Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Political Economy of Poverty, Equity and Growth: A Comparative Study$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Deepak Lal and H. Myint

Print publication date: 1998

Print ISBN-13: 9780198294320

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198294328.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 16 October 2019

The Polity and Economic Performance

The Polity and Economic Performance

Chapter:
(p.259) 6 The Polity and Economic Performance
Source:
The Political Economy of Poverty, Equity and Growth: A Comparative Study
Author(s):

Deepak Lal (Contributor Webpage)

H. Myint

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0198294328.003.0007

Some of the deeper political and ideological factors that can help in explaining different policies and growth, and poverty‐alleviation outcomes in the sample of developing countries examined in the book are addressed. In this chapter, a fivefold classification of the polity is introduced, and it is shown how two models of the ’autonomous’ and ’factional’ state can be applied to these subdivisions. The importance is identified of the interaction between different factor endowments and politics in generating macroeconomic crises that lead to growth collapses, as well as the role of these crises in the political economy of reform.

Keywords:   crises, developing countries, economic failure, economic growth, growth collapse, macroeconomics, political economy, polity, poverty‐alleviation, reform, the state

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .