A Theory of Military Dictatorships
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We thank seminar participants at Brown, CIFAR, Rochester and Toulouse. Acemoglu gratefully acknowledges financial support from the National Science Foundation. Much of the work on this paper was done when Acemoglu and Vindigni were visiting Yale and Collegio Carlo Alberto. They thank the Economics Department and the Leitner Program in International Political Economy at Yale and Collegio Carlo Alberto for their hospitality. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.