Institutions Always “Mattered” : Explaining Prosperity in Mediaeval Ragusa (Dubrovnik)

The medieval Republic of Ragusa (now Dubrovnik) was a prosperous small open economy, rivalling bigger competitors. This study collects together evidence on how Ragusa compared to other economies of the region, and addresses the difficult question of why it outperformed its Dalmatian rivals (Kotor, S...

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Main Authors: Havrylyshyn, Oleh, Srzentić, Nora (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2015, 2015
Series:Palgrave Studies in Economic History
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The medieval Republic of Ragusa (now Dubrovnik) was a prosperous small open economy, rivalling bigger competitors. This study collects together evidence on how Ragusa compared to other economies of the region, and addresses the difficult question of why it outperformed its Dalmatian rivals (Kotor, Split and Zadar)
Physical Description:XI, 252 p online resource
ISBN:9781137339782