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The art of seeing like a state: State building in Afghanistan, the DR Congo, and beyond

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  • Christopher Coyne

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  • Adam Pellillo

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  • Christopher Coyne & Adam Pellillo, 2012. "The art of seeing like a state: State building in Afghanistan, the DR Congo, and beyond," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer;Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, vol. 25(1), pages 35-52, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:revaec:v:25:y:2012:i:1:p:35-52
    DOI: 10.1007/s11138-011-0150-8
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    Keywords

    High modernism; Métis ; State building; Weak states; Failed states; State capacity; Afghanistan; Democratic Republic of the Congo; B52; B53; O2;

    JEL classification:

    • B52 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Current Heterodox Approaches - - - Historical; Institutional; Evolutionary
    • B53 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Current Heterodox Approaches - - - Austrian
    • O2 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy

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