Special-Interest Groups and Volatility
13 Pages Posted: 27 Jul 2007
Date Written: July 2007
This paper explores the relationship between special-interest groups and volatility of GDP growth. In an unbalanced panel of 108 countries, we find a significant negative relationship between the number of interest groups in a country and the volatility of GDP growth.
Keywords: special interest groups, volatility
JEL Classification: D7, O4
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