The European Trust Crisis and the Rise of Populism (with Y. Algan, S. Guriev, and E. Passari).
Brooking's Papers on Economic Activity, forthcoming, Fall 2017 Meetings
Spatial Patterns of Development: A Meso Approach. (with S. Michalopoulos).
Annual Review of Economics, forthcoming. November 2017. [NBER WP 24088]
Long-Run Effects of the Scramble for Africa (with S. Michalopoulos),
American Economic Review, July 2016, 106(7). 1802-1848.
Ethnic Inequality (with A. Alesina and S. Michalopoulos),
Journal of Political Economy, April 2016, 124(2): 428-488.
On the Ethnic Origins of African Development: Traditional Chiefs and Precolonial Political Centralization (with S. Michalopoulos)
Academy of Management Perspectives, February 2015, 29(1): 32-71.
National Institutions and Sub-national Development in Africa, (with S. Michalopoulos).
Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 2014, 129(1): 151-213
[review from VOX] [interview Deloitte Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship]
Financial Regulation, Financial Globalization, and the Synchronization of the Economic Activity (with S. Kalemli-Ozcan and J.-L. Peydro)
Journal of Finance, June 2013, 68(3): 1179-1220.
Global Banks and Crisis Transmission (with S. Kalemli-Ozcan and F. Perri).
Journal of International Economics, March 2013, 89(2): 495-510.
Precolonial Ethnic Institutions and Contemporary African Development (with S. Michalopoulos)
Econometrica, January 2013, 81(1): 113-152.
[see also Further Evidence on the Link between Precolonial Political Centralization and Contemporary African Development, Economic Letters, January 2015, 126(1): 57-62. [paper]]
What Lies Beneath the Euro’s Effect on Financial Integration? Currency Risk, Legal Harmonization, or Trade? (with S. Kalemli-Ozcan and J.-L. Peydro);
Journal of International Economics, May 2010, 81(1): 75-88.
[review from VOX]
What Drives International Financial Flows? Politics, Institutions and Other Determinants.
Journal of Development Economics, March 2009, 88(2): 269-281.
Human Capital, the Structure of Production, and Economic Growth (with A. Ciccone).
Review of Economics and Statistics, February 2009, 91(2): 66-82.
Democratization and Growth (with G. Siourounis)
Economic Journal. October 2008, 118(10): 1520-1551.
Economic and Social Factors Driving the Third Wave of Democratization (with G. Siourounis)
Journal of Comparative Economics, September 2008, 36(3): 365-387.
Red Tape and Delayed Entry (with A. Ciccone)
Journal of the European Economic Association (Papers and Proceedings), April-May 2007, 5(2-3): 444-458.
Optimal Currency Shares in International Reserves: The Impact of the Euro and the Prospects for the Dollar (with R. Portes and G. Siourounis)
Journal of the Japanese and International Economics, December 2006, 20(4): 508-547.