Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Guido De Blasio , and A. Dalmazzo
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 June 2001
Keywords: autocracy, reforms, statistics, trade policies, probability, economic liberalization, domestic investment, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Elections, Legislatures
The paper models the incentives for a self-interested government to implement "good policies". While good policies lead to investment and growth, they reduce the government's ability to increase supporters' consump...