In about 150 pages, North presents an interesting and thought provoking theory of economic growth.
A lot is covered in this book, but some general themes and arguments can be gleaned from the very short and immensely accessible number of pages.
One concept I find unusual is North's concept of "the game" of organizations and social human interaction.
This is a cristal clear book that takes you inside the world of New Institutional Economics written by one of its founders, although it was not considered as that at the time of... Read morePublished 2 months ago by El Campero
This book is a must read for those interested in the study of institutions and economic performance. It has created a niche of its own when it comes to the study of institutions.Published 2 months ago by Gedion Onyango
It is an excellent book.
It is very easy to read and comprehensive.
I like it, I recommend this book.
My brother in law has given me a book about Libertarianism to read, so I thought I'd read something mainstream first. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Athan
i used this book for my capstone class, i swear i read it about 3 times, it was very informative and drew references from other parties who spoke about the work before him... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Sexynini
This book blends the concept of human behavior and economic theory. One aspect that I emphasize here is the concept of area. Read morePublished on April 1, 2012 by angela
I am a political science student and am used to the literature, but even I have to say this book gets pretty abstract. Read morePublished on March 11, 2012 by Enjolras
Elinor Ostrom proves in this book that it is possible to write with rigor and still captivate readers with an interesting story. Read morePublished on May 13, 2011 by Luis E. Ibanez
Very dissatisfied, simply i paid for a new book and recieved a used one. I do not recommend dealing with the seller.Published on March 31, 2011 by Samir El Shawi