Materials for PhD Course on the Theory of the Firm

17 June 2006 at 9:16 am 2 comments

| Peter Klein |

Our PhD course on the Theory of the Firm concluded yesterday with a research workshop on Joe Mahoney’s stakeholder approach. All the course materials, including readings and lecture slides, are now available at the course website. These materials might be useful for someone seeking an overview of the key issues and problems in transaction cost economics, the property-rights approach, and the resource-based and capabilities views, as well as Austrian, evolutionary, and entrepreneurial perspectives on the firm.

The student participants were impressive, and the three instructors made a fabulous team. (To hire us for your upcoming gig, please contact our agent at BR-549.)

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Gary Furash  |  19 June 2006 at 8:43 am

    Is there similar syllabi on the theory of a public organization, besides the high-level public choice stuff.

  • 2. Peter Klein  |  19 June 2006 at 10:14 am

    I don't know of any off-hand, though you might check the online syllabus archives at, World Lecture Hall, or Syllabus Finder.

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