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The Economics of Modern Business Enterprise

The Economics of Modern Business Enterprise

Elgar Research Reviews in Business

Martin Ricketts

Martin Ricketts, a leading scholar in this field, has selected the seminal papers from a variety of traditions that illustrate the evolution of thinking on ‘the firm’ over a considerable period of time. The firm as a vehicle for entrepreneurial initiative and the exercise of business judgement is contrasted throughout with the firm as a policing mechanism in response to known contractual hazards.

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Transaction Costs, Property Rights and the Entrepreneur

Martin Ricketts

Subjects: business and management, international business

Martin Ricketts, a leading scholar in this field, has selected the seminal papers from a variety of traditions that illustrate the evolution of thinking on ‘the firm’ over a considerable period of time. The firm as a vehicle for entrepreneurial initiative and the exercise of business judgement is contrasted throughout with the firm as a policing mechanism in response to known contractual hazards.

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