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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).
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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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    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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