Social cohesion, institutions, and growth

William Easterly, Jozef Ritzen, Michael Woolcock

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    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
    Issue number2
    StatePublished - Jul 2006

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Economics and Econometrics


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