Institutions, Social Norms and development : the case of tribal societies

Project: Research

Project Details


This research project starts from the Boserupean idea that many institutional changes are actually induced by increasing population pressure. It considers the case of tribal societies viewed as societies with typically scattered populations. Relying on th
Effective start/end date1/01/9630/06/98


  • Boserup
  • emergence of markets
  • social norms
  • tribal societies
  • institutional development