EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Are all democracies equally good? The role of interactions between political environment and inequality for rule of law

Uwe Sunde (), Matteo Cervellati () and Piergiuseppe Fortunato ()

Economics Letters, 2008, vol. 99, issue 3, 552-556

Abstract: Using cross-country data, we find evidence for a significant interaction effect between democracy and equality in determining the quality of growth-promoting institutions like rule of law. Democracy is associated with better rule of law when inequality is lower.

Date: 2008
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (15) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0165-1765(07)00376-X
Full text for ScienceDirect subscribers only

Related works:
Working Paper: Are all democracies equally good? The role of interactions between political environment and inequality for rule of law (2008)
Working Paper: Are All Democracies Equally Good? The Role of Interactions between Political Environment and Inequality for Rule of Law (2007) Downloads
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:99:y:2008:i:3:p:552-556

Access Statistics for this article

Economics Letters is currently edited by Economics Letters Editorial Office

More articles in Economics Letters from Elsevier
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Dana Niculescu ().

 
Page updated 2019-10-11
Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:99:y:2008:i:3:p:552-556