Juan F. Vargas

Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics

Casa Pedro Fermín

Calle 14 # 4-69

Bogota

Colombia

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (14)

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The Environmental Impact of Civil Conflict: The Deforestation Effect of Paramilitary Expansion in Colombia

Documento CEDE No. 2014-36
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 Oct 2014
Leopoldo Fergusson, Dario Romero and Juan F. Vargas
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Deforestation, Conflict, Instrumental Variables, Colombia

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The Real Winner's Curse

Documento CEDE No. 2017-05
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2018
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Politics, University of Oxford and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Democracy, elections, political inclusion, violence, regression discontinuity

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The Long Shadow of the Past: Political Economy of Regional Inequality in Colombia

Documento CEDE No. 2017-22
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Mar 2017
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Regional Inequality, Political Institutions, Economic Institutions

The Perils of Top-Down State Building: Evidence from Colombia's False Positives

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 16-07
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 06 Sep 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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High-powered incentives, military, monopoly of violence, state capacity, conflict

The Perils of High-Powered Incentives: Evidence from Colombia's False Positives

NBER Working Paper No. w22617
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy, Columbia University and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Does the Unemployment Benefit Institution affect the Productivity of Workers? Evidence from a Field Experiment

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2013-057
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Nov 2013
Mariana Blanco, Patricio S. Dalton and Juan F. Vargas
Universidad del Rosario, Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Unemployment Benefits, Workfare, Productivity, Self-esteem, Shame

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Military Empowerment and Civilian Targeting in Civil War

Documentos de Trabajo, Facultad de Economía, Universidad del Rosario, No. 61
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Nov 2009
Juan F. Vargas
Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Sunlight Disinfects? Free Media in Weak Democracies

Documento CEDE No. 2013-14
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2018
Leopoldo Fergusson, Juan F. Vargas and Mauricio Vela
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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Media, Democracy, Elections, Colombia, Civil Conflict, Coercion

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The Crime Kuznets Curve (La curva de Kuznets del Crimen)

Documento CEDE No. 2014-16
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 May 2014
Paolo Buonanno, Leopoldo Fergusson and Juan F. Vargas
University of Bergamo, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Crime Kuznets Curve, Income inequality, Non-parametric Kernel analysis

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Combatant Recruitment and the Outcome of War

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Jun 2008
Ahmed S. Mahmud and Juan F. Vargas
Applied Economics Program, Johns Hopkins University and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Recruitment of Combatants

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The Need for Enemies

NBER Working Paper No. w18313
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Government, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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The Need for Enemies

The Economic Journal, Vol. 126, Issue 593, pp. 1018-1054, 2016
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Jun 2016
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Don't Make War, Make Elections - Franchise Extension and Violence in XIXth-Century Colombia

Documento CEDE No. 2013-19
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Mar 2013
Leopoldo Fergusson and Juan F. Vargas
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Democracy, Civil Conflict, Colombia

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Combatant Recruitment and Outcome of War

Documentos de Trabajo, No. 47, September 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Jan 2010
Ahmed Saber Mahmud and Juan F. Vargas
Cornell University and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Inequality, Crime, and the Long Run Legacy of Slavery

CAF – Working paper N° 2016/17 12/2016
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Mar 2017
Paolo Buonanno and Juan F. Vargas
University of Bergamo and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Slavery, Inequality, Crime, Colombia

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Empowering IDPs with SMS: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Bogota

IDB Working Paper No. 77
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Mariana Blanco and Juan F. Vargas
Universidad del Rosario and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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