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Institutional Evolution and the Political Economy of Governance

Alexander Ebner

in The Institutions of the Market: Organizations, Social Systems, and Governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231423
eISBN:
9780191710865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231423.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines the co-evolutionary relationship between markets and states as a path-dependent process that reflects the social construction of institutional change. It reviews the major ... More


Economics With a Human Face?

Francesco Boldizzoni

in The Poverty of Clio: Resurrecting Economic History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144009
eISBN:
9781400838851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144009.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The major misunderstanding about cliometrics comes from the subsequent spread of Douglass North's new institutional approach. North claims to have challenged traditional economic theory, which he ... More


Douglass C. North

Roger W. Spencer and David A. Macpherson

in Lives of the Laureates: Twenty-three Nobel Economists

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027960
eISBN:
9780262325868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027960.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter deals with the life and work of Douglass C. North who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1993. North was born in 1920 and recieved his B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California, ... More


The New Institutional Economics and Pipeline Transport

in The Political Economy of Pipelines: A Century of Comparative Institutional Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226502106
eISBN:
9780226502120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226502120.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book explores how and why competition arose in the pipeline transport industry, specifically addressing transaction costs and asset specificity, institutional evolution, intangible property ... More


The ‘Old’ and the ‘New’ of New Institutional Economics

Hazel Gray

in Turbulence and Order in Economic Development: Economic Transformation in Tanzania and Vietnam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198714644
eISBN:
9780191782909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714644.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic Systems

This chapter evaluates new institutional economic theory and its approach to explaining economic transformation and political order. It explains the key assumptions of the ‘old’ New Institutional ... More


Weak States Inherited Democracy

David Stasavage

in The Decline and Rise of Democracy: A Global History from Antiquity to Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691177465
eISBN:
9780691201955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177465.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that early democracy was more likely to prevail when rulers were uncertain about production, when people found it easy to exit, and when rulers needed their people more than their ... More


“A Rational Core within an Irrational Shell”: An Institutional Theory of Dictatorship

Jens Meierhenrich

in The Remnants of the Rechtsstaat: An Ethnography of Nazi Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198814412
eISBN:
9780191851964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814412.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter turns from the making of The Dual State to its theoretical significance. Fraenkel’s principal argument had three parts. The first part comprised several counterintuitive propositions ... More


The Control of Violence

Oscar Calvo-Gonzalez

in Unexpected Prosperity: How Spain Escaped the Middle Income Trap

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198853978
eISBN:
9780191888373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853978.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

This chapter explains why economic growth in Spain in the century and a half before 1950 was not sustained. The chapter provides evidence that the main shortcoming of economic growth in the period ... More


Belief Systems and Confirmation Bias

John N. Drobak

in Rethinking Market Regulation: Helping Labor by Overcoming Economic Myths

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197578957
eISBN:
9780197578988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197578957.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

Chapter 8 uses lessons from the new institutional economics and the concepts of confirmation bias and belief systems to explain why so many people are reluctant to change their views about the U.S. ... More


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