The Economic Nature of the Firm: A Reader

The Economic Nature of the Firm A Reader The Economic Nature of the Firm brings together classic writings on the economic nature and organization of firms including works by Ronald Coase Armen Alchian and Harold Demsetz Michael Jensen and

  • Title: The Economic Nature of the Firm: A Reader
  • Author: Louis G. Putterman
  • ISBN: 9780521556286
  • Page: 336
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Economic Nature of the Firm brings together classic writings on the economic nature and organization of firms, including works by Ronald Coase, Armen Alchian and Harold Demsetz, Michael Jensen and William Meckling, George Akerlof, and Oliver Williamson, as well as recent contributions by Paul Milgrom and John Roberts, Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis, Bengt HolmstThe Economic Nature of the Firm brings together classic writings on the economic nature and organization of firms, including works by Ronald Coase, Armen Alchian and Harold Demsetz, Michael Jensen and William Meckling, George Akerlof, and Oliver Williamson, as well as recent contributions by Paul Milgrom and John Roberts, Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis, Bengt Holmstrom, and Oliver Hart Part I explores the general theme of the firm s economic nature and its place in the market system Part II covers the scope of the firm Part III examines internal organization and the human factor and Part IV ties the firm s organization and behavior to issues of financing and ownership This volume also includes a consolidated bibliography of sources cited by these authors and an introductory essay by the editors that surveys the new institutional economics of the firm and issues raised in the anthology The collection aims to introduce this core literature to advanced undergraduates, business and economics graduate students, and scholars in allied disciplines, including law, sociology, and organization and management.

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