La licitud de linteres: evolucio historica dun tema de moral economica
AbstractThe problem of the consideration of any interest like usury and the ways to avoid the ecclesiastical condemnation were some of the main economic and moral topics of the traditional Europe. This paper shows the origins and foundations of the ecclesiastical doctrine on the usury, the appearance of the commercial and financial instruments that avoided the condemnation of the Church and the exceptions and new doctrines that considered warp the benefit coming from the loan.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Universitat de Barcelona. Espai de Recerca en Economia in its series Working Papers in Economics with number 202.
Length: 27 pages
Date of creation: 2008
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