The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
| Editors: Macmillan Publishers Ltd


  • Samir Amin
Reference work entry


There is a certain ambiguity in words such as nationalism, let alone economic nationalism. Indeed, a distinction must be made between the social reality which determines a nation and the degree of autonomy of States in the world system. A distinction must equally be made between theories concerning the analysis of the world economic system and normative propositions that define strategies of insertion into or confrontation with this system.

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.

Copyright information

© Macmillan Publishers Ltd. 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Samir Amin
    • 1
  1. 1.