The present state of institutional economics

  title={The present state of institutional economics},
  author={Warren J. Samuels},
  journal={Cambridge Journal of Economics},
  • W. Samuels
  • Published 1 August 1995
  • Economics
  • Cambridge Journal of Economics
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