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The Cost of Institutions

Information and Freedom in Expanding Economies

  • Authors
  • Jacob P. Rodriguez
  • Steven R. Loomis
  • Joseph G. Weeres

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Jacob P. Rodriguez, Steven R. Loomis, Joseph G. Weeres
    Pages 1-14
  3. Jacob P. Rodriguez, Steven R. Loomis, Joseph G. Weeres
    Pages 15-30
  4. Jacob P. Rodriguez, Steven R. Loomis, Joseph G. Weeres
    Pages 31-59
  5. Jacob P. Rodriguez, Steven R. Loomis, Joseph G. Weeres
    Pages 61-78
  6. Jacob P. Rodriguez, Steven R. Loomis, Joseph G. Weeres
    Pages 79-99
  7. Jacob P. Rodriguez, Steven R. Loomis, Joseph G. Weeres
    Pages 101-140
  8. Jacob P. Rodriguez, Steven R. Loomis, Joseph G. Weeres
    Pages 141-177
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 179-198

About this book

Introduction

Contesting prior assumptions that institutions simplify the world for the sake of efficiency, this book argues that rather than institution expansion indicating the movement of markets to optimal states, expanding institutions generate information costs.

Keywords

education efficiency freedom information information theory Institution liberty logic politics production state

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