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The economic evolution of democracy

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  • Christopher Ellis

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Economics of Governance.

    Volume (Year): 10 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 2 (April)
    Pages: 119-145

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:ecogov:v:10:y:2009:i:2:p:119-145

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    Keywords: Democracy; Growth; H11; D99; O11; N10;

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    1. Alessandro Lizzeri & Nicola Persico, 2004. "Why Did the Elites Extend the Suffrage? Democracy and the Scope of Government, With an Application to Britain's "Age of Reform"," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 119(2), pages 705-763, May.
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    7. Besley, Timothy & Coate, Stephen, 1998. "Sources of Inefficiency in a Representative Democracy: A Dynamic Analysis," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 88(1), pages 139-56, March.
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    9. Persson, Torsten & Tabellini, Guido, 1994. "Is Inequality Harmful for Growth?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 84(3), pages 600-621, June.
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    1. Tridimas, George, 2012. "How democracy was achieved," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 28(4), pages 651-658.

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