Torsten Persson

Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)

Stockholm, SE-10691

Sweden

London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

Houghton Street

London, WC2A 2AE

United Kingdom

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Fellow

London

United Kingdom

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Citation 17

Political Economics and Macroeconomic Policy

IGIER Working Paper No. 121
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 23 Mar 1998
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Political Economics and Macroeconomic Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w6329
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2008
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 41

Political Economics and Public Finance

Bocconi University, IGIER Working Paper No. 149
Number of pages: 131 Posted: 30 Mar 1999
Guido Tabellini and Torsten Persson
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Political Economics and Public Finance

NBER Working Paper No. w7097
Number of pages: 131 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2008
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Comparative Politics and Public Finance

IGIER Working Paper No. 114
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Feb 1997
Torsten Persson, Gérard Roland and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Gender Quotas and the Crisis of the Mediocre Man: Theory and Evidence from Sweden

IFN Working Paper No. 985
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 15 Jul 2014
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Uppsala University - Department of Government, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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Gender quota; Competence; Political Selection

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Democracy and Development: The Devil in the Details

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1672, IGIER Working Paper No. 302
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Jan 2006
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Democracy and Development: The Devil in the Details

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5499
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 May 2006
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Democracy, reform, growth, institutions, difference-in-difference estimations

Democracy and Development: The Devil in the Details

NBER Working Paper No. w11993
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2009
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Political Institutions and Policy Outcomes: What are the Stylized Facts?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 459
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Jun 2001
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Political Institutions and Policy Outcomes: What are the Stylized Facts?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2872
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 31 Jul 2001
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Constitution, politics, presidentialism, electoral rule, government spending

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Citation 106

Electoral Rules and Corruption

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 416
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Mar 2001
Torsten Persson, Guido Tabellini and Francesco Trebbi
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Vancouver School of Economics
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Electoral Rules and Corruption

NBER Working Paper No. w8154
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Mar 2001 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2008
Torsten Persson, Guido Tabellini and Francesco Trebbi
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Vancouver School of Economics
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Electoral Rules and Corruption

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2741
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Apr 2001
Torsten Persson, Guido Tabellini and Francesco Trebbi
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Vancouver School of Economics
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Comparative politics, corruption, political economies

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Do Electoral Cycles Differ Across Political Systems?

IGIER Working Paper No. 232
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 May 2003
Guido Tabellini and Torsten Persson
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Elections, constitution, form of government, electoral rules, fiscal policy

How Do Electoral Rules Shape Party Structures, Government Coalitions, and Economic Policies?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1115; IGIER Working No. 251
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 06 Feb 2004
Torsten Persson, Gérard Roland and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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electoral rules, party systems, coalition governments, fiscal policy, electoral accountability

How Do Electoral Rules Shape Party Structures, Government Coalitions, and Economic Policies?

NBER Working Paper No. w10176
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2009
Torsten Persson, Gérard Roland and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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How Do Electoral Rules Shape Party Structures, Government Coalitions, and Economic Policies?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4226
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 Mar 2004
Torsten Persson, Gérard Roland and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Electoral rules, party systems, coalition governments, fiscal policy, electoral accountability

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Growth, Distribution and Politics

IMF Working Paper No. 91/78
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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The Growth Effect of Democracy: Is It Heterogenous and How Can it Be Estimated?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2016
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Jun 2007
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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growth, democracy, development, political institutions

The Growth Effect of Democracy: Is it Heterogenous and How Can it Be Estimated?

INSTITUTIONS AND ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE, E. Helpman, ed., Harvard University Press, May 2007
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Jun 2007
Guido Tabellini and Torsten Persson
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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growth, democracy, development, political institutions

The Growth Effect of Democracy: Is it Heterogenous and How Can it Be Estimated?

NBER Working Paper No. w13150
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2008
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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The Size and the Scope of Government: Comparative Politics with Rational Politicians

IGIER Working Paper No. 137
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Mar 1999
Guido Tabellini and Torsten Persson
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Citation 26

The Incidence of Civil War: Theory and Evidence

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. EOPP005
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Feb 2010
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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The Incidence of Civil War: Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w14585
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2009
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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The Incidence of Civil War: Theory and Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7101
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Feb 2009
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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commodity prices, conflict, natural resources, political institutions

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Citation 115

State Capacity, Conflict and Development

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. EOPP010
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Feb 2010
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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State Capacity, Conflict and Development

NBER Working Paper No. w15088
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2010
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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State Capacity, Conflict and Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7336
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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development, state capacity

Democratic Capital: The Nexus of Political and Economic Change

IGIER Working Paper No. 308
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 31 Mar 2006
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Democratic Capital: The Nexus of Political and Economic Change

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5654
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Jul 2006
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Economic growth, hazard rates, political regimes

Democratic Capital: The Nexus of Political and Economic Change

NBER Working Paper No. w12175
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 May 2006 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2010
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Is Inequality Harmful for Growth? Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w3599
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2008
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Political Competition and Economic Performance: Theory and Evidence from the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w11484
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Aug 2005
Timothy J. Besley, Torsten Persson and Daniel M. Sturm
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Economics
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Political Competition and Economic Performance: Theory and Evidence from the United States

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. PEPP05
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Jul 2008
Timothy J. Besley, Torsten Persson and Daniel M. Sturm
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Economics
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Political Competition and Economic Performance: Theory and Evidence from the United States

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5138
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Aug 2005
Timothy J. Besley, Torsten Persson and Daniel M. Sturm
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Economics
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US south, voting restrictions, political competition, economic growth

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Citation 19

Fragile States and Development Policy

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. EOPP022
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Sep 2011
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Fragile States and Development Policy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8285
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Mar 2011
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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development, state fragility

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Forms of Democracy, Policy and Economic Development

NBER Working Paper No. w11171
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2010
Torsten Persson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Forms of Democracy, Policy and Economic Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4938
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Jul 2005
Torsten Persson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Democratic institutions, growth promoting policy, economic performance

Forms of Democracy, Policy and Economic Development

Posted: 15 Apr 2005
Torsten Persson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)

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democratic institutions , growth promoting policy , economic performance

Individual vs. Social Motives in Identity Choice: Theory and Evidence from China

21st Century China Center Research Paper No. 2017-06
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 01 Sep 2017
Ruixue Jia and Torsten Persson
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - 21st Century China Center and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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marriage, ethnicity, marriage choices, china, mixed marriages, social identity

Individual vs. Social Motives in Identity Choice: Theory and Evidence from China

NBER Working Paper No. w26008
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Jul 2019
Ruixue Jia and Torsten Persson
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - 21st Century China Center and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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The Origins of State Capacity: Property Rights, Taxation, and Politics

NBER Working Paper No. w13028
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2010
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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The Origins of State Capacity: Property Rights, Taxation, and Politics

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6370
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 May 2008
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Development, property rights, state capacity

Time Consistency of Fiscal and Monetary Policy: A Solution

NBER Working Paper No. w11088
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Feb 2005
Mats Persson, Torsten Persson and Lars E. O. Svensson
Stockholm University, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm School of Economics
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Time Consistency of Fiscal and Monetary Policy: A Solution

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4941
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Jul 2005
Torsten Persson, Mats Persson and Lars E. O. Svensson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Stockholm University and Stockholm School of Economics
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Time consistency, Ramsey policy, surprise inflation

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Preferential Voting, Accountability and Promotions into Political Power: Evidence from Sweden

IFN Working Paper No. 1002
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Aug 2014
Olle Folke, Torsten Persson and Johanna Karin Rickne
Uppsala University - Department of Government, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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Preferential Voting; Accountability; Regression Discontinuity Design

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Inflation, Monetary Velocity, and Welfare

NBER Working Paper No. w0987
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 May 2004 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2010
Paul R. Krugman, Torsten Persson and Lars E. O. Svensson
Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm School of Economics
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The Size and Scope of Government: Comparative Politics with Rational Politicians

NBER Working Paper No. w6848
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2010
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Do Political Institutions Shape Economic Policy?

NBER Working Paper No. w8214
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Mar 2001 Last Revised: 16 May 2001
Torsten Persson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Do Political Institutions Shape Economic Policy?

Econometrica, Vol. 70, pp. 883-905, 2002
Posted: 15 Aug 2002
Torsten Persson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)

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Debt, Cash Flow and Inflation Incentives: A Swedish Example

NBER Working Paper No. w5772
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Aug 2000
Mats Persson, Torsten Persson and Lars E. O. Svensson
Stockholm University, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm School of Economics
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Debt, Cash Flow and Inflation Incentives: A Swedish Example

CEPR Discussion Paper Series No. 1488
Posted: 11 Mar 1997
Torsten Persson, Mats Persson and Lars E. O. Svensson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Stockholm University and Stockholm School of Economics

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Separation of Powers and Accountability: Towards a Formal Approach to Comparative Politics

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 1475
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Nov 2001
Torsten Persson, Gérard Roland and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Incomplete contracts, information revelation, legislative organization, separation of powers

Separation of Powers and Accountability: Towards a Formal Approach to Comparative Politics

CEPR Discussion Paper Series #1475
Posted: 18 Nov 1996
Torsten Persson, Gérard Roland and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics

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Uncertainty, Climate Change and the Global Economy

NBER Working Paper No. w14426
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2008
David von Below and Torsten Persson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Uncertainty, Climate Change and the Global Economy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7024
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Torsten Persson and David von Below
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Climate-economy models, Global warming, Monte Carlo study

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Consequences of Constitutions

NBER Working Paper No. w10170
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2009
Torsten Persson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Deficits and Intergenerational Welfare in Open Economies

NBER Working Paper No. w1083
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Apr 2004
Torsten Persson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Lobbying and Legislative Bargaining

NBER Working Paper No. w6589
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2010
Elhanan Helpman and Torsten Persson
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Lobbying and Legislative Bargaining

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1837
Posted: 26 Jul 2000
Elhanan Helpman and Torsten Persson
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)

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Who Becomes a Politician?

NBER Working Paper No. w23120
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Feb 2017
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business - Business and Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Uppsala University - Department of Government, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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The Politics of 1992: Fiscal Policy and European Integration

NBER Working Paper No. w3460
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Current Account Dynamics and the Terms of Trade: Harberger-Laursen-Metzler Two Generations Later

NBER Working Paper No. w1129
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2010
Torsten Persson and Lars E. O. Svensson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm School of Economics
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Exchange Rate Variability and Asset Trade

NBER Working Paper No. w2811
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2010
Torsten Persson and Lars E. O. Svensson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm School of Economics
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Markets with Asymmetric Information: The Contributions of George Akerlof, Michael Spence and Joseph Stiglitz

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 104, pp. 195-211, 2002
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Mar 2003
Karl-Gustav Lofgren, Torsten Persson and Jorgen W. Weibull
University of Umea - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Education and Military Rivalry

NBER Working Paper No. w18049
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 05 May 2012
Philippe Aghion, Torsten Persson and Dorothee Rouzet
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Harvard University
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Laws as Assets: a Possible Solution to the Time Consistency Problem

NBER Working Paper No. w2068
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2010
Boston University - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm School of Economics
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Signalling, Wage Controls and Monetary Disinflation Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w2939
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2010
Torsten Persson and Sweder van Wijnbergen
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Reply to Blankart and Koester's Political Economics Versus Public Choice Two Views of Political Economy in Competition

Kyklos, Vol. 59, pp. 201-208, May 2006
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 May 2006
Alberto F. Alesina, Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Is Optimism Good in a Keynesian Economy?

NBER Working Paper No. w1071
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Jun 2004
Torsten Persson and Lars E. O. Svensson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm School of Economics
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Monetary Cohabitation in Europe

NBER Working Paper No. w5532
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Jul 1996 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2010
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Norms, Enforcement, and Tax Evasion

NBER Working Paper No. w25575
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Feb 2019
Timothy J. Besley, Anders Jensen and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Norms, Enforcement, and Tax Evasion

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10372
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Feb 2015
Timothy J. Besley, Anders Jensen and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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poll tax, social norms, tax evasion

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Taxation and Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9307
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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State Capacity, Taxation

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Weather and Infant Mortality in Africa

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9222
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
Masayuki Kudamatsu, Torsten Persson and David Strömberg
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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climate change, maternal malaria, maternal malnutrition, natural experiments

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The Growth Effect of Democracy: Is it Heterogeneous and How Can it be Estimated?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6339
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 May 2008
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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democracy, economic growth, matching estimators

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Dynastic Political Rents? Economic Benefits to Relatives of Top Politicians

The Economic Journal, Vol. 127, Issue 605, pp. F495-F517, 2017
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Oct 2017
Olle Folke, Torsten Persson and Johanna Karin Rickne
Uppsala University - Department of Government, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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Resilient Leaders and Institutional Reform: Theory and Evidence

Economica, Vol. 83, Issue 332, pp. 584-623, 2016
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
Timothy J. Besley, Torsten Persson and Marta Reynal-Querol
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences
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The Causes and Consequences of Development Clusters: State Capacity, Peace, and Income

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 6, pp. 927-949, 2014
Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)

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Towards Micropolitical Foundations of Public Finance

European Economic Review, April 1998
Posted: 28 Jul 1998
Torsten Persson, Gérard Roland and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics

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Towards Micropolitical Foundations of Public Finance

IGIER Working Paper No. 119
Posted: 22 May 1998
Torsten Persson, Gérard Roland and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics

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Federal Fiscal Constitutions: Risk Sharing and Redistribution

JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Vol. 104, No. 5, October 1996
Posted: 21 Apr 1998
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics

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Separation of Powers and Political Accountability

CES Working Paper at University of Munich #136
Posted: 22 Jul 1997
Guido Tabellini, Torsten Persson and Gérard Roland
Bocconi University - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics

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Separation of Powers and Political Accountability

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 112, No. 4, November 1997
Posted: 24 Apr 1998
Torsten Persson, Gérard Roland and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics

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