Richard Normand Langlois
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Richard Normand Langlois (born January 20, 1952 in Putnam, Connecticut) is an American economist and currently professor at the University of Connecticut. He studied physics and English literature at Williams College, he received a Master's in astronomy from Yale University, and he received his PhD in Engineering-Economic Systems from Stanford.
He is attributed with first presenting the Vanishing Hand theory.
- 1982, Subjective Probability and Subjective Economics. New York : NY, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, NYU, FAS, Department of Economics, Working Paper
- 1984, Kaleidic and Structural Interpretations of Genuine Uncertainty. New York : NY, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, NYU, FAS, Department of Economics, Working Paper
- 1986, Economics as a Process: Essays in the New Institutional Economics. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1986. xi, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. ISBN 0-521-30174-2
- 1988, “Economic change and the boundaries of the firm,” Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, vol. 144, pp. 635–57
- 1994, “Risk and Uncertainty” in Peter Boettke (ed.), The Elgar Companion to Austrian Economics. Brookfield, Vermont : Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 118–22.
- 1995, Firms, markets, and economic change : a dynamic theory of business institutions / Richard N. Langlois and Paul L. Robertson. London ; New York : Routledge, 1995. xii, 185 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. ISBN 0-415-12119-1 (hbk.), ISBN 0-415-12385-2 (pbk.)
- 1998, “Capabilities and the theory of the firm,” in N. J. Foss and B. J. Loasby (eds.), Economic Organisation, Capabilities and Co-ordination. London: Routledge.
- 2007, The dynamics of industrial capitalism : Schumpeter, Chandler, and the new economy / Richard N. Langlois. Abingdon [England] ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2007. ISBN 978-0-415-77167-2