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  1. A Modern Guide to Rethinking Economics

    A Modern Guide to Rethinking Economics

    Edited by Louis-Philippe Rochon, Sergio Rossi
    Since the beginning of the 21st century, there has been an unprecedented move towards ‘rethinking economics’. This book contributes to this worldwide discussion by providing readers at all levels with thoughtful contributions on a range of economic topics. The book includes chapters on rethinking fiscal and monetary policies, international trade, the role of the state, money, growth, the environment, development policies, energy, healthcare and more. Written by top experts in their respective fields, this book will be useful to students and faculty who want to not only rethink economics, but also to offer an alternative and coherent economic analysis to the orthodoxy. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 185.00   Web: $ 166.50
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  2. Capitalism, Macroeconomics and Reality

    Capitalism, Macroeconomics and Reality

    James Crotty
    The essays comprising this collection analyze the deep flaws in the methodological foundation of mainstream economic theory, and explain how these flaws make mainstream economics more ideology than sound social science. James Crotty develops alternative theories built on realistic assumptions that can explain most of the disastrous economic and financial developments of the past four decades. His work contributes to the collective creation of a solid theoretical foundation on which to build an understanding of the ‘laws of motion’ of capitalism in the post WWII era. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  3. What’s Wrong with Keynesian Economic Theory?

    What’s Wrong with Keynesian Economic Theory?

    Edited by Steven Kates
    Possibly the strangest phenomenon in all of economics is the absence of a long tradition of criticism focused on Keynesian economic theory. Keynesian demand management has been at the centre of some of the worst economic outcomes in history, from the great stagflation of the 1970s to the lost decade and more in Japan following the expenditure program of the 1990s. And once again, following the Global Financial Crisis, it is incontrovertible that no stimulus program in any part of the world has been a success, each one having been abandoned as conditions deteriorated under the weight of public sector spending. This book brings together some of the most vocal critics of Keynesian economics. Each author attempts to explain what is wrong with Keynesian theory in ways that can be understood by those seeking guidance on where to turn for a more accurate explanation of the business cycle and on what to do when recessions occur. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  4. Financialisation and the Financial and Economic Crises

    Financialisation and the Financial and Economic Crises

    Edited by Eckhard Hein, Daniel Detzer, Nina Dodig
    The contributions to this book provide detailed accounts of the long-term effects of financialisation and cover the main developments leading up to and during the crisis in 11 selected countries: the US, the UK, Spain, Greece, Portugal, Germany, Sweden, Italy, France, Estonia, and Turkey. The introductory chapter presents the theoretical framework and synthesizes the main findings of the country studies. Furthermore, the macroeconomic effects of financialisation on the EU as a whole are analysed in the final chapter. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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  5. Post Keynesian Theory and Policy

    Post Keynesian Theory and Policy

    Paul Davidson
    How did economic “experts” worldwide fail to predict the financial crisis of 2007-2008? Eminent economist Paul Davidson discusses how mainstream economic theory may not be applicable to the world of experience. Post Keynesian theory is designed to be applicable to the real world, and this book demonstrates how applying it to policy formulation could help practically resolve economic problems. Davidson goes on to demonstrate how many Post Keynesian economists warned of the impending financial crisis as early as 2002. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  6. Eurozone Dystopia

    Eurozone Dystopia

    William Mitchell
    Eurozone Dystopia traces the origin of the Eurozone and shows how the historical Franco-German rivalry combined with the growing dominance of neo-liberal economic thinking to create a monetary system that is deeply flawed and destined to fail. It argues that the political class in Europe is trapped in a destructive groupthink which prevents it from seeing their own policy failures. Millions are unemployed as a result and the member states are caught in a cycle of persistent stagnation and rising social instability. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  7. The Demise of Finance-dominated Capitalism

    The Demise of Finance-dominated Capitalism

    Edited by Eckhard Hein, Daniel Detzer, Nina Dodig
    This book provides an overview of different theoretical perspectives on the long-run transition towards finance-dominated capitalism, on the implications for macroeconomic and financial stability, and ultimately on the recent global financial and economic crisis. In the first part, the macroeconomics of finance-dominated capitalism, the theories of financial crisis and important past crises are reviewed. The second part deals with the 2007-09 financial and economic crisis in particular. The special focus is on the long-run problems and inconsistencies of finance-dominated capitalism which played a key role in the crisis and its level of severity. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  8. Distribution and Growth after Keynes

    Distribution and Growth after Keynes

    Eckhard Hein
    In the first part of the book, Eckhard Hein presents a comprehensive overview of the main approaches towards distribution and growth including the contributions of Harrod and Domar, old and new neoclassical theories including the fundamental capital controversy critique, the post-Keynesian contributions of Kaldor, Pasinetti, Thirlwall and Robinson, and finally the approaches by Kalecki and Steindl. In the second part of the book neo- and post-Kaleckian models are gradually developed, introducing saving from wages, international trade, technological progress, interest and credit. Issues of ‘financialisation’ are also explored and empirical results related to the different models are presented. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 190.00   Web: $ 171.00
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  9. Post-Keynesian Economics

    Post-Keynesian Economics

    Marc Lavoie
    The book is a considerably extended and fully revamped edition of the highly successful and frequently cited Foundations of Post-Keynesian Economic Analysis, published in 1992. It provides an exhaustive account of post-Keynesian economics and of the developments that have occurred in post-Keynesian theory and in the world economy over the last twenty years. Topics covered include open-economy issues, the methodological foundations of heterodox economics, consumer theory, firms and pricing, money and credit, effective demand and employment, inflation theory, and growth theories. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 199.95   Web: $ 179.96
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  10. The Aggregate Production Function and the Measurement of Technical Change

    The Aggregate Production Function and the Measurement of Technical Change

    Jesus Felipe, John S.L. McCombie
    This authoritative and stimulating book represents a fundamental critique of the aggregate production function, a concept widely used in macroeconomics. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 162.00   Web: $ 145.80
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  11. Economic Growth in an Open Developing Economy

    Economic Growth in an Open Developing Economy

    A. P. Thirlwall
    This concise yet insightful sequel to the highly acclaimed The Nature of Economic Growth provides a comprehensive critique of both old and new growth theory, highlighting the importance of economic growth for reducing poverty. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  12. The Microfoundations Delusion

    The Microfoundations Delusion

    J. E. King
    In this challenging book, John King makes a sustained and comprehensive attack on the dogma that macroeconomic theory must have ‘rigorous microfoundations’. He draws on both the philosophy of science and the history of economic thought to demonstrate the dangers of foundational metaphors and the defects of micro-reduction as a methodological principle. Strong criticism of the microfoundations dogma is documented in great detail, from some mainstream and many heterodox economists and also from economic methodologists, social theorists and evolutionary biologists. The author argues for the relative autonomy of macroeconomics as a distinct ‘special science’, cooperating with but most definitely not reducible to microeconomics. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  13. The Macroeconomics of Finance-Dominated Capitalism – and its Crisis

    The Macroeconomics of Finance-Dominated Capitalism – and its Crisis

    Eckhard Hein
    In this timely and thought-provoking book, Eckhard Hein illustrates that the Great Recession, which hit the world economy in 2008/09, is rooted in the contradictions of finance-dominated capitalism. The author provides an in-depth exploration of the macroeconomics of finance-dominated capitalism, its problems and its crisis, and presents economic policy lessons and alternatives. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  14. Monetary Policy and Central Banking

    Monetary Policy and Central Banking

    Edited by Louis-Philippe Rochon, Salewa ‘Yinka Olawoye
    Divided into two parts, this book presents a detailed, multi-faceted analysis of banking and monetary policy. The first part examines the role of central banks within an endogenous money framework. These chapters address post-Keynesian interest rate policy, monetary mercantilism, financial market organization and developing economies. In the second part of the book, the focus switches to the analysis of the financial crisis that began in 2007. The chapters in this section discuss the role of central banks in times of crisis. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  15. Financial Instability and Economic Security after the Great Recession

    Financial Instability and Economic Security after the Great Recession

    Edited by Charles J. Whalen
    This timely book rethinks economic theory and policy by addressing the problem of economic instability and the need to secure broadly shared prosperity. It stresses that advancing economics in the wake of the Great Recession requires an evolutionary standpoint, greater attention to uncertainty and expectations, and the integration of finance into macroeconomics. The result is a broader array of policy options – and challenges – than conventional economics presents. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  16. The Global Financial Crisis

    The Global Financial Crisis

    Edited by Steven Kates
    The Global Financial Crisis is a unique investigation into the causes of the most savage economic downturn experienced since the Great Depression. Employing wide and divergent perspectives – which are themselves critically examined – this study analyses the measures that have been taken to restore our economies to acceptable rates of unemployment and growth. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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  17. Unemployment, Recession and Effective Demand

    Unemployment, Recession and Effective Demand

    Claudio Sardoni
    In the midst of the current world economic crisis, many claim there is a necessity to return to the Marxian and Keynesian traditions in order to better understand the dynamics of market economies. This book is an important step in that direction. It presents a critical examination of the foundations of macroeconomics as developed in the traditions of Marx, Keynes and Kalecki, which are contrasted with the current mainstream. Particular attention is given to the problem of market forms and their relevance for macroeconomics. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. Global Finance and Social Europe

    Global Finance and Social Europe

    Edited by John Grahl
    With global finance reshaping the world economy, this insightful new book provides a full account of the EU’s financial integration strategy, together with a critical assessment arguing the case for social control over global finance. Written by acknowledged experts in European finance, this book discusses key issues from finance to general social developments, encompassing social security systems, employment relations, household saving and borrowing, and the question of economic stability. Thus far, America has been pre-eminent both in global financial markets and international banking – so how should the European Union meet this challenge? Global Finance and Social Europe constructively argues that an active response is required and highlights the importance of an integrated European financial system. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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