Conflict and Cooperation: Institutional and Behavioral Economics / Edition 1

Conflict and Cooperation: Institutional and Behavioral Economics / Edition 1

by A. Allan Schmid
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405113561

ISBN-13: 9781405113564

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405113564
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
6.89(w) x 9.74(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Forword by Warren J. Samuels.

Preface.

1. Introduction.

2. Institutional and Behavioral Economics Theory.

3. Behavioral Economics.

4. Individuals and Institutions.

5. Institutions and Organizations.

6. Sources of Human Interdependence.

7. Methods.

8. Markets.

9. Macro-Economic Institutions.

10. Technology, Growth, and Institutions.

11. Labor Institutions.

12. Political Institutions.

13. Institutional Change Analysis.

14. Recapitulation.

References.

Index

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