Economics: Economic Theory & Philosophy

  • 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

  • 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

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