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Democrats, Dictators, and Demonstrators

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  • Jenny A. Minier

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Using a data set of democratic movements and democratic transitions that took place between 1960 and 1990, I investigate the implications for economic growth of these events. There are two comparisons of interest: successful democratic movements to movements that are repressed, and successful democratic movements to democratic transitions that occurred without such movements. None of these events has a positive effect on economic growth. Copyright 2003, Oxford University Press.

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  • Jenny A. Minier, 2003. "Democrats, Dictators, and Demonstrators," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 41(2), pages 224-233, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:ecinqu:v:41:y:2003:i:2:p:224-233
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    3. Celal Kucuker, 2003. "Türkiye Ýktisat Kongresi Büyüme Stratejileri Çalýþma Grubu," Working Papers 2003/5, Turkish Economic Association.

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