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  1. Globalization and Institutions

    Globalization and Institutions

    Edited by Marie-Laure Djelic, Sigrid Quack
    This volume investigates the relationship between economic globalization and institutions, or global governance, challenging the common assumption that globalization and institutionalization are essentially processes which exclude each other. Instead, the contributors to this book show that globalization is better perceived as a dual process of institutional change at the national level, and institution building at the transnational level. Rich, supporting empirical evidence is provided along with a theoretical conceptualization of the main actors, mechanisms and conditions involved in trickle-up and trickle-down trajectories through which national institutional systems are being transformed and transnational rules emerge. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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    2004   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  2. Conventions and Structures in Economic Organization

    Conventions and Structures in Economic Organization

    Edited by Olivier Favereau, Emmanuel Lazega
    This book contributes to the current rapprochement between economics and sociology. It examines the fact that individuals use rules and interdependencies to forward their own interests, while living in social environments where everyone does the same. The authors argue that to construct durable organizations and viable markets, they need to be able to handle both. However, thus far, economists and sociologists have not been able to reconcile the relationship between these two types of constraints on economic activity. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  3. A Modern Reader in Institutional and Evolutionary Economics

    A Modern Reader in Institutional and Evolutionary Economics

    Edited by Geoffrey M. Hodgson
    In the 1990s, institutional and evolutionary economics emerged as one of the most creative and successful approaches in the modern social sciences. This timely reader gathers together seminal contributions from leading international authors in the field of institutional and evolutionary economics including Eileen Appelbaum, Benjamin Coriat, Giovanni Dosi, Sheila C. Dow, Bengt-åke Lundvall, Uskali Mäki, Bart Nooteboom and Marc R. Tool. The emphasis is on key concepts such as learning, trust, power, pricing and markets, with some essays devoted to methodology and others to the comparison of different forms of capitalism. An extensive introduction places the contributions in the context of the historical and theoretical background of Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  4. The Institutional Economy

    The Institutional Economy

    David Reisman
    This thorough and comprehensive book examines the role that institutions play in economic life. The discussion begins with common values, shared traditions and individual habits which have their roots in the past. It goes on to consider consumer preferences, needs and wants, altruism, malevolence, intrinsic motivation, organisational memory and the social capital that is embedded in networks and communities. Its conclusion is that there is a case for a broadly-based economics which is a science of norms and standards as well as a theory of prices and costs. Culture is continuity and pattern. Precisely the same is true of supply and demand. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  5. The Record of Global Economic Development

    The Record of Global Economic Development

    Eric Jones
    The Record of Global Economic Development analyses the long-term and current economic forces which promote or impede globalisation, drawing on the experience of economic history to help interpret major trends in modern economies. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 134.00   Web: $ 120.60
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    2004   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  6. Capitalism in Evolution

    Capitalism in Evolution

    Edited by Geoffrey M. Hodgson, Makoto Itoh, Nobuharu Yokokawa
    Contributors to this volume argue that to understand capitalism in evolution, this diversity of systems and approaches must be taken into account and their individual evolutions analysed. This book represents a major understanding of the evolution of capitalism in the twenty first century and brings together a distinguished group of experts with perspectives from America, Europe and Japan. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  7. Institutions, Contracts and Organizations

    Institutions, Contracts and Organizations

    Edited by Claude Ménard
    This outstanding book presents new original contributions from some of the world’s leading economists including Ronald Coase, Douglass C. North, Masahiko Aoki, Oliver E. Williamson and Harold Demsetz. It demonstrates the extent and depth of the New Institutional Economics research programme which is having a worldwide impact on the economics profession. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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  8. The Elgar Companion to Institutional and Evolutionary Economics

    The Elgar Companion to Institutional and Evolutionary Economics

    Edited by Geoffrey M. Hodgson, Warren J. Samuels, Marc R. Tool
    This authoritative and comprehensive reference work introduces the reader to the major concepts and leading contributors in the field of institutional and evolutionary economics. Learn More
    1994   Hardback Price: $ 340.00   Web: $ 306.00
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