UC San Diego
Political Economy Group
Political Economy Reading Group
(attendence by invitation only)
- Left Government, Policy, and Corporatism: Explaining the Influence of Partisanship on Inequality
by David Rueda. Reading for Tuesday December 2, 2008
- The Transatlantic Slave Trade and the evolution of mistrust in Africa: an Empirical Investigation
by Nathan Nunn and Leonard Wantchekon. Reading for Tuesday, 11 November 2008
- Extreme Bounds of Democracy
by Martin Gassebner, Michael J. Lamla and James Raymond Vreeland. Reading for Tuesday, October 28, 2008.
- CAN THE WEST SAVE AFRICA?
by William Easterly. Reading for Tuesday, 21 October 2008.
- CONTROVERSIES ABOUT THE RISE OF AMERICAN INEQUALITY: A SURVEY
By Robert J. Gordon and Ian Dew-Becker. Reading for Tuesday, 24 June 2008.
- What Determines Top Income Shares? Evidence from the Twentieth Century
by Jesper Roine, Jonas Vlachos, and Daniel Waldenstrm. Reading for Tuesday, 17 June 2008.
- The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Investigation of the Settler Mortality Data
by David Albouy. Reading for Tuesday, 10 June 2008.
- Design, Inference, and the Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism
by Scott Ashworth, Joshua D. Clinton, Adam Meirowitz, and Kristopher W. Ramsay. Reading for Tuesday, 3 June 2008.
- A Conceptual Framework for Interpreting Recorded Human History
by Douglas C. North, John Joseph Wallis and Barry R. Weingast. Reading for Tuesday, 20 May 2008.
- NATIONAL CULTURES AND SOCCER VIOLENCE
by Edward Miguel, Sebastin M. Saiegh, and Shanker Satyanath. Reading for Tuesday, 13 May 2008.
- Does Democracy Reduce Economic Inequality? If so, how?
by Jeffrey F. Timmons. Reading for Tuesday, 6 May 2008.
- Fortune or Evil? The Effects of Inward Foreign Direct Investment on Corruption
by Pablo M. Pinto and Boliang Zhu. Reading for Tuesday, 29 April 2008.
- Migrant Remittances and Exchange Rate Regimes in the Developing World
by David Andrew Singer. Reading for Tuesday, 22 April 2008.
- Political Rights, Property Rights, and Economic Development
by Adam Przeworski. Reading for Tuesday, 15 April 2008.
- Conquered or Granted? A History of Suffrage Extensions
by Adam Przeworski. Reading for Tuesday, 8 April 2008.
- A New Look at Racial Profiling: Evidence from the Boston Police Department
by Kate L. Antonovics and Brian G. Knight. Reading for Tuesday, 1 April 2008.
- DO TELEVISION AND RADIO DESTROY SOCIAL CAPITAL? EVIDENCE FROM INDONESIAN VILLAGES
by Benjamin A. Olken. Reading for Tuesday, 25 March 2008.
- The Role of Leaders in Democratic Deliberations
by MACARTAN HUMPHREYS, WILLIAM A. MASTERS, and
MARTIN E. SANDBU. Reading for Tuesday, 18 March 2008.
- Five Facts You Need to Know About Technology Diffusion
by Diego Comin, Bart Hobijn, and Emile Rovito. Reading for Tuesday, 11 March 2008.
- Do Tax Cuts Starve the Beast? The Effect of Tax Changes on Government Spending
by Christina D. Romer and David H. Romer. Reading for Tuesday, 4 March 2008.
- Partisanship versus Institutions as Determinants of Property Rights: Firm-Level Evidence
by Stephen Weymouth and J. Lawrence Broz. Reading for Tuesday, 26 February 2008.
- The Long Term Consequences of Resource Based Specialization
by Guy Michaels. Reading for Tuesday, 19 February 2008.
- The Popularity of Russian Presidents
by Daniel Triesman. Reading for Tuesday, 12 February.
- Does The Media Matter? A Field Experiment Measuring the Effect of Newspapers on Voting Behavior and Political Opinions
by Alan Gerber, Dean Karlan, and Daniel Bergan. Reading for Tuesday, 5 February 2008.
- DOES MOVIE VIOLENCE INCREASE VIOLENT CRIME?
by Gordon Dahl and Stefano DellaVigna. Reading for Tuesday, 29 January 2008.