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Inter-American Development Bank
Location: Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
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Works

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Working papers

  1. Keefer, Philip & Khemani, Stuti, 2014. "Radio's impact on preferences for patronage benefits," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6932, The World Bank.
  2. Hanusch, Marek & Keefer, Philip, 2013. "Promises, promises : vote-buying and the electoral mobilization strategies of non-credible politicians," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6653, The World Bank.
  3. Hanusch, Marek & Keefer, Philip, 2013. "Political budget cycles and the organization of political parties," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6654, The World Bank.
  4. Keefer, Philip, 2013. "Organizing for prosperity : collective action, political parties and the political economy of development," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6583, The World Bank.
  5. Banuri, Sheheryar & Keefer, Philip, 2013. "Intrinsic motivation, effort and the call to public service," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6729, The World Bank.
  6. Cruz, Cesi & Keefer, Philip, 2013. "The organization of political parties and the politics of bureaucratic reform," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6686, The World Bank.
  7. Keefer, Philip, 2012. "Why follow the leader ? collective action, credible commitment and conflict," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6179, The World Bank.
  8. Keefer, Philip & Khemani, Stuti, 2012. "Do informed citizens receive more...or pay more ? the impact of radio on the government distribution of public health benefits," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5952, The World Bank.
  9. Keefer, Philip, 2011. "Collective action, political parties and pro-development public policy," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5676, The World Bank.
  10. Zahid Hasnain & Philip Keefer & Nicholas Menzies, 2011. "How Capital Projects are Allocated in Papua New Guinean Villages : The Influence of Local Collective Action, Local-level Institutions, and Electoral Politics," World Bank Other Operational Studies 12825, The World Bank.
  11. Keefer, Philip & Khemani, Stuti, 2011. "Mass media and public services : the effects of radio access on public education in Benin," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5559, The World Bank.
  12. Keefer, Philip & Neumayer, Eric & Plumper, Thomas, 2010. "Earthquake propensity and the politics of mortality prevention," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5182, The World Bank.
  13. Keefer, Philip, 2010. "The ethnicity distraction ? political credibility and partisan preferences in Africa," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5236, The World Bank.
  14. Keefer, Philip & Khemani, Stuti, 2009. "When do Legislators pass on"Pork"? the determinants of legislator utilization of a constituency development fund in India," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4929, The World Bank.
  15. Keefer, Philip & Loayza, Norman V. & Soares, Rodrigo R., 2008. "The development impact of the illegality of drug trade," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4543, The World Bank.
  16. Keefer, Philip, 2007. "Beyond legal origin and checks and balances : political credibility, citizen information, and financial sector development," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4154, The World Bank.
  17. Keefer, Philip, 2007. "Insurgency and credible commitment in autocracies and democracies," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4185, The World Bank.
  18. Keefer, Philip & Vlaicu, Razvan, 2005. "Democracy, credibility and clientelism," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3472, The World Bank.
  19. Keefer, Philip, 2005. "Democratization and clientelism: why are young democracies badly governed?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3594, The World Bank.
  20. Keefer, Philip, 2004. "What does political economy tell us about economic development - and vice versa?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3250, The World Bank.
  21. Keefer, Philip, 2004. "Elections, special interests, and the fiscal costs of financial crisis," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3439, The World Bank.
  22. Keefer, Philip, 2004. "A review of the political economy of governance : from property rights to voice," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3315, The World Bank.
  23. Keefer, Philip & Khemani, Stuti, 2003. "Democracy, public expenditures, and the poor," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3164, The World Bank.
  24. Keefer, Philip & Knack, Stephen, 2003. "Social capital, social norms and the New Institutional Economics," MPRA Paper 25025, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2004.
  25. Keefer, Philip & Knack, Stephen, 2002. "Boondoogles and expropriation : rent-sseking and policy distortion when property rights are insecure," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2910, The World Bank.
  26. Keefer, Philip & Knack, Stephen, 2002. "Social polarization, social institutions, and country creditworthiness," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2920, The World Bank.
  27. Philip Keefer, 2001. "Politics and the Determinants of Banking Crises: the Effects of Political Checks and Balances," Working Papers Central Bank of Chile, Central Bank of Chile 119, Central Bank of Chile.
  28. Beck, T.H.L. & Clarke, G. & Groff, A. & Keefer , P. & Walsh, P., 2001. "New tools in comparative political economy: The database of political institutions," Open Access publications from Tilburg University, Tilburg University urn:nbn:nl:ui:12-3125517, Tilburg University.
  29. Keefer, Philip & Stasavage, David, 2001. "Checks and balances, private information, and the credibility of monetary commitments," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2542, The World Bank.
  30. Keefer, Philip, 2001. "When do special interests run rampant ? disentangling the role in banking crises of elections, incomplete information, and checks and balances," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2543, The World Bank.
  31. Keefer, Philip & Knack, Stephen, 2000. "Polarization, politics, and property rights : links between inequality and growth," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2418, The World Bank.
  32. Beck, Thorsten & Clarke, George & Groff, Alberto & Keefer, Philip & Walsh, Patrick, 2000. "New tools and new tests in comparative political economy - the database of political institutions," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2283, The World Bank.
  33. Clague, Christopher & Keefer, Philip & Knack, Stephen & Olson, Mancur, 1999. "Contract Intensive Money," MPRA Paper 25717, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  34. John Heilbrunn & Philip Keefer, 1999. "Assessing Political Commitment to Fighting Corruption," World Bank Other Operational Studies 11461, The World Bank.
  35. Philip Keefer & David Stasavage, 1998. "When does delegation improve credibility? Central Bank independence and the separation of powers," CSAE Working Paper Series 1998-18, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  36. Knack, Stephen & Keefer, Philip, 1996. "Does inequality harm growth only in democracies? A replication and extension," MPRA Paper 25043, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  37. Clague, Christopher & Keefer, Philip & Knack, Stephen & Olson, Mancur, 1996. "Property and Contract Rights in Autocracies and Democracies," MPRA Paper 25720, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  38. Knack, Stephen & Keefer, Philip, 1995. "Institutions and Economic Performance: Cross-Country Tests Using Alternative Institutional Indicators," MPRA Paper 23118, University Library of Munich, Germany.

Articles

  1. Keefer, Philip & Khemani, Stuti, 2014. "Mass media and public education: The effects of access to community radio in Benin," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 109(C), pages 57-72.
  2. Keefer, Philip, 2011. "Collective Action, Political Parties, and Pro-Development Public Policy," Asian Development Review, Asian Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, vol. 28(1), pages 94-118.
  3. Keefer, Philip, 2011. "Institutions really don't matter for development? A response to Chang," Journal of Institutional Economics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge University Press, vol. 7(04), pages 543-547, December.
  4. Keefer, Philip & Neumayer, Eric & Plümper, Thomas, 2011. "Earthquake Propensity and the Politics of Mortality Prevention," World Development, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 39(9), pages 1530-1541, September.
  5. Gehlbach, Scott & Keefer, Philip, 2011. "Investment without democracy: Ruling-party institutionalization and credible commitment in autocracies," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 39(2), pages 123-139, June.
  6. Philip Keefer, 2008. "Insurgency and Credible Commitment in Autocracies and Democracies," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, World Bank Group, vol. 22(1), pages 33-61, January.
  7. Philip Keefer & Stephen Knack, 2007. "Boondoggles, Rent-Seeking, and Political Checks and Balances: Public Investment under Unaccountable Governments," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 89(3), pages 566-572, August.
  8. Philip Keefer, 2007. "Comment on "Evaluating Recipes for Development Success": The Policy Usefulness of Institutional and Political Analyses of Development," World Bank Research Observer, World Bank Group, World Bank Group, vol. 22(2), pages 159-164, August.
  9. Keefer, Philip, 2007. "Elections, Special Interests, and Financial Crisis," International Organization, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge University Press, vol. 61(03), pages 607-641, July.
  10. Philip Keefer, 2005. "Democracy, Public Expenditures, and the Poor: Understanding Political Incentives for Providing Public Services," World Bank Research Observer, World Bank Group, World Bank Group, vol. 20(1), pages 1-27.
  11. Keefer, Philip & Knack, Stephen, 2002. " Polarization, Politics and Property Rights: Links between Inequality and Growth," Public Choice, Springer, Springer, vol. 111(1-2), pages 127-54, March.
  12. Keefer, Philip & Stasavage, David, 2002. "Checks and Balances, Private Information, and the Credibility of Monetary Commitments," International Organization, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge University Press, vol. 56(04), pages 751-774, September.
  13. Keefer, Philip, 2000. "Power and Prosperity: Outgrowing Communist and Capitalist Dictatorships. By Mancur Olson. New York: Basic Books, 2000. Pp. xxvii, 233. $28.00," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge University Press, vol. 60(03), pages 919-921, September.
  14. Knack, Stephen & Keefer, Philip, 1997. "Does Social Capital Have an Economic Payoff? A Cross-Country Investigation," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 112(4), pages 1251-88, November.
  15. Keefer, Philip & Knack, Stephen, 1997. "Why Don't Poor Countries Catch Up? A Cross-National Test of Institutional Explanation," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, Western Economic Association International, vol. 35(3), pages 590-602, July.
  16. Keefer, Philip, 1997. "Reforma y Fraude Fiscal en el Reinado de Carlos II: La Sala de Millones (1658–1700). By Beatriz Cárceles de Gea. Servicio de Estudios, Estudios de Historia Económica, No. 31. Madrid: Banco de Espa," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge University Press, vol. 57(01), pages 211-213, March.
  17. Keefer, Philip, 1996. "Protection Against a Capricious State: French Investment and Spanish Railroads, 1845–1875," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge University Press, vol. 56(01), pages 170-192, March.
  18. Stephen Knack & Philip Keefer, 1995. "Institutions And Economic Performance: Cross-Country Tests Using Alternative Institutional Measures," Economics and Politics, Wiley Blackwell, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 7(3), pages 207-227, November.
  19. Benham, Lee & Keefer, Philip, 1991. "Voting in Firms: The Role of Agenda Control, Size and Voter Homogeneity," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, Western Economic Association International, vol. 29(4), pages 706-19, October.

Chapters

  1. Philip Keefer, 2002. "Politics and the Determinants of Banking Crises: The Effects of Political Checks and Balances," Central Banking, Analysis, and Economic Policies Book Series, Central Bank of Chile, in: Leonardo Hernández & Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel & Norman Loayza (Series Editor) & Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel (S (ed.), Banking, Financial Integration, and International Crises, edition 1, volume 3, chapter 3, pages 085-112 Central Bank of Chile.

Books

  1. Keefer,Philip & Loayza,Norman (ed.), 2012. "Terrorism, Economic Development, and Political Openness," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge University Press, number 9781107411272.
  2. Philip Keefer & Norman Loayza, 2010. "Innocent Bystanders : Developing Countries and the War on Drugs," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 2420, August.
  3. Keefer,Philip & Loayza,Norman (ed.), 2008. "Terrorism, Economic Development, and Political Openness," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521887588.

NEP Fields

22 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (3) 2010-04-17 2011-02-19 2012-01-25
  2. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2013-09-06
  3. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (11) 2004-08-16 2004-11-07 2005-01-09 2007-04-09 2009-05-30 2011-06-11 2012-09-03 2013-09-06 2013-10-25 2013-10-25 2013-11-16. Author is listed
  4. NEP-CIS: Confederation of Independent States (1) 2011-02-19
  5. NEP-CUL: Cultural Economics (1) 2014-06-28
  6. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (1) 2009-05-30
  7. NEP-DEV: Development (10) 2004-08-16 2004-08-16 2005-01-09 2005-12-14 2007-03-10 2007-04-09 2008-03-08 2009-05-30 2010-01-23 2010-04-17. Author is listed
  8. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2013-12-29
  9. NEP-FIN: Finance (1) 2004-11-07
  10. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2012-01-25
  11. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (2) 2004-09-12 2004-09-12
  12. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2013-12-29
  13. NEP-IFN: International Finance (2) 2002-02-15 2004-11-07
  14. NEP-INT: International Trade (1) 2008-03-08
  15. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2011-02-19
  16. NEP-NPS: Nonprofit & Public Sector (2) 2013-09-06 2013-11-16
  17. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2009-05-30
  18. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (2) 2002-02-15 2004-09-12
  19. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (17) 2002-02-15 2004-08-16 2004-09-12 2004-09-12 2005-01-09 2005-12-14 2007-03-10 2007-04-09 2009-05-30 2010-01-23 2010-04-17 2011-06-11 2013-09-06 2013-10-25 2013-10-25 2013-11-16 2014-06-28. Author is listed
  20. NEP-PPM: Project, Program & Portfolio Management (1) 2013-11-16
  21. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2007-03-10
  22. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (2) 2011-06-11 2013-12-29
  23. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (2) 2005-12-14 2012-09-03

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