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  • Wealth

    By A.W. Kirkaldy

    This title, first published in 1920, is an excellent introduction to the fundamentals of economics, including explanations of production, distribution, and capital. Kirkaldy further highlights the economic problems of trade, commerce, exchanges, and finances. This title will be a valuable resource…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Explaining Inequality

    By Maurizio Franzini, Mario Pianta

    Inequalities in incomes and wealth have increased in advanced countries, making our economies less dynamic, our societies more unjust and our political processes less democratic. As a result, reducing inequalities is now a major economic, social and political challenge. This book provides a concise…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Debt

    By Alexander X. Douglas

    I owe you a dinner invitation, you owe ten years on your mortgage, and the government owes billions. We speak confidently about these cases of debt, but is that concept clear in its meaning? This book aims to clarify the concept of debt so we can find better answers to important moral and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • What is Neoclassical Economics?

    Debating the origins, meaning and significance

    Edited by Jamie Morgan

    Despite some diversification modern economics still attracts a great deal of criticism. This is largely due to highly unrealistic assumptions underpinning economic theory, explanatory failure, poor policy framing, and a dubious focus on prediction. Many argue that flaws continue to owe much of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • The Romance of Trade

    A Survey Commercial and Economic

    By A.W. Kirkaldy

    This revised edition of the original 1923 text first appeared in 1929, a decade after the end of WWI. The war left Great Britain burdened with debt and faced with the dire issues of unemployment and unstable domestic and foreign markets. In this title, A.W. Kirkaldy gives a brief but thoroughly…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Theory of Value

    By Luigi Pasinetti

    A prominent member of the second generation of Cambridge Keynesians, Luigi Pasinetti has been a key player in the development of neo-Ricardian economics as well. Having studied under Piero Sraffa at Cambridge, he developed a mathematical representation of Ricardo's theory of value and distribution,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The History of Complexity Economics

    By Magda Fontana

    The last two decades have witnessed the growing influence of complexity analyses on the physical, biological and social sciences. Economics has not remained indifferent to the power of nonlinear interactions to generate complex structures and an astonishing range of potential behaviours. Indeed,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The German Historical School and European Economic Thought

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • 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 – 2015-11-04 
    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 – 2015-11-01 
    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 – 2015-10-20 
    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 – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

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