Ethnic Diversity and Economic Performance
46 Pages Posted: 10 Mar 2004 Last revised: 7 Sep 2010
Date Written: February 2004
We survey and assess the literature on the positive and negative effects of ethnic diversity on economic policies and outcomes. Our focus is on both focus both cities in developed countries (the US) and villages in developing countries. We also consider the endogenous formation of political jurisdictions and we highlight several open issues in need of further research.
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