3 Patterns of Economic Power

This listing of patterns of economic power is arranged in a sequence of increasing complexity.  The analysis of contentious economic issues in the last segment is the most likely to be of interest to readers, but it relies upon the analysis in earlier segments.

3.1      An Overview of Economic Power

a high-level view of an economic system and its analysis in this book

3.2   The Components of an Economic System

features of, and roles played by, different parts of an economic system

3.3   Applying Economic Power: Regulation and Markets

economic negotiations in markets, and how the economy is controlled

3.4   Economic Subsidiarity and Geography

different layers of economic power, and how geography affects it

3.5   Contentious Economic Issues

points to be resolved for the economy to work for everyone

Several of the patterns of economic power in this listing are referred to in later chapters, particularly politics



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