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Ownership and Capital

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The paper sets out to explore the relationship between two key economic concepts. To begin with, the notion of economic ownership is examined, leading to a distinction of two basic approaches. A case is made for a rent-based perspective on ownership and against its treatment as control. It is from this vantage point that in the second part of the paper a number of classic theories of capital are analysed, as based on Frank Fetter's review article.


International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 20)
J. Tittenbrun, "Ownership and Capital", International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 20, pp. 26-48, 2014
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