Stelios Michalopoulos

Brown University - Department of Economics

Assistant Professor

64 Waterman Street

Providence, RI 02912

United States

http://https://sites.google.com/site/steliosecon/

Brown University

Box 1860

Providence, RI 02912

United States

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Scholarly Papers (27)

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The Climatic Origins of the Neolithic Revolution: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 May 2006 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2012
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Stelios Michalopoulos
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Hunting and Gathering, Agriculture, Neolithic Revolution, Climatic Volatility, Technological Progress, Population Density

The Evolution of Entrepreneurial Spirit and the Process of Development

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Apr 2006
Oded Galor and Stelios Michalopoulos
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Entrepreneurial Spirit, Risk Aversion, Growth, Technological Progress, Evolution, Natural Selection

The Evolution of Entrepreneurial Spirit and the Process of Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 6022
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Jun 2007
Oded Galor and Stelios Michalopoulos
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Evolution, growth, natural Selection, risk Aversion, technological progress

Trade and Geography in the Economic Origins of Islam: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 May 2010
Stelios Michalopoulos, Alireza Naghavi and Giovanni Prarolo
Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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Religion, Islam, Geography, Physical Capital, Human Capital, Land Inequality, Wealth Inequality, Trade

Trade and Geography in the Economic Origins of Islam: Theory and Evidence

FEEM Working Paper No. 75.2010
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 24 Jun 2010
Stelios Michalopoulos, Alireza Naghavi and Giovanni Prarolo
Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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Religion, Islam, Geography, Physical Capital, Human Capital, Land Inequality, Wealth

Trade and Geography in the Economic Origins of Islam: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 24 Sep 2010
Stelios Michalopoulos, Alireza Naghavi and Giovanni Prarolo
Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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Religion, Islam, Geography, Physical Capital, Human Capital, Land Inequality, Wealth Inequality, Trade

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Citation 29

Financial Innovation and Endogenous Growth

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Sep 2009
Stelios Michalopoulos, Ross Levine and Luc Laeven
Brown University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and European Central Bank (ECB)
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Invention, Economic Growth, Corporate Finance, Financial Institutions, Technological Change, Entrepreneurship

Financial Innovation and Endogenous Growth

HOOVER IP² Working Paper Series No. 14002
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2014
Luc Laeven, Ross Levine and Stelios Michalopoulos
European Central Bank (ECB), University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Brown University - Department of Economics
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screening, financial intermediation, invention, economic growth, corporate finance, technological change, entrepreneurship

Financial Innovation and Endogenous Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w15356
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Stelios Michalopoulos, Luc Laeven and Ross Levine
Brown University - Department of Economics, European Central Bank (ECB) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Financial Innovation and Endogenous Growth

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7465
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Oct 2009
Luc Laeven, Ross Levine and Stelios Michalopoulos
European Central Bank (ECB), University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Corporate Finance, Economic Growth, Entrepreneurship, Financial Institutions, Invention, Technological change

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Ethnic Inequality

NBER Working Paper No. w18512
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 03 Nov 2012
Alberto F. Alesina, Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics and London Business School
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Ethnic Inequality

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 01 Nov 2012
Alberto F. Alesina, Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics and London Business School
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Ethnicity, Diversity, Inequality, Development, Geography

Evolution and the Growth Process: Natural Selection of Entrepreneurial Traits

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 11-07
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 May 2011
Oded Galor and Stelios Michalopoulos
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Risk Aversion, Growth, Technological Progress, Evolution, Natural Selection

Evolution and the Growth Process: Natural Selection of Entrepreneurial Traits

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6327
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Feb 2012
Oded Galor and Stelios Michalopoulos
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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risk aversion, growth, technological progress, evolution, natural selection

Evolution and the Growth Process: Natural Selection of Entrepreneurial Traits

NBER Working Paper No. w17075
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 May 2011
Oded Galor and Stelios Michalopoulos
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Evolution and the Growth Process: Natural Selection of Entrepreneurial Traits

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Oded Galor and Stelios Michalopoulos
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Risk Aversion, Growth, Technological Progress, Evolution, Natural Selection

Evolution and the Growth Process: Natural Selection of Entrepreneurial Traits

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8377
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 May 2011
Oded Galor and Stelios Michalopoulos
Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Evolution, Growth, Natural Selection, Risk Aversion, Technological Progress

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The Origins of Ethnolinguistic Diversity: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Oct 2008
Stelios Michalopoulos
Brown University - Department of Economics
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Ethnic Diversity, Geography, Technological Progress, Human Capital, Colonization

Divide and Rule or the Rule of the Divided? Evidence from Africa

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Oct 2010
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
Brown University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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Africa, Borders, Ethnicities, Development, Institutions

Divide and Rule or the Rule of the Divided? Evidence from Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w17184
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 05 Jul 2011
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
Brown University - Department of Economics and London Business School
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Divide and Rule or the Rule of the Divided? Evidence from Africa

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8088
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
Brown University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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Africa, borders, development, ethnicities, institutions

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The Long-Run Effects of the Scramble for Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w17620
Number of pages: 178 Posted: 24 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2011
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
Brown University - Department of Economics and London Business School
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The Long-Run Effects of the Scramble for Africa

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8676
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
Brown University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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Africa, borders, conflict, development, ethnicities

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The Origins of Ethnolinguistic Diversity

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2011
Stelios Michalopoulos
Brown University - Department of Economics
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Ethnic Diversity, Geography, Growth, Languages, Human Capital

Islam, Inequality and Pre-Industrial Comparative Development

Quaderni - Working Paper DSE N° 974
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Oct 2014
Stelios Michalopoulos, Alireza Naghavi and Giovanni Prarolo
Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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Religion, Islam, Geography, Inequality in land quality, Wealth accumulation, Public good investment, Trade, Conflict

Islam, Inequality and Pre-Industrial Comparative Development

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 377
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Mar 2015
Stelios Michalopoulos, Alireza Naghavi and Giovanni Prarolo
Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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Religion, Islam, Geography, Inequality in land quality, Wealth accumulation, Public good investment, Trade, Confliict

Islam, Inequality and Pre-Industrial Comparative Development

NBER Working Paper No. w21506
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Aug 2015
Stelios Michalopoulos, Alireza Naghavi and Giovanni Prarolo
Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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Islam, Inequality and Pre-Industrial Comparative Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10843
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Sep 2015
Stelios Michalopoulos, Alireza Naghavi and Giovanni Prarolo
Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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conflict, geography, inequality and land quality, Islam, public good investment, religion, trade, wealth accumulation

National Institutions and Subnational Development in Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w18275
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 03 Aug 2012
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
Brown University - Department of Economics and London Business School
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National Institutions and African Development: Evidence from Partitioned Ethnicities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9075
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
Brown University - Department of Economics and London Business School
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africa, borders, development, ethnicity, institutions, regression discontinuity

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Pre-Colonial Ethnic Institutions and Contemporary African Development

NBER Working Paper No. w18224
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 14 Jul 2012
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
Brown University - Department of Economics and London Business School
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Trade and Geography in the Origins and Spread of Islam

NBER Working Paper No. w18438
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Stelios Michalopoulos, Alireza Naghavi and Giovanni Prarolo
Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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Spatial Patterns of Development: A Meso Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w24088
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Dec 2017
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
Brown University - Department of Economics and London Business School
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Spatial Patterns of Development: A Meso Approach

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12574
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Jan 2018
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
Brown University - Department of Economics and London Business School
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Spatial Patterns of Development: A Meso Approach

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 10, pp. 383-410, 2018
Posted: 07 Sep 2018
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
Brown University - Department of Economics and London Business School

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Folklore

NBER Working Paper No. w25430
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 15 Jan 2019
Stelios Michalopoulos and Melanie Meng Xue
Brown University - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi
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Folklore

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13425
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 11 Jan 2019
Stelios Michalopoulos and Melanie Meng Xue
Brown University - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi
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Culture, Development, Folklore, History, Values

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Historical Legacies and African Development

NBER Working Paper No. w25278
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 19 Nov 2018
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
Brown University - Department of Economics and London Business School
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Historical Legacies and African Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13309
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 19 Nov 2018
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
Brown University - Department of Economics and London Business School
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Africa, Borders, Development, Ethnicity, History, Human Capital, institutions, Political Centralization, Slavery

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Climatic Fluctuations and the Diffusion of Agriculture

NBER Working Paper No. w18765
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2013
Quamrul H. Ashraf and Stelios Michalopoulos
Williams College - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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On the Ethnic Origins of African Development Chiefs and Pre-Colonial Political Centralization

NBER Working Paper No. w20513
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Sep 2014
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
Brown University - Department of Economics and London Business School
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On the Ethnic Origins of African Development: Chiefs and Pre-Colonial Political Centralization

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10257
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Nov 2014
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
Brown University - Department of Economics and London Business School
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Africa, development, ethnicity, institutions, state capacity

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Ethnic Inequality

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9225
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
Alberto F. Alesina, Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics and London Business School
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development, diversity, ethnicity, geography, inequality

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Intergenerational Mobility in Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w25534
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Feb 2019
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics and London Business School
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Intergenerational Mobility in Africa

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13497
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 04 Feb 2019
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics and London Business School
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Development, education, inequality, intergenerational mobility

Emigration During the French Revolution: Consequences in the Short and Longue Durée

NBER Working Paper No. w23936
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Raphael Franck and Stelios Michalopoulos
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Emigration During the French Revolution: Consequences in the Short and Longue Durée

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12573
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 08 Jan 2018
Raphael Franck and Stelios Michalopoulos
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Climate Shocks, Development, Elites, France, Revolution

The Influence of Ancestral Lifeways on Individual Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w21907
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Stelios Michalopoulos, Louis Putterman and David N. Weil
Brown University - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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The Influence of Ancestral Lifeways on Individual Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11366
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Jul 2016
Stelios Michalopoulos, Louis Putterman and David N. Weil
Brown University - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Africa, agriculture, Culture, Development, Ethnicity

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Landmines and Spatial Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13021
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Jul 2018
Giorgio Chiovelli, Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
London Business School, Brown University - Department of Economics and London Business School
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Civil War, infrastructure network, landmines, post-conflict recovery, Trade

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Pre-Colonial Ethnic Institutions and Contemporary African Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9068
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
Brown University - Department of Economics and London Business School
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Africa, Development, Ethnicities, Institutions

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Trade and Geography in the Spread of Islam

The Economic Journal, Vol. 128, Issue 616, pp. 3210-3241, 2018
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Dec 2018
Stelios Michalopoulos, Alireza Naghavi and Giovanni Prarolo
Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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Further Evidence on the Link between Pre-Colonial Political Centralization and Comparative Economic Development in Africa

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10258
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Nov 2014
Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou
Brown University - Department of Economics and London Business School
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Africa, development, ethnicity, institutions, state capacity