A Political Economy Theory of Partial Decentralization
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We are grateful to Tim Besley, Ernesto Dal Bó, Dennis Epple, Maitreesh Ghatak, Bard Harstad, Henrik Kleven, Torsten Persson, Andrea Prat, Ken Shotts, Jaume Ventura, Romain Wacziarg, John Wallis, Barry Weingast, David Wildasin and seminar participants at Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Stanford for helpful comments. The usual disclaimer applies. Any comments or suggestions are welcome and may be emailed to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.