Law, Equity, and Development, vol. 2.

- A World Bank report, 2006

The first (and most fundamental) principle is that legal and rule-based systems are constitutive of economic, social, and political life, or what might be more holistically understood as everyday human life. Such systems are therefore fundamental to the  … p. 6


Violence as an Obstacle to Development

- Inter-American Development Bank

Violence impedes economic development. From a macroeconomic point of view, violence reduces foreign and domestic investment as well as domestic savings, thus hindering prospects for long term growth ...