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Capitalist Diversity and Diversity Within Capitalism

by Geoffrey T. Wood & Christel Lane

The economic crisis that began in 2008 has underscored the impact not only of embedded and assumed ways of managing the economy, but also that present circumstances are the product of a long period of experimentation...


Economic Policy: Thoughts for Today and Tomorrow

by Ludwig Von Mises

Economic Policy contains six lectures Ludwig von Mises delivered in 1959 for the Centro de Estudios sobre la Libertad in Argentina. This volume serves as an excellent introduction to what Mises sees as the...


Austrian Economics Re-examined: The Economics of Time and Ignorance

by Gerald P O'Driscoll Jr & Mario Rizzo

Austrian Economics Re-examined: The Economics of Time and Ignorance is an expanded version of the 1996 edition of The Economics of Time and Ignorance. This work is a classic statement of the role of subjectivism,...


The European Union and Supranational Political Economy

by Riccardo Fiorentini & Guido Montani

The financial crisis - originated in 2008 in the United States - had a dramatic impact on the world economy. The European Union was immediately involved, but its reaction to the crisis was clearly inadequate....


Institutional Adjustment: A Challenge to a Changing Economy

by Carey C. Thompson

This collection of essays presents a stimulating and challenging examination of the nature of institutional adjustment, its history and its future, its problems and its purposes. The focus is on the pioneer...


Class, Politics and the Economy (Routledge Revivals)

by Stewart Clegg, Paul Boreham & Geoff Dow

This study, first published in 1986, provides a systematic account of the processes and structure of class formation in the major advanced capitalist societies. The focus is on the organizational mechanisms...


Hayek and Popper: On Rationality, Economism, and Democracy

by Mark Notturno

Karl Popper and Friedrich von Hayek are remembered as two of the twentieth century's greatest proponents of open society. However, over the years, Hayek's ideas have tended to be favoured over Popper's in both...


Moral Hazard in Health Insurance

by Amy Finkelstein, Jonathan Gruber, Joseph Newhouse & Kenneth J. Arrow et al.

In this short and accessible book, Amy Finkelstein—winner of the 2012 John Bates Clark award—tackles the tricky question of moral hazard, which is the tendency to take risks when the cost will be borne by...


Bearing Society in Mind: Theories and Politics of the Social Formation

by Samuel A. Chambers

Bearing Society in Mind disrupts the disciplinary boundaries of economic, political and cultural theory by exploring the theory and politics of the social formation.


Ecosynomics: The Science of Abundance

by James L Ritchie-Dunham & Bettye Pruitt

This book addresses fundamental questions of the quality of the human experience-the experience you have every day, as you relate to your own self, to others, to groups, to nature, and to spirit. It turns out...


The Tierra Solution: Solving Climate Change through Monetary Transformation

by Frans C. Verhagen

As climate change continues to threaten the earth and as the global financial crisis lingers, governments and communities need to take charge of their own and global monetary systems. Sustainability sociologist...


Because People Matter: Building an Economy that Works for Everyone

by Juriaan Kamp

Our economy is focused on growth and profit. In any given business, success is measured by the flow of money, not the interest of the people involved. In Because People Matter, author Jurriaan Kamp tells us...


Uncertainty, Expectations, and Financial Instability: Reviving Allais's Lost Theory of Psychological Time

by Eric Barthalon

Eric Barthalon applies the neglected theory of psychological time and memory decay of Nobel Prize–winning economist Maurice Allais (1911–2010) to model investors’ psychology in the present context of recurrent...


India's New Economic Policy

by Waquar Ahmed & Amitabh Kundu

This edited volume critically examines the neoliberal shifts in India's economic policies that have been implemented since 1991. Bringing together the leading figures in the discussion on India's economic policy,...


Intermediate Microeconomics: A Tool-Building Approach

by Samiran Banerjee

Intermediate Microeconomics: A Tool-Building Approach is a clear and concise, calculus-based exposition of current microeconomic theory essential for students pursuing degrees in Economics or Business. This...


The Economics of Values-Based Organisations: An Introduction

by Luigino Bruni & Alessandra Smerilli

This book looks at the governance of values-based organizations (VBOs), which are organizations with a mission and identity based on ideals. Examples of VBOs include non-profit organizations, charities, NGOs,...


Institutional Economics: The Changing System

by Wendell Gordon

Wendell Gordon presents the philosophy of economic institutionalism clearly and evocatively, in the tradition of the pragmatism of Peirce, James, and Dewey. In Gordon's view, the institutionalism of Veblen and...


Science and Ceremony: The Institutional Economics of C. E. Ayres

by William Patton, Jr. Culbertson, William Breit & John Kenneth Galbraith

Clarence Edwin Ayres was the leading American institutionalist economist in the post-World War II era. His innovative theories concerning the causes and significance of technological change provided the philosophical...


Greek Capitalism in Crisis: Marxist Analyses

by Stavros Mavroudeas

Despite the depth of the Greek crisis, the exorbitant burdens placed upon the working people and the massive popular resistance movement to capitalist policies, there is a definite lack of consistently Marxist...


Supply Shock: Economic Growth at the Crossroads and the Steady State Solution

by Brian Czech & Herman Daly

The steady state revolution– navigating the end of economic growth.