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Glossary for New Institutional Economics
in Simplified Chinese

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Compiled by Alexandra Benham.  Translated into Chinese by Lennon H.T. Choy.

NIE glossary in Chinese
NIE glossary in Chinese
NIE glossary in Chinese

Sources (terms listed alphabetically in English)

Collective action
Mancur Olson (1965), The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, p. 1, p. 14.

Commons
Elinor Ostrom (1990), Governing the Commons, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 2, p. 6.

Contract
Scott E. Masten (2000),
Contractual Choice, in Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, Volume III. The Regulation of Contracts, Boudewijn Bouckaert and Gerrit De Geest, eds., Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, p. 25.

Corruption
Joseph S. Nye (1967), Corruption and Political Development: A Cost-Benefit Analysis, American Political Science Review, 61 (2): 417-427.

Governance structure
Eirik G. Furubotn and Rudolf Richter (1997), Institutions and Economic Theory: The Contribution of the New Institutional Economics, Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, p. 5.
Oliver E. Williamson (1981), The Modern Corporation, Journal of Economic Literature 19 (4):1537-1568, p. 1544
.

Informal economy
Hernando de Soto (1989), The Other Path, New York, Harper & Row, p. 12.

Institution
Douglass C. North (1994),
Economic Performance Through Time, Nobel prize lecture, December 19, 1993. Also published in The American Economic Review, 84 (3): 359-368,
p. 360.

New Institutional Economics
Douglass C. North (1992),
The New Institutional Economics and Development, Washington University in St. Louis, p.1.
John Nye (2004), personal communication.

Opportunity cost

James M. Buchanan (1987), Opportunity Cost, in The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, John Eatwell, Murray Milgate, and Peter Newman, eds, London: Macmillan Press, volume 3, pp. 718-721.

Organization
Douglass North (1990), Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 5.

Path dependence
Paul A. David (1985),
Clio and the Economics of QWERTY, American Economic Review 75 (2): 332-337, p. 332.

Property rights
Yoram Barzel (1997), Economic Analysis of Property Rights, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, second edition, pp. 1-2.
Thrainn Eggertsson (1990), Economic Behavior and Institutions, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Rent-seeking
Anne O. Krueger (1974),
The Political Economy of the Rent-Seeking Society, The American Economic Review, 64 (3): 291-303, p. 291.
Gordon Tullock (1998),
The Fundamentals of Rent-Seeking , The Locke Luminary Vol. I, No. 2 (Winter 1998) Part 2.

Social Capital
Robert D. Putnam (1993), Making Democracy Work, Princeton: Princeton University Press,
p. 167.
Pierre Bourdieu (1986), Forms of Capital, in Handbook of Theory and Research for the Sociology of Education, John G. Richardson, ed., Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, pp. 24160. Discussed in
Joel Sobel (2002),
Can We Trust Social Capital?, Journal of Economic Literature 40 (1):
139154, p. 139.

Social cost
Ronald Coase (1960), The Problem of Social Cost, Journal of Law and Economics 3:1-44.

Transaction
Oliver E. Williamson (1996), The Mechanisms of Governance, Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 379.

Transaction costs
Eirik G. Furubotn and Rudolf Richter (1997), Institutions and Economic Theory: The Contribution of the New Institutional Economics, Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, p. 40.







  ALSO SEE
  About New Institutional Economics
  NIE Terms Translated

  Reading List - Introductory
  Reading List - North & Nye 2003
  Links and Resources




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