Uma delas é a do John Matsusaka.
Em especial, este artigo (clique no trecho para ler):
A flourishing empirical literature shows that economic development is related to social capital and adoption of market institutions such as rule of law. Yet the evidence begs the question why some countries and not others have managed to accumulate social capital and adopt the right institutions. Why do poor countries seem to have so little social capital in aggregate, even though theory suggests they are well-positioned to have it, and micro studies show they often do have it? Why have some countries been able to adopt the right institutions for industrialization while others seem trapped in village economies?