Buy Used
CDN$ 529.05
+ CDN$ 6.49 shipping
Used: Like New | Details
Sold by Paragon OS3
Condition: Used: Like New
Comment: Book in english. Please feel free to e-mail us if you have any question. Livre en anglais. N'hésitez pas à nous contacter si vous avez la moindre question.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

The Economics of Modern Business Enterprise Hardcover – Mar 30 2008

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
"Please retry"
CDN$ 692.39 CDN$ 259.47

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
click to open popover

No Kindle device required. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer.
Getting the download link through email is temporarily not available. Please check back later.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 1840 pages
  • Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub (March 30 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 184064902X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1840649024
  • Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 19 x 25.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 3.6 Kg
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  •  Would you like to update product info, give feedback on images, or tell us about a lower price?

  • See Complete Table of Contents

Product Description


'The Economics of Modern Business Enterprise, edited by Martin Ricketts, focuses upon the historical development of the transaction cost view of the firm - with "transaction cost" interpreted rather broadly. Its three volumes comprise the most influential papers in the field, introduced by the editor with an extremely well written introduction. The three volumes address graduate students of business economics. They are so well selected, ordered and introduced that they may as well serve as a handbook on "the new institutional economics of the firm."'- Rudolf Richter, University of Saarland, Germany and The Hoover Institution, Stanford University, US'Martin Ricketts' collection of leading articles on "The Economics of Modern Business Enterprise" is organized in three volumes: "Transaction Costs, Property Rights and the Entrepreneur," "Ownership and Scope," and "Incentives and Control." No student of business and economic organization can fail to be impressed by Ricketts' knowledge of this literature. Equally important is the manner in which this collection is organized: Ricketts tracks the historical development of key ideas in this area from early contributions in the 1970s to the present and uses "transaction costs," broadly construed, as the organizing theme. This vast literature is given added meaning and perspective in the process, to the benefit of both new and active participants. This collection not only, therefore, records the significant accomplishments of this exciting research arena but will serve as a springboard for the continuation thereof.'- Oliver E. Williamson, University of California, Berkeley, US

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star