• Ethnic Inequality  Journal of Political Economy, forthcoming                                  with A. Alesina and E. Papaioannou, replication files Slides video  The Economist                                                                                
  • Climatic Fluctuations and the Diffusion of Agriculture, Review of Economics and Statistics, July 2015, Vol. 97, No. 3: 589-609, with Q. Ashraf, Slides                                                    
  • On the Ethnic Origins of African Development: Traditional Chiefs and Pre-Colonial Political Centralization [linkAcademy of Management Perspectives, 2015, 29 (1): 32-71with E. Papaioannou                                                                            
  • Financial Innovation and Endogenous Growth, [lead article] Journal of Financial Intermediation, 2015, 24 (1): 1-24 , with L. Laeven and R. Levine - Slides

Working Papers

Research in Progress
  • On the Persistence of Ethnic Diversity
  • The Influence of Ancestral Lifeways on Individual Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa with L. Putterman and D. Weil
  • Inequality in Africa with A. Alesina and E. Papaioannou
  • Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa        with M. McMillan      
  • Reshuffling Greeks: The Impact of 1920's Forced Population Exchange on Contemporary Economic Performance with N. Benos and S. Karagiannis
  • Landmines and Development in Mozambique with E. Papaioannou (funded by CEPR-DFID Major Research Grant 2015-2017)
  • The Consequences of the French Revolution in the Short and Long Durée (with R. Franck)

Old Working Papers
  • The Evolution of Entrepreneurial Spirit and the Process of Development           with O. Galor - CEPR No. 6022