Entrepreneurial Economics: Bright Ideas from the Dismal Science

Entrepreneurial Economics: Bright Ideas from the Dismal Science

by Alexander Tabarrok

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ISBN-13: 9780199728091
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/28/2002
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
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File size: 1 MB

Table of Contents


Foreword, Steven Landsburg

1. Introduction, Alexander Tabarrok

Part I. Wealth and Health Insurance

2. Macro Markets and Financial Security, Stefano Athanasoulis, Robert Shiller, and Eric van Wincoop

3. Gene Insurance, Alexander Tabarrok

4. Time-Consistent Health Insurance, John H. Cochrane

Part II. The Use of Information in Markets

5. Decision Markets, Robin D. Hanson

Part III. The Shortage of Human Organs

6. A Market for Organs, Andy H. Barnett, Roger D. Blair, and David L. Kaserman

7. The Organ Shortage: A Tragedy of the Commons?, Alexander Tabarrok

Part IV. Efficient Justice

8. A Modest Proposal to Improve Judicial Incentives, Steven Landsburg

9. Privatizing Probation and Parole, Morgan Reynolds

10. More Justice for Less Money: A Step beyond Cimino, David Friedman

Part V. Bankruptcy and Securities Regulation

11. Improving Bankruptcy Procedure, Philippe Aghion, Oliver Hart, and John Moore

12. Empowering Investors: A Market Approach to Securities Regulation, Roberta Romano

Part VI. Patents without Monopoly

13. Patent Buyouts: A Mechanism for Encouraging Innovation, Michael Kremer

Part VII. Urban Transit

14. Curb Rights: Eliciting Competition and Entrepreneurship in Urban Transit, Daniel B. Klein, Adrian T. Moore, and Binyam Reja


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