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Economic and Political Institutions and Development

Editors: Hall, Joshua, Harper, Sara (Eds.)

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  • Discusses the role of economic and political institutions in economic development 
  • Employs diverse methodological approaches from case studies to spatial econometrics
  • Analyzes specific economic development programs as well as broad trends in institutions 
  • Adds to the growing body of literature on institutions and economic freedom in economic development
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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.


About the authors

Joshua C. Hall is an associate professor of economics at West Virginia University and Director of the Center for Free Enterprise within the College of Business and Economics. He earned his bachelor and master degrees in economics from Ohio University and his Ph.D. from West Virginia University in 2007. Prior to returning to his alma mater, he was the Elbert H. Neese, Jr. Professor of Economics at Beloit College and an Economist with the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress. Hall is a past President of the Association of Private Enterprise Education. In addition to being a co-author on the widely-cited Economic Freedom of the World annual report, he is author of over 100 academic journal articles.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Economic and Political Institutions and Development
Editors
  • Joshua Hall
  • Sara Harper
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-06049-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-06049-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-06048-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 182
Number of Illustrations
8 b/w illustrations
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