This week in my PhD course, “Economics of Institutions and Organizations,” we discussed Bob Gibbons’s paper ”Four Formal(izable) Theories. By Robert Gibbons; Four forma(lizable) theories of the firm?. Four Formal(izable) Theories of the Firm by. Robert Gibbons. After halting beginnings, the theory of the firm is now a big business. Coase ().

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While Williamson tends to emphasize authority as a means of mitigating rent-seeking over formalizsble quasi-rents, Gibbons argues that authority can provide a rationale for integration even the absence of relationship-specific investments. Home About Help Search.

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Incentives Between Firms and Within. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Although these contributions have been widely cited and much discussed, I have found it difficult to understand the commonalities, distinctions, and potential combinations of these seemingly familiar contributions.

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