Economics: History of Economic Thought

  • 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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  • Routledge Revivals: Economic Control (1955) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Economic Control (1955)

    1st Edition

    By Michael P. Fogarty

    First published in 1955, this book offers a detailed history from the past to the mid-20th century on economic control. The book examines economic competition, particularly regarding the British economic system, and Fogarty looks at its scope, as well as its limits. This analysis considers working…

    Paperback – 2019-05-26 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: International Trade (1986): Theoretical Issues book cover

    Routledge Revivals: International Trade (1986)

    Theoretical Issues, 1st Edition

    By Bharat Hazari

    First published in 1986, this book examines international trade, offering different theories and considering contemporary developments. Professor Hazari connects these theories and developments, such as theories of comparative advantage and factor-price differentials, to economic expansion and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-26 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: India and The Pacific (1937) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: India and The Pacific (1937)

    1st Edition

    By C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1937, this book examines the changes in working conditions and vast improvements on sugar plantations in 20th century Fiji. By the 1930s, the sugar industry had become economically stronger through the substitution of the small tenant farm for the large plantation. Andrews…

    Paperback – 2019-05-26 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Neoliberal Thought and Thatcherism: ‘A Transition From Here to There?’ book cover

    Neoliberal Thought and Thatcherism

    ‘A Transition From Here to There?’, 1st Edition

    By Robert Ledger

    The premiership of Margaret Thatcher has been portrayed as uniquely ideological in its pursuit of a more market-based economy. A body of literature has been built on how a sharp turn to the right by the Conservative Party during the 1980s - inspired by the likes of Milton Friedman and Friedrich…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
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  • 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 
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    Economics as Social Theory

  • 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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  • Pluralistic Economics and Its History book cover

    Pluralistic Economics and Its History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ajit Sinha, Alex M. Thomas

    This volume is a history of economics – as it was interpreted, discussed and established as a discipline – in the 20th century. It highlights the pluralism of the discipline and brings together leading voices in the field who reflect on their lifelong work. The chapters draw on…

    Paperback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge India

  • Technological Change, Rationalisation and Industrial Relations book cover

    Technological Change, Rationalisation and Industrial Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Otto Jacobi, Bob Jessop, Hans Kastendiek, Marino Regini

    Originally published in 1986 the first part of this book outlines some of the general problems of technological change and labour relations. It discusses the politics of rationalisation and of industrialisation in the car industry by examining case studies of Volkswagen British Leyland and FIAT.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
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  • An Econometric Model of the U.S. Copper and Aluminum Industries: How Cost Changes Affect Substitution and Recycling book cover

    An Econometric Model of the U.S. Copper and Aluminum Industries

    How Cost Changes Affect Substitution and Recycling, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Slade

    Originally published in 1984. This book addresses the economics of the changing mineral industry, which is highly affected by energy economics. The study estimates, in quantitative terms, the short- to mid-term consequences of rising energy prices alongside falling ore quality for the copper and…

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

  • Empirical Bayes Methods book cover

    Empirical Bayes Methods

    1st Edition

    By J. S. Maritz

    Originally published in 1970; with a second edition in 1989. Empirical Bayes methods use some of the apparatus of the pure Bayes approach, but an actual prior distribution is assumed to generate the data sequence. It can be estimated thus producing empirical Bayes estimates or decision rules. In…

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

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