The main sociological concepts of Western economic schools in the 50s, 70s and 90s of the XX century

The emergence and formation of economic sociologists in world science was the result of a long process of sociologization of economic science throughout its development. Even A. Smith developed a theory of man and his needs, incentives for action, motivation of behavior. In a sense, the history of Western economic thought is the history of […]

T. Veblen's approach

The focus of attention of another scientist, T. Veblen (1857-1929), was a criticism of the limitations of the economic approach to consumption. Economists, he wrote, have put forward the false thesis that consumption is the ultimate goal of production, but have paid little or no attention to how consumers actually behave or what impact the […]

Spider web-like  model with delayed demand

The conceptual model of any process of price dynamics includes the interaction of three subsystems, which can be conditionally called “commodity producer”, “consumer” and “market” (Fig.7.17.). The spider-like model (model A), in which demand lags behind supply by one period: D(Pt+1)=S(Pt), also fits into the scheme of Figure 7.17. Rice. 7.17. Conceptual scheme of the […]

Territorial structure of the national economy

The territorial structure of the national economy reflects the distribution of productive forces in territorial terms. In this sense, economic regions, territorial complexes and territorial-production complexes (TPK) are distinguished in the Republic of Belarus. Work on territorial zoning in Belarus was carried out already in the 20s. Initially, they were associated with the zoning of […]

The concept, essence and types of national planning

One of the main achievements of human civilization is the systematic development of society. It is planning that allows you to clearly organize, comprehensively justify and coordinate the activities of all parts of the economic system of society in order to achieve this goal. Planning can be seen as a specific form of social practice […]