INSTITUTIONS AND BUSINESS
INSTITUTIONS, AND BUSINESS
- WINTER 2014 Francesco Trebbi
Political Economy - Trebbi
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Topic 2 - Part 1
Goals of the Lecture
Political Institutions in comparative perspective.
Democracy vs. Autocracy.
Models of Electoral Accountability with multiple districts: Plurality vs. Proportional
How Do Voters Respond to Information?
Evidence from a Randomized Campaign
Chad Kendall UBC Tommaso Nannicini Bocconi University,
IGIER & IZA Francesco Trebbi U
Conflicting Interests, Reforms, and Crises
Motivation of the Analysis
So far we have discussed extensively how political dimensions (political
systems, electoral rules) and economic institutions (relational and external
contract enforcement rules)
A Theory of Minimalist Democracy
Chris Bidner, Patrick Francois and Francesco Trebbi1
UBC and CIFAR; UBC, CIFAR and NBER; respectively
Chris Bidner, Patrick Francois and Francesco Trebbi
FINE1005 Financial Planning and Investment Analysis
Number of units:
Dr. Thomas Lee
This course provides students with an underst
VSP ECONOMICS SUMMER 2017
Problem Set 2
Due date: Monday, June 19 beginning of class
No late Psets will be accepted.
Each student must submit a problem set.
Please submit a hard copy, no email.
PART I - MULTIPLE CHOICE. CHOOSE THE ONE ALTERNATIVE THAT BES
University of British Columbia
COMPUTER EXERCISE RICARDIAN MODEL
Consider the following Table drawn from the work of A. Costinot, D. Donaldson,
and I. Komunjer (2011) .What Goods Do Countries Trade? A Quantitative Exploration of