- Economic Growth and Development
NEW: A new paper, with Alexey Khazanov, Zvika Neeman and Hosny Zoabi, "The Microfinance Disappointment: An Explanation based on Risk Aversion" is now available as a DP by the CEPR.
News: my paper with Joram Mayshar and Zvika Neeman “Geography, Transparency and Institutions” was published by the American Political Science Review.
The paper offers an explanation for State Institutions and Endogenous Property Rights
Presentation of a simple model explaining endogenous institutions, based on my paper with Joram Mayshar and Zvika Neeman, which you might find useful for teaching: Presentation, Handout, presentation of the full paper
Explaining Differences Between Regions in State Institutions
An article in the Washington Post; A column on VOX CEPR's policy por; A post on Barcelona GSE Focus; A post in Mostly Economics; a post on naked capitalism; A post on War in Context; A post in A Economia no Seculo 21; A post on InsTED; An article in the Washington Post (reprinted by Tampa Bay Times); A column in the FT
View my publications.
- Mayshar, Joram, Moav, Omer, and Neeman, Zvika. (2011) “Transparency, Appropriability and the Early State”, CEPR Discussion Paper 8548
- Galor Oded and Moav Omer, "The Neolithic Origins of Contemporary Variations in Life Expectancy"; The research is described on: Evolving Economics, October 2013 and Gene Expression