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Buying votes vs. supplying public services : political incentives to under-invest in pro-poor policies (English)

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This paper uses unique survey data to provide, for the first time in the literature, direct evidence that vote buying in poor economies is associated with lower provision of public services that disproportionately benefit the poor. Various features of... See More +

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  • Khemani, Stuti;
  • 2013/01/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6339
  • 1 of 1
  • WorldPhilippines
  • The World RegionEast Asia and Pacific
  • 2013/01/01
  • Buying votes vs. supplying public services : political incentives to under-invest in pro-poor policies
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