James Robinson

University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies

1155 East 60th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

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Scholarly Papers (13)

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The Long Shadow of the Past: Political Economy of Regional Inequality in Colombia

Documento CEDE No. 2017-22
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Mar 2017
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Regional Inequality, Political Institutions, Economic Institutions

The Perils of Top-Down State Building: Evidence from Colombia's False Positives

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 16-07
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 06 Sep 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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High-powered incentives, military, monopoly of violence, state capacity, conflict

The Perils of High-Powered Incentives: Evidence from Colombia's False Positives

NBER Working Paper No. w22617
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, Columbia University and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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The Political Agenda Effect and State Centralization

NBER Working Paper No. w22250
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 May 2016
Daron Acemoglu, James Robinson and Ragnar Torvik
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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The Emergence of Weak, Despotic and Inclusive States

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 17-08
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Aug 2017
Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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civil society, contest, political divergence, state capacity, weak states

The Emergence of Weak, Despotic and Inclusive States

NBER Working Paper No. w23657
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Aug 2017
Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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State Capacity and American Technology: Evidence from the 19th Century

NBER Working Paper No. w21932
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Feb 2016
Daron Acemoglu, Jacob Moscona and James Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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Monks, Gents and Industrialists: The Long-Run Impact of the Dissolution of the English Monasteries

NBER Working Paper No. w21450
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 18 Aug 2015
Leander Heldring, James Robinson and Sebastian Vollmer
University of Oxford - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies and University of Goettingen (Gottingen)
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The Need for Enemies

The Economic Journal, Vol. 126, Issue 593, pp. 1018-1054, 2016
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Jun 2016
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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The Evolution of Culture and Institutions: Evidence from the Kuba Kingdom

NBER Working Paper No. w21798
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Dec 2015
Sara Lowes, Nathan Nunn, James Robinson and Jonathan Weigel
Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies and Harvard University
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Social Structure and Conflict: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w24209
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Jan 2018
Jacob Moscona, Nathan Nunn and James Robinson
Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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Trust in State and Non-State Actors: Evidence from Dispute Resolution in Pakistan

NBER Working Paper No. w24611
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 25 May 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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Social Structure and Conflict: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13030
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 Jul 2018
James Robinson
University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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The Emergence of Weak, Despotic and Inclusive States

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13031
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Jul 2018
James Robinson
University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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Keeping it in the Family: Lineage Organization and the Scope of Trust in Sub-Saharan Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w23196
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Feb 2017
Jacob Moscona, Nathan Nunn and James Robinson
Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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