Rok Spruk

University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Kardeljeva ploscad 17

Ljubljana, 1000

Slovenia

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

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Electoral Laws, Political Institutions and Long-Run Development: Evidence from Latin America, 1800-2012

Number of pages: 92 Posted: 24 Jun 2016
Rok Spruk
University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics
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political institutions, long-run development, difference-in-differences, instrumental variables, Latin America

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Economic Growth and Income Convergence in Transition: Evidence from Central Europe

Journal of Global Economics, Vol. 1:104
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Oct 2013
Rok Spruk
University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics
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Economic growth, output convergence, post-socialist transition, Solow model, panel-data estimation methodology

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Lone Wolves, Sleeping Elephants or Predator Hawks? Institutional Shocks and Counterfactual Long-Run Development Paths

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 01 Jun 2018
Nuno Garoupa and Rok Spruk
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics
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long-run growth, institutions, synthetics

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Institutional Origins of Subjective Well-Being: Estimating the Effects of Economic Freedom on National Happiness

Journal of Happiness Studies, Vol. 17(2): p. 659-712, April 2016
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2017
Rok Spruk and Aleksandar Keseljevic
University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics
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Economic Freedom, Institutions, Happiness, Well-Being

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Trans-Fats, Nudging and Human Lives: Towards an Optimal Regulatory Intervention

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Oct 2017
Mitja Kovac and Rok Spruk
Faculty of Economics University of Ljubljana and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics
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Trans-fats, regulatory intervention, human lives, empirical legal studies

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Industry vs Services: Do Enforcement Institutions Matter for Specialization Patterns? Disaggregated Evidence from Spain

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 1812
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 May 2018
Juan S. Mora-Sanguinetti and Rok Spruk
Banco de EspaƱa - Research Department and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics
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economic specialization, institutions, justice

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Transaction Costs and Economic Growth under Common Legal System: State-Level Evidence from Mexico

Economics & Politics, 31(2): 240-292, 2019
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Jun 2019
Rok Spruk and Mitja Kovac
University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics and Faculty of Economics University of Ljubljana
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economic growth, administrative and procedural costs, legal institutions, common legal system

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Economic Freedom and Growth Across German Districts

Journal of Institutional Economics, 14(4): 739-765, 2018
Posted: 18 Jun 2019
Rok Spruk and Aleksandar Keseljevic
University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics

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The Rise and Fall of Argentina

Mercatus Research Paper
Posted: 04 Sep 2018
Rok Spruk
University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics

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long-run development, new institutional economics, political economy, Argentina, applied econometrics

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Institutional Development, Transaction Costs and Economic Growth: Evidence from a Cross-Country Investigation

Journal of Institutional Economics, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 129-159, 2015
Posted: 10 Oct 2017
Mitja Kovac and Rok Spruk
Faculty of Economics University of Ljubljana and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics

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transaction costs, economic growth, new institutional economics

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Institutional Transformation and the Origins of World Income Distribution

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 44, No. 4, 2016
Posted: 24 Mar 2017
Rok Spruk
University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics

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economic growth, global income inequality, economic development, political economy of institutions

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Global Distribution and Dynamics of Economic Freedom: Non-Parametric Approach

Economic Modelling, Vol. 33, 2013
Posted: 29 Oct 2013
Aleksandar Keseljevic and Rok Spruk
University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics

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Economic freedom, distribution of economic freedom, endogeneity, non-parametric methods

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Endogenous Economic Freedom and the Wealth of Nations: Evidence from a Panel of Countries, 1996-2011

Applied Economics, Vol. 45, No. 28, 2012
Posted: 29 Oct 2013
Aleksandar Keseljevic and Rok Spruk
University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics and University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics

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institutional framework, economic freedom, endogenous index of economic freedom, economic prosperity