One Mandarin Benefits the Whole Clan: Hometown Infrastructure and Nepotism in an Autocracy
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- Kieu-Trang Nguyen & Quoc-Anh Do & Anh Tran, 2012. "One Mandarin Benefits the Whole Clan: Hometown Infrastructure and Nepotism in an Autocracy," Working Papers 07-2012, Singapore Management University, School of Economics.
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Keywordsnepotism; infrastructure construction; official’s hometown; political connection; political promotion; social preference; directed altruism;
- O12 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
- H54 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Infrastructures
- H72 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - State and Local Budget and Expenditures
- D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
- D64 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Altruism; Philanthropy; Intergenerational Transfers
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- NEP-ALL-2012-01-03 (All new papers)
- NEP-POL-2012-01-03 (Positive Political Economics)
- NEP-SEA-2012-01-03 (South East Asia)
- NEP-TRA-2012-01-03 (Transition Economics)
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