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The Economic Costs of Drug-Trafficking Violence in Mexico

June 2017

The levels of violence in Mexico have dramatically increased in the last few years due to structural changes in the drug trafficking business.

The Economic Costs of Drug-Trafficking Violence in Mexico

December 2013

The levels of violence in Mexico have dramatically increased in the last few years due to structural changes in the drug trafficking business.

The Role of Legal Process in the Redesign of Indian Government-Business Relations

October 2009

The institutional context of economic activity in India has undergone tremendous change in the past 15 years.

The Effects of Employment Protection Legislation on Indian Manufacturing

January 2009

This paper summarizes and extends my earlier critique (Bhattacharjea, 2006) of the empirical literature on labour regulation and industrial performance in India.

Azerbaijan's 2005 Parliamentary Elections: A Failed Attempt at Transition

September 2008

The 2005 elections in Azerbaijan qualify as a failed transition from authoritarianism to democracy.

Political Change in China: Comparisons with Taiwan

June 2008

How might China become a democracy? And what lessons, if any, might Taiwan's experience of democratization hold for China's future?

Universal Duty and Global Justice

December 2006

This paper was discussed at the Global Justice workshop on December 15, 2006.Excerpt from page four of Sebastiano Maffettone's "Universal Duty and Global Justice":We could uphold that, as a rule,...

Scientization: Making a World Safe for Organization

July 2006

All around the world, societies are experiencing an explosion of organizations and organizing: community clubs, religious groups, social movements, as well as schools, hospitals, businesses and...

Sovereign Democracy and Shrinking Political Space

April 2006

Several years ago, Kremlin public relations specialists coined the term "managed democracy" to describe the unique features of Russia's evolving political system.

Institutions and the Path to the Modern Economy: Lessons from Medieval Trade

March 2006

It is widely believed that current disparities in economic, political, and social outcomes reflect distinct institutions.

The Social and Political Consequences of Oil

December 2005

In recent years our usage and understanding of different types of energy has grown at a tremendous rate.

Quantifying Creative Destruction: Entrepreneurship and Productivity in New Zealand

September 2004

Creative destruction "revolutionises the economic structure from within," Joseph Schumpeter famously said, "incessantly destroying the old one, incessantly creating a new one." Innovation in...

Structural Convergence

August 2004

This paper establishes empirically the existence of structural convergence: country pairs that converge in terms of per capita income also tend to converge in terms of their sectoral similarity,...

Second Russian Revolution, The

December 2003

Globalization and the Expansion and Standardization of Management

December 2002

Recent decades have witnessed a dramatic expansion of management education and practice.

Reflections on Education as Transcendence

December 2000

For almost two centuries, Americans expected that their public schools would cultivate the personal, moral, and social development of individual students, create citizens, and bind diverse groups...

Institutional Reform and Democratic Consolidation in Korea

December 2000

Having undergone a transition from military authoritarian rule in 1987, Korea quickly became the most powerful democracy in East Asia other than Japan.

Russia Under Putin: One Step Forward, Two Steps Backward

July 2000

Russia's March 2000 presidential election represents one step forward and two steps back for Russian democracy.

Interfirm Relationships and Informal Credit in Vietnam

November 1999

Trading relations in Vietnam's emerging private sector are shaped by two market frictions: the difficulty of locating trading partners and the absence of legal enforcement of contracts.

Russian Economic Interest Groups: Winners and Losers in the Politics of Economic Reform

December 1997

Since 1993, Russia has achieved a series of important milestones regarding the articulation of the rules of the game for political and economic competition.

The Competitive Advantage of Taiwan

December 1997

Reprint from Journal of Far Eastern Business originally printed Autumn, 1994.

Democracy Unfolds in Russia

October 1997

Superpresidentialism, ambiguous federalism, the weakness of political parties and labor and civic organizations, the inordinate strength of big business, and the virtual absence of the rule of law...

How Much Inequality Can Democracy Stand?

December 1996

On 26-27 January 1996, the National Endowment for Democracy's International Forum for Democratic Studies and the Pacific Council on International Policy convened a one-and-a-half-day conference on...

People

Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow, FSI, Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB
Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL Professor of the Practice, Law
Jerry Kaplan Lecturer, CDDRL, Research Affiliate, CDDRL
David Brady Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Jessie Brunner Research Assistant, PHR
Vanessa Melo Research Staff, CDDRL