Book Reviews. protection. These serious concerns are taking place in a rapidly changing work market shaped by new technologies which often puts the. Partha Dasgupta, University of Cambridge ” “Whither Socialism? In this book, Joseph Stiglitz explains how the neoclassical, or Walrasian model (the formal. Whither Socialism’ is the title of a recent book by Joseph Stiglitz, a Stan- poorly regulated private sector.3 Socialism failed as an overall.
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Whither Socialism? by Joseph E. Stiglitz
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Sean Glover marked it as to-read Apr 13, He also pays homage to the intellect of Keynes by analyzing the different roles of government intervention in the various forms of capitalism present in contemporary societies. Prychitko says that “the book hopes to ojseph beyond the confines of pure technical economic theory, as its title implies. It is precisely this comment that invites criticism, not so much because he wants to socixlism some socialist ideals however, through a “people’s capitalism” [p.
Really interesting, albeit dense if you’re not already familiar with basic economic concepts. It is a profound look at the spectrum of capitalism from neo-liberalism to market socialism.
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Written in the midst of Eastern Europe’s transition out of communism, it reflects on the problems of market systems and, necessarily, on socialism. To ask other readers questions about Whither Socialism? Stiglitz, Author s of Review: For Stiglitz, the problem is posed correctly only when we seek an “appropriate balance between markets and government” p.
Jul 22, April rated it did not like it Shelves: In this book, Joseph Stiglitz explains how the neoclassical, or Walrasian model the formal articulation of Adam Smith’s invisible handwhich has dominated economic thought over the past half century, may have wrongly encouraged the belief that market socialism could work. Leland LeCuyer rated it it was ok Jul 07, In this book, Joseph Stiglitz explains how the neoclassical, or Walrasian model the formal articulation of Adam Smith’s invisible handwhich has dominated economic thought over the past half century, may have wrongly encouraged the belief that market socialism could work.
Francisco marked it as to-read Aug 19, Ted Alcorn marked it as to-read Jul 10, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Preview — Whither Socialism? Boettke, Journal of Economic LiteratureVol. SB rated it it was amazing Aug 20, Stiglitz sees the critical failing in the standard neoclassical model underlying market socialism to be its assumptions concerning information, particularly its failure to consider the problems that arise from lack of perfect information and from the costs of acquiring information.