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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.


Routledge Handbook of Behavioral Economics

by Roger Frantz, Shu-Heng Chen & Kurt Dopfer

There is no doubt that behavioral economics is becoming a dominant lens through which we think about economics. Behavioral economics is not a single school of thought but representative of a range of approaches,...


From Economics to Political Economy: The problems, promises and solutions of pluralist economics

by Tim B. Thornton

The discipline of economics has been increasingly criticized for its inability to illuminate the workings of the real world and to provide reliable policy guidance for the major economic and social challenges...


Summary of The Phoenix Project: by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, and George Spafford | Includes Analysis

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Summary of The Phoenix Project by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, and George Spafford | Includes Analysis

 

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The Phoenix Project is a business allegory about how a fictional company becomes profitable...


Integral Economics: Releasing the Economic Genius of Your Society

by Ronnie Lessem & Alexander Schieffer

Why on earth is economics perceived to come in only one or at best two different a-cultural if not a-moral guises? There are real, and many, alternatives to the economic mainstream. The trouble is, of course,...


Why Save the Bankers?: And Other Essays on Our Economic and Political Crisis

by Thomas Piketty & Seth Ackerman

The world's best-selling economist's brief, incisive essays on subjects ranging from austerity to inequality, Steve Jobs to climate change, documenting the global financial crisis in real time through the eyes...


Comparisons in Economic Thought: Economic interdependency reconsidered

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...


On the Foundations of Happiness in Economics: Reinterpreting Tibor Scitovsky

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....


Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity

by Douglas Rushkoff

Why doesn’t the explosive growth of companies like Facebook and Uber deliver more prosperity for everyone?

 

What is the systemic problem that sets the rich against the poor and the technologists against everybody...


Marx and Weber on Oriental Societies: In the Shadow of Western Modernity

by Lutfi Sunar

The Orient was central to the work of Marx and Weber, both figures building their theories around the question of why modernity appeared to emerge only in the West. While Marx's account focused on the accumulation...


Entrepreneurship in China

by Keming Yang

The emergence of China as a major world economy is of great importance to the global political economy and to international business. There has been much research on the macro level of institutional reform but...


A Study in the Theory of Inflation

by Bent Hansen

This book, originally published in 1951, is a theoretical study inspired by some central economic problems which have appeared during and after the Second World War in many countries, including Scandinavia....


Problems of Labour and Inflation

by Hilde Behrend

The essays in this book, originally published in 1984, examine many problems within the structure of industry including wage policies, financial incentives and other economic policies. The book discusses the...


Inflation: A Theoretical Survey and Synthesis

by John Hudson

Originally published in 1982, this book begins with a wide-ranging and critical review of both first and second generation theories of inflation (and the related problem of unemployment), including the classical...


Inflation and Society

by Graham Hutton

Originally published in 1960, this book examines how inflation as a policy has come about in modern democracies, how ti works, how to avoid it and at what cost. In non-technical terms it explains what inflation...


Incomes Policies, Inflation and Relative Pay

by Les Fallick & R F Elliott

This book, originally published in 1981, is a major reassessment of the strengths and weaknesses of incomes policies. A distinguished group of economists comprehensively review the rationale and history of the...