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Institutions, Contracts, and Organizations: Perspectives From New Institutional Economics

edited by Claude Ménard
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Published
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA, USA : Edward Elgar, c2000.
Language
English
ISBN
1840642254
Contents
  • Part I Foundations
  • 1 New institutional economics / Ronald H. Coase 3
  • 2 Understanding institutions / Douglass C. North 7
  • 3 Institutional evolution as punctuated equilibria / Masahiko Aoki 11
  • Part II Homage to Ronald H. Coase
  • 4 A revolution in economics / Douglass C. North 37
  • 5 Ronald Coase and the new microeconomics / Lars Werin 42
  • 6 Ronald Harry Coase: institutional economist/institution builder / Oliver E. Williamson 48
  • 7 Ronald H. Coase and the emergence of a new approach to economics / Claude Menard 54
  • 8 List of publications / Ronald H. Coase 59
  • Part III Sources of Growth: Technology, Natural Endowments or Institutions?
  • 9 Dogs and tails in the economic development story / Harold Demsetz 69
  • 10 Formal versus informal institutions in economic development / Philip Keefer, Mary M. Shirley 88
  • 11 Inequality, institutions and differential paths of growth among New World economies / Stanley L. Engerman, Stephen H. Haber, Kenneth L. Sokoloff 108
  • Part IV Trust, Distrust and Corruption
  • 12 When good defenses make good neighbors: a transaction cost approach to trust, the absence of trust and distrust / Margaret Levi 137
  • 13 Experimental economics in the bush: why institutions matter / Jean Ensminger 158
  • 14 Impact of paternalism on racial land rental differences in the USA / Lee J. Alston, Kyle D. Kauffman 172
  • 15 Institutionalized corruption and the kleptocratic state / Joshua Charap, Christian Harm 188
  • Part V Enforcement Issues
  • 16 State and the diversity of third-party enforcers / Yoram Barzel 211
  • 17 Enforcement procedures and governance structures: what relationship? / Claude Menard 234
  • 18 Lens through which we see: the impact of ideas on institutional enforcement / Jose Alberto Garibaldi-Fernandez 254
  • 19 A cognitive science perspective on legal incentives / John N. Drobak 279
  • Part VI Institutions and Modes of Organization
  • 20 Quasi-integration in less-than-truckload trucking / Alberto Fernandez, Benito Arrunada, Manuel Gonzalez 293
  • 21 Why do the European Union's electricity industries continue to differ? A new institutional analysis / Jean-Michel Glachant, Dominique Finon 313
  • 22 Ill-defined property rights in collective action: the case of US agricultural cooperatives / Michael L. Cook, Constantine Iliopoulos 335
  • 23 Asset specificity, work organization and mode of command: first insights from the automotive industry / Didier Chabaud 349
  • Part VII Models and Measures
  • 24 Measuring the costs of exchange / Alexandra Benham, Lee Benham 367
  • 25 When incomplete contract theory meets transaction cost economics: a test / Stephane Saussier 376
  • 26 Incomplete contracts and governance structures: are incomplete contract theory and new institutional economics substitutes or complements? / Eric Brousseau, M'hand Fares 399
  • 27 Values and governance systems / Pieter H.M. Ruys, Rene van den Brink, Radislav Semenov 422.
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xxiv, 458 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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