Economic and Political Institutions and Development

  • Joshua C. Hall
  • Sara Harper

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Charity-Joy Acchiardo
    Pages 1-20
  3. Christopher J. Coyne, Rachel Coyne
    Pages 21-40
  4. Christopher J. Coyne, Matt E. Ryan
    Pages 41-59
  5. Durga P. Gautam
    Pages 91-108
  6. Joshua C. Hall, Serkan Karadas, Minh Tam Schlosky
    Pages 145-166

About this book


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.


economic development economic freedom institutions political freedom reconstruction

Editors and affiliations

  • Joshua C. Hall
    • 1
  • Sara Harper
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsWest Virginia UniversityMorgantownUSA
  2. 2.West Virginia UniversityMorgantownUSA

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