Brazilian Political Science Review (Online)
On-line version ISSN 1981-3821
VARGAS-HERNANDEZ, José G.. Relationships between institutional economics of cooperation and the political economy of trust. Braz. political sci. rev. (Online) [online]. 2008, vol.3Selected edition, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1981-3821.
The aim of this paper is to analyse the relationship between institutional economics of cooperation and the political economy of trust. Transactions costs, principal-agent theory, market power, increasing-returns theory and value creation, strategic management: competitive forces, resource-based theory, organisational knowledge and learning, strategic choice theory and collective efficiency theory are reviewed. Lastly, the political economy of trust is sustained.
Keywords : Cooperation; Institutional economics; Political economy; Trust.