Valentina P. Dimitrova-Grajzl, Ph.D.



(1)   "The Great Divide Revisited: Ottoman and Habsburg Legacies on Transition" Kyklos, 60(4), pp. 539-558 (2007)

(2)   "The Choice in the Law-Making Process: Legal Transplants vs. Indigenous Law" with Peter Grajzl, Review of Law & Economics, 5(1), Article 26 (2009)

(3)   "Political Trust and Historical Legacies: The Effect of Varieties of Socialism" with Ester Simon, East European Politics and Societies, 24(2), pp. 206-228 (2010)

(4)   "Political Efficacy of Emerging Elites in Post-Socialist Countries: The Impact of Disciplinary Culture and Political Opportunity Structure" with Ester Simon and Alex Fischer, Transition Studies Review, 14(4), pp. 807-821 (2010)

(5)   "Trust, Perceptions of Corruption, and Demand for Regulation: Evidence from Post-Socialist countries" with Peter Grajzl and Joseph Guse, Journal of Socio-Economics, 41(1), pp.292-303 (2012).

(6)   "Court Output, Judicial Staffing, and the Demand for Court Services: Evidence from Slovenian Courts of First Instance " with Peter Grajzl, Janez Sustersic, Katarina Zajc, International Review of Law and Economics, 31(1), pp. 19-29 (2012).

(7)   "Judicial Incentives and Performance in Lower Courts: Evidence from Slovenian Judge-Level Data" with Peter Grajzl, Janez Sustersic, Katarina Zajc, Review of Law and Economics, 8(1), pp. 215-252 (2012).

"Trust, Path Dependence and Historical Legacy: The Second Decade after Transition" in: Twenty Years after the Collapse of Communism: Expectations, achievements and disillusions of 1989.  Eds: Nicolas Hayoz, Leszek Jesień, Daniela Koleva (2011).

"Jurisdiction and Development in Indian Country: New Evidence on the Impact of Public Law 280" with Peter Grajzl and Joseph Guse, SSRN Working Paper No.2093681

"Understanding Modes of Civil Case Disposition: Evidence from Slovenian Courts” with Peter Grajzl and Katarina Zajc

"The Ottoman Economic Legacy on the Balkans" SSRN Working Paper No. 986265 (Mimeo, University of Maryland, 2006)

"Unveiling the Checkered Fortunes of the Ottoman Empire" SSRN Working Paper No. 983738 (Mimeo, University of Maryland, 2006) 

“Institutional Determinants of Access to Credit in Indian Country” (joint with Peter Grajzl, Joseph Guse and Richard Todd)

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