Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy - Acemoglu, Daron, Professor, and Robinson, James A

This book develops a framework for analyzing the creation and consolidation of democracy. Different social groups prefer different political institutions because of the way they allocate political power and resources. Thus democracy is preferred by the majority of citizens, but opposed by elites. Dictatorship nevertheless is not stable when ...

Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy 2009, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780521671422

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Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy 2005, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780521855266

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