Ragnar Torvik

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics

N-7491 Trondheim

Norway

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Scholarly Papers (23)

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The Political Agenda Effect and State Centralization

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 16-04
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Jul 2016
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson and Ragnar Torvik
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Government and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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conflict, escalation effect, political agenda effect, public good provision, state capacity, state centralization

The Political Agenda Effect and State Centralization

NBER Working Paper No. w22250
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 May 2016 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2022
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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Dutch Disease Dynamics Reconsidered

Norges Bank Working Paper 01/2018, ISBN: 978-82-8379-020-7
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Feb 2018
Norwegian School of Management (BI), Norges Bank and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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Dutch disease, resource movements, learning by doing, oil prices, time-varying VAR model

Dutch Disease Dynamics Reconsidered

CAMA Working Paper No. 55/2019
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Aug 2019
Norwegian School of Management (BI), Centre for Applied Macroeconomics and Commodity Prices (CAMP), BI Norwegian Business School and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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Dutch disease, resource movements, learning by doing, analytics of multidimensional dynamic systems, time-varying VAR model

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Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 11-20
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2011
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson and Ragnar Torvik
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Government and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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corruption, checks and balances, political economy, redistribution, separation of powers, taxes

Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances?

NBER Working Paper No. w17293
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 12 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2022
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson and Ragnar Torvik
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Government and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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Savers, Spenders and Fiscal Policy in a Small Open Economy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1618
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jan 2006
Egil Matsen, Tommy Sveen and Ragnar Torvik
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology Management, Norges Bank - Research Department and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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rule-of-thumb consumers, fiscal policy, open economy

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Macroeconomics in the Time of the Corona

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2020
Halvor Mehlum and Ragnar Torvik
University of Oslo - Department of Economics and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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Corona, demand, supply, structuralist, macroeconomics, fiscal policy

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The Need for Enemies

NBER Working Paper No. w18313
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2022
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Government, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Institutional Comparative Statics

NBER Working Paper No. w17106
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2022
James A. Robinson and Ragnar Torvik
Harvard University - Department of Government and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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A Political Economy Theory of the Soft Budget Constraint

NBER Working Paper No. w12133
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 May 2006 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2022
James A. Robinson and Ragnar Torvik
Harvard University - Department of Government and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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A Political Economy Theory of the Soft Budget Constraint

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5274
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Nov 2005
James A. Robinson and Ragnar Torvik
Harvard University - Department of Government and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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Political economy, investment, development

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Endogenous Presidentialism

NBER Working Paper No. w14603
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 28 May 2022
James A. Robinson and Ragnar Torvik
Harvard University - Department of Government and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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Political Foundations of the Resource Curse

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Aug 2002
James A. Robinson, Ragnar Torvik and Thierry Verdier
Harvard University - Department of Government, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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Natural resources, political economy, clientelism

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Petro Populism

Norges Bank Working Paper 2012/06
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 May 2013
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology Management, BI Norwegian Business School - Department of Economics and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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resource curse, political economy

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When is Democracy an Equilibrium?: Theory and Evidence from Colombia&Apos;S "La Violencia"

NBER Working Paper No. w12789
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2021
Mario Chacón, James A. Robinson and Ragnar Torvik
Escuela de Economía, Finanzas y Gobierno, EAFIT, Harvard University - Department of Government and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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Time Inconsistency and the Exchange Rate Channel of Monetary Policy

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Jan 2003
Kai Leitemo, Øistein Røisland and Ragnar Torvik
Norwegian School of Management, Norges Bank - Department of Economics and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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White Elephants

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Sep 2002
James A. Robinson and Ragnar Torvik
Harvard University - Department of Government and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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Political economy, investment, development

White Elephants

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 89, Nos. 2-3, pp. 157-566, February 2005
Posted: 01 Sep 2005
James A. Robinson and Ragnar Torvik
Harvard University - Department of Government and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics

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Political economy, investment, development

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Cursed by Resources or Institutions?

The World Economy, Vol. 29, No. 8, pp. 1117-1131, August 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Halvor Mehlum, Karl O. Moene and Ragnar Torvik
University of Oslo - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Department of Economics and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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When is Democracy an Equilibrium? Theory and Evidence from Colombia's La Violencia

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5679
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Aug 2006
Mario Chacón, James A. Robinson and Ragnar Torvik
Escuela de Economía, Finanzas y Gobierno, EAFIT, Harvard University - Department of Government and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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Conflict, democracy

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The Real Swing Voter's Curse

NBER Working Paper No. w14799
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2022
James A. Robinson and Ragnar Torvik
Harvard University - Department of Government and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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A Theory of Civil Conflict and Democracy in Rentier States

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 108, No. 4, pp. 571-585, December 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Jan 2007
Silje Aslaksen and Ragnar Torvik
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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The Political Economy of Public Income Volatility: With an Application to the Resource Curse

NBER Working Paper No. w21205
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 May 2015 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2022
James A. Robinson, Ragnar Torvik and Thierry Verdier
Harvard University - Department of Government, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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Interactions between Agriculture and Industry: Theoretical Analysis of the Consequences of Discriminating Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Apr 2003
Jørn Rattsø and Ragnar Torvik
Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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The Inefficient Combination: Competitive Markets, Free Entry, and Democracy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15727
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Feb 2021
University of Oslo, BI Norwegian Business School - Department of Economics and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics
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Why Do Some Resource-Abundant Countries Succeed While Others Do Not?

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 241-256, 2009
Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Ragnar Torvik
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics

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resource curse, political economy, O13, O43

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Predator or Prey?: Parasitic Enterprises in Economic Development

Posted: 30 May 2003
Halvor Mehlum, Karl O. Moene and Ragnar Torvik
University of Oslo - Department of Economics, University of Oslo - Department of Economics and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics

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