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, <http://www.usask.ca/economics/SABE/>

__ Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, annual meeting, <http://www.sase.org/homepage.html>

Association for Heterodox Economics, watch for announcement of meetings. <http://www.hetecon.com>

International Society for the New Institutional Economics, annual conference. <http://www.isnie.org/>

__ International Assoc. for Research in Economic Psychology <http:www.ex.ac.uk/IAREP/>

European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE) <http://www.eaepe.org/>

Communitarian Summit, For information contact http://www.communitariannetwork.org

Institutional and Behavioral Economics Section of the American Agricultural Economics Association http://ibesection.unl.edu/index.htm

__Association for Institutional Thought, http://afit.cba.nau.edu

__Association for Evolutionary Economics, http://www.orgs.bucknell.edu/afee

__Association for Social Economics, http://www.socialeconomics.org

__Int'l Confederation of Associations for Pluralism in Economics, 2007 conference, Univ. of Utah. http://icape.org

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. <http://blackwellpublishing.com> 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 <http://www.e-elgar.co.uk>

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. http://www.cap-press.com/books/1265

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