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State institutions that came into being centuries ago have taken on different roles in the post-World War II period of globalization. These institutions may have changed significantly as their roles have become greater to accommodate participation in the global political economy. The theory I develop in this paper indicates that the legal origins of a state continue to have a relationship with its current level of economic globalization. This theory is based on previous research produced by several other scholars. My research focuses on the English common law origin and I hypothesize that countries with this legal origin are more likely to experience higher levels of economic globalization than countries with alternative legal origins. The evidence I introduce supports this hypothesis.
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Dwyer, Maeve B., "Examining the Relationship Between Legal Origin and Levels of Economic Globalization" (2020). Student Publications. 888.