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  • Economies of Desire at the Victorian Fin de Siècle

    Libidinal Lives

    Edited by Jane Ford, Kim Edwards Keates, Patricia Pulham

    This volume marks the first sustained study to interrogate how and why issues of sexuality, desire, and economic processes intersect in the literature and culture of the Victorian fin de siècle. At the end of the nineteenth-century, the move towards new models of economic thought marked the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • The Econometrics of Ragnar Frisch

    By Olav Bjerkholt

    Ragnar Frisch was one of the most important economists of the twentieth century, responsible for defining econometrics and brought the terms ‘macro-’ and ‘micro-economics’ into the vocabulary of economists. This edition presents a history of the founding of the Econometric Society based on Frisch’s…

    Hardback – 2015-10-31 
    Routledge

  • How Abstract Is It? Thinking Capital Now

    Edited by Rebecca Colesworthy, Peter Nicholls

    Since the start of the financial crisis in 2008, the notion that capitalism has become too abstract for all but the most rarefied specialists to understand has been widely presupposed. Yet even in academic circles, the question of abstraction itself – of what exactly abstraction is, and does, under…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Peripheral Visions of Economic Development

    New frontiers in development economics and the history of economic thought

    Edited by Mario Garcia-Molina, Hans-Michael Trautwein

    This book explores peripheral visions on economic development, both in the sense that it deals with specific issues of economic development and underdevelopment in countries at the periphery of the world economy, and in terms of its exploration of the economic thinking developed in those regions,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • 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

  • Russia's 'Age of Silver' (Routledge Revivals)

    Precious-Metal Production and Economic Growth in the Eighteenth Century

    By Ian Blanchard

    First published in 1989, Russia’s ‘Age of Silver’ represents a major contribution to the history of the international economy during the eighteenth century, challenging old prejudices and establishing the importance of Russian precious-metal production. Ian Blanchard examines the nature of the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 O. 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 Idea of History in Constructing Economics

    By Michael H. Turk

    How scientific is economics? This question has often been framed by analogies and correspondences made between economics and other, seemingly more well-established scientific disciplines, starting with classical mechanics. At the same time economics is likely to be seen in opposition to or in…

    Hardback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Making of Modern Economics

    The Lives and Ideas of the Great Thinkers

    By Mark Skousen

    This book presents a bold, engaging and updated history of economics--the dramatic story of how the great economic thinkers built today's rigorous social science. Noted financial writer and economist Mark Skousen has revised this popular work, now in its third edition. This comprehensive, yet…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Studies in Applied Economics

    By Léon Walras

    Edited by Jan Van Daal

    Léon Walras (1834-1910) was one of the key thinkers behind the development of marginal utility theory and his introduction of general equilibrium theory is one of the cornerstones of modern economic thought. Now, his seminal work Études d'économie politique appliquée, first published in 1898, is…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • John R. Commons: Selected Essays

    Edited by Malcolm Rutherford, Warren Samuels

    John R. Commons is one of the most significant figures in the development of American economics. One of the founders of the Institutional school, Commons developed theories of the evolution of capitalism and of institutional change which continue to influence modern economics. These volumes collect…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

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