Leonard Wantchekon

Princeton University

22 Chambers Street

Princeton, NJ 08544-0708

United States

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

Corruption in Autocracies

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2012
James R. Hollyer and Leonard Wantchekon
Department of Political Science, University of Minnesota and Princeton University
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autocracy, corruption, institutions

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Economic Development in Historical Political Economy

Morales Arilla, José, Joan Ricart-Huguet, and Leonard Wantchekon. Economic Development in Historical Political Economy. In Jeffery A. Jenkins and Jared Rubin (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Historical Political Economy, Oxford University Press.
Number of pages: 21
Jose Morales-Arilla, Joan Ricart-Huguet and Leonard Wantchekon
Princeton University, Loyola University Maryland and Princeton University
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economic development, geography, institutions, human capital, state-led development

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Political Uncertainty and the Forms of State Capture

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 29 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2022
Nathan Canen, Rafael Ch and Leonard Wantchekon
University of Houston, Princeton University and Princeton University
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State Capture, Market Structure, Corruption, Lobbying, Electoral Competition

Looking Beyond the Incumbent: The Effects of Exposing Corruption on Electoral Outcomes

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 94, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1005
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Feb 2012
University of Ottawa, Yale University, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Princeton University
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Corruption, Accountability, Elections, Voting, Information

Looking Beyond the Incumbent: The Effects of Exposing Corruption on Electoral Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w17679
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2022
University of Ottawa, Yale University, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Princeton University
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Looking Beyond the Incumbent: The Effects of Exposing Corruption on Electoral Outcomes

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8790
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Jan 2012
University of Ottawa, Yale University, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Princeton University
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Accountability, Corruption, Elections, Information, Voting

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The Slave Trade and the Origins of Mistrust in Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w14783
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 25 May 2022
Nathan Nunn and Leonard Wantchekon
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Princeton University
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Political Uncertainty and the Forms of State Capture

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 14 Mar 2022
Leonard Wantchekon, Nathan Canen and Rafael Ch
Princeton University, University of Houston and Princeton University
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D72, D73, D78, O17

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Electoral Competition Under the Threat of Political Unrest

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Working Paper No. 457
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Aug 2000
Matthew Ellman and Leonard Wantchekon
Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC) and Princeton University
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Electoral Competition, Political Unrest, Asymmetric Information, Platform Divergence.

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Political Distortions, State Capture, and Economic Development in Africa

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Jan 2022
Nathan Canen and Leonard Wantchekon
University of Houston and Princeton University
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Political Distortions, Africa, State Capture, Growth, Institutions

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Electoral Intermediaries

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Jorge A. Gallego, Christopher Li and Leonard Wantchekon
Universidad del Rosario, Vanderbilt University and Princeton University
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Patronage, Brokers, Clientelism, Elections

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Echoes of Colonial Repression: The Long-Term Effects of the 1947 Revolt upon Political Attitudes in Madagascar

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2013
Omar Garcia Ponce and Leonard Wantchekon
New York University (NYU) and Princeton University

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Historical Legacies, Colonialism, Political Behavior, African Politics

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Clientelism and Vote Buying: Lessons from Field Experiments in African Elections

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 25, Issue 2, pp. 292-305, 2009
Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Pedro C. Vicente and Leonard Wantchekon
Nova School of Business and Economics and Princeton University

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clientelism, vote buying, field experiment, West Africa, D72, O55, P16