Karla Hoff

World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)

1818 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20433

United States

http://econ.worldbank.org/staff/khoff

World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

1818 H. Street, N.W.

MSN3-311

Washington, DC 20433

United States

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Belief Systems and Durable Inequalities: An Experimental Investigation of Indian Caste

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Karla Hoff and Priyank Pandey
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 754 (39,879)
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After the Big Bang? Obstacles to the Emergence of the Rule of Law in Post-Communist Societies

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Karla Hoff and Joseph E. Stiglitz
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 524 (63,279)
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After the Big Bang? Obstacles to the Emergence of the Rule of Law in Post-Communist Societies

NBER Working Paper No. w9282
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Oct 2002 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2021
Karla Hoff and Joseph E. Stiglitz
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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After the Big Bang? Obstacles to the Emergence of the Rule of Law in Post-Communist Societies

Posted: 19 Oct 2004
Karla Hoff and Joseph E. Stiglitz
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

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The Kin System as a Poverty Trap?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 May 2005
Karla Hoff and Arijit Sen
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and Jawaharlal Nehru University
Downloads 530 (63,062)
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Joseph E. Stiglitz

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4478
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Karla Hoff
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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Labor Policies, Economic Theory & Research, Debt Markets, Financial Intermediation

The Creation of the Rule of Law and the Legitimacy of Property Rights: The Political and Economic Consequences of a Corrupt Privatization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3779
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Jan 2006
Karla Hoff and Joseph E. Stiglitz
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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rule of law, legitimacy, privatization, corporate governance, Markov process

The Creation of the Rule of Law and the Legitimacy of Property Rights: The Political and Economic Consequences of a Corrupt Privatization

NBER Working Paper No. w11772
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2021
Joseph E. Stiglitz and Karla Hoff
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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Tastes, Castes, and Culture: The Influence of Society on Preferences

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5760
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ernst Fehr and Karla Hoff
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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Biodiversity, Labor Policies, Economic Theory & Research, Cultural Policy, Gender and Social Development

Tastes, Castes, and Culture: The Influence of Society on Preferences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5919
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Sep 2011
Ernst Fehr and Karla Hoff
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Downloads 96 (325,818)
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endogenous preferences, culture, caste, frames, anchors, elicitation devices

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Caste System

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7929
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Dec 2016
Karla Hoff
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Downloads 236 (157,029)

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Local Government, Social Accountability, Agricultural Growth and Rural Development, Rural Settlements, Regional Governance

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Spite and Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4619
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics
Downloads 188 (192,684)
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Economic Theory & Research, Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress, Gender and Social Development

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Exiting a Lawless State

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4520
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Karla Hoff and Joseph E. Stiglitz
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Public Sector Corruption &Anticorruption Measures, National Governance, Labor Policies, Gender and Law, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress

Striving for Balance in Economics: Towards a Theory of the Social Determination of Behavior

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7537
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Karla Hoff and Joseph E. Stiglitz
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Social Analysis, Social Development & Poverty, Quality of Life & Leisure

Striving for Balance in Economics: Towards a Theory of the Social Determination of Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w21823
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 28 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2021
Karla Hoff and Joseph E. Stiglitz
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 49 (470,939)
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Caste and Punishment: The Legacy of Caste Culture in Norm Enforcement

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5040
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 104 (308,856)
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Gender and Social Development, Corruption & Anitcorruption Law, Anthropology, Access to Finance, Social Inclusion & Institutions

Caste and Punishment: The Legacy of Caste Culture in Norm Enforcement

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4343
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Aug 2009
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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social norms, informal sanctions, third party punishment, endogenous social preferences, social exclusion, collective action, caste

Equilibrium Fictions: A Cognitive Approach to Societal Rigidity

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5219
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Karla Hoff and Joseph E. Stiglitz
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Cultural Policy, Race in Society, Educational Sciences, Cultural Heritage & Preservation, Ethics & Belief Systems

Equilibrium Fictions: a Cognitive Approach to Societal Rigidity

NBER Working Paper No. w15776
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2021
Karla Hoff and Joseph E. Stiglitz
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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"Small Miracles"-- Behavioral Insights to Improve Development Policy: World Development Report 2015

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7197
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Allison Demeritt and Karla Hoff
University of Washington and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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Social Development & Poverty, Educational Sciences, Inequality

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Behavioral Economics and Social Exclusion: Can Interventions Overcome Prejudice?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7198
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Karla Hoff
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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Social Development & Poverty, Inequality

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The Making of Behavioral Development Economics

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8317
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Jan 2018
Allison Davis Demeritt and Karla Hoff
University of Washington and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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Social Development & Poverty, Economics and Gender, Gender and Economic Policy, Gender and Poverty, Gender and Economics, Technology Industry, Technology Innovation

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Political Alternation as a Restraint on Investing in Influence: Evidence from the Post-Communist Transition

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4747
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
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National Governance, Governance Indicators, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Parliamentary Government, Emerging Markets

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Transition from Communism: Political Alternation as a Restraint on Investing in Influence

Posted: 09 Jul 2008
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
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Governance, transition, political alternation

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Homeownership, Community Interactions, and Segregation

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Karla Hoff and Arijit Sen
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and Jawaharlal Nehru University
Downloads 88 (341,710)
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The Whys of Social Exclusion: Insights from Behavioral Economics

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8267
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Dec 2017
Karla Hoff and James Sonam Walsh
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and University of Oxford
Downloads 73 (381,133)

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Gender and Economic Policy, Technology Industry, Technology Innovation, Gender and Economics, Gender and Poverty, Economics and Gender

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Making Up People -- the Effect of Identity on Preferences and Performance in a Modernizing Society

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6223
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Karla Hoff and Priyanka Pandey
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and World Bank
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Gender and Social Development, Educational Sciences, Arts & Music, Knowledge for Development, Race in Society

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Dysfunctional Finance: Positive Shocks and Negative Outcomes

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5183
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Karla Hoff
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Economic Theory & Research, Banks & Banking Reform, Markets and Market Access

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Can the Culture of Honor Lead to Inefficient Conventions? Experimental Evidence from India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7829
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Oct 2016
Princeton University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and World Bank
Downloads 39 (506,003)

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Regional Governance, Local Government, Rural Settlements, Agricultural Growth and Rural Development

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The Third Function of Law is to Transform Cultural Categories

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8954
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Karla Hoff and James Sonam Walsh
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and University of Oxford
Downloads 30 (551,464)
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Gender and Development, Human Rights, Social Cohesion, Disability, Services & Transfers to Poor, Access of Poor to Social Services, Economic Assistance, Judicial System Reform

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Non-Leaky Buckets: Optimal Redistributive Taxation and Agency Costs

NBER Working Paper No. w4652
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2021
Andrew B. Lyon and Karla Hoff
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Downloads 29 (557,109)

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Opportunity is Not Everything: How Belief Systems and Mistrust Shape Responses to Economic Incentives

Economics of Transition, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 445-472, July 2005
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Aug 2005
Karla Hoff and Priyanka Pandey
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and World Bank
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Turnover in Power as a Restraint on Investing in Influence: Evidence from the Postcommunist Transition

Economics & Politics, Vol. 22, Issue 3, pp. 329-361, November 2010
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Oct 2010
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
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Paths of Institutional Development: A View from Economic History

World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 205-226, Fall 2003
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Karla Hoff
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)

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The Transition from Communism: A Diagrammatic Exposition of Obstacles to the Demand for the Rule of Law

Posted: 16 Aug 2004
Karla Hoff and Joseph E. Stiglitz
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

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