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The Political economy of institutions

Author: Ménard, Claude Series: International library of the new institutional economics ; Elgar reference collectionPublisher: Edward Elgar , 2004.Language: EnglishDescription: 583 p. : Graphs ; 25 cm.ISBN: 1843766655Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The Political Economy of Institutions Contents Acknowledgements General Introduction Claude Ménard Introduction Claude Ménard ix xi xix PART I POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS AND SOCIAL NORMS 1. Douglass C. North (1990), 'A Transaction Cost Theory of Politics', Journal of Theoretical Politics, 2 (4), 355-66 3 2. Randall L. Calvert (1998), 'Rational Actors, Equilibrium, and Social Institutions', in Explaining Social Institutions, Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 57-94, references 15 3. Terry M. Moe (1990), 'Political Institutions: The Neglected Side of the Story', Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 6, Special Issue, 213-53 55 4. Barry R. Weingast (1995), 'The Economic Role of Political Institutions: Market-Preserving Federalism and Economic Development', Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 11 (1), April, 1-31 96 5. Barry R. Weingast and William J. Marshall (1988), 'The Industrial Organization of Congress; or, Why Legislatures, Like Firms, Are Not Organized as Markets', Journal of Political Economy, 96 (1), 132-63 127 6. Arthur T. Denzau and Michael C. Munger (1986), 'Legislators and Interest Groups: How Unorganized Interests Get Represented', American Political Science Review, 80 (1), March, 89-106 7. Avner Greif (1994), 'Cultural Beliefs and the Organization of Society: A Historical and Theoretical Reflection on Collectivist and Individualist Societies', Journal of Political Economy, 102 (5), October, 912-50 159 177 8. Stanley L. Engerman (1997), 'Cultural Values, Ideological Beliefs, and Changing Labor Institutions: Notes on Their Interactions', in John N. Drobak and John V.C. Nye (eds), The Frontiers of the New Institutional Economics, Chapter V, San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 95-119 216 9. Jon Elster (1989), 'Social Norms and Economic Theory', Journal of Economic Perspectives, 3 (4), Fall, 99-117 241 PART II THE INSTITUTIONAL ENVIRONMENT OF A MARKET ECONOMY 10. Douglass C. North and Barry R. Weingast (1989), 'Constitutions and Commitment: The Evolution of Institutions Governing Public Choice in Seventeenth-Century England', Journal of Economic History, XLIX (4), December, 803-32 11. Barry R. Weingast (1993), 'Constitutions as Governance Structures: The Political Foundations of Secure Markets', Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 149 (1), March, 286-311 12. Peter Murrell and Mancur Olson (1991), 'The Devolution of Centrally Planned Economies', Journal of Comparative Economics, 15 (2), June, 239-65 13. Michael McFaul (1999), 'Lessons from Russia's Protracted Transition from Communist Rule', Political Science Quarterly, 114 (1), Spring, 103-30 14. Pranab K. Bardhan (2000), 'Understanding Underdevelopment: Challenges for Institutional Economics From the Point of View of Poor Countries', Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 156 (1), March, 216-35 15. Ross Levine (1997), 'Financial Development and Economic Growth: Views and Agenda', Journal of Economic Literature, XXXV (2), June, 688-726 16. Philip Keefer and Stephen Knack (1997), 'Why Don't Poor Countries Catch Up? A Cross-National Test of an Institutional Explanation', Economic Inquiry, XXXV (3), July, 590-602 263 293 319 346 374 394 433 PART III LONG RUN PERSPECTIVES 17. Avner Greif (1998), 'Historical and Comparative Institutional Analysis', American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 88 (2), May, 80-84 449 18. Paul R. Milgrom, Douglass C. North and Barry R. Weingast (1990), 'The Role of Institutions in the Revival of Trade: The Law Merchant, Private Judges, and the Champagne Fairs', Economics and Politics, 2 (1), March, 1-23 454 19. Lee J. Alston and Joseph P. Ferrie (1993), 'Paternalism in Agricultural Labor Contracts in the U.S. South: Implications for the Growth of the Welfare State', American Economic Review, 83 (4), September, 852-76 477 20. Stanley L. Engerman, Stephen H. Haber and Kenneth L. Sokoloff (2000), 'Inequality, Institutions and Differential Paths of Growth among New World Economies', in Claude Ménard (ed.), Institutions, Contracts and Organizations: Perspectives from New Institutional Economics, Chapter 11, Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 108-34 502 21. Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson and James A. Robinson (2001), `The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation', American Economic Review, 91 (5), December, 1369-401 22. Douglass C. North (1997), 'Transaction Costs Through Time', in Claude Ménard (ed.), Transaction Cost Economics: Recent Developments, Chapter 6, Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 149-60 Name Index 529 562 575

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