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Legal Practice and Economic Adaptation

  • Mark White

    (White & Associates)

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    Common Law, as practiced around the world, permits what it doesn't prohibit. Compared to Roman Law practice, which prohibits what it doesn't permit, the Common Law makes economic innovation easy. Easy economic innovation, in turn, promotes rapid economic adaptation -- broad technological improvements in goods, services, and processes. Since faster economic adaptation rates in Common Law countries stem from the Common Law's prior permission, Roman Law countries could raise their economic adaptation rates by adopting a similar stance.

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    Date of creation: 25 Mar 1997
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    1. Douglass C. North, 1995. "Some Fundamental Puzzles In Economic History/Development," Economic History 9509001, EconWPA.
    2. Douglass C. North, 1994. "The Historical Evolution of Polities," Economic History 9411007, EconWPA, revised 14 Dec 1994.
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