Critical Concepts in Economics

With a rich backlist of popular Economics titles on current areas of research, the Critical Concepts in Economics series spans a wide range of titles, with titles including China and Globalization, The Great Depression and Feminist Economics. Upcoming titles to look out for include Islamic Economics and Human Capital.

  • Aviation Economics, 4-vol. set

    Edited by Peter Morrell, Anne Graham

    A new title from Routledge, this is a four-volume collection of cutting-edge and foundational research.…

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  • Applied Econometrics

    Edited by William Greene

    In the memorable words of Ragnar Frisch, econometrics is ‘a unification of the theoretical–quantitative and the empirical–quantitative approach to economic problems’. Beginning to take shape in the 1930s and 1940s, econometrics is now recognized as a vital subdiscipline supported by a vast—and…

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  • The Economics of Knowledge and..

    Edited by Cristiano Antonelli, Paul David

    Fritz Machlup (1902–83), the Austrian-American economist, is recognized as one of the first scholars to examine knowledge as an economic resource and, for more than half a century, many other economists and management theorists have also argued that economic growth is—or soon will be—dependent on…

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  • International Trade

    Edited by Bharat Hazari, Yin Wong Cheung

    The economic principles that underpin international trade, and the many associated issues and controversies that this evergreen topic generates, are dizzying in their complexity. Now, to help advanced students and researchers make sense of an enormous—and growing—corpus of scholarship, Routledge…

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  • Economic Development of India

    Edited by Pulin B. Nayak

    The development experience of India has been a matter of much interest in recent years. India is home to a sixth of the world’s population, and about a third of the country is acknowledged to be living below the officially determined poverty line. After more than six decades of planned economic…

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  • Time Series Econometrics

    Edited by Terence Mills

    In the memorable words of Ragnar Frisch, econometrics is ‘a unification of the theoretical–quantitative and the empirical–quantitative approach to economic problems’. Beginning to take shape in the 1930s and 1940s, econometrics is now recognized as a vital subdiscipline supported by a vast—and…

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  • China's Macroeconomic Policy

    Edited by Linda Yueh

    China’s Macroeconomic Policy is a key collection of articles that showcase how economic policies have changed—and are changing still—in the world’s second largest economy, in a way that will affect the global economy. From exchange rates to fiscal policy, Chinese reforms have developed gradually to…

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  • The Economics of Natural Resources

    Edited by Barry Field, Gardner Brown

    The principles that underpin the economics of natural resources and the many associated issues and controversies that the topic generates are dizzying in their complexity. Now, to help advanced students and researchers make sense of an explosion of scholarship, Routledge announces The Economics of…

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  • Panel Data Econometrics

    Edited by Badi Baltagi

    In the memorable words of Ragnar Frisch, econometrics is ‘a unification of the theoretical–quantitative and the empirical–quantitative approach to economic problems’. Beginning to take shape in the 1930s and 1940s, econometrics is now recognized as a vital subdiscipline supported by a vast—and…

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  • Information Economics

    Edited by David Sappington, Michael R. Baye

    How does information affect economic relations? What of the strategic issues surrounding the use of information: the make-buy-or-copy decision; the working and failure of markets; and the important role of outguessing each other in a macroeconomic context? Now, to help advanced students and…

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  • The Economics of Labor

    Edited by George J. Borjas

    The branch of economics concerned with the allocation of resources in the labor market addresses some of the most difficult issues facing governments and policy-makers at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The range of dizzying questions it seeks to answer include: what is the impact of…

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  • Human Capital

    Edited by Pedro Teixeira

    In recent decades, human capital has become one of the most popular and influential research programmes in the academy. Its influence is not limited to economics, but has proved to be significant to many other social sciences; indeed, it has infused social and political debates about education and…

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  • e-Commerce Economics

    Edited by David VanHoose

    The economic principles that underpin commercial transactions via electronic networks, and the many associated economic issues and controversies that e-commerce generates, are dizzying in their complexity. Now, to help advanced students and researchers make sense of an explosion of scholarship,…

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  • Islamic Economics

    Edited by Shafiq Alvi, Amer al-Roubaie

    The editors of this new collection write: Western economists define economics as the branch of knowledge or science which investigates how scarce resources are best allocated into competing claims upon them. These claims are socially and culturally determined. Islamic economics and its principles…

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  • The Rise of Econometrics

    Edited by Duo Qin

    In the memorable words of Ragnar Frisch, econometrics is ‘a unification of the theoretical–quantitative and the empirical–quantitative approach to economic problems’. Beginning to take shape in the 1930s and 1940s, econometrics is now recognized as a vital subdiscipline supported by a vast—and…

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  • China and Globalization

    Edited by Linda Yueh

    How China continues its integration with the global economy is one of today’s crucial questions, both for China’s own growth prospects and for the rest of the world contending with the still numerous developmental challenges of the world’s second-largest economy. In the first thirty years after it…

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  • Transport Economics

    Edited by David A. Hensher

    An effective transport infrastructure—and its associated services—are widely regarded as key components of an efficient, equitable, and sustainable society. But the link between transport provision (especially car ownership) and growing global levels of, for example, social exclusion, congestion,…

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  • Urban and Regional Economics

    Edited by Philip McCann

    Urban and regional economics encompasses both the economics of geography and spatial economics to focus on the growth, behaviour, and economic performance of cities and regions. Over the last two decades, urban and regional economics has grown dramatically—both as a taught subject and as an active…

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  • Economic Reform in Modern China

    Edited by Wei Zhang

    It is more than three decades since China initiated its economic reform and open-door policies. During that period, China has successfully transformed itself from an inefficient centrally-planned economy to a fast-growing market-orientated economy. To the rest of the world, China has emerged from…

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  • The Great Depression

    Edited by Geoffrey E. Wood, Forrest Capie

    The Great Depression had a devastating effect on much of the world’s developed economies. (For example, at its nadir, around one-quarter of the US workforce was unemployed. And, in Britain, exports virtually halved by 1933 as international trade collapsed.) The political and cultural consequences…

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  • Agricultural Economics

    Edited by Gail L. Cramer

    The application of the principles of economics to the production of crops and livestock—and to land usage more generally—is a well-established and flourishing area of research and study, and this new four-volume collection in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Economics, meets…

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  • Twentieth-Century Economic History

    Edited by Lars Magnusson

    The study of economic phenomena over time is a well-established and flourishing area of research and study, and this new four-volume collection in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Economics, meets the need for an authoritative, up-to-date, and comprehensive reference work…

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  • Islamic Banking and Finance

    Edited by Amer al-Roubaie, Shafiq Alvi

    Islamic banking refers to a financial system which is consistent with principles of Islamic law (or ‘sharia’) and guided by Islamic economics. In particular, Islamic law prohibits ‘riba’ or usury, the collection and payment of interest. Additionally, Islamic law prohibits investing in businesses…

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  • Feminist Economics

    Edited by Drucilla Barker, Edith Kuiper

    Edited by a leading scholar in the field, this is a new title in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Economics. It is a four-volume collection of historical and contemporary work in the flourishing field of feminist economics, an innovative and dynamic area of scholarship that…

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  • Feminist Economics

    Edited by Drucilla Barker

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

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  • Public Sector Economics

    Edited by Richard W. Tresch

    How does government taxing and spending affect an economy, and how can we determine whether government policies promote a society’s economic objectives? What economic activities should governments undertake? Should they do less? How should an optimal tax system be designed? What information is…

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  • The Economics of Innovation

    Edited by Antonelli Cristiano

    The Economics of Innovation is a new title in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Economics. Edited by Cristiano Antonelli, a leading scholar in the field, it is a four-volume collection of canonical and the best cutting-edge research. Many would argue that the economics of…

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