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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.

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
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3.

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) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

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4.

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 1,537
5.

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 1,403
6.

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

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5598
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Apr 2011
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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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7.

Getting Malaysia Out of the Middle-Income Trap

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2010
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University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,067
8.

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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9.

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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10.

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
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Stanford University

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11.

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
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Hong Kong Baptist University, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The University of Hong Kong
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12.

Economic Charter Change: Examining the Pros and Cons

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
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Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center
Downloads 902
13.

Bubbles Everywhere in Human Affairs

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 10-16
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 May 2010
Working Paper Series
ETH Zurich and ETH Zürich - Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (D-MTEC)
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14.

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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15.

How (Not) to Measure Institutions

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
Downloads 828
16.

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 Oldenburg and ZenTra - Center for Transnational Studies
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17.

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
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18.

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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19.

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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20.

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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21.

Fortifications and Democracy in the Ancient Greek World

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Classics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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22.

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
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School

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23.

Venture Capital and the Macroeconomy

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 13 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2019
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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24.

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
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25.

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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26.

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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27.

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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28.

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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29.

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
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European Central Bank (ECB), European Central Bank (ECB), London Business School and European Central Bank (ECB)
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30.

Long Term Persistence

Chicago GSB Research Paper No. 08-11
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 28 Aug 2008
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Einaudi 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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31.

The Impact of Institutions on Innovation

Number of pages: 90 Posted: 31 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2019
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University of Mannheim - Department of Economics, University of Texas at Dallas and London Business School - Department of Finance
Downloads 557
32.

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
Downloads 552
33.

The Long-Term Effects of Protestant Activities in China

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
Peking University - Guanghua School of Management, Peking University - Guanghua School of Management and Peking University - Guanghua School of Management
Downloads 545
34.

How to Measure the Rule of Law

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

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35.

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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36.

How to Measure Informal Institutions

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
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37.

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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38.

Long-Term Growth Prospects for the Russian Economy

ECB Occasional Paper No. 58
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Apr 2007
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European Central Bank (ECB), Kiel Institute for the World Economy and European Central Bank
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39.

Natural Disasters, Foreign Aid, and Economic Growth

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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40.

Legal Institutions and Economic Development

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2010-94
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 01 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School

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41.

Non-Compete Covenants: Incentives to Innovate or Impediments to Growth

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 May 2009 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2013
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University of Navarra, IESE Business School and Yale School of Management
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42.

How Does Financial-Reporting Regulation Affect Market-Wide Resource Allocation?

Number of pages: 117 Posted: 05 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2018
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Columbia University

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43.

Social Capital, Chinese Style: Individualism, Relational Collectivism and the Cultural Embeddedness of the Institutions-Performance Link

The China Economic Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 325 - 350, 2009
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Max Weber Center for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies
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44.

Finance and Politics: A Review Essay Based on Kenneth Dam's Analysis of Legal Traditions in the Law-Growth Nexus

Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 43, pp. 781-800, 2009, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 650, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-48
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and University of Michigan
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45.

Taking Institutions Seriously: Rethinking the Political Economy of Development in the Philippines

Asian Development Review, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 1-21, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Jun 2011
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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46.

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)
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47.

Common Tongue: The Impact of Language on Educational Outcomes

Indian School of Business WP ISB-WP/103/2011
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 21 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad
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48.

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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The Formative Years of the Modern Corporation: The Dutch East India Company Voc, 1602-1623

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2012-007-F&A
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 24 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
Utrecht University, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and Utrecht University
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Positive Constitutional Economics - A Survey of Recent Developments

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 14 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
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