Towards a general theory of social and economic development: Evolution of coordination mechanisms
作者: Polterovich, Victor
刊名: Russian Journal of Economics, 2018, Vol.4 , pp.346-385
来源数据库: Redaktsiya zhurnala Voprosy Ekonomiki
DOI: 10.3897/j.ruje.4.33621
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原始语种摘要: A new approach to understanding social and economic development is proposed, based on consideration of the evolution of coordination mechanisms. The work consists of two parts. In the first part, a critical analysis of four recently proposed theories of social development, focusing on geographical, institutional or cultural factors, is given. These theories have greatly enriched our understanding of the evolution of society, however, as analysis shows, none of them provides a satisfactory description of the driving forces and mechanisms of this evolution; the main reason is rooted in their common deficiency — monocausality. It is proposed to distinguish between two types of development, catching up and leading. The basic ideas of the theory of catching up development are presented. This...
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  • economic 经济的
  • development 开发
  • social 群居的
  • competition 竞争
  • coordination 配位
  • general 普遍的
  • welfare 福利
  • theory 理论
  • mutually 互相
  • institutional 惯例的