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Communities and Markets in Economic Development

Masahiko Aoki and Yujiro Hayami


This book analyses the role of communities and markets in economic development. It is divided into three parts. Part I presents four chapters on historical and theoretical perspectives on the community and market. Part II contains four chapters focusing on the role of the community in the process of market development in contemporary developing and transitional economics. Part III focuses on communal control over public goods.

Keywords: community, markets, economic development, market development, community control, public goods

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Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780199241019
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2004 DOI:10.1093/0199241015.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Masahiko Aoki, editor
Stanford University, and Director General, Research Institute, Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Government of Japan
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Yujiro Hayami, editor
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

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Part I Historical and Theoretical Perspectives

Part II Community in Market Development

Part III Governance of Local Commons

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