Working Papers

Divergence and Convergence: Paul Samuelson on Economic Development

Author: 
Mauro Boianovsky
Publication Number: 
2019-07
Publication Date: 
Monday, April 22, 2019

The theory of economic development was an exception to Paul Samuelson’s claim of being a “generalist” in economics. It was a hard subject to tackle analytically because of the intrinsic difficulty of some of the concepts involved, such as increasing returns and long-term economic evolution.

The Development of the Continental Rule through Law

Author: 
Nadia E. Nedzel
Publication Number: 
2019-06
Publication Date: 
Monday, March 11, 2019

This will be the third chapter in a forthcoming book on the Rule of Law, Economic Development, and Corporate Governance.  The first chapter will introduce the book’s themes and theses, the second (already on SSRN) gives the history of the development of the English concept of the Rule of Law, and

Douglass North as a Political Economist

Author: 
Rafael Galvão de Almeida
Publication Number: 
2019-05
Publication Date: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

This article explores Douglass North’s intellectual development as a political economist and an interdisciplinary researcher.

The Growth of the English Rule of Law

Author: 
Nadia E. Nedzel
Publication Number: 
2019-03
Publication Date: 
Monday, January 21, 2019

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