Handbooks and reading lists in Comparative Economic Systems

Michael Piore, MIT

Reading list, assignments and essay questions from a 2013 undergraduate course that "examines the implications of economic theories for social and political organization in the context of the historical evolution of industrial societies."

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Allan Schmid, Michigan State University

Institutional Economics site containing links to course outlines for 30+ institutional, behavioural and heterodox economics courses, mostly in the US. Online access to Allan Schmid's working papers, and book 'Property, Power and Public Choice' (in English and Spanish). This argues the general case for countries' economic performance being affected the institutions that shape agents' choices and governments' policymaking, then sets out (and offers some secondary empirical support for) some hypotheses on the impact of different property rights arrangements.

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