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Ann Arbor: University of
Michigan Press


Articles in Refereed Journals

Malesky, Edmund J., Dimitar Georguiev and Nathan M. Jensen. 2014. “Monopoly Money- Foreign Investment and Bribery in Vietnam, a Survey Experiment”  American Journal of Political Science (Forthcoming).  Replication Data

*Awarded best paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Political Economy Society in 2011.

Malesky, Edmund, Anh Tran, and Nguyen Viet Cuong. 2014. “The Impact of Recentralization on Public Services: A Differences‐in‐Differences  Analysis of the Abolition of Elected Councils in Vietnam.” American Political Science Review 108.1: 144-168.  Replication Data

*Awarded best paper on Comparative Policy presented at the annual conference of the Midwest Political Science Association in 2013.

Malesky, Edmund. 2014.  “Vietnam in 2013: Single-Party Politics in the Internet Age.” Asian Survey 54.1: 30-38.

Malesky, Edmund and Jonathan London. 2013. “The Political Economy of Development in China and Vietnam.  Annual Review of Political Science 17 (Forthcoming).

Jensen, Nathan, Edmund Malesky, Mariana Medina, and Ugur Ozdemir. 2013. “Pass the Bucks. Investment Incentives as Political Credit-Claiming Devices: Evidence from a Survey Experiment.” International Studies Quarterly (Forthcoming), June. Replication Data

Jensen, Nathan, Edmund Malesky, Stephen Weymouth.  2013. “Unbundling the Relationship between Authoritarian Legislatures and Political Risk.” British Journal of Political Science (Forthcoming) Replication Data

Tuan-Minh Dinh, Edmund Malesky, Trung-Thanh To and Duc-Thanh Nguyen. 2013. “Effect of Interest Rate Subsidies on Firm Performance and Investment Behavior during Economic Recession: Evidence from Vietnam.”  Asian Economic Journal 27.2 (May): 185–207

Malesky, Edmund and Paul Schuler. 2013. “Star Search: Do Elections Help Non-Democratic Regimes Identify New Leaders?”  Journal of East Asian Studies 13.1: 35-68.

Malesky, Edmund, Paul Schuler, and Anh Tran. 2012. “The Adverse Effects of Sunshine: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Legislative Transparency in an Authoritarian Assembly.”  American Political Science Review 106.4: 762-786. Replication Data

Malesky, Edmund and Dimitar Georguiev. 2012. “Foreign investment and bribery: A firm-level analysis of corruption in Vietnam.”  Journal of Asian Economics 23.2: 111–129

Cammet, Melani and Edmund Malesky. 2012. “Power-Sharing in Post-Conflict Societies: Implications for Peace and Governance.”  Journal of Conflict Resolution 56.6: 982-1016. Replication Data

Malesky, Edmund and Nina Merchant-Vega.  2011.  “A Peek under the Engine Hood: The Methodology of Subnational Economic Governance Indices.” Hague Journal on the Rule of Law 3.2: 186–219.

Malesky, Edmund and Paul Schuler. 2011. “The Single-Party Dictator’s Dilemma: Information in Elections without Opposition.” Legislative Studies Quarterly 36.4: 491-530.

Malesky, Edmund, Regina Abrami and Yu Zheng. 2011.  “Accountability and Inequality in Single-Party Regimes: A Comparative Analysis of Vietnam and China.” Comparative Politics 43(4): 401-421.

Malesky, Edmund, Anh Tran, and Paul Schuler. 2011. “Vietnam 2010: Familiar Patterns and New Developments Ahead of the 11th Vietnam Communist Party Congress.”  Southeast Asian Affairs 2011: 339-363.

Malesky, Edmund and Paul Schuler. 2010. “Nodding or Needling: Analyzing   Delegate Responsiveness in an Authoritarian Parliament.”  American Political Science Review 106.4: 762-786.  Replication Data

Jensen, Nathan and Edmund Malesky. 2010.  “FDI Incentives Pay – Politically.” Vale Columbia FDI Perspectives 26 (June).

Gelbach, Scott and Edmund Malesky. 2010. “The Contribution of Veto Players to Economic Reform.”  Journal of Politics 72.4: 957–975.  Replication Data

Malesky, Edmund and Markus Taussig. 2009. “Out of the Gray: The Impact of Provincial Institutions on Business Formalization in Vietnam.” Journal of East Asian Studies 9.2: 249-290.

Malesky, Edmund. 2009. “Foreign Investors: Agents of Economic Transition.  An Instrumental Variables Analysis.” Quarterly Journal of Political Science 4.1: 59-85. Replication Data

Malesky, Edmund. 2009. “Gerrymandering Vietnam Style: Escaping the Partial Reform Equilibrium in a Non-Democratic Regime.” Journal of Politics 71.1: 132-159.

Malesky, Edmund and Krislert Samphantharak. 2008. “Predictable Corruption and Investment Strategy: Evidence from a Natural Experiment and Survey of Cambodian Entrepreneurs.”  Quarterly Journal of Political Science 3.3: 227-267. Replication Data

Malesky, Edmund and Paul Schuler. 2008. “Paint-by-Numbers Democracy: The Stakes, Structure, Results, and Implications of the 2007 Vietnamese National Assembly Elections.” Journal of Vietnamese Studies 4.1: 1-48.

Malesky, Edmund and Markus Taussig.  2008. “Where is Credit Due? Companies, Banks, and Locally Differentiated Investment Growth in Vietnam.”  Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization 25.2: 535-578

Malesky, Edmund. 2008. “Straight Ahead on Red: How Foreign Direct Investment Empowers Subnational Leaders.” Journal of Politics 70.1:97-119.

Malesky, Edmund. 2004. “Leveled Mountains and Broken Fences: Measuring and Analyzing De Facto Decentralization in Vietnam.” European Journal of South East Asian Studies 3.2: 307-337.

Book Chapters, Handbook and Encyclopedia Entries

McCulloch, Neil and Edmund Malesky. 2014. “What determines the quality of subnational economic governance? Comparing Indonesia and Vietnam.” Indonesia Update: Regional Dynamics in a Decentralized Indonesia, edited by Hall Hill.  Canberra: Australia National University: Chapter 9.

Schuler, Paul and Edmund Malesky. 2014. “Authoritarian Legislatures.” In Oxford Handbook on Authoritarian Institutions, edited by Shane Martin and Kore Strom. Oxford: Oxford University Press: 676-695.

Malesky, Edmund. 2014. “Understanding the Confidence Vote in Vietnamese National Assembly: An Update on ‘Adverse Effects of Sunshine.’” In Politics in Contemporary Vietnam: Party, State, and Authority Relations. London: Palgrave McMillan: 84-99.

Abrami, Regina, Edmund Malesky, and Yu Zheng. “Vietnam through Chinese Eyes: Divergent Accountability in Single- Party Regimes.” In Why Communism Did Not Collapse: Understanding Authoritarian Regime Resilience in Asia and Europe, edited by Martin Dimitrov. New York: Cambridge University Press: 237-276.

Gelbach, Scott and Edmund Malesky.  2012.  “The Grand Experiment that Wasn’t?  New Institutional Economics and the Postcommunist Experience.  In Institutions, Property Rights, and Economic Growth: The Legacy of Douglass North, edited by Sebastian Galiani and Itai Sened. New York: Cambridge University Press: 223-248

Malesky, Edmund.  2010. “Interest Group Politics.” Handbook of Safeguarding Global Financial Stability: Political, Social Cultural, and Economic Theories and Models, edited by Gerard Caprio Jr.   Boston: Elsevier: 60-67.

Malesky, Edmund. 2008. “Battling Onward: The Debate Over Field Research in Developmental Economics and its Implications for Comparative Politics.” Qualitative Methods (Fall).

Malesky, Edmund. 2008. “Provincial Governance and Foreign Direct Investment in Vietnam.” In Twenty Years of Foreign Investment in Vietnam.” Ho Chi Minh City: Knowledge Publishing House.

Malesky, Edmund. 2008.  “The Vietnam War.”  In International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (Second Edition), ed. William Darity.  Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA: 612-617.

Malesky, Edmund. 2004. “Push, Pull, and Reinforcing: The Channels of FDI Influence on Provincial Governance in Vietnam.” in Beyond Hanoi: Local Governance in Vietnam, eds. by Ben Kerkvliet and David Marr. Singapore: Institute for South East Asian Studies and NIAS Press: 285-333.

Policy Reports & Economic Governance Indices

Malesky, Edmund (2005-2014). The Vietnam Provincial Competitiveness Index: Measuring Economic Governance for Private Sector Development. Final Report.  Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry: Hanoi, Vietnam

2005 to 2014 Reports

PCI Data

Jairo Acuna-Alfaro, Dang Ngoc Dinh, Dang Hoang Giang, Edmund J. Malesky and Do Thanh Huyen (2010 – 2013). The Viet Nam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index PAPI 2013: Measuring citizens’ experiences. United National Development Program: Hanoi, Vietnam.

2010 to 2013 Reports

Malesky, Edmund and Krislert Samphantharak. 2011. “Understanding Thailand’s Ongoing Political Crisis: Wider Implications for Southeast Asia and the West.”  German Marshall Fund of the United States: Washington DC.

Malesky, Edmund. “The Provincial Business Environment Scorecard in Cambodia: A Measure of Economic Governance and Regulatory Policy.”  Prepared for AusAid, The Asia Foundation and the International Finance Corporation. Phnom Penh: Cambodia.

2009 Final Report

2006 Final Report

Weeke, Helle, Steve Parker, and Edmund Malesky. 2009. “The Dynamics of Vietnam’s Business Environment: Complying with Obligations Abroad and Competing at Home.”  Developing Alternatives 12.1: 1-8.

Ray, David, Linda Nemec, and Edmund Malesky.  2006. “Paths to Regulatory Reform: Moldova, Ukraine, and Vietnam.”  Developing Alternatives 11.1: 32-45.

Malesky, Edmund and Helle Weeke. 2007. “Implications of the Provincial Competitiveness Survey for National Policy.” Vietnam Business Forum (Hanoi: May).

Malesky, Edmund and Dau Anh Tuan. 2006. “Điều quan trọng hơn cả thứ hạng [Important Issues in the Ranking].”  Thời báo Kinh tế Sài Gòn [Saigon Economic Times] 23 (807, June 1).

Malesky, Edmund. 2005. “Provincial Economic Governance, Vol. 1, Key Determinants.” (with Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry). Hanoi, Vietnam: The Asia Foundation.

Malesky, Edmund and Dau Anh Tuan.  2006. “Provincial Economic Governance, Vol. 2. Best Practices.” (with Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry).  Hanoi, Vietnam: The Asia Foundation.

Malesky, Edmund. 2004. Entrepreneurs on the Periphery: A Study of Private Sector Development in Vietnam’s Periphery Provinces.” Mekong Private Sector Development Facility (MPDF). International Finance Corporation Private Sector Discussion Papers 18 (November).

Malesky, Edmund. 2002. “Study of Foreign Direct Investment Environment in Ha Tinh Province, North-Central Vietnam.” Prepared for Vietnamese-German Provincial Development Planning Project-Ha Tinh.  Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), Gmbh, (Eshborn)