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Polarisation, uncertainty and public investment failure

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Political Economy.

Volume (Year): 23 (2007)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
Pages: 1077-1087

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Handle: RePEc:eee:poleco:v:23:y:2007:i:4:p:1077-1087

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  1. Antony Millner & Hélène Ollivier & Leo Simon, 2013. "Political competition, learning and the consequences of heterogeneous beliefs for long-run public projects," Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Working Papers 104, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment.
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  3. Frank Bohn, 2013. "The Politics of Surprise Devaluations: Modelling Motives for Giving Up a Peg," Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik), Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Department of Statistics and Economics, vol. 233(5-6), pages 562-574, October.
  4. Antony Millner & Hélène Ollivier & Leo Simon, 2014. "Policy Experimentation, Political Competition, and Heterogeneous Beliefs," CESifo Working Paper Series 4839, CESifo Group Munich.

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