Economic Theory and Social Institutions: A Critique With Special Reference to Canada

Economic Theory and Social Institutions: A Critique With Special Reference to Canada

By: Masudul Alam Choudhury (author)Paperback

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This book introduces students to the present state of the art in the economics of institutionalism and social policy. It also introduces the reader to a critique of mainstream economic thinking, followed by the development of a humanistic social interaction model of economic institutions, behavior, and social policy. The author takes a broad look at some of the major problems of social institutions and policy in the Canadian context. Contents: List of Figures; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Economics and Social Institutions; The Nature of Economic Theory; Resolution of the Great Economic Problems of Contemporary Times; Economic Issues of the Public Sector; Economic Problems of the Private Sector; Socio-Economic Issues Related to the Problem of Poverty; Economic Growth and Development; Regional Economic Development; Labour Market; Inflation and Unemployment; Social Contractarianism for Humanistic Institutionalism; Economics of Canadian Constitutional Provisions under the Unity Accord; Institution-Economy Interface of Canadian Debt and Deficits.

About Author

Masudul Alam Choudhury is a Professor of Economics at the University College of Cape Breton.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819195265
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 418
  • ID: 9780819195265
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 081919526X

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