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Inequality, democracy, and persistence

Alberto Chong

Inequality, democracy, and persistence

is there a political Kuznets Curve

by Alberto Chong

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Published by Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy -- Economic aspects.,
  • Income distribution -- Econometric models.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alberto Chong.
    SeriesWorking paper ;, 445, Working paper series (Inter-American Development Bank. Office of the Chief Economist) ;, 445.
    ContributionsInter-American Development Bank. Research Dept.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC121
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3669414M
    LC Control Number2002616256

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