Razvan Vlaicu

Inter-American Development Bank

Senior Economist - Research Department

1300 New York Ave NW

Washington, DC 20577

United States

University of Maryland

Adjunct Lecturer - Department of Economics

3114 Tydings Hall

College Park, MD 20742

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (22)

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Democracy, Credibility and Clientelism

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Oct 2004
Philip Keefer and Razvan Vlaicu
Inter-American Development Bank and Inter-American Development Bank
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Citation 8

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Democracy, development, credibility, political competition, clientelism, patron-client, fiscal policy, corruption, rent-seeking

Democracy, Credibility, and Clientelism

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 371-406, 2008
Posted: 16 Sep 2008
Philip Keefer and Razvan Vlaicu
Inter-American Development Bank and Inter-American Development Bank

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The Role of Pressure Groups in British Legislative Politics, 1945-1989

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2008
Razvan Vlaicu
Inter-American Development Bank
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pressure groups, legislative institutions, post-war Britain, parliamentary vs. presidential government

Multiyear Budgets and Fiscal Performance: Panel Data Evidence

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2013
Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank - Europe and Central Asia Region
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budget institutions, medium-term framework, fiscal discipline, health sector, technical efficiency, dynamic panel data analysis

Mtefs and Fiscal Performance: Panel Data Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6186
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Europe and Central Asia Region, World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank
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Public Sector Expenditure Policy, Debt Markets, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Banks & Banking Reform, E-Business

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Procedural Choice in Majoritarian Organizations

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2013
Daniel Diermeier, Carlo Prato and Razvan Vlaicu
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Columbia University - Department of Political Science and Inter-American Development Bank
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procedural choice, procedural efficiency, procedural persistence, self-enforcing commitment

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Hierarchical Accountability in Government

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 09 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2015
Razvan Vlaicu and Alexander Whalley
Inter-American Development Bank and University of California, Merced - School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts
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Citation 5

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pandering, accountability, incentives, city manager

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Executive Control and Legislative Success

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2012
Daniel Diermeier and Razvan Vlaicu
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Inter-American Development Bank
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executive power, legislative success rates, legislative bargaining, confidence vote

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Parties, Coalitions, and the Internal Organization of Legislatures

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2011
Daniel Diermeier and Razvan Vlaicu
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Inter-American Development Bank
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party influence, legislative organization, endogenous agenda-setting rules, coalitions, U.S. Congress

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Executive Performance under Direct and Hierarchical Accountability Structures: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2009
Razvan Vlaicu
Inter-American Development Bank
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institutions, political agency, accountability, public opinion, corruption, electoral cycles, U.S. city executives

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Political Accountability for Public Spending

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2011
Razvan Vlaicu
Inter-American Development Bank
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Citation 1

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diffusion of political power, government spending, fiscal discipline, electoral accountability, U.S. counties

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Social Trust and Electoral Populism: Explaining the Quality of Government

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Oct 2019
Philip Keefer, Carlos Scartascini and Razvan Vlaicu
Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department - Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank
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Citation 4

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trust, collective action, populism, quality of government

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Vote Buying and Campaign Promises

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2017
Philip Keefer and Razvan Vlaicu
Inter-American Development Bank and Inter-American Development Bank
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Citation 4

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vote buying, campaign promises, credibility, rent seeking, incumbency

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Inequality, Participation, and Polarization

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2017
Razvan Vlaicu
Inter-American Development Bank
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Citation 1

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income inequality, electoral competition, political participation, partisan polarization

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A Structural Model of Electoral Accountability

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2017
S. Borağan Aruoba, Allan Drazen and Razvan Vlaicu
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Inter-American Development Bank
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discipline, selection, political agency, elections, structural estimation, maximum likelihood

A Structural Model of Electoral Accountability

NBER Working Paper No. w21151
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 May 2015 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2023
S. Borağan Aruoba, Allan Drazen and Razvan Vlaicu
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Inter-American Development Bank
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A Structural Model of Electoral Accountability

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11331
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Jun 2016
S. Borağan Aruoba, Allan Drazen and Razvan Vlaicu
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Inter-American Development Bank
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discipline, elections, maximum likelihood, political agency, selection, structural estimation

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How Issue Framing Shapes Trade Attitudes: Evidence from a Multi-Country Survey Experiment

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 13 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2021
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank
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trade attitudes, issue framing, factor endowments, survey experiments

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A Bargaining Model of Endogenous Procedures

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 May 2013 Last Revised: 22 May 2016
Daniel Diermeier, Carlo Prato and Razvan Vlaicu
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Columbia University - Department of Political Science and Inter-American Development Bank
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endogenous procedures, procedural bargaining, order-restricted preferences

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Do Housing Bubbles Generate Fiscal Bubbles? Evidence from California Cities

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 07 May 2015
Razvan Vlaicu and Alexander Whalley
Inter-American Development Bank and University of California, Merced - School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts
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Housing Bubble, Local Government, Fiscal Policy, Political Institutions, California Cities

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Demand-Side Determinants of Public Spending Allocations: Voter Trust, Risk and Time Preferences

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 10 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2021
Philip Keefer, Carlos Scartascini and Razvan Vlaicu
Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department - Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank
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trust, risk preferences, time preferences, transfers, public goods, public investment

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Self-Enforcing Partisan Procedures

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 19 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
Daniel Diermeier, Carlo Prato and Razvan Vlaicu
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Columbia University - Department of Political Science and Inter-American Development Bank
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Legislative Procedures, Partisan Polarization, Political Parties, Congress

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Trust, Collaboration, and Policy Attitudes in the Public Sector

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Dec 2020
Philip Keefer, Sergio Perilla and Razvan Vlaicu
Inter-American Development Bank, Universidad del Rosario, Economics Department and Inter-American Development Bank
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trust, cooperation, policy attitudes, public sector, survey experiments

Employee Trust and Performance Constraints in Public Sector Organizations

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 30 Aug 2022
Philip Keefer and Razvan Vlaicu
Inter-American Development Bank and Inter-American Development Bank
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trust, performance, public sector, mission motivation, survey experiments

Employee Trust and Performance Constraints in Public Sector Organizations

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Aug 2023
Philip Keefer and Razvan Vlaicu
Inter-American Development Bank and Inter-American Development Bank
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trust, performance, public sector, mission motivation, survey experiments

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Voting Age, Information Experiments, and Political Engagement:  Evidence from a General Election

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Jan 2023
Philip Keefer and Razvan Vlaicu
Inter-American Development Bank and Inter-American Development Bank
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political engagement, free riding, pivotal voters, policy information

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Civic Engagement in the Americas

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-883
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Dec 2018
Carlos Scartascini and Razvan Vlaicu
Research Department - Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank
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Civic engagement, Enfranchisement, Elections, Voters