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Frontiers of Economics in China

ISSN 1673-3444

ISSN 1673-3568(Online)

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Front. Econ. China    2015, Vol. 10 Issue (4) : 567-584
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Governance Reforms and Growth: Some Ideas from Economic Theory
Avinash Dixit()
Department of Economics, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544-1021, USA
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Ideas from the theory of incentives and organization are deployed to examine how some aspects of economic governance—primarily protection of property rights, enforcement of contracts, and oversight regulation—can be improved for achieving better economic growth and development. Some suggestions for reform of governance institutions in developing countries are offered.

Keywords economic governance      developing countries      governance reforms and growth     
Issue Date: 28 December 2015
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Avinash Dixit. Governance Reforms and Growth: Some Ideas from Economic Theory[J]. Front. Econ. China, 2015, 10(4): 567-584.
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