Papers SIOE (ISNIE) 2009

Papers appear when they have been posted by the authors in the site extranet.
Number of uploaded papers = 218

Papers are listed alphabetically by first author.

A Theory of Colonial Governance - abstract and paper
Julius A. Agbor, (University of CapeTown)
Johannes Fedderke, (ERSA & University of CapeTown)
Nicola Viegi, (ERSA & University of CapeTown)

The Golden Halo and Political Transitions - abstract
Toke S. Aidt, (University of Cambridge)
Facundo Albornoz, (University of Birmingham)
Martin Gassebner, (ETH Zurich)

Priests, Property Rights, and Land Tenure in Brazil - abstract
Lee J. Alston, (University of Colorado and NBER)
Bernardo Mueller, (University of Brasilia)

Make or Buy Urban Public Transport Services: a Rational Choice? - abstract and paper
Miguel Amaral, (University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)
Anne Yvrande-Billon, (University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

A New Perspective on Community Governance of Forests in Bolivia: - abstract and paper
Krister Andersson, (University of Colorado)
Jean Paul Benavides, (CERES-Bolivia)
Rosario Leon, (CERES-Bolivia)

Public Works Bidding Process (procurement): the Case of Brazilian Court of Audit - abstract and paper
Andre C. B. Aquino, (University of São Paulo)
Dorival I. Ângelo, (Brazilian Court of Audit)
Ricardo L. Cardoso, (Getulio Vargas Foundation)

How Does Foreign Aid Affect the Incentives of Public Bureaucracies? an Institutional Rational Choice Analysis - abstract and paper
Eduardo Araral, (National University of Singapore)

The Effects of Property Rights on Collective Action Under Conditions of Missing Information and Path Dependence - abstract and paper
Eduardo Araral, (National University of Singapore)

Institutions, Fairness, and Contract Enforcement - abstract
Falk Armin, (University of Bonn and IZA)
David Huffman, (Swarthmore College and IZA)
Bentley MacLeod, (Columbia University)

The Great Realignment: How the Changing Technology of Technological Change in Information Technology Affected the Us and Japanese It Industry, 1983-1999 - abstract and paper
Ashish Arora, (Duke University)
Lee G. Branstetter, (Carnegie Mellon University and NBER)
Matej Drev, (Carnegie Mellon University)

The Law of Impersonal Transactions: Meaning and Difficulties - abstract
Benito Arruñada, (Pompeu Fabra University)

The Influence of Interest Groups on Institutions: Evidence from the American State Courts - abstract and paper
Benito Arrunada, (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Dean V. Williamson, (US Department of Justice)
Giorgio Zanarone, (Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros)

A Theory of Strategic Problem Formulation - abstract and paper
Markus Baer, (Washington University in St. Louis)
Kurt Dirks, (Washington University in St. Louis)
Jackson Nickerson, (Washington University in St. Louis)

Transaction Costs and Trolls: the Behavior of Individual Inventors, Small Firms and Entrepreneurs in Patent Litigation - abstract
Gwendolyn Ball, (Institutue for Genomic Biology, UIUC)
Jay Kesan, (College of Law, UIUC)

New Modes of Governance of Cooperative Arrangements in Agricultural Markets: the Case of Polish Producer Groups - abstract and paper
Ilona Banaszak, (Slovak Academy of Sciences)
Volker Beckmann, (Humboldt University Berlin)

Property As Process: How Innovation Markets Select Innovation Regimes - abstract
Jonathan Barnett, (University of Southern California)

Producers and Predators: an Agent-based Perspective - abstract and paper
Jaromir Baxa, (Charles University in Prague)

Politics-business Interaction Paths - abstract and paper
Marianna Belloc, (Università di Roma)
Ugo Pagano, (Università di Siena)

State-ownership of Financial Institutions at Its Inception: the Performance of Private and State-owned Banks in Brazil, 1870-1929. - abstract and paper
Aaron Berg, (Stanford)
Stephen Haber, (Stanford)

Dynamic Interaction Between State Legislatures and State Courts - abstract
Daniel Berkowitz, (University of Pittsburgh)
Karen Clay, (Carnegie Mellon University)

Initial Conditions and the Evolution of Institutions, Chapter 3 & 4 - abstract and paper
Daniel Berkowitz, (University of Pittsburgh)
Karen Clay, (Heinz School, Carnegie Mellon University)

Pipelines, Political Economy and Russian Oil - abstract
Daniel Berkowitz, (University of Pittsburgh)
Yadviga Semikolenova, (Colorado School of Mines)

Are Bilateral Investment Treaties and Development Aid Home Government Policy Substitutes for Promoting Fdi Activities? - abstract and paper
Marie-Ann Betschinger, (ICEF, State University-Higher School of Economics)

Lock-in, Reputation and Contractual Dynamics : the Case of Car Parking Services - abstract and paper
Jean Beuve, (IAE de Paris I)
Claudine Desrieux, (CES Université de Paris I)

The Economics of Badmouthing: Defamation, Racketeering and the French Financial Press Before World War I - abstract
Vincent Bignon, (EconomiX - University Nanterre)
Marc Flandreau, (Graduate Institute - Geneva and CEPR)

Democracy, Populism, and (un)bounded Rationality - abstract and paper
Johannes Binswanger, (Tilburg University)
Jens Prüfer, (Tilburg University)

Legal Precedents, Judicial Discretion, and the Diffusion of the Strict Liability Rule for Manufacturing Defects, 1962-87 - abstract and paper
Robert Bird, (University of Connecticut)
Donald J. Smythe, (California Western School of Law)

Did the Glorious Revolution Contribute to the Transport Revolution? Evidence from Investment in Roads and Rivers - abstract
Dan Bogart, (UC Irvine)

The Evolution of Bulgarian Land Tenure Institutions: an Application of the Social Conflict Theory - abstract and paper
Natalia Boliari, (Manhattan College)

Equilibria in a Model with a Search Labour Market and a Matching Marriage Market - abstract and paper
Roberto Bonilla Trejos, (Newcastle University Business School)

The Political Economy of Industrial Promotion: the Colombian Institute for Industrial Development, 1940-64 - abstract and paper
Carlos A. Brando, (LSE)

Markets, Crises and Policies - abstract and paper
Eric Brousseau, (EconomiX, Université de Paris Ouest)
Jerome Sgard, (CERI, Sciences-Po Paris)

Intellectual Property Regimes: a Comparative Institutional Framework - abstract
Eric Brousseau, (EconomiX, University of Paris X)
Maria Alessandra Rossi, (University of Siena)

Legislative Malapportionment and Economic and Political Outcomes: a Political Economy Assessment - abstract and paper
Miriam Bruhn, (The WorldBank)
Francisco Gallego, (Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile)
Massimiliano G. Onorato, (Bocconi University)

Post Privatisation Ownership Concentration: Determinants and Influence on Firm Efficiency - abstract and paper
Laura Cabeza-García, (University of León, Spain)
Silvia Gómez-Ansón, (University of Oviedo, Spain)
Vanesa Solis-Rodriguez, (University of León, Spain)

Monitoring the Police: an Empirical Study on the Factors Affecting the Conclusion of Investigation Processes by an Internal Affairs Division - abstract and paper
Sandro Cabral, (Federal University of Bahia, Brazil)
Sergio Lazzarini, (Insper Institute of Education and Research)
Allan Claudius Barbosa, (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil)

What Difference Does a New Justice Make? - abstract and paper
Charles M Cameron, (Princeton University)
Jee-Kwang Park, (Princeton University)
Deborah Beim, (Princeton University)

International Terrorism, Political Instability and the Escalation Effect - abstract and paper
Nauro Campos, (Brunel University)
Martin Gassebner, (ETH Zurich)

Imperialists, Native Rulers, and Private Companies: New Evidence on the Efficiency of Indian Railways, 1880-1913 - abstract and paper
Latika Chaudhary, (Stanford University)
Dan Bogart, (UC Irvine)

Intertemporal Choice and Legal Constraints - abstract and paper
M. Keith Chen, (Yale School of Management)
Alan Schwartz, (Yale Law School and School of Management)

A Missing Spatial Link in Institutional Quality - abstract and paper
Peter Claeys, (Universitat de Barcelona)
Fabio Manca, (Universitat de Barcelona)

The Rise of "plant & Share" Contracts in Côte D'ivoire. Incomplete Contracting and Land Conflicts. - abstract and paper
Jean-Philippe Colin, (IRD and UMR MOISA)
François Ruf, (CIRAD and UMR Innovation)
Raphaël Soubeyran, (INRA and UMR LAMETA)

Inducing Information Provision Through Competition Policy: Prohibitions on False and Unsubstantiated Claims - abstract and paper
Kenneth S Corts, (Rotman School of Management)

Relationship Between Natural Resources and Institutions - abstract and paper
Mathieu Couttenier, (Paris 1 Sorbonne-Ens Cachan)

The Oecd Anti-bribery Convention: Changing the Currents of Trade - abstract and paper
Anna D'Souza, (UCLA)

The Analysis of Agricultural Biotechnology Regulation Process in Brazil - abstract and paper
José Maria da Silveira, (Institute of Economics- University of Campinas)
Izaias Carvalho Borges, (Dept of Economics - PUCCAMP)
Andrea Leda Ojima, (Institute of Agricultural Economcis- SASP)

Term Length and Political Performance - abstract and paper
Ernesto Dal Bo, (UC Berkeley and NBER)
Martin Rossi, (Universidad de San Andres)

Institutions and Behavior: Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Democracy - abstract
Pedro Dal Bó, (Brown University)
Andrew Foster, (Brown University)
Louis Putterman, (Brown University)

Infrastructure Contracts: Trust and Institutional Updating - abstract
Xeni Dassiou, (CCRP, City University, London)
Jon Stern, (CCRP, City University, London)

The Dynamics of Deregulation - abstract
John M. de Figueiredo, (UCLA)
Charles H. Fine, (MIT)
Frank Cross, (University of Texas)

Skill, Luck, and Reputation in Product Diversification Decisions: Evidence from the Hedge Fund Industry - abstract
Rui de FIgueiredo, (Haas School, University of California)
Evan Rawley, (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania)

The Market for Legislative Influence over Regulatory Policy - abstract
Rui de Figueriedo, (Haas School, University of California)
Geoff Edwards, (CRA)

The Rule of Law in Brazilian States’ Legislation: Evidences from Brazilian Supreme Court - abstract and paper
Leon Victor de Queiroz Barbosa, (Federal University of Pernambuco)
José Mario Wanderley Gomes Neto, (Federal University of Pernambuco)
Ernani Carvalho, (Federal University of Pernambuco)
Fabrizio Polany Almeida Santos, (Catholic University of Pernambuco)

Who Wants to Revise Privatization? the Complementarity of Market Skills and Institutions - abstract and paper
Irina Denisova, (New Economic School)
Markus Eller, (Oesterreichische Nationalbank)
Timothy Frye, (Columbia University)
Ekaterina Zhuravskaya, (New Economic School)

What Russians Think About Transition: Evidence from Rlms Survey - abstract
Irina Denisova, (Center for Economic and Financial Research)
Markus Eller, (Oesterreichische Nationalbank)
Ekaterina Zhuravskaya, (New Economic School)

The Evolution of Institutions: the Medium, the Long, and the Ultra-long, Run - abstract
Desiree Desierto, (University of the Philippines)
John VC Nye, (George Mason University)

The Evolution of Institutions: the Medium, the Long, and the Ultra-long, Run - abstract and paper
Desiree A. Desierto, (University of the Philippines)
John V.C. Nye, (George Mason University)

Networks of Heightened Scrutiny in Corporate Law - abstract
Reza Dibadj, (University of San Francisco)

Rules of Debate: Theory and Experiment - abstract and paper
Eric Dickson, (NYU)
Catherine Hafer, (NYU)
Dimitri Landa, (NYU)

The Knowledge Economics of Cooperatives - abstract and paper
Helmut Dietl, (University of Zurich)
Martin Grossmann, (University of Zurich)
Markus Lang, (University of Zurich)

The Political Economy of Fiscal Prudence in Historical Perspective - abstract and paper
Mark Dincecco, (IMT Lucca Institute for Advanced Studies)

Campaign Contributions and Firm Performance: the 'latvian Way' - abstract
Vyacheslav Dombrovsky, (Stockholm School of Economics in Riga)

Low-skilled Immigration and the Expansion of Private Schools - abstract and paper
Davide Dottori, (Catholic University of Louvain (Francophone))
I-Ling Shen, (Catholic University of Louvain (Francophone))

Role of Third Parties in Licensing Agreements - abstract
Valerie Duplat, (Catholic University of Louvain)
John Hagedoorn, (University of Maastricht)

Creative Destruction and Entrepreneurial Obstruction - abstract and paper
Alan Dye, (Barnard College, Columbia University)

Does Privatization Increase Mortality? - abstract
John Earle, (Upjohn Institute and CEU)
Scott Gehlbach, (UW Madison)
Theodore Gerber, (UW Madison)

The Economic Consequences of Us Interventions:an Empirical Inquiry - abstract
William Easterly, (NYU)
Nathan Nunn, (Harvard)
Shanker Satyanath, (NYU)
Daniel Berger, (NYU)

The Evolution of a Common Public Policy in the Eu: is It Possible at All? - an Institutional Economics Analysis of the Eu (post-) Lisbon Strategy - abstract
Martina Eckardt, (Andrássy University Budapest)
Werner Ebert, (Federal Ministry of Finance Germany)

Voting Experiments: Bandwagon Voting or False-consensus Effect? - abstract and paper
Henrik Egbert, (Giessen University)
Ivo Bischoff, (Giessen University)

System Failure in Iceland and the 2008 Global Financial Crisis - abstract and paper
Thrainn Eggertsson, (University of Iceland)
Tryggvi Thor Herbertsson, (University of Reykjavik)

Institutions, Culture, and Open Source - abstract and paper
Sebastian Engelhardt, (Friedrich Schiller University Jena)
Andreas Freytag, (Friedrich Schiller University Jena)

Choosing the Rules for Consensus Standardization - abstract and paper
Joseph Farrell, (UC Berkeley)
Timothy Simcoe, (University of Toronto)

Foreign Languages and Trade - abstract and paper
Jarko Fidrmuc, (University of Munich)
Jan Fidrmuc, (Brunel University)

The Role of Split Estates in Coalbed Methane Production - abstract and paper
Timothy Fitzgerald, (Montana State University)

How Do Violence and Insecurity Affect Hybrid Organizational Forms? a Study from Colombia - abstract
Clemente Forero, (Universidad de los Andes)
Eduardo Wills, (Universidad de los Andes)
Veneta Andonova, (Universidad de los Andes)
Luz Elena Orozco, (Universidad de los Andes)
Oscar Pardo, (Universidad de los Andes)

How Do Electoral Systems Affect Fiscal Policy? Evidence from State and Local Governments, 1890 to 2005. - abstract and paper
Patricia Funk, (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Christina Gathmann, (Stanford University)

Social Status and Corruption - abstract and paper
Sebastian Galiani, (Washington University in St. Louis)
Federico Weinschelbaum, (Universidad de San Andres)

Modeling Informality Formally: Households and Firms - abstract and paper
Sebastian Galiani, (Washington University in St Louis)
Federico Weinschelbaum, (UdeSA)

Myopic Banditry and Foreign Settlement on the Gold Coast: the Emergence of Bad Institutions in Ghana, 1843-1966 - abstract and paper
Giampaolo Garzarelli, (SEBS, University of the Witswatersrand)
Michele Maraschin, (SEBS, University of the Witswatersrand)

Electoral Systems, Political Fragmentation and Government Spending - abstract
Christina Gathmann, (Stanford University)

Platform Contracting and Exclusivity - abstract and paper
Wolfgang Gick, (Harvard University)
Christiaan Hogendorn, (Wesleyan University)

The Role of Repeated Interactions, Self-enforcing Agreements and Relational [sub]contracting: Evidence from California Highway Procurement Auctions - abstract and paper
Ricard Gil, (UC - Santa Cruz)
Justin Marion, (UC - Santa Cruz)

The Interplay of Formal, Informal and Relational Contracts: Evidence from Movies. - abstract and paper
Ricard Gil, (UC - Santa Cruz)

The Cyclical Process of Production of New Regulation by a Bounded Federal Regulatory Structure (with Application to Renewable Regulation in India) - abstract and paper
Jean-Michel Glachant, (European University Institute)
Vishnu Rao, (University of Turin)

The Rise and Fall of America’s First Bank - abstract and paper
Dror Goldberg, (Bar Ilan University)

Changing the Paradigm of Stock Ownership from Concentrated Towards Dispersed Ownership? Evidence from Brazil and Consequences for Emerging Countries - abstract and paper
Érica Gorga, (Fundacao Getulio Vargas Law School at Sao Paulo)

Contracts of Society and Firm-like Organization - abstract and paper
Anna Grandori, (Bocconi University)

The Role of Geography and History in Cultural Diffusion: a Gravity Approach - abstract and paper
Pauline Grosjean, (UC Berkeley)

Relationship Building - abstract and paper
Marina Halac, (University of California, Berkeley)

Political Influence Behind the Veil of Peer Review: an Analysis of Public Biomedical Research Funding in the U.s. - abstract and paper
Deepak Hegde, (UC - Berkeley)

Incompleteness of Chinese Fruit and Vegetable Contracts - abstract and paper
George W Hendrikse, (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University)
Yamei Hu, (School of Economics and management, Beijing Jiaoto)

Concentrated Power, Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth - abstract and paper
Witold Henisz, (Stanford University & University of Pennsylvannia)

History Geography and the Market for Mortgages - abstract and paper
Philip T. Hoffman, (Caltech)
Gilles Postel-Vinay, (EHESS)
Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, (Caltech)

Power Play: Buying Political Support for M&a in the Electricity Sector - abstract
Guy Holburn, (University of Western Ontario)
Rick Vanden Bergh, (University of Vermont)

To Trust or to Monitor: a Dynamic Analysis - abstract and paper
Fali Huang, (Singapore Management University)

Managing Agency Problems in Early Shareholder Capitalism: an Exploration of Liverpool Shipping, 1743-1784 - abstract
Paul Ingram, (Columbia University)
Brian S. Silverman, (University of Toronto)

Contracts As Threats: on a Rationale for Rewarding a While Hoping for B - abstract and paper
Elisabetta Iossa, (Brunel U. and U of Rome Tor Vergata)
Giancarlo Spagnolo, (U of Rome Tor Vergata and Stockholm School of Economics)

Institutions, Entrepreneurs, and the Informal Economy - abstract
Emilia Istrate, (George Mason University)

Formalizing Citizen Participation in Peru: Decentralization and the Role of Local Institutional Arrangements in the Provision of Agricultural Services - abstract
Miguel Jaramillo, (GRADE)
Glenn D. Wright, (University of Colorado at Boulder)

Shares, Coalition Formation and Political Development: Evidence from 17th Century England - abstract and paper
Saumitra Jha, (Stanford University)

Rent-seeking Vs. Hazard-reducing Political Strategies: a Simple Theoretical Model - abstract and paper
Nan Jia, (University of Toronto)

Cultures of Kindness: a Meta-analysis of Trust Game Experiments - abstract and paper
Noel D. Johnson, (George Mason University)
Alexandra Mislin, (SUNY at Buffalo)

An Economic Analysis of Legal Rules for Transboundary Pollution - abstract
Jason Johnston, (University of Pennsylvania)
Michael Faure, (Maastricht and Rotterdam Universities)

An Experimental Study of Investment Incentives Mechanisms in the Electricity Industry - abstract
Céline Jullien, (GAEL, Grenoble University, France)
Mohamed Haikel Khalfallah, (GATE, Lyon 2 University)
Virginie Pignon, (EDF-R&D)
Stéphane Robin, (GATE, Lyon 2 University)
Carine Staropoli, (CES, University Panthéon Sorbonne)

Making and Breaking Property Rights: Political Foundations of Institutional Inefficiency - abstract
Mogens K Justesen, (University of Southern Denmark)

Economic Freedom and the Process of Economic Growth: an Empirical Analysis Based on a New Measure - abstract and paper
Judit Kapas, (University of Debrecen)
Pal Czegledi, (University of Debrecen)

What Influences Firms’ Perceptions? - abstract and paper
David S. Kaplan, (World Bank)
Vikram Pathania, (Cornerstone Consulting Group)

The Constitutionalization of American Direct Democracy? an Experimental Evaluation of Voters Attitudes Toward Constitutional Initiatives - abstract
Daniel Katz, (University of Michigan, Dept. of Political Science)
Spencer Piston, (University of Michigan, Dept. of Political Science)
Yanna Krupnikov, (University of Michigan, Dept. of Political Science)

Democracy and Inequality: New Data and Exact Tests - abstract
Philip Keefer, (The World Bank)
Branko Milanovic, (The World Bank)

‘red Flags of Corruption’ in World Bank Projects: an Analysis of Infrastructure Contracts - abstract
Charles J. Kenny, (The World Bank)
Maria Musatova, (The World Bank)

Competition, Innovation, and Maintaining Diversity Through Competition Law - abstract and paper
Wolfgang Kerber, (University Marburg)

Understanding the Determinants of Innovation in U.s. Local Governments: Does Fiscal Health Matter? - abstract
Kseniya M. Khovanova, (University of Illinois, Chicago)

Beneficial Complexity: a Field Experiment in Technology, Institutions, and Institutional Change in the Electric Power Industry - abstract and paper
Lynne Kiesling, (Northwestern University)
David Chassin, (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)

Legal Fictions As Strategic Instruments - abstract and paper
Daniel Klerman, (USC Law School)

Inefficient but Effective? a Field Experiment on the Effectiveness on Direct and Indirect Transfer Mechanisms - abstract and paper
Hannes Koppel, (Max-Plank-Institute of Economics Jena)
Günther G. Schulze, (Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg)

The Child Health Implications of Water Privatization in Africa - abstract and paper
Katrina Kosec, (Stanford University)

Scale, Scope, and Takeovers: Evidence from Franchising - abstract
Renata Kosova, (Cornell University)
Francine Lafontaine, (University of Michigan)
Bo Zhao, (University of Michigan)

Individual Vs. Relative Performance Pay with Envious Workers and Non-verifiable Performance - abstract and paper
Jenny Kragl, (European Business School)

The Regional Dimension of the Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Host Economies: the Case of Ukraine - abstract and paper
Victoria Kravtsova, (University of Glasgow)

Using Hostages to Improve the Quality of Financial Disclosure - abstract and paper
Jenny Kuan, (Stanford University)
Steve Diamond, (Santa Clara University)

Contractual Design and Renegotiation: Impacts on Yardstick Competition Efficiency - abstract and paper
Aude Le Lannier, (University Paris 1 & Paris 11)

Heterogeneity in Power Status and Its Effect on Rule Compliance in Self-governed Irrigation Systems - abstract and paper
Els Lecoutere, (Conflict Research Group, Ghent University)
Ben D'Exelle, (Center International Development Issues Nijmegen)
Björn Van Campenhout, (Institute of Development Policy and Management, UA)

Alliance Organization and Technological Performance: Dissaggregating the Causes and Consequences of Ownership and Co-location - abstract
Michael Leiblein, (The Ohio State University)
Jeffrey Macher, (Georgetown University)
Arvids Ziedonis, (University of Michigan)

A Theory of Dynastic Cycles - abstract and paper
Yinan Li, (Stockholm University)

Pricing Formats for Branded Components: an Investigation in Business-to-business Markets - abstract and paper
Desmond (Ho-Fu) Lo, (Santa Clara University)
Kelli Frias-Gutierrez, (University of Arizona)
Mrinal Ghosh, (University of Arizona)

Corporate Social Responsibility and Reference Shareholders: an Analysis of European Firms - abstract and paper
Felix Lopez-Iturriaga, (University of Valladolid)
Oscar Lopez-de-Foronda, (University of Burgos)
Natalia Martin Cruz, (University of Valladolid)

Deliberately Incomplete Censorship - abstract and paper
Peter Lorentzen, (UC Berkeley)

Dispute Resolution in Vertical Exchange Contracts - abstract and paper
Fabrice Lumineau, (IMD)
Joanne E. Oxley, (University of Toronto)

Design of Technology Licensing Agreements: New Empirical Evidences - abstract
Natalia Lyarskaya, (Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense)

Out of the Gray: the Impact of Provincial Institutions on Business Formalization in Vietnam - abstract and paper
Edmund Malesky, (UCSD)
Markus Taussig, (Harvard Business School)

Appropriate Iprs, Human Capital Composition and Economic Growth - abstract and paper
Fabio Manca, (AQR- IREA, University of Barcelona)

Developing Property Rights in Developing Countries: a Firm-level Perspective - abstract
Stanislav Markus, (University of Chicago)

The Delivery of Public Development Aid: a Buy-or-assembly Decision - abstract and paper
Natalia Martin Cruz, (University of Valladolid)

Can Endowments Explain Regional Inequality? State Governments and the Provision of Public Goods in Brazil, 1889-1930 - abstract and paper
Andre Martinez, (Boston University)
Aldo Musacchio, (Harvard Business School)

Food Safety, Hybrid Structures and Preferences for Contractual Rules: Theory and Evidence from the Italian Poultry Sector - abstract and paper
Gaetano Martino, (University of Perugia)
Paolo Polinori, (University of Perugia)

How United is Germany? Cultural Differences - abstract
Robbert Maseland, (Radboud University Nijmegen/ IZA Bonn)
André van Hoorn, (Radboud University Nijmegen)

Transaction Risks and Trust in African Markets: Sesame Markets in Ethiopia - abstract and paper
Gerdien W. Meijerink, (LEI Wageningen UR)

Beyond the Colored Revolutions: a Dynamic Model of Policy Making and Protest - abstract and paper
Adam Meirowitz, (Princeton University)
Joshua A. Tucker, (New York University)

Ulysses and the Sirens: Governing Multilateral Alliances - abstract
Claude Ménard, (CES (University of Paris I))
Emmanuel Raynaud, (INRA SADAPT & CES (U. Paris I))

Increasing Block Tariffs in the Water Sector - a "fair" Vs. a "welfare"-approach - abstract
Georg Meran, (TU Berlin, and DIW)
Christian von Hirschhausen, (TU Dresden, and DIW)

Democracy Rules: the Prevalence of Political Approach in Determining the Quality of Private Property Rights Institutions - abstract
Abdoul Mijiyawa, (CERDI-CNRS, Université d'Auvergne)

Fighting Inflation in Developing Countries: Does Democracy Help? an Empirical Investigation - abstract
Abdoul Mijiyawa, (CERDI-CNRS, Université d'Auvergne)

Individuals Vs. Institutions. the Impact of Political Leaders’ Education and Profession on Public Deficits - abstract and paper
Heiner F. Mikosch, (ETH Zurich, KOF Swiss Economic Institute)
Frank Somogyi, (ETH Zurich, KOF Swiss Economic Institute)

Arresting Banking Panics: Fed Liquidity Provision and the Forgotten Panic of 1929 - abstract
Kris J. Mitchener, (Santa Clara University & NBER)
Mark Carlson, (Board of Governors)
Gary Richardson, (UC Irvine & NBER)

The Role of the Entrepreneur in Strategy Decision in the Context of Agribusiness - abstract and paper
Fabio Mizumoto, (University of Sao Paulo)
Maria Sylvia Saes, (University of Sao Paulo)

Property Rights and Strategy: Market Structure and Competition in the Brazilian Soybean Seed Industry - abstract and paper
Guilherme F. de A. Monteiro, (University of Sao Paulo)

Negative Vote Buying and the Secret Ballot - abstract and paper
John Morgan, (UC Berkeley)
Felix Vardy, (World Bank)

Compulsory Licensing - Evidence from the Trading with the Enemy Act - abstract
Petra Moser, (Stanford and NBER)
Alessandra Voena, (Stanford)

Do Patent Pools Encourage Innovation? Evidence from the 19th-century Sewing Machine Industry - abstract and paper
Petra Moser, (Stanford University)
Ryan Lampe, (Stanford University and NBER)

Property Frames - abstract and paper
Jonathan R. Nash, (Emory University School of Law)
Stephanie M. Stern, (Chicago-Kent Law School)

Do Multidivisional and Focused Firms Invest Differently? Project-level Evidence - abstract and paper
Gabriel Natividad, (New York University)

"political Connections in China's Market Economy" - abstract
Victor Nee, (Cornell University)
Sonja Opper, (Lund University)

Rational Drivers, Irrational Enforcers, and Road Safety - abstract and paper
ANTONIO NICITA, (UNIVERSITY OF SIENA, ITALY)
SIMONA BENEDETTINI, (UNIVERSITY OF SIENA, ITALY)

On the Near Optimality of Aboriginal Property Rights - abstract and paper
Seth Norton, (Wheaton College)

The Potato's Contribution to World Population and Urbanization: a Historical Natural Experiment - abstract
Nathan Nunn, (Harvard University)
Nancy Qian, (Brown University)

Do Black Mayors Improve Black Employment Outcomes? - abstract
John VC Nye, (George Mason University)
Ilia Rainer, (George Mason University)
Thomas Stratmann, (George Mason University)

Big is Beautiful: How State Shareholders Discipline Their Ceos in China - abstract and paper
Sonja Opper, (Lund University)
Sonia Wong, (Lingnan University)
Yang Yong, (USTC)

Historical Underpinnings of Institutions: Evidence from the Neolithic Revolution - abstract
Christopher Paik, (Stanford University)

Union Mediation and Adaptation to Reciprocal Loyalty Arrangements - abstract and paper
Georgios Panos, (University of Aberdeen & CELMR)
Ioannis Theodossiou, (University of Aberdeen & CELMR)

Judicial Versus Private Auctions: Better Without Protection? - abstract and paper
Ricardo D. Paredes, (Universidad Católica de Chile)
Andres Crisosto, (Universidad Católica de Chile)
Phillipe Marti, (Universidad Católica de Chile)

Water Supply: Public or Private? an Approach Based on Cost of Funds, Transaction Costs, Efficiency and Political Costs - abstract and paper
Edouard Perard, (The World Bank)

Creative Accounting and the Quality of Audit Institutions: the Achilles’ Heel of the Fiscal Responsibility Law in Brazil - abstract and paper
Carlos Pereira, (Michigan State University and Getulio Vargas Found)
Marcus Melo, (Federal University of Pernambuco)
Saulo Souza, (Federal University of Pernambuco and Cambridge Uni)

The Public Promotion of Wind Energy in Spain from the Transaction Costs Perspective 1986–2007 - abstract and paper
Yannick Perez, (European University Institute)
Franscico-Javier Ramos-Réal, (La Laguna University)

Incentives or Background of Party Chiefs? Determinants of Variation in Provincial Policy Outcomes in China - abstract
Petra Persson, (Columbia University)
Ekaterina Zhuravskaya, (New Economic School)

Newspapers and Parties: How Advertising Revenues Created an Independent Press - abstract and paper
Maria Petrova, (New Economic School)

Institutional Change and the Establishment of Strategic Networks – the Rich Wetlands of Kristianstad. - abstract
Håkan Pihl, (Kristianstad University College, Sweden)

Cultural Preferences in the Choice of Coordination Mechanisms- a Comparison of Sweden and China. - abstract
Håkan Pihl, (Kristianstad University College, Sweden)
Marcus Bornholt, (Kristianstad University College, Sweden)
Marianne Elfversson, (Kristianstad University College, Sweden)
Andreas Johnsson, (Kristianstad University College, Sweden)

The Egalitarian Battlefield: on the Origins of the Majority Rule in Archaic Greece - abstract and paper
Athanassios Pitsoulis, (Brandenburg University of Technology)

Corporate Social Responsibility Vs. Government Regulation: Institutional Analysis with an Application to Russia - abstract and paper
Leonid Polishchuk, (Higher School of Economics)

Semi-public Contests - abstract and paper
Jens Prüfer, (Tilburg University)

Regulatory Governance, Multinational Firms and Entry Strategies: the European Telecommunications Mobile Industry - abstract
Bertrand V. Quelin, (HEC Paris)
Jean-Philippe Bonardi, (University of Lausanne)
Santiago Urbitondo, (Fundación de Investigaciones Económicas Latinoamer)

The Effect of §363 Sales on Recovery Rates: Allowing for Self-selection Bias - abstract and paper
Branko Radulovic, (Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade)

Does the Leader’s Ethnicity Matter? Ethnic Favoritism, Education and Health in Sub-saharan Africa - abstract and paper
ilia rainer, (George Mason University)
raphael franck, (Bar Ilan University)

The Antitrust of Reputation Mechanisms: Institutional Economics and Concerted Refusals to Deal - abstract and paper
Barak Richman, (Duke University)

An Empirical Investigation into the Political Economy of the Firm in a Globalizing World Economy: How Domestic Political Connections Affect Cross-listing Choices - abstract and paper
Brian Richter, (UCLA Anderson School of Management)

The Role of Transmission Investment in the Coordination Between Generation and Transmission in the Liberalized Power Systems - abstract and paper
Vincent Rious, (SUPELEC)

Industry Concentration and Credit Card Pricing Puzzles - abstract
Jean-Charles Rochet, (Toulouse University)
Zhu Wang, (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)

Political Dynasties: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Argentina - abstract
Martin A Rossi, (Universidad de San Andres)

From Punishment to Prevention: the Introduction of Co-regulation in the Enforcement of Food Safety Regulation. - abstract
Elodie Rouviere, (AgroSup Dijon - Cesaer)
Julie A. Caswell, (Univ. of Massachusets, Amherst)

Changing Contract Structures in the International Liquefied Natural Gas Market : a First Empirical Analysis - abstract and paper
Sophia Ruester, (Dresden University of Technology)

The Impact of Governance Choice on Performance : an Application to the German Water Sector - abstract
Sophia Ruester, (Dresden University of Technology)
Michael Zschille, (Dresden University of Technology)

Csr As Contractarian Model of Multi-stakeholder Corporate Governance and the Game-theory of Its Implementation - abstract and paper
Lorenzo Sacconi, (University of Trento)

Political Institutions and Sovereign Borrowing: Evidence from Nineteenth-century Argentina - abstract and paper
Sebastian M. Saiegh, (UCSD)

The Making of Policy: Institutionalized or Not? - abstract
Carlos Scartascini, (Inter-American Development Bank)
Mariano Tommasi, (Universidad de San Andres)

Information, Bilateral Negotiations, and Worker Recruitment - abstract and paper
Arthur Schram, (University of Amsterdam)
Jordi Brandts, (Universitat de Barcelona)
Klarita Gërxhani, (University of Amsterdam)

On the Waterfront: an Empirical Study of Corruption in Ports - abstract
Sandra Sequeira, (Harvard University)
Simeon Djankov, (IFC)

The History of Market Discipline: Bankruptcy, Debt Discharge, and Renegotiation in England and France (sixteenth–nineteenth Century) - abstract and paper
Sgard Jérôme, (Sciences-Po (Ceri))

Legislative Political Budget Cycles - abstract and paper
Cameron A. Shelton, (Claremont McKenna College)

The Effects of Relational Contracts on Procurement: Evidence from Information Technology Outsourcing - abstract and paper
Lan Shi, (Dept. of Economics, University of Washington)
Anjana Susarla, (Dept. of Information System, UW Business School)

Commercializing Patents - abstract
Ted Sichelman, (UC Berkeley School of Law)

Explaining Leadership Selection in the Brazilian Congress: a Multinomial Logistic Model - abstract
Jose Silva Junior, (Universidade Fedaral de Pernambuco)
Dalson Figueiredo Filho, (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco)

Criminal Extortion - abstract
David Skarbek, (George Mason University)

Gaming the Liver Transplant System - abstract and paper
Jason Snyder, (UCLA)

Marriage Dissolution: Property Rights or Social Ties? - abstract and paper
Maira C. S. Soares, (KU Leuven, Centre for Sociological Research)
Andre C. B. Aquino, (University of São Paulo, Brazil)
Koen Matthijs, (KU Leuven, Centre for Sociological Research)

Strategic Asset Allocation with Heterogeneous Beliefs - abstract
Thiago Souza, (Queen Mary, University of London)

Does Divided Government Moderate Electoral Cycles in Fiscal and Monetary Policy? Annual and Quarterly Evidence from Latin America and the Oecd - abstract and paper
Jorge M. Streb, (Universidad del CEMA)
Daniel Lema, (Universidad del CEMA)

Public Investment and Corruption in an Endogenous Growth Model - abstract
Simge Tarhan, (University of Minnesota)

Global Production Network, Knowledge Sharing, and Technology Transfer: Evidence from Thailand - abstract
Kriengkrai Techakanont, (Thammasat University)

A Positive Political Theory of Rules and Standards - abstract and paper
Emerson Tiller, (Northwestern University)
Tonja Jacobi, (Northwestern University)
Frank Cross, (University of Texas)

Commitment and Regulatory Independence in Practice - abstract
Francesc Trillas, (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)
Miguel A. Montoya, (Tec de Monterrey. Guadalajara)

Regulatory Federalism in Network Industries - abstract and paper
Francesc Trillas, (Universitat Autònoma Barcelona)

Limits to Growth of Multinational Replicator Companies. the Case of Mobile-phone Operators - abstract and paper
Svein Ulset, (Norwegian School of Economics and Business Adm)

Weberian Work Ethic and the Involuntariness of Unemployment - abstract
André van Hoorn, (Radboud University Nijmegen)
Robbert Maseland, (Radboud University Nijmegen/ IZA Bonn)

Gerschenkron's New Russia - abstract and paper
Nadia Vanteeva, (Queen's University Belfast)
Charles Hickson, (Queen's University Belfast)

Does Arbitration Blossom when State Courts Are Bad? - abstract and paper
Stefan Voigt, (Philipps University Marburg)

How (not) to Measure Institutions - abstract and paper
Stefan Voigt, (Philipps University Marburg)

The Internet and Vertical Integration: the Case of Hospital Radiology Services - abstract
Stanislav E. Vornovitsky, (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

The Evolution of Alliance Structure in the Biopharmaceutical Industry (1978-2008) - abstract and paper
Simon Wakeman, (European School of Management & Technology, Berlin)
Matthew Higgins, (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA)

Bureaucrats or Strategists? Competitive Strategy in the Chinese State-owned Satellite Television Industry - abstract
Richard Wang, (University of California, Berkeley)

Organization Matters - abstract
Oliver Williamson, (University of California, Berkeley)

State-business Relations and Improvement of Corporate Governance in Russia - abstract and paper
Andrei Yakovlev, (State University - Higher School of Economics)

Beyond Conventional Wisdom and Anecdotal Evidence: Measuring Efficiency of Brazilian Courts - abstract and paper
Luciana Luk-Tai Yeung, (Escola de Economia de São Paulo, FGV-SP, Brazil)
Paulo Furquim Azevedo, (Escola de Economia de São Paulo, FGV-SP, Brazil)

Tragedy of Anti-commons, Empirical Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Industry - abstract and paper
Yiyong Yuan, (University of Missouri)

Fiat Without Authority Under Vertical Integration - abstract and paper
Giorgio Zanarone, (Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros)

Markets for Water: All-in Auctions - abstract and paper
David Zetland, (University of California, Berkeley)

Strategic Mis-selling and Pre-contractual Cognition - abstract and paper
Xiaojian Zhao, (University of Mannheim)

Empirical Research in Contracts:watch Your Step - abstract and paper
Decio Zylbersztajn, (University of São Paulo)

Fragile Social Norms:(un)sustainable Exploration of Forest Products - abstract and paper
Decio Zylbersztajn, (University of São Paulo)