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Central Planning With Regulated Market—The Flawed Model

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:
10.1093/0198283997.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The failure of the string of reforms in Soviet‐bloc countries can be attributed to a number of factors, in the first place to resistance of communist political elites eager to preserve their ... More


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


The Nature of Institutional Impediments to Economic Development

Pranab Bardhan

in A Not-so-dismal Science: A Broader View of Economies and Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294900
eISBN:
9780191596728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294905.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Consideration is given to the impediments to economic development and the social dysfunctions that market mechanisms cannot cure because the large number of collective actions required cannot emerge ... More


The Theoretical Response to Challenge

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:
10.1093/0198283997.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The idea of market‐less economic system of socialism began to be challenged already at the end of XIX century, but an all‐out attack on the concept came in the 1920s, associated with works of ... More


Knowledge, the Firm, and the Market

Alan Burton-Jones

in Knowledge Capitalism: Business, Work, and Learning in the New Economy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296225
eISBN:
9780191685217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296225.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Strategy

Adam Smith's notion of the ‘invisible hand’ is countered with Chandler's notion of a ‘visible hand’ that replaces market mechanisms in coordination and allocation of resources. Firms continued to ... More


Impartible Inheritance Versus Equal Division: A Comparative Perspective Centered on Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa

Jean-Philippe Platteau and Jean-Marie Baland

in Access to Land, Rural Poverty, and Public Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242177
eISBN:
9780191697036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242177.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The effects of several different land tenure systems particularly on insurance and on equity, and some of the non-market mechanisms of land allocation have often been ignored by economists, except ... More


The emerging market for private military services and the problems of regulation

Deborah Avant

in From Mercenaries to Market: The Rise and Regulation of Private Military Companies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228485
eISBN:
9780191711435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228485.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The fourth and last part turns on the role of market mechanisms in regulation. The commercial military sector falls short of being a fully developed market in several areas. This chapter examines the ... More


The Political Economy of Environmental Justice

H. Spencer Banzhaf (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780612
eISBN:
9780804782692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780612.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The environmental justice literature convincingly shows that poor people and minorities live in more polluted neighborhoods than do other groups. These findings have sparked a broad activist ... More


Liberal Economics in Crisis: The Weimar Period

A. J. Nicholls

in Freedom with Responsibility: The Social Market Economy in Germany 1918-1963

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208525
eISBN:
9780191678059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208525.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter provides an account of liberal economics in Germany during the Weimar period. It presents a history of the economic activity of Germany from the late 15th and 16th century to the present ... More


Unemployment and the Market Mechanism

John Eatwell and Murray Milgate

in The Fall and Rise of Keynesian Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199777693
eISBN:
9780190261344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777693.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter analyzes the level of unemployment in a market economy and classifies the debates of the orthodox market-mechanism group with imperfectionists on the problem of unemployment. It begins ... More


Childcare markets and government intervention

Gillian Paull

in Childcare markets: Can they deliver an equitable service?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429339
eISBN:
9781447307679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429339.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

At the start of this chapter the author posits that it is simply not feasible to summarise into a single comparative framework the diverse ways in which the unique characteristics of childcare have ... More


Accountability in the Generation of Governance Indicators *

Nikhil K. Dutta

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the market mechanisms of regulation, specifically the extent to which indicator producers provide reasons, participation opportunities, review mechanisms, and transparency in ... More


The Demand for Consumer Credit

Thomas A. Durkin, Gregory Elliehausen, Michael E. Staten, and Todd J. Zywicki

in Consumer Credit and the American Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195169928
eISBN:
9780199384976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169928.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines neoclassical theory of credit demand, which suggests that there are many conditions in which employing consumer credit increases both amount and satisfaction with consumption, ... More


What is wrong with it?

Peter King

in Housing policy transformed: The right to buy and the desire to own

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422132
eISBN:
9781447302513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422132.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter deals with a variety of criticisms of the RTB and tries to answer them. It looks at what might be called the old criticisms of the RTB, even those that date back to the 1980s. This is ... More


A Multistate Empirical Analysis of Homeowners’ Insurance

Howard C. Kunreuther and Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan

in At War with the Weather: Managing Large-Scale Risks in a New Era of Catastrophes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012829
eISBN:
9780262255431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012829.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The homeowner must choose the best insurance coverage offered in the market. The lowest prices are generally offered by “preferred insurers,” or insurers with more stringent underwriting standards, ... More


Controversies in the Theory of Employment

John Eatwell and Murray Milgate

in The Fall and Rise of Keynesian Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199777693
eISBN:
9780190261344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777693.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter outlines controversies in the theory of employment. It focuses on four elements that characterize the approach to examining the debate of distinction between short-run and long-run ... More


Keynes’s General Theory

John Eatwell and Murray Milgate

in The Fall and Rise of Keynesian Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199777693
eISBN:
9780190261344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777693.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter focuses on John Maynard Keynes’ General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money and analyzes varioius views and responses by economists to Keynesian theories and models. It focuses on ... More


Global Economic History: A Survey

Peer Vries

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 5: Historical Writing Since 1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199225996
eISBN:
9780191863431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199225996.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter studies global economic history. Until quite recently, two perspectives have almost monopolized thinking about economic development: ‘Smithian’ and ‘Marxian’. They functioned as ... More


Immigration Reform: A Modest Proposal

Richard K. Vedder

in The Economics of Immigration: Market-Based Approaches, Social Science, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190258788
eISBN:
9780190258825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190258788.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter proposes reforming immigration policy to increase the number of permits allowed and to use an auction mechanism to allocate the permits–similar to a proposal made by Gary Becker. ... More


Beyond Clearances

Jairam Ramesh

in Green Signals: Ecology, Growth, and Democracy in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199457526
eISBN:
9780199085255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199457526.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Environmental administration and policy making is more than the sum of clearances. This chapter addresses the other facets of the Ministry of Environment and Forests, and its engagements with other ... More


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