• Robert H. Bates


The New Institutionalism. The Work of Douglas North. Robert H. Bates, April 2014, Book Chapter. "Whether in the guise of formal theory (e.g. Persson and Tabellini 2000) or empirical research (e.g. Acemoglu, Robsinson et al. 2001), in the study of political economy, “institutions rule” (Rodrik, Subramanian et al. 2002). If anyone can lay claim to the being the founder of he new institutionalism, it would be Douglass North. In this paper, I attempt to account for the reception accorded North’s work..." Link Verified October 12, 2014