Research in Institutional Economics in Management Science: Individuals, Teams and Research Infrastructure in the European Union

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    This report maps research in institutional economics in management science in the European Union for the 1995 to 2002 period. The reports applies Internet search based on a university listing, search on journal databases, key informants and an internet-based survey. 195 researchers are identified. In (sub-)disciplinary terms, organization, strategy, corporate governance, and international business are the major areas of application of institutional economics ideas. In terms of countries, the EU strongholds are Holland, Denmark, UK, and Germany. There is apparently no or very little relevant research in Ireland, Portugal, Luxembourg and Greece. Based on the findings of the report, it seems warranted to characterize the EU research effort in the field as being rather dispersed and uncoordinated. Thus, there are no specialized journals, associations or PhD courses. This state of affairs is partly explainable by the highly pragmatic way in which research in management science is typically conducted (so that institutional economics approaches are likely to be merely one type of input among many). Keywords Institutional economics, management science, European union.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationFrederiksberg
    PublisherInstitut for Industriøkonomi og Virksomhedsstrategi, Handelshøjskolen i København
    Number of pages42
    ISBN (Print)8778690927
    Publication statusPublished - 5 Nov 2003
    SeriesWorking Paper / Department of Industrial Economics and Strategy. Copenhagen Business School

    Bibliographical note

    This work has been carried out under the project, EconInstit, under the EU Commission (Project No. HPSE-CT-2002-60062).


    • Institutional economics
    • Management science
    • European union

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