Education, Complaints, and Accountability

@inproceedings{Botero2013EducationCA,
  title={Education, Complaints, and Accountability},
  author={Juan Carlos Casta{\~n}o Botero and Alejandro A. P{\'e}rez Ponce and Andrei Shleifer},
  year={2013}
}
AbstractBetter-educated countries have better governments, an empirical regularity that holds in both dictatorships and democracies. Possible reasons for this fact are that educated people are more likely to complain about misconduct by government officials and that more frequent complaints encourage better behavior from officials. Newly assembled individual-level survey data from the World Justice Project show that, within countries, better-educated people are more likely to report official… CONTINUE READING

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