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A Dream Deferred: the Microfoundations of Direct Political Action in Pre- and Post-democratization South Africa

Biniam Bedasso

No 483, Working Papers from Economic Research Southern Africa

Abstract: Persistent protests might endanger the stability of young democracies because the economic legacies of the old autocratic regimes tend to outlive their political structures. This paper seeks to explore the micro-level predictors of protest potential in South Africa before and after the end of apartheid. The results of the cohort analysis reveal that the political […]

Keywords: Education; Government and Growth; Politcal Economy; Quantitative Methods; South Africa (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D74 P16 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2014-11-01
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