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Political Economy: Development eJournal, Archives of Vols. 1-6, 2008-13

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1 28,362 Governance Matters VIII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2008
Daniel Kaufmann, Aart Kraay and Massimo Mastruzzi
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Date posted to database: 23 Jun 2009
Last Revised: 24 Aug 2009
2 16,683 Governance Matters VII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2007
Daniel Kaufmann, Aart Kraay and Massimo Mastruzzi
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Date posted to database: 20 Jun 2008
Last Revised: 26 Jun 2008
3 2,925 The Copenhagen Climate Change Conference - A Post-Mortem
Daniel Bodansky
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Feb 2010
Last Revised: 13 Mar 2016
4 2,811 Untested Waters: The Rise of Hydraulic Fracturing in Oil and Gas Production and the Need to Revisit Regulation
Hannah Jacobs Wiseman
Florida State University - College of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Apr 2010
Last Revised: 12 Apr 2015
5 1,765 Islamic Banking in the UK: Challenges and Opportunities
Waseem Ahmad Langah
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date posted to database: 25 Feb 2009
Last Revised: 25 Feb 2009
6 1,620 Investor Protection and Interest Group Politics
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Zvika Neeman
Harvard Law School and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics
Date posted to database: 15 Nov 2007
Last Revised: 28 Mar 2010
7 1,521 Global Recession and Microfinance in Developing Countries: Threats and Opportunities
Roberto Moro Visconti
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Department of Business Administration
Date posted to database: 22 Dec 2008
Last Revised: 4 Jan 2014
8 1,518 Skilled Immigration and Economic Growth
Vivek Wadhwa, AnnaLee Saxenian, Ben A. Rissing and G. Gereffi
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Behavioral Policy Science (BPS) and Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness
Date posted to database: 6 Jun 2008
Last Revised: 3 Mar 2009
9 1,462 Private and Common Property Rights
Elinor Ostrom and Charlotte Hess
Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and Syracuse University Library
Date posted to database: 21 Nov 2008
Last Revised: 12 Jun 2011
10 1,388 Rules for Growth: Promoting Innovation and Growth Through Legal Reform
Robert E. Litan, Yochai Benkler, Henry N. Butler, John Henry Clippinger, Bob Cook-Deegan, Robert D. Cooter, Aaron S. Edlin, Nicole Stelle Garnett, Ronald J. Gilson, Oliver R. Goodenough, Gillian K. Hadfield, Mark A. Lemley, Frank Partnoy, George L. Priest, Larry E. Ribstein, Charles F. Sabel, Peter H. Schuck, Hal S. Scott, Robert E. Scott, Alex Stein, Victoria Stodden, John E. Tyler, Alan D. Viard and Benjamin Wittes
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Harvard University, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Human Dynamics Group, Arizona State University (ASU), University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, Notre Dame Law School, Stanford Law School, Vermont Law School, USC Law School and Department of Economics, Stanford Law School, University of San Diego School of Law, Yale University - Law School, University of Illinois College of Law (deceased), Columbia University - Law School, Yale University - Law School, Harvard Law School, Columbia University - Law School, Brooklyn Law School, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, American Enterprise Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date posted to database: 8 Feb 2011
Last Revised: 20 Feb 2014

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1 417 Conservative Principles for Environmental Reform
Jonathan H. Adler
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Mar 2013
Last Revised: 24 Sep 2013
2 301 What is Governance?
Francis Fukuyama
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Date posted to database: 2 Mar 2013
Last Revised: 2 Mar 2013
3 195 The Determinants of Open Access Publishing: Survey Evidence from Germany
Thomas Eger, Marc Scheufen and Daniel Meierrieks
Institute of Law and Economics, Ruhr University Bochum and University of Freiburg
Date posted to database: 14 Mar 2013
Last Revised: 29 Mar 2013
4 167 Perception is Not Reality: The FCPA, Brazil, and the Mismeasurement of Corruption
Stuart Vincent Campbell
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Feb 2013
Last Revised: 24 Feb 2013
5 111 The End of Poverty Alleviation? Effects of Shifting Global Wealth on Aid Allocation and Graduation from Foreign Aid Eligibility
Lukas Schlogl
International Development Institute, King's College London
Date posted to database: 16 Mar 2013
Last Revised: 16 Mar 2013
6 78 Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting in China: Symbol or Substance?
Christopher Marquis and Cuili Qian
Cornell University and City University of Hong Kong
Date posted to database: 12 Feb 2013
Last Revised: 4 May 2013
7 64 On the Role of Traditional Ecological Knowledge as a Collaborative Concept: A Philosophical Study
Kyle Whyte
Michigan State University - Department of Philosophy
Date posted to database: 3 Mar 2013
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
8 61 Urban Decay, Austerity, and the Rule of Law
Brent T. White, Simone M. Sepe and Saura Masconale
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Mar 2013
Last Revised: 4 Apr 2014
9 55 Introduction and Front Matter: The Globalization of Health Care: Legal and Ethical Issues
I. Glenn Cohen
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 26 Feb 2013
Last Revised: 13 Mar 2016
10 54 Finding the Value in Environmental, Social and Governance Performance
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Deloitte Research and Deloitte Services, LP
Date posted to database: 17 Feb 2013
Last Revised: 17 Feb 2013





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