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  • Symmetallism

    An Alternative to Orthodox Bimetallism, 1st Edition

    By Barthold A. Butenschøn

    Originally published in 1936, this book discusses the post-War reconstruction of the monetary system. It examines the American use of silver and changes to China's currency system and asks whether a combination of gold and silver would not be a better solution than a pure Gold Standard. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • Gold and Prices

    1st Edition

    By George F. Warren, Frank A. Pearson

    This influential study of the relationship between the prices of gold and other commodities was originally published in 1935. In it the authors attributed the initial cause of the great depression in the US to the reestablishment of the gold standard in many European countries and resulting…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • Ten Years of Currency Revolution

    1922-1932, 1st Edition

    By Charles Morgan Webb

    Originally published in 1935, this book charts the revolution from a banking to an industrial conception of currency which took place between 1922 and 1932. Having failed to stabilise the purchasing power of gold, General Strong stabilised the purchasing power of the dollar, an idea which was…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • A Critique of the Gold Standard

    1st Edition

    By H. L. Puxley

    Originally published in 1933 this book discusses the inadequacy of ‘orthodox Gold Standard theory’ in the light of post-war monetary phenomena. In demonstrating that the Gold Standard had broken down the book explains that the Quantity Theory of Money is an inaccurate explanation of what happens…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • Gold, Credit and Employment

    Four Essays for Laymen, 1st Edition

    By G. D. H. Cole

    Originally published in 1930, the essays in this book discuss some of the leading financial controversities of the early 1930s in non-technical language. Rationalisation, the Gold Standard and the problems of currency and credit in their relation to unemployment are among the questions discussed.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • Hayek’s Market Republicanism

    The Limits of Liberty, 1st Edition

    By Sean Irving

    Friedrich Hayek was the 20th century’s most significant free market theorist. Over the course of his long career he developed an analysis of the danger that state power can pose to individual liberty. In rejecting much of the liberal tradition’s concern for social justice and democratic…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Impoverishment and Asylum

    Social Policy as Slow Violence, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Mayblin

    Impoverishment and Asylum argues that a shift has taken place in recent decades towards construing asylum as primarily a political and/or humanitarian phenomenon, to construing it as primarily an economic phenomenon, and that this shift has had led to the purposeful impoverishment, by the state, of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Economics as Social Science

    Economics imperialism and the challenge of interdisciplinarity, 1st Edition

    By Roberto Marchionatti, Mario Cedrini

    There is a growing consensus in social sciences that there is a need for interdisciplinary research on the complexity of human behavior. At an age of crisis for both the economy and economic theory, economics is called upon to fruitfully cooperate with contiguous social disciplines. The term ‘…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • The EU–Japan Partnership in the Shadow of China

    The Crisis of Liberalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Axel Berkofsky, Christopher W. Hughes, Paul Midford, Marie Söderberg

    Both the European Union and Japan have been major beneficiaries and supporters of the liberal international order, first led by the United States since the end of World War II. During this period, they have emerged as global powers, however, the very order that nurtured their rise is now facing…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Digital Transformation of Labor (Open Access)

    Automation, the Gig Economy and Welfare, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Larsson, Robin Teigland

    Through a series of studies, the overarching aim of this book is to investigate if and how the digitalization/digital transformation process causes (or may cause) the autonomy of various labor functions, and its impact in creating (or stymieing) various job opportunities on the labor market. This…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Labour Economics

  • International Trade and Sustainable Development

    Economic, Historical and Moral Arguments for Asymmetric Global Trade, 1st Edition

    By Bob Milward

    The contemporary orthodox view of world trade has centred, generally unchallenged, on the ideas of free trade, based on the theoretical construct of comparative advantage. This book will engage in a critique of the orthodox position based on the underlying theoretical economic construct, the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • The Evolutionary Origins of Markets

    How Evolution, Psychology and Biology Have Shaped the Economy, 1st Edition

    By Rojhat Avşar

    Our elaborate market exchange system owes its existence not to our calculating brain or insatiable self-centeredness, but rather to our sophisticated and nuanced human sociality and to the inherent rationality built into our emotions. The modern economic system is helped a lot more than hindered by…

    Paperback – 2019-11-18
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

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