Empirical Studies in Institutional Changeby Lee J. Alston
Pub. Date: 07/28/1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The contributors to this volume analyze institutions and institutional change, concerned with issues ranging from the evolution of secure markets in seventeenth century England to the origins of property rights in airport slots in modern America. See more details below
The contributors to this volume analyze institutions and institutional change, concerned with issues ranging from the evolution of secure markets in seventeenth century England to the origins of property rights in airport slots in modern America.
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Table of Contents
Introduction; A note on theory Thráinn Eggertsson; Empirical work in institutional economics Lee J. Alston; 1. Towards an understanding of property rights Gary D. Libecap; 2. Impediments to institutional change in the Soviet system Jan Winiecki; 3. Transaction costs and economic development Andrew Stone, Brian Levy and Ricardo Paredes; 4. The evolution of the modern institutions of growth Douglass C. North and Barry R. Weingast; 5. Regulation in a dynamic setting Anne O. Krueger; 6. Price controls, property rights and institutional change Steven N. S. Cheung; 7. Regulating natural resources: the evolution of perverse property rights Robert Higgs; 8. The politics of institutional change in a representative democracy William H. Riker and Itai Sened; 9. The economics and politics of institutional change Lee J. Alston and Joseph P. Ferrie; Epilogue: Economic performance through time Douglass C. North.
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