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Selected Bibliography for Luigi Zingales
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A Capitalism for the People : Recapturing the Lost Genius of American Prosperity; Luigi Zingales; New York: Basic Books, 2012

"A Trust Crisis." Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales; International Review of Finance, 2012, 12(2), pp. 123-31.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2443.2012.01152.x

"Learning to Live with Not-So-Efficient Markets." Luigi Zingales; Daedalus, 2010, 139(4), pp. 31-40.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/DAED_a_00040

"Trust and Finance."
Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales; NBER Reporter, 2011, (2), pp. 16-19.
http://www.nber.org/reporter/2011number2/paola&luigi.html

"Who Blows the Whistle on Corporate Fraud?" Alexander Dyck, Adair Morse and Luigi Zingales; The Journal of Finance, 2010, 65(6), pp. 2213-53.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6261.2010.01614.x

"A Market-Based Regulatory Policy to Avoid Financial Crises." Luigi Zingales; Cato Journal, 2010, 30(3), pp. 535.
http://www.cato.org/pubs/journal/cj30n3/cj30n3-10.pdf

"Paulson's Gift." Pietro Veronesi and Luigi Zingales; Journal of Financial Economics, 2010, 97(3), pp. 339-68.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfineco.2010.03.011

"Comment on 'the Financial Crisis: An inside View'." Luigi Zingales; Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2009, (1), pp. 68-74.
http://muse.jhu.edu.proxy.uchicago.edu/journals/brookings_papers_on_economic_activity/v2009/2009.1.swagel_sub01.html

"Cultural Biases in Economic Exchange?*." Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales; Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2009, 124(3), pp. 1095-131.
http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1162/qjec.2009.124.3.1095
"Are Elite Universities Losing Their Competitive Edge?" E. Han Kim, Adair Morse and Luigi Zingales; Journal of Financial Economics, 2009, 93(3), pp. 353-81.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfineco.2008.09.007

"The Future of Securities Regulation." Luigi Zingales; Journal of Accounting Research, 2009, 47(2), pp. 391-425.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-679X.2009.00331.x

"Trusting the Stock Market." Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales; Journal of Finance, 2008, 63(6), pp. 2557-600.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6261.2008.01408.x

"The Corporate Governance Role of the Media: Evidence from Russia." Alexander Dyck, Natalya Volchkova and Luigi Zingales; The Journal of Finance, 2008, 63(3), pp. 1093-135.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6261.2008.01353.x

"Theft and Taxes." Mihir A. Desai, Alexander Dyck and Luigi Zingales; Journal of Financial Economics, 2007, 84(3), pp. 591-623.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfineco.2006.05.005

"What Has Mattered to Economics since 1970." E. Han Kim, Adair Morse and Luigi Zingales; Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2006, 20(4), pp. 189-89.
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=eoh&AN=0879471

"Does Culture Affect Economic Outcomes?" Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales; The Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2006, 20(2), pp. 1.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1257/089533006777641031

"Gods and Mammon." Luigi Zingales; Global Agenda, 2006, 4(1), pp. 228-29.
http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&an=20261613

"Does Local Financial Development Matter?" Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales; Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2004, 119(3), pp. 929-69.
http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&an=13928934

"The Role of Social Capital in Financial Development." Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales; American Economic Review, 2004, 94(3), pp. 526.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1257/0002828041464498

"Private Benefits of Control: An International Comparison." Alexander Dyck and Luigi Zingales; Journal of Finance, 2004, 59(2), pp. 537-600.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6261.2004.00642.x

"Making Capitalism Work for Everyone." Raghuram G Rajan and Luigi Zingales; The Bank of America Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 2004, 16(4), pp. 101.

Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists : Unleashing the Power of Financial Markets to Create Wealth and Spread Opportunity; Raghuram Rajan and Luigi Zingales; Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004

"The Bubble and the Media," Alexander Dyck and Luigi Zingales, in P. K. Cornelius and B. Kogut: Corporate Governance and Capital Flows in a Global Economy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003, pp. 83-102

"Commentary on 'More on Finance and Growth: More Finance, More Growth? '." Luigi Zingales; Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, 2003, 85(4), pp. 47-52.
http://research.stlouisfed.org/publications/review/03/07/Zingales.pdf

"People's Opium? Religion and Economic Attitudes." Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales; Journal of Monetary Economics, 2003, 50(1), pp. 225-82.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0304-3932(02)00202-7

"The Price of Influence Peddling." Raghuram Rajan and Luigi Zingales; Barron's, 2003, 83(40), pp. 41.
http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=423846431&sid=2&Fmt=4&clientId=13392&RQT=309&VName=PQD

"The Great Reversals: The Politics of Financial Development in the Twentieth Century." Raghuram G. Rajan and Luigi Zingales; Journal of Financial Economics, 2003, 69(1), pp. 5-50.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0304-405X(03)00125-9

"The Corporate Governance Role of the Media," Alexander Dyck and Luigi Zingales, in R. Islam: The Right to Tell: The Role of Mass Media in Economic Development. Washington, D.C.: World Bank, 2002, pp. 107-40

"Banks and Markets: The Changing Character of European Finance," Luigi Zingales and Raghuram Rajan, in V. Gaspar, P. Hartmann and O. Sleijpen: The Transformation of the European Financial System: Second Ecb Central Banking Conference. Frankfurt am Main: European Central Bank, 2002, pp. 123 - 68
http://www.ecb.int/events/pdf/conferences/zingales_comp.pdf

"Financial Systems, Industrial Structure, and Growth." Raghuram G. Rajan and Luigi Zingales; Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2001, 17(4), pp. 467-82.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/17.4.467

"The Firm as a Dedicated Hierarchy: A Theory of the Origins and Growth of Firms." Raghuram G. Rajan and Luigi Zingales; Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2001, 116(3), pp. 805-51.
http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&an=5015013

"The Influence of the Financial Revolution on the Nature of Firms." Raghuram G. Rajan and Luigi Zingales; American Economic Review, 2001, 91(2), pp. 206-11.
http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0002-8282%28200105%2991%3A2%3C206%3ATIOTFR%3E2.0.CO%3B2-U

"The Influence of the Financial Revolution on the Nature of Firms." Raghuram G. Rajan and Luigi Zingales; Wirtschaftspolitische Blatter, 2001, 48(6), pp. 635-41.

"Investment-Cash Flow Sensitivities Are Not Valid Measures of Financing Constraints." Steven N. Kaplan and Luigi Zingales; Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000, 115(2), pp. 707-12.
http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&an=3128105

"In Search of New Foundations." Luigi Zingales; Journal of Finance, 2000, 55(4), pp. 1623-53.
http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0022-1082%28200008%2955%3A4%3C1623%3AISONF%3E2.0.CO%3B2-L

"The Governance of the New Enterprise," Luigi Zingales and Raghuram Rajan, in X. Vives: Corporate Governance : Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000, pp. 201-27

"The Eclipse of the U S Tire Industry," Raghuram Rajan, Paolo Volpin and Luigi Zingales, in S. N. Kaplan: Mergers and Productivity. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2000, pp. 51-86
http://www.nber.org/chapters/c8649.pdf

"The Tyranny of Inequality." Raghuram G. Rajan and Luigi Zingales; Journal of Public Economics, 2000, 76(3), pp. 521-58.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0047-2727(99)00095-X

"The Cost of Diversity: The Diversification Discount and Inefficient Investment." Raghuram Rajan, Henri Servaes and Luigi Zingales; Journal of Finance, 2000, 55(1), pp. 35-80.
http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0022-1082%28200002%2955%3A1%3C35%3ATCODTD%3E2.0.CO%3B2-M

"Corporate Governance," Luigi Zingales, in P. Newman: The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law. London: Macmillan Reference, 1998, pp. 497-503

"Why Do Companies Go Public? An Empirical Analysis." Marco Pagano, Fabio Panetta and Luigi Zingales; Journal of Finance, 1998, 53(1), pp. 27-64.
http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0022-1082%28199802%2953%3A1%3C27%3AWDCGPA%3E2.0.CO%3B2-Z

"Survival of the Fittest or the Fattest? Exit and Financing in the Trucking Industry." Luigi Zingales; Journal of Finance, 1998, 53(3), pp. 905-38.
http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0022-1082%28199806%2953%3A3%3C905%3ASOTFOT%3E2.0.CO%3B2-0

"Debt, Folklore, and Cross Country Differences in Financial Structure." Raghuram Rajan and Luigi Zingales; The Bank of America Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 1998, 10(4), pp. 102.

"Which Capitalism? Lesson from the East Asia Crisis." Raghuram G Rajan and Luigi Zingales; The Bank of America Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 1998, 11(3), pp. 40.

"Power in a Theory of the Firm." Raghuram G. Rajan and Luigi Zingales; Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1998, 113(2), pp. 387-432.
http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0033-5533%28199805%29113%3A2%3C387%3APIATOT%3E2.0.CO%3B2-C

"Financial Dependence and Growth." Raghuram G. Rajan and Luigi Zingales; American Economic Review, 1998, 88(3), pp. 559-86.
http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0002-8282%28199806%2988%3A3%3C559%3AFDAG%3E2.0.CO%3B2-C

"Do Investment-Cash Flow Sensitivities Provide Useful Measures of Financing Constraints?" Steven N. Kaplan and Luigi Zingales; Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1997, 112(1), pp. 169-215.
http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0033-5533%28199702%29112%3A1%3C169%3ADIFSPU%3E2.0.CO%3B2-U

"Why do Companies Go Public? An Emperical Analysis," Marco Pagano, Fabio Panetta and Luigi Zingales, in M. Pagano and A. Röell: The Decision to Go Public and the Stock Market as a Source of Capital. Roma: Bancaria Editrice, 1996

"The Stock Market as a Source of Capital: Some Lessons from Initial Public Offerings in Italy." Marco Pagano, Fabio Panetta and Luigi Zingales; European Economic Review, 1996, 40(3-5), pp. 1057-69.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0014-2921(95)00115-8

"Insider Ownership and the Decision to Go Public." Luigi Zingales; Review of Economic Studies, 1995, 62(3), pp. 425-48.
http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0034-6527%28199507%2962%3A3%3C425%3AIOATDT%3E2.0.CO%3B2-O

"What Determines the Value of Corporate Votes?" Luigi Zingales; Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1995, 110(4), pp. 1047-73.
http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0033-5533%28199511%29110%3A4%3C1047%3AWDTVOC%3E2.0.CO%3B2-4

"What Do We Know About Capital Structure? Some Evidence from International Data." Raghuram G. Rajan and Luigi Zingales; Journal of Finance, 1995, 50(5), pp. 1421-60.
http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0022-1082%28199512%2950%3A5%3C1421%3AWDWKAC%3E2.0.CO%3B2-8

"The Value of the Voting Right: A Study of the Milan Stock Exchange Experience." Luigi Zingales; Review of Financial Studies, 1994, 7(1), pp. 125-48.
http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0893-9454%28199421%297%3A1%3C125%3ATVOTVR%3E2.0.CO%3B2-L

The Value of Corporate Control; Luigi Zingales; Ph.D. Dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992.

Working Papers  

Inefficient Provision of Liquidity; Oliver D. Hart and Luigi Zingales; NBER Working Paper Series No. 17299; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2011.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w17299

Paulson's Gift; Pietro Veronesi and Luigi Zingales; NBER Working Paper Series No. 15458; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research 2009.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w15458

Innovation and Institutional Ownership; Philippe Aghion, John Van Reenen and Luigi Zingales; NBER Working Paper Series No. 14769; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2009.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w14769

Procrastination and Impatience; Ernesto Reuben, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales; NBER Working Paper Series no. 13713; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2007.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w13713

Social Capital as Good Culture; Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales; NBER Working Paper Series no. 13712; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2007.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w13712

Who Blows the Whistle on Corporate Fraud?; Alexander Dyck, Adair Morse and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series ; no. w12882; Cambridge, Mass.: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2007.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w12882

The Corporate Governance Role of the Media
Evidence from Russia
; Alexander Dyck, Natalya Volchkova and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. w12525; Cambridge, Mass.: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2006.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w12525

What Has Mattered to Economics since 1970; E. Han Kim, Adair Morse and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series ; no. w12526; Cambridge, Mass.: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2006.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w12526

The Cost of Banking Regulation; Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series ; no. w12501; Cambridge, Mass.: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2006.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w12501

Are Elite Universities Losing Their Competitive Edge?; E. Han Kim, Adair Morse and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series ; no. w12245; Cambridge, Mass.: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2006.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w12245

The Persistence of Underdevelopment: Institutions, Human Capital, or Constituencies?; Raghuram Rajan and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series ; no. w12093; Cambridge, Mass.: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2006.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w12093

Does Culture Affect Economic Outcomes?; Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series ; no. w11999; Cambridge, Mass.: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2006.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w11999

Trusting the Stock Market; Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales; NBER Working Papers Series no. 11648; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2005.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/W11648

Cultural Biases in Economic Exchange; Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series working paper no. 11005; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2004.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/W11005

Theft and Taxes; Mihir A. Desai, Alexander Dyck and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series working paper no. 10978; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2004.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/10978

Bureaucracy as a Mechanism to Generate Information; Walter Novaes and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 9763.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2003.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W9763

The Emergence of Strong Property Rights Speculations from History; Raghuram Rajan and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 9478.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2003.
http://nber.org/papers/w9478

Banks and Markets : The Changing Character of European Finance; Raghuram Rajan and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 9595;; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2003.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/9595

People's Opium? Religion and Economic Attitudes; Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 9237; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2002.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w9237

Does Local Financial Development Matter?; Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 8923.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2002.
http://nber.org/papers/w8923

Private Benefits of Control : An International Comparison; Alexander Dyck and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 8711.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2002.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W8711

The Corporate Governance Role of the Media; Alexander Dyck and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 9309.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2002.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W9309

The Influence of the Financial Revolution on the Nature of Firms; Raghuram G. Rajan and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 8177; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2001.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W8177

The Great Reversals : The Politics of Financial Development in the 20th Century; Raghuram Rajan and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 8178; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2001.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W8178

The Role of Social Capital in Financial Development; Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 7563.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2000.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W7563

In Search of New Foundations; Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 7706.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2000.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/w7706

The Firm as a Dedicated Hierarchy : A Theory of the Origin and Growth of Firms; Raghuram Rajan and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 7546.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2000.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W7546

The Governance of the New Enterprise; Raghuram Rajan and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 7958.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2000.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W7958

Investment-Cash Flow Sensitivities Are Not Valid Measures of Financing Constraints; Steven N. Kaplan and Luigi Zingales; NBER Working Paper Series, no. 7659; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2000.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/7659

What Determines Firm Size?; Krishna B. Kumar, Raghuram Rajan and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 7208.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1999.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/w7208

The Cost of Diversity: The Diversification Discount and Inefficient Investment; Raghuram G. Rajan, Henri Servaes and Luigi Zingales; National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper no.6368; National Bureau of Economic Research, 1998.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/6368

Efficiency and Distribution in Financial Restructuring : The Case of the Ferruzzi Group; Alessandro Penati and Luigi Zingales; Working paper series no. 466.; Chicago: Center for Research in Security Prices Graduate School of Business University of Chicago, 1997.

Corporate Governance; Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 6309.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1997.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w6309

Survival of the Fittest or the Fattest? : Exit and Financing in the Trucking Industry; Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 6273.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1997.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w6273

Power in a Theory of the Firm; Raghuram Rajan and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 6274.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1997.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w6274

Corporate Ownership Structures : Private Versus Social Optimality; Lucian A. Bebchuk and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 5584.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1996.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W5584

Financial Dependence and Growth; Raghuram Rajan and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 5758.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1996.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/5758

The Tyranny of the Inefficient : An Enquiry into the Adverse Consequences of Power Struggles; Raghuram Rajan and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 5396.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1995.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W5396

Why do Companies Go Public? : An Empirical Analysis; Marco Pagano, Fabio Panetta and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 5367.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1995.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W5367

Capital Structure Choice When Managers Are in Control : Entrenchment Versus Efficiency; Walter Novaes and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 5384.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1995.
http://www.nber.org/papers/W5384

Do Financing Constraints Explain Why Investment Is Correlated with Cash Flow?; Steven N. Kaplan and Luigi Zingales; NBER Working Paper Series, no. 5267; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1995.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/5267

What do We Know About Capital Structure? Some Evidence from International Data; Raghuram Rajan and Luigi Zingales; NBER working paper series no. 4875.; Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1994.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/w4875

Buying Versus Hiring : A New Theory of Mergers; Walter Novaes and Luigi Zingales; Working paper series no. 372;; Chicago: Center for Research in Security Prices University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, 1992.

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