Benito Arruñada - Universitat Pompeu Fabra
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Training in Economics is useful for analytical positions but it can be detrimental for managers because it often interferes with innate social abilites.
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Latest Publications

Arruñada, Benito (2018), “Blockchain’s Struggle to Deliver Impersonal Exchange,” Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology,  19, 55-105. [+]

Arruñada, Benito (2017), “How to Make Land Titling More Rational,” Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference Journal 6(1), 73-112.[+]

Arruñada, Benito (2017), “Property as Sequential Exchange: The Forgotten Limits of Private Contract,” Journal of Institutional Economics, 13(4), 753-83. Discussion[+]

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Arruñada, Benito (2012), Institutional Foundations of Impersonal Exchange: The Theory and Policy of Contractual Registries, University of Chicago Press, Chicago.[+]

Arruñada, Benito (2016), “How Rome Enabled Impersonal Markets,” Explorations in Economic History, 61, 68-84. [+]

Arruñada, Benito (2010), “Protestants and Catholics: Similar Work Ethic, Different Social Ethic,” The Economic Journal, 120(547), 890-918.[+]

Arruñada, Benito, and Xosé H. Vázquez (2006), “When Your Contract Manufacturer Becomes Your Competitor,” Harvard Business Review, 84(9), 135-45.[+]

Arruñada, Benito (2007), “Pitfalls to Avoid when Measuring the Institutional Environment: Is ‘Doing Business’ Damaging Business?,” Journal of Comparative Economics, 35(4), 729-47.[+]

Arruñada, Benito, and Xosé H. Vázquez (2013), “The Impact of Behavioral Assumptions on Management Ability: A Test Based on the Earnings of MBA Graduates,” Management and Organization Review, 9(2), 209-32.[+]

Arruñada, Benito (2003), “Property Enforcement as Organized Consent,” Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 19(2), 401-44.[+]

Arruñada, Benito (2009), “Specialization and Rent-Seeking in Moral Enforcement: The Case of Confession,” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 48(3), 443-61.[+]

Arruñada, Benito, Luis Garicano and Luis Vázquez (2001), “Contractual Allocation of Decision Rights and Incentives: The Case of Automobile Distribution,” Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 17(1), 256-83.[+]