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A Model of Child Labor 0 0 0 0 1 5 13 1,421
A Model of Child Labor 0 0 0 1 15 32 106 4,382
A Political Economy Theory of the Soft Budget Constraint 0 0 1 99 0 0 6 241
A Political Economy Theory of the Soft Budget Constraint 0 0 1 119 0 0 10 706
A Political Economy Theory of the Soft Budget Constraint 0 0 0 179 0 2 13 658
A Theory of Political Transitions 0 0 0 26 1 6 33 2,476
A Theory of Political Transitions 0 0 2 553 1 3 23 1,522
An African Success Story: Botswana 5 18 63 2,667 22 74 270 9,878
Are Endowments Fate? 0 1 3 291 0 2 14 660
Bargaining Unit, Union, Industry, and Locational Correlates of Union Support in Certification and Decertification 0 0 0 63 1 1 4 647
Botswana as a Role Model for Country Success 0 1 4 143 0 3 13 321
Can't We All Be More Like Scandinavians? Asymmetric Growth and Institutions in an Interdependent World 0 0 1 95 1 2 19 241
Can't We All Be More Like Scandinavians? Asymmetric Growth and Institutions in an Interdependent World 0 3 15 345 25 54 120 1,319
Chiefs: Elite Control of Civil Society and Economic Development in Sierra Leone 0 0 3 208 1 4 23 262
Colombia: ¿Otros cien años de Soledad? 0 0 2 45 1 3 11 77
Colonialism and Economic Development in Africa 15 61 238 1,977 66 271 1,186 8,078
Colonialism and development in Africa 0 0 0 0 1 5 55 444
Democracy Does Cause Growth 1 12 53 1,108 31 83 337 3,210
Democracy, Redistribution and Inequality 4 12 32 543 15 48 152 1,293
Democratization or Repression? 0 0 0 115 2 6 20 509
Democratization or Repression? 0 0 0 18 0 5 18 644
Economic Backwardness in Political Perspective 0 0 1 454 3 8 20 2,019
Economic Backwardness in Political Perspective 0 0 1 172 3 5 17 765
Economic and Political Inequality in Development: The Case of Cundinamarca, Colombia 1 1 2 263 5 13 51 1,111
Economics versus Politics: Pitfalls of Policy Advice 0 4 19 266 3 14 64 762
Endogenous Presidentialism 0 0 0 57 0 0 3 168
Finding Eldorado: Slavery and Long-run Development in Colombia 0 0 1 272 4 10 25 451
From Education to Democracy? 0 3 4 522 3 11 34 1,401
Governance and Development 0 1 4 141 1 3 20 365
He Who Counts Elects: Determinants of Fraud in the 1922 Colombian Presidential Election 1 2 5 78 4 7 18 207
Hither Thou Shalt Come, But No Further: Reply to "The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation: Comment" 0 0 1 173 2 4 24 480
How Institutions Change Over Time 6 19 42 192 37 109 327 1,132
INSTITUTIONS AS THE FUNDAMENTAL CAUSE OF LONG-RUN GROWTH 8 17 75 584 20 49 228 1,370
Income and Democracy 1 2 4 666 3 9 31 1,633
Income and Democracy 0 3 5 374 6 15 43 1,274
Indirect Rule and State Weakness in Africa: Sierra Leone in Comparative Perspective 0 0 3 82 1 3 25 199
Inefficient Redistribution 0 0 2 352 1 3 14 1,069
Institutional Causes, Macroeconomic Symptoms: Volatility, Crises and Growth 0 0 4 320 8 14 60 1,199
Institutional Causes, Macroeconomic Symptoms: Volatility, Crises and Growth 0 0 3 620 17 29 76 1,832
Institutional Comparative Statics 0 0 0 107 1 2 11 166
Institutions as the Fundamental Cause of Long-Run Growth 2 4 28 716 6 16 112 1,704
Institutions as the Fundamental Cause of Long-Run Growth 7 23 81 2,055 27 73 273 5,386
Institutions, Human Capital and Development 0 1 6 534 4 13 45 683
Institutions, Human Capital and Development 0 3 15 652 3 19 66 1,148
Institutions, Human Capital and Development 0 1 3 51 3 7 25 137
Keeping It in the Family: Lineage Organization and the Scope of Trust in Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 1 42 2 2 12 53
Kinship and Conflict: Evidence from Segmentary Lineage Societies in Sub-Saharan Africa 0 1 3 69 3 7 22 105
Kleptocracy and Divide-and-Rule: A Model of Personal Rule 0 0 3 350 0 2 20 1,071
Kleptocracy and Divide-and-Rule: A Model of Personal Rule 0 0 3 271 2 9 43 1,312
Land Reform and the Political Organization of Agriculture 0 0 1 240 1 1 8 923
Land Reform and the Political Organization of Agriculture 0 0 1 31 3 5 18 154
Land and Power 0 1 2 210 1 3 10 1,023
Land and Power: Theory and Evidence 0 0 1 9 0 0 5 52
Land and Power: Theory and Evidence from Chile 0 0 2 201 1 4 26 786
Long-Term Consequences of Population Growth: Technological Change, Natural Resources, and the Environment 0 0 0 1 1 3 21 3,194
Monks, Gents and Industrialists: The Long-Run Impact of the Dissolution of the English Monasteries 0 0 0 40 2 3 12 211
Online Appendix: Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? Extensions and Robustness 0 0 0 44 0 1 8 117
Persistence of Power, Elites and Institutions 1 3 9 585 3 8 32 1,439
Persistence of Power, Elites and Institutions 0 0 5 199 0 4 19 645
Politcal Foundations of the Resource Curse 0 2 2 430 3 6 16 859
Political Centralization in Pre-Colonial Africa 0 0 1 123 2 8 30 139
Political Conflict and Power-Sharing in the Origins of Modern Colombia 0 0 1 77 1 1 11 277
Political Conflict and Power-sharing in the Origins of Modern Colombia 0 0 0 78 0 1 8 271
Political Foundations of the Resource Curse 0 1 5 666 1 4 37 1,632
Political foundations of the resource curse: A simplification and a comment 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 46
Political incentives of the resource booms 0 0 0 0 2 5 12 34
Property Rights and the Political Organization of Agriculture 1 2 6 507 3 14 62 1,964
Reevaluating the Modernization Hypothesis 0 0 3 168 0 1 18 461
Reevaluating the Modernization Hypothesis 0 0 3 283 6 9 31 704
Reinventing the Wheel: The Economic Benefits of Wheeled Transportation in Early British Colonial West Africa 0 0 1 50 2 4 11 63
Reversal of Fortune: Geography and Institutions in the Making of the Modern World Income Distribution 3 5 20 1,938 34 88 262 6,186
Rotten Parents 0 0 0 0 1 1 11 888
Social Structure and Development: A Legacy of the Holocaust in Russia 2 2 2 126 6 13 32 556
State Capacity and American Technology: Evidence from the 19th Century 0 1 7 231 3 9 32 345
State Capacity and Economic Development: A Network Approach 1 1 2 25 3 8 27 102
State Capacity and Economic Development: A Network Approach 2 2 9 310 3 10 38 617
The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation 4 7 32 1,876 30 68 286 6,108
The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution 0 0 0 123 2 8 40 1,135
The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution 1 1 5 384 8 26 101 2,308
The Emergence of Weak, Despotic and Inclusive States 3 4 12 162 12 20 53 279
The Evolution of Culture and Institutions: Evidence from the Kuba Kingdom 0 1 3 134 4 10 26 168
The Indigenous Roots of Representative Democracy 0 0 0 78 1 5 28 127
The Indigenous Roots of Representative Democracy 0 0 0 52 1 4 12 83
The Long-Run Impact of the Dissolution of the English Monasteries 0 2 3 123 3 10 31 151
The Monopoly of Violence: Evidence from Colombia 0 0 4 166 2 4 22 450
The Myth of the Frontier 0 1 2 70 0 1 8 229
The Need for Enemies 1 9 42 386 12 36 166 1,270
The Perils of High-Powered Incentives: Evidence from Colombia's False Positives 0 4 22 187 4 12 57 447
The Political Agenda Effect and State Centralization 2 3 6 117 5 8 30 243
The Political Economy of Clientelism 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 35
The Political Economy of Clientelism 1 1 4 1,083 5 7 21 4,342
The Political Economy of Inequality 3 6 28 433 27 78 214 1,718
The Political Economy of Public Income Volatility: With an Application to the Resource Curse 0 0 1 52 0 1 5 48
The Political Economy of Public Income Volatility: With an Application to the Resource Curse 1 2 3 73 2 4 8 140
The Political Economy of Public Income Volatility: With an Application to the Resource Curse 0 0 0 45 4 6 9 76
The Political Value of Land: Democratization and Land Prices in Chile 0 1 2 81 2 7 18 218
The Real Swing Voter's Curse 0 0 0 53 2 4 14 239
The Rise and Decline of General Laws of Capitalism 0 1 11 343 2 11 50 468
The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutioanl Change and Economic Growth 0 0 5 349 4 7 35 1,225
The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change and Economic Growth 2 2 4 413 11 19 55 2,017
The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change and Economic Growth 0 2 22 1,018 53 99 293 4,734
The Weak State Trap 6 13 85 85 24 52 173 173
The consequences of radical reform: The French revolution 0 0 0 0 4 15 49 234
Trust in State and Non-State Actors: Evidence from Dispute Resolution in Pakistan 0 2 9 75 6 12 61 192
Understanding Ethnic Identity in Africa: Evidence from the Implicit Association Test (IAT) 0 0 1 34 3 4 14 123
What Model for the South African Labour Market? Lessons from the OECD and LDC's 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 1,234
What Really Happened During the Glorious Revolution? 2 3 9 134 21 35 70 585
When Does Policy Reform Work? The Case of Central Bank Independence 0 0 11 473 5 19 80 1,346
When is Democracy an Equilibrium? Theory and Evidence from Colombia's La Violencia 0 0 0 47 1 1 8 174
When is Democracy an Equilibrium?: Theory and Evidence from Colombia's "La Violencia" 0 0 1 75 0 1 10 328
When is Democracy an Equilibrium?: Theory and Evidence from Colombia's La Violencia 0 0 1 89 3 3 15 259
When is Democracy an Equilibrium?: Theory and Evidence from Colombia’s La Violencia 0 0 0 48 2 2 11 290
When is a State Predatory? 0 0 2 137 3 7 23 2,542
Where Does Inequality Come From?: Ideas and Implications for Latin America 0 0 4 136 6 23 58 1,075
White Elephants 0 0 4 293 1 3 23 1,052
Why Did West Extend the Franchise? Democracy, Ineqiality and Growth in Historical Perspective 0 0 0 0 3 8 21 478
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 0 0 0 113 1 4 16 416
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 0 0 0 37 0 3 13 169
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 0 0 1 61 1 3 18 139
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 0 0 0 43 2 3 10 151
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 0 0 0 72 3 6 18 143
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? Extensions and Robustness 0 0 0 85 1 2 12 190
Why did the West Extend the Franchise? Democracy, Inequality and Growth in Historical Perspective 0 1 2 403 3 11 47 1,410
Total Working Papers 87 279 1,161 35,844 728 1,953 7,304 132,840


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A Theory of Political Transitions 0 1 10 1,676 19 34 97 6,289
A political economy theory of the soft budget constraint 1 3 9 62 4 8 23 867
Alfred Marshall Lecture: Kleptocracy and Divide-and-Rule: A Model of Personal Rule 0 0 0 60 2 4 12 323
Are factor endowments fate?* 0 2 5 25 1 7 22 98
Chiefs: Economic Development and Elite Control of Civil Society in Sierra Leone 4 6 10 108 7 19 56 525
De Facto Political Power and Institutional Persistence 2 2 3 152 3 8 31 743
Democratization or repression? 0 0 1 151 1 4 15 412
Disease and Development in Historical Perspective 0 1 4 139 4 11 34 460
Distinguished Guest Lecture: The Persistence and Change of Institutions in the Americas 0 0 0 0 0 2 11 323
Dynamic Contractual Enforcement: A Model of Strikes 0 0 0 17 0 0 7 112
ENDOGENOUS PRESIDENTIALISM 0 0 0 3 0 2 10 40
Economics versus Politics: Pitfalls of Policy Advice 1 1 9 276 7 19 63 831
Equity, Institutions and the Development Process 0 0 0 74 0 1 6 197
Finding Eldorado: Slavery and long-run development in Colombia 1 3 10 91 8 23 61 418
From Education to Democracy? 0 3 12 330 7 17 57 979
He Who Counts Elects: Economic Elites, Political Elites, and Electoral Fraud 0 2 17 55 3 6 44 147
Income and Democracy 0 1 5 713 6 29 103 2,164
Institutional causes, macroeconomic symptoms: volatility, crises and growth 0 2 12 634 12 37 169 2,129
Institutions, Human Capital, and Development * 0 3 8 191 10 31 68 615
Interlinking and Collusion 0 0 0 5 0 1 5 44
Is Child Labor Inefficient? 1 7 16 829 12 30 70 3,233
Is This Time Different? Capture and Anti-Capture of US Politics 0 0 0 54 0 2 12 258
La miseria en Colombia 3 9 15 116 7 27 91 1,248
Land and Power: Theory and Evidence from Chile 0 2 5 346 6 14 55 1,083
Los orígenes coloniales del desarrollo comparativo: una investigación empírica 1 1 5 166 1 13 49 822
Measuring institutions in the Trobriand Islands: a comment on Voigt's paper 1 1 1 24 3 3 7 53
Persistence of Power, Elites, and Institutions 2 4 7 441 13 30 82 1,603
Political Losers as a Barrier to Economic Development 0 1 5 466 1 6 36 1,354
Political centralization in pre-colonial Africa 0 0 2 8 2 2 16 66
Political foundations of the resource curse 1 2 10 406 3 10 60 1,160
Political foundations of the resource curse: A simplification and a comment 0 2 5 46 0 4 37 265
Politician-Proof Policy? 0 0 0 17 1 2 12 113
Politique industrielle et développement: analyse en termes d'économie politique 0 0 0 33 3 4 9 95
Property rights and the political organization of agriculture 0 1 7 96 0 4 30 315
Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? Civilian Control Over the Military 0 0 1 31 1 4 14 190
Reevaluating the modernization hypothesis 0 0 2 136 4 10 45 631
Rent appropriation and sustained growth 0 0 1 36 0 0 3 221
Reversal of Fortune: Geography and Institutions in the Making of the Modern World Income Distribution 4 10 23 1,916 24 67 192 5,855
Rotten parents 0 0 0 76 1 4 12 245
SESSION 1A: RACIAL INEQUALITY AND ECONOMIC PROGRESS 0 0 0 29 0 1 11 133
Social Structure and Development: A Legacy of the Holocaust in Russia 0 3 3 86 9 29 75 563
Social identity, inequality and conflict 0 0 0 238 0 3 19 2,134
State Capacity and American Technology: Evidence from the Nineteenth Century 2 3 6 76 3 10 31 304
State Capacity and Economic Development: A Network Approach 1 2 14 174 11 25 84 630
State Formation and Governance in Botswana 0 0 0 0 0 8 29 290
States and Power in Africa by Jeffrey I. Herbst: A Review Essay 0 1 1 29 0 6 26 1,557
THE MONOPOLY OF VIOLENCE: EVIDENCE FROM COLOMBIA 2 2 6 76 3 10 53 402
The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation 13 28 86 4,706 124 274 864 15,913
The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation: Reply 1 3 12 226 6 26 93 1,045
The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution 1 2 7 233 13 33 107 1,411
The Need for Enemies 0 0 4 42 2 3 18 149
The Political Economy of Clientelism 0 0 4 35 2 2 20 135
The Political Economy of the Kuznets Curve 1 5 9 252 6 17 43 776
The Real Swing Voter's Curse 0 0 0 47 1 5 9 274
The Rise and Decline of General Laws of Capitalism 0 5 14 386 4 31 116 1,320
The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change, and Economic Growth 4 12 32 1,462 29 91 259 5,521
The Role of Institutions in Growth and Development 4 16 49 392 61 170 389 1,398
The political economy of public income volatility: With an application to the resource curse 0 1 3 28 2 7 18 146
Theories of “bad policy” 0 1 2 32 1 3 8 80
Understanding Ethnic Identity in Africa: Evidence from the Implicit Association Test (IAT) 0 0 0 27 1 4 14 197
When Does Policy Reform Work? The Case of Central Bank Independence 1 1 7 97 4 9 46 555
When is Democracy an Equilibrium? Theory and Evidence from Colombia’s La Violencia 0 0 0 11 0 1 3 93
White elephants 2 8 28 267 7 20 84 839
Why Did the West Extend the Franchise? Democracy, Inequality, and Growth in Historical Perspective 0 1 5 511 7 24 65 1,835
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 1 1 4 53 2 8 27 288
Total Journal Articles 55 165 516 19,520 474 1,319 4,237 74,514


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Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy 0 0 0 0 8 21 93 747
Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy 0 0 0 0 3 10 50 450
Total Books 0 0 0 0 11 31 143 1,197


Chapter File Downloads Abstract Views
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Comment on "Technology Diffusion and Postwar Growth" 0 0 1 10 0 0 2 46
Governance and Development 1 2 6 97 4 8 34 351
Indirect Rule and State Weakness in Africa: Sierra Leone in Comparative Perspective 1 2 6 73 15 86 362 1,217
Institutions as a Fundamental Cause of Long-Run Growth 7 17 127 1,440 56 157 678 4,614
Institutions, Volatility, and Crises 0 0 1 74 1 4 19 187
Long-term consequences of population growth: Technological change, natural resources, and the environment 0 0 4 275 0 0 16 1,361
The Myth of the Frontier 0 1 1 16 1 4 14 81
Total Chapters 9 22 146 1,985 77 259 1,125 7,857


Statistics updated 2021-01-03