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Growth, employment, inequality, and the environment : unity of knowledge in economics

Author: Adolfo Figueroa
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first volume deals with the fundamental economic problems of our time: employment, inequality, the environment, and quality of life. Figueroa presents a unique approach to analyzing these effects by using a unified theory framework. The second volume takes on the long-term effects of growth and analyzes the policy aspect of these effects. Figueroa achieves his goal by addressing two significant problems. First,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adolfo Figueroa
ISBN: 9781137502667 1137502665 9781137506962 1137506962
OCLC Number: 894149528
Description: <volumes 1,2> ; 23 cm
Contents: Vol. 1. List of figures --
List of tables --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Part I. Scientific knowledge, rules, facts and standard theories refutation. Popperian epistemology in economics: the Alpha-Beta method ; The Capitalist system: empirical regularities ; Standard and classical economics --
Part II. The short run: production, employment and distribution. The Epsilon Society ; The Omega Society ; The Sigma Society ; Inequality and social disorder --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index. Vol. 2. List of figures and tables --
Part I. The long run: growth and distribution. Toward a unified theory of Capitalism ; Education and human capital formation ; The Epsilon Society: a dynamic model ; The Omega Society: a dynamic model ; The Sigma Society: a dynamic model ; Unified theory of Capitalism: a growth and distribution model --
Part II. The very long run: economic growth and the environment. Economic growth under environmental stress ; Land resources and food supply ; Economic growth and quality of society --
Part III. The political economy of the unified theory. Science-based public policies --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Adolfo Figueroa.

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