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Democracy and development: political institutions and well-being in the world, 1950-1990

Author: Przeworski, Adam ; Alvarez, Michael E. ; Cheibub, José Antonio ; Limongi, Fernando Series: Cambridge studies in the theory of democracy Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP) 2000.Language: EnglishDescription: 321 p. : Graphs/Ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0521790328Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Democracy and Development Political Institutions and Well-Being in the World 1950-1990 Contents List of Tables and Figures Acknowledgments Introduction Questions Methods Plan 1 Democracies and Dictatorships Introduction Democracy and Dictatorship Operational Rules: Filling Offices by Contested Elections "Botswana" and the Alternation Rule Summary of Rules Distinguishing among Democracies and Dictatorships What We Did Not Include Stability and Change of Political Regimes Stability and Change of Political Leadership Conclusion Appendix 1.1: Alternative Approaches Appendix 1.2: Classification of Political Regimes, 1950-1990 Appendix 1.3: Basic Data about Regime Dynamics Appendix 1.4: The "Short" Data Base 2 Economic Development and Political Regimes Introduction Development and Democracy Regime Dynamics page xi xvii 1 1 7 10 13 13 14 18 23 28 30 33 36 51 54 55 59 69 77 78 78 78 88 Level of Economic Development and Regime Dynamics Economic Growth and Regime Dynamics Income Inequality Economic Factors in Context Democratic Institutions and the Sustainability of Democracy Conclusion Appendix 2.1: Dynamic Probit Model Appendix 2.2: Survival Models 3 Political Regimes and Economic Growth Introduction Political Regimes and Economic Growth Poor and Wealthy Countries Miracles and Disasters Conclusion Appendix 3.1: Identification, Specification, and Robustness Appendix 3.2: Estimating the Contribution of Public Investment 4 Political Instability and Economic Growth Introduction Contemporaneous Political Upheavals Past Instability Expectations Conclusion Appendix 4.1: Estimating the Impact of Expectations on Economic Performance 5 Political Regimes and Population Total Income, Population, and Per Capita Income Political Regimes and Population Growth Explanations Human Capital, Fertility, and Economic Growth Conclusion Appendix 5.1: Calculating Age Structure Conclusion Appendix C.1: Simulation 92 106 117 122 128 136 137 139 142 142 146 158 176 178 179 184 187 187 189 193 200 211 213 216 216 218 233 256 264 265 269 278 Appendix I: Selection Model Selection as a Problem of Identification Statistical Models of Selection Statistical Models of Performance Estimating Selection-Corrected Models of Performance Appendix II: Codebook References Author Index Country Index Subject Index 279 279 281 285 287 291 301 313 316 320

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