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Empirical Studies in Institutional Change

Empirical Studies in Institutional Change


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521557436
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/28/2005
Series: Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(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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