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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

A Political Economy Theory of Partial Decentralization

John William Hatfield, Gerard Padró i Miquel

NBER Working Paper No. 14628
Issued in December 2008

---- Acknowledgements -----

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 hatfield@stanford.edu or g.padro@lse.ac.uk. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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