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Economic institutions and the satisfaction of human needs

Gough, Ian (1994) Economic institutions and the satisfaction of human needs. Journal of Economic Issues, 28 (1). pp. 25-66. ISSN 0021-3624

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Evaluates different economic systems using as a criterion their ability to satisfy human needs. Discussion on need-satisfaction as a measure of welfare outcomes; Theoretical framework for macro-social analysis; Taxonomy of economic institutions; Discourse on free market capitalism, state socialism, community, communitarianism and communism, statist capitalism, coporatist capitalism and neoliberal capitalism.

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Additional Information: © 1994 Association for Evolutionary Economics
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Research centres and groups > Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Research centres and groups > Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE)
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2015 13:10
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2015 13:24

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