Institutions and Development

Front Cover
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2010 - Business & Economics - 240 pages
Both economic research and the history of foreign aid suggest that the largest barriers to development arise from a society's institutions - its norms and rules. This book explains how institutions drive economic development. It provides numerous exam
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Why are poor countries poor?
8
3 Marketsupportive institutions
24
4 Can foreign aid promote development?
47
5 Can we measure institutions and institutional change?
79
6 Institutions and the reform of urban water systems
100
7 The role of scholars and scholarship in economic development
139
8 Where do we go from here?
185
References
189
Index
217
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases