Luis R. Martinez

University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy

1155 East 60th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

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Scholarly Papers (14)

How Much Should We Trust the Dictator's GDP Growth Estimates?

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 27 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2021
Luis R. Martinez
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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GDP, nighttime lights, economic growth, democracy

How Much Should We Trust the Dictator's GDP Growth Estimates?

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-78
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 12 Jul 2021
Luis R. Martinez
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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GDP, night time lights, economic growth, democracy

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Sources of Revenue and Government Performance: Evidence from Colombia

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2020
Luis R. Martinez
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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taxation, accountability, governance, natural resource curse, public goods, corruption

The Geography of Repression and Opposition to Autocracy

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 07 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2020
University of Chicago, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
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Dictatorship, Repression, Democratization, Military, Pinochet, Chile

The Geography of Repression and Support for Democracy

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-105
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 12 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
University of Chicago, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
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Dictatorship, Repression, Democratization, Military, Pinochet, Chile

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Dictatorship, Higher Education and Social Mobility

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 05 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2021
University of Chicago, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
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Chile, Pinochet, dictatorship, universities, social mobility, intergenerational transmission, democratization

A Glimpse of Freedom: Allied Occupation and Political Resistance in East Germany

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 04 May 2020 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2021
Luis R. Martinez, Jonas Jessen, Guo Xu and Guo Xu
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and University of California, BerkeleyLondon School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics
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Dictatorship, Protests, Elections, World War II, East Germany

A Glimpse of Freedom: Allied Occupation and Political Resistance in East Germany

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1863
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
Luis R. Martinez, Jonas Jessen, Guo Xu and Guo Xu
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and University of California, BerkeleyLondon School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics
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East Germany, political resistance, protest, autocracy, spatial RDD, World War II

A Glimpse of Freedom: Allied Occupation and Political Resistance in East Germany

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-49
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 21 Apr 2021
Luis R. Martinez, Jonas Jessen and Guo Xu
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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It’s Not My Money: An Experiment on Risk Aversion and the House-Money Effect

Documento CEDE No. 2010-02
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2010
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Universidad de los Andes, Universidad de los Andes - Department of Economics and Universidad de Los Andes
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House-Money Effect, Risk Aversion, Prospect Theory, Economic Experiment, External Validity

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Economic and Political Effects of Fiscal Rules: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Colombia

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 28 Sep 2021
Maria Carreri and Luis R. Martinez
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Fiscal rules, deficit, accountability, descentralization, public goods, protests

Forgone Investment: Civil Conflict and Agricultural Credit in Colombia

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 12 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2021
Nicolás de Roux and Luis R. Martinez
Universidad de los Andes - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Conflict, Investment, Credit, Agriculture, FARC

Forgone Investment: Civil Conflict and Agricultural Credit in Colombia

Documento CEDE No. 22
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 23 Apr 2021
Nicolás de Roux and Luis R. Martinez
Universidad de los Andes - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Conflict, Investment, Credit, Agriculture, FARC

Forgone Investment: Civil Conflict and Agricultural Credit in Colombia

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-36
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 06 Apr 2021
Nicolás de Roux and Luis R. Martinez
Universidad de los Andes - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Diversification, Networks and the Survival of Exporting Firms

Documento CEDE No. 2011-08
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Jun 2011
Jorge Tovar and Luis R. Martinez
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Firm dynamics, product diversification, market diversification, survival

How Effective Are Monetary Incentives to Vote? Evidence From a Nationwide Policy

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 05 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2020
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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voter turnout, compulsory voting, voter registration, political representation, informational frictions, scale-up

How Effective Are Monetary Incentives to Vote? Evidence from a Nationwide Policy

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-101
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 31 Jul 2019
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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voter turnout, voter registration, compulsory voting, informational frictions, external validity, Peru

How Effective are Monetary Incentives to Vote? Evidence from a Nationwide Policy

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 Aug 2019
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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compulsory voting, External Validity, Informational frictions, Peru, voter registration, Voter turnout

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Transnational Insurgents: Evidence from Colombia's FARC at the Border with Chávez's Venezuela

Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 126, 2017
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Jan 2018
Luis R. Martinez
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Civil Conflict, Foreign Influence, Irregular Warfare, FARC, Hugo Chavez

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Good Predictions and Bad Policies

Documento CEDE No. 2009-29
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Nov 2009
Luis R. Martinez
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Milton Friedman, unrealistic assumptions, economic policy, economic models, instrumentalism

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Does Higher Education Reduce Mortality? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 23 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 03 May 2021
University of Chicago, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
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Higher Education, Mortality, Chile

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Inversión Perdida: Conflicto Civil y Crédito Agrícola en Colombia (Forgone Investment: Civil Conflict and Agricultural Credit in Colombia)

Documento CEDE No. 22
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 23 Sep 2021
Nicolás de Roux and Luis R. Martinez
Universidad de los Andes - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Conflicto, Inversión, Crédito, Agricultura, FARC; Conflict, Investment, Credit, Agriculture, FARC