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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The theory or practice of assigning primary importance to management of the resources, finances, income, and expenditure of a community, business enterprise, etc,

Usage examples (33)
  • There has been growing discussion, here on Kasama, about "economism" - a term which has a number of meanings, and which has considerable depth to it.
  • Jeffrey Friedman consistently raises fascinating points, and he takes Pete Leeson to task by noting his "economism".
  • Its theme is regulatory hubris, and Friedman disparages "economism," which might be described as a belief that wise economists can...
  • Fourthly, Obama in talking about the Middle East--the Palestine question and beyond--suffers from an acute case of "economism" or economic reductionism. for more
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