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Do Migrants Improve Governance at Home? Evidence from a Voting Experiment

Catia Batista and Pedro C. Vicente.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Capitalist Systems. 8472 words.

Can international migration promote better institutions at home by raising the demand for political accountability? A behavioral measure of the population's desire for better governance was...

Growth in the Shadow of Expropriation

Mark Aguiar and Manuel Amador.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; International Finance; Capitalist Systems; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 15695 words.

We propose a tractable variant of the open economy neoclassical growth model that emphasizes political economy and contracting frictions. The political economy frictions involve a...