Institutional Economics: Property, Competition, Policies

Institutional Economics: Property, Competition, Policies


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781781006627
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 12/01/2012
Pages: 608
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Wolfgang Kasper, Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, the late Manfred E. Streit, formerly Emeritus Professor, Max-Planck-Institute of Economics, Jena, Germany and Peter J. Boettke, University Professor of Economics and Philosophy, George Mason University, US

Table of Contents

Contents: Foreword 1. Introduction: Why Institutions Matter Part I: Foundations 2. Definitions: Economics, Institutions, Order and Policy 3. Human Behaviour 4. Fundamental Values 5. Institutions: Individual Rules 6. Institutional Systems and Social Order Part II: Applications 7. The Institutional Foundations of Capitalism 8. The Dynamics of Competition 9. Economic Organizations 10. Collective Action: Public Policy 11. The International Dimension 12. The Evolution of Institutions 13. Socialism versus Capitalism – System Transformations 14. Economic Freedom and Development Epilogue: Institutional versus Neoclassical Economics Bibliography Index

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