Murat Iyigun

University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics

Assistant Professor of Economics

Campus Box 256

Boulder, CO 80309

United States

Harvard University - Center for International Development (CID)

One Eliot Street Building

79 JFK Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (39)

Risk, Institutions and Growth: Why England and Not China?

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Apr 2011
Avner Greif, Murat Iyigun and Diego Sasson
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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institutions, risk, growth, development

Social Institutions and Economic Growth: Why England and Not China Became the First Modern Economy

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2012
Avner Greif, Murat Iyigun and Diego L. Sasson
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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institutions, risk, growth, development, innovations, poor relief, culture

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Ideology, Human Capital, and Growth

University of Colorado Working Paper No. 01-2
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Apr 2001
Murat Iyigun, Naci H. Mocan and Ann L. Owen
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Department of Economics and Hamilton College - Economics Department
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Technological progress, growth, human capital

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Outsourcing Globally During the Product Life Cycle: A Theory and Some Evidence

University of Colorado Working Paper No. 02-8
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Jan 2003
Galina A. An and Murat Iyigun
Kenyon College - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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learning-by-doing, human capital, intra-industry trade

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Risk, Entrepreneurship and Human Capital Accumulation

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Finance and Econ. Disc. Series 97-37
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Mar 1998
Murat Iyigun and Ann L. Owen
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Hamilton College - Economics Department
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Technology Life-Cycles and Endogenous Growth

University of Colorado Dept. of Econ. WP No. 00-7
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Jan 2001
Murat Iyigun
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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Finance and Macroeconomic Volatility

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Oct 2000
Cevdet Denizer, Murat Iyigun and Ann L. Owen
Center for Economics and Econometrics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Hamilton College - Economics Department
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The Ideological Roots of Institutional Change

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2017
Murat Iyigun and Jared Rubin
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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Ideology, Institutions, Conservatism, Beliefs, Institutional Change, Technological Change, Uncertainty

The Ideological Roots of Institutional Change

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 May 2017
Murat Iyigun and Jared Rubin
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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ideology, institutions, conservatism, beliefs, uncertainty, institutional change, technological change

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Timing of Childbearing, Family Size and Economic Growth

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Mar 1997
Murat Iyigun
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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Investment in Schooling and the Marriage Market

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Nov 2006
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics
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pre-marital investments, matching, intra-household allocations

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From Indoctrination to the Culture of Change: Technological Progress, Adaptive Skills, and the Creativity of Nations

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Jul 2000
Murat Iyigun and Ann L. Owen
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Hamilton College - Economics Department
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Inventions, Innovations, Learning, Human Capital, Growth

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An Assignment Model with Divorce and Remarriage

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Dec 2008
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics
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matching, intra-household allocations, Becker-Coase theorem

An Assignment Model with Divorce and Remarriage

MFI Working Paper No. 2009-02, IZA Discussion Paper No. 3892
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2010
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics
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matching, intra-household allocations, Becker-Coase theorem

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Lessons from the Ottoman Harem (on Ethnicity, Religion and War)

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Jun 2008
Murat Iyigun
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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conflict, religion, production and appropriation, family economics

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Endogenous Gender Power and Economic Development

U of Colorado, Economics Working Paper No. 02-3
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Feb 2002
Murat Iyigun
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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Fertility, Education, Gender Power, Demographic Transition, Growth.

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Ottoman Conquests and European Ecclesiastical Pluralism

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Jan 2006
Murat Iyigun
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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Cooperation, Conflict, Religion, Institutions, Economic Development

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Geography, Demography, and Early Development

University of Colorado Working Paper No. 01-8
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Aug 2001
Murat Iyigun
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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Demographic Transition, Geography, Institutions, Growth

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What Did the Old Poor Law Really Accomplish? A Redux

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 May 2013
Avner Greif and Murat Iyigun
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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Poor Law, Economic Growth, Social Disorder, Malthusian Economy, Population Growth, Policy

What Did the Old Poor Law Really Accomplish? A Redux

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 May 2013
Avner Greif and Murat Iyigun
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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social institutions, Malthus, social stability, economic development

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Monotheism (from a Sociopolitical and Economic Perspective)

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 28 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2021
Murat Iyigun
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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Economic Development, Religion, Institutions

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Public Goods, Transferable Utility and Divorce Laws

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Mar 2007
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics
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Becker-Coase theorem, collective model, divorce rates

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Why Wait? A Century of Education, Marriage Timing and Gender Roles

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Feb 2016
Murat Iyigun and Jeanne Lafortune
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - College Park
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timing, marriage, education

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Patent Protection and Strategic Delays in Technology Development: Implications for Economic Growth

University of Colorado Working Paper No. 04-09
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Sep 2004
George Washington UniversityGeorge Washington University and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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technological change, intellectual property, economic growth

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When Would Educational Standards Help Improve Scholastic Achievement?

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Jun 2000
Murat Iyigun
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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tests, student performance, education premia, unskilled wage rate

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Are We There Yet? Time for Checks and Balances on New Institutionalism

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Oct 2012
Murat Iyigun
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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institutions, economic growth, development

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Marriage, Cohabitation and Commitment

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Aug 2009
Murat Iyigun
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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collective model, intra-household bargaining, modes of partnership choice

Winter is Coming: The Long-Run Effects of Climate Change on Conflict, 1400-1900

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 22 Jan 2017
Murat Iyigun, Nathan Nunn and Nancy Qian
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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environment, development, political economy

Winter is Coming: The Long-Run Effects of Climate Change on Conflict, 1400-1900

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2021
Murat Iyigun, Nathan Nunn and Nancy Qian
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Winter is Coming: The Long-Run Effects of Climate Change on Conflict, 1400-1900

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Murat Iyigun, Nathan Nunn and Nancy Qian
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Development, economic history, Environment, political economy

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Bargaining and Specialization in Marriage

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Oct 2005
Murat Iyigun
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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collective model, marriage, matching, household labor supply

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What Determines Public Support for Affirmative Action?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Nov 1998
Murat Iyigun and Andrew T. Levin
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Cultures, Clashes and Peace

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Apr 2009
Erin Fletcher and Murat Iyigun
University of Colorado at Boulder and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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conflict, religion, institutions, economic development

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Building the Family Nest: Pre-Marital Investments, Marriage Markets and Spousal Allocations

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Oct 2005
Murat Iyigun and Randall P. Walsh
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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collective model, marriage, bargaining, household labor supply

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The Collective Household Model with Competing Pre-Marital Investments

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Apr 2003
Murat Iyigun and Randall P. Walsh
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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Marriage, Sorting, Bargaining, Household Labor Supply

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Building the Family Nest: A Collective Household Model with Competing Pre-Marital Investments and Spousal Matching

University of Colorado at Boulder Paper No. 04-01
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Aug 2004
Murat Iyigun and Randall P. Walsh
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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marriage, bargaining, household labor supply

On the Efficacy of Reforms: Policy Tinkering, Institutional Change, and Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 May 2004 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2021
Murat Iyigun and Dani Rodrik
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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On the Efficacy of Reforms: Policy Tinkering, Institutional Change and Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Jun 2004
Murat Iyigun and Dani Rodrik
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Growth

The Long-Run Effects of Agricultural Productivity on Conflict, 1400-1900

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-114
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
Murat Iyigun, Nathan Nunn and Nancy Qian
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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conflict, natural resources, long-run development

The Long-Run Effects of Agricultural Productivity on Conflict, 1400-1900

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 Dec 2017
Murat Iyigun, Nathan Nunn and Nancy Qian
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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conflict, natural resources, long-run development

The Long-Run Effects of Agricultural Productivity on Conflict, 1400-1900

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Murat Iyigun, Nathan Nunn and Nancy Qian
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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The Long-Run Effects of Agricultural Productivity on Conflict, 1400-1900

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 01 Dec 2017
Murat Iyigun, Nathan Nunn and Nancy Qian
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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conflict, Long-run development, Natural resources

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A Collective Household Model with Choice-Dependent Sharing Rules

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Oct 2004
Murat Iyigun
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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Marriage, matching, household labor supply

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Are Intra-Household Allocations Policy Neutral? Theory and Empirical Evidence

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Mar 2011
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - College Park and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics
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intra-household allocations, matching, cohabitation, alimony laws

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Social Organizations, Violence & Modern Growth

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 May 2013
Avner Greif and Murat Iyigun
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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institutions, economic development

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The Profitabality of Colonialism

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2021
Murat Iyigun and Herschel I. Grossman
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Deceased
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Population Increase, Extralegal Appropriation, and the End of Colonialism

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2021
Murat Iyigun and Herschel I. Grossman
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Deceased
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A Theory of Conservative Revivals

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
Murat Iyigun, Jared Rubin and Avner Seror
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Aix Marseille Université
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institutions, conservatism, cultural beliefs, cultural transmission, institutional change, technological change

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Income Inequality and Macroeconomic Fluctuations

Posted: 15 Sep 1997
Murat Iyigun and Ann L. Owen
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Hamilton College - Economics Department

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