Emergence and Persistence of Inefficient States

Inefficiencies in the bureaucratic organization of the state are often viewed as important factors in retarding economic development. Why certain societies choose or end up with such inefficient organizations has received very little attention, however. In this paper, we present a simple theory of t...

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Main Author: Vindigni, Andrea
Ticchi, Davide
Acemoglu, Daron
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: National Bureau of Economic Research 01.12.2006
Data of publication: 20061201
Series: NBER Working Paper Series
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Database: NBER Working Papers
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