Claude Ménard
U. of Paris 1



(Wednesday, 3rd April 2002)

Title : New Institutional Economics: recent developments

This lecture will present recent developments in NIE. The emphasis will be on the analysis of new modes of governance, particularly hybrid organizational forms. Methodological issues related to the analysis of modes of governnce will also be developed. A third aspect of the presentation will be on the consequences of the analysis of these forms with regard to public policies.

Bibliographical references :

Ménard, C. "Methodological Issues in New Institutional Economics". Journal of Economic Methodology, Vol. 8, nr 1, 2001.

Ménard, C. "Why Organizations Matter. A Journey Away from the Fairy Tale". Atlantic Economic Journal, 24 (4), December: 281-300.

Ménard, C. "Markets as Institutions versus Organizations as Markets: Disentangling Some Fundamental Concepts". Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 28 (3): 161-182.