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A Model of Child Labor 0 0 0 0 1 4 32 1,369
A Model of Child Labor 0 0 0 1 39 86 377 3,759
A Political Economy Theory of the Soft Budget Constraint 0 0 2 176 0 0 5 632
A Political Economy Theory of the Soft Budget Constraint 0 0 1 117 0 0 5 681
A Political Economy Theory of the Soft Budget Constraint 0 0 0 98 0 1 6 222
A Theory of Political Transitions 0 2 7 542 1 4 34 1,441
A Theory of Political Transitions 0 0 0 26 2 8 23 2,392
An African Success Story: Botswana 9 22 101 2,454 34 70 244 9,178
Are Endowments Fate? 0 0 1 286 1 2 9 628
Bargaining Unit, Union, Industry, and Locational Correlates of Union Support in Certification and Decertification 0 0 0 63 0 0 0 640
Botswana as a Role Model for Country Success 1 1 3 138 1 2 8 303
Can't We All Be More Like Scandinavians? Asymmetric Growth and Institutions in an Interdependent World 0 0 4 82 4 7 27 186
Can't We All Be More Like Scandinavians? Asymmetric Growth and Institutions in an Interdependent World 4 11 35 297 10 30 133 971
Chiefs: Elite Control of Civil Society and Economic Development in Sierra Leone 1 3 5 203 2 6 12 218
Colombia: ¿Otros cien años de Soledad? 0 0 1 38 0 1 5 48
Colonialism and Economic Development in Africa 38 79 228 1,318 104 220 890 4,873
Colonialism and development in Africa 0 0 0 0 21 35 96 224
Democracy Does Cause Growth 7 32 138 849 42 126 461 2,041
Democracy, Redistribution and Inequality 8 14 59 413 19 49 197 796
Democratization or Repression? 0 0 0 18 1 1 10 604
Democratization or Repression? 0 2 3 114 1 3 11 469
Economic Backwardness in Political Perspective 0 0 1 170 0 1 13 712
Economic Backwardness in Political Perspective 0 1 6 452 0 1 16 1,962
Economic and Political Inequality in Development: The Case of Cundinamarca, Colombia 0 1 9 250 1 4 28 1,021
Economics versus Politics: Pitfalls of Policy Advice 2 7 16 218 5 20 57 548
Elites and Institutional Persistence 1 4 5 117 2 5 10 155
Endogenous Presidentialism 0 0 0 57 0 0 1 156
Finding Eldorado: Slavery and Long-run Development in Colombia 0 0 10 260 1 4 24 377
From Education to Democracy? 1 3 9 505 6 11 26 1,317
Governance and Development 0 1 12 117 2 5 25 296
He Who Counts Elects: Determinants of Fraud in the 1922 Colombian Presidential Election 1 1 2 68 1 6 10 175
Hither Thou Shalt Come, But No Further: Reply to "The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation: Comment" 2 3 12 165 2 6 29 427
How Institutions Change Over Time 4 8 25 108 15 34 100 511
INSTITUTIONS AS THE FUNDAMENTAL CAUSE OF LONG-RUN GROWTH 9 18 51 417 12 31 95 889
Income and Democracy 1 3 17 646 3 10 49 1,541
Income and Democracy 2 2 10 354 5 7 48 1,171
Indirect Rule and State Weakness in Africa: Sierra Leone in Comparative Perspective 0 1 11 69 1 4 29 134
Inefficient Redistribution 0 0 6 343 1 5 44 1,014
Institutional Causes, Macroeconomic Symptoms: Volatility, Crises and Growth 1 3 12 601 3 7 31 1,688
Institutional Causes, Macroeconomic Symptoms: Volatility, Crises and Growth 1 1 2 304 1 1 19 1,083
Institutional Comparative Statics 1 1 1 105 2 2 7 149
Institutions as the Fundamental Cause of Long-Run Growth 6 17 61 1,847 21 45 186 4,610
Institutions as the Fundamental Cause of Long-Run Growth 9 15 47 591 11 25 78 1,356
Institutions, Human Capital and Development 1 2 20 494 7 11 58 517
Institutions, Human Capital and Development 7 12 55 587 15 39 136 939
Institutions, Human Capital and Development 2 4 16 35 4 8 27 65
Keeping It in the Family: Lineage Organization and the Scope of Trust in Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 31 31 1 3 16 16
Kleptocracy and Divide-and-Rule: A Model of Personal Rule 0 1 3 347 0 2 17 1,019
Kleptocracy and Divide-and-Rule: A Model of Personal Rule 0 0 2 264 1 3 31 1,217
Land Reform and the Political Organization of Agriculture 1 1 2 24 1 2 8 104
Land Reform and the Political Organization of Agriculture 0 0 2 238 1 2 5 903
Land and Power 0 0 2 205 0 1 9 1,000
Land and Power: Theory and Evidence 0 0 0 6 1 1 2 34
Land and Power: Theory and Evidence from Chile 2 2 3 198 3 3 14 711
Long-Term Consequences of Population Growth: Technological Change, Natural Resources, and the Environment 0 0 0 1 1 3 12 3,157
Monks, Gents and Industrialists: The Long-Run Impact of the Dissolution of the English Monasteries 0 0 0 39 5 6 54 180
Monks, Gents and Industrialists: The Long-Run Impact of the Dissolution of the English Monasteries 8 8 25 111 13 14 53 92
Online Appendix: Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? Extensions and Robustness 0 1 2 40 0 3 6 97
Persistence of Power, Elites and Institutions 0 0 2 187 5 7 18 560
Persistence of Power, Elites and Institutions 3 5 16 559 8 13 38 1,336
Politcal Foundations of the Resource Curse 0 0 2 424 0 0 9 818
Political Centralization in Pre-Colonial Africa 0 1 2 121 0 2 10 85
Political Conflict and Power-Sharing in the Origins of Modern Colombia 0 0 1 72 1 3 8 258
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 2 5 6 640 2 7 17 1,527
Political foundations of the resource curse: A simplification and a comment 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 17
Political incentives of the resource booms 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Property Rights and the Political Organization of Agriculture 0 2 11 486 2 8 30 1,767
Reevaluating the Modernization Hypothesis 0 1 3 276 1 2 12 645
Reevaluating the Modernization Hypothesis 0 1 2 163 1 3 11 423
Reinventing the Wheel: The Economic Benefits of Wheeled Transportation in Early British Colonial West Africa 0 0 1 47 0 2 8 44
Reversal of Fortune: Geography and Institutions in the Making of the Modern World Income Distribution 8 21 45 1,871 28 71 198 5,545
Rotten Parents 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 856
Social Structure and Development: A Legacy of the Holocaust in Russia 1 6 9 109 1 9 23 484
State Capacity and American Technology: Evidence from the 19th Century 1 3 48 200 6 11 133 256
State Capacity and Economic Development: A Network Approach 1 2 6 18 1 2 17 49
State Capacity and Economic Development: A Network Approach 3 10 28 291 4 17 58 510
The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation 4 21 63 1,762 24 70 224 5,331
The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution 2 3 16 358 9 28 111 2,003
The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution 0 1 3 119 2 8 28 1,041
The Emergence of Weak, Despotic and Inclusive States 8 38 103 103 20 74 92 92
The Evolution of Culture and Institutions: Evidence from the Kuba Kingdom 1 2 12 124 3 6 33 97
The Indigenous Roots of Representative Democracy 2 2 7 71 3 5 16 59
The Indigenous Roots of Representative Democracy 0 0 1 50 0 2 10 52
The Monopoly of Violence: Evidence from Colombia 0 3 12 157 0 6 28 397
The Myth of the Frontier 0 1 1 65 0 1 4 211
The Need for Enemies 4 9 37 296 5 22 137 886
The Perils of High-Powered Incentives: Evidence from Colombia's False Positives 3 8 56 108 5 15 116 186
The Political Agenda Effect and State Centralization 1 6 29 88 3 12 64 138
The Political Economy of Clientelism 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 7
The Political Economy of Clientelism 2 5 12 1,075 2 6 25 4,297
The Political Economy of Inequality 4 11 24 348 16 77 198 951
The Political Economy of Public Income Volatility: With an Application to the Resource Curse 0 0 3 49 2 4 15 28
The Political Economy of Public Income Volatility: With an Application to the Resource Curse 0 1 7 41 0 1 14 44
The Political Economy of Public Income Volatility: With an Application to the Resource Curse 0 0 7 63 2 7 25 95
The Political Value of Land: Democratization and Land Prices in Chile 0 0 1 74 0 0 8 178
The Real Swing Voter's Curse 0 0 0 51 0 2 4 212
The Rise and Decline of General Laws of Capitalism 2 7 30 300 7 19 77 324
The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutioanl Change and Economic Growth 1 1 5 335 1 2 18 1,140
The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change and Economic Growth 2 2 7 400 2 3 27 1,874
The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change and Economic Growth 5 11 42 927 22 52 170 3,997
The consequences of radical reform: The French revolution 0 0 0 0 1 8 23 84
Understanding Ethnic Identity in Africa: Evidence from the Implicit Association Test (IAT) 0 1 5 27 2 6 27 79
What Model for the South African Labour Market? Lessons from the OECD and LDC's 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 1,224
What Really Happened During the Glorious Revolution? 3 9 16 111 5 36 57 444
When Does Policy Reform Work? The Case of Central Bank Independence 1 2 14 449 5 13 44 1,194
When is Democracy an Equilibrium? Theory and Evidence from Colombia's La Violencia 0 0 0 47 0 1 3 155
When is Democracy an Equilibrium?: Theory and Evidence from Colombia's "La Violencia" 0 0 1 73 0 2 8 305
When is Democracy an Equilibrium?: Theory and Evidence from Colombia's La Violencia 0 0 1 88 0 1 4 228
When is Democracy an Equilibrium?: Theory and Evidence from Colombia’s La Violencia 0 0 0 48 1 2 7 268
When is a State Predatory? 1 2 8 125 1 5 23 2,470
Where Does Inequality Come From?: Ideas and Implications for Latin America 0 1 3 121 1 2 20 964
White Elephants 0 1 2 274 1 3 8 983
Why Did West Extend the Franchise? Democracy, Ineqiality and Growth in Historical Perspective 0 0 0 0 1 5 15 439
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 0 0 0 43 0 0 5 126
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 1 1 4 70 2 3 15 109
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 0 0 2 58 1 5 14 94
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 0 2 3 113 0 3 13 376
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 0 0 0 37 1 1 5 135
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? Extensions and Robustness 0 0 5 83 0 1 14 163
Why did the West Extend the Franchise? Democracy, Inequality and Growth in Historical Perspective 0 3 9 388 3 11 50 1,269
Total Working Papers 196 498 1,810 32,279 645 1,681 6,368 113,213


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A Theory of Political Transitions 2 8 35 1,625 13 46 205 5,901
A political economy theory of the soft budget constraint 0 0 5 50 0 1 10 817
Alfred Marshall Lecture: Kleptocracy and Divide-and-Rule: A Model of Personal Rule 0 1 1 58 1 2 5 289
Are factor endowments fate? 0 4 6 19 1 7 9 59
Chiefs: Economic Development and Elite Control of Civil Society in Sierra Leone 0 1 9 77 1 6 48 370
De Facto Political Power and Institutional Persistence 1 2 6 136 1 8 28 571
Democratization or repression? 0 0 4 139 2 5 21 341
Disease and Development in Historical Perspective 0 0 1 133 0 2 14 402
Distinguished Guest Lecture: The Persistence and Change of Institutions in the Americas 0 0 0 0 1 3 12 297
Dynamic Contractual Enforcement: A Model of Strikes 0 0 0 17 0 0 0 102
ENDOGENOUS PRESIDENTIALISM 0 0 2 2 0 1 12 13
Economics versus Politics: Pitfalls of Policy Advice 0 2 9 249 1 7 42 679
Equity, Institutions and the Development Process 0 0 1 67 0 0 2 180
Finding Eldorado: Slavery and long-run development in Colombia 2 2 10 68 4 7 28 274
From Education to Democracy? 1 3 15 310 6 18 53 850
He Who Counts Elects: Economic Elites, Political Elites, and Electoral Fraud 2 3 5 14 2 6 12 32
Income and Democracy 3 5 16 682 6 13 65 1,890
Institutional causes, macroeconomic symptoms: volatility, crises and growth 3 14 30 584 13 34 98 1,667
Institutions, Human Capital, and Development * 3 12 41 158 7 25 100 440
Interlinking and Collusion 0 0 0 5 2 2 3 36
Is Child Labor Inefficient? 1 4 10 799 4 12 32 3,096
Is This Time Different? Capture and Anti-Capture of US Politics 0 0 2 52 2 2 9 215
La miseria en Colombia 6 8 22 72 43 88 303 520
Land and Power: Theory and Evidence from Chile 0 4 10 317 2 11 36 904
Los orígenes coloniales del desarrollo comparativo: una investigación empírica 2 2 5 156 5 12 30 724
Measuring institutions in the Trobriand Islands: a comment on Voigt's paper 0 1 2 17 1 2 3 37
Persistence of Power, Elites, and Institutions 1 4 11 423 10 23 66 1,383
Political Losers as a Barrier to Economic Development 2 3 9 445 6 11 43 1,242
Political centralization in pre-colonial Africa 0 1 2 5 1 2 9 34
Political foundations of the resource curse 2 5 16 367 6 14 57 961
Political foundations of the resource curse: A simplification and a comment 1 1 6 33 3 6 31 183
Politician-Proof Policy? 0 0 0 17 0 0 1 83
Politique industrielle et développement: analyse en termes d'économie politique 0 0 1 33 0 0 2 82
Property rights and the political organization of agriculture 1 2 5 77 2 3 11 245
Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? Civilian Control Over the Military 0 0 1 25 2 2 6 139
Reevaluating the modernization hypothesis 2 2 5 124 6 11 29 507
Rent appropriation and sustained growth 0 0 0 34 0 2 3 208
Reversal of Fortune: Geography and Institutions in the Making of the Modern World Income Distribution 2 7 18 1,849 10 37 96 5,350
Rotten parents 1 1 2 71 2 2 9 200
SESSION 1A: RACIAL INEQUALITY AND ECONOMIC PROGRESS 1 1 3 28 1 1 7 111
Social Structure and Development: A Legacy of the Holocaust in Russia 1 3 9 61 2 11 39 379
Social identity, inequality and conflict 0 0 0 238 0 0 3 2,107
State Capacity and American Technology: Evidence from the Nineteenth Century 0 1 20 56 4 11 82 202
State Capacity and Economic Development: A Network Approach 0 5 39 127 3 18 92 387
State Formation and Governance in Botswana 0 0 0 0 2 4 13 232
States and Power in Africa by Jeffrey I. Herbst: A Review Essay 1 2 2 24 3 8 16 1,497
THE MONOPOLY OF VIOLENCE: EVIDENCE FROM COLOMBIA 2 6 12 53 3 14 35 259
The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation 18 61 212 4,468 87 243 914 13,715
The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation: Reply 2 5 18 179 23 82 145 724
The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution 2 10 25 203 17 44 127 1,054
The Need for Enemies 2 3 10 19 6 16 46 76
The Political Economy of Clientelism 0 1 3 28 0 2 14 81
The Political Economy of the Kuznets Curve 0 1 9 233 1 4 23 670
The Real Swing Voter's Curse 0 1 2 44 0 3 11 236
The Rise and Decline of General Laws of Capitalism 5 14 75 324 17 49 203 910
The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change, and Economic Growth 6 11 31 1,384 23 53 162 4,742
The Role of Institutions in Growth and Development 1 2 11 315 3 8 36 896
The political economy of public income volatility: With an application to the resource curse 2 3 14 14 11 19 61 61
Theories of “bad policy” 0 0 3 29 0 0 4 65
Understanding Ethnic Identity in Africa: Evidence from the Implicit Association Test (IAT) 0 0 11 26 2 8 39 128
When Does POlicy Reform Work? The Case of Central Bank Independence 0 0 4 74 1 4 19 410
When is Democracy an Equilibrium? Theory and Evidence from Colombia’s La Violencia 0 0 1 11 1 1 3 78
White elephants 1 2 10 191 5 11 38 588
Why Did the West Extend the Franchise? Democracy, Inequality, and Growth in Historical Perspective 2 10 27 491 10 48 139 1,641
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 1 1 8 48 3 4 24 229
Total Journal Articles 85 245 882 17,977 394 1,099 3,838 62,801


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Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy 0 0 0 0 1 15 64 532
Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy 0 0 0 0 3 8 31 333
Total Books 0 0 0 0 4 23 95 865


Chapter File Downloads Abstract Views
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Comment on "Technology Diffusion and Postwar Growth" 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 41
Governance and Development 1 5 10 54 7 18 39 178
Indirect Rule and State Weakness in Africa: Sierra Leone in Comparative Perspective 0 2 8 57 12 26 102 321
Institutions as a Fundamental Cause of Long-Run Growth 12 52 130 1,076 37 169 411 2,980
Institutions, Volatility, and Crises 0 0 1 66 0 0 2 146
Long-term consequences of population growth: Technological change, natural resources, and the environment 0 0 8 267 3 7 23 1,310
The Myth of the Frontier 0 0 0 12 0 1 9 53
Total Chapters 13 59 157 1,541 59 221 586 5,029


Statistics updated 2017-12-03