Albanian Political-Economics: Albanian Political-Economics: Consequences of a Clan Culture
AbstractWe study the politico-economic interaction in a country in transition from a communist regime to a democratic, free market system, to wit, Albania. It is argued that the politico-economic system there is characterized by the existence of clans. Both the communists and the first democratically chosen government applied policies that favored specific clans. Moreover, a popularity function estimation shows that voters related to different clans react in a distinct way to party policies.
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Clans; Albania; popularity functions; government policies;
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- D78 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Positive Analysis of Policy Formulation and Implementation
- O52 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Europe
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- NEP-ALL-2004-04-25 (All new papers)
- NEP-POL-2004-04-25 (Positive Political Economics)
- NEP-TRA-2004-04-25 (Transition Economics)
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