Economics In A Changed Universe

Economics In A Changed Universe

by Gerald L. Houseman
     
 

This book explains how the revolution in economics, wrought by Joseph E. Stiglitz and the economics of information, has provided us with new methods and answers to solving economic problems, especially for the poor nations of the world. It brings 230 years of economic thought and folklore into question and shows us that 'free enterprise' and the 'market' that we

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This book explains how the revolution in economics, wrought by Joseph E. Stiglitz and the economics of information, has provided us with new methods and answers to solving economic problems, especially for the poor nations of the world. It brings 230 years of economic thought and folklore into question and shows us that 'free enterprise' and the 'market' that we once respected does not exist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739127155
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
06/01/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
174
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Table of Contents Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 1. A Notable Nobel Chapter 5 2. The Economics of Information: A Model of Scientific Performance and Promise Chapter 6 3. The Death of "Free Enterprise" and the Power of Information Economics Chapter 7 4. Globalization: The Pressing Economic Issue Chapter 8 5. Challenging the International Economic Order and the Panaceas of Privatization and Deregulation Chapter 9 6. Multinational Corporations: The Major Movers in the International Economy Chapter 10 Conclusion: Thinking and Working Within the New Universe of Economics Chapter 11 Notes Chapter 12 Appendix A: Landmarks in the Evolution of the Economics of Information Chapter 13 Appendix B: Research Contributions of George Akerlof, Michael Spence, and Bruce C. N. Greenwald Chapter 14 Appendix C: Organizations Now Without Purpose as a Result of the Findings of the Economics of Information Chapter 15 Appendix D: The Altered Literature of Economics Within the Changed Universe Chapter 16 Bibliography Chapter 17 Index Chapter 18 About the Author

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