Gustavo Torrens

Indiana University

Assistant Professor

Wylie Hall, 100 S Woodland Ave

Bloomington, IN 47405-7104

United States

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Citation 3

Autocracy, Democracy and Trade Policy

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2011
Sebastian Galiani and Gustavo Torrens
University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Indiana University
Downloads 206 (121,900)
Citation 3

Abstract:

trade policy, democratization, coups, intra-elite conflict

Autocracy, Democracy and Trade Policy

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 03 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2014
Sebastian Galiani and Gustavo Torrens
University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Indiana University
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Citation 3

Abstract:

Autocracy, Democracy and Trade Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w19321
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Aug 2013
Sebastian Galiani and Gustavo Torrens
University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Indiana University
Downloads 7 (533,163)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Stirring Up a Hornets' Nest: Geographic Distribution of Crime

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 04 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2016
Sebastian Galiani, Ivan G. Lopez Cruz and Gustavo Torrens
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Indiana University Bloomington - Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research and Indiana University
Downloads 183 (136,417)

Abstract:

policy deployment, crime, spatial equilibrium, inequality

Stirring Up a Hornets' Nest: Geographic Distribution of Crime

NBER Working Paper No. w22166
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Sebastian Galiani, Ivan G. Lopez Cruz and Gustavo Torrens
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Indiana University Bloomington - Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research and Indiana University
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Factor Endowments, Democracy and Trade Policy Divergence

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2011
Sebastian Galiani, Norman Schofield and Gustavo Torrens
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis - Center in Political Economy and Indiana University
Downloads 157 (134,487)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Trade Policy, Factor Endowments, Probabilistic Voting Models, Policy Instability

International Organizations and Structural Reforms

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 May 2015
Sebastian Galiani, Ivan Torre and Gustavo Torrens
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Sciences Po - Department of Economics and Indiana University
Downloads 125 (188,934)

Abstract:

Structural reform, Counter-reform, Interantional Organizations

International Organizations and Structural Reforms

NBER Working Paper No. w21237
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Jun 2015
Sebastian Galiani, Ivan Torre and Gustavo Torrens
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Sciences Po - Department of Economics and Indiana University
Downloads 7 (533,163)

Abstract:

When Children Rule: Parenting in Modern Families

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Jan 2017
Sebastian Galiani, Matthew Staiger and Gustavo Torrens
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Maryland, College Park and Indiana University
Downloads 94 (232,742)

Abstract:

family economics, parenting styles, competition

When Children Rule: Parenting in Modern Families

NBER Working Paper No. w23087
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Sebastian Galiani, Matthew Staiger and Gustavo Torrens
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Maryland, College Park and Indiana University
Downloads 15 (488,240)

Abstract:

The Political Economy of Trade and Labor Mobility in a Ricardian World

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 10 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2016
Sebastian Galiani and Gustavo Torrens
University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Indiana University
Downloads 90 (239,513)

Abstract:

International Trade, Labor Mobility, Trade Policy, Migration Policy, Covergence

The Political Economy of Trade and Labor Mobility in a Ricardian World

NBER Working Paper No. w21274
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 15 Jun 2015
Sebastian Galiani and Gustavo Torrens
University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Indiana University
Downloads 6 (538,156)

Abstract:

The Political Coase Theorem: Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2014
Sebastian Galiani, Gustavo Torrens and Maria Lucia Yanguas
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Indiana University and University of San Andres
Downloads 82 (254,211)

Abstract:

Political Coase Theorem, limited commitment, laboratory experiment

The Political Coase Theorem: Experimental Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w19943
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Mar 2014
Sebastian Galiani, Gustavo Torrens and Maria Lucia Yanguas
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Indiana University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Downloads 13 (499,869)

Abstract:

Fiscal Federalism and Legislative Malapportionment: Causal Evidence from Independent but Related Natural Experiments

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2015
Sebastian Galiani, Ivan Torre and Gustavo Torrens
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Sciences Po - Department of Economics and Indiana University
Downloads 89 (241,256)

Abstract:

Malapportionment; Fiscal Federalism and Natural Experiments

Fiscal Federalism and Legislative Malapportionment: Causal Evidence from Independent But Related Natural Experiments

NBER Working Paper No. w19995
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Mar 2014
Sebastian Galiani, Ivan Torre and Gustavo Torrens
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Sciences Po - Department of Economics and Indiana University
Downloads 4 (548,181)

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Fiscal Federalism and Legislative Malapportionment: Causal Evidence from Independent But Related Natural Experiments

Economics & Politics, Vol. 28, Issue 1, pp. 133-159, 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Sebastian Galiani, Ivan Torre and Gustavo Torrens
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Sciences Po - Department of Economics and Indiana University
Downloads 1 (572,237)

Abstract:

Collective Action: Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 31 Jan 2015
University of San Andres, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Indiana University
Downloads 60 (303,653)

Abstract:

Collective action, multiple equilibria, laboratory experiment.

Collective Action: Experimental Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w20936
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Feb 2015
University of San Andres, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Indiana University
Downloads 4 (548,181)

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The Economic Value of Ideology

Universidad del CEMA, Serie Documentos de Trabajo - No. 378
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Sep 2008
Gustavo Torrens
Indiana University
Downloads 62 (290,123)

Abstract:

ideology, self-imposed codes of conduct, crime, enforcement of property rights

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Making Rules Credible: Divided Government and Political Budget Cycles

Serie Documentos de Trabajo - Documento No. 395
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 May 2009 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2011
Jorge M. Streb and Gustavo Torrens
Universidad del CEMA and Indiana University
Downloads 52 (310,034)
Citation 2

Abstract:

political budget cycles, discretion, uniffed government, rules, credibility, separation of powers, divided government

Horizontal and Vertical Conflict: Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 28 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2016
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Xiamen University, University of San Andres and Indiana University
Downloads 49 (335,457)

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Inequality, Conflict, Corruption, Common Agency, Electoral Competition, Rents

Horizontal and Vertical Conflict: Experimental Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w21857
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 Jan 2016
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Colgate University - Economics Department, University of San Andres and Indiana University
Downloads 1 (572,237)

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Discretional Political Budget Cycles and Separation of Powers

Universidad del CEMA Working Paper No. 286
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Sep 2007
Jorge M. Streb, Daniel Lema and Gustavo Torrens
Universidad del CEMA, Universidad del CEMA and Indiana University
Downloads 49 (321,161)

Abstract:

political budget cycles, asymmetric information, discretion, separation of powers, checks and balances, veto players, rule of law

14.

Meaningful Talk

Serie Documentos de Trabajo UCEMA No. 443 (Revised September 2013)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2013
Jorge M. Streb and Gustavo Torrens
Universidad del CEMA and Indiana University
Downloads 27 (395,631)

Abstract:

cheap talk, signs, linguistic symbols, literal meaning, equilibrium meaning

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Honesty, Lemons, and Symbolic Signals

Universidad del CEMA Serie Documentos de Trabajo No. 492
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2012
Jorge M. Streb and Gustavo Torrens
Universidad del CEMA and Indiana University
Downloads 13 (438,868)
Citation 1

Abstract:

asymmetric information, honesty, trust, symbols, signals, costly talk

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Meaningful Talk

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-571
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Mar 2015
Jorge M. Streb and Gustavo Torrens
Universidad del CEMA and Indiana University
Downloads 6 (464,811)

Abstract:

Cheap talk, Language, Literal and equilibrium meaning, Signs, Comprehensibility, Relevance, Trust, Credibility, Equilibrium selection

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Checks and Balances on Political Budget Cycles: Cross-Country Evidence

Kyklos, Vol. 62, Issue 3, pp. 426-447, August 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Jul 2009
Jorge M. Streb, Daniel Lema and Gustavo Torrens
Universidad del CEMA, Universidad del CEMA and Indiana University
Downloads 1 (543,981)
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Of Course Collusion Should Be Prosecuted. But Maybe... Or (The Case for International Antitrust Agreements)

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Apr 2017
Indiana University, Indiana University Bloomington and Indiana University
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Multi-Market Collusion, Antitrust Policy, Strategic Prosecution, International Antitrust Agreements

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The Paradox of Power Revisited: Internal and External Conflict

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 12 Oct 2016
Ivan G. Lopez Cruz and Gustavo Torrens
Indiana University Bloomington - Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research and Indiana University
Downloads 0 (387,456)

Abstract:

conflict, paradox of power, trade

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Why Not Taxation and Representation? A Note on the American Revolution

NBER Working Paper No. w22724
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
Sebastian Galiani and Gustavo Torrens
University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Indiana University
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Why Not Taxation and Representation? A Note on the American Revolution

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2017
Sebastian Galiani and Gustavo Torrens
University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Indiana University
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Abstract:

American Revolution, Institutional Change, Independence, Intra-Elite Conflict

22.

Optimal Regulation of the Media Industry

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Sep 2015
Gustavo Torrens
Indiana University
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Media, Capture, Principal-Agent, Optimal Regulation