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The Hungarian Practice

Włodzimierz Brus and Kazimierz Laski

in From Marx to the Market: Socialism in Search of an Economic System

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283997
eISBN:
9780191596032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283997.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The first practical application of the idea of market socialism (but not necessarily along Lange's model) was made in early 1950s in Yugoslavia after the break with the Soviet Union, and in ... More


Goulash Communism and Neoclassical Economics in Hungary

in Markets in the Name of Socialism: The Left-Wing Origins of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775663
eISBN:
9780804778961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775663.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

After World War II, the Hungarian Communist Party took control of the country's political life and immediately launched a socialist experiment based on the Soviet model with its characteristic ... More


The Social Context of Kakaw Drinking Among of the Ancient Maya

Dorie Reents-Budet (ed.)

in Chocolate in Mesoamerica: A Cultural History of Cacao

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029535
eISBN:
9780813039503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029535.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter discusses the social context that surrounded cacao drinking during the ancient Maya period. Cacao was both prized delicious food and a repository of financial strength in the Classic ... More


Eric Maskin

Roger W. Spencer and David A. Macpherson

in Lives of the Laureates: Twenty-three Nobel Economists

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027960
eISBN:
9780262325868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027960.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter looks at the career of Eric S. Maskin, Nobel Prize recipient in 2007. Maskin was born in 1950 and completed his doctorate in mathematics at Harvard University in 1976. Ken Arrow, Leo ... More


Optimal Control Theory with Applications in Economics

Thomas A. Weber

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015738
eISBN:
9780262298483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015738.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This book bridges optimal control theory and economics, discussing ordinary differential equations (ODEs), optimal control, game theory, and mechanism design in one volume. Technically rigorous and ... More


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