Formal and Informal Institutions of Development

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Mark Christopher Casson

University of Reading Business School - Department of Economics

Marina Della Giusta

University of Reading - Department of Economics; IZA

Uma S. Kambhampati

University of Reading - Department of Economics

Date Written: December 3, 2008

Abstract

Our paper presents a critical review of the literature on institutional change and the role of institutions in economic development. We discuss the roles and interrelationships of formal and informal institutions and introduce a collection of papers addressing this topic in a variety of development settings.

Keywords: formal and informal institutions, development, intra-country studies

Suggested Citation

Casson, Mark Christopher and Della Giusta, Marina and Kambhampati, Uma S., Formal and Informal Institutions of Development (December 3, 2008). World Development, Vol. 38, No. 2, p. 137, 2010, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1800009

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