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The effect of banking crises on openness to trade
Determinants of foreign direct investment in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: A cross country analysis
Does microfinance affect refugee livelihoods? A study of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2001
Trade, economic growth and quality of institutions in ASEAN: A case study
The effect of foreign aid on economic growth and corruption in 67 developing countries
"Doing well by doing good" revisited: Does ExxonMobil's corporate philanthropy yield increased wealth for shareholders in the short term?
Assessing the relationship between trade agreements and foreign direct investment
Do bilateral investment treaties accomplish their policy objectives? A case for developing & OECD member countries
Effects of tax policy on economic growth in OECD countries
Help from El Norte: Mexican migrant remittances and children's educational attainment
The effect of government tax policies on fertility rates of educated women
Determinants of the size of the underground economy: A cross country analysis
Does money matter? Terrorism and income distribution
The effect of instability in returns to agriculture on patterns of rural to urban migration in Ethiopia
Determining the relationship between marginal income tax rates and income inequality from 1959 to 2005
Free press: An instrumental weapon in the fight against corruption?
Watching baywatch in Burundi: An investigation into the relationship between global television viewing and people's feelings of economic deprivation and unhappiness
Corruption and FDI: The relationship between host state corruption and investor state willingness to bribe
Dilemmas of medium-size business as an indicator of Russia's economic policy direction
The effect of inclusionary zoning on the housing market: Evidence from California
The IMF and the catalytic effect: Do IMF agreements improve access to international financial markets?
Usury revisited: Can state regulation of payday lending reduce bankruptcy rates?
A comparative analysis of trading blocs of equal and unequal partners: Does playing with the big guys pay off?
The determinants of total factor productivity growth in Korea and Singapore: Moving from perspiration to inspiration
Unlocking the American dream: Exploring intergenerational social mobility and the persistence of economic status in the United States
The diffusion of advanced medical imaging scanners and health care expenditures: A cross-national OECD panel study (1990-2008)
Political ideology and individual-level attitudes towards immigration in the European Union: Evidence from the European Values Study, 2008/2009
Exploring the political economy of diverging private savings patterns in selected transition economies
Should have? Could have? Would have? The role of electoral pressures in banking crises
The effect of bank reserve requirements on lending volume and interest rates faced by borrowers
The independence of the Fed: "In the Fed we trust" or are we just "Fed up"?
Effect of income inequality on households' desire to live beyond their means in the United States
Does a country's inflation rate influence the possibility of its involvement in a foreign policy crisis?
Virtual activity or real-life activism: The Internet and civic engagement
The relationship between asset holdings and material hardship following economic shocks in a household
An event study analysis of regulatory uncertainty stemming from the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act
Can transparency reduce corruption? -- Evidence from firms in Peru and Mali on the impact of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) on corruption
Investigating the empirical relationship between millennium challenge corporation aid eligibility criteria and development outcomes
The effect of state savings on state expenditure cuts, employment changes, and revenue actions from 1997 to 2010
Does bilateral Free Trade Agreement actually increase trade in services?
The impact of real exchange rate undervaluation on the export performance of upper-middle-income countries between 1992 and 2007
The economic development impacts of light rail transit: A case study of the Baltimore Central Light Rail
Prosperity in the fields: Migrant farmworkers and the role of social capital
Lobbying, tariffs and Russia's growth
Rowing against the stream: Elite regeneration and the question of regime continuation in Cuba
Divested interests: Globalization and the new politics of exchange rates
Essays on restructured electricity markets
The political economy of the Left in Latin America: Explaining governments' reactions to neoliberal reforms
Dynamic compromise and political institutions
Accountability, decision-making, and institutions
Essays in international monetary economics
Trade policy and performance: Plant-level evidence from manufacturers
Financial liberalization and consumption smoothing: Bridging theory and empirics
International portfolios in the new open economy macroeconomics model
The cost of wiggle-room: On the use of flexibility in international trade agreements
Essays in business cycles and international finance
Informed politicians and institutional stability
Essays in macroeconomics
Trade liberalization and the role of Non-tariffs Barriers to International Trade
Competition in the market for political violence: Northern Irish Republicanism, 1969--1998
Three essays on the structural changes in modern economy
Essays on Cooperation and Social Insurance
Essays on International Finance and Banking
Three essays on microeconomic dynamics
Essays on competition in electricity markets
Essays on conflict
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