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  1. Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development

    Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development

    Edited by Erik S. Reinert, Jayati Ghosh, Rainer Kattel
    The Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development explores the theories and approaches which, over a prolonged period of time, have existed as viable alternatives to today’s mainstream and neo-classical tenets. With a total of more than 40 specially commissioned chapters, written by the foremost authorities in their respective fields, this volume represents a landmark in the field of economic development. It elucidates the richness of the alternative and sometimes misunderstood ideas which, in different historical contexts, have proved to be vital to the improvement of the human condition. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 399.95   Web: $ 359.96
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  2. Sweden and the Revival of the Capitalist Welfare State

    Sweden and the Revival of the Capitalist Welfare State

    Andreas Bergh
    This book tackles a number of controversial questions regarding Sweden’s economic and political development: • How did Sweden become rich? • How did Sweden become egalitarian? • Why has Sweden since the early 1990s grown faster than the US and most EU-countries despite its high taxes and generous welfare state? The author uses new research on institutions and economic reforms to explain the rise, the fall and the recent revival of the Swedish welfare state. The central argument is that a generous welfare state like Sweden’s can work well, provided that it is built on well-functioning capitalist institutions and economic openess. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 105.00   Web: $ 94.50
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  3. Japan’s Great Stagnation

    Japan’s Great Stagnation

    W. R. Garside
    This timely book presents a critical examination of the developmental premises of Japan’s high-growth success and its subsequent drift into recession, stagnation and piecemeal reform. The country, which within a few decades of wartime defeat mounted a serious challenge to American hegemony, appeared incapable of fully adjusting to shifting economic circumstance once the impulses of catch-up growth and the good fortune of an accommodating international environment faded. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  4. Famous Figures and Diagrams in Economics

    Famous Figures and Diagrams in Economics

    Edited by Mark Blaug, Peter Lloyd
    This is a unique account of the role played by 58 figures and diagrams commonly used in economic theory. These cover a large part of mainstream economic analysis, both microeconomics and macroeconomics and also general equilibrium theory. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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  5. The Elgar Companion to the Chicago School of Economics

    The Elgar Companion to the Chicago School of Economics

    Edited by Ross B. Emmett
    Many know the Chicago School of Economics and its association with Milton Friedman, George Stigler, Ronald Coase and Gary Becker. But few know the School’s history and the full scope of its scholarship. In this Companion, leading scholars examine its history and key figures, as well as provide surveys of the School’s contributions to central aspects of economics, including: price theory, monetary theory, labor and economic history. The volume examines the School’s traditions of applied welfare theory and law and economics while providing a glimpse into emerging research on Chicago’s role in the development of neoliberalism. Learn More
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  6. Cooperative Enterprise

    Cooperative Enterprise

    Stefano Zamagni, Vera Zamagni
    This eloquent book analyses the theory of the cooperative form of enterprise from an historic perspective, whilst assessing its appeal in the current economic environment. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  7. Money, Investment and Consumption

    Money, Investment and Consumption

    Omar F. Hamouda
    Contrary to the commonly perpetuated belief that Keynes’s theory is appropriate only to economic depressions, the author of this provocative book maintains that Keynes provided a complete set of macroeconomic relations and the ingredients of a new theoretical model, much more reflective of and analytically appropriate to the 21st century than those on which current macroeconomics is based. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  8. Macroeconomic Methodology

    Macroeconomic Methodology

    Jesper Jespersen
    Jesper Jespersen presents a treatise on the importance of the choice of methodology within macroeconomics. Given that no scientifically based macroeconomic policy recommendation should be established without an evaluation of the methods employed, this book gives a clear exposition of how proper macroeconomic analysis should be undertaken. Furthermore, it is convincingly argued that one of the lasting contributions of John Maynard Keynes was his emphasis on methodology; that macroeconomic consequences of uncertainty could not be analysed within the established general equilibrium framework. It is due to post-Keynesian economics supported by critical realism that the understanding of Keynes’s methodology has been resurrected, which has eventually resulted in renewed debate on realistic macroeconomic policies to restore full employment without inflation. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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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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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 51.00   Web: $ 40.80
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  11. Elgar Companion to Neo-Schumpeterian Economics

    Elgar Companion to Neo-Schumpeterian Economics

    Edited by Horst Hanusch, Andreas Pyka
    The Elgar Companion to Neo-Schumpeterian Economics is a cutting-edge collection of specially commissioned contributions highlighting not only the broad scope but also the common ground between all branches of this prolific and fast developing field of economics. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 536.00   Web: $ 482.40
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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. The Elgar Companion to Alfred Marshall

    The Elgar Companion to Alfred Marshall

    Edited by Tiziano Raffaelli, Giacomo Becattini, Marco Dardi
    The Companion places Alfred Marshall’s ideas in their historical context, highlighting the many streams of social research originating from them. The contributors form a remarkable cast of leading experts, covering a spectrum of Marshallian themes and issues. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 317.00   Web: $ 285.30
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  17. 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
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  18. 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
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  19. 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
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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  20. The Elgar Dictionary of Economic Quotations

    The Elgar Dictionary of Economic Quotations

    Edited by Charles Robert McCann Jr
    The Elgar Dictionary of Economic Quotations is a unique compendium of quotations on subjects of interest to economists and those who are generally intrigued by the social sciences. The coverage is not merely confined to economists, but includes quotes from essayists, jurists, philosophers, politicians, religious leaders, revolutionaries, scientists, and numerous other important figures who have contributed to our understanding of economic matters. Presented in a highly readable format, this impressive volume contains the thoughts and opinions of hundreds of individuals on issues relating to the economy, government, money, poverty, wealth, and a host of other important topics. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 212.00   Web: $ 190.80
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    2006   Paperback Price: $ 64.00   Web: $ 51.20
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