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Des règles du jeu pour une modélisation conventionnaliste


  • Pierre-Yves Gomez


[fre] The aim of the article is to present elements to build a conventionnalist micro-economy. The economy of conventions tends to integrate conventions (or rules of behaviour) as basic economic units. A definition of the concept of convention is first given, and the link between it and the notion of the individual "liberty" is compatible with common rules. To take them into account, it is necessary to understand the dynamics of economics. Conventions are systems of information: secondly, the consequences of this assumption are explained. This opens new perspectives in micro-economics, based on the nature of "conviction" of individuals and lock-in effects involved.

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  • Pierre-Yves Gomez, 1995. "Des règles du jeu pour une modélisation conventionnaliste," Revue Française d'Économie, Programme National Persée, vol. 10(3), pages 137-171.
  • Handle: RePEc:prs:rfreco:rfeco_0769-0479_1995_num_10_3_987
    Note: DOI:10.3406/rfeco.1995.987

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    1. Henri Isaac, 1998. "Les normes de qualité dans les services professionnels: une lecture des pratiques à travers la théorie des conventions," Revue Finance Contrôle Stratégie,, vol. 1(2), pages 89-112, June.
    2. Sophie Bejean, 1997. "The foundations of the new theories in health economics
      [Les fondements des nouvelles théories en économie de la santé]
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