Oliver Williamson

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Selected Papers

Oliver E. Williamson.  2010.  “Transaction Cost Economics: The Natural Progression,” American Economic Review, 100(3): 673-90.

 

Oliver E. Williamson. 2009. “Opening the Black Box of Firm and Market Organization:  Antitrust.” In The Modern Firm, Corporate Governance and Investment, ed. Per-Olof Bjuggren and Dennis C. Mueller, 11-42.   Northampton, MA:  Edward Elgar.

 

Oliver E. Williamson. 2008. “Corporate Boards of Directors: In Principle and In Practice.” Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 24(2):  247-272.

 

Oliver E. Williamson. 2005. "Why Law, Economics, and Organization?" Annual Review of Law and Social Science 1: 369-396.

 

Oliver E. Williamson: "The Economics of Governance," American Economic Review, 95 (2) May 2005, 1-18.

 

Oliver E. Williamson: "Examining Economic Organization Through the Lens of Contract," Industrial and Corporate Change 12 (4), August 2003, 917-942.

 

Oliver E. Williamson: "The Theory of the Firm as Governance Structure: From Choice to Contract" Journal of Economic Perspectives 16(3), August 2002, 171-195.

 

Oliver E. Williamson: "The Lens of Contract: Private Ordering," American Economic Review, 92 (2) May 2002, 438-443.

 

Oliver E. Williamson: "The New Institutional Economics: Taking Stock, Looking Ahead" Journal of Economic Literature 38 (3), September 2000, 595-613.
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Oliver E. Williamson: "Public and Private Bureaucracies: A Transaction Cost Economics Perspective," Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 15 (1), March 1999, 306-342.

 

Oliver E. Williamson: "Strategy Research: Governance and Competence Perspectives," Strategic Management Journal, 20 (12), December 1999, 1087-1108.

 

Oliver E. Williamson: "Revisiting Legal Realism: The Law, Economics, and Organization Perspective," Industrial and Corporate Change, 5 (2), 1996, 383‑420.

 

Oliver E. Williamson: "Calculativeness, Trust and Economic Organization," Journal of Law and Economics, 36 (1), April 1993, 453-486.

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Oliver E. Williamson: "Strategizing, Economizing, and Economic Organization," Strategic Management Journal, Winter 1991, 12, 75‑94.

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Oliver E. Williamson: "Comparative Economic Organization: The Analysis of Discrete Structural Alternatives" Administrative Science Quarterly 36 (2), June 1991, 269-296.
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Oliver E. Williamson: "Economic Institutions: Spontaneous and Intentional Governance," Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization 7 January 1991, 159-187.
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Oliver E. Williamson: "Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance," Journal of Finance, July 1988, 43, 567‑91.

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Michael Riordan and Oliver E. Williamson: "Asset Specificity and Economic Organization," International Journal of Industrial Organization, 1985, 3, 365‑78.

 

Oliver E. Williamson: "Credible Commitments: Using Hostages to Support Exchange," American Economic Review, September 1983, 73, 519‑40.

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Oliver E. Williamson: "The Modern Corporation: Origins, Evolution, Attributes," Journal of Economic Literature, December 1981, 19, 1537‑1568.

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Oliver E. Williamson: "Transaction Cost Economics: The Governance of Contractual Relations," Journal of Law and Economics, October 1979, 22, 233‑261.

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Oliver E. Williamson: "Predatory Pricing: A Strategic and Welfare Analysis," Yale Law Journal, December 1977, 87, 284‑340.

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Oliver E. Williamson: "Franchise Bidding for Natural Monopolies ‑‑ in General and with Respect to CATV," The Bell Journal of Economics, Spring 1976, 7, 73‑104.

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Oliver E. Williamson, Michael Wachter and Jeffrey Harris: "Understanding the Employment Relation: The Analysis of Idiosyncratic Exchange," The Bell Journal of Economics, Spring 1975, 6, 250‑78.

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Oliver E. Williamson: "The Vertical Integration of Production: Market Failure Considerations," American Economic Review, May 1971, 61, 112‑23.

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