History of Economic Thought Products

  • Profitability and the Great Recession

    The Role of Accumulation Trends in the Financial Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Ascension Mejorado, Manuel Roman

    From the mid-1980s, investors in the US increasingly directed capital towards the financial sector at the expense of non-financial sectors, lured by the perception of higher profits. This flow of capital inflated asset prices, creating the stock market and housing bubbles which burst when the…

    Hardback – 2013-10-21
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • A Re-Assessment of Aristotle's Economic Thought

    1st Edition

    By Ricardo F. Crespo

    The world has seen several financial and economic crises in the past few years. Psychological, ethical and philosophical levels of causal analysis have been discussed, and in this context, an interest in classical thinkers has emerged. The work of Aristotle has influenced writers from Marx and…

    Hardback – 2013-10-15
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Historiography of Economics

    British and American Economic Essays, Volume III, 1st Edition

    By A.W. Bob Coats

    Edited by Roger E Backhouse, Bruce Caldwell

    This is the third and final volume of collected papers of A.W. Bob Coats. Coats began to collect material for this volume in the years following the publication of the second volume in 1993, but sadly died in 2007, before the work was completed. The volume has now been completed under the…

    Hardback – 2013-09-23
    British and American Economic Essays

  • The Global Financial Crisis and the New Monetary Consensus

    1st Edition

    By Marc Pilkington

    The Global Financial Crisis has reshuffled the cards for central banks throughout the world. In the wake of the biggest crisis since the Great Depression, this volume traces the evolution of modern central banking over the last fifty years. It takes in the inflationary chaos of the 1970s and the…

    Hardback – 2013-08-29
    Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

  • Innovation and Finance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Pyka, Hans-Peter Burghof

    Innovation and finance are in a symbiotic and twin-track relationship: a well-functioning financial system spurs innovation by identifying and funding stimulating entrepreneurial activities which trigger economic growth. Innovations also open up profitable opportunities for the financial system.…

    Hardback – 2013-07-17
    Routledge/Lisbon Civic Forum Studies in Innovation

  • The Appropriation of Ecological Space

    Agrofuels, unequal exchange and environmental load displacements, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Hermele

    Although it is recognised that Thomas Robert Malthus was wrong when he posited a contradiction between population increase and agricultural growth, there are increasing signs that he could be proved right in the future. Perhaps Malthus was too late and too early in his prediction? He was too late…

    Hardback – 2013-07-17
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

  • China's Regional Development

    Review and Prospect, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ming Lu, Zhao Chen, Zhu Xiwei, Xu Xianxiang

    China is a large developing economy and it has been deeply involved in globalization since its economic reform and opening-up. Simultaneously, China has seen a significant change in the spatial distribution of economic resources, especially capital and labor. In the recent 10 years, economists have…

    Hardback – 2013-07-08

  • Economic Justice and Liberty

    The Social Philosophy in John Stuart Mill’s Utilitarianism, 1st Edition

    By Huei-chun Su

    This new book reopens the debate on theories of justice between utilitarian theorists and scholars from other camps. John Rawls’ 1971 publication of A Theory of Justice put forward a devastating challenge to the long-established dominance of utilitarianism within political and moral philosophy, and…

    Hardback – 2013-07-02
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Ricardo on Money and Finance

    A Bicentenary Reappraisal, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yuji Sato, Susumu Takenaga

    David Ricardo, one of the major figures in the history of economic thought, particularly in the English classical political economy, deployed his activities as economist just two hundreds of years ago. Since then his economics has been generally estimated as the culminating point of the classical…

    Hardback – 2013-05-23

  • Marx and Living Labour

    1st Edition

    By Laurent Baronian

    From his early economic works on, Marx conceived the labour of any kind of society as a set of production activities and analysed the historical modes of production as specific ways of distributing  and exchanging these activities. Political economy on the contrary considers the labour…

    Hardback – 2013-05-16
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Social Innovation

    New Forms of Organisation in Knowledge–Based Societies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carmen Ruiz Viñals, Carmen Parra Rodríguez

    'Social innovation’ can be simply defined as the new ideas and initiatives that make it possible to meet our society’s challenges in areas such as the environment, education, employment, culture, health and economic development. It is currently becoming increasingly important as a central concept…

    Hardback – 2013-05-13
    Routledge/Lisbon Civic Forum Studies in Innovation

  • Interdisciplinary Economics

    Kenneth E. Boulding’s Engagement in the Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wilfred Dolfsma, Stefan Kesting

    Kenneth Boulding was a prolific writer across so many different fields that not only is he often much referred to and cited, he is considered a core member of many of these fields. Boulding is the quintessential interdisciplinary scholar. He died in 1993, but he has left a legacy in economics,…

    Hardback – 2013-05-09
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

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