Economics: Economic Theory & Philosophy

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Library Editions: Business Cycles

  • Cyclical Productivity in US Manufacturing (RLE: Business Cycles) book cover

    Cyclical Productivity in US Manufacturing (RLE: Business Cycles)

    1st Edition

    By Miguel Jimenez

    This book presents several pieces of empirical work which disentangle why the standard measure of productivity growth used in macroeconomics turn out to be procyclical for American manufacturing industries. Procyclical productivity is an essential feature of business cycles because of its important…

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

  • Industrial Restructuring, Financial Instability and the Dynamics of the Postwar US Economy (RLE: Business Cycles) book cover

    Industrial Restructuring, Financial Instability and the Dynamics of the Postwar US Economy (RLE: Business Cycles)

    1st Edition

    By David J. Carrier

    This volume, originally published in 1997, examines the combined effect of financial instability and industrial restructuring on postwar economic growth and recession in the US. It sheds light on the fundamental question of whether or not these trends are positive for the economy as a whole.…

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

  • On Economic Knowledge: Toward a Science of Political Economics book cover

    On Economic Knowledge

    Toward a Science of Political Economics, 1st Edition

    By Adolph Lowe

    This book, first published in 1965 with a revised edition in 1977, examines the subject matter and the method of the science of economics. On Economic Knowledge explores the historical trends of economics, the logic of economic science, and whether or not economics can be viewed in itself as a…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Systemic Nature of the Economic Crisis: The perspectives of heterodox economics and psychoanalysis book cover

    The Systemic Nature of the Economic Crisis

    The perspectives of heterodox economics and psychoanalysis, 1st Edition

    By Arturo Hermann

    The most prominent aspect of the current financial crisis is its systemic character which manifests itself in high levels of inequality, rampant unemployment, economic and social insecurity and environmental decay. This book explores the potential of a pluralistic and interdisciplinary approach for…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Economic Policy and the Financial Crisis book cover

    Economic Policy and the Financial Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Łukasz Mamica, Pasquale Tridico

    The consequences of the global economic crisis which started in the United States in 2007-08 are still being felt in most of the advanced economies, and the mainstream tools of recovery are not having the required results. It seems that many of the after-effects of the crisis, including the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • A General Theory of Institutional Change book cover

    A General Theory of Institutional Change

    1st Edition

    By Shiping Tang

    Institutional change is a central driving force behind social changes, and thus a central topic in all major fields of social sciences. Yet, no general theory of institutional change exists. Drawing from a diverse literature, this book develops a general theory of institutional change, based on a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge

  • Macroeconomics and the History of Economic Thought: Festschrift in Honour of Harald Hagemann book cover

    Macroeconomics and the History of Economic Thought

    Festschrift in Honour of Harald Hagemann, 1st Edition

    Edited by H.M. Krämer, Heinz D. Kurz, H.-M. Trautwein

    The essays in this Festschrift have been chosen to honour Harald Hagemann and his scientific work. They reflect his main contributions to economic research and his major fields of interest. The essays in the first part deal with various aspects within the history of economic thought. The…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Marxist Political Economy: Essays in Retrieval: Selected Works of Geoff Pilling book cover

    Marxist Political Economy

    Essays in Retrieval: Selected Works of Geoff Pilling, 1st Edition

    By Geoff Pilling

    Edited by Doria Pilling

    Geoff Pilling’s work shows that Marxist theory is relevant to those struggling to understand the problems of capitalist society today, and that the work not only of Marx and Engels but that of later Marxist theorists, including Lenin is worth studying. It also shows that to understand the problems…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

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