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The Politics of Property Rights: Political Instability, Credible Commitments, and Economic Growth in Mexico, 1876-1929 / Edition 1
     

The Politics of Property Rights: Political Instability, Credible Commitments, and Economic Growth in Mexico, 1876-1929 / Edition 1

by Stephen Haber
 

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ISBN-10: 0521603544

ISBN-13: 9780521603546

Pub. Date: 08/15/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This detailed economic history of Mexico presents a theory about how rent seeking permits economic growth and explains why political instability is not necessarily correlated with economic stagnation. It is intended for historians of Latin America, scholars interested in economic development, and political scientists interested in the political foundations of

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This detailed economic history of Mexico presents a theory about how rent seeking permits economic growth and explains why political instability is not necessarily correlated with economic stagnation. It is intended for historians of Latin America, scholars interested in economic development, and political scientists interested in the political foundations of growth. Hb ISBN (2003): 0-521-82067-7

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521603546
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/15/2004
Series:
Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
406
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Theory: instability, credible commitments, and growth; 3. VPI coalitions in historical perspective: Mexico's turbulent politics, 1876-1929; 4. Finance; 5. Industry; 6. Petroleum; 7. Mining; 8. Agriculture; 9. Conclusion.

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