 3 424 0 1 10 818
Political Centralization in Pre-Colonial Africa 1 1 2 121 2 2 10 85
Political Conflict and Power-Sharing in the Origins of Modern Colombia 0 0 2 72 1 1 7 256
Political Conflict and Power-sharing in the Origins of Modern Colombia 0 0 1 78 0 0 5 260
Political Foundations of the Resource Curse 1 1 2 636 2 4 16 1,522
Political foundations of the resource curse: A simplification and a comment 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 17
Political incentives of the resource booms 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Property Rights and the Political Organization of Agriculture 1 1 10 485 3 7 31 1,762
Reevaluating the Modernization Hypothesis 0 0 3 275 0 2 15 643
Reevaluating the Modernization Hypothesis 0 0 1 162 0 1 12 420
Reinventing the Wheel: The Economic Benefits of Wheeled Transportation in Early British Colonial West Africa 0 0 2 47 1 1 10 43
Reversal of Fortune: Geography and Institutions in the Making of the Modern World Income Distribution 2 8 29 1,852 9 32 178 5,483
Rotten Parents 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 856
Social Structure and Development: A Legacy of the Holocaust in Russia 4 5 9 107 5 7 24 480
State Capacity and American Technology: Evidence from the 19th Century 0 11 49 197 0 16 136 245
State Capacity and Economic Development: A Network Approach 0 0 6 16 0 1 20 47
State Capacity and Economic Development: A Network Approach 3 4 25 284 5 10 63 498
The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation 5 11 57 1,746 17 47 223 5,278
The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution 0 0 6 118 2 5 32 1,035
The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution 0 3 18 355 6 20 108 1,981
The Emergence of Weak, Despotic and Inclusive States 20 85 85 85 35 53 53 53
The Evolution of Culture and Institutions: Evidence from the Kuba Kingdom 0 1 12 122 0 5 34 91
The Indigenous Roots of Representative Democracy 0 0 2 50 1 1 10 51
The Indigenous Roots of Representative Democracy 0 1 7 69 2 3 17 56
The Monopoly of Violence: Evidence from Colombia 1 4 10 155 3 7 30 394
The Myth of the Frontier 1 1 1 65 1 2 8 211
The Need for Enemies 1 6 42 288 3 23 166 867
The Perils of High-Powered Incentives: Evidence from Colombia's False Positives 2 9 77 102 2 13 164 173
The Political Agenda Effect and State Centralization 1 4 29 83 4 10 71 130
The Political Economy of Clientelism 1 2 9 1,071 1 4 25 4,292
The Political Economy of Clientelism 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
The Political Economy of Inequality 2 2 21 339 30 62 178 904
The Political Economy of Public Income Volatility: With an Application to the Resource Curse 1 1 7 41 1 1 16 44
The Political Economy of Public Income Volatility: With an Application to the Resource Curse 0 2 8 63 2 6 24 90
The Political Economy of Public Income Volatility: With an Application to the Resource Curse 0 0 3 49 1 2 12 25
The Political Value of Land: Democratization and Land Prices in Chile 0 1 1 74 0 3 12 178
The Real Swing Voter's Curse 0 0 0 51 1 2 4 211
The Rise and Decline of General Laws of Capitalism 3 7 31 296 8 18 76 313
The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutioanl Change and Economic Growth 0 1 4 334 0 2 21 1,138
The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change and Economic Growth 4 10 41 920 14 32 166 3,959
The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change and Economic Growth 0 0 7 398 1 4 40 1,872
The consequences of radical reform: The French revolution 0 0 0 0 4 8 24 80
Understanding Ethnic Identity in Africa: Evidence from the Implicit Association Test (IAT) 0 1 5 26 1 4 24 74
What Model for the South African Labour Market? Lessons from the OECD and LDC's 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 1,223
What Really Happened During the Glorious Revolution? 4 4 11 106 26 28 52 434
When Does Policy Reform Work? The Case of Central Bank Independence 0 1 13 447 1 5 43 1,182
When is Democracy an Equilibrium? Theory and Evidence from Colombia's La Violencia 0 0 0 47 0 0 6 154
When is Democracy an Equilibrium?: Theory and Evidence from Colombia's "La Violencia" 0 0 1 73 0 0 10 303
When is Democracy an Equilibrium?: Theory and Evidence from Colombia's La Violencia 0 0 1 88 0 0 3 227
When is Democracy an Equilibrium?: Theory and Evidence from Colombia’s La Violencia 0 0 0 48 0 1 7 266
When is a State Predatory? 0 2 8 123 3 6 28 2,468
Where Does Inequality Come From?: Ideas and Implications for Latin America 1 2 5 121 1 4 28 963
White Elephants 0 0 1 273 1 2 7 981
Why Did West Extend the Franchise? Democracy, Ineqiality and Growth in Historical Perspective 0 0 0 0 3 5 13 437
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 0 0 0 43 0 1 7 126
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 1 1 3 112 2 7 18 375
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 0 2 3 69 1 4 16 107
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 0 0 0 37 0 1 4 134
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 0 0 5 58 4 4 17 93
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? Extensions and Robustness 0 0 5 83 1 3 16 163
Why did the West Extend the Franchise? Democracy, Inequality and Growth in Historical Perspective 2 3 8 387 2 11 44 1,260
Total Working Papers 123 344 1,738 31,904 460 1,149 6,430 111,992


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A Theory of Political Transitions 2 7 40 1,619 17 54 213 5,872
A political economy theory of the soft budget constraint 0 2 6 50 1 3 12 817
Alfred Marshall Lecture: Kleptocracy and Divide-and-Rule: A Model of Personal Rule 1 1 2 58 1 3 7 288
Are factor endowments fate? 4 5 6 19 5 6 8 57
Chiefs: Economic Development and Elite Control of Civil Society in Sierra Leone 1 1 12 77 4 10 61 368
De Facto Political Power and Institutional Persistence 0 0 6 134 2 6 26 565
Democratization or repression? 0 1 4 139 0 1 16 336
Disease and Development in Historical Perspective 0 0 1 133 2 3 18 402
Distinguished Guest Lecture: The Persistence and Change of Institutions in the Americas 0 0 0 0 2 5 17 296
Dynamic Contractual Enforcement: A Model of Strikes 0 0 0 17 0 0 0 102
ENDOGENOUS PRESIDENTIALISM 0 0 2 2 0 2 12 12
Economics versus Politics: Pitfalls of Policy Advice 1 2 12 248 4 11 49 676
Equity, Institutions and the Development Process 0 1 1 67 0 1 2 180
Finding Eldorado: Slavery and long-run development in Colombia 0 1 9 66 2 9 26 269
From Education to Democracy? 0 2 13 307 2 11 46 834
He Who Counts Elects: Economic Elites, Political Elites, and Electoral Fraud 1 1 3 12 1 2 8 27
Income and Democracy 1 1 19 678 4 8 78 1,881
Institutional causes, macroeconomic symptoms: volatility, crises and growth 4 6 30 574 7 22 102 1,640
Institutions, Human Capital, and Development * 5 8 41 151 10 26 101 425
Interlinking and Collusion 0 0 0 5 0 0 2 34
Is Child Labor Inefficient? 0 2 12 795 2 5 34 3,086
Is This Time Different? Capture and Anti-Capture of US Politics 0 0 3 52 0 2 12 213
La miseria en Colombia 1 1 25 65 20 53 313 452
Land and Power: Theory and Evidence from Chile 1 2 8 314 4 9 34 897
Los orígenes coloniales del desarrollo comparativo: una investigación empírica 0 0 5 154 4 6 28 716
Measuring institutions in the Trobriand Islands: a comment on Voigt's paper 0 0 1 16 0 0 1 35
Persistence of Power, Elites, and Institutions 1 1 11 420 6 15 58 1,366
Political Losers as a Barrier to Economic Development 0 3 8 442 2 12 42 1,233
Political centralization in pre-colonial Africa 1 1 2 5 1 4 8 33
Political foundations of the resource curse 1 4 13 363 5 13 52 952
Political foundations of the resource curse: A simplification and a comment 0 1 6 32 1 5 28 178
Politician-Proof Policy? 0 0 0 17 0 0 1 83
Politique industrielle et développement: analyse en termes d'économie politique 0 0 2 33 0 0 3 82
Property rights and the political organization of agriculture 1 1 5 76 1 2 12 243
Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? Civilian Control Over the Military 0 0 1 25 0 1 9 137
Reevaluating the modernization hypothesis 0 0 3 122 1 5 21 497
Rent appropriation and sustained growth 0 0 0 34 1 1 3 207
Reversal of Fortune: Geography and Institutions in the Making of the Modern World Income Distribution 3 5 16 1,845 9 23 79 5,322
Rotten parents 0 1 1 70 0 4 7 198
SESSION 1A: RACIAL INEQUALITY AND ECONOMIC PROGRESS 0 0 2 27 0 1 7 110
Social Structure and Development: A Legacy of the Holocaust in Russia 1 3 7 59 6 10 35 374
Social identity, inequality and conflict 0 0 0 238 0 1 3 2,107
State Capacity and American Technology: Evidence from the Nineteenth Century 1 2 23 56 5 11 88 196
State Capacity and Economic Development: A Network Approach 3 6 44 125 10 23 108 379
State Formation and Governance in Botswana 0 0 0 0 0 3 12 228
States and Power in Africa by Jeffrey I. Herbst: A Review Essay 0 0 0 22 1 4 10 1,490
THE MONOPOLY OF VIOLENCE: EVIDENCE FROM COLOMBIA 2 3 8 49 7 12 30 252
The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation 18 36 220 4,425 66 154 941 13,538
The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation: Reply 1 3 14 175 28 46 99 670
The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution 3 3 23 196 8 17 113 1,018
The Need for Enemies 0 0 12 16 1 3 47 61
The Political Economy of Clientelism 0 0 2 27 0 4 13 79
The Political Economy of the Kuznets Curve 0 2 8 232 2 8 28 668
The Real Swing Voter's Curse 0 0 1 43 2 2 13 235
The Rise and Decline of General Laws of Capitalism 6 17 84 316 20 44 223 881
The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change, and Economic Growth 3 4 28 1,376 13 23 154 4,702
The Role of Institutions in Growth and Development 0 3 16 313 1 8 46 889
The political economy of public income volatility: With an application to the resource curse 1 4 12 12 3 10 45 45
Theories of “bad policy” 0 1 3 29 0 1 6 65
Understanding Ethnic Identity in Africa: Evidence from the Implicit Association Test (IAT) 0 2 12 26 3 5 38 123
When Does POlicy Reform Work? The Case of Central Bank Independence 0 0 12 74 2 6 33 408
When is Democracy an Equilibrium? Theory and Evidence from Colombia’s La Violencia 0 0 1 11 0 0 2 77
White elephants 0 1 8 189 3 5 32 580
Why Did the West Extend the Franchise? Democracy, Inequality, and Growth in Historical Perspective 4 7 25 485 18 34 123 1,611
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 0 2 8 47 0 5 25 225
Total Journal Articles 72 160 902 17,804 320 783 3,823 62,022


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Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy 0 0 0 0 1 8 31 326
Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy 0 0 0 0 5 17 60 522
Total Books 0 0 0 0 6 25 91 848


Chapter File Downloads Abstract Views
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Comment on "Technology Diffusion and Postwar Growth" 0 0 0 9 0 0 1 41
Governance and Development 3 3 9 52 4 7 33 164
Indirect Rule and State Weakness in Africa: Sierra Leone in Comparative Perspective 1 2 9 56 4 17 97 299
Institutions as a Fundamental Cause of Long-Run Growth 16 28 106 1,040 48 91 329 2,859
Institutions, Volatility, and Crises 0 0 1 66 0 1 7 146
Long-term consequences of population growth: Technological change, natural resources, and the environment 0 1 10 267 2 4 27 1,305
The Myth of the Frontier 0 0 0 12 0 2 9 52
Total Chapters 20 34 135 1,502 58 122 503 4,866


Statistics updated 2017-10-05