Empirical Studies in Institutional Change

Empirical Studies in Institutional Change

by Lee J. Alston
     
 

ISBN-10: 052155313X

ISBN-13: 9780521553131

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521553131
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1996
Series:
Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions Series
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

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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