Institutions, property rights, and economic growth: The legacy of Douglass North

Sebastian Galiani* (Editor), Itai Sened (Editor)

*Corresponding author for this work

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This volume showcases the impact of the work of Douglass C. North, winner of the Nobel Prize and father of the field of new institutional economics. Leading scholars contribute to a substantive discussion that best illustrates the broad reach and depth of Professor North's work. The volume speaks concisely about his legacy across multiple social sciences disciplines, specifically on scholarship pertaining to the understanding of property rights, the institutions that support the system of property rights, and economic growth.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCambridge
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages327
ISBN (Electronic)9781107300361
ISBN (Print)9781107041554
StatePublished - 2014

ULI Keywords

  • uli
  • North, Douglass C -- (Douglass Cecil)
  • Econometrics
  • Economic history
  • Institutional economics
  • Law and economics
  • North, Douglass Cecil
  • No-ssu, Tao-ko-la-ssu C
  • Economic conditions -- Economic history
  • History, Economic
  • Economics and jurisprudence
  • Economics and law
  • Jurisprudence and economics


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