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The Extra the Farmers Mistrust the Authorities, the Extra They Will Resist Reform

Cattle pull a plough close to a wind turbine in Dewas, Madhya Pradesh, India. Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg In a low belief and low capability state, voters can resist reform, as a result of they imagine the federal government is both unwilling or incapable of implementing it efficiently and equitably. What determines help for political reform of subsidies and different putatively pro-poor social insurance policies which might be mired in a nasty equilibrium? Specifically, what explains residents’…

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