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The Istitutional Approach in the Economic Thought of Carlo Cattaneo

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  • Maurizio Mistri
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    The Institutional Approach in the Economic Thought of Carlo Cattaneo - Carlo Cattaneo was one the most eminent thinker of the Italy in the Risorgimento period. His interests were devoted to social sciences with a focus of the economic engineering. This paper is devoted to demonstrate the particular attention of Cattaneo to a particular approach to economics; that is the analysis of Cattaneo to economical facts presents significative conceptual elements of the modern neo-institutional approach. Particularly Cattaneo emphasised the importance of the technological progress, with a particular attention to the role of knowledge and human capital. A significative work of Cattaneo is that one devoted to the analysis of relationship between legal institutions and the professional specializations of Jewes. JEL Classification: B3, B4, B25 Key words: Economic Thought, Carlo Cattaneo

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    Article provided by FrancoAngeli Editore in its journal STUDI ECONOMICI.

    Volume (Year): 2008/95 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 95 ()
    Pages: 37-52

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    Handle: RePEc:fan:steste:v:html10.3280/ste2008-095002
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