capitalist economy

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Synonyms for capitalist economy

an economic system based on private ownership of capital

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Luxemburg's take on such ideas was that they turned the capitalist economy into a 'merry-go-round which revolves around itself in mid-air' (quoted in Sweezy, 1942, 204-5).
Phelps embraces John Rawls' distributive justice approach in evaluating the modern capitalist economy and applies this conception of (economic) justice to the distribution of the rewards from work.
Drawing on the history of philosophy, literature, and conceptions of justice, he shows that the modern capitalist economy should be the choice for a just society, a flourishing society--a vital society--and that other choices based on the more pronounced communal values of corporatism would lead to stagnation and the undoing of what we have achieved.
Velasquez, 1996: 202) Looking for the answer to this basic question of the capitalist economy, Velasquez appeals to the explanatory value of the "prisoner's dilemma", used in the contemporary theory of games, but also in the political theory.
of Hong Kong) presents a massive analysis of Hong Kong's capitalist economy with a focus on economic freedom.
However, the second "IMA[R] Middle East Salary Survey" (November 2012) inexplicably again failed to include the most modern, thriving, capitalist economy in the region--Israel.
A vestige of communism, Poland's out-dated road network compares poorly to Western Europe and is largely unprepared for the level of traffic generated by a growing capitalist economy.
Forbes pointed out that Taiwan has a vibrant capitalist economy, the government is reducing its intervention in investment and trade, and large state banks and enterprises have begun to be privatized.
In this 90-minute piece we see stories unfolding about surveillance, politics, journalism, youth disaffection and the failure of left-wing activists to provide a convincing, robust alternative to the inequities inherent in a capitalist economy.
This article assesses, first, whether affluent people in the modern capitalist economy qualify as "the rich" in biblical terminology.
Even those sympathetic to Allende's regime admit that Chile's socialist economy was a crashing disaster; those who deplore Pinochet's rule must concede that the substantially capitalist economy is working, and working well.
CHINA: TRIUMPH AND TURMOIL Channel 4, 8pm In this new series Niall Ferguson travels through this vast country to ask how a fifth of humanity can live under a Communist system of government with a capitalist economy when according to all the laws of history he knows it should fall apart.
We witnessed the jolt of the Communist economy and today we will definitely witness the shaking of the capitalist economy as well," Supreme Leader's Advisor for Military Affairs Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi said.
The PM accepted that the financial crisis and the slow recovery from recession had shaken public confidence in the capitalist economy.
He accepted that the financial crisis had shaken public confidence in the capitalist economy, but said: "We won't build a better economy by turning our back on the free market.