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Democracy Doesn’t Always Happen Over Night: Regime Change in Stages and Economic Growth


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Title: Democracy Doesn’t Always Happen Over Night: Regime Change in Stages and Economic Growth
Authors: Boese, Vanessa
Eberhardt, Markus
Issue Date: Feb-2021
Publisher: V-Dem Institute
Organization: V-Dem Institute
Series/Report no.: Working Papers
2021:114
Keywords: Democracy, Growth, Political Development, Difference-in-Difference, Inter- active Fixed Effects
Abstract: We motivate and empirically analyse the idea that democratic regime change is not a dis-crete event but a two-stage process: in the first stage, autocracies enter into an ‘episode’ of political liberalization which can last for years or even decades; in the second stage, the ultimate outcome of the episode manifests itself and a nation undergoes regime change or not. Failure to account for this chronology risks biased estimates of the economic e˙ects of democratic regime change since this ignores... more
Related work: https://www.v-dem.net/media/filer_public/37/08/3708dd3e-63f1-4429-9612-0a5ac9b33def/wp_114_final.pdf
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/67727
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