Conflict and Cooperation: Institutional and Behavioral Economics / Edition 1

Conflict and Cooperation: Institutional and Behavioral Economics / Edition 1

by A. Allan Schmid, Roberto Ed. Schmid
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405113553

ISBN-13: 9781405113557

Pub. Date: 06/28/2004

Publisher: Wiley

Allan Schmid’s innovative text, Conflict and Cooperation: Institutional and Behavioral Economics,investigates "the rules of the game," how institutions—both formal and informal—affect these rules, and how these rules are changed to serve competing interests. This text addresses both formal and informal institutions and the impact of

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Allan Schmid’s innovative text, Conflict and Cooperation: Institutional and Behavioral Economics,investigates "the rules of the game," how institutions—both formal and informal—affect these rules, and how these rules are changed to serve competing interests. This text addresses both formal and informal institutions and the impact of alternative institutions, as well as institutional change and evolution. With its broad applications and numerous practice and discussion questions, this book will be appealing not only to students of economics, but also to those studying sociology, law, and political science.

  • Addresses formal and informal institutions, the impact of alternative institutions, and institutional change and evolution.
  • Presents a framework open to changing preferences, bounded rationality, and evolution.
  • Explains how to form empirically testable hypotheses using experiments, case studies, and econometrics.
  • Includes numerous practice and discussion questions.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405113557
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
1Introduction1
2Institutional and behavioral economics theory6
3Behavioral economics28
4Individuals and institutions61
5Institutions and organizations69
6Sources of human interdependence90
7Methods138
8Markets163
9Macro-economic institutions182
10Technology, growth, and institutions199
11Labor institutions215
12Political institutions234
13Institutional change analysis257
14Recapitulation301

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