Jeffrey F. Timmons

NYU Abu Dhabi

Associate Professor of Political Science

PO Box 129188

Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates

http://https://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/academics/faculty/jeffrey-timmons.html

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1.

Lobbying and Taxes

American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 53, Issue 4. p. 893-909
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2011
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, University of California, San Diego - School of Global Policy and Strategy and NYU Abu Dhabi
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Lobbying, Taxes, Money in Politics, Corporate Political Activity, Political Economy

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Does Democracy Reduce Economic Inequality? If So, How?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2010
Jeffrey F. Timmons
NYU Abu Dhabi
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causes of inequality, democracy, wages, taxes, mechanisms

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The Fiscal Contract: States, Taxes and Public Services

World Politics, Vol. 57, pp. 530-567, July 2005
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Aug 2008
Jeffrey F. Timmons
NYU Abu Dhabi
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states, taxes, public services

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Revealed Corruption, Taxation and Fiscal Accountability: Evidence from Brazil

This version last revised July 2014. An appreciably cleaner, better and final version has been published in World Development 70:13–27, 2015. We encourage readers to consult it. Note that this paper initially circulated under the following title: “Government Performance, Taxationand Fiscal Accountab,
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2015
Jeffrey F. Timmons and Francisco Garfias
NYU Abu Dhabi and Stanford University - Department of Political Science
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fiscal contract, taxation, corruption, accountability

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The Political Economy of Municipal Transfers: Evidence from Mexico

A considerably revised, final version should appear in Publius: The Journal of Federalism in early 2014.
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2013
Jeffrey F. Timmons and Daniel S. Broid
NYU Abu Dhabi and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies & Planning
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Municipal Transfers, Fiscal Federalism, Political Parties, Governance

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Taxation and Representation in Recent History

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2010
Jeffrey F. Timmons
NYU Abu Dhabi
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democracy, representation, taxation

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The Political Economy of Fiscal Reforms in Latin America: Mexico

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Eric Magar, Vidal Romero and Jeffrey F. Timmons
Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) - Political Science Department, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) and NYU Abu Dhabi
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Fiscal reform, decentralization, democratization, Mexico

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Taxation and Credible Commitment: Left, Right and Partisan Turnover

Comparative Politics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2010
Jeffrey F. Timmons
NYU Abu Dhabi
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taxes, parties, left, right, social spending, redistribution

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Why Not Adopt Better Institutions?

Oxford Development Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2011
Brian Kelleher Richter and Jeffrey F. Timmons
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business and NYU Abu Dhabi
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Institutions, Long-run Growth, Political Economy, Development

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Specific Skilled Labor and the Demand for Social Insurance

Quarterly Journal of Political Science, Vol. 7, Issue 1. 2012
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2011
Jerry Nickelsburg and Jeffrey F. Timmons
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson Forecast and NYU Abu Dhabi
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specific skills, labor market, welfare state, human capital, wages, centralized bargaining

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The Value of Political Geography: Evidence from the Redistricting of Firms

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Sep 2019
Joaquin Artes, Brian Kelleher Richter and Jeffrey F. Timmons
Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business and NYU Abu Dhabi
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Political Geography, Redistricting, Capture Theory, Representation

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Time and the Deep Determinants: Tortoise or Hare?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2009
Brian Kelleher Richter and Jeffrey F. Timmons
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business and NYU Abu Dhabi
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Time, Growth, Geography, Culture, Institutions, Genetic Proximity, Deep Determinants

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When Do Economic Elites Support Increasing Taxation? Evidence from the American South

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 12 Jan 2021
Jeffrey L. Jensen, Giuliana Pardelli and Jeffrey F. Timmons
New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi, Independent and NYU Abu Dhabi
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Citizen Attitudes towards Traditional and State Authorities: Substitutes or Complements?

Forthcoming in Comparative Political Science
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Feb 2020
New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, NYU Abu Dhabi and Wageningen UR
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Social Contract, Central authority, Traditional authority, Congo

Do People with Specific Skills Want More Social Insurance? Not in the United States

Economics & Politics, Vol. 26, Issue 3, pp. 457-482, 2014
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Oct 2014
Jeffrey F. Timmons and Jerry Nickelsburg
NYU Abu Dhabi and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson Forecast
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Do People with Specific Skills Want More Social Insurance? Not in the United States

Economics & Politics. 2014. DOI: 10.1111/ecpo.12043
Posted: 31 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2014
Jeffrey F. Timmons and Jerry Nickelsburg
NYU Abu Dhabi and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson Forecast

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specific skills, labor markets, social insurance, risks, preferences, wages

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The Political Determinants of Economic Performance. Political Competition and the Sources of Growth

Comparative Political Studies, Vol. 38, pp. 26-50, 2005
Posted: 08 May 2008
Pablo M. Pinto and Jeffrey F. Timmons
University of Houston and NYU Abu Dhabi

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political competition, economic growth, human capital, productivity, investment