Gwendolyn Taylor

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Dispute resolution institutions help reach agreements and preserve the peace whenever property rights are imperfect. In weak states, strengthening formal institutions can take decades, and so state and aid interventions also try to shape informal practices and norms governing disputes. Their goal is to improve bargaining and commitment, thus limiting(More)
How to promote local order and property rights under weak rule of law? States commonly use education campaigns to influence citizen behavior and, ultimately, change generalized practices and norms (or informal institutions). But can education alone influence behavior, let alone “institutions”? In Liberia, property disputes are endemic, but access to formal(More)
How to promote local order and property rights under weak rule of law? States commonly use education campaigns to influence citizen behavior and, ultimately, change generalized practices and norms (or informal institutions). But can education alone influence behavior, let alone “institutions”? In Liberia, property disputes are endemic, but access to formal(More)
THE College is concerned to improve on its methods of measuring the quality of training programmes for general practice. In a recent pilot study*¦ postal question¬ naires were used to collect data from trainees and teaching practices in three selected areas, Oxford (Region), North of England (Tyneside and Teesside), and Scotland (West of Scotland, Dundee,(More)
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