Economics: Economic Theory & Philosophy

  • The Evolution of Economic Wellbeing: Progress-Driven Economic Policies in the Era of Globalization book cover

    The Evolution of Economic Wellbeing

    Progress-Driven Economic Policies in the Era of Globalization, 1st Edition

    By Zuhayr Mikdashi

    Throughout history, humans have sought to enhance their wellbeing across various domains. Though the spectrum of factors responsible for wellbeing has widened considerably and advances have been realized in scientific-technological fields, significant failures have been encountered in establishing…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Uncertainty and Economics: A Paradigmatic Perspective book cover

    Uncertainty and Economics

    A Paradigmatic Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Christian Müller-Kademann

    This book is set against the assumption that humans' unique feature is their infinite creativity, their ability to reflect on their deeds and to control their actions. These skills give rise to genuine uncertainty in society and hence in the economy. Here, the author sets out that uncertainty must…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Future of the Philosophy of Economics book cover

    The Future of the Philosophy of Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Constanze Binder, Conrad Heilmann, Jack J Vromen

    Originating from the International Network for Economic Method conference, hosted by the Erasmus Institute for Economics and Philosophy (EIPE) at the Erasmus University Rotterdam in 2013, this book chooses key themes that reflect on fascinating new developments in the philosophy of economics.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11

  • The Ethical Underpinnings of Climate Economics book cover

    The Ethical Underpinnings of Climate Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adrian Walsh, Säde Hormio, Duncan Purves

    Despite their obvious importance, the ethical implications of climate change are often neglected in economic evaluations of mitigation and adaptation policies. Economic climate models provide estimates of the value of mitigation benefits, provide understanding of the costs of reducing emissions,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10

  • A Structuralist Theory of Economics book cover

    A Structuralist Theory of Economics

    1st Edition

    By Adolfo García de la Sienra

    Economists have long grappled with the problem of how economic theories relate to empirical evidence: how can abstract mathematized theories be used to produce empirical claims? How are such theories applied to economic phenomena? What does it mean to “test” economic theories? This book introduces,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

  • Macroeconomics in Context book cover

    Macroeconomics in Context

    3rd Edition

    By Neva Goodwin, Jonathan M. Harris, Julie A. Nelson, Pratistha Joshi Rajkarnikar, Brian Roach, Mariano Torras

    Macroeconomics in Context lays out the principles of macroeconomics in a manner that is thorough, up to date, and relevant to students. Like its counterpart, Microeconomics in Context, the book is uniquely attuned to economic realities. The "in Context" books offer engaging coverage of current…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08

  • Reflexivity and Economics: George Soros's theory of reflexivity and the methodology of economic science book cover

    Reflexivity and Economics

    George Soros's theory of reflexivity and the methodology of economic science, 1st Edition

    Edited by John B. Davis, D. Wade Hands

    The form of ‘reflexivity’ – defined by the dictionary as that which is ‘directed back upon itself’ – that is most relevant to economic methodology is that where observation of the economy leads to ideas that change behavior, which in turn changes (is directed back upon) the economy itself. As…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08

  • Schumpeter’s Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy: A Twenty-First Century Agenda book cover

    Schumpeter’s Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy

    A Twenty-First Century Agenda, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leonardo Burlamaqui, Rainer Kattel

    2017 marked the seventy-fifth anniversary of Schumpeter’s Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy, a work acknowledged as one of the most insightful books written in the twentieth century. It retains a contemporary quality, and still invites criticisms, new interpretations, and extensions and across…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Developmental Macroeconomics: New Developmentalism as a Growth Strategy book cover

    Developmental Macroeconomics

    New Developmentalism as a Growth Strategy, 1st Edition

    By Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira, José Luís Oreiro, Nelson Marconi

    Developmental Macroeconomics: Access to Demand, the Exchange Rate and Growth offers a new approach to development economics and macroeconomics. It is a Keynesian-structuralist approach to economics applied to middle income countries that emphasizes the strategic role of demand in creating…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03

  • The Economic Growth Controversy book cover

    The Economic Growth Controversy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Weintraub, Eli Schwartz, J. Richard Aronson

    Is economic growth desirable? Possible? Necessary? The distinguished social scientists represented in this collection give conflicting answers, resulting in a lively debate on the costs and benefits of growth in the developed and developing countries. This volume, first published in 1973, contains…

    Paperback – 2018-12-28
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Evolution of Economic Ideas and Systems: A Pluralist Introduction book cover

    The Evolution of Economic Ideas and Systems

    A Pluralist Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Schneider

    In order to fully understand the evolution and future growth of economic systems, we must draw on the lessons of economic history. The 2008 Financial Crisis, for example, mirrored past economic meltdowns with uncanny accuracy. Just like the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Savings and …

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge Pluralist Introductions to Economics

  • The Economic Cycle and the Growth of the Chinese Economy book cover

    The Economic Cycle and the Growth of the Chinese Economy

    1st Edition

    By Li Jianwei

    The nature of the economic cycle has been a long-standing problem for economists, given much attention by especially Malthus, Marx and Keynes. Key questions include: What are the causes of the economic cycle? Are the causes endogenous or exogenous? and Why is the economic cycle irregular?…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19

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