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Simeon Djankov

Executive Director, FMG

Research Interests

  • Corporate Finance
  • Eurozone Crises
  • Emerging Markets
  • Private Equity

Selected Papers

  • Simeon Djankov, Elena Nikolova, and Jan Zilinsky, 2016. "The Happiness Gap in eastern Europe," Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 43(1), pages 53-77, Feb.
  • Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio L?pez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer, 2010. "Disclosure by Politicians," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, Vol. 2(2), pages 179-209, April.
  • Simeon Djankov, Caroline Freund and Cong Pham, 2010. “Trading on Time,” The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, Vol 92(1), pages 166-173, Feb.
  • Simeon Djankov, 2009. “The Regulation of Entry: A Survey,” The World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 24(2), pages 183-203, Sept.
  • Simeon Djankov and Rita Ramalho, 2009. "Employment Laws in Developing Countries," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, 37(1), pages 3-13, March.
  • Simeon Djankov, Oliver Hart, Caralee McLiesh and Andrei Shleifer, 2008. “Debt Enforcement Around the World," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 116(6), pages 1105-1149, Dec.
  • Simeon Djankov, Jose Montalvo and Marta Reynal-Querol, 2008. "The curse of aid," Journal of Economic Growth, Springer, vol. 13(3), pages 169-194, Sept.
  • Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes and Andrei Shleifer, 2008. "The Law and Economics of Self-Dealing," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 88(3), pages 430-465, June.
  • Marianne Bertrand, Simeon Djankov, Rema Hanna and Sendhil Mullainathan, 2007. "Obtaining a Driver's License in India: An Experimental Approach to Studying Corruption," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 122(4), pages 1639-1676, Nov.
  • Simeon Djankov, Caralee McLiesh and Andrei Shleifer, 2007. "Private Credit in 129 Countries," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 84(2), pages 299-329, May.
  • Simeon Djankov, Yingyi Qian, G?rard Roland and Ekaterina Zhuravskaya, 2006. “Entrepreneurship in China and Russia Compared," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 4(2-3), pages 352-365, 04-05.
  • Simeon Djankov, Caralee McLiesh and Rita Ramalho, 2006. "Regulation and growth," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 92(3), pages 395-401, Sept.
  • Simeon Djankov, Yingyi Qian,  G?rard Roland and Ekaterina Zhuravskaya, 2006. "Who Are China's Entrepreneurs?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 96(2), pages 348-352, May.
  • Simeon Djankov, Jan Jindra,  and Leora Klapper, 2005. "Corporate valuation and the resolution of bank insolvency in East Asia," Journal of Banking and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 29(8-9), pages 2095-2118, Aug.
  • Simeon Djankov, Edward Miguel, Yingyi Qian, G?rard Roland and Ekaterina Zhuravskaya, 2005. "Who are Russia's Entrepreneurs?," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 3(2-3), pages 587-597, 04/05.
  • Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael Porta, Florencio C. Lopez-De-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer, 2004. "The Regulation of Labor," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 119(4), pages 1339-1382, Nov.
  • Simeon Djankov, Edward Glaeser, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer, 2003. "The New Comparative Economics," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 31(4), pages 595-619, Dec.
  • Simeon Djankov, Caralee McLiesh, Tatiana Nenova and Andrei Shleifer, 2003. "Who Owns the Media?," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 46(2), pages 341-81, Oct.
  • Stijn Claessens, Simeon Djankov, Joseph P. H. Fan and Larry H. P. Lang, 2003. "When does corporate diversification matter to productivity and performance? Evidence from East Asia," Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Elsevier, vol. 11(3), pages 365-392, July.
  • Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-De-Silanes and Andrei Shleifer, 2003. "Courts," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 118(2), pages 453-517, May.
  • Stijn Claessens, Simeon Djankov and Leora Klapper, 2003. "Resolution of corporate distress in East Asia," Journal of Empirical Finance, Elsevier, vol. 10(1-2), pages 199-216, Feb.
  • Stijn Claessens, Simeon Djankov, Joseph P. H. Fan and Larry H. P. Lang, 2002. "Disentangling the Incentive and Entrenchment Effects of Large Shareholdings," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 57(6), pages 2741-2771, Dec.
  • Simeon Djankov and Peter Murrell, 2002. "Enterprise Restructuring in Transition: A Quantitative Survey," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 40(3), pages 739-792, Sept.
  • Stijn Claessens and Simeon Djankov, 2002. "Privatization benefits in Eastern Europe," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 83(3), pages 307-324, March.
  • Simeon Djankov and Caroline Freund, 2002. "Trade Flows in the Former Soviet Union, 1987 to 1996," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 30(1), pages 76-90, March.
  • Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-De-Silanes and Andrei Shleifer, 2002. "The Regulation of Entry," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 117(1), pages 1-37, Feb.
  • Fabrizio Coricelli and Simeon Djankov, 2001. "Hardened Budgets and Enterprise Restructuring: Theory and an Application to Romania," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 29(4), pages 749-763, Dec.
  • Alan Deardorff and Simeon Djankov, 2000. "Knowledge Transfer Under Subcontracting: Evidence from Czech Firms," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 28(10), pages 1837-1847, Oct.
  • Stijn Claessens, Simeon Djankov and Leora Klapper, 2000. "The Role And Functioning Of Business Groups In East Asia And Chile," Abante, Escuela de Administracion. Pontificia Universidad Cat?lica de Chile., vol. 3(1), pages 91 -107, June.
  • Stijn Claessens, Simeon Djankov, and Larry H. P. Lang, 2000. "The separation of ownership and control in East Asian Corporations," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 58(1-2), pages 81-112, June.
  • Simeon Djankov, Jan Jindra and Leora Klapper, 2000. "Resolution of bank insolvency and borrower evaluation in East Asia," Annual Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, issue XXVI, pages 265-283, May.
  • Simeon Djankov and Bernard Hoekman, 2000. "Market discipline and corporate efficiency: evidence from Bulgaria," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 33(1), pages 190-212, Feb.
  • Stijn Claessens, Simeon Djankov and Lixin Colin Xu, 2000. "Corporate Performance in the East Asian Financial Crisis," World Bank Research Observer, World Bank Group, vol. 15(1), pages 23-46, Feb.
  • Simeon Djankov and Bernard Hoekman, 2000. "Foreign Investment and Productivity Growth in Czech Enterprises," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 14(1), pages 49-64, Jan.
  • Stijn Claessens, Simeon Djankov and Tatiana Nenova, 1999. "Corporate growth and risk around the world," Annual Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, pages 327-361, Sept.
  • Stijn Claessens and Simeon Djankov, 1999. "Ownership Concentration and Corporate Performance in the Czech Republic," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 498-513, Sept.
  • Simeon Djankov, 1999. "The restructuring of insider-dominated firms: A comparative analysis," The Economics of Transition, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, vol. 7(2), pages 467-479, July.
  • Simeon Djankov, 1999. "The Enterprise Isolation Program in Romania," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 27(2), pages 281-293, June.
  • Stijn Claessens and Simeon Djankov, 1999. "Enterprise performance and management turnover in the Czech Republic," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 43(4-6), pages 1115-1124, April.
  • Chonira Aturupane, Simeon Djankov and Bernard Hoekman, 1999. "Horizontal and vertical intra-industry trade between Eastern Europe and the European union,"Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Springer, vol. 135(1), pages 62-81, March.
  • Simeon Djankov and Bernard Hoekman, 1998. "Conditions of Competition and Multilateral Surveillance," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 21(8), pages 1109-1128, Nov.
  • Simeon Djankov and Gerhard Pohl, 1998. “The Restructuring of Large Firms in the Slovak Republic,” The Economics of Transition, Vol. 6(1), pages 67-85, May.
  • Bernard Hoekman and Simeon Djankov, 1997. "Determinants of the Export Structure of Countries in Central and Eastern Europe," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 11(3), pages 471-87, Sept.
  • Bernard Hoekman and Simeon Djankov, Simeon, 1997. "Effective protection and investment incentives in Egypt and Jordan during the transition to free trade With Europe," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 25(2), pages 281-291, Feb.
Books
  • Simeon Djankov, 2014. Inside the Euro Crisis. Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington DC.
  • Stijn Claessens, Simeon Djankov and Ashoka Mody (eds.), 2001. Resolution of Financial Distress, The World Bank, Washington DC.  
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