"Markets, Firms and Property Rights: A Celebration of the Research of Ronald Coase" (Panel 4)

This panel was recorded on December 4, 2009 as part of the conference "Markets, Firms and Property Rights: A Celebration of the Research of Ronald Coase." The conference brought together a group of scholars to honor the life and research of Ronald Coase. 2009 marked the 50th anniversary of the publication of Coase’s seminal paper on the Federal Communications Commission. 2010 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of his paper on “The Problem of Social Cost,” and his 100th birthday.

The panel included:

Moderator:
Douglass North, Washington University, St. Louis

How to Keep a Secret: The Decisive Advantage of Corporations
Robert Cooter, University of California, Berkeley

Regulatory Institutions and Economic Performance: Wireless Communications in Middle-Income Developing Nations
Roger Noll, Stanford University

The event was sponsored by the John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics at the University of Chicago Law School, the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, the Information Economy Project at George Mason University, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the China Center for Economic Research, the Milton Friedman Institute for Research in Economics, and the George J. Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State.

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