The Fundamental Institutions of Capitalism presents a radical institutional approach to the analysis of capitalism. Ernesto Screpanti puts forward a number of provocative arguments that expose common ground in both neoclassical and Marxist orthodoxies. It will appeal to a broad audience of social scientists including advanced students and professio

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chapter |38 pages

The employment contract, transaction institutions and capitalism

Profit making and labour mobilisation

chapter |33 pages

The state and normative institutions

The incompleteness of institutions

chapter |70 pages

Production governance structures

A taxonomy of governance structures

chapter |32 pages

Different forms of capitalism

The need for a general theory of capitalism