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(Cambridge University Press, 1994), The Theory of the Individual in Economics (Routledge, 2003), Individuals and Identity in Economics (Cambridge University Press, 2011), and co-author with Marcel Boumans of Economic Methodology: Understanding Economics as a Science (Palgrave, 2011). He is co-editor with Wade Hands of the Journal of Economic Methodology. Jacques Defourny is Professor of Economics at the University of Liege (Belgium) where he is also a director of the Centre for Social Economy. From 1996 to 2010, he acted as the founding coordinator and then the president of the EMES European Research Network which gathers 12 university research centres working on the third sector and the emergence of social enterprise. His work currently focuses on comparisons of social enterprise models across the world and on conceptual and quantitative analysis of the third sector in developed as well as developing countries. Lewis Faulk is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy in the School of Public Affairs at American University. His research focuses on non-profit competition, organizational capacity, resource development, and performance. Bruno S. Frey is Professor at the University of Zurich, Distinguished Professor of Behavioural Science at the Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK, and holds honorary doctorates at the University of Gothenburg and four other universities. He has published extensively on public choice and non-market economics including happiness and economics, motivation and knowledge transfer, and arts and economics. Dr Lorna Gold is Policy and Advocacy Manager for Trócaire, the Irish Catholic International Development Agency. She writes extensively on ethics and public policy, with special focus on international cooperation. She has published two books and numerous articles on the Economy of Communion and is a former member of the international commission for an Economy of Communion. Herbert Gintis is External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute (Santa Fe, NM) and Professor of Economics, Central European University (Budapest, Hungary). His recent books include, A Cooperative Species: Human Reciprocity and Evolution co-authored with Samuel Bowles (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011), The Bounds of Reason: Game Theory and the Unification of the Behavioral Sciences (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009); Game Theory Evolving (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009). His recent work on market dynamics includes ‘The Emergence of a Price System from Decentralized Bilateral Exchange’, Contributions to Theoretical Economics 6(1), p. 13 (2006); ‘The Dynamics of General Equilibrium’, Economic Journal 117, pp. 1289– 1309 (2007). Benedetto Gui is Professor of Economics at the University of Padova (Italy). His research interests include: the economic behaviour of cooperative, non-profit, and social enterprises; the economic implications of interpersonal relations; and the role of noninstrumental motivations in economic organisations. He is a member of the management board of Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics.

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