Keyword: Democracy

In memoriam Charles Simkins
Economist had a no-nonsense approach to analysing complicated pract...
Politics Web
Dr Biniam Bedasso on immigration and political preferences in South Africa: how has vot...
During the past week the buzz word has been ‘voting’, given the nai...
Biniam E. Bedasso
Podcast
The Impact of Political Competition on Economic Growth: Evidence from Municipalities in...
This paper examines the impact of political competition on economic...
Nonso Obikili
Policy Brief
Democratisation in Africa: The Role of Self-Enforcing Constitutional Rules
Following several decades during which violent civil conflict was c...
Krige Siebrits, Ada Jansen, Sophia du Plessis
Working Paper
Democratisation in Africa: The Role of Self-Enforcing Constitutional Rules
Following several decades during which violent civil conflict was c...
Krige Siebrits, Ada Jansen, Sophia du Plessis
Working Paper
Is Democracy Eluding Sub-Saharan Africa?
This paper analyses the modernisation hypothesis in the sub-Saharan...
Manoel Bittencourt, Carolyn Chisadza
Working Paper
Democracy and Education: Evidence from the Southern African Development Community
In this paper I investigate whether democracy in the Southern Afric...
Manoel Bittencourt
Working Paper
Political Economy/Public Choice Economics
CALL FOR PAPERS The twentieth anniversary of the transition to demo...
ERSA
Call for Papers
Yet Another Look at the Modernisation Hypothesis: Evidence from South America
We investigate in this paper whether the exogenous version of the m...
Manoel Bittencourt
Working Paper
Determinants of Government and External Debt: Evidence from the Young Democracies of So...
We investigate in this paper what are the main determinants of gove...
Manoel Bittencourt
Working Paper
Don’t Make War, Make Elections. Franchise Extension and Violence in XIXth-Century Colombia
This paper studies the effect of strengthening democracy, as captur...
Juan F. Vargas, Leopoldo Fergusson
Working Paper
Young Democracies and Government Size: Evidence from South America
We investigate in this paper the hypothesis that when democracies a...
Manoel Bittencourt
Working Paper
Democracy, Populism and Hyperinflation(s): Some Evidence from Latin America
We test for the populist view of inflation in Latin America between...
Manoel Bittencourt
Working Paper

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