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Elections, context, and institutions: the determinants of rent extraction in high-income democracies

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Why is there significant variation in rent extraction amongst high-income democracies? A large number of political economy investigations into this research question have found that a long period of democratic rule and high per capita income are associated with less rent extraction amongst public policy-makers. However, attempts to explain the residual, yet significant, variation in rent extraction amongst countries that possess both these characteristics have been significantly more circu...

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Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Mansfield College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Politics and International Relations
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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ora:6448

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