A Tribute to Oliver Williamson
A TRIBUTE TO OLIVER WILLIAMSON:
Institutions, Politics, and Non-Market Strategy
Rui J. P. de Figueiredo, Jr.
liver Williamson is best known for his contributions to economics, and particularly to our understanding of how private ﬁrms are deﬁned, operate, and change. Williamson’s primary application addressed the question of why some economic transactions were organized within a private ﬁrm, while others took place outside of a ﬁrm, in the market. Despite this focus, Williamson’s reach and
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