Legal Institutions and Economic Development

Legal Institutions and Economic Development

Elgar Research Reviews in Economics

Robert D. Cooter and Francesco Parisi

This insightful research review assembles classic papers that explore the effects of various legal institutions and policies on economic development. The authors include analysis of the historical, current, and future conditions of numerous legal traditions and strategies, both nationally and globally. The review enhances understanding of how legal policies influence economic growth and contributes to the selection and advancement of those legal policies most likely to improve overall economic development and social welfare.

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