Social Cohesion, Institutions, and Growth
34 Pages Posted: 28 Apr 2007
Date Written: August 2006
We present evidence that measures of "social cohesion," such as income inequality and ethnic fractionalization, endogenously determine institutional quality, which in turn casually determines growth.
Keywords: Political institutions, social cohesion, poverty, economic policy
JEL Classification: H5, O1
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