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Cooperatives and Group Action
(Texas A&M University, 1993)
-first century. In order to more clearly understand current issues and challenges to the agricultural cooperative method of business organization, four background areas are introduced: (a) a brief description of the public policy support afforded U. S...
Advances in Cooperative Theory since 1990: A Review of Agricultural Economics Literature
(Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam School of Management, 2004)
This article reviews the advances in neoclassical, coalition-game theoretic, and new institutional-nexus of contracts applications of economic theory to agricultural cooperative literature published in English language academic journals since 1990...
F.A. Hayek: Austrian Economist and Social Theorist
(Ludwig von Mises Institute, 1999)
Frederich August von Hayek is undoubtedly the most eminent of the modern Austrian economists. Student of Friedrich von Wieser, protégé and colleague of Ludwig von Mises, and foremost representative of an outstanding ...
The Make-or-Buy Decision: Lessons from Empirical Studies
The “transaction cost” theory of the firm introduced by Coase (1937) has become a standard framework for the study of institutional arrangements. The Coasian framework helps explain not only the existence of the firm, ...
The theory of the firm and its critics: a stocktaking and assessment
(Cambridge University Press, 2005)
Since its emergence in the 1970s the modern economic or Coasian theory of the firm has been discussed and challenged by sociologists, heterodox economists, management scholars, and other critics. This chapter reviews and ...
New Institutional Economics
(Edward Elgar, 2000)
This chapter surveys the new institutional economics, a rapidly growing literature combining economics, law, organization theory, political science, sociology and anthropology to understand social, political and commercial ...
(Russell Sage Foundation, 2008)
This chapter reviews and discusses rational-choice approaches to organizational governance. These approaches are found primarily in organizational economics (virtually no rational-choice organizational sociology exists), ...
Spiritual Songs in the Seventeenth Century: Russia's Legacy in Manuscripts
(Verlag Otto Sagner, 2009)