Institute of Political Economy and Governance


Durante, Ruben and Zhuravskaya, Ekaterina. , Attack when the World is not Watching? U.S. Media and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, forthcoming in the Journal of Political Economy.

Enikolopov, Ruben, Petrova, Maria and Sonin, Konstantin. Social Media and Corruption, forthcoming in the American Economic Journals: Applied Economics.

Gallego, Aina and Hierro, Maria José . Identities in Between: Political Conflict and Ethno-national Identities in Multi-national States,  forthcoming in the Journal of Conflict Resolution.

Gallego, Aina and Marx, Paul. Multi-Dimensional Preferences for Labor Market Reforms, forthcoming in the Journal of European Public Policy .

García Montalvo, José, Ganuza, Juan José and Burguet, Roberto. The microeconomics of corruption: a review of thirty years of research, forthcoming in the Handbook of Game Theory and Industrial Organization.

Leon, Gianmarco. Turnout, Political Preferences and Information: Experimental Evidence from Perú , forthcoming in the Journal of Development Economics.

Pascali, Luigi. The Wind of Change: Maritime Technology, Trade and Economic Development, forthcoming in the American Economic Review.

Reynal-Querol, Marta, and Besley, Tim. The Logic of Hereditary Rule: Theory and Evidence, forthcoming in the Journal of Economic Growth.

Leon, Gianmarco and Miguel, Edward. Risky Transportation Choices and the Value of Statistical Life , American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 9(1), 202-28. January 2017.

Leon, Gianmarco,  Hoffman, Mitchell and Lombardi, Maria. Compulsory voting, turnout, and government spending: Evidence from Austria, Journal of Public Economics 145(1), 103-115, 2017.

Enikolopov, Ruben, Beath, Andrew and Fotini Christia. Direct Democracy and Resource Allocation: Experimental Evidence from Afghanistan, Journal of Development Economics, 124, 199-213. 2017.

Ciccone, Antonio and Ager, Philipp. Agricultural Risk and the Spread of Religious CommunitiesSupplementary Appendix. October 2016.

Durante, Ruben, DellaVigna, Stefano, Knight, Brian and La Ferrara, Eliana. Market-based lobbying: Evidence from advertising spending in Italy. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 8(1), 224–256. 2016.

Gallego, Aina. Inequality and the Erosion of Trust Among the PoorSocio-Economic Review, 14(3): 443-460. 2016.

Gallego, Aina, Buscha, Frank,  Sturgis, Patrick and Oberski, Daniel. Places and preferences: A Longitudinal Analysis of Self-Selection and Contextual EffectsBritish Journal of Political Science, 46(3), 529-550. 2016.

García Montalvo, José, Papaspiliopoulos, Omiros and Stumpf-Fetizon, Timothee, Predicting election with emerging parties, September 2016.

García Montalvo, José. The Spanish banking system: the process of cleaning up the real estate assetsSpanish Economic and Financial Outlook, March 2016.

Pascali, Luigi. Banks and Development: Jewish Communities in the Italian Renaissance and Current Economic Performance, the Review of Economics and Statistics, 98(1), 140-158. 2016.

Ponzetto, Giacomo, Boffa, Federico and Piolatto, Amedeo Political Centralization and Government AccountabilityQuarterly Journal of Economics, 131(1), 381-422, 2016.

Ponzetto, Giacomo, Glaeser, Edward L. and Zou, Youwen. Urban Networks: Connecting Markets, People and Ideas, Papers in Regional Science, 95(1), 17–59, 2016.

Ponzetto, Giacomo, Glaeser, Edward L. and Ashraf Nava, Infrastructure, Incentives, and Institutions. American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings, 106(5), 77–82, 2016.

Reynal-Querol, Marta, Besley, Tim and Torsten Persson. Resilient Leaders and Institutional Reform: Theory and EvidenceEconomica. 83(332): 584-623, October 2016.

Amat, Francesc. La Redistribució a les Democràcies Parlamentàries: Els Efectes de la Competició Política Multidimensional, forthcoming in Institut d’Estudis Autonòmics (IEA), 5th International Prize Vilaseca i Marcet. Book.

Enikolopov, Ruben, Beath, Andrew, Fotini, Christia, and Georgy Egorov. Electoral Rules and Political Selection: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan, Review of Economic Studies, 83(3), 932-968, 2016.

Enikolopov, Ruben and Maria Petrova.  Media Capture: Empirical Evidence, Ch. 16 in Handbook of Media Economics (eds. S.P. Anderson, D. Stromberg, and J. Waldfogel), Elsevier. Book chapter. 2016.

Enikolopov, Ruben and David Yanagizawa Drott. Media Persuasion, Ethnic Hatred and Mass Violence: A Brief Overview of Recent Research Advances, Ch.12 in Economics of Genocide, Mass  Killing, and Their Prevention (eds. C. Anderton and J. Brauer), Oxford University Press. Book chapter. 2016.

Gallego, Aina, Muñoz, Jordi andAnduiza, Eva. Why do voters forgive corrupt mayors? Implicit exchange, credibility of information, and clean alternatives. Local Government Studies, 42(4): 598-615. 2016.

Durante, Ruben, Buonanno, Paolo, Vanin, Paolo and Prarolo, Giovanni. Poor Institutions, Rich Mines: Resource Curse in the Origins of the Sicilian Mafia. Economic Journal, 125(586), F175-F202, August 2015.

Enikolopov, Ruben, Adena, Maja, Petrova, Maria,  Santarosa, Veronica and Katia Zhuravskaya. Radio and the rise of the Nazis in Prewar Germany, in Quarterly Journal of Economics, 130, 1885-1939. 2015.

Gallego, AinaUnequal Political Participation Worldwide. New York: Cambridge University Press. 2015.

García Montalvo, JoséCleaning up the Spanish financial sector’s real estate risk exposure: situation and outlookSpanish Economic and Financial Outlook4(5),  53-69, September 2015.

Leon, Gianmarco and Valdivia, Martin, Inequality in school resources and academic achievement: Evidence from Peru , International Journal of Educational Development 40, 71-84. 2015.

Llavador, Humberto, Roemer, John E. and Silvestre, Joaquim. North–south convergence and the allocation of CO2 emissions. Climatic Change, 130(3), 383–395. June 2015.

Petrova, Maria, Durnev, Art and Veronica Santarosa. Politics, instability, and international investment flows,  Journal of Corporate Finance, 30, 299-324. 2015.

Queralt, Dídac. From Mercantilism to Free Trade: A History of Fiscal Capacity Building, Quarterly Journal of Political Science, 10(2), 221-273. 2015.

Queralt, Dídac and Mares, Isabela. The Non-Democratic Origins of Income Taxation, Comparative Political Studies, 48(14), 1974-2009. 2015.

Amat, Francesc. Segunda Dimensión y Polarización Geográfica de los Resultados Electorales, en “Cataluña en la Encrucijada. Las Elecciones Catalanas de 2012”, ed. A.Rodon i L.Orriols, Marcial Pons. Francesc Amat. Book. 2014.

Amat, Francesc and Albert Falcó-Gimeno. The Legislative Dynamics of Political Decentralization, Comparative Political Studies, 47. 2014.

Ciccone, Antonio  (et al.). One effect to rule them all? A comment on climate and conflict. Climatic Change, 127(3–4), 391–397. October 2014.

Durante, Ruben, Putterman, Louis and van der Weele Joël. Preferences for redistribution and perception of fairness: An experimental study. Journal of the European Economic Association, 12(4), 1059–1086. 2014.

Enikolopov, Ruben. Politicians, Bureaucrats and Targeted Redistribution, Journal of Public Economics, 120, 74-83. 2014.

Enikolopov, Ruben, DellaVigna, Stefano, Mironova, Vera, Petrova, Maria and Ekaterina Zhuravskaya. Cross-border media and nationalism: evidence from Serbian radio in Croatia, American Economic Journals: Applied Economics, 6(3), 103–132. 2014.

Enikolopov, Ruben, Petrova, Maria and Sergey Stepanov. Firm Value in Crisis: Effects of Firm-Level Transparency and Country-Level Institutions, Journal of Banking and Finance, 46, 72-84. 2014.

Gallego, Aina and Pardos-Prado, Sergi. Personality traits and attitudes towards immigrationJournal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 40(1), 79-99. 2014.

García Montalvo, José, Akin, Ozlem, Garcia, Jaume, Peydro, José Luis and Raya, Josep.  The real state and credit bubble: evidence from Spain. SERIEs: Journal of the Spanish Economic Association, 5(2-3), 223-243, August 2014.

García Montalvo, José and Reynal-Querol, Marta. Cultural diversity, conflict and economic development( in Ginsburgh and Throsby (Eds.), Handbook of the Economics of Art and Culture, Elsevier, 2014.

García Montalvo, JoséBack to “boring banking” in the age of deleveraging and new regulationSpanish Economic and Financial Outlook3(1),  47-59, January 2014.

García Montalvo, José. El impacto del big data en los servicios financierosPapeles de Economía Española, 43-59, 2014.

García Montalvo, José. Banca aburrida: el negocio bancario tras la crisis económica, capítulo 3 en Las Claves del Crédito Bancario tras la Crisis, Estudios de la Fundación Funcas (Serie Economía y Sociedad), 101-150, 2014.

Ponzetto, Giacomo and Glaeser, Edward L. Shrouded Costs of Government: The Political Economy of State and Local Public Pensions .Journal of Public Economics, 116, 89-105, 2014.

Ponzetto, Giacomo and Glaeser, Edward L. and Tobio, Kristina. Cities, Skills and Regional Change. Regional Studies, 48(1), 7-43, 2014.

Reynal-Querol, Marta, and Besley, Tim. The Legacy of Historical Conflict. Evidence from Africa. American Political Science Review, 108(2), 319-336, May 2014.

Amat, Francesc and Albert Falcó-Gimeno. The Arithmetics of Partisanship and Policy Outocmes in Parliamentary DemocraciesCuadernos Económicos del ICE, 85. 2013.

Ciccone, Antonio. Estimating effect of transitory economic shocks on civil conflict, Review of Economic and Institutions, 4(2), 1–14. 2013.

Ciccone, Antonio and Francesco Caselli. The contribution of schooling in development accounting: Results from a nonparametric upper bound. Journal of Development Economics, 104, 199–211. September 2013.

Enikolopov, Ruben, Beath, Andrew and Fotini Christia. Empowering Women: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan, American Political Science Review, 107(3), 540-557. 2013.

Enikolopov, Ruben, Gerring, John, Thacker, Strom, Arévalo, Julián and Matthew Maguire. Assessing health system performance: A model-based approach,  Social Science & Medicine, 93, 21-28. 2013.

Enikolopov, Ruben, Korovkin, Vasily, Petrova, Maria, Sonin, Konstantin and Alexei Zakharov. Electoral Fraud in Russian Parliamentary Elections in December 2011: Evidence from a Field ExperimentProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(2), 448-452. 2013.

Gallego, Aina, Anduiza, Eva and Muñoz, Jordi. Turning a blind eye: Experimental evidence of partisan bias in attitudes towards corruptionComparative Political Studies, 46(12), 1664–1692, 2013.

García Montalvo, José. The Spanish housing market: Is the adjustment over?Spanish Economic and Financial Outlook, 2(5), 15-26, 2013.

García Montalvo, José. La Unión Bancaria y el modelo de negocio bancario en EuropaPapeles de Economía Española, 137, 57-79, 2013.