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Helpful Governments
Economics Letters (2009)
  • Mohammad Amin
Abstract

Using data on firm perceptions of how helpful the government is for doing business, we find strong evidence for the theory of legal origins: common law fares better than civil law. Advantages of using firm perceptions are discussed in detail.

Keywords
  • Legal origin,
  • Institutions,
  • Governance,
  • Regulation
Disciplines
Publication Date
October, 2009
Citation Information
Mohammad Amin. "Helpful Governments" Economics Letters Vol. 105 Iss. 1 (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mohammad_amin/27/