Working Papers

Endogenous Political Legitimacy: The Tudor Roots of England's Constitutional Governance

with Avner Greif

Competing Social Influence in Contested Diffusion: Luther, Erasmus and the Spread of the Protestant Reformation

with Sascha O. Becker, Yuan Hsiao, and Steven Pfaff

Religion and Growth

with Sascha O. Becker and Ludger Woessmann

Revision requested at Journal of Economic Literature 

Enlightenment Ideals and Belief in Science in the Run-up to the Industrial Revolution: A Textual Analysis

with Ali Almelhem, Murat Iyigun, and Austin Kennedy

Ideology and Economic Change: The Contrasting Paths to the Modern Economy in late 19th-Century China and Japan

with Debin Ma