Historical Perspectives on Long-Run Economic Development

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 2:45pm

Hopkins Hall, 002 880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267

Historical Perspectives on Long-Run Economic DevelopmentDoes democracy foster economic development? Recent reforms in India and China have dramatically changed the nature of local politics, particularly at the community or village level. This talk will discuss some implications of these changes; in part, by drawing on historical comparisons with Tsarist Russia and the United States. International Studies Colloquium with Steven Nafziger, Associate Professor of Economics.

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