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Economism: Bad Economics and the Rise of Inequality

by James Kwak & Simon Johnson

Here is a bracing deconstruction of the framework for understanding the world that is learned as gospel in Economics 101, regardless of its imaginary assumptions and misleading half-truths.

Economism: an ideology...

The Outline of Sanity

by G. K. Chesterton

This antiquarian book contains Gilbert Keith Chesterton's 1926 thesis, "The Outline of Sanity". Within this famous book Chesterton explores the subjects of poverty, concentration of wealth, work, agriculture,...

There Are 3 Types of American Capitalism. Old, New, and Global. What is Old Capitalism? New Capitalism? Global Capitalism? : SHORT STORY #55. Nonficti

by Alla P. Gakuba

There are 3 types of American capitalism: (1) Old capitalism which occurred from the 17th century—1940s; (2) New capitalism, from 1940s–1991; and (3) Global capitalism from 1991– present.

The story defines,...

3 Types of Economies. Market, Planning, and Mixed: SHORT STORY # 54.  Nonfiction series #1- # 60

by Alla P. Gakuba

There are 3 types of economies: market, planning, and mixed.  The story gave definitions and introduced advantages and disadvantages of each type of economy.

The author lived under all 3 types of economies:...

Econophysics and Financial Economics

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...

Producers, Consumers, and Partial Equilibrium

by David Mandy

Producers, Consumers, and Partial Equilibrium provides a systematic and accessible presentation of the full formal details in the core theories of producer and consumer choice under conditions of price taking;...

The econocracy

The Foundations of Behavioral Economic Analysis

The Innovation Illusion: How So Little Is Created by So Many Working So Hard

by Fredrik Erixon & Björn Weigel

Timely, compelling, and certain to be controversial-a deeply researched study that reveals how companies and policy makers are hindering innovation-led growth

Conventional wisdom holds that Western economies...

Evolutionary Political Economy in Action: A Cyprus Symposium

by Hardy Hanappi, Savvas Katsikides & Manuel Scholz-Wäckerle

The world is in turmoil, the dynamics of political economy seem to have entered a phase where a 'return to normal' cannot be expected. Since the financial crisis, conventional economic theory has proven itself...

The Diffusion of Western Economic Ideas in East Asia

by Malcolm Warner

This book examines the diffusion of economic ideas in East Asia, assessing the impact of external ideas on internal theory and practice. It considers economists from Adam Smith onwards, including Marx, Keynes,...

Advances in Household Economics, Consumer Behaviour and Economic Policy

by Tran Van Hoa

This book considers recent advances in household economics, consumer behaviour and economic policy and examines their interrelationship and impact on growth, development, trade and welfare policy in world economies...

The New European Rurality: Strategies for Small Firms

by Eleanor Morgan & Teresa de Noronha Vaz

Public concern over issues such as urban sprawl, the conversion of agricultural land and the management of public lands has never been greater. Presenting a novel synopsis of the economics of land-use this book...

The Origins of Neoliberalism: Insights from economics and philosophy

by Giandomenica Becchio & Giovanni Leghissa

Neoliberalism is a doctrine that adopts a free market policy in a deregulated political framework. In recent years, neoliberalism has become increasingly prominent as a doctrine in Western society, and has been...

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...