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2013


  1. Democratization and the Size of Government: Evidence from the Long 19th Century
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich View citations (3)

2012


  1. From Open to Secret Ballot: Vote Buying and Modernization
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge View citations (1)
  2. The Golden Hello and Political Transitions
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich
    Also in KOF Working papers, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich (2012)
    Proceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Hannover 2010, Verein für Socialpolitik, Research Committee Development Economics (2010) View citations (1)

2011


  1. Distributive Politics and Electoral Incentives: Evidence from Seven US State Legislatures
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich View citations (5)
    Also in Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge (2011)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2012)

  2. Incumbents and Criminals in the Indian National Legislature
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge View citations (2)
  3. Workers of the World, Unite! Franchise Extensions and the Threat of Revolution in Europe, 1820-1938
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge View citations (5)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2011) View citations (5)
    Discussion Papers of Business and Economics, Department of Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark (2010) View citations (7)

2010


  1. Corruption and Sustainable Development
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge
  2. Fiscal Federalism and Electoral Accountability
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich
    Also in Working Papers, Institut dEconomia de Barcelona (IEB) (2010)
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge (2010)

2009


  1. Corruption, Institutions and Economic Development
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge View citations (45)
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Review of Economic Policy (2009)

  2. Election Results and Opportunistic Policies: A New Test of the Rational Political Business Cycle Model
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge View citations (13)
    Also in NIPE Working Papers, NIPE - Universidade do Minho (2009) View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Public Choice (2011)

2008


  1. A Theory of the Corrupt Keynesian
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge
  2. ELECTION RESULTS AND OPPORTUNISTIC POLICIES: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH
    GEE Papers, Gabinete de Estratégia e Estudos, Ministério da Economia e da Inovação View citations (4)
    Also in NIPE Working Papers, NIPE - Universidade do Minho (2007) View citations (2)

  3. Electoral Uncertainty and Public Goods
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge
  4. Enduring Rents
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in European Journal of Political Economy (2008)

  5. How to Get the Snowball Rolling and Extend the Franchise: Voting on the Great Reform Act of 1832
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge
  6. One Cheer for Foreign Lobbying
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge View citations (1)
  7. The Retrenchment Hypothesis and the Extension of the Franchise in England and Wales
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2010)

2007


  1. An Economic Theory of Political Institutions: Foreign Intervention and Overseas Investments
    Discussion Papers, Department of Economics, University of Birmingham View citations (1)
  2. Do Autocratic States Trade Less?
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge View citations (10)
    Also in KOF Working papers, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich (2007) View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2010)

  3. Give and Take: Political Competition, Participation and Public Finance in 20th Century Latin America
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge View citations (3)
  4. Tax Structure, Size of Government, and the Extension of the Voting Franchise in Western Europe, 1860-1938
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge View citations (18)
    See also Journal Article in International Tax and Public Finance (2009)

  5. The Taxman Tools Up: An Event History Study of the Introduction of the Personal Income Tax in Western Europe, 1815-1941
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge

2006


  1. Governance Regimes, Corruption and Growth: Theory and Evidence
    Discussion Papers, D.E.S. (Department of Economic Studies), University of Naples "Parthenope", Italy View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2008)

2005


  1. Critical Decisions and Constitutional Rules
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Social Choice and Welfare (2011)

  2. Growth, Governance and Corruption in the Presence of Threshold Effects: Theory and Evidence
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge View citations (6)
  3. The Cost and Benefits of Collective Bargaining
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge View citations (3)

2004


  1. Constitutional Rules
    Econometric Society 2004 North American Summer Meetings, Econometric Society View citations (1)
    Also in The Centre for Market and Public Organisation, Department of Economics, University of Bristol, UK (2004) View citations (1)

  2. Policy Compromises: Corruption and Regulation in a Dynamic Democracy
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge View citations (3)
    Also in Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2002, Royal Economic Society (2002) View citations (5)

  3. Strategic Consensus
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Mathematical Economics (2004)

2003


  1. Capital Taxation and Electoral Accountability
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in European Journal of Political Economy (2006)

  2. Policy Myopia
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge View citations (3)

2002


  1. Sharing the climate policy burden in the EU
    HWWA Discussion Papers, Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWA) View citations (2)
  2. Unions: Rent Extractors or Creators?
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge View citations (1)

2001


  1. The cost and benefits of collective bargaining: a survey
    Social Protection Discussion Papers, The World Bank View citations (2)

2000


  1. The Rise of Environmentalism, Pollution Taxes and Intra-Industry Trade
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Governance (2004)

Journal Articles

2012


  1. Distributive Politics and Electoral Incentives: Evidence from Seven US State Legislatures
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2012, 4, (3), 1-29
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011


  1. Critical decisions and constitutional rules
    Social Choice and Welfare, 2011, 37, (2), 219-268
    See also Working Paper (2005)

  2. Election results and opportunistic policies: A new test of the rational political business cycle model
    Public Choice, 2011, 148, (1), 21-44 View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

  3. Political competition, electoral participation and public finance in 20th century Latin America
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2011, 27, (1), 181-200 View citations (15)
  4. Political regimes and foreign intervention
    Journal of Development Economics, 2011, 94, (2), 192-201 View citations (4)
  5. The Causes of Corruption
    CESifo DICE Report, 2011, 9, (2), 15-19 View citations (1)

2010


  1. Do Autocratic States Trade Less?
    World Bank Economic Review, 2010, 24, (1), 38-76 View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

  2. Green taxes: Refunding rules and lobbying
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2010, 60, (1), 31-43 View citations (11)
  3. The Retrenchment Hypothesis and the Extension of the Franchise in England and Wales
    Economic Journal, 2010, 120, (547), 990-1020 View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2009


  1. Corruption, institutions, and economic development
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2009, 25, (2), 271-291 View citations (49)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

  2. Tax structure, size of government, and the extension of the voting franchise in Western Europe, 1860–1938
    International Tax and Public Finance, 2009, 16, (3), 362-394 View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

  3. The taxman tools up: An event history study of the introduction of the personal income tax
    Journal of Public Economics, 2009, 93, (1-2), 160-175 View citations (22)

2008


  1. Enduring rents
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2008, 24, (3), 545-553 View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

  2. Female voting power: the contribution of women’s suffrage to the growth of social spending in Western Europe (1869–1960)
    Public Choice, 2008, 134, (3), 391-417 View citations (12)
  3. Governance regimes, corruption and growth: Theory and evidence
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2008, 36, (2), 195-220 View citations (60)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

  4. On the Internalization of Cross-National Externalities through Political Markets: The Case of Labour Standards
    Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 2008, 164, (3), 509-533 View citations (7)
  5. POLICY COMPROMISES: CORRUPTION AND REGULATION IN A DEMOCRACY
    Economics and Politics, 2008, 20, (3), 335-360 View citations (9)

2007


  1. Policy myopia and economic growth
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2007, 23, (3), 734-753 View citations (11)

2006


  1. A power-law distribution for tenure lengths of sports managers
    Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 2006, 370, (2), 697-703 View citations (1)
  2. Capital taxation and electoral accountability
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2006, 22, (2), 277-291 View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

  3. Democracy comes to Europe: Franchise extension and fiscal outcomes 1830-1938
    European Economic Review, 2006, 50, (2), 249-283 View citations (60)

2005


  1. Unions: Rent Creators or Extractors?
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2005, 107, (1), 103-121 View citations (7)

2004


  1. Public finance and public policy: a new textbook: A review of Public Finance and Public Policy: Responsibilities and Limitations of Government, Arye L. Hillman, Cambridge University Press, 2003, p. 766, ISBN 0-521-00114-5 (paperback) or 0-521-80641-0 (hardback)
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2004, 20, (3), 807-812
  2. Strategic consensus
    Journal of Mathematical Economics, 2004, 40, (3-4), 227-245 View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

  3. The rise of environmentalism, pollution taxes and intra-industry trade
    Economics of Governance, 2004, 6, (1), 1-12 View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

  4. Transitional politics: emerging incentive-based instruments in environmental regulation
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2004, 47, (3), 458-479 View citations (14)

2003


  1. Economic analysis of corruption: a survey
    Economic Journal, 2003, 113, (491), F632-F652 View citations (219)
  2. Redistribution and deadweight cost: the role of political competition
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2003, 19, (2), 205-226 View citations (4)

2002


  1. Strategic Political Participation and Redistribution
    Economics and Politics, 2002, 14, (1), 19-40 View citations (11)

2001


  1. Walter Hettich and Stanley L. Winer, Democratic Choice and Taxation. A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1999)
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2001, 17, (1), 203-206

1998


  1. Political internalization of economic externalities and environmental policy
    Journal of Public Economics, 1998, 69, (1), 1-16 View citations (127)

1997


  1. Cooperative Lobbying and Endogenous Trade Policy
    Public Choice, 1997, 93, (3-4), 455-75 View citations (7)
    Also in Public Choice, 1997, 93, (3), 455-475 (1997) View citations (7)