Interstate competition and political stability

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Hugh-Jones, David;
  • Publisher: Department of Economics, University of Warwick
  • Subject: JC

Previous theories of globalization have examined factor mobility’s effect on the political conflict\ud between social classes. But factor mobility also increases competition between state rulers in provid-\ud ing services for citizens. I ask how this interstate competit... View more
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