Information, Corporate Governance, and Institutional Diversity: Competitiveness in Japan, the USA, and the Transitional Economies by Masahiko Aoki | 9780198297031 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Information, Corporate Governance, and Institutional Diversity: Competitiveness in Japan, the USA, and the Transitional Economies

Information, Corporate Governance, and Institutional Diversity: Competitiveness in Japan, the USA, and the Transitional Economies

by Masahiko Aoki
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198297033

ISBN-13: 9780198297031

Pub. Date: 03/28/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book uses differences in firm and market regulation and organization to explain differences in national economic performance. These differences affect the way in which firms process information, which is crucial to performance. Applying game theory, contract theory, and information theory, Aoki describes the rules and norms in Japan, the USA, and the

Overview

This book uses differences in firm and market regulation and organization to explain differences in national economic performance. These differences affect the way in which firms process information, which is crucial to performance. Applying game theory, contract theory, and information theory, Aoki describes the rules and norms in Japan, the USA, and the transitional economies. He shows how firms can achieve—and in the case of Japan, maintain—competitive advantage in international markets.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198297031
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. What is Comparative Institutional Analysis?
2. . Organizational Diversity and Comparative Informational Efficiency
3. The Evolutionary Game and Multiple Equilibria
4. Institutional Complementarity and Corporate Governance
5. The Main Bank System and Government Regulations
6. Relevance to Corporate Governance in Transition Economies
7. Gains from Diversity and Institutional Reform in the Japanese Economy
Postscript 2000
Appendix. Towards a Comparative Institutional Analysis: Motivations and Some Tentative Theorizing

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