Comments on McCloskey and Weingast

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title = "Comments on McCloskey and Weingast",
abstract = "Economic growth is an aspect of social change which cannot be explained by economic theory alone. McCloskey invokes {\textquoteleft}ideas{\textquoteright} but ideas only matter as embodied in institutions. Weingast makes this points but his institutions are too economistic. Only institutionalised self-emergence can explain massive, relentless and automatic change.",
keywords = "economic history, East-West comparisons, economic growth theory, economic development, institutions, Barry Weingast, Deirdre McCloskey, Douglass North",
author = "Erik Ringmar",
year = "2017",
doi = "10.1080/03585522.2017.1324520",
language = "English",
volume = "65",
pages = "124--126",
journal = "Scandinavian Economic History Review",
issn = "1750-2837",
publisher = "Routledge",
number = "2",