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Business History around the World at the Turn of the by Franco Amatori

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Peter Temin, Daniel M. G. Raff, and Naomi R. Lamoreaux have led this ongoing program to build collaboration on the intellectual platform of a modified neoclassical paradigm. 22 19 20 21 22 So too was Paul David, who was developing the idea of path dependency as a means of theorizing about specific historical patterns of innovation. Oliver E. Williamson, Markets and Hierarchies: Analysis and Antitrust Implications (New York, 1975); and the same author’s “Hierarchies, Markets and Power in the Economy: An Economic Perspective,” Industrial and Corporate Change 4, no.

Vernon, “Innovation and Structural Change in Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology,” Industrial and Corporate Change 3, no. 2 (1994): 435–49. I have discussed postmodernism at greater length in “Myth and Reality in the Study of America’s Consumer Culture,” in The Modern Worlds of Business and Industry: Cultures, Technology, Labor, ed. Karen Merrill (Turnhout, Belgium, 1998), 183–203. 38 The development in recent years of women’s studies gave a great boost to cultural history, and both helped foster certain brands of postmodern analysis.

4 (2000): 393–416, which analyzes the implications of the characterization of the innovation process as cumulative, collective, and uncertain for alternative theories of resource allocation and corporate governance as put forth by economists.

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