He is a leading scholar in empirical democratic theory and comparative. The ones marked may be different from the article in the profile. Democracy, redistribution, and inequality mit economics. In this paper we revisit the relationship between democracy, redistribution, and inequality. For example, boix claims that institutions formal or informal do not matter in the progress towards democracy if income equality and asset redistriution are both high p. Separation of powers as a mechanism to limit democracy presidentialism and the rising stakes of the game 4. The state, the threat of expropriation, and the possibility of development 7. Carles boix is robert garrett professor of politics and public af fairs, department of. Combining these two effects, the bourgeoisie is less likely to rebel and force regime change. Democracy, development, and the international system. Balance of payments manual bopm, 5th edition, revised the definition of fdi as. This cited by count includes citations to the following articles in scholar. Democracy and redistribution boix pdf published by february.
We combine this measure of democratization with national income statistics from the. Political decentralization the choice of independence asset specificity and independence federalism 4. When inequality is high, elites have more to fear from the. Boix democracy, development, and the international system. Request pdf democracy and redistribution employing analytical tools borrowed from game theory, carles boix offers a complete theory of political transitions.
Carles boix i serra born 29 june 1962 is a spanish and american political scientist, currently teaching at princeton university. Democracy and redistribution, authorcarles boix, year2003 carles boix. Employing analytical tools borrowed from game theory, carles boix offers a complete theory of p. Carles boix is the author of democracy and redistribution 3. Strong theories, weak evidence the effect of economic inequality. Resolving a controversy on the relationship of development to democratization, this article expands the time period under study with panel data running from the early nineteenth century a time where hardly any country was democratic to the end of the twentieth century, and shows a positive and significant effect of income on the likelihood of democratic transitions and democratic consolidations. Cambridge core political theory democracy and redistribution by carles boix. A read is counted each time someone views a publication summary such as the title, abstract, and list of authors, clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the fulltext. Libro democracy and redistribution pdf epub librospub.222 833 747 1307 1251 1486 168 1290 502 403 577 876 873 1484 372 823 604 1476 830 123 962 943 268 1241 497 1436 606 105 1038 64 1055 752 1427 133 1008 469 1491 686 1236 331 1081 6 434 1204 1265 1477