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Critical Concepts in Economics


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With a rich backlist of popular Economics titles on current areas of research, the Critical Concepts in Economics series spans a wide range of titles, with titles including China and Globalization, The Great Depression and Feminist Economics. Upcoming titles to look out for include Islamic Economics and Human Capital.

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Economic Development of India

Economic Development of India

1st Edition

Edited By Pulin Nayak
January 21, 2019

The development experience of India has been a matter of much interest in recent years. India is home to a sixth of the world’s population, and about a third of the country is acknowledged to be living below the officially determined poverty line. After more than six decades of planned economic ...

Maritime Economics

Maritime Economics

1st Edition

Edited By Wayne Talley
February 23, 2017

Given that commercial shipping has been undertaken for over five thousand years, it is perhaps unsurprising that Maritime Economics is a well-established and flourishing area of research and study. Now, a new four-volume collection from Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Economics series answers the ...

The Economics of Nudge

The Economics of Nudge

1st Edition

Edited By Cass Sunstein, Lucia Reisch
October 17, 2016

Proponents of ‘nudge theory’ argue that, because of our human susceptibility to an array of biases, we often make subprime choices and decisions that make us poorer, less healthy, and more miserable than we might otherwise be. However, using behavioural economics—and insights from other ...

Social Economics

Social Economics

1st Edition

Edited By Wilfred Dolfsma, Deborah Figart, Robert McMaster, Ellen Mutari, Mark White
April 12, 2016

Those toiling in the field of social economics seek to explain how the economy and social justice relate, and what this implies for economic theory and policy. Their invigorating scholarly output ranges from conceptual work on aligning economic institutions and policies with given ethical ...

Applied Econometrics

Applied Econometrics

1st Edition

Edited By William Greene
December 15, 2015

In the memorable words of Ragnar Frisch, econometrics is ‘a unification of the theoretical–quantitative and the empirical–quantitative approach to economic problems’. Beginning to take shape in the 1930s and 1940s, econometrics is now recognized as a vital subdiscipline supported by a vast—and ...

The Economics of Knowledge and..

The Economics of Knowledge and..

1st Edition

Edited By Cristiano Antonelli, Paul David
December 14, 2015

Fritz Machlup (1902–83), the Austrian-American economist, is recognized as one of the first scholars to examine knowledge as an economic resource and, for more than half a century, many other economists and management theorists have also argued that economic growth is—or soon will be—dependent on ...

Aviation Economics, 4-vol. set

Aviation Economics, 4-vol. set

1st Edition

Edited By Anne Graham, Peter Morrell
December 11, 2015

The application of the principles of economics to the dizzyingly complicated aviation and airline industry is a well-established and flourishing area of research and study, and this new four-volume collection in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Economics, meets the need for an...

International Trade

International Trade

1st Edition

Edited By Bharat Hazari, Yin Wong Cheung
May 18, 2015

The economic principles that underpin international trade, and the many associated issues and controversies that this evergreen topic generates, are dizzying in their complexity. Now, to help advanced students and researchers make sense of an enormous—and growing—corpus of scholarship, Routledge ...

The Russian Economy

The Russian Economy

1st Edition

Edited By Stephen Fortescue
May 15, 2015

As Russia aggressively tries to regain the status of a ‘Great Power’, whether it has the economic capacity to do so has become a matter of enormous topical importance, not just for those with a long-standing professional interest in the Russian economy, but also for a wider range of economists, ...

Time Series Econometrics

Time Series Econometrics

1st Edition

Edited By Terence Mills
March 26, 2015

In the memorable words of Ragnar Frisch, econometrics is ‘a unification of the theoretical–quantitative and the empirical–quantitative approach to economic problems’. Beginning to take shape in the 1930s and 1940s, econometrics is now recognized as a vital subdiscipline supported by a vast—and ...

Latin American Economics

Latin American Economics

1st Edition

Edited By W. Charles Sawyer
December 01, 2014

Until fairly recently, many economists looked at Latin America with horror and dismay. Burdened by debt, and ravaged by hyperinflation and unemployment, it was often characterized as a financial disaster zone. Even now, many commentators consider that this resource-rich part of the world ...

The Economics of Natural Resources

The Economics of Natural Resources

1st Edition

Edited By Barry Field, Gardner Brown
November 24, 2014

The principles that underpin the economics of natural resources and the many associated issues and controversies that the topic generates are dizzying in their complexity. Now, to help advanced students and researchers make sense of an explosion of scholarship, Routledge announces The Economics of ...

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