Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Etienne Yehoue
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 September 2007
Keywords: Ethnic Fractionalization, Democracy, voters, ethnic group, voter, ethnic groups,
I study the link between ethnic diversity, democracy, and corruption. In a static model, I show that contrary to conventional wisdom, corruption might emerge as a negative externality of democracy. This occurs thro...