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  1. Economics in the Shadows of Darwin and Marx

    Economics in the Shadows of Darwin and Marx

    Geoffrey M. Hodgson
    Economics in the Shadows of Darwin and Marx examines the legacies of these two giants of thought for the social sciences in the twenty-first century. Learn More
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  2. Pioneers of Financial Economics: Volume 1

    Pioneers of Financial Economics: Volume 1

    Edited by Geoffrey Poitras
    The search for the pioneers of financial economics contained in this volume places the origins of financial economics well outside the conventional boundaries of the history of economic thought. Under the editorship of Geoffrey Poitras, a leading authority on the history of financial economics, these specially commissioned essays comprise contributions on the seventeenth to the early twentieth centuries, and include the work of both well-known and less familiar historical figures. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  3. Economic Growth and Distribution

    Economic Growth and Distribution

    Edited by Neri Salvadori
    Economic Growth and Distribution isolates and compares the logical structures and methodological underpinnings underlying the relationship between economic growth and distribution. It carries out an in-depth analysis of a wide range of issues connected with growth theory considered from different theoretical perspectives. Its uniqueness is derived from the original contributions by a number of scholars of different persuasions; some within the mainstream and others from Keynesian–Kaleckian–Sraffian positions. The book deals with a wide variety of research topics concerning economic growth and distribution, such as the transition from the epoch of Malthusian stagnation to the contemporary era of modern economic growth; comparisons among the classical tradition, modern theory, and heterodox models; problems of policy; dynamics and business cycles; and the role of institutions. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 183.00   Web: $ 164.70
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  4. Innovation, Evolution and Economic Change

    Innovation, Evolution and Economic Change

    Edited by Blandine Laperche, James K. Galbraith, Dimitri Uzunidis
    The book begins with a penetrating analysis of the main features of today’s capitalism and in particular the conflict between shareholders and managers. It moves on to focus on the consequences of globalization in the decision-making processes of large corporations and represents an important step in the development of a theory of fraud and corruption within corporations. In the final part, the authors address and explore the consequences of the domination of influential groups over major social and political decisions, on the blurred boundaries between the public and the private sectors and its consequences in the fields of technological regulation and the evolution of public services. In so doing, the authors question the meaning and power of democracy in today’s society. Learn More
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  5. Classical, Neoclassical and Keynesian Views on Growth and Distribution

    Classical, Neoclassical and Keynesian Views on Growth and Distribution

    Edited by Neri Salvadori, Carlo Panico
    This book reconsiders and analyses the different approaches historically proposed in the literature on growth and distribution. The contributors have achieved, through a comprehensive and cohesive analysis of the approaches of different schools of thought, a wide-ranging interpretation of a variety of important economic phenomena. The book identifies elements characterising each approach and tries to derive from them a range of insights into the complexity of the growth process. Learn More
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  6. Innovation, Unemployment and Policy in the Theories of Growth and Distribution

    Innovation, Unemployment and Policy in the Theories of Growth and Distribution

    Edited by Neri Salvadori, Renato Balducci
    Innovation, Unemployment and Policy in the Theories of Growth and Distribution increases our understanding about the more relevant economic determinants and policy aspects of the interdependence between economic growth and income distribution. Learn More
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  7. The Political Sociology of Freedom

    The Political Sociology of Freedom

    Ronald Hamowy
    Adam Ferguson and Friedrich Hayek, separated by a period of almost two hundred years, made original but similar contributions to the field of theoretical sociology. In this collection of essays, Ronald Hamowy explores the life and work of these two thinkers, giving special emphasis to their insights into the diffusion of knowledge. Learn More
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  8. Henry George’s Legacy in Economic Thought

    Henry George’s Legacy in Economic Thought

    Edited by John Laurent
    Henry George’s Progress and Poverty sold more than 3 million copies by the time of its 50th anniversary in 1929 – outselling all other works on economics – yet today economics students can complete their courses without ever having heard of the author's name. This collection redresses this neglect, by presenting a range of perspectives on Henry George’s fertile ideas which, it is increasingly argued, merit revisiting in terms of their capacity to contribute towards solutions to current problems including runaway land values, nationalization of land, monopoly control of public assets and environmental degradation. Learn More
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  9. Joan Robinson’s Economics

    Joan Robinson’s Economics

    Edited by Bill Gibson
    On the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of the 20th century’s most accomplished and controversial economists, scholars from around the world reflect on the legacy of Joan Robinson’s work. Addressing Robinsonian themes in growth, money, trade and methodology, their essays provide fresh perspectives on old questions. Joan Robinson’s first priority was not theoretical perfection or abstract rigor. The arcane debates of the profession had little practical relevance and became increasingly tedious to her. Ironically, much of current economic theory embraces the realism she was striving toward. Indeed, as the essays in this volume show, she was in many ways ahead of her time. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  10. Money and Employment

    Money and Employment

    Peter Docherty
    Money and Employment examines the analytical role of money within classical, neoclassical and Keynesian theories of output and employment. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 178.00   Web: $ 160.20
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  11. The Nobel Memorial Laureates in Economics

    The Nobel Memorial Laureates in Economics

    Howard R. Vane, Chris Mulhearn
    Erudite, accessible and lucidly written, this book provides a stimulating introduction to the careers and main published works of the Nobel Memorial Laureates in Economics. It will prove to be an invaluable reference book on key figures in economics and their path-breaking insights. The vignettes should also encourage the reader to sample some of the Laureates’ original works and gain a better understanding of the context in which new ideas were first put forward. Learn More
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  12. Democracy and Exchange

    Democracy and Exchange

    David Reisman
    Democracy is the rule of the people. Exchange is supply and demand. Individualism, agreement, tolerance and choice are the underlying values that make possible the productive collaboration of the market and the state. This book assesses the theories of democracy and exchange of five interdisciplinary thinkers who tried to unite political and economic reasoning into a single theory of moderation and pragmatic management. Learn More
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  13. Hayek and Human Rights

    Hayek and Human Rights

    John C.W. Touchie
    Hayek’s vision of the political and economic future has to a remarkable extent come to pass, and his writings can now be seen to contain much that is orthodox and widely accepted. The tight weaving of insights from diverse academic disciplines into a coherent social theory make his work of heightened relevance today, and many of the core constructs and concerns of his theorizing are useful for discussions of human rights. Learn More
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  14. Forerunners of Modern Financial Economics

    Forerunners of Modern Financial Economics

    Donald R. Stabile
    The economists who began using statistics to analyze financial markets in the 1950s have been credited with revolutionizing the scholarship of investing and with inaugurating modern financial economics. By examining the work of economists who used statistics to analyze financial markets before 1950, Donald Stabile provides evidence about the forerunners of modern financial economics. Learn More
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  15. Political Competition, Innovation and Growth in the History of Asian Civilizations

    Political Competition, Innovation and Growth in the History of Asian Civilizations

    Edited by Peter Bernholz, Roland Vaubel
    Do political decentralisation and inter state competition favour innovation and growth? There has long been a lively debate surrounding this question, going back to David Hume and Immanuel Kant. This book is a new attempt to test its veracity. The existing literature tends to assume that the beneficial effects of inter state competition have been confined to European history. By contrast, China, India and the Islamic Middle East are regarded as inherently imperial and overcentralised. However, these civilisations have not always been unified politically. In their history, there have been long spells of decentralised rule or inter state competition. The same is true for Japan. If the Hume–Kant hypothesis is correct, it should also apply to those periods. This volume analyses the qualitative and quantitative evidence. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  16. Reflections of Eminent Economists

    Reflections of Eminent Economists

    Edited by Michael Szenberg, Lall Ramrattan
    In this collection of autobiographical essays, 26 prominent scholars detail their professional development, while offering insight into their lives and philosophies. With candor and humor they relate how they came to the field of economics, as well as how their views have evolved over the years. Learn More
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  17. Macroeconomics in Retrospect

    Macroeconomics in Retrospect

    David Laidler
    David Laidler is one of the leading scholars in the history of economic thought and macroeconomics. This important collection brings together nineteen of his essays on topics in the history of macroeconomics. It begins with a paper on Adam Smith and ends with a discussion of the implications of Newclassical economists’ ideas on the role of economic ideas in conditioning agents’ activities. Other chapters deal with the major themes developed by monetary economists in the intervening years. Two of the essays appear in their current form for the first time, and several others are reprinted from difficult-to-obtain sources. They should be of interest not just to historians of economic thought, but also to economists more generally. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  18. Political Events and Economic Ideas

    Political Events and Economic Ideas

    Edited by Ingo Barens, Volker Caspari, Bertram Schefold
    The influence of political developments on the evolution of economic thought is the main theme behind this book. As the authors reveal throughout the book, history has shown many times that political events can trigger the formulation of new economic conceptions that in turn influence the future economic development of a country. Learn More
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  19. General Equilibrium, Capital and Macroeconomics

    General Equilibrium, Capital and Macroeconomics

    Fabio Petri
    This book argues that the shift in general equilibrium theory, from its early long-period to the modern very-short-period versions, has had very important consequences which are insufficiently appreciated by large parts of the economics profession. This shift has produced new difficulties, and has undermined central tenets of neoclassical macroeconomic theory (such as the negative dependence of aggregate investment on the interest rate, or the existence of a downward-sloping demand curve for labour) which had their basis in the long-period versions where capital was treated as a single factor. Learn More
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  20. The Distribution of Wealth

    The Distribution of Wealth

    Michael Schneider
    The Distribution of Wealth is the first book to provide a comprehensive treatment of the personal distribution of wealth. Michael Schneider uses data from fifteen countries to demonstrate how inequality in the distribution of wealth both varies between different parts of the world and changes over time, before going on to discuss why the distribution of wealth is unequal, whether it should be unequal, and how it could be changed. Learn More
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