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What Are Institutions
A primary aim of this paper is to establish some workable meanings of key terms of institutional theory including institution, convention and organization, by drawing on insights from severalExpand
The genome sequence of Schizosaccharomyces pombe
The genome of fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe), which contains the smallest number of protein-coding genes yet recorded for a eukaryote, is sequenced and highly conserved genes important for eukARYotic cell organization including those required for the cytoskeleton, compartmentation, cell-cycle control, proteolysis, protein phosphorylation and RNA splicing are identified. Expand
The Approach of Institutional Economics
This paper assesses the "old" institutional economics, it emphasizes the importance of key "old" institutionalist themes concerning the necessity of habits and rules, and the role of institutions. AExpand
Economics and Evolution: Bringing Life Back into Economics
Economic theory is currently at a crossroads, where many leading mainstream economists are calling for a more realistic and practical orientation for economic science. Indeed, many are suggestingExpand
Darwinism in economics: from analogy to ontology
Abstract. Several social scientists, including ‘evolutionary economists’, have expressed scepticism of ‘biological analogies’ and rejected the application of ‘Darwinism’ to socio-economic evolution.Expand
How Economics Forgot History: The Problem of Historical Specificity in Social Science
Part I Introduction: the limitations of general theory the problem of historical specificity. Part II The nineteenth century: the German historical school and its impact Karl Marx and the specificityExpand
Economics and Institutions: A Manifesto for a Modern Institutional Economics
PART 1 PRELUDE: Introduction and Outline On Methodology and Assumptions. PART 2 A FAREWELL TO `ECONOMIC MAN': Behind Methodological Individualism The Maximisation Hypothesis The RationalistExpand
The evolution of institutional economics : agency, structure and Darwinism in American institutionalism
Part 1: Introduction 1. Nature and Scope 2. Agency and Structure 3. Objections and Explorations Part 2: Charles Darwin and the Historian of Social Sciences 4. Charles Darwin, Herbert Spencer and theExpand
What Are Institutions?
The use of the term institution has become widespread in the social sciences in recent years, reflecting the growth in institutional economics and the use of the institution concept in several otherExpand
Why We Need a Generalized Darwinism, And Why Generalized Darwinism is Not Enough
Complex evolving systems, consisting of populations of varied and replicating entities are found in both nature and human society. There exists no alternative to the core Darwinian principles ofExpand