Violence and social orders : a conceptual framework for interpreting recorded human history : implications for economic development

Abstract: This framework for understanding political, economic, and social systems in human history, which is thought to culminate in competitive, open access orders with rich civil society and the impersonal provision of public goods, also explains privileges and rent creation in so-called natural states.

Author(s): North, Douglass C.; Wallis, John Joseph; Weingast, Barry R.

Source(s): , 21 p.

Published: 2009 Stanford university. Stanford center for international development (SCID), Stanford, CA (English



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