De la necesidad a las preferencias: los significados de la libertad
In this paper we analyze the meaning of four concepts, subsistence, needs, wants and preferences from the viewpoint of their association with the concepts of life sustenance and freedom. Our aim is to show that the concentration by mainstream economic theory in the last two allows it to avoid dealing with the most important economic problems of today: poverty and underdevelopment. Moreover, it trivializes the meaning of freedom, and specifically of freedom to choose. As freedom increases, loses substance.
Volume (Year): (2003)
Issue (Month): 51-52 ()
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: |
Phone: 626-2000 ext. 4950
Web page: http://departamento.pucp.edu.pe/economia/
More information through EDIRC
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:pcp:pucrev:y:2005:i:51-52:p:63-100. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: ()
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.