Economics: Economic Theory & Philosophy

  • Modern Monetary Theory and European Macroeconomics book cover

    Modern Monetary Theory and European Macroeconomics

    1st Edition

    By Dirk H. Ehnts

    This book provides a new methodological approach to money and macroeconomics. Realizing that the abstract equilibrium models lacked descriptions of fundamental issues of a modern monetary economy, the focus of this book lies on the (stylized) balance sheets of the main actors. Money, after all, is…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

  • Money, Valuation and Growth: Conceptualizations and contradictions of the money economy book cover

    Money, Valuation and Growth

    Conceptualizations and contradictions of the money economy, 1st Edition

    By Hasse Ekstedt

    We have experienced an era of extreme anti-inflationary policy combined with debts and deficits, the result of which has been a decrease in social stability. This book examines how using mainstream theory as the basis for economic decisions leads to misunderstandings of central concepts of our…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

  • Economics, Politics and the Age of Inflation book cover

    Economics, Politics and the Age of Inflation

    1st Edition

    By Paul Mattick

    Originally published in 1978, the essays in this text discuss issues surrounding inflation, governmental roles in economic matters and varying economic systems and theories with a particular lean towards discussing capitalism evaluating how all of these factors affect the economic state of America.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge Revivals

  • Wealth book cover


    1st Edition

    By A.W. Kirkaldy

    This title, first published in 1920, is an excellent introduction to the fundamentals of economics, including explanations of production, distribution, and capital. Kirkaldy further highlights the economic problems of trade, commerce, exchanges, and finances. This title will be a valuable resource…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

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