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Do middle classes bring institutional reforms ? (English)


The paper examines the link between poverty, the middle class and institutional outcomes using a new cross-country panel dataset on the distribution of income and expenditure. It uses an econometric methodology to gauge whether a larger middle class has... See More +


  • Loayza, Norman; Rigolini, Jamele; Llorente, Gonzalo;
  • 2012/03/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6015
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2012/03/01
  • Disclosed
  • Do middle classes bring institutional reforms ?
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