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|Title: ||Inequality, redistribution and the allocation of public spending in education. A political-economy approach.|
|Authors: ||Di Gioacchino, Debora|
|Keywords: ||policy choices in representative democracies|
public investment in education
government debt repayment.
|Issue Date: ||27-May-2005|
|Abstract: ||The incidence of public expenditure in education appears to be skewed in favour of the middle
and upper classes. This paper inquires into the determinants of this bias using a political economy approach.
We develop a model with two time periods with an election occurring between the two. In the first period,
agents differ in their initial wealth. In the second period, differences in wealth are combined with
differences in income. In the first period, the incumbent government issues debt to f|
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