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Democracy, public expenditures, and the poor (English)


Countries vary systematically with respect to the incentives of politicians to provide broad public goods, and to reduce poverty. Even in developing countries that are democracies, politicians often have incentives to divert resources to political rents... See More +


  • Keefer, Philip; Khemani, Stuti; Keefer, Philip; Khemani, Stuti;;
  • 2003/11/30
  • WPS3164
  • 1
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  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2010/07/01
  • Democracy, public expenditures, and the poor
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