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The Rule of Law and Economic Development

Haggard, Stephan; MacIntyre, Andrew; Tiede, Lydia


With the enormous expansion of scholarship on this subject, "rule of law" has come to mean different things - ranging from security and order to the operations of courts and the administration of justice. We review the various streams of theoretical and empirical research by academics and practitioners, emphasizing the connections to economic development The core logic is that security of property rights and integrity of contract underpin, respectively, investment and trade, which in turn fuel...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Annual Review of Political Science
DOI: 10.1146/annurev.polisci.10.081205.100244


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