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  1. Optimal Monetary Policy under Uncertainty

    Optimal Monetary Policy under Uncertainty

    Richard T. Froyen, Alfred V. Guender
    Recently there has been a resurgence of interest in the study of optimal monetary policy under uncertainty. This book provides a thorough survey of the literature that has resulted from this renewed interest. The authors ground recent contributions on the ‘science of monetary policy’ in the literature of the 1970s, which viewed optimal monetary policy as primarily a question of the best use of information, and studies in the 1980s that gave primacy to time inconsistency problems. This broad focus leads to a better understanding of current issues such as discretion versus commitment, target versus instrument rules, and the merits of delegation of policy authority. Learn More
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  2. 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
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  3. Economics and the Social Sciences

    Economics and the Social Sciences

    Edited by Stavros Ioannides, Klaus Nielsen
    This book is based on the premise that mainstream economics has become excessively specialized and formalized, entering a state of de facto withdrawal from the study of the economy in favour of exercises in applied mathematics. The editors believe that there is much scope for synergies by engaging in an encounter with economics and the other social sciences. The chapters in this book offer important new contributions to such a development. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  4. Humane Economics

    Humane Economics

    Edited by Jack High
    Don Lavoie’s published work encompasses a wide range of subjects – socialism, hermeneutics, information technology, and culture. The subjects appear unrelated, but a close examination of his research reveals an underlying unity of thought and an economics at sharp variance with the post World War II mainstream. The contributors to this volume explore the legacy of his scholarship and its implications for economics. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  5. Putting Econometrics in its Place

    Putting Econometrics in its Place

    G. M.P. Swann
    Putting Econometrics in its Place is an original and fascinating book, in which Peter Swann argues that econometrics has dominated applied economics for far too long and displaced other essential techniques. While Peter Swann is critical of the monopoly that econometrics currently holds in applied economics, the more important and positive contribution of the book is to propose a new direction and a new attitude to applied economics. Learn More
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  6. Teaching Economics

    Teaching Economics

    Edited by William E. Becker, Michael Watts, Suzanne R. Becker
    This fascinating sequel to the 1998 Teaching Economics to Undergraduates provides more alternatives to the lecture and chalkboard approach that dominates university economics teaching. Distinguished contributing authors provide a wide range of innovative teaching techniques and examples aimed at more effectively engaging undergraduates in the learning of economics. Learn More
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  7. Endogenous Time Preferences in Social Networks

    Endogenous Time Preferences in Social Networks

    Marianna A. Klochko, Peter C. Ordeshook
    Marianna Klochko and Peter Ordeshook address an under-studied issue from rational choice theory – the common assumption that individual time preferences are exogenous and fixed. They then present empirical evidence to suggest that this is not the case, exploring a computer simulation model that allows for the evolutionary change of time preferences. This is done, moreover, in the context of social networks that are themselves endogenously determined. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  8. Economics Uncut

    Economics Uncut

    Edited by Simon W. Bowmaker
    This highly innovative and intriguing book applies principles of microeconomics to unusual settings to inspire students, teachers and scholars alike in the ‘dismal science’. Leading experts show how economics reaches into the strangest of places and throws light onto the occasionally dark side of human nature. Learn More
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  9. Economy and Morality

    Economy and Morality

    Yuichi Shionoya
    Economy and Morality is a remarkable contribution to economic ethics exploring key philosophical issues including efficiency versus justice and liberty versus excellence. Its unique emphasis is the economics of virtue, which is concerned with the virtuous utilization of economic resources for human development, and applied to the reform of the welfare state. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  10. Discussing Economics

    Discussing Economics

    Michael K. Salemi, W. L. Hansen
    Discussing Economics treats discussion – meaning formal consideration of questions about a reading – as a new approach to learning economics. Setting out a detailed approach modeled on the ideas of Mortimer Adler and the Great Books Foundation, the authors explain why instructors should organize discussion around interpretive questions, how to plan and lead discussion, and how to integrate it into a course. They then provide a guide to over 60 classic and contemporary readings that span much of the undergraduate economics curriculum. For each, they provide a synopsis, learning objectives, recommended questions, and discussion suggestions Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  11. Economic Policy under Uncertainty

    Economic Policy under Uncertainty

    Edited by Peter Mooslechner, Helene Schuberth, Martin Schürz
    Economic Policy under Uncertainty maintains that the question of truth and accountability has not received particular attention in the literature on economic methodology. It goes on to argue that pragmatic theories relate concepts of truth to the beliefs, thoughts and intentional actions of individuals, blurring the relationship between theory and practice. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  12. Empirical Methods in International Trade

    Empirical Methods in International Trade

    Edited by Michael G. Plummer
    Internationalization of the world economy has made trade a key factor in the growth potential of nearly every nation’s economy. Hence, economists have become increasingly interested in the determinants of international trade and competitiveness. Empirical Methods in International Trade captures the many aspects of this trend in globalization through practical techniques well-founded in economic theory. The authors, comprising some of the most influential applied international economists of their generation, use cutting-edge models to develop empirical approaches to critical aspects of economic interchange. These approaches are developed and explained carefully with the goal of making them accessible to a wide audience. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  13. Schumpeter’s Market

    Schumpeter’s Market

    David Reisman
    Schumpeter was an interdisciplinary political economist who made institutional transformation the centrepiece of his theory of supply and demand. This comprehensive monograph reconstructs and assesses Schumpeter’s contribution to the restless economics of entrepreneurship, disequilibrium and search. Examining the evidence from all of Schumpeter’s published work, the book fills a significant gap in the literature of economic thought. Partly because Schumpeter was so prolific, partly because he touched on so many interrelated topics, there have been few books that have sought to span the whole of this important author's influential insights. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  14. Shadow Prices for Project Appraisal

    Shadow Prices for Project Appraisal

    Elio H. Londero
    Capitalizing on the extensive experience of the author in estimating shadow prices, Shadow Prices for Project Appraisal forges a bridge between theory and practice, explaining what shadow (or accounting) prices are, how they are used, and how they can be estimated. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  15. Conventions and Structures in Economic Organization

    Conventions and Structures in Economic Organization

    Edited by Olivier Favereau, Emmanuel Lazega
    This book contributes to the current rapprochement between economics and sociology. It examines the fact that individuals use rules and interdependencies to forward their own interests, while living in social environments where everyone does the same. The authors argue that to construct durable organizations and viable markets, they need to be able to handle both. However, thus far, economists and sociologists have not been able to reconcile the relationship between these two types of constraints on economic activity. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  16. Reconstructing Economic Theory

    Reconstructing Economic Theory

    Allen Oakley
    This book applies a critical focus on the extent to which methodological practices in mainstream economic theory impede our understanding of substantive economic phenomena as the products of human action. Economists, in general, work with a concept and representation of the human agent that is palpably unrealistic. Most do so, not out of ignorance, but rather to maintain the pretence that economics is the only true science among the social sciences because it enforces the use of rigorous and formalist methods of argument. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  17. Reforming Economics and Economics Teaching in the Transition Economies

    Reforming Economics and Economics Teaching in the Transition Economies

    Edited by Michael Watts, William B. Walstad
    This comprehensive and impressive volume presents the first book-length, multi-country investigation of reform of economic education in transition economies. Authors from the West and from transition economies describe the major changes in economics content and instruction that occurred in schools and universities throughout nations in Eastern and Central Europe and the former Soviet Union from 1989 to 2000. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  18. Is There Progress in Economics?

    Is There Progress in Economics?

    Edited by Stephan Boehm, Christian Gehrke, Heinz D. Kurz, Richard Sturn
    This thought-provoking book discusses the concept of progress in economics and investigates whether any advance has been made in its different spheres of research. The authors look back at the history, successes and failures of their respective fields and thoroughly examine the notion of progress from an epistemological and methodological perspective. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  19. Essays in Economic Theory, Growth and Labor Markets

    Essays in Economic Theory, Growth and Labor Markets

    Edited by George Bitros, Yannis Katsoulacos
    The distinguished contributors in this volume provide a variety of essays, which are written in honor of Emmanuel Drandakis. These essays fall into four uniform areas of economics: economic growth, general equilibrium, labor economics and game theory and applications. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  20. Towards a Well-functioning Economy

    Towards a Well-functioning Economy

    Louis Haddad
    This thoughtful book will be of interest to economists of economic theory and economic systems as well as policymakers in both the private and public sectors. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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