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Coordination and Information: Historical Perspectives on the Organization of Enterprise

Naomi R. Lamoreaux and Daniel M. G. Raff, editors

Conference held October 23-24, 1992
Published in January 1995 by University of Chicago Press
© 1995 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):IO, DAE

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352 pages
ISBN: 0-226-46820-8

Table of Contents

Front matter: Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Daniel Raff (p. -10 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: History and Theory in Search of One Another: Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Daniel Raff (p. 1 - 10) (bibliographic info) (download)
I Within the Firm: (p. 11 - 12) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. The Puzzling Profusion of Compensation Systems in the Interwar Automobile Industry: Daniel Raff (p. 13 - 34) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Industrial Engineering and the Industrial Enterprise, 1890-1940: Daniel Nelson (p. 35 - 54) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. The Coordination of Business Organization and Technological Innovation within the Firm: A Case Study of the Thomson-Houston Electric Company in the 1880s : Carlson (p. 55 - 100) (bibliographic info) (download)
II At the Boundaries: (p. 101 - 102) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Organization and Coordination in Geographically Concentrated Industries: Michael J. Enright (p. 103 - 146) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. The Boundaries of the U.S. Firm in R&D: David C. Mowery (p. 147 - 182) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Legal Restraints on Economic Coordination: Antitrust in Great Britain and America, 1880-1920: Tony Freyer (p. 183 - 206) (bibliographic info) (download)
III Between Firms: (p. 207 - 208) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. The Evolution of Interregional Mortgage Lending Channels, 1870-1940: The Life Insurance-Mortgage Company Connection: Kenneth Snowden (p. 209 - 256) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. The Costs of Rejecting Universal Banking: American Finance in the German Mirror, 1870-1914: Charles Calomiris (p. 257 - 322) (bibliographic info) (download)
Contributors: (p. 323 - 324) (bibliographic info) (download)
Name Index: (p. 325 - 332) (bibliographic info) (download)
Subject Index: (p. 333 - 337) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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