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A dynamic theory of the transition to democracy

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  • Zak, Paul J.
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    Volume (Year): 52 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 1 (September)
    Pages: 1-25

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    1. Zak, Paul J., 2011. "Moral markets," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 77(2), pages 212-233, February.
    2. Paul J. Burke & Andrew Leigh, 2010. "Do Output Contractions Trigger Democratic Change?," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 2(4), pages 124-57, October.
    3. Enrique Moral-Benito & Cristian Bartolucci, 2011. "Income and Democracy: Revisiting the Evidence," Carlo Alberto Notebooks 204, Collegio Carlo Alberto.
    4. Auty, Richard M., 2006. "Patterns of Rent-Extraction and Deployment in Developing Countries: Implications for Governance, Economic Policy and Performance," Working Paper Series RP2006/16, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    5. Marc Quintyn & Sophia Gollwitzer, 2012. "Institutional Transformations, Polity and Economic Outcomes," IMF Working Papers 12/87, International Monetary Fund.
    6. Luca Correani, 2005. "Fundamentalist attitudes and the export of democracy," Development and Comp Systems 0501011, EconWPA.
    7. Jiancai Pi, 2008. "A Political Economy Pattern of China's History: On Revolution, Reform, and Involution under Dictatorship," Interdisciplinary Description of Complex Systems - scientific journal, Croatian Interdisciplinary Society Provider Homepage: http://indecs.eu, vol. 6(1), pages 21-27.

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