Economics: Economic Theory & Philosophy

  • Mathematical Methods in Economics book cover

    Mathematical Methods in Economics

    1st Edition

    By Norman Schofield

    Originally published in 1984. Since the logic underlying economic theory can only be grasped fully by a thorough understanding of the mathematics, this book will be invaluable to economists wishing to understand vast areas of important research. It provides a basic introduction to the fundamental…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Econometrics

  • Philosophical Problems of Behavioural Economics book cover

    Philosophical Problems of Behavioural Economics

    1st Edition

    By Stefan Heidl

    The goal of behavioural economics is to improve the explanatory and predictive power of economics. This can be achieved by using theoretical and methodological resources of psychology. Its fundamental idea is that the relationship between psychology and economics cannot be subsumed under standard…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Marxian Economics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Marxian Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by David M. Brennan, David Kristjanson-Gural, Catherine P. Mulder, Erik K. Olsen

    Most developed economies are characterized by high levels of inequality and an inability to provide stability or opportunity for many of their citizens. Mainstream economics has proven to be of little assistance in addressing these systemic failures, and this has led both scholars and students to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
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  • The Economic Theory of Costs: Foundations and New Directions book cover

    The Economic Theory of Costs

    Foundations and New Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew McCaffrey

    The theory of costs is a cornerstone of economic thinking, and figures crucially in the study of human action and society. From the first day of a principles-level course to the most advanced academic literature, costs play a vital role in virtually all behaviors and economic outcomes. How we make…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
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  • Routledge Handbook of Behavioral Economics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Behavioral Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Frantz, Shu-Heng Chen, Kurt Dopfer, Floris Heukelom, Shabnam Mousavi

    There is no doubt that behavioral economics is becoming a dominant lens through which we think about economics. Behavioral economics is not a single school of thought but representative of a range of approaches, and uniquely, this volume presents an overview of them. The wide spectrum of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
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  • Economics and Power: A Marxist Critique book cover

    Economics and Power

    A Marxist Critique, 1st Edition

    By Giulio Palermo

    In the economic debate, power is defined and studied mainly as an interpersonal relation occurring out of perfect competition. This is a consequence of the combination of methodological individualism and the assumption of competition as a natural and everlasting coordinating mechanism, operating…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24 
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  • Restructuring Capitalism: Materialism and Spiritualism in Business book cover

    Restructuring Capitalism

    Materialism and Spiritualism in Business, 1st Edition

    By Rogene Buchholz

    The main theme of this book is that, within contemporary capitalist societies a materialist outlook informed by science has triumphed creating the lack of a spiritual dimension to give meaning and purpose to the activities that are necessary for a capitalist society to function effectively.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Employee Investment Funds: An Approach to Collective Capital Formation book cover

    Employee Investment Funds

    An Approach to Collective Capital Formation, 1st Edition

    By Rudolf Meidner, Anna Hedborg, Gunnar Fond

    Originally published in 1978. The present study had grown out of the deliberations of wage policy at the 1971 Congress of LO, the Swedish Confederation of Trade Unions. For many years the LO had pursued a policy of solidarity in wage policy – a policy which sought to relate pay to the nature of the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Employee Ownership and Economic Democracy

  • Money as a Social Institution: The Institutional Development of Capitalism book cover

    Money as a Social Institution

    The Institutional Development of Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Ann E. Davis

    Money is usually understood as a valuable object, the value of which is attributed to it by its users and which other users recognize. It serves to link disparate institutions, providing a disguised whole and prime tool for the “invisible hand” of the market. This book offers an interpretation of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • New Forms of Ownership: Management and Employment book cover

    New Forms of Ownership

    Management and Employment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glenville Jenkins, Michael Poole

    Originally published in 1990. Why has the pattern of ownership in British industry changed so dramatically in recent years? This high-level and wide-ranging discussion on the developments of the industrial scene in Britain investigates why such changes have occurred, and explores their impact on…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Employee Ownership and Economic Democracy

  • Profit-sharing and Industrial Co-partnership in British Industry, 1880-1920: Class Conflict or Class Collaboration? book cover

    Profit-sharing and Industrial Co-partnership in British Industry, 1880-1920

    Class Conflict or Class Collaboration?, 1st Edition

    By Jihang Park

    In this title, first published in 1987, the author discusses the economic and industrial circumstances in Britain under which profit-sharing and co-partnership came into being. He explores the merits and drawbacks of the system as both advocates and opponents saw them, the motivations of employers…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Employee Ownership and Economic Democracy

  • Workers' Participation in Industry book cover

    Workers' Participation in Industry

    1st Edition

    By Michael Poole

    First published in 1975, Workers’ Participation in Industry provides a fresh perspective on a highly significant issue. Its principal argument is that developments in workers’ participation and control cannot be satisfactorily understood except by reference to broader questions concerning the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Employee Ownership and Economic Democracy

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