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Economics, cognition, and society.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -253) and indexes.
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Imperfect institutions and growth theory in modern economics Barriers to growth : institutions and social technologies Competing social models Stable poverty and unstable growth The political logic of bad economics Inefficient social norms Why Iceland starved Applying social technologies : lessons from the old theory of economic policy Degrees of freedom in institutional reform Eluding poverty traps, escaping history Minimal property rights and legal transplants.