Torsten Persson

Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)

Stockholm, SE-10691

Sweden

London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

Houghton Street

London, WC2A 2AE

United Kingdom

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Fellow

London

United Kingdom

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Political Economics and Public Finance

Bocconi University, IGIER Working Paper No. 149
Number of pages: 131 Posted: 30 Mar 1999
Guido Tabellini and Torsten Persson
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Political Economics and Public Finance

Number of pages: 131 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2021
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Political Economics and Macroeconomic Policy

IGIER Working Paper No. 121
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 23 Mar 1998
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Political Economics and Macroeconomic Policy

Number of pages: 103 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2021
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Comparative Politics and Public Finance

IGIER Working Paper No. 114
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Feb 1997
Torsten Persson, Gérard Roland and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Gender Quotas and the Crisis of the Mediocre Man: Theory and Evidence from Sweden

IFN Working Paper No. 985
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 15 Jul 2014
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Uppsala University - Department of Government, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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Gender quota; Competence; Political Selection

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Do Electoral Cycles Differ Across Political Systems?

IGIER Working Paper No. 232
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 May 2003
Guido Tabellini and Torsten Persson
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Elections, constitution, form of government, electoral rules, fiscal policy

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Democracy and Development: The Devil in the Details

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Jan 2006
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Democracy and Development: The Devil in the Details

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2021
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Democracy and Development: The Devil in the Details

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 May 2006
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Democracy, reform, growth, institutions, difference-in-difference estimations

Political Institutions and Policy Outcomes: What are the Stylized Facts?

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Jun 2001
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Political Institutions and Policy Outcomes: What are the Stylized Facts?

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 31 Jul 2001
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Constitution, politics, presidentialism, electoral rule, government spending

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Citation 121

Electoral Rules and Corruption

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Mar 2001
Torsten Persson, Guido Tabellini and Francesco Trebbi
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Bocconi University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Electoral Rules and Corruption

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Mar 2001 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2021
Torsten Persson, Guido Tabellini and Francesco Trebbi
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Bocconi University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Electoral Rules and Corruption

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Apr 2001
Torsten Persson, Guido Tabellini and Francesco Trebbi
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Bocconi University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Comparative politics, corruption, political economies

The Growth Effect of Democracy: Is It Heterogenous and How Can it Be Estimated?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Jun 2007
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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growth, democracy, development, political institutions

The Growth Effect of Democracy: Is it Heterogenous and How Can it Be Estimated?

INSTITUTIONS AND ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE, E. Helpman, ed., Harvard University Press, May 2007
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Jun 2007
Guido Tabellini and Torsten Persson
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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growth, democracy, development, political institutions

The Growth Effect of Democracy: Is it Heterogenous and How Can it Be Estimated?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2021
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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How Do Electoral Rules Shape Party Structures, Government Coalitions, and Economic Policies?

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 06 Feb 2004
Torsten Persson, Gérard Roland and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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electoral rules, party systems, coalition governments, fiscal policy, electoral accountability

How Do Electoral Rules Shape Party Structures, Government Coalitions, and Economic Policies?

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2021
Torsten Persson, Gérard Roland and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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How Do Electoral Rules Shape Party Structures, Government Coalitions, and Economic Policies?

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 Mar 2004
Torsten Persson, Gérard Roland and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Electoral rules, party systems, coalition governments, fiscal policy, electoral accountability

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Growth, Distribution and Politics

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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The Size and the Scope of Government: Comparative Politics with Rational Politicians

IGIER Working Paper No. 137
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Mar 1999
Guido Tabellini and Torsten Persson
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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The Incidence of Civil War: Theory and Evidence

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. EOPP005
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Feb 2010
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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The Incidence of Civil War: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2021
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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The Incidence of Civil War: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Feb 2009
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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commodity prices, conflict, natural resources, political institutions

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Citation 155

State Capacity, Conflict and Development

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. EOPP010
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Feb 2010
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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State Capacity, Conflict and Development

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2021
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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State Capacity, Conflict and Development

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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development, state capacity

Democratic Capital: The Nexus of Political and Economic Change

IGIER Working Paper No. 308
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 31 Mar 2006
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Democratic Capital: The Nexus of Political and Economic Change

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 May 2006 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2021
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Democratic Capital: The Nexus of Political and Economic Change

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Jul 2006
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Economic growth, hazard rates, political regimes

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Is Inequality Harmful for Growth? Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2021
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Political Competition and Economic Performance: Theory and Evidence from the United States

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2021
Timothy J. Besley, Torsten Persson and Daniel M. Sturm
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Economics
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Political Competition and Economic Performance: Theory and Evidence from the United States

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. PEPP05
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Jul 2008
Timothy J. Besley, Torsten Persson and Daniel M. Sturm
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Economics
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Political Competition and Economic Performance: Theory and Evidence from the United States

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Aug 2005
Timothy J. Besley, Torsten Persson and Daniel M. Sturm
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Economics
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US south, voting restrictions, political competition, economic growth

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Fragile States and Development Policy

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. EOPP022
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Sep 2011
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Fragile States and Development Policy

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Mar 2011
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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development, state fragility

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Culture, Institutions and Policy

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Oct 2020
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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institutions, culture, history, development, persistence

Culture, Institutions and Policy

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Sep 2020
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Culture, Development, History, institutions, Persistence

Choosing Ethnicity: The Interplay Between Individual and Social Motives

Journal of the European Economic Association, 21st Century China Center Research Paper No. 2017-06
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2020
Ruixue Jia and Torsten Persson
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - 21st Century China Center and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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marriage, ethnicity, marriage choices, china, mixed marriages, social identity

Individual vs. Social Motives in Identity Choice: Theory and Evidence from China

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Ruixue Jia and Torsten Persson
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - 21st Century China Center and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Forms of Democracy, Policy and Economic Development

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2010
Torsten Persson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Forms of Democracy, Policy and Economic Development

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Jul 2005
Torsten Persson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Democratic institutions, growth promoting policy, economic performance

Forms of Democracy, Policy and Economic Development

Posted: 15 Apr 2005
Torsten Persson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)

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democratic institutions , growth promoting policy , economic performance

The Origins of State Capacity: Property Rights, Taxation, and Politics

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2021
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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The Origins of State Capacity: Property Rights, Taxation, and Politics

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 May 2008
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Development, property rights, state capacity

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Preferential Voting, Accountability and Promotions into Political Power: Evidence from Sweden

IFN Working Paper No. 1002
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Aug 2014
Olle Folke, Torsten Persson and Johanna Karin Rickne
Uppsala University - Department of Government, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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Preferential Voting; Accountability; Regression Discontinuity Design

Time Consistency of Fiscal and Monetary Policy: A Solution

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2021
Mats Persson, Torsten Persson and Lars E. O. Svensson
Stockholm University, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm School of Economics
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Time Consistency of Fiscal and Monetary Policy: A Solution

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Jul 2005
Torsten Persson, Mats Persson and Lars E. O. Svensson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Stockholm University and Stockholm School of Economics
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Time consistency, Ramsey policy, surprise inflation

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Inflation, Monetary Velocity, and Welfare

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 May 2004 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2021
Paul R. Krugman, Torsten Persson and Lars E. O. Svensson
Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm School of Economics
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The Size and Scope of Government: Comparative Politics with Rational Politicians

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2021
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Who Becomes a Politician?

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2021
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business - Business and Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Uppsala University - Department of Government, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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Do Political Institutions Shape Economic Policy?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Mar 2001 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2021
Torsten Persson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Do Political Institutions Shape Economic Policy?

Posted: 15 Aug 2002
Torsten Persson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)

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Debt, Cash Flow and Inflation Incentives: A Swedish Example

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2021
Mats Persson, Torsten Persson and Lars E. O. Svensson
Stockholm University, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm School of Economics
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Debt, Cash Flow and Inflation Incentives: A Swedish Example

CEPR Discussion Paper Series No. 1488
Posted: 11 Mar 1997
Torsten Persson, Mats Persson and Lars E. O. Svensson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Stockholm University and Stockholm School of Economics

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Lobbying and Legislative Bargaining

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2010
Elhanan Helpman and Torsten Persson
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Lobbying and Legislative Bargaining

Posted: 26 Jul 2000
Elhanan Helpman and Torsten Persson
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)

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Uncertainty, Climate Change and the Global Economy

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2021
David von Below and Torsten Persson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Uncertainty, Climate Change and the Global Economy

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Torsten Persson and David von Below
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Climate-economy models, Global warming, Monte Carlo study

Separation of Powers and Accountability: Towards a Formal Approach to Comparative Politics

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Nov 2001
Torsten Persson, Gérard Roland and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Incomplete contracts, information revelation, legislative organization, separation of powers

Separation of Powers and Accountability: Towards a Formal Approach to Comparative Politics

CEPR Discussion Paper Series #1475
Posted: 18 Nov 1996
Torsten Persson, Gérard Roland and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics

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Consequences of Constitutions

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2021
Torsten Persson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Deficits and Intergenerational Welfare in Open Economies

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2021
Torsten Persson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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The Politics of 1992: Fiscal Policy and European Integration

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2021
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Education and Military Rivalry

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 05 May 2012 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2021
Philippe Aghion, Torsten Persson and Dorothee Rouzet
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Harvard University
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Current Account Dynamics and the Terms of Trade: Harberger-Laursen-Metzler Two Generations Later

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2021
Torsten Persson and Lars E. O. Svensson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm School of Economics
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Exchange Rate Variability and Asset Trade

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2021
Torsten Persson and Lars E. O. Svensson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm School of Economics
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Laws as Assets: a Possible Solution to the Time Consistency Problem

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2021
Boston University - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm School of Economics
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Markets with Asymmetric Information: The Contributions of George Akerlof, Michael Spence and Joseph Stiglitz

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Mar 2003
Karl-Gustav Lofgren, Torsten Persson and Jorgen W. Weibull
University of Umea - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics
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Norms, Enforcement, and Tax Evasion

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2021
Timothy J. Besley, Anders Jensen and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Norms, Enforcement, and Tax Evasion

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Feb 2015
Timothy J. Besley, Anders Jensen and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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poll tax, social norms, tax evasion

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Signalling, Wage Controls and Monetary Disinflation Policy

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2021
Torsten Persson and Sweder van Wijnbergen
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Universiteit van Amsterdam
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Reply to Blankart and Koester's Political Economics Versus Public Choice Two Views of Political Economy in Competition

Kyklos, Vol. 59, pp. 201-208, May 2006
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 May 2006
Alberto F. Alesina, Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Is Optimism Good in a Keynesian Economy?

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Jun 2004
Torsten Persson and Lars E. O. Svensson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm School of Economics
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Monetary Cohabitation in Europe

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Jul 1996 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2021
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Taxation and Development

Number of pages: 84 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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State Capacity, Taxation

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Weather and Infant Mortality in Africa

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
Masayuki Kudamatsu, Torsten Persson and David Strömberg
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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climate change, maternal malaria, maternal malnutrition, natural experiments

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The Growth Effect of Democracy: Is it Heterogeneous and How Can it be Estimated?

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 May 2008
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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democracy, economic growth, matching estimators

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Pillars of Prosperity: A Ten-Year Update

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jul 2021
Timothy J. Besley, Torsten Persson and Christopher Dann
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics
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Resilient Leaders and Institutional Reform: Theory and Evidence

Economica, Vol. 83, Issue 332, pp. 584-623, 2016
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business SciencesWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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The Causes and Consequences of Development Clusters: State Capacity, Peace, and Income

Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Timothy J. Besley and Torsten Persson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)

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Towards Micropolitical Foundations of Public Finance

European Economic Review, April 1998
Posted: 28 Jul 1998
Torsten Persson, Gérard Roland and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics

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Towards Micropolitical Foundations of Public Finance

IGIER Working Paper No. 119
Posted: 22 May 1998
Torsten Persson, Gérard Roland and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics

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Federal Fiscal Constitutions: Risk Sharing and Redistribution

JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Vol. 104, No. 5, October 1996
Posted: 21 Apr 1998
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics

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Separation of Powers and Political Accountability

CES Working Paper at University of Munich #136
Posted: 22 Jul 1997
Guido Tabellini, Torsten Persson and Gérard Roland
Bocconi University - Department of Economics, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics

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Separation of Powers and Political Accountability

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 112, No. 4, November 1997
Posted: 24 Apr 1998
Torsten Persson, Gérard Roland and Guido Tabellini
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics

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