Economics: Economic Theory & Philosophy

  • Comparisons in Economic Thought: Economic interdependency reconsidered book cover

    Comparisons in Economic Thought

    Economic interdependency reconsidered, 1st Edition

    By Stavros A. Drakopoulos

    The idea of comparing rewards with others has a long and persistent presence in the social sciences, and can be found in many psychological, social and managerial theories. In economics, this idea can be traced back through the works of a substantial number of eminent thinkers, from Genovesi and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • The History of Money and Monetary Arrangements: Insights from the Baltic and North Seas Region book cover

    The History of Money and Monetary Arrangements

    Insights from the Baltic and North Seas Region, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Marmefelt

    Today, most money is credit money, created by commercial banks. While credit can finance innovation, excessive credit can lead to boom/bust cycles, such as the recent financial crisis. This highlights how the organization of our monetary system is crucial to stability. One way to achieve this is by…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Impact of Price Uncertainty: A Study of Brazilian Exchange Rate Policy book cover

    The Impact of Price Uncertainty

    A Study of Brazilian Exchange Rate Policy, 1st Edition

    By Don Coes

    Originally published in 1979. This book addresses three questions regarding uncertainty in economic life: how do we define uncertainty and use the concept meaningfully to provide conclusions; how can the level of uncertainty associated with a particular variable of economic interest be measured;…

    Paperback – 2018-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Exchange Rate Economics

  • Advancing Pluralism in Teaching Economics: International Perspectives on a Textbook Science book cover

    Advancing Pluralism in Teaching Economics

    International Perspectives on a Textbook Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Samuel Decker, Wolfram Elsner, Svenja Flechtner

    The complex economic problems of the 21st century require a pluralist, real-world oriented and innovative discipline of economics that is capable of addressing and teaching these issues to students. This volume is a state-of-the-art compilation of diverse, innovative and international perspectives…

    Hardback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

  • Transnational Capital and Class Fractions: The Amsterdam School Perspective Reconsidered book cover

    Transnational Capital and Class Fractions

    The Amsterdam School Perspective Reconsidered, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bob Jessop, Henk Overbeek

    Emerging in the late 1970s, the Amsterdam School’s (AS) most distinctive contribution to international political economy was the systematic incorporation of the Marxian concept of capital fractions into the study of international politics. Contending that politics in advanced capitalist countries…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Business Cycles and Economic Crises: A Bibliometric and Economic History book cover

    Business Cycles and Economic Crises

    A Bibliometric and Economic History, 1st Edition

    By Niels Geiger, Vadim Kufenko

    Throughout the history of economic thought, interest in business cycles and economic crises has sometimes been observed to rise during times of crises, recessions and depressions. However, the treatment of this topic in the literature has generally been merely anecdotal. This book presents a…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Monetary Plurality in Local, Regional and Global Economies book cover

    Monetary Plurality in Local, Regional and Global Economies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Georgina M. Gómez

    The idea that each country should have one currency is so deeply rooted in people’s minds that the possibility of multiple and concurrent currencies seems unthinkable. Monetary systems contribute to problems of high unemployment and social distress during financial and economic crisis, so reforms…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Financial History

  • On the Foundations of Happiness in Economics: Reinterpreting Tibor Scitovsky book cover

    On the Foundations of Happiness in Economics

    Reinterpreting Tibor Scitovsky, 1st Edition

    By Maurizio Pugno

    Economic growth has extraordinarily increased the availability of market goods to satisfy people’s need for comfort, but at the same time it has also raised great challenges to their working and family life. Will people learn the skill necessary to cope with these challenges and draw full enjoyment…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • New Financial Ethics: A Normative Approach book cover

    New Financial Ethics

    A Normative Approach, 1st Edition

    By Aloy Soppe

    Following the internationalisation, globalisation and deregulation of the financial market over the last few decades, the financial sector has evolved from a servicing industry into an initiating and leading sector in the international industrialised economy. The power of the financial sector,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Policy Implications of Evolutionary and Institutional Economics book cover

    Policy Implications of Evolutionary and Institutional Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudius Grabner, Torsten Heinrich, Henning Schwardt

    This collection is inspired by the coming retirement of Professor Wolfram Elsner. It presents cutting-edge economic research relevant to economic policies and policy-making, placing a strong focus on innovative perspectives. In a changing world that has been shaken by economic, social, financial,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

  • A Marxist History of Capitalism book cover

    A Marxist History of Capitalism

    1st Edition

    By Henry Heller

    Henry Heller’s short account of the history of capitalism combines Marx’s economic and political thought with contemporary scholarship to shed light on the current capitalist crisis. It argues that capitalism is an evolving mode of production that has now outgrown its institutional and political…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge

  • The Economics of the Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Secrets, Desires, and Second-Mover Advantages book cover

    The Economics of the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    Secrets, Desires, and Second-Mover Advantages, 1st Edition

    By Manfred J. Holler

    The highly praised Western, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, has been used in many game-theory courses over the years and has also found its way into leading journals of this field. Using the rich material offered by this movie, alongside other elements from popular culture, literature and history,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    The Graz Schumpeter Lectures

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