Social Cohesion, Institutions, and Growth
AbstractWe present evidence that measures of “social cohesion,” such as income inequality and ethnic fractionalization, endogenously determine institutional quality, which in turn casually determines growth.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Center for Global Development in its series Working Papers with number 94.
Length: 34 pages
Date of creation: Aug 2006
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Political institutions; social cohesion; poverty; economic policy;
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- H5 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies
- O1 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development
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- NEP-ALL-2006-08-19 (All new papers)
- NEP-CBA-2006-08-19 (Central Banking)
- NEP-DEV-2006-08-19 (Development)
- NEP-LTV-2006-08-19 (Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty)
- NEP-PBE-2006-08-19 (Public Economics)
- NEP-POL-2006-08-19 (Positive Political Economics)
- NEP-SOC-2006-08-19 (Social Norms & Social Capital)
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