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Introduction to the Ronald H. Coase memorial issue

  • GEOFFREY M. HODGSON (a1), CLAUDE MÉNARD (a2), MARY M. SHIRLEY (a3) and NING WANG (a4)

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This is an introduction to the twelve essays in the special memorial issue in honor of Ronald Coase. It includes a brief account of Coase's long life and some of its many achievements. Coase's distinctive, worldly and empirically-grounded approach to economics is highlighted, claiming that it has yielded major theoretical and policy insights. This introduction concludes with a summary of the contributions of the twelve essays.

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