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Political cycles in a developing economy: effect of elections in the Indian States

  • Khemani, Stuti

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Development Economics.

Volume (Year): 73 (2004)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
Pages: 125-154

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Handle: RePEc:eee:deveco:v:73:y:2004:i:1:p:125-154
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