Barry R. Weingast

Stanford University, Department of Political Science

Ward C. Krebs Family Professor of Political Science

Stanford, CA 94305-6010

United States

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1.

What is Law? A Coordination Account of the Characteristics of Legal Order

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Vol 4
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2013
Gillian K. Hadfield and Barry R. Weingast
USC Law School and Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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rule of law, philosophy of law, coordinated punishment, legal origins

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Second Generation Fiscal Federalism: Implications for Decentralized Democratic Governance and Economic Development

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Downloads 979 (20,481)
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From Federalism, Chinese Style, to Privatization, Chinese Style

Stanford Economics Working Paper No. 97-049
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Feb 1998
Yuanzheng Cao, Yingyi Qian and Barry R. Weingast
Institute of Economic System Reform, China, Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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From Federalism, Chinese Style to Privatization, Chinese Style

Economics of Transition, Vol. 7, Issue 1, March 1999
Posted: 16 Jun 1999
Yuanzheng Cao, Yingyi Qian and Barry R. Weingast
Institute of Economic System Reform, China, Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management and Stanford University, Department of Political Science

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Limited Access Orders in the Developing World: A New Approach to the Problems of Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4359
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, World Bank - Economic Development Institute and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Corporate Law, Labor Policies, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, E-Business, Disability

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A Theory of Political Control and Agency Discretion

American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 33, No. 3, August 1989
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Aug 2007
Randall Calvert, Mathew D. McCubbins and Barry R. Weingast
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science, Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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delegation, agency loss, congress, bureaucracy

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The Violence Trap: A Political-Economic Approach to the Problems of Development

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2015
Gary W. Cox, Douglass C. North and Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Downloads 739 (30,603)
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violence, violence trap, poverty trap, economic and political development, economic growth, performance of government, property rights, institutions

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Fortifications and Democracy in the Ancient Greek World

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2018
Josiah Ober and Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University - Department of Classics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Democracy, Ancient Greece, Athens, Walls and Democracy, Taxation, War

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Microfoundations of the Rule of Law

Forthcoming, Annual Review of Political Science, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 453, USC CLASS Research Paper No. 13-5, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 13-17
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2013
Gillian K. Hadfield and Barry R. Weingast
USC Law School and Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Downloads 688 (33,213)
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Microfoundations of the Rule of Law

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 17, pp. 21-42, 2014
Posted: 21 May 2014
Gillian K. Hadfield and Barry R. Weingast
USC Law School and Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science

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Crisis Bureaucracy: Homeland Security and the Political Design of Legal Mandates

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 3, 2006, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 926516, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 326
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 28 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2014
Stanford University, Stanford Law School and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Homeland security, national security, bureaucracy, legislation, positive political theory, organizational design, regulatory policy, administrative law, Katrina, FEMA, Coast Guard

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The Rule of Law Unplugged

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 158
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 05 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2010
Mathew D. McCubbins, Daniel B. Rodriguez and Barry R. Weingast
Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Downloads 592 (41,225)
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rule of law

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The Positive Political Theory of Legislative History: New Perspectives on the 1964 Civil Rights Act and its Interpretation

San Diego Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-22
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 16 Nov 2004 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2013
Daniel B. Rodriguez and Barry R. Weingast
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Downloads 555 (44,828)
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statutory interpretation, statutory construction, legislative history, positive political theory, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Congress, Congressional Politics, Southern Politics

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Constitutions as Coordinating Devices

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C11-20, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 11-28
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2014
Gillian K. Hadfield and Barry R. Weingast
USC Law School and Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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legal theory, institutions, law and development, constitutional law, law merchant, coordination games

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Conditions for Judicial Independence

Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues, 2006, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-43
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2017
McNollgast, Roger G. Noll and Barry R. Weingast
Duke University - Department of Political Science, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Downloads 519 (48,824)
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judicial independence, congressional oversight, federal courts

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Tragic Brilliance: Equilibrium Party Hegemony in Mexico

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Alberto Diaz-Cayeros, Beatriz Magaloni and Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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The Failure to Transplant Democracy, Markets, and the Rule of Law into the Developing World

The Annual Proceedings of the Wealth and Well-being of Nations, p. 29, 2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2014
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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consolidated violence, perpetuity, Impersonality

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The Political Economy of Law: Decision-Making by Judicial, Legislative, Executive and Administrative Agencies

Law and Economics Handbook, A. Mitchell Polinsky, Stephen Shavel, eds., North Holland, 2007
Number of pages: 165 Posted: 30 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2017
Duke University - Department of Political Science, Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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A Conceptual Framework for Interpreting Recorded Human History

NBER Working Paper No. w12795
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 24 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2007
Douglass C. North, John Joseph Wallis and Barry R. Weingast
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Is Rule of Law an Equilibrium Without Private Ordering?

USC CLASS Research Papers Series No. CLASS16-16, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 16-18, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 493
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 May 2016 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2016
Gillian K. Hadfield and Barry R. Weingast
USC Law School and Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Rule of law, what-is-law, private ordering, decentralized enforcement

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Authoritarian Survival and Poverty Traps: Land Reform in Mexico

World Development, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2015
University of Chicago - Department of Political Science, Stanford University, Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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authoritarianism, economic growth, property rights, land reform, Latin America

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Exposing the Neoclassical Fallacy: McCloskey on Ideas and the Great Enrichment

Scandinavian Economic History Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Sep 2016
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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development, great enrichment, liberty, equality

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Biological Institutions: The Political Science of Animal Cooperation

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Dec 2013
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Biology, Stanford University - Department of Biology, Stanford University, NYU Law School and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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biology, biological institutions, cooperate, evolution, political science, economics

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Self-Enforcing Constitutions: With an Application to Democratic Stability in America's First Century

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2013
Sonia Mittal and Barry R. Weingast
Yale University - Law School and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Downloads 254 (111,705)
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Democracy, consolidation, constitution, self-enforcing institutions, stability, equilibrium

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Building Legal Order in Ancient Athens

Journal of Legal Analysis Advance Access, July 12, 2015, USC CLASS Research Papers Series No. CLASS15-1, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 15-1, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 479
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2015
Federica Carugati, Gillian K. Hadfield and Barry R. Weingast
Indiana University Bloomington - Ostrom Workshop, USC Law School and Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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law, legal history, law and economics, postive political theory and the law

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Self-Enforcing Consititutions: With an Application to Democratic Stability in America's First Century

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Downloads 239 (118,856)
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In the Shadow of Violence: A New Perspective on Development

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Sep 2015
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, World Bank - Economic Development Institute and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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economic development, limited access orders, open access orders, violence

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Administrative Law Agonistes

Columbia Law Review, Sidebar, Vol. 108, 2008, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 124
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2017
Duke University - Department of Political Science, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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administrative law, positive political theory, legislation

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War, Trade, and Mercantilism: Reconciling Adam Smith's Three Theories of the British Empire

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2018
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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War, Mercantilism, Adam Smith, Theories of Empire

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Law without the State: Legal Attributes and the Coordination of Decentralized Collective Punishment

Journal of Law and Courts, Vol 1, 3-34, Forthcoming, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 13-11, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C13-10
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2013
Gillian K. Hadfield and Barry R. Weingast
USC Law School and Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Downloads 229 (124,068)
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legal order, rule of law, coordination, collective punishment

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Vicious Cycles: Endogenous Political Extremism and Political Violence

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Rui J.P. de Figueiredo and Barry R. Weingast
University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Downloads 227 (125,154)
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The Paradox of Expansionist Statutory Interpretations

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 101, 2006, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-39
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 08 Apr 2006
Daniel B. Rodriguez and Barry R. Weingast
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Downloads 223 (127,377)
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statutory interpretation, regulation, political economy, legislation

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The Medieval Expansion of Long-Distance Trade: Adam Smith on the Town's Escape from the Violent and Low-Growth Feudal Equilibrium

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 492
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2016
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Adam Smith, violence trap, long-distant trade, political development

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Collective Punishment: A Coordination Account of Legal Order

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C11-4, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 11-9
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2013
Gillian K. Hadfield and Barry R. Weingast
USC Law School and Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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legal order, rule of law, concept of law, collective punishment, coordination, focal points, coercion

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Adam Smith's Constitutional Theory

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2017
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Constitutions, Adam Smith, self-enforcing constitutions, separation of powers, Lectures on Jurisprudence

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Capitalism, Democracy, and Countermajoritarian Institutions

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Aug 2015
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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democracy, constitutional stability, countermajoritarian institutions, sustaining markets

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Douglass North's Theory of Politics

Perspectives on Politics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Dec 2016
Margaret Levi and Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University - Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Institutions, politics, comparative political science, new institutional economics, cognitive science

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Ideas, Interest, and Credible Commitments in the American Revolution

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Jack N. Rakove, Andrew R Rutten and Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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The 'Reformation of Administrative Law' Revisited

Forthcoming, Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 482
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2015
Daniel B. Rodriguez and Barry R. Weingast
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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administrative law, political economy of regulation, regulation, nuclear power

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Adam Smith's Industrial Organization of Religion: Explaining the Medieval Church's Monopoly and Its Breakdown in the Reformation

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2015
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Adam Smith, economics of religion, political-economics of development, violence, liberty

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Constructing Self-Enforcing Democracy in Spain

FROM ANARCHY TO DEMOCRACY, Joe Oppenheimer, Irwin Morris, eds., Stanford University Press, 2004
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Downloads 152 (180,166)
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The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850: Symbolic Gesture or Rational Guarantee

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Jeffrey Rogers Hummel and Barry R. Weingast
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Executive Constraint, Political Stability and Economic Growth

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jun 2015
Gary W. Cox and Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Democracy, elections, executive constraints, political stability, economic growth

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Capitalism and Economic Liberty: The Political Foundations of Economic Growth

Eytan Sheshinski, Robert J. Strom, and William J. Baumol, eds., Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and the Growth Mechanism of the Free-Enterprise Economies. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Jan 2015
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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The Constitutional Dilemma of Economic Liberty

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 19, No. 3, Summer 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Downloads 132 (201,936)
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Privatizing Law: Is Rule of Law an Equilibrium without Private Ordering?

USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS17-25, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 17-24
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2017
Gillian K. Hadfield and Barry R. Weingast
USC Law School and Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Downloads 130 (204,451)

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Law, Law and Economics, What Is Law, Legal Theory

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Is Development Uniquely Modern? Athens on the Doorstep

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2015
Federica Carugati, Josiah Ober and Barry R. Weingast
Indiana University Bloomington - Ostrom Workshop, Stanford University - Department of Classics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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economic and political development, rule of law, institutions, property rights, natural state, open access

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Persistent Inefficiency: Adam Smith’s Theory of Slavery and Its Abolition in Western Europe

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2016
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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economics of slavery, abolition, political commitment problems, political-economics of development

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Analytic Narratives, Case Studies, and Development

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2017
Margaret Levi and Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University - Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Analytic Narratives, case studies, unique events, model testing

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Understanding Adam Smith’s 'General Principles of Law and Politics': A Linear Reconstruction of Istvan Hont's Contribution

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2018
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Adam Smith, political philosophy, structure of government

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Ending a Century of Violent Labor Conflict: A New Perspective on Unionization and the National Labor Relations Act

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 481
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 May 2015 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2015
Margaret Levi, Tania Melo, Barry R. Weingast and Frances Zlotnick
Stanford University - Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Stanford University, Department of Political Science and Stanford University, Dept. of Political Science
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Labor, Violence, Open Access, Unionization, National Labor Relations Act, NLRA, NLRB

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Rational Choice and Freudian Accounts of Cooperation

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2015
Debra Friedman and Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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psychology, behavioral economics, Freud, rational choice theory

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The Sparta Game: Violence, Proportionality, Austerity, Collapse

Forthcoming, Paul Millett. How to Do Things with History. Oxford University Press.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Dec 2016
Josiah Ober and Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University - Department of Classics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Ancient Greece, Economic decline, violence, Sparta

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Adam Smith's Theory of Violence and the Political-Economics of Development

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2017
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Adam Smith, poltical-economics of development, violence, markets, liberty, security

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From 'The Lowest State of Poverty and Barbarism' to the Opulent Commercial Society: Adam Smith's Theory of Violence and the Political Economics of Development

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 May 2015 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2017
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Adam Smith, political economics of development, violence, markets, liberty, and security

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Rethinking Mass and Elite: Decision-Making in the Athenian Law-Courts

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 501
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2017
Federica Carugati and Barry R. Weingast
Indiana University Bloomington - Ostrom Workshop and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Law, Courts, Ancient Athens, Mass and Elite Politics

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Development and Political Theory in Classical Athens

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Jun 2015
Federica Carugati, Josiah Ober and Barry R. Weingast
Indiana University Bloomington - Ostrom Workshop, Stanford University - Department of Classics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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development, political development, political theory, classical athens

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Deriving 'General Principles' in Adam Smith: The Ubiquity of Equilibrium and Comparative Statics Analysis Throughout His Works

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 483
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2017
Glory Liu and Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science, Students and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Adam Smith, equilibrium analysis, political-economic development

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Strategically Speaking: A New Analysis of Presidents Going Public

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Princeton University - Department of Political Science, Vanderbilt University - Department of Political Science, George Washington University - School of Public Policy and Public Administration (SPPPA) and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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The Untold Story of the 1964 Civil Rights Act: How the GOP Helped the Democrats Destroy the Solid South

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Daniel B. Rodriguez and Barry R. Weingast
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Democratization and Countermajoritarian Institutions: The Role of Power and Constitutional Design in Self-Enforcing Democracy

Ginsburg, Comparative Constitutional Design. Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Jan 2015
Susan Alberts, Chris Warshaw and Barry R. Weingast
Independent, George Washington University - Department of Political Science and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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democracy, self-enforcing democracy, constitutions, political institutions

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The Fiscal Interest Approach: The Design of Tax and Transfer Systems

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Dec 2013
Caroline Pöschl and Barry R. Weingast
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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second generation fiscal federalism, fiscal incentives, institutions, political performance, taxation, political economy

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Creating a Self-Stabilizing Constitution: The Role of the Takings Clause

Northwestern University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Jan 2015
Tonja Jacobi, Sonia Mittal and Barry R. Weingast
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Yale University - Law School and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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constitutions, self-enforcing, political institutions, takings clause

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The Many, Diverse 'Main Points' of Adam Smith's the Wealth of Nations

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 May 2018
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations, History of economic thought, comparative economic systems, political economy

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Why So Much Stability?: Majority Voting, Legislative Institutions, and Gordon Tullock

Public Choice, Vol. 152, No. 1-2, 2012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Jan 2015
Kenneth Shepsle and Barry R. Weingast
Harvard University - Department of Government and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Downloads 62 (327,965)
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voting cycles, preference cycles, majority rule, equilibrium, legislative choice

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Reconstructing Adam Smith's Politics

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 31 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2018
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Adam Smith, Political-economics of development, Lectures on Jurisprudence, politics, violence trap, feudal equilibrium

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Equilibrium Impotence: Why the States and Not the American National Government Financed Economic Development in the Antebellum Era

NBER Working Paper No. w11397
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2010
John Joseph Wallis and Barry R. Weingast
University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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An Equilibrium Alternative to the Study of Culture

The Good Society 15(1): pp 15-20 (2006)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Jan 2015
David Laitin and Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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culture, equilibrium behavior, off the path behavior.

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Fenno on the House Appropriations Committee's Success: (Or, How to Construct a Nash Equilibrium Without Really Trying)

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Congress, organizations, congressional norms, agenda power, expertise, nash equilibrium

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From High to Low Stakes Politics: Should Majoritarians Embrace Countermajoritarian Constitutional Provisions?

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 May 2018
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Democracy, majoritarian democracy, constitutions, self-enforcing democracy, limit condition, high stakes politics

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How Adam Smith Negotiated Leave from Oxford: A Game-Theoretic Account

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 May 2018 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2018
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Adam Smith, Gavin Kennedy, Snell Fellowship, Game Theory Interpretations of Adam Smith

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Positive and Normative Models of Procedural Rights: An Integrative Approach to Administrative Procedures

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization VI (1990)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Feb 2017
McNollgast, Barry R. Weingast and Roger G. Noll
Duke University - Department of Political Science, Stanford University, Department of Political Science and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Congress, administration, procedure, regulation, atomic energy

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Adam Smith's Theory of the State: The Logic of Military Competition and Its Implications for State Capacity

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Sep 2018
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science
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Adam, Smith, theory of the state, international relations, military competition, game theory models of adam Smith

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Limited Access Orders: An Introduction to the Conceptual Framework

Douglass C. North, John Joseph Wallis, Steven B. Webb and Barry R. Weingast, In the Shadow of Violence: Politics, Economics, and The Problems of Development Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Posted: 13 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2015
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, World Bank - Economic Development Institute and Stanford University, Department of Political Science

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Political economy of development; control of violence, comparative economic systems

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Constructing Self-Enforcing Federalism in the Early United States and Modern Russia

Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Vol. 37, Issue 2, pp. 160-189, 2007
Posted: 18 Aug 2009
Rui J. P. de Figueiredo, Michael McFaul and Barry R. Weingast
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Cornell University and Stanford University, Department of Political Science

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The Oxford Handbook of Polictical Economy

THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Barry R. Weingast, Donald Wittman, eds., Oxford University Press, September 2006
Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Barry R. Weingast and Donald Wittman
Stanford University, Department of Political Science and University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics

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Rationality, Inaccurate Mental Models, and Self-Confirming Equilibrium

Journal of Theoretical Politics, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 384-415, 2006
Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Rui J.P. de Figueiredo, Jack N. Rakove and Barry R. Weingast
University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, Stanford University and Stanford University, Department of Political Science

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American revolution, rationality, self-confirming equilibrium

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Constructing Self-Enforcing Federalism in the Early United States and Modern Russia

The Journal of Federalism Advance Access, March 26, 2007
Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Rui J.P. de Figueiredo, Michael McFaul and Barry R. Weingast
University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, Cornell University and Stanford University, Department of Political Science

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The Democratic Advantage: The Institutional Sources of State Power in International Competition

International Organization, Vol. 57, pp. 3-42, Winter 2003
Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Kenneth A. Schultz and Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Stanford University, Department of Political Science

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Preferences and Situations: Points of Intersection between Historical and Rational Choice Institutionalism

PREFERENCES AND SITUATIONS: POINTS OF INTERSECTION BETWEEN HISTORICAL AND RATIONAL CHOICE INSTITUTIONALISM, Ira Katznelson, Barry R. Weingast, eds., Russel Sage Foundation, August 2005
Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Ira Katznelson and Barry R. Weingast
Columbia University and Stanford University, Department of Political Science

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The Political Origins of the Administrative Procedure Act

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 180-217, 1999
Posted: 29 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2017
Duke University - Department of Political Science, Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science

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Regional Decentralization and Fiscal Incentives: Federalism, Chinese Style

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 89, No. 9-10, pp. 1719-1742, September 2005
Posted: 24 Jan 2006
Hehui Jin, Yingyi Qian and Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management and Stanford University, Department of Political Science

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Federalism, local government, fiscal incentives, economic development, transition

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Self-Enforcing Federalism

The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 103-135, 2005
Posted: 29 Dec 2004
Rui J.P. de Figueiredo and Barry R. Weingast
University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group and Stanford University, Department of Political Science

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The American System of Shared Powers: The President, Congress, and the Nlrb

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Fall 2000
Posted: 27 Jul 2000
Susan K. Snyder and Barry R. Weingast
Government of the State of Minnesota - Department of Human Services and Stanford University, Department of Political Science

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The Economic Role of Political Institutions

JOURNAL OF LAW, ECONOMICS, AND ORGANIZATION, Vol 11 No 1, Spring 1995
Posted: 10 May 2000
Barry R. Weingast
Stanford University, Department of Political Science

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