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Leonard Wantchekon

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Wantchekon, Leonard (Wantchekon, Leonar)
USA, Princeton

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Working papers

  1. Gallego, J & Li, C & Wantchekon, L, 2018. "The Political Economy of Patrons, Brokers, and Voters," Documentos de Trabajo 016547, Universidad del Rosario.
  2. Alberto Chong & Ana L. De La O & Dean Karlan & Leonard Wantchekon, 2012. "Looking Beyond the Incumbent: The Effects of Exposing Corruption on Electoral Outcomes," Working Papers 1005, Economic Growth Center, Yale University.
  3. Robin Harding & Leonard Wantchekon, 2010. "The Political Economy of Human Development," Human Development Research Papers (2009 to present) HDRP-2010-29, Human Development Report Office (HDRO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
  4. Nathan Nunn & Leonard Wantchekon, 2009. "The Slave Trade and the Origins of Mistrust in Africa," NBER Working Papers 14783, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.


  1. Wantchekon, Leonard & Riaz, Zara, 2019. "Mobile technology and food access," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 117(C), pages 344-356.
  2. Leonard Wantchekon, 2017. "Policy deliberation and voter persuasion: estimating intrinsic causal effects of town hall meetings," Journal of Development Effectiveness, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(3), pages 295-304, July.
  3. Moussa P. Blimpo & Robin Harding & Leonard Wantchekon, 2013. "Public Investment in Rural Infrastructure: Some Political Economy Considerations," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 22(suppl_2), pages -83, August.
  4. Leonard Wantchekon & Jenny Guardado R., 2011. "Methodology Update: Randomised Controlled Trials, Structural Models and the Study of Politics-super- †," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 20(4), pages 653-672, August.
  5. Leonard, Wantchekon, 2004. "The Paradox of “Warlord†Democracy: A Theoretical Investigation," American Political Science Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 98(1), pages 17-33, February.
  6. Leonard Wantchekon, 1999. "On the Nature of First Democratic Elections," Journal of Conflict Resolution, Peace Science Society (International), vol. 43(2), pages 245-258, April.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 5 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 (4) 2010-11-13 2012-01-03 2012-03-28 2018-09-10
  2. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (3) 2012-01-03 2012-03-28 2018-09-10
  3. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2009-03-14
  4. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2009-03-14
  5. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (1) 2018-09-10
  6. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (1) 2010-11-13
  7. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2009-03-14
  8. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2010-11-13
  9. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (1) 2009-03-14
  10. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2009-03-14


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