Enrico Spolaore

Tufts University - Department of Economics

Medford, MA 02155

United States

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Trade, Growth and the Size of Countries

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Jan 2003
Romain T. Wacziarg, Enrico Spolaore and Alberto F. Alesina
UCLA Anderson School of Management, Tufts University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Economics of Political Borders

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3854
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Jun 2012
Enrico Spolaore
Tufts University - Department of Economics
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economies of scale, heterogeneity costs, conflict, size of nations

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War, Peace and the Size of Countries

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Dec 2001
Alberto F. Alesina and Enrico Spolaore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Citation 175

The Diffusion of Development

Stanford Graduate School of Business Paper No. 1898
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Jul 2005
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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The Diffusion of Development

NBER Working Paper No. w12153
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 May 2006 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2012
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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The Diffusion of Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5630
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Jul 2006
Romain T. Wacziarg and Enrico Spolaore
UCLA Anderson School of Management and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Barriers, genetic distance, income differences

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How Deep are the Roots of Economic Development?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3837
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 15 Jun 2012
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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economic growth, persistence, diffusion, intergenerational transmission, cultural transmission

How Deep are the Roots of Economic Development?

NBER Working Paper No. w18130
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 08 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2012
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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How Deep are the Roots of Economic Development?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8998
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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Economic development, Growth, Intergenerational transmission, Long-run persistence

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The Political Economy of European Integration

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5247
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Mar 2015
Enrico Spolaore
Tufts University - Department of Economics
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European integration, heterogeneity costs, economies of scale, functionalism

The Political Economy of European Integration

NBER Working Paper No. w21250
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Jun 2015
Enrico Spolaore
Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Citation 23

Borders and Growth

Stanford GSB Working Paper No. 1761
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Oct 2002
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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Economic Integration, International Trade, Political Unions, Borders

Borders and Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w9223
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Sep 2002 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2010
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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Borders and Growth

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5202
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Oct 2005
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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Economic integration, economic growth, political unions

What is European Integration Really About? A Political Guide for Economists

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4283
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Jun 2013
Enrico Spolaore
Tufts University - Department of Economics
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European integration, monetary union, heterogeneity, functionalism

What is European Integration Really About? A Political Guide for Economists

NBER Working Paper No. w19122
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
Enrico Spolaore
Tufts University - Department of Economics
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The Political Economy of Heterogeneity and Conflict

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6258
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Feb 2017
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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rival goods, public goods, war, conflict, heterogeneity, cultural distance

The Political Economy of Heterogeneity and Conflict

NBER Working Paper No. w23278
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Mar 2017
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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National Borders, Conflict and Peace

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2860
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Dec 2009
Enrico Spolaore
Tufts University - Department of Economics
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wars, alliances, conflict technology, defense, economies of scale, heterogeneity costs, secessions, size of nations

National Borders, Conflict and Peace

NBER Working Paper No. w15560
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2010
Enrico Spolaore
Tufts University - Department of Economics
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War and Relatedness

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2696
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Jul 2009
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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conflict, genetic distance, common issues, rival issues

War and Relatedness

NBER Working Paper No. w15095
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2009
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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War and Relatedness

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7371
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Aug 2009
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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conflict, democracy, genetic distance, trade

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Ancestry, Language and Culture

NBER Working Paper No. w21242
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Jun 2015
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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Ancestry, Language and Culture

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5388
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Jun 2015
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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Ancestry, Language and Culture

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10644
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Jun 2015
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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Ancestry, Barriers, Cladistics, Cultural distance, Genetic distance, Linguistic distance, Religious distance, World Values Survey

Commanding Nature by Obeying Her: A Review Essay on Joel Mokyr's a Culture of Growth

CESifo Working Paper No. 7759
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Jul 2019
Enrico Spolaore
Tufts University - Department of Economics
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technological progress, innovation, useful knowledge, cultural change

Commanding Nature by Obeying Her: A Review Essay on Joel Mokyr's a Culture of Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w26061
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Jul 2019
Enrico Spolaore
Tufts University - Department of Economics
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On the Number and Size of Nations

NBER Working Paper No. w5050
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2008
Alberto F. Alesina and Enrico Spolaore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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On the Number and Size of Nations

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 112, No. 4, November 1997
Posted: 11 May 1998
Alberto F. Alesina and Enrico Spolaore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Tufts University - Department of Economics

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Economic Integration and Political Disintegration

NBER Working Paper No. w6163
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Feb 1998 Last Revised: 11 May 2000
Alberto F. Alesina, Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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International Conflict, Defense Spending and the Size of Countries

NBER Working Paper No. w5694
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Nov 1996 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2010
Alberto F. Alesina and Enrico Spolaore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Efficiency and Stability of National Borders: Lecture Summary

VIVES Discussion Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Apr 2010
Enrico Spolaore
Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Long-Term Barriers to Economic Development

NBER Working Paper No. w19361
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 24 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2015
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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Long-Term Barriers to Economic Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9638
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 09 Sep 2013
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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diffusion of innovations, genetic distance, intergenerational transmission, Long-run growth

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Fertility and Modernity

CESifo Working Paper No. 7745
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Jul 2019
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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fertility control, diffusion, social norms, cultural barriers, demographic transition

Fertility and Modernity

NBER Working Paper No. w25957
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Jun 2019
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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Fertility and Modernity

NBER Working Paper No. w25957
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Jun 2019
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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Long-Term Barriers to the International Diffusion of Innovations

NBER Working Paper No. w17271
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2012
Enrico Spolaore and Romain T. Wacziarg
Tufts University - Department of Economics and UCLA Anderson School of Management
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Adjustments in Different Government Systems

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Jul 2004
Enrico Spolaore
Tufts University - Department of Economics
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