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The political economy of dictatorship

by Ronald Wintrobe

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dictatorship.,
  • Rational choice theory.,
  • Economic development.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-367) and indexes.

    StatementRonald Wintrobe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC495 .W55 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 390 p. :
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL677928M
    ISBN 100521583292
    LC Control Number97024262

    Sources. Aron, Raymond; Ionescu, Valence (), Democracy and totalitarianism, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, ISBN Karl August Wittfogel (), Oriental despotism a comparative study of total power (1st Vintage Books ed.), New York Vintage Books, ISBN Karl Marx (), A contribution to the critique of political economy, New York . The paper presents a political economy analysis of the Habyarimana regime in Rwanda. The analysis shows how, through the producer price of coffee, the dictator buys political loyalty from the peasant population, and how, in periods of economic growth, the dictator increases his level of personal consumption as well as power over the by:

    Pakistan, the Roots of Dictatorship: The Political Economy of a Praetorian State Hassan Nawaz Gardezi, Jamil Rashid Zed Press, - Debts, External - pages. Political Origins of Dictatorship and These are central questions for political science and political economy more generally, but there are neither widely shared answers nor an accepted framework to tackle them. The aim of this book is to develop a framework for analyzing these questions, and in the File Size: KB.

    The Economic Effects of Democracy and Dictatorship Carl Henrik Knutsen Ph.D. Thesis Department of Political Science, University of Oslo Contact: [email protected] Size: 2MB. For China, its dictatorship will be an economic advantage as long as the government chooses the right policies. If it goes down the wrong path, however, the efficiencies of a dictatorship will.


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"Gordon Tullock’s theory of revolution and dictatorship," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 27(2), pagesJune. Omar Azfar & Martin Mcguire, " The Natural Economic Advantage of Dictatorship over Democracy: A “Gresham's Law” of Governance," International Tax and Public Finance, Springer;International Institute of Public Finance, vol.

In The Political Economy of Dictatorship, Ronald Wintrobe uses rational choice theory to model dictatorships: their strategies for accumulating power, the constraints on their behavior, and why they are often more popular than is commonly accepted. The arguments made in this paper are developed at greater length in my book, The Political Economy of Dictatorship, (Cambridge University Press, ).

36 R. Wintrobe 1. Introduction Despite the end of the cold war, much of the world still lives, today, as always. Summary In The Political Economy of Dictatorship, Ronald Wintrobe uses rational-choice theory to model dictatorships: their strategies for accumulating power, the constraints on their behavior, and the reasons why they are often more popular than is commonly accepted.

Their book, the subject of a four-day seminar at Harvard's Center for Basic Research in the Social Sciences, was also the basis for the Walras-Bowley lecture at the joint meetings of the European Economic Association and Econometric Society in and is the winner of the John Bates Clark Medal.9/10(83).

Although much of the world still lives today, as always, under dictatorship, the behaviour of these regimes and of their leaders often appears irrational and mysterious. In The Political Economy of Dictatorship, Ronald Wintrobe uses rational choice theory to model dictatorships: their strategies for accumulating power, the constraints on their behavior, and why they are often more .The Political Economy of Dictatorship in Cambridge Books from Cambridge University Press Abstract: Although much of the world still lives today, as always, under dictatorship, the behaviour of these regimes and of their leaders often appears irrational and by: The Political Economy of Autocratic Constitutions; They were adopted under dictatorship.

Although all of these countries eventually transitioned to democracy, these constitutions were not designed to bring about democracy – although some of them served, decades after being adopted, as vehicles for introducing elections and checks on.