Giovanni Prarolo

University of Bologna

Piazza Scaravilli 2

Bologna, 40100

Italy

http://www2.dse.unibo.it/prarolo/

University of Milan - Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano (LdA)

Via P. Amedeo 34

Milano, Mi 20122

Italy

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

London

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Crime and the Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10522
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Feb 2017
Davide Dragone, Giovanni Prarolo, Paolo Vanin and Giulio Zanella
University of Bologna - Department of Economics, University of Bologna, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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cannabis, recreational marijuana, crime

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On the Historical and Geographic Origins of the Sicilian Mafia

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Paolo Buonanno, Ruben Durante, Giovanni Prarolo and Paolo Vanin
University of Bergamo - Department of Economics, National University Singapore, University of Bologna and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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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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Poor Institutions, Rich Mines: Resource Curse and the Origins of the Sicilian Mafia

Quaderni Working Paper No. 844
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Sep 2012
Paolo Buonanno, Ruben Durante, Giovanni Prarolo and Paolo Vanin
University of Bergamo - Department of Economics, National University Singapore, University of Bologna and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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natural resource curse, weak institutions, ma fia-type organizations

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Cultural Diversity and Economic Performance: Evidence from European Regions

FEEM Working Paper No. 63.2009
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Aug 2009
University of Bologna, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation and Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Milan
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Cultural Diversity, Economic Performance, Productivity, Europe

Human Smuggling and Intentions to Migrate: Global Evidence from a Supply Shock Along Africa-to-Europe Migration Routes

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 432
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 May 2018
Goethe University Frankfurt, University College LondonCentro Studi Luca d'Agliano, University of Milan - Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano (LdA)Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Department of Economics, Management and Statistics (DEMS) and University of Bologna
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International Migration, Human Smuggling, Illegal Migration, Libyan Civil war

Human Smuggling and Intentions to Migrate: Global Evidence from a Supply Shock Along Africa-to-Europe Migration Routes

University of Milan Bicocca Department of Economics, Management and Statistics Working Paper No. 375
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Dec 2017
Goethe University Frankfurt, University College LondonCentro Studi Luca d'Agliano, University of Milan - Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano (LdA)Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Department of Economics, Management and Statistics (DEMS) and University of Bologna
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International Migration, Human Smuggling, Illegal Migration, Libyan Civil War

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Knowing the Right Person in the Right Place: Political Connections and economic Growth

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2553, FEEM Working Paper No. 107.2009
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Feb 2009
University of Bologna - Department of Economics, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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political persistence, growth, innovation

International Migration Intentions and Illegal Costs: Evidence from Africa‐to‐Europe Smuggling Routes

University of Milan Bicocca Department of Economics, Management and Statistics Working Paper No. 393
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Nov 2018
Goethe University Frankfurt, University College LondonCentro Studi Luca d'Agliano, University of Milan - Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano (LdA)Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Department of Economics, Management and Statistics (DEMS) and University of Bologna
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International Migration, Human Smuggling, Illegal Migration, Libyan Civil War

International Migration Intentions and Illegal Costs: Evidence from Africa-to-Europe Smuggling Routes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11978
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
Goethe University Frankfurt, University College LondonCentro Studi Luca d'Agliano, University of Milan - Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano (LdA)Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Department of Economics, Management and Statistics (DEMS) and University of Bologna
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international migration, human smuggling, illegal migration, Libyan Civil War

A Politico-Economic Model of Aging, Technology Adoption and Growth

FEEM Working Paper No. 48.2007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 May 2007
Giovanni Prarolo and Francesco Lancia
University of Bologna and Ca' Foscari University of Venice
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Growth, Life Expectancy, Human Capital, Systemic Innovation, Majority Voting

A Politico-Economic Model of Aging, Technology Adoption and Growth

Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 25, No. 3, 2012
Posted: 22 Nov 2015
Francesco Lancia and Giovanni Prarolo
Ca' Foscari University of Venice and University of Bologna

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life expectancy, systemic innovation, majority voting

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Organized Crime and Electoral Outcomes in Sicily

Quaderni - Working Paper DSE N° 965
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Sep 2014
Paolo Buonanno, Giovanni Prarolo and Paolo Vanin
University of Bergamo - Department of Economics, University of Bologna and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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Elections, Mafia-type Organizations

Persistence of Politicians and Firms' Innovation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3350
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Feb 2011
University of Bologna - Department of Economics, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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innovation, politicians, tenure, instrumental variable

Persistence of Politicians and Firms' Innovation

Quaderni - Working Paper DSE No. 721
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Dec 2010
University of Bologna - Department of Economics, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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innovation, politicians, tenure, instrumental variable

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Intellectual Property Rights and South-North Global Innovation Networks

Quaderni DSE Working Paper No. 764
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Maria Comune, Alireza Naghavi and Giovanni Prarolo
University of Siena - Department of Economics, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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Innovation, Intellectual property rights, Foreign patenting, R&D linkages, Southern innovation, ICT

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 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2023
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

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International Migration and Illegal Costs: Evidence from Africa-to-Europe Smuggling Routes

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Feb 2022
Goethe University Frankfurt, University College LondonCentro Studi Luca d'Agliano, University of Milan - Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano (LdA)Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Department of Economics, Management and Statistics (DEMS) and University of Bologna
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F22, O15

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One More in My Backyard? Insights from the 2011 Italian Nuclear Referendum

Quaderni DSE Working Paper No. 837
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Jun 2012
Giuseppe Pignataro and Giovanni Prarolo
University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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proximity, nuclear risk, referendum, multiple facilities

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Nimby Clout on the 2011 Italian Nuclear Referendum

Quaderni DSE Working Paper No. 784
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Sep 2011
Giuseppe Pignataro and Giovanni Prarolo
University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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NIMBY, referendum, nuclear risk, distance

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Intellectual Property Rights and South-North Formation of Global Innovation Networks

FEEM Working Paper No. 59.2011
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Maria Comune, Alireza Naghavi and Giovanni Prarolo
University of Siena - Department of Economics, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
Downloads 86 (532,954)
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Innovation, Intellectual property rights, Foreign patenting, R&D linkages, Southern innovation, ICT

Islam and Human Capital in Historical Spain

CESifo Working Paper No. 8223
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2020
University of Bergamo, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Bologna
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muslim rule, education, literacy, self-government, merchant class, Spain

Islam and Human Capital in Historical Spain

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14561
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 May 2020
Francesco Cinnirella, Alireza Naghavi and Giovanni Prarolo
University of Bergamo, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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education, Literacy, Merchant class, Muslim rule, Self-government, Spain

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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 Last Revised: 20 May 2023
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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Cultural Identity and Knowledge Creation in Cosmopolitan Cities

FEEM Working Paper No. 72.2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Oct 2009
Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano and Giovanni Prarolo
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation and University of Bologna
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cultural identity, cosmopolitan city, productivity

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Curse or Blessing? Multinational Corporations and Labour Supply in Africa

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2021
University of Milan - Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano (LdA)Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Department of Economics, Management and Statistics (DEMS), University of Bologna and University of Bologna
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multinational enterprises, labour supply, job participation

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Cultural Identity and Knowledge Creation in Cosmopolitan Cities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7432
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Oct 2009
Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano and Giovanni Prarolo
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation and University of Bologna
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cosmopolitan cities, cultural diaspora, cultural identity, knowledge creation

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Political Geography and Pre-Industrial Development: A Theory and Evidence for Europe 1000-1850

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13719
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 13 May 2019
University of Bologna - Department of Economics, University of Bologna, Department of Economics, University of Bologna and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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Borders, Centrality and Location, market potential, Pre-Industrial Development, Sovereign Polities, Space and Territorial Control

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Curse or Blessing? Multinational Corporations and Labor Supply in Africa

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16964
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Feb 2022
University of Milan - Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano (LdA)Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Department of Economics, Management and Statistics (DEMS), University of Bologna and University of Bologna
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Africa, job quality, Labor Supply, Multinational Enterprises

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Political History, Fiscal Compliance and Cooperation: Medieval Social Contracts and Their Legacy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14214
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 14 Jan 2020
University of Bergamo - Department of Economics, Università di Bologna, University of Bologna, Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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Fiscal Compliance, Medieval Republics, population diversity, Social Contracts

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International Migration Intentions and Illegal Costs: Evidence Using Africa-to-Europe Smuggling Routes

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13326
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Nov 2018
Goethe University Frankfurt, University College LondonCentro Studi Luca d'Agliano, University of Milan - Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano (LdA)Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Department of Economics, Management and Statistics (DEMS) and University of Bologna
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Human Smuggling, illegal migration, International Migration, Libyan Civil War