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Rinchan Ali Mirza is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Kent. His primary research fields are development economics, economic history, and political economy. His research uses applied econometric techniques to investigate the impact of history on long-run development outcomes. In particular, his work has examined the impact of colonial rule, religious and tribal institutions, the partition of British India, and the Green Revolution on long-run development. His work has been published in journals such as the Explorations in Economic History and the Journal of Health Economics.
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Democracies are known to have better economic development outcomes over the longer run. However, it is not clear whether giving citizens the right to vote is sufficient for ensuring an effective degre...