Economic development and social change: historical roots and by Yiorgos Stathakis, Gianni Vaggi

By Yiorgos Stathakis, Gianni Vaggi

This publication analyses the old roots of techniques of financial improvement and comprises contributions from major students Heinz Kurz, Philippe Steiner, Walter Eltis and Antoin Murphy between others.

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It is just as necessary that a collective authority intervenes in areas such as land and raw materials management, that is in environmental matters. This is an idea that goes back a long way (Malthus specifically refers to it) Extension of the market Standard merchandise “Fictional” merchandise as per K. Polanyl (1946) Financial derivatives Pollution rights (1964, 1980) Schultz Neo-classical theory of development Responsible for permissive market conditions Theory of rational expectations applied to finance and the environment Bhagwati (1993) Lucas (1983) Credit Land New classical theory of rational expectations (1973) Hayek theory Hayekian Absence or inefficiency of State interventions Work Durable goods Non-durable goods Conception of the State (1998) et al.

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In economic theory Keynes had already formed this political agenda (Napoleoni 1972). He provides the theoretical possibility of a normative science that made comprehensible the decision-making process of the politicians and the public administrators. Fiscal and monetary policies, industrial and agricultural policies, social policies, regional and urban planning, and policies on a whole variety of other areas become the subjects of a new “policy science”. Social science is supposed to provide answers to the rational ordering of decisions in complex modern societies.

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