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  • 1 political economy — political economist. 1. a social science dealing with political policies and economic processes, their interrelations, and their influence on social institutions. 2. (in the 17th 18th centuries) the art of management of communities, esp. as… …

    Universalium

  • 2 Political Economy —     Political Economy     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Political Economy     SCIENCE OF POLITICAL ECONOMY (ECONOMICS).     I. DEFINITIONS     Political economy (Greek, oikonomia the management of a household or family, politike pertaining to the… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 Political economy — economy e*con o*my ([ e]*k[o^]n [ o]*m[y^]), n.; pl. {Economies} ([ e]*k[o^]n [ o]*m[i^]z). [F. [ e]conomie, L. oeconomia household management, fr. Gr. o ikonomi a, fr. o ikono mos one managing a household; o i^kos house (akin to L. vicus village …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 political economy — ➔ economy1 * * * political economy UK US noun [U] ► ECONOMICS, POLITICS used, especially in the past, to refer to the study of the economy of a particular country or countries and how it is connected with the political system: »Adam Smith is… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 Political economy — Political Po*lit i*cal, a. 1. Having, or conforming to, a settled system of administration. [R.] A political government. Evelyn. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to public policy, or to politics; relating to affairs of state or administration;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 political economy — n. former term for ECONOMICS …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Political economy — Not to be confused with Economic policy. Part of the Politics series Politics …

    Wikipedia

  • 8 Political Economy —    A field of interdisciplinary study drawing on economics, law, and political science to understand the mechanism by which political structures, institutions, and the policies influence market behavior. Within the discipline of political science …

    Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • 9 political economy — In the strict sense, an influential body of writings on economic questions associated principally with the French and English Enlightenment of the eighteenth century, and which culminated in the economic theories associated with Adam Smith .… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 10 Political Economy — The study and use of how economic theory and methods influences political ideology. Political economy is the interplay between economics, law and politics, and how institutions develop in different social and economic systems, such as capitalism …

    Investment dictionary

  • 11 POLITICAL ECONOMY —    the name given to the modern soi disant science concerned with the production, distribution, and exchange of wealth, against the relevancy of which to the economics of the world Ruskin has, for most part in vain, during the last forty years… …

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • 12 political economy — N UNCOUNT Political economy is the study of the way in which a government influences or organizes a nation s wealth …

    English dictionary

  • 13 political economy — noun the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management • Syn: ↑economics, ↑economic science • Members of this Topic: ↑easy, ↑tight, ↑real, ↑nominal, ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 political economy — noun Interdisciplinary studies drawing upon economics, law, and political science in explaining how political institutions, the political environment, and the economic system capitalist, socialist, mixed influence each other. See Also: polical… …

    Wiktionary

  • 15 political economy — noun Date: 1740 1. economics 2. the theory or study of the role of public policy in influencing the economic and social welfare of a political unit • political economist noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 political economy — n. social science that studies the relationships and interaction of economics and political and government policies; former name for economics …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 political economy — noun dated economics as a branch of knowledge or academic discipline. Derivatives political economist noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 political economy — /pəˌlɪtɪkəl əˈkɒnəmi/ (say puh.litikuhl uh konuhmee) noun 1. a social science dealing with the relationship between political and economic policies and their influence on social institutions. 2. (in the 17th and 18th centuries) the control of… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 Political Economy — ⇡ Allgemeine Wirtschaftspolitik …

    Lexikon der Economics

  • 20 political economy — po.litical e conomy n [U] the study of the way nations organize the production and use of wealth …

    Dictionary of contemporary English


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