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What “New Institutional Economics” might have to say about Social Policy

New Institutional Economics came about near the beginning of the twentieth century with Ronald Coase’s 1937 study “The Nature of the Firm”.  Coase contradicted the prevailing wisdom by asserting that … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Political Parties and the Welfare State

The infrastructure and style of implementing social services may be shaped by several diverse factors, including social and cultural norms, constitutional rights, and party politics. In Development and Crisis of … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · Leave a comment