Capitalism is a social and economic system based on the idea that the means of production must be in private hands to ensure development and wealth in the world. It is governed by the laws of the market, which functions as a mechanism that efficiently distributes scarce means.
According to this ideology, capital is the basis of wealth and individuals are free to decide whether or not to enter into a relationship of labor dependence or assume the management of the means of production. In this sense, economic resources will always be directed by individuals and not by the State.
In the world, most nations are governed by the capitalist system, but not by pure capitalism. For, the State always has control, power and resources that allow it to maneuver in collaboration with the private sector.
The levels of control and appropriation of capital vary from one nation to another, between public and private. But the idea is always to give the right value and prominence to market dynamics.
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5) Good Capitalism Bad Capitalism and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity
William J Baumol,Robert E Litan,Carl J Schramm
8) Mercantilist Origins of Capitalism and its Legacies From Birth to Decline of Western Hegemony
Kari Polanyi Levitt
12) Institutional and Developmental Paths Differences Among Developed Countries the Varieties of Capitalism A Literature Review
Mako C.Polonyi I,Szanyi M
13) The Return of Patrimonial Capitalism A Review of Thomas Pikettys Capital in the Twenty First Century
16) The Capitalist Market How it is Supposed to Work (Article)
Social Science Computing Cooperative UW Madison
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