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The manufacturing of markets : legal, political and economic dynamics

The manufacturing of markets : legal, political and economic dynamics

Author: Eric Brousseau; Jean-Michel Glachant
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Drawing on case studies from a range of industries, countries and periods of history, this edited volume examines how a combination of economic, political and legal dynamics shape the formation and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Brousseau; Jean-Michel Glachant
ISBN: 9781107053717 1107053714
OCLC Number: 897993855
Description: xxiii, 523 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: 1. Manufacturing markets: what it means and why it matters? Eric Brousseau and Jean-Michel Glachant; Part I. Public and Private Complementarities in Securing Exchange: Introduction to Part I Eric Brousseau and Jean-Michel Glachant; 2. Measurement systems as market foundations: perspectives from historical markets Aashish Velkar; 3. How to manufacture quality: the diversity of institutional solutions and how they interact in agrifood markets Marta Fernandez Barcala, Manuel Gonzalez-Diaz and Emmanuel Raynaud; 4. The law of impersonal transactions Benito Arrunada; Part II. Path Dependency and Political Constraints in Establishing Property Rights Systems: Introduction to Part II Eric Brousseau and Jean-Michel Glachant; 5. 'Manufacturing markets': the efficiency advantages of grandfathering allocations over auctions Terry L. Anderson, Ragnar Arnason and Gary D. Libecap; 6. Allocation in air emissions markets A. Denny Ellerman; 7. Auction versus negotiation in public procurement: looking for empirical evidence Eshien Chong, Carine Staropoli and Anne Yvrande-Billon; Part III. The Political Origin of Competition: Introduction to Part III Eric Brousseau and Jean-Michel Glachant; 8. Why competitive markets aren't self-actuating: the political economy of limited access John J. Wallis; 9. The creation of a market for retail electricity supply Stephen Littlechild; 10. The institutional design of European competition policy Antonio Manganelli, Antonio Nicita and Maria Alessandra Rossi; Part IV. The Myopia of the Public Hand: Introduction to Part IV Eric Brousseau and Jean-Michel Glachant; 11. Third-party opportunism and the theory of public contracts: operationalization and applications Marian W. Moszoro and Pablo T. Spiller; 12. The cycling of power between private and public sectors: electricity generation in Argentina, Brazil and Chile Witold J. Henisz and Bennet A. Zelner; 13. Politics and the manufacturing of a transatlantic market for civil aviation (1944-2007) Yannis Karagiannis and Adrienne Heritier; Part V. The Challenge of Balancing Public and Private Ordering: Introduction to Part V Eric Brousseau and Jean-Michel Glachant; 14. The microstructure of the first emerging markets in Europe in the eighteenth century Larry Neal; 15. Money reconstructed: Argentina and Brazil after hyperinflation Jerome Sgard; 16. For a renewal of financial regulation Michel Aglietta and Laurence Scialom; Part VI. The Daily Adjustment of Market Technology: Introduction to Part VI Eric Brousseau and Jean-Michel Glachant; 17. Antitrust liability in the U.S. for unilateral refusals to deal in intellectual and other property Howard A. Shelanski; 18. How do firms exercise unilateral market power? Empirical evidence from a bid-based wholesale electricity market Shaun D. Mcrae and Frank A. Wolak; 19. Exchanges: the quintessential manufactured markets Craig Pirrong; 20. Conclusion: tatonnement in the manufacturing of markets Eric Brousseau and Jean-Michel Glachant; References; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Eric Brousseau, Jean-Michel Glachant.


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