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The Diversity of Economic Models

Bruno Amable

in The Diversity of Modern Capitalism

Published in print December 2003 | ISBN: 9780199261130
Published online July 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602474 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019926113X.003.0005
 The Diversity of Economic Models

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This chapter gathers the results of the analyses of chapter 4, and proposes a cluster analysis of types of capitalism. Empirical clustering patterns are discovered that are interpretable in terms of the typology of chapter 3. Specific characteristics concerning political systems, specialization in scientific, technological, and industrial activity, as well as macroeconomic performance are shown to be associated with particular types of capitalism.

Keywords: capitalism; cluster analysis; economic models

Chapter.  13006 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic Systems

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