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The economics of knowledge sharing

The economics of knowledge sharing: a new institutional approach. Cheltenham: Elgar. New horizons in institutional and evolutionary economics. ISBN 1-84376-423-7 The Economics of Knowledge Sharing

Helmstädter, Ernst (ed.)

Contents

1 – Introduction
Ernst Helmstädter and Brigitta Widmaier

PART I KNOWLEDGE SHARING INSTITUTIONS

2 – The institutional economics of knowledge sharing: basic issues
Ernst Helmstädter

3 – New institutional economics and knowledge sharing
Rudolf Richter

PART II KNOWLEDGE AND COGNITION

4 – Motivation, learning, knowledge sharing and division of labour
Gisela Kubon-Gilke

5 – Processes of knowledge sharing: from cognitive psychology to economics
Guido Bünstorf

6 – The cognitive basis of institutions: an evolutionary perspective
Brian J. Loasby

PART III THE KNOWLEDGE ISSUE IN ECONOMICS

7 – Human capital, knowledge and knowledge sharing: a view from the history of economic thoughts
Jochen Schuman

8 – Knowledge, knowledge sharing and convention in Keynes' thinking
Elke Muchlinski

PART IV THE REGULATIONS FOR DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY

9 – The internet: universal information infrastructure for the emerging knowledge society
Peter Brödner

10 – Digitalization and regulation: the German case
J. Phillip Siemer