Publication List, not including newspaper articles and similar

List appears with most recent publications first.


Papers for the last few years are available as pdf files
from Working Papers


Can democracy and religiosity explain corruption?
An empirical survey of cross-country data

Working paper, second version June 2024


The OPEC/MENA/Arab nexus and the missing democratic transition
Working paper April 2024


Do relatively democratic countries grow faster?
Working paper with net appendix, latest March 2024


The kernel-pair method of causal analysis
Working paper, April 2023


Income, Growth, and Democracy.
Looking for the main causal direction in the nexus

European Journal of Political Economy, online April 2024
With net appendix, latest January 2024


Explaining the path of the democratic transition.
The inevitable collapse of the three pillars model

Several versions rewritten 2023


The transition of education. A cross-country macro analysis
European Journal of Political Economy, online February 2023


Three sets of evidence about aid effectiveness.
The micro-macro paradox of aid revisited

Working paper, latest June 2023


In Hellwig, T., Singer, M., eds.
Economics and Politics Revisited.
Oxford University Press, 2023