History of Economic Thought Products

  • The Adam Smith Review

    Volume 12, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fonna Forman

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

    Hardback – 2020-08-01 
    The Adam Smith Review

  • Understanding Financial Crises

    1st Edition

    By Ensar Yılmaz

    Incorporating a broad range of economic approaches, Understanding Financial Crises explores the merits of various arguments and theories which have been used to explain the causes of financial crises. The book explores eight of these different explanations: under-consumption, debt accumulation,…

    Hardback – 2020-07-31 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Classical Liberalism and the Industrial Working Class

    The Economic Thought of Thomas Hodgskin, 1st Edition

    By Alberto Mingardi

    Thomas Hodgskin (1787-1869) is today a largely unknown figure, sometimes considered to be a forerunner of Karl Marx. Yet a closer look at Hodgskin’s works reveals that he was actually a committed advocate of laissez-faire economics and enthusiastic about labor-saving machinery and the Industrial…

    Hardback – 2020-07-21 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • International Development and the Washington Consensus

    A Pluralist Perspective, 1st Edition

    By John Marangos

    With this book, John Marangos offers an insightful historical and theoretical review of the Washington Consensus and its successors among the mainstream. Following an intuitive structure, it explores international development and the Washington Consensus through the lenses of neoclassical economics…

    Paperback – 2020-07-17 

  • The Theory of Transaction in Institutional Economics

    A History, 1st Edition

    By Massimiliano Vatiero

    Despite abundant literature on transaction costs, there is little to no in-depth analysis regarding what the transaction is or how it works. Drawing on both mainstream and heterodox literature and a variety of interdisciplinary sources, this monograph traces the history of transaction costs in…

    Hardback – 2020-07-13 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Democracy and Money

    Lessons for Today from Athens in Classical Times, 1st Edition

    By George C. Bitros, Emmanouil M. L. Economou, Nicholas C. Kyriazis

    The authors of this book argue that post-war fiscal and monetary policies in the U.S. are prone to more frequent and more destabilizing domestic and international financial crises. So, in the aftermath of the one that erupted in 2008, they propose that now we are sleepwalking into another, which…

    Hardback – 2020-07-13 
    Banking, Money and International Finance

  • The Morality of Economic Behaviour

    Economics as Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Vangelis Chiotis

    The links between self-interest and morality have been examined in moral philosophy since Plato. Economics is a mostly value-free discipline, having lost its original ethical dimension as described by Adam Smith. Examining moral philosophy through the framework provided by economics offers new…

    Hardback – 2020-07-09 
    Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

  • A Macroeconomics Model and Stabilisation Policies for the OPEC Countries

    With Special Reference to the Iraqi Economy, 1st Edition

    By A. Khalik Salman

    First published in 1999, this book focuses on the macroeconomics issues which directly affect OPEC countries, aiming to set them in the context of the overall development effort. The most extant theoretical and empirical aspects in macroeconomics are integrated smoothly with institutional issues…

    Paperback – 2020-07-03 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ricardo's Theory of Growth and Accumulation

    A Modern View, 1st Edition

    By Neri Salvadori

    In the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars Britain found itself faced with a stagnant economy. Economist David Ricardo believed that the full re-integration of Britain into the world market would allow for both capital accumulation and population growth, and used arguments that anticipate ideas…

    Hardback – 2020-07-01 
    The Graz Schumpeter Lectures

  • Politics in the Dutch Economy

    The Economics of Institutional Interaction, 1st Edition

    By Bart Snels

    First published in 1999, this volume surveys economic theories of political mechanisms as well as political theories of the influence of the institutional context in which decisions about social economic policies are being made. In the first half of the seventeenth century the Dutch Republic…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Profitability, Mechanization and Economies of Scale

    1st Edition

    By Dudley Jackson

    First published in 1998, this book introduces a new concept of profitability, called the 'efficiency rate of profit', which is defined as the ratio between the unit net margin and the unit capital requirement and shows how the efficiency rate of profit may be used in the assessment of mechanization…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Franco Modigliani and Keynesian Economics

    Theory, Facts and Policy, 1st Edition

    By Antonella Rancan

    This book follows the intellectual path of Franco Modigliani, Nobel Prize winner and one of the most influential Keynesian economists of the twentieth century, tracing his development and examining the impact of his research. The book begins with Modigliani’s early work as a young law student in…

    Hardback – 2020-06-22 
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

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