Cover of: The  rise and decline of nations | Mancur Olson.

About the Book

Explores the relation between economic development and collective action, hypothesizing that small collectives are dynamic and flexible enough to quickly react to changes, encouraging economic development, while large collectives are slow and inflexible when faced with change, leading to economic decline.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
1 The Questions, and the Standards a Satisfactory Answer Must Meet 1
2 The Logic 17
3 The Implications 36
4 The Developed Democracies Since World War II 75
5 Jurisdictional Integration and Foreign Trade 118
6 Inequality, Discrimination, and Development 146
7 Stagflation, Unemployment, and Business Cycles: An Evolutionary Approach to Macroeconomics 181
Acknowledgements 239
Notes 243
Index 267

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
338.9/001
Library of Congress
HD82 .O565 1982

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
xi, 273 p.
Number of pages
273

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3505152M
Internet Archive
risedeclineofnat00olso
ISBN 10
0300023073
LC Control Number
82040163
Library Thing
17464
Goodreads
554444
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