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TitleEconomic and Political Institutions and Development [electronic resource] / edited by Joshua C. Hall, Sara Harper
ImprintCham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2019
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Descript IX, 182 p. 8 illus. online resource


This book focuses on the role of economic and political institutions in economic development. The book offers fresh perspectives on the issues facing less-developed countries and the elements influencing their outcomes. The text includes chapters on democracy, property rights, and economic freedom, and uses diverse methodology such as case studies, spacial econometrics, and cross-country analysis. The volume features the work of prominent scholars in the area of institutional analysis such as Mohammed Akacem, Christopher Coyne, and Andrew Young as well as a number of junior scholars. This book will be useful for researchers and students interested in economic development and institutional analysis in general, in addition to individuals with a specific focus on countries or regions such as Iraq or sub-Saharan Africa


Chapter 1: The Dictator's Knowledge Problem -- Chapter 2: The Economic Reconstruction of Iraq -- Chapter 3: Foreign Intervention and Global Public Bads -- Chapter 4: Property Rights and Economics Development: The Case of Sub-Saharan African Countries -- Chapter 5: Oil and Economic Development in the MENA Region: Why Institutions Matter -- Chapter 6: Do Remittances Promote Financial Inclusion -- Chapter 7: The Impact of Democracy on the Transition Through the Middle Income Range -- Chapter 8: Religion and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: Unbundling Relgious Institutions -- Chapter 9: Spatial Spillover Effects of Debt Relief from the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative -- Chapter 10: Reducing the Impact of Ethnic Tensions on Economic Growth: Economic or Political Institutions.

Development economics Economic policy Economics Development Economics. Economic Policy. Political Economy/Economic Systems.


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