Globalization, Democracy and Development
NBER Working Paper No. 19575
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We thank Barry Eichengreen, Carles Boix, Marc Flandreau, Paul Leblang and other participants in conferences at Princeton University, the Royal Academy of Belgium and the Lisbon Institute of Advanced Military Studies for comments on earlier versions. We are also grateful to Ricardo Vicente who performed the initial estimations in 2007 and Bruno Desormière who prepared the database and contributed to a 2010 draft. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research, the OECD, or its Member countries.