Institutionalist Perspectives on Development

A Multidisciplinary Approach

  • Spyros Vliamos
  • Michel S. Zouboulakis

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Spyros Vliamos, Michel S. Zouboulakis
    Pages 1-7
  3. Institutional Roots of Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Anna Ząbkowicz, Sławomir Czech
      Pages 45-57
    3. Agnieszka Joanna Legutko
      Pages 59-74
    4. Yadollah Dadgar, Rouhollah Nazari
      Pages 89-101
  4. Theoretical Insights of Institutions

  5. International Organizations and Development

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 265-271

About this book


This book depicts the role of both formal and informal institutions in achieving long-term economic efficiency and development. It is organized into three sections: the first section deals with the historical and political roots that make institutions favorable to development; the second section offers theoretical perceptions of immaterial institutions; the last section explores how the various official institutions – such as international organizations – interrelate with the process of development. As both the recent global financial crisis and the subsequent sovereign debt crisis within the Eurozone have shown, sustainable development is a combination of human, social and institutional factors that interact with each other and go beyond the strictly economic conditions of each country. With contributions from several countries in Europe as well as Iran, this volume offers readers an international and multidisciplinary perspective of the institutionalist determinants of growth in the long run.


Institutional economics Institutional development political economy rise of capitalism central banks social development

Editors and affiliations

  • Spyros Vliamos
    • 1
  • Michel S. Zouboulakis
    • 2
  1. 1.Neapolis University PafosPafosCyprus
  2. 2.University of ThessalyVolosGreece

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance Economics and Finance (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-98493-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-98494-0
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