Institutional Economics: Its Place in Political Economy

Institutional Economics: Its Place in Political Economy

by Malcolm Rutherford

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This book deals with a variety of issues including matters of method, particularly John R. Commons' pragmatism, the role of scarcity and conflict in economics as opposed to a presumed harmony of interest, and the importance of custom and common law as opposed to individual pleasures and pains.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780887388316
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Publication date: 01/30/1989
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Malcolm Rutherford is associate professor of economics at the University of Victoria, British Columbia.

Table of Contents

1. Reasonable Value 2. Communism, Fascism, Capitalism

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