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Institutions for High-Quality Growth: What They Are and How to Acquire Them

In: Institutions, Globalisation and Empowerment

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  • Dani Rodrik

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This book argues that the capacity of a country to develop, and the levels of economic and social development achieved, depend more on the institutional parameters within which the development policies are implemented than on the policies themselves. It contends that forces of globalisation influence individual countries' economic and social institutions.

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  • Dani Rodrik, 2006. "Institutions for High-Quality Growth: What They Are and How to Acquire Them," Chapters, in: Kartik Roy & Jörn Sideras (ed.), Institutions, Globalisation and Empowerment, chapter 2, Edward Elgar Publishing.
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    • O10 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - General

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