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  • Models of Simon

    By Kumaraswamy Vela Velupillai

    Herbert Simon (1916-2001) is mostly celebrated for the theory of bounded rationality and satisficing. This book of essays on Models of Simon tackles these topics that the he broached in a professional career spanning more than 60 years. Expository material on the fundamental concepts he introduced…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 

  • Austrian Economics, Money and Finance

    By Thomas Mayer

    The financial crisis has exposed severe shortcomings in mainstream monetary economics and modern finance. It is surprising that these shortcomings have not led to a wider debate about the need to overhaul these theories. Instead, mainstream economists have closed ranks to defend existing theories…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    Banking, Money and International Finance

  • When Ideas Fail

    Economic Thought, the Failure of Transition and the Rise of Institutional Instability in Post-Soviet Russia

    By Joachim Zweynert

    In the history of Russian economic ideas, a peculiar mix of anthropocentrism and holism provided fertile breeding ground for patterns of thought that were in potential conflict with the market. These patterns, did not render the emergence of capitalism in Russia impossible. But they entailed a deep…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge Studies in the European Economy

  • The Fascist Nature of Neoliberalism

    By Andrea Micocci, Flavia Di Mario

    Capitalism is based on a false logic in which all facts and ideas are reduced to a consideration of their ‘feasibility’ within the capitalist system. Thus, all mainstream economic and political theories, including those such as Marxism which are supposed to offer an alternative vision, have been…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Sociology and Human Ecology

    Complexity and Post-Humanist Perspectives

    By John A Smith, Chris Jenks

    Traditionally, Sociology has identified its subject matter as a distinct set – social phenomena – that can be taken as quite different and largely disconnected from potentially relevant disciplines such as Psychology, Economics or Planetary Ecology. Within Sociology and Human Ecology, Smith and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Economic Analyses in Historical Perspective

    Edited by Heinz D. Kurz, José Luís Cardoso, Philippe Steiner

    This book brings together leading scholars of the history of economic thought to demonstrate the vitality and richness of a discipline that welcomes both practitioners of intellectual, contextual history, as well as specialists in the historical explanation of the analytical and theoretical…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • China’s Economic Reform

    Experience and Implications

    By Zhang Yu

    China’s growth miracle over the past 30 years has propelled it to become the world’s second largest economy and potentially the largest in the following years. This book examines China’s experience on economic reform, trying to find the reasons for the sustainable and rapid development and provide…

    Hardback – 2017-10-20 
    China Perspectives

  • Economics and Literature

    A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Approach

    Edited by Ҫınla Akdere, Christine Baron

    Since the Middle Ages, literature has portrayed the economic world in poetry, drama, stories and novels. The complexity of human realities highlights crucial aspects of the economy. The nexus linking characters to their economic environment is central in a new genre, the "economic novel", that puts…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Economic Theory of Costs

    Foundations and New Directions

    Edited by Matthew McCaffrey

    The theory of costs is a cornerstone of economic thinking, and it plays a vital role 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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Philosophy in the Time of Economic Crisis

    Pragmatism and Economy

    Edited by Kenneth W. Stikkers, Krzysztof Piotr Skowroński

    For over 2000 years, economics was studied in the West as a branch of ethics, or moral philosophy. Presently, though, few economists and no textbook in economic orthodoxy claim any close connection between economic science and philosophy. However, might the current ‘crises’ in economics, and in the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Schumpeter's Price Theory

    By Harry Bloch

    Joseph Alois Schumpeter has long been recognised as one of the great economists of the 20th Century, and his truly revolutionary approach to economic development continues to gain appreciation. This is particularly due to the emphasis he places on innovation and creative destruction as drivers of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Keynes and The General Theory Revisited

    By Axel Kicillof

    Every time the economy goes through a period of crisis, Keynes’ name is called upon by economists and politicians from diverse backgrounds. However, 70 years after the publication of The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, specialists are still far—maybe everyday further—from reaching…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

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