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  1. 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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    2019   Paperback Price: $ 55.00   Web: $ 44.00
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  2. Living Wages Around the World

    Living Wages Around the World

    Richard Anker, Martha Anker
    This manual describes a new methodology to measure a decent but basic standard of living in different countries and how much workers need to earn to afford this, making it possible for researchers to estimate comparable living wages around the world and determine gaps between living wages and prevailing wages, even in countries with limited secondary data. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 49.95   Web: $ 39.96
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  3. 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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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  4. Microfoundations Reconsidered

    Microfoundations Reconsidered

    Edited by Pedro Garcia Duarte, Gilberto Tadeu Lima
    The highly regarded contributors to the book argue that the standard narrative of microfoundations is likely to be unreliable. They therefore re-examine the history of the relationship of microeconomics and macroeconomics, starting from their emergence as self-consciously distinct fields within economics in the early 1930s. They seek to go beyond the conventional history that is often told and written by practicing economists. From different perspectives they challenge the association of microfoundations with Robert Lucas and rational expectations and offer both a more complete and a deeper reading of the relationship between micro and macroeconomics. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  5. Macroeconomic Theory and its Failings

    Macroeconomic Theory and its Failings

    Edited by Steven Kates
    This innovative book focuses on the current global financial crisis and the inadequacies of the economic theories being used to guide policy. In so doing, it tackles the economic theories that have been used firstly to understand its causes and thereafter to contain the damage it has brought. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  6. Capital Flight and Capital Controls in Developing Countries

    Capital Flight and Capital Controls in Developing Countries

    Edited by Gerald A. Epstein
    Capital flight – the unrecorded export of capital from developing countries – often represents a significant cost for developing countries. It also poses a puzzle for standard economic theory, which would predict that poorer countries be importers of capital due to its scarcity. This situation is often reversed, however, with capital fleeing poorer countries for wealthier, capital-abundant locales. Using a common methodology for a set of case studies on the size, causes and consequences of capital flight in developing countries, the contributors address the extent of capital flight, its effects, and what can be done to reverse it. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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    2006   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  7. Reinventing Functional Finance

    Reinventing Functional Finance

    Edited by Edward J. Nell, Mathew Forstater
    This ambitious book seeks both to revive and revise the idea of ‘functional finance’. Followers of this doctrine believe that government budgets should concentrate solely on their macroeconomic impact on the economy, rather than reflecting a concern for sound finance and budgetary discipline. Reinventing Functional Finance examines the origins of this idea and then considers it in a modern context. The authors explore the concept of NAIRU and argue that modern economies can operate at the level of full employment without provoking unmanageable inflation. They also contend that budget deficits do not have the deleterious effects commonly ascribed to them; the belief that they do rests on a misunderstanding of modern money. In this context, they highlight the relevance of Abba Lerner’s famous dictum, ‘money is a creature of the State’. The authors also debate the merits of various proposals for ‘Employer of Last Resort’ programs, which combine automatic stabilizers with the buffer stock principle. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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    2005   Paperback Price: $ 79.00   Web: $ 63.20
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  8. BEYOND KEYNESIANISM

    BEYOND KEYNESIANISM

    Edited by Egon Matzner, Wolfgang Streeck
    This important book goes beyond generalizations and takes a hard-headed look at the real strengths and weaknesses of Keynesian demand management and supply side economics. Keynesianism has failed to reconcile high levels of competitiveness with full employment. This was confirmed in the 1980s by the performance of the UK, the US and West Germany. Sweeping de-regulation has not proved to be an adequate solution. Learn More
    1994   Paperback Price: $ 52.00   Web: $ 41.60
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