James Robinson

University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy

1155 East 60th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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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, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics, Students, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy 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 - Harris School of Public Policy, 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&Apos;S False Positives

NBER Working Paper No. w22617
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 12 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, 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 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2021
Daron Acemoglu, James Robinson and Ragnar Torvik
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy 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 - Harris School of Public Policy
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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 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2021
Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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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 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2021
Daron Acemoglu, Jacob Moscona and James Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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The Long-Run Impact of the Dissolution of the English Monasteries

NBER Working Paper No. w21450
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 18 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2021
Leander Heldring, James Robinson and Sebastian Vollmer
University of Oxford - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Goettingen (Göttingen)
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Culture, Institutions and Social Equilibria: A Framework

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-61
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 25 May 2021
Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Culture, Institutions and Social Equilibria: A Framework

NBER Working Paper No. w28832
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 24 May 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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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 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2021
Sara Lowes, Nathan Nunn, James Robinson and Jonathan Weigel
Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and Harvard University
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Non-Modernization: Power-Culture Trajectories and the Dynamics of Political Institutions

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-81
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Jul 2021
Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Non-Modernization: Power-Culture Trajectories and the Dynamics of Political Institutions

NBER Working Paper No. w29007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2021
Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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The Weak State Trap

Documento CEDE No. 25
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Jul 2020
Leopoldo Fergusson, Carlos A. Molina and James Robinson
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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State capacity, tax evasion, clientelism, vote buying, social desirability bias, list experiments

The Weak State Trap

NBER Working Paper No. w26848
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 12 May 2021
Leopoldo Fergusson, Carlos A. Molina and James Robinson
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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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 - Harris School of Public Policy
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Kinship and Conflict: Evidence from Segmentary Lineage Societies in Sub-Saharan Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w24209
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2021
Jacob Moscona, Nathan Nunn and James Robinson
Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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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 Last Revised: 20 May 2021
Jacob Moscona, Nathan Nunn and James Robinson
Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Africa&Apos;S Latent Assets

NBER Working Paper No. w28603
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 29 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2021
Soeren Henn and James Robinson
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Africa's Latent Assets

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15963
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 31 Mar 2021
Soeren Henn and James Robinson
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Culture, Institutions, and Equilibria: A Framework

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16181
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 14 Jul 2021
Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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The Long-Run Impact of the Dissolution of the English Monasteries

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16055
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 14 May 2021
James Robinson, Leander Heldring and Sebastian Vollmer
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Goettingen (Göttingen)
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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 - Harris School of Public Policy
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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 - Harris School of Public Policy
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