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  • Radical Political Economy

    Sraffa Versus Marx, 1st Edition

    By Robin Hahnel

    For too long radical political economy has suffered for lack of a coherent alternative to formal Marxian economic theory. People have had to choose between (1) continuing to use a formal model based on the labor theory of value as Marx developed in Capital to justify and retain one’s opposition to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge

  • Business cycle theory as a basis for economic policy

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • The Economy of Lower Yangzi Delta in Late Imperial China

    Connecting Money, Markets, and Institutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Billy K. L. So

    Historically, the Lower Yangzi Delta (or Jiangnan), has played a key role in China’s economic development. Indeed, as the prime example of a traditional Chinese market economy, the region serves as the core case study when making comparisons between the Chinese and Western economies in the early…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Academia Sinica on East Asia

  • How Abstract Is It? Thinking Capital Now

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • The Heterodox Theory of Social Costs

    By K. William Kapp, 1st Edition

    By K. William Kapp

    Edited by Sebastian Berger

    K. William Kapp’s heterodox theory of social costs proposes precautionary planning to pre-empt social costs and provide social benefits via socio-ecological safety standards that guarantee the gratification of basic human needs. Based on arguments from Thorstein Veblen, Karl Marx, and Max Weber,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

  • Wealth

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A History of Australasian Economic Thought

    1st Edition

    By Alex Millmow

    This overview of Australasian economic thought presents the first analysis of the Australian economic contribution for 25 years, and is the first to offer a panoramic sweeping account of New Zealand economic thought. Those two countries, both at the start of the twentieth century and at its end,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    The Routledge History of Economic Thought

  • The Romance of Trade

    A Survey Commercial and Economic, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Economics Made Fun

    Philosophy of the pop-economics, 1st Edition

    Edited by N. Emrah Aydinonat, Jack J Vromen

    Best-selling books such as Freakonomics and The Undercover Economist have paved the way for the flourishing economics-made-fun genre. While books like these present economics as a strong and explanatory science, the ongoing economic crisis has exposed the shortcomings of economics to the general…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Studies in Economic Dynamics (1943)

    1st Edition

    By M. Kalecki

    First published in 1943, this work contains five interconnected essays presenting the author's renowned additions to the business cycle theory. Written by one of the most distinguished economists of the 20th century, this work will be essential reading for students and scholars of the history of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ricardo and International Trade

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shigeyoshi Senga, Masatomi Fujimoto, Taichi Tabuchi

    David Ricardo’s theories have been widely studied and discussed, including the prominent theory on comparative advantage. Ricardo and International Trade looks at the ongoing renaissance of the Ricardian international trade theory. The book’s interpretation brings fresh insights into and new…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Economics and Other Disciplines

    Assessing New Economic Currents, 1st Edition

    By Ricardo F. Crespo

    During the second half of the twentieth century, economics exported its logic – utility maximization – to the analysis of several human activities or realities: a tendency that has been called “economic imperialism”. This book explores the concept termed by John Davis as “reverse imperialism”,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

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