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On Impacts of Economic Growth

Burke, Paul John


This thesis presents four papers on impacts of economic growth. The results indicate that faster economic growth improves the short-run political survival prospects of national leaders in both democracies and autocracies, and reduces the short-run likelihood of democratic change. Results also indicate that long-run economic growth sees countries climb an "electricity ladder", substituting away from hydroelectricity and oil-fired electricity and toward electricity generated using coal and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011-05-19
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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