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1.

Political Competition, Ideology and Corruption

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Leicester and University of Warwick - Finance Group
Downloads 17,107
2.

Frictions to Political Competition and Financial Openness

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Warwick - Finance Group and University of Leicester
Downloads 11,647
3.

Quadratic Voting

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Department of Statistics, University of Chicago and Microsoft Research
Downloads 5,586
4.

An Aid-Institutions Paradox? A Review Essay on Aid Dependency and State Building in Sub-Saharan Africa

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 74, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies Working Paper No. 11-05
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Center for Global Development, Birk Consulting and Cornell University
Downloads 5,517
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Foreign Direct Investment in India: A Critical Analysis of FDI from 1991-2005

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Oct 2005
Working Paper Series
Centre for Civil Society
Downloads 5,338
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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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Multinational Corporations, Transnational Law: The United Nation's Norms on the Responsibilities of Transnational Corporations as Harbinger of Corporate Responsibility in International Law

Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 37, 2005
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 05 Apr 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
Downloads 3,857
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Political Determinants of Corporate Governance

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 451
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,551
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Does the Media Matter? A Field Experiment Measuring the Effect of Newspapers on Voting Behavior and Political Opinions

Yale Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 May 2006
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Department of Political Science, Yale University and Yale University
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The Evolution and Ideology of Global Constitutionalism

California Law Review, Vol. 99, p. 1163, 2011, APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-10-01
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 3,059
11.

The New Comparative Economics

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2002; Yale SOM Working Paper No. ES-24; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3054
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics, SKEMA Business School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

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History, Institutions and Economic Performance: The Legacy of Colonial Land Tenure Systems in India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-27
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Aug 2002
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Downloads 2,809
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How to Lose a Constitutional Democracy

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 65, 2018
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 20 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 2,448
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Why Resource-Poor Dictators Allow Freer Media: A Theory and Evidence from Panel Data

American Political Science Review, Vol. 103, No. 4, pp. 645-668, 2009
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Sciences Po and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 2,251
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Hidden Power of the Big Three? Passive Index Funds, Re-Concentration of Corporate Ownership, and New Financial Risk

Business and Politics, April 2017, DOI: 10.1017/bap.2017.6
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 15 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Amsterdam / CORPNET, University of Amsterdam / CORPNET and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)
Downloads 2,244
16.

Toward a Theory of the Press

ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS, Karl Brunner, ed., Martinus Nijhoff Publishing Company, 1979
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Jul 1998
Accepted Paper Series
SSRN
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17.

Of Subprimes and Subsidies: The Political Economy of the Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 1,668
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A Critique of the Anglo-American Model of Corporate Governance

CLPE Research Paper No. 15/09
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Technology, Sydney
Downloads 1,595
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Political Relationships, Global Financing and Corporate Transparency: Evidence from Indonesia

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), 2006
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2008
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Harvard Business School, Strategy Unit and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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20.

Legal Corruption

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and New University of Lisbon - Nova School of Business and Economics

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Downloads 1,555
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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 1,491
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The Asset Pricing Implications of Government Economic Policy Uncertainty

Management Science 61(1), January 2015
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - Department of Finance and Business Economics and University of Denver - Daniels College of Business
Downloads 1,469
23.

International Terrorism and the Clash of Civilizations

British Journal of Political Science, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 711-734, 2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2009
Accepted Paper Series
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Socioeconomics
Downloads 1,224
24.

Hayekian Anarchism

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 11-06
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
Trinity College and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 1,223
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Who Bleeds When the Wolves Bite? A Flesh-and-Blood Perspective on Hedge Fund Activism and Our Strange Corporate Governance System

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 126, Pg. 1870, 2017, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 17-5, Harvard Law School, John M. Olin Institute for Law, Economics, and Business Discussion Paper no. 899
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 22 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Government of the State of Delaware - Supreme Court of Delaware
Downloads 1,197
26.

The Physics of God and the Quantum Gravity Theory of Everything

Number of pages: 186 Posted: 21 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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27.

The Private Law of Public Law: Public Authorities as Shareholders, Golden Shares, Sovereign Wealth Funds, and the Public Law Element in Private Choice of Law

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 22 May 2008 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
Downloads 1,176
28.

Bowling for Fascism: Social Capital and the Rise of the Nazi Party in Weimar Germany, 1919-33

Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2015
Accepted Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society

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Downloads 1,155
29.

Education and Economic Growth

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
Lancaster University - Management School
Downloads 1,147
30.

A Theory of Political Transitions

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 99-26
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Mar 2000
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Government
Downloads 1,135
31.

Judicial Independence

THE INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, Vol. 5, pp. 1369-1372, Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser, Leonardo Morlino, eds., 2011, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 10-02-06
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 25 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 1,085
32.

The Political Economy of Bank and Market Dominance

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 21/2003
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Amsterdam - Finance Group and Universitaet Mannheim
Downloads 1,063
33.

The Political Economy of Drones

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Tampa and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,044
34.

Taming or Protecting the Modern Corporation? Shareholder-Stakeholder Debates in a Comparative Light

Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1669444, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 165/2010, NYU Journal of Law & Business, Vol. 7, Issue. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 01 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 1,024
35.

Employee Ownership and Firm Disclosure

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2013
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University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

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36.

Unbundling Institutions

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 03-29; AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Dec 2004
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center

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37.

Anarchism and Austrian Economics

New Perspectives on Political Economy, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 125-140
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
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The Rise and Decline of General Laws of Capitalism

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 14-18
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Dec 2014
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Government

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Dictators and Oligarchs: A Dynamic Theory of Contested Property Rights

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 93, No. 1-2, pp. 1-13, July 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 May 2007 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Sciences Po and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 909
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Policy Design and Domestic Support for International Bailouts

European Journal of Political Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2017
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Washington University in St. Louis, Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Columbia University
Downloads 908
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Move to Markets? An Empirical Analysis of Privatization in Developing Countries

FEEM Working Paper No. 107.2002
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Dec 2002
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Europe and Central Asia Region and Duke University - Department of Political Science
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Repelling States: Evidence from Upland Southeast Asia

Review of Austrian Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Trinity College and Trinity College (Hartford CT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 874
44.

Social Norms and the Enforcement of Laws

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 466
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2016
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics

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The Real Effects of Political Uncertainty: Elections and Investment Sensitivity to Stock Prices

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2010
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University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business

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46.

World Protests 2006-2013

Initiative for Policy Dialogue and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung New York Working Paper No. 2013
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 03 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 16 May 2015
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United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO), Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Downloads 854
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What Happens When a Woman Wins an Election? Evidence from Close Races in Brazil

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2015
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University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Institutions Rule: The Primacy of Institutions over Integration and Geography in Economic Development

IMF Working Paper No. 02/189
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Feb 2006
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Vancouver School of Economics
Downloads 836
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Stock Market Aversion? Political Preferences and Stock Market Participation

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2010
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Aalto University School of Business and Aalto University
Downloads 830
50.

The Modern Impact of Precolonial Centralization in Africa

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Finance and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Downloads 823