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The present state of institutional economics
After articulating the institutionalist paradigm and its principal facets, the article examines the present status, converging interests, and possible future of institutional economics. Emphasis is
The Elgar Companion to Institutional and Evolutionary Economics
This reference work is a comprehensive introduction to the expanding field of institutional and evolutionary economics. It includes work by a number of leading international authors who synthesize
A History of Economic Thought: The LSE Lectures
These lectures, delivered at the London School of Economics between 1979 and 1981 and tape-recorded by Robbins's grandson, display his mastery of the intellectual history of economics and his
Economics Imperialism: Concept and Constraints
The paper seeks to offer [1] an explication of a concept of economics imperialism, focusing on its epistemic aspects; and [2] criteria for its normative assessment. In regard to [1], the defining
The Knight-Ayres Correspondence: The Grounds of Knowledge and Social Action
Clarence Edwin Ayres (1891–1972) and Frank Hyneman Knight (1885–1972) were personal friends and professional adversaries during their entire adult lives. Their friendship enabled and survived their
Interrelations between Legal and Economic Processes
The purpose of this essay is to extend the analysis of the interrelations between legal and economic processes through an identification of certain basic legal-economic interrelationships hitherto
The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics . John Eatwell, Murray Milgate, and Peter Newman (editors). New York: Stockton Press, 1987, (4 volumes) 949, 1044, 1085, and 1025 pages.
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The New Palgrave is the first major encyclopedic account of economics since the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences appeared in 1968. It attempts the same authoritative status achieved
The Coase Theorem and the Study of Law and Economics
The purpose of this chapter is to provide a comprehensive assessment of the Coasian analysis, primarily through an interpretation of the positive analytic meaning and significance of the so-called