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Capitalism from Below

Markets and Institutional Change in China

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$50.50 • £40.95 • €45.50

ISBN 9780674050204

Publication Date: 06/19/2012


456 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

5 line illustrations, 2 maps, 15 graphs, 29 tables


  • List of Figures and Tables
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1. Where Do Economic Institutions Come From?
  • 2. Markets and Endogenous Institutional Change
  • 3. The Epicenter of Bottom-Up Capitalism
  • 4. Entrepreneurs and Institutional Innovation
  • 5. Legitimacy and Organizational Change
  • 6. Industrial Clusters and Competitive Advantage
  • 7. The Development of Labor Markets
  • 8. Institutions of Innovation
  • 9. Political Economy of Capitalism
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix 1: Firm Surveys
  • Appendix 2: List of Interviewees
  • Notes
  • Index

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