, Volume 41, Issue 3, pp 577–587 | Cite as

Institutions of conflict management and economic growth revisited: a short note

  • Friedrich Schneider
  • Stefan D. Haigner
  • Stefan Jenewein
  • Florian Wakolbinger
Original Paper


We study the effects of institutions of conflict management like corporatism, trust, civic norms and group membership on economic growth. By employing Schneider and Wagner’s (Kyklos 54:509–532, 2001) model and data from 1990–2011, we show that corporatism has (still) a positive coordination effect and a negative rent-seeking effect. The total effect is positive for most countries.


Corporatism Conflict management Economic growth 

JEL Classification

C23 D72 O43 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Friedrich Schneider
    • 1
  • Stefan D. Haigner
    • 3
  • Stefan Jenewein
    • 3
  • Florian Wakolbinger
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of LinzLinzAustria
  2. 2.Gesellschaft für Angewandte Wirtschaftsforschung (GAW)InnsbruckAustria
  3. 3.Department of Public EconomicsUniversity of InnsbruckInnsbruckAustria

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