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AuthorShipman, Alan, 1966-
TitleTranscending transaction [electronic resource] : the search for self-generating markets / Alan Shipman
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2002
Connect tohttp://marc.crcnetbase.com/isbn/9780203468579
Descript vi, 219 p

CONTENT

Machine generated contents note: Introduction: a world they never made 1 -- 1 Getting markets started: transactions, trade and trust 7 -- Introduction: a less than immaculate conception 7 -- The demand for self-generating markets 9 -- Why markets are hard to start 10 -- Ways into trade 12 -- The problematic leap: within-group to between-group transaction 17 -- Within-group durability and between-group transferability 24 -- Alternative routes to the market 30 -- An (old) institutional explanation for the spread of market systems 33 -- Conclusion: transactions speak louder than words 35 -- 2 Legal foundations: contract rules and property rights 38 -- Introduction: the two-edged sword of justice 38 -- Private - keep out 39 -- Efficient lawmaking: prescription and proscription 47 -- The costs of legal growth 48 -- Marketising the law 49 -- Market-basedproperty rights 54 -- Justice as fairness 56 -- Conclusion: a law unto themselves 57 -- 3 Epistemological foundations: information and knowledge 60 -- Introduction: the markets that know too much 60 -- Information and knowledge as extra-marketal affairs 62 -- Obstacles to information (based) trade: two (not incompatible) views 64 -- The claimed shift to codification 69 -- Social impact of the shift: the liquidation of human capital 71 -- Economic impact of the shift: codification and commercialisation 73 -- Uniting codified and tacit: the knowledge-basedfirm 74 -- 'Information industries' and the transaction cost puzzle 76 -- Codification in (and of) economic theory 84 -- Conclusion: the price of an unknown quantity 86 -- 4 Ontological foundations: technology and culture 88 -- Introduction: not what the sponsor ordered 88 -- Marketising information production 90 -- Free information trade and intellectual property protection 92 -- Education and the market 95 -- Basic research and the market 103 -- Innovation and the market 108 -- Entrepreneurship and the market 112 -- Media and markets 115 -- The internet and the market 118 -- Conclusion: an incomplete picture 121 -- 5 Organisational foundations: companies and capitals 123 -- Introduction: firm and flexible 123 -- Big tents, long tentacles 125 -- The firm as an assembler of individual capital 126 -- The firm as an encloser of collective capital 131 -- Linking intra- and inter-corporate networks 136 -- Internal integration, external extension 138 -- Social capital: re-allocated, incorporated or dissipated? 140 -- Conclusion: corporate citizen's arrest 148 -- 6 Corporate foundations: markets versus managerialism 151 -- Introduction: eclipse of the corporate state 151 -- The demand for strategic management 152 -- Marketising the firm 158 -- Challenging the internal capital market 159 Transcending the internal labour market 171 -- Conclusion: the post-industrial resolution? 176 -- 7 Financial foundations: credit, insurance and money 178 -- Introduction: an unhappy medium of exchange 178 Systemic risk and the case for bank regulation 179 -- Banking supervision 187 -- Marketising insurance 190 -- Marketising pensions 192 -- Competition among financial regulators 193 -- Marketising money 194 -- Swapping debts and reversing deficits 201 -- Conclusion: an underrated underwriter 202


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