Economics: Economic Theory & Philosophy

  • The Rise of Big Government: How Egalitarianism Conquered America book cover

    The Rise of Big Government

    How Egalitarianism Conquered America

    By Sven R Larson

    Americans tend to believe that their country is very different from Europe. Yet over the past half century they have imported and embraced the most transformative social idea of modern Scandinavia: egalitarianism. Today, the United States is more like Sweden than it is different, dedicated to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
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    Economics in the Real World

  • Contemporary Economic Analysis (Routledge Revivals): Papers Presented at the Conference of the Association of University Teachers of Economics 1978 book cover

    Contemporary Economic Analysis (Routledge Revivals)

    Papers Presented at the Conference of the Association of University Teachers of Economics 1978

    Edited by David Currie, Will Peters

    First published in 1980, this book collects 17 lectures presented at the annual conference of the Association of University Teachers of Economics covering a wide range issues and debates. They include new theoretical points, criticisms of existing theory, the reporting of empirical studies and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
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  • Microeconomic Analysis (Routledge Revivals): Essays in Microeconomics and Economic Development book cover

    Microeconomic Analysis (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays in Microeconomics and Economic Development

    Edited by David Currie, David Peel, Will Peters

    First published in 1981, this book brings together a collection of essays on microeconomics and development presented at the conference of the Association of University Teachers of Economics. Topics covered include the intergenerational transfer of economic inequality, a review of the recent…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Collective Intentionality book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Collective Intentionality

    Edited by Kirk Ludwig, Marija Jankovic

    The Routledge Handbook of Collective Intentionality provides a wide-ranging survey of topics in a rapidly expanding area of interdisciplinary research. It consists of 36 chapters, written exclusively for this volume, by an international team of experts. What is distinctive about the study of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Philosophy in the Time of Economic Crisis: Pragmatism and Economy book cover

    Philosophy in the Time of Economic Crisis

    Pragmatism and Economy

    Edited by Kenneth W. Stikkers, Krzysztof Piotr Skowroński

    For over 2000 years, economics was studied in the West as a branch of ethics, or moral philosophy. Presently, though, few economists and no textbook in economic orthodoxy claim any close connection between economic science and philosophy. However, might the current ‘crises’ in economics, and in the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Economics and Literature: A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Approach book cover

    Economics and Literature

    A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Approach

    Edited by Ҫınla Akdere, Christine Baron

    Since the Middle Ages, literature has portrayed the economic world in poetry, drama, stories and novels. The complexity of human realities highlights crucial aspects of the economy. The nexus linking characters to their economic environment is central in a new genre, the "economic novel", that puts…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Economic Theory of Costs: Foundations and New Directions book cover

    The Economic Theory of Costs

    Foundations and New Directions

    Edited by Matthew McCaffrey

    The theory of costs is a cornerstone of economic thinking, and it plays a vital role in the study of human action and society. From the first day of a principles-level course to the most advanced academic literature, costs play a vital role in virtually all behaviors and economic outcomes. How we…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
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    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Heterodox Economics: Theorizing, Analyzing, and Transforming Capitalism book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Heterodox Economics

    Theorizing, Analyzing, and Transforming Capitalism

    Edited by Tae-Hee Jo, Lynne Chester, Carlo D'Ippoliti

    The Routledge Handbook of Heterodox Economics presents a comprehensive overview of the latest work on economic theory and policy from a ‘pluralistic’ heterodox perspective. Contributions throughout the Handbook explore different theoretical perspectives including: Marxian-radical political…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
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    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Pure Theory of International Trade and Distortions (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Pure Theory of International Trade and Distortions (Routledge Revivals)

    By Bharat Hazari

    First published in 1978. This book provides a simple, systematic, yet rigorous treatment of the key aspects of the pure theory of international trade and distortions. The opening chapter presents the standard two-factor, two-commodity barter model of international trade and a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
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  • Fiscal Tiers (Routledge Revivals): The Economics of Multi-Level Government book cover

    Fiscal Tiers (Routledge Revivals)

    The Economics of Multi-Level Government

    By David King

    First published in 1984. This book brings together and develops the economic theory relating to the design and operation of systems of non-central government — positing major developments in several areas. It considers what functions systems most suitably perform in non-central governments, and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
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  • Social Democracy in Capitalist Society (Routledge Revivals): Working-Class Politics in Britain and Sweden book cover

    Social Democracy in Capitalist Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Working-Class Politics in Britain and Sweden

    By Richard Scase

    First published in 1977. This book considers the nature of industrial society, contemporary capitalism and the impact of political ideas on social structure. These ideas are discussed by reference to the impact of social democracy on the structure of capitalist society in a comparative analysis of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
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  • The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism

    Edited by Jason F. Brennan, Bas van der Vossen, David Schmidtz

    Libertarians often bill their theory as an alternative to both the traditional Left and Right. The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism helps readers fully examine this alternative without preaching it to them, exploring the contours of libertarian (sometimes also called classical liberal) thinking…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
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    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

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