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  • Second Rank Cities in Europe

    Structural Dynamics and Growth Potential

    Edited by Roberto Camagni, Roberta Capello

    Second-rank cities are back on the academic scene, capturing the interest of scholars with their unexpected recent performance with respect to first-rank cities. Looking at the data on average urban GDP growth in 139 European cities since 1996, the relatively strong position of large cities (over…

    Hardback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Evolutionary Economic Geography

    Theoretical and Empirical Progress

    Edited by Dieter Kogler

    Economic geographers increasingly consider the significance of history in shaping the contemporary socio-economic landscape, and increasingly believe that experiences and competencies, acquired over time by individuals and entities in particular localities, to a large degree determine present…

    Hardback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Understanding Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century

    By Steven Pressman

    Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century reached the top of most best-seller lists last year shortly after it was released. Nonetheless, few people actually read the book. Yet reviewers have agreed that the book is important because it touches on one of the major problems facing…

    Paperback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge

  • The Crisis of Keynesian Economics (Routledge Revivals)

    By Geoffrey Pilling

    Geoffrey Pilling’s treatment of this complex issue in political economy, first published in 1986, concentrates on a review of Keynes’ writings rather than the vast literature that has developed surrounding his work since the Second World War. It does, however, consider the work of the ‘Left…

    Paperback – 2015-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Theory of Speculative Bubbles and Crashes

    A study on phase transitions in financial markets with networked agents

    By Taisei Kaizoji

    Most of us would accept that recent large economic fluctuations have been caused by crashes of speculative bubbles in asset markets. For example, few would disagree that the most important cause of the global financial crisis in 2008 was the collapse of an unprecedented bubble in U.S. housing…

    Hardback – 2015-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Experimental and Computable Economics

  • Inherited Wealth, Justice and Equality

    Edited by Guido Erreygers, John Cunliffe

    The core of the book consists of a selection of papers presented at an international workshop where researchers from a variety of fields and countries discussed the connections between inherited wealth, justice and equality. The volume is complemented by a few other papers commissioned by the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Money, Valuation and Growth

    Conceptualizations and contradictions of the money economy

    By Hasse Ekstedt

    We have experienced an era of extreme anti-inflationary policy combined with debts and deficits, the result of which has been a decrease in social stability. This book examines how using mainstream theory as the basis for economic decisions leads to misunderstandings of central concepts of our…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

  • Business cycle theory as a basis for economic policy

    Edited by Pascal Bridel, Muriel Dalpont

    This book aims to start a debate on the relationship between economic theory – and more precisely business cycle theory – and economic policy, emphasising the diversity of views on economic policy which characterised older periods, in contrast to the homogeneity of the analysis and diagnosis…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge

  • Economics, Culture and Development

    By Eiman Zein-Elabdin

    This book examines the treatment of culture and development in the discipline of economics, thereby filling a conspicuous gap in current literature. Economics has come a long way to join the ‘cultural turn’ that has swept the humanities and social sciences in the last half century. This volume…

    Hardback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Methodology of Economic Model Building (Routledge Revivals)

    Methodology after Samuelson

    By Lawrence A. Boland

    The major methodological task for modern economists has been to establish the testability of models. Too often, however, methodological assumptions can make a model virtually impossible to test even under ideal conditions, yet few theorists have examined the requirements and problems of assuring…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Methodology for a New Microeconomics (Routledge Revivals)

    The Critical Foundations

    By Lawrence A. Boland

    First published in 1986, this title argues that the successful development of a new microeconomics requires a deeper understanding of methodological individualism and its role in stability analysis. Lawrence Boland expounds a critique of neoclassical models, which, he contends, often fail to…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Theory and Practice of Microcredit

    By Wahiduddin Mahmud, S.R. Osmani

    Microcredit has emerged as a hugely popular tool all over the developing world for helping poor people to help themselves by engaging in self-employed income-earning activities. By developing innovative ways of providing the poor with access to credit, the ‘microcredit revolution’, as it has come…

    Hardback – 2015-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

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