Economics: Economic Theory & Philosophy

  • Economics Made Fun: Philosophy of the pop-economics book cover

    Economics Made Fun

    Philosophy of the pop-economics, 1st Edition

    Edited by N. Emrah Aydinonat, Jack J Vromen

    Best-selling books such as Freakonomics and The Undercover Economist have paved the way for the flourishing economics-made-fun genre. While books like these present economics as a strong and explanatory science, the ongoing economic crisis has exposed the shortcomings of economics to the general…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07

  • Cultural Studies and Finance Capitalism: The Economic Crisis and After book cover

    Cultural Studies and Finance Capitalism

    The Economic Crisis and After, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Hayward

    While many discussions of the economic crisis of 2007-2008 have sought to explain the causes of the financial collapse, this volume looks to supplement these accounts by exploring possible alternatives for the post-crisis world in which we now live. However, rather than offering a strictly economic…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31

  • Economic Inequality in the United States book cover

    Economic Inequality in the United States

    1st Edition

    By Lars Osberg

    Originally published in 1984, this study explores multiple theoretical perspectives as well as critically analysing the most recent evidence at the time to try and find a full explanation for inequality in the United States. Arguments of neoclassical economists and Marxist and institutional…

    Paperback – 2017-05-29
    Routledge Revivals

  • Law and Economics: Philosophical Issues and Fundamental Questions book cover

    Law and Economics

    Philosophical Issues and Fundamental Questions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aristides N. Hatzis, Nicholas Mercuro

    The Law and Economics approach to law dominates the intellectual discussion of nearly every doctrinal area of law in the United States and its influence is growing steadily throughout Europe, Asia, and South America. Numerous academics and practitioners are working in the field with a flow of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    The Economics of Legal Relationships

  • Risky Curves: On the Empirical Failure of Expected Utility book cover

    Risky Curves

    On the Empirical Failure of Expected Utility, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Friedman, R. Mark Isaac, Duncan James, Shyam Sunder

    For several decades, the orthodox economics approach to understanding choice under risk has been to assume that each individual person maximizes some sort of personal utility function defined over purchasing power. This new volume contests that even the best wisdom from the orthodox theory has not…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25

  • Routledge Handbook of World-Systems Analysis book cover

    Routledge Handbook of World-Systems Analysis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Salvatore Babones, Christopher Chase-Dunn

    World-systems analysis has developed rapidly over the past thirty years. Today's students and junior scholars come to world-systems analysis as a well-established approach spanning all of the social sciences. The best world-systems scholarship, however, is spread across multiple methodologies and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Reforming Capitalism: The Scientific Worldview and Business book cover

    Reforming Capitalism

    The Scientific Worldview and Business, 1st Edition

    By Rogene Buchholz

    This book examines the role that the traditional understanding of science plays in how we understand the capitalistic system and how it informs business and business school education. Science serves many purposes in business organizations; it is much more than just a method to gain knowledge about…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge Studies in Business Ethics

  • Keynes and his Contemporaries: Tradition and Enterprise in the Cambridge School of Economics book cover

    Keynes and his Contemporaries

    Tradition and Enterprise in the Cambridge School of Economics, 1st Edition

    By Atsushi Komine

    This book examines how the Cambridge School economists, such as J. M. Keynes, constructed revolutionary theories and advocated drastic policies based on their ideals for social organizations and their personal characteristics. Although vast numbers of studies on Marshall, Keynes and Marshallians…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16

  • The State and the Advocate: Case studies on development policy in Asia book cover

    The State and the Advocate

    Case studies on development policy in Asia, 1st Edition

    By Teresita Cruz-del Rosario

    This book seeks to demonstrate the role of public policy in support of equitable and inclusive development. The achievement of this overarching goal rests on an assumption that development does not happen by chance or by accident, but, rather, through the deliberate application of analytical tools…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16

  • Economies under Occupation: The hegemony of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan in World War II book cover

    Economies under Occupation

    The hegemony of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan in World War II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcel Boldorf, Tetsuji Okazaki

    Nazi Germany and Japan occupied huge areas at least for some period during World War II, and those territories became integral parts of their war economies. The book focuses on the policies of World War II aggressors in occupied countries. The unbalanced economic and financial relations were…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15

  • The Economics of Cooperative Education: A practitioner's guide to the theoretical framework and empirical assessment of cooperative education book cover

    The Economics of Cooperative Education

    A practitioner's guide to the theoretical framework and empirical assessment of cooperative education, 1st Edition

    By Yasushi Tanaka

    A considerable number of higher educational institutions in North America, Oceania, and Europe, offer what are known as cooperative education, work-integrated learning, work placements, sandwich courses, or internships, to provide pragmatic experience to students, and its popularity is spreading to…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11

  • The Birth of the Business Cycle (RLE: Business Cycles) book cover

    The Birth of the Business Cycle (RLE: Business Cycles)

    1st Edition

    By Philip E. Mirowski

    Discussing economic theory and English economic history from the eighteenth century until the late 1970s this volume discusses among other things fixed capital and problems with the definition of the premodern economy as well as providing a chronology of 18th century business cycles.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge Library Editions: Business Cycles

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