Essays on New Institutional Economics

  • Rudolf Richter

About this book


This collection of essays comprises some of Rudolf Richter’s important contributions to research on New Institutional Economics (NIE). It deals with the central idea, principles, and methodology of New Institutional Economics and explores its relation to sociology and law. Other chapters examine applications of NIE to various microeconomic and macroeconomic issues in the face of uncertainty, from entrepreneurship to the euro crisis.


Adaptive efficiency Contract theory Opportunism Property rights Transaction costs Uncertainty

Authors and affiliations

  • Rudolf Richter
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsSaarland UniversitySaarbrückenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-14153-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-14154-1
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