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Challenging the Sustainable Social Progress


  • Jaime Gil ALUJA

    (Spanish Royal Academy of Economics and Finance - President)


The Presentation held at the ceremony for granting the title of Doctor Honoris Causa of The West University in Timisoara is based on a paper which presents a synthetic view on some economic and financial issues of our times, considering especially the crisis of the last period, and mentioning a few remarkable ideas about the mentality of humankind. The author takes into consideration in a large view, regarding economy, some aspects of physics and of other fields of modern science, such as philosophy, including irreversibility of time, suitable for our full of uncertainty and complex reality, wishing to achieve goals related to solving the economic issues and to social progress.

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  • Jaime Gil ALUJA, 2009. "Challenging the Sustainable Social Progress," Timisoara Journal of Economics, West University of Timisoara, Romania, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, vol. 2(1(5)), pages 4-11.
  • Handle: RePEc:wun:journl:tje:v02:y2009:i1(5):a01

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