Pierre Yared

Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

Professor

3022 Broadway

Uris Hall

New York, NY 10027

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

34

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Scholarly Papers (34)

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Income and Democracy?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-05
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 26 Feb 2005
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Harvard University - Department of Government and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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democracy, economic growth, institutions, political development

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Citation 41

From Education to Democracy?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-04
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Feb 2005
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Harvard University - Department of Government and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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democracy, education, institutions, political development

From Education to Democracy?

NBER Working Paper No. w11204
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Harvard University - Department of Government and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Citation 42

Reevaluating the Modernization Hypothesis

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-23
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Sep 2007
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Harvard University - Department of Government and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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democracy, economic growth, institutions, political development

Reevaluating the Modernization Hypothesis

Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 56, No. 8, pp. 1043-1058, 2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Oct 2011
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Harvard University - Department of Government and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Reevaluating the Modernization Hypothesis

NBER Working Paper No. w13334
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Harvard University - Department of Government and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Reevaluating the Modernization Hypothesis

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6430
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 May 2008
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Harvard University - Department of Government and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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democracy, economic growth, institutions, political development

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Citation 5

Political Limits to Globalization

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 10-01
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Jan 2010
Daron Acemoglu and Pierre Yared
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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globalization, trade, military spending, militarism, nationalism

Political Limits to Globalization

NBER Working Paper No. w15694
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2010
Daron Acemoglu and Pierre Yared
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Political Limits to Globalization

American Economic Review, Vol. 100, No. 2, pp. 83-88, May 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Oct 2011
Daron Acemoglu and Pierre Yared
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Citation 20

Future Rent-Seeking and Current Public Savings

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-20
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
Ricardo J. Caballero and Pierre Yared
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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public debt, politicians, economic and political risk, rent-seeking, precautionary savings, starve-the-beast, fiscal rules

Future Rent-Seeking and Current Public Savings

Journal of International Economics, Vol. 82, pp. 124-136, 2010
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Oct 2011
Ricardo J. Caballero and Pierre Yared
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Future Rent-Seeking and Current Public Savings

NBER Working Paper No. w14417
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Oct 2008
Ricardo J. Caballero and Pierre Yared
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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A Dynamic Theory of Resource War

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 11-1
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Princeton University - Department of Economics, Yale University - Cowles Foundation and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Trade, International Conflicts, War, Exhaustible Resources

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Citation 8

A Dynamic Theory of War and Peace

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2014
Pierre Yared
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Repeated Games, Asymmetric and Private Information, Contract Theory, International Political Economy, War

A Dynamic Theory of War and Peace

Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 145, pp. 1921-1950, 2009
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Oct 2011
Pierre Yared
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Politicians, Taxes, and Debt

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2014
Pierre Yared
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Optimal Taxation, Debt Management, Political Economy

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Citation 209

Income and Democracy

NBER Working Paper No. w11205
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Harvard University - Department of Government and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Income and Democracy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5273
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 15 Nov 2005
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Harvard University - Department of Government and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Democracy, economic growth, institutions, political development

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The Political Economy of Indirect Control

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 11-2
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 01 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
Gerard Padró i Miquel and Pierre Yared
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Institutions, Asymmetric and Private Information, Structure of Government, Dynamic Contracts

The Political Economy of Indirect Control

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 12/28
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 03 May 2012
Gerard Padró i Miquel and Pierre Yared
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Dynamic Conflict, Institutions, Asymmetric and Private Information, Structure of Government, Dynamic Contracts

The Political Economy of Indirect Control

NBER Working Paper No. w15748
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2010
Gerard Padró i Miquel and Pierre Yared
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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The Institutional Causes of China's Great Famine, 1959-61

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 05 Sep 2010
Xin Meng, Nancy Qian and Pierre Yared
Australian National University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Central Planning, Institutions, Food Procurement, Prices vs. Quantities, Development, Modern Chinese History

The Institutional Causes of China's Great Famine, 1959-61

NBER Working Paper No. w16361
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 Sep 2010
Xin Meng, Nancy Qian and Pierre Yared
Australian National University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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The Institutional Causes of China's Great Famine, 1959-61

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8012
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Xin Meng, Nancy Qian and Pierre Yared
Australian National University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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central planning, development, food procurement, institutions, modern Chinese history, prices vs. quantities

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Citation 14

A Dynamic Theory of Resource Wars

Columbia Business School Research Paper
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 24 Aug 2011
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Princeton University - Department of Economics, Yale University - Cowles Foundation and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Trade, International Conflicts, War, Exhaustible Resources

A Dynamic Theory of Resource Wars

NBER Working Paper No. w16682
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 Jan 2011
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Princeton University - Department of Economics, Yale University - Cowles Foundation and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Rising Government Debt: Causes and Solutions for a Decades-Old Trend

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 18-70
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2019
Pierre Yared
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Institutions, Public Debt, Optimal Taxation, Fiscal Policy, Political Economy, Fiscal Rules, Delegation, Commitment vs. Flexibility, Hyperbolic Preferences

Rising Government Debt: Causes and Solutions for a Decades-Old Trend

NBER Working Paper No. w24979
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Pierre Yared
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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The Institutional Causes of China’s Great Famine

Columbia Business School Research Paper
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 24 Aug 2011
Xin Meng, Nancy Qian and Pierre Yared
Australian National University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Central Planning, Institutions, History of Famines, Chinese History, Prices vs. Quantities

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A Theory of Political and Economic Cycles

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 23 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Laurence Ales, Pricila Maziero and Pierre Yared
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business, Stern Economics - NYU and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 41 (415,564)
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Optimal Taxation, Political Economy, Fiscal Policy, Asymmetric and Private Information

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Citation 23

Fiscal Rules and Discretion under Persistent Shocks

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 12/44
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2012
Marina Halac and Pierre Yared
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Macroeconomic Policy, Institutions, Asymmetric and Private Information, Structure of Government, Political Economy

Fiscal Rules and Discretion Under Persistent Shocks

NBER Working Paper No. w18545
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Nov 2012
Marina Halac and Pierre Yared
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Public Debt under Limited Private Credit

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
Pierre Yared
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Government Debt, Fiscal Policy, Financial Institutions

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Optimal Time-Consistent Government Debt Maturity

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 14-56
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2016
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Department of Economics and Business, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Public debt, optimal taxation, fiscal policy

Optimal Time-Consistent Government Debt Maturity

NBER Working Paper No. w20632
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Nov 2014
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Department of Economics and Business, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Fiscal Rules and Discretion in a World Economy

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 15-72
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2017
Marina Halac and Pierre Yared
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Institutions, Asymmetric and Private Information, Macroeconomic Policy, Structure of Government, Political Economy

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Inflating the Beast: Political Incentives Under Uncertainty

NBER Working Paper No. w13779
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2010
Ricardo J. Caballero and Pierre Yared
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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The Optimal Public and Private Provision of Safe Assets

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 18-38
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 May 2018
Marina Azzimonti and Pierre Yared
SUNY Stony Brook - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Optimal Taxation, Debt Management, Income Distribution

Instrument-Based vs. Target-Based Rules

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 18-34
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Apr 2018
Marina Halac and Pierre Yared
Columbia University and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Policy Rules, Private Information, Delegation, Mechanism Design

Instrument-Based vs. Target-Based Rules

NBER Working Paper No. w24496
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 12 Apr 2018
Marina Halac and Pierre Yared
Columbia University and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Instrument-Based vs. Target-Based Rules

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12872
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Apr 2018
Marina Halac and Pierre Yared
Columbia University and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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delegation, mechanism design, Policy Rules, private information

Optimal Fiscal Policy without Commitment: Beyond Lucas-Stokey

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 18-36
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 May 2018 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2019
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Department of Economics and Business, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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public debt, optimal taxation, fiscal policy

Optimal Fiscal Policy Without Commitment: Beyond Lucas-Stokey

NBER Working Paper No. w24522
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Apr 2018
Davide Debortoli, Ricardo Nunes and Pierre Yared
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Department of Economics and Business, University of Surrey and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Fiscal Rules and Discretion Under Self-Enforcement

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 17-98
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Oct 2017
Marina Halac and Pierre Yared
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Self-Enforcing Rules, Private Information, Fiscal Policy, Deficit Bias

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Commitment vs. Flexibility with Costly Verification

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 17-3
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Dec 2016
Marina Halac and Pierre Yared
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Institutions, Asymmetric and Private Information, Economics of Contract, Institutions and the Macroeconomy

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Fiscal Rules and Discretion Under Self-Enforcement

NBER Working Paper No. w23919
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Oct 2017
Marina Halac and Pierre Yared
Columbia University and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Fiscal Rules and Discretion Under Self-Enforcement

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12571
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Jan 2018
Marina Halac and Pierre Yared
Columbia University and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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deficit bias, Fiscal policy, private information, Self-Enforcing Rules

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Fiscal Rules and Discretion Under Limited Enforcement

NBER Working Paper No. w25463
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Jan 2019
Marina Halac and Pierre Yared
Yale University - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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A Theory of Political and Economic Cycles

NBER Working Paper No. w18354
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 08 Sep 2012
Laurence Ales, Pricila Maziero and Pierre Yared
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business, Stern Economics - NYU and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 5 (606,700)
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Fiscal Rules and Discretion Under Limited Enforcement

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Jan 2019
Marina Halac and Pierre Yared
Columbia University and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Private Information, Fiscal Policy, Deficit Bias, Enforcement Constraints

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The Optimal Public and Private Provision of Safe Assets

NBER Working Paper No. w24534
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Apr 2018
Marina Azzimonti and Pierre Yared
SUNY Stony Brook - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Fiscal Rules and Discretion in a World Economy

NBER Working Paper No. w21492
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Aug 2015
Marina Halac and Pierre Yared
Columbia University and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Commitment vs. Flexibility with Costly Verification

NBER Working Paper No. w22936
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Dec 2016
Marina Halac and Pierre Yared
Columbia University and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Commitment vs. Flexibility with Costly Verification

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12572
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Jan 2018
Marina Halac and Pierre Yared
Columbia University and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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costly verification, escape clause, optimal delegation

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Fiscal Rules and Discretion in a World Economy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12570
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Jan 2018
Marina Halac and Pierre Yared
Columbia University and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Asymmetric and Private Information, institutions, Macroeconomic Policy, political economy, Structure of Government

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Revisiting the Determinants of Democracy

Posted: 27 Sep 2004
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Harvard University - Department of Government and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

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