"Varieties of Capitalism" Roundtable
The debate about the idea of "varieties of capitalism," which was formalized by Peter Hall and David Soskice in their 2001 book on the subject, has attracted the work of business historians, as well as of political scientists, and economists. As part of our special issue, we asked a number of prominent scholars to share their thoughts about how business history can contribute to the "varieties" literature, which has been conventionally criticized as ahistorical, at least in its original formulation. In these short essays, they respond to a series of questions that we posed: How does the varieties-of-capitalism hypothesis contrast with theories of the firm? How can they be reconciled? How can the study of firms help us to distinguish the nature of capitalism in different countries? How does the existence of multinationals fit into the varieties-of-capitalism thesis?
Volume (Year): 84 (2010)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
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