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The Austrian roots of the economics of institutions

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  • Pierre Garrouste

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This paper presents an analysis of the way the Austrian theory of institutions evolved from Menger's main works. It also tries to advance the idea that the economics of institutions, when it deals with the emergence and evolution of rules and norms from interacting individuals, is inspired by Menger's work and more generally by the Austrian analysis of the emergence and evolution of institutions. Recent works in the economics of institutions build on this earlier Austrian work to make it more formalized and testable.

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Article provided by Springer & Society for the Development of Austrian Economics in its journal The Review of Austrian Economics.

Volume (Year): 21 (2008)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
Pages: 251-269

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Handle: RePEc:kap:revaec:v:21:y:2008:i:4:p:251-269
DOI: 10.1007/s11138-008-0047-3
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