A Theory on Political Stability and Provincial Size

Kadir Doğan, M.
January 2011
Proceedings of the Northeast Business & Economics Association;2011, p549
Academic Journal
This paper analyzes the relation between political stability and the size of provinces. We study a model in which the signal to the electorate about the politician's decision is noisier in more highly populated provinces. The model implies that both the equilibrium reelection probabilities of politicians and political stability are lower in highly populated provinces.


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