Rafael La Porta

Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business

Hanover, NH 03755

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (35)

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Citation 454

Investor Protection and Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Jul 2000
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Investor Protection and Corporate Valuation

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Dec 1999
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Investor Protection and Corporate Valuation

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2021
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Investor Protection and Corporate Valuation

Posted: 29 Nov 2003
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Citation 271

Corporate Ownership Around the World

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 31 Jul 1998
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 7,219 (1,134)
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Corporate Ownership Around the World

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2021
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 121

The Economic Consequences of Legal Origins

Journal of Economic Literature, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 09 Nov 2007
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,722 (3,514)
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The Economic Consequences of Legal Origins

Number of pages: 93 Posted: 27 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2021
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 412

What Works in Securities Laws?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Dec 2004
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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What Works in Securities Law?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2021
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 490

Agency Problems and Dividend Policies Around the World

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2021
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Citation 23

Tunnelling

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Jan 2000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Tunnelling

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Tunnelling

Posted: 25 Jan 2000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Citation 229

The New Comparative Economics

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Dec 2004
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, SKEMA Business School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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The New Comparative Economics

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2003
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Harvard University - Department of Economics, SKEMA Business School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The New Comparative Economics

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Jun 2003
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Harvard University - Department of Economics, SKEMA Business School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Comparative economics, institutions, colonial transplantations, transition

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Citation 597

The Law and Economics of Self-Dealing

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 07 Dec 2005
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), SKEMA Business School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,918 (10,514)
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legal protection, disclosure, stock market

The Law and Economics of Self-Dealing

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 06 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2021
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 446

Government Ownership of Banks

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Aug 2000
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,790 (11,782)
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Government Ownership of Banks

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 May 2000 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2021
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Government Ownership of Banks

Posted: 22 Nov 2003
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Law and Finance

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 27 Sep 1996 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2021
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Law and Finance

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 106, No. 6, December 1998
Posted: 26 Nov 1998
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Law and Finance

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, Dongeui University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Legal protection, Shareholders, Investors, Public firms, Legal systems

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Citation 536

The Regulation of Labor

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Jun 2003
Pontifica Universidad Javeriana Law School, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Regulation of Labor

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2021
Pontifica Universidad Javeriana Law School, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Regulation of Labor

Posted: 03 Jun 2004
Pontifica Universidad Javeriana Law School, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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The Regulation of Labor

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 119, No. 4, November 2004
Posted: 24 Mar 2005
Pontifica Universidad Javeriana Law School, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Citation 61

The Regulation of Entry

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Oct 2000
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), SKEMA Business School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Regulation of Entry

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2021
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Regulation of Entry

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Sep 2001
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Regulation, business entry

The Regulation of Entry

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 01 Dec 2009
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, Harvard University - Department of Economics and SKEMA Business School

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Corruption in government, Product quality, Public interest theory, Public choice theory, Tollbooth theory, Per capita income, Barriers to entry, Regulations, Legal procedures, Startups, Startup costs, Government

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Citation 218

Do Institutions Cause Growth?

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Jun 2004
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,161 (22,882)
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Institutions, growth, human capital

Do Institutions Cause Growth?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 640

Legal Determinants of External Finance

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Mar 1997 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2021
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Citation 9

The Guarantees of Freedom

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Jan 2002
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 534 (66,164)
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The Guarantees of Freedom

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 02-05
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Feb 2002
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 485 (74,615)
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The Guarantees of Freedom

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Feb 2002 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2021
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 221

Courts: The Lex Mundi Project

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 19 Mar 2002
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Courts: The Lex Mundi Project

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 11 Apr 2002 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2021
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Courts: The Lex Mundi Project

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 04 Jun 2002
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Enforcement of contracts, courts, judicial efficiency

Courts: The Lex Mundi Project

Posted: 18 Oct 2003
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Enforcement of contracts, courts, judicial efficiency

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Citation 84

Related Lending

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 02-19
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Mar 2002
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and National Banking and Securities Commission, Mexico
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Related Lending

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Mar 2002 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2021
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and National Banking and Securities Commission, Mexico
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Citation 41

The Benefits of Privatization: Evidence from Mexico

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Oct 1998
Rafael La Porta and Florencio Lopez de Silanes
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and SKEMA Business School
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The Benefits of Privatization: Evidence from Mexico

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2021
Rafael La Porta and Florencio Lopez de Silanes
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and SKEMA Business School
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Citation 160

Judicial Checks and Balances

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Jun 2003
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 647 (51,812)
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Judicial Checks and Balances

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2021
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Judicial Checks and Balances

Posted: 08 Mar 2004
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Good News for Value Stocks: Further Evidence on Market Efficiency

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2021
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Citation 89

The Unofficial Economy and Economic Development

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2009-57
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2009
Rafael La Porta and Andrei Shleifer
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 258 (151,356)
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dual economy, productivity, registration

The Unofficial Economy and Economic Development

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 07 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2021
Rafael La Porta and Andrei Shleifer
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Quality of Goverment

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Oct 1998 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2021
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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The Quality of Government

Posted: 18 May 1999
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Investor Protection: Origins, Consequences, and Reform

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2021
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Disclosure by Politicians

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2009-60
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2009
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 203 (190,914)
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Transparency, Corruption

Disclosure by Politicians

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2021
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Disclosure by Politicians

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Feb 2009
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Business interests, Conflict of interest, Disclosure, Politicians

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Trust in Large Organizations

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Mar 1997 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2010
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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The Divergence of Legal Procedures

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Feb 2008
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), SKEMA Business School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 190 (202,803)
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common law, civil law, legal procedure, formalism

The Divergence of Legal Procedures

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2021
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Diagnostic Expectations and Stock Returns

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 25 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2021
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Bocconi University - Department of Finance, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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What Moves the Discount on Country Equity Funds?

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 12 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2021
University of Piraeus, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Human Capital and Regional Development

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 25 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2021
Bocconi University - Department of Finance, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Judicial Reform

World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 61-88, Spring 2003
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2014
Pontifica Universidad Javeriana Law School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law
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The Unofficial Economy in Africa

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2021
Rafael La Porta and Andrei Shleifer
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Growth in Regions

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Bocconi University - Department of Finance, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Informality and Development

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2021
Rafael La Porta and Andrei Shleifer
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Letter Grading Government Efficiency

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2021
University of Ottawa, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Expectations and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns

J. OF FINANCE, Vol. 51 No. 5, December 1996
Posted: 26 Feb 1997
Rafael La Porta
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business

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