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Institutions, development, and economic growth

Author: Theo S Eicher; Cecilia García-Peñalosa
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2006.
Series: CESifo seminar series.
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Discussing how and why institutions influence growth, this volume provides an overview of the literature on the impact of institutions on growth. It considers theoretical and empirical relationships between institutions and growth.
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Institutions, development, and economic growth.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607836437
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theo S Eicher; Cecilia García-Peñalosa
ISBN: 0262050811 9780262050814
OCLC Number: 64289514
Description: xiv, 293 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: On institutions and growth / Philippe Aghion --
Financial institutional reform, growth, and equality / Costas Azariadis, David de la Croix --
How do institutions lead some countries to produce so much more output per worker than others? / Theo S. Eicher, Cecilia García-Peñalosa, Utku Teksoz --
Regulation and economic performance : product market reforms and productivity in the OECD / Giuseppe Nicoletti, Stefano Scarpetta --
Institutions and technological innovation during early economic growth : evidence from great inventors in the United States, 1790-1930 / B. Zorina Khan, Kenneth L. Sokoloff --
On the efficacy of reforms : policy tinkering, institutional change, and entrepreneurship / Murat Iyigun, Dani Rodrik --
The role of higher education institutions : recruitment of elites and economic growth / Elise S. Brezis, François Crouzet --
Growth and endogenous political institutions / Matteo Cervellati, Piergiuseppe Fortunato, Uwe Sunde --
The road from agriculture / Thorvaldur Gylfason, Gylfi Zoega.
Series Title: CESifo seminar series.
Responsibility: Theo S. Eicher and Cecilia García-Peñalosa, editors.

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Leading international economists discuss how and why institutions influence growth; empirical and theoretical studies that provide an overview and contribute to the current research.  Read more...

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