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Technology Differences over Space and Time

by Francesco Caselli

Technology Differences over Space and Time looks at how countries use their productive resources—such as workers, skills, equipment and structures, and natural resources. Francesco Caselli develops methods...


The Foundations of Behavioral Economic Analysis

Labour Managed Firms and Post-Capitalism

by Bruno Jossa

Marx claims that unselfishness is a child of (workplace) culture, whereas the gene is selfish. If Marx is right then the prerequisite for overthrowing capitalism is a system which both leverages selfishness...


Keynes's General Theory - A Retrospective View

by A. C. Pigou

This antiquarian book contains Arthur Cecil Pigou's 1950 economic treatise, "Keynes's General Theory - A Retrospective View". This fascinating monograph will appeal to those with an interest in modern economics,...


Economists and War: A heterodox perspective

by Fabrizio Bientinesi & Rosario Patalano

War and economic power have been interwoven in the thought of scholars since the beginnings of economic science, and views on the role of war in the economy have shifted dramatically as the world order has changed....


Economics as Social Science: Economics imperialism and the challenge of interdisciplinarity

by Roberto Marchionatti & Mario Cedrini

There is a growing consensus in social sciences that there is a need for interdisciplinary research on the complexity of human behavior. At an age of crisis for both the economy and economic theory, economics...


A New Economics for Modern Dynamic Economies: Innovation, uncertainty and entrepreneurship

by Angelo Fusari

It is becoming increasingly clear that a new economics is required for investigating modern dynamic economies and the coming social world. Important features of those economies, such as innovation, uncertainty...


The Corruption of Capitalism

by Guy Standing

There is a lie at the heart of global capitalism. Politicians, financiers and global bureaucrats claim to believe in free competitive markets, but have constructed the most unfree market system ever. It is corrupt...


Routledge Revivals: Towards a New Theory of Organizations (1994)

by John Hassard & Martin Parker

First published in 1994, the essays collected in this book explore the impact and current status of the ideas put forth in David Silverman's The Theory of Organizations, and how they relate to future directions...


The Adam Smith Review: Volume 9

by Fonna Forman

Adam Smith's contribution to economics is well-recognised, but in recent years scholars have been exploring anew the multidisciplinary nature of his works. The Adam Smith Review is a rigorously refereed annual...


The Political Economy of Latin American Independence

by Alexandre Mendes Cunha & Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak

Although historians usually trace its origins to the Haitian Revolution of the late 18th Century, Latin American political, economic and cultural emancipation is still very much a work in progress. As new national...


Creative Research in Economics

by Arnold Wentzel

Researchers are expected to produce original findings, yet nobody explains how original contributions are conceived in economics. Recently there have been calls for more creativity in economic research, yet...


The Economic Ideas of Marx's Capital: Steps towards post-Keynesian economics

by Ludo Cuyvers

Nearly two hundred years have passed since the birth of Karl Marx and continuing to this day the influence of his economic views, insights and theories can still be felt. However, since the publication of Das...


The Theory of the Firm: An overview of the economic mainstream

by Paul Walker

Firms are a ubiquitous feature of the economic landscape, with much of the activity undertaken within an economy taking place within their boundaries. Given the size of the contribution made by firms to economic...


The Seen, the Unseen, and the Unrealized: How Regulations Affect Our Everyday Lives

by Per L. Bylund

This book shows the effects and implications of regulation on how the market functions, with an emphasis on how regulation affects economic actors in other parts of the economy. It focuses on how re-allocation...


Killing the Competition: Economic Inequality and Homicide

by Martin Daly

Criminologists have known for decades that income inequality is the best predictor of the local homicide rate, but why this is so has eluded them. There is a simple, compelling answer: most homicides are the...


Financial Development, Economic Crises and Emerging Market Economies

by Faruk Ülgen

Recurrent crises in emerging markets and in advanced economies in the last decades cast doubt about the ability of financial liberalization to meet the aims of sustainable economic growth and development. The...


Cost-Benefit Analysis: Theory and Application

by Tevfik F. Nas

Cost-Benefit Analysis: Theory and Application, Second Edition provides exposure to welfare economic theory and a comprehensive framework for conducting a complete and theoretically consistent project analysis....


Trekonomics: The Economics of Star Trek

by Manu Saadia

Trekonomics explores the economics of the Star Trek universe as if it were real, and discusses how our own world can work towards that model.