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Timothy Besley

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First Name:Timothy
Middle Name:J.
Last Name:Besley
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http://econ.lse.ac.uk/staff/tbesley/
London School of Economics Houghton Street London WC2A 2AE
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Terminal Degree:1987 Department of Economics; Oxford University (from RePEc Genealogy)

Affiliation

(4%) Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
London School of Economics (LSE)

London, United Kingdom
http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/
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(96%) Economics Department
London School of Economics (LSE)

London, United Kingdom
http://econ.lse.ac.uk/
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Working papers

  1. Besley, Tim & Hussain, Azhar, 2023. "Global Gains From a Green Energy Transition: Evidence on Coal-Fired Power and Air Quality Dissatisfaction," CEPR Discussion Papers 18046, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  2. Coyle, Diane & Fabian, Mark & Beinhocker, Eric & Besley, Timothy & Stevens, Margaret, 2023. "Is it time to reboot welfare economics? Overview," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 119787, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  3. Timothy Besley & Thiemo Fetzer & Hannes Mueller, 2023. "How Big Is the Media Multiplier? Evidence from Dyadic News Data," CESifo Working Paper Series 10619, CESifo.
  4. Besley, Tim & Persson, Torsten, 2022. "The Political Economics of Green Transitions," CEPR Discussion Papers 17242, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  5. Besley, Tim & Persson, Torsten, 2022. "Organizational Dynamics: Culture, Design, and Performance," CEPR Discussion Papers 17382, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  6. Besley, Tim & Dray, Sacha, 2022. "The Political Economy of Lockdown: Does Free Media Matter?," CEPR Discussion Papers 17143, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  7. Timothy Besley & Sacha Dray, 2022. "Trust as state capacity: The political economy of compliance," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2022-135, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  8. Besley, Timothy, 2021. "Is cohesive capitalism under threat?," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 111518, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  9. Timothy J. Besley & Robin Burgess & Adnan Khan & Guo Xu, 2021. "Bureaucracy and Development," NBER Working Papers 29163, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  10. Besley, Tim & Persson, Torsten, 2021. "Science as Civil Society: Implications for a Green Transition," CEPR Discussion Papers 16840, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  11. Besley, Timothy & Fontana, Nicola & Limodio, Nicola, 2021. "Antitrust policies and profitability in non-tradable sectors," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 106493, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  12. Besley, Tim & Persson, Torsten & Dann, Chris, 2021. "Pillars of Prosperity: A Ten-Year Update," CEPR Discussion Papers 16256, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  13. Ahearn, Bertie & Singh Ahluwalia, Montek & Ahmed, Masood & Alphandéry, Edmond & Altwaijri, HE Dr Abdulaziz Altwaijri & Amato, Giuliano & Amersi, Mohamed & Arbour, Louise & Aria, Óscar & Aziz, Shaukat , 2020. "The COVID-19 pandemic: a letter to G20 leaders," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 104370, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  14. Timothy Besley & Thiemo Fetzer & Hannes Mueller, 2020. "Terror and Tourism: The Economic Consequences of Media Coverage," Working Papers 1141, Barcelona School of Economics.
  15. Besley, Timothy & Stern, Nicholas, 2020. "The economics of lockdown," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 107073, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  16. Besley, Tim, 2019. "State Capacity, Reciprocity, and the Social Contract," CEPR Discussion Papers 13968, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  17. Besley, T. & Roland, I. & Van Reenen, J., 2019. "The Aggregate Consequences of Default Risk: Evidence from Firm-level Data," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 2061, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
  18. Besley, Timothy & Dixit, Avinash, 2019. "Environmental catastrophes and mitigation policies in a multiregion world," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 90224, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  19. Besley, Timothy & Persson, Torsten, 2019. "JEEA-FBBVA lecture 2017: The dynamics of environmental politics and values," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 101008, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  20. Besley, Timothy & Ghatak, Maitreesh, 2018. "Prosocial motivation and incentives," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 90093, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  21. Timothy Besley & Hannes Mueller, 2018. "Executive Constraints as Robust Control," Working Papers 1054, Barcelona School of Economics.
  22. Timothy Besley & James Malcomson, 2017. "Competition in Public Service Provision: The Role of Not-for-profit Providers," CESifo Working Paper Series 6759, CESifo.
  23. Besley, Tim & Dixit, Avinash K., 2017. "Comparing Alternative Policies Against Environmental Catastrophes," CEPR Discussion Papers 11802, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  24. Philippe Aghion & Terra Allas & Timothy Besley & John Browne & Francesco Caselli & Richard Davies & Richard Lambert & Rachel Lomax & Stephen Machin & Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano & Christopher A. Pissari, 2017. "UK growth: a new chapter," CEP Reports 28b, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  25. Besley, Timothy & Ghatak, Maitreesh, 2017. "Profit with purpose? A theory of social enterprise," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 68572, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  26. Besley, Tim & Reynal-Querol, Marta, 2017. "The Logic of Hereditary Rule: Theory and Evidence," CEPR Discussion Papers 11777, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  27. Besley, Timothy, 2016. "The contributions of Angus Deaton," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 67275, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  28. Timothy Besley & James M. Malcolmson, 2016. "Choice and Competition in Public Service Provision," STICERD - Public Economics Programme Discussion Papers 29, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  29. Timothy Besley & Hannes Mueller, 2016. "Predation, Protection and Productivity: A Firm-Level Perspective," Working Papers 900, Barcelona School of Economics.
  30. Timothy Besley, 2016. "Aspirations and the Political Economy of Inequality," STICERD - Public Economics Programme Discussion Papers 28, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  31. Persson, Torsten & Besley, Tim & Jensen, Anders, 2015. "Norms, Enforcement, and Tax Evasion," CEPR Discussion Papers 10372, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  32. Besley, Timothy & Fetzer, Thiemo & Mueller, Hannes, 2015. "The welfare cost of lawlessness: evidence from Somali piracy," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 66041, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  33. Besley, Timothy, 2015. "Law, regulation, and the business climate: the nature and influence of the World Bank Doing Business project," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 66000, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  34. Besley, Tim & Mueller, Hannes, 2015. "Volatility and Political Institutions: Theory and Application to Economic Growth," CEPR Discussion Papers 10374, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  35. Besley, Tim & Pande, Rohini & Rao, Vijayendra & Leight, Jessica, 2015. "Long-Run Impacts of Land Regulation: Evidence from Tenancy Reform in India," CEPR Discussion Papers 10780, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  36. Besley, Tim & Mueller, Hannes, 2015. "Institutions, Volatility and Investment," CEPR Discussion Papers 10373, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  37. Besley, Timothy & Persson, Torsten, 2014. "Why do developing countries tax so little?," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 66002, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  38. Besley, Tim & Surico, Paolo & Meads, Neil, 2014. "The Incidence of Transaction Taxes: Evidence from a Stamp Duty Holiday," CEPR Discussion Papers 10063, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  39. 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 047, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  40. 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 Reports 28, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  41. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2013. "Taxation and Development," STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series 041, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  42. 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 985, Research Institute of Industrial Economics.
  43. Timothy Besley & Hannes Mueller, 2012. "Stop fighting and wealth will follow," CentrePiece - The magazine for economic performance 387, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  44. Tim Besley & Thiemo Fetzer & Hannes Mueller, 2012. "One Kind of Lawlessness: Estimating the Welfare Cost of Somali Piracy," UFAE and IAE Working Papers 898.12, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC).
  45. Besley, Tim & Pande, Rohini & Rao, Vijayendra & Leight, Jessica, 2012. "The Regulation of Land Markets: Evidence from Tenancy Reform in India," CEPR Discussion Papers 8736, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  46. Timothy Besley & Marta Reynal-Querol, 2012. "The Legacy of Historical Conflict Evidence from Africa," STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series 036, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  47. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2011. "Fragile States and Development Policy," STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series 022, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  48. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2011. "Taxation and Regulation of Bonus Pay," STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series 030, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  49. Besley, Tim & Surico, Paolo & Meads, Neil, 2010. "Risk Heterogeneity and Credit Supply: Evidence from the Mortgage Market," CEPR Discussion Papers 7633, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  50. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson & Daniel M. Sturm, 2010. "Political Competition, Policy and Growth: Theory and Evidence from the United States," CEP Discussion Papers dp1009, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  51. Besley, Tim & Bevan, Gwyn & Burchardi, Konrad, 2009. "Naming & Shaming: The impacts of different regimes on hospital waiting times in England and Wales," CEPR Discussion Papers 7306, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  52. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2009. "The Incidence of Civil War: Theory and Evidence," STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series 005, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  53. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2009. "Property Rights and EconomicDevelopment," STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series 006, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  54. Besley, Timothy & Burchardi, Konrad B. & Bevan, Gwen, 2009. "Naming and shaming: the impacts of different regimes on hospital waiting times in England and Wales," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 33775, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  55. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2009. "State Capacity, Conflict and Development," STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series 010, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  56. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2009. "The de Soto Effect," STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series 008, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  57. Besley, Timothy & Persson, Torsten, 2009. "Repression or civil war?," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 33748, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  58. 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 011, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  59. Besley, Timothy & Meads, Neil & Surico, Paolo, 2008. "Insiders versus outsiders in monetary policymaking," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 33743, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  60. Besley, Tim & Surico, Paolo & Meads, Neil, 2008. "Household External Finance and Consumption," CEPR Discussion Papers 6934, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  61. Besley, Timothy & Ghatak, Maitreesh, 2008. "Status incentives," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 5913, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  62. 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 48, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  63. 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 49, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  64. Persson, Torsten & Besley, Tim, 2007. "The Origins of State Capacity: Property Rights, Taxation, and Politics," CEPR Discussion Papers 6370, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  65. Besley, Timothy & Pande, Rohini & Rao, Vijayendra, 2006. "GOVERNANCE AND DEVELOPMENT IN KARNATAKA: The Political Economy of Gram Panchayats in South India," Working Papers 302001, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management.
  66. Timothy Besley & Ian Preston, 2006. "Electoral Bias and Policy Choice:Theory and Evidence," STICERD - Political Economy and Public Policy Paper Series 17, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  67. Timothy Besley, 2005. "Political Selection and the Quality of Evidence: Evidence form South India," Working Papers id:261, eSocialSciences.
  68. Besley, Timothy & Pande, Rohini & Rao, Vijayendra, 2005. "Political Selection and the Quality of Government: Evidence from South India," Center Discussion Papers 28426, Yale University, Economic Growth Center.
  69. Timothy Besley & A. Abigail Payne, 2005. "Implementation of Anti-Discrimination Policy:Does Judicial Selection Matter?," STICERD - Political Economy and Public Policy Paper Series 04, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  70. Timothy Besley & Andrea Prat, 2005. "Handcuffs for the Grabbing Hand? Media Capture and Government Accountability," STICERD - Political Economy and Public Policy Paper Series 07, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  71. 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 15, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  72. Timothy Besley & Michael Smart, 2005. "Fiscal Restraints and Voter Welfare," STICERD - Political Economy and Public Policy Paper Series 06, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  73. Besley, Tim & Persson, Torsten & Sturm, Daniel, 2005. "Political Competition and Economic Performance: Theory and Evidence from the United States," CEPR Discussion Papers 5138, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  74. Besley, Timothy & Prat, Andrea, 2004. "Credible pensions," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 24822, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  75. Andrea Prat, 2004. "(UBS Pensions Series 030) Credible Pensions," FMG Discussion Papers dp525, Financial Markets Group.
  76. Besley, Tim & Ghatak, Maitreesh, 2004. "Competition and Incentives with Motivated Agents," CEPR Discussion Papers 4641, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  77. Tim Besley & Abigail Payne, 2003. "Judicial accountability and economic policy outcomes: evidence from employment discrimination charges," IFS Working Papers W03/11, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
  78. Timothy Besley & Robin Burgess & Imran Rasul, 2003. "Benchmarking government provision of social safety nets," Social Protection Discussion Papers and Notes 27870, The World Bank.
  79. Andrea Prat, 2003. "(UBS Pensions series 12) Pension Fund Governance and the Choice Between Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Plans," FMG Discussion Papers dp454, Financial Markets Group.
  80. Besley, Tim & Prat, Andrea, 2003. "Pension Fund Governance and the Choice Between Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Plans," CEPR Discussion Papers 3955, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  81. Besley, Timothy & Ghatak, Maitreesh, 2003. "Incentives, choice and accountability in the provision of Public Services," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 36001, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  82. Timothy Besley & Robin Burgess, 2002. "Can Labour Regulation Hinder Economic Performance? Evidence from India," STICERD - Development Economics Papers - From 2008 this series has been superseded by Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers 33, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  83. Besley, Tim & Smart, Michael, 2002. "Does Tax Competition Raise Voter Welfare?," CEPR Discussion Papers 3131, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  84. Besley, Timothy & Burgess, Robin & Pratt, Andrea, 2002. "Mass media and political accountability," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 35988, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  85. Besley, Tim & Case, Anne, 2002. "Political Institutions and Policy Choices: Evidence from the United States," CEPR Discussion Papers 3498, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  86. Besley, Tim & Ghatak, Maitreesh, 2001. "Government versus Private Ownership of Public Goods," CEPR Discussion Papers 2725, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  87. Besley, Tim & Coate, Stephen, 2001. "Issue Unbundling via Citizens' initiatives," CEPR Discussion Papers 2857, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  88. Besley, Tim & Coate, Stephen, 2000. "Centralized versus Decentralized Provision of Local Public Goods: a Political Economy Analysis," CEPR Discussion Papers 2495, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  89. Timothy Besley & Robin Burgess, 2000. "The Political Economy of Government Responsiveness: Theory and Evidence from India," STICERD - Development Economics Papers - From 2008 this series has been superseded by Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers 28, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  90. Besley, Tim & Coate, Stephen, 2000. "Elected Versus Appointed Regulators: Theory And Evidence," CEPR Discussion Papers 2381, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  91. Timothy Besley & Stephen Coate, 1999. "The Public Critique of Welfare Economics: An Exploration," NBER Working Papers 7083, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  92. 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 17, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  93. Timothy J. Besley & Harvey S. Rosen, 1998. "Sales Taxes and Prices: An Empirical Analysis," NBER Working Papers 6667, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  94. Timothy Besley & Rohini Pande, 1998. "Read My Lips: The Political Economy of Information Transmission," STICERD - Theoretical Economics Paper Series 355, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  95. 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 13, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  96. 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 334, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  97. Tim Besley & Harvey S. Rosen, 1997. "Vertical externalities in tax settings: evidence from gasoline and cigarettes," IFS Working Papers W97/23, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
  98. Timothy Besley & Stephen Coate, 1997. "Analyzing the Case for Government Intervention in a Representative Democracy," STICERD - Theoretical Economics Paper Series 335, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  99. Tim Besley & John Hall & Ian Preston, 1996. "The demand for private health insurance: do waiting lists matter?," IFS Working Papers W96/07, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
  100. Timothy Besley & Anne Case, 1994. "Unnatural Experiments? Estimating the Incidence of Endogenous Policies," NBER Working Papers 4956, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  101. Besley, T. & Case, A., 1994. "Diffusion as a Learning Process: Evidence from HYV Cotton," Papers 174, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies.
  102. 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.
  103. Besley, T., 1993. "Property Rights and Investment Incentives: Theory and Micro-Evidence from Ghana," Papers 170, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies.
  104. Tim Besley & Ian Preston & Michael Ridge, 1993. "Fiscal anarchy in the UK," IFS Working Papers W93/18, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
  105. Besley, T. & Levenson, A., 1993. "The Role of Informal Finance in Household Capital Accumulation: Evidence from Taiwan," Papers 171, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies.
  106. Guinnane, T.W. & Besley, T. & Coate, S., 1993. "Understanding the Worhouse Test: Information and poor Relief in Nineteenth-Century England," Papers 701, Yale - Economic Growth Center.
  107. Guinnane, T. & Banerjee, A. & Besley, T., 1993. "Thy Neighbor's Keeper: the Design of a Credit Cooperative with Theory and a Test," Papers 705, Yale - Economic Growth Center.
  108. Besley, T., 1993. "Savings, Credit and Insurance," Papers 167, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies.
  109. Besley, T., 1992. "How Do Market Failures Justify Interventions in Rural Credit Markets?," Papers 162, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies.
  110. Timothy Besley & Stephen Coate & Glenn Loury, 1992. "On the Allocative Performance of Rotative Savings and Credit Associations," Boston University - Institute for Economic Development 26, Boston University, Institute for Economic Development.
  111. Besley, T., 1992. "Monopsony and Time-Consistency : Sustainable Pricing Policies for Perennial Grops," Papers 159, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies.
  112. Timothy Besley & Anne Case, 1992. "Incumbent Behavior: Vote Seeking, Tax Setting and Yardstick Competition," NBER Working Papers 4041, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  113. Banerjee, A.V. & Besley, T. & Guinnane, T.W., 1992. "Thy Neighbor's Keeper: The Disign of Credit Cooperative with Theory and Evidence," Papers 160, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies.
  114. Timothy Besley & Stephen Coate & Glenn Loury, 1992. "The Economics of Rotating Savings and Credit Associations," Boston University - Institute for Economic Development 24, Boston University, Institute for Economic Development.
  115. Besley, T. & Coate, S., 1991. "Group Lending, Repayment Incentives And Social Collateral," Papers 152, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies.
  116. Besley, T. & Coate, S., 1991. "The Design Of Income Maintenance Programs," Papers 74, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - John M. Olin Program.
  117. Besley, T. & McLaren, J., 1990. "Monitoring And Wage Incentives: Capitulation Vs. Efficiency Wages," Papers 70, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - John M. Olin Program.
  118. Besley, T. & Coate, S., 1990. "Understanding Welfare Stigma: Taxpayer Resentment And Statistical Discrimination," Papers 42, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Discussion Paper.
  119. Banerjee, A.V. & Besley, T., 1990. "Peer Group Externalities And The Learning Incentives: A Theory Of Nerd Behavior," Papers 68, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Discussion Paper.
  120. Besley, Timothy & Kanbur, Ravi, 1990. "The principles of targeting," Policy Research Working Paper Series 385, The World Bank.
  121. Besley, T. & Mclaren J., 1990. "Tax Compliance And Corruption Deterrence: The Role Of Wage Incentives," Papers 44, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Discussion Paper.
  122. Besley, T., 1989. "Targeting Taxes And Transfers: Administrative Costs And Policy Design In Developing Economies," Papers 146, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies.
  123. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 1989. "Workfare vs. Welfare: Incentive Arguments for Work Requirements in Poverty Alleviation Programs," Economic Research Papers 268349, University of Warwick - Department of Economics.
  124. Besley, Timothy & Powell, Andrew, 1989. "Commodity indexed debt in international lending," Policy Research Working Paper Series 161, The World Bank.
  125. Besley, T. & Suzumura, K., 1989. "Taxation And Welfare In An Oligopoly With Stategic Commitment," Papers 52, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Discussion Paper.
  126. Besley, T. & Coate, S., 1989. "Public Provision Of Private Goods And The Redistribution Of Income," Papers 36, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Discussion Paper.
  127. Banerjee, Anindya & Besley, Timothy J., 1988. "Moral Hazard and Limited Liability in the Market for Loans: Credit Restriction Versus Credit Rationing," CEPR Discussion Papers 261, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  128. Azam, J.P. & Besley, T., 1988. "General Equilibrium With Parallel Markets For Goods And Foreign Exchange: Theory And Application For Ghana," Papers 143, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies.
  129. Besley, Tim & Kanbur, Ravi, 1988. "Individual Rationality And The Social Valuation Of Life," Economic Research Papers 268334, University of Warwick - Department of Economics.
  130. Timothy Besley & Stephen Coate, "undated". "Efficient Policy Choice in a Representative Democracy: A Dynamic Analysis," Penn CARESS Working Papers 325b228023bf2f04304dfd203, Penn Economics Department.
  131. Tim Besley & Stephen Coate, "undated". "An Economic Model of Representative Democracy," Penn CARESS Working Papers ecf70d639d700dba5327ab0c8, Penn Economics Department.

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  132. Timothy Besley & Ian Preston & Michael Ridge, "undated". "Fiscal anarchy in the UK: modelling poll tax noncompliance," Public Policy Discussion Papers 96-02, Economics and Finance Section, School of Social Sciences, Brunel University.

Articles

  1. Besley, Timothy & Dray, Sacha, 2023. "The political economy of lockdown: Does free media matter?," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 78(C).
  2. Timothy Besley & Anders Jensen & Torsten Persson, 2023. "Norms, Enforcement, and Tax Evasion," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 105(4), pages 998-1007, July.
  3. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2023. "The Political Economics of Green Transitions," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College, vol. 138(3), pages 1863-1906.
  4. Diane Coyle & Mark Fabian & Eric Beinhocker & Tim Besley & Margaret Stevens, 2023. "Is it time to reboot welfare economics? Overview," Fiscal Studies, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 44(2), pages 109-121, June.
  5. Timothy Besley & Wouter denHaan & Maitreesh Ghatak & Daniel Gottlieb & Stephen Machin & Henry Overman & Noam Yuchtman, 2022. "Editorial," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 89(S1), pages 1-1, June.
  6. Adnan Khan & Guo Xu & Robin Burgess & Timothy Besley, 2022. "Bureaucracy and Development," Annual Review of Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 14(1), pages 397-424, August.
  7. Timothy Besley, 2021. "Is cohesive capitalism under threat? [‘The European Trust Crisis and the Rise of Populism’]," Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University Press and Oxford Review of Economic Policy Limited, vol. 37(4), pages 720-733.
  8. Timothy Besley & Nicola Fontana & Nicola Limodio, 2021. "Antitrust Policies and Profitability in Nontradable Sectors," American Economic Review: Insights, American Economic Association, vol. 3(2), pages 251-265, June.
  9. Timothy Besley, 2020. "State Capacity, Reciprocity, and the Social Contract," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 88(4), pages 1307-1335, July.
  10. Timothy Besley, 2020. "Reply to: Comments on “State Capacity, Reciprocity, and the Social Contract”," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 88(4), pages 1359-1362, July.
  11. Amartya Sen & Angus Deaton & Tim Besley, 2020. "Economics with a Moral Compass? Welfare Economics: Past, Present, and Future," Annual Review of Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 12(1), pages 1-21, August.
  12. Timothy Besley & Nicholas Stern, 2020. "The Economics of Lockdown," Fiscal Studies, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 41(3), pages 493-513, September.
  13. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2019. "Democratic Values and Institutions," American Economic Review: Insights, American Economic Association, vol. 1(1), pages 59-76, June.
  14. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2019. "JEEA-FBBVA LECTURE 2017: The Dynamics of Environmental Politics and Values," Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Association, vol. 17(4), pages 993-1024.
  15. Besley, Tim & Davies, Richard, 2019. "Formulating Industrial Policy," National Institute Economic Review, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, vol. 250, pages 47-53, November.
  16. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2018. "Prosocial Motivation and Incentives," Annual Review of Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 10(1), pages 411-438, August.
  17. Timothy Besley & Hannes Mueller, 2018. "Predation, Protection, and Productivity: A Firm-Level Perspective," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 10(2), pages 184-221, April.
  18. Timothy Besley & Hannes Mueller, 2018. "Institutions, Volatility, and Investment," Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Association, vol. 16(3), pages 604-649.
  19. Besley, Timothy & Malcomson, James M., 2018. "Competition in public service provision: The role of not-for-profit providers," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 162(C), pages 158-172.
  20. Besley, Timothy & Ghatak, Maitreesh, 2017. "Public–private partnerships for the provision of public goods: Theory and an application to NGOs," Research in Economics, Elsevier, vol. 71(2), pages 356-371.
  21. Timothy Besley & Marta Reynal-Querol, 2017. "The logic of hereditary rule: theory and evidence," Journal of Economic Growth, Springer, vol. 22(2), pages 123-144, June.
  22. Timothy Besley, 2017. "Aspirations and the political economy of inequality," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 69(1), pages 1-35.
  23. Timothy Besley & Olle Folke & Torsten Persson & Johanna Rickne, 2017. "Gender Quotas and the Crisis of the Mediocre Man: Theory and Evidence from Sweden," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 107(8), pages 2204-2242, August.
  24. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2017. "Profit with Purpose? A Theory of Social Enterprise," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 9(3), pages 19-58, August.
  25. Besley, Timothy & Leight, Jessica & Pande, Rohini & Rao, Vijayendra, 2016. "Long-run impacts of land regulation: Evidence from tenancy reform in India," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 118(C), pages 72-87.
  26. Timothy Besley, 2016. "The Contributions of Angus Deaton," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 118(3), pages 375-396, July.
  27. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson & Marta Reynal-Querol, 2016. "Resilient Leaders and Institutional Reform: Theory and Evidence," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 83(332), pages 584-623, October.
  28. Timothy Besley, 2015. "Law, Regulation, and the Business Climate: The Nature and Influence of the World Bank Doing Business Project," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 29(3), pages 99-120, Summer.
  29. Timothy Besley & Thiemo Fetzer & Hannes Mueller, 2015. "The Welfare Cost Of Lawlessness: Evidence From Somali Piracy," Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Association, vol. 13(2), pages 203-239, April.
  30. Haldane, Andrew & Shanbhogue, Rachana & Attanasio, Orazio & Besley, Timothy & Lindert, Peter & Piketty, Thomas & Ventura, Jaume, 2015. "Capital in the 21st century," Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin, Bank of England, vol. 55(1), pages 36-46.
  31. Besley, Timothy & Reynal-Querol, Marta, 2014. "The Legacy of Historical Conflict: Evidence from Africa," American Political Science Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 108(2), pages 319-336, May.
  32. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2014. "Why Do Developing Countries Tax So Little?," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 28(4), pages 99-120, Fall.
  33. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2014. "The Causes and Consequences of Development Clusters: State Capacity, Peace, and Income," Annual Review of Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 6(1), pages 927-949, August.
  34. Besley, Timothy & Meads, Neil & Surico, Paolo, 2014. "The incidence of transaction taxes: Evidence from a stamp duty holiday," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 119(C), pages 61-70.
  35. Timothy Besley & Ethan Ilzetzki & Torsten Persson, 2013. "Weak States and Steady States: The Dynamics of Fiscal Capacity," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 5(4), pages 205-235, October.
  36. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2013. "Bailouts and the Optimal Taxation of Bonus Pay," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 103(3), pages 163-167, May.
  37. Timothy Besley, 2013. "Implementation of Anti-Discrimination Policy: Does Judicial Selection Matter?," American Law and Economics Review, American Law and Economics Association, vol. 15(1), pages 212-251.
  38. Besley, Timothy & Coelho, Miguel & Van Reenen, John, 2013. "Investing for Prosperity: Skills, Infrastructure and Innovation," National Institute Economic Review, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, vol. 224, pages 1-13, May.
  39. Timothy Besley & Neil Meads & Paolo Surico, 2013. "Risk Heterogeneity and Credit Supply: Evidence from the Mortgage Market," NBER Macroeconomics Annual, University of Chicago Press, vol. 27(1), pages 375-419.
  40. 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, vol. 51(2), pages 478-495, June.
  41. Timothy Besley, 2013. "Making and Breaking Tax Systems," The Economic and Social Review, Economic and Social Studies, vol. 44(3), pages 297-321.
  42. 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, vol. 102(2), pages 810-833, April.
  43. Timothy Besley & Rohini Pande & Vijayendra Rao, 2012. "Just Rewards? Local Politics and Public Resource Allocation in South India," The World Bank Economic Review, World Bank, vol. 26(2), pages 191-216.
  44. 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 Journal, vol. 65(3), pages 655-683, September.
  45. Timothy J. Besley & Konrad B. Burchardi & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2012. "Incentives and the De Soto Effect," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College, vol. 127(1), pages 237-282.
  46. Besley, Timothy, 2011. "Pathologies of the state," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 80(2), pages 339-350.
  47. Timothy Besley & Jose G. Montalvo & Marta Reynal‐Querol, 2011. "Do Educated Leaders Matter?," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 121(554), pages 205-205, August.
  48. Besley, Timothy & Reynal-Querol, Marta, 2011. "Do Democracies Select More Educated Leaders?," American Political Science Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 105(3), pages 552-566, August.
  49. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2011. "Fragile States And Development Policy," Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Association, vol. 9(3), pages 371-398, June.
  50. 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, vol. 32(3), pages 331-359, September.
  51. Timothy Besley & Anne Case & Christina Paxson, 2011. "Angus Deaton Symposium – Introduction," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 121(554), pages 119-122, August.
  52. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2011. "The Logic of Political Violence," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College, vol. 126(3), pages 1411-1445.
  53. Timothy Besley & Valentino Larcinese, 2011. "Working or shirking? Expenses and attendance in the UK Parliament," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 146(3), pages 291-317, March.
  54. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2010. "State Capacity, Conflict, and Development," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 78(1), pages 1-34, January.
  55. Timothy Besley & James A. Robinson, 2010. "Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? Civilian Control Over the Military," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 8(2-3), pages 655-663, 04-05.
  56. Besley, Timothy & Sheedy, Kevin, 2010. "Monetary Policy Under Labour," National Institute Economic Review, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, vol. 212, pages 15-33, April.
  57. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson & Daniel M. Sturm, 2010. "Political Competition, Policy and Growth: Theory and Evidence from the US," The Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economic Studies Ltd, vol. 77(4), pages 1329-1352.
  58. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2009. "Repression or Civil War?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 99(2), pages 292-297, May.
  59. Timothy Besley, 2009. "Reply," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer;Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, vol. 22(2), pages 177-180, June.
  60. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2009. "The Origins of State Capacity: Property Rights, Taxation, and Politics," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 99(4), pages 1218-1244, September.
  61. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 2008. "Issue Unbundling via Citizens' Initiatives," Quarterly Journal of Political Science, now publishers, vol. 3(4), pages 379-397, December.
  62. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2008. "Status Incentives," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 98(2), pages 206-211, May.
  63. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2008. "Wars and State Capacity," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 6(2-3), pages 522-530, 04-05.
  64. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2008. "L'offre de services publics par les acteurs non gouvernementaux," Revue d’économie du développement, De Boeck Université, vol. 16(4), pages 89-108.
  65. Timothy Besley & Neil Meads & Paolo Surico, 2008. "Insiders versus Outsiders in Monetary Policymaking," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 98(2), pages 218-223, May.
  66. Besley, Timothy & Smart, Michael, 2007. "Fiscal restraints and voter welfare," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 91(3-4), pages 755-773, April.
  67. Timothy Besley & Ian Preston, 2007. "Electoral Bias and Policy Choice: Theory and Evidence," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College, vol. 122(4), pages 1473-1510.
  68. Besley, Timothy & Ghatak, Maitreesh, 2007. "Retailing public goods: The economics of corporate social responsibility," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 91(9), pages 1645-1663, September.
  69. Timothy Besley, 2007. "The New Political Economy," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 117(524), pages 570-587, November.
  70. Timothy Besley & Masayuki Kudamatsu, 2006. "Health and Democracy," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 96(2), pages 313-318, May.
  71. Timothy Besley & Andrea Prat, 2006. "Handcuffs for the Grabbing Hand? Media Capture and Government Accountability," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 96(3), pages 720-736, June.
  72. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2006. "Sorting with Motivated Agents: Implications for School Competition and Teacher Incentives," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 4(2-3), pages 404-414, 04-05.
  73. Besley, Timothy & Rosenzweig, Mark, 2006. "Editorial," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 79(2), pages 1-1, April.
  74. Tim Besley & Andrea Prat, 2005. "Credible pensions," Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies, vol. 26(1), pages 119-135, March.
  75. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2005. "Competition and Incentives with Motivated Agents," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 95(3), pages 616-636, June.
  76. Timothy Besley, 2005. "Political Selection," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 19(3), pages 43-60, Summer.
  77. Timothy Besley & Rohini Pande & Vijayendra Rao, 2005. "Participatory Democracy in Action: Survey Evidence from South India," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 3(2-3), pages 648-657, 04/05.
  78. Timothy Besley, 2004. "Joseph Schumpeter Lecture: Paying Politicians: Theory and Evidence," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 2(2-3), pages 193-215, 04/05.
  79. 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, vol. 2(2-3), pages 416-426, 04/05.
  80. Timothy Besley & Robin Burgess, 2004. "Can Labor Regulation Hinder Economic Performance? Evidence from India," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College, vol. 119(1), pages 91-134.
  81. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 2003. "On the Public Choice Critique of Welfare Economics," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 114(3-4), pages 253-273, March.
  82. Timothy Besley & Anne Case, 2003. "Political Institutions and Policy Choices: Evidence from the United States," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 41(1), pages 7-73, March.
  83. Timothy Besley & Robin Burgess, 2003. "Halving Global Poverty," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 17(3), pages 3-22, Summer.
  84. Timothy Besley & Stephen Coate, 2003. "Elected Versus Appointed Regulators: Theory and Evidence," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 1(5), pages 1176-1206, September.
  85. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 2003. "Centralized versus decentralized provision of local public goods: a political economy approach," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 87(12), pages 2611-2637, December.
  86. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2003. "Incentives, Choice, and Accountability in the Provision of Public Services," Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University Press and Oxford Review of Economic Policy Limited, vol. 19(2), pages 235-249, Summer.
  87. Timothy Besley & Robin Burgess, 2002. "The Political Economy of Government Responsiveness: Theory and Evidence from India," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College, vol. 117(4), pages 1415-1451.
  88. Timothy Besley & Stephen Coate, 2001. "Lobbying and Welfare in a Representative Democracy," The Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economic Studies Ltd, vol. 68(1), pages 67-82.
  89. Besley, Timothy & Burgess, Robin, 2001. "Political agency, government responsiveness and the role of the media," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 45(4-6), pages 629-640, May.
  90. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 2001. "Government Versus Private Ownership of Public Goods," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College, vol. 116(4), pages 1343-1372.
  91. Tim Besley, 2001. "From micro to macro: public policies and aggregate economic performance," Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies, vol. 22(3), pages 357-374, September.
  92. Besley, Timothy, 2001. "Development microeconomics: Pranab K. Bardhan and C. Udry, 1999, Clarendon Press: Oxford, pp. 237," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 65(1), pages 239-241, June.
  93. Besley, Timothy & Case, Anne, 2000. "Unnatural Experiments? Estimating the Incidence of Endogenous Policies," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 110(467), pages 672-694, November.
  94. Timothy Besley & Robin Burgess, 2000. "Land Reform, Poverty Reduction, and Growth: Evidence from India," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College, vol. 115(2), pages 389-430.
  95. Besley, Timothy & Hall, John & Preston, Ian, 1999. "The demand for private health insurance: do waiting lists matter?," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 72(2), pages 155-181, May.
  96. Besley, Timothy J. & Rosen, Harvey S., 1999. "Sales Taxes and Prices: An Empirical Analysis," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 52(2), pages 157-178, June.
  97. Timothy Besley & Paul Seabright, 1999. "The effects and policy implications of state aids to industry: an economic analysis," Economic Policy, CEPR, CESifo, Sciences Po;CES;MSH, vol. 14(28), pages 14-53.
  98. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 1998. "Sources of Inefficiency in a Representative Democracy: A Dynamic Analysis," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 88(1), pages 139-156, March.
  99. Besley, Timothy J. & Rosen, Harvey S., 1998. "Vertical externalities in tax setting: evidence from gasoline and cigarettes," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 70(3), pages 383-398, December.
  100. Besley, Timothy & Hall, John & Preston, Ian, 1998. "Private and public health insurance in the UK," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 42(3-5), pages 491-497, May.
  101. Timothy Besley & Stephen Coate, 1997. "An Economic Model of Representative Democracy," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College, vol. 112(1), pages 85-114.
  102. Avinash Dixit & Timothy Besley, 1997. "James Mirrlees' Contributions to the Theory of Information and Incentives," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 99(2), pages 207-235, June.
  103. Timothy Besley, 1997. "Monopsony and Time–Consistency: Sustainable Pricing Policies for Perennial Crops," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 1(1), pages 57-70, February.
  104. Besley, Timothy & Preston, Ian & Ridge, Michael, 1997. "Fiscal anarchy in the UK: Modelling poll tax noncompliance," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 64(2), pages 137-152, May.
  105. Levenson, Alec R. & Besley, Timothy, 1996. "The anatomy of an informal financial market: Rosca participation in Taiwan," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 51(1), pages 45-68, October.
  106. Besley, Timothy & Levenson, Alec R, 1996. "The Role of Informal Finance in Household Capital Accumulation: Evidence from Taiwan," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 106(434), pages 39-59, January.
  107. Timothy Besley & Anne Case, 1995. "Does Electoral Accountability Affect Economic Policy Choices? Evidence from Gubernatorial Term Limits," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College, vol. 110(3), pages 769-798.
  108. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 1995. "Group lending, repayment incentives and social collateral," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 46(1), pages 1-18, February.
  109. Timothy Besley & Stephen Coate, 1995. "The Design of Income Maintenance Programmes," The Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economic Studies Ltd, vol. 62(2), pages 187-221.
  110. Besley, Timothy & Jewitt, Ian, 1995. "Uniform taxation and consumer preferences," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 58(1), pages 73-84, September.
  111. Besley, Timothy & Case, Anne, 1995. "Incumbent Behavior: Vote-Seeking, Tax-Setting, and Yardstick Competition," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 85(1), pages 25-45, March.
  112. Besley, Timothy, 1995. "Property Rights and Investment Incentives: Theory and Evidence from Ghana," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 103(5), pages 903-937, October.
  113. Timothy Besley, 1995. "Nonmarket Institutions for Credit and Risk Sharing in Low-Income Countries," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 9(3), pages 115-127, Summer.
  114. Abhijit V. Banerjee & Timothy Besley & Timothy W. Guinnane, 1994. "Thy Neighbor's Keeper: The Design of a Credit Cooperative with Theory and a Test," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College, vol. 109(2), pages 491-515.
  115. Timothy Besley & Stephen Coate & Glenn Loury, 1994. "Rotating Savings and Credit Associations, Credit Markets and Efficiency," The Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economic Studies Ltd, vol. 61(4), pages 701-719.
  116. Besley, Timothy, 1994. "How Do Market Failures Justify Interventions in Rural Credit Markets?," The World Bank Research Observer, World Bank, vol. 9(1), pages 27-47, January.
  117. Timothy Besley, 1994. "Three approaches to public economics," International Tax and Public Finance, Springer;International Institute of Public Finance, vol. 1(2), pages 197-204, October.
  118. Besley, Timothy, 1993. "Hunger and public action : Jean Dreze and Amartya Sen (Oxford University Press, Oxford)," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 41(2), pages 405-408, August.
  119. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen & Loury, Glenn, 1993. "The Economics of Rotating Savings and Credit Associations," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 83(4), pages 792-810, September.
  120. Besley, Timothy & McLaren, John, 1993. "Taxes and Bribery: The Role of Wage Incentives," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 103(416), pages 119-141, January.
  121. Besley, Timothy & Case, Anne, 1993. "Modeling Technology Adoption in Developing Countries," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 83(2), pages 396-402, May.
  122. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 1992. "Understanding welfare stigma: Taxpayer resentment and statistical discrimination," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 48(2), pages 165-183, July.
  123. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 1992. "Workfare versus Welfare Incentive Arguments for Work Requirements in Poverty-Alleviation Programs," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 82(1), pages 249-261, March.
  124. 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, vol. 33(2), pages 413-431, May.
  125. Azam, Jean-Paul & Besley, Timothy, 1991. "Peasant supply response under rationing: The role of the food market," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 7(3), pages 331-343, October.
  126. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 1991. "Public Provision of Private Goods and the Redistribution of Income," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 81(4), pages 979-984, September.
  127. Besley, Timothy & Jewitt, Ian, 1991. "Decentralizing Public Good Supply," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 59(6), pages 1769-1778, November.
  128. Besley, Timothy, 1990. "Optimal reimbursement health insurance: An application of profit functions and Frischian demands," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 51(2), pages 403-422, August.
  129. 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.
  130. Besley, Timothy, 1989. "Commodity taxation and imperfect competition : A note on the effects of entry," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(3), pages 359-367, December.
  131. Besley, Timothy, 1989. "Publicly provided disaster insurance for health and the control of moral hazard," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 39(2), pages 141-156, July.
  132. Azam, Jean-Paul & Besley, Timothy, 1989. "General equilibrium with parallel markets for goods and foreign exchange: Theory and application to Ghana," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 17(12), pages 1921-1930, December.
  133. Besley, Timothy, 1989. "The Demand for Health Care and Health Insurance," Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University Press and Oxford Review of Economic Policy Limited, vol. 5(1), pages 21-33, Spring.
  134. Besley, Timothy J, 1989. "A Definition of Luxury and Necessity for Cardinal Utility Functions," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 99(397), pages 844-849, September.
  135. Besley, Timothy, 1989. "Ex Ante Evaluation of Health States and the Provision for Ill-Health," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 99(394), pages 132-146, March.
  136. Besley, Timothy, 1988. "A simple model for merit good arguments," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 35(3), pages 371-383, April.
  137. Besley, Timothy, 1988. "Tied-in credit with a monopoly product market," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 28(2), pages 105-108.
  138. Besley, Timothy J, 1988. "Rationing, Income Effects and Supply Response: A Theoretical Note," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 40(2), pages 378-389, June.
  139. Besley, Timothy J & Kanbur, S M Ravi, 1988. "Food Subsidies and Poverty Alleviation," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 98(392), pages 701-719, September.
  140. Besley, Timothy J & Preston, I P, 1988. "Invariance and the Axiomatics of Income Tax Progression: A Comment," Bulletin of Economic Research, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 40(2), pages 159-163, April.
  141. Besley, Timothy J., 1988. "Optimal reimbursement health insurance and the theory of Ramsey taxation," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 7(4), pages 321-336, December.
  142. Timothy Besley & Maitreesh Ghatak, 0. "Reforming Public Service Delivery-super- 1," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies, vol. 16(suppl_1), pages -156.

Chapters

  1. Timothy Besley & Hannes Mueller, 2018. "Cohesive Institutions and the Distribution of Political Rents: Theory and Evidence," International Economic Association Series, in: Kaushik Basu & Tito Cordella (ed.), Institutions, Governance and the Control of Corruption, chapter 7, pages 165-208, Palgrave Macmillan.
  2. Timothy Besley & Neil Meads & Paolo Surico, 2012. "Risk Heterogeneity and Credit Supply: Evidence from the Mortgage Market," NBER Chapters, in: NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2012, Volume 27, pages 375-419, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2011. "Development Clusters," Introductory Chapters, in: Pillars of Prosperity: The Political Economics of Development Clusters, Princeton University Press.
  4. Besley, Timothy & Ghatak, Maitreesh, 2010. "Property Rights and Economic Development," Handbook of Development Economics, in: Dani Rodrik & Mark Rosenzweig (ed.), Handbook of Development Economics, edition 1, volume 5, chapter 0, pages 4525-4595, Elsevier.
  5. Besley, Timothy, 1995. "Savings, credit and insurance," Handbook of Development Economics, in: Hollis Chenery & T.N. Srinivasan (ed.), Handbook of Development Economics, edition 1, volume 3, chapter 36, pages 2123-2207, Elsevier.

Books

  1. Timothy Besley (ed.), 2016. "Contemporary Issues in Development Economics," International Economic Association Series, Palgrave Macmillan, number 978-1-137-52974-9, April.
  2. Timothy Besley & Torsten Persson, 2011. "Pillars of Prosperity: The Political Economics of Development Clusters," Economics Books, Princeton University Press, edition 1, number 9624.
  3. (IFS), Institute for Fiscal Studies & Mirrlees, James (ed.), 2011. "Tax By Design: The Mirrlees Review," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199553747, Decembrie.
  4. (IFS), Institute for Fiscal Studies (ed.), 2010. "Dimensions of Tax Design: The Mirrlees Review," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199553754, Decembrie.
  5. Timothy Besley & Louise J. Cord, 2007. "Delivering on the Promise of Pro-Poor Growth : Insights and Lessons from Country Experiences," World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group, number 7180, December.
  6. Besley, Timothy, 2007. "Principled Agents?: The Political Economy of Good Government," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199283910, Decembrie.
  7. Timothy Besley & Roberto Zagha, 2005. "Development Challenges in the 1990s : Leading Policymakers Speak from Experience," World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group, number 7369, December.

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  4. Number of Distinct Works, Weighted by Simple Impact Factor
  5. Number of Distinct Works, Weighted by Recursive Impact Factor
  6. Number of Distinct Works, Weighted by Number of Authors
  7. Number of Distinct Works, Weighted by Number of Authors and Simple Impact Factors
  8. Number of Distinct Works, Weighted by Number of Authors and Recursive Impact Factors
  9. Number of Citations
  10. Number of Citations, Discounted by Citation Age
  11. Number of Citations, Weighted by Simple Impact Factor
  12. Number of Citations, Weighted by Simple Impact Factor, Discounted by Citation Age
  13. Number of Citations, Weighted by Recursive Impact Factor
  14. Number of Citations, Weighted by Recursive Impact Factor, Discounted by Citation Age
  15. Number of Citations, Weighted by Number of Authors
  16. Number of Citations, Weighted by Number of Authors, Discounted by Citation Age
  17. Number of Citations, Weighted by Number of Authors and Simple Impact Factors
  18. Number of Citations, Weighted by Number of Authors and Simple Impact Factors, Discounted by Citation Age
  19. Number of Citations, Weighted by Number of Authors and Recursive Impact Factors
  20. Number of Citations, Weighted by Number of Authors and Recursive Impact Factors, Discounted by Citation Age
  21. h-index
  22. Number of Registered Citing Authors
  23. Number of Registered Citing Authors, Weighted by Rank (Max. 1 per Author)
  24. Number of Journal Pages
  25. Number of Journal Pages, Weighted by Simple Impact Factor
  26. Number of Journal Pages, Weighted by Recursive Impact Factor
  27. Number of Journal Pages, Weighted by Number of Authors
  28. Number of Journal Pages, Weighted by Number of Authors and Simple Impact Factors
  29. Number of Journal Pages, Weighted by Number of Authors and Recursive Impact Factors
  30. Number of Abstract Views in RePEc Services over the past 12 months
  31. Number of Downloads through RePEc Services over the past 12 months
  32. Number of Abstract Views in RePEc Services over the past 12 months, Weighted by Number of Authors
  33. Number of Downloads through RePEc Services over the past 12 months, Weighted by Number of Authors
  34. Euclidian citation score
  35. Closeness measure in co-authorship network
  36. Betweenness measure in co-authorship network
  37. Breadth of citations across fields
  38. Wu-Index
  39. Record of graduates

Co-authorship network on CollEc

NEP Fields

NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 105 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (22) 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 2016-08-28 2017-01-22 2018-03-12 2018-10-01 2023-01-02 2023-07-24. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DEV: Development (18) 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 2013-04-13. Author is listed
  3. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (15) 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 2013-04-13 2015-01-03 2015-02-05 2019-03-04 2022-07-18. Author is listed
  4. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic and Financial History (13) 2007-04-14 2009-01-03 2009-02-28 2009-09-19 2009-09-19 2012-03-28 2012-09-09 2013-03-02 2016-04-16 2018-03-12 2018-07-30 2023-09-25 2024-01-01. Author is listed
  5. NEP-SOC: Social Norms and Social Capital (13) 2007-06-23 2012-03-28 2012-09-09 2013-03-02 2015-02-05 2015-02-05 2016-12-18 2018-09-03 2019-03-04 2019-10-21 2020-08-24 2022-07-18 2023-01-02. Author is listed
  6. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (11) 2007-04-14 2008-05-31 2009-02-28 2013-10-25 2018-10-01 2020-02-17 2020-07-20 2020-08-10 2021-02-08 2021-02-15 2024-04-08. Author is listed
  7. NEP-LAW: Law and Economics (10) 2000-03-06 2002-07-31 2005-09-29 2007-04-14 2007-07-07 2009-04-05 2009-09-19 2012-05-08 2016-11-13 2019-03-04. Author is listed
  8. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (10) 1999-04-27 1999-04-27 2003-03-14 2005-02-13 2016-08-28 2016-12-18 2018-01-15 2020-05-25 2023-01-02 2023-09-04. Author is listed
  9. 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
  10. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (9) 1998-08-21 1999-04-27 1999-04-27 2002-07-31 2013-04-13 2015-02-05 2016-07-30 2016-08-28 2019-03-04. Author is listed
  11. NEP-URE: Urban and Real Estate Economics (8) 2003-03-14 2005-09-29 2008-11-04 2009-02-28 2009-09-19 2010-04-17 2016-11-20 2019-10-21. Author is listed
  12. NEP-REG: Regulation (7) 2005-09-29 2007-04-14 2007-07-07 2011-08-09 2011-08-22 2012-03-28 2023-09-25. Author is listed
  13. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (6) 2011-08-22 2020-02-17 2020-07-20 2020-08-10 2021-02-08 2021-02-15. Author is listed
  14. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (6) 2005-02-13 2016-08-28 2016-11-20 2018-01-15 2020-05-25 2020-09-21. Author is listed
  15. 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
  16. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (5) 1999-04-27 1999-04-27 2012-03-28 2015-08-30 2017-12-03. Author is listed
  17. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (5) 1999-04-27 1999-04-27 2017-02-12 2020-04-06 2023-09-04. Author is listed
  18. NEP-FDG: Financial Development and Growth (5) 2010-11-13 2020-02-17 2020-07-20 2020-08-10 2021-02-08. Author is listed
  19. NEP-GRO: Economic Growth (5) 2015-02-05 2015-02-11 2016-04-16 2017-01-22 2018-03-12. Author is listed
  20. NEP-ARA: MENA - Middle East and North Africa (4) 2020-01-06 2020-01-13 2020-01-20 2020-07-20
  21. NEP-HPE: History and Philosophy of Economics (4) 2007-04-14 2018-07-30 2023-09-25 2024-01-01
  22. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality and Poverty (4) 2011-02-26 2015-08-30 2016-08-28 2017-12-03
  23. NEP-RES: Resource Economics (4) 2015-08-30 2017-12-03 2018-09-03 2020-04-06
  24. NEP-TUR: Tourism Economics (4) 2020-01-06 2020-01-13 2020-01-20 2020-07-20
  25. NEP-AFR: Africa (3) 2012-03-28 2012-09-09 2013-03-02
  26. NEP-BIG: Big Data (3) 2020-01-13 2023-10-02 2023-12-18
  27. NEP-CWA: Central and Western Asia (3) 2005-09-29 2006-02-26 2008-02-02
  28. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (3) 2016-04-16 2022-07-18 2023-09-25
  29. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (3) 2013-03-02 2016-04-16 2023-09-25
  30. NEP-HRM: Human Capital and Human Resource Management (3) 2011-08-09 2011-08-22 2023-01-02
  31. NEP-IUE: Informal and Underground Economics (3) 2015-02-05 2019-03-04 2022-07-18
  32. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (3) 2003-10-28 2004-02-08 2011-08-22
  33. NEP-ACC: Accounting and Auditing (2) 2011-08-09 2011-08-22
  34. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (2) 2003-07-21 2020-09-21
  35. NEP-CUL: Cultural Economics (2) 2020-07-20 2023-07-24
  36. NEP-EDU: Education (2) 2005-09-29 2006-02-26
  37. NEP-EFF: Efficiency and Productivity (2) 2016-05-21 2020-02-17
  38. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (2) 2015-01-03 2015-02-05
  39. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (2) 2020-05-25 2023-07-24
  40. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (2) 1999-04-27 2020-09-21
  41. NEP-LAM: Central and South America (2) 2011-02-26 2011-03-19
  42. NEP-PPM: Project, Program and Portfolio Management (2) 2018-11-05 2023-01-02
  43. NEP-RMG: Risk Management (2) 2020-02-17 2021-02-08
  44. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (2) 2016-12-18 2020-09-21
  45. NEP-BAN: Banking (1) 2023-12-18
  46. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (1) 2008-05-31
  47. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (1) 2015-02-05
  48. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory and Applications (1) 2017-01-22
  49. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2023-09-04
  50. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (1) 2019-03-04
  51. NEP-FIN: Finance (1) 2005-02-06
  52. NEP-GER: German Papers (1) 2015-08-30
  53. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2024-01-01
  54. NEP-INO: Innovation (1) 2013-10-25
  55. NEP-IPR: Intellectual Property Rights (1) 2009-09-19
  56. NEP-ISF: Islamic Finance (1) 2021-08-30
  57. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, and Wages (1) 2020-02-17
  58. NEP-MON: Monetary Economics (1) 2008-05-31
  59. NEP-PAY: Payment Systems and Financial Technology (1) 2016-11-13
  60. NEP-TRE: Transport Economics (1) 2012-05-08

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