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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 59.80
Ownership-based economics has led to the rapid development and apparent universal success of the market economy. It is a system built on the deception of resource availability, ill-defined profit, and misled by the idea that an invisible hand can be an equitable system of distribution. It has resulted in a high living standard for a few select individuals,... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 42.00
How is the political process affected by economic change? How is the making of economic policy influenced by political considerations? Progress in econometrics and a new recognition of the enhanced role of government in the functioning of market systems n more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
It is possible to be ?irrational? without being ?uneconomic?? What is the link between ?Value? and ?values?? What do economists do when they ?explain?? We live in times when the economic logic has become unquestionable and all-powerful so that our quotidian economic experiences are defined by their scientific construal. This book is the result of... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 47.99
During the late 19th and throughout the 20th century, social sciences in general and economics in particular have undergone enormous progress. This has led to something of an embarrassment of riches. While certain topics have been fully researched to the point where the marginal benefit from further research is approaching zero, others have remained... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00
Using Karl Polanyi's analysis of the separation of politics and the economy, the book argues that the market economy is not a spontaneous process, but a 'political project' realized through institutional change where labour, land, money, and currently knowledge are commodities. The contributions explore the impact of this commodification process. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 140.00
Human rights and economics are the concepts that have contributed the most to free human kind, the former from fear and the latter from need. Consequently, they should be complementing rather competing. Unfortunately it does not seem to be the case. In this book Manuel Couret Branco shows how mainstream economics discourse is intrinsically opposed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95
Over the last two centuries, artists, critics, philosophers and theorists have contributed significantly to such representations of "the economy" as sublime. It might even be said that much of the emergence of a distinctly "modern" art in the West is inextricably linked to the perception of art?s own autonomy and, therefore, its privileged, mostly... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 109.99
The book provides graduate students and researchers with an up-to-date survey of statistical and econometric techniques for the analysis of count data, with a focus on conditional distribution models. Proper count data probability models allow for rich inferences, both with respect to the stochastic count process that generated the data, and with respect... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 79.95
Now in its seventh edition, Ingrid Rima's classic textbook charts the development of the discipline from the classical age of Plato and Aristotle, through the middle ages to the first flowering of economics as a distinct discipline - the age of Petty, Quesnay and Smith - to the era of classical economics and the marginalist revolution. The book... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 60.00
A collection of 75 entries on the intersections between economics and ethics. It includes topics such as efficiency and prices as well as feminism and realism, and ranging from Adam Smith to Karl Marx, while including topical issues such as globalization and corporate social responsibility. more...