Abstract

This thesis examines the impact of youth bulge, corruption and government size on political instability moderated by socioeconomic and political factors. The impact is examined using two stages least square (2SLS) in a sample that comprises 139 countries from 1984 to 2013. Furthermore, this is examined using the following sub-samples:Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries,democratic countries, oil countries and Middle East and North Africa region (MENA)countries.

Year Manuscript Completed

2017

Disciplines

Politics and Social Change

Keywords

Youth bulge; youth unemployment; gross tertiary enrolment; democracy; trade openness; corruption; government size; government role; political instability and panel data.

Primary Language of Manuscript

EN

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