Political Instability and Economic Growth

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Alberto Alesina; Sule Ozler; Nouriel Roubini; Phillip Swagel;
(1992)
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/BF00138862
  • Subject: government changes | economic growth | coup d'etat | political instability

This paper investigates the relationship between political instability and per capita GDP growth in a sample of 113 countries for the period 1950-1982. We define ?political instability? as the propensity of a government collapse, and we estimate a model in which politic... View more
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