Professor of Economics
Universität Hamburg and
GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies
Department of Economics
20146 Hamburg · Germany
Phone: +49 (0)40 - 42838 4589
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Work in progress
A hump-shaped transitional growth path as a general pattern of long-run
development (with Martin Paldam). Mimeo, May 2020. Forthcoming in Economic Systems.
Research project on socioeconomic transitions (with Martin Paldam).
How do high and low levels of social trust affect the long-run performance of poor economies? (with Gert Tinggaard Svendsen). Journal of International Development 31(1), 2019: 3-21.
Jumps into democracy: Integrating the short and the long run in the Democratic Transition (with Martin Paldam). Kyklos. 71(3), 2018, 456-481. Supplementary Appendix.