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Publications of Timur Kuran    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

Books

  1. Kuran, T, The long divergence: How Islamic law held back the Middle East (November, 2012), pp. 1-405, Princeton University Press, ISBN 9780691147567  [abs]
  2. Aptullah Kuran, Selçuklular’dan Cumhuriyet’e Türkiye’de Mimarlık / Architecture in Turkey from the Seljuks to the Republic, edited by Çiğdem Kafesçioğlu, Lucienne Thys-Şenocak, and Timur Kuran (2012), İş Bank Publications, Istanbul (önsöz/preface by Timur Kuran, giriş/introduction by Kafesçioğlu and Thys-Şenocak.)
  3. Masahiko Aoki, Timur Kuran, and Gerard Roland (editors), Institutions and Patterns of Economic Development: Proceedings of the Sixteenth World Congress of the International Economic Association, vol. 1 (2012), Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  4. Timur Kuran, Al Islam Wal Thara’al-Fahish: Ma’zaq Al Iqtisad al-Islami (Amman: al-Ahliyya (2012), Al-Ahliyya, Amman (Arabic translation of 2004 book, Islam and Mammon, with a special preface for Arab readers..)
  5. Timur Kuran, Yollar Ayrılırken: Orta Doğu’nun Geri Kalma Sürecinde İslam Hukuku’nun Rolü (2012), YKY, Istanbul (Turkish translation of 2011 book, The Long Divergence)
  6. Kuran, T, Islam and mammon: The economic predicaments of islamism (December, 2010), pp. 1-194, ISBN 0691126291  [abs]
  7. Timur Kuran, (Ed.) Mahkeme Kayıtları Işığında 17. Yüzyıl İstanbul’unda Sosyo-Ekonomik Yaşam / Social and Economic Life in Seventeenth-Century Istanbul: Glimpses from Court Records, Vols. 1-10 (2010-13), Istanbul: İş Bankası Kültür Yayınları,
  8. Timur Kuran, Islam and Mammon (2006), Tulika Press (South Asian trade edition.)
  9. Timur Kuran, Pian Hao Wei Zhuang De She Hui Hou Guo, Changchun Publishing House, (2005) (Chinese translation of Private Truths, Public Lies by Ding Zhen Huan and Ou Yang Wu.)
  10. Timur Kuran, Islam and Mammon: The Economic Predicaments of Islamism (2004), Princeton University Press
  11. Timur Kuran, İslâm’ın Ekonomik Yüzleri (2002), İletişim Yayınları (Turkish translation by Yasemin Tezgiden. With an original introduction.)
  12. Timur Kuran, Yalanla Yaşamak: Tercih Çarpıtmasının Toplumsal Sonuçları (2001), YKY (Turkish translation by Alp Tümertekin, with an additional preface.)
  13. Timur Kuran, Privat Sanning, Offentlig Lögn (1999), City University Press (Swedish translation by Margareta Eklöf.)
  14. Timur Kuran, Leben in Lüge: Präferenzverfälschungen und Ihre Gesellschaftlichen Folgen (1997), J.C.B. Mohr (German translation by Ekkehard Schöller, with an additional preface.)
  15. Timur Kuran, Private Truths, Public Lies: The Social Consequences of Preference Falsification (1995), Harvard University Press

Book Reviews

  1. Timur Kuran, Ghislaine Lydon, On Trans-Saharan Trails: Islamic Law, Trade Networks, and Cross-Cultural Exchange in Nineteenth-Century Western Africa, Journal of Economic History, vol. 69 (2009), pp. 1182-84
  2. Timur Kuran, Şevket Pamuk, A Monetary History of the Ottoman Empire (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000), International Journal of Turkish Studies, vol. 8 (Spring, 2002), pp. 144-46
  3. Timur Kuran, Barbara R. Bergmann, In Defense of Affirmative Action (New York: Basic Books, 1996), Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 35 (March, 1997), pp. 153-55
  4. Timur Kuran, Mohamed Aslam Haneef, Contemporary Islamic Economic Thought: A Selected Comparative Analysis (Petaling Jaya, Selangor: Ikraq, 1995),, in Middle East Studies Association Bulletin,, vol. 30 (December, 1996), pp. 182-83
  5. Timur Kuran, M. Umer Chapra, Islam and the Economic Challenge, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 31 (September 1993), pp. 1484-86, Islamic Foundation, Leicester, England
  6. Timur Kuran, M. Casson, The Economics of Business Culture: Game Theory, Transaction Costs, and Economic Performance, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 31 (1993), pp. 234-5, Clarendon Press, Oxford
  7. Timur Kuran, A. Rahnema and F. Nomani, The Secular Miracle: Religion, Politics and Economic Policy in Iran, Journal of Islamic Studies, vol. 3 (July, 1992), pp. 286-8
  8. T. Kuran, Ö. Mehmet, Islamic Identity and Development: Studies of the Islamic Periphery, International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 24 (February, 1992), pp. 137-40
  9. T. Kuran, M. A. Choudhury, Islamic Economic Co-operation, Journal of Comparative Economics, vol. 15 (June, 1991), pp. 395-8
  10. T. Kuran, J. Elster, The Cement of Society: A Study of Social Order, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 28 (September, 1990), pp. 1194-5
  11. T. Kuran, M.S. Khan and A. Mirakhor, Theoretical Studies in Islamic Banking and Finance, Journal of Comparative Economics, vol. 13 (September, 1989), pp. 486-9
  12. T. Kuran, G. Meier, Pioneers in Development: Second Series, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 26 (December, 1988), pp. 1753-5
  13. T. Kuran, T. Scitovsky, Human Desire and Economic Satisfaction, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 25 (December, 1987), pp. 1852-4
  14. T. Kuran, R. Brenner, Betting on Ideas: Wars, Invention, Inflation, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 24 (December, 1986), pp. 1802-4
  15. T. Kuran, M. Syrquin, L. Taylor, and L. Westphal, Economic Structure and Performance, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 24 (June, 1986), pp. 687-8
  16. T. Kuran, K. Ahmad, Studies in Islamic Economics, International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 17 (May, 1985), pp. 261-3
  17. T. Kuran, J. Elster, Sour Grapes: Studies in the Subversion of Rationality, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 5 (Sept. - Dec.1984), pp. 401-3
  18. T. Kuran, B. Balassa and associates, Development Strategies in Semi-Industrial Economies, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 21 (December, 1983), pp. 1515-7 (Reprinted in English, Spanish, and Portuguese in Economic Impact..)

Journal Articles

  1. Kuran, T, Zakat: Islam’s missed opportunity to limit predatory taxation, Public Choice (January, 2019) [doi]  [abs]
  2. Kuran, T, Islam and economic performance: Historical and contemporary links, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 56 (December, 2018), pp. 1292-1359 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Enikolopov, R; Kuran, T; Li, H, Statement by New Editors, Journal of Comparative Economics, vol. 45 no. 1 (February, 2017), pp. iii-iv, Elsevier BV [doi]
  4. Kuran, T, Legal roots of authoritarian rule in the middle east: Civic legacies of the islamic waqf, The American Journal of Comparative Law, vol. 64 no. 2 (July, 2016), pp. 419-454, Oxford University Press (OUP) [doi]  [abs]
  5. Kuran, T; Rubin, J, The Financial Power of the Powerless: Socio-Economic Status and Interest Rates under Partial Rule of Law, The Economic Journal, vol. 128 no. 609 (June, 2016), pp. 758-796, Oxford University Press (OUP) [doi]
  6. Kuran, T, A comment on Ali Yaycioǧlu's review of Timur Kuran, Ed., Social and economic life in seventeenth-century Istanbul: Glimpses from court records, vols. 1-10 (IJMES 47 [2015]: 625-27), International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 48 no. 2 (May, 2016), pp. 429-432, Cambridge University Press (CUP) [doi]  [abs]
  7. Kuran, T, Social and Economic Life in Seventeenth-Century Istanbul: Glimpses from Court Records (vol 5, pg 584, 2010), International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 48 no. 2 (May, 2016), pp. 437-437, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS
  8. Kuran, T, Social and Economic Life in Seventeenth-Century Istanbul: Glimpses from Court Records (vol 9, pg 529, 2013), International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 48 no. 2 (May, 2016), pp. 437-437, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS
  9. Kuran, T, Social and Economic Life in Seventeenth-Century Istanbul: Glimpses from Court Records (vol 7, pg 677, 2012), International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 48 no. 2 (May, 2016), pp. 437-437, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS
  10. Kuran, T, Social and Economic Life in Seventeenth-Century Istanbul: Glimpses from Court Records (vol 2, pg 659, 2010), International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 48 no. 2 (May, 2016), pp. 437-437, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS
  11. Kuran, T, Social and Economic Life in Seventeenth-Century Istanbul: Glimpses from Court Records (vol 3, pg 544, 2011), International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 48 no. 2 (May, 2016), pp. 437-437, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS
  12. Kuran, T, Social and Economic Life in Seventeenth-Century Istanbul: Glimpses from Court Records (vol 4, pg 708, 2010), International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 48 no. 2 (May, 2016), pp. 437-437, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS
  13. Kuran, T, Social and Economic Life in Seventeenth-Century Istanbul: Glimpses from Court Records (vol 8, pg 651, 2012), International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 48 no. 2 (May, 2016), pp. 437-437, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS
  14. Kuran, T, Social and Economic Life in Seventeenth-Century Istanbul: Glimpses from Court Records (vol 10, pg 497, 2013), International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 48 no. 2 (May, 2016), pp. 437-437, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS
  15. Kuran, T, Social and Economic Life in Seventeenth-Century Istanbul: Glimpses from Court Records (vol 10, pg 497, 2013), International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 48 no. 2 (May, 2016), pp. 437-437
  16. Kuran, T, Social and Economic Life in Seventeenth-Century Istanbul: Glimpses from Court Records (vol 8, pg 651, 2012), International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 48 no. 2 (May, 2016), pp. 437-437
  17. Çokgezen, M; Kuran, T, Between Consumer Demand and Islamic Law: The Evolution of Islamic Credit Cards in Turkey, Journal of Comparative Economics, vol. 43 no. 4 (November, 2015), pp. 862-882, Elsevier BV, ISSN 0147-5967 [doi]
  18. Kuran, T, Institutional Roots of Authoritarian Rule in the Middle East: Civic Legacies of the Islamic Waqf no. 171 (June, 2014)  [abs]
  19. Kuran, T, The political consequences of Islam's economic legacy, edited by Ferrara, A; Kaul, V; Rasmussen, D, Philosophy & Social Criticism, vol. 39 no. 4-5 (May, 2013), pp. 395-405, SAGE Publications, ISSN 0191-4537 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  20. Kuran, T; Singh, A, Economic modernization in late British India: Hindu-Muslim differences, Economic Development and Cultural Change, vol. 61 no. 3 (April, 2013), pp. 503-538, University of Chicago Press [doi]  [abs]
  21. Timur Kuran,, Religious Obstacles to Democratization in the Middle East: Past and Present, The Wealth and Well Being of Nations, vol. 5 (2013), pp. in press
  22. Kuran, T, Synergies between middle eastern economic history and the analytic social sciences, International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 44 no. 3 (August, 2012), pp. 542-545, Cambridge University Press (CUP), ISSN 0020-7438 [doi]
  23. Kuran, T; Lustig, S, Judicial Biases in Ottoman Istanbul: Islamic Justice and Its Compatibility with Modern Economic Life, The Journal of Law & Economics, vol. 55 no. 3 (August, 2012), pp. 631-666, University of Chicago Press, ISSN 0022-2186 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  24. Kuran, T, Association Lecture—The Economic Roots of Political Underdevelopment in the Middle East: A Historical Perspective, Southern Economic Journal, vol. 78 no. 4 (April, 2012), pp. 1086-1095, WILEY, ISSN 0038-4038 [doi]  [abs]
  25. Timur Kuran,, West is Best? Why Civilizations Rise and Fall, Foreign Affairs, vol. 90 (January, 2011), pp. 159-163
  26. Kuran, T, On Trans-Saharan Trails: Islamic Law, Trade Networks, and Cross-Cultural Exchange in Nineteenth-Century Western Africa. By Ghislaine Lydon. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Pp. xxviii, 468. $95.00., Journal of Economic History, vol. 69 no. 4 (December, 2009), pp. 1182-1184, Cambridge University Press (CUP) [doi]
  27. Kuran, T, On Trans-Saharan Trails: Islamic Law, Trade Networks, and Cross-Cultural Exchange in Nineteenth-Century Western Africa. By Ghislaine Lydon. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Pp. xxviii, 468. $95.00., The Journal of Economic History, vol. 69 no. 04 (December, 2009), pp. 1182-1184
  28. Kuran, T, Preface: The economic impact of culture, religion and the law, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 71 no. 3 (September, 2009), pp. 589-592, Elsevier BV, ISSN 0167-2681 [doi]
  29. Kuran, T, Explaining the economic trajectories of civilizations: The systemic approach, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 71 no. 3 (September, 2009), pp. 593-605, Elsevier BV, ISSN 0167-2681 [doi]  [abs]
  30. Kuran, PT, Sous-déloppement économique au moyen-orient: Le rôle historique de la culture, des institutions et de la religion, Afrique Contemporaine, vol. 226 no. 2 (November, 2008), pp. 31-54, CAIRN, ISSN 0002-0478 [doi]  [abs]
  31. Kuran, T; McCaffery, EJ, Sex differences in the acceptability of discrimination, Political Research Quarterly, vol. 61 no. 2 (June, 2008), pp. 228-238, SAGE Publications, ISSN 1065-9129 [doi]  [abs]
  32. Kuran, T; Sandholm, WH, Cultural integration and its discontents, Review of Economic Studies, vol. 75 no. 1 (January, 2008), pp. 201-228, Oxford University Press (OUP), ISSN 0034-6527 [doi]  [abs]
  33. Kuran, T, Institutional Causes of Economic Underdevelopment in the Middle East: a Historical Perspective, edited by Kornai, J; Matyas, L; Roland, G, Institutional Change and Economic Behaviour (January, 2008), pp. 64-76, Palgrave
  34. Timur Kuran, Institutional Causes of Underdevelopment in the Middle East: A Historical Perspective, edited by J. Kornai, L. Matyas, and G. Roland, Institutional Change and Economic Behaviour (2007), pp. 64-76, Palgrave-Macmillan
  35. Timur Kuran,, Alle radici del deficit imprenditorialità in Medio Oriente, Biblioteca Della Libertà, vol. 42 (2007), pp. 11-36
  36. Kuran, T, Islamism and economics: Policy prescriptions for a free society (September, 2006), pp. 38-65 [doi]
  37. Timur Kuran, Asbāb Takhalluf al-Sharq al-Awsat Iqtisadiyyan Al-Āliyyat al-Tārikhiyyah lil-Rukūd al-Mu‘assasatiy (April, 2006) (Arabic translation of Why the Middle East Is Economically Underdeveloped: Historical Mechanisms of Institutional Stagnation.) [org]
  38. Timur Kuran,, Zhong Dong Di Qu He Yi Jing Ji Luo Hou: Jing Ji Ting Zhi De Li Shi Ji Li, Kai Fang Shi Dai, vol. 183 (March, 2006), pp. 89-105, Open Times (Chinese translation of Why the Middle East Is Economically Underdeveloped: Historical Mechanisms of Institutional Stagnation.)
  39. Kuran, T, The logic of financial westernization in the Middle East, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 56 no. 4 SPEC. ISS. (January, 2005), pp. 593-615, Elsevier BV [doi]  [abs]
  40. Kuran, T, The absence of the corporation in Islamic law: Origins and persistence, The American Journal of Comparative Law, vol. 53 no. 4 (January, 2005), pp. 785-834, Oxford University Press (OUP), ISSN 0002-919X [repository], [doi]  [abs]
  41. Timur Kuran, The Islamic Commercial Crisis: Institutional Roots of Economic Underdevelopment in the Middle East, edited by J. Hall and J. Bryant, Historical Methods in the Social Sciences (2005), Sage (Reprint.)
  42. Timur Kuran,, Perché il Medio Oriente è Economicamente Arretrato: Meccanismi Storici di Stagnazione Istituzionale, Qa: Rivista Dell' Associazione Manlio Rossi Doria (2005), pp. 45-73 (Italian translation of Why the Middle East Is Economically Underdeveloped: Historical Mechanisms of Institutional Stagnation.)
  43. Kuran, T; Bernholz, P; Cook, M; Elvin, M; Huff, TE; Humphreys, RS; Weede, E, Islamic statecraft and the Middle East's delayed modernization, edited by P. Bernholz and R. Vaubel (December, 2004), pp. 150-216, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, U.K. [doi]
  44. Kuran, T; McCaffery, EJ, Expanding discrimination research: Beyond ethnicity and to the web, Social Science Quarterly, vol. 85 no. 3 (September, 2004), pp. 713-730, WILEY, ISSN 0038-4941 [doi]  [abs]
  45. Kuran, T, The economic ascent of the Middle East's religious minorities: The role of Islamic legal pluralism, The Journal of Legal Studies, vol. 33 no. 2 (June, 2004), pp. 475-515, University of Chicago Press, ISSN 0047-2530 [doi]  [abs]
  46. Kuran, T, Why the Middle East is economically underdeveloped: Historical mechanisms of institutional stagnation, The Journal of Economic Perspectives : a Journal of the American Economic Association, vol. 18 no. 3 (June, 2004), pp. 71-90, American Economic Association [doi]
  47. T. Kuran, Cultural Obstacles to Economic Development: Often Overstated, Usually Transitory, edited by V.Rao and M. Walton, Culture and Public Action: Understanding the Role of Culture and Development Policy in an Unequal World (2004), pp. 115-137, Stanford University Press
  48. Kuran, T, Islamic redistribution through zakat historical record and modern realities, edited by M. Bonner, M. Ener and A. Singer (December, 2003), pp. 275-293, State University of New York Press, ISBN 0791457370 [Gateway.cgi]  [abs]
  49. Kuran, T, The Islamic commercial crisis: Institutional roots of economic underdevelopment in the Middle East, Journal of Economic History, vol. 63 no. 2 (June, 2003), pp. 414-446, Cambridge University Press (CUP) [repository], [doi]  [abs]
  50. T. Kuran, The Religious Undertow of Muslim Economic Grievances (2003), Siglo XXI (Spanish translation, forthcoming.)
  51. T. Kuran, The Religious Undertow of Muslim Economic Grievances, edited by C. Calhoun, P. Price and A. Timmer, Understanding September 11: Perspectives from the Social Sciences (2002), pp. 67-74, New Press (Short version available via http://www.ssrc.org/sept11/.)
  52. Kuran, T, The provision of public goods under Islamic law: origins, impact, and limitations of the waqf system., Law & Society Review, vol. 35 no. 4 (January, 2001), pp. 841-897, ISSN 0023-9216 [17867230], [doi]
  53. T. Kuran, Islamic Influences on the Ottoman Guilds, edited by K. Çiçek, The Great Ottoman-Turkish Civilization, vol. 2 (2000), pp. 43-59, Yeni Türkiye
  54. T. Kuran, Osmanlı Lonca Teşkilâtı Üzerinde İslâmî Etkiler, edited by G.Eren, Osmanlı (2000), pp. 97-112, Yeni Türkiye Yayınları (Turkish translation of Islamic Influences on the Ottoman Guilds.)
  55. Timur Kuran and Cass R. Sunstein, Controlling availability cascades, edited by Cass R. Sunstein, Behavioral Law and Economics (2000), pp. 374-397, Cambridge University Press
  56. Kuran, T; Sunstein, CR, Availability Cascades and Risk Regulation, Stanford Law Review, vol. 51 no. 4 (December, 1999), pp. 683, JSTOR [doi]  [abs]
  57. Kuran, T, The Vulnerability of the Arab state: Reflections on the Ayubi thesis, Independent Review, vol. 3 (Summer, 1998), pp. 111-123
  58. Kuran, T, Ethnic norms and their transformation through reputational cascades, The Journal of Legal Studies, vol. 27 no. 2 PART II (June, 1998), pp. 623, University of Chicago Press [doi]  [abs]
  59. Kuran, T, Insincere deliberation and democratic failure, Critical Review, vol. 12 no. 4 (Fall, 1998), pp. 529-544, Informa UK Limited, ISSN 0891-3811 [doi]  [abs]
  60. Kuran, T, L’islam et le sous-developpement: Un vieux puzzle revisite, Journal Des Economistes Et Des Etudes Humaines, vol. 8 no. 1 (January, 1998), pp. 27-60, WALTER DE GRUYTER GMBH [doi]
  61. T. Kuran, Moral overload and its alleviation, in Economics, Values, and Organization, edited by Avner Ben-Ner and Louis Putterman (1998), pp. 231-66, Cambridge University Press, New York
  62. T. Kuran, Ethnic dissimilation and its international diffusion, in Ethnic Conflict: Fear, Diffusion, and Escalation, edited by David A. Lake and Donald (1998), pp. 35-60, Princeton University Press, Princeton
  63. T. Kuran, Social mechanisms of dissonance reduction, in Social Mechanisms: An Analytical Approach to Social Theory, edited by ”Peter Hedström and Richard Swedberg (1998), pp. 147-71, Cambridge University Press, New York
  64. Kuran, T, Private truths, public lies: The social consequences of preference falsification, Constitutional Political Economy, vol. 8 no. 1 (December, 1997), pp. 89-95, ISSN 1043-4062
  65. Kuran, T, The genesis of Islamic economics: A chapter in the politics of Muslim identity, Social Research, vol. 64 no. 2 (Summer, 1997), pp. 281-338, ISSN 0037-783X [Gateway.cgi]
  66. Kuran, T, Islam and Underdevelopment: An Old Puzzle Revisited, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, vol. 153 no. 1 (March, 1997), pp. 41-71  [abs]
  67. Kuran, T, In defense of affirmative action - Bergmann,BR, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 35 no. 1 (March, 1997), pp. 153-155, AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC
  68. T. Kuran, Islamism and economics: Policy implications for a free society, edited by Sohrab Behdad and Farhad Nomani, Islam and Public Policy [International Review of Comparative Public Policy], vol. 9 (1997), pp. 72-102, JAI Press, Greenwich, Conn.
  69. Kuran, T, Islamic economics and the clash of civilizations, Middle Eastern Lectures, vol. 2 (1997), pp. 25-38
  70. Kuran, T, The Discontents of Islamic Economic Morality, American Economic Review, vol. 86 no. 2 (May, 1996), pp. 438-442 [repository]
  71. Kuran, T, Islamic Economics and the Islamic Subeconomy, The Journal of Economic Perspectives : a Journal of the American Economic Association, vol. 9 no. 4 (Fall, 1995), pp. 155-173, American Economic Association, ISSN 0895-3309 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  72. Kuran, T, The Inevitability of Future Revolutionary Surprises, American Journal of Sociology, vol. 100 no. 6 (May, 1995), pp. 1528-1551, University of Chicago Press, ISSN 0002-9602 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  73. Kuran, T, Further reflections on the behavioral norms of Islamic economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 27 no. 1 (January, 1995), pp. 159-163, Elsevier BV, ISSN 0167-2681 [doi]
  74. KURAN, T, RELIGIOUS ECONOMICS AND THE ECONOMICS OF RELIGION, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, vol. 150 no. 4 (December, 1994), pp. 769-775, J.C.B. Mohr, ISSN 0932-4569 [Gateway.cgi]
  75. KURAN, T, ISLAMIC IDENTITY AND DEVELOPMENT - STUDIES OF THE ISLAMIC PERIPHERY - REPLY, International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 26 no. 1 (February, 1994), pp. 175-176, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS
  76. Kuran, T, Mitigating the tyranny of public opinion: Anonymous discourse and the ethic of sincerity, Constitutional Political Economy, vol. 4 no. 1 (Winter, 1993), pp. 41-78, Springer Nature, ISSN 1043-4062 [doi]  [abs]
  77. Kuran, T, Seeds of racial explosion, Society, vol. 30 no. 6 (September, 1993), pp. 55-67, Springer Nature, ISSN 0147-2011 [doi]
  78. KURAN, T, ISLAM AND THE ECONOMIC-CHALLENGE - CHAPRA,MU, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 31 no. 3 (September, 1993), pp. 1484-1486, AMER ECON ASSN
  79. KURAN, T, THE ECONOMICS OF BUSINESS CULTURE - GAME-THEORY, TRANSACTION COSTS, AND ECONOMIC-PERFORMANCE - CASSON,M, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 31 no. 1 (March, 1993), pp. 234-235, AMER ECON ASSN
  80. Kuran, T, The Unthinkable and the Unthought, Rationality and Society, vol. 5 no. 4 (January, 1993), pp. 473-505, SAGE Publications, ISSN 1043-4631 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  81. T. Kuran, The economic impact of Islamic fundamentalism, in Fundamentalisms and the State: Remaking Policies, Economies, and Militance, edited by M. Marty and S. Appleby (1993), pp. 302-341, University of Chicago Press, Chicago
  82. T. Kuran, Fundamentalisms and the economy, in Fundamentalisms and the State: Remaking Policies, Economies, and Militance, edited by M. Marty and S. Appleby (1993), pp. 289-301, University of Chicago Press, Chicago
  83. Kuran, T, Özay Mehmet, Islamic Identity and Development: Studies of the Islamic Periphery (London: Routledge, 1990). Pp. 268., International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 24 no. 1 (February, 1992), pp. 137-140, Cambridge University Press (CUP) [doi]
  84. Kuran, T; Goldstone, JA, Explanatory Success Does Not Imply Predictive Power, Contemporary Sociology, vol. 21 no. 1 (January, 1992), pp. 8-8, SAGE Publications [doi]
  85. KURAN, T, COGNITIVE LIMITATIONS AND PREFERENCE EVOLUTION, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, vol. 147 no. 2 (June, 1991), pp. 241-273, J.C.B. Mohr, ISSN 0932-4569 [Gateway.cgi]
  86. Kuran, T, Islamic economic co-operation, Journal of Comparative Economics, vol. 15 no. 2 (June, 1991), pp. 395-398, Elsevier BV [doi]
  87. Kuran, T, The East European Revolution of 1989: Is It Surprising That We Were Surprised?, American Economic Review, vol. 81 no. 2 (May, 1991), pp. 121-125, ISSN 0002-8282 [Gateway.cgi]
  88. Kuran, T, The Element of Surprise in the East European Revolution of 1989, World Politics, vol. 44 no. 1 (January, 1991), pp. 7-48, Cambridge University Press (CUP), ISSN 0043-8871 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  89. KURAN, T, THE CEMENT OF SOCIETY - A STUDY OF SOCIAL-ORDER - ELSTER,J, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 28 no. 3 (September, 1990), pp. 1194-1195, AMER ECON ASSN
  90. KURAN, T, ON THE NOTION OF ECONOMIC-JUSTICE IN CONTEMPORARY ISLAMIC THOUGHT - REPLY, International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 22 no. 3 (August, 1990), pp. 376-377, Cambridge University Press (CUP) [doi]
  91. Kuran, T, Private and public preferences, Economics and Philosophy, vol. 6 no. 1 (January, 1990), pp. 1-26, Cambridge University Press (CUP), ISSN 0266-2671 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  92. Kuran, T, Theoretical studies in islamic banking and finance, Journal of Comparative Economics, vol. 13 no. 3 (September, 1989), pp. 486-489, Elsevier BV [doi]
  93. Kuran, T, Sparks and prairie fires: A theory of unanticipated political revolution, Public Choice, vol. 61 no. 1 (April, 1989), pp. 41-74, Springer Nature, ISSN 0048-5829 [doi]  [abs]
  94. Kuran, T, On the notion of economic justice in contemporary islamic thought, International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 21 no. 2 (January, 1989), pp. 171-191, Cambridge University Press (CUP), ISSN 0020-7438 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  95. T. Kuran with Mongi Azabou and Mustapha Nabli, The wholesale produce market of Tunis and its porters: A tale of market degeneration, in The New Institutional Economics and Development: Theory and Applications to Tunisia, edited by Mustapha Nabli and Jeffrey Nugent (1989), pp. 352-374, North-Holland, Amsterdam
  96. T. Kuran, The craft guilds of Tunis and their amins: A study in institutional atrophy, in The New Institutional Economics and Development: Theory and Applications to Tunisia (1989), pp. 236-264
  97. KURAN, T, THE ROLE OF DECEPTION IN POLITICAL COMPETITION., in The Competitive State, edited by A. Breton, G. Galeotti, P. Salmon, and R. Wintrobe (1989), pp. 71-95, Kluwer-Nijhoff, Boston, ISBN 0-7923-0835-2
  98. KURAN, T, PIONEERS IN DEVELOPMENT - MEIER,GM, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 26 no. 4 (December, 1988), pp. 1753-1755, AMER ECON ASSN
  99. Kuran, T, The tenacious past: Theories of personal and collective conservatism, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 10 no. 2 (January, 1988), pp. 143-171, Elsevier BV, ISSN 0167-2681 [doi]  [abs]
  100. KURAN, T, HUMAN DESIRE AND ECONOMIC SATISFACTION - ESSAYS ON THE FRONTIERS OF ECONOMICS - SCITOVSKY,T, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 25 no. 4 (December, 1987), pp. 1852-1854, AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC
  101. Kuran, T, Preference Falsification, Policy Continuity and Collective Conservatism, The Economic Journal, vol. 97 no. 387 (September, 1987), pp. 642-642, Oxford University Press (OUP), ISSN 0013-0133 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  102. Kuran, T, Chameleon voters and public choice, Public Choice, vol. 53 no. 1 (January, 1987), pp. 53-78, Springer Nature, ISSN 0048-5829 [doi]  [abs]
  103. T. Kuran, Continuity and change in Islamic economic thought, in Pre-Classical Political Economy: From the Greeks to the Scottish Enlightenment (1987), pp. 103-113
  104. KURAN, T, BETTING ON IDEAS - WARS, INVENTION, INFLATION - BRENNER,R, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 24 no. 4 (December, 1986), pp. 1802-1804, AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC
  105. KURAN, T, ECONOMIC-STRUCTURE AND PERFORMANCE - ESSAYS IN HONOR OF CHENERY,HOLLIS,B. - SYRQUIN,M, TAYLOR,L, WESTPHAL,LE, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 24 no. 2 (June, 1986), pp. 687-688, AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC
  106. KURAN, T, ANTICIPATED INFLATION AND AGGREGATE EMPLOYMENT: THE CASE OF COSTLY PRICE ADJUSTMENT, Economic Inquiry, vol. 24 no. 2 (January, 1986), pp. 293-311, WILEY, ISSN 0095-2583 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  107. Kuran, T, The Economic System In Contemporary Islamic Thought: Interpretation And Assessment, International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 18 no. 2 (January, 1986), pp. 135-164, Cambridge University Press (CUP), ISSN 0020-7438 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  108. Kuran, T, Price adjustment costs, anticipated inflation, and output, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol. 101 no. 2 (January, 1986), pp. 407-418, Oxford University Press (OUP), ISSN 0033-5533 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  109. Kuran, T, Khurshid Ahmad, ed., Studies in Islamic Economics, Published for the International Center for Research in Islamic Economics, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah (Leicester: The Islamic Foundation, 1980). Pp. 413., International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 17 no. 2 (May, 1985), pp. 261-263, Cambridge University Press (CUP) [doi]
  110. Kuran, T, Sour grapes: Studies in the subversion of rationality, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 5 no. 3-4 (September, 1984), pp. 401-403, Elsevier BV [doi]
  111. Kuran, T, Asymmetric Price Rigidity and Inflationary Bias., American Economic Review, vol. 73 no. 3 (June, 1983), pp. 373-382, ISSN 0002-8282 [Gateway.cgi]
  112. Kuran, T, Behavioral norms in the Islamic doctrine of economics. A critique, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 4 no. 4 (January, 1983), pp. 353-379, Elsevier BV, ISSN 0167-2681 [doi]  [abs]
  113. KURAN, T, DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES IN SEMI-INDUSTRIAL ECONOMIES - BALASSA,B, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 21 no. 4 (January, 1983), pp. 1515-1517, AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC
  114. T. Kuran, Internal migration: The unorganized urban sector and income distribution in Turkey, 1963-1973, in The Political Economy of Income Distribution in Turkey (1980), pp. 349-378
  115. T. Kuran, Technical appendix to “Substitution and structural change”, in Structural Change and Development Policy (August, 1979)

Chapters in Books

  1. T. Kuran, Banks and Banking, in Encyclopedia of Islam, 3rd. ed. (2014), Brill, Leiden
  2. Kuran, T, The rule of law in Islamic thought and practice: A historical perspective, in Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law (January, 2013), pp. 71-90, Routledge, ISBN 9780203870594 [doi]
  3. Timur Kuran, "Interview with Vincent Hendricks", in Socio-Epistemic Phenomena: 5 Questions, edited by Rasmus K. Rendsvig and Vincent F. Hendricks (2013), pp. in press, Automatic Press / VIP, Copenhagen
  4. Kuran, T, 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 (February, 2012), pp. 62-87, ISBN 9780691154527
  5. Timur Kuran, Public opinion, in Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought (2012), pp. 435-36, Princeton University Press
  6. Timur Kuran, Economic theory, in Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought (2012), pp. 142-44, Princeton University Press
  7. Timur Kuran, Political Consequences of the Middle East’s Economic Legacy, in Institutions and Patterns of Economic Development: Proceedings of the Sixteenth World Congress of the International Economic Association, vol. 1, edited by Masahoki Aoki, Timur Kuran, and Gerard Roland (2012), pp. 99-115, Palgrave-Macmillan, New York
  8. Kuran, T, Economic underdevelopment in the Middle East: The historical roles of culture, institutions and religion, in Culture, Institutions, and Development: New Insights Into an Old Debate (September, 2010), pp. 87-102, Routledge, ISBN 0203843339 [doi]
  9. Kuran, T, Modern Islam and the economy, in The New Cambridge History of Islam: Muslims and Modernity Culture and Society Since 1800, edited by Michael Cook, Robert Hefner, vol. 6 (January, 2010), pp. 473-494, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 9780521844437 [doi]  [abs]
  10. Timur Kuran, Economic Development in the Middle East: The Historical Roles of Culture, Institutions, and Religion,, edited by Jean-Philippe Platteau (2010), pp. 87-102, New York: Routledge
  11. Timur Kuran, The Rule of Law in Islamic Thought and Practice: A Historical Perspective, in Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law, edited by James J. Heckman, Robert L. Nelson, and Lee Cabatingan (2010), pp. 71-89, Routledge
  12. Timur Kuran, Thomas Schelling, in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition, edited by Steven Durlauf and Lawrence Blume, vol. 7, (2008), pp. 299-302, Macmillian, London
  13. Timur Kuran, Islamic economic institutions, in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition,, edited by Steven Durlauf and Lawrence Blume, vol. 4, (2008), pp. 299-302, Macmillian, London
  14. Timur Kuran, Why the Middle East Is Economically Underdeveloped: Historical Mechanisms of Institutional Stagnation, in The Development Economics Reader, edited by G. Secondi (2008), pp. 107-125, Routledge, London (Reprint of 2004 Journal of Economic Perspectives article..)
  15. Timur Kuran, Islamism and Economics: Policy Implications for a Free Society, in Islam and the Everyday World: Public Policy Dilemmas, edited by Sohrab Behdad and Farhad Nomani (2008), Routledge, New York (Updated version of a 1997 paper..)
  16. T. Kuran, Russian translation of Islamic Economics and the Islamic Subeconomy, in Hristianstvo i Islam ob Ekonomike, edited by Danila Raskov (2008), NPK Rost, St. Petersburg
  17. Timur Kuran, Institutional Causes of Underdevelopment in the Middle East: A Historical Perspective, in Institutional Change and Economic Behavior, edited by János Kornai, Laszlo Matyas, and Gérard Roland (2008), pp. 64-76, Palgrave-Macmillan, New York
  18. T. Kuran, Capitalism, in Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, vol. 1, (2004), pp. 126-28, Macmillan Reference, New York
  19. T. Kuran, Property, in Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, vol. 2, (2004), pp. 553-54
  20. T. Kuran, Riba, in Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, vol. 2, (2004), pp. 596-597
  21. T. Kuran, Levant: Islamic Rule, in Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History, vol. 3, (2003), pp. 306-14
  22. T. Kuran, Public opinion, microsociological aspects, in International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (2001), pp. 12556-60
  23. T. Kuran, Interest, in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, vol. 2, (1995), pp. 205-07
  24. T. Kuran, Economic Theory, in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, vol. 1, (1995), pp. 397-400
  25. T. Kuran with Jeffrey Nugent, Economic Development, in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, vol. 1, (1995), pp. 393-97

Other

  1. Timur Kuran, Arap Demokrasilerinin Zayıf Temelleri, Optimist (November, 2012), pp. 92-93
  2. Timur Kuran, Building Arab Civil Society to Promote Economic Growth, in The Compendium on Unemployment in the Arab World 2012, World Economic Forum, 4-6 (June 2012), pp. 15-17
  3. Timur Kuran, Phase III of the Arab World’s Modernization: Building Accountability and Boosting Creativity, in The Compendium on Economic Governance in the Arab World 2011, World Economic Forum (October, 2011), pp. 10-11
  4. Timur Kuran, The Weak Foundations of Arab Democracy, New York Times (May 29, 2011) [29kuran.html]
  5. Timur Kuran, Legal Roots of Economic Underdevelopment in the Middle East, European Financial Review (February, 2011)
  6. Timur Kuran, Excerpt of Long Divergence, Milken Institute Review, vol. 13 (2011), pp. 59-76
  7. Timur Kuran, guest editor, The Economic Performance of Civilizations: Roles of Culture, Religion, and the Law, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 71 (2009), pp. 589-717
  8. Timur Kuran, The Political Legacies of Islam (2008) (Book manuscript, working title..)
  9. Timur Kuran, Excerpt of Islam and Mammon: Milken Institute Review, vol. 6 no. 3 (2004), pp. 61-81
  10. T. Kuran, Comment on Bill Maurer's “Speculations on Islamic Financial Alternatives, Anthropology Today, vol. 17 no. 3 (June, 2001), pp. 28-29
  11. Julian Simon, edited by Timur Kuran, The Great Breakthrough and Its Cause, (2001), University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor
  12. Institutions and Economic Performance: A Conversation between Douglass North and Timur Kuran (May, 2000) (41 minute educational video for the Idea Channel..)
  13. T. Kuran, Reply to Umer Chapra's comment on article 28, Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol. 10 (Summer, 1996), pp. 195-196
  14. T. Kuran, “Institutions as regulators of economic change” [Comment on four articles by Eric Dahmén, Richard Day, Tad Rybcznski, and Gunnar Eliasson], he Market in Ownership, Innovation, and Control (1993), pp. 50-53
  15. T. Kuran, Why revolutions are better understood than predicted: The role of preference falsification” [Comment on an article by Nikki Keddie], Contention,, vol. 3 (Spring, 1992), pp. 199-207

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