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Firms, Markets and Hierarchies: The Transaction Cost Economics Perspective Glenn R. Carroll

Firms, Markets and Hierarchies: The Transaction Cost Economics Perspective

Glenn R. Carroll

Published January 1st 1999
ISBN : 9780195119510
Hardcover
552 pages
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This book examines transaction cost economics, the influential theoretical perspective on organizations and industry that was the subject of Oliver Williamsons seminal book, Markets and Hierarchies (1975). Written by leading economists,MoreThis book examines transaction cost economics, the influential theoretical perspective on organizations and industry that was the subject of Oliver Williamsons seminal book, Markets and Hierarchies (1975). Written by leading economists, sociologists, and political scientists, the essays collected here reflect the fruitful intellectual exchange that is occurring across the major social science disciplines. They examine transaction cost economics general conceptual orientation, its specific theoretical propositions, its applications to policy, and its use in systematic empirical research. The chapters include classic texts, broad review essays, reflective commentaries, and several new contributions to a wide range of topics, including organizations, regulations and law, institutions, strategic management, game theory, entrepreneurship, innovation, finance, and technical information.