The Law-Growth Nexus: The Rule of Law and Economic Development
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An increasingly popular view holds that institutions--in particular, the rule of law--are the keys to unlocking the developing world's full growth potential. But what exactly does this mean? Which legal institutions matter and why? How can policymakers use this knowledge to promote growth? In "The Law-Growth Nexus," Kenneth Dam brings five decades of experience as a legal...more
Hardcover, 323 pages
Published November 13th 2006 by Brookings Institution Press
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economic development without rule of law result in dictatorship.
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Kenneth Dam is Max Pam Professor Emeritus of American & Foreign Law and Senior Lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School.

Kenneth Dam has devoted his career to public policy issues, both as a practitioner and as a professor. In the former capacity he served as deputy secretary (the second-ranking official) in the Department of Treasury (2001-2003) and in the Department of State (1982-19...more
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