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  • Verhaltensannahmen der Matthias Schramm

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 63.56

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Neue Institutionenökonomie gilt als zweites großes Paradigma der ökonomischen Forschung. Als Grundstein dieses Theoriegebäudes wurden Verhaltensannahmen eingeführt, die Generationen von Wirtschaftswissenschaftlern rezipierten - so die Ergänzungen des homo oeconomicus um den Hang zum Opportunismus und die Einschränkung seiner... more...

  • Amartya Sen's Capability Approachby Wiebke Kuklys

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 149.00

    Kuklys examines how Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen?s approach to welfare measurement can be put in practice for poverty and inequality measurement in affluent societies such as the UK. Sen argues that an individual?s welfare should not be measured in terms of her income, but in terms what she can actually do or be, her capabilities. In Chapters... more...

  • Why Labour Market Regulation may Pay Offby Servaas Storm; C.W.M. Naastepad

    International Labour Office 2007; US$ 5.00

    Focuses on the extent of labour market regulation and argues (providing empirical evidence) that aggregate labour productivity growth is higher in economies having a “rigid” (i.e. more regulated and co-ordinated) labour market than in economies with flexible labour markets. more...

  • Infrastructuresby Scientific Council for Government Policy

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 59.25

    Influential policy advisors call for a reform of the management of, and investment in infrastructures at both the regional and the national level. more...

  • Public Economics and Public Choiceby Pio Baake; Rainald Borck

    Springer 2007; US$ 169.00

    The book contains essays in honor of Charles B. Blankart on the occasion of his 65th birthday. The contributors include prominent scholars from the discipline of public finance and public choice. The essays include topics like taxation, public choice, and regulation, and thus give testimony of Blankart's very broad ranging interests in economics. more...

  • The Elgar Companion to Transaction Cost Economicsby Peter G. Klein; Michael E. Sykuta

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00

    Since its emergence in the 1970s, transaction cost economics (TCE) has become a leading approach in the research on contracts, firm organization and strategy, antitrust, marketing, inter-firm collaboration and entrepreneurship. With contributions by leading scholars in economics, law and business administration - including Oliver E. Williamson, recipient... more...

  • Constitutional Economics and Public Institutionsby F. Cabrillo; M.A. Puchades-Navarro

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    This extensive book explores in detail a wide range of topics within the public choice and constitutional political economy tradition, providing a comprehensive overview of current work across the field. The expert contributions are underpinned by the notion of moving economic thinking away from the analysis of logic of a situation given a set of well-established... more...

  • Critics, Ratings, and Societyby Grant Blank

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 29.99

    Grant Blank skillfully and convincingly situates reviews squarely in the nexus of key sociological concerns about status, choice, economics, and culture. Critics, Ratings, and Society: The Sociology of Reviews takes us inside the review process to reveal the social organization of the public evaluation of goods and experiences and, along the way, illuminates... more...

  • Common Goodsby Adrienne Héritier

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 41.99

    Common Goods is an interesting book and should be read by anyone who seeks to understand changes in governance and regulation due to increasing internationalization. It will be read for many years to come..... more...