Economics: Economic Theory & Philosophy

  • Themes in Economic Analysis: Theory, policy and measurement book cover

    Themes in Economic Analysis

    Theory, policy and measurement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Subrata Guha, Rajendra Prasad Kundu, S. Subramanian

    This book covers diverse themes, including institutions and efficiency, choice and values, law and economics, development and policy, and social and economic measurement. Written in honour of the distinguished economist Satish K. Jain, this compilation of essays should appeal not only to students…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge India

  • The Company Citizen: Good for Business, Planet, Nation and Community book cover

    The Company Citizen

    Good for Business, Planet, Nation and Community, 1st Edition

    By Tom Levitt

    Business doing good is doing good business; this book learns from the era where governments ruled the world, pre-globalisation, and where business looked after itself, where issues like climate change, resource depletion and even poverty and hunger were not thought to be the responsibility of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-29

  • The Yugoslav Economic System (Routledge Revivals): The First Labor-Managed Economy in the Making book cover

    The Yugoslav Economic System (Routledge Revivals)

    The First Labor-Managed Economy in the Making, 1st Edition

    By Branko Horvat

    First published in 1976, this book traces the development of the Yugoslav economy from the end of the Second World War to the beginning of 1975, which the author argues was a highly productive era of social innovation. Drawing on personal experience of the Revolution, the Partisan Liberation War…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18

  • Knowledge, Class, and Economics: Marxism without Guarantees book cover

    Knowledge, Class, and Economics

    Marxism without Guarantees, 1st Edition

    Edited by Theodore A. Burczak, Robert F. Garnett Jr., Richard McIntyre

    Knowledge, Class, and Economics: Marxism without Guarantees surveys the "Amherst School" of non-determinist Marxist political economy, 40 years on: its core concepts, intellectual origins, diverse pathways, and enduring tensions. The volume’s 30 original essays reflect the range of perspectives and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Economics as Social Theory

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

    The Rise of Big Government

    How Egalitarianism Conquered America, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-02
    Economics in the Real World

  • The Lowering of Higher Education in America book cover

    The Lowering of Higher Education in America

    1st Edition

    By Jackson Toby

    Few in the United States will dispute the assumption that every high school graduate should be entitled to go to college regardless of financial need. But should everyone be able to go regardless of academic preparedness? Jackson Toby explores the idea that federal financial aid programs, all of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-20

  • The Economics of Terrorism book cover

    The Economics of Terrorism

    1st Edition

    By Peter J. Phillips

    Brutality is the defining characteristic of terrorism. It is despairing to learn that this brutality is the outcome of purposeful, rational, human behaviour. In this purposefulness, however, there lies the key to the interpretation, explanation and understanding of terrorist behaviour. Ultimately,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29

  • Radical Political Economy: Sraffa Versus Marx book cover

    Radical Political Economy

    Sraffa Versus Marx, 1st Edition

    By Robin Hahnel

    For too long radical political economy has suffered for lack of a coherent alternative to formal Marxian economic theory. People have had to choose between (1) continuing to use a formal model based on the labor theory of value as Marx developed in Capital to justify and retain one’s opposition to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21

  • Business cycle theory as a basis for economic policy book cover

    Business cycle theory as a basis for economic policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pascal Bridel, Muriel Dalpont

    This book aims to start a debate on the relationship between economic theory – and more precisely business cycle theory – and economic policy, emphasising the diversity of views on economic policy which characterised older periods, in contrast to the homogeneity of the analysis and diagnosis…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16

  • Second Rank Cities in Europe: Structural Dynamics and Growth Potential book cover

    Second Rank Cities in Europe

    Structural Dynamics and Growth Potential, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberto Camagni, Roberta Capello

    Second-rank cities are back on the academic scene, capturing the interest of scholars with their unexpected recent performance with respect to first-rank cities. Looking at the data on average urban GDP growth in 139 European cities since 1996, the relatively strong position of large cities (over…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16

  • Evolutionary Economic Geography: Theoretical and Empirical Progress book cover

    Evolutionary Economic Geography

    Theoretical and Empirical Progress, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dieter Kogler

    Economic geographers increasingly consider the significance of history in shaping the contemporary socio-economic landscape and believe that experiences and competencies, acquired over time by individuals and entities in particular localities, to a large degree determine present configurations as…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Regions and Cities

  • The Heterodox Theory of Social Costs: By K. William Kapp book cover

    The Heterodox Theory of Social Costs

    By K. William Kapp, 1st Edition

    By K. William Kapp

    Edited by Sebastian Berger

    K. William Kapp’s heterodox theory of social costs proposes precautionary planning to pre-empt social costs and provide social benefits via socio-ecological safety standards that guarantee the gratification of basic human needs. Based on arguments from Thorstein Veblen, Karl Marx, and Max Weber,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

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