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Is financial openness bad for education? A political economy perspective on development

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  • Bourguignon, Francois
  • Verdier, Thierry

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This paper presents a simple model of the links between education, democratization and economic development. In a context of imperfect capital markets, we investigate the incentives for a capitalist oligarchy to subsidize the education of poor workers and to initiate a political transition.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Economic Review.

Volume (Year): 44 (2000)
Issue (Month): 4-6 (May)
Pages: 891-903

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  1. Sebastian Galiani & Daniel Heymann, 2005. "Land-Rich Economies, Education and Economic Development," DEGIT Conference Papers c010_048, DEGIT, Dynamics, Economic Growth, and International Trade.
  2. Galiani, Sebastian & Heymann, Daniel & Dabús, Carlos & Tohmé, Fernando, 2008. "On the emergence of public education in land-rich economies," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 86(2), pages 434-446, June.
  3. Ruben Segura-Cayuela, 2006. "Inefficient Policies, Inefficient Institutions and Trade," 2006 Meeting Papers 502, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  4. Chakrabarty Debajyoti & Chanda Areendam & Ghate Chetan, 2006. "Education, Growth, and Redistribution in the Presence of Capital Flight," The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, De Gruyter, vol. 6(2), pages 1-41, November.
  5. Debajyoti Chakrabarty & Areendam Chanda & Chetan Ghate, 2005. "Education and Growth in the Presence of Capital Flight," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 477, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.

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