Leopoldo Fergusson

Universidad de los Andes
Department of Economics
Cra 1 No 18A - 12
Bogotá, Colombia

E-Mail: lfergusson@uniandes.edu.co
Institutional Affiliation: Universidad de los Andes

NBER Working Papers and Publications

March 2020The Weak State Trap
with Carlos A. Molina, James A. Robinson: w26848
April 2017Population and Civil War
with Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson: w23322
September 2016The Perils of High-Powered Incentives: Evidence from Colombia's False Positives
with Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson, Dario Romero, Juan F. Vargas: w22617

Published: Daron Acemoglu & Leopoldo Fergusson & James Robinson & Dario Romero & Juan F. Vargas, 2020. "The Perils of High-Powered Incentives: Evidence from Colombia’s False Positives," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, vol 12(3), pages 1-43. citation courtesy of

August 2012The Need for Enemies
with James A. Robinson, Ragnar Torvik, Juan F. Vargas: w18313

Published: Leopoldo Fergusson & James A. Robinson & Ragnar Torvik & Juan F. Vargas, 2016. "The Need for Enemies," The Economic Journal, vol 126(593), pages 1018-1054. citation courtesy of

July 2009He Who Counts Elects: Determinants of Fraud in the 1922 Colombian Presidential Election
with Isaías N. Chaves, James A. Robinson: w15127

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