Rafael La Porta

NOBEL FOUNDATION PROFESSOR OF FINANCE

Publications

PAPERS IN JOURNALS

Disclaimer: Where available, titles link to PDFs of pre-publication drafts, not final journal versions.

"Human Capital and Regional Development" (with N. Gennaioli, F. López-de-Silanes, and A. Shleifer) Dataset (XLS)

"Disclosure by Politicians " Dataset (XLS) and Country Annexes (Zip)

"The Divergence of Legal Procedures " Appendix, Data forthcoming in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.

"The Unofficial Economy and Economic Development" (with A. Schleifer), forthcoming in Brookings Papers on Economic Activity. Dataset

"The Economic Consequences of Legal Origins" (with F. López-de-Silanes and A. Shleifer), Journal of Economic Literature, June 2008. Dataset (XLS)

"The Law and Economics of Self-Dealing" (with S. Djankov, F. López-de-Silanes, and A. Shleifer), Journal of Financial Economics, November 2006. Dataset (XLS)

"The Regulation of Labor," (with S. Djankov, F. López-de-Silane, A. Shleifer, and J. Botero), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2005. Dataset (XLS)

"What Works in Securities Laws," (with F. López-de-Silanes and A. Shleifer), Journal of Finance 2005. Supporting documentation: Dataset (XLS) and Documentation (PDF)

"Do Institutions Cause Growth?" (with E. Glaeser, F. López-de-Silanes, and A. Shleifer), Journal of Economic Growth, 2004. Dataset (XLS)

"Judicial Checks and Balances," (with F. López-de-Silanes, C. Pop-Eleches, and A. Shleifer), Journal of Political Economy, 2004. Dataset (XLS) and Documentation (PDF)

"The New Comparative Economics" (with S. Djankov, E. Glaeser, F. López-de-Silanes, and A. Shleifer), Journal of Comparative Economics, 2003.

"Courts: The Lex Mundi Project," (with S. Djankov, F. López-de-Silanes, and A. Shleifer), Quarterly Journal of Economics, May 2003. Dataset (XLS) and Database (Stata)

"Related Lending," (with F. López-de-Silanes), Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 2003.

"Expectations and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns," Journal of Finance, December 1996. Reprinted in Harold M. Shefrin ed. Behavioral Finance, Blackwell Publishers Ltd., Northampton, Massachusetts, 2002.

"Investor Protection and Corporate Valuation," (with F. López-de-Silanes and A. Shleifer), Journal of Finance, June 2002. Dataset (XLS)

"The Regulation of Entry," (with S. Djankov, F. López-de-Silanes, and A. Shleifer), Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 2002. (Data Description) Dataset (XLS)

"Government Ownership of Banks," (with F. López-de-Silanes and A. Shleifer), Journal of Finance, February 2002. Dataset (XLS)

"Law and Finance," (with F. López-de-Silanes, A. Shleifer and R. Vishny), Journal of Political Economy, December 1998. Reprinted in J. Schwalbach ed., Corporate Governance; Essays in Honor of Horst Albach, Publications of the Society for Economics and Management at Humboldt-University Berlin, Berlin, Springer, 2001. Dataset (XLS)

"Legal Determinants of External Finance," (with F. López-de-Silanes, A. Shleifer, and R. Vishny), Journal of Finance, July 1997. Reprinted in Empirical Corporate Finance, The International Library of Critical Writings in Financial Economics, Richard Roll (series editor) and Michael J. Brennan (editor), 2000. Dataset (XLS)

"Investor Protection and Corporate Governance," (with F. López-de- Silanes, A. Shleifer, and R. Vishny), Journal of Financial Economics, October 2000. Dataset (XLS)

"Tunnelling," (with S. Johnson, F. López-de-Silanes, A. Shleifer, and R. Vishny), American Economic Review Papers Proceedings, May 2000.

"Agency Problems and Dividend Policies Around the World," (with F. López-de-Silanes, A. Shleifer, and R. Vishny), Journal of Finance, February 2000.

"Trust in Large Organizations," (with F. López-de-Silanes, A. Shleifer and R. Vishny), American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, May 1997. Reprinted in P. Dasgupta and I. Serageldin, eds. Social Capital: A Multifaceted Perspective, Washington, DC: The World Bank, 1999. Dataset (XLS)

"The Benefits of Privatization: Evidence from México," (with F. López-de-Silanes), Quarterly Journal of Economics, November 1999.

"Corporate Ownership Around the World," (with F. López-de-Silanes and A. Shleifer), Journal of Finance, April 1999. Dataset (XLS)

"The Quality of Government," (with F. López-de-Silanes, A. Shleifer and R. Vishny), Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, April 1999. Dataset (XLS)

"Good News for Value Stocks: Further Evidence on Market Efficiency," (with J. Lakonishok, A. Shleifer, and R. Vishny), Journal of Finance, June 1997.

"A New Bankruptcy Procedure That Uses Multiple Auctions," (with O. Hart, F. López-de-Silanes, and J. Moore), European Economic Review, April 1997.

CONTACT

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