David Gindis

University of Hertfordshire - Business School

Hatfield, Herts AL10 9AB

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Legal Institutionalism: Capitalism and the Constitutive Role of Law

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2017, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 26/2015
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 May 2015 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), University of Hertfordshire - Business School, Loughborough University London, Shandong University and Columbia University School of Law
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institutions, law, capitalism, theory of the firm, property rights

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The Modern Corporation Statement on Economics

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Nov 2016
University of Massachusetts Lowell, SOAS, University of London, University of Manchester - Division of Accounting and Finance, University of Geneva, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - School of Economic and Social Research (IRES), Université Paris VII Denis Diderot, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, University of York - Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU), The Open University - Department of Political Economics, Kingston University, London, University of Edinburgh, Lancaster University - Politics, Philosophy & Religion, De Montfort University - Faculty of Business and Law, University of Gothenburg, Lancaster University, Roskilde University, University of Haifa, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, University of Bremen, HEC Paris, Manchester Metropolitan University, American Institute for Economic Research, University of Glasgow, Middlesex University, Curtin University, ESSEC Business School, Technological University Dublin, University of the West of England, Princeton University, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Greenwich, Jawaharlal Nehru University - Centre for Economic Studies and Planning (CESP), University of Bristol, University of London Institute in Paris, University of Glasgow, University of Portsmouth, University of Brighton, University of the West of England (UWE), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Sciences Po Lille, Max Stern Academic College of Emek Yezreel - Sociology and Anthropology, University of Warwick - Department of Economics, Manchester Metropolitan University - Cheshire, University of Glasgow, Open University, University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) - Economics, Liverpool Hope University, Birmingham City University, University of Wolverhampton, University of Alberta - Department of Accounting, Operations & Information Systems, University of Edinburgh, SOAS, University of London, Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), Durham Business School, IE Business School, University of Gothenburg - School of Business, Economics and Law, Ontario College of Art & Design University, Independent, University of York, Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business, Morgan State University, Independent, College of Business, United Arab Emirates University, University of Bristol, Wellesley College - Department of Economics, University of Manchester - School of Law, State University of New York (SUNY), Empire State College, Business School Aalborg UniversityWorld Economic Forum, University of Hertfordshire - Business School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Université Grenoble Alpes, University of Leicester - School of Management, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, University of Toronto - Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Economics, Corporate, Governance, Shareholder, Value, Executives, Tax, Inequality, Stakeholder

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The V-Network Form: Economic Organization and the Theory of the Firm

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Sep 2005
David Gindis and Bernard Baudry
University of Hertfordshire - Business School and University of Lyon 2
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V-Network Form, Organization of Production, Theory of the Firm, Law and Economics

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Economic Analysis of Corporate Law

Prepared for Encyclopedia of Law and Economics (Alain Marciano and Giovanni B. Ramello, Eds, Springer), 2020
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Apr 2020
David Gindis and Martin Petrin
University of Hertfordshire - Business School and University College London - Faculty of Laws
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Economics of corporate law, theory of the firm, functional approaches, comparative institutional analysis, limited liability, managerial liability, takeovers

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Legal Personhood and the Firm: Avoiding Anthropomorphism and Equivocation

Journal of Institutional Economics, 12(3): 499-513, 2016
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
David Gindis
University of Hertfordshire - Business School
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legal person, rational being, responsible subject, point of imputation, legally-grounded view of the firm

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On the Origins, Meaning and Influence of Jensen and Meckling’s Definition of the Firm

Oxford Economic Papers, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
David Gindis
University of Hertfordshire - Business School
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Jensen and Meckling, Theory of the Firm, Legal Fiction, Corporate Responsibility, Corporate Regulation, Economics of Corporate Law

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Conceptualizing the Business Corporation: Insights from History

Journal of Institutional Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Apr 2020
David Gindis
University of Hertfordshire - Business School
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Business corporation, Corporate personality, Ownership, membership and governance, Limited liability, Economic and legal history, History of economic, legal and political thought

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From Fictions and Aggregates to Real Entities in the Theory of the Firm

Journal of Institutional Economics, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
David Gindis
University of Hertfordshire - Business School
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Firm, Corporation, Fiction, Aggregate, Real Entity, Legal Entity

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Ernst Freund as Precursor of the Rational Study of Corporate Law

Journal of Institutional Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2017
David Gindis
University of Hertfordshire - Business School
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Ernst Freund, corporate theory, rational study of corporate law, comparative institutional analysis, entity shielding, capital lock-in, theory of the firm

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Law and Economics Under the Palms: Henry Manne at the University of Miami, 1974–1980

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
David Gindis
University of Hertfordshire - Business School
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Henry Manne, Law and Economics Center, Law and Economics Movement, Legal Education, History of Economic Thought

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Rethinking Corporate Agency in Business, Philosophy and Law

Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 May 2018 Last Revised: 11 May 2018
University of St. Andrews, School of Mangagement, University of St Andrews, University of Hertfordshire - Business School and University of Essex
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Corporation, Group Agent, Corporate Agency, Corporate Personhood, Corporate Rights, Corporate Responsibility, Collective Responsibility, Interdisciplinarity

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Some Building Blocks for a Theory of the Firm as a Real Entity

The Firm as an Entity: Implications for Economics, Accounting and the Law, Yuri Biondi, Arnaldo Canziani and Thierry Kirat, eds., Routledge, London & New York, pp. 226-291, 2007
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
David Gindis
University of Hertfordshire - Business School
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Theory of the Firm, Fiction, Aggregate, Real Entity, Reductionism

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Not by Contract Alone: The Contractarian Theory of the Corporation and the Paradox of Implied Terms

European Business Organization Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Feb 2021
David Gibbs, David Gindis and Derek Whayman
University of East Anglia (UEA), University of Hertfordshire - Business School and Newcastle Law School, Newcastle University
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Corporation, Contractarianism, Contract Law, Implied Terms

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From Cambridge Keynesian to Institutional Economist: The Unnoticed Contributions of Robert Neild

Journal of Institutional Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Oct 2017
Loughborough University London, University of Hertfordshire - Business School and University of Hertfordshire - Business School
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Robert Neild, Cambridge, institutional economics, evolutionary economics

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De Jure Convergence, De Facto Divergence: A Comparison of Factual Implementation of Shareholder Derivative Suit Enforcement in the United States and the United Kingdom

European Business Law Review, 30(6): 909-930, 2019
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Apr 2020
David Gindis and David Gibbs
University of Hertfordshire - Business School and University of East Anglia (UEA)
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US corporate law, UK company law, corporate governance, derivative litigation, de jure convergence, de facto divergence

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Overcoming the Impasse in Modern Economics

Competition and Change, 15(4): 336-342, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2015
Francesca Gagliardi and David Gindis
University of Hertfordshire - Business School and University of Hertfordshire - Business School
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global financial crisis, critique of economics, uncertainty, complexity, economics education, history of economic thought, interdisciplinarity, pluralism

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Convergent and Divergent Trajectories of Corporate Governance

Competition and Change, 24(5), pp. 399-407, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Aug 2020
University of Hertfordshire - Business School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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Corporate Governance, Convergence, Divergence, Codes, Accounting Standards, Banking, Performativity

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Institutions and Evolution of Capitalism in Geoff Hodgson’s Work (Introduction)

in "Institutions and Evolution of Capitalism: Essays in Honour of Geoffrey M. Hodgson" (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar), 2019
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Jul 2019
Francesca Gagliardi and David Gindis
University of Hertfordshire - Business School and University of Hertfordshire - Business School
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Geoff Hodgson, capitalism, institutional economics, evolutionary economics, economic methodology, academic entrepreneurship

Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 25
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Book Review: Samuel Bostaph's (2015) Andrew Carnegie: An Economic Biography (Lanham, Md: Lexington Books)

Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 26 Jan 2017
David Gindis
University of Hertfordshire - Business School
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Andrew Carnegie, economic biography, Kirznerian entrepreneur

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Book Review: Malcolm Rutherford's (2011) The Institutionalist Movement in American Economics, 1918-1947: Science and Social Control (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)

Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics, 5(1): 93-99, 2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2017
David Gindis
University of Hertfordshire - Business School
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Institutionalism, interwar American economics, science, social control