Political Clientelism and Capture: Theory and Evidence from West Bengal, India
AbstractWe provide a theory of political clientelism, which explains sources and determinants of political clientelism, the relationship between clientelism and elite capture, and their respective consequences for allocation of public services, welfare, and empir
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clientelism; elite capture; service delivery; government accountability; corruption; political reservations;
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