Institutional Economics, its Place in Political Economy.New York: The Macmillan Company, 1934 Stock Code: 112529
First edition. Commons, together with Thorstein Veblen and Wesley Clair Mitchell, was one of the three founders of American Institutionalism, "an analysis of collective action by the state, and a wide range of other institutions, which he saw as essential to understanding economic life. This institutional theory was closely related to his remarkable successes in fact-finding and drafting legislation on a wide range of social issues for the State of Wisconsin" (Who's Who in Economics).
Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine and front cover lettered gilt.
Library stamp and shelfmark of the College of Insurance to first text leaf and leaf edges, ex-libris to front pastedown, library pocket to rear pastedown and discard stamp to front free endpaper. Evidence of shelf label having been removed from spine. Internally a very clean copy.
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