The Elgar Companion to Institutional and Evolutionary Economics

  title={The Elgar Companion to Institutional and Evolutionary Economics},
  author={Geoffrey M. Hodgson and Warren J. Samuels and Marc R. Tool},
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 perspectives from Veblenian, Schumpeterian and new institutionalist theoretical traditions. Including biographical and subject enteries, this book brings together widely-dispersed but theoretically congruent ideas. 
Varieties of capitalism and varieties of economic theory
In the 1990s, institutional and evolutionary economics emerged as one of the most creative and successful approaches in the modern social sciences. This timely reader gathers together seminal
Institutional Economics and Economic Science
This article presents a comparative analysis of the approaches of institutional economics and Walrasian economics. After reviewing the differences between both perspectives, it argues that
Original Institutional Economics and New Institutional Economics: Revisiting the Bridges (or the Divide)
The purpose of this paper is to present the main differences between New Institutional Economics, NIE, and Original Institutional Economics, OIE, and to question some of the proposals that call for
North's institutionalism and the prospect of combining theoretical approaches
The distinction between new and old institutional economics may be unhelpful in depicting those theorists who defy clear categorisation. One such writer is Douglass North, who is associated with the
It’s Culture All the Way Down
I regularly use Evolutionary Economics in my classes on institutional economics and political economy. In that capacity I use it as a primer on institutional economics. It succeeds in this capacity
Institutional adjustment and instrumental value
Abstract Eastern Europe and Russia, in their struggles to make comprehensive transformations of their economies, are being guided mainly by neoclassical theories and advisors in pursuit of
Social Economics and Evolutionary Institutionalism Today
This paper discusses theoretical and methodological elements that constitute social economics. It also considers those elements for evolutionary (Veblenian) institutional economics. It investigates
Connecting Institutional Economics to Communitarian Philosophy: Beyond Market Institutions and Pecuniary Canons of Value
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Chaos Theory and Institutional Economics: Metaphor or Model?
The growth and mutations of the institutionalfabric are an outcome of the conduct of the individual members of the group, since it is out of the experience of the individuals, through the habituation
The diverse traditions of institutional economics: conceptual and methodological underpinnings
Despite the increasing interest in institutional economics, little published research has systematically explored the methodological nuances of institutionalism. This paper reviews the variety of