Poverty and Regime Change - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Loading...

PPT – Poverty and Regime Change PowerPoint presentation | free to download - id: 64772c-MWQ2N



Loading


The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content

Get the plugin now

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

Poverty and Regime Change

Description:

Poverty and Regime Change Nora Genster and Andrew Tabas Question Is regime change more frequent in rich or poor countries? Answer Regime change is more frequent in ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:0
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Date added: 27 June 2019
Slides: 16
Provided by: NoraGe
Category:
Tags: change | poverty | regime | rich

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: Poverty and Regime Change


1
Poverty and Regime Change
  • Nora Genster and Andrew Tabas

2
Question
  • Is regime change more frequent in rich or poor
    countries?

3
Answer
  • Regime change is more frequent in poor countries

4
Regimes in Literature
  • Gassebner et al.
  • Boix

5
Variables
Independent
  • GDP growth
  • GDP per capita (purchasing power parity)
  • Inequality
  • Regime Change

Dependent
6
Defining Rich and Poor
  • Median values
  • Income inequality - 42.96
  • GDP growth - 3.48
  • GDP per capita lagged (purchasing power parity) -
    8.437

7
Frequency of Regime Transition
Variables Median Value Number of Regime Transitions per POOR Country-year Number of Regime Transitions per Rich Country-year
Lgdppcpppc (Logged GDP per capita) 8.437 .030 .008
Gdpgr1 (GDP growth) 3.84 .025 .007
Inequal1 (Inequality) 42.96 .013 .010
8
Frequency of Regime Transition
9
Choosing Case Studies
Poor Country-year Rich Country-year
Yes Regime Change (1) Quadrant One Quadrant 2
No Regime Change (2) Quadrant 3 Quadrant 4
Poor Country-year Rich Country-year
Yes Regime Change (1) Guatemala, 1982 South Korea, 1987
No Regime Change (2) Yemen Sweden
10
Guatemala, 1982
  • Regime Change dictatorship to democracy
  • GDP contraction - 3.53
  • Low GDP per capita 7.578
  • High inequality 46.53

11
South Korea, 1987
  • Regime change dictatorship to democracy
  • High GDP growth 10.62
  • High GPD per capita 8.83
  • Low inequality 37.61

12
Yemen and Sweden
Sweden
  • No regime change
  • Consistently high GDP growth and GDP per capita
  • Low inequality

Yemen
  • No regime change
  • Consistently low GDP growth and GDP per capita
  • High inequality

13
In Sum
  • Is regime change more frequency in rich or poor
    country-years?
  • Regime Change is more frequent in poor-country
    years
  • Poverty encourages political instability

14
Expansion
  • Banks Conflict Index
  • Bell Curve

15
Thank you.
About PowerShow.com