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2015, vol. 17, iss. 2, pp. 125-136
The coordination aspect of institutions in the context of an evolutionary approach to economic dynamics
Univeristy of Niš, Faculty of Economy
Improving competitiveness of public and private sector by networking competences in the process of european integrations of Serbia (MESTD - 179066)

Keywords: generalized Darwinism; replicator; interactor; institutions; coordination
The paper provides an insight into the dominant trends of contemporary evolutionary economics and outlines the important issues related to the articulation of this approach in thinking about the economy. The paper also affirms a proposition on institutions as carrier structures of socio-economic evolution, whose numerous effects at the societal level are decoded through the coordination function. In addition to the market, the process of coordination also employs other non-market institutional structures, whose profile and operational principles are the product of the trajectories of cultural and historical evolution, different among social orders. Projects aimed at the transformation of the economic system are to be sensitized to an objectively conditioned diversity of the institutional structures of the world economy, and in this sense, should be very careful in the installation of 'universal' reform solutions.
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article language: Serbian, English
document type: Review Paper
DOI: 10.5937/ekonhor1502125s
published in SCIndeks: 01/10/2015

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