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6 Save up to 20% at e-elgar.com I For our electronic content, visit: elgaronline.com ECONOMICS & FINANCE TITLES, APRIL-JUNE 2022 The Political Economy and Feasibility of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies Insights from the History of Economic Thought Spencer J. Pack, Connecticut College, US ‘At a time when the history of economic thought is unfortunately neglected, it is refreshing to see this book in which Spencer Pack deals brilliantly with a critical contemporaneous and practical issue from the perspective of the history of economic thought. The analysis fills a big gap in the literature on bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.’ – Imad Moosa, RMIT, Australia May 2022 272 pp Hardback 978 1 80392 093 1 £90.00 / $130.00 Handbook of Real Estate and Macroeconomics Edited by Charles Ka Yui Leung, City University of Hong Kong ‘This is an excellent resource for researchers, policymakers, and market practitioners interested in the economics of housing. The Editor, Professor Charles Leung, is a noted figure in the area. He has put together a superb collection of papers covering topics such as the affordability of housing, commercial real estate, and the financial crisis, among other things. The chapters discuss housing in various countries and provide some cross-country comparisons.’ – Jeremy Greenwood, University of Pennsylvania, US June 2022 c 464 pp Hardback 978 1 78990 848 0 c £195.00 / c $285.00 A Handbook of Economic Anthropology 3rd edition Edited by James G. Carrier, Academic researcher and author in the field of anthropology ‘A Handbook of Economic Anthropology accomplishes that rare feat of surveying the state-of-the-art in the field while also pushing the boundaries of research with new ideas and interpretations. The essays are compelling in their own right, but together they provide a comprehensive look at economic anthropology today and point the way for future work.’ – Edward F Fischer, Vanderbilt University, US, and author of The Good Life May 2022 560 pp Hardback 978 1 83910 891 4 £215.00 / $310.00