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Adam Smith’s Theory of Violence and the Political Economics of Development

In: Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development

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  • Barry R. Weingast, 2017. "Adam Smith’s Theory of Violence and the Political Economics of Development," NBER Chapters, in: Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development, pages 51-81, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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