The Handbook of Economic Development and Institutions

Editors: Baland, Jean-Marie, Bourguignon, Francois and Platteau, Jean-Philippe et.al
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Princeton University Press

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ISBN: 978-0-691-19121-8
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Economics
Image Count: 61
Book Status: Available
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The essential role that institutions play in understanding economic development has long been recognized across the social sciences, including in economics. Academic and policy interest in this subject has never been higher. The Handbook of Economic Development and Institutions is the first to bring together in one single volume the most cutting-edge work in this area by the best-known international economists.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Economic Development and Institutions: An Introduction - Jean-Marie Baland, François Bourguignon, Jean-Philippe Platteau, and Thierry Verdier
  • PART 1: POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS, CLIENTELISM, AND INEQUALITY
  • 1. At the Intersection: A Review of Institutions in Economic Development - Ernesto Dal Bó and Frederico Finan
  • 2. Clientelistic Politics and Economic Development: An Overview - Pranab Bardhan and Dilip Mookherjee
  • 3. Formal Institutions and Development in Low-Income Countries: Positive and Normative Theory - Ragnar Torvik
  • 4. Group Inequality in Democracies: Lessons from Cross-National Experiences - Rohini Somanathan
  • 5. Conflict and Development - Debraj Ray and Joan Esteban
  • PART 2: INSTITUTIONS AND GROWTH
  • 6. Institutions, Development, and Growth: Where Does Evidence Stand? - Steven N. Durlauf
  • 7. Finance, Institutions, and Development: Literature Survey and Research Agenda - Thorsten Beck
  • PART 3: TRADE, AID, AND MIGRATION
  • 8. Trade-Related Institutions and Development - Jaime de Melo and Marcelo Olarreaga
  • 9. Foreign Aid and Governance: A Survey - François Bourguignon and Jan Willem Gunning
  • 10. Migration, Institutions, and Development - Kaivan Munshi
  • PART 4: FAMILIES, GENDER, AND CULTURE
  • 11. Formal and Informal Market Institutions: Embeddedness Revisited - Marcel Fafchamps
  • 12. Culture, Institutions, and Development - Gerard Roland
  • 13. The Dynamics of Family Systems: Lessons from Past and Present Times - Catherine Guirkinger and Jean-Philippe Platteau
  • 14. Gender Institutions and Economic Development - Stephan Klasen
  • PART 5: SECTORAL APPROACHES
  • 15. Firms, Workers, and Labor Markets - Imran Rasul
  • 16. Institutions, Firm Financing, and Growth - Meghana Ayyagari, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, and Vojislav Maksimovic
  • 17. Institutions for Infrastructure in Developing Countries: What we know … and the lot we still need to know - Antonio Estache
  • 18. Education, Institutions, and Development - Tessa Bold and Jakob Svensson
  • 19. Media as a Tool for Institutional Change in Development - Eliana la Ferrara
  • 20. Institutions, the Environment, and Development - E. Somanathan