Clientelism and patronage
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- Policy brief: A theory of power structure and institutional compatibility; China vs Europe revisited
- Policy brief: clientelistic politics and pro-poor targeting
- Working paper: Clientelistic politics and pro-poor targeting rules versus discretionary budgets
- A theory of power structure and institutional compatibility: China vs Europe revisited
- Electoral importance and media consumption: quasi experimental evidence and new data from India
- Age sets and accountability
- Economic persistence in face of adversity: evidence from Kyrgyz tribes through soviet times
- Religious leaders and rule of law
- Religion politics and judicial independence theory and evidence
- Benin campaign finance and state capture
- Policy brief: Resource transfers to local governments (West Bengal)
- Resource transfers to local governments (West Bengal)
- Clientelistic politics and economic development – an overview
- Formal institutions and development in low income countries: positive and normative theory
- Institutions and development: an overview of case studies
- Institutions, growth accelerations, and growth collapses
- Foreign aid and governance: a survey
- Conflict and development
- Group inequality in democracies: lessons from cross-national experiences
- At the Intersection: A Review of Institutions in Economic Development
- Spotlight on Inequality and Institutions
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- Endogenous Political Fragmentation: The Role of Property Rights in Historical Perspective.
- Networks of power and crony capitalism in Myanmar.
- Judicial independence in Pakistan.
- Economic role of clans: Linking past and present.
- Democratization and the supply of news media: Evidence from India.
- Clans, religion, and politics: A case study of Pakistan.
- Social structures, political accountability, and effective public goods provision.
- Stock-based versus flow-based redistribution (Zimbabwe and South Africa).