Browsing Centre for Applied Macro- and Petroleum economics (CAMP) by Author "Robinson, James A."
Robinson, James A.; Torvik, Ragnar; Verdier, Thierry (CAMP Working Papers Series;3/2015, Working paper, 2015)We develop a model of the political consequences of public income volatility. As is standard, political incentives create inefficient policies, but we show that making income uncertain creates specific new effects. Future ...
Acemoglu, Daron; Robinson, James A.; Torvik, Ragnar (CAMP Working Paper Series;2/2013, Working paper, 2013)In this online appendix we extend the basic model in the paper in several directions, discuss the robustness of the results, and moreover what new mechanisms our extensions implies as compared to the ones in the basic model.