PE of development class, Week 4

This week’s lecture, “Institutions“, where I try to get away from just the usual political economy fare (North, Acemoglu & Robinson, Engerman & Sokoloff) and bring in the comparative historians and political scientists — Barrington Moore, Jeffrey Paige, Charles Tilly, Jack Knight, Theda Skocpol, Paul Pierson.

As a result, I am faking it even more than usual, and so please do not take these slides as rigorous assessments of anything. Errors of commission and omission are welcome, however painful they may feel…