The Siena Summer School hosts lectures by distinguished scholars on topics characterised by a lively research activity. The contributions collected in this series offer a clear account of the alternative research paths that exist within a particular field. The Routledge Siena Summer School Series presents the findings of the School, emphasising the common methodology employed in organizing the different workshops.
The Politics and Economics of Power
Legal Orderings and Economic Institutions
Cognitive Processes and Economic Behaviour
Cycles, Growth and Structural Change
General Equilibrium Problems and Prospects
The Evolution of Economic Diversity
Inequality and Economic Integration
Environment, Inequality and Collective Action
Frontiers in the Economics of Gender
By Samuel Bowles, Maurizio Franzini, Ugo Pagano
June 03, 2016
This edited collection looks at the emerging relationship between politics and economics. The analysis of power relations - traditionally the focus of political science - is becoming increasingly important to economists in order to understand concepts such as the 'contested nature' of market ...
By Fabrizio Cafaggi, Antonio Nicita, Ugo Pagano
December 07, 2015
This book addresses the lively interaction between the disciplines of law and economics. The traditional boundaries of these two disciplines have somehow inhibited a full understanding of the functioning of and the evolution of economic and legal systems. It has often been the case that these ...
By Marcello Basili, Nicola Dimitri, ITZHAK GILBOA
October 12, 2015
In recent years the understanding of the cognitive foundations of economic behavior has become increasingly important. This volume contains contributions from such leading scholars as Adam Brandenburger, Michael Bacharach and Patrick Suppes. It will be of great interest to academics and researchers...
By Lionello F Punzo
June 08, 2015
This volume gathers together key new contributions on the subject of the relationship, both empirical and theoretical, between economic oscillations, growth and structural change. Employing a sophisticated level of mathematical modelling, the collection contains articles from, amongst others, ...
By Frank Hahn, Fabio Petri
September 11, 2014
In recent years certain leading figures in the world of economics have called the usefulness of general equilibrium theory into question. This superb new book brings together leading economic theorists with important contributions to the ongoing debate.General equilibrium theorists including Michio...
By Antonio Nicita, Ugo Pagano
January 14, 2014
The traditional role of evolutionary theory in the social sciences has been to explain the existence of an object in terms of the survival of the fittest. In economics this approach has acted as a justification for hypotheses such as profit maximisation, or the existence of institutions in terms of...
By Francesco Farina, Ernesto Savaglio
July 08, 2013
Internationally, globalization and increased economic integration has impacted quality of life and individual well-being. Attempts to evaluate the impact on income dispersion from this process have been extremely controversial. This key volume is the first real attempt to build up indices and a ...
By Marcello Basili, Maurizio Franzini, Alessandro Vercelli
November 14, 2012
Efficiency is the hallmark of environmental economics, and though economists are concerned with the environment, primarily because it challenges the efficiency of competitive markets, until now, limited attention has been paid to distributional issues. This excellent collection of essays identifies...
By Francesca Bettio, Alina Verashchagina
November 23, 2009
Gender is now recognized as a fundamental organizing principle for economic as well as social life, and related research has grown at an unprecedented pace in the recent decades across branches of economics. The volume takes stock of this research, proposes novel analytical frameworks and outlines ...