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Capitalism with a Human Face - Samuel Brittan

Capitalism with a Human Face

Hardcover ISBN: 9781852784461
Number Of Pages: 320

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This is a selection of Samuel Brittan's essays. It covers topics ranging from utilitarianism and the ethics of self-interest, to the principles of macroeconomic policy and how to price people into work without throwing them into poverty.

List of figures
List of tables
Introduction: footfalls in the memoryp. 1
Political Economy
Economics and ethicsp. 29
Two cheers for self-interestp. 51
Choice and utilityp. 65
'There is no such thing as society'p. 85
Keynes and Hayek
Can democracy manage an economy?p. 105
Hayek's 'spontaneous social order'p. 113
Jobs, Inflation and Economic Management
What remains of the monetarist counter-revolution?p. 127
Countries do not have deficitsp. 145
The role of the exchange ratep. 166
Problems and Policies
The Thatcher government's economic legacyp. 183
A perspective on unemploymentp. 211
Capitalism with a Human Face
Redistribution: yes. Equality: nop. 235
Basic Income and the welfare statep. 242
Some presumptions of economic liberalismp. 265
Indexp. 283
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ISBN: 9781852784461
ISBN-10: 1852784466
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.59

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