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Some political determinants of economic growth: Theory and empirical implications

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  • Chen, Baizhu
  • Feng, Yi
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Political Economy.

    Volume (Year): 12 (1996)
    Issue (Month): 4 (December)
    Pages: 609-627

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    1. Ari Aisen & Francisco José Veiga, 2010. "How does political instability affect economic growth?," Working Papers Central Bank of Chile, Central Bank of Chile 568, Central Bank of Chile.
    2. Weede, Erich, 1997. "Income inequality, democracy and growth reconsidered," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 13(4), pages 751-764, December.
    3. Brunetti, Aymo, 1998. "Policy volatility and economic growth: A comparative, empirical analysis," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 14(1), pages 35-52, February.
    4. Campos, Nauro F, 2000. "Who is Afraid of Political Instability?," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 2555, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    5. Jong-A-Pin, Richard, 2009. "On the measurement of political instability and its impact on economic growth," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 25(1), pages 15-29, March.
    6. Yi Feng & Jacek Kugler & Paul Zak, . "The Politics of Fertility and Economic Development," Claremont Colleges Working Papers, Claremont Colleges 1999-36, Claremont Colleges.
    7. Chen, Baizhu & Feng, Yi, 2000. "Determinants of economic growth in China: Private enterprise, education, and openness," China Economic Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 11(1), pages 1-15.
    8. Kang, Lili & Peng, Fei, 2013. "Economic Reform and Productivity Convergence in China," MPRA Paper 50810, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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