TITLE

New Institutionalism, Old Institutionalism, and Distribution Theory

AUTHOR(S)
Colander, David
PUB. DATE
June 1996
SOURCE
Journal of Economic Issues (Association for Evolutionary Economi;Jun96, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p433
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the distinctions between institutional and neoclassical economics. The institutional cause of the demise of institutional economics; Models of the economy; Role of mathematics in economics; Modern developments in complex mathematics; Distribution theory and the new mathematical institutionalism.
ACCESSION #
9606156963

 

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