Category Archives: Institutions preventing economic growth

Measuring de facto Constitutional constraints: the article just published

Journal of Constitutional Political Economy just published on-line our article “A Proposal for a More Objective Measure of De Facto Constitutional Constraints”. Simple and easily correctable measures of institutions are based on observable / detectable events, not on the experts’ … Continue reading

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Where are their children?

Euro-bureaucrats had invited  millions savages from Middle East and North Africa. It turned to be new “Europeans”  destined by Brussels to vote for Big Unlimited Government, say,  not obsessed by their children fate. Now it turned to be 10000 children … Continue reading

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The Cologne New year: “where the men?”

The people asked after the event: “Where were German Policemen December, 31″? The smart journalist is asking the more general question on Cologne: ”Where were the German men?” (the same question from US journalist). The journalist’s own answer: “Postmodern cultural … Continue reading

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How to import modern Western Institutions Suppresses Economic Growth?

The Guide to the Book “Institutional Constraints on Modern Economic Growth” uploaded at SSRN and at RePEc. The Russian edition was published in 2011 in “Delo” publishers. Projected title of the book English version is “How to import modern Western … Continue reading

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Why modern armies of Democratic countries fail to win a war?

How safe is it, to Confuse Defense with Care? available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2236354 The correlation of state spending on pure and mixed public goods reflects the making of fundamental choices about state functions.  The statistics data and the cases are composing the picture … Continue reading

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Elections as a choice between terrorists’ gangs

Could be Democracy a “quality good” (in economic sense) for somebody, in the violent conflict zone? Sure, and here is some evidences from Arabian Autonomy (Israel) and Chechen Republic (Russia): http://ssrn.com/abstract=2458837 (: Democracy: a Conflict Extinguisher or a Fuel for Terror?). The … Continue reading

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Immigration: Choosing an Adaptation Strategy: report at SSRN

Modern approaches to immigration policies in most developed countries make the problems of adaptation for new arrivals more severe. Protracted failure to adapt among immigrants (and even of their descendants) turns into recurrent problems vis-à-vis the law, and even extends … Continue reading

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2nd World Congress of the Public Choice Societies, Miami: reports and data

Here is reports and some data prepared for the Congress by  M.(K.) Yanovskiy, Y. Socol, I.Zatcovetsky and our Russian colleagues S.Zhavoronkov and G.Syunyaev.  1.  Failure to supply pure public good “defense” in a multi-polar nuclear world by M.(K.) Yanovskiy, Y. Socol  and … Continue reading

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November 23 2011 Round Table

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