economia (dis)interesada

04:55 Sep 17, 2011
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Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Economics
Spanish term or phrase: economia (dis)interesada
I'm having trouble finding the English equivalent for this concept. The terms are included in in a paper on social enterprises and the social and solidarity economy.

La ciencia económica, según Bourdieu (1986), es una ciencia incompleta puesto que se ha desarrollado principalmente en su vertiente de “economía interesada” dedicando una menor atención a la “economía desinteresada".

It is referring to economies where the primary objective is return on capital as opposed to when which takes into account social factors first and is also dedicated to social improvement, the enterprise distributing its most of its profits for the betterment of society as opposed to individuals.
Ronnie McKee
Local time: 03:19

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3altruistic economics
Emiliano Pantoja



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altruistic economics

Hola Ronnie:
La economía desinteresada sería aquella que no persigue el beneficio personal en oposición a la lucrativa.
Para no perder en inglés ese juego de palabras de "interesada" y "(des)interesada" otra posibilidad sería "non-profit-making economics" y "profit-making economics".

Emiliano Pantoja
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Asker: Gracias Emiliano, pero sabes si hay un nombre "oficial" para esas economias?

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