Comparative Economics in a Transforming World Economy, 3e

by Rosser, Rosser

| ISBN: 9780262344203 | Copyright 2018

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Contents (pg. v)
Preface to the Third Edition of Comparative Economics in a Transforming World Economy (pg. vii)
I OVERVIEW OF COMPARATIVE ECONOMICS (pg. 1)
1 How Do We Compare Economies? (pg. 5)
2 The Theory and Practice of Market Capitalism (pg. 31)
3 The Theory and History of Marxism and Socialism (pg. 63)
4 Islamic Economics and the Economics of Other Religions (pg. 97)
II VARIETIES OF ADVANCED MARKET CAPITALISM (pg. 125)
5 The United States of America: The Market Capitalist Leader (pg. 131)
6 Japan: Can A Former Planned New Traditional Market Economy Thrive? (pg. 161)
7 France: State-Directed Dirigisme in a Free Market World (pg. 199)
8 Sweden: Crisis and Reform of the Capitalist Welfare State (pg. 223)
9 The Unification of Germany and the Unification of Europe (pg. 251)
III VARIETIES OF TRANSITION AMONG SOCIALIST ECONOMIES: FROM ALMOST NO CHANGE TO NEARLY TOTAL CHANGE (pg. 285)
10 The Myth and Reality of the Soviet Command Economy and Russia’s Economic Transition (pg. 291)
11 Post-Soviet States: Alternative Paths of Transition and Divergent Models of Market Economies (pg. 341)
12 Poland: A Success Story of Economic Transition? (pg. 391)
13 China’s Socialist Market Economy: The Sleeping Giant Wakes (pg. 419)
14 North and South Korea: The Lingering Shadow of the Cold War (pg. 457)
IV ALTERNATIVE PATHS AMONG DEVELOPING ECONOMIES (pg. 491)
15 India: The Elephant Walks (pg. 497)
16 Iran: The Struggle for a New Traditional Islamic Economy (pg. 531)
17 South Africa: Systemic Choice and the Struggle for Racial Justice (pg. 563)
18 Mexico: Revolution and Reform (pg. 603)
19 Brazil: The Search for Sustainable Developmentand Socioeconomic Equality (pg. 635)
Glossary (pg. 673)
Index (pg. 707)
Contents (pg. v)
Preface to the Third Edition of Comparative Economics in a Transforming World Economy (pg. vii)
I OVERVIEW OF COMPARATIVE ECONOMICS (pg. 1)
1 How Do We Compare Economies? (pg. 5)
2 The Theory and Practice of Market Capitalism (pg. 31)
3 The Theory and History of Marxism and Socialism (pg. 63)
4 Islamic Economics and the Economics of Other Religions (pg. 97)
II VARIETIES OF ADVANCED MARKET CAPITALISM (pg. 125)
5 The United States of America: The Market Capitalist Leader (pg. 131)
6 Japan: Can A Former Planned New Traditional Market Economy Thrive? (pg. 161)
7 France: State-Directed Dirigisme in a Free Market World (pg. 199)
8 Sweden: Crisis and Reform of the Capitalist Welfare State (pg. 223)
9 The Unification of Germany and the Unification of Europe (pg. 251)
III VARIETIES OF TRANSITION AMONG SOCIALIST ECONOMIES: FROM ALMOST NO CHANGE TO NEARLY TOTAL CHANGE (pg. 285)
10 The Myth and Reality of the Soviet Command Economy and Russia’s Economic Transition (pg. 291)
11 Post-Soviet States: Alternative Paths of Transition and Divergent Models of Market Economies (pg. 341)
12 Poland: A Success Story of Economic Transition? (pg. 391)
13 China’s Socialist Market Economy: The Sleeping Giant Wakes (pg. 419)
14 North and South Korea: The Lingering Shadow of the Cold War (pg. 457)
IV ALTERNATIVE PATHS AMONG DEVELOPING ECONOMIES (pg. 491)
15 India: The Elephant Walks (pg. 497)
16 Iran: The Struggle for a New Traditional Islamic Economy (pg. 531)
17 South Africa: Systemic Choice and the Struggle for Racial Justice (pg. 563)
18 Mexico: Revolution and Reform (pg. 603)
19 Brazil: The Search for Sustainable Developmentand Socioeconomic Equality (pg. 635)
Glossary (pg. 673)
Index (pg. 707)
Contents (pg. v)
Preface to the Third Edition of Comparative Economics in a Transforming World Economy (pg. vii)
I OVERVIEW OF COMPARATIVE ECONOMICS (pg. 1)
1 How Do We Compare Economies? (pg. 5)
2 The Theory and Practice of Market Capitalism (pg. 31)
3 The Theory and History of Marxism and Socialism (pg. 63)
4 Islamic Economics and the Economics of Other Religions (pg. 97)
II VARIETIES OF ADVANCED MARKET CAPITALISM (pg. 125)
5 The United States of America: The Market Capitalist Leader (pg. 131)
6 Japan: Can A Former Planned New Traditional Market EconomyThrive? (pg. 161)
7 France: State-Directed Dirigisme in a Free Market World (pg. 199)
8 Sweden: Crisis and Reform of the Capitalist Welfare State (pg. 223)
9 The Unification of Germany and the Unification of Europe (pg. 251)
III VARIETIES OF TRANSITION AMONG SOCIALIST ECONOMIES: FROM ALMOST NO CHANGE TO NEARLY TOTAL CHANGE (pg. 285)
10 The Myth and Reality of the Soviet Command Economy and Russia’s Economic Transition (pg. 291)
11 Post-Soviet States: Alternative Paths of Transition and Divergent Models of Market Economies (pg. 341)
12 Poland: A Success Story of Economic Transition? (pg. 391)
13 China’s Socialist Market Economy: The Sleeping Giant Wakes (pg. 419)
14 North and South Korea: The Lingering Shadow of the Cold War (pg. 457)
IV ALTERNATIVE PATHS AMONG DEVELOPING ECONOMIES (pg. 491)
15 India: The Elephant Walks (pg. 497)
16 Iran: The Struggle for a New Traditional Islamic Economy (pg. 531)
17 South Africa: Systemic Choice and the Struggle for Racial Justice (pg. 563)
18 Mexico: Revolution and Reform (pg. 603)
19 Brazil: The Search for Sustainable Development and Socioeconomic Equality (pg. 635)
Glossary (pg. 673)
Index (pg. 707)

J Barkley Rosser

John Barkley Rosser Jr. (born 12 April 1948) is a mathematical economist and Professor of Economics at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia since 1988. He is known for work in nonlinear economic dynamics, including applications in economics of catastrophe theory, chaos theory, and complexity theory (complex dynamics, complexity economics). 


Marina V. Rosser

Marina V. Rosser is Professor of Economics at James Madison University.


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