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Working papers

  1. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2013. "Profit with Purpose? A Theory of Social Enterprise with Experimental Evidence," STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE 47, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  2. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2013. "Taxation and Development," STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE 41, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  3. Philippe Aghion & Timothy Besley & John Browne & Francesco Caselli & Richard Lambert & Rachel Lomax & Christopher Pissarides & Nick Stern & John Van Reenen, 2013. "Investing for Prosperity: Skills, Infrastructure and Innovation," CEP Special Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE 28, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  4. Besley, Timothy & Folke, Olle & Persson, Torsten & Rickne, Johanna, 2013. "Gender Quotas and the Crisis of the Mediocre Man: Theory and Evidence from Sweden," Working Paper Series, Research Institute of Industrial Economics 985, Research Institute of Industrial Economics.
  5. Besley, Timothy J. & Reynal-Querol, Marta, 2012. "The Legacy of Historical Conflict: Evidence from Africa," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 8850, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  6. Timothy Besley & Hannes Mueller, 2012. "Stop fighting and wealth will follow," CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE 387, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  7. Tim Besley & Thiemo Fetzer & Hannes Mueller, 2012. "One Kind of Lawlessness: Estimating the Welfare Cost of Somali Piracy," UFAE and IAE Working Papers, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC) 898.12, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC).
  8. Besley, Timothy J. & Leight, Jessica & Pande, Rohini & Rao, Vijayendra, 2012. "The Regulation of Land Markets: Evidence from Tenancy Reform in India," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 8736, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  9. Besley, Timothy J. & Persson, Torsten, 2011. "Fragile States and Development Policy," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 8285, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  10. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2011. "Taxation and Regulation of Bonus Pay," STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE 030, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  11. Besley, Timothy J. & Meads, Neil & Surico, Paolo, 2010. "Risk Heterogeneity and Credit Supply: Evidence from the Mortgage Market," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 7633, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  12. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson & Daniel M. Sturm, 2010. "Political Competition, Policy and Growth: Theory and Evidence from the United States," CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE dp1009, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  13. Timothy Besley & Hannes Mueller, 2009. "Estimating the Peace Dividend:The Impact of Violence on HousePrices in Northern Ireland," STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE 011, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  14. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2009. "Repression or civil war?," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library 33748, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  15. Besley, Timothy J. & Ghatak, Maitreesh, 2009. "The de Soto Effect," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 7259, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  16. Besley, Timothy J. & Ghatak, Maitreesh, 2009. "Property Rights and Economic Development," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 7243, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  17. Besley, Timothy J. & Persson, Torsten, 2009. "State Capacity, Conflict and Development," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 7336, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  18. Besley, Timothy J. & Bevan, Gwyn & Burchardi, Konrad B., 2009. "Naming & Shaming: The impacts of different regimes on hospital waiting times in England and Wales," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 7306, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  19. Besley, Timothy J. & Meads, Neil & Surico, Paolo, 2008. "Household External Finance and Consumption," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 6934, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  20. Timothy J. Besley & Torsten Persson, 2008. "The Incidence of Civil War: Theory and Evidence," NBER Working Papers 14585, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  21. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2008. "Status incentives," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library 5913, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  22. Tim Besley & Ian Preston, 2007. "Electoral bias and policy choice: theory and evidence," IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies W07/06, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
  23. Timothy Besley & Masayuki Kudamatsu, 2007. "Making Autocracy Work," STICERD - Development Economics Papers - From 2008 this series has been superseded by Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics 48, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  24. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2007. "The Origins of State Capacity: Property Rights, Taxation, and Politics," NBER Working Papers 13028, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  25. Besley, Timothy & Meads, Neil & Surico, Paolo, 2007. "Insiders versus Outsiders in Monetary Policy-Making," Discussion Papers, Monetary Policy Committee Unit, Bank of England 20, Monetary Policy Committee Unit, Bank of England.
  26. Timothy Besley & Rohini Pande & Vijayendra Rao, 2007. "Just Rewards?Local Politics and Public ResourceAllocation in South India," STICERD - Development Economics Papers - From 2008 this series has been superseded by Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics 49, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  27. Timothy Besley & Michael Smart, 2005. "Fiscal Restraints and Voter Welfare," STICERD - Political Economy and Public Policy Paper Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE 06, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  28. Rohini Pande & Timothy Besley & Vijayendra Rao, 2005. "Political Selection and the Quality of Evidence: Evidence form South India," Working Papers id:261, eSocialSciences.
  29. Besley, Timothy J. & Payne, A. Abigail, 2005. "Implementation of Anti-Discrimination Policy: Does Judicial Selection Matter?," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 5211, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  30. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson & Daniel Sturm, 2005. "Political Competition and Economic Performance: Theory and Evidence from the United States," NBER Working Papers 11484, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  31. Timothy Besley & Rohini Pande & Vijayendra Rao, 2005. "Political Selection and the Qualilty of Government: Evidence from South India," Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University 921, Economic Growth Center, Yale University.
  32. Timothy Besley & Valentino Larcinese, 2005. "Working or Shirking?A Closer Look at MPs’ Expenses and Parliamentary Attendance," STICERD - Political Economy and Public Policy Paper Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE 15, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  33. Andrea Prat, 2004. "(UBS Pensions Series 030) Credible Pensions," FMG Discussion Papers, Financial Markets Group dp525, Financial Markets Group.
  34. Timothy Besley & Andrea Prat, 2004. "Credible pensions," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library 24822, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  35. Besley, Timothy J. & Ghatak, Maitreesh, 2004. "Competition and Incentives with Motivated Agents," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 4641, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  36. Tim Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2003. "Incentives, choice and accountability in the provision of public services," IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies W03/08, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
  37. Besley, Timothy J. & Prat, Andrea, 2003. "Pension Fund Governance and the Choice Between Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Plans," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 3955, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  38. Tim Besley & Abigail Payne, 2003. "Judicial accountability and economic policy outcomes: evidence from employment discrimination charges," IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies W03/11, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
  39. Andrea Prat, 2003. "(UBS Pensions series 12) Pension Fund Governance and the Choice Between Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Plans," FMG Discussion Papers, Financial Markets Group dp454, Financial Markets Group.
  40. Timothy Besley & Robin Burgess & Imran Rasul, 2003. "Benchmarking government provision of social safety nets," Social Protection Discussion Papers 27870, The World Bank.
  41. Timothy Besley & Robin Burgess & Andrea Pratt, 2002. "Mass media and political accountability," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library 35988, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  42. Besley, Timothy J. & Case, Anne, 2002. "Political Institutions and Policy Choices: Evidence from the United States," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 3498, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  43. Besley, Timothy J. & Burgess, Robin, 2002. "Can Labour Regulation Hinder Economic Performance? Evidence from India," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 3260, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  44. Besley, Timothy J. & Prat, Andrea, 2002. "Handcuffs for the Grabbing Hand? Media Capture and Government Accountability," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 3132, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  45. Besley, Timothy J. & Smart, Michael, 2002. "Does Tax Competition Raise Voter Welfare?," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 3131, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  46. Besley, Timothy J. & Burgess, Robin, 2001. "The Political Economy of Government Responsiveness: Theory and Evidence from India," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 2721, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  47. Besley, Timothy J. & Ghatak, Maitreesh, 2001. "Government versus Private Ownership of Public Goods," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 2725, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  48. Besley, Timothy J. & Coate, Stephen, 2001. "Issue Unbundling via Citizens' initiatives," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 2857, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  49. Besley, Timothy J. & Coate, Stephen, 2000. "Elected Versus Appointed Regulators: Theory And Evidence," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 2381, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  50. Besley, Timothy J. & Coate, Stephen, 2000. "Centralized versus Decentralized Provision of Local Public Goods: a Political Economy Analysis," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 2495, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  51. Timothy J. Besley & Harvey S. Rosen, 1999. "Vertical Externalities in Tax Setting: Evidence from Gasoline and Cigarettes," NBER Working Papers 6517, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  52. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 1999. "Public-Private Partnership for the Provision of Public Goods: Theory and an Application to NGOs," STICERD - Development Economics Papers - From 2008 this series has been superseded by Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics 17, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  53. Timothy Besley & Stephen Coate, 1999. "The Public Critique of Welfare Economics: An Exploration," NBER Working Papers 7083, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  54. Timothy Besley & Robin Burgess, 1998. "Land Reform, Poverty Reduction and Growth: Evidence from India," STICERD - Development Economics Papers - From 2008 this series has been superseded by Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics 13, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  55. Timothy J. Besley & Harvey S. Rosen, 1998. "Sales Taxes and Prices: An Empirical Analysis," NBER Working Papers 6667, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  56. Timothy Besley & Rohini Pande, 1998. "Read My Lips: The Political Economy of Information Transmission," STICERD - Theoretical Economics Paper Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE 355, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  57. Timothy Besley & Stephen Coate, 1997. "Analyzing the Case for Government Intervention in a Representative Democracy," STICERD - Theoretical Economics Paper Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE /1997/335, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  58. Timothy Besley & Stephen Coate, 1997. "Lobbying and Welfare in a Representative Democracy - (Now published in 'Review of Economic Studies', 68 (2001), pp.67-82.)," STICERD - Theoretical Economics Paper Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE /1997/334, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  59. Tim Besley & John Hall & Ian Preston, 1996. "The demand for private health insurance: do waiting lists matter?," IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies W96/07, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
  60. Besley, T. & Case, A., 1994. "Diffusion as a Learning Process: Evidence from HYV Cotton," Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies 174, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies.
  61. Timothy Besley & Anne Case, 1994. "Unnatural Experiments? Estimating the Incidence of Endogenous Policies," NBER Working Papers 4956, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  62. Timothy Besley & Anne Case, 1993. "Does Electoral Accountability Affect Economic Policy Choices? Evidence from Gubernatorial Term Limits," NBER Working Papers 4575, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  63. Besley, T. & Levenson, A., 1993. "The Role of Informal Finance in Household Capital Accumulation: Evidence from Taiwan," Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies 171, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies.
  64. Tim Besley & Ian Preston & Ridge, M, 1993. "Fiscal anarchy in the UK," IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies W93/18, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
  65. Guinnane, T. & Banerjee, A. & Besley, T., 1993. "Thy Neighbor's Keeper: the Design of a Credit Cooperative with Theory and a Test," Papers, Yale - Economic Growth Center 705, Yale - Economic Growth Center.
  66. Besley, T., 1993. "Property Rights and Investment Incentives: Theory and Micro-Evidence from Ghana," Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies 170, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies.
  67. Guinnane, T.W. & Besley, T. & Coate, S., 1993. "Understanding the Worhouse Test: Information and poor Relief in Nineteenth-Century England," Papers, Yale - Economic Growth Center 701, Yale - Economic Growth Center.
  68. Besley, T., 1993. "Savings, Credit and Insurance," Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies 167, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies.
  69. Timothy Besley & Stephen Coate & Glenn Loury, 1992. "The Economics of Rotating Savings and Credit Associations," Boston University - Institute for Economic Development, Boston University, Institute for Economic Development 24, Boston University, Institute for Economic Development.
  70. Besley, T., 1992. "Monopsony and Time-Consistency : Sustainable Pricing Policies for Perennial Grops," Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies 159, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies.
  71. Timothy Besley & Anne Case, 1992. "Incumbent Behavior: Vote Seeking, Tax Setting and Yardstick Competition," NBER Working Papers 4041, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  72. Timothy Besley & Stephen Coate & Glenn Loury, 1992. "On the Allocative Performance of Rotative Savings and Credit Associations," Boston University - Institute for Economic Development, Boston University, Institute for Economic Development 26, Boston University, Institute for Economic Development.
  73. Banerjee, A.V. & Besley, T. & Guinnane, T.W., 1992. "Thy Neighbor's Keeper: The Disign of Credit Cooperative with Theory and Evidence," Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies 160, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies.
  74. Besley, T., 1992. "How Do Market Failures Justify Interventions in Rural Credit Markets?," Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies 162, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies.
  75. Besley, T. & Coate, S., 1991. "The Design Of Income Maintenance Programs," Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - John M. Olin Program 74, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - John M. Olin Program.
  76. Besley, T. & Coate, S., 1991. "Group Lending, Repayment Incentives And Social Collateral," Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies 152, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies.
  77. Besley, T. & Coate, S., 1991. "Workfare vs. Welfare: Incentive Arguments For Work Requirements In Poverty Allevation Programs," Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - John M. Olin Program 73, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - John M. Olin Program.
  78. Besley, Timothy & Kanbur, Ravi, 1990. "The principles of targeting," Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank 385, The World Bank.
  79. Banerjee, A.V. & Besley, T., 1990. "Peer Group Externalities And The Learning Incentives: A Theory Of Nerd Behavior," Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Discussion Paper 68, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Discussion Paper.
  80. Besley, T. & McLaren, J., 1990. "Monitoring And Wage Incentives: Capitulation Vs. Efficiency Wages," Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - John M. Olin Program 70, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - John M. Olin Program.
  81. Besley, T. & Mclaren J., 1990. "Tax Compliance And Corruption Deterrence: The Role Of Wage Incentives," Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Discussion Paper 44, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Discussion Paper.
  82. Besley, T. & Coate, S., 1990. "Understanding Welfare Stigma: Taxpayer Resentment And Statistical Discrimination," Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Discussion Paper 42, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Discussion Paper.
  83. Besley, T. & Suzumura, K., 1989. "Taxation And Welfare In An Oligopoly With Stategic Commitment," Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Discussion Paper 52, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Discussion Paper.
  84. Besley, Timothy & Powell, Andrew, 1989. "Commodity indexed debt in international lending," Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank 161, The World Bank.
  85. Besley, T., 1989. "Targeting Taxes And Transfers: Administrative Costs And Policy Design In Developing Economies," Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies 146, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies.
  86. Besley, T. & Coate, S., 1989. "Public Provision Of Private Goods And The Redistribution Of Income," Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Discussion Paper 36, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Discussion Paper.
  87. Azam, J.P. & Besley, T., 1988. "General Equilibrium With Parallel Markets For Goods And Foreign Exchange: Theory And Application For Ghana," Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies 143, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies.
  88. Besley, T. & Kanbur, R., 1988. "Individual Rationality And The Social Valuation Of Life," The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS), University of Warwick, Department of Economics 299, University of Warwick, Department of Economics.
  89. Banerjee, Anindya & Besley, Timothy J., 1988. "Moral Hazard and Limited Liability in the Market for Loans: Credit Restriction Versus Credit Rationing," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 261, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  90. Timothy Besley & Ian Preston & Michael Ridge, . "Fiscal anarchy in the UK: modelling poll tax noncompliance," Public Policy Discussion Papers, Economics and Finance Section, School of Social Sciences, Brunel University 96-02, Economics and Finance Section, School of Social Sciences, Brunel University.
  91. Tim Besley & Stephen Coate, . ""An Economic Model of Representative Democracy''," CARESS Working Papres, University of Pennsylvania Center for Analytic Research and Economics in the Social Sciences 95-02, University of Pennsylvania Center for Analytic Research and Economics in the Social Sciences.
  92. Timothy Besley & Stephen Coate, . ""Efficient Policy Choice in a Representative Democracy: A Dynamic Analysis''," CARESS Working Papres, University of Pennsylvania Center for Analytic Research and Economics in the Social Sciences 95-10, University of Pennsylvania Center for Analytic Research and Economics in the Social Sciences.

Articles

  1. Timothy Besley, 2013. "What's the Good of the Market? An Essay on Michael Sandel's What Money Can't Buy," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 51(2), pages 478-95, June.
  2. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2013. "Bailouts and the Optimal Taxation of Bonus Pay," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 103(3), pages 163-67, May.
  3. Timothy Besley & Miguel Coelho & John Van Reenen, 2013. "Investing for Prosperity: Skills, Infrastructure and Innovation," National Institute Economic Review, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, vol. 224(1), pages R1-R13, May.
  4. Timothy Besley & Ethan Ilzetzki & Torsten Persson, 2013. "Weak States and Steady States: The Dynamics of Fiscal Capacity," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 5(4), pages 205-35, October.
  5. Timothy Besley, 2013. "Implementation of Anti-Discrimination Policy: Does Judicial Selection Matter?," American Law and Economics Review, Oxford University Press, Oxford University Press, vol. 15(1), pages 212-251.
  6. Timothy Besley & Neil Meads & Paolo Surico, 2013. "Risk Heterogeneity and Credit Supply: Evidence from the Mortgage Market," NBER Macroeconomics Annual, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 27(1), pages 375 - 419.
  7. Timothy Besley & Rohini Pande & Vijayendra Rao, 2012. "Just Rewards? Local Politics and Public Resource Allocation in South India," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, World Bank Group, vol. 26(2), pages 191-216.
  8. Mirrlees, James & Adam, Stuart & Besley, Tim & Blundell, Richard & Bond, Stephen & Chote, Robert & Malcolm, Gammie & Johnson, Paul & Myles, Gareth & Poterba, James, 2012. "The Mirrlees Review: A Proposal For Systematic Tax Reform," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association, National Tax Association, vol. 65(3), pages 655-83, September.
  9. Timothy Besley & Hannes Mueller, 2012. "Estimating the Peace Dividend: The Impact of Violence on House Prices in Northern Ireland," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 102(2), pages 810-33, April.
  10. Timothy J. Besley & Konrad B. Burchardi & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2012. "Incentives and the De Soto Effect," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 127(1), pages 237-282.
  11. Timothy Besley & Anne Case & Christina Paxson, 2011. "Angus Deaton Symposium – Introduction," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, Royal Economic Society, vol. 121(554), pages F119-F122, 08.
  12. Timothy Besley & Jose G. Montalvo & Marta Reynal‐Querol, 2011. "Do Educated Leaders Matter?," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, Royal Economic Society, vol. 121(554), pages F205-, 08.
  13. Besley, Timothy, 2011. "Pathologies of the state," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 80(2), pages 339-350.
  14. James Mirrlees & Stuart Adam & Timothy Besley & Richard Blundell & Stephen Bond & Robert Chote & Malcolm Gammie & Paul Johnson & Gareth Myles & James Poterba, 2011. "The Mirrlees Review: Conclusions and Recommendations for Reform," Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies, vol. 32(3), pages 331-359, 09.
  15. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2011. "The Logic of Political Violence," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 126(3), pages 1411-1445.
  16. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2011. "Fragile States And Development Policy," Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Association, European Economic Association, vol. 9(3), pages 371-398, 06.
  17. Timothy Besley & Valentino Larcinese, 2011. "Working or shirking? Expenses and attendance in the UK Parliament," Public Choice, Springer, Springer, vol. 146(3), pages 291-317, March.
  18. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2010. "State Capacity, Conflict, and Development," Econometrica, Econometric Society, Econometric Society, vol. 78(1), pages 1-34, 01.
  19. Timothy Besley & James A. Robinson, 2010. "Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? Civilian Control Over the Military," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 8(2-3), pages 655-663, 04-05.
  20. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson & Daniel M. Sturm, 2010. "Political Competition, Policy and Growth: Theory and Evidence from the US," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 77(4), pages 1329-1352.
  21. Timothy Besley & Kevin Sheedy, 2010. "Monetary Policy Under Labour," National Institute Economic Review, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, vol. 212(1), pages R15-R33, April.
  22. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2009. "The Origins of State Capacity: Property Rights, Taxation, and Politics," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 99(4), pages 1218-44, September.
  23. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2009. "Repression or Civil War?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 99(2), pages 292-97, May.
  24. Timothy Besley, 2009. "Reply," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer, Springer, vol. 22(2), pages 177-180, June.
  25. Timothy Besley & Neil Meads & Paolo Surico, 2008. "Insiders versus Outsiders in Monetary Policymaking," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 98(2), pages 218-23, May.
  26. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2008. "Wars and State Capacity," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 6(2-3), pages 522-530, 04-05.
  27. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 2008. "Issue Unbundling via Citizens' Initiatives," International Quarterly Journal of Political Science, now publishers, now publishers, vol. 3(4), pages 379-397, December.
  28. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2008. "L'offre de services publics par les acteurs non gouvernementaux," Revue d’économie du développement, De Boeck Université, De Boeck Université, vol. 22(4), pages 89-108.
  29. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2008. "Status Incentives," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 98(2), pages 206-11, May.
  30. Timothy Besley, 2007. "The New Political Economy," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, Royal Economic Society, vol. 117(524), pages F570-F587, November.
  31. Besley, Timothy & Smart, Michael, 2007. "Fiscal restraints and voter welfare," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 91(3-4), pages 755-773, April.
  32. Besley, Timothy & Ghatak, Maitreesh, 2007. "Retailing public goods: The economics of corporate social responsibility," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 91(9), pages 1645-1663, September.
  33. Timothy Besley & Ian Preston, 2007. "Electoral Bias and Policy Choice: Theory and Evidence," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 122(4), pages 1473-1510, November.
  34. Timothy Besley & Masayuki Kudamatsu, 2006. "Health and Democracy," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 96(2), pages 313-318, May.
  35. Besley, Timothy & Rosenzweig, Mark, 2006. "Editorial," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 79(2), pages v-v, April.
  36. Timothy Besley & Andrea Prat, 2006. "Handcuffs for the Grabbing Hand? Media Capture and Government Accountability," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 96(3), pages 720-736, June.
  37. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2006. "Sorting with Motivated Agents: Implications for School Competition and Teacher Incentives," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 4(2-3), pages 404-414, 04-05.
  38. Timothy Besley, 2005. "Political Selection," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 19(3), pages 43-60, Summer.
  39. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2005. "Competition and Incentives with Motivated Agents," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 95(3), pages 616-636, June.
  40. Tim Besley & Andrea Prat, 2005. "Credible pensions," Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies, vol. 26(1), pages 119-135, March.
  41. Timothy Besley & Rohini Pande & Vijayendra Rao, 2005. "Participatory Democracy in Action: Survey Evidence from South India," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 3(2-3), pages 648-657, 04/05.
  42. Timothy Besley & Rohini Pande & Lupin Rahman & Vijayendra Rao, 2004. "The Politics of Public Good Provision: Evidence from Indian Local Governments," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 2(2-3), pages 416-426, 04/05.
  43. Timothy Besley & Robin Burgess, 2004. "Can Labor Regulation Hinder Economic Performance? Evidence from India," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 119(1), pages 91-134, February.
  44. Timothy Besley, 2004. "Joseph Schumpeter Lecture: Paying Politicians: Theory and Evidence," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 2(2-3), pages 193-215, 04/05.
  45. Timothy Besley & Anne Case, 2003. "Political Institutions and Policy Choices: Evidence from the United States," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 41(1), pages 7-73, March.
  46. Timothy Besley & Robin Burgess, 2003. "Halving Global Poverty," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 17(3), pages 3-22, Summer.
  47. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2003. "Incentives, Choice, and Accountability in the Provision of Public Services," Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University Press, Oxford University Press, vol. 19(2), pages 235-249, Summer.
  48. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 2003. " On the Public Choice Critique of Welfare Economics," Public Choice, Springer, Springer, vol. 114(3-4), pages 253-73, March.
  49. Timothy Besley & Stephen Coate, 2003. "Elected Versus Appointed Regulators: Theory and Evidence," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 1(5), pages 1176-1206, 09.
  50. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 2003. "Centralized versus decentralized provision of local public goods: a political economy approach," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 87(12), pages 2611-2637, December.
  51. Timothy Besley & Robin Burgess, 2002. "The Political Economy Of Government Responsiveness: Theory And Evidence From India," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 117(4), pages 1415-1451, November.
  52. Besley, Timothy & Burgess, Robin, 2001. "Political agency, government responsiveness and the role of the media," European Economic Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 45(4-6), pages 629-640, May.
  53. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2001. "Government Versus Private Ownership Of Public Goods," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 116(4), pages 1343-1372, November.
  54. Besley, Timothy, 2001. "Development microeconomics: Pranab K. Bardhan and C. Udry, 1999, Clarendon Press: Oxford, pp. 237," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 65(1), pages 239-241, June.
  55. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 2001. "Lobbying and Welfare in a Representative Democracy," Review of Economic Studies, Wiley Blackwell, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 68(1), pages 67-82, January.
  56. Tim Besley, 2001. "From micro to macro: public policies and aggregate economic performance," Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies, vol. 22(3), pages 357-374, September.
  57. Timothy Besley & Robin Burgess, 2000. "Land Reform, Poverty Reduction, And Growth: Evidence From India," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 115(2), pages 389-430, May.
  58. Besley, Timothy & Case, Anne, 2000. "Unnatural Experiments? Estimating the Incidence of Endogenous Policies," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, Royal Economic Society, vol. 110(467), pages F672-94, November.
  59. Besley, Timothy & Hall, John & Preston, Ian, 1999. "The demand for private health insurance: do waiting lists matter?," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 72(2), pages 155-181, May.
  60. Timothy Besley & Paul Seabright, 1999. "The effects and policy implications of state aids to industry: an economic analysis," Economic Policy, CEPR;CES;MSH, CEPR;CES;MSH, vol. 14(28), pages 13-53, 04.
  61. Besley, Timothy J. & Rosen, Harvey S., 1999. "Sales Taxes and Prices: An Empirical Analysis," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association, National Tax Association, vol. 52(n. 2), pages 157-78, June.
  62. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 1998. "Sources of Inefficiency in a Representative Democracy: A Dynamic Analysis," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 88(1), pages 139-56, March.
  63. Besley, Timothy & Hall, John & Preston, Ian, 1998. "Private and public health insurance in the UK," European Economic Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 42(3-5), pages 491-497, May.
  64. Besley, Timothy J. & Rosen, Harvey S., 1998. "Vertical externalities in tax setting: evidence from gasoline and cigarettes," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 70(3), pages 383-398, December.
  65. Besley, Timothy, 1997. "Monopsony and Time-Consistency: Sustainable Pricing Policies for Perennial Crops," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 1(1), pages 57-70, February.
  66. Dixit, Avinash & Besley, Timothy, 1997. " James Mirrlees' Contributions to the Theory of Information and Incentives," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 99(2), pages 207-35, June.
  67. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 1997. "An Economic Model of Representative Democracy," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 112(1), pages 85-114, February.
  68. Besley, Timothy & Preston, Ian & Ridge, Michael, 1997. "Fiscal anarchy in the UK: Modelling poll tax noncompliance," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 64(2), pages 137-152, May.
  69. Besley, Timothy & Levenson, Alec R, 1996. "The Role of Informal Finance in Household Capital Accumulation: Evidence from Taiwan," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, Royal Economic Society, vol. 106(434), pages 39-59, January.
  70. Levenson, Alec R. & Besley, Timothy, 1996. "The anatomy of an informal financial market: Rosca participation in Taiwan," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 51(1), pages 45-68, October.
  71. Besley, Timothy & Case, Anne, 1995. "Incumbent Behavior: Vote-Seeking, Tax-Setting, and Yardstick Competition," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 85(1), pages 25-45, March.
  72. Besley, Timothy & Jewitt, Ian, 1995. "Uniform taxation and consumer preferences," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 58(1), pages 73-84, September.
  73. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 1995. "Group lending, repayment incentives and social collateral," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 46(1), pages 1-18, February.
  74. Timothy Besley, 1995. "Nonmarket Institutions for Credit and Risk Sharing in Low-Income Countries," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 9(3), pages 115-127, Summer.
  75. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 1995. "The Design of Income Maintenance Programmes," Review of Economic Studies, Wiley Blackwell, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 62(2), pages 187-221, April.
  76. Besley, Timothy & Case, Anne, 1995. "Does Electoral Accountability Affect Economic Policy Choices? Evidence from Gubernatorial Term Limits," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 110(3), pages 769-98, August.
  77. Besley, Timothy, 1995. "Property Rights and Investment Incentives: Theory and Evidence from Ghana," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 103(5), pages 903-37, October.
  78. Timothy Besley, 1994. "Three approaches to public economics," International Tax and Public Finance, Springer, Springer, vol. 1(2), pages 197-204, October.
  79. Besley, Timothy, 1994. "How Do Market Failures Justify Interventions in Rural Credit Markets?," World Bank Research Observer, World Bank Group, World Bank Group, vol. 9(1), pages 27-47, January.
  80. Banerjee, Abhijit V & Besley, Timothy & Guinnane, Timothy W, 1994. "Thy Neighbor's Keeper: The Design of a Credit Cooperative with Theory and a Test," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 109(2), pages 491-515, May.
  81. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen & Loury, Glenn, 1994. "Rotating Savings and Credit Associations, Credit Markets and Efficiency," Review of Economic Studies, Wiley Blackwell, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 61(4), pages 701-19, October.
  82. Besley, Timothy & Case, Anne, 1993. "Modeling Technology Adoption in Developing Countries," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 83(2), pages 396-402, May.
  83. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen & Loury, Glenn, 1993. "The Economics of Rotating Savings and Credit Associations," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 83(4), pages 792-810, September.
  84. Besley, Timothy & McLaren, John, 1993. "Taxes and Bribery: The Role of Wage Incentives," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, Royal Economic Society, vol. 103(416), pages 119-41, January.
  85. Besley, Timothy, 1993. "Hunger and public action : Jean Dreze and Amartya Sen (Oxford University Press, Oxford)," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 41(2), pages 405-408, August.
  86. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 1992. "Workfare versus Welfare Incentive Arguments for Work Requirements in Poverty-Alleviation Programs," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 82(1), pages 249-61, March.
  87. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 1992. "Understanding welfare stigma: Taxpayer resentment and statistical discrimination," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 48(2), pages 165-183, July.
  88. Besley, Timothy & Suzumura, Kotaro, 1992. "Taxation and Welfare in an Oligopoly with Strategic Commitment," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 33(2), pages 413-31, May.
  89. Azam, Jean-Paul & Besley, Timothy, 1991. "Peasant supply response under rationing: The role of the food market," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 7(3), pages 331-343, October.
  90. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 1991. "Public Provision of Private Goods and the Redistribution of Income," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 81(4), pages 979-84, September.
  91. Besley, Timothy & Jewitt, Ian, 1991. "Decentralizing Public Good Supply," Econometrica, Econometric Society, Econometric Society, vol. 59(6), pages 1769-78, November.
  92. Besley, Timothy, 1991. " Welfare Improving User Charges for Publicly Provided Private Goods," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 93(4), pages 495-510.
  93. Banerjee, Anindya & Besley, Timothy, 1990. "Moral Hazard, Limited Liability and Taxation: A Principal-Agent Model," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 42(1), pages 46-60, January.
  94. Besley, Timothy, 1990. "Means Testing versus Universal Provision in Poverty Alleviation Programmes," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 57(225), pages 119-29, February.
  95. Besley, Timothy, 1990. "Optimal reimbursement health insurance: An application of profit functions and Frischian demands," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 51(2), pages 403-422, August.
  96. Besley, Timothy, 1989. "Publicly provided disaster insurance for health and the control of moral hazard," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 39(2), pages 141-156, July.
  97. Azam, Jean-Paul & Besley, Timothy, 1989. "General equilibrium with parallel markets for goods and foreign exchange: Theory and application to Ghana," World Development, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 17(12), pages 1921-1930, December.
  98. Besley, Timothy J, 1989. "A Definition of Luxury and Necessity for Cardinal Utility Functions," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, Royal Economic Society, vol. 99(397), pages 844-49, September.
  99. Besley, Timothy, 1989. "The Demand for Health Care and Health Insurance," Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University Press, Oxford University Press, vol. 5(1), pages 21-33, Spring.
  100. Besley, Timothy, 1989. "Commodity taxation and imperfect competition : A note on the effects of entry," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 40(3), pages 359-367, December.
  101. Besley, Timothy, 1989. "Ex Ante Evaluation of Health States and the Provision for Ill-Health," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, Royal Economic Society, vol. 99(394), pages 132-46, March.
  102. Besley, Timothy J, 1988. "Rationing, Income Effects and Supply Response: A Theoretical Note," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 40(2), pages 378-89, June.
  103. Besley, Timothy, 1988. "A simple model for merit good arguments," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 35(3), pages 371-383, April.
  104. Besley, Timothy J & Preston, I P, 1988. "Invariance and the Axiomatics of Income Tax Progression: A Comment," Bulletin of Economic Research, Wiley Blackwell, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 40(2), pages 159-63, April.
  105. Besley, Timothy J & Kanbur, S M Ravi, 1988. "Food Subsidies and Poverty Alleviation," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, Royal Economic Society, vol. 98(392), pages 701-19, September.
  106. Besley, Timothy J., 1988. "Optimal reimbursement health insurance and the theory of Ramsey taxation," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 7(4), pages 321-336, December.
  107. Besley, Timothy, 1988. "Tied-in credit with a monopoly product market," Economics Letters, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 28(2), pages 105-108.
  108. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 0. "Reforming Public Service Delivery-super- 1," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 16(suppl_1), pages -156.

Chapters

  1. Timothy Besley & Neil Meads & Paolo Surico, 2012. "Risk Heterogeneity and Credit Supply: Evidence from the Mortgage Market," NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, in: NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2012, Volume 27, pages 375-419 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Besley, Timothy & Ghatak, Maitreesh, 2010. "Property Rights and Economic Development," Handbook of Development Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier.
  3. Besley, Timothy, 1995. "Savings, credit and insurance," Handbook of Development Economics, Elsevier, in: Hollis Chenery & T.N. Srinivasan (ed.), Handbook of Development Economics, edition 1, volume 3, chapter 36, pages 2123-2207 Elsevier.

Books

  1. (IFS), Institute for Fiscal Studies & Mirrlees, James (ed.), 2011. "Tax By Design: The Mirrlees Review," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, Oxford University Press, number 9780199553747, October.
  2. (IFS), Institute for Fiscal Studies (ed.), 2010. "Dimensions of Tax Design: The Mirrlees Review," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, Oxford University Press, number 9780199553754, October.
  3. Besley, Timothy, 2007. "Principled Agents?: The Political Economy of Good Government," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, Oxford University Press, number 9780199283910, October.
  4. Timothy Besley & Louise J. Cord, 2007. "Delivering on the Promise of Pro-Poor Growth : Insights and Lessons from Country Experiences," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 7180, August.
  5. Timothy Besley & Roberto Zagha, 2005. "Development Challenges in the 1990s : Leading Policymakers Speak from Experience," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 7369, August.

NEP Fields

57 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (2) 2011-08-09 2011-08-22
  2. NEP-AFR: Africa (3) 2012-03-28 2012-09-09 2013-03-02
  3. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (3) 1999-04-27 1999-04-27 2012-03-28
  4. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2011-08-22
  5. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (1) 2008-05-31
  6. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (9) 1999-04-27 1999-04-27 2003-07-10 2006-04-22 2007-02-24 2007-06-23 2007-07-07 2008-02-02 2010-11-13. Author is listed
  7. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (1) 2003-07-21
  8. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2005-02-13
  9. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (3) 2005-09-29 2006-02-26 2008-02-02
  10. NEP-DEV: Development (19) 2003-03-14 2003-10-28 2005-09-29 2006-02-26 2007-04-14 2007-07-07 2007-07-07 2008-02-02 2009-02-28 2009-04-05 2009-07-03 2009-09-19 2010-07-24 2011-02-26 2011-03-19 2012-03-28 2012-09-09 2013-02-08 2013-04-13. Author is listed
  11. NEP-EDU: Education (2) 2005-09-29 2006-02-26
  12. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (2) 1999-04-27 1999-04-27
  13. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (1) 2013-03-02
  14. NEP-FDG: Financial Development & Growth (1) 2010-11-13
  15. NEP-FIN: Finance (1) 2005-02-06
  16. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (8) 2007-04-14 2009-01-03 2009-02-28 2009-09-19 2009-09-19 2012-03-28 2012-09-09 2013-03-02. Author is listed
  17. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2007-04-14
  18. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (2) 2011-08-09 2011-08-22
  19. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (1) 1999-04-27
  20. NEP-INO: Innovation (1) 2013-10-25
  21. NEP-IPR: Intellectual Property Rights (1) 2009-09-19
  22. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (3) 2003-10-28 2004-02-08 2011-08-22
  23. NEP-LAM: Central & South America (2) 2011-02-26 2011-03-19
  24. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (8) 2000-03-06 2002-07-31 2005-09-29 2007-04-14 2007-07-07 2009-04-05 2009-09-19 2012-05-08. Author is listed
  25. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2011-02-26
  26. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (4) 2007-04-14 2008-05-31 2009-02-28 2013-10-25
  27. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (4) 1999-04-27 1999-04-27 2003-03-14 2005-02-13
  28. NEP-MON: Monetary Economics (1) 2008-05-31
  29. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (12) 1999-04-27 1999-04-27 2000-03-06 2005-07-18 2005-08-13 2005-09-29 2006-01-24 2007-04-14 2007-07-07 2008-02-02 2013-02-08 2013-04-13. Author is listed
  30. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (6) 1999-04-27 1999-04-27 2002-07-31 2003-03-14 2009-04-05 2011-03-19. Author is listed
  31. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (16) 1999-04-27 1999-04-27 2000-03-06 2005-08-13 2005-09-29 2006-01-24 2006-04-22 2007-02-24 2007-04-14 2007-06-23 2007-07-07 2007-07-07 2008-02-02 2008-05-31 2010-11-13 2011-02-26. Author is listed
  32. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (6) 1998-08-21 1999-04-27 1999-04-27 2002-07-31 2013-02-08 2013-04-13. Author is listed
  33. NEP-REG: Regulation (6) 2005-09-29 2007-04-14 2007-07-07 2011-08-09 2011-08-22 2012-03-28. Author is listed
  34. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (4) 2007-06-23 2012-03-28 2012-09-09 2013-03-02
  35. NEP-TRE: Transport Economics (1) 2012-05-08
  36. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (6) 2003-03-14 2005-09-29 2008-11-04 2009-02-28 2009-09-19 2010-04-17. Author is listed

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