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Economic History: General

Measurement and Analysis of the Evolution of Institutions in Nigeria

David O. Fadiran, Mare Sarr, Johannes W. Fedderke
“Institutions matter” has become a generally accepted premise in development economics. The growth and development problems in Nigeria are also common knowledge. To better understand these problems a proper characterization of institutions in Nigeria is essential. Conducting empirical test of the...
Feb 2017
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Path Dependence and Interdependence Between Institutions and Development

David Fadiran and Mare Sarr
Path dependence theory, within the institutions context, means that the path of institutions promulgated within a system historically determines the nature of institutions that will ensue within the same system in the present and in the future. The paper makes use of a newly constructed index of...
Oct 2016
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