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Institutional Change : Theory and Empirical Findings

Theory and Empirical Findings

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Published: 1993
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This book brings together some 15 papers drawn from the 330 papers presented at the Third Annual Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics in Stockholm, Sweden in June 1991. Part 1 outlines a basic theory of institutional change; Parts 2 and 3 examine case studies in international experience with institutional change. The authors of the original papers include Douglas North, Amitai Etzioni, Oliver Williamson, as well as eminent scholars from Eastern and Western Europe, representing views and analyses from ten different countries.

Preface
Acknowledgement
On Institutional Thought in the Social and Economic Sciencesp. 3
Institutional Change: Basic Theory
Institutional Change: A Framework of Analysisp. 35
A Socio-Economic Perspective on Frictionp. 47
Institutions as Infrastructures of Human Interactionp. 61
Comparative Economic Organization: The Analysis of Discrete Structural Alternativesp. 75
Comparative Analyses of Institutional Structures and Changes
Small Firm Networksp. 111
Strategies of Institutional Change in Central and Eastern European Economiesp. 139
Property Rights and Governance Transformations in Eastern Europe and the United Statesp. 151
Institutional Cooperation in Japanese and German Capitalismp. 171
Japanese Institutions Supporting Innovationp. 199
Structural Competitiveness and Strategic Capacities: Rethinking the State and International Capitalp. 227
Size, Integration, and Unemployment: The Nordic Countries Facing the European Single Marketp. 263
Changing Institutions: Focusing on Experiences in Northern and Eastern Europe
The Institutional History of the Danish Polity: From a Market and Mixed Economy to a Negotiated Economyp. 277
Devolution of the Negotiated Economy? Sweden's 1990 Food Policy Reformp. 301
Non-Market Governance of Business in a Market-Based Economy: The Case of Norwayp. 319
Evolution of Interest Representation in Polandp. 339
Transforming a Centrally Planned Economy into a Market Economy: The Case of Czechoslovakiap. 351
Transition and Conversion in a Small, Open, and Formerly Planned Economy: Hungaryp. 371
Psychological Resistance to Market Relations in the Former Soviet Unionp. 387
The Many Faces of Capitalismp. 399
Indexp. 405
About the Authors and the Editorp. 421
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ISBN: 9781563240805
ISBN-10: 1563240807
Series: Studies of the East Asian Institute (M. E. Sharpe)
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1993
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.76