Economics: Economic Theory & Philosophy

  • Money: What It Is, How It’s Created, Who Gets It, and Why It Matters book cover

    Money

    What It Is, How It’s Created, Who Gets It, and Why It Matters, 1st Edition

    By Sergio M. Focardi

    By enabling the storage and transfer of purchasing power, money facilitates economic transactions and coordinates economic activity. But what is money? How is it generated? Distributed? How does money acquire value and that value change? How does money impact the economy, society? This book…

    Paperback – 2018-03-28
    Routledge
    Economics in the Real World

  • Dynamics of Culture book cover

    Dynamics of Culture

    1st Edition

    By J. Zvi Namenwirth, Robert Philip Weber

    This book, first published in 1987, is a landmark contribution to macrosociology that extends the tradition of Sorokin, Durkheim, Marx, Weber and other founders of the discipline in new and exciting directions. Using their innovative content analysis methodology to examine American and British…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Asia and the Middle-Income Trap book cover

    Asia and the Middle-Income Trap

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francis E. Hutchinson, Sanchita Basu Das

    The term ‘Middle-Income Trap’ refers to countries which stagnate economically after reaching a certain level of per capita income on the basis of labour- and capital-intensive growth, and are struggling to transition towards more skill-intensive and technology-driven development. It has resonance…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • Dystopia and Economics: A Guide to Surviving Everything from the Apocalypse to Zombies book cover

    Dystopia and Economics

    A Guide to Surviving Everything from the Apocalypse to Zombies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charity-Joy Revere Acchiardo, Michelle Albert Vachris

    Government collapsing? Zombies hunting you down? Everyone you know killed by a global epidemic? Not to worry! Economics holds the keys to survival. Often known as "the dismal science", it is particularly equipped to reveal order in what seems like chaos. Economists observe human behaviour: what…

    Paperback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Economics and Popular Culture Series

  • Human Sciences and Human Interests: Integrating the Social, Economic, and Evolutionary Sciences book cover

    Human Sciences and Human Interests

    Integrating the Social, Economic, and Evolutionary Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Mikael Klintman

    Within the disciplines of social, economic, and evolutionary science, a proud ignorance can often be found of the other areas’ approaches. This text provides a novel intellectual basis for breaking this trend. Certainly, Human Sciences and Human Interests aspires to open a broad debate about what…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Paradigms in Political Economy book cover

    Paradigms in Political Economy

    1st Edition

    By Kavous Ardalan

    Social theory can usefully be conceived in terms of four key paradigms: functionalist, interpretive, radical humanist, and radical structuralist. The four paradigms are founded upon different assumptions about the nature of social science and the nature of society. Each generates theories, concepts…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Reclaiming Pluralism in Economics book cover

    Reclaiming Pluralism in Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jerry Courvisanos, James Doughney, Alex Millmow

    Until the end of the early 1970s, from a history of economic thought perspective, the mainstream in economics was pluralist, but once neoclassical economics became totally dominant it claimed the mainstream as its own. Since then, alternative views and schools of economics increasingly became…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

  • Economics, Culture and Development book cover

    Economics, Culture and Development

    1st Edition

    By Eiman O. Zein-Elabdin

    This book examines the treatment of culture and development in the discipline of economics, thereby filling a conspicuous gap in current literature. Economics has come a long way to join the ‘cultural turn’ that has swept the humanities and social sciences in the last half century. This volume…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Agent-Based Computational Economics: How the idea originated and where it is going book cover

    Agent-Based Computational Economics

    How the idea originated and where it is going, 1st Edition

    By Shu-Heng Chen

    This book aims to answer two questions that are fundamental to the study of agent-based economic models: what is agent-based computational economics and why do we need agent-based economic modelling of economy? This book provides a review of the development of agent-based computational economics (…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Experimental and Computable Economics

  • Bounded Rationality and Behavioural Economics book cover

    Bounded Rationality and Behavioural Economics

    1st Edition

    By Graham Mallard

    Economics Nobel Laureate Herbert Simon developed the concept of bounded rationality in the 1950s. This asserts that the cognitive abilities of human decision-makers are not always sufficient to find optimal solutions to complex real-life problems, leading decision-makers to find satisfactory,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Behavioural Economics and Finance

  • The Economics of Voting: Studies of self-interest, bargaining, duty and rights book cover

    The Economics of Voting

    Studies of self-interest, bargaining, duty and rights, 1st Edition

    By Dan Usher

    The economics of voting is about whether and to what extent self-interest may be relied upon in voting. The central proposition in economics is that the world’s work gets done satisfactorily when each person does what they think is best for themselves. The commonsense view of the matter is that…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Macroeconomics After the Financial Crisis: A Post-Keynesian perspective book cover

    Macroeconomics After the Financial Crisis

    A Post-Keynesian perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mogens Ove Madsen, Finn Olesen

    How should Europe cope with the negative and still unfolding economic consequences of the current economic crisis? And why does Europe seem to be more conservative than the USA in dealing with the crisis? Since the outbreak of the current international economic crisis in 2008, the USA and many of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

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