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Minding Weber more than ever? The impacts of state capacity and bureaucratic autonomy on development goals

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  • Cingolani L
  • Thomsson K.M.
  • Crombrugghe D.P.I. de

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This working paper is part of the research programme on Institutions, Governance and Longterm Economic Growth, a partnership between the French Development Agency AFD and the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance Maastricht University UNUMerit. The research builds on the Institutional Profiles Database IPD, jointly developed by AFD and the French Ministry of the Economy since 2001.

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  • Cingolani L & Thomsson K.M. & Crombrugghe D.P.I. de, 2013. "Minding Weber more than ever? The impacts of state capacity and bureaucratic autonomy on development goals," MERIT Working Papers 2013-052, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
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    Keywords

    Bureaucracy; Administrative Processes in Public Organizations; Corruption; Welfare and Poverty; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs; Institutions and Growth; Economywide Country Studies;
    All these keywords.

    JEL classification:

    • I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
    • D73 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Bureaucracy; Administrative Processes in Public Organizations; Corruption
    • O43 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Institutions and Growth
    • O50 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - General

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