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A Model of Child Labor 0 0 0 0 3 5 14 1,430
A Model of Child Labor 0 0 0 1 12 40 115 4,455
A Political Economy Theory of the Soft Budget Constraint 0 0 0 179 2 3 8 664
A Political Economy Theory of the Soft Budget Constraint 0 0 0 99 0 1 2 243
A Political Economy Theory of the Soft Budget Constraint 0 0 0 119 1 2 2 708
A Theory of Political Transitions 0 0 0 26 5 9 26 2,494
A Theory of Political Transitions 0 0 3 556 6 7 21 1,539
Africa's Latent Assets 0 3 26 26 1 7 28 28
An African Success Story: Botswana 4 7 51 2,695 14 33 246 10,031
Are Endowments Fate? 0 0 2 292 0 2 6 663
Bargaining Unit, Union, Industry, and Locational Correlates of Union Support in Certification and Decertification 0 0 0 63 1 1 2 648
Botswana as a Role Model for Country Success 0 0 5 147 2 5 22 339
Can't We All Be More Like Scandinavians? Asymmetric Growth and Institutions in an Interdependent World 0 1 2 97 2 4 16 253
Can't We All Be More Like Scandinavians? Asymmetric Growth and Institutions in an Interdependent World 1 3 11 352 6 15 116 1,376
Chiefs: Elite Control of Civil Society and Economic Development in Sierra Leone 0 0 2 210 0 0 13 271
Colombia: ¿Otros cien años de Soledad? 0 0 1 45 2 3 7 80
Colonialism and Economic Development in Africa 10 26 208 2,108 33 162 916 8,665
Colonialism and development in Africa 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 450
Culture, Institutions and Social Equilibria: A Framework 7 33 38 38 15 86 94 94
Democracy Does Cause Growth 5 11 36 1,132 7 41 277 3,381
Democracy, Redistribution and Inequality 1 4 26 555 6 26 143 1,380
Democratization or Repression? 0 0 0 115 3 5 20 520
Democratization or Repression? 0 0 0 18 3 4 12 650
Economic Backwardness in Political Perspective 0 0 0 172 4 5 17 777
Economic Backwardness in Political Perspective 0 0 1 455 2 10 31 2,041
Economic and Political Inequality in Development: The Case of Cundinamarca, Colombia 0 0 2 264 5 7 33 1,129
Economics versus Politics: Pitfalls of Policy Advice 1 1 7 269 2 5 32 779
Endogenous Presidentialism 0 0 0 57 1 2 6 174
Finding Eldorado: Slavery and Long-run Development in Colombia 0 0 2 274 2 2 25 464
From Education to Democracy? 0 1 5 524 0 4 22 1,410
Governance and Development 0 2 6 145 4 10 27 388
He Who Counts Elects: Determinants of Fraud in the 1922 Colombian Presidential Election 0 0 4 78 2 3 19 215
Hither Thou Shalt Come, But No Further: Reply to "The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation: Comment" 0 0 3 176 2 6 26 501
How Institutions Change Over Time 9 10 63 235 44 60 395 1,385
INSTITUTIONS AS THE FUNDAMENTAL CAUSE OF LONG-RUN GROWTH 4 10 79 646 16 53 263 1,578
Income and Democracy 0 1 3 667 2 5 23 1,647
Income and Democracy 0 0 4 375 2 12 53 1,308
Indirect Rule and State Weakness in Africa: Sierra Leone in Comparative Perspective 0 1 2 84 0 2 8 203
Inefficient Redistribution 0 0 0 352 2 2 12 1,077
Institutional Causes, Macroeconomic Symptoms: Volatility, Crises and Growth 0 1 3 623 13 39 149 1,950
Institutional Causes, Macroeconomic Symptoms: Volatility, Crises and Growth 0 1 3 323 4 17 50 1,233
Institutional Comparative Statics 0 1 1 108 1 3 8 171
Institutions as the Fundamental Cause of Long-Run Growth 2 3 21 729 8 18 88 1,768
Institutions as the Fundamental Cause of Long-Run Growth 0 4 48 2,075 9 28 200 5,500
Institutions, Human Capital and Development 1 3 13 545 2 8 49 715
Institutions, Human Capital and Development 0 1 3 53 1 7 27 156
Institutions, Human Capital and Development 3 3 10 658 10 19 65 1,192
Keeping It in the Family: Lineage Organization and the Scope of Trust in Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 1 43 2 3 11 60
Kinship and Conflict: Evidence from Segmentary Lineage Societies in Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 1 69 0 0 11 107
Kleptocracy and Divide-and-Rule: A Model of Personal Rule 0 1 4 275 2 11 34 1,337
Kleptocracy and Divide-and-Rule: A Model of Personal Rule 0 0 2 351 4 7 21 1,088
Land Reform and the Political Organization of Agriculture 0 0 0 31 0 1 11 159
Land Reform and the Political Organization of Agriculture 0 0 1 240 1 3 7 928
Land and Power 0 0 2 210 1 2 10 1,027
Land and Power: Theory and Evidence 0 0 0 9 0 0 1 53
Land and Power: Theory and Evidence from Chile 0 0 0 201 2 5 16 797
Long-Term Consequences of Population Growth: Technological Change, Natural Resources, and the Environment 0 0 0 1 3 7 22 3,212
Monks, Gents and Industrialists: The Long-Run Impact of the Dissolution of the English Monasteries 0 0 0 40 1 3 10 217
Non-Modernization: Power-Culture Trajectories and the Dynamics of Political Institutions 15 61 61 61 10 33 33 33
Online Appendix: Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? Extensions and Robustness 0 0 0 44 0 0 4 120
Persistence of Power, Elites and Institutions 1 1 7 588 3 7 34 1,463
Persistence of Power, Elites and Institutions 0 0 0 199 6 21 44 685
Politcal Foundations of the Resource Curse 0 0 3 431 1 3 17 870
Political Centralization in Pre-Colonial Africa 0 0 0 123 2 2 26 156
Political Conflict and Power-Sharing in the Origins of Modern Colombia 0 0 1 78 0 0 5 281
Political Conflict and Power-sharing in the Origins of Modern Colombia 0 0 0 78 2 4 6 276
Political Foundations of the Resource Curse 0 0 3 668 2 4 26 1,651
Political foundations of the resource curse: A simplification and a comment 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 49
Political incentives of the resource booms 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 37
Property Rights and the Political Organization of Agriculture 0 0 2 507 2 7 34 1,983
Reevaluating the Modernization Hypothesis 0 0 0 168 2 2 5 465
Reevaluating the Modernization Hypothesis 0 2 3 286 1 4 22 716
Reinventing the Wheel: The Economic Benefits of Wheeled Transportation in Early British Colonial West Africa 0 0 0 50 3 6 17 75
Reversal of Fortune: Geography and Institutions in the Making of the Modern World Income Distribution 0 0 15 1,948 6 34 306 6,389
Rotten Parents 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 893
Social Structure and Development: A Legacy of the Holocaust in Russia 1 1 3 127 1 1 37 578
State Capacity and American Technology: Evidence from the 19th Century 0 1 6 236 2 8 33 365
State Capacity and Economic Development: A Network Approach 0 0 2 26 1 6 27 120
State Capacity and Economic Development: A Network Approach 1 2 6 313 4 6 24 630
The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation 1 4 26 1,887 8 33 198 6,219
The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution 0 0 1 124 2 7 22 1,147
The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution 0 0 7 389 1 6 85 2,361
The Emergence of Weak, Despotic and Inclusive States 1 3 15 172 3 7 45 301
The Evolution of Culture and Institutions: Evidence from the Kuba Kingdom 0 1 4 137 3 8 35 192
The Indigenous Roots of Representative Democracy 0 0 1 79 1 1 26 138
The Indigenous Roots of Representative Democracy 0 0 0 52 0 2 9 87
The Long-Run Impact of the Dissolution of the English Monasteries 0 0 3 124 1 3 32 170
The Monopoly of Violence: Evidence from Colombia 1 2 2 168 3 4 14 460
The Myth of the Frontier 0 0 2 71 0 2 8 236
The Need for Enemies 1 9 38 413 3 25 129 1,347
The Perils of High-Powered Incentives: Evidence from Colombia's False Positives 0 1 11 190 2 4 30 459
The Political Agenda Effect and State Centralization 1 4 8 122 3 11 27 261
The Political Economy of Clientelism 0 0 3 1,085 0 3 17 4,351
The Political Economy of Clientelism 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 37
The Political Economy of Inequality 2 5 26 450 11 33 224 1,846
The Political Economy of Public Income Volatility: With an Application to the Resource Curse 1 1 4 74 1 3 10 145
The Political Economy of Public Income Volatility: With an Application to the Resource Curse 0 0 0 45 3 6 14 84
The Political Economy of Public Income Volatility: With an Application to the Resource Curse 0 0 0 52 0 5 12 57
The Political Value of Land: Democratization and Land Prices in Chile 0 1 2 82 0 3 17 223
The Real Swing Voter's Curse 0 0 0 53 2 4 12 246
The Rise and Decline of General Laws of Capitalism 0 0 5 347 0 3 38 493
The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutioanl Change and Economic Growth 0 0 3 351 2 5 25 1,240
The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change and Economic Growth 0 3 13 1,028 10 42 303 4,921
The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change and Economic Growth 0 0 3 414 3 7 45 2,039
The Weak State Trap 10 16 79 148 23 48 263 373
The consequences of radical reform: The French revolution 0 0 0 0 0 5 34 250
Trust in State and Non-State Actors: Evidence from Dispute Resolution in Pakistan 0 3 7 79 0 4 32 207
Understanding Ethnic Identity in Africa: Evidence from the Implicit Association Test (IAT) 0 0 0 34 0 0 8 127
What Model for the South African Labour Market? Lessons from the OECD and LDC's 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1,236
What Really Happened During the Glorious Revolution? 0 1 8 139 2 11 78 627
When Does Policy Reform Work? The Case of Central Bank Independence 0 1 5 477 2 13 67 1,391
When is Democracy an Equilibrium? Theory and Evidence from Colombia's La Violencia 0 0 0 47 0 1 5 178
When is Democracy an Equilibrium?: Theory and Evidence from Colombia's "La Violencia" 0 0 0 75 3 4 8 335
When is Democracy an Equilibrium?: Theory and Evidence from Colombia's La Violencia 0 0 0 89 0 0 4 259
When is Democracy an Equilibrium?: Theory and Evidence from Colombia’s La Violencia 0 0 0 48 2 2 7 294
When is a State Predatory? 1 2 3 140 4 6 25 2,560
Where Does Inequality Come From?: Ideas and Implications for Latin America 0 1 3 139 0 5 69 1,115
White Elephants 0 0 1 294 1 2 12 1,060
Why Did West Extend the Franchise? Democracy, Ineqiality and Growth in Historical Perspective 0 0 0 0 0 3 21 488
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 0 1 1 114 2 4 15 427
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 0 0 0 37 3 3 11 175
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 0 0 0 61 4 6 21 153
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 0 0 0 43 0 0 3 151
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 0 0 2 74 0 0 14 151
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? Extensions and Robustness 0 0 0 85 1 1 4 192
Why did the West Extend the Franchise? Democracy, Inequality and Growth in Historical Perspective 1 2 5 407 4 11 40 1,435
Total Working Papers 86 261 1,108 36,601 440 1,338 6,745 137,187


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A Theory of Political Transitions 0 1 6 1,680 7 23 117 6,364
A political economy theory of the soft budget constraint 0 0 6 64 2 3 26 884
Alfred Marshall Lecture: Kleptocracy and Divide-and-Rule: A Model of Personal Rule 0 0 0 60 1 2 9 328
Are factor endowments fate?* 0 0 8 31 1 3 22 113
Chiefs: Economic Development and Elite Control of Civil Society in Sierra Leone 0 0 10 111 6 15 66 567
De Facto Political Power and Institutional Persistence 0 1 5 155 3 9 34 769
Democratization or repression? 0 0 1 152 1 3 12 420
Disease and Development in Historical Perspective 0 1 3 141 1 3 25 473
Distinguished Guest Lecture: The Persistence and Change of Institutions in the Americas 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 329
Dynamic Contractual Enforcement: A Model of Strikes 0 0 0 17 0 0 1 113
ENDOGENOUS PRESIDENTIALISM 0 0 0 3 1 1 6 42
Economics versus Politics: Pitfalls of Policy Advice 2 2 9 283 4 6 73 878
Equity, Institutions and the Development Process 0 0 0 74 0 0 5 199
Finding Eldorado: Slavery and long-run development in Colombia 1 2 7 95 3 7 55 446
From Education to Democracy? 1 2 8 333 10 15 49 1,008
He Who Counts Elects: Economic Elites, Political Elites, and Electoral Fraud 1 3 15 66 3 8 36 173
Income and Democracy 0 3 8 720 6 17 91 2,219
Institutional causes, macroeconomic symptoms: volatility, crises and growth 3 3 17 648 13 37 175 2,256
Institutions, Human Capital, and Development * 0 2 9 197 7 19 84 666
Interlinking and Collusion 0 0 0 5 0 1 4 47
Is Child Labor Inefficient? 1 5 19 841 3 12 86 3,288
Is This Time Different? Capture and Anti-Capture of US Politics 0 0 1 55 0 1 9 265
La miseria en Colombia 4 7 27 134 11 18 94 1,311
Land and Power: Theory and Evidence from Chile 0 0 2 346 0 8 33 1,101
Los orígenes coloniales del desarrollo comparativo: una investigación empírica 0 0 2 166 3 9 43 848
Measuring institutions in the Trobriand Islands: a comment on Voigt's paper 0 0 4 27 0 3 9 59
Persistence of Power, Elites, and Institutions 0 0 11 447 7 13 87 1,655
Political Losers as a Barrier to Economic Development 0 0 3 467 5 7 31 1,374
Political centralization in pre-colonial Africa 0 0 0 8 2 3 10 74
Political foundations of the resource curse 1 4 9 413 3 11 49 1,196
Political foundations of the resource curse: A simplification and a comment 0 0 4 48 2 18 68 326
Politician-Proof Policy? 0 0 0 17 0 0 11 122
Politique industrielle et développement: analyse en termes d'économie politique 0 0 0 33 0 0 5 96
Property rights and the political organization of agriculture 0 0 5 100 1 3 21 332
Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? Civilian Control Over the Military 0 0 0 31 1 2 15 201
Reevaluating the modernization hypothesis 0 2 2 138 1 8 34 653
Rent appropriation and sustained growth 0 0 0 36 1 1 2 223
Reversal of Fortune: Geography and Institutions in the Making of the Modern World Income Distribution 1 1 28 1,931 8 23 197 5,969
Rotten parents 0 0 0 76 2 3 11 251
SESSION 1A: RACIAL INEQUALITY AND ECONOMIC PROGRESS 0 0 0 29 0 0 5 136
Social Structure and Development: A Legacy of the Holocaust in Russia 0 0 4 87 4 7 73 600
Social identity, inequality and conflict 0 0 0 238 0 0 6 2,136
State Capacity and American Technology: Evidence from the Nineteenth Century 0 2 12 84 2 6 43 334
State Capacity and Economic Development: A Network Approach 0 2 9 179 1 9 69 671
State Formation and Governance in Botswana 0 0 0 0 1 3 28 307
States and Power in Africa by Jeffrey I. Herbst: A Review Essay 1 1 2 30 2 4 17 1,568
THE MONOPOLY OF VIOLENCE: EVIDENCE FROM COLOMBIA 0 0 7 80 4 4 50 437
The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation 1 8 89 4,749 37 149 857 16,401
The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation: Reply 0 3 11 234 4 17 71 1,088
The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution 0 1 6 236 3 14 88 1,459
The Need for Enemies 0 1 2 43 1 4 16 161
The Political Economy of Clientelism 0 0 0 35 0 3 14 147
The Political Economy of the Kuznets Curve 0 0 6 252 2 5 33 790
The Real Swing Voter's Curse 0 0 0 47 4 30 40 309
The Rise and Decline of General Laws of Capitalism 0 0 11 392 6 14 101 1,383
The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change, and Economic Growth 1 1 28 1,475 9 24 216 5,631
The Role of Institutions in Growth and Development 2 5 75 441 7 23 517 1,680
The political economy of public income volatility: With an application to the resource curse 1 1 3 30 1 7 23 161
Theories of “bad policy” 0 0 2 33 1 1 8 84
Understanding Ethnic Identity in Africa: Evidence from the Implicit Association Test (IAT) 0 0 0 27 0 0 11 204
When Does Policy Reform Work? The Case of Central Bank Independence 1 2 5 100 4 13 36 581
When is Democracy an Equilibrium? Theory and Evidence from Colombia’s La Violencia 0 0 0 11 1 1 4 96
White elephants 0 4 23 281 4 16 72 888
Why Did the West Extend the Franchise? Democracy, Inequality, and Growth in Historical Perspective 2 3 5 515 7 15 71 1,878
Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances? 0 0 1 53 1 3 20 298
Total Journal Articles 24 73 530 19,830 225 689 4,202 77,066


Book File Downloads Abstract Views
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Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy 0 0 0 0 3 10 58 780
Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy 0 0 0 0 3 7 31 468
Total Books 0 0 0 0 6 17 89 1,248


Chapter File Downloads Abstract Views
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Comment on "Technology Diffusion and Postwar Growth" 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 46
Governance and Development 0 0 7 101 7 12 42 381
Indirect Rule and State Weakness in Africa: Sierra Leone in Comparative Perspective 0 1 8 78 33 100 429 1,525
Institutions as a Fundamental Cause of Long-Run Growth 6 14 71 1,487 35 103 564 4,967
Institutions, Volatility, and Crises 0 0 1 75 1 1 11 192
Long-term consequences of population growth: Technological change, natural resources, and the environment 1 1 2 276 5 9 16 1,376
The Myth of the Frontier 0 0 1 16 0 0 5 82
Total Chapters 7 16 90 2,043 81 225 1,067 8,569


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