Transitory Shocks February 2011 with additional results in a Web Appendix Forthcoming American Economic Journal: Applied Economics.

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With Markus Brückner. Published May 2011, Econometrica. Webappendix Working paper September 2010

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Francesco Caselli, Rafael DiTella, Gerard Padró i Miquel, and I have organized a conference on the political economy of economic development on April 30 and May 1, 2010 (program and most papers). Timothy Besley (LSE) and James Robinson (Harvard) gave keynote speeches. The conference was at Món Sant Benet and has been sponsored by CREI […]

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With Marek Jarocinski. Published October 2010, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics. (September 2009 version) Web Appendix A and B Web Appendix C Web Appendix D

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With Elias Papaioannou. Review of Economics and Statistics, February 2009, 66-82. (final WP version)

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The Journal of European Economic Association, Papers and Proceedings, 2007, 444-458. (download)

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The Review of Economic Studies, 2006, 381-412. (download)

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The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2005, 652-663. (download)

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The American Economic Review, 2004, 785-795. (download)

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Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2004, 613-646. (download)

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Oxford Economic Papers, 2004, 701-713. (download)

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Report, European Commission, DG Employment and Social Affairs, 2002. (download)

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Giornale degli Economisti e Annali di Economia, 2004. (download)

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Review of Economic Studies, 2002, 565-587. (download)

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European Economic Review, 2002, 213-227. (download)

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Econometrica, 1999, 499-525. (download)

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Journal of Development Economics, 1996, 33-59. (download)

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The American Economic Review, 1996, 54-70. (download)

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Walter Garcia-Fontes and I wrote a paper on The Quality of the Catalan and Spanish Education Systems: A Perspective from PISA, which is part of a public policy project co-ordinated by Pankaj Ghemawat and Xavier Vives of IESE. The appendix is available here.

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