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Charging for Government (Routledge Revivals): User charges and earmarked taxes in principle and practice

by Richard E. Wagner

Originally published in 1991, user charges and earmarked taxes are methods by which people pay directly for the services they recieve from government. As such they are frequently supported by those who oppose...


The History of Swedish Economic Thought

by Bo Sandelin

Originally published in 1991, this is the first book in English to chart the history of economic thought in Sweden. Concentrating on the major figures of Davidson,Wicksell, Cassel, and Heckscher, and on the...


Industrial Revolution

by Charles Austin Beard

First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Money, Time and Rationality in Max Weber: Austrian Connections

by Stephen Parsons

This unique study into the roots of Max Weber's Political Economy, is an intriguing read and a valuable contribution to the Weberian literature. Parsons argues that Weber's analysis is highly influenced by the...


British Oil Policy 1919-1939

by B S McBeth

Ths book examines the efforts made by the British government of the period to lessen its dependence on American oil supplies, the emergence of Venezuela as the largest single British oil supplier in the early...


John Maynard Keynes: Free Trader or Protectionist?

by Joseph R. Cammarosano

John Maynard Keynes: Free Trader or Protectionist? sheds light on Keynes’ position on the issue of free versus protected international trade. Over his lifetime, Keynes’ position altered from free to restricted...


International Trade (Routledge Revivals): An Application of Economic Theory

by J. A. Hobson

First published in 1904, this important economic work explores some of the leading principles underlining the development of international trade. Hobson offered a departure from the conventional treatment of...


Democracy After The War (Routledge Revivals)

by J. A. Hobson

First published in 1917, Democracy After the War considers the challenges faced in the development of liberal democracy. Hobson emphasises the power of reactionary forces and their ability to hold back progress,...


Taxation in the New State (Routledge Revivals)

by J A Hobson

First published in 1919, Taxation in the New State explores the practical application of tax policy to the financial situation of post-World War I Britain. Hobson assesses policy according to the tax payer's...


English Public Finance: English Government Finance

by Frederick Charles Dietz

First Published in 1964. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Transition and Development in India

by Anjan Chakrabarti & Stephen Cullenberg

According to Nehru, the transition from a backward agricultural society to a modern industrialized society was the only road for India to progress. So, for the past few decades, India has focused its transitional...


Commodifying Everything: Relationships of the Market

by Susan Strasser

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Malthusian Controversy

by Kenneth Smith

This book, first published in 1951, focuses on the hitherto ignored contemporary critics of Malthus, giving them the attention they so rightly deserve.

Dr Smith traces the Malthusian controversy step by step,...


The Shadow Market

by Eric J. Weiner & Eric J Weiner

Acclaimed financial journalist Eric J. Weiner reveals how foreign countries and private investors are increasingly controlling the global economy and secretly wresting power from the United States in ways that...


Chasing the White Dog: An Amateur Outlaw's Adventures in Moonshine

by Max Watman

In Chasing the White Dog, journalist Max Watman traces the historical roots and contemporary story of hooch. He takes us to the backwoods of Appalachia and the gritty nip joints of Philadelphia, from a federal...


The Problem of the Unemployed (Routledge Revivals): An Enquiry and an Economic Policy

by J. A. Hobson

First published in 1896, this seminal work considers the Question of the Unemployed at the height of imperialist capitalism. Hobson proposes a controversial theory of social progress, which argues that unemployment...


Power to the People: Energy in Europe over the Last Five Centuries

by Astrid Kander, Paolo Malanima & Paul Warde

Power to the People examines the varied but interconnected relationships between energy consumption and economic development in Europe over the last five centuries. It describes how the traditional energy economy...


A History of Ottoman Economic Thought: Developments Before the Nineteenth Century

by Fatih Ermis

The Ottoman Empire (1299-1923) existed at the crossroads of the East and the West. Neither the history of Western Asia, nor that of Eastern Europe, can be fully understood without knowledge of the history of...


The Great Money Binge: Spending Our Way to Socialism

by George Melloan

According to George Melloan, the erosion of supply-side economic principles began shortly after Ronald Reagan left office, when his successor, George H.W. Bush, caved in to pressures from Congress and reneged...


Bad Banks

by Alex Brummer

Bad Banks is a gripping account of the problems and scandals that continue to bedevil the world's banking system some eight years after the credit crunch.

It follows the fortunes and misfortunes of individual...