My research uses comparative institutional analysis to examine how extralegal governance institutions form, operate, and evolve, and in particular, how people define and enforce property rights and trade in the absence of strong, effective governments. 


David Skarbek

King's College London

Department of Political Economy

Strand Building, 2nd Floor

London WC2R 2LS


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David Skarbek

Senior Lecturer in Political Economy @ King's College London