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Timothy Besley, Jessica Leight, Rohini Pande and Vijayendra Rao
While the regulation of tenancy arrangements is widespread in the developing world, evidence on how such regulation influences the long-run allocation of land and labor remains limited. To provide such evidence, this pap...Read more...
1 November 2011
Timothy Besley, Rohini Pande and Vijayendra Rao
This paper uses data on elected village councils in South India to examine the political economy of public resource allocation. We find that the pattern of policy-making reflects politicians' self-interest. Elected counc...Read more...
Timothy Besley, Vijayendra Rao and Rohini Pande
This paper uses household data from India to examine the economic and social status of village politicians, and how individual and village characteristics a®ect politician behavior while in o±ce. Education increases the ...Read more...