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Title The handbook of organizational economics / edited by Robert Gibbons and John Roberts
Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2013

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 1233 pages) : illustrations
Contents Complementarity in organizations / Erik Brynjolfsson and Paul Milgrom -- Economic theories of incentives in organizations / Robert Gibbons and John Roberts -- Property rights / Ilya Segal and Michael D. Whinston -- Transaction cost economics / Steven Tadelis and Oliver E. Williamson -- Clinical papers in organizational economics / George P. Baker and Ricard Gil -- Experimental organizational economics / Colin F. Camerer and Roberto Weber -- Insider econometrics / Casey Ichniowski and Kathryn Shaw -- Employment as an economic and a social relationship / James N. Baron and David M. Kreps -- Authority in organizations / Patrick Bolton and Mathias Dewatripont -- Decisions in organizations / Robert Gibbons, Niko Matouschek, and John Roberts -- Leadership and corporate culture / Benjamin E. Hermalin -- Personnel economics / Edward P. Lazear and Paul Oyer -- Theory and evidence in internal labor markets / Michael Waldman -- Technological innovation and organizations / Pierre Azoulay and Josh Lerner -- Hierarchies and the division of labor / Luis Garicano and Timothy Van Zandt -- Internal capital markets / Robert Gertner and David Scharfstein -- What do managers do? / Robert Gibbons and Rebecca Henderson -- Corporate governance / Benjamin E. Hermalin -- Incentives in hierarchies / Dilip Mookherjee -- Strategy and organizaton / John Roberts and Garth Saloner -- Vertical integration and market structure / Timothy Bresnahan and Jonathan Levin -- Ownership and organizational form / Henry Hansmann -- Contracts between legal persons / Lewis A. Kornhauser and W. Bentley MacLeod -- Inter-firm contracts / Francine Lafontaine and Margaret E. Slade -- Relational incentive contracts / James M. Malcomson -- Hybrid modes of organization / Claude Ménard -- Corruption / Abbhijit Banerjee, Rema Hanna, and Sendhil Mullainathan -- Delegations, Control, and the study of public bureaucracy / Jerry M. Moe
Summary "In even the most market-oriented economies, most economic transactions occur not in markets but inside managed organizations, particularly business firms. Organizational economics seeks to understand the nature and workings of such organizations and their impact on economic performance. This landmark book assembles the leading figures in organizational economics to present the first comprehensive view of both the current state of research in this fast-emerging field and where it might be headed. The Handbook of Organizational Economics surveys the major theories, evidence, and methods used in the field. It displays the breadth of topics in organizational economics, including the roles of individuals and groups in organizations, organizational structures and processes, the boundaries of the firm, contracts between and within firms, and more."--Publisher's website
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Industrial organization (Economic theory)
Organizational sociology -- Economic aspects
Organizational behavior -- Economic aspects
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- Microeconomics.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- General.
Industrial organization (Economic theory)
Organisationstheorie
Organisationsgestaltung
Organisationslehre
Genre/Form dissertations.
Academic theses
Academic theses.
Thèses et écrits académiques.
Form Electronic book
Author Gibbons, Robert, 1958- editor.
Roberts, John, 1945 February 11- editor.
LC no. 2012033072
ISBN 9781400845354
1400845351
Other Titles Organizational economics