Rabah Arezki’s talk, GDRI IDE 2018

(Democracies) Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste: Evidence from 1.5 billion newspaper articles

Held at the opening of the conference, the subject of this conference is on political regime: democracy and how it works in developing countries.

In this ongoing research work, Rabah Arezki is studying with Ha Nguyen and Ivan Yotzov, using the Factiva article database, how developing economies are influenced by reforms. They question the ability of the governments to take advantage of opportunities related to a crisis or shock. 

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