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What Economists Really Know, And What They Don't, Richard Adelstein Oct 2010

What Economists Really Know, And What They Don't, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

A PowerPoint presentation on what it's possible for economists to know.


Firms As Social Actors, Richard Adelstein Jan 2010

Firms As Social Actors, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

A close look at what firms are and how they act.


Organizations And Economics, Richard Adelstein Jan 2010

Organizations And Economics, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

A contribution to a symposium on a paper by Richard Posner.


Progressive Era, Richard Adelstein Jan 2008

Progressive Era, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

A short interpretive summary of the period 1890 - 1914.


Economics Of Plea Bargaining, Richard Adelstein Jan 2007

Economics Of Plea Bargaining, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

A short summary of earlier work for a sociological audience.


An Economic Model Of Fair Use (With Thomas Miceli), Richard Adelstein Jan 2006

An Economic Model Of Fair Use (With Thomas Miceli), Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

A formal model of the law of fair use.


Knowledge And Power In The Mechanical Firm: Planning For Profit In Austrian Perspective, Richard Adelstein Jan 2005

Knowledge And Power In The Mechanical Firm: Planning For Profit In Austrian Perspective, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

A theory of central planning employing Austrian themes and applied to private firms and Taylorism.


Equity And Efficiency In Markets For Ideas, Richard Adelstein Jan 2002

Equity And Efficiency In Markets For Ideas, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

Intellectual property and patent protection in light of the AIDS crisis in Africa.


Toward A Comparative Economics Of Plea Bargaining (With Thomas Miceli), Richard Adelstein Jan 2001

Toward A Comparative Economics Of Plea Bargaining (With Thomas Miceli), Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

A comparison of adversarial and inquisitorial approaches to criminal adjudication and its implications for plea bargaining.


The Origins Of Property And The Powers Of Government, Richard Adelstein Jan 1999

The Origins Of Property And The Powers Of Government, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

The alternating influence of Locke and Bentham in American constitutional law.


Victims As Cost Bearers, Richard Adelstein Jan 1999

Victims As Cost Bearers, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

A brief recasting of the price exaction model.


Four Entries, Richard Adelstein Jan 1998

Four Entries, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

Four entries: "American Institutional Economics and the Legal System" (I: 61-66); "John Rogers Commons" (I: 324-327); Richard Theodore Ely" (II: 28-29); and "Plea Bargaining: A Comparative Approach"


Charles E. Lindblom, Richard Adelstein Jan 1992

Charles E. Lindblom, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

An intellectual biography and review of the work of Charles E. Lindblom.


Continuity And Change Redux: Market And State In American History, Richard Adelstein Jan 1992

Continuity And Change Redux: Market And State In American History, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

A review of Jonathan Hughes, The Government Habit Redux (1991).


"The Nation As An Economic Unit:" Keynes, Roosevelt, And The Managerial Ideal, Richard Adelstein Jan 1991

"The Nation As An Economic Unit:" Keynes, Roosevelt, And The Managerial Ideal, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

The First New Deal as central economic planning, and the lost opportunity to reconstruct the federal government toward peaceful Keynesianism.


Deciding For Bigness, Richard Adelstein Jan 1991

Deciding For Bigness, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

Antitrust as a constitutional constraint on the growth of firms.


Islands Of Conscious Power: Louis D. Brandeis And The Modern Corporation, Richard Adelstein Jan 1989

Islands Of Conscious Power: Louis D. Brandeis And The Modern Corporation, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

An intellectual portrait of Louis Brandeis and the contradictions in his philosophy and public life.


Mind And Hand: Economics And Engineering At The Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Richard Adelstein Jan 1988

Mind And Hand: Economics And Engineering At The Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

The role of political economy in the curriculum of MIT, with special attention to the thought of Francis Amasa Walker.


The Competition Of Technologies In Markets For Ideas: Copyright And Fair Use In Evolutionary Perspective (With Steven Peretz), Richard Adelstein Jan 1985

The Competition Of Technologies In Markets For Ideas: Copyright And Fair Use In Evolutionary Perspective (With Steven Peretz), Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

A theory of intellectual goods as distinct from public or private goods, and the rationale for copyright that flows from it.


The Plea Bargain In England And America: A Comparative Institutional Approach, Richard Adelstein Jan 1981

The Plea Bargain In England And America: A Comparative Institutional Approach, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

A comparative view of adjudication by guilty plea in the US and the UK.


Institutional Function And Evolution In The Criminal Process, Richard Adelstein Jan 1981

Institutional Function And Evolution In The Criminal Process, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

An extended development of the foundations of the price exaction model of the criminal process.


The Moral Costs Of Crime: Prices, Information And Organization, Richard Adelstein Jan 1979

The Moral Costs Of Crime: Prices, Information And Organization, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

More on price exaction, and punishments as conveyors of cost information in the criminal process.


Informational Paradox And The Pricing Of Crime: Capital Sentencing Standards In Economic Perspective, Richard Adelstein Jan 1979

Informational Paradox And The Pricing Of Crime: Capital Sentencing Standards In Economic Perspective, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

A further development of the price exaction model and an application to the problem of sentencing standards.


The Plea Bargain In Theory Jan 1978

The Plea Bargain In Theory

Division II Faculty Publications

A formal dynamic model of plea bargains.


The Negotiated Guilty Plea: A Framework For Analysis, Richard Adelstein Jan 1978

The Negotiated Guilty Plea: A Framework For Analysis, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

An early exposition of the price exaction framework and the place of plea bargaining in it.


Subdivision Exactions And Congestion Externalities (With Noel Edelson) Jan 1976

Subdivision Exactions And Congestion Externalities (With Noel Edelson)

Division II Faculty Publications

A model of congestion in housing and pricing policy to address it.


Just Compensation And The Assassin's Bequest: A Utilitarian Approach, Richard Adelstein Jan 1974

Just Compensation And The Assassin's Bequest: A Utilitarian Approach, Richard Adelstein

Division II Faculty Publications

An analysis of Porter v. United States (1973), a case involving the value of items owned by Lee Harvey Oswald.