Grassroots democracy and income distribution: evidence from village election in China

20 08 2007

URL: A paper by the East Asian Bureau of Economic Research. “Can democracy reduce inequality? This paper studies how the introduction of village elections in China has affected income distribution at the village level. It shows that grassroots democracy works to enhance local governance even in the nation’s highly centralised political system.”




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