Category: Society

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William Pelz

The condition of the working class in the age of globalization

This post reviews William Pelz’s moving paper, “The condition of the working class in the age of globalization” (2012). While Pelz does not present a new finding or develop a novel theory, the breadth of the data he presents is quite impressive.

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Economic Change – 3

In the third post on Douglass North’s Understanding the Process of Economic Change, I present his ideas on the role of demographic change, order, impersonal exchange, and political factors in economic evolution.