Can democracy help? Growth and ethnic divisions


Bluedorn, John C. (2001) Can democracy help? Growth and ethnic divisions Economics Letters, 70, (1), pp. 121-126. (doi:10.1016/S0165-1765(00)00345-1).

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This paper presents further empirical evidence suggestive of democracy’s positive role in ameliorating the negative growth effects of ethnic diversity in nations. However, it is shown that endogeneity problems and a direct negative growth effect of democracy place inherent limitations on the strength of policy implications which may be drawn from the evidence.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1016/S0165-1765(00)00345-1
Additional Information: Received 16 December 1999; accepted 19 July 2000. Available online 29 November 2000.
ISSNs: 0165-1765 (print)
Keywords: ethnic diversity, democracy, economic growth
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ePrint ID: 42751
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Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2007
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 18:51
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/42751

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