Comparing Economic Systems In The Twenty-First Century
Comparing Economic Systems in the Twenty-First Century
Gregory and Stuart have revamped this definitive text to mirror major changes within the global economy of the 21st century. In addition to a new title, the book now features more emphasis on transition, the acceleration of globalization, present trading agreements, and recent exchange rate regimes.
Note: Chapters 2-22 conclude with a Summary. I. Economic Systems: Issues, Definitions, Comparisons 1. World Economic Systems in the Twenty-First Century The World Economy, History, and Economic Systems The Economy of the Twenty-First Century An Appraisal of Transition The Choice of Economic Systems in the Twenty-First Century 2. Definition and Classification of Economic Systems Economic Systems: Definition and Classification Characteristics of Economic Systems Alternative Economic Systems: Islamic Economics and the Latin American Model 3. Institutions, Systems, and Economic Outcomes The Forces Influencing Economic Outcomes The Evaluation of Outcomes: What Constitutes Success The Determination of System Priorities Performance Criteria Tradeoffs Economic Systems and Performance Institutions and Economic Performance 4. Changing Institutions Reform of Economic Systems Economic Development and Systemic Change Marx's Theory of Change Schumpeter: The Evolution of Capitalism The New Institutional Economics Change in Socialism Change in Capitalist Economies Change in Socialist Economies...