Ekaterina Zhuravskaya

Directrice d'études, EHESS
Professor of Economics, Paris School of Economics

Scroll down for the lists of my published articles (in reversed chronological order) and working papers (below)

Publications:

Middleman Minorities and Ethnic Violence: Anti-Jewish Pogroms in the Russian Empire
Review of Economic Studies (co-authored with Irena Grosfeld and Seyhun Orcan Sakalli), forthcoming.
Replication files

Attack When the World is Not Watching? U.S. News and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Journal of Political Economy (co-authored with Ruben Durante), (2018) 126 (3): 1085-1133.
Replication files

Economic Effects of the Abolition of Serfdom: Evidence from the Russian Empire
American Economic Review (co-authored with Andrei Markevich)
, (2018), 108(4-5): 1074–1117. Replication files

Corruption in Procurement and the Political Cycle in Tunneling: Evidence from Financial Transactions Data
American Economic Journal: Economic policy (co-authored with Maxim Mironov), (2016), 8(2): 287–321. Replication files

The Limits of Career Concerns in Federalism: Evidence from China
Journal of European Economic Association (co-authored with Petra Persson),
(2016), 14(2): 338–374.
(Old Title: Elite Capture in the Absence of Democracy: Evidence from Backgrounds of Chinese Provincial Leaders) Replication files

Radio and the Rise of Nazis in Pre-War Germany
Quarterly Journal of Economics (co-authored with Maja Adena, Ruben Enikolopov, Maria Petrova, Veronica Santarosa),
(2015), 130(4): 1885-1939.
Replication files

Cultural vs. Economic Legacies of Empires: Evidence from the Partition of Poland
Journal of Comparative Economics (co-authored with Irena Grosfeld), (2015), 43: 55-75.

Cross-border Media and Nationalism: Evidence from Serbian Radio in Croatia
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (co-authored with Stefano DellaVigna, Ruben Enikolopov, Maria Petrova, and Vera Mironova) (2014), 6(3): 103-32.
Replication files

Persistent Anti-Market Culture: A Legacy of the Pale of Settlement after the Holocaust
American Economic Journal: Economic policy (co-authored with Irena Grosfeld and Alexander Rodnyansky) (2013), 5(3): 189–226.

The Unequal Enforcement of Liberalization: Evidence from Russia's Reform of Business Regulation
Journal of European Economic Association (co-authored with EvgenyYakovlev) (2013), 11(4): 808–838.

Everyone Hates Privatization, but Why? Survey Evidence from 28 Post-Communist Countries
Journal of Comparative Economics (co-authored with Irina Denisova, Markus Eller, Timothy Frye) (2012) 40: 44–61.

M-form hierarchy with poorly-diversified divisions: a case of Khrushchev’s reform in Soviet Russia
Journal of Public Economics (co-authored with Andrei Markevich) 95 (2011): 1550–1560.

Media and Political Persuasion: Evidence from Russia
American Economic Review (co-authored with Ruben Enikolopov and Maria Petrova), (2011) December 101: 3253–3285.

Segregation and the Quality of Government in a Cross-Section of Countries
American Economic Review (co-authored with Alberto Alesina), (2011) August 101: pp. 1872–1911. Data, Appendix with supplementary materials

Interest Group Politics in a Federation
Journal of Public Economics (co-authored with Sergei Guriev and Evgeny Yakovlev), (2010) 94: 730–748
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Why Russia is Not South Korea
Journal of International Affairs, (co-authored with Sergei Guriev), Spring/Summer (2010), 63 (2): 125-139.

Businessman Candidates
American Journal of Political Science (co-authored with Scott Gehlbach and Konstantin Sonin), (2010), 54(3): 718–736. Appendix with supplementary materials
, Data and replication dofiles

What do Russians Think about Transition?
Economics of Transition (co-authored with Irina Denisova, Markus Eller), (2010), 18(2):
249–280.

Who Wants to Revise Privatization? The Complementarity of Market Skills and Institutions
American Political Science Review (co-authored with Irina Denisova, Markus Eller, Timothy Frye), (2009), 103(2): 284-304. Data

(Un)Happiness in Transition
Journal of Economic Perspectives (co-authored with Sergei Guriev), (2009), 23 (2): 143–168. Appendix with data and methodology description and robustness checks

State Capture: From Yeltsin to Putin
in Corruption, Development and Institutional Design. J. Kornai, L. Matyas and G. Roland (eds.), Palgrave Macmillan, New York NY, (co-authored with Evgeny Yakovlev), (2009). Data

Decentralization and Political Institutions
Journal of Public Economics (co-authored with Ruben Enikolopov), (2007), vol. 91: 2261–2290. Data

Are Russian Commercial Courts Biased? Evidence from a Bankruptcy Law Transplant
Journal of Comparative Economics (co-authored with Ariane Lambert and Konstantin Sonin), ( 2007)
, Vol. 35 : 254–277.

Lowering the Cost of Capital in Emerging Market Economies
in Beyond Transition. Proceedings of the 18th ABCDE. F. Bourguignon and B. Pleskovic (eds.), World Bank, Washington DC, (co-authored with Erik Berglof, Patric Bolton, Sergei Guriev), (2007).

Whither Russia? A review of Andrei Shleifer's Normal Country
Journal of Economic Literature, (2007)
, Vol. XLV , pp. 127–146

Who are China’s Entrepreneurs?
American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, Spring 2006 (co-authored with S. Djankov, Y. Qian, G. Roland) (2006),
pp. 248-352.

Entrepreneurship in China and Russia Compared
Journal of European Economic Association, Papers and Proceedings, (co-authored with S. Djankov, Y. Qian, G. Roland), (2006), 4(2–3):352–365.

Who are Russia’s Entrepreneurs?
Journal of European Economic Association, Papers and Proceedings, (co-authored with S. Djankov, E. Miguel, Y. Qian, G. Roland), (
2005), 3(2–3):587–597

Laws for Sale: Evidence from Russia
American Law and Economics Review, (co-authored with Irina Slinko and Evgeny Yakovlev), (2005), vol. 7 No. 1, pp. 284-318. Data

Opportunistic Political Cycles: Test in a Young Democracy Setting
Quarterly Journal of Economics, (co-authored with Akhmed Akhmedov), (2004), 1301-1338. Data

Federal Tax Arrears in Russia: Liquidity Problems, Federal Redistribution, or Regional Protection?
Economics of Transition, (co-authored with Maria Ponomareva), (2004), Vol. 12 (3), pp. 373–398. Data

Does Arbitrage Flatten Demand Curves for Stocks?
Journal of Business, (co-authored with Jeffey Wurgler), (2002), vol. 75, no. 4, pp. 583-608. Data

Rackets, Regulation and the Rule of law
Journal of Law, Economics and Organization (co-authored with Tinothy Frye)
, (2000), Vol. 16, N.2, pp. 478-502.

Incentives to Provide Local Public Goods: Fiscal federalism – Russian style
Journal of Public Economics, (2000), vol. 76, pp. 337–368
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Working Papers:

Forced Migration and Human Capital: Evidence from Post-WWII Population Transfers
Revise-resubmit in the American Economic Review
(co-authored with Sascha Becker, Irena Grosfeld, Pauline Grosjean, Nico Voigtländer) this draft: September 2018

Facts, Alternative Facts, and Fact Checking in Times of Post-Truth Politics
(co-authored with Oscar Barrera, Emeric Henry, and Sergei Guriev) this draft: December 2018

Ongoing Projects:

Diffusion of Gender Norms: Evidence from Stalin's Ethnic Deportations

Nation-building in Central Asia

The Economic and Cultural Effects of Russia's Colonisation of Cental Asia

Drivers of Golodomor

Link to my ERC project website