Private Returns to Public Office
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We would like to thank Patrick Bolton, Ben Olken and seminar participants at the LSE-UCL development workshop, Columbia and Warwick University. In addition, Vikrant Vig would like to thank the RAMD research grant at the London Business School for their generous support. Kyle Matoba and Jane Zhao provided excellent research assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.