Maria Perrotta Berlin is a researcher at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE), Stockholm School of Economics, since 2011. She earned her PhD from the Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) at Stockholm University. Her main research interests are development and political economics.
Aid Effectiveness in Times of Political Change: Lessons from the Post- Communist Transition (with E. Frot and A. Olofsgård ), World Development (2014)
The Impact of a Food For Education Program on Schooling in Cambodia (with M. Cheung), Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies (2014),
Prostitution and Violence. Evidence from Sweden (with G. Immordino, F. F. Russo, and G. Spagnolo)
How (not) to fight corruption (with Martin Duwfenberg, Giancarlo Spagnolo and Bei Qin)
The Donor Footprint and Gender Gaps (with Evelina Bonnier and Anders Olofsgård) UNU-WIDER Working Paper N. 130, 2017.
Hidden Redistribution in Higher Education
Leniency, Asymmetric Punishment and Corruption. Evidence from China (with Giancarlo Spagnolo and Bei Qin) SITE Working Paper N. 34
Aid Effectiveness: New Instrument, New results? (with Emmanuel Frot). SITE Working Paper.
Constitutions and the Growth Elasticity of Poverty
Selective attention and learning in the classroom (with Benjamin Mandl)
Donor footprint and the effectiveness of aid-financed projects (with Evelina Bonnier and Anders Olofsgård)
Asymmetric punishment and the market for sex (with Ina Ganguli and Giancarlo Spagnolo)
The Nordic Model of Prostitution Legislation: Health, Violence and Spillover Effects, FREE Policy Brief Series, April 21, 2019
Intimate Partner Violence, Norms and Policies, FREE Policy Brief Series, March 5, 2017
Leniency, Asymmetric Punishment and Corruption: Evidence from China, FREE Policy Brief Series, September 28, 2015
The Aid Effectiveness Literature: Is It Over Yet?, FREE Policy Brief Series, February 16, 2015
Some More Reflections on RCTs, FREE Policy Brief Series, October 14, 2013
Kronvittnen kan ha avskräckande effekt (in Swedeish), SvD Brännpunkt, March 15, 2013
Natural Resources, Intangible Capital and Sustainable Development in a Small, Oil-Rich Region, FREE Policy Brief Series, December 3, 2012
Corruption in Eastern Europe as Depicted by Popular Cross-Country Corruption Indicators, FREE Policy Brief Series, October 15, 2012
Development effectiveness after the Arab Spring: Challenges ahead (with Anders Olofsgård and Emmanuel Frot), VoxEU, 26 October 2012
Poorer without aid, (with Emmanuel Frot), VoxEU, 24 September 2012
Do Economic Sanctions Work?, FREE Policy Brief Series, March 19, 2012
Tax Meat to Save the Baltic Sea, FREE Policy Brief Series, September 12, 2011
Global Challenges - Doing, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019
Global Challenges - Knowing, Fall 2016 (supply teacher), Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019
Introduction to Stata. Lecture notes 1 - 2.
Economic & Political Analysis of Emerging Markets - Spring 2013; Econometrics refresher
Maria Cheung, PhD, Stockholm University