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Title The political dimension of economic growth : proceedings of the IEA Conference held in San José, Costa Rica / edited by Silvio Borner and Martin Paldam.

Published New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998.

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 UniM Bund  338.9 POLI {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxx, 382 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series IEA conference volume ; no. 119.
I.E.A. conference volume ; no. 119.
Notes "The Round-Table Conference on "the Political Dimension of Economic Growth", held under the auspices of the International Economic Association, in San José, Costa Rica, March 31-April 3, 1996"--Pref.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents International Economic Association vii -- Introduction: Politics and Growth--What are the Crucial Issues? / Silvio Borner xv -- Part 1 State and Development -- 1 Institutions as Investments / Robert H. Bates 3 -- 2 Some Lessons on the Efficiency of Democracy from a Study of Dictatorship / Ronald Wintrobe 20 -- 3 Economics of Autocracy and Majority Rule: The Invisible Hand and the Use of Force / Martin C. McGuire, Mancur Olson Jr 38 -- 4 Causes of Change in Political-Economic Regimes / Peter Bernholz 74 -- Part II Volatility, Uncertainty, Institutional Instability and Growth -- 5 Macroeconomic Volatility and Economic Development / Michael Gavin, Ricardo Hausmann 97 -- 6 Political Variables in Growth Regressions / Aymo Brunetti 117 -- 7 Political Stability and Economic Stagnation / Philip Keefer, Stephen Knack 136 -- 8 Political Uncertainty, the Formation of New Activities and Growth / Joshua Aizenman 154 -- 9 Does Economic Growth Lead to Political Stability? / Martin Paldam 171 -- Part III Rent-Seeking and Corruption -- 10 Corruption and Rent-Seeking / John Mukum Mbaku 193 -- 11 Corruption and Countervailing Action in Pakistan / M. Shahid Alam 212 -- Part IV Case Studies: Policies, Countries and International Organizations -- 12 Disinflation and Overvaluation / Rudiger Dornbusch 227 -- 13 Government Policy, Saving and Growth in Latin America / Vittorio K. Corbo 243 -- 14 Growth and Political Violence in Northern Ireland, 1920-96 / Vani K. Borooah 266 -- 15 Donor Conditionality and Policy Reform / Tony Killick 278 -- 16 Institutional Analysis for Capacity Building / Dieter Kattermann 294 -- Part V Constitutional and Administrative Reform -- 17 Developing Democracy in Developing Countries / Bruno S. Frey 315 -- 18 Ethnic Rent-Seeking, Stability and Institutional Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa / Mwangi S. Kimenyi 324 -- 19 Healing Sick Institutions / Robert Klitgaard 335.
Other author Paldam, Martin.
Borner, Silvio.
International Economic Association.
Round-Table Conference on "the Political Dimension of Economic Growth" (1996 : San José, Costa Rica)
Subject Economic development -- Political aspects -- Congresses.
Economic development -- Government policy -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
ISBN 0312210086 (cloth)