Economic Institutions

Michael Moran

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Institutions

Published in print June 2008 | ISBN: 9780199548460
Published online September 2009 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks of Political Science

 Economic Institutions

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This article discusses the concept of economic institutions and its relationship with political institutions. It looks at economic institutions and institutionalism, economic institutions and economic regulation, and economic institutions and capitalism. The last section of the article discusses economic institutions and democratic government. The article also introduces the concept of principal-agent problems.

Keywords: economic institutions; political institutions; relationship; institutionalism; economic regulation; capitalism; democratic government; principal-agent problems

Article.  8120 words. 

Subjects: Politics ; Public Policy ; Comparative Politics

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