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Unformatted text preview: Scope and strength must be distinguished to create a matrix that differentiates the degrees of stateness (and their development) in a variety of countries around the world. By doing so, we can locate the different activities along a continuum from absolutely necessary to desirable. It also allows us to rate the comparative strength of various states overall institutional capabilities such as effectively enforcing laws. 4. Which of the two dimensions of stateness does Fukuyama argue is most important for economic growth? (One word) Strength 5. With the Washington Consensus in the past, what two kinds of variables do economists now think are the most important variables that affect development? (two key words) Institutions and Politics...
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