Economic versus Cultural Differences: Forms of Ethnic Diversity and Public Goods Provision

  title={Economic versus Cultural Differences: Forms of Ethnic Diversity and Public Goods Provision},
  author={Kate Baldwin and John D. Huber},
  journal={American Political Science Review},
  pages={644 - 662}
Arguments about how ethnic diversity affects governance typically posit that groups differ from each other in substantively important ways and that these differences make effective governance more difficult. But existing cross-national empirical tests typically use measures of ethnolinguistic fractionalization (ELF) that have no information about substantive differences between groups. This article examines two important ways that groups differ from each other—culturally and economically—and… 

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