When Coethnicity Fails

  title={When Coethnicity Fails},
  author={Giuliana Pardelli and Alexander Kustov},
  journal={World Politics},
  pages={249 - 284}
Abstract Why do communities with larger shares of ethnic and racial minorities have worse public goods provision? Many studies have emphasized the role of diversity in hindering public outcomes, but the question of causality remains elusive. The authors contribute to this debate by tracing the roots of both contemporary racial demography and public goods provision to the uneven historical expansion of the state. Focusing on new historical data from Brazil, the authors show that more remote… 


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