A New Theory of Capitalism: Key Moments and General Logic


Anatoliy M. Zheleznyak


Zheleznyak A. 2015. A New Theory of Capitalism: Key Moments and General Logic. Eastern European Business and Economics Journal 1(1): 28-45.


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António CALEIRO, Universidade de Évora, Portugal;

Manoj PULICKAKUDY, Cochin University of Science and Technology, India;

Dimitris KALLIORAS, University of Thessaly, Greece.



A new theory of capitalism is suggested. Its key moments and general logic are presented. This theory is based on the distinction between two market types – the simple commodity market and the capitalist one. Disequilibrium and "imperfect competition" are admitted to be a functional norm of capitalism. Respectively, an equilibrium and "perfect competition" are admitted to be a functional anomaly; crises are considered as the result of such an anomaly. General principles and concrete measures of crisis-proof policy and crisis-proof behavior are suggested.



Theory of capitalism; market; equilibrium; perfect competition; imperfect competition; monopoly; crisis; crisis-proof policy; crisis-proof behaviour.






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