Capitalism

Capitalism is an economic system based on the private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit. Central characteristics of capitalism include capital accumulation, competitive markets, a price system, private property and the recognition of property rights, voluntary exchange and wage labor. In a capitalist market economy, decision-making and investments are determined by every owner of wealth, property or production ability in capital and financial markets whereas prices and the distribution of goods and services are mainly determined by competition in goods and services markets.Economists, historians, political economists and sociologists have adopted different perspectives in their analyses …

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Individual Contributors to Policy Commons · 11 June 2024 English

Jerry Z. Muller, author of the classic The Mind and the Market: Capitalism in Western Thought, is my favorite intellectual historian. Evidently I am not alone as the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance these are: The Neglected Moral Benefits of the Market Capitalism and Inequality Capitalism and Nationalism The […] The post Muller on Capitalism appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

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Policy Press · 5 June 2024 English

Ronaldo Munck, Matthew Johnson and Katy Jenkins introduce the latest special issue of Global Discourse offering new perspectives on development, and exploring the tensions and challenges embedded in the discipline. …


UNDP: United Nations Development Programme · 4 June 2024 English

Starting from a theoretical framework that conceptualizes policy outcomes as the result of complex interactions between actors, institutions and discourses, the paper synthesizes global research on the politics of (re)distribution …

Esping-Andersen, G. (1990). The three worlds of welfare capitalism. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. (2019) People, Power, and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent. Allen Lane: New York


IMF: International Monetary Fund · 3 June 2024 English

For 60 years, the magazine has been a window into the IMF and the evolving global economy The Beatles are all the rage. The US Congress passes the Civil Rights …

governance.” Optimism about unbridled market capitalism was tested by the 1990s emerging market crises


RSF: Russell Sage Foundation · 1 June 2024 English

Reparations proposals typically target wealth. Yet slavery’s and Jim Crow’s long echoes also steal time, such as by producing shorter Black lifespans even today. I argue that lost time should …

complex relationship between chattel slavery and capitalism. But his distinction is also use- ful from a 2016. “To Remake the World: Slav- ery, Racial Capitalism, and Justice.” Boston Re- view, October 26. Jones Patel, and Whitney R. Robinson. 2020. “Racial Capitalism Within Public Health— How Occupational Settings


RSF: Russell Sage Foundation · 1 June 2024 English

This article considers a subset of lawsuits in which emancipated people sued to have their enslavers’ bequests to them honored. It contends that we should see these suits as contests …

2018. “To Remake the World: Slavery, Racial Capitalism, and Justice.” Boston Review, Febru- ary 2018


RSF: Russell Sage Foundation · 1 June 2024 English

Since the end of the civil rights movement, the United States has not made meaningful progress toward closing the racial wealth gap. Without deliberate policy intervention, this gap will likely …

have been most ravaged by the depredations of capitalism and who have benefitted least from . . . the


NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 31 May 2024 English

The traditional historical narrative claims that White women were rarely involved in market transactions for enslaved people in the antebellum United States. Using transaction records, notary statements, and runaway advertisements, …

literature, even new scholarship in the history of capitalism (Baptist 2014, Faust 1992, Fox-Genovese 1988 Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism. Basic Books. Bergstrom, Theodore. (1971). Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860. Yale UP. Steckel, Richard (1979)


NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 30 May 2024 English

Business environments dominated by information flows and autonomous tasks, typical of knowledge-intensive industries, are likely to require enough social capital to be viable and productive. In this paper, we use …

Trust: The Knowledge Economy and the Future of Capitalism. Organization Science 12, 215–234. https://doi


Cato Institute · 30 May 2024 English

A number of years ago Saturday Night Live featured a skit of a fictional game show asking contestants to answer the question as to between two celebrities, "?Quien es mas …

could move “toward decentralized, democratic capitalism.” The George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton administrations


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