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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Klein, Peter G.
Elgar Companion to Transaction Cost Economics
Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, c2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Peter G Klein; Michael E Sykuta
|Description:||1 online resource (328 p.)|
|Contents:||Cover; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; PART I INTRODUCTION; 1 Editors' introduction; 2 Transaction cost economics: an overview; 3 Transaction cost economics and the new institutional economics; PART II PRECURSORS AND INFLUENCES; 4 Ronald H. Coase; 5 Cyert, March, and the Carnegie school; 6 Chester Barnard; 7 Commons, Hurst, Macaulay, and the Wisconsin legal tradition; 8 F.A. Hayek; 9 Herbert Simon; 10 Property rights economics; PART III FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS; 11 The costs of exchange; 12 Asset specifi city and holdups; 13 The transaction as the unit of analysis. 14 Bounded rationality and organizational economics15 Economizing and strategizing; 16 Empirical methods in transaction cost economics; PART IV APPLICATIONS; 17 Vertical integration; 18 Hybrid organizations; 19 Franchising; 20 The structure of franchise contracts; 21 Strategy and transaction costs; 22 Labour economics and human resource management; 23 The Chicago school, transaction cost economics, and antitrust; 24 Financial-market contracting; PART V ALTERNATIVES AND CRITIQUES; 25 Critiques of transaction cost economics: an overview; 26 Subjectivism, understanding, and transaction costs. 27 Austrian economics and the theory of the firm28 Limits of transaction cost analysis; Index.|