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Markets, Communities, and Government: Analytical Framework

  • Shinji Yamashige
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Part of the Advances in Japanese Business and Economics book series (AJBE, volume 16)

Abstract

In this chapter, we try to clarify functions and limits of the three most important institutions in our society: markets, communities (including families), and governments. We also try to clarify the interactions among those institutions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of International and Public PolicyHitotsubashi UniversityKunitachiJapan

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