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Capitalism, institutions, and economic development

Author: Michael G Heller
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Routledge frontiers of political economy, 121.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Based on a timely reassessment of the classic arguments of Weber, Schumpeter, Hayek, Popper, and Parsons, this book reconceptualizes actually-existing capitalism. It proposes capitalism as an impersonal procedural solution to the problems of spontaneously coordinating public institutions that enable durable market-based wealth generation and social order. Few countries have achieved this. A novel contribution of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael G Heller
ISBN: 9780415482592 0415482593 9780203873403 0203873408
OCLC Number: 299700361
Description: xx, 312 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Institutional capitalism --
The modern state --
Law and economy --
Development in disequilibrium --
Carriers of change --
Models of crisis --
The transition sequence --
Making the change.
Series Title: Routledge frontiers of political economy, 121.
Responsibility: Michael G. Heller.


Challenges relativist economic recipes for growth and culturalist-incrementalist views in institutional economics. This title draws on Weber, Schumpeter, and Hayek to present a fresh universalistic  Read more...


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