Daniel Berkowitz

University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics

4711 WWPH

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States

http://www.pitt.edu/~dmberk

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (30)

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Citation 165

Economic Development, Legality and the Transplant Effect

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Jan 2000
Katharina Pistor, Daniel Berkowitz and Jean-Francois Richard
Columbia University School of Law, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Citation 165

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Economic Development, Legality, and the Transplant Effect

European Economic Review, Vol. 47, No. 1, February 2003
Posted: 02 May 2003
Daniel Berkowitz, Katharina Pistor and Jean-Francois Richard
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, Columbia University School of Law and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics

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Trade, Law and Product Complexity

Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 88, No. 2, pp. 363-373, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 230
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 14 May 2008
Daniel Berkowitz, Johannes Moenius and Katharina Pistor
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, University of Redlands and Columbia University School of Law
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Citation 22

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institutions, trade, law, rauch classification, gravity, New York Convention

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Accounting for Growth in Post-Soviet Russia

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Dec 1997
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Does Privatization Enhance or Deter Privatization?

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 May 2001
Daniel Berkowitz and Jonathan Holland
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh
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Start-ups and Transition

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Nov 1997
Daniel Berkowitz and David J. Cooper
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics
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Initial Conditions, Institutional Dynamics and Economic Performance: Evidence from the American States

William Davidson Institute William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 615
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Jan 2004
Daniel Berkowitz and Karen Clay
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Citation 7

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Common law, civil law, transplant, initial conditions, state courts and public corruption

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Citation 17

Entrepreneurship and Post-Socialist Growth

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Oct 2001
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Entrepreneurship and Post-socialist Growth

Oxford Bulletin of Economics & Statistics, Vol. 67, No. 1, pp. 25-46, February 2005
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Jan 2005
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Entrepreneurship and Post-Socialist Growth

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics

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Entrepreneurial activity, Post-Socialist economies, Public policies, Transition economies, Economic development, Regional analysis

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Law, Trade and the Asian Miracle

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 May 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2008
Daniel Berkowitz and Johannes Moenius
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Redlands
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Institutions, Comparative Advantage, Growth

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Privatization with Government Control: Evidence from the Russian Oil Sector

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 826
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Jul 2006
Yadviga Semikolenova and Daniel Berkowitz
University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business - Economics Group and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
Downloads 126 (173,059)
Citation 1

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control, ownership, oil pipeline, Tobit

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Russia's Internal Border

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Oct 1998
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Law, Trade, and Development

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 662
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2010
Johannes Moenius and Daniel Berkowitz
University of Redlands and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Citation 3

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Complex and simple products, volume effect of institutions, compositional effect of institutions

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Integration: An Empirical Assessment of Russia

William Davidson Institute Working Paper Number 488
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Apr 2001
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Citation 11

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openness to international trade, regional income disparities, inflation volatility, economic and political integration

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The Real and Financial Effects of Property Rights: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Mar 2013
Daniel Berkowitz, Chen Lin and (马跃) Yue Ma
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance
Downloads 92 (174,045)

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property law, corporate investments, corporate cash holdings

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Are 'Nearly Exogenous' Instruments Reliable?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Jun 2006
Daniel Berkowitz, Mehmet Caner and Ying Fang
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, North Carolina State University - Department of Economics and Xiamen University
Downloads 90 (230,796)
Citation 5

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near exogeneity, instrumental variables, institutional economics

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Legal Origins and the Evolution of Institutions: Evidence from American State Courts

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Jun 2007
Daniel Berkowitz and Karen Clay
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Citation 1

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Civil law, persistence, judicial independence, political culture.

Does Finance Cause Growth? Evidence from the Origins of Banking in Russia

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 10/2012
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 May 2012
Daniel Berkowitz, Mark Hoekstra and Koen J. L. Schoors
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Centre for Russian International Socio-Political and Economic Studies (CERISE)
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Citation 1

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finance, growth, banking, Russia

Does Finance Cause Growth? Evidence from the Origins of Banking in Russia

NBER Working Paper No. w18139
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
Daniel Berkowitz, Mark Hoekstra and Koen J. L. Schoors
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Centre for Russian International Socio-Political and Economic Studies (CERISE)
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Is Russia's Growth a 'Flash in the Pan'?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Jun 2007
Daniel Berkowitz and Yadviga Semikolenova
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business - Economics Group
Downloads 77 (261,164)

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high oil prices, rent-seeking, control, ownership, holdup

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Judicial Independence and Minority Interests

Conference on Empirical Studies and Judges, Harvard Law School, November 10, 2006
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Sep 2007
Daniel Berkowitz, Chris W. Bonneau and Karen Clay
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Growth in Post-Soviet Russia: A Tale of Two Transitions

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Dec 2008
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
Downloads 42 (350,198)
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Does High School Quality Matter? Evidence from Admissions Data

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Daniel Berkowitz and Mark Hoekstra
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
Downloads 39 (356,658)
Citation 2

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Education, School Quality

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Institutional Hysterisis: Courts and Politics in the American States (Chapters 5&6 of a Book Project)

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 26 Jun 2009
Daniel Berkowitz and Karen Clay
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 33 (374,181)

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legal origins, judicial retention, judicial independence, panel estimation

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The Emergence of Bank-Issued Credit in Russia: An Empirical Characterization

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2010
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
Downloads 20 (420,705)
Citation 1

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economic growth, institutional persistence

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The Validity of Instruments Revisited

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2010
Daniel Berkowitz, Ying Fang and Mehmet Caner
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, Xiamen University and North Carolina State University - Department of Economics
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Citation 4

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Berry-Esseen Bound

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Fiscal Decentralization in the Soviet Economy

Comparative Economic Studies, Vol. 34, Issue 2, pp. 1-18, 1992
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Aug 2010
Daniel Berkowitz and Beth Mitchneck
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Tale of Two Transitions: The Changing Income Distributions in Poland & Russia

Posted: 18 Oct 2004
Daniel Berkowitz and John E. Jackson
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

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Policy Reform and Growth in Post-Soviet Russia

European Economic Review, Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 337-352, April 2003
Posted: 29 Apr 2003
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics

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The Evolution of Market Integration in Russia

Posted: 02 Jan 2001
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics

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internal borders

The Evolution of Market Integration in Russia

Economics of Transition, Vol. 9, No. 1, March 2001
Posted: 27 Sep 2001
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics

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Quantifying Price Liberalization in Russia

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol 26, No 4, 1998
Posted: 13 Mar 1999
Daniel Berkowitz, David N. DeJong and Steven Husted
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics

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Does Russian Legal Reform Matter? Evidence from Crude-Oil Export Allocations

Posted: 01 Mar 1999
Daniel Berkowitz
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics

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Decentralization in Transition Economies: A Tragedy of the Commons?

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 45
Posted: 05 Sep 1997
Daniel Berkowitz and Wei Li
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

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