Capitalism Reassessed

Capitalism Reassessed

by Frederic L. Pryor
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521190207

ISBN-13: 9780521190206

Pub. Date: 08/16/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Capitalism Reassessed provides a broad view of different types of advanced capitalist economic systems and is based on an empirical analysis of twenty-one OECD nations. The book looks at why capitalism developed in Western Europe rather than elsewhere. It shows the close influences of the cultural system on the economic system. The analysis compares the economic and

Overview

Capitalism Reassessed provides a broad view of different types of advanced capitalist economic systems and is based on an empirical analysis of twenty-one OECD nations. The book looks at why capitalism developed in Western Europe rather than elsewhere. It shows the close influences of the cultural system on the economic system. The analysis compares the economic and social performance of the capitalist economic systems along a variety of economic and social criteria. It also analyzes how capitalism will change in the twenty-first century.

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ISBN-13:
9780521190206
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/16/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. What is capitalism?; 3. Origins of capitalism; 4. Varieties of capitalism in industrialized nations; 5. Cultural influences on the economic system; 6. Do some capitalist economic systems perform better than others?; 7. Happiness and capitalist economic systems; 8. How capitalism will change.

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