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Inequality and Political Consensus

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  • Hans Grüner

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Theory and Decision.

    Volume (Year): 67 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 239-265

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:theord:v:67:y:2009:i:3:p:239-265

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    Keywords: Inequality; Representative democracy; Political consensus; Policy uncertainty; Comparative statics in political economy; C72; D31; D70; D72;

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