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  • Comparisons in Economic Thought

    Economic interdependency reconsidered, 1st Edition

    By Stavros A. Drakopoulos

    The idea of comparing rewards with others has a long and persistent presence in the social sciences, and can be found in many psychological, social and managerial theories. In economics, this idea can be traced back through the works of a substantial number of eminent thinkers, from Genovesi and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Judaism and the Economy

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael L. Satlow

    Judaism and the Economy is an edited collection of sixty-nine Jewish texts relating to economic issues such as wealth, poverty, inequality, charity, and the charging of interest. The passages cover the period from antiquity to the present, and represent many different genres. Primarily fresh…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge

  • Evolutionary Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Pyka, Kurt Dopfer

    More than one hundred years after Thorstein Veblen’s famous article ‘Why is Economics Not an Evolutionary Science?’, Evolutionary Economics is now widely recognized as a highly productive approach offering crucial insights for the understanding of socio-economic processes of change and development.…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Economics

  • The Interest Standard of Currency

    An Attempt, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Dick

    Originally published in 1925. This book sets forth a plan to stabilize the currency at a time in which there was much discussion of what to radically change to improve the state of the flow of gold and discounts and interests. It addresses such questions as ‘what is a standard of currency’ and ‘to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Exchange Rate Economics

  • The Impact of Price Uncertainty

    A Study of Brazilian Exchange Rate Policy, 1st Edition

    By Don Coes

    Originally published in 1979. This book addresses three questions regarding uncertainty in economic life: how do we define uncertainty and use the concept meaningfully to provide conclusions; how can the level of uncertainty associated with a particular variable of economic interest be measured;…

    Paperback – 2018-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Exchange Rate Economics

  • Seasonal Movements of Exchange Rates and Interest Rates Under the Pre-World War I Gold Standard

    1st Edition

    By Ellen Foster

    Originally published in 1994. This work investigates seasonal fluctuations of US and British short term nominal interest rates, the dollar-sterling exchange rate and short term interest rate differentials between the US and Britain during the period 1883-1913. It finds that during the pre-World War…

    Paperback – 2018-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Exchange Rate 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
    Routledge
    Law, Ethics and Economics

  • Hayek and Popper

    On Rationality, Economism, and Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Mark Notturno

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • 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
    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
    Routledge
    Financial History

  • On the Foundations of Happiness in Economics

    Reinterpreting Tibor Scitovsky, 1st Edition

    By Maurizio Pugno

    Economic growth has extraordinarily increased the availability of market goods to satisfy people’s need for comfort, but at the same time it has also raised great challenges to their working and family life. Will people learn the skill necessary to cope with these challenges and draw full enjoyment…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

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