William Easterly

New York University - Department of Economics

269 Mercer Street

New York, NY 10003

United States

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Scholarly Papers (71)

1.

The Effect of IMF and World Bank Programs on Poverty

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Feb 2001
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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Poverty reduction, structural adjustment, economic growth

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Citation 261

Fractionalization

Harvard Institute Research Working Paper No. 1959
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Jul 2002
Harvard University - Department of Economics, New York University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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Fractionalization

NBER Working Paper No. w9411
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 03 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2010
Harvard University - Department of Economics, New York University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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Citation 261

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Where Does the Money Go? Best and Worst Practices in Foreign Aid

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Volume 22, Number 2, Spring 2008
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 May 2012
William Easterly and Tobias Pfutze
New York University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,788 (8,459)
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It's Not Factor Accumulation: Stylized Facts and Growth Models

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 May 2001
William Easterly and Ross Levine
New York University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 1,219 (15,605)
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Economic Growth, Factor Accumulation, Total Factor Productivity, Increasing Returns

New Data, New Doubts: Revisiting 'Aid, Policies, and Growth'

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 26
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Oct 2003
William Easterly, Ross Levine and David Roodman
New York University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Center for Global Development
Downloads 821 (27,581)
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foreign aid, growth, policy

New Data, New Doubts: A Comment on Burnside and Dollar's "Aid, Policies, and Growth" (2000)

NBER Working Paper No. w9846
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2009
William Easterly, Ross Levine and David Roodman
New York University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Center for Global Development
Downloads 188 (157,059)
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New Data, New Doubts: A Comment on Burnside and Dollar's 'Aid, Policies, and Growth' (2000)

American Economic Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 01 Oct 2003
William Easterly, Ross Levine and David Roodman
New York University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Center for Global Development

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foreign aid, growth, policy

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The Ghost of Financing Gap: How the Harrod-Domar Growth Model Still Haunts Development Economics

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1807
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Jan 2005
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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How Did Highly Indebted Poor Countries Become Highly Indebted? Reviewing Two Decades of Debt Relief

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2225
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Nov 1999
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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Citation 41

Can Institutions Resolve Ethnic Conflict?

Economic Development and Cultural Change
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Jan 2001
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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Growth, Economic Development, Political Economy, Institutions, Economic Policy, Ethnic Conflict, Genocide

Can Institutions Resolve Ethnic Conflict?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2482
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Feb 2005
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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Citation 52

Inflation and the Poor

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2335
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Oct 2000
William Easterly and Stanley Fischer
New York University - Department of Economics and Bank of Israel
Downloads 705 (33,932)
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Inflation and the Poor

Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking
Posted: 15 Oct 2000
William Easterly and Stanley Fischer
New York University - Department of Economics and Bank of Israel

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Was Development Assistance a Mistake?

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 May 2012
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
Downloads 703 (34,578)
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National Policies and Economic Growth: A Reappraisal

NYU Development Research Working Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 28 Feb 2004
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
Downloads 650 (38,420)
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economic growth, economic development, national policies

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Africa's Growth Tragedy: A Retrospective, 1960-89

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1777
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
William Easterly and Ross Levine
New York University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 627 (40,337)
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Inequality Does Cause Underdevelopment

CGD Working Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Jan 2006
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
Downloads 600 (42,787)
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Inequality Does Cause Underdevelopment: New Evidence

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
Downloads 596 (43,170)
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An Identity Crisis? Examining IMF Financial Programming

NYU Development Research Institute No. 6
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Sep 2002
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
Downloads 589 (43,872)
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Monetary policy, Fiscal Policy, Budget Deficits, Economic Growth, Balance of Payments

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The Cartel of Good Intentions: Bureaucracy vs. Markets in Foreign Aid

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 4
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 12 Jul 2007
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
Downloads 566 (46,157)
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Reliving the '50s: The Big Push, Poverty Traps, and Takeoffs in Economic Development

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Mar 2008
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
Downloads 376 (75,629)
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economic development, foreign aid, poverty traps

Reliving the '50s: The Big Push, Poverty Traps, and Takeoffs in Economic Development

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 May 2007
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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economic development, poverty trap, foreign aid

Tropics, Germs, and Crops: How Endowments Influence Economic Development

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 15
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Aug 2002
William Easterly and Ross Levine
New York University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 304 (96,586)
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economic development, geographic endowments, institutions

Tropics, Germs, and Crops: How Endowments Influence Economic Development

NBER Working Paper No. w9106
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Aug 2002 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2002
William Easterly and Ross Levine
New York University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 14

Artificial States

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2115, Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 100
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Mar 2006
Alberto F. Alesina, William Easterly and Janina Matuszeski
Harvard University - Department of Economics, New York University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Downloads 418 (66,709)
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Artificial States

NBER Working Paper No. w12328
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2010
Alberto F. Alesina, William Easterly and Janina Matuszeski
Harvard University - Department of Economics, New York University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
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Rhetoric versus Reality: The Best and Worst of Aid Agency Practices

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 25 May 2012
William Easterly and Claudia R. Williamson
New York University - Department of Economics and Mississippi State University
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Foreign Aid, Best Practices, Transparency, Bureaucracy, Incentives

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Citation 36

Social Cohesion, Institutions, and Growth

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 94
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Apr 2007
William Easterly, Jozef Ritzen and Michael Woolcock
New York University - Department of Economics, University of Maastricht and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 414 (67,516)
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Political institutions, social cohesion, poverty, economic policy

Social Cohesion, Institutions, and Growth

Economics & Politics, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 103-120, July 2006
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Jun 2006
William Easterly, Jozef Ritzen and Michael Woolcock
New York University - Department of Economics, University of Maastricht and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Social Cohesion, Institutions and Growth

Economics and Politics, Forthcoming, NYU Development Research Institute Working Paper No. 17
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Jul 2011
William Easterly, Josef Ritzen and Michael Woolcock
New York University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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The Effect of International Monetary Fund and World Bank Programs on Poverty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2517
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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Citation 141

Inflation Crises and Long-Run Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1517
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Nov 2004
William Easterly and Michael Bruno
New York University - Department of Economics and Hebrew University (Deceased)
Downloads 346 (83,474)
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Inflation Crises and Long-Run Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w5209
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2010
William Easterly and Michael Bruno
New York University - Department of Economics and Hebrew University (Deceased)
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Inflation Crises and Long-Run Growth

Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 41, No. 1, February 1998
Posted: 23 Sep 1998
William Easterly and Michael Bruno
New York University - Department of Economics and Hebrew University (Deceased)

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Growth Implosions and Debt Explosions: Do Growth Slowdowns Cause Public Debt Crises?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Jan 2001
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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fiscal policy, public debt, budget deficits, economic growth

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The Middle Class Consensus and Economic Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2346
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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How the Millennium Development Goals are Unfair to Africa

World Development, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 26-35, 2009
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 May 2012
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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human development, millennium development goals, poverty, foreign aid, Africa

What Did Structural Adjustment Adjust? The Association of Policies and Growth with Repeated IMF and World Bank Adjustment Loans

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 11
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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adjustment loan, IMF, World Bank, foreign aid

What Did Structural Adjustment Adjust?: The Association of Policies and Growth with Repeated IMF and World Bank Adjustment Loans

Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 76, No. 1, February 2005
Posted: 16 Apr 2005
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics

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Structural adjustment, Macroeconomic stability, National policies, Economic growth, World bank, IMF

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Fiscal Policy and Economic Growth: An Empirical Investigation

NBER Working Paper No. w4499
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 Aug 2000
William Easterly and Sergio T. Rebelo
New York University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Was the Wealth of Nations Determined in 1000 B.C.?

NBER Working Paper No. w12657
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2010
Diego Comin, William Easterly and Erick Gong
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, New York University - Department of Economics and Middlebury College
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Design and Reform of Institutions in LDCs and Transition Economies Insitutions: Top Down or Bottom Up?

American Economic Review, Vol. 98, No. 2, p. 95, 2008
Posted: 26 May 2012
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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Small States, Small Problems?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2139
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
William Easterly and Aart Kraay
New York University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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The Search for the Key: Aid, Investment, and Policies in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2070
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
William Easterly and David Dollar
New York University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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The Search for the Key: Aid, Investment and Policies in Africa

Journal of African Economies, Vol. 8, Issue 4, pp. 546-577, 1999
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
William Easterly and David Dollar
New York University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)

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Walking Up the Down Escalator: Public Investment and Fiscal Stability

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4158
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
William Easterly, Timothy C Irwin and Luis Servén
New York University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 241 (123,899)
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Public Sector Expenditure Analysis & Management, Public Sector Economics & Finance, Investment and Investment Climate, Economic Stabilization, Fiscal Adjustment

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The Big Push Déjà Vu

A Review of Jeffrey Sachs, The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time, Penguin Press: New York, 2005, Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 May 2012
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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Is Investment in Africa Too Low or Too High? Macro and Micro Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2519
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
William Easterly, Shantayanan Devarajan and Howard Pack
New York University - Department of Economics, World Bank Middle East and North Africa Region and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
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The Power of Exports

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5081
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
William Easterly, Ariell Reshef and Julia M. Schwenkenberg
New York University - Department of Economics, Paris School of Economics (PSE) and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers University, Newark
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Markets and Market Access, Economic Theory & Research, Access to Markets, Airports and Air Services, Tax Law

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How to Assess the Needs for Aid? The Answer: Don't Ask.

NYU Development Research Institute Working Paper No.18
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Jan 2006
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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Empirics of Strategic Interdependence: The Case of the Racial Tipping Point

NYU Development Research Working Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Feb 2004
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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strategic interdependence, racial segregation, inequality, economic development

Empirics of Strategic Interdependence: The Case of the Racial Tipping Point

NBER Working Paper No. 15069
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 May 2012
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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Empirics of Strategic Interdependence: The Case of the Racial Tipping Point

NBER Working Paper No. w15069
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2010
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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Has Latin America's Post-Reform Growth Been Disappointing?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1708
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
William Easterly, Norman Loayza and Peter J. Montiel
New York University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Research Department and Williams College - Department of Economics
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Was the Wealth of Nations Determined in 1000 B.C.?

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 06 Oct 2008
Diego A. Comin, William Easterly and Erick Gong
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, New York University - Department of Economics and Middlebury College
Downloads 189 (156,386)
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Technology adoption, technology history, economic development

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Life During Growth: International Evidence on Quality of Life and Per Capita Income

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2110
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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Reliving the 50s: The Big Push, Poverty Traps, and Takeoffs in Economic Development

NYU Development Research Institute Working Paper No. 15
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Jan 2006
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
Downloads 158 (183,076)
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When is Fiscal Adjustment an Illusion?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2109
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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The European Origins of Economic Development

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2014
William Easterly and Ross Levine
New York University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Institutions, Human Capital, Political Economy, Natural Resources

The European Origins of Economic Development

NBER Working Paper No. w18162
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
William Easterly and Ross Levine
New York University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Public Goods and Ethnic Divisions

NBER Working Paper No. w6009
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Jul 2000
Alberto F. Alesina, William Easterly and Reza Baqir
Harvard University - Department of Economics, New York University - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Downloads 100 (261,163)
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Public Goods and Ethnic Divisions

Posted: 13 Dec 1997
William Easterly, Alberto F. Alesina and Reza Baqir
New York University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department

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Development, Democracy, and Mass Killings

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 93
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Apr 2007
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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Economic development, mass killings, genocide, democracy

Development, Democracy and Mass Killings

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5715
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Aug 2006
William Easterly, Roberta Gatti and Sergio Kurlat
New York University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Mass killings, democracy, growth

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Policy, Technology Adoption, and Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w4681
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Dec 2000
New York University - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Good Policy or Good Luck? Country Growth Performance and Temporary Shocks

NBER Working Paper No. w4474
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 May 2004
New York University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University
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Low Investment is Not the Constraint on African Development

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 13
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Mar 2008
Shantayanan Devarajan, William Easterly and Howard Pack
World Bank Middle East and North Africa Region, New York University - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
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Africa, economic development, investment

Low Investment is Not the Constraint on African Development

Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 51, No. 3, April 2003
Posted: 24 Jan 2006
William Easterly, Shantayanan Devarajan and Howard Pack
New York University - Department of Economics, World Bank Middle East and North Africa Region and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department

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Growth Implosions, Debt Explosions, and My Aunt Marilyn: Do Growth Slowdowns Cause Public Debt Crises?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2531
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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The Soviet Economic Decline: Historical and Republican Data

NBER Working Paper No. w4735
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Jun 2000
William Easterly and Stanley Fischer
New York University - Department of Economics and Bank of Israel
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NAFTA and Convergence in North America: High Expectations, Big Events, Little Time

Economía, Vol. 4, No. 1 (Fall, 2003), pp. 1-53
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 May 2012
William Easterly, Norbert M. Fiess and Daniel Lederman
New York University - Department of Economics, World Bank and World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region
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Can the West Save Africa?

NBER Working Paper No. w14363
Number of pages: 124 Posted: 28 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2010
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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Policy Distortions, Size of Government, and Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w3214
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Jun 2004
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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African Export Successes: Surprises, Stylized Facts, and Explanations

NBER Working Paper No. w16597
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
William Easterly and Ariell Reshef
New York University - Department of Economics and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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Redistributive Public Employment

NBER Working Paper No. w6746
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Oct 1998 Last Revised: 08 May 2000
Alberto F. Alesina, William Easterly and Reza Baqir
Harvard University - Department of Economics, New York University - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Commercial Imperialism? Political Influence and Trade During the Cold War

NBER Working Paper No. w15981
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 May 2010 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2010
New York University, New York University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics
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Inflation's Children: Tales of Crises that Beget Reforms

NBER Working Paper No. w5452
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Sep 2000
William Easterly and Michael Bruno
New York University - Department of Economics and Hebrew University (Deceased)
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The Surprising Instability of Export Specializations

NBER Working Paper No. w22869
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 28 Nov 2016
Diego Daruich, William Easterly and Ariell Reshef
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, New York University - Department of Economics and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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Superpower Interventions and Their Consequences for Democracy: An Empirical Inquiry

NBER Working Paper No. w13992
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 May 2008 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2010
William Easterly, Shanker Satyanath and Daniel Berger
New York University - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and New York University
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Money Demand and Seignorage-Maximizing Inflation

Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Vol. 27, No. 2, 1995
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Oct 2017
William Easterly, Paolo Mauro and Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel
New York University - Department of Economics, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
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Are Aid Agencies Improving?

Economic Policy, Vol. 22, No. 52, pp. 633-678, October 2007
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Sep 2007
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics
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What Have We Learned from a Decade of Empirical Research on Growth? It's Not Factor Accumulation: Stylized Facts and Growth Models

World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 15, Issue 2, pp. 177-219, 2001
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
William Easterly and Ross Levine
New York University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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The Lost Decades: Explaining Developing Countries' Stagnation in Spite of Policy Reform 1980-1998

Journal of Economic Growth, Vol. 6, No. 2,pp. 135-157, June 2001
Posted: 24 Jan 2006
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics

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Economic growth, policy reforms, economic stagnation, debt crisis

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Do Crises Induce Reform? Simple Empirical Tests of Conventional Wisdom

Economics and Politics, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 129-158, July 2001
Posted: 24 Jan 2006
William Easterly and Allan Drazen
New York University - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Economics

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The Cartel of Good Intentions: The Problem Bureaucracy in Foreign Aid

Journal of Policy Reform, pp. 1-28, 2003
Posted: 24 Jan 2006
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics

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Can Foreign Aid Buy Growth?

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 17, No. 3, Summer 2003
Posted: 29 Sep 2003
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics

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Small States, Small Problems? Income, Growth, and Volatility in Small States

World Development, Vol. 28, No. 11, November 1, 2000
Posted: 24 Sep 2001
William Easterly and Aart Kraay
New York University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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The Ghost of Financing Gap: Testing the Growth Model Used in the International Financial Institutions

Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 60, Issue 2, December 1999
Posted: 24 Mar 2000
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics

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Life During Growth

Posted: 13 Apr 1998
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics

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Life During Growth

Journal of Economic Growth, Vol. 4, Issue 3, September 1999
Posted: 11 Dec 1999
William Easterly
New York University - Department of Economics

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Africa's Growth Tragedy: Policies and Ethnic Divisions

Posted: 06 Feb 1997
William Easterly, Ross Levine and Kari Labrie
New York University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank - Macroeconomics and Growth Division

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Africa's Growth Tragedy: Policies and Ethnic Divisions

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 112, Issue 4, November 1997
Posted: 18 May 1998
William Easterly and Ross Levine
New York University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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