Legal Institutions and Economic Development
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Legal Institutions and Economic Development

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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Robert D. Cooter and Francesco Parisi

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Elgar Research Reviews consist of two principal components: a scholarly Review Article and a list of Recommended Readings.

The Review Article prepared by a leading scholar introduces the relevant field of academic study by making reference to the seminal and most transformative articles within that field. This piece sets in context the readings that follow, illustrating how they have shaped the scholarship and why they are important to the development of the field. The Recommended Readings have full references to facilitate further research.

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