Democracy, Dictatorship, and Default
  • Author : Cameron Ballard-Rosa
  • Release Date : 13 August 2020
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 13 : 9781108836494

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Book Description: Politicians default on international debts to please key political supporters, depending on their capacity for voting or revolt.

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