Economic progress: different approaches and moral and social aspects

The study of progress is not recent. Greek thinkers pointed out that progress means a progressive advancement of science and technology and, sometimes, this advance is related to happiness. Some literature has identified economic progress with economic growth. However, there is an important difference between both concepts. According to Holcombe, economic growthrefers to the quantity of products, while economic progress refers to the quality of them. The objective of this article is to analyze three points of view, Adam Smith, Keynes and Schumpeter, showing the different implications for society, and possible solutions to the problems rose.

Revista: 
35
Autores: 
Miguel Ángel GALINDO MARTÍN
María Teresa Méndez Picazo
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