General Classifications of Economics

General Classifications of Economics

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For the social science that studies it, see Economics. For other meanings see Economy (disambiguation).

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Europe · Oceania

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General classifications
Microeconomics · Macroeconomics
History of economic thought
Methodology · Heterodox approaches

Mathematical · Econometrics
Experimental · National accounting

Fields and subfields
Behavioral · Cultural · Evolutionary
Growth · Development · History
International · Economic systems
Monetary and Financial
Public and Welfare economics
Health · Labour · Managerial
Business · Information · Game theory
Industrial organization · Law
Agricultural · Natural resource
Environmental · Ecological
Urban · Rural · Regional

Journals · Publications
Categories · Topics · Economists

Economic ideologies [show]
Anarchist · Capitalist
Communist · Corporatist
Fascist · Georgist
Islamic · Laissez-faire
Market socialist · Mercantilist
Protectionist · Socialist
Syndicalist · Third Way

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The economy is the realized social system of production, exchange, distribution, and consumption of goods and services of a country or other area. A given economy is the end result of a process that involves its technological evolution, civilization's history and social organization, as well as its geography, natural resource endowment, and ecology, among other factors. These factors give context, content, and set the conditions and parameters in which an economy functions. An economy does not have to be a specific size. An economy can mean the economy of a city (local economy), a country (national economy) or the world as a whole (international economy), provided that it is involved in the production of goods and services.

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