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Inequality in Prosperous Societies: Economic and Moral Aspects
A free market economy is characterized by an unequal distribution of income, wealth, and opportunities, to the extent that a considerable part of the population does not enjoy the wellbeing which anExpand
Utility and Happiness in a Prosperous Society
Some examples of human behavior which seem paradoxical or irrational in view of the utility maximization principle can be explained as rational if we distinguish between two types of utility. TheExpand
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Unemployment and Job Creation in a Prosperous Economy
Most of the population in the Western world lives in prosperous societies today. However, Economics, according to its traditional definition, deals with allocation of resources in conditions ofExpand
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Quantum Entanglement and Special Relativity: A Possible Solution to the Paradox?
Demonstrations of quantum entanglement which confirm the violation of Bell's inequality indicate that under certain conditions action at a distance is possible. This consequence seems to contradictExpand
FORTY YEARS OF DISTANCE EDUCATION AT THE OPEN UNIVERSITY OF ISRAEL (OUI) – CONCLUSIONS ABOUT SUCCESS AND DROPOUT RATES
On 1976 the OUI opened its gates with five courses and 2,267 students. Today, the 47,000 students which register yearly can choose among more than 600 courses. Over 50,000 students have graduatedExpand
Competition and Cooperation in Modern Economies
Competition and struggle seem to be central features of economic theory and vital elements of a functioning free market. However, cooperation and solidarity are vital to the economy as well, and in aExpand