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Why follow the leader ? collective action, credible commitment and conflict
Do informed citizens receive more...or pay more ? the impact of radio on the government distribution of public health benefits
Collective action, political parties and pro-development public policy
Mass media and public services : the effects of radio access on public education in Benin
Innocent bystanders : developing countries and the war on drugs
The ethnicity distraction ? political credibility and partisan preferences in Africa
Earthquake propensity and the politics of mortality prevention
When do Legislators pass on "Pork" ? the determinants of legislator utilization of a constituency development fund in India
The development impact of the illegality of drug trade
The World Bank economic review 22 (1)
Insurgency and credible commitment in autocracies and democracies
Beyond legal origin and checks and balances : political credibility, citizen information, and financial sector development
The World Bank research observer 22 (2)
Democratization and clientelism: why are young democracies badly governed?
The World Bank research observer 20 (1)
Democracy, credibility and clientelism
Elections, special interests, and the fiscal costs of financial crisis
A review of the political economy of governance : from property rights to voice
What does political economy tell us about economic development - and vice versa?
Democracy, public expenditures, and the poor
Boondoogles and expropriation : rent-sseking and policy distortion when property rights are insecure
Social polarization, social institutions, and country creditworthiness
Checks and balances, private information, and the credibility of monetary commitments
When do special interests run rampant ? disentangling the role in banking crises of elections, incomplete information, and checks and balances
The World Bank economic review 15 (1)
Polarization, politics, and property rights : links between inequality and growth
Bureaucratic delegation and political institutions: when are independent central banks irrelevent?
New tools and new tests in comparative political economy - the database of political institutions
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