Economics: Economic Theory & Philosophy

  • The Dark Places of Business Enterprise: Reinstating Social Costs in Institutional Economics book cover

    The Dark Places of Business Enterprise

    Reinstating Social Costs in Institutional Economics, 1st Edition

    By Pietro Frigato, Francisco J. Santos-Arteaga

    This book considers Thorstein Veblen’s central preoccupation with the dark places of business enterprise, an integral part of the old institutional economics. Combining the contributions made by Karl William Kapp and Philip Mirowski, it proposes the systematization of an adjourned institutional…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Economics for Policy Makers: A Guide for Non-Economists book cover

    Economics for Policy Makers

    A Guide for Non-Economists, 1st Edition

    By Gustavo Rinaldi

    Certain key economic decisions taken by organizations and indeed countries are often not made by economists but by businessmen, trade unionists, politicians and policy-makers. Those who employ people, those who represent workers, those who make laws and those who elect them need economics but may…

    Paperback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Automation, Capitalism and the End of the Middle Class book cover

    Automation, Capitalism and the End of the Middle Class

    1st Edition

    By Jon-Arild Johannessen

    In this book, the author argues that a new form of capitalism is emerging at the threshold of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. He asserts that we are in the midst of a transition from democratic capitalism to feudal capitalism and highlights how robotization and innovation is leading to a social…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Economics and Finance

  • Keynes Against Capitalism: His Economic Case for Liberal Socialism book cover

    Keynes Against Capitalism

    His Economic Case for Liberal Socialism, 1st Edition

    By James Crotty

    Keynes is one of the most important and influential economists who ever lived. It is almost universally believed that Keynes wrote his magnum opus, The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, to save capitalism from the socialist, communist, and fascist forces that were rising up during…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Political Pluralism, Disagreement and Justice: The Case for Polycentric Democracy book cover

    Political Pluralism, Disagreement and Justice

    The Case for Polycentric Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Julian F. Müller

    This book poses the question, how can we organize the society in such a way that our disagreement about facts and norms works to the benefit of everyone? In response, it makes the argument for polycentric democracy, a political arrangement consisting of various political units that enjoy different…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Ethical Formation of Economists book cover

    The Ethical Formation of Economists

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wilfred Dolfsma, Ioana Negru

    Economists' role in society has always been an uneasy one, and in recent years the ethicality of the profession and its practitioners has been questioned more than ever. This collection of essays is the first to investigate the multifaceted nature of what forms economists' ethical and economic…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    SCEME Studies in Economic Methodology

  • Divine Providence in Early Modern Economic Thought book cover

    Divine Providence in Early Modern Economic Thought

    1st Edition

    By Joost Hengstmengel

    In this important volume, Hengstmengel examines the doctrine of divine providence and how it served as explanation and justification in economic debates in the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries throughout Western Europe. The author discusses five different areas in which God was…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Economics of Military Spending: A Marxist Perspective book cover

    The Economics of Military Spending

    A Marxist Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Adem Yavuz Elveren

    The Economics of Military Spending offers a comprehensive analysis of the effect of military expenditures on the economy. It is the first book to provide both a theoretical and empirical investigation of how military spending affects the profit rate, a key indicator of the health of a capitalist…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Microeconomic Principles and Problems: A Pluralist Introduction book cover

    Microeconomic Principles and Problems

    A Pluralist Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Schneider

    Microeconomic Principles and Problems offers a comprehensive introduction to all major perspectives in modern economics, including mainstream and heterodox approaches. Through providing multiple views of markets and how they work, it will leave readers better able to understand and analyse the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Pluralist Introductions to Economics

  • The Nature of Social Reality: Issues in Social Ontology book cover

    The Nature of Social Reality

    Issues in Social Ontology, 1st Edition

    By Tony Lawson

    The social sciences often fail to examine in any systematic way the nature of their subject matter. Demonstrating that this is a central explanation of the widely acknowledged failings of the social sciences, not least of modern economics, this book sets about rectifying matters. Providing an…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • 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

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