Readership: All economists and social scientists, but also any reader with an interest in public affairs or in business.
Edited by Mancur Olson, former Distinguished Professor of Economics, University of Maryland; former Principal Investigator, Center for Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector (IRIS), and Edited by Satu Kähköhnen, Associate Director, IRIS
"Accessible to a wide range of readers." - R.B. Emmett, Choice, Sept. 00.
Mancur Olson and Satu Kähkönen: Introduction: The Broader View
1: Mancur Olson: Big Bills Left on the Sidewalk: Why Some Nations are Rich and Others Poor
2: Joel Mokyr: Innovation and its Enemies: The Economic and Political Roots of Technological Inertia
3: Oliver E. Williamson: Economic Institutions and Development: A View from the Bottom
4: Mancur Olson: Dictatorship, Democracy, and Development
5: J. Bradford De Long: Overstrong against Thyself: War, the State, and Growth in Europe on the Eve of the Industrial Revolution
6: Erik Moberg: The Swedish Model: A Comment on Mancur Olson's Analysis
7: Edward Montgomery: Affirmative Action and Reservations in the American and Indian Labor Markets: Are They Really that Bad?
8: Russell Hardin: Communities and Development: Autarkic Social Groups and the Economy
9: Robert D. Cooter: Law from Order: Economic Development and the Jurisprudence of Social Norms
10: Pranab Bardhan: The Nature of Institutional Impediments to Economic Development