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The Value of Democracy: Evidence from Road Building in Kenya

Robin Burgess, Remi Jedwab, Edward Miguel, Ameet Morjaria, Gerard Padró i Miquel

NBER Working Paper No. 19398
Issued in September 2013

---- Acknowledgements -----

We would like to thank Gani Aldashev, Alberto Alesina, Tim Besley, Oriana Bandiera, Konrad Burchardi, Denis Cogneau, Taryn Dinkelman, Ruben Durante, Eliana La Ferrara, Greg Fisher, Paul Gertler, James Habyarimana, Asim Khwaja, Michael Kremer, Guy Michaels, Stelios Michalopoulos, Suresh Naidu, Benjamin Olken, Torsten Persson, Jean-Philippe Platteau, Daniel Posner, Jim Robinson, Gerard Roland, Jim Snyder, Ekaterina Zhuravskaya, and seminar audiences at U.C. Berkeley, CEPR Development Economics Symposium, Harvard, LSE, NEUDC, MIT, Namur University, PSE, Warwick and World Bank ABCDE for very helpful comments. This research was funded by the ESRC-DFID Poverty Alleviation Fund, the DFID funded Institutions for Pro-Poor Growth (iiG) Research Consortium, and the International Growth Centre. The views expressed here are those of the authors alone and do not necessarily reflect those of DFID, the World Bank, or the National Bureau of Economic Research. This research was funded by the ESRC-DFID Poverty Alleviation Fund, the DFID funded Institutions for Pro-Poor Growth (iiG) Research Consortium, and the International Growth Centre.

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