Types of economic systems and their criteria

Mankind in its difficult history has already “experienced” quite a lot of different economic systems. This gives grounds to raise the question of their classification. Classification in science is always a complex matter. Its success, scientific validity largely depends on the correctly selected “key”. Such a “key” is the criterion of separation, i.e. its main […]

Economic interest as a factor of economic behavior

In the process of conscious activity, a person masters, i.e. makes “his own”, the world around him, forming connections and relationships with the objects of this world. What, in this case, motivates the person himself, makes him be active? First of all, it is the need to satisfy material and spiritual needs with the help […]

The Third Stage of Economic Sociology

The third stage (from the late 70s to the present) is characterized in the literature as the stage of the “new economic sociology”. According to the American sociologist R. Svedberg, at this stage this direction acquires the character of “comparative macrosociology”. Its main features are the orientation to comparative studies between countries, the formulation of […]

Key elements of cross-industry tables and cross-sectoral analysis

Cross-sectoral analysis is based on the use of statistical tables called “cross-sectoral”. The table of intersectoral balance describes the flows of goods and services between all sectors of the national economy during a fixed period of time (usually 1 year). The cross-sectoral balance sheet, expressed in terms of values, can be interpreted as a system […]

Checking the significance of the regression equation

After the regression equation is constructed and its accuracy is estimated using the coefficient of determination, the question remains how this accuracy is achieved and, accordingly, whether this equation can be trusted. The fact is that the regression equation was built not on the general population, which is unknown, but on a sample from it. […]