Property Rights and Collective Action in Natural Resources with Application to Mexico. Lecture 1: Introduction to the political economy of natural resources Lecture 2: Theories of collective action, cooperation, and common property
Lecture 1: Introduction to the political economy of natural resources
Lecture 2: Theories of collective action, cooperation, and common property
Lecture 3: Principal-agent analysis and institutional organization
Lecture 4: Incomplete contracts with application to Mexico
Lecture 5: A political economy model
Lecture 6: Power and the distribution of benefits with application to Mexico
Lecture 7: Problems with empirical measurement with application to Mexico
Lecture 8: Beyond economics: An interdisciplinary perspective
African Dev. Bank, Afro-barometer, Asian Dev. Bank, BTI, BEEPS, QLM, CUD, Country Policy and Institutional Analysis, EIU, EBR, Freedom House, Gallup International, EGV, DRI, WMO, Heritage Foundation, IJT, WCY, Media Sustainability Index, Latino Barometer, Merchant International group, PRC, Political Risk Services, Reporters without Borders, State’s Trafficking in People Report, Amnesty International, WBS, World Economic Forum
Extent to which a country’s citizens are able to participate in selecting their government as well as freedom of expression, association, and media.
Perceptions of likelihood of government destabilized or overthrown by unconstitutional or violent means including political violence or terror.
Quality of public services, civil services and degree of independence from political pressures, quality of policy formulation and implementation, and credibility of government to commitments to such policies.
Ability of government to formulate and implement sound policies and regulations that permit and promote private sector development
Extent to which agents have confidence in and abide by rules of society and in particular the quality of the contract enforcement the police and courts of law as well as likelihood of crime and violence.
Extent to which public power is exercised for private gain including petty and grand forms of corruption as well as capture of the state by elites and private interests.
With greater inequality in distribution of power within group, those with more power impose externalities on those with less power.