Economics: Economic Theory & Philosophy

  • The Incidence of Income Taxes book cover

    The Incidence of Income Taxes

    1st Edition

    By Duncan Black

    In this book, first published in 1939, an analysis is given of the incidence both of partial income taxes, that is of income taxes which are levied on the incomes arising from particular lines of industry, and of a general income tax.…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Taxation

  • The Macroeconomic Effects of War Finance in the United States: Taxes, Inflation, and Deficit Finance book cover

    The Macroeconomic Effects of War Finance in the United States

    Taxes, Inflation, and Deficit Finance, 1st Edition

    By Lee E. Ohanian

    This book, first published in 1998, presents a quantitative investigation of the macroeconomic effects of different fiscal and monetary policies that have been used to finance wars in the US. It examines both positive and normative effects of historical government policies.…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Taxation

  • Taxation by Political Inertia: Financing the Growth of Government in Britain book cover

    Taxation by Political Inertia

    Financing the Growth of Government in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Richard Rose, Terence Karran

    This book, first published in 1987, is a study of the political processes that underlie the determination of taxation – and much else – in the centuries-old government of Britain. Governments inherit a large legacy of policies, and it is the inertia force of past commitments that determine much of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Taxation

  • Taxation in Centrally Planned Economies book cover

    Taxation in Centrally Planned Economies

    1st Edition

    By P.T. Wanless

    Economists studying comparative economic systems have generally neglected the important question of taxation in socialist countries. This is somewhat surprising since taxation plays an important role in the regulation of economic activity in these countries. This book, first published in 1985, aims…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Taxation

  • Taxing Personal Wealth: An Analysis of Capital Taxation in the United Kingdom—History, Present Structure and Future Possibilities book cover

    Taxing Personal Wealth

    An Analysis of Capital Taxation in the United Kingdom—History, Present Structure and Future Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By C.T. Sandford

    This book, first published in 1971, presents an analysis of the taxes levied on wealth or capital – death duties, annual wealth taxes and capital gains taxes. It provides a comprehensive study of these taxes, and recommends a series of measures, including the replacement of certain taxes, that…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Taxation

  • The Income Tax and the Progressive Era book cover

    The Income Tax and the Progressive Era

    1st Edition

    By John D. Buenker

    This book, first published in 1985, investigates the enactment of the federal income tax as a case study of an important Progressive Era reform. It was a critical issue that likely divided people along socioeconomic lines, thus helping to provide insight into the debate over the ‘class origins’ of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Taxation

  • The Impact of Tax Legislation on Corporate Income Security Planning for Retirees book cover

    The Impact of Tax Legislation on Corporate Income Security Planning for Retirees

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Ylvisaker Winger

    This book, first published in 1991, explores the complexities of the relationship between acts of Congress and nine major US corporations regarding employer-sponsored retirement plans. The study was designed to discover if and why corporate decision makers respond to the Congress tax incentives or…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Taxation

  • Broadway and Economics: Economic Lessons from Show Tunes book cover

    Broadway and Economics

    Economic Lessons from Show Tunes, 1st Edition

    By Matthew C. Rousu

    Economics has often been described as "the dismal science," with TV and movies reinforcing this description. However, economics is a powerful tool that can be used to understand how the world works, helping to answer confusing puzzles and solve the world’s problems. Surprisingly, Broadway musicals…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21
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    Routledge Economics and Popular Culture Series

  • Unproductive Labour in Political Economy: The History of an Idea book cover

    Unproductive Labour in Political Economy

    The History of an Idea, 1st Edition

    By Cosimo Perrotta

    Contemporary mainstream economists see social wealth as the sum of individual incomes, but for three centuries many economists saw wealth as consisting of the public and private resources of a nation. This led them to explore the idea of unproductive labour, which provides a nation with an…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
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    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Thorstein Veblen: Economist and Social Theorist book cover

    Thorstein Veblen

    Economist and Social Theorist, 1st Edition

    By Murray G. Murphey

    In his latest book, scholar-historian Murray G. Murphey exhaustively explores the life and theory of Thorstein Veblen (1857–1929), whom, many scholars agree, remains one of the leading social theorists of all time, if not also one of the more confounding. Murphey’s account begins with a brief…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
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  • Class and Property in Marx's Economic Thought: Exploring the Basis for Capitalism book cover

    Class and Property in Marx's Economic Thought

    Exploring the Basis for Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Jørgen Sandemose

    This book presents the capitalist system as a function of the interaction of the three basic classes in the capitalist social formation. Through this, it shows how the corresponding conflicts and clashes of interests between those classes – industrial capitalists, wage labourers and landed…

    Hardback – 2018-06-11
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    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Non-Mainstream Dimensions of Global Political Economy: Essays in Honour of Sunanda Sen book cover

    Non-Mainstream Dimensions of Global Political Economy

    Essays in Honour of Sunanda Sen, 1st Edition

    Edited by Byasdeb Dasgupta

    The book is a collection of essays written by scholars of global repute in honour of Professor Sunanda Sen. Each paper is well-researched and offers some new dimension to the understanding of the current global crisis, finance and labour including the epistemological viewpoints regarding the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
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