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Dictators, development, and the virtue of political instability

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  • Ronen Bar-El

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Public Choice.

    Volume (Year): 138 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 29-44

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:138:y:2009:i:1:p:29-44

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    Keywords: Dictatorship; Growth; Political stability; Repression; D74; H11; H50; O10; O40;

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    1. Petros G. Sekeris, 2010. "Endogenous Elites: Power Structure and Patron-Client Relationships," Working Papers 1008, University of Namur, Department of Economics.

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