Social cohesion, institutions, and growth

William Easterly, Jozef Ritzen, Michael Woolcock

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    Abstract

    We present evidence that measures of "social cohesion," such as income inequality and ethnic fractionalization, endogenously determine institutional quality, which in turn causally determines growth.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)103-120
    Number of pages18
    JournalEconomics and Politics
    Volume18
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Jul 1 2006

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    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Economics and Econometrics

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