Polarization, politics, and property rights : links between inequality and growth

One strand of research argues that polarized societies find it difficult to reach political consensus on appropriate responses to crises. Another strand focuses on redistribution, asking whether income inequality stifles growth by increasing political incentives to redistribute. Which is right?

Main Author: Keefer, Philip
Corporate Author: World Bank Development Research Group
Other Authors: Knack, Stephen F.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, DC World Bank, Development Research Group, Regulation and Competition Policy 2000, [2000]
Series:Policy research working paper
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Collection: World Bank E-Library Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:One strand of research argues that polarized societies find it difficult to reach political consensus on appropriate responses to crises. Another strand focuses on redistribution, asking whether income inequality stifles growth by increasing political incentives to redistribute. Which is right?
Item Description:"August 2000"--Cover. - Includes bibliographical references (p. 29-32). - Title from title screen as viewed on Oct. 15, 2002
Physical Description:Online-Ressource