Papers from Workshop: Approaches to Assessing the Evolution & Impact of Alternative Institutional Structures, held March 15-16, 2007, Michigan State Univ.

Society for Advancement of Behavioral Economics, annual meeting, <>

__ Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, annual meeting, <>

Association for Heterodox Economics, watch for announcement of meetings. <>

International Society for the New Institutional Economics, annual conference. <>

__ International Assoc. for Research in Economic Psychology <>

European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE) <>

Communitarian Summit, For information contact

Institutional and Behavioral Economics Section of the American Agricultural Economics Association

__Association for Institutional Thought,

__Association for Evolutionary Economics,

__Association for Social Economics,

__Int'l Confederation of Associations for Pluralism in Economics, 2007 conference, Univ. of Utah.

Notable Books:

Sufficient Reason: Volitional Pragmatism and the Meaning of Economic Institutions, Daniel Bromley. Princeton, 2006.

Institutions and the Path to the Modern Economy, Avner Greif, Cambridge, 2006.

Policymaking for a Good Society: The Social Fabric Matrix Approach to Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation, Greg Hayden. Berlin/New York: Springer, 2006.

Cooperation and Conflict: Institutional & Behavioral Economics, A. Allan Schmid, Blackwell, 2004. <> Review by Nathan Berg.

Understanding Institutional Diversity, Elinor Ostrom, Princeton, 2005.

The Economy as a Process of Valuation, Warren Samuels, Steven Medema, & Allan Schmid.   The economy as literally a process of valuation rather than a mechanistic result of transcendental forces yielding unequivocal unique determinative results. E. Elgar Publishing, PO Box 574, Williston VT 05495. $85. 1-800-390-3149 <>

Economics Broadly Considered: Essays in honor of Warren J. Samuels, edited by Biddle, Davis & Medema. Routledge, 2001.

Law & Public Policy: A Socioeconomic Approach, Lynne Dallas. Carolina Academic Press. 2005.

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