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Direct democracy and resource allocation : experimental evidence from Afghanistan (English)

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Direct democracy is designed to better align public resource allocation decisions with citizen preferences. Using a randomized field experiment in 250 villages across Afghanistan, this paper compares outcomes of secret-ballot referenda with those of consultation... See More +

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  • Beath, Andrew; Christia, Fotini; Enikolopov, Ruben;
  • 2012/07/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6133
  • 1 of 1
  • Afghanistan
  • South Asia
  • 2012/07/01
  • Direct democracy and resource allocation : experimental evidence from Afghanistan
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