Zaman, Asad (2005): Towards a new paradigm for economics. Published in: Journal of King Abdul Aziz University: Islamic Economics , Vol. 18, No. 2 (2005): pp. 49-59.
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Current economic theory is mainly concerned with the factors which affect the wealth of nations. Issues of income distribution and elimination of poverty and deprivation are secondary. We suggest an alternative formulation which would make hunger and homelessness, and poverty in general, the central concern of economics and economists.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Towards a new paradigm for economics|
|Keywords:||Alternative paradigm, heterodox economics, poverty, lexicographic utility, needs and wants, basic needs approach|
|Subjects:||A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A13 - Relation of Economics to Social Values
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B5 - Current Heterodox Approaches > B50 - General
|Depositing User:||Asad Zaman|
|Date Deposited:||05. Aug 2008 06:09|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 02:37|
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