Evolution, Organization and Economic Behaviour

Evolution, Organization and Economic Behaviour

by Guido Buenstorf (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849806282
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 08/01/2012
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Edited by Guido Buenstorf, University of Kassel, Germany

Table of Contents

Contents:
1. Introduction
Guido Buenstorf
PART I: ECONOMIC BEHAVIOR: INDIVIDUALS AND INTERACTIONS
2. To Weigh or Not to Weigh that is the Question: Advice on Weighing Goods in a Boundedly Rational Way
Werner Güth and Hartmut Kliemt
3. Emergent Cultural Phenomena and their Cognitive Foundations
Christian Cordes
4. Consumer Learning through Interaction: Effects on Aggregate Outcomes
Zakaria Babutsidze
5. Scientists’ Valuation of Open Science and Commercialization: The Influence of Peers and Organizational Context
Stefan Krabel
PART II: THE EVOLUTION OF FIRMS
6. Capturing Firm Behavior in Agent-based Models of Industry Evolution and Macroeconomic Dynamics
Herbert Dawid and Philipp Harting
7. The Emergence of Clan Control in a Science-based Firm: The Case of Carl Zeiss
Markus C. Becker
8. Creativity, Human Resources and Organizational Learning
Thierry Burger-Helmchen and Patrick Llerena
PART III: EVOLVING FIRMS AS DRIVERS OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
9. Economic Development as a Branching Process
Koen Frenken and Ron A. Boschma
10. Spin-off Growth and Job Creation: Evidence on Denmark
Pernille Gjerløv-Juel and Michael S. Dahl
11. Innovationes Jenenses: Some Insights into the Making of a Hidden Star
Uwe Cantner
Index

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