Paul J. Burke

First Name: Paul J.
Last Name: Burke
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Report
31 May 2012

Considering 119 democracies for the period 1970-2009, there seems to be evidency to suggest that, over recent decades, countries with higher shares of women in parliament have had faster growing...

Working paper
30 December 2011

Countries differ considerably in terms of the price drivers pay for gasoline. Using data from a large sample of countries, this paper provides new evidence regarding the implications of these...

Working paper
30 November 2011

This paper documents an energy ladder that nations ascend as their per capita incomes increase.

On average, economic development results in an overall substitution from...

Working paper
30 May 2011

Using data for 160 countries for the period 1963-2001, this paper examines the short-run relationship between economic growth and changes in national leader.

To address...

Discussion paper
15 February 2010

This paper presents evidence on a national-level electricity ladder which sees countries transition toward coal and natural gas, and finally nuclear power and modern renewables such as wind power...

Report
5 January 2010

Using data for 154 countries for the period 1963-2007, this paper examines the short-run relationship between economic growth and moves toward and away from greater democracy.