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Why doesn"t capitalism flow to poor countries?

Rafael Di Tella

Why doesn"t capitalism flow to poor countries?

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political corruption -- Developing countries,
  • Capitalism -- Developing countries -- Econometric models

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRafael Di Tella, Robert MacCulloch.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 13164., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 13164.
    ContributionsMacCulloch, Robert, National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37 p. ;
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17634371M
    OCLC/WorldCa155343095


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ABSTRACT We show that capitalism is far from common around the world. Outside a small group of rich countries, heavy regulation of business, leftist rhetoric, and interventionist beliefs flourish.

We relate these phenomena to the presence of corruption, with causality running in both directions. The. Why doesn't Capitalism flow to Poor Countries. Rafael Di Tella* Harvard Business School and Robert MacCulloch Princeton University First Draft: Aug This draft: Febru Abstract We find evidence consistent with the hypothesis that governments in poor countries have a more left wing rhetoric than those in OECD countries.

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A possible explanation is that corruption, which is more widespread in poor countries, reduces the electoral appeal of capitalism more than that of socialism. Why doesn't Capitalism flow to Poor Countries. Rafael Di Tella* Harvard Business School and Robert MacCulloch Imperial College London First Draft: Aug This draft: Febru Abstract We find evidence consistent with the hypothesis that governments in poor countries have a more left wing rhetoric than those in OECD countries.

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The empirical pattern of beliefs within countries is. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): We find evidence consistent with the hypothesis that governments in poor countries have a more left wing rhetoric than those in OECD countries.

A possible explanation is that corruption, which is more widespread in poor countries, reduces the electoral appeal of capitalism more than that of socialism. Thus, it appears that capitalist rhetoric doesn't flow to poor countries. A possible explanation is that corruption, which is more widespread in poor countries, reduces more the electoral appeal of capitalism than that of socialism.

Why doesn't Capitalism flow to Poor Countries. Rafael Di Tella* Harvard Business School and Robert MacCulloch Princeton University First Draft: Aug This draft: J Abstract We show that governments that are elected in poor countries are more on the left of the political spectrum than those elected in OECD countries.

Author(s): Di Tella, rafael; MacCulloch, Robert J | Abstract: We find evidence consistent with the hypothesis that governments in poor countries have a more left wing rhetoric than those in OECD countries.

A possible explanation is that corruption, which is more widespread in poor countries, reduces the electoral appeal of capitalism more than that of by: Why doesn't Capitalism flow to Poor Countries.

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Such skepticism toward capitalism in poor countries is all the more remarkable because, presumably, voters in these countries have the most to gain from the more rapid growth that capitalism might achieve.

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