2009

Institutional Analysis and Praxis

The Social Fabric Matrix Approach

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ISBN: 978-0-387-88740-1 (Print) 978-0-387-88741-8 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Institutionalist Theory, Philosophy, and Methodology for Applied Research

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 24-24

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      The Social Fabric Matrix Approach to Policy Analysis: An Introduction

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      Pages 25-38

      The Economy as an Open System: An Institutionalist Framework for Economic Development

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      Pages 39-54

      The Social Fabric Matrix, the Principles of Institutional Adjustment, and Individual Action

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      Pages 55-67

      The Normative Matrix of Social Costs: Linking Hayden’s Social Fabric Matrix and Kapp’s Theory of Social Costs

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      Pages 69-85

      Convergence of the Social Fabric Matrix and Complex Modeling

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      Pages 87-102

      Tackling ‘Wicked’ Problems Holistically With Institutionalist Policymaking

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      Pages 103-120

      Normative Analysis of Instituted Processes

  3. Applications of the Social Fabric Matrix Approach

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      Pages 122-122

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      Pages 123-169

      The Social Fabric Matrix Approach to Central Bank Operations: An Application to the Federal Reserve and the Recent Financial Crisis

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      Pages 171-208

      Microcredit and Reconstruction in Afghanistan: An Institutionalist Critique of Imported Development

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      Pages 209-235

      Utilization of the Social Fabric Matrix to Articulate a State System of Financial Aid for Public Schools and to Derive Conceptual Conclusions

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      Pages 237-253

      Application of the ithink ® System Dynamics Software Program to the Social Fabric Matrix to Analyze Public School Finance Systems

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      Pages 255-272

      Ceremonial Dimensions of Market-Based Pollution Control Instruments: The Clean Air Act and the Cap-and-Trade Model

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      Pages 273-290

      Service Access Rigidities in Rural Alaska

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      Pages 291-314

      Indian Agriculture in a Liberalized Landscape: The Interlocking of Science, Trade Liberalization, and State Policy

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      Pages 315-329

      Implementation of Analytical Devices and the Interactive Social Fabric Matrix Website

  4. Conclusion

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      Pages 332-332

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      Pages 333-343

      The Impact of the Social Fabric Matrix in Analysis and Policy Advice

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 345-349