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An Evolutionary Theory of Economic Change

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$46.00 • £36.95 • €41.50

ISBN 9780674272286

Publication: October 1985

Short

454 pages

6 x 9 inches

19 tables, 27 line illustrations, mathematical equations throughout text

Belknap Press

World

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  • I. Overview and Motivation
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. The Need for an Evolutionary Theory
  • II. Organization—Theoretic Foundations of Economic Evolutionary Theory
    • 3. The Foundations of Contemporary Orthodoxy
    • 4. Skills
    • 5. Organizational Capabilities and Behavior
  • III. Textbook Economics Revisited
    • 6. Static Selection Equilibrium
    • 7. Firm and Industry Response to Changed Market Conditions
  • IV. Growth Theory
    • 8. Neoclassical Growth Theory: A Critique
    • 9. An Evolutionary Model of Economic Growth
    • 10. Economic Growth as a Pure Selection Process
    • 11. Further Analysis of Search and Selection
  • V. Schumpeterian Competition
    • 12. Dynamic Competition and Technical Progress
    • 13. Forces Generating and Limiting Concentration under Schumpeterian Competition
    • 14. The Schumpeterian Tradeoff Revisited
  • VI. Economic Welfare and Policy
    • 15. Normative Economics from an Evolutionary Perspective
    • 16. The Evolution of Public Policies and the Role of Analysis
  • VII. Conclusion
    • 17. Retrospect and Prospect
  • References
  • Index