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Comment on “Evaluating Recipes for Development Success”: The Policy Usefulness of Institutional and Political Analyses of Development

Philip Keefer.

in The World Bank Research Observer

January 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Other Economic Systems; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 2098 words.

In “Evaluating Recipes for Development Success” Avinash Dixit criticizes recent efforts to identify the “fundamental” causes of development and to distill policy recommendations from these...

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Evaluating Recipes for Development Success

Avinash Dixit.

in The World Bank Research Observer

January 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Other Economic Systems; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 11029 words.

This article offers a provocative critique of the ability of research on the impact of institutions on growth to offer immediate and practical recommendations for reforming and redesigning...

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How Business Community Institutions Can Help Fight Corruption

Avinash K. Dixit.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Law and Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Other Economic Systems. 7691 words.

Collective action by the business community to counter corruption in the award of government licenses and contracts is analyzed, by analogy with contract enforcement institutions studied by...

A theory of trust based systems of intermediation

Marina Della Giusta.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2008; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Other Economic Systems; Economic Sociology; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 7424 words.

Recent studies have analysed the economic benefits of belonging to high-trust networks and the biological foundations of individual trust, but much scepticism remains regarding the precise...

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