Economic Growth and Development
My 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.
Explaining the origin of the state
Updated version (November 2020), with new data on the distribution of wild relatives of domesticated crops, of my paper with Joram Mayshar and Luigi Pascali: The Origin of the State: Productivity or Appropriability?
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
Presentation of a simple model explaining endogenous institutions, based on my paper with Joram Mayshar and Zvika Neeman, (APSR 2017) which you might find useful for teaching: Presentation, Handout, presentation of the full paper
View my publications.
- EC9012 Economic Analysis: Macro
- EC9D32 Economic Analysis: Macro B
- EC9A2 Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis
- EC205: Development Economics (Macroeconomics)
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