Alternative Optimal Social Orders

Publication Year : 1984

The structure of the optimal order should be found by scientific analysis. State of the art shifts over time. Marx’s scientific socialism was based on science a century ago; it must be adapted accordingly. Laissez faire was based on too simple assumptions. Collective goods and marginal welfare equality require State intervention. Level of decision-making must be supranational in some fields. Controversial points and the ‘research needed to reduce controversies are listed.

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