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Bearing Society in Mind

by Samuel A Chambers

Political and economic models of society often operate at a level of abstraction so high that the connections between them, and their links to culture, are beyond reach. Bearing Society in Mind challenges these...


Uncertainty, Expectations, and Financial Instability

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...


The Arrow Impossibility Theorem

by Eric Maskin, Amartya Sen, Kenneth Arrow & Partha Dasgupta et al.

Kenneth J. Arrow's pathbreaking "impossibility theorem" was a watershed innovation in the history of welfare economics, voting theory, and collective choice, demonstrating that there is no voting rule that satisfies...


The Nature of Value

by Nick Gogerty

Using evolution as the template to understand growth, The Nature of Value takes a first-principles approach to explore the parallels between economic and ecological systems. Not only does Gogerty show how value...


Epistemological Problems of Economics

by Ludwig Von Mises & Bettina Bien Greaves

First published in German in 1933 and in English in 1960, Epistemological Problems of Economics presents Ludwig von Mises?s views on the logical and epistemological features of social interpretation as well...


Notes and Recollections

by Ludwig Von Mises & Bettina Bien Greaves

Published for the first time together in one volume is Ludwig von Mises?s Notes and Recollections with The Historical Setting of the Austrian School of Economics.

Written between 1940 and 1941, shortly after...


Creating a Learning Society

by Joseph E. Stiglitz, Bruce Greenwald, Philippe Aghion & Kenneth Arrow et al.

It has long been recognized that an improved standard of living results from advances in technology, not from the accumulation of capital. It has also become clear that what truly separates developed from less-developed...


Analyzing Strategic Behavior in Business and Economics

by Thomas J. Webster

This textbook is an introduction to game theory, which is the systematic analysis of decision-making in interactive settings. Game theory can be of great value to business managers. The ability to correctly...


Ecofundamentalism

by Rögnvaldur Hannesson

Everyone has heard of environmentalism, but what is it? Is it ideology or religion? Like socialism, environmentalism is a political program, but even more diffuse. Environmentalists hold diverse opinions, from...


Disassembly Required

by Geoff Mann

"Geoff Mann is a new breed of monkey-wrencher. He knows that contemporary capitalism has a perverse habit of dismantling itself and gives us a toolkit to build a new, more socially just edifice."—Andy Merrifield,...


Market Theory and the Price System

by Israel M. Kirzner, Frédéric Sautet & Peter J. Boettke

The second volume in Liberty Fund?s Collected Works of Israel M. Kirzner series, Market Theory and the Price System was published in 1963 as Kirzner?s first (and only) textbook. This volume presents an integrated...


First Principles of Islamic Economics

by Sayyid Abul A'la Mawdudi

Abul A'la Mawdudi laid down the foundations of modern Islamic economics. Drawing upon Islamic sources, Mawdudi spelled out a new paradigm for economic analysis and policy, wherein economic pursuits take place...


On the Manipulation of Money and Credit

by Ludwig Von Mises, Bettina Bien Greaves & Jr. Percy L. Greaves

The three treatises in On the Manipulation of Money and Credit were written in German between 1923 and 1931. Together they include some of Mises?s most important contributions to monetary and trade-cycle theories...


Clipped Coins, Abused Words, and Civil Government

by George Caffentzis & Harry Cleaver

This book situates John Locke’s philosophy of knowledge and his political theory within his engagement in British monetary debates of the 17th and 18th century.

Anchored in extensive archival research, George...


Civilizing Money

by George Caffentzis & Peter Linebaugh

'Capitalist critique and proletarian reasoning fit for our time' - Peter Linebaugh

Taking the Scottish Enlightenment philosopher David Hume as its subject, this book breaks new ground in focusing its lens on...


The Maternal Roots of the Gift Economy

by Genevieve Vaughan

The idea of a free gift economy has become important in the movement for alternative economics, however the connection with women and especially with mothers has not been widely understood. The conference “The...


The Endless Crisis

by John Bellamy Foster & Robert W. McChesney

The days of boom and bubble are over, and the time has come to understand the long-term economic reality. Although the Great Recession officially ended in June 2009, hopes for a new phase of rapid economic expansion...


Better Capitalism

by Aaron E. Hedges, Paul E. Knowlton & David P. Gushee

Sometime in your business life you've looked up from the task or person in front of you, paused before your head explodes, and thought to yourself, "There's got to be a better way!" This book offers you that...


Technological Retrogression

by Sylvi B. Endresen & Erik Reinert

The aim of this book is to broaden our understanding of technological change by adopting the concept of technological retrogression. With reference to concrete cases of technological retrogression a new conceptual...


Mastering the Moneyed Mind, Volume IV

by Christopher Bayer

This book guides readers through self-assessments and evaluations, including communication and relaxation techniques?all aligned with or made to relate to best practices in fiduciary responsibility.

The Gyroscope?A...