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The Ownership of Enterprise

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$46.50 • £37.95 • €42.00

ISBN 9780674001718

Publication Date: 03/15/2000


384 pages

6 x 9 inches

1 line illustration, 6 tables

Belknap Press


  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • I. A Theory of Enterprise Ownership
    • 1. An Analytic Framework
    • 2. The Costs of Contracting
    • 3. The Costs of Ownership
  • II. Producer-Owned Enterprise
    • 4. Invertor-Owned Firms
    • 5. The Benefits and Costs of Employee Ownership
    • 6. Governing Employee-Owned Firms
    • 7. Agricultural and Other Producer Cooperatives
  • III. Customer-Owned Enterprise
    • 8. Retail, Wholesale, and Supply Firms
    • 9. Utilities
    • 10. Clubs and Other Associative Organizations
    • 11. Housing
  • IV. Nonprofit and Mutual Enterprise
    • 12. Nonprofit Firms
    • 13. Banks
    • 14. Insurance Companies
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Sources
  • Index

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