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Institutional and Social Dynamics of Growth and Distribution

Institutional and Social Dynamics of Growth and Distribution

by Neri Salvadori


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ISBN-13: 9781848442283
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Edited by Neri Salvadori, Professor of Economics, University of Pisa, Italy

Table of Contents

Neri Salvadori
1. Institutions and the Beginnings of Economic Growth in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Joel Mokyr
2. The Coevolution of Institutions and Preferences: History and Theory
Samuel Bowles
3. Politics and Income Distribution
Martin Baur
4. Income Distribution and the Interaction between Cycles and
Piero Ferri and Anna Maria Variato
5. Market Failures within Poor Institutions: The Effects of Bureaucrats’ Rent-seeking Activity
Davide Infante and Janna Smirnova
6. Government Spending, Effective Demand, Distribution and Growth: A Dynamic Analysis
Pasquale Commendatore, Carlo Panico and Antonio Pinto
7. The Role of Human Capital in Economic Growth: Evidence from Greek Regions
Nikos Benos and Stelios Karagiannis
8. Adult Longevity and Economic Take-off from Malthus to Ben-Porath
David de la Croix
9. Endogenous Age Structure in Descriptive Macroeconomic Growth Models: A General Framework and Some Steady State Analysis
Luciano Fanti, Mimmo Iannelli and Piero Manfredi
10. Bright and Wealthy: Exploring Assortative Mating
Valerio Filoso
11. Information Networks and Knowledge Spillovers: Simulations in an Agent-based Model Framework
Christian Henning and Volker Saggau
12. Interaction between Economic and Social Variables: The Transformational Growth Matrix
Edward Nell
13. Financial Fragility, Mean-field Interaction and Macroeconomic Dynamics: A Stochastic Model
Corrado Di Guilmi, Mauro Gallegati and Simone Landini

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