Inefficient Predation, Information, and Contagious Institutional Change

This paper presents an agency theory of revolutionary political transitions from autocracy to democracy. We model authoritarian economic policy as the equilibrium outcome of a repeated game between an elite ruling class and a disenfranchised working class, in which workers have imperfect information...

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Main Author: Dorsch, Michael
Maarek, Paul
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 2012
Related: THEMA (THéorie Economique, Modélisation et Applications), Université de Cergy-Pontoise
Data of publication: 2012
Series: THEMA Working Papers
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Database: RePEc
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