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Democracy, public expenditures, and the poor : understanding political incentives for providing public services (English)

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The incentives of politicians to provide broad public goods and reduce poverty vary across countries. Even in democracies, politicians often have incentives to divert resources to political rents and private transfers that benefit a few citizens at the... See More +

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  • Keefer, Philip; Khemani, Stuti;
  • 2005/03/01
  • Journal Article
  • 76748
  • 1 of 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2013/04/17
  • Democracy, public expenditures, and the poor : understanding political incentives for providing public services
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