Economics: Microeconomics

  • Low-carbon, Sustainable Future in East Asia: Improving energy systems, taxation and policy cooperation book cover

    Low-carbon, Sustainable Future in East Asia

    Improving energy systems, taxation and policy cooperation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Soocheol Lee, Hector Pollitt, Seung-Joon Park

    East Asia is a key region in the global economy, including both the second and third largest global economies already and, led by China, continuing to expand at a rapid rate. This economic growth has led to unprecedented gains in prosperity in the region but it has also led to increasing…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22

  • The Problem of Production: A new theory of the firm book cover

    The Problem of Production

    A new theory of the firm, 1st Edition

    By Per L Bylund

    The theory of the firm has been fertile ground for economists. Bylund proposes a new theory, rooted in Austrian economics, which examines the firm as a part of the market, and not as a free-standing entity. In this integrated view, a theory is offered which incorporates entrepreneurship, production…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

  • The Evolution of Tiger Management: Korean Companies in Global Competition book cover

    The Evolution of Tiger Management

    Korean Companies in Global Competition, 2nd Edition

    By Martin Hemmert

    Throughout the last several decades, Korean companies have become strong global competitors in a wide range of manufacturing industries. How did they achieve this exceptional performance? The Evolution of Tiger Management uncovers the secret of their success through a comprehensive analysis of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19

  • The Yugoslav Economic System (Routledge Revivals): The First Labor-Managed Economy in the Making book cover

    The Yugoslav Economic System (Routledge Revivals)

    The First Labor-Managed Economy in the Making, 1st Edition

    By Branko Horvat

    First published in 1976, this book traces the development of the Yugoslav economy from the end of the Second World War to the beginning of 1975, which the author argues was a highly productive era of social innovation. Drawing on personal experience of the Revolution, the Partisan Liberation War…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18

  • Neuroliberalism: Behavioural Government in the Twenty-First Century book cover


    Behavioural Government in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Mark Whitehead, Rhys Jones, Rachel Lilley, Jessica Pykett, Rachel Howell

    Many governments in the developed world can now best be described as ‘neuroliberal’: having a combination of neoliberal principles with policy initiatives derived from insights in the behavioural sciences. Neuroliberalism presents the results of the first critical global study of the impacts of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Economics in the Real World

  • Global Value Chains and Global Production Networks: Changes in the International Political Economy book cover

    Global Value Chains and Global Production Networks

    Changes in the International Political Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Neilson, Bill Pritchard, Henry Yeung Wai-Chung

    The global economic system is experiencing a profound period of rapid change. The emergence of globalised production and distribution systems, which bring together diverse constellations of economic actors through a complex regime of global corporate governance, state regulation and new…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27

  • Widening Income Distribution in Post-Handover Hong Kong book cover

    Widening Income Distribution in Post-Handover Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    By Hon-Kwong Lui

    Before the handover to China in 1997, Hong Kong’s economic growth was very strong and the unemployment rate dropped to a record low of 2.2 per cent. In recent years, the widening income dispersion in Hong Kong has caught public attention. This book investigates the economic development and changes…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30

  • Gender and Risk-Taking: Economics, Evidence, and Why the Answer Matters book cover

    Gender and Risk-Taking

    Economics, Evidence, and Why the Answer Matters, 1st Edition

    By Julie A. Nelson

    The belief that men and women have fundamentally distinct natures, resulting in divergent preferences and behaviours, is widespread. Recently, economists have also engaged in the search for gender differences, with a number claiming to find fundamental gender differences regarding risk-taking,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

  • Entrepreneurship in a Regional Context book cover

    Entrepreneurship in a Regional Context

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Fritsch, David J. Storey

    Enterprise and entrepreneurship is of strong interest to policy-makers because new and small firms can be a key contributor to job and wealth creation. However this contribution varies spatially, with some areas in a country having new firm formation rates that are up to three or four times higher…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Regions and Cities

  • Health Care Economics book cover

    Health Care Economics

    1st Edition

    By John B. Davis, Robert McMaster

    The analytical approach of standard health economics has so far failed to sufficiently account for the nature of care.  This has important ramifications for the analysis and valuation of care, and therefore for the pattern of health and medical care provision. This book sets out an alternative…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • Law and Economics: Philosophical Issues and Fundamental Questions book cover

    Law and Economics

    Philosophical Issues and Fundamental Questions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aristides N. Hatzis, Nicholas Mercuro

    The Law and Economics approach to law dominates the intellectual discussion of nearly every doctrinal area of law in the United States and its influence is growing steadily throughout Europe, Asia, and South America. Numerous academics and practitioners are working in the field with a flow of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    The Economics of Legal Relationships

  • Risky Curves: On the Empirical Failure of Expected Utility book cover

    Risky Curves

    On the Empirical Failure of Expected Utility, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Friedman, R. Mark Isaac, Duncan James, Shyam Sunder

    For several decades, the orthodox economics approach to understanding choice under risk has been to assume that each individual person maximizes some sort of personal utility function defined over purchasing power. This new volume contests that even the best wisdom from the orthodox theory has not…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25

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