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Economics of Socialism, Principles Governing The, J. Wilczynski

First published in 1970, Economics of Socialism covers all aspects of socialist economics: planning, profit, production and growth, investment, consumption, labor and land. The author then goes on to discuss pricing, money and banking and fiscal policy and control
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Original Title Page -- Original Copyright Page -- Editor's Note -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Table of Contents -- Glossary of Socialist Economic Terms -- Chapter 1: Background of Modern Socialist Economics -- A: The Socialist Economic System -- B: Models of the Socialist Economy -- C: Economic Reforms -- D: The New Socialist Economics -- Chapter 2: Planning and the Market -- A: Basic Principles of Socialist Planning -- B: The Complex Method of Inter-Branch Balances -- C: The Problem of Optimal Planning -- D: The Role of the Market -- E: Relevance of the Stage of Economic Development -- Chapter 3: Profit -- A: The Function and Determination of Profit -- B: The Distribution of Profits -- C: Profits and Prices -- D: Profit under Capitalism and under Socialism -- Chapter 4: Production and Growth -- A: National Income Accounting -- B: The Organization of Production -- C: The Structure of Production -- D: Rates of Growth -- Chapter 5: Accumulation -- A: Accumulation v. Current Consumption -- B: Investment and Socialist Reproduction -- C: The Efficiency of Investment -- D: The Financing of Investment -- Chapter 6: Consumption -- A: The Planned Consumption Model -- B: Private and Social Consumption -- C: Consumption and the Operation of Material Incentives -- D: The Question of Consumer's Sovereignty -- Chapter 7: Labour -- A: Conditions and Organization of Labour -- B: The Size and Structure of Wages -- C: Economic Incentives -- D: Growth of Labour Productivity and Wage Increases -- Chapter 8: Land -- A: The Socialization of Land -- B: The Problem of Ground Rent -- C: Prices of Agricultural Products -- D: The Position of Agriculture -- Chapter 9: Pricing -- A: The Law of Value -- B: The Institutional Framework for Price Determination -- C: Producers' and Retail Prices
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non fiction
First edition.
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1 online resource (234 pages)
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