Leopoldo Fergusson

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics

Carrera 1a No. 18A-10

Santafe de Bogota, AA4976

Colombia

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1.

Facebook Causes Protests

Documento CEDE No. 41
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 16 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2021
Leopoldo Fergusson and Carlos Molina
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics, Students
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Collective action, Protests, Social media, Facebook

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The Long Shadow of the Past: Political Economy of Regional Inequality in Colombia

Documento CEDE No. 2017-22
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Mar 2017
Leopoldo Fergusson, Carlos Molina, James Robinson and Juan F. Vargas
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics, Students, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Regional Inequality, Political Institutions, Economic Institutions

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The Environmental Impact of Civil Conflict: The Deforestation Effect of Paramilitary Expansion in Colombia

Documento CEDE No. 2014-36
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 Oct 2014
Leopoldo Fergusson, Dario Romero and Juan F. Vargas
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Deforestation, Conflict, Instrumental Variables, Colombia

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The Real Winner's Curse

Documento CEDE No. 2017-05
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2018
Leopoldo Fergusson, Pablo Querubin, Nelson A. Ruiz and Juan F. Vargas
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Politics, University of Oxford and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Democracy, elections, political inclusion, violence, regression discontinuity

The Perils of Top-Down State Building: Evidence from Colombia's False Positives

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 16-07
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 06 Sep 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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High-powered incentives, military, monopoly of violence, state capacity, conflict

The Perils of High-Powered Incentives: Evidence from Colombia's False Positives

NBER Working Paper No. w22617
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 12 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2022
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Columbia University and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Population and Civil War

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 17-06
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Apr 2017
Daron Acemoglu, Leopoldo Fergusson and Simon Johnson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center
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civil war, population growth

Population and Civil War

NBER Working Paper No. w23322
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2022
Daron Acemoglu, Leopoldo Fergusson and Simon Johnson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center
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The Political Economy of Rural Property Rights and the Persistence of the Dual Economy

Documento CEDE No. 2012-09
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Jul 2012
Leopoldo Fergusson
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics
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Political economy, institutions, economic development, taxation, property rights, land, dualism

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I Sell My Vote, and So What? A New Database and Evidence from Colombia

Documento CEDE No. 2017-20
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Mar 2017
Leopoldo Fergusson, Carlos Molina and Juan Riaño
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics, Students and University of British Columbia (UBC)
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Clientelism, vote buying, social desirability bias, list experiments

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Sunlight Disinfects? Free Media in Weak Democracies

Documento CEDE No. 2013-14
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2018
Leopoldo Fergusson, Juan F. Vargas and Mauricio Vela
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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Media, Democracy, Elections, Colombia, Civil Conflict, Coercion

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I Evade Taxes, and So What? A New Database and Evidence from Colombia

Documento CEDE No. 2017-21
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
Leopoldo Fergusson, Carlos Molina and Juan Riaño
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics, Students and University of British Columbia (UBC)
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Tax evasion, value added tax, social desirability bias, list experiments

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Conflict, Educational Attainment and Structural Transformation: La Violencia in Colombia

Documento CEDE No. 2015-35
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Oct 2015
Leopoldo Fergusson, Ana M. Ibáñez and Juan Felipe Riaño
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Vancouver School of Economics
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Civil Conflict, Human Capital, Structural Transformation, Development.

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Political Competition and State Capacity Evidence from a Land Allocation Program in Mexico

Documento CEDE No. 16
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 28 May 2020 Last Revised: 29 May 2020
Leopoldo Fergusson, Horacio Larreguy and Juan Riaño
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Harvard University and University of British Columbia (UBC)
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state capacity, political competition, land allocation

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Actitudes de exintegrantes de las Farc–EP frente a la reincorporación

Documento CEDE No. 24
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2020
Northwestern University, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, European University Institute, Max Weber Programme, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia and Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
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reincorporación, reconciliación, acuerdo de paz, FARC, Colombia

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The Crime Kuznets Curve (La curva de Kuznets del Crimen)

Documento CEDE No. 2014-16
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 May 2014
Paolo Buonanno, Leopoldo Fergusson and Juan F. Vargas
University of Bergamo, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Crime Kuznets Curve, Income inequality, Non-parametric Kernel analysis

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The Perils of Misusing Remote Sensing Data: The Case of Forest Cover

Documento CEDE No. 15
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 May 2020 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2020
Leopoldo Fergusson, Santiago Saavedra and Juan F. Vargas
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
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Forest Cover, Conflict, Measurement

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Cómo nos reconciliamos? El papel de la violencia, la participación social y política, y el Estado en las actitudes frente a la reconciliación (Reconciliation once Conflict Ends in Colombia. The Role of Violence, Social and Political Participation, and the State on Attitudes towards Reconciliation)

Documento CEDE No. 2018-53
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 26 May 2019
Leopoldo Fergusson, Tatiana Hiller, Ana M. Ibáñez and Andres Moya
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
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reconciliación, conflicto, Colombia, Estado, trauma sicológico

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Don't Make War, Make Elections - Franchise Extension and Violence in XIXth-Century Colombia

Documento CEDE No. 2013-19
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Mar 2013
Leopoldo Fergusson and Juan F. Vargas
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Democracy, Civil Conflict, Colombia

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The Need for Enemies

NBER Working Paper No. w18313
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2022
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Government, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Media Markets, Special Interests, and Voters

Documento CEDE No. 2012-08
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2017
Leopoldo Fergusson
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics
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Elections, media, special interests, campaign finance

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CSI in the Tropics Experimental Evidence of Improved Public Service Delivery Through Coordination

Documento CEDE No. 20
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 18 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2020
Secretariat of Security of Bogota, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Crime and Justice Lab, Colombia, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and CAF Development Bank of Latin America
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Crime, Homicides, Team work, Public sector

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Media, Secret Ballot and Democratization in the US

Documento CEDE No. 23
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2020
Leopoldo Fergusson, Juan Felipe Riaño and B.K. Song
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, University of British Columbia (UBC) and Sogang University
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Media, Secret Ballot, Democratization, Electoral Reforms, Gerrymandering

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Colombia: Democratic But Violent?

Documento CEDE No. 1
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Jan 2022
Leopoldo Fergusson and Juan F. Vargas
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
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Colombia, democracy, democratization, conflict, violence, power-sharing, political institutions

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Institutions for Financial Development: What are They and Where Do They Come from?

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 27-70, February 2006
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 May 2006
Leopoldo Fergusson
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics
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Politics and Reconciliation: A Critical Juncture for State Building

Documento CEDE No. 2017-69
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Dec 2017
Francisco Eslava, Leopoldo Fergusson and Andres Moya
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
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Clientelism, tax evasion, conflict, state

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Growth and Inclusion Trajectories of Colombian Functional Territories

Documento CEDE No. 2018-58
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Nov 2018
Leopoldo Fergusson, Tatiana Hiller and Ana M. Ibáñez
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics
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Economic growth, social progress, functional territories, territorial development

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He Who Counts Elects: Determinants of Fraud in the 1922 Colombian Presidential Election

NBER Working Paper No. w15127
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 02 May 2022
Isaias N. Chaves, Leopoldo Fergusson and James A. Robinson
Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS), Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Government
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The Weak State Trap

Documento CEDE No. 25
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Jul 2020
Leopoldo Fergusson, Carlos A. Molina and James Robinson
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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State capacity, tax evasion, clientelism, vote buying, social desirability bias, list experiments

The Weak State Trap

NBER Working Paper No. w26848
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 12 May 2022
Leopoldo Fergusson, Carlos A. Molina and James Robinson
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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He Who Counts Elects: Economic Elites, Political Elites, and Electoral Fraud

Economics & Politics, Vol. 27, Issue 1, pp. 124-159, 2015
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Feb 2015
Isaías Chaves, Leopoldo Fergusson and James A. Robinson
Stanford University, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Government
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Who Wants Violence? The Political Economy of Conflict and State Building in Colombia

Documento CEDE No. 2017-67
Posted: 12 Dec 2017
Leopoldo Fergusson
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics

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Conflict, state capacity, public goods, political economy