Institutional Quality and Government Efficiency

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Alberto Chong

University of Ottawa

Mark Gradstein

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics; CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute); Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR); World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

Date Written: August 2007

Abstract

Poorer countries have a much smaller public sector and correspondingly a smaller tax burden than richer countries, yet, their economic performance has not been necessarily better.

Suggested Citation

Chong, Alberto and Gradstein, Mark, Institutional Quality and Government Efficiency (August 2007). IDB Working Paper No. 508, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1820876 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1820876

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