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  1. Institutions and Regulation for Economic Growth?

    Institutions and Regulation for Economic Growth?

    Edited by Emiel F.M. Wubben
    Realizing institutions and regulations that foster economic growth is an essential asset for contemporary economies. This book investigates practices and options for steering individual and firm behaviour that prevents unacceptable externalities and boosts public interests. These multi-dimensional interactions are investigated in three areas; innovativeness, especially in terms of IP rights; food safety requirements and the impact on EU-competitiveness; and economic stability, particularly within the banking industry. The book provides complementary views and offers clear and relevant conclusions. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  2. Governance of Innovation

    Governance of Innovation

    Edited by Maarten J. Arentsen, Wouter van Rossum, Albert E. Steenge
    Governance of Innovation takes the multidimensional nature of innovation as its point of departure, bringing together leading scholars from a variety of backgrounds to provide an authoritative and comprehensive overview of contemporary innovation challenges. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  3. Exchange and Development

    Exchange and Development

    Peter A. Cornelisse, Erik Thorbecke
    This innovative and important book develops a new framework for analysing exchange that takes place within and outside markets over the course of development. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  4. The Economics of Abundance

    The Economics of Abundance

    Brendan Sheehan
    This book addresses the challenge posed by J.K. Galbraith over 50 years ago to make a constructive contribution to a different style of economic analysis – the economics of abundance. It identifies a system of abundance inhabited by the ‘people of plenty’ and illustrates that the driver of growth in this system is spending by affluent consumers. This timely book provides essential heterodox economic theory to explain this spending and explore its key drivers and constraints. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  5. Macroeconomic Institutions and Development

    Macroeconomic Institutions and Development

    Bilin Neyapti
    The book incorporates the essential elements of institutional theory and highlights the issues pertaining to the measurement of institutional characteristics and the empirical analyses involving such measurement. It provides the theoretical framework of and empirical evidence on fiscal institutions, covering budgetary rules and procedures as well as fiscal decentralization, and reviews the theoretical framework for monetary institutions such as central bank independence, currency boards, monetary unions and inflation targeting in addition to providing empirical evidence on their effectiveness. The role of bank regulation and supervision is also investigated. This path-breaking and original book will prove a fascinating read for a wide-ranging audience including academics, think tanks, international development agencies and policymakers within the fields of development, economics, heterodox economics and money, banking and finance. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  6. Strategic Competition, Dynamics, and the Role of the State

    Strategic Competition, Dynamics, and the Role of the State

    Jamee K. Moudud
    Jamee Moudud provides a new microfoundational explanation for the Harrodian long-run or warranted growth rate. The author, emphasizing the role of Keynesian uncertainty, shows that the growth model is anchored in a new interpretation of the Oxford Economists’ Research Group’s microeconomic analysis and a variant of the stock-flow consistent framework. In a distinctly Kaldorian vein, Jamee Moudud discusses the relationship between capital budgeting, public investment, and taxation policy as it relates to the warranted growth rate and its impact on long-term involuntary unemployment. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  7. Economics, Culture and Social Theory

    Economics, Culture and Social Theory

    William A. Jackson
    Economics, Culture and Social Theory examines how culture has been neglected in economic theorising and considers how economics could benefit by incorporating ideas from social and cultural theory. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  8. The Governance of Network Industries

    The Governance of Network Industries

    Edited by Rolf W. Kunneke, John Groenewegen, Jean-François Auger
    Infrastructures are subject to substantial readjustments of governance structures, often labeled as liberalization, privatization or re-regulation. This affects all traditional infrastructure sectors including communications, energy, transport and water. This study highlights and illustrates some of the major challenges for readjusting the governance of network industries from an economic, institutional, political and technological perspective. The three parts of the book address the institutional design of infrastructures, the role of technology in different sectors and actor behaviour. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  9. Knowledge in the Development of Economies

    Knowledge in the Development of Economies

    Edited by Silvia Sacchetti, Roger Sugden
    This innovative book offers a critical perspective on the state of the current global economy, making sense of knowledge-related issues by critically assessing existing institutional choices, as well as pointing to new ways forward. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 53.00   Web: $ 42.40
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  10. Media, Development, and Institutional Change

    Media, Development, and Institutional Change

    Christopher J. Coyne, Peter T. Leeson
    Media, Development, and Institutional Change investigates mass media’s profound ability to affect institutional change and economic development. The authors use the tools of economics to illuminate the media’s role in enabling and inhibiting political–economic reforms that promote development. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  11. Strategic Behaviour in Network Industries

    Strategic Behaviour in Network Industries

    Ernst ten Heuvelhof, Martin de Jong, Mirjam Kars, Helen Stout
    This in-depth book explains how institutional changes such as the privatization and liberalization of network industries, for example transport, energy or telecommunications, can frequently be disappointing. The expected benefits such as lower prices, innovation and better services fail to materialize, often because the number of competitors is low. The authors demonstrate how strategic actor behaviour of one or more of the firms involved can help explain these disappointing results. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  12. Regulation, Deregulation, Reregulation

    Regulation, Deregulation, Reregulation

    Edited by Claude Ménard, Michel Ghertman
    Building on Oliver Williamson’s original analysis, the contributors introduce new ideas, different perspectives and provide tools for better understanding changes in the approach to regulation, the reform of public utilities, and the complex problems of governance. They draw largely upon a transaction cost approach, highlighting the challenges faced by major economic sectors and identifying critical flaws in prevailing views on regulation. Deeply rooted in sector analysis, the book conveys a central message of new institutional economics: that theory should be continuously confronted by facts, and reformed or revolutionized accordingly. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 68.00   Web: $ 54.40
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  13. The Modern Firm, Corporate Governance and Investment

    The Modern Firm, Corporate Governance and Investment

    Edited by Per-Olof Bjuggren, Dennis C. Mueller
    This book explores the revolutionary development of the theory of the firm over the past 35 years. Despite rapid progress in the field, new developments in the microeconomic and industrial organization literature have been relatively scant. This book attempts to redress the balance by providing a comprehensive overview of the theory of the firm before moving on to examine firms and the organization of their economic activities. The contributors also investigate the impact of ownership structure and board composition on firm performance and study how the institutional framework of an economy affects investment decisions. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  14. A Cognitive Theory of the Firm

    A Cognitive Theory of the Firm

    Bart Nooteboom
    In this important and timely book, Bart Nooteboom develops and applies a social cognitive theory of firms and organizations with a focus on learning and innovation. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 51.00   Web: $ 40.80
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  15. Property Rights, Consumption and the Market Process

    Property Rights, Consumption and the Market Process

    David Emanuel Andersson
    Property Rights, Consumption and the Market Process extends property rights theory in new and exciting directions by combining complementary insights from Austrian, institutional and evolutionary economics. Mainstream economics tends to analyse property rights within a static equilibrium framework. In this book David Andersson reformulates property rights theory as an evolutionary theory of the market process. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  16. Institutions and Development

    Institutions and Development

    Mary M. Shirley
    A landmark contribution to our understanding of economic development. This significant book argues that fundamental changes in deeply rooted institutions do not happen because of outsiders’ money, advice, pressures, or even physical force; which explains why foreign aid has not, and can not, improve institutions. The impetus for changing institutions must come from within a society, and the author shows how groups of local scholars contribute to institutional change and development when the political opportunity presents itself. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 42.00   Web: $ 33.60
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  17. Inequality, Consumer Credit and the Saving Puzzle

    Inequality, Consumer Credit and the Saving Puzzle

    Christopher Brown
    Providing much needed context for current events like the sub-prime mortgage crisis, this timely book presents a vision of an economy evolved to greater dependence on consumer credit and analyzes the trade-offs and risks associated with it. While synthesizing the Keynesian theory of consumption with the Institutional theory of habit selection (brought up to date with new knowledge from evolutionary biology and neuroscience), this book represents an in-depth treatment of the macroeconomic dimensions of consumer credit and implications of recent financial innovations from a non-traditional economic approach. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  18. Law, Informal Rules and Economic Performance

    Law, Informal Rules and Economic Performance

    Svetozar Pejovich, Enrico Colombatto
    Capitalism has outperformed all other systems and maintained a positive growth rate since it began. Svetozar Pejovich makes the case within this book that a major reason for the success of capitalism lies in the efficiency-friendly incentives of its basic institutions, which continuously adjust the rules of the game to the requirements of economic progress. The analysis throughout is consistent and is supported by evidence. Key components of the proposed theory are the rule of law, the market for institutions, the interaction thesis, the carriers of change, and the process of changing formal and informal institutions. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 42.00   Web: $ 33.60
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  19. Institutional Competition

    Institutional Competition

    Edited by Andreas Bergh, Rolf Höijer
    Why is competition between institutions usually viewed in a negative light, when competition is considered positive in most other economic contexts? The contributors to this volume introduce new perspectives on this issue, analytically and empirically exploring reasons for this perception. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  20. Transport Project Evaluation

    Transport Project Evaluation

    Edited by Elvira Haezendonck
    This book revisits traditional evaluation methods, such as cost–benefit analysis, to try and find a balance between the ever-increasing demand for transport, the search for sustainable mobility and green transport solutions, and the limited financial resources that governments are able to invest in transport infrastructure projects. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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