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1.

Theodore Levitt's 'the Globalization of Markets': An Evaluation after Two Decades

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 03-20; Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 03-082
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Feb 2003
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 8,635
2.

Corporate Social Responsibility Through an Economic Lens

HKS Working Paper No. RWP08-023, FEEM Working Paper No. 84.2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2014
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit

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3.

Poverty and Crime: Evidence from Rainfall and Trade Shocks in India

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 14-067
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 1,007
4.

In Strange Company: The Puzzle of Private Investment in State-Controlled Firms

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 13-071
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School at São Paulo, Brandeis University- International Business School and Insper Institute of Education and Research
Downloads 911
5.

Inequality and Decision Making: Imagining a New Line of Inquiry

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 13-099
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Jun 2013
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, Harvard Business School and The Tobin Project
Downloads 756
6.

Strategy, Economic Relations, and the Definition of National Interests

Security Studies, Vol. 9, Nos. 1-2, pp. 119-156, Autumn-Winter 1999-2000
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell University and Harvard University - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
Downloads 581
7.

Profits and Economic Development

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 14-087
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2014
Working Paper Series
Boston University and Harvard Business School
Downloads 575
8.

Identity as a Variable

Perspectives on Politics, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 695-711, December 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, University of California, Santa Barbara - Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Political Science and Harvard University - Department of Government
Downloads 531
9.

The Power of Political Voice: Women’s Political Representation and Crime in India

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 11-092
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, University of Warwick, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 512
10.

The End of Chimerica

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 10-037
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of History and University of Bonn - Department of Economics
Downloads 506
11.

Optimal Taxation in Theory and Practice

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 09-140
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Jun 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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12.

Growth and the Quality of Foreign Direct Investment: Is All FDI Equal

HBS Finance Working Paper No. 07-072
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Apr 2007
Working Paper Series
Harvard University and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Downloads 422
13.

A Brief Postwar History of US Consumer Finance

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 11-058, Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 11-058
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Dec 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 384
14.

Deregulation, Misallocation, and Size: Evidence from India

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 13-056
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
Harvard University and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Economics

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15.

When Does Domestic Saving Matter for Economic Growth?

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 09-080
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, Brown University - Department of Economics and Charles River Associates (CRA)

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Downloads 371
16.

The Political Economy of Bilateral Foreign Aid

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 13-026
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School
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17.

The Global Agglomeration of Multinational Firms

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 10-043
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
Working Paper Series
Harvard University and George Washington University

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18.

Surviving the Global Financial Crisis: Foreign Direct Investment and Establishment Performance

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 10-110
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Harvard University and George Washington University
Downloads 302
19.

Do Legal Origins Have Persistent Effects Over Time? A Look at Law and Finance Around the World c. 1900

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 22 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
Brandeis University- International Business School
Downloads 283
20.

Path-Breakers? Women’s Electoral Success and Future Political Participation

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 14-035
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Essex, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
Downloads 273
21.

Can Civil Law Countries Get Good Institutions? Lessons from the History of Creditor Rights and Bond Markets in Brazil

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
Brandeis University- International Business School
Downloads 269
22.

The Empire Effect: The Determinants of Country Risk in the First Age of Globalization, 1880-1913

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/26117
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of History and University of Bonn - Department of Economics
Downloads 264
23.

Do Prices Determine Vertical Integration? Evidence from Trade Policy

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 10-060
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 24 May 2013
Working Paper Series
Harvard University, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), University of Vienna and Boston University - Department of Economics

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24.

These Are the Good Old Days: Foreign Entry and the Mexican Banking System

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 13-062
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 10 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Hoover Institution and Political Science and Brandeis University- International Business School
Downloads 248
25.

An Ounce of Prevention: The Power of Public Risk Management in Stabilizing the Financial System

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 09-087
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
Downloads 241
26.

Sovereign Risk, Currency Risk, and Corporate Balance Sheets

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 17-024
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 30 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Board and Harvard Business School
Downloads 225
27.

The Political Economy of 'Natural' Disasters

Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 08-040
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
Sankaty Advisors and Harvard Business School
Downloads 222
28.

Selection and Market Reallocation: Productivity Gains from Multinational Production

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 12-111
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard University and George Washington University

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29.

Capital and Control: Lessons from Malaysia

Challenge, Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 36-53, July/August 2003
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University and Harvard University - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
Downloads 219
30.

Big BRICs, Weak Foundations: The Beginning of Public Elementary Education in Brazil, Russia, India, and China

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 11-083
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Working Paper Series
Naval Postgraduate School, Brandeis University- International Business School, Williams College and Peking University - Guanghua School of Management

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31.

Direct versus Indirect Colonial Rule in India: Long-Term Consequences

Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 05-041
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
Downloads 207
32.

Intra-Industry Foreign Direct Investment

HBS Finance Working Paper No. 08-018
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard University and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

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33.

Revisiting the Classical View of Benefit-Based Taxation

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 14-101
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2016
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Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit

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34.

Economic Transition and Private-Sector Labor Demand: Evidence from Urban China

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 14-047
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, Australian National University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics

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35.

Sovereign Debt as a Contingent Claim: A Quantitative Approach

Journal of International Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Apr 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University and University of Sao Paulo (USP) - Department of Economics
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36.

Positive and Normative Judgments Implicit in U.S. Tax Policy, and the Costs of Unequal Growth and Recessions

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 14-119
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit

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37.

Was the Wealth of Nations Determined in 1000 B.C.?

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 06 Oct 2008
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, New York University - Department of Economics and Middlebury College
Downloads 187
38.

Writing the Rules of Global Finance: France, Europe, and Capital Liberalization

Review of International Political Economy, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 1-27, February 2006
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
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39.

Leviathan as a Minority Shareholder: A Study of Equity Purchases by the Brazilian National Development Bank (BNDES), 1995-2003

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 11-073
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
Insper Institute of Education and Research and Brandeis University- International Business School
Downloads 179
40.

Why do we Redistribute so Much but Tag so Little? Normative Diversity, Equal Sacri…fice and Optimal Taxation

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 12-064
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
Downloads 174
41.

What Do Non-Governmental Organizations Do?

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Dec 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School and University of Chicago
Downloads 171
42.

The Bloody Millennium: Internal Conflict in South Asia

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 09-086
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
Downloads 169
43.

The Price of Capital: Evidence from Trade Data

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 07-073
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
Harvard University and Harvard Business School
Downloads 159
44.

Bank Accounting Standards in Mexico: A Layman's Guide to Changes 10 Years after the 1995 Bank Crisis

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Stanford University - Hoover Institution and Political Science and Brandeis University- International Business School
Downloads 155
45.

Can a Continuously-Liquidating Tontine (or Mutual Inheritance Fund) Succeed Where Immediate Annuities Have Floundered?

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 09-121, Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 09-121
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 12 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard University, Business, Government and the International Economy Unit (deceased)
Downloads 149
46.

Merchants and the Origins of Capitalism

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 18-021
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 147
47.

The Empire Struck Back: The Mexican Oil Expropriation of 1938 Reconsidered

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 10-108
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School
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48.

Transportation Cost and the Geography of Foreign Investment

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 17-061
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard University and George Washington University
Downloads 144
49.

Laws vs. Contracts: Legal Origins, Shareholder Protections, and Ownership Concentration in Brazil, 1890-1950

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
Brandeis University- International Business School
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50.

Public Action for Public Goods

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-05
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and University of Delhi - Department of Economics

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