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The Measurement of Institutions and Instability in Democratic Republic of Congo, 1880-2010

Alain Pholo Bala
This paper introduces a new database for Property Rights, Political and Civil Rights and Political Instability for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for the 1880-2010 period. Following the methodology used by Fedderke et al. (2001) and Letete (2015), we compute de jure Property, Political and...
Apr 2018
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Private Wealth in a Developing Country: A South African Perspective on Piketty

Anna Orthofer
The point of departure of Thomas Piketty’s influential Capital in the Twenty-First Century was the dramatic growth of private wealth-income ratios in the advanced economies between 1970 and 2010. Using official balance sheet data for South Africa—the first country to publish such data in the...
Dec 2015
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