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Political institutions and human development

Sebastian Vollmer

Political institutions and human development

Does democracy fulfil its "constructive" and "instrumental" role?

by Sebastian Vollmer

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Published by World Bank in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy -- Economic aspects,
  • Economic development

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSebastian Vollmer, Maria Ziegler.
    SeriesPolicy research working paper -- 4818, Policy research working papers (Online) -- 4818.
    ContributionsZiegler, Maria., World Bank.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23232740M
    LC Control Number2009655611

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