in The World Bank Economic Review
February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .
Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Capitalist Systems. 8472 words.
Can international migration promote better institutions at home by raising the demand for political accountability? A behavioral measure of the population's desire for better governance was...
in The Quarterly Journal of Economics
May 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .
Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; International Finance; Capitalist Systems; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 15695 words.
We propose a tractable variant of the open economy neoclassical growth model that emphasizes political economy and contracting frictions. The political economy frictions involve a...