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A meso-level representation of economic systems: a theoretical approach


  • Matkovskyy, Roman


Some theoretical problems and methodology of meso-economic systems were analysed in this article. For this purpose, systems analysis, synergetic and homeostatic approaches, the basic principles of the theory of logical inference, and research operations were utilised. Meso-systems (including economic ones) were analysed as ways (methods) to reach the macro-goal (in the selected scale). The essence and structure of mezzo-economic systems were shortly discovered.

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  • Matkovskyy, Roman, 2012. "A meso-level representation of economic systems: a theoretical approach," MPRA Paper 44093, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Jan 2013.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:44093

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    meso-system; complex system;

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    • P00 - Political Economy and Comparative Economic Systems - - General - - - General
    • A10 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - General
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