Daniel Berkowitz

University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics

4711 WWPH

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States

http://www.pitt.edu/~dmberk

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Economic Development, Legality and the Transplant Effect

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Jan 2000
Katharina Pistor, Daniel Berkowitz and Jean-Francois Richard
Columbia University School of Law, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Economic Development, Legality, and the Transplant Effect

Posted: 02 May 2003
Daniel Berkowitz, Katharina Pistor and Jean-Francois Richard
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, Columbia University School of Law and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics

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Trade, Law and Product Complexity

Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 88, No. 2, pp. 363-373, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 230
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 14 May 2008
Daniel Berkowitz, Johannes Moenius and Katharina Pistor
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, University of Redlands and Columbia University School of Law
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institutions, trade, law, rauch classification, gravity, New York Convention

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Accounting for Growth in Post-Soviet Russia

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Dec 1997
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Does Privatization Enhance or Deter Privatization?

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 May 2001
Daniel Berkowitz and Jonathan Holland
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh
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Initial Conditions, Institutional Dynamics and Economic Performance: Evidence from the American States

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Jan 2004
Daniel Berkowitz and Karen Clay
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 200 (180,922)
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Common law, civil law, transplant, initial conditions, state courts and public corruption

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The Real and Financial Effects of Property Rights: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Mar 2013
Daniel Berkowitz, Chen Lin and Yue Ma
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance
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property law, corporate investments, corporate cash holdings

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Start-Ups and Transition

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Nov 1997
Daniel Berkowitz and David J. Cooper
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics
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Privatization with Government Control: Evidence from the Russian Oil Sector

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 826
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Jul 2006
Yadviga Semikolenova and Daniel Berkowitz
University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business - Economics Group and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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control, ownership, oil pipeline, Tobit

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Entrepreneurship and Post-Socialist Growth

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Oct 2001
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Entrepreneurship and Post-Socialist Growth

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Jan 2005
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Entrepreneurship and Post-Socialist Growth

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics

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Entrepreneurial activity, Post-Socialist economies, Public policies, Transition economies, Economic development, Regional analysis

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Law, Trade and the Asian Miracle

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 May 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2008
Daniel Berkowitz and Johannes Moenius
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Redlands
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Institutions, Comparative Advantage, Growth

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Law, Trade, and Development

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 662
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2010
Johannes Moenius and Daniel Berkowitz
University of Redlands and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Complex and simple products, volume effect of institutions, compositional effect of institutions

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Russia's Internal Border

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Oct 1998
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Legal Origins and the Evolution of Institutions: Evidence from American State Courts

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Jun 2007
Daniel Berkowitz and Karen Clay
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Civil law, persistence, judicial independence, political culture.

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Integration: An Empirical Assessment of Russia

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Apr 2001
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
Downloads 108 (297,248)
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openness to international trade, regional income disparities, inflation volatility, economic and political integration

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Are 'Nearly Exogenous' Instruments Reliable?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Jun 2006
Daniel Berkowitz, Mehmet Caner and Ying Fang
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, North Carolina State University - Department of Economics and Xiamen University
Downloads 103 (306,993)
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near exogeneity, instrumental variables, institutional economics

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Is Russia's Growth a 'Flash in the Pan'?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Jun 2007
Daniel Berkowitz and Yadviga Semikolenova
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business - Economics Group
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high oil prices, rent-seeking, control, ownership, holdup

Does Finance Cause Growth? Evidence from the Origins of Banking in Russia

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 10/2012
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 May 2012
Daniel Berkowitz, Mark Hoekstra and Koen J. L. Schoors
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Ghent University - Centre for Russian International Socio-Political and Economic Studies (CERISE)
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finance, growth, banking, Russia

Does Finance Cause Growth? Evidence from the Origins of Banking in Russia

NBER Working Paper No. w18139
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
Daniel Berkowitz, Mark Hoekstra and Koen J. L. Schoors
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Ghent University - Centre for Russian International Socio-Political and Economic Studies (CERISE)
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Environmental Hazards and Local Investment: A Half-Century of Evidence from Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells

USAEE Working Paper No. 20-470
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 15 Sep 2020
Max Harleman, Jeremy Weber and Daniel Berkowitz
University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public & International Affairs, Students, University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public & International Affairs and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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environmental hazards; oil and gas wells; investment; real estate

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Does High School Quality Matter? Evidence from Admissions Data

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Daniel Berkowitz and Mark Hoekstra
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
Downloads 58 (426,618)
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Education, School Quality

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Judicial Independence and Minority Interests

Conference on Empirical Studies and Judges, Harvard Law School, November 10, 2006
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Sep 2007
Daniel Berkowitz, Chris W. Bonneau and Karen Clay
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Growth in Post-Soviet Russia: A Tale of Two Transitions

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Dec 2008
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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Institutional Hysterisis: Courts and Politics in the American States (Chapters 5&6 of a Book Project)

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 26 Jun 2009
Daniel Berkowitz and Karen Clay
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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legal origins, judicial retention, judicial independence, panel estimation

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The Emergence of Bank-Issued Credit in Russia: An Empirical Characterization

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2010
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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economic growth, institutional persistence

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The Validity of Instruments Revisited

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2010
Daniel Berkowitz, Ying Fang and Mehmet Caner
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, Xiamen University and North Carolina State University - Department of Economics
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The Tale of Two Transitions: The Changing Income Distributions in Poland & Russia

Posted: 18 Oct 2004
Daniel Berkowitz and John E. Jackson
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

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Policy Reform and Growth in Post-Soviet Russia

Posted: 29 Apr 2003
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics

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The Evolution of Market Integration in Russia

Posted: 02 Jan 2001
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics

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internal borders

The Evolution of Market Integration in Russia

Posted: 27 Sep 2001
Daniel Berkowitz and David N. DeJong
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics

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Quantifying Price Liberalization in Russia

Posted: 13 Mar 1999
Daniel Berkowitz, David N. DeJong and Steven Husted
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics

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Does Russian Legal Reform Matter? Evidence from Crude-Oil Export Allocations

Posted: 01 Mar 1999
Daniel Berkowitz
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics

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Decentralization in Transition Economies: A Tragedy of the Commons?

Posted: 05 Sep 1997
Daniel Berkowitz and Wei Li
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

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