Mar 30, 2012

What is under-researched?

What are the topics you think are very important for developing countries but have not received much research attention? This is my list:
  1. Tax evasion and tax avoidance.
  2. The effects of drug production and trafficking on homicides and crime.
  3. Micro-insurance.
  4. Car/road accidents.
  5. Property right in the context of multiple claimers.
  6. Higher education (returns to education, the link between universities and the industry, etc.)
  7. The banking system (competition and barriers to entry).
  8. Political ideology and economic development (ideological shifts). 
  9. The best way to trigger institutional enforcement and compliance? 
  10. Social security administration.

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