The Transmission of Democracy: From the Village to the Nation-State

Citation:

Giuliano P, Nunn N. The Transmission of Democracy: From the Village to the Nation-State. American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings. 2013; 103 (3) : 86-92.
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Abstract:

We provide evidence that a history of democracy at the local level is associated with contemporary democracy at the national level. Auxiliary estimates show that a tradition of local democracy is also associated with attitudes that favor democracy, with better quality institutions, and higher level of economic development.

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