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Conflict and Cooperation by Schmid A.A.

By Schmid A.A.

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Among analysts who explicitly make the nature of the good central to predicting the performance of alternative institutions is Ostrom. (See Ostrom et al. (2002: ch. 2 and p. 241) and Ostrom, Gardner, and Walker (1994: ch. ” 3. The analysis of rules for making rules is sometimes referred to as constitutional economics (Buchanan 1991). 28 Behavioral Economics Chapter 3 Behavioral Economics Institutional economics is built on a foundation of behavioral science. A working model of variables and processes describing the way the brain works is essential to underpin institutional impact and change analysis.

It is common in hospitals, universities, foundations, and various community service organizations, some faith-based. Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are common in developing countries funded by governments and private groups. The final product may be given free as a grant or sold, but the managers are motivated by a cause and not profit. The managers are usually paid, but volunteer labor is attracted to the cause. Threat transactions complete the major ways that people interrelate. People exchange threats of bads (not exchange of goods) and there is no forbearance.

These institutions are antecedent to the private governance choices. Alternative rules of the game determine the context of efficiency. Power issues precede economizing. Therefore, in this book, prediction takes the form of whose interests count if one institution or another were put in place. Better knowledge of this sort may affect the power play involved in creating both the fundamental rules of the game and private governance (and the feedback between them). Neoclassical theory suggests nothing is between the sovereign (undifferentiated) consumer and producers of goods and services; just a mythical, magical mechanism serving as auctioneer.

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