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  • Welfare and the Welfare State

    Central Issues Now and in the Future, 2nd Edition

    By Bent Greve

    The welfare state is still very much central in people’s everyday lives. The welfare state is at the same time contested and debated, and has often been argued to be in a crisis not only in the wake of the financial crisis. Welfare and welfare states used to be a national issue and prerogative.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • The Economic Consequences of the Euro

    The Safest Escape Plan, 1st Edition

    By Stefan Kawalec, Ernest Pytlarczyk, Kamil Kamiński

    This book presents a new narrative on the eurozone crisis. It argues that the common currency has the potential to kill the European Union, and the conventional wisdom that the eurozone can be fixed by a common budget and further political integration is incorrect. The authors address key…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge
    Economics in the Real World

  • Polanyi in times of populism

    Vision and contradiction in the history of economic ideas, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Holmes

    The rise of populism across Europe and the US – first in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis and then in the shape of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and the Brexit vote in 2016 – are indicative of a seismic shift in the terrain of economic ideas in public discourse.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Trusting Nudges

    Toward A Bill of Rights for Nudging, 1st Edition

    By Cass R. Sunstein, Lucia A. Reisch

    Many "nudges" aim to make life simpler, safer, or easier for people to navigate, but what do members of the public really think about these policies? Drawing on surveys from numerous nations around the world, Sunstein and Reisch explore whether citizens approve of nudge policies. Their most…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Property Rights in Land

    Issues in social, economic and global history, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosa Congost, Jorge Gelman, Rui Santos

    Property Rights in Land widens our understanding of property rights by looking through the lenses of social history and sociology, discussing mainstream theory of new institutional economics and the derived grand narrative of economic development.  As neo-institutional development theory has become…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Natural Resources in Latin America

    Taxation and Regulation of the Extractive Industries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Osmel E. Manzano M., Fernando Navajas, Andrew Powell

    Revenues from commodities are extremely important for Latin America and the Caribbean, yet there is very little literature on the structure of these industries and on the various ways in which the state obtains commodity revenues. This book aims to understand the trade-off between the degree of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Sharing Economies in Times of Crisis

    Practices, Politics and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Ince, Sarah Marie Hall

    The ‘new sharing economy’ is a growing phenomenon across the Global North. It claims to transform relationships of production and consumption in a way that can improve our lives, reduce environmental impacts, and reduce the cost of living. Amidst various economic, environmental, and other crises,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The German Historical School and European Economic Thought

    1st Edition

    Edited by José Luís Cardoso, Michalis Psalidopoulos

    The financial crisis of 2008 has revived interest in economic scholarship from a historical perspective. The most in depth studies of the relationship between economics and history can be found in the work of the so-called German Historical School (GHS). The influence of the GHS in the USA and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Russia's Economy in an Epoch of Turbulence

    Crises and Lessons, 1st Edition

    By Vladimir Mau

    Over the course of the last thirty years post-communist Russia has either been struggling with crises, discussing the lessons learned from past crises, or attempting to trace the contours of future crises. Based on the author’s own experiences and his research over this long period, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • The Global Free Trade Error

    The Infeasibility of Ricardo�s Comparative Advantage Theory, 1st Edition

    By Ron Baiman

    The doctrine of "free trade" is second only to that of "free markets" in undergirding ideological support for our current global economic structures and rules. From David Ricardo’s "comparative advantage principle" to James Meade’s Neoclassical or mainstream economics proof of self-adjusting free…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • War, Power and the Economy

    Mercantilism and state formation in 18th-century Europe, 1st Edition

    By A. González Enciso

    War, Power and the Economy contains a comparative history of Great Britain, France and Spain, the three rival empires of the 1700s. It explores how the states prepared for war, what kind of economic means they had, what institutional changes they implemented, and how efficient this was. As such,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Schumpeter's Price Theory

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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