Eliana La Ferrara

University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)

Assistant Professor

Via Roentgen 1

Milan, 20136

Italy

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Fellow

London

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

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Ethnic Diversity and Economic Performance

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2028
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Jul 2004
Alberto F. Alesina and Eliana La Ferrara
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
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Ethnic Diversity and Economic Performance

NBER Working Paper No. w10313
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2010
Alberto F. Alesina and Eliana La Ferrara
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
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Diamonds are Forever, Wars are Not. Is Conflict Bad for Private Firms?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Sep 2004
Massimo Guidolin and Eliana La Ferrara
Bocconi University - Department of Finance and University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
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Angola, civil war, rent seeking, event studies

Diamonds are Forever, Wars are Not: Is Conflict Bad for Private Firms?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4668
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Dec 2004
Eliana La Ferrara and Massimo Guidolin
University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER) and Bocconi University - Department of Finance
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Civil war, event studies, rent-seeking, Angola

Diamonds are Forever, Wars are Not - Is Conflict Bad for Private Firms?

American Economic Review, Vol. 97, No. 5, pp. 1978-1993, 2007
Posted: 14 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2008
Eliana La Ferrara and Massimo Guidolin
University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER) and Bocconi University - Department of Finance

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Civil war, event studies, rent-seeking, Angola

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The Economic Effects of Violent Conflict: Evidence from Asset Market Reactions

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Oct 2005
Massimo Guidolin and Eliana La Ferrara
Bocconi University - Department of Finance and University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
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Conflict onset, Event study, Asset markets, Polarization

Preferences for Redistribution in the Land of Opportunities

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1936
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Dec 2001
Alberto F. Alesina and Eliana La Ferrara
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
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Preferences for Redistribution in the Land of Opportunities

NBER Working Paper No. w8267
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 May 2001 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2010
Alberto F. Alesina and Eliana La Ferrara
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
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Preferences for Redistribution in the Land of Opportunities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3155
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Feb 2002
Alberto F. Alesina and Eliana La Ferrara
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
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Social mobility, POUM, redistribution

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TFP, Costs, and Public Infrastructure: An Equivocal Relationship

IGIER Working Paper No. 176
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Mar 2001
Eliana La Ferrara and Massimiliano Giuseppe Marcellino
University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER) and European University Institute
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infrastructures, TFP, growth, costs

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Citation 221

Participation in Heterogeneous Communities

Bocconi University, IGIER Working Paper Series No. 151
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 12 Jul 1999
Eliana La Ferrara and Alberto F. Alesina
University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Participation in Heterogeneous Communities

NBER Working Paper No. w7155
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2010
Alberto F. Alesina and Eliana La Ferrara
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
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Self-Help Groups and Income Generation in the Informal Settlements of Nairobi

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 163
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Jul 2002
Eliana La Ferrara
University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
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Self-help groups, cooperative, participation, social capital

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The Determinants of Trust

NBER Working Paper No. w7621
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 May 2000 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2001
Alberto F. Alesina and Eliana La Ferrara
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
Downloads 181 (165,427)
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Public Capital and Economic Performance: Evidence from Italy

IGIER Working Paper No. 163
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Jun 2000
University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER), European University Institute and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Development Centre (DEV)
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Inequality and Group Participation: Theory and Evidence from Rural Tanzania

IGIER Working Paper No. 161
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Mar 2000
Eliana La Ferrara
University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
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A Test of Racial Bias in Capital Sentencing

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2192
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 May 2011
Alberto F. Alesina and Eliana La Ferrara
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
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death penalty, racial bias, law, economics

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Detecting Illegal Arms Trade

NBER Working Paper No. w13355
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2010
Stefano DellaVigna and Eliana La Ferrara
University of California, Berkeley and University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
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Revealing Stereotypes: Evidence from Immigrants in Schools

HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-040
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Dec 2018
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Kennedy School, University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER) and Bocconi University - BAFFI Center on International Markets, Money, and Regulation
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Who Trusts Others?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2646
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Jan 2001
Alberto F. Alesina and Eliana La Ferrara
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
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Heterogeneity, Local Interaction, Trust

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Kin Groups and Reciprocity: A Model of Credit Transactions in Ghana

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3705
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 05 Feb 2003
Eliana La Ferrara
University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
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Kinship, reciprocity, social norm, informal credit

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Racial Segregation and Public School Expenditure

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5750
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Aug 2006
Eliana La Ferrara and Angelo Mele
University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER) and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
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segregation, public school expenditure, racial fragmentation

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A Generalized Index of Fractionalization

Economica, Vol. 78, Issue 312, pp. 723-750, 2011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Sep 2011
Walter Bossert, Conchita D'Ambrosio and Eliana La Ferrara
CIREQ, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology & Social Sciences (CISEPS) and University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
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