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  1. This paper examines the problem-solving capacities of tribal institutions among a number of tribes. Particular attention is paid to two economically successful and developing (non-gaming) reservations: the Flathead of Montana and the Cochiti Pueblo of...
  2. "...In the last decade a significnt number of American Indian Tribes have adopted one or another form of gaming as a central element in their economic development strategies. As a consequence of the unique sovereign status of Indian tribes, Bingo...
  3. "Based on statistical analysis of a national sample of 100 communities across the United States, 24 of which experienced the introduction of a nearby non-Indian casino and 16 of which experienced the introduction of an Indian casino, we find that...
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  5. Prior analysis of American Indain nations' unemployment, poverty, and growth rates indicates that poverty in Indian Country is a problem of institutions- particularly political institutions- not a problem of economics per se. Using unique data on...
  6. "...How do societies really establish more or less effective and stable institutions of self-government? This conundrum is leading many analysts to explore pre- and extra- constitutional socio-cultural foundations of social organization. This study...
  7. "…In the modern Western World, we think of life and the economy as being ordered by formal law and property rights. Yet formal fules, in even the most developed economy, make up a small (although very important) part of the sum of contraints that...

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