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Economic order
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1. Terminology

An economic order can be understood as the totality of all formal and informal rules that apply to the organizational structure and operation of a national economy and the associated economic processes, along with all the institutions responsible for the design, governance, and administration of the political economy (Economy, political[12]. The economic order can be thought of as the…

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Goldschmidt, Nils, “Economic order”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 23 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_030427>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20170626



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