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dc.contributor.authorO'Brien, Patrick Karlen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-21T09:49:15Z-
dc.date.available2012-09-21T09:49:15Z-
dc.date.issued2006en_US
dc.identifier.isbn9291908533en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/63618-
dc.description.abstractNew institutional economics lacks a theory of state formation which could help us to deal with the mega question of why some states became more efficient than others at establishing and and sustaining institutions. Some kind of middle range theory could be formulated based upon historical case studies. This paper considers the case of Britain and as its title suggests degrades the myth of the United Kingdom as the paradigmn example of liberalism and laisser faire. In making its precocious transition to and industrial market economy the kingom’s history is best represented as a case of successful mercantilism. – military ; sovereignty ; mercantilism ; political economy ; taxationen_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherUNU-WIDER Helsinkien_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesResearch Paper, UNU-WIDER, United Nations University (UNU) 2006/75en_US
dc.subject.jelE62en_US
dc.subject.jelP16en_US
dc.subject.jelF59en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.stwMerkantilismusen_US
dc.subject.stwGroßbritannienen_US
dc.titleThe formation of a mercantilist state and the economic growth of the United Kingdom 1453 - 1815en_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn516501518en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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