Australian School of Business > Schools
PhD Economics, Toulouse School of Economics
MA Economics and Finance, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris Cachan
BA Economics and BA History, University Paris X Nanterre
- “Legacies of Violence: Trust and Market Development,” with Alessandra Cassar and Sam Whitt. Journal of Economic Growth, forth.
- Learning, Political Attitudes and Crises: Lessons from Transition Countries, with Claudia Senik and Frantisek Ricka. Journal of Comparative Economics. Forthcoming.
- The Weight of History in European Cultural Integration: a Gravity Approach, American Economic Review, Papers & Proceedings 2011, 101:3, 504-08.
- The Institutional Legacy of The Ottoman Empire: Islamic Rule and Financial Development in South Eastern Europe", Journal of Comparative Economics, March 2011, Vol. 39, 1-16.
- Democracy, Market Liberalization and Political Preferences, with Claudia Senik, The Review of Economics and Statistics, February 2011, Vol. 93(1), 365-381.
- Land Tenure Arrangements and Rural-Urban Migration in China, with Andreas Kontoleon and Katrina Mullan, World Development, 2011, Vol. 39(1), 123-133.
- Maintenance Cost, Outside Options and Optimal Ownership of a Public Project, The B.E. Journal of Economic Policy and Analysis 2010, Vol. 10(1).
- Relaxing Rural Constraints: a Win-Win Policy for Poverty and Environment in China?, with Ben Groom, Andreas Kontoleon, Tim Swanson and Shiqiu Zhang, Oxford Economic Papers 2010, Vol. 62, 132-156.
- How Sustainable are Sustainable Development Programs? The Case of the Sloping Land Conversion Program in China", with Andreas Kontoleon, World Development 2009, Vol. 37(1), 268-285.
- “Social Cooperation and the Problem of the Conflict Gap: Survey and Experimental Evidence from Post-War Tajikistan,” with Alessandra Cassar and Sam Whitt. In: The Economics of Conflict, edited by Karl Wärneryd MIT Press
- Assessing the Sustainability of the Sloping Land Conversion Program: a Choice Experiment Approach", with Andreas Kontoleon and Shiqiu Zhang. In: Choice Experiments in Developing Countries: Implementation, Challenges and Policy Implications, edited by J. Bennett and E. Birol, May 2010
- A History of Violence: The Culture of Honor and Homicide in the US South.
- Institutional Quality, Culture and Norms of Cooperation, with Alessandra Cassar and Giovanna d’Adda.
- Building Infrastructure in Transition: Do PPPs make a difference?, with Gabriela Dobrescu and Guido Friebel
- Rule of Law, Riches, and Rogues, with Mathieu Couttenier and Marc Sangnier.
- Conflict Trap or State Building? International Wars, Civil Conflicts and Social and Political Preferences
- Mortgage Debt and Household Vulnerability: Evidence from Emerging Europe, with Martin Brown and Ralph De Haas
- The Crisis from the Household Perspective, with Martin Brown and Ralph De Haas, Chapter 2 of the 2011 EBRD Transition Report, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
- The Intangible Transition: Democracy and Market Support After the Crisis, with Claudia Senik and Franto Ricka, Chapter 3 of the 2011 EBRD Transition Report, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
- Attitudes and Values in Transition", with Gérard Roland, 2007 EBRD Transition Report, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
- Assessing the Impact of the Sloping Land Conversion Program on Local Community Welfare, final report to the CCICED, 2005
- Should Market Liberalization Precede Democracy? The Citizens' Point of View, Vox, CEPR, August 2007
- Towards a Labour Market in China, by J. Knight and L. Song. The Economics of Transition, January 2006
- Culture and Economics
- Economics of Institutions
- Development and Transition
- Economic History
- 2013: Australian School of Business Research Grant, AUD 24,000
- 2011: Research Achievement Award
- 2012: Australian School of Business Research Grant, AUD 9000
- 2011: United States Department of State Title VIII Research Award (USD 20,000) for: “The Co-Evolution of Trust and Institutions: Evidence from the Balkans”
- 2010: United States Department of State Title VIII Research Award (USD 18,750) for: “Violence, and Socio-Economic Preferences: An Empirical Investigation in Tajikistan and Kosovo”
- 2007-2009: Ciriacy-Wantrup Post Doctoral Fellowship in Natural Resources Economics and Political Economy - University of California, Berkeley
- 2004: Marie Curie Research Fellowship of the European Commission, for a nine months visiting position in the Department of Economics, University College London
- 2003: Doctoral Scholarship for three years, French Government
- 1998: Four year scholarship for entry to Ecole Normale Supérieure