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Primetime | The Role of Institutions, Openness, and Democracy for Economic Growth

Jacob Role of Institutions Openness and Democracy for Economic Growth

The case that democracy promotes development rests on the central idea that the political institutions critical to economic development are more likely to exist and function effectively under democratic rule. On Tuesday, April 29, Professor Jeff Jacob investigated the idea whether democracy can enhance the positive impact that institutions and economic policies have on economic development.

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