Lee J. Alston

Indiana University

Professor of Economics

Wylie Hall

100 South Woodlawn

Bloomington, IN 47408–3895

United States

http://https://economics.indiana.edu/about/faculty/alston-lee.html

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Research Associate

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (25)

Electoral Fraud, the Rise of Peron and Demise of Checks and Balances in Argentina

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2009
Andres A. Gallo and Lee J. Alston
University of North Florida - Dept. of Economics and Indiana University
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Electoral Fraud, the Rise of Peron and Demise of Checks and Balances in Argentina

NBER Working Paper No. w15209
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2010
Lee J. Alston and Andres A. Gallo
Indiana University and University of North Florida - Dept. of Economics
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Land Reform Policies, the Sources of Violent Conflict and Implications for Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Oct 2001
Lee J. Alston, Bernardo Mueller and Gary D. Libecap
Indiana University, Universidade de Brasilia and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
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Land Reform Policies, the Sources of Violent Conflict and Implications for Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon

Posted: 14 Dec 1999
Lee J. Alston, Bernardo Mueller and Gary D. Libecap
Indiana University, Universidade de Brasilia and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

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Political Institutions, Policymaking Processes and Policy Outcomes in Brazil

IDB Working Paper No. 204
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 19 Apr 2011
Indiana University, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Universidade de Brasilia and Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV)
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The Political Economy of Productivity in Brazil

IDB Working Paper No. 21
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 12 Apr 2011
Indiana University, Universidade de Brasilia, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE) and Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV)
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How Interest Groups with Limited Resources Can Influence Political Outcomes: Information Control and the Landless Peasant Movement in Brazil

ICER Working Paper Series No. 15 - 2005
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
Lee J. Alston, Bernardo Mueller and Gary D. Libecap
Indiana University, Universidade de Brasilia and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
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Landless Peasant Movement, MST, Interest groups, multiprincipal, multitask, land reform

Evolution and Revolution in the Argentine Banking System Under Convertibility: The Roles of Crises and Path Dependence

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Sep 2000
Lee J. Alston and Andres A. Gallo
Indiana University and University of North Florida - Dept. of Economics
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Evolution and Revolution in the Argentine Banking System Under Convertibility: The Roles of Crises and Path Dependence

NBER Working Paper No. w8008
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Nov 2000 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2001
Lee J. Alston and Andres A. Gallo
Indiana University and University of North Florida - Dept. of Economics
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Social Reformers and Regulation: The Prohibition of Cigarettes in the U.S. And Canada

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Nov 2000
Lee J. Alston, Ruth Dupré and Tomas Nonnenmacher
Indiana University, HEC Montreal - Institute of Applied Economics and Allegheny College - Department of Economics
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Social Reformers and Regulation: The Prohibition of Cigarettes in the U.S. And Canada

NBER Working Paper No. h0131
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Nov 2000 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2001
Lee J. Alston, Ruth Dupré and Tomas Nonnenmacher
Indiana University, HEC Montreal - Institute of Applied Economics and Allegheny College - Department of Economics
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Pork for Policy: Executive and Legislative Exchange in Brazil

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Apr 2005
Lee J. Alston and Bernardo Mueller
Indiana University and Universidade de Brasilia
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Economic models of political processes, executive, legislatures, gains to trade

Pork for Policy: Executive and Legislative Exchange in Brazil

NBER Working Paper No. w11273
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 May 2005
Lee J. Alston and Bernardo Mueller
Indiana University and Universidade de Brasilia
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De Facto and De Jure Property Rights: Land Settlement and Land Conflict on the Australian, Brazilian and U.S. Frontiers

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2012
Lee J. Alston, Edwyna Harris and Bernardo Mueller
Indiana University, Monash University - Department of Economics and Universidade de Brasilia
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Property Rights, Commons, Frontiers

De Facto and De Jure Property Rights: Land Settlement and Land Conflict on the Australian, Brazilian and U.S. Frontiers

NBER Working Paper No. w15264
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2010
Lee J. Alston, Edwyna Harris and Bernardo Mueller
Indiana University, Monash University - Department of Economics and Universidade de Brasilia
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A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Critical Transitions

NBER Workin paper no. 22144, 2016
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2016
Indiana University, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Universidade de Brasilia and Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV)
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A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Critical Transitions

NBER Working Paper No. w22144
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Apr 2016
Indiana University, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Universidade de Brasilia and Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV)
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The Determinants and Impact of Property Rights: Land Titles on the Brazilian Frontier

NBER Working Paper No. w5405
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 26 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2012
Lee J. Alston, Robert Schneider and Gary D. Libecap
Indiana University, World Bank and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
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The Determinants and Impact of Property Rights: Land Titles on the Brazilian Frontier

Journal of Law, Economics & Organization, 1996.
Posted: 19 Jun 1998
Lee J. Alston, Robert Schneider and Gary D. Libecap
Indiana University, World Bank and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

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Towards a More Evolutionary Theory of Property Rights

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 100, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Dec 2017
Lee J. Alston and Bernardo Mueller
Indiana University and Universidade de Brasilia
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Property Rights, Complex Systems

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Property Rights, Land Conflict and Tenancy in Brazil

NBER Working Paper No. w15771
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2010
Lee J. Alston and Bernardo Mueller
Indiana University and Universidade de Brasilia
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Leadership and Organizational Hierarchies

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 01 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2020
Eric Alston, Lee J. Alston and Bernardo Mueller
Finance Division, University of Colorado Boulder, Indiana University and Universidade de Brasilia
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Leadership, Organizational Economics, Hierarchies, Delegation, Decision Rights, Organizations, Personnel Economics, Firm Structure

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Interest Groups, Information Manipulation in the Media, and Public Policy: The Case of the Landless Peasants Movement in Brazil

NBER Working Paper No. w15865
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2010
Lee J. Alston, Gary D. Libecap and Bernardo Mueller
Indiana University, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and Universidade de Brasilia
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Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Forest Protection: The Transaction Costs of REDD

NBER Working Paper No. w16756
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2013
Lee J. Alston and Krister P. Andersson
Indiana University and University of Colorado at Boulder - Institute of Behavioral Sciences
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Coercion, Culture and Debt Contracts: The Henequen Industry in Yucatan, Mexico, 1870-1915

NBER Working Paper No. w13852
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2008
Indiana University, Allegheny College - Department of Political Science and Allegheny College - Department of Economics
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Time on the Ladder: Career Mobility in Agriculture, 1890-1938

NBER Working Paper No. w11231
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 May 2005 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2010
Lee J. Alston and Joseph P. Ferrie
Indiana University and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Economic Backwardness and Catching Up: Brazilian Agriculture, 1964-2014

International Journal of the Commons, Vol. 10, No 1 2016
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 12 May 2016
Lee J. Alston and Bernardo Mueller
Indiana University and Universidade de Brasilia
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Latin America, Economic History, Development, New Institutional Economics

Economic Backwardness and Catching Up: Brazilian Agriculture, 1964–2014

NBER Working Paper No. w21988
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Feb 2016
Lee J. Alston and Bernardo Mueller
Indiana University and Universidade de Brasilia
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Who Should Govern Congress? Access to Power and the Salary Grab of 1873

NBER Working Paper No. w11908
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2010
Indiana University, Northwestern University - Department of Political Science and Allegheny College - Department of Economics
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Changing Social Contracts: Beliefs and Dissipative Inclusion in Brazil

NBER Working Paper No. w18588
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Dec 2012
Indiana University, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Universidade de Brasilia and Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV)
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Payment for Environmental Services: Hypotheses and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w18740
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2013
Lee J. Alston, Krister P. Andersson and Steven Smith
Indiana University, University of Colorado at Boulder - Institute of Behavioral Sciences and Colorado School of Mines
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Payment for Environmental Services: Hypotheses and Evidence

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp. 139-159, 2013
Posted: 11 Oct 2013
Lee J. Alston, Krister P. Andersson and Steven Smith
Indiana University, University of Colorado at Boulder - Institute of Behavioral Sciences and Colorado School of Mines

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Why Countries Transition? The Case of Brazil, 1964–2016

Atlantic Economic Journal, pp 1-28, June 2016
Posted: 07 Jun 2016
Indiana University, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Universidade de Brasilia and Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV)

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Beliefs, Leadership, Institutions, Windows of Opportunity, Brazil, Development

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Why Do Banks Fail? Evidence from the 1920s

Explorations in Economic History, Vol. 31, No. 409-431, 1994
Posted: 30 May 2013
Lee J. Alston, Wayne A. Grove and David C. Wheelock
Indiana University, Le Moyne College - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division

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rural bank failures, automobile

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A Model of Rural Conflict: Violence and Land Reform Policy in Brazil

Environment and Development Economics, Vol. 4, 1999
Posted: 14 Dec 1999
Lee J. Alston, Bernardo Mueller and Gary D. Libecap
Indiana University, Universidade de Brasilia and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

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