• Institutional Quality, Culture, and Norms of Cooperation: Evidence from a Behavioral Field Experiment, Journal of Law and Economics, forth. (August 2014) with Alessandra Cassar and Giovanna d’Adda. Link to paper  Link to Appendix
  • A History of Violence: The Culture of Honor and Homicide in the US SouthJournal of the European Economic Association, forth. Link to paper  Link to Appendix
  • Initial Endowments and Economic Reform in 27 Post-Socialist Countries, Journal of Comparative Economics, forth. (May 2014), with Ariel BenYishay. Link coming soon!
  • Legacies of Violence: Trust and Market Development, with Alessandra Cassar and Sam Whitt, Journal of Economic Growth, September 2013, Vol. 18(3): 285-318. Link to paper
  • Social Preferences of Ex-Combatants: Survey and Experimental Evidence from Post-War Tajikistan, with Alessandra Cassar and Sam Whitt. Forthcoming in: The Economics of Conflict, edited by Karl Wärneryd MIT Press Link to experimental instructions 
  • Learning, Political Attitudes and Crises: Lessons from Transition Countries, with Frantisek Ricka and Claudia Senik, Journal of Comparative Economics, May 2013, Vol. 41(2): 490–505. Link to paper  (link to LITS data
  • Long Term Institutional Persistence: Ottoman Rule and Financial Development in the Regions of EuropeJournal of Comparative Economics, March 2011, Vol. 39:1-16 (lead article). Link to paper
  • Democracy, Market Liberalization and Political Preferences, with Claudia Senik, The Review of Economics and Statistics, Feb. 2011, Vol. 93(1): 365-381 Link to paper   
  • Land Tenure Arrangements and Rural Urban migration in China, with Andreas Kontoleon and Katrina Mullan, World Development, 2011, Vol. 39(1): 123-133 Link to paper
  • Maintenance Cost, Outside Options and Optimal Ownership of a Public ProjectThe B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 2010, Vol. 10(1) Link to paper
  • Relaxing Rural Constraints: a Win-Win Policy for Poverty and Environment in China?, with Ben Groom, Andreas Kontoleon, Tim Swanson, and Shiqiu Zhang, Oxford Economic Papers, 2010, Vol. 62(1): 132-156 Link to paper
  • Assessing the Sustainability of the Sloping Land Conversion Program: a Choice Experiment Approach, with Andreas Kontoleon. In: Choice Experiments in Developing Countries: Implementation, Challenges and Policy Implications, edited by Jeff Bennett and Ekin Birol, Edward Elgar 2010
  • How Sustainable are Sustainable Development Programmes? The Case of the Sloping Land Conversion Program in China, with Andreas Kontoleon, World Development, 2009, Vol. 37(1): 268-28Link to paper 


Recent Working Papers


Work in Progress

  • It's Raining Men! Hallelujah?, with Rose Khattar
  • Geographic Endowments Predict Inheritance Patterns: Evidence from Small-Scale Matrilineal and Patrilineal Societies, with Joe Vecci
  • Empowerment and CDD Performance: Experimental Evidence from the Solomon Islands", with Ariel BenYishay and Giovanna d'Adda
  • Corporate Gender Culture and Firm Performance, with Renee Adams and Ali Akyol
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