Dynasties in democracies: The political side of inequality
Inequality in the world’s poorest countries is considered one of the main barriers to development. But this column points out that the inequality is about much more than the über-rich and the destitute – it is about access to political power. This column looks at political dynasties, where leadership is passed down through family ties, to see if these are a cause of the persistent social and economic divides.
Mendoza, R. (2012). Dynasties in democracies: The political side of inequality. Asian Institute of Management Policy Blog.