Monday, 29 June 2009

Recent Publications: "Defensive Weapons and Defensive Alliances" by Gerard PadrĂ³ i Miquel

A paper by Gerard PadrĂ³ i Miquel entitled "Defensive Weapons and Defensive Alliances" (joint with Sylvain Chassang) has been published in the American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings in May 2009. The paper provides a careful formal analysis of how the unilateral acquisition of defensive weapons may affect the sustainability of peace.

Thursday, 18 June 2009

Maitreesh Ghatak: Anger in the wake of Aila: Financial Express 11 June 2009

Maitreesh Ghatak's latest article in the Financial Express on the role of the media in democracy in light of the recent cyclone in West Bengal, India.

Tuesday, 2 June 2009

International Growth Centre: Oriana Bandiera appointed Co-Program Director of State Capabilities Theme

Oriana Bandiera has been appointed Co-Director, along with Raj Chetty (Berkeley), of the State Capabilities research programme at the International Growth Centre since April 2009.