GOVERNANCE, INSTITUTIONS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH: REFLECTIONS ON ARTHUR LEWIS THEORY OF ECONOMIC GROWTH (SALISES CONFERENCE)

Venue: University of the West Indies

Location: Kingston, Jamaica

Event Date/Time: Mar 17, 2005 End Date/Time: Mar 18, 2005
Abstract Submission Date: Nov 15, 2004
Paper Submission Date: Feb 15, 2008
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Description

Fifty years have passed since the publication of the book. It is deemed necessary to reflect upon the theme of his book and bring the best knowledge together on theories of economic growth and development.

The sub-themes outlined below are not exhaustive but reflect the wide range of issues discussed by Arthur Lewis as relevant for achieving economic growth:

* The role of the state and which type of state
* The role of governance
* The role of social institutions, social values, social attitudes and culture
* The role of economic institutions
* Small size and development
* Advances in theories of economic growth
* Impact of changing world financial, trade and political orders on development processes on small and weak economies
* Failing economies, states and cultures
* Future-scoping governance, institutions and economic growth
* Appropriate Caribbean/small states' responses

Venue

Mona Campus
Kingston
Jamaica
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