There is a new edition of this book available Comparative Economics in a Transforming World Economy, 3e.

Comparative Economics in a Transforming World Economy

by Rosser

ISBN: 9780262332675 | Copyright 2003

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Contents (pg. v)
Preface (pg. vii)
I - OVERVIEW OF COMPARATIVE ECONOMICS (pg. 1)
1 - How Do We Compare Economies? (pg. 3)
2 - The Theory and Practice of Market Capitalism (pg. 23)
3 - The Theory and History of Marxism and Socialism (pg. 53)
4 - Islamic Economics and the Economics of Other Religions (pg. 85)
II - VARIETIES OFADVANCED MARKET CAPITALISM (pg. 113)
5 - The United States of America: The Market Capitalist Leader (pg. 115)
6 - Japan: APlanned Market Economy with Traditional Elements (pg. 145)
7 - Whither Indicative Planning? The Case of France (pg. 179)
8 - Sweden: Crisis and Reform of the Social Market Welfare State (pg. 203)
9 - The Unification of Germany and the Unification of Europe (pg. 231)
II - VARIANTS OF TRANSITION AMONG FORMER SOCIALIST ECONOMIES (pg. 262)
10 - The Former Soviet Union: The Myth and Reality of the Command Economy and Russia’s Economic Transition (pg. 265)
11 - Alternative Paths of Transition in the Former Soviet Union (pg. 301)
12 - Poland: The Peril and Promise of Shock Therapy (pg. 337)
13 - Hungary: Gradualism and the First Successful Completed Transition? (pg. 363)
14 - Worker-Managed Market Socialism: The Collapse of Yugoslavia and the Success of Slovenia (pg. 389)
15 - China’s Socialist Market Economy: The Sleeping Giant Wakes (pg. 417)
IV - ALTERNATIVE PATHS AMONG DEVELOPING ECONOMIES (pg. 450)
16 - India: The Elephant Walks (pg. 453)
17 - Iran: The Struggle for a New Traditional Islamic Economy (pg. 487)
18 - Revolution and Reform in the Mexican Economy (pg. 515)
19 - North and South Korea: The Lingering Shadow of the Cold War (pg. 543)
20 - Evolving Trends of the Transforming World Economy (pg. 575)
Glossary (pg. 589)
Index (pg. 617)

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). 


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