Recent publications

BOOKS (recent):

     1) with Mary-Shirley (co-editor), A Research Agenda for New Institutional Economics (30 contributions from leading scholars about new development and prospects in the field of institutional economics. Forthcoming, december 2018)

     2) With Elodie Bertrand (co-editor): The Elgar Companion to Ronald H. Coase, a collection of 26 chapters from leading economists, asssessing Coase's contributions and indicating paths to be explored in the continuity of his contributions.

     3) With Christine de Mariz and Bernard Abeillé, both formerly from the World Bank, a book on Public Procurement Reforms in Africa: Challenges in Institutions and Organizations (Oxford University Press). This book proposes an in-depth analysis of the many challenges that reforms face  with an emphasis on the flaws in institutional design, the misunderstanding of the role of informal rules, and the need to take into account the key role of intermediary institutional mechanisms in the design, implementation and enforcement of reforms.

    4) The long awaited and much needed Handbook of Organizational Economics, edited by Robert Gibbons and John Robert, is now available from Princeton University Press. I contributed to this book with chapter 26 on Hybrid Modes of Organization (pages 1066-1108).

PAPERS (among the most significant for my ongoing research)

     1) "Organization and governance in the agri-food sector: how can we capture their variety?". Agribusiness: An international Journal. 2018, vol 34: 141-160

     2) "Adressing the policy-implementation gaps in water services: the key role of meso-institutions." (with A. Jimenez and H. Tropp). Water International. 2018, vol. 43, nr 1: 13-33

     3) "Meso-institutions: the variety of regulatory arrangements in the water sector." Utilities Policy. 2017, vol. 49: 6-19

     4) "Plural forms of organizations: where do we stand?" Managerial and Decision Economics. 2013, vol. 34, nr. 3-5: 124-139

     5) "Aligning modes of organization with technology: critical transactions in the reform of infrastructures." Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 2010, vol 75, nr 3: 495-505

     6) "The Economics of Hybrid Organizations." Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics. 2004, vol. 160, nr. 3: 345-376.

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