Education and the Transition to Sustained Democracy

Jesus Crespo Cuaresma, Doris Anita Oberdabernig

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Abstract

We study empirically the role of education, age structure and other socioeconomic factors as a determinant of the transition to stable democratic regimes. Our findings suggest that educational improvements (in particular in primary education) and policies towards reducing
inequalities in educational attainment play a particularly important role as a catalyst of sustainable democratization processes. (authors' abstract)
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationVienna
PublisherWU Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2014

Publication series

SeriesDepartment of Economics Working Paper Series
Number170

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