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Social Organizations, Violence & Modern Growth

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  • Greif, Avner

    () (Stanford University)

  • Iyigun, Murat

    () (University of Colorado, Boulder)

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Although social institutions permeate the world in which we live, they are all but absent from our analyses of economic growth and development. This paper argues the need to mitigate this omission by demonstrating the importance of social institutions for growth and development.

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  • Greif, Avner & Iyigun, Murat, 2013. "Social Organizations, Violence & Modern Growth," IZA Discussion Papers 7377, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  • Handle: RePEc:iza:izadps:dp7377
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    1. Petra Moser, 2005. "How Do Patent Laws Influence Innovation? Evidence from Nineteenth-Century World's Fairs," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 95(4), pages 1214-1236, September.
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    1. Meier, Stephan & Pierce, Lamar & Vaccaro, Antonino & La Cara, Barbara, 2016. "Trust and in-group favoritism in a culture of crime," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 132(PA), pages 78-92.
    2. Kudo, Yuya, 2017. "Why Is the Practice of Levirate Marriage Disappearing in Africa? HIV/AIDS as an Agent of Institutional Change," IDE Discussion Papers 627, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO).
    3. Avner Greif & Guido Tabellini, 2015. "The Clan and the Corporation: Sustaining Cooperation in China and Europe," CESifo Working Paper Series 5233, CESifo Group Munich.
    4. Greif, Avner & Tabellini, Guido, 2017. "The clan and the corporation: Sustaining cooperation in China and Europe," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 45(1), pages 1-35.
    5. repec:eee:intfin:v:48:y:2017:i:c:p:1-24 is not listed on IDEAS
    6. repec:wfo:wstudy:47018 is not listed on IDEAS

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    Keywords

    institutions; economic development;

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    • O10 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - General
    • N10 - Economic History - - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Industrial Structure; Growth; Fluctuations - - - General, International, or Comparative
    • N13 - Economic History - - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Industrial Structure; Growth; Fluctuations - - - Europe: Pre-1913

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