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Five Propositions about Institutional Change

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  • Douglass C. North

    (Washington University)

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This paper presents and discusses the five propositions about institutional change, and then proposes a specific research agenda based on a transaction cost theory of political markets.

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  • Douglass C. North, 1993. "Five Propositions about Institutional Change," Economic History 9309001, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    1. Pyastolov Sergey & Shitenkova Elena, 2012. "Power – property core of economic development: the cases of Russia and South Korea," Journal of Economic Regulation Journal of Economic Regulation (Вопросы регулирования экономики), CyberLeninka;Общество с ограниченной ответственностью «Гуманитарные перспективы», vol. 3(4), pages 93-108.
    2. Peter Wirtz, 2004. "The Changing Institutions of Governance in Corporate France:What Drives the Process?," Working Papers CREGO 1040701, Université de Bourgogne - CREGO EA7317 Centre de recherches en gestion des organisations.
    3. Sagar Hernández Chuliá, 2016. "La relación entre neoinstitucionalismo económico y sociológico," Revista de Economía Institucional, Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Economía, vol. 18(35), pages 123-149, July-Dece.
    4. Peter Wirtz, 1999. "Évolution institutionnelle, schémas mentaux et gouvernement des entreprises:le cas Krupp-Thyssen," Revue Finance Contrôle Stratégie, revues.org, vol. 2(1), pages 117-143, March.
    5. Joshua Frank, 2007. "Meat as a bad habit: A case for positive feedback in consumption preferences leading to lock-in," Review of Social Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 65(3), pages 319-348.
    6. Peter Wirtz, 2000. "Mental Patterns, Corporate Finance and Institutional Evolution: The Case of the French Corporate Governance System," Working Papers CREGO 1000101, Université de Bourgogne - CREGO EA7317 Centre de recherches en gestion des organisations.
    7. Alexander Smajgl, 2004. "Modelling the effect of learning and evolving rules on the use of common-pool resources," Computing in Economics and Finance 2004 178, Society for Computational Economics.
    8. Jeffry Jacob & Thomas Osang, 2007. "Institutions, Geography and Trade: A Panel Data Study," Departmental Working Papers 0706, Southern Methodist University, Department of Economics.
    9. Frank, Joshua, 2005. "Technological lock-in, positive institutional feedback, and research on laboratory animals," Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Elsevier, vol. 16(4), pages 557-575, December.
    10. Gérard Charreaux, 1996. "Pour une véritable théorie de la latitude managériale et du gouvernement des entreprises," Working Papers CREGO 0960601, Université de Bourgogne - CREGO EA7317 Centre de recherches en gestion des organisations.
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    12. Jaime Lozano, 1999. "Economía institucional y ciencia económica," Revista de Economía Institucional, Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Economía, vol. 1(1), pages 99-128, July-dece.

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