Entrepreneurship, Money and Coordination

Entrepreneurship, Money and Coordination

Hayek’s Theory of Cultural Evolution

New Horizons in Institutional and Evolutionary Economics series

Edited by Jürgen G. Backhaus

Hayek’s theory of cultural evolution has always generated controversy. Interest in Hayek’s theory, and others’ analysis and criticism of it, has been rising of late. This volume urges a reconsideration of Hayeks’ theory of evolution and aims to explore the relevance of Hayek’s theory for its own sake and for evolutionary economics more generally.

Chapter 3: Evolution of Legal Rules: Hayek’s Contribution Reconsidered

Jürgen G. Backhaus

Subjects: economics and finance, austrian economics, evolutionary economics


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