Topic: Institutions


Edward Glaeser & Joshua Gottlieb, “The Wealth of Cities: Agglomeration Economies and Spatial Equilibrium in the United States” (2009)

Barry Weingast, “Adam Smith’s Theory of Violence and the Political Economics of Development” (2017)

Ronald Heiner, “The Origin of Predictable Behavior” (1983)

Kenneth Boulding, “Economics as a Moral Science” (1969)

Sam Bowles & Herbert Gintis, A Cooperative Species (2011)

Jiang Quing, “From Mind Confucianism to Political Confucianism” (2011)

Doug North, Understanding the Process of Economic Change (2005)

James Buchanan, Cost and Choice (1969)

Steven Solnick, Stealing the State (1998)

Peter Lewin, Capital in Disequilibrium (1999)

Keith Crocker & Scott Masten, ” Regulation and Administered Contracts Revisited: Lessons from Transaction-Cost Economics for Public Utility Regulation” (1996)

Anthony De Jasay, The State (1985)

Elinor Ostrom, Governing the Commons (1990)

Ludwig Von Mises, Liberalism in the Classical Tradition (1962)

Michael Mann, “The Autonomous Power of the State: Its Origins, Mechanisms, and Results” (1984)

Adam Przeworski, Democracy and the Market (1991)

Barry Weingast, “The Political Foundations of Democracy and the Rule of Law” (1997)

Peter Boettke, Calculation and Coordination (2000)

John Rawls, “Two Concepts of Rules” (1955)

Ludwig Lachmann, The Legacy of Max Weber (1971)

Bruno Leoni, Freedom and the Law (1961)

Bruno Leoni, The Law and Politics (1964)

Steven Horwitz, “Monetary Exchange as an Extra-Linguistic Social Communication Process” (1992)

F.A. Hayek, Individualism and Economic Order (1949)

Milton Friedman, “Lerner on the Economics of Control” (1947)

Daron Acemoglu, “Why Not a Political Coase Theorem?” (2003)

F.A. Hayek, Denationalisation of Money (1976)

Terry Anderson & Peter Hill, “Privatizing the Commons: An Improvement?” (1983)

Terry Anderson & Peter Hill, “The Evolution of Property Rights: A Study of the American West” (1975)