S. Brock Blomberg

Ursinus College

Collegeville, PA 19426-2562

United States

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

The Lexus and the Olive Branch: Globalization, Democratization and Terrorism

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 May 2006
S. Brock Blomberg and Gregory D. Hess
Ursinus College and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research)
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Citation 14

Abstract:

Growth, Conflict, Terrorism

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The Macroeconomic Consequences of Terrorism

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1151; Claremont McKenna College Economics Working Paper No. 2004-04
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Apr 2004
S. Brock Blomberg, Gregory D. Hess and Athanasios Orphanides
Ursinus College, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Citation 37

Abstract:

growth, conflict, terrorism

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A Gravity Model of Globalization, Democracy and Transnational Terrorism

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C06-6
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 May 2006
S. Brock Blomberg and B. Peter Rosendorff
Ursinus College and New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics
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From (No) Butter to Guns? Understanding the Economic Role in Transnational Terrorism

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 May 2006
S. Brock Blomberg and Gregory D. Hess
Ursinus College and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research)
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Citation 10

Abstract:

Growth, Conflict, Terrorism

5.

The Commodity-Consumer Price Connection: Fact or Fable?

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 1, No. 3, October 1995
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Nov 2007
S. Brock Blomberg and Ethan S. Harris
Ursinus College and Bank of America
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Citation 9

Abstract:

commodity prices, inflation, consumer prices, monetary policy

Is the Political Business Cycle for Real?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 415, FRB of Cleveland Working Paper No. 00-16
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Mar 2001
S. Brock Blomberg and Gregory D. Hess
Ursinus College and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research)
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Citation 3

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Is the Political Business Cycle for Real?

Wellesley College Economics WP No. 98-08
Posted: 23 Jul 1998
S. Brock Blomberg and Gregory D. Hess
Ursinus College and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research)

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The Political Economy of IMF Voting Power and Quotas

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Jan 2008
S. Brock Blomberg and J. Lawrence Broz
Ursinus College and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science
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Abstract:

Political Economy, International Monetary Fund, IMF, Redistribution

8.

Terrorism and the Returns to Oil

Robert Day School of Economics and Finance Research Paper No. 2008-12
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2008
S. Brock Blomberg, Gregory D. Hess and Hunter Jackson
Ursinus College, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and Claremont McKenna College
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Abstract:

Political Economy, Oil, Terrorism

9.

Where Have All the Heroes Gone? A Self-Interested, Economic Theory of Heroism

Robert Day School of Economics and Finance Research Paper No. 2008-1
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2008
S. Brock Blomberg, Gregory D. Hess and Yaron Raviv
Ursinus College, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Heroism

10.

The (After) Life-Cycle Theory of Religious Contributions

CESifo Working Paper No. 1854
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 May 2006
S. Brock Blomberg, Thomas DeLeire and Gregory D. Hess
Ursinus College, Georgetown University and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research)
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Abstract:

God, Life-cycle Consumption, Religion, Tithing

Sustaining Fixed Rates: The Political Economy of Currency Pegs in Latin America

Wellesley College Working Paper No. 2001-06
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Sep 2001
S. Brock Blomberg, Jeffry Frieden and Ernesto Stein
Ursinus College, Harvard University and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Citation 13

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Sustaining Fixed Rates: The Political Economy of Currency Pegs in Latin America

Journal of Applied Economics, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 203-225, November 2005
Posted: 29 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2011
S. Brock Blomberg, Jeffry Frieden and Ernesto Stein
Ursinus College, Harvard University and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Abstract:

exchange rates, elections

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How Much Does Violence Tax Trade?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1222
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Jul 2004
S. Brock Blomberg and Gregory D. Hess
Ursinus College and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research)
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Citation 23

Abstract:

trade, conflict, terrorism

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The Impact of Voter Initiatives on Economic Activity

Wellesley College Working Paper No. 2001-07
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Nov 2001
Akila Weerapana, S. Brock Blomberg and Gregory D. Hess
Wellesley College - Department of Economics, Ursinus College and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research)
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Citation 10

Abstract:

growth, initiatives, voting

14.

Lines in the Sand: Border Effects, Economic Integration and Disintegration of Post-War Iraq

Robert Day School of Economics and Finance Research Paper No. 2008-13
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2009
S. Brock Blomberg and Rozlyn C. Engel
Ursinus College and United States Military Academy
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Abstract:

Trade, Conflict, War

15.

Lending Cycles

NBER Working Paper No. w5951
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2008
S. Brock Blomberg and Patrick K. Asea
Ursinus College and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Citation 30

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On the Conflict-Poverty Nexus

Economics & Politics, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 237-267, November 2006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Oct 2006
S. Brock Blomberg, Gregory D. Hess and Siddharth Thacker
Ursinus College, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and Ziff Brothers Investments
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International Terrorism: Causes, Consequences and Cures

World Economy, Vol. 31, Issue 2, pp. 255-274, February 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Jan 2008
Graham Bird, S. Brock Blomberg and Gregory D. Hess
University of Surrey, Ursinus College and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Terrorism and the Returns to Oil

Economics & Politics, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 409-432, November 2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
S. Brock Blomberg, Gregory D. Hess and J. Hunter Jackson
Ursinus College, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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19.

Who Gets the Guns? How Conflicts and Politics Drive International Arms Transfers

Claremont McKenna College Robert Day School of Economics and Finance Research Paper 2765879
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2016
S. Brock Blomberg and Oana Tocoian
Ursinus College and Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance
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Abstract:

conflict, arms trade, terrorism

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Is There Evidence of a Poverty-Conflict Trap?

Wellesley College Working Paper No. 2000-06
Posted: 03 Aug 2000
S. Brock Blomberg, Gregory D. Hess and Sidharth Thacker
Ursinus College, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research) and Oberlin College

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Can Political Variables Really Predict Exchange Rate Movements

Wellesley College Working Paper 99-10
Posted: 03 Feb 2000
S. Brock Blomberg and Andrew Mountford
Ursinus College and Royal Holloway, University of London

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'Dumb and Dumber' Explanations for Exchange Rate Dynamics

Journal of Applied Economics, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 187-216, November 2001
Posted: 29 Jun 2004
S. Brock Blomberg
Ursinus College

Abstract:

Exchange rates, asset prices, monetary policy

'Dumb and Dumber' Explanations for Exchange Rate Dynamics

Wellesley College Working Paper No. 98-18
Posted: 19 Feb 1999
S. Brock Blomberg
Ursinus College

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Long run Political Convergence? A State-by-State Analysis

Wellesley College Working Paper No. 98-17
Posted: 03 Dec 1998
S. Brock Blomberg
Ursinus College

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24.

Do Voters Know Best? The Political Economy of Optimal Taxation

Wellesley College Working Paper No. 98-09
Posted: 21 Aug 1998
S. Brock Blomberg
Ursinus College

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Economics and Politics: Introduction to the Literature and Basic Modeling of Political Macroeconomics

Wellesley College Working Paper #97-06
Posted: 22 Apr 1998
S. Brock Blomberg
Ursinus College

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A New Approach to Modeling Political Change

Wellesley College Working Paper No. 97-07
Posted: 13 Jan 1998
S. Brock Blomberg
Ursinus College

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27.

The Impact of Voter Initiatives on Economic Activity

Wellesley College Working Paper No. 99-11
Posted: 14 Oct 1999
S. Brock Blomberg and Gregory D. Hess
Ursinus College and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research)

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