Roland Hodler

University of St. Gallen

Varnbuelstr. 14

Saint Gallen, St. Gallen CH-9000

Switzerland

University of Oxford

Mansfield Road

Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 4AU

United Kingdom

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (15)

Aid on Demand: African Leaders and the Geography of China's Foreign Assistance

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 400
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Heidelberg University, University of Goettingen (Göttingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business AdministrationKiel Institute for the World Economy, University of St. Gallen, AidData, Monash University - Department of Economics and College of William and Mary
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Foreign Aid, Favoritism, Aid Allocation, Aid Eff Ectiveness, Africa, China, OCial Development Assistance, Georeferenced Data, Spatial Analysis

Aid on Demand: African Leaders and the Geography of China's Foreign Assistance

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Jul 2015
Heidelberg University, University of Goettingen (Göttingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business AdministrationKiel Institute for the World Economy, University of St. Gallen, AidData, Monash University - Department of Economics and College of William and Mary
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foreign aid, favoritism, aid allocation, Africa, China, official development assistance, georeferenced data, spatial analysis

Aid on Demand: African Leaders and the Geography of China's Foreign Assistance

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Jul 2015
Heidelberg University, University of Goettingen (Göttingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business AdministrationKiel Institute for the World Economy, University of St. Gallen, AidData, Monash University - Department of Economics and College of William and Mary
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Africa, aid allocation, China, favoritism, foreign aid, georeferenced data, official development assistance, spatial analysis

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The Effect of Oil Spills on Infant Mortality: Evidence from Nigeria

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Sep 2017
Anna Bruederle and Roland Hodler
University of St. Gallen and University of St. Gallen
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oil spills, Nigeria, infant mortality, child health

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Ethnic Favoritism: An Axiom of Politics?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Jun 2016
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano - Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Faculty of Economics and Management, Students, University of St. Gallen, Monash University - Department of Economics and University of Gothenburg - School of Business, Economics and Law
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elections, Ethnic favoritism, institutions, political leaders

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Spatial Diffusion of Economic Shocks in Networks

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Apr 2018
SoDa Laboratories, Monash University, University of St. Gallen, Monash University - Department of Economics and Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics
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Economic Development, Networks, Spatial Spillovers, Key Player Centrality, Natural Resources, Transportation, Africa

Spatial Diffusion of Economic Shocks in Networks

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 29 Jun 2018
SoDa Laboratories, Monash University, University of St. Gallen, Monash University - Department of Economics and Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics
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economic development, networks, spatial spillovers, key player centrality, natural resources, transportation, Africa

Spatial Diffusion of Economic Shocks in Networks

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Apr 2018
SoDa Laboratories, Monash University, University of St. Gallen, Monash University - Department of Economics and Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics
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economic development, key player centrality, Natural resources, networks, spatial spillovers, sub-Saharan Africa., Transportation

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Ethnic Geography: Measurement and Evidence

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Jan 2018
University of St. Gallen, New Economic School (NES) and King's College London
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ethnic diversity, ethnic geography, segregation, fractionalization, quality of government, economic development, trust

Ethnic Geography: Measurement and Evidence

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Oct 2017
University of St. Gallen, New Economic School (NES) and King's College London
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economic development, ethnic diversity, ethnic geography, fractionalization, quality of government, Segregation, trust.

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Key Players in Economic Development

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 30 Mar 2020
SoDa Laboratories, Monash University, University of St. Gallen, Monash University - Department of Economics and Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics
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transportation, natural resources, key player centrality, spatial spillovers, networks, Africa

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Nighttime Lights as a Proxy for Human Development at the Local Level

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Anna Bruederle and Roland Hodler
University of St. Gallen and University of St. Gallen
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nighttime lights, local development, Africa

Religiosity and Terrorism: Evidence from Ramadan Fasting

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Roland Hodler, Paul Raschky and Anthony Strittmatter
University of St. Gallen, Monash University - Department of Economics and CREST - ENSAE
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terrorism, economics of religion

Religiosity and Terrorism: Evidence from Ramadan Fasting

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Oct 2018
Roland Hodler, Paul Raschky and Anthony Strittmatter
University of St. Gallen, Monash University - Department of Economics and CREST - ENSAE
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economics of religion, Terrorism

Measuring Ethnic Stratification and its Effect on Trust in Africa

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
University of St. Gallen, University of Surrey, King's College London and University of St. Gallen
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inequality, ethnic diversity, ethnic fractionalization, trust

Measuring Ethnic Stratification and its Effect on Trust in Africa

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2018
University of St. Gallen, University of Surrey, King's College London and University of St. Gallen
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ethnic diversity, ethnic fractionalization, inequality, Trust

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Expropriations, Property Confiscations and New Offshore Entities: Evidence from the Panama Papers

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
University of Adelaide, University of St. Gallen, Monash University - Department of Economics and CREST - ENSAE
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expropriations and confiscations, offshore entities, tax havens, Panama Papers

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Ethnofederalism and Ethnic Voting

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Oct 2021
Richard Bluhm, Roland Hodler and Paul Schaudt
Leibniz University Hannover, University of St. Gallen and University of St. Gallen
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ethnofederalism, decentralization, territorial structure, ethnic divisions, ethnic voting, ethnic politics, Kenya

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Reassessing the Resource Curse Using Causal Machine Learning

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Sep 2020
Roland Hodler, Michael Lechner and Paul Raschky
University of St. Gallen, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Africa, Causal machine learning, conflict, economic development, mining, resource curse

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Voting or Abstaining in 'Managed' Elections? A Field Experiment in Bangladesh

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 May 2020
Firoz Ahmed, Roland Hodler and Asad Islam
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of St. Gallen and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Bangladesh, Electoral authoritarianism, field experiment, managed/authoritarian elections, voting behavior

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Is Favoritism a Threat to Chinese Aid Effectiveness? A Subnational Analysis of Chinese Development Projects

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Jul 2019
Heidelberg University, University of Goettingen (Göttingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business AdministrationKiel Institute for the World Economy, University of St. Gallen, AidData, Monash University - Department of Economics and College of William and Mary
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Africa, Aid effectiveness, China, Development finance, economic growth, favoritism, foreign aid

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The Political Economics of the Arab Spring

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 56, Issue 2, pp. 821-836, 2018
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Feb 2018
Roland Hodler
University of St. Gallen
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