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Political Habits and the Political Economy of Economic Repression and Reform

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  • Deepak Lal

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This paper shows how the analytical framework developed in Lal-Myint (1996) and Lal (1998) can be used to think rigorously about the role of culture and politics in addition to traditional economic factors like factor-proportions in explaining divergent e

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  • Deepak Lal, 2000. "Political Habits and the Political Economy of Economic Repression and Reform," Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., vol. 37(112), pages 415-443.
  • Handle: RePEc:ioe:cuadec:v:37:y:2000:i:112:p:415-443
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    Keywords

    Culture; political cycles of liberalization and repression;

    JEL classification:

    • O1 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development
    • P00 - Economic Systems - - General - - - General
    • N00 - Economic History - - General - - - General
    • Z1 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics

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