Equality, Participation, Transition: Essays in Honour of by Vojmir Franicevic, Milica Uvalic

By Vojmir Franicevic, Milica Uvalic

This e-book is a set of essays in honor of Branko Horvat, an economist and social philosopher of significant overseas attractiveness and status from former Yugoslavia and these days Croatia. The essays care for topics regarding Horvat's personal paintings, particularly equality, social justice, worker participation, exertions administration, systemic swap, transition, privatization, and progress.

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After all, an employee is nothing more than a stakeholder in a worker-managed enterprise, not unlike the shareholder in a capitalist-managed firm. 9 Neither stands up very well to empirical scrutiny. 8 The Yugoslav worker-managed system This brief journey through Yugoslavia’s economic history allows a reassessment of the theory of the worker-managed enterprise and its Howard M. Wachtel 13 applications. It also permits us to examine Horvat’s contribution to twentieth century economic and social thought.

09 Ogled o jugoslavenskom drusatvu (An Essay on Yugoslav Society), Zagreb: Mladost, 1969. English edition by International Arts and Sciences Press, New York, 1969. German edition: Die Jugoslawische Gesellchaft, Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1972. Also translated into Korean, 1984. 10 Privredni ciklusi u Jugoslaviji (Business Cycles in Yugoslavia), Beograd: Institut ekonomskih nauka, 1969. English edition by International Arts and Sciences Press, New York, 1971. 11 Integrirani sistem drusatvenog racaunovodstva za jugoslavensku privredu (An Integrated System of National Accounting for the Yugoslav Economy), Beograd: Institut ekonomskih nauka, 1969.

The work of Horvat that I want to assess is nested 1 V. Franievi et al. ), Equality, Participation, Transition © Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2000 2 Horvat’s Contributions to Economic and Social Theory in this intellectual milieu: the search for ideas and ideals in economic thought that extend the enlightenment into economic formations. 2 The four cells of economic theory If nineteenth century economic thought centered on economic growth and the class consequences of capital accumulation, the twentieth’s has revolved around the conflict between economic efficiency and economic justice.

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