An Introduction to Capitalism by Paul Swanson

By Paul Swanson

Embedded in an ancient account of the advance of U.S. capitalism as much as the current day, this publication provides the reader an intensive description of the main features of the U.S. economic system, in addition to a theoretical figuring out of the final economic climate. a selected concentration of this e-book is how loose markets paintings in capitalism and the interrelationship among markets and the govt. Of specific curiosity within the present fiscal state of affairs is the query of what can the govt. do to get the economic system going again.

Underlying the traditional economics textual content at the present time is the basic trust that leaving markets as unfastened as attainable will bring about the suitable economic climate. without delay opposing this technique, this booklet takes a severe stance towards loose markets. instead of viewing markets because the perfect technique to just about all financial difficulties, this publication argues that markets will not be continuously the reply. to the contrary, they can be the matter, and has to be corrected through executive motion. relating to this serious stance, and in another departure from present economics texts, this ebook takes an explicitly Keynesian method of the macro-economy. Rejecting the loose industry technique which dominates either micro- and macro-economics this present day, this publication deals a clean point of view on economics and the economic climate today.

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