An Overview Across the New Political Economy Literature
This work presents a review of the literature on political process formation and the role of institutions on economic development. Models of citizen candidacy and candidate choice and equilibria under plurality rule elections are illustrated. Studies of the relation between institutional structure and paths of economic development are also reviewed.
Volume (Year): 4 (2006)
Issue (Month): 28 ()
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