CANCELLED: Turbulence and Order in Economic Development: Economic Transformation in Tanzania and Vietnam Book Launch
- CANCELLED: Turbulence and Order in Economic Development: Economic Transformation in Tanzania and Vietnam Book Launch
- Speaker: Dr Hazel Gray # University of Edinburgh
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- Date and Time
- 14th Mar 2018 16:00 - 14th Mar 2018 19:00
- Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal MacMillan Building
Our very own Lecturer Dr Hazel Gray will introduce and discuss the issues raised in her new book. There will be time for a Q&A session and we will follow the seminar with a drinks reception in the foyer.
The terms of debate on the role of institutions in economic development are changing. Stable market institutions, in particular, secure private property rights and democratically accountable governments that uphold the rule of law, are widely seen to be a pre-requisite for economic transformation in low income countries, yet over the last thirty years, economic growth and structural transformation has surged forward in a range of countries where market and state institutions have differed these ideals, as well as from each other. Turbulence and Order in Economic Development studies the role of the state in two such countries, examining the interplay between market liberalization, institutions, and the distribution of power in Tanzania and Vietnam.