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Do institutions alleviate poverty? New Empirical Evidence

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  • Juan Carlos Cuestas

    (Eesti Pank)

  • Maurizio Intartaglia

    (University of Sussex)

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This paper analyses whether institutional quality affects poverty, and unlike previous papers, we use a larger dataset and panel estimations. Whereas cross-section regressions disclose a relationship between the quality of institutions and poverty alleviation, this linkage vanishes in panel regression analysis.

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  • Juan Carlos Cuestas & Maurizio Intartaglia, 2016. "Do institutions alleviate poverty? New Empirical Evidence," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 36(1), pages 145-154.
  • Handle: RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-15-00733
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    Institutions; Poverty; Developing countries;
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    • I3 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty

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