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  1. The Rediscovery of Classical Economics

    The Rediscovery of Classical Economics

    David Simpson
    David Simpson skilfully argues that a market economy can be best understood as a human complex system, a perspective that represents a continuation of the classical tradition in economic thought. In the classical tradition, growth rather than allocative efficiency is the principal object of enquiry, economic phenomena are recognised to be elements of processes rather than structures, and change is evolutionary. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  2. Competition, Diversity and Economic Performance

    Competition, Diversity and Economic Performance

    Clement A. Tisdell
    This thought-provoking book explores the influences of market competition and diverse behaviours of economic agents on economic performance, particularly dynamic economic performance. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  3. Evolution, Organization and Economic Behavior

    Evolution, Organization and Economic Behavior

    Edited by Guido Buenstorf
    This new and original collection of papers focuses on the intersection of three strands of research: evolutionary economics, behavioral economics, and management studies. Combining theoretical and empirical contributions, the expert contributors demonstrate that the intersection of these fields provides a rich source of opportunities enabling researchers to find more satisfactory answers to questions that (not only evolutionary) economists have long been tackling. Topics discussed include individual agents and their interactions; the behavior and development of firm organizations; and evolving firms and their broader implications for the development of regions and entire economies. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  4. Economic Development as a Learning Process

    Economic Development as a Learning Process

    Edited by Franco Malerba, Richard R. Nelson
    Until recently, economists studying economic development have tended to consider it a universal process, or focussed their attention on common aspects. This book originates from the growing recognition of significant sectoral differences in economic development and examines the catching-up process in five different economic sectors: pharmaceuticals, telecommunications equipment, semiconductors, software, and agro-food industries. Each of these sector studies explore the learning and catch-up processes in various developing countries, in order to identify both the common features, and those which differ significantly across sectors and nations. The authors pay particular attention to China, India, Brazil, Korea and Taiwan. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 47.00   Web: $ 37.60
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  5. Crisis, Innovation and Sustainable Development

    Crisis, Innovation and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Blandine Laperche, Nadine Levratto, Dimitri Uzunidis
    This unique and informative book highlights the relationship between crisis, innovation, and sustainable development, and discusses the necessary conditions required to seize the ecological opportunity. The authors study the strength of change for building a new society, and the theoretical origins and political aspects of environmental concerns. They also sketch the outlines of a global governance system seeking to promote sustainable development. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  6. Innovation and Technological Catch-Up

    Innovation and Technological Catch-Up

    Edited by Elisa Giuliani, Andrea Morrison, Roberta Rabellotti
    Since the beginning of the 1990s, the supremacy of ‘Old World’ countries (France and Italy) in the international wine market has been challenged by new players, such as Australia, Argentina, Chile and South Africa, which are recording stunning performances in terms both of export volume and value. This book demonstrates that such a spectacular example of catch-up goes beyond simply copying new technologies; it entails creative adaptation and innovation, and introduces a new growth trajectory in which consistent investments in research and science play a key role. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  7. Challenges for European Innovation Policy

    Challenges for European Innovation Policy

    Edited by Slavo Radosevic, Anna Kaderabkova
    This book uniquely applies the Schumpeterian innovation policy perspective to the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. A broadly defined framework of the science, technology, innovation and growth system underpins the empirical and conceptual analysis of the critical issues including demand, FDI, finance and education. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  8. Creative Industries and Economic Evolution

    Creative Industries and Economic Evolution

    Jason Potts
    The creative industries are key drivers of modern economies. While economic analysis has traditionally advanced a market-failure model of arts and culture, this book argues for an evolutionary market dynamics or innovation-based approach. The book explores theoretical and conceptual aspects of an evolutionary economic approach to the study of the creative economy. Topics include creative businesses and labour markets, social networks, innovation processes and systems, institutions, and the role of creative industries in market dynamics and economic growth. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  9. Innovation and Health

    Innovation and Health

    Thomas Grebel
    Innovation and Health investigates both the origin and the diffusion of novelty in the field of health. It also provides a critical discussion of the methodology and theory of health economics. Neoclassical and evolutionary elements are combined to produce a comprehensive view of the commodity of ‘health’ beyond a pure ‘market’ perspective. Thus, the intangible dimension of health is taken into account. The methodological framework developed serves as a basis for several theoretical and empirical applications such as the creation of medical knowledge, the evolution of networks and the process of invention, innovation and diffusion in the health care sector. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 116.00   Web: $ 104.40
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  10. Law, Economics and Evolutionary Theory

    Law, Economics and Evolutionary Theory

    Edited by Peer Zumbansen, Gralf-Peter Calliess
    Law and economics has arguably become one of the most influential theories in contemporary legal theory and adjudication. The essays in this volume, authored by both legal scholars and economists, constitute lively and critical engagements between law and economics and new institutional economics from the perspectives of legal and evolutionary theory. The result is a fresh look at core concepts in law and economics – such as ‘institutions’, ‘institutional change’ and ‘market failure‘ – that offer new perspectives on the relationship between economic and legal governance. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 53.00   Web: $ 42.40
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  11. Building National and Regional Innovation Systems

    Building National and Regional Innovation Systems

    Jorge Niosi
    Following the demise of the Washington Consensus, developing countries are looking for new ideas to guide their development. This innovative book suggests taking seriously some of the findings of evolutionary economics and paying specific attention to the institutions that matter for economic development, particularly those related to science, technology and innovation. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  12. Beyond Intellectual Property

    Beyond Intellectual Property

    William Kingston
    Beyond Intellectual Property explores the many means by which information is protected. Based on thorough empirical research in the US and Europe as well as practical experience of economic innovation, it goes far beyond the traditional realm of intellectual property. It also identifies the need for urgent reform of present arrangements and suggests practical ways of achieving this. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  13. Deep Complexity and the Social Sciences

    Deep Complexity and the Social Sciences

    Robert Delorme
    In this innovative work, Robert Delorme comprehensively explores uncertainty (the irreducibility to numerically measurable probabilities) and ignorance in economics, management and the social sciences through an alternative, systematically built analytical framework. This unique book takes uncertainty and ignorance seriously and addresses them as instances of ‘deep complexity’ (problem situations so deeply ill-structured that they cannot be grasped with the concepts and tools of classical science). Building on the works of Herbert Simon, Heinz von Foerster and John von Neumann, the author develops an alternative framework that encompasses, rather than rejects, the classical framework. The outcome of this novel approach is ‘effective deep complexity’, comprising three aspects: an effective alternative framework, which brings an answer to a fundamental issue on the implications of uncertainty for scientific reasoning; a behavioural theory of deeply ill-structured problem-situations; and a decision-and-action support system. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 180.00   Web: $ 162.00
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  14. Darwin’s Clever Neighbour

    Darwin’s Clever Neighbour

    D. P. O’Brien, John Creedy
    George Warde Norman, 1793–1882, a Director of the Bank of England 1821–72, was an important figure in both the development and the implementation of the theory of monetary control, embodied in the Bank Charter Act of 1844. Norman wrote an Autobiography covering his first 54 years, and this provides a remarkable portrait not only of Norman himself but of the social and intellectual network in which he lived. He was an intimate of the Utilitarians, especially George Grote with whom there was ultimately a quarrel which has never been made public before. He was a businessman, at first in the timber trade, in which connection he spent time in Norway, and made the acquaintance of Napoleon’s Marshall, Bernadotte, by then King of Sweden and Norway, and then in fire insurance. He also wrote on economic matters, not only on monetary issues but also on trade theory and taxation. The Autobiography, which has survived fire and flood, was rediscovered in the 1960s by D.P. O’Brien who at that time prepared a typescript which has been used by scholars. With the release of this edition, the work is now available for the first time in a fully edited and corrected version. It should be of interest to historians of economic thought, economic historians, and students of nineteenth century intellectual history and society. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 188.00   Web: $ 169.20
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  15. Innovation, Economic Growth and the Firm

    Innovation, Economic Growth and the Firm

    Edited by Jean-Luc Gaffard, Evens Salies
    This book addresses the foundations of economic growth at the firm level, combining both theoretical and econometric contributions by established scholars. Challenging contributions revisit Marshall’s view on the management of innovation, investigate the decision of firms to venture into entrepreneurship and clarify some misunderstanding about Schumpeter’s ideas. The book goes on to shed light on the classical specialisation-flexibility trade-off and provides a vision on the role of the knowledge-based economy and firm networks in technology development. Firm survival and performance, price-cost margins and the determinants of research intensity are also investigated econometrically. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  16. Knowledge Diffusion and Innovation

    Knowledge Diffusion and Innovation

    Piergiuseppe Morone, Richard Taylor
    Modern economies are described as ‘knowledge based’. This book investigates the meaning of such a statement, assessing the relevance of knowledge and the channels through which knowledge is exchanged, both from a theoretical and an empirical perspective. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  17. Evolutionary Theory and Legal Philosophy

    Evolutionary Theory and Legal Philosophy

    Wojciech Zaluski
    This unique book presents various ways in which evolutionary theory can contribute to the analysis of key legal-philosophical problems. Wojciech Zaluski explores three central questions; the ontological question – what is the nature of law?; the teleological-axiological question – what are the main values to be realized by law?; the normativity question, which has two aspects; normative: what explains the fact that legal norms provide reasons for action?, and motivational: what explains the fact that humans can be motivated by legal norms? It is argued that evolutionary theory suggests non-trivial answers to these questions, and that these answers can become the building blocks of a new – evolutionary – paradigm in legal philosophy. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  18. Recent Advances in Neo-Schumpeterian Economics

    Recent Advances in Neo-Schumpeterian Economics

    Edited by Andreas Pyka, Uwe Cantner, Alfred Greiner, Thomas Kuhn
    This judicious selection of recent essays demonstrates the applicability of the fundamental principles of neo-Schumpeterian economics, namely, innovation and uncertainty. The authors demonstrate how neo-Schumpeterian economics is developing into a comprehensive economic theory encompassing industry, the public sector and financial markets. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  19. The Evolution of Path Dependence

    The Evolution of Path Dependence

    Edited by Lars Magnusson, Jan Ottosson
    The notion and interpretation of path dependence have been discussed and utilized in various social sciences during the last two decades. This innovative book provides significant new insights onto how the different applications of path dependence have developed and evolved. The authors suggest that there has been a definite evolution from applications of path dependence in the history of technology towards other fields of social science. They also discuss the various definitions of path dependence (strong or weak) and explore the potential applications of path dependence in new areas such as political economy and economic geography. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  20. Innovation Networks in Industries

    Innovation Networks in Industries

    Edited by Franco Malerba, Nicholas S. Vonortas
    Innovation Networks in Industries provides an extensive study in the fields of industry structure, firm strategy and public policy through the use of network concepts and indicators. It also elucidates many of the complexities and challenges involved. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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