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Handbook of new institutional economics

Author: Claude Ménard; Mary M Shirley
Publisher: Berlin : Springer, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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New Institutional Economics (NIE) has skyrocketed in scope and influence over the last three decades. This first Handbook of NIE provides a unique and timely overview of recent developments and broad orientations. Contributions analyse the domain and perspectives of NIE; sections on legal institutions, political institutions, transaction cost economics, governance, contracting, institutional change, and more capture  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Handbook of new institutional economics.
Berlin : Springer, ©2008
(DLC) 2008921400
(OCoLC)212327552
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Claude Ménard; Mary M Shirley
ISBN: 9783540693055 354069305X 3540776605 9783540776604
OCLC Number: 272306901
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 884 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Institutions and the Performance of Economies over Time --
The Institutional Structure of Production --
Transaction Cost Economics --
Electoral Institutions and Political Competition --
Presidential versus Parliamentary Government --
Legislative Process and the Mirroring Principle --
The Performance and Stability of Federalism --
The Many Legal Institutions That Support Contractual Commitments --
Legal Systems as Frameworks for Market Exchanges --
Market Institutions and Judicial Rulemaking --
Legal Institutions and Financial Development --
The New Institutional Approach to Organization --
Vertical Integration --
Solutions to Principal-Agent Problems in Firms.-The Institutions of Corporate Governance --
Firms and the Creation of New Markets.-The Make or Buy Decisions --
Agricultural Contracts --
The Enforcement of Contracts and Private Ordering --
The Institutions of Regulation --
State Regulation of Open-Access, Common-Pool Resources --
Property Rights, and the State --
Licit and Illicit Firm Responses to Public Regulation --
Institutions and Development --
Institutional and Non-Institutional Explanation of Economic Differences --
Institutions and Firms in Transition Economies --
Social Capital, Social Norms and the New Institutional Economics --
Commitment, Coercion and Markets --
Economic Sociology and New Institutional Economics --
Doing Institutional Analysis.
Responsibility: edited by Claude Ménard and Mary M. Shirley.

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