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  • The Evolution of Business

    Interpretative Theory, History and Firm Growth, 1st Edition

    By Ellen Korsager

    Firm growth. This concept has interested researchers for generations. Economists have sought to predict and measure firm growth using a host of different variables, while strategic management scholars depict growth as the result of clever analyses and rational resource exploitation.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • The History of Money and Monetary Arrangements

    Insights from the Baltic and North Seas Region, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Marmefelt

    Today, most money is credit money, created by commercial banks. While credit can finance innovation, excessive credit can lead to boom/bust cycles, such as the recent financial crisis. This highlights how the organization of our monetary system is crucial to stability. One way to achieve this is by…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Deliberation and Decision

    Economics, Constitutional Theory and Deliberative Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Anne van Aaken, Christian List

    Deliberation and Decision explores ways of bridging the gap between two rival approaches to theorizing about democratic institutions: constitutional economics on the one hand and deliberative democracy on the other. The two approaches offer very different accounts of the functioning and legitimacy…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Law, Ethics and Economics

  • Business Cycles and Economic Crises

    A Bibliometric and Economic History, 1st Edition

    By Niels Geiger, Vadim Kufenko

    Throughout the history of economic thought, interest in business cycles and economic crises has sometimes been observed to rise during times of crises, recessions and depressions. However, the treatment of this topic in the literature has generally been merely anecdotal. This book presents a…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Monetary Plurality in Local, Regional and Global Economies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Georgina M. Gómez

    The idea that each country should have one currency is so deeply rooted in people’s minds that the possibility of multiple and concurrent currencies seems unthinkable. Monetary systems contribute to problems of high unemployment and social distress during financial and economic crisis, so reforms…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Financial History

  • The Adam Smith Review Volume 6

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fonna Forman-Barzilai

    Adam Smith’s contribution to economics is well-recognized but in recent years scholars have been exploring anew the multidisciplinary nature of his works. The Adam Smith Review is a refereed annual review that provides a unique forum for interdisciplinary debate on all aspects of Adam Smith’s works…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    The Adam Smith Review

  • Economics and Performativity

    Exploring Limits, Theories and Cases, 1st Edition

    By Nicolas Brisset

    Economists do more than merely describe an external economic world. They shape it in the image of their theories and models. This idea, following the philosophy of language, puts forward that economic theories are performative, and not only descriptive. This idea has become a powerful critique of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

  • Theories of Value from Adam Smith to Piero Sraffa

    2nd Edition

    By Ajit Sinha

    This book presents a comprehensive account of more than 200 years of controversy on the classical theories of value and distribution. The author focuses on four, perhaps most critical classics — Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations, David Ricardo’s Principles of Political Economy, Karl Marx’s Capital and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge India

  • The Individual and the Other in Economic Thought

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ragip Ege, Herrade Igersheim

    The Philosophy of Economics primarily considers the economic agent as a moral subject. Economics, however, has long overlooked the agent’s moral – that is to say, reasonable – dimension, to focus instead on the strictly rational. This volume seeks to address this neglected topic through…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

  • New York: Art and Cultural Capital of the Gilded Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret R. Laster, Chelsea Bruner

    Fueled by a flourishing capitalist economy, undergirded by advancements in architectural design and urban infrastructure, and patronized by growing bourgeois and elite classes, New York’s built environment was dramatically transformed in the 1870s and 1880s. This book argues that this constituted…

    Hardback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Economics, Ethics and Power

    From Behavioural Rules to Global Structures, 1st Edition

    By Hasse Ekstedt

    Economic theory in its neoclassical form is sometimes regarded as free from values; it is simply the theory of economic exchange. This can only hold true if we accept the idea of "Homo Economicus" and the equilibrium economy. But in the real world, away from neoclassical models, there is no…

    Hardback – 2018-07-16
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • A History of Czech Economic Thought

    1st Edition

    By Antonie Doležalová

    Situated in the turbulent heart of Europe, the Czech Republic has suffered from significant discontinuity in its historical development, but its economic thinking has not until now been subject to a full analysis. This book offers a history of Czech economic thought from the late Middle Ages to the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    The Routledge History of Economic Thought

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