Money and Calculation : Economic and Sociological Perspectives Hardback
Edited by Massimo Amato, Luigi Doria, Luca Fantacci
Part of the Bocconi on Management series
Money is an important instrument of calculation: as a unit of account and means of payment, it serves the purpose of exchange.
Yet, it is increasingly becoming itself an object of exchange and calculation on financial markets, which tend less to the production and exchange of real goods.
The question therefore is: has the economy lost its measure?
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 222 pages, VIII, 222 p.
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
- Publication Date: 17/09/2010
- Category: Sociology
- ISBN: 9780230277779