Institutions, Property Rights, and Economic Growth: The Legacy of Douglass North

Institutions, Property Rights, and Economic Growth: The Legacy of Douglass North


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Institutions, Property Rights, and Economic Growth: The Legacy of Douglass North by Sebastian Galiani

This volume showcases the impact of the work of Douglass C. North, winner of the Nobel Prize and father of the field of new institutional economics. Leading scholars contribute to a substantive discussion that best illustrates the broad reach and depth of Professor North's work. The volume speaks concisely about his legacy across multiple social sciences disciplines, specifically on scholarship pertaining to the understanding of property rights, the institutions that support the system of property rights, and economic growth.

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ISBN-13: 9781107041554
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/17/2014
Pages: 338
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

Sebastian Galiani is Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland. He is a Fellow of the National Bureau for Economic Research and the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development and a member of the executive committee of J-PAL at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also Associate Editor of the Journal of Development Economics. He has published numerous papers in leading academic journals, including the Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, American Economic Journal, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Public Economic Theory, Economic Inquiry, and Labour Economics. Professor Galiani received his PhD from Oxford University.

Itai Sened is Professor of Political Science at Washington University in St Louis. He has authored or co-authored several books, including The Political Institution of Private Property (Cambridge University Press, 1997), Political Bargaining: Theory, Practice and Process (with Gideon Doron, 2001), and Multiparty Democracy (with Norman Schofield, Cambridge University Press, 2006). He has also published numerous articles in leading journals, including The American Political Science Review, The American Journal of Political Science, The Journal of Politics, The British Journal of Political Science, the European Journal for Political Research, and the Journal of Theoretical Politics. He received his PhD from the University of Rochester.

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