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Institutional change and economic analysis

Jacob Metzer

Institutional change and economic analysis

the case of American slavery

by Jacob Metzer

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Published by Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Dept. of Economics in Jerusalem .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Slavery -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Jacob Metzer.
      SeriesResearch report - Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Economics ; no. 70, Research report (Bet ha-sefer le-khalkalah ule-mada e ha-hevrah al shem E. Kaplan. Mahlakah le-khalkalah) ;, no. 70.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE441 .M54
      The Physical Object
      Pagination33, 5 p. ;
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4484766M
      LC Control Number79313596

      This book explores institutional change and economic behaviour through examining the transition process in the eight former socialist countries that became members of the EU in , looking at the phenomenal growth that has been taking place in China in the last three decades, offering a historical perspective on the causes of economic underdevelopment in the Middle East, and discussing just how much of the. This book explores institutional change and economic behaviour by examining the transition process in the former socialist countries that joined the EU in , looking at the growth occurring in China, offering a historical perspective on economic underdevelopment in the Middle East, and discussing the neo-classical paradigm.

      Institutional change unpacked While institutional analysis has always been very strong in comparative statics, it has been much weaker in understanding institutional genesis and change. The origins of institutional frameworks make up the central theme of two of the volumes discussed here. Both Thelen’s analysis of different regimesFile Size: KB. Structural Change and Economic Dynamics publishes articles about theoretical and applied, historical and methodological aspects of structural change in economic systems. The journal publishes work analyzing dynamics and structural change in economic, technological, institutional .

      Lots of empirical research has studied links between economy and institutional changes. In order for an economy to flourish, certain legal and social institutions, such as property rights, government policy, trade and finance, must be in place. Since its founding, especially after the s, China. Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance, Cambridge University Press. Elinor Ostrom (). "Doing Institutional Analysis: Digging Deeper than Markets and Hierarchies," Handbook of New Institutional Economics, C. Ménard and M. Shirley, eds. Handbook of New Institutional Economics, pp. – Springer.


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1 These extensions of economic theory have been applied to economic history in two recent articles: Davis, Lance E. and North, Douglass C., “ Institutional Change and American Economic Growth: A First Step Towards a Theory of Innovation,” The Journal of Economic History (March ), pp.

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risk are influencing institutional change and if so, how File Size: 97KB. nomic rules. Private gain is then made at the cost of overall economic growth. Much of this book spells out North's view of how institutional change occurs.

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