Institutions Program Working Papers

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2012

INST2012-01  Alston, Lee, Edwyna Harris, and Bernardo Mueller: The Development of Property Rights on Frontiers: Endowments, Norms and Politics

INST2012-02  Alston, Lee and Bernardo Mueller: Priests, Conflicts and Property Rights: The Impacts on Tenancy and Land Use in Brazil

INST2012-03  Alston, Lee, Gary D. Libecap, and Bernardo Mueller: Interest Groups, Information Manipulation in the Media, and Public Policy: The Case of the Landless Peasants Movement in Brazil

INST2012-04  Curtis, K. Amber, Joseph Jupille, and David Leblang: I Save For Icesave: Self-Interest and Sovereign Debt Resettlement

INST2012-05  Baker, Andy and Jennifer Fitzgerald: Racial Paternalism and Mass Support for Foreign Aid

INST2012-06  Baker, Andy and David S. Brown: Are Democracies Cheaper? Regime Type, Electoral System, and Consumer Price Levels

INST2012-07  Scarritt, James R.: The Explanation of Change and Continunity in Zambian Presidential Selection and Power: Leaders' Strategic Interaction, Institutions, and Social Structure

INST2012-08  Boulding, Carew and David S. Brown: Political Competition and Local Social Spending: Evidence from Brazil

INST2012-09  Bair, Jennifer and Florence Palpacuer: From Varieties of Capitalism to Varieties of Activism: The Anti-sweatshop Movement in Comparative Perspective

INST2012-10  Bair, Jennifer: The Limits to Embeddedness: Triangular Bargaining and the Institutional Foundations of Organizational Networks

INST2012-11  Anner, Mark, Jennifer Bair, and Jeremy Blasi: Buyer Power, Pricing Practices, and Labor Outcomes in Global Supply Chains

INST2012-12  Alston, Lee, Marcus Melo,Bernardo Mueller, and Carlos Pereira: Changing Social Contracts: Beliefs and Dissipative Inclusion in Brazil


Note: the Institutions Program was formerly named the Political and Economic Change Program (PEC)

2009

PEC2009-0001  Alston, Lee and Andres A. Gallo: Electoral Fraud, the Rise of Peron and Demise of Checks and Balances in Argentina

2008

PEC2008-0001 Alston, Lee, Shannan Mattiace, and Tomas Nonnenmacher: Coercion, Culture and Debt Contracts: The Henequen Industry in Yucatan, Mexico, 1870-1915 (ES2008-0001)

Subsequently published as: Alston, Lee, Shannan Mattiace, and Tomas Nonnenmacher. "Coercion, Culture, and Contracts: Labor and Debt on Henequen Haciendas in Yucatan, Mexico, 1870-1915". The Journal of Economic History, 69, No. 1 (2009):104-137.  Abstract

2007

PEC2007-0001  Sikora, Patricia, Sarah Moore, Leon Grunberg, and Edward S. Greenberg: Work-Family Conflict: An Exploration of Causal Relationships in a 10-year, 4-wave Panel Study (WPC WP-018)

2006

PEC2006-0001  Grunberg, Leon, Sarah Moore, Patricia Sikora, and Edward S. Greenberg: Work Stress and Alcohol Use: Examining the Tension-Reduction Model as a Function of Worker's Parent's Alcohol Use (WPC WP-013)

Subsequently published as: Moore, Sarah, Patricia Sikora, Leon Grunberg, and Edward S. Greenberg. "Work Stress and Alcohol Use: Examining the Tension-Reduction Model as a Function of Worker's Parent's Alcohol Use." Addictive Behaviors 32, no. 12 (2007): 3114-3121.  Abstract

PEC2006-0002  Grunberg, Leon, Sarah Moore, Patricia Sikora, and Edward S. Greenberg: Downsizing and Alcohol Use: A Cross-lagged Longitudinal Analysis (WPC WP-014)

Subsequently published as: Sikora, Patricia, Sarah Moore, Edward Greenberg, and Leon Grunberg. "Downsizing and alcohol use: A cross-lagged longitudinal examination of the spillover hypothesis". Work & Stress 22, no. 1 (2008): 51-68.  Abstract

PEC2006-0003  Grunberg, Leon, Sarah Moore, Patricia Sikora, and Edward S. Greenberg: The Changing Workplace: Employee Responses Over Time at One Large American Company (WPC WP-015)

Subsequently published as: Grunberg, Leon, Sarah Moore, Patricia Sikora, and Edward Greenberg. "The changing workplace and its effects: Employee attitudinal and behavioral responses over time at a large American company". Journal of Applied Behavioral Science 44, no. 2 (2008): 215-236.  Abstract

PEC2006-0004  Grunberg, Leon, Sarah Moore, Patricia Sikora, and Edward S. Greenberg: Type of Job Loss and its Impact on Decision Control, Mastery, and Depression: Comparison of Employee and Company-Stated Reasons (WPC WP-016)

Subsequently published as: Grunberg, Leon, Sarah Moore, Patricia Sikora, and Edward Greenberg. "Type of Job Loss and its Impact on Decision Control, Mastery, and Depression: Comparison of Employee and Company-Stated Reasons." Current Psychology 26, no. 2 (2007): 71-85.  Abstract

2005

PEC2005-0001  Alston, Lee J. and Andres A. Gallo: The Erosion of Checks and Balances in Argentina and the Rise of Populism in Argentina: An Explanation for Argentina's Economic Slide from the Top Ten (EB2005-0008)

PEC2005-0002  Alston, Lee J., Jeffery A. Jenkins and Tomas Nonnenmacher: Who Should Govern Congress? Access to Power and The Salary Grab of 1873 (EB2005-0009)

Subsequently published as: Alston, Lee J., Jeffery A. Jenkins, and Tomas Nonnenmacher. "Who Should Govern Congress? Access to Power and the Salary Grab of 1873." Journal of Economic History 66, no. 3 (2006): 674-706.  Abstract

PEC2005-0003  Moore, Sarah, Leon Grunberg, and Edward S. Greenberg: Are Female Supervisors Good for Employee Job Experiences, Health, and Well-Being? (WPC WP-011)

Subsequently published as: Moore, Sarah, Leon Grunberg, and Edward S. Greenberg. "Are Female Supervisors Good for Employee Job Experiences, Health, and Well-Being?" Women in Management Review 20, no. 2 (2005): 86-95.  Abstract

2004

PEC2004-0001 Mobarak, Ahmed Mushfiq: Determinants of Volatility and Implications for Economic Development

Subsequently published as: Mobarak, A. Mushfiq. "Democracy, Volatility and Development," The Review of Economics and Statistics, 87, no. 2 (2005):348-361.  Abstract

PEC2004-0002 Mobarak, Ahmed Mushfiq; Andrew Sunil Rajkumar, Maureen Cropper: The Political Economy of Health Services Provision and Access in Brazil

PEC2004-0003 Hoekman, Bernard M.; Keith E. Maskus and Kamal Saggi: Transfer of Technology to Developing Countries: Unilateral and Multilateral Policy Options

PEC2004-0004 Maskus, Keith E.; Tsunehiro Otsuki and John S. Wilson: The Costs of Complying with Foreign Product Standards for Firms in Developing Countries: An Econometric Study

PEC2004-0005  Grunberg, Leon; Sarah Moore and Edward S. Greenberg: Managerial Reactions to Implementing Layoffs: The Effects on Well-Being and Withdrawal Behaviors

Subsequently published as: Grunberg, Leon, Sarah Moore, and Edward S. Greenberg. "Managers' reactions to implementing layoffs: Relationship to health problems and withdrawal behaviors." Human Resource Management, 45, no. 2 (2006):159-178.  Abstract

PEC2004-0006 Brown, David S. and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak : The Transforming Power of Democracy: Regime Type and the Distribution of Electricity

PEC2004-0007 Moore, Sarah; Patricia Sikora, Leon Grunberg and Edward S. Greenberg: Expanding the Tension-Reduction Model of Work Stress and Alcohol Use: Comparison of Managerial and Nonmanagerial Men and Women (WPC WP-010)

Subsequently published as: Moore, Sarah; Patricia Sikora, Leon Grunberg and Edward S. Greenberg. "Expanding the Tension-Reduction Model of Work Stress and Alcohol Use: Comparison of Managerial and Nonmanagerial Men and Women." Journal of Management Studies 44, no. 2 (2007): 261 - 283.  Abstract

PEC2004-0008 Moore, Sarah; Leon Grunberg and Edward S. Greenberg: Development and Validation of the Stereotype Beliefs about Women Managers Scale (WPC WP-002)

Subsequently published as: Moore, Sarah; Leon Grunberg and Edward S. Greenberg. "Development and validation of a scale to measure beliefs about women managers." Current Psychology 23, no. 3 (2004): 245-256.  Abstract

PEC2004-0009 Moore, Sarah; Leon Grunberg and Edward S. Greenberg: Surviving Repeated Waves of Organizational Downsizing: The Duration and Order Effects Associated with Different Forms of Layoff Contact (WPC WP-001)

Subsequently published as: Moore, Sarah; Leon Grunberg and Edward S. Greenberg. "Surviving repeated waves of organizational downsizing: The recency, duration, and order effects associated with different forms of layoff contact." Anxiety, Stress, and Coping 19, no. 3 (2006): 309-329.  Abstract

2003

PEC2003-0002 Greenberg, Edward S., Leon Grunberg, John P. McIver: Workplace Experiences and Trust in Government (WPC WP-005)

PEC2003-0003 Moore, Sarah, Leon Grunberg, Richard Anderson-Connolly, Edward S. Greenberg: Physical and Mental Health Effects of Surviving Layoffs: A Longitudinal Examination (WPC WP-008)

PEC2003-0004 Manheim, Lauren J., Sarah Moore, Leon Grunberg, Edward S. Greenberg: Pre- and Post-Termination Organizational Commitment and the Effects of Leaving (WPC WP-009)

PEC2003-0005 Greenberg, Edward S., Leon Grunberg, Sarah Moore: The Changing Workplace, Alcohol Problems and Well-Being: Findings From Our Research Program and Reflections on Their Meaning (WPC WP-007)

PEC2003-0006 Greenberg, Edward S., Leon Grunberg: The Changing American Workplace and the Sense of Mastery: Assessing the Impacts of Downsizing, Job Redesign and Teaming (WPC WP-006)

PEC2003-0007 Moore, Sarah, Leon Grunberg and Edward S. Greenberg: Repeated Downsizing Contact: The Effects of Similar and Dissimilar Layoff Experiences on Work and Well-Being Outcomes (WPC WP-004)

Subsequently published as: Moore, Sarah, Leon Grunberg, and Edward S. Greenberg. "Repeated Downsizing Contact: The Effects of Similar and Dissimilar Layoff Experiences on Work and Well-Being Outcomes." Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 9, no. 3 (2004): 247-57.  Abstract