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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: List of economists
This is an alphabetical list of well-known economists.
Despite the extreme controversy surrounding larger economic issues, there is significant agreement among mainstream economists on the fundamentals of the subject, especially as reflected in microeconomics as opposed to macroeconomics.
Stanley Engerman is an economist and economic historian at the University of Rochester.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-economists   (7178 words)

 List of economic systems Details, Meaning List of economic systems Article and Explanation Guide
Please note that there is often a strong correlation between certain ideologies, political systems and certain economic systems (for example, consider the meanings of the term "communism").
Typically, "left-wing" economic systems involve a greater role for society and/or the government to determine what gets produced, how it gets produced, and who gets the produced goods and services, with the aim of ensuring social justice and a more equitable distribution of wealth (see welfare state).
The primary concern of "left" economic systems is usually egalitarianism, while the primary concern of "right" economic systems is usually private property.
www.e-paranoids.com /l/li/list_of_economic_systems.html   (448 words)

 Economic Systems
This strategy would lead society to a "market" or "capitalist" economic system, in which all of the factors of production were privately owned, and the government, or community, exerted the least possible influence over private economic decisions.
Economic systems have been devised in an attempt to deal with chronic problems that have plagued political economy since before the start of the industrial revolution.
All of the economic systems used today fall somewhere between the opposing ideals of a completely free market (which is a highly efficient engine of production) and a fully planned economy (which is a way to implement equal distribution of wealth).
www.landandfreedom.org /econ/econ4.htm   (1083 words)

 [A-List] Our Economic System: Why it must be scrapped
Yet conventional economists proceed as if the fewer restrictions on economic activity the better and we are in an era of globalisation when the giant corporations and banks are trying to reduce the remaining capacity governments have to regulate their economies.
The dominant "neo-classical" or "economic rationalist" assumption that a society functions best when all are free and encouraged to maximise their own individual advantage in competition with all others is patently ridiculous; that is a recipe for vicious inequality and the destruction of society and its ecosystems.
Thousands of students studying economics think they are learning about what happens in the economic realm of human behaviour and experience, but in fact they are only learning about an economy based on private capital and markets, and they are learning that no other kind of economic system exists or is worth thinking about.
lists.econ.utah.edu /pipermail/a-list/2005-May/052112.html   (10643 words)

 Mailing Lists - HUD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The Rural Economic Development listserv is available for discussion of matters related to economic development in the rural United States.
The List Serv would be used to notify Section 184 participants of program changes, upcoming trainings, etc. The program is experiencing a very rapid growth and this would be an ideal tool to keep all or any interested parties informed of changes or new developments in the Program.
The List Serv would be used to notify Section 184 interested parties of program changes, upcoming trainings, etc. The program is experiencing a very rapid growth and this would be an ideal tool to keep all or any interested parties informed of changes or new developments in the Program.
www.hud.gov /subscribe/mailinglist.cfm   (963 words)

Macroeconomics is the economics sub-field of study that considers aggregate behavior, and the study of the sum of individual economic decisions.
This is in contrast to microeconomics, the study of the economic behaviour of individual consumers, firms, and industries.
Post-Keynesian economics represents a dissent from mainstream Keynesian economics, emphasizing the role of uncertainty and the historical process in macroeconomics.
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 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The economic system is composed of people, institutions and their relationships to resources, such as the convention of property.
Many economic systems overlap each other in various areas (for example, the term "mixed economy" can be argued to include elements from various systems).
Typically, "left-wing" economic systems involve a greater role for society and/or the government to determine what gets produced, how it gets produced, and who gets the produced goods and services, with the stated aim of ensuring social justice and a more equitable distribution of wealth (see welfare state).
www.the-dispatch.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=List_of_economic_systems   (456 words)

 Economic Reform, World Bank Newsletter - Johnson's Russia List 5-8-03   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
In the Soviet Union economic growth was subordinated to the strategic interests of the military-industrial complex.
Even during the 1950s and 1960s, the "golden" period of Soviet economic history, industrial growth was mainly stimulated by military and economic competition with the West, not by domestic needs.
While industrial and social development in both regions undeniably made great strides, the economic and social gap between them and the industrial countries remained (see table 1), and their economic structures hindered the expansion of internal markets and the introduction of intensive technologies.
www.cdi.org /russia/johnson/7172-16.cfm   (1836 words)

 Department of Social Science and Policy Studies - Economic Science
Economic Science majors may focus their studies by choosing a Concentration within one of the following two specific areas of Economics: Sustainable Economic Development and Computational Economics.
The term sustainable economic development means choosing policies that balance environmental preservation and economic development so as to meet the needs of the present generation without seriously compromising the needs of future generations.
The sustainable development concentration examines the economic, psychological, social, political, legal, and technical issues surrounding the creation of policies aimed at establishing sustainable economic systems at the local, national, and international levels.
www.wpi.edu /Academics/Depts/SSPS/Undergraduate/economics.html   (783 words)

 TDP - Rewards of Economic Freedom
Economic libertarians are likely to list the right to be secure in their property, or for their property taken for public use without just compensation, in their top 10.
Economic freedom is reduced by high taxes and regulation; failure to secure proper rights; restricting domestic and international trade; unnecessarily costly regulation of credit, labor and business; and denying access to sound money.
Richard W. Rahn is director general of the Center for Global Economic Growth, a project of the FreedomWorks Foundation and an adjunct fellow with the Discovery Institute.
www.discovery.org /scripts/viewDB/index.php?command=view&id=2944&program=Technology   (584 words)

 Bambooweb: List of economic systems
An etymologists approach to economic system, this list will attempt to all possible economic systems by letter of alphabet, without any attempt at hierarchization.
If a given economic system has several names, all are listed with a note that it is one of several alternate listed names.
The following list divides economic systems into "left-wing" and "right-wing", as well as attempts to structure the systems in a given section by letter of alphabet and in a vertical hierarchy where possible.
www.bambooweb.com /articles/L/i/List_of_economic_systems.html   (383 words)

 Economic system - Wikinfo
An economic system is a mechanism which deals with the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services in a particular society.
The economic system is composed of people, institutions and their relationships.
An economic system can be considered a part of the social system and hierarchically equal to law system, political system, cultural system, etc.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Economic_system   (988 words)

 Comparative Economic Systems - Professor Satya Gabriel
Traditional courses in comparative economic systems (CES) were products of Cold War polemics: economic systems were categorized based upon the officially recognized distinction between an idealized set of dominant politico-economic institutions of the NATO countries (the "West") and a similarly idealized set of dominant politico-economic institutions of the CMEA countries (the "East").
It is worth noting that most economics students will not be familiar with these debates prior to taking this seminar and it is, therefore, not sufficient to rely upon prior knowledge of neoclassical or Marxian concepts (which may not have been learned in a history of economic and philosophical thought context).
One of the objectives of the course is for students to learn new theoretical tools and to sharpen existing knowledge of economics such that she can clearly and logically analyze the similarities and differences between economic systems and the underlying economic processes, including processes involving and shaping the production, circulation, and distribution of output.
www.mtholyoke.edu /courses/sgabriel/321.htm   (3012 words)

 Kentucky.gov: - Agency List
This facility is the largest in the states penal system with an inmate population of 1600.
Kentucky Retirement Systems is responsible for the investment of funds and administration of benefits for over 267,000 state and local government employees in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
The Personnel Board was established to safeguard the "merit system" for state government employees and to serve as an impartial adjudicator of employee-employer disputes for state government.
www.kentucky.gov /Portal/OrgList.aspx   (9771 words)

 Regents Prep Global History & Geography: Economic Systems Vocabulary List
Laissez-Faire Economics : This was an economic philosophy begun by Adam Smith in his book, Wealth of Nations, that stated that business and the economy would run best with no interference from the government.
manorialism : Economic portion of feudalism where all aspects of life were centered on the lord’s manor including peasant villages, a church, farm land, a mill, and the lord's castle or manor house.
The middle class is usually the backbone of society as they are generally more moderate in their economic, social, and political habits.
regentsprep.org /Regents/global/vocab/topic.cfm?topic=f   (3535 words)

 Russian Economic Forum - Johnson's Russia List 4-4-03   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
LONDON -- Hundreds of Russian business leaders, politicians and their bodyguards gathered Thursday to present their case to investors at a packed Russian Economic Forum, an annual investment powwow that influential Alfa Bank president Pyotr Aven jokingly said was beginning to resemble a "Partkhozaktiv," the Soviet-era conference between party leaders and enterprise directors.
He said a fall to $18 per barrel would mean the Central Bank would stop being able to build its foreign currency reserves, while a drop to $14 would mean the end of the government's ability to preserve a budget surplus.
The government has been considering proposals to levy a greater royalty tax on the oil giants for their use of natural resources in order to push for a greater diversification of the economy out of its raw materials base.
www.cdi.org /russia/Johnson/7131-18.cfm   (1215 words)

 EH.R: social change and economic history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
I'm developing a web site about social change http://redrival.net/evaluation/socialchange This site is about long term historical processes of change, listing links to information about how states, nations, the international system and societies develop and change throughout history.
For part of this list, I'm interested in listing links to information about how economic systems have changed through time.
I'd like to get suggestions from the list members about web sites, books, articles, courses taught (especially if they have web sites) about transformations in the economic system, either in the US, in other countries or in the international system.
www.eh.net /pipermail/eh.res/2000-July/000788.html   (193 words)

 POPIN >> Data
Results of the latest nationwide census of population (total, male and female) and, wherever possible, nationally representative statistics of live births, deaths and infant deaths (deaths under one year of age) for the most recent year available.
Social and economic statistics for 57 countries, including statistics on population, birth and death rates, infant mortality and life expectancy, education, communication, employment, and land use.
Selection of the main statistical series available on economic and social trends in the countries of the region.
www.un.org /popin/data.html   (996 words)

 E. Anthony Wayne, "Internationalizing the Fight" , eJournal USA: Economic Perspectives, September 2004
However, gaps in enforcing sanctions exist, and the United States and its international partners are working to address how to deal with informal financial systems and non-governmental organizations through which terrorists collect and move their funds.
This is a U.N. list, and imposing specified sanctions against the listed individuals and entities is an obligation of all U.N. members.
Subsequently, and as a result of joint U.S.-Saudi referrals, the name of Wa'el Hamza Julaidan, an associate of Usama bin Laden, was added to the consolidated list in late 2002, and nine additional branches of Al-Haramain were added in 2004.
usinfo.state.gov /journals/ites/0904/ijee/wayne.htm   (1801 words)

 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is recognized on a list of 20 great employers for new college graduates.
The list, published today, was commissioned by Fortune Magazine and conducted by Experience Inc., an online career advisor that serves as a link between university career centers and companies looking to hire new graduates.
Our challenge is to balance economic needs while creating sustainable systems and protecting human and environmental health now and for the future.
www.pnl.gov   (239 words)

 NtropiX: Home
Quantitative Analysis of Non-Linear High Entropy Economic Systems II establishes the relationship between the log-normal characteristics of the non-linear high entropy model, and its Brownian motion/random walk equivalent.
Quantitative Analysis of Non-Linear High Entropy Economic Systems III develops a methodology for analyzing the dynamics of the log-normal characteristics of the non-linear high entropy model, and for empirical examples, analyzes the dynamics of the
Quantitative Analysis of Non-Linear High Entropy Economic Systems VI discusses the effect of leptokurtosis on financial time series, using the DJIA as an example of determining the risk of an investment.
www.johncon.com /ntropix   (1614 words)

 State Proficiencies in Economics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Course Description Economics should include a study of the allocation of scarce resources and their alternative uses for satisfying human wants.
This course should examine basic models of decision-making at various levels and in different areas including: decisions made as a consumer, producer, saver, investor, and voter; business decisions to maximize profits; and public policy decisions in specific markets dealing with output, and prices in the national economy.
Explain that because of scarcity (the fact that productive resources are limited and cannot satisfy all human wants for goods and services), societies must develop economic systems to determine how goods and services will be produced and distributed.
www.mgmt.purdue.edu /centers/icee/IDOE/Proficiencies/Econhs.htm   (371 words)

 Agent-Based Computational Economics (Tesfatsion)
Agent-based computational economics (ACE) is the computational study of economic processes modeled as dynamic systems of interacting agents.
ACE researchers pursuing this objective are interested in evaluating whether designs proposed for economic policies, institutions, or processes will result in socially desirable system performance over time.
An agent-based world is constructed that captures the salient aspects of an economic system operating under the design.
www.econ.iastate.edu /tesfatsi/ace.htm   (677 words)

 SIAM: List of Visiting Speakers: Dr. Michael D. Weiss
His publications (both research and expository) include work on the economic theory of behavior under risk, nonlinear and chaotic dynamics in economics, the theory of fuzzy sets, topological and algebraic entropy, computer simulation of crop yield forecasting, and the use of symbolic mathematics software to simulate precision farming.
Expected utility theory, a creation of von Neumann and Morgenstern that has become the most widely used mathematical model of economic behavior under risk, represents risky situations as probability distributions and postulates that a rational individual chooses his or her "best" alternative by applying an individual preference ordering over a convex set of probability distributions.
Used widely in economics and other disciplines to model change over time, these systems are now known to be vulnerable to a kind of "chaotic," unpredictable behavior.
www.siam.org /visiting/speakers/weiss.php   (1061 words)

 Staff List: alphaSplit - Division of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences - The University of Nottingham
ROBERTSON, P., WILSON, P. Analysis of the Nature, Economic Contribution and Performance of Farming in the East Midlands, 2005-2006.
In: Paper presented at the 80th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economic Society, Paris, 30-31 March 2006., Paris.
In: Paper presented at the 79th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economic Society, University of Nottingham, 4-6 April 2005.
www.nottingham.ac.uk /biosciences/ah/lookup/lookup_az.php?id=NTU5MDgx&page_var=publications&pubs=all   (621 words)

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