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Institutional Approaches to Economic Development: The Current Status of the Debate

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  • Fernando Lpez Castellano
  • Fernando Garca-Quero
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    The recent publication of "Institutions and Economic Development: Theory, Policy and History" (Chang 2011a) has stimulated a thought-provoking debate, and has brought forth a wide-ranging demonstration of the theoretical arsenal of the new institutional economics. The debate proves that, as of yet, no satisfactory theory of institutions has been articulated, nor is there an agreement on the relationship between institutional change and the politics of development. It also demonstrates the presence of two distinct lines of research: ideological and political, both of which rely on different theoretical legacies, and embody distinct economic worldviews. This scenario allows a summary of the argument in the most recent literature to be made on the relationship between institutions and development, as well as to relate the debate to the concept of development as a process of expansion of capacities.

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    Article provided by M.E. Sharpe, Inc. in its journal Journal of Economic Issues.

    Volume (Year): 46 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 4 (December)
    Pages: 921-940

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    Handle: RePEc:mes:jeciss:v:46:y:2012:i:4:p:921-940

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    Keywords: deliberative development; economic development; institutional change; institutional political economy; new institutional economics;

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