Data and Code

Kenneth L. Simons


Archive Data on Tire Manufacturers

All the data used in analyses in Steven Klepper and Kenneth L. Simons, "The Making of an Oligopoly: Firm Survival and Technological Change in the Evolution of the U.S. Tire Industry," Journal of Political Economy, vol. 108 no. 4, August 2000, pp. 728-760.


Archive Data on Radio and Television Manufacturers

All the data used in analyses in Steven Klepper and Kenneth L. Simons, "Dominance by Birthright: Entry of Prior Radio Producers and Competitive Ramifications in the U.S. Television Receiver Industry," Strategic Management Journal, vol. 21 no. 10-11, October-November 2000, pp. 997-1016.


Archive C++ Code for Dynamic Programming of Dictators' Optimal Decisions

Code used for analyses in Jody Overland, Kenneth L. Simons, and Michael Spagat, "Political Instability and Growth in Dictatorships," Public Choice, vol. 125 no. 3-4, December 2005, pp. 445-470.


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Rev. 14 September 2006