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1.

Can't We All Be More Like Scandinavians? Asymmetric Growth and Institutions in an Interdependent World

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-22
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Government and Paris School of Economics (PSE)

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2.

Local Governments in Nigeria: Relevance and Effectiveness in Poverty Reduction and Economic Development

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Apr 2012
Working Paper Series
African Institute for Applied Economics and African Institute for Applied Economics (AIAE)
Downloads 2,360
3.

The Real Impact of FinTech: Evidence from Mobile Payment Technology

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2020
Working Paper Series
National University of Singapore, National University of Singapore - NUS Business School, National University of Singapore (NUS) - NUS Business School, National University of Singapore (NUS), Department of Economics and National University of Singapore - Business School
Downloads 1,814
4.

Long Live Keju! The Persistent Effects of China's Imperial Examination System

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 13 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
Hong Kong Baptist University - Department of Economics, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The University of Hong Kong
Downloads 1,775
5.

Morality, Social Norms and the Rule of Law as Transaction Cost-Saving Devices: The Case of Ancient Athens

European Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2012, pp. 621-643
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Piraeus and University of Athens - Department of History & Philosophy of Science
Downloads 1,756
6.

Government Size and Growth: A Survey and Interpretation of the Evidence

IFN Working Paper No. 858
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)Lund University - Department of Economics and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

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7.

Political Instability: Its Effects on Financial Development, Its Roots in the Severity of Economic Inequality

Journal of Comparative Economics 39 (2011) 279-309
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and University of Michigan
Downloads 1,626
8.

Economic Charter Change: Examining the Pros and Cons

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and University of the Philippines, Diliman - School of EconomicsAsian Institute of Management - Policy Center
Downloads 1,320
9.

Bank-Based Financial Intermediation for Financial Inclusion and Inclusive Growth

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
IBS-Hyderabad
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10.

Getting Malaysia Out of the Middle-Income Trap

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2010
Working Paper Series
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,261
11.

Centralized and Decentralized Responses to COVID-19 in Federal Systems: US and EU Comparisons

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
Erasmus University Rotterdam School of Law, Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam School of Law, Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics, University of Ljubljana School of Economics and Business and Erasmus University Rotterdam School of Law, Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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12.

Risk, Institutions and Growth: Why England and Not China?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5598
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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13.

The Political Economy of Special Economic Zones

Forthcoming in The Journal of Institutional Economics
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
William Blair
Downloads 1,147
14.

German Economic Models, Transnationalization and European Imbalances

ZenTra Working Paper in Transnational Studies No. 28 / 2014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
Carl von Ossietzky Universität OldenburgZenTra - Center for Transnational Studies and Uniper SEZenTra - Center for Transnational Studies
Downloads 1,088
15.

The Five-Phases of Economic Development and Institutional Evolution in China and Japan

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2012
Working Paper Series
Stanford University

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16.

Corruption

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-08, HKS Working Paper No. 12-023
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2012
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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17.

The Economic Impact of the Black Death

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 20-45
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 02 May 2021
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George Washington University - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of EconomicsState University of New York (SUNY) - Buffalo and George Mason University - Department of Economics

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18.

Bubbles Everywhere in Human Affairs

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 10-16
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 May 2010
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ETH Zurich and ETH Zürich - Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (D-MTEC)
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19.

Social Institutions and Economic Growth: Why England and Not China Became the First Modern Economy

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2012
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Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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20.

An Introduction to the Theories of Institutional Change

Journal of Economics Library, vol. 5, n. 4, pp. 337-344, 2018, DOI/10.1453/jel.v5i4.1788
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Jan 2019
Accepted Paper Series
National Research Council of Italy (CNR)
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21.

The Impact of Institutions on Innovation

Number of pages: 116 Posted: 31 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2021
Working Paper Series
University of Mannheim - Department of Economics, University of Texas at Dallas and NOVA School of Business and Economics

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22.

Theory of Social Transformation, Political Transition and Economic Growth

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2009
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University of Colorado at Boulder

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23.

How (Not) to Measure Institutions

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
Downloads 878
24.

How Does Financial-Reporting Regulation Affect Industry-wide Resource Allocation?

Number of pages: 99 Posted: 05 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2020
Working Paper Series
Columbia University

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25.

Reporting Regulation and Corporate Innovation

LawFin Working Paper No. 8
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 17 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2020
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Columbia University, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - RSM Erasmus University

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26.

Corruption and Firms

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 14 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2020
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Universidad del Rosario
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27.

The Middle-Income Trap: Issues for Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

ADBI Working Paper 421
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 May 2013
Working Paper Series
Waseda University
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28.

Expropriation Risk and Firm Growth: A Corporate Transparency Channel

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 10 May 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business and Sciences Po

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29.

Fortifications and Democracy in the Ancient Greek World

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2018
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Stanford University - Department of Classics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Downloads 815
30.

The Scale of Entrepreneurship in Middle Eastern History: Inhibitive Roles of Islamic Institutions

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 10
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Department of Economics
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31.

Venture Capital and the Macroeconomy

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research Paper
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 13 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2020
Accepted Paper Series
University of Rochester - Simon Business School
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32.

A Theory of Income Smoothing When Insiders Know More than Outsiders

Forthcoming, Review of Financial Studies
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
ProfessorNew York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School

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33.

New General Theory of Economic Development: Innovative Growth and Distribution

Review of Economic Development, Vol. 24, No. 2 (April 2020).
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 May 2019 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2020
Accepted Paper Series
The Law and Development Institute
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34.

How to Measure Informal Institutions

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
Downloads 732
35.

Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship, and Regional Economic Growth

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra, IESE Business School and Yale School of Management
Downloads 721
36.

The Role of Financial Markets and Innovation in Productivity and Growth in Europe

ECB Occasional Paper No. 72
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
European Central Bank (ECB), European Central Bank (ECB), London Business School and European Central Bank (ECB)
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37.

The Five-Phases of Economic Development and Institutional Evolution in China and Japan

ADBI Working Paper No. 340
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2012
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Stanford University

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38.

Female Parliamentarians and Economic Growth: Evidence from a Large Panel

Development Policy Centre Discussion Paper No. 18
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 May 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2012
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Australian National University (ANU) - Development Policy Centre and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy

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39.

Is Corruption an Efficient Grease?

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 20/2008
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Nov 2008
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Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and University of Strasbourg - LaRGE Research Center (Laboratoire de Recherche en Gestion et Economie)
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Microfinancing for Poverty Reduction and Economic Development: A Case for Nigeria

International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, Issue 72, pp. 159-168, 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Eastern Mediterranean University
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41.

Impact of Self Help Groups on the Food Security and Non-Food Consumption of Weaker Sections of the Society

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
IBS-Hyderabad and University of Mysore
Downloads 626
42.

Structural Policies and Economic Resilience to Shocks

OECD Working Paper No. 567
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Policy Studies Branch and European Union - European Commission
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43.

The Long-Term Effects of Protestant Activities in China

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Jan 2014
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Peking University - Guanghua School of Management, Peking University - Guanghua School of Management and Peking University - Guanghua School of Management
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44.

How to Measure the Rule of Law

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Jun 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics

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45.

Long Term Persistence

Chicago GSB Research Paper No. 08-11
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 28 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
Einaudi Institute for Economics and FinanceEinaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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46.

The Rule of Law and Constitutionalism in Muslim Countries

Public Choice, Vol. 162, No. 3-4, 2015
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 May 2014 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Hamburg - Institute of Law and Economics and University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
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47.

When is Corruption a Substitute for Economic Freedom?

Law and Development Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 May 2008 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Brock School of Business, Samford University and College of Wooster
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48.

The COVID-19 Pandemic: Collective Action and European Public Policy under Stress

Law & Economics of COVID-19 Working Paper Series: 03/20201
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Ljubljana School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana School of Economics and Business and Erasmus University Rotterdam School of Law, Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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49.

The Rise, Fall and Revival of the Swedish Welfare State: What are the Policy Lessons from Sweden?

IFN Working Paper No. 873
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2012
Working Paper Series
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)Lund University - Department of Economics
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50.

Long-Term Growth Prospects for the Russian Economy

ECB Occasional Paper No. 58
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Apr 2007
Working Paper Series
European Central Bank (ECB), Kiel Institute for the World Economy and European Central Bank
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