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An American Historical Perspective on Employee Ownership  

Joseph R. Blasi and Douglas L. Kruse

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Mar 2017
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Nov 2017
Worker ownership plays a significant role in the US economy today. This worker ownership takes on different forms. A large proportion of the US population (close to a fifth) owns stock in ... More

Banking and Finance  

Michel Lescure

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Jan 2008
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Sep 2009
This article examines the contributions of business historians to the analysis of comparative financial systems. It begins with the responses of historical research to questions raised by ... More

Business History and Economic Development  

William Lazonick

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Jan 2008
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Sep 2009
An innovative enterprise develops productive resources to differentiate itself from its rivals, and utilizes the productive resources which it has developed to generate the higher-quality, ... More

Cartels  

Jeffrey Fear

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Jan 2008
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Sep 2009
The strategy of most major business firms has to take into consideration cartels. This article discusses how firms can expect to behave inside cartels (firms as unitary actors), and how ... More

Corporate Governance  

Gary Herrigel

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Jan 2008
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Sep 2009
This article begins by outlining the historical evolution of corporate-governance systems in five major countries: the United States, Britain, Germany, France, and Japan. It then examines ... More

Creative Industries and Development: Culture Development, or the Cultures Development?  

Andy Pratt

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Jul 2015
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Jan 2014
This article examines the relationship between the creative industries, culture, and development. It characterizes the debate in two parts: development debates in relation to the creative ... More

The Development of Employer Retirement Income Plans: from the Nineteenth Century to 1980  

Steven Sass

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Jul 2006
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Sep 2009
Employer pension plans are the products of the modern industrial economy. They took shape in the nineteenth century and by the end of the 1930s were standard in large government and ... More

The Development of Public Pensions from 1889 to the 1990s  

Camila Arza and Paul Johnson

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Jul 2006
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Sep 2009
This article begins with a brief review of the pattern of public pension development over the century from 1889, and follows this with a discussion of the reasons for expansion. The ... More

Economic Theory and Business History  

Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Daniel M. G. Raff, and Peter Temin

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Jan 2008
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Sep 2009
This article emphasizes the uneasy and sometimes tension-filled relationship that has long existed between business history and mainstream economic theorists. Since business history first ... More

Finance In Modern Economic Thought  

Franck Jovanovic

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Nov 2012
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Jun 2013
This article analyzes the place of modern finance in modern economic theories. It aims to show how economics has influenced, and continues to influence, modern financial theory. The article is ... More

Financial Automation, Past, Present, And Future  

Juan Pablo Pardo-Guerra

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Nov 2012
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Jun 2013
Much of the historical development of financial markets was framed by a type of technological change captured under the rubric of automation. Accordingly, this article provides a ... More

From Traditional to Innovative Multi-Stakeholder Mutuals: the case of rochdale boroughwide housing  

Ruth Yeoman

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Mar 2017
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Nov 2017
The UK Coalition Government’s public-sector transformation initiatives produced a growing number of public-service mutuals. Despite this, there is little understanding of the transition ... More

Historical Sociology Of Modern Finance  

Bruce G. Carruthers

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Nov 2012
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Jun 2013
This article uses a historical perspective to consider a topic which historical sociologists have mostly overlooked — finance. It shifts attention away from the most visible events, namely bubbles ... More

The Sociology Of Financial Fraud  

Brooke Harrington

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Nov 2012
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Jun 2013
The sociology of fraud is inseparable from the sociology of trust and confidence. Indeed, the history of finance tells us that confidence is the common underpinning of both ‘legitimate’ capitalism ... More

Sunk Costs and the Dynamics of Creative Industries  

Gerben Bakker

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Jul 2015
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Dec 2013
This chapter examines the evolution of modern entertainment industries. It reviews ways to conceptualize and quantify the subsequent waves of creative destruction and investigates how sunk ... More

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