Evolutionary Paths

  • Kristof Van AsscheEmail author
  • Raoul Beunen
  • Martijn Duineveld
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Economics book series (BRIEFSECONOMICS)


In this chapter we discuss the concept of governance paths and the forms of dependency marking paths. The forms of dependency constitute rigidities in governance evolution, but leave space for flexibility, for path creation.


Path Dependency Informal Institution Shared Vision Local Governance Autopoietic System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kristof Van Assche
    • 1
    Email author
  • Raoul Beunen
    • 1
  • Martijn Duineveld
    • 2
  1. 1.Strategic CommunicationWageningen UniversityWageningenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Cultural GeographyWageningen UniversityWageningenThe Netherlands

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