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  1. Marshall and Schumpeter on Evolution

    Marshall and Schumpeter on Evolution

    Edited by Yuichi Shionoya, Tamotsu Nishizawa
    This unique and original work contends that, despite the differences between Marshallian and Schumpeterian thinking, they both present formidable challenges to a broad type of social science beyond economics, particularly under the influence of the German historical school. In a departure from the received view on the nature of the works of Marshall and Schumpeter, the contributors explore their themes in terms of an evolutionary vision and method of evolution; social science and evolution; conceptions of evolution; and evolution and capitalism. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  2. Macroeconomics in the Small and the Large

    Macroeconomics in the Small and the Large

    Edited by Roger E.A. Farmer
    This book honors the work of Axel Leijonhufvud. The topics range from Keynesian economics and the economics of high inflation to the micro-foundations of macroeconomics and economic history. The authors comprise some of the very best economists active today. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  3. Money and Monetary Systems

    Money and Monetary Systems

    Filippo Cesarano
    Monetary theory not only provides the tools to analyse monetary arrangements, it also shapes them in an essential way. The selected papers gathered together in this book deal with a variety of topics concerning both aspects of this twofold relationship. A number of controversial issues regarding the demand for money are empirically investigated and the functioning of a cashless economy is clarified by critically assessing the new monetary economics. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  4. Debt, Innovations, and Deflation

    Debt, Innovations, and Deflation

    J. Patrick Raines, Charles G. Leathers
    In Debt, Innovations, and Deflation, the authors analyze the deflation theories of Thorstein Veblen, Irving Fisher, Joseph A. Schumpeter, and Hyman Minsky. In so doing, they develop a paradigm for understanding the phenomenon of deflation. They explain how technological, organizational, and financial innovations, combined with developments related to the creation and use of debt, give rise to conditions in which both deflation and inflation can be present in the modern economy. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  5. Information Revolutions in the History of the West

    Information Revolutions in the History of the West

    Leonard Dudley
    With detailed case studies addressing the sources of innovation in information technology, along with a conceptual framework to explain their effects, this book will be of interest to students and teachers of Western economic and social history, as well as to the general reader with an interest in the social impact of innovation. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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  6. China’s New Industrialization Strategy

    China’s New Industrialization Strategy

    Y. Y. Kueh
    Deng Xiaoping’s economic strategy is widely regarded as a complete anathema to Mao’s, but this study strongly argues that without the material foundations laid by Mao, it would have been very difficult for Deng to launch his reform and open-door policy. Deng basically shared Mao’s aspirations and approach in pursuit of China’s industrialization, and this had in fact helped to condition him to the successful gradualist methodology. Deng lost patience at times and resorted to the ‘big bang’ strategy, only to fail miserably. Taken together, the book tells a new story about the economics of China’s transition. This is a highly thought-provoking study, blending institutional and convincing statistical analysis. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  7. Ralph Harris in His Own Words, the Selected Writings of Lord Harris

    Ralph Harris in His Own Words, the Selected Writings of Lord Harris

    Ralph Harris, Colin Robinson
    When Lord Harris of High Cross (Ralph Harris) died, in October 2006, at the age of 81, the tributes to him described him as one of the ‘men who changed Britain’. Friends and opponents alike acknowledged that Ralph, in his role as General Director of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) and in partnership with his friend, Arthur Seldon, had been instrumental in providing the ideas and the intellectual entrepreneurship that sparked the ‘Thatcher revolution’ of the 1980s, transforming the British economy from one of the worst performers among developed countries to one of the best. This book selects from Ralph’s considerable opus, revealing that economics need not always be a ‘dismal science’. Economic analysis, was, in the hands of Ralph Harris, deployed to great effect in plain language and with a wit and wisdom that made it fun. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  8. New Perspectives on Adam Smith’s The Theory of Moral Sentiments

    New Perspectives on Adam Smith’s The Theory of Moral Sentiments

    Edited by Geoff Cockfield, Ann Firth, John Laurent
    Adam Smith’s remarkable book, The Theory of Moral Sentiments, now deservedly coming to greater prominence, combines classical philosophy, early modern psychology and incisive observations of everyday life into a complex theory of human behaviour. New Perspectives on Adam Smith’s “The Theory of Moral Sentiments” is a comprehensive study of Smith’s ideas, reflecting the explosion of interest in his work. It brings together themes and methodologies from a variety of fields, including politics, sociology, intellectual history, history of science and evolutionary psychology. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  9. Augustin Cournot: Modelling Economics

    Augustin Cournot: Modelling Economics

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Touffut
    From his earliest publications, Cournot broke from tradition with his predecessors in applying mathematical modelling to the social sphere. Consequently, he was the first to affirm the mathematization of social phenomena as an essential principle. The fecundity of Cournot’s works stems not only from this departure, but also from a richness that irrigated the social sciences of the twentieth century. In this collection, the contributors – including two Nobel laureates in economics – highlight Cournot’s profound innovativeness and continued relevance in the areas of industrial economics, mathematical economics, market competition, game theory and epistemology of probability and statistics. Each of the seven authors reminds us of the force and modernity of Cournot’s thought as a mathematician, historian of the sciences, philosopher and, not least, as an economist. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  10. Electricity and Energy Policy in Britain, France and the United States since 1945

    Electricity and Energy Policy in Britain, France and the United States since 1945

    Martin Chick
    Martin Chick’s book is a major economic and historical study of the development of electricity and energy policy in Britain, France and the United States since 1945. Using newly available archival material the author draws important comparisons between these countries and includes all of the fuel and power industries. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  11. Thorstein Veblen and the Revival of Free Market Capitalism

    Thorstein Veblen and the Revival of Free Market Capitalism

    Edited by Janet T. Knoedler, Robert E. Prasch, Dell P. Champlin
    With the restoration of laissez faire as the governing principle of contemporary economic ideology and policy making, Thorstein Veblen’s insights are once again timely. This book revisits his legacy, featuring original essays by renowned Veblen scholars. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  12. Pioneers of Industrial Organization

    Pioneers of Industrial Organization

    Edited by Henry W. de Jong, William G. Shepherd
    This encyclopaedic work celebrates the scores of leading pioneers who created the modern economic field of industrial organization, at the heart of which lie competition and monopoly, the two great forces that drive modern markets. Their pioneering work has shaped the field’s growing research as well as the past, present and future debates in Europe and America over several centuries. This landmark book includes authoritative entries on all the major figures in both Europe and North America. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  13. Economics, Competition and Academia

    Economics, Competition and Academia

    Donald R. Stabile
    Donald Stabile places current concerns over the commercialization of academia in a historical context by describing the long-standing question of the extent to which market economics can and should be applied to higher education. The debate between Plato and Aristotle on one side and sophists on the other provides a foundation for the modern debate of endowment versus tuition models. The author tackles the intellectual discourse over the mission of higher education and the effect markets and competition might have on it. The discussion encompasses the ideas on higher education of leading economic thinkers such as Adam Smith, Jeremy Benthan, John Stuart Mill, Alfred Marshall, Thorstein Veblen and John K. Galbraith and identifies them as supporters of either sophism or virtue. Included, too, are the thoughts of educators and policymakers influenced by free market ideas, such as Benjamin Rush, Francis Wayland and Charles W. Eliot, as well as those opposed to them. In addition, the author explores the development of collegiate business schools in the US and how they were justified on the basis of virtue. The book concludes with a section on for-profit colleges and their relationship to sophism. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  14. The Development of Monetary Economics

    The Development of Monetary Economics

    D. P. O’Brien
    The book seeks, through the examination of monetary controversies, to provide an historical perspective on modern understanding of monetary policy. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  15. Keynes and his Battles

    Keynes and his Battles

    Gillies Dostaler
    This fascinating book brings together and examines all aspects of the life and work of one of the most influential thinkers of the last century, John Maynard Keynes, whose theses are still hotly debated. It combines, in an accessible, unique and cohesive manner, analytical, biographical and contextual elements from a variety of perspectives. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  16. History of Economic Thought as an Intellectual Discipline

    History of Economic Thought as an Intellectual Discipline

    D. P. O’Brien
    This book restates the importance of the study of the history of ideas, in the context of the writings of economists. After an initial statement, a case study involving five methodological detours is considered. This is followed by an analysis of a flawed attempt to remedy the manifest deficiencies of the static general equilibrium model. A general overview of classical economics is followed by an account of the world of Alfred Marshall who did so much to bridge the gap between classical and neo-classical economics. The work of two great historians of economics, Edwin Cannan and J.R. McCulloch, is discussed, as well as that of Paul Samuelson who while a leading theorist has defied the narrow essentialism now fashionable, and remained a scholar. There are also three chapters dealing with one of the most learned writers on economics, Friedrich Hayek. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 183.00   Web: $ 164.70
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  17. The Economics of the Great Depression

    The Economics of the Great Depression

    Randall E. Parker
    Comprising a series of unique and informative interviews, this original book focuses on the evolution and current state of the economic literature on the Great Depression. Renowned economists assess the status of the remaining debates, evaluate what economists do and do not know about the economics of the interwar era, and examine the new directions economic research is taking in attempting to better understand this important economic epoch. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  18. Economic Disasters of the Twentieth Century

    Economic Disasters of the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Michael J. Oliver, Derek H. Aldcroft
    The First and Second World Wars, the great depression, oil shocks, inflation, financial crises, stock market crashes, the collapse of the Soviet command economy and Third World disasters are discussed in this comprehensive book. The contributors subject these disasters to in-depth assessment, carefully considering their costs and impact on specific countries and regions, as well as assessing them in a global context. The book examines the legacy of economic disasters and asks whether economic disasters are avoidable or whether policymakers can learn from their mistakes. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  19. Pioneers of Financial Economics: Volume 2

    Pioneers of Financial Economics: Volume 2

    Edited by Geoffrey Poitras, Franck Jovanovic
    This second and final book in the exploration of the pioneers of financial economics examines the development of the discipline during the twentieth century. Specially commissioned essays discuss scholars from the early part of the century to the Nobel Prize winners of the last decade including: Irving Fisher, Frederick Macaulay, Harry Markowitz and Fischer Black. Discussions of less familiar, though no less important, historical figures are also included. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  20. The Causes, Costs and Compensations of Inflation

    The Causes, Costs and Compensations of Inflation

    William Oliver Coleman
    This book explores the causes, costs and benefits of inflation. It argues that while the cause of inflation is essentially monetary, the costs and benefits of inflation lie in inflation’s distortion of the economy's responses to real shocks. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 64.00   Web: $ 51.20
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