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The Oxford handbook of capitalism

Author: Dennis C Mueller
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
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The financial crisis that began in 2008 and its lingering aftermath have caused many intellectuals and politicians to question the virtues of capitalist systems. The 19 original essays in this handbook, written by leading scholars from Asia, North America, and Europe, analyze both the strengths and weaknesses of capitalist systems. The volume opens with essays on the historical and legal origins of capitalism:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis C Mueller
ISBN: 9780195391176 0195391179
OCLC Number: 747099839
Description: xi, 561 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The good, the bad, and the ugly / Dennis C. Mueller --
The modern capitalist world economy : a historical overview / Jeffry A. Frieden --
Legal institutions and economic development / Thorsten Beck --
Capital markets and financial politics : preferences and institutions / Mark J. Roe --
The four types of capitalism, innovation, and economic growth / William J. Baumol Robert E. Litan Carl J. Schramm --
The dynamics of capitalism / F.M. Scherer --
The role of finance in economic development : benefits, risks, and politics / Thorsten Beck --
Property rights and capitalism / Paul H. Rubin and Tilman Klumpp --
Management and governance of the business enterprise : agency, contracting, and capabilities perspectives / David J. Teece --
Contracts / Victor P. Goldberg --
Capitalism as a mixed economic system / Richard R. Nelson --
Monopoly capitalism / Keith Cowling Philip R. Tomlinson --
Agency problems and the fate of capitalism / Randall Morek Bernard Yeung --
Executive compensation : governance and the financial crisis / Martin J. Conyon --
Bubbles in asset prices / Burton G. Malkiel --
Mergers and the market for corporate control / Dennis C. Mueller --
Dispersed ownership : the theories, the evidence, and the enduring tension between "lumpers" and "splitters" / John C. Coffee Jr. --
The East Asian (mostly Japanese) model of capitalism / Hiroyuki Odagiri --
Refounding capitalism / Edmund S. Phelps.
Other Titles: Handbook of capitalism
Responsibility: edited by Dennis C. Mueller.

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It addresses what is right and wrong about modern capitalism from a variety of perspectives, which in the aggregate provide a balanced view of its strengths and weaknesses. E.L. Whalen, CHOICE

 
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