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The Monetary Systems of the Greeks and Romans

W. V. Harris (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233359
eISBN:
9780191716348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233359.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Most people have some idea what Greeks and Romans coins looked like, but few know how complex Greek and Roman monetary systems eventually became. The contributors to this book are numismatists, ... More


Some Socio-Economic Thoughts

Paul Ekins

in Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Tipping points may be discerned in earth systems and in planetary boundaries, even if the science is still incomplete. But for social systems, tipping points do not seem to appear too clearly, nor is ... More


Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Yung Chul Park

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book examines East Asia’s economic development and integration following the Asian crisis of 1997-1998. The book is divided into six parts. Part 1 describes the development experiences of East ... More


Concluding Remarks

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:
10.1093/0198283997.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

A cruel East European wisecrack defines socialism as ‘the painful road to capitalism’. It may be too much to see in MS simply a stage on this road (or slide, as some would say), but the analysis in ... More


Capitalism Versus Socialism: An Analytical Perspective

N. Scott Arnold

in The Philosophy and Economics of Market Socialism: A Critical Study

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195088274
eISBN:
9780199853014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195088274.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter begins by giving a definition of the terms capitalist economic system and socialist economic system. The former is defined using the concept of a free enterprise system, a system where ... More


Ethics, Market and Government Failure, and Globalization: Perspectives on Debt and Finance

J. E. Stiglitz

in Sovereign Debt at the Crossroads: Challenges and Proposals for Resolving the Third World Debt Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195168006
eISBN:
9780199783458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168003.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter looks at the ethical aspects of globalization during the 1990s. It argues that in the way that they have sought to shape globalization, the advanced industrial countries and some of the ... More


The Economics of Post-Communist Transition

Olivier Blanchard

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293996
eISBN:
9780191595998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293992.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Transition in Central and Eastern Europe has led to a U‐shaped response of output, that is, a sharp decline in output followed by recovery. Six years after the beginning of transition, most of the ... More


What Constitutes a Financial System in General and the German Financial System in Particular?

Reinhard H. Schmidt and Marcel Tyrell

in The German Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This is one of the two introductory chapters of the book. It first discusses what the term ‘financial system’ means and why the financial system of a country is important and for what it might be ... More


The Challenge of Global Capitalism: An Islamic Perspective

Khurshid Ahmad

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Khurshid Ahmad takes a critical view of the endemic qualities of global capitalism, which, he argues, even if it were to become more socially responsible and inclusive, would not be comfortably ... More


Analysis and Management of Watersheds

John A. Dixon

in The Environment and Emerging Development Issues: Volume 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199240708
eISBN:
9780191718106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240708.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The concept of ‘watershed management’ combines two things, namely managing the physical aspects of water resources and managing the socio-economic systems. The problem of watershed management has ... More


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