Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performanceby Douglass C. North
An analytical framework for explaining the ways in which institutions and institutional change affect the performance of economies is developed in this analysis of economic structures. See more details below
An analytical framework for explaining the ways in which institutions and institutional change affect the performance of economies is developed in this analysis of economic structures.
- Cambridge University Press
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- Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions Series
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- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)
Table of Contents
Part I. Institutions: 1. An introduction to institutions and institutional change; 2. Cooperation: the theoretical problem; 3. The behavioural assumptions in a theory of institutions; 4. A transaction cost theory of exchange; 5. Informal constraints; 6. Formal constraints; 7. Enforcement; 8. Institutions and transaction and transformation costs; Part II. Institutional Change: 9. Organizations, learning, and institutional change; 10. Stability and institutional change; 11. The path of institutional change; Part III. Economic Performance: 12. Institutions, economic theory, and economic performance; 13. Stablity and change in economic history; 14. Incorporating institutional analysis into economic history: prospects and puzzles.
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