Economics: Featured Books

11Featured Books

  • Engineering Economics for Aviation and Aerospace book cover

    Engineering Economics for Aviation and Aerospace

    By Bijan Vasigh, Javad Gorjidooz

    For all engineers and practitioners, it is essential to have a fundamental understanding of cost structure, estimating cash flows, and evaluating alternative projects and designs on an economic basis. Engineering Economics for Aviation and Aerospace provides the tools and techniques necessary for…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge

  • International Economics: A Heterodox Approach book cover

    International Economics

    A Heterodox Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Hendrik Van den Berg

    Now in its third edition, Hendrik Van den Berg’s International Economics: A Heterodox Approach covers all of the standard topics taught in undergraduate international economics courses. Written in a friendly and approachable style, this new edition is unique in that it presents the key orthodox…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge

  • The Privileges of Wealth: Rising inequality and the growing racial divide book cover

    The Privileges of Wealth

    Rising inequality and the growing racial divide

    By Robert B. Williams

    The American Dream is under assault. This threat results not from a lack of means, but from an unwillingness to share. Total household wealth increased by half in the past generation, but barely one fifth of American households captured this new wealth. For the rest, the dream of owning a home,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge
    Economics in the Real World

  • Prosperity without Growth: Foundations for the Economy of Tomorrow book cover

    Prosperity without Growth

    Foundations for the Economy of Tomorrow, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Jackson

    What can prosperity possibly mean in a world of environmental and social limits? The publication of Prosperity without Growth was a landmark in the sustainability debate. Tim Jackson’s piercing challenge to conventional economics openly questioned the most highly prized goal of politicians and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • The Origins of Neoliberalism: Insights from economics and philosophy book cover

    The Origins of Neoliberalism

    Insights from economics and philosophy

    By Giandomenica Becchio, Giovanni Leghissa

    Neoliberalism is a doctrine that adopts a free market policy in a deregulated political framework. In recent years, neoliberalism has become increasingly prominent as a doctrine in Western society, and has been heavily discussed in both academia and the media. In The Origins of Neoliberalism, the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • EU Cohesion Policy (Open Access): Reassessing performance and direction book cover

    EU Cohesion Policy (Open Access)

    Reassessing performance and direction

    Edited by John Bachtler, Peter Berkowitz, Sally Hardy, Tatjana Muravska

    The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/doi/view/10.4324/9781315401867, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. This book brings together academics, members of European institutions, and regional…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Economics of Child Labour in the Era of Globalization: Policy issues book cover

    The Economics of Child Labour in the Era of Globalization

    Policy issues

    By Sarbajit Chaudhuri, Jayanta Kumar Dwibedi

    Children in poor countries are subjected to exploitation characterized by low wages and long hours of work, as well as by unclean, unhygienic and unsafe working and living conditions, and, more importantly, by deprivation from education, all of which hampers their physical and mental…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Banking Modern America: Studies in regulatory history book cover

    Banking Modern America

    Studies in regulatory history

    Edited by Jesse Stiller

    The passage of the National Currency Act of 1863 gave the United States its first uniform paper money, its first nationally chartered and supervised commercial banks, and its first modern regulatory agency: the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. The law marked a milestone in the development…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05
    Routledge
    Financial History

  • Contemporary Economics: An Applications Approach book cover

    Contemporary Economics

    An Applications Approach, 8th Edition

    By Robert Carbaugh

    The 8th Edition of Contemporary Economics continues to offer a clear, concise presentation of basic micro- and macroeconomic theory. Emphasising how the discipline of economics connects to the world, the book takes a friendly and accessible tone, illustrating theory with applications. This new…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22
    Routledge

  • Economic and Political Change after Crisis: Prospects for government, liberty and the rule of law book cover

    Economic and Political Change after Crisis

    Prospects for government, liberty and the rule of law

    Edited by Stephen H. Balch, Benjamin Powell

    The U.S. Government’s accumulated national debt and unfunded liabilities in social security and Medicare could be pushing the country towards a fiscal crisis. How could such a crisis be avoided? If a crisis does strike, how might it be dealt with? What might be the long term ramifications of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

  • International Money and Finance book cover

    International Money and Finance

    By Anthony J. Makin

    This textbook focuses on key international monetary and financial phenomena, exploring the determinants of exchange rates, international competitiveness, interest rates, saving, investment, international capital flows, commodity prices, the terms of trade, financial crises, foreign investment and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge