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)

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London

United Kingdom

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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: 25 May 2022
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

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: 18 Apr 2022
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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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

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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

NBER Working Paper No. w11993
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2022
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

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 121

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 University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Electoral Rules and Corruption

NBER Working Paper No. w8154
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Mar 2001 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2022
Torsten Persson, Guido Tabellini and Francesco Trebbi
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Bocconi University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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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 University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Comparative politics, corruption, political economies

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: 08 Jun 2022
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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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: 23 Apr 2022
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 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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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: 09 May 2022
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 155

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: 25 Mar 2022
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

NBER Working Paper No. w12175
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 May 2006 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2022
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

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Culture, Institutions and Policy

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Oct 2020
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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institutions, culture, history, development, persistence

Culture, Institutions and Policy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15233
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Sep 2020
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Culture, Development, History, institutions, Persistence

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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: 04 May 2022
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 Last Revised: 20 May 2022
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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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

Choosing Ethnicity: The Interplay Between Individual and Social Motives

Journal of the European Economic Association, 21st Century China Center Research Paper No. 2017-06
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2020
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 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2022
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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Forms of Democracy, Policy and Economic Development

NBER Working Paper No. w11171
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2022
Torsten Persson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Forms of Democracy, Policy and Economic Development

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

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: 06 Feb 2022
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

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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

Time Consistency of Fiscal and Monetary Policy: A Solution

NBER Working Paper No. w11088
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2022
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

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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Inflation, Monetary Velocity, and Welfare

NBER Working Paper No. w0987
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 May 2004 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2022
Paul R. Krugman, Torsten Persson and Lars E. O. Svensson
Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm School of Economics
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Who Becomes a Politician?

NBER Working Paper No. w23120
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2022
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 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: 20 Mar 2022
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: 13 Jun 2021
Torsten Persson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Do Political Institutions Shape Economic Policy?

Posted: 15 Aug 2002
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: 04 Jul 2022
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

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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Debt, Cash Flow and Inflation Incentives: A Swedish Example

NBER Working Paper No. w5772
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2022
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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Uncertainty, Climate Change and the Global Economy

NBER Working Paper No. w14426
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2022
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

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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Consequences of Constitutions

NBER Working Paper No. w10170
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2022
Torsten Persson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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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 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2022
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Markets with Asymmetric Information: The Contributions of George Akerlof, Michael Spence and Joseph Stiglitz

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 Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics
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Deficits and Intergenerational Welfare in Open Economies

NBER Working Paper No. w1083
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2022
Torsten Persson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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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 2022
Torsten Persson and Lars E. O. Svensson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm School of Economics
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Education and Military Rivalry

NBER Working Paper No. w18049
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 05 May 2012 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2022
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: 26 Feb 2022
Boston University - Department of Economics, 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: 13 Feb 2022
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department 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: 09 Mar 2022
Torsten Persson and Lars E. O. Svensson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm School of Economics
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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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Signalling, Wage Controls and Monetary Disinflation Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w2939
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2022
Torsten Persson and Sweder van Wijnbergen
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Norms, Enforcement, and Tax Evasion

NBER Working Paper No. w25575
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 20 May 2022
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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Is Optimism Good in a Keynesian Economy?

NBER Working Paper No. w1071
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2022
Torsten Persson and Lars E. O. Svensson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm School of Economics
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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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Sweden's COVID-19 Recession: How Foreign and Domestic Infections Struck Against Firms and Workers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15408
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Jul 2022
Stockholm University - Department of Economics, Stockholm University, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Uppsala University
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COVID-19, virus transmission, inequality

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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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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
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 SciencesWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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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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Pillars of Prosperity: A Ten-Year Update

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16256
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jul 2021
Timothy J. Besley, Torsten Persson and Christopher Dann
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics
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Organizational Dynamics: Culture, Design, and Performance

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP17382
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Jun 2022
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 Political Economics of Green Transitions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP17242
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 May 2022
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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Science as Civil Society: Implications for a Green Transition

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16840
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Feb 2022
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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Civil society, green innovation, Motivated agents

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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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