The Effects of Democratization on Public Goods and Redistribution: Evidence from China
NBER Working Paper No. 18101
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We thank the workshop participants at University of California at Berkeley, University of British Columbia, California Institute of Technology, University of Chicago Booth GSB, Columbia University, Cornell University, Harvard University China Politics Workshop, New York University, Northwestern University Kellogg SOM, Princeton University Development/Labor Seminar, University of Southern California, University of Toronto and Warwick University for their helpful comments. We thank Yunnan Guo, Ting Han, Yiqing Xu, and Linyi Zhang for excellent research assistance. We acknowledge financial support from Brown University PSTC, Stanford GSB Center for Global Business and the Economy, Harvard Academy Scholars Research Grant, Yale University EGC Faculty Grant and the National Science Foundation Grant 0922087. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.