Institute of Political Economy and Governance


Research

Marta Reynal-Querol:

Publications:

Forthcoming “Resilient Leaders and Institutional Reform: Theory and Evidence” (joint with Tim Besley and Torsten Persson).  Economica.

2014                “The Legacy of Historical Conflict, Evidence from Africa” (joint with Tim Besley) May 2014,  American Political Science Review.

2011                “Do Democracies Select More Educated Leaders?” (Joint with Tim Besley)  American Political Science Review, August 2011 vol 105 (3). P.552-566.

2011                “Do Educated Leaders Matter for Growth?” (Joint with Tim Besley and Jose G.Montalvo),  Economic Journal, August 2011 vol 121, P.205-227.

2010               “Poverty and Civil War: Revisiting the evidence” (joint with Simeon Djankov”), Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 92 (4) November 2010.

Ruben Enikolopov:

Book chapters:

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

Publications:

Forthcoming  “Electoral Rules and Political Selection: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan,” with Andrew Beath, Fotini Christia, and Georgy Egorov, Review of Economic Studies.

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

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

2014               “Politicians, Bureaucrats and Targeted Redistribution”, Journal of Public Economics, 120: 74-83.

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

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

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

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

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

Maria Petrova

Book chapters:

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

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

Publications:

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

2015               “Politics, Instability, and International Equity Flows”, with Art Durnev, Ruben Enikolopov, and Veronica Santarosa, Journal of Corporate Finance, 30: 299-324.

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

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

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

Dídac Queralt

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

2015                  “The Non-Democratic Origins of Income Taxation”, with Isabela Mares, Comparative Political Studies, 48(14) 1974-2009.

2012                   “Economic Voting in Multitiered Polities”, Electoral Studies, 31(1) 107-119.

2012                    “Spatial Voting in Spain: Testing Competing Models”, South European Politics and Society, 17(3) 375-392.

Francesc Amat

Books:

Forthcoming – “La Redistribució a les Democràcies Parlamentàries: Els Efectes de la Competició Política Multidimensional” Institut d’Estudis Autonòmics (IEA), 5th International Prize Vilaseca i Marcet.

2014                  “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.

Publications:

2014               “The Legislative Dynamics of Political Decentralization”, with Falcó-Gimeno, Albert, Comparative Political Studies, 47.

2013               “The Arithmetics of Partisanship and Policy Outocmes in Parliamentary Democracies”, with Falcó-Gimeno, Albert, Cuadernos Económicos del ICE, 85.