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Revisión crítica de los aportes del institucionalismo a la teoría y la práctica del desarrollo

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  • Joan Oriol Prats

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    (Instituto Internacional de Gobernabilidad de Cataluña)

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    This paper analyzes institutionalism’s contributions to development theory, and shows the need for a greater integration for the creation of successful institutional development strategies. It identifies the levels of institutional analysis, highlighting its frequency of change, type of institution and function performed. It also examines the contributions of rational and social choice institutionalism, organization theory, historical institutionalism and sociological institutionalism. Finally, it emphasizes the importance for complementarities between schools for the challenges faced by development policies.

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    Article provided by Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Economía in its journal Revista de Economía Institucional.

    Volume (Year): 9 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 16 (January-June)
    Pages: 121-148

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    Handle: RePEc:rei:ecoins:v:9:y:2007:i:16:p:121-148

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    Keywords: institutionalism; development theory; rational choice;

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    1. Chang, Ha-Joon, 2006. "Understanding the Relationship between Institutions and Economic Development: Some Key Theoretical Issues," Working Paper Series DP2006/05, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    2. Pranab K. Bardhan, 2000. "Understanding Underdevelopment: Challenges for Institutional Economics from the Point of View of Poor Countries," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 156(1), pages 216-, March.
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