Category Archives: Economic development

Working Paper: “Economic Harbingers of Political Modernization: Peaceful Explosion of Rights in Ottoman Istanbul, 1600-1839”

(with Aslı Cansunar) “Economic Harbingers of Political Modernization: Peaceful Explosion of Rights in Ottoman Istanbul, 1600-1839” (Economic Research Initiatives at Duke Working Paper, SSRN, August 9, 2019).

Op-ed: “The Roots of Middle East Mistrust”

The Roots of Middle East Mistrust.” Project Syndicate, July 8, 2016.

Article: “The Scale of Entrepreneurship in Middle Eastern History: Inhibitive Roles of Islamic Institutions”

The Scale of Entrepreneurship in Middle Eastern History: Inhibitive Roles of Islamic Institutions,” in The Invention of Enterprise: Entrepreneurship from Ancient Mesopotamia to Modern Times, ed. William J. Baumol, David S. Landes, and Joel Mokyr (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010), pp. 62-87.