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Elections and embezzlement : experimental evidence from Burkina Faso (English)

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Can democratic elections reduce rent extraction by public decision makers? Existing research suggests that reelection incentives can reduce the embezzlement of public funds. This paper examines three additional mechanisms through which democratic elections... See More +

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  • Lierl, Malte;
  • 2017/05/17 08:55:04
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS8067
  • 1
  • 1
  • Burkina Faso
  • Africa
  • 2017/05/17 08:50:03
  • Disclosed
  • Elections and embezzlement : experimental evidence from Burkina Faso
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