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Revisiting the developmental state 2: why have we seen so few developmental states?

The underlying political settlement within countries too often provides political elites with insufficient incentives to enact the institutional reforms needed for further growth and structural transformation The original developmental states of East Asia had one unifying economic characteristic: they witnessed almost uninterrupted rapid economic growth for well over four decades.  This is very different from what we have observed for … Continue reading

3 October 2017 by
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Two New SPERI Pivots Published

The series, ‘Building a Sustainable Political Economy: SPERI Research & Policy’, now counts 7 volumes with the addition of two exciting new books. The Political Economy of India’s Growth Episodes by Sabyasachi Kar and Kunal Sen This book breaks down the last 65+ years of Indian development into several episodes of growth, providing a rich set of insights into the … Continue reading

22 November 2016 by
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