“Cultural Obstacles to Economic Development: Often Overstated, Usually Transitory,” in Culture and Public Action, ed. Vijayendra Rao and Michael Walton (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2004), pp. 115-37.
Julian Simon, The Great Breakthrough and Its Cause, ed. Timur Kuran with editorial preface (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2001).
“Institutions and Economic Performance: A Conversation between Douglass North and Timur Kuran” (41 minute educational video for the Idea Channel (now the Free to Choose Network, May 2000).
“Institutions as Regulators of Economic Change” [Comment on four articles by Eric Dahmén, Richard Day, Tad Rybcznski, and Gunnar Eliasson], in R. Day, G. Eliasson, and C. Wihlborg (eds.), The Market in Ownership, Innovation, and Control (Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1993): 50-53.
Review of Jon Elster, The Cement of Society: A Study of Social Order (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989), in Journal of Economic Literature, 28 (September 1990): 1194-1195.
(with Mongi Azabou and Mustapha Nabli) “The Wholesale Produce Market of Tunis and Its Porters: A Tale of Market Degeneration,” in Mustapha Nabli and Jeffrey Nugent (eds.), The New Institutional Economics and Development: Theory and Applications to Tunisia (Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1989): 352-374. Abstract
“The Craft Guilds of Tunis and Their Amins: A Study in Institutional Atrophy,” in Mustapha Nabli and Jeffrey Nugent, (eds.), The New Institutional Economics and Development: Theory and Applications to Tunisia (Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1989): 236-264.
Review of Gerald Meier (ed.), Pioneers in Development: Second Series (London: Oxford University Press, 1987), in Journal of Economic Literature, 26 (December 1988): 1753-1755.
“The Tenacious Past: Theories of Personal and Collective Conservatism,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization , 10 (September 1988): 143-171.
Review of Tibor Scitovsky, Human Desire and Economic Satisfaction (New York: New York University Press, 1986), in Journal of Economic Literature, 25 (December 1987): 1852-1854.
Review of Moshe Syrquin, Lance Taylor, and Larry Westphal (eds.), Economic Structure and Performance (New York: Academic Press, 1984), in Journal of Economic Literature, 24 (June 1986): 687-688.
Review of Bela Balassa and associates, Development Strategies in Semi-Industrial Economies (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1982), in Journal of Economic Literature, 21 (December 1983): 1515-1517. (Reprinted in English, Spanish, and Portuguese in Economic Impact.)
“Internal Migration: The Unorganized Urban Sector and Income Distribution in Turkey, 1963-73,” in Ergun Özbudun and Aydın Ulusan (eds.), The Political Economy of Income Distribution in Turkey (New York: Holmes and Meier, 1980): 349-378.
Technical appendix to “Substitution and Structural Change” [in Hollis Chenery,Structural Change and Development Policy (New York: Oxford University Press, 1979)], World Bank Research Memorandum, August 1979.