Edmund J. Malesky

Duke University, Political Science

Associate Professor of Political Economy

140 Science Drive (Gross Hall), 2nd floor

Duke University Mailcode: 90204

Durham, NC 27708-0204

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (44)

1.

Institutions and Inequality in Single-Party Regimes: A Comparative Analysis of Vietnam and China

Comparative Politics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Edmund J. Malesky, Regina M. Abrami and Yu Zheng
Duke University, Political Science, Harvard Business School and University of Connecticut
Downloads 1,004 (13,728)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Vietnam, China, Institutions, Inequality, Single-Party Regimes

2.

FDI Perspectives: Issues in International Investment

FDI PERSPECTIVES: ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT, K. Sauvant, L. Sachs, K. Davies, R. Zandvliet, eds., Vale Columbia Center, 2011
Number of pages: 122 Posted: 23 Jan 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Columbia University, Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, Leiden Law School, Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science, Duke University, Political Science, University of Michigan Law School, Autonomous University of Madrid, University of Edinburgh - School of Law, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, East-West Center, Drylands Research, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Berlin School of Economics and Law, University of St. Gallen - Law Department, Melbourne Law School, Investment Division, OECD, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Investment Division, State of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, University of Oklahoma, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Heenan Blaikie LLP, McGill University - Faculty of Law, USC Gould School of Law, Boston University, University College London, American University - Washington College of Law, Columbia University - Law School, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, Washburn University - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Abstract:

International investment treaties and arbitration, national investment policies, emerging market investors

3.

The Adverse Effects of Sunshine: A Field Experiment on Legislative Transparency in an Authoritarian Assembly

American Political Science Review 106.4 (2012): 762-786.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2013
Edmund J. Malesky, Paul J. Schuler and Anh Tran
Duke University, Political Science, University of Arizona and Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
Downloads 368 (58,555)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Transparency, Authoritarian Institutions, Parliament, Legislature, Experiment, Randomized, Field Trial

4.

Nodding or Needling: Analyzing Delegate Responsiveness in an Authoritarian Parliament

American Political Science Review, Vol. 104.3, pp. 1-21, August 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Edmund J. Malesky and Paul J. Schuler
Duke University, Political Science and University of Arizona
Downloads 321 (60,334)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Vietnam, National Assembly, Query Session, Parliament, Authoritarian Institutions

5.

Provincial Governance and Foreign Direct Investment in Vietnam

20 YEARS OF FOREIGN INVESTMENT: REVIEWING AND LOOKING FORWARD (1987-2007), Knowledge Publishing House, 2007
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Edmund J. Malesky
Duke University, Political Science
Downloads 308 (65,651)
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6.

The Contribution of Veto Players to Economic Reform

Journal of Politics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 08 May 2010
Scott Gehlbach and Edmund J. Malesky
University of Wisconsin-Madison and Duke University, Political Science
Downloads 298 (79,195)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Veto players, economic reform, special-interest politics

7.

Predictable Corruption and Firm Investment: Evidence from a Natural Experiment and Survey of Cambodian Entrepreneurs

Quarterly Journal of Political Science, Vol. 3, pp. 227-267, 2008
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Sep 2010
Krislert Samphantharak and Edmund J. Malesky
University of California, San Diego - School of Global Policy and Strategy and Duke University, Political Science
Downloads 268 (72,309)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Cambodia, Corruption, Governors, Provinces, Business Environment, Economic Governance Index

Vietnam Through Chinese Eyes: Divergent Accountability in Single-Party Regimes

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Regina M. Abrami, Edmund J. Malesky and Yu Zheng
Harvard Business School, Duke University, Political Science and University of Connecticut
Downloads 261 (94,966)

Abstract:

Single-Party State, Vietnam, China, Accountabiluity, Institutions

Vietnam Through Chinese Eyes: Divergent Accountability in Single-Party Regimes

Why Communism Did Not Collapse: Understanding Authoritarian Regime ... edited by Martin K. Dimitrov, 2013
Posted: 30 Sep 2013
Regina M. Abrami, Edmund J. Malesky and Yu Zheng
Harvard Business School, Duke University, Political Science and University of Connecticut

Abstract:

authoritarian institutions, china, vietnam, communist parties

9.

Effect of Interest Rate Subsidies on Firm Performance and Investment Behavior During Economic Recession: Evidence from Vietnam

Asian Economic Journal, 27: 185–207, 2013, doi: 10.1111/asej.12009,
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Sep 2013
Vietnam National University (VNU) - Vietnam Centre for Economic and Policy Research, Duke University, Political Science, National Economics University, Hanoi, Vietnam and Vietnam National University (VNU) - Vietnam Centre for Economic and Policy Research
Downloads 246 (82,784)

Abstract:

interest rate subsidy, firm performances, firm investment behavior, Vietnamese economy

10.

Power-Sharing in Post-Conflict Societies: Implications for Peace and Governance

“Power-Sharing in Post-Conflict Societies: Implications for Peace and Governance.” In Journal of Conflict Resolution. 56, No. 6 (December 2012): 982-1016. (With Edmund Malesky),
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2013
Melani Cammett and Edmund J. Malesky
Professor and Duke University, Political Science
Downloads 233 (96,221)

Abstract:

Power-sharing, Regime Survival, Governance, Proportional Representation, Cambodia, Croatia

11.

Heterogeneity and Group Performance: Evaluating the Effect of Cultural Diversity in the World's Top Soccer League

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
Keith Ingersoll, Edmund J. Malesky and Sebastian M. Saiegh
Kaplan University, Duke University, Political Science and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 229 (71,080)

Abstract:

diversity, soccer, UEFA Champions League, goal differential team performance

12.

The Single-Party Dictator’s Dilemma Information in Elections Without Opposition

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Edmund J. Malesky and Paul J. Schuler
Duke University, Political Science and University of Arizona
Downloads 209 (106,954)
Citation 4

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13.

Paint-by-Numbers Democracy: The Stakes, Structure, and Results of the 2007 Vietnamese National Assembly Election

Journal of Vietnamese Studies, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 1-48, 2009
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Edmund J. Malesky and Paul J. Schuler
Duke University, Political Science and University of Arizona
Downloads 134 (166,132)
Citation 3

Abstract:

National Assembly, political science, elections, Vietnam, authoritarian institutions

14.

Rent(s) Asunder: Sectoral Rent Extraction Possibilities and Bribery by Multi-National Corporations

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2011
Dimitar D. Gueorguiev, Edmund J. Malesky and Nathan M. Jensen
Syracuse University, Duke University, Political Science and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science
Downloads 130 (168,971)

Abstract:

Corruption, Bribery, Rents, Foreign Direct Investment, Multi-National Corporations, World Trade Organization, Restrictions, List Question, FDI, MNC, UCT, WTO

15.

Gerrymandering – Vietnamese Style: Escaping the Partial Reform Equilibrium in a Nondemocratic Regime

The Journal of Politics, Vol. 71, No. 1, pp. 132-159, January 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Sep 2010
Edmund J. Malesky
Duke University, Political Science
Downloads 122 (165,149)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Vietnam, Gerrymandering, Transition, Partial Reform Equilibrium, Decentralization, Provinces

16.

Trade Liberalization and State-Owned Enterprises: Evidence from Vietnam's Accession to the WTO

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 24 Aug 2013
Leonardo Baccini, Giammario Impullitti and Edmund J. Malesky
McGill University, University of Cambridge and Duke University, Political Science
Downloads 118 (164,185)

Abstract:

trade liberalization, heterogeneous firms, endogenous market structure, WTO, Vietnam

17.

Monopoly Money: Foreign Investment and Bribery in Vietnam, a Survey Experiment

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2013
Edmund J. Malesky, Dimitar D. Gueorguiev and Nathan M. Jensen
Duke University, Political Science, Syracuse University and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science
Downloads 112 (139,682)

Abstract:

Corruption, Bribery, Rents, Foreign Direct Investment, Multi-National Corporations, World Trade, Organization, Restrictions, List Question, FDI, MNC, UCT, WTO

18.

The Impact of Recentralization on Public Services: A Difference-in-Differences Analysis of the Abolition of Elected Councils in Vietnam

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 19 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2013
Edmund J. Malesky, Anh Tran and Cuong Viet Nguyen
Duke University, Political Science, Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and (NEU) National Economics University of Vietnam
Downloads 107 (161,406)

Abstract:

decentralization, recentralization, public service delivery, Vietnam, corruption, governance, subnational politics

19.

FDI Incentives Pay – Politically

Vale Columbia FDI Perspectives Perspectives, No. 26, June 28, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Nathan M. Jensen and Edmund J. Malesky
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science and Duke University, Political Science
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20.

Pillar or Pole? The Effect of Strategic Culture on Burden Sharing and the Future of NATO

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2013
Jordan M. Becker and Edmund J. Malesky
King's College London and Duke University, Political Science
Downloads 79 (215,627)

Abstract:

burden sharing, strategic culture, NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, operations, Atlanticist, Europeanist

21.

Where is Credit Due? Legal Institutions, Connections, and the Efficiency of Bank Lending in Vietnam

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 25, Issue 2, pp. 535-578, 2009
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2010
Edmund J. Malesky and Markus David Taussig
Duke University, Political Science and Harvard Business School
Downloads 79 (224,685)
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The Vietnam Provincial Competitiveness Index 2005

Vietnam Competitiveness Initiative Policy Paper No. 4
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Edmund J. Malesky
Duke University, Political Science
Downloads 77 (221,642)

Abstract:

Competitiveness, Governance, Vietnam, Private Business

23.

Foreign Direct Investors as Agents of Economic Transition: An Instrumental Variables Analysis

Quarterly Journal of Political Science, Vol. 4, pp. 59-85, 2009
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Sep 2010
Edmund J. Malesky
Duke University, Political Science
Downloads 77 (215,627)

Abstract:

Foreign Direct Investment, Transition, Economic Reform, Eastern Europe, Instrumental Variables

24.

Straight Ahead on Red: How Foreign Direct Investment Empowers Subnational Leaders

Journal of Politics, Vol. 70, No. 1, pp. 97-119, January 2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Sep 2010
Edmund J. Malesky
Duke University, Political Science
Downloads 76 (155,977)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Foreign Direct Investment, Vietnam, Provincial Governance, Decentralization

25.

Battling Onward: The Debate Over Field Research in Developmental Economics and its Implications for Comparative Politics

Qualitative Methods, Fall 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Edmund J. Malesky
Duke University, Political Science
Downloads 74 (244,693)

Abstract:

Development, Field Research

26.

Out of the Gray: The Impact of Provincial Institutions on Business Formalization in Vietnam

Journal of East Asian Studies, Vol. 9, pp. 249-290, 2009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Sep 2010
Edmund J. Malesky and Markus David Taussig
Duke University, Political Science and Harvard Business School
Downloads 70 (203,053)
Citation 1

Abstract:

formalization, property rights, Vietnam, land title, governance, institutions

27.

Foreign Investment and Bribery: A Firm-Level Analysis of Corruption in Vietnam

Journal of Asian Economics 23.2 (April, 2012): 111-129
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Sep 2013
Edmund J. Malesky and Dimitar D. Gueorguiev
Duke University, Political Science and Syracuse University
Downloads 66 (215,627)

Abstract:

Vietnam, FDI, Corruption, Unmatched count technique, Bribery, List question

28.

Pass the Bucks: Investment Incentives as Political Credit-Claiming Devices Evidence from a Survey Experiment

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Nathan M. Jensen, Edmund J. Malesky, Mariana Medina and Ugur Ozdemir
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science, Duke University, Political Science, Washington University in St. Louis and Washington University in St. Louis
Downloads 61 (254,024)
Citation 1

Abstract:

FDI, Tax Incentives, MNC, multi-national corporations, survey experiment, US governors

29.

Diversity and Group Performance: Evidence from the World's Top Soccer League

APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 30 Jul 2014
Keith Ingersoll, Edmund J. Malesky and Sebastian M. Saiegh
Kaplan University, Duke University, Political Science and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 58 (227,833)

Abstract:

Diversity, Team Production, Soccer, Structural Equations Model (SEM)

30.

Vietnam Provincial Competitiveness Index 2009

Vietnam Competitiveness Initiative Policy Paper No. 14
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Edmund J. Malesky
Duke University, Political Science
Downloads 52 (302,654)

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31.

Leveled Mountains and Broken Fences: Measuring and Analysing De Facto Decentralisation in Vietnam

European Journal of South East Asian Studies, Vol. 3.2, pp. 307-337, 2004
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Edmund J. Malesky
Duke University, Political Science
Downloads 34 (355,687)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Vietnam, decentralization, autonomy

32.

Vietnam Provincial Competitiveness Index 2007

Vietnam Competitiveness Initiative Policy Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 115 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Edmund J. Malesky
Duke University, Political Science
Downloads 23 (415,617)

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Does Economic Growth Reduce Corruption? Theory and Evidence from Vietnam

NBER Working Paper No. w19483
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Sep 2013
Jie Bai, Seema Jayachandran, Edmund J. Malesky and Benjamin A. Olken
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Duke University, Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Does Economic Growth Reduce Corruption? Theory and Evidence from Vietnam

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9677
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Oct 2013
Jie Bai, Seema Jayachandran, Edmund J. Malesky and Benjamin A. Olken
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Duke University, Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

corruption, economic growth

34.

Vietnam Provincial Competitiveness Index 2008

Vietnam Competitiveness Initiative Policy Paper No. 13
Number of pages: 147 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Edmund J. Malesky
Duke University, Political Science
Downloads 20 (415,617)

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35.

The Provincial Business Environment Scorecard in Cambodia 2009

The Asia Foundation, 2009
Number of pages: 109 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Edmund J. Malesky
Duke University, Political Science
Downloads 19 (430,798)

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36.

Unbundling the Relationship between Authoritarian Legislatures and Political Risk

Unbundling the Relationship between Authoritarian Legislatures and Political Risk. British Journal of Political Science, available on CJO2013. doi:10.1017/S0007123412000774.
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Sep 2013
Nathan M. Jensen, Edmund J. Malesky and Stephen J. Weymouth
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science, Duke University, Political Science and Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy
Downloads 17 (377,003)
Citation 1

Abstract:

authoritarian institutions, legislatures, investment, property rights, contract risk

37.

Vietnam Provincial Competitiveness Index 2006

Vietnam Competitiveness Initiative Policy Paper No. 11
Number of pages: 122 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Edmund J. Malesky
Duke University, Political Science
Downloads 17 (388,734)

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38.

The Continent or the 'Grand Large?' Strategic Culture and Operational Burden Sharing in NATO

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 16 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2016
Jordan M. Becker and Edmund J. Malesky
King's College London and Duke University, Political Science
Downloads 14 (318,861)

Abstract:

burden sharing, strategic culture, NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, operations, Atlanticist, Europeanist

39.

Star Search: Do Elections Help Non‐Democratic Regimes Identify New Leaders?

Journal of East Asian Studies 13 (2013), 35–68,
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Sep 2013
Edmund J. Malesky and Paul J. Schuler
Duke University, Political Science and University of Arizona
Downloads 14 (377,003)

Abstract:

Vietnam, elections, authoritarian, co-optation, National Assembly, talent selection, political development, electoral competitiveness, loyalty, party strength

40.

A Peek Under the Engine Hood: The Methodology of Subnational Economic Governance Indices

Hague Journal on the Rule of Law, 3, pp 186-219, 2011, doi:10.1017/S1876404511200034.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Sep 2013
Nina Merchant-Vega and Edmund J. Malesky
Asia Foundation and Duke University, Political Science
Downloads 10 (451,549)

Abstract:

subnational governance, index, business environment, rankings, methodology

41.

Cambodian Provincial Business Environment Scorecard 2006

The Asia Foundation, 2006
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
Edmund J. Malesky
Duke University, Political Science
Downloads 7 (497,481)

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The Impact of Governance and Transparency on Firm Investment in Vietnam

Economics of Transition, Vol. 23, Issue 4, pp. 677-715, 2015
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Sep 2015
Edmund J. Malesky, Neil McCulloch and Nguyen Duc Nhat
Duke University, Political Science, Oxford Policy Management and Vietsurvey
Downloads 0 (553,280)

Abstract:

Vietnam, investment growth, governance, transparency, local development

43.

The Political Economy of Development in China and Vietnam

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 17, pp. 395-419, 2014
Posted: 21 May 2014
Edmund J. Malesky and Jonathan D. London
Duke University, Political Science and City University of Hong Kong

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44.

Measuring Accountability in Authoritarian Legislatures: The Representativeness of Vietnamese National Assembly Delegates

Posted: 25 Aug 2009
Edmund J. Malesky and Paul J. Schuler
Duke University, Political Science and University of Arizona

Abstract:

Vietnam, National Assembly, Authoritarian Institutions, Parliaments, Query Session