Corpus ID: 6108842

An Essay on The Existence and Causes of Path Dependence

@inproceedings{Page2005AnEO,
  title={An Essay on The Existence and Causes of Path Dependence},
  author={S. Page},
  year={2005}
}
That past events and choices can influence and in some cases determine the outcomes of current political, economic, and social processes is indisputable, but the extent to which history matters and the mechanisms through which it operates in particular contexts are more difficult to unpack. We can retell a particular history and explain how its many parts fit together. We can thus infer individual causal relationships—this appears to have happened because that happened—but we lack a framework… Expand
Explaining Artifact Evolution
Ontic Occlusion and Exposure in Sociotechnical Systems

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 36 REFERENCES
Breaking the Path of Institutional Development? Alternatives to the New Determinism
System Effects: Complexity in Political and Social Life
Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance
Rational Lives: Norms and Values in Politics and Society
Cultural Beliefs and the Organization of Society: A Historical and Theoretical Reflection on Collectivist and Individualist Societies
  • A. Greif
  • Economics
  • Journal of Political Economy
  • 1994
The Elusive Quest for Growth: Economists' Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics
A Model of Path-Dependence in Decisions over Multiple Propositions
  • C. List
  • Economics, Computer Science
  • American Political Science Review
  • 2004
After Victory: Institutions, Strategic Restraint, and the Rebuilding of Order After Major Wars
Increasing Returns and Path Dependence in the Economy
...
1
2
3
4
...