Simon Johnson

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center

Associate Professor

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

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Citation 58

Tunnelling

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1887
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Jan 2000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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NBER Working Paper No. w7523
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Jun 2000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings, May 2000
Posted: 25 Jan 2000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Citation 62

An African Success Story: Botswana

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 01-37
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Nov 2001
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson and James A. Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Government
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Growth, institutions, property rights, divergence, industrialization, urbanization, population.

An African Success Story: Botswana

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3219
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Mar 2002
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson and James A. Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Government
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Development, institutions, Africa, political economy

The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation

MIT Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 00-22
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 05 Oct 2000
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson and James A. Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Government
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The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation

Revista de Economía Institucional, Vol. 7, No. 13, 2005,
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Dec 2005
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson and James A. Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Government
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European colonization, institutions, economic development, mortality rates, per capita income

The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation

NBER Working Paper No. w7771
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2010
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson and James A. Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Government
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Citation 12

Coase v. the Coasians

Harvard Institute of Economics Research Paper No. 1885
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Dec 1999
Simon Johnson and Andrei Shleifer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Coase V. The Coasians

NBER Working Paper No. w7447
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2008
Simon Johnson and Andrei Shleifer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Corruption, Public Finances, and the Unofficial Economy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2169
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Feb 2000
Simon Johnson, Daniel Kaufmann and Pablo Zoido
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Property Rights, Finance and Entrepreneurship

Conference Paper, The Nobel Symposium in Economics - The Economics of Transition, Stockholm, September 1999, CESifo Working Paper Series No. 212
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Dec 1999
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
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Dodging the Grabbing Hand: The Determinants of Unofficial Activity in 69 Countries

Conference Paper, The Nobel Symposium in Economics - The Economics of Transition, Stockholm, September 1999
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Nov 1999
Cornell University - Operations Research & Industrial Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Dodging the Grabbing Hand: The Determinants of Unofficial Activity in 69 Countries

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 76, No. 3
Posted: 02 Sep 2001
Cornell University - Operations Research & Industrial Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change and Economic Growth

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-43; MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4269-02
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 29 Nov 2002
Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson and Simon Johnson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Government and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center
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Capitalism, Economic Growth, Institutions, Political Economy, Social Conflict, Trade

The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change and Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w9378
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 07 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2010
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson and James A. Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Government
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The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change and Economic Growth

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3712
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 07 Feb 2003
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson and James A. Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Government
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Capitalism, institutions, social conflict, economic growth, political economy, trade

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Citation 306

Unbundling Institutions

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 03-29; AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Dec 2004
Daron Acemoglu and Simon Johnson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center
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Citation 306

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Contracts, Economic Growth, Financial Development, Institutions, Law and Finance, Legal Formalism, Legal Origin, Political Economy, Politics, Property Rights

Unbundling Institutions

NBER Working Paper No. w9934
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2014
Daron Acemoglu and Simon Johnson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center
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Citation 306

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Unbundling Institutions

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 113, pp. 949-995, October 2005
Posted: 15 Sep 2005
Daron Acemoglu and Simon Johnson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center

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Mixing Family with Business: A Study of Thai Business Groups and the Families behind Them

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Mar 2005
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, University of California, San Diego - School of Global Policy and Strategy and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-08
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 03 Apr 2009
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Government
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institutions, civil code, guilds, democracy, oligarchy, political economy

The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution

NBER Working Paper No. w14831
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Apr 2009
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Government
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The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7245
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 07 Apr 2009
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Government
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civil code, democracy, guilds, institutions, oligarchy, political economy

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Citation 166

Cronyism and Capital Controls: Evidence From Malaysia

AFA 2002 Atlanta Meetings
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Sep 2001
Simon Johnson and Todd Mitton
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
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Citation 165

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Cronyism and Capital Controls: Evidence from Malaysia

NBER Working Paper No. w8521
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Oct 2001 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2001
Simon Johnson and Todd Mitton
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
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Citation 166

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Reversal of Fortune: Geography and Institutions in the Making of the Modern World Income Distribution

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 01-38
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 16 Nov 2001
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson and James A. Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Government
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geography, institutions, property rights, divergence, industrialization, urbanization, population.

Reversal of Fortune: Geography and Institutions in the Making of the Modern World Income Distribution

NBER Working Paper No. w8460
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 03 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2010
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson and James A. Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Government
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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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Citation 127

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democracy, economic growth, institutions, political development

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Citation 164

Property Rights and Finance

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 231
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 21 Mar 2002
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
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Citation 164

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Property Rights and Finance

NBER Working Paper No. w8852
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 23 Mar 2002 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
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Citation 65

Courts and Relational Contracts

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4338-02; Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 227
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 05 Feb 2002
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
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Courts and Relational Contracts

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4338-02; Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 227
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 12 Feb 2002
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
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Courts and Relational Contracts

NBER Working Paper No. w8572
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 25 Oct 2001
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
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Citation 48

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
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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Ending 'To Big To Fail': Government Promises vs. Investor Perceptions

Review of Finance, Forthcoming, AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2014
Todd A. Gormley, Simon Johnson and Changyong Rhee
Washington University in St. Louis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Asian Development Bank
Downloads 415 (54,570)
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Financial Development, Political Economy, Crisis

The Value of Connections in Turbulent Times: Evidence from the United States

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-22
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Dec 2013
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, University of California, Berkeley, University of Connecticut - School of Law and Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
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political connections, economic crises, institutions

The Value of Connections in Turbulent Times: Evidence from the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w19701
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 10 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 02 May 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, University of California, Berkeley, University of Connecticut - School of Law and Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
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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
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 334

Institutions as the Fundamental Cause of Long-Run Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w10481
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 24 May 2004 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2010
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson and James A. Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Government
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Citation 334

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Institutions as the Fundamental Cause of Long-Run Growth

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4458
Number of pages: 113 Posted: 30 Jul 2004
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson and James A. Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Government
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Politics and Entrepreneurship in Transition Economies

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 09 Apr 2008
Simon Johnson, Daniel Kaufmann and Andrei Shleifer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Regulatory Discretion and the Unofficial Economy

American Economic Review, Vol. 88, No. 2, 1998
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Apr 2008
Simon Johnson, Daniel Kaufmann and Pablo Zoido
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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The Prospects for Sustained Growth in Africa: Benchmarking the Constraints

IMF Working Paper No. 07/52
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Mar 2007
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Economic growth, Africa, Trade liberalization, Imports, Exports

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Propping and Tunneling

NBER Working Paper No. w9949
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2014
Eric Friedman, Simon Johnson and Todd Mitton
Cornell University - Operations Research & Industrial Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
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Citation 65

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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
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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Institutional Causes, Macroeconomic Symptoms: Volatility, Crises and Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w9124
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 30 Aug 2002
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Government, Bank of Thailand and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center
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Institutional Causes, Macroeconomic Symptoms: Volatility, Crises and Growth

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3575
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 07 Nov 2002
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Harvard University - Department of Government and Bank of Thailand
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Citation 165
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Exchange rates, crises, economic growth, economic instability, inflation, institutions, macroeconomic policies, volatility, the Washington consensus, government spending

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Citation 127

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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Citation 127
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Democracy, economic growth, institutions, political development

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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Citation 127

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Social Networks in Transition

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 102
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Apr 2008
Lorena G. Barberia, Simon Johnson and Daniel Kaufmann
University of Sao Paulo (USP), Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
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Determinants of Vertical Integration: Finance, Contracts, and Regulation

NBER Working Paper No. w11424
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2010
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson and Todd Mitton
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
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Disease and Development: A Reply to Bloom, Canning, and Fink

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 14-12
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Apr 2014
Daron Acemoglu and Simon Johnson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center
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disease environment, economic development, economic growth, health, inter- national epidemiological transition, life expectancy, mortality

Disease and Development: A Reply to Bloom, Canning, and Fink

NBER Working Paper No. w20064
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Apr 2014
Daron Acemoglu and Simon Johnson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center
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Disease and Development: The Effect of Life Expectancy on Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w12269
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 08 Jun 2006
Daron Acemoglu and Simon Johnson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center
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Governing the Federal Reserve System after the Dodd-Frank Act

Peterson Institute for International Economics Working Paper No. 2013-25
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Jan 2014
Peter Conti-Brown and Simon Johnson
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center
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Federal Reserve System, financial regulation, Dodd Frank Act, Too Big To Fail, appointments process

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Ending 'Too Big to Fail': Government Promises vs. Investor Perceptions

Review of Finance, Forthcoming, Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 314
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2014
Todd A. Gormley, Simon Johnson and Changyong Rhee
Washington University in St. Louis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Asian Development Bank
Downloads 50 (316,460)
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Financial Development, Political Economy, Crisis

Is Newer Better? Penn World Table Revisions and Their Impact on Growth Estimates

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 191
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Aug 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Government of the United States of America - Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Purchasing Power Parity, Penn World Table, Methodology, Growth, Gpd Estimates, Cross-Country Data

Is Newer Better? Penn World Table Revisions and Their Impact on Growth Estimates

NBER Working Paper No. w15455
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Nov 2009
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Government of the United States of America - Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Hither Thou Shalt Come, But No Further: Reply to "the Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation: Comment"

NBER Working Paper No. w16966
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2011
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson and James A. Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Government
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Ending "Too Big to Fail": Government Promises vs. Investor Perceptions

NBER Working Paper No. w17518
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2011
Todd A. Gormley, Simon Johnson and Changyong Rhee
Washington University in St. Louis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Asian Development Bank
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Contract Enforcement in Transition

CEPR Discussion Paper Series Number 2081,
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 Jun 2001
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS), CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center
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The Surprisingly Dire Situation of Children's Education in Rural West Africa: Results from the Creo Study in Guinea-Bissau (Comprehensive Review of Education Outcomes)

NBER Working Paper No. w18971
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2015
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, ERU Consultants Private Limited, Independent and Kennesaw State University
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Prospects for Sustained Growth in Africa: Benchmarking the Constraints

IMF Staff Papers, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 119-171, 2010
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 Oct 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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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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Entrepreneurs and the Ordering of Institutional Reform: Poland, Slovakia, Romania, Russia and Ukraine Compared

The Economics of Transition, Vol. 8, Issue 1, March 2000
Posted: 04 Jun 2002
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)

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43.

Corporate Governance in the Asian Financial Crisis

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 58, No. 1-2, January 1, 2000
Posted: 26 Apr 2001
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Russian-European Centre for Economic Policy and Cornell University - Operations Research & Industrial Engineering

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Corporate governance; Investor protection; Financial crisis

Why Do Firms Hide? Bribes and Unofficial Activity after Communism

Conference Paper, The Nobel Symposium in Economics - The Economics of Transition, Stockholm, September 1999
Posted: 19 Nov 1999
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)

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Why Do Firms Hide? Bribes and Unofficial Activity after Communism

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 76, No, 3 Pp. 495?520
Posted: 04 Oct 2001
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)

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Corruption, taxation, legal system, unofficial economy

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Corporate Governance in the Asian Financial Crisis 1997-98

SITE Working Paper No. 137
Posted: 09 Mar 1999
Simon Johnson, Alasdair Breach and Eric Friedman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Russian-European Centre for Economic Policy and Cornell University - Operations Research & Industrial Engineering

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On Reform Intensity under Uncertainty

JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE ECONOMICS, Vol. 25 No. 3, 1997
Posted: 16 May 1998
Simon Johnson, Panos Kouvelis and Vikas Sinha
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Washington University and IBM

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Property Rights, Finance and Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Aug 1999
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
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'Too Big to Fail': Government Policy vs. Investor Perceptions

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2011
Todd A. Gormley, Simon Johnson and Changyong Rhee
Washington University in St. Louis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Asian Development Bank
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Financial Development, Institutions, Economic Crisis