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Title Uncertainty and Economic Evolution : Essays in Honor of Armen A. Alchian / edited by John R. Lott, Jr.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.


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Description 1 online resource (x, 209 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge studies in business organization and networks ; 3
Routledge studies in business organization and networks ; 3.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Subject Alchian, Armen A. (Armen Albert), 1914-2013.
Alchian, Armen A. (Armen Albert), 1914-2013
Genre Fiction.
Electronic books.
Contents 1. Rationality, evolution, and acquisitiveness / Harold Demsetz -- 2. Information, chance, and evolution : Alchian and the economics of self-organization / Arthur De Vany -- 3. Evolution and spontaneous uniformity : evidence from the evolution of the limited liability company / Bruce H. Kobayashi and Larry E. Ribstein -- 4. Why hold-ups occur : the self-enforcing range of contractual relationships / Benjamin Klein -- 5. Armen Alchian's contribution to macroeconomics / Jerry L. Jordan and William T. Gavin -- 6. Appropriable rents from Yellowstone Park : a case of incomplete contracting / Terry L. Anderson and Peter J. Hill -- 7. Cultural evolution and constitutional public choice : institutional diversity and economic performance on American Indian reservations / Stephen Cornell and Joseph P. Kalt -- 8. Environmental degradation under East European state socialism / Benjamin Zycher -- 9. Freedom, wealth, and coercion / Gertrud M. Fremling and John R. Lott, Jr. -- 10. Discovery factors of economic freedom : respondence, epiphany, and serendipity / Daniel B. Klein -- 11. In celebration of Armen Alchian's eightieth birthday / John R. Lott, Jr.
Summary The theory of the firm has recently undergone a dramatic transformation, drawing heavily on the pathbreaking work of Armen Alchian. This volume explores his contribution to the debate, including essays by Harold Demetz, Ben Klein, Jerry Jordan and Art Devany.
Other Author Lott, John R., Jr., 1958-
Alchian, Armen A. (Armen Albert), 1914-2013.
Other Title Print version: Uncertainty and economic evolution. London ; New York : Routledge, 1997