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Her research focuses on the interaction between economic growth and institutions such as democracy, stock markets, and trade policy. Her latest paper, "Is Democracy a Normal Good? Evidence from Democratic Movements," is published in the Southern Economic Journal 67(4), 996–1009, 2001.

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Minier, J. Political institutions and economic growth. Know Techn Pol 13, 85–93 (2001). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02693992

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