Special-Interest Groups and Volatility
This paper explores the relationship between special-interest groups and volatility of GDP growth. In an unbalanced panel of 108 countries, we find a significant negative relationship between the number of interest groups in a country and the volatility of GDP growth.
|Date of creation:||Jul 2007|
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|Publication status:||Published in Economics Bulletin, August 21, 2007, Vol. 15, No. 18|
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