The Simple Analytics of Elite Behaviour Under Limited State Capacity

Bourguignon, François and Verdier, Thierry (2010). The Simple Analytics of Elite Behaviour Under Limited State Capacity. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Bourguignon, François
    Verdier, Thierry
    Title The Simple Analytics of Elite Behaviour Under Limited State Capacity
    Volume/Issue No. 2010/104
    Publication Date 2010
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 30
    Language eng
    Abstract

    This paper discusses the issue of taxation and redistribution in economies dominated by Elites with limited state capacity. Within a simple aggregate framework, we discuss the political economy incentives of Elites to tax, redistribute and increase state

    Keyword Income distribution
    Political science
    Wealth
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2010
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292303419
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