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  1. The Evolution of Economic Institutions

    The Evolution of Economic Institutions

    Edited by Geoffrey M. Hodgson
    It is now widely acknowledged that institutions are a crucial factor in economic performance. Major developments have been made in our understanding of the nature and evolution of economic institutions in the last few years. This book brings together some key contributions in this area by leading internationally renowned scholars including Paul A. David, Christopher Freeman, Alan P. Kirman, Jan Kregel, Brian J. Loasby, J. Stanley Metcalfe, Bart Nooteboom and Ugo Pagano. This essential reader covers topics such as the relationship between institutions and individuals, institutions and economic development, the nature and role of markets, and the theory of institutional evolution. The book not only outlines cutting-edge developments in the field but also indicates key directions of future research for institutional and evolutionary economics. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  2. Modern State Intervention in the Era of Globalisation

    Modern State Intervention in the Era of Globalisation

    Nikolaos Karagiannis, Zagros Madjd-Sadjadi
    The authors of this book argue that in order to meet the challenges of globalisation and promote their own economic welfare, governments need strong policy instruments that will enable them to take up a strategic role in selected policy arenas. They illustrate how this retooling of policymaking requires a rethinking of the form of government intervention and, especially, an emphasis on its modern developmental role. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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  3. Conflict, Cooperation and Institutions in International Water Management

    Conflict, Cooperation and Institutions in International Water Management

    Ines Dombrowsky
    This book asks under which conditions cooperation is in the interest of the riparian countries sharing international waters, and how institutions must be designed to realize potential gains of cooperation. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 178.00   Web: $ 160.20
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  4. The Chinese Economy in the 21st Century

    The Chinese Economy in the 21st Century

    Edited by Barbara Krug, Hans Hendrischke
    China’s long-term economic success is driven by new firms, new sectors and new business practices. This book explores the establishment of new private firms and listed companies, the development of knowledge industries, in particular the IT and banking sectors and the co-evolution of public governance and business institutions. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  5. Social Innovations, Institutional Change and Economic Performance

    Social Innovations, Institutional Change and Economic Performance

    Edited by Timo J. Hämäläinen, Risto Heiskala
    This book examines the nature of social innovation processes which determine the economic and social performance of nations, regions, industrial sectors and organizations. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  6. Economics in the Shadows of Darwin and Marx

    Economics in the Shadows of Darwin and Marx

    Geoffrey M. Hodgson
    Economics in the Shadows of Darwin and Marx examines the legacies of these two giants of thought for the social sciences in the twenty-first century. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  7. Institutions, Globalisation and Empowerment

    Institutions, Globalisation and Empowerment

    Edited by Kartik Roy, Jörn Sideras
    This book argues that the capacity of a country to develop, and the levels of economic and social development achieved, depend more on the institutional parameters within which the development policies are implemented than on the policies themselves. It contends that forces of globalisation influence individual countries’ economic and social institutions. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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  8. Economics Confronts the Economy

    Economics Confronts the Economy

    Philip A. Klein
    Economics Confronts the Economy is a challenging and unorthodox look at contemporary economic analysis. Philip Klein presents a highly reasoned and yet personal view of the state of economics today. While his views may be contentious to some, it is an accessible book that will provoke discussion and debate to a wide readership. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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  9. Social Capital, Networks and Economic Development

    Social Capital, Networks and Economic Development

    María Semitiel García
    This book analyses productive systems from a structural relational perspective, linking the structure and evolution of productive systems to economic development. An epistemological approach is adopted, which considers the social nature of economic actors and the importance of historical and geographical aspects. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  10. Human Development in the Era of Globalization

    Human Development in the Era of Globalization

    Edited by James K. Boyce, Stephen Cullenberg, Prasanta K. Pattanaik, Robert Pollin
    Honoring Keith Griffin’s more than 40 years of fundamental contributions to the discipline of economics, the papers in this volume reflect his deep commitment to advancing the well-being of the world’s poor majority and his unflinching willingness to question conventional wisdom as to how this should be done. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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  11. The Hardship of Nations

    The Hardship of Nations

    Edited by Benjamin Coriat, Pascal Petit, Geneviève Schméder
    After more than two decades of widespread hardship for most nations, what are the different paths available for them to resume steady growth and welfare? Will they actually succeed in building new growth models that meet the challenges of the present phase of internationalisation? This book attempts to answer these questions by analysing different perspectives and discussing the conditions for new national growth trajectories to emerge. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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  12. Beyond the Regulation Approach

    Beyond the Regulation Approach

    Bob Jessop, Ngai-Ling Sum
    This book presents a detailed and critical account of the regulation approach in institutional and evolutionary economics. Offering both a theoretical commentary and a range of empirical examples, it identifies the successes and failures of the regulation approach as an explanatory theory, and proposes new guidelines for its further development. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 202.00   Web: $ 181.80
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  13. The New Economy and Beyond

    The New Economy and Beyond

    Edited by Dennis W. Jansen
    What is the New Economy, what makes it new, and what are the implications for antitrust, regulation and macroeconomic policy? Providing a non-technical and compelling analysis of the modern macro-economy, the contributors to this volume, eminent scholars all, provide their views on the New Economy from a variety of perspectives. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  14. Complexity and the Economy

    Complexity and the Economy

    Edited by John Finch, Magali Orillard
    The authors examine the causes and consequences of complexity among the broadly economic phenomena of firms, industries and socio-economic policy. The book makes a valuable contribution to the increasingly prominent subject of complexity, especially for those whose interests include evolutionary, behavioural, political and social approaches to understanding economics and economic phenomena. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  15. Institutional Reform, Regulation and Privatization

    Institutional Reform, Regulation and Privatization

    Edited by Rolf W. Künneke, Aad F. Correljé, John Groenewegen
    This book provides evolutionary and institutional perspectives on the reform of infrastructure industries, tracing the development of this process in a number of sectors and countries. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  16. Innovation and Institutions

    Innovation and Institutions

    Edited by Steven Casper, Frans van Waarden
    Innovation and Institutions is an extensive elaboration on the make up of systems of innovation. It examines why some countries are more innovative than others, why national styles of innovation differ, and goes on to explore why some countries make radical innovations but fail to successfully market them, whilst others making incremental innovations have more commercial success. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  17. Democracy and Exchange

    Democracy and Exchange

    David Reisman
    Democracy is the rule of the people. Exchange is supply and demand. Individualism, agreement, tolerance and choice are the underlying values that make possible the productive collaboration of the market and the state. This book assesses the theories of democracy and exchange of five interdisciplinary thinkers who tried to unite political and economic reasoning into a single theory of moderation and pragmatic management. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  18. Institutions and the Environment

    Institutions and the Environment

    Arild Vatn
    This important text develops an institutional response to the core issues raised in public policy making and develops a distinct understanding of the role of institutions, not least in the study of environmental problems Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 197.00   Web: $ 177.30
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  19. International Institutions in the New Global Economy

    International Institutions in the New Global Economy

    Edited by Lisa L. Martin
    International institutions and formal international organizations lie at the heart of the new global economy. International economic interactions occur within a framework of norms, rules and organizations, and an appreciation of this institutionalization is essential for understanding the functioning of the new global economy. The growth of the institutional framework has attracted extensive attention from political scientists, who in recent years have developed more nuanced theories of the international organizations’ form, function and effects, and have begun to subject these theories to systematic empirical scrutiny. For this significant collection Lisa Martin has brought together the most important articles, published since 1982, on the role of institutions in the global economy and has provided a scholarly new introduction which gives a comprehensive overview of the subject. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 300.00   Web: $ 270.00
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  20. Markets

    Markets

    Edited by Mitchel Y. Abolafia
    For this authoritative collection, Mitchel Abolafia has chosen the most significant previously published papers and articles in the field of economic sociology, which contribute to an understanding of the organisation of markets. Economists are becoming increasingly aware of the institutional nature of markets, but to date, it is economic sociologists who have carried out much of the analytical work on real world market institutions. To develop our understanding of markets, the time is ripe for a fruitful dialogue across the disciplinary boundaries. Although economic sociologists recognize markets as mechanisms of exchange, they seem to be more concerned with how markets work, rather than with how well they work. The papers selected for this book are the result of empirical studies of particular markets, including markets in options, futures, currency, initial public offerings of stock, biotechnology, women’s apparel, and auctions in a variety of commodities. They indicate an important research initiative to explore how markets really work. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 280.00   Web: $ 252.00
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